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It's time to play another game of "What could have been?" on the casting couch. David Rapaport, the casting director for the CW, is the one who has been shepherding all of those Neutrogena-rich faces to your television for years, and he spoke with BuzzFeed about some of your favorite shows — including Gossip Girl, Arrow, and The Flash. For instance, casting the greatest show of our time came during the height of O.C. mania, and co-creators Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage told Rapaport that they were looking for "the next Mischa Barton and Adam Brody." Originally the network pitched Ashley Olsen and Rumer Willis for Blair Waldorf and Serena van der Woodsen, but Rapaport was firm on Blake Lively. “Blake Lively was literally the only person I could think of for Serena," said Rapaport, breathlessly (we imagine). The network's first note was that Lively looked "a sunny California girl »
- E. Alex Jung
California, here we come! The original cast members of "The O.C." took a trip down memory lane on Sunday night in Los Angeles, during the first and only performance of “The Unauthorized O.C. Musical." Rachel Bilson, who played fan favorite Summer Roberts, posed for pictures with costar Autumn Reeser (Taylor Townsend) and the show's executive producers Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage at the special event. The "Hart of Dixie" star also shared her excitement before the show with a photo of Greer Grammer, who took over her role for the night. Townsend “I'm excited for this, even a tad bit jealous," she wrote on Instagram. The series' famous moms, Kelly Rowan (Kirsten Cohen) and Melinda Clarke (Julia Cooper), also made an appearance on the red carpet. Rowan tweeted a snapshot of the cast on stage, writing, "Here we go," as the show was about to kick off. The cast, »
- tooFab Staff
California here we come...right back where we started from! This was especially true for Rachel Bilson Sunday at the premiere of the unauthorized O.C. musical! The actress, who played Summer Roberts on beloved teen drama from 2003 to 2007, reunited with O.C. creators Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage and former co-star Autumn Reeser, who played Taylor Townsend from 2005 to 2007. The O.C.'s Melinda Clarke (Julie Cooper) and Kelly Rowan (Kirsten Cohen) came out to L.A.'s The Montalban to see the event as well! Bilson, whose O.C. character was portrayed by Greer Grammer in the unauthorized musical version, seemed to enjoy revisiting her Orange County roots. According to an eyewitness, the 34-year-old mother »
Rachel Bilson was all smiles when she stepped out for The Unauthorized O.C. Musical's one-night-only event at The Montalban in La, marking her first official appearance since giving birth. Looking casual, the actress posed for a cute picture with The O.C. actress Autumn Reeser, producer Stephanie Savage, and creator Josh Schwartz. Rachel Bilson and Hayden Christensen welcomed a baby girl, Briar Rose, in November. A couple weeks ago, she shared the first picture of their daughter - an adorable snap of Hayden blowing bubbles while the family sat on a blanket in the grass. Check out 48 reasons you love Rachel Bilson, and then see why fashion girls will forever miss The O.C. »
Josh Schwartz, The O.C. creator and Gossip Girl producer, is developing a pilot for a new dramedy ... that's basically Ikea meets The Shining. Horrorstör is based on the cataloguelike novel of the same name by Grady Hendrix, and a collaboration between Schwartz, Charlie Kaufman, and producer Gail Berman. From Deadline:Written by Schwartz and Black List screenwriter Michael Vukadinovich, Horrorstör centers on 26-year-old Amy. Newly sober, she lands a job at Orsk, the U.S. Flagship of the European furniture superstore. It feels like just the opportunity she’s needed to get her life back on track, but as Amy comes to discover, the store actually preys upon its customers’ desires to a supernatural degree, selling products that make their wishes and fantasies come true in unexpected and insidious ways. In Hendrix's novel, "supernatural mayhem" ensues when employees become trapped in Orsk overnight. Schwartz, Kaufman, Berman, and Stephanie Savage (his Gossip Girl »
- Lauren Leibowitz
Nate and Chuck are still BFFs! Former "Gossip Girl" stars Chace Crawford and Ed Westwick were spotted in West Hollywood on Saturday night, as Chace celebrated his 30th birthday with a dinner and roast at The London Hotel. The event -- which was presented by Freixenet Spanish Cava and River Virtual Reality -- reunited the on and off-screen buddies for what we're told was a night of "food, cocktails, laughter and dancing." Westwick, brother-in-law Tony Romo and good friend Ashley Fink all roasted the actor during the dinner, all cracking jokes about the birthday boy. Other celeb attendees at the bash included Jc Chasez, "Orange Is the New Black" star Matt McGorry, fellow "Gg" alum Jessica Szohr, Zelda Williams, Caroline Wozniacki, Kevin Zegers, Lucas Grabeel and "Gossip Girl" creators Stephanie Savage and Josh Schwartz. A video message was also shown during the evening, with messages sent in from Taylor Kitsch »
- tooFab Staff
Houston, we may have a problem.
The Mercury wives and their families relocate to Texas in tonight’s episode of The Astronaut Wives Club (ABC, 8/7c), a move that coincides with two potentially catastrophic events: the Cuban Missile Crisis and the arrival of the wives of the Gemini astronauts.
Betty? Jo? Put another casserole in the oven, because it’s time to circle the (station) wagons.
Video Exclusive Mistresses Sneak Peek: Karen’s Steamy Three-Way Daydream!
“Once the Mercury wives have figured out some of their s—t, they’ve worked out their stuff with each other, here come the Gemini wives, »
First rule of The Astronaut Wives Club: Don’t talk about the crushing fear and loneliness you know as the spouse of one of America’s first space cowboys.
Second rule of The Astronaut Wives Club: When in doubt, don pearls and a little lipstick.
ABC’s 10-episode period drama, which premiered Thursday (8/7c), centers on the spouses of the Mercury Program astronauts and their part in the late ’50s/early ’60s scramble to put a man in space. Written by Stephanie Savage (Gossip Girl) and based on the book by Lily Koppel, the premiere focuses on the proper-to-a-fault, »
Too little too late, but ABC has finally found the perfect companion piece for "Pan Am." A bright-and-glossy dose of '60s nostalgia mixed with easily digestible proto-feminism, ABC's "Astronaut Wives Club" premieres on Thursday (June 18) night, more than three years after "Pan Am" was cancelled and I suspect they're likely to be remembered in the same way: Period dramas with high production values, a fantastic cast that ABC will look back at yearningly and unrealized creative potential obscuring otherwise solid storytelling. Is there a hypothetical TV series about the wives of the Mercury astronauts that's more than a slightly superficial, slightly choppy and slightly misfocused showcase for fine performances and some snazzy retro-style? Absolutely, but there's still some virtue to this sort of watchable, somewhat nourishing summer entertainment, even in a landscape that's overflowing with summer viewing options. Thursday's exposition-heavy premiere episode begins in 1961 with Louise Shepard (Dominique McElligott »
- Daniel Fienberg
One giant leap for womankind! We're already over the moon for The Astronaut Wives Club, a period show about women in the early 1960s whose husbands boldly go where no men have gone before. The Stephanie Savage-produced ABC drama follows a band of unlikely friends who come together when their men are recruited by Nasa. Believe Us: There's just as much drama as there is killer fashion, and it's all thanks to headstrong characters such as tomboy Trudy Cooper (Odette Annable) and leader of the gang Louise [...] »
What makes a great summer series? Something flashy, breezy, easy to Dv-r and binge at a later date, perhaps. Beach reading, but on your TV. In fact, it really deserves a separate scale. The epitome of a great summer show may be Fox’s The O.C., which ran in the mid-aughts, and came (in part) from Stephanie Savage. Savage also has developed ABC’s new drama The Astronaut Wives Club, and with it, another well-suited summer show (though one that's still looking to ignite). The series, based on a book by Lily Koppel, details the home lives of the Mercury 7, a true-to-life group of men (including John Glenn, played here by Sam Reid) who were chosen by Nasa for their fledgling space program in the early 1960s. The families were also heavily managed for appearances, with deals made with press outlets like Life magazine to convince the American public that »
- Allison Keene
The Astronaut Wives Club is keeping its eye on the sky. The Hollywood Reporter's exclusive look at the ABC drama's key art shows the club, including JoAnna Garcia Swisher, Yvonne Strahovski, Dominique McElligott, Odette Annable, Erin Cummings, Azure Parsons and Zoe Boyle, dressed in their best period garb as they look up above with a mix of fear, pride and uncertainty. Read More Stephanie Savage's 'Astronaut Wives Club' Gets Series Order at ABC Inspired by Lily Koppel's best-selling book of the same name, the series tells the true story of the women who stood beside some of American history's
- Kate Stanhope
ABC has set a June 18 premiere date for “The Astronaut Wives Club,” a series long in the works from “Gossip Girl” executive producer Josh Schwartz and writer/Ep Stephanie Savage. Originally slated for summer 2014, the drama about seven women married to astronauts in the early days of space exploration was reworked for midseason this year before sliding to its current summer ’15 premiere. Part of the retooling expanded the focus of the 10-episode series from one to three groundbreaking Nasa missions: Mercury, Gemini and Apollo. “The Astronaut Wives Club” stars JoAnna Garcia Swisher as Betty Grissom; Yvonne Strahovski as Rene Carpenter »
- L.A. Ross
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