From ‘Teen Wolf’ To ‘Eye Candy,’ Christian Taylor Tackles Very Real World Of Cyber Stalking

If you’ve turned on MTV lately, you’ll notice some of the programming has gone a little darker than you might expect. The network already has a hit in its long-running werewolf drama “Teen Wolf” but now a new series is in the same dark realm but more grounded in contemporary reality. “Eye Candy” stars Victoria […]

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Two Producers Coming Up With New Shows for HBO

Two long-time HBO producers are developing new series for the pay-cable channel. In the first project – reported here on the Hollywood Reporter Web site – Tom Hanks is developing a half-hour comedy about college athletes called “Players.” The series will be from Hanks’ production company, Playtone, with partner Gary Goetzman. The two have a […]

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Michelle Trachtenberg Dealing Pot On ‘Weeds’

LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” alum and “Gossip Girl” troublemaker Michelle Trachtenberg will guest-star on two episodes of “Weeds” this season. She will play Emma, a character described as “a sexy, intelligent, low-level, pot-dealing rival to Nancy (Mary-Louise Parker).” CATCH UP: Showtime Subscribers Can Watch Every Episode of “Weeds” Online Now Trachtenberg’s […]

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Alan Ball’s ‘True Blood’s Writing Process: Gut Instinct & Ego Bashing

‘True Blood‘ fans would give up their own blood to be a fly on the wall of the show’s writers’ room.  Season three’s plot twists are a closely guarded secret.  Many have wondered what mysterious alchemy transforms Charlaine Harris’s best selling Sookie Stackhouse books into the brilliant insanity of ‘True Blood.’  Series creator and showrunner […]

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‘The Pacific’ – How Bruce C. McKenna Wrote About The War For HBO, Tom Hanks And Steven Spielberg

*Please Note: Fancast will have the entire premiere episode of ‘The Pacific’ online beginning Monday, March 15th. The war in the Pacific, arguably the most horrific sphere of fighting in World War II, lasted nearly five years, but Bruce C. McKenna needed a total of seven years to complete his work as writer and co-executive […]

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‘Drew Carey’ Actress Nan Martin Dies at 82

Veteran actress Nan Martin died Thursday at her Malibu home at the age of 82, reports the New York Times. Her son Casey Dolan reveals the cause was complications from emphysema. Martin is best known to TV audiences for her recurring role as Drew Carey’s mean boss Mrs. Louder on ‘The Drew Carey Show.’ Her […]

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Peter Krause Discovers Jazzy Side With Tamela D’Amico

Best known for his roles on ‘Six Feet Under‘ and ‘Dirty Sexy Money,’ Emmy-nominated actor Peter Krause recently added “producer” to his many credits – as in music producer. The handsome TV star served as executive producer for jazz singer Tamela D’Amico’s new album, “Got A Little Story,” which came out April 14th. “I like […]

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