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'Batman v Superman' Introduces Tao Okamoto as Mercy Graves

22 hours ago | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Though it has been rumored for quite sometime, today we get official confirmation from DC All Access that actress Tao Okamoto is playing Mercy Graves in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. The character was originally created for Superman: The Animated series back in 1996. And this is the first time she has been seen on the big screen. Margot Robbie's Harley Quinn in Suicide Squad has similar origins. Instead of springing forth from a comic book, she was created for the Batman animated series back in 1992.

Tao Okamoto was personally selected by director Zack Snyder for the role after her appearance in The Wolverine. The character can be seen in the second Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice trailer as she leads the dead body of super villain Zod through Lex Corp Industries, a hold over from Man of Steel. Early in the production process, Warner Bros. claimed that »

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Mercy Graves Revealed In "Batman v Superman"

27 July 2015 8:20 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

It has been rumored and was suggested in the trailer, but now it's confirmed - Tao Okamoto will be playing Mercy Graves in Zack Snyder's upcoming "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice".

A character originally created for "Superman: The Animated Series," Mercy serves as Lex Luthor's lethal bodyguard and personal assistant. Lisa Edelstein voiced the character in the animated series, whilst Cassidy Freeman's "Smallville" character Tess Mercer was heavily influenced by the role.

Warner Bros. Pictures originally claimed that "Hannibal" and "The Wolverine" star Okamoto would be playing a character created specifically for the film, but this week’s episode of DC All Access confirms Okamoto's true role.

"Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" is currently slated to hit cinemas on March 25th. »

- Garth Franklin

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8 TV couples who should never have got together, from Moonlighting to Doctor Who

23 July 2015 1:00 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

There are certain pairings on TV that we like to categorise as 'Be Careful What You Wish For' couples. You know what we're talking about. Two characters have such undeniable, simmering romantic chemistry that everyone, from the fans to the writers to the actors, is rooting for them to get together and make it work.

Maybe the writers drag it out for a few seasons, playing on the will-they-won't-they tension, before finally biting the bullet and putting the couple together. And when they finally do... you wish they'd never gone there.

Below are eight TV couples we were convinced we needed to see hook up, until they did.

1. Ten & Rose (Doctor Who)

Shippers, hear us out. The dynamic between Christopher Eccleston's haunted Time Lord and Billie Piper's fun, fiery Rose was a winner - not so much Will They / Won't They as an Are They / Aren't They (in love, »

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‘Mad Men,’ ‘Smash’ Alums Added to Bravo’s ‘Girlfriends Guide to Divorce’

21 July 2015 1:20 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Bravo rom-com “Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce” is amping up its cast for season two, Variety has learned.

Homeland’s” Maury Sterling has been cast in the recurring role of Jo’s (Alanna Ubach) ex-husband, Frumpkis. He also has a new wife, a southern belle named Charlene (“Smash” alum Megan Hilty). Meanwhile, Aaron Staton (“Mad Men”) will be recurring as Jd, a new love interest for one of the show’s many single ladies — we just don’t know which one.

Bravo’s first scripted series, “Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce” follows self-help author Abby McCarthy (Lisa Edelstein). A former picture of perfection, Abby finds herself navigating life as a single woman in her 40s after her seemingly idealistic career and marriage simultaneously implode. In addition to Ubach’s Jo, who is Abby’s best friend from her college days, the cast also includes Paul Adelstein as Abby’s ex-husband, Jake.

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- Whitney Friedlander

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Girlfriends' Guide Adds Mark Valley, Baby Daddy Lead and More for Season 2

26 June 2015 9:49 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce has found the cure for what ails Abby: a strong dose of Mark Valley, to be administered semi-regularly throughout Season 2.

The Bravo dramedy has cast the Boston Legal alum in the recurring role of “confident and charming TV personality” Dr. Harris, who’ll pursue Lisa Edelstein’s character in the upcoming season, TVLine has learned exclusively.

Valley’s TV credits include Body of ProofFringe, CSI, Human Target and Days of Our Lives.

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In other casting news, Baby Daddy »

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Will Kemp & Daniel Lissing Join ‘Girlfriends’ Guide To Divorce’ On Bravo

8 June 2015 5:37 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Will Kemp and Daniel Lissing have signed on for recurring roles on the upcoming second season of Bravo's Girlfiends' Guide To Divorce. From creator and executive producer Marti Noxon and Ucp, Bravo's scripted original series Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce follows Abby McCarthy (Lisa Edelstein), a self-help book author whose seemingly perfect career and marriage simultaneously implode, and she finds herself navigating life as a single woman in her 40s. Kemp will play Scott… »

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Bravo Breaks Into Scripted Comedy With Jill Kargman’s ‘Odd Mom Out’

8 June 2015 9:30 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Bravo, known for glitzy “Housewives,” high-end real estate and well-to-do personalities, is expanding its slate with its first scripted comedy, “Odd Mom Out.” A sensible fit for the world the cabler’s audience already knows and loves (Bravo is the most upscale and educated ad-supported cable entertainment network among the 18-49 primetime demo), the series from exec producer and star Jill Kargman explores the upper crust in the Upper East Side.

Kargman stars as Jill Weber, a born-and-bred Manhattanite — much like herself — who’s wealthy, but poor in the eyes of her peers, better known as the “robot mom” club. The series is based on Kargman’s novel “Momzillas,” which critiques the elite cliques of New York City, where she grew up.

The first episode of the “really brash, crazy, dark comedy,”as Kargman described it, finds the mother of three feeling like an outcast for photographing her own children for their kindergarten applications, »

- Elizabeth Wagmeister

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Parks and Recreation’s Retta to Recur in Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce Season 2

5 June 2015 10:37 AM, PDT | TVovermind.com | See recent TVovermind.com news »

It’s time to “treat yo self” to this casting news. Parks and Recreation‘s Retta will be back on TV again soon and in a big way on Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce. The actress and comedian will recur as Barbara in the Bravo series’ second season. According to Deadline, who first reported Retta’s casting, the character is a rival at Abby’s new job who is less than thrilled with Abby’s optimistic approach to divorce. Retta starred as Donna for all seven seasons of Parks and Rec, which ended its  run earlier this year in February. Her other TV credits include Key and Peele, The Kroll Show, and It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia. Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce follows Abby McCarthy (Lisa Edelstein, House), a self-help book author and guru of all things family, who shocks the world when she reveals that her seemingly perfect life has all been a lie. »

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Parks and Recreation's Retta Lands Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce Arc

4 June 2015 2:43 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

The ladies of Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce are about to treat themselves.

Parks and Recreation alumna Retta will recur on Season 2 of the Bravo original series as Barbara, a rival editor at Abby’s (played by Lisa Edelstein) new job, our sister site Deadline reports.

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Barbara is less than thrilled with self-help author Abby’s optimistic approach to the art of conscious uncoupling.

Production on the 13-episode second season begins this summer.

Stoked about this bit of casting news? Sound off in the comments! »

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Bravo Developing Scripted Projects with Paul Adelstein, Gale Anne Hurd (Exclusive)

27 April 2015 9:00 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Bravo is expanding its scripted slate with three development prospects, Variety has learned, including a new project from “Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce” star Paul Adelstein and a 1980s period drama from “Walking Dead” producer Gale Anne Hurd.

The ramp-up of scripted development comes ahead of the premiere of Bravo’s second scripted series and first half-hour scripted comedy, “Odd Mom Out,” which premieres this summer on June 8.

Adelstein brings dark comedy “My So Called Wife” to the net’s development slate, as co-writer, along with “Girlfriends’ Guide” director Adam Brooks (“Definitely Maybe, Wimbledon”).

The Universal Cable Productions’ project follows a female con artist who gets men to fall in love with her, marries them and then disappears with their money and just enough dirty inside information to guarantee they will never go to the police.

The cabler also has “White Collar Wives” in development. Written by Vanessa Reisen (”Extant,”“Weeds »

- Elizabeth Wagmeister

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‘Actors Studio’ Welcomes ‘Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce’ at Bravo’s Tasting Event

22 April 2015 3:34 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

The cast of “Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce” joined James Lipton Tuesday evening for a mock edition of “Inside the Actors Studio” to discuss Bravo’s first-ever scripted series, in front of a crowd filled with TV Academy members.

Following the panel, “Top Chef” Boston contestants served up the Universal Studios Hollywood reception with dishes from season 12 winner Mei Lin, plus finalists Melissa King and Doug Adams. King prepped scallop crudo with citrus, Adams served a Texas-style brisket chili, and Lin made her winning congee dish. During the tasting party, small bites including mini cheeseburgers, brie crostinis and kimchi falafel were passed around, and chocolate-dipped strawberries were the hit of the dessert buffet.

Before the party began, Lipton took the stage at Universal Studios’ Globe Theatre with “Girlfriends’ Guide” creator Marti Noxon and ensemble Lisa EdelsteinPaul AdelsteinBeau GarrettNecar Zadegan and Alanna Ubach.

In line with the show’s racy content, »

- Elizabeth Wagmeister

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Matt's Inside Line: Scoop on Castle, Haven, Bones, Mad Men, Good Wife, Teen Wolf, Blue Bloods and More!

12 March 2015 5:14 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Is a Castle shake-up ahead? How will a Haven hero handle big Troubles? Is there hope for a Teen Wolf twosome? Which new face will support Bones‘ Booth? Read on for answers to those questions plus teases from other shows.

PhotosCastle First Look: Can Linda Park’s Hong Kong Cop Outgun Beckett?

I’d love to read anything new you have for Castle! Please?! –M.

This is a bit interesting: I asked showrunner David Amann – on behalf of a reader, maybe? I forget – if there might ever be an episode that pits the men against the women, sort of »

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'GG2D': What's Next For Abby?

25 February 2015 4:20 PM, PST | Access Hollywood | See recent Access Hollywood news »

Abby (Lisa Edelstein), Will (Warren Christie) and Jake (Paul Adelstein) from ‘Girlfriends’ Guide To Divorce’ (Bravo)

Still processing your emotions after Tuesday night's season finale of "Girlfriends' Guide To Divorce"? Us too.

"Know When It's Time To Move On" was the rule of the finale, but Abby didn't say goodbye to Jake. As they prepared to take the next step after signing divorce papers -- filing them -- Jake suggested something else: "Jake and Abby 2.0."

Abby went home to her divorce party, paintballed her wedding dress, and then decided she wasn't done with Jake ...

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'GG2D' Season Finale Preview

24 February 2015 8:25 AM, PST | Access Hollywood | See recent Access Hollywood news »

Paul Adelstein and Lisa Edelestein in 'Girlfriends' Guide To Divorce' (Bravo)

It's time to sign the papers on "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce."

After watching Abby (Lisa Edelstein) and Jake (Paul Adelstein) split up, file for divorce and hash out what seemed like the next phase of their relationship, things ended up looking a lot less than settled between the two of them in the penultimate episode of Season 1.

Just before Will (Abby's hot young boyfriend played by Warren Christie) returned from Nepal, her ex, Jake decided to give her the necklace she coveted (from ...

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- access.hollywood@nbcuni.com (Access Hollywood)

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What's New on TV, Netflix Streaming, Digital, and DVD/Blu-ray This Week: February 23 - March 1

23 February 2015 5:50 AM, PST | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

At a loss for what to watch this week? From new DVDs and Blu-rays, to what's streaming on Netflix, we've got you covered.

New on DVD and Blu-ray

"Beyond the Lights"

Writer/director Gina Prince-Bythewood's triumphant return is a labor of love worth your love. This romantic drama stars Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Noni, a self-destructive pop singer who's tired of the limelight and all it entails. An off-duty cop named Kaz (Nate Parker) steps in to save Noni from making a terrible decision, and naturally, they fall for each other hard and fast. Mbatha-Raw and Parker have great chemistry. Plus, Minnie Driver is excellent as Noni's stage mom.

"Watership Down"

Martin Rosen's emotionally devastating animated film, based on the novel by Richard Adams, has gotten a spiffy Criterion restoration. There aren't a ton of bells and whistles on this Blu-ray, but those little bunnies have never looked so good. »

- Jenni Miller

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'Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce' Sneak Peek: Abby and Jake's Divorce Gets Messy!

17 February 2015 9:59 AM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

This girlfriend’s divorce is about to get...complicated.

Abby (Lisa Edelstein) and estranged husband Jake’s (Paul Adelstein) attempt at the perfect divorce is about to hit a road bump. Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce, which Bravo recently renewed for a second season, has so far seen the couple survive emotional affairs, a young CW star girlfriend, an earthquake, and the most awkward Thanksgiving ever.

But it looks like the thing that might make this amicable split not-so-amicable is...summer camp?!

Watch: Go behind the scenes with Et on Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce!

In this exclusive clip from tonight’s penultimate episode, “Rule #92: Don’t Do The Crime If You Can’t Do The Time,” Abby and Jake are finalizing their divorce papers with her lawyer Delia (Necar Zadegan). Everything is going smoothly -- almost too smoothly -- and then Camp Pontiac comes up.

Watch the sneak peek now to find out what Abby’s deal »

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Bravo’s ‘Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce’ Thanksgiving Ghosts Video

6 February 2015 7:19 AM, PST | Monsters and Critics | See recent Monsters and Critics news »

TV Picks: Tune in to Bravo TV for the latest all-new episode of Bravo’s “Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce,” airing Tuesday, February 10 at 10pm Et/Pt.In the new episode, “Rule #46: Keep The Holidays Low Key,” Abby (Lisa Edelstein) takes advantage of the kids being with Jake (Paul Adelstein) to throw an “Adult Friendsgiving” dinner with new boyfriend Will (Warren Christie). But as strange things begin to happen around the house, Abby and Jo (Alanna Ubach) question whether or not a spirit has decided to join them for Thanksgiving.Phoebe (Beau Garrett) invites Marco (Brandon Jay McLaren) and Delia (Necar Zadegan) gets […] »

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Bravo Renews Girlfriends’ Guide To Divorce

5 February 2015 4:09 PM, PST | AreYouScreening.com | See recent AreYouScreening news »

I’m oddly happy about the fact that this show is getting another season, and that the ratings are climbing.

It’s not quite in the “must watch during actual live time” category (only four things are), but I like the theory of the show even more than the show. Hopefully, the continued realization of that theory is why the numbers are growing.

Better than the ratings, and we have to assume Bravo is smart enough to pick up on this, is the fact that people are talking, and that’s good to see.

Catch our review here, and breathe a sigh of relief, and catch up on the back episodes you have on your DVR that you weren’t investing in until you got good news.

Bravo Media has greenlit a second season of its first original scripted series “Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce,” from Universal Cable Productions (Ucp). Production »

- Marc Eastman

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Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce: Season One Ratings

4 February 2015 6:27 PM, PST | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

After years of focusing on reality shows, Bravo has ventured into producing a scripted drama -- Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce. Will this TV show be a big enough success in the ratings to earn a second season or, will it be cancelled instead? Stay tuned to find out.

Inspired by the book series by Vicki Iovine, Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce follows self-help guru Abby McCarthy (Lisa Edelstein). She shocks the world when she reveals that she has separated from her husband and she soon finds her career in a free fall. As she starts to navigate life as a middle-aged single woman, Abby turns to her new divorced friends for advice. Other performers include Janeane Garofalo, Beau Garrett, Alanna Ubach, Necar Zadegan, Paul Adelstein, J. August Richards, C. Thomas Howell, Julianna Guill, Michael Weaver, and Charles Mesure.

Below are the show's TV ratings, typically the »

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Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce Renewed for Season 2!

4 February 2015 1:32 PM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

This is one Divorce we're glad is being drawn out! Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce has been renewed for a 13-episode second season by Bravo, the network announced on Wednesday. Created by Marti Noxon and starring Lisa Edelstein, Girlfriends' Guide is Bravo's first scripted series, with its latest episode attracting 1.5 million total viewers. Production on season two will begin this summer.  "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce has struck a chord with Bravo viewers with its sharp-witted humor and emotionally honest take on divorce and starting over," Lara Spotts, Bravo Media' Senior VP, said in a statement.  "We are extremely proud of the talent and creative team, and can't »

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