Laura Linney, ‘Mad Men’ to Receive Women in Film Awards

(Reuters) – Actress Laura Linney, the female cast members of TV drama “Mad Men” and directors Sofia Coppola and George Lucas were named on Monday as winners of Hollywood’s annual Crystal and Lucy Awards, which honor women’s achievement in film. The Women in Film organization, which promotes gender parity in the historically male-dominated film business, […]

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"Parenthood": Monica Potter as Kristina Braverman -- (Photo by: Danny Feld/NBC)

‘Parenthood’ Boldly Portrays Cancer as a Disease, Not a Life Changing Opportunity

“Parenthood” has taken a big creative risk by giving one of its main characters, Kristina (Monica Potter) breast cancer. Her story will continue throughout the season, exploring the impact of the disease on the entire family. It’s a dark turn for a show that usually focuses on the lighter aspects of family life. Even the […]

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Showtime Premieres ‘Nurse Jackie,’ ‘The Borgias,’ and ‘The Big C’ Early… Watch Them Here!

If you’re looking forward to the return of Showtime’s “The Big C,” “The Borgias,” and “Nurse Jackie,” you don’t have to wait until April 8 for their premiere on the cable network. Showtime announced earlier today that all three will be available across a number of online and mobile platforms, starting today. Edited versions of […]

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Susan Sarandon Checks In to Showtime’s ‘The Big C’

Oscar winner Susan Sarandon apparently isn’t afraid of “The Big C.” The Showtime series, starring Laura Linney as a woman diagnosed with cancer who vows to live her days to the fullest, has booked Sarandon for a multi-episode “major arc” in the series, according to The Hollywood Reporter. She will play Joy, a cancer survivor […]

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Showtime Renews ‘The Big C’ for Season 3

Showtime has renewed “The Big C” for a third season, the network announced Thursday. The powerful dramedy starring Laura Linney and Oliver Platt will go into production on ten new episodes starting early next year, set to debut in the second quarter of 2012. Linney won a Golden Globe and has been nominated for an […]

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