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Adding an actress (or two!) to the cast worked for The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, will it do the same for The Real Housewives of Atlanta when Kim Fields gets her Georgia peach? Time will tell, but at least now we know The Facts of Life star is definitely part of the Atl Housewives. With the official announcement of The Real Housewives of Atlanta season eight, we also know Shereé Whitfield is coming back alongside newcomer Shamea Morton in a recurring role. Meanwhile, up the East Coast to New Jersey E! News has learned Melissa Gorga and Jacqueline Laurita are likely returning for Bravo's The Real Housewives of New Jersey. Teresa Giudice will also likely step in front of the reality TV cameras once again when she »
“The Facts of Life” alum Kim Fields has joined the cast of “Real Housewives of Atlanta,” and her presence is already causing a stir. The actress, who found fame as a child star on the hit sitcom as Tootie Ramsey, is helping to fill the massive void on the Bravo reality series in the wake of NeNe Leakes’ recent departure. “This is Hollywood royalty, everybody knows Tootie,” Fields is told by the other women as she sashays onto the show in the first teaser for Season 8. Also Read: 'Real Housewives of Atlanta' Star Kim Zolciak-Biermann Suffers 'Mini-Stroke' Fields is joined by another familiar. »
- Debbie Emery
Ladies and gentlemen, Tootie is in the Atl. Yes, Kim Fields has officially joined the cast of Bravo's The Real Housewives of Atlanta and she is not messing around. The Facts of Life star joins returning players Cynthia Bailey, Kandi Burruss, Kenya Moore, Phaedra Parks and Porsha Williams on Sunday, Nov. 8 at 8 p.m. when season eight officially kicks off. Shereé Whitfield and newcomer Shamea Morton are part of the recurring cast. And don't worry, there's dramaaaaaaa (with all the extra letters, it's that dramatic) and plenty of dancing (?!). The new season finds Kandi and Todd expecting their first child together, Kenya embarking on building "Moore Manor" while looking for love, Cynthia facing »
Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture: Alternate Dimension Movie of the Day: Here's what Black Mass might have looked like if it was a silent horror film from the 1920s (via Cinematic Montage Creators): Alternate Casting of the Day: Here's what Mad Max: Fury Road might have looked like if Mel Gibson retained the title role (via Live for Films): Vintage Image of the Day: It was 30 years ago today that George Clooney made his debut on TV's The Facts of Life, in one of his first notable regular roles. Movie Franchise Takedown of the Day: While we patiently wait for Spectre to arrive, check out Mr. Sunday Movies' look at the worst James Bond gadgets of...
- Christopher Campbell
Time flies! Mayim Bialik and Seth Green just had the cutest "Facts of Life" reunion and the "Big Bang Theory" star took to Instagram on Tuesday to share the sweet moment with Green. The former child stars both appeared on the comedy, which ran from 1979-1988, for the final two episodes of the show. Green and Bialik's characters were supposed to star in a spinoff and bring the show back to Eastland ... but the pilot was never picked up. "Me and @sethgreen. We worked together 27 years ago on 'the facts of life.' Haven't seen him since. Sweet man!" Mayim captioned the cute candid. While the spinoff never happened, both Bialik and Green opened up about appearing on the beloved show while chatting with Entertainment Weekly. "When the audition for 'The Facts of Life' came in, I had just started acting—but I’d watched the show religiously as a child, »
- tooFab Staff
Check out the Internet, TV and movie screens, and it seems like everyone is wallowing in the past. Viewers 18 to 40, in particular, are obsessed with the Day-Glo, super-fun time that represents their youthful innocence, when endless viewings of “Clueless” and “Full House” were the centerpiece of many a sleepover. Fueled by social media, this interest in the pop-culture trappings of the recent past, particularly the ’90s, has become a fertile area for TV programmers, who are unleashing a flood of shows over the next year to capitalize on the ever-growing appetite for all things retro. Aiding in programmers’ quest to decide what should be revived, rerun or re-exploited: a veritable focus group of Internet obsessives steeped in, and celebrating, the past couple of decades.
- Pat Saperstein
It’s always exciting when there’s a new feature film being shot in St. Louis! We Are Movie Geeks was recently on the set of The Importance Of Doubting Tom, a romantic comedy set in the world of dart throwing where the “competitions play out echoing and mirroring the games that lovers play”. It’s loosely based on the classic Oscar Wilde play, The Importance of Being Earnest.
The Importance Of Doubting Tom is written and directed by Vanessa Roman, who has been actively working in the local theater and film industry for 15 years. Her first film, Play Dead, won Best Horror Short and Best Juvenile Actress at The St. Louis Filmmaker’s Showcase and her second, The Inheritance won Best Experimental film at the Toronto Female Eye Film Festival.
Vanessa has assembled a first-rate cast and crew for The Importance Of Doubting Tom.
Director of Photography Chris Benson has shot many commercials, »
- Tom Stockman
By Lee Pfeiffer
Alex Rocco, whose hard scrabble life on the streets of Boston prepared him to successfully play crime figures in films and on television, has died from pancreatic cancer at age 79. During his youth, Rocco ran with the notorious Winter Hill Gang, which was founded by the infamous Whitey Bulger. His association with the gang led him to be incarcerated as well as being suspected of having driven a getaway car used in a murder. At one point, his first wife was almost killed when a bomb exploded in a car she was driving. Rocco, who was born Alexander Petricone Jr, took the stage name of "Rocco" on a whim when he saw a bakery truck bearing the Rocco name on it. Fearing that his associations of the Boston mob would lead to his demise, he spontaneously decided to move to Hollywood. He took an acting class that was taught by Leonard Nimoy, »
- email@example.com (Cinema Retro)
Alex Rocco, a character actor who has acted for fifty years and is most famous for starring in "The Godfather," has died after long battle with cancer. He was 79 years old. In "The Godfather," Rocco played casino owner Moe Green. In a 2012 interview, the actor said that the role was "without a doubt, my biggest ticket anywhere. I mean that literally." Rocco has appeared in "Magic City," "Episodes," "The Simpsons," "The Facts of Life," "Batman," "Get Shorty," "A Bug's Life," "The Wedding Planner," "Smokin' Aces" and countless other projects. He won an Emmy in 1990 for best supporting actor in a comedy series for "The Famous Teddy Z." »
Actor Alex Rocco, best known for playing mobster Moe Green in the 1972 classic The Godfather, passed away on Saturday in his Studio City, California home at the age of 79. The actor's stepson, Sean Doyle, confirmed to The Los Angeles Times that the actor passed away after losing his battle with pancreatic cancer. The actor's long career spanned 50 years, with over 150 TV and film credits.
Alex Rocco was born Alessandro Federico Petricone Jr. in Boston, who caught the acting bug at the age of 30, when he took an acting class to meet women. After moving to Los Angeles, he took a class taught by Leonard Nimoy, who promptly kicked him out because he couldn't understand his thick Boston accent. He then enrolled in a speech class which transformed his Boston accent with a New York accent, which Leonard Nimoy said he could work with. He made his acting debut with the 1965 Russ Meyer film Motorpsycho! »
Rocco's daughter, Jennifer Rocco, revealed the actor's passing in a series of Facebook posts, writing that her father passed away on July 18 after a long, private battle with cancer. Jennifer Rocco thanked his fans for their support, writing, "I know he is watching over us."
Alex Rocco's prolific career spanned decades, but the actor became synonymous with "The Godfather," the 1972 Oscar-winning film in which he played casino owner Moe Greene. In a 2012 interview with The A.V. Club, Rocco said that that role was "without a doubt, my biggest ticket anywhere. I mean that literally."
Rocco parlayed that fame into a lengthy, eclectic resume in both film and television. He starred most recently on Starz series "Magic City," "Episodes," and "Maron," and also appeared on shows including "The Simpsons," "The Facts of Life, »
- Katie Roberts
Often appearing as a heavy, hood or cop, in “The Godfather,” he had the famous line, “Do you know who I am?” Recently he had a recurring role in Starz’s “Magic City” and appeared on “Episodes” and “Maron.” His daughter Jennifer Rocco reported his death on her Facebook page.
He appeared in several episodes of 1980s TV show “The Facts of Life” as Charlie Polniaczek, and had recurring roles on other shows including “Starsky and Hutch” and “The Famous Teddy Z,” for which he won a supporting actor Emmy in 1990. He did voices for animated shows including “The Simpsons,” for which he voiced the executive who made Itchy and Scratchy cartoons, and “Family Guy.”
His film »
- Pat Saperstein
Goodbye NeNe, hello Tootie? NeNe Leakes sent shockwaves through the Real Housewives world when she announced she would not be returning to The Real Housewives of Atlanta after seven seasons. But! And this is a big but, all hope of seeing NeNe mixing it up with peaches is not lost. And what's The Facts of Life star Kim Fields have to do with it? Read on! A source told E! News NeNe may still appear on Rhoa in some capacity. "It's very possible she will continue to make appearances and pop up here and there," a show source said. We know Claudia Jordan is not returning to Real Housewives of Atlanta and with NeNe's full-time vacancy there are some spots of fill. Enter Kim Fields?! A source told us the »
Tootie joins “Rhoa”; Peter Parker joins the Breakfast Club; and Atlanta’s Pinewood Studios makes its debut with “Ant-Man.” It's this week’s Atlanta News Roundup. Tootie the HousewifeBravo has confirmed the latest cast member to join “Rhoa” is Kim Fields, best known as the rollerskating Tootie from “The Facts of Life” and Regine from “Living Single.” Fields replaces Claudia Jordan, who was let go after one season. Fields is married to actor Christopher Morgan and has two sons.Spider-Man Meets Ferris BuellerLast week it was reported and British actor Tom Holland has been cast as the newest Spider-Man. Much has been made of Holland’s youthful looks, but this is all part of the new direction for the franchise—bringing it back to high school. Producer Kevin Feige said, “Just as we hadn’t seen a heist movie in a long time, or a shrinking movie in a long time. »
Having started out on Broadway at age 7, Van Patten began his TV acting career in 1949, on the Maxwell House and Post Cereal-sponsored CBS dramedy Mama. From there, his credits included (but by no means were limited to) the NBC sitcom The Partners (as Sgt. Nelson Higgenbottom), multiple installments of Love, American Style, The New Dick Van Dyke Show, the Mel Brooks-produced spoof When Things Were Rotten (as Friar Tuck »
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