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7 items from 2012


2012 Emmy Nominations: "Joy and Sadness" for Desperate Housewives Kathryn Joosten's Posthumous Nod

19 July 2012 12:58 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

The late, great Kathryn Joosten a received well-deserved posthumous Emmy nomination this morning, and if that doesn't make your eyes mist up, then the statement her rep released in Joosten's honor definitely will. "I know she was smiling down on Hollywood this morning. I was up early to hear them and after I saw her name I broke down and was so full of joy for her and sadness that I couldn't reach out and call her this morning," publicist Nadine Jolson told E! News. "I do know that she was extremely proud of the work she did on Housewives this season. And It was quite brave of her to take on the storyline of her character's losing battle with lung cancer and so terribly sad for her to lose her own »

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Sting's Actress Daughter To Play Patti Smith In Biopic

5 June 2012 1:06 AM, PDT | WENN | See recent WENN news »

Sting's actress daughter Mickey Sumner has landed the coveted role of punk icon Patti Smith in star-studded new movie Cbgb.

Sumner was added to the cast on Monday, alongside Foo Fighters rocker Taylor Hawkins, who will make his acting debut as Iggy Pop in the film about late New York club boss Hilly Kristal, portrayed by Alan Rickman.

The twosome joins Johnny Galecki and Steven Schub, who will play Terry Ork and DeeDee Ramone in the film, and sexy Malin Akerman, who will play Blondie star Debbie Harry.

Also among the cast: Evan Alex Cole as Richard Hell, Avatar star Joel David Moore as Joey Ramone, Stana Katic and Rupert Grint.

Filming will begin in Savannah, Georgia and New York City later this month.

Movie spokeswoman Nadine Jolson tells WENN, "The story will follow Kristal who dreamed of having a Country, Bluegrass and Blues club in New York City. When he had difficulty finding country and blues bands, he opened his doors to local acts. He had one demand of the acts he booked: They could only play their own original music.

"Living on a couch in the back of the club for the first two years, Hilly could barely make ends meet. Nevertheless, Cbgb became such a well-respected haunt for artists that many bands begged Hilly for a chance to play." »

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Kathryn Joosten Dies at 72

2 June 2012 2:10 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Emmy winner Kathryn Joosten died of lung cancer Saturday. She was 72. The actress, best known for her role on Desperate Housewives as plucky neighbor Karen McCluskey and as The West Wing's secretary Mrs. Landingham, was surrounded by family and friends in Westlake Village, Calif., at the time of her death. "Kathryn passed away this morning after a valiant fight against her cancer," Nadine Jolson, Joosten's rep, told E! News. "Her family was with her. Funeral arrangements are pending. This is a terrible loss, and she fought as hard as she could." She is survived by her two sons, Jonathan »

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'Desperate Housewives' Actress Kathryn Joosten Dies at 72

2 June 2012 1:57 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Los Angeles (AP) — Kathryn Joosten, a character actress best known as the crotchety, nosey Karen McCluskey on Desperate Housewives and the president's secretary on The West Wing, has died. She was 72. Photos: Hollywood's Notable Deaths of 2012 Joosten, who had battled lung cancer for years, died Saturday in Los Angeles, her publicist Nadine Jolson said. Joosten won two Emmy awards for her portrayal of Mrs. McCluskey, the cranky but loveable senior who kept a close eye on her Wisteria Lane neighbors on Desperate Housewives.    The hit show ended its run on ABC last month with a

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'Desperate Housewives' actress Kathryn Joosten dies at 72

2 June 2012 1:54 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Los Angeles (AP) — Kathryn Joosten, a character actress best known as the crotchety, nosey Karen McCluskey on "Desperate Housewives" and the president's secretary on "The West Wing," has died. She was 72. Joosten, who had battled lung cancer for years, died Saturday in Los Angeles, her publicist Nadine Jolson said. Joosten won two Emmy awards for her portrayal of Mrs. McCluskey, the cranky but loveable senior who kept a close eye on her Wisteria Lane neighbors on "Desperate Housewives." The hit show ended its run on ABC last month with a series finale in which Joosten's character passed away. Her »

- Daisy Nguyen (AP Staff)

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Kathryn Joosten, Desperate Housewives Actress, Dead at 72

2 June 2012 12:58 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Just weeks after Kathryn Joosten delivered an emotional death scene as Karen McCluskey on Desperate Housewives' season finale, the Emmy-winning thesp has passed away. Joosten died Saturday morning from lung cancer, and was surrounded by family and friends at the time of her passing, E! News has confirmed. She was 72. "Kathryn passed away this morning after a valiant fight against her cancer," Nadine Jolson, Joosten's rep, told E! News. "Her family was with her. Funeral arrangements are pending. This is a terrible loss, and she fought as hard as she could."  Her family released this statement to E! News: "The family of Kathryn Joosten, two-time Emmy winner, longtime »

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Rupert Grint: New Article about the Pre-Production of Cbgb!

30 May 2012 7:04 AM, PDT | Rupert-Grint.us/ | See recent Rupert Grint - Ice Cream Man news »

May 30th, 2012, 10:06am– Savannah Morning News has published an interview today with Nadine Jolson – director of publicity for Unclaimed Freight Productions, the production company behind Cbgb. The article offers a lot of new information about the upcoming filming of the rock movie about the famous venue Cbgb as well as high praise for Rupert Grint! It is great to see that the Rupert love is spreading ;) There is also news on the casting front, and it seems that Rupert has chosen an exciting project to be a part of: Jolson said locations for the Savannah exteriors had been selected, but she couldn’t reveal them — yet. The same goes for surprise cast members — “there will be a whole lot more, some fun ones” — and celebrity cameos with “famous musicians playing roles or (playing) other famous musicians,” she noted. It seems as if the city of Savannah is just as »

- Malene

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