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Hilary Swank Joins Danny Boyle’s FX Limited Series ‘Trust’ (Exclusive)

Hilary Swank Joins Danny Boyle’s FX Limited Series ‘Trust’ (Exclusive)
Academy Award winner Hilary Swank has been cast in a leading role in the upcoming FX limited series “Trust,” Variety has learned exclusively.

Swank will star as Gail Getty, mother of the kidnapped John Paul Getty III, heir to the Getty oil fortune. It is left to her to pay her son’s multi-million dollar ransom, despite the fact she is broke.

The role marks Swank first TV role since the late 1990’s, when she appeared on such shows as “Beverly Hills 90210,” “Leaving L.A.,” and “Camp Wilder.” Since then, she has forged an impressive film career, winning Oscars for both “Million Dollar Baby” in 2005 and “Boys Don’t Cry” in 2000. She also won Golden Globes for both films, and was also nominated for a Globe for her role in the TV movie “Iron Jawed Angels.”

Swank will next be seen in Steven Soderbergh’s “Logan Lucky“ opposite Channing Tatum and Adam Driver, and
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The Evolution of Jared Leto: From ‘My So Called Life’s’ Jordan Catalano to the Joker (Photos)

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The Evolution of Jared Leto: From ‘My So Called Life’s’ Jordan Catalano to the Joker (Photos)
1992: Jared Leto made his acting debut as a shirtless hunk in an episode of a short-lived ABC sitcom called “Camp Wilder.” 1993: Leto played another hunk, this time fully clothed, in another short-lived sitcom, “Almost Home.” 1994: Leto jumped from television guest star to TV movie star when he played Alicia Silverstone‘s unhappily married husband in “The Cool and the Crazy.” 1995: Leto began making a name for himself after playing Claire Danes‘ high school crush, Jordan Catalano, in short-lived, yet critically-acclaimed drama “My So-Called Life,” which aired for just one season on ABC. 1995: Leto made the leap to the big.
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Weekend Rock Question: What Is Jared Leto's Best Role?

Weekend Rock Question: What Is Jared Leto's Best Role?
Rolling Stone's latest cover star Jared Leto has been talked about all year for his stirring, disturbing performance in the upcoming Suicide Squad as the Joker. The method actor's on-set actions as he dove into the character's sick mind have also become a subject of exploration for fans and tabloids, adding mystery to the Academy Award winner's style and approach to his diverse history of on-screen characters.

Now we have a question for you: What is Jared Leto's best on-screen role? Feel free to vote for an early appearance,
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Tgif Turns 25: Looking Back at the Family-Friendly Sitcoms That Defined '90s TV

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Tgif Turns 25: Looking Back at the Family-Friendly Sitcoms That Defined '90s TV
If you were a child or a parent during the early '90s, there's a good chance that ABC's Tgif lineup graced your TV set. Remember Tgif? A two-hour block of family-friendly comedies that tried to make it seem fun staying in on Friday nights? It officially debuted 25 years ago this month - on Sept. 22, 1989, with a lineup that included Perfect Strangers, Family Matters, Full House and Just the Ten of Us. And notably, it debuted four years before that other landmark '90s TV block, Must See TV. The early promos are a trip, as they're both introducing the
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Omg! Matthew McConaughey Starred on Unsolved Mysteries: See 14 More Celebs in Their First Roles

Omg! Matthew McConaughey Starred on Unsolved Mysteries: See 14 More Celebs in Their First Roles
Before Matthew McConaughey was an actor he was a reenactor. In 1992, the Dallas Buyer Club star, portrayed Larry Dickens who was fatally shot by Edward Harold Bell—Dickens and his mother intervened and alerted authorities when they caught Bell performing lewd acts in public. One year later, the Oscar winner landed the Dazed and Confused role that made him and his catchphrase, "alright, alright, alright" famous. Much like the 44-year-old thesp, other Hollywood heavyweights took on supporting and background parts before making their way onto the A-List. Jared Leto and his perfect hair debuted on the early '90s sitcom Camp Wilder. Lindsay Lohan's breakout role as a child star...
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The Top 10 Actors Who Should Return To TV

By Rachel Bennett

Television Editor & Columnist

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Movies used to be gold standard for actors, with George Clooney, Tom Hanks and Leonardo DiCaprio leaving the small screen for the big to achieve great professional and financial success.

However, times are changing, and many actors who left TV to work in movies are coming back, including Eddie Murphy, Robin Williams and Michael J. Fox. Due to the addition of cable and subscription-based original programming, better roles are being created that will give actors a chance for the recognition, awards and job security that movies no longer provide. Just look at Claire Danes, who returned to TV to star in Showtime’s Homeland, for which she’s nominated for an Emmy.

There are several actors who should return to TV, but not all of them will. Take a look at the top 10 TV stars who’ve left TV but should return:

10. America Ferrera
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