14 items from 2017
You'll be seeing a lot more of Alyssa Milano on Netflix. On Twitter, the Mistresses star confirmed she'll be a series regular on the streaming service's upcoming TV show Insatiable.From writer Lauren Gussis, the drama follows a “disgraced, dissatisfied civil lawyer turned beauty-pageant coach (Dallas Roberts) who takes on a vengeful, bullied teenager (Debby Ryan, pictured) as his client.” The cast also includes Sarah Colonna, Kimmy Shields, Alyssa Milano, Erinn Westbrook, Michael Provost, and Chris Gorham.Read More… »
If at first you don't succeed, go to Netflix. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the streaming service has picked up the TV show Insatiable after The CW passed on the pilot.From writer Lauren Gussis, the drama follows a "disgraced, dissatisfied civil lawyer turned beauty-pageant coach (Dallas Roberts) who takes on a vengeful, bullied teenager (Debby Ryan, pictured) as his client." The cast also includes Sarah Colonna, Kimmy Shields, Alyssa Milano, Erinn Westbrook, Michael Provost, and Chris Gorham.Read More… »
Independent comedy “We Love You, Sally Carmichael!” has been set for an Aug. 4 domestic release from Purdie Distribution, Variety has learned exclusively.
“Sally” is the feature directing debut for actor Christopher Gorham. It’s produced by Adam Abel through his production company Go Films and executive produced by Daryn Tufts and David Nibley of Flinch Films.
Gorham plays Simon Hayes, an author who is ashamed to have secretly written “Siren,” an incredibly popular series of young adult romance novels that chronicle the epic love story between a human girl and a merman under the pen name, Sally Carmichael.
Perez Hilton Joins ‘We Love You Sally Carmichael’ (Exclusive)
“I’m very proud of how our little movie has come together »
- Dave McNary
Our sister site Deadline reports that the streaming service is finalizing a deal with CBS Television Studios, which would make Insatiable a Netflix original series. Disney Channel alum Ryan (Jessie) stars as a bullied teen who enters the world of beauty pageants to exact revenge on her tormentors. Dallas Roberts (The Walking Dead) co-stars as her pageant coach; TV veterans Alyssa Milano and Christopher Gorham also signed on to join the supporting cast. »
Formal talks launched under a news blackout at the Sherman Oaks headquarters of the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers. High-profile SAG-aftra members have often appeared during previous negotiations.
.SAG-aftra and Hollywood producers are facing the June 30 expiration of the current three-year agreement. SAG-aftra president Gabrielle Carteris chairs the union’s negotiating committee and national executive director David White will serve as SAG-aftra’s chief negotiator. AMPTP’s lead negotiator is president Carol Lombardini.
The two sides began informal negotiations on May 17. Key issues for the union are likely to include employer contributions to shore up the separate SAG and AFTRA pension plans; dealing with options and exclusivity rules due to shortened seasons in TV, also known as the “span” issue; and changes in how performers are compensated for travel. »
- Dave McNary
All eyes — including the president’s — are on the Atlanta suburbs on Tuesday as voters cast their ballots in a special election to determine who will represent Georgia’s 6th Congressional District.
President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Tuesday morning to urge Republicans to “get out today and Vote” against Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff, the 30-year-old former congressional aide running for the House seat vacated earlier this year when Tom Price became Trump’s secretary of health and human services.
“Democrat Jon Ossoff would be a disaster in Congress,” Trump tweeted. “Very weak on crime and illegal immigration, bad »
- Tierney McAfee
And the race to fill it is turning out to be quite the battle.
Jon Ossoff, one of five Democrats running to fill Price’s seat, has raised an unprecedented $3 million for the race. Normally, a Democrat running for this particular seat hopes to raise anywhere from $10,000 to $20,000, according to Vox. More than 7,000 people have already volunteered for his campaign.
- Diana Pearl
Bomer, 39, and Halls, 53, will both receive the Ambassador of Children award at the event, which raises funds for Uplift Family Services — a non-profit agency that provides help and hope to more than 1,200 at-risk children and their families in L.A. — and its behavioral and mental health programs.
“We are so honored to be recognized by Uplift Family Services at Hollygrove in this way and are in awe of the work that they do to support children and families in need, »
- Mariah Haas
Alyssa Milano has signed on to play a recurring role in the beauty pageant-themed drama pilot, according to a report from our sister site Deadline. Disney Channel grad Debby Ryan stars as a vengeance-minded teen who enters the world of beauty pageants with the help of lawyer-turned-pageant coach Bob (The Walking Dead alum Dallas Roberts). Milano will play Bob’s wife Coralee, who’s eager to climb each and every rung of the social ladder. (The role is a “major recurring” one, per Deadline.)
RelatedPilot Season ’17: »
This week on The Flash, Barry braved the Speed Force to save Wally (and in doing so take his place trapped in a personal hell), but in the end it was someone else who made the ultimate sacrifice.
RelatedInside Line: Scoop on The Flash‘s Savitar Reveal
Determined to this time willingly merge with the Speed Force, Barry entered with some new precautions, in the form of a “tether” created by Cisco, while Julian monitored his vitals. Vibed into the “negative world,” Barry first encountered an Eddie avatar, followed by one of Ronnie — both of whom served as examples of »
RelatedThe 100 Renewed for Season 5!
Taylor is, of course, referencing the March 1 episode‘s haunting final shot of a radioactive Clarke — one we’ve included above just in case you didn’t see it, or somehow managed to purge it from your memory.
“It was all makeup,” she tells TVLine. “I had two gigantic contact lenses to give me the creepy eye effect, then it was about four hours of just pasting stuff on my face. »
Christopher Gorham‘s new gig has way less spy tech, way more sequins.
RelatedPilot Season ’17: Scoop on This Fall’s (Possible) New Shows, Who’s In Them
The potential series from writer Lauren Gussis (Dexter) and executive producer Ryan Seacrest follows Bob (played by Roberts), a disgraced civil lawyer-turned-beauty pageant coach who agrees to represent Patty (Ryan »
Covert Affairs alum Christopher Gorham has booked a series regular role opposite Dallas Roberts and Debby Ryan in the CW drama pilot Insatiable, from former Dexter co-executive producer Lauren Gussis, Ryan Seacrest Productions, Storied Media Group and CBS TV Studios. Written/executive produced by Gussis and directed by Andrew Fleming, Insatiable was inspired by real-life Southern lawyer and top beauty pageant coach Bill Alverson. It focuses on Bob (Dallas), a disgraced… »
They’ll always have… noodles?
On The CW’s The Flash (airing Tuesdays at 8/7c), Iris’ engagement ended in a jiffy when it came to light that Barry popped the question in part to stop the future in which his longtime love gets slain by Savitar.
Having previously shared Grant Gustin’s take on the sad twist, TVLine also chatted up Candice Patton during our visit to the set, where she assayed Iris’ emotions, shared the West family’s torment over Wally’s situation and teased fun times ahead in the March 20 musical episode featuring Supergirl superfriends.
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