“Trophy Wife” is one of this season’s most promising new comedies. It’s got a great cast, witty dialogue, and an uplifting message about the strength of blended families. Malin Ackerman plays Kate, a free-spirited woman woman who falls in love with an older, more stable man named Pete (Bradley Whitford of “The West Wing”). When […]
ABC’s new comedy, “Trophy Wife,” was inspired by the real-life history of one of the show’s female co-creators.
When “The Newsroom” returns to HBO this July for its second season, Will McAvoy (Jeff Daniels) is sequestered in a meeting in present day with the ACN network attorney (Marcia Gay Harden) as they prepare for a deposition.
LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – “The Newsroom” has found new representation. Aaron Sorkin’s HBO drama has cast Marcia Gay Harden in the role of attorney Rebecca Halliday, an attorney who represents Atlantis Cable News against a wrongful-termination lawsuit, a spokeswoman for the network told TheWrap on Tuesday. Harden, who has appeared on “Law & Order: Special […]
Charlie Sheen may be out of a job, but a slew of his acting peers are busy filling up their schedules for next season. It’s time for even more casting news! • Oscar winner Anjelica Huston has signed on for her first TV series regular gig, on the musical drama “Smash” from the mind of […]
Lifetime’s movie about Amanda Knox, the American exchange student who was convicted of murder in Italy after being vilified by the media, has been controversial since it was greenlit. Knox’s parents feared that it would jeopardize Knox’s appeal, which is currently under consideration by the Italian courts. Hayden Panettiere, who plays Amanda, defended both the […]
LONDON — The father of slain British student Meredith Kercher on Friday harshly criticized a U.S. television movie that shows a re-enactment of his daughter’s murder. The Lifetime movie, due to air later this month, is based on the trial that followed the stabbing death of Meredith Kercher on Nov. 1, 2007, a killing for […]
BY: BETH HARRIS PASADENA, Calif. – The murder trial of American college student Amanda Knox is recreated in a television movie that had the actors debating her innocence or guilt. “It’s one of those really riveting stories where you just don’t know,” Hayden Panettiere, who plays Knox, told television writers on Friday. “I can’t say […]
If breezy summertime fun in the Hamptons is the best medicine, ‘Royal Pains‘ has it in good supply as the USA Network series kicks off its second season on Thursday at 9/8c. But as you prepare for your new dose of dashing Dr. Hank (played by Mark Feuerstein), enterprising Evan (Paulo Costanzo), lovely Divya (Reshma […]
Opening in theaters nationwide this weekend are a trio of fun movies, although they find their funsies in very different ways. There’s Ellen Page finding her calling in life as a badass roller derby girl in Drew Barrymore’s Whip It, there’s Ricky Gervais working his comedy magic in The Invention of Lying, and of course […]