10 items from 2015
Former "One Life To Live" star Brandon Buddy's already made a few bad choices in real life this year -- which is kinda written all over his face in this mug shot -- he got busted for Dwi in Texas.Law enforcement sources tell us ... cops were alerted on Sunday when a seemingly intoxicated Buddy -- covered in scratches -- was seen taking off in his car after grabbing beer at an Austin gas station. »
- TMZ Staff
Set in a small Southern town circa 1977, the film stars Taken’s Maggie Grace as Violet and Orange Is The New Black’s Uzo Aduba as Pearl, two women who work in a local beauty parlor. They see the town’s balance turned upside down when the slavery miniseries Roots hits the airwaves and are inspired to integrate their community, only to see pent-up racial tensions erupt in the process.
Adam Brody will play Bud, an engineer who comes to town to fix a local bridge. Downton Abbey’s Elizabeth McGovern has been cast as Shirley, the beauty shop’s owner. Filming is underway in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Coming full circle with the project is Oscar-nominee Cicely Tyson, who »
- Jen Yamato
Another familiar face joins Gotham – Robin’s dad John Grayson will be played by Rob Gorrie…
Gotham had a week off this Monday, but will be back next week with What The Little Bird Told Him. Later episodes of the season are still being filmed, with a neat little casting revelation coming from episode 16 – John Grayson will be appearing. He's the father of Robin himself, Dick Grayson, in the comics.
As you probably already know, John Grayson is a member of The Flying Graysons, a troupe of acrobats who travel the globe, usually as part of a circus.
Anyone who’s seen Batman Forever, or read a few comics, will know the fate of the troupe, but we wouldn’t expect »
We've known Dick Grayson's parents would be showing up in Gotham for quite a while now, and it looks like we have our first bit of casting news for the doomed duo. Rob Gorrie (One Life to Live, As the World Turns) is set to guest star in the upcoming sixteenth episode of the Fox drama series, "The Blind Fortune Teller", and ComicBook.com have confirmed that he will actually be playing John Grayson; father of the future Boy Wonder. Gorrie posted the following image to his Instagram account. Just wrapped! What an experience... Thank you #Gotham. Can't wait for everyone to see this episode! Une photo publiée par Rob Gorrie (@robgorrie) le Janv. 7, 2015 at 7:39 Pst Gotham returns next Monday. »
Daytime’s little girl has grown up, and now she’s moving on.
The Emmy winner will tape her final scenes soon, according to Soap Opera Digest, which first reported the departure.
Her stint as Starr ended when Prospect Park, the production company that owned the »
Recently, TV Line chatted up "Castle" showrunner, David Amann, and he was able to shed a few, new, very interesting spoilers that we can expect to see from Castle and the crew when the 2nd half of the season starts back up. He mentioned more details on Castle getting his P.I. license which we all know of from the recent promos. However, he also discussed that they're bringing Dr. Kelly Nieman back to hopefully help Rick get to the root of his amnesia issues, and more. Their spoiler conversation reads like this: "Having been banned from working with the NYPD due to his "mob ties," Rick sets up shop as a private investigator, "and part of that is driven by his desire to work with Beckett," says showrunner David Amann. In fact, husband and wife will chase the same case in the winter premiere, "and of course it will »
The premiere of VH1’s new original series Hindsight on Wednesday took viewers on a time-traveling journey – but did you enjoy the trip down ’90s memory lane?
Before you chime in with your thoughts, a recap of the pilot: Becca (White Collar‘s Laura Ramsey) is about to get married for the second time to quintessential nice guy Andy (Super Fun Night’s Nick Clifford). He’s sweet, responsible and thoughtful. “But did he set me on fire? Well, I was warm,” Becca’s voiceover reveals. She finds herself reminiscing about the past, including her hunky, unpredictable ex-husband Sean (Legend of the Seeker »
Is it getting caliente in here, or it just us?
ABC has released photos from Castle‘s dive into the world of telenovelas — the episode “Private Eye Caramba!,” airing Jan. 19 — where One Life to Live alum Kamar de los Reyes finds himself on the receiving end of a sudsy slap.
In the series’ second episode back, a young telenovela actress is murdered, thrusting Beckett, Ryan and Esposito into a case that is as flamboyant and full of intrigue as any soap opera. Private eye Castle in turn is hired by the show’s female lead (Unforgettable‘s Daya Vaidya) to »
Exclusive: Orange Is The New Black’s Uzo Aduba and Taken 3 star Maggie Grace will lead the cast of feature drama Showing Roots, about a small Southern town in 1977 whose balance is turned upside down when the slavery miniseries Roots hits the airwaves. Aduba and Grace will play two denizens of a local beauty parlor who are inspired by the Alex Haley adaptation to integrate their community, only to see pent-up racial tensions erupt in the process.
Filming is set to begin this month in Baton Rouge, Louisiana under veteran stage helmer Michael Wilson (The Trip to Bountiful), directing from a script penned by One Life to Live actress Susan Batten. Michael Mailer, Batten, and Nick Thurlow are producing and Bill Haber, Jeff Hayes, Alan Helene, and Jennifer Gelfer will serve as executive producers.
“I find that the subject matter has only gotten more relevant in this country,” said Mailer, »
- Jen Yamato
The daytime soap opera genre is slowing dying out. Series like All My Children and One Life to Live were cancelled a few years ago to pave the way for talk shows that are less expensive for the ABC network. Additionally, NBC decided to cancel Passions in 2007 to make room for another hour of the successful morning news program The Today Show. Before the all these shows were taken off the air, they were able to produce some successful actors that can be seen on many of our favorite prime-time television programs, including some major current hits like Fox’s Brooklyn Nine-Nine and The Following. Here are some soap opera actors that made the move from daytime to prime-time. Melissa Fumero from Brooklyn Nine-Nine Melissa Fumero has been playing the uptight Detective Amy Santiago and possible love interest of Detective Jake Peralta on Brooklyn Nine-Nine since the show premiered in »
- Tim Gerstenberger
10 items from 2015
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