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'Dark Knight Rises' Star Anne Hathaway Engaged to Adam Shulman

28 November 2011 9:34 AM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

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Anne Hathaway is set to marry her boyfriend of three years, Adam Shulman. The rep for the actress confirms to THR that she is indeed engaged, after photographers spotted her wearing a diamond ring in Brooklyn over the weekend. Photos: Anne Hathaway and a Brief History of Catwoman  Shulman, an actor who appeared on one season of the NBC series American Dreams, is also a jewelry designer. They recently celebrated their anniversary, having first started dating in Nov. 2008. This is the first marriage for Hathaway, who earned an Academy Award nomination for her role in Rachel Getting Married. She'll

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TVLine Items: Fred Willard Schools Raising Hope, CSI: Miami Takes on Kiddie Pageants and More

7 November 2011 12:11 PM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Fred Willard is bringing his universal brand of funny to Fox’s Raising Hope.

TVLine has learned exclusively that the veteran actor will play Jimmy’s former high school teacher, Mr. Swift, in an upcoming episode of the Fox comedy. The two reconnect when Hope‘s leading man reenters the educational system to earn his Ged.

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Royal Pains cutie Meredith Hagner will be guest-starring on a December episode of CSI: Miami, TVLine has learned. The actress, who was also one of the daughters on FX’s Lights Out, will play a »

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'Hellcats' star to guest on 'Hawaii Five-0' -- Exclusive

7 November 2011 7:58 AM, PST | EW - Inside TV | See recent EW.com - Inside TV news »

A familiar face from The CW’s Hellcats and NBC’s American Dreams is coming ashore on Hawaii Five-0.

Actress Gail O'Grady has landed a guest star role on the CBS hit playing a woman who’s husband is in a coma who discovers he supposedly dead son may be alive after all. Hawaii also has guest star Greg Grunberg appearing in Monday’s episode, with Jimmy Buffett soon to come.

In addition to Hellcats and Dreams, O’Grady has had stints on ABC’s Desperate Housewives and Boston Legal.

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Criminal Minds Gets Dirty, Sexy, Money for Hotch?

18 October 2011 3:05 PM, PDT | Boomtron | See recent Boomtron news »

Criminal Minds Gets Dirty, Sexy, Money for Hotch?

One former Dirty, Sexy, Money star just landed a brand new gig. Her name is Bellamy Young, but you may know her as Ellen Darling from the ABC dramedy, which also starred Peter Krause, Donald Sutherland, Natalie Zea, Lucy Liu, and Blair Underwood, among others. Dirty, Sexy, Money may be over, but Criminal Minds on CBS is still going strong. The series just landed Ms. Young as a guest star.

When the actress comes to the Bau for a visit, she’ll be portraying Beth, a museum curator. Beth has a meet cute with Hotch, a.k.a. actor Thomas Gibson, in the park during some triathlon training. Will there be romantic sparks? As we reported previously, actor Charles S. Dutton will also appear in this episode as a boxing trainer.

What’s the skinny on Hotch this season? According to EW, »

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Secret Circle Boss Defends [Spoiler]'s Death!

14 October 2011 3:59 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

[Warning: If you haven't watched this week's The Secret Circle yet, what's your excuse? But seriously, the following contains major spoilers, so go catch up and then read on.]

The Secret Circle made a bold move in this week’s episode, one akin to its Thursday night companion The Vampire Diaries, by killing off a major character. Below, executive producer Andrew Miller shares with TVLine why he chose Nick (played by Louis Hunter) as the show’s first big casualty and what it means for the other characters — his sort-of girlfriend Melissa, in particular — going forward.

Tvline | That was a big episode. Do you consider it a turning point in the series? »

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TVLine Items: Ousted Talk Host Books Mike & Molly Gig, Secret Circle Scoop and More!

13 October 2011 12:08 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

After her shocking ouster from CBS’ The Talk, Holly Robinson Peete is making her way back to CBS.

The actress has landed a multi-episode arc on the network’s hit comedy Mike & Molly, Deadline reports. Peete will play a love interest for Mike’s dating-challenged partner, Carl (Reno Wilson).

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American Dreams alum Arlen Escarpeta will guest star on Episode 9 of The CW’s Secret Circle as the “smart, funny, and great looking” cousin of Jessica Parker Kennedy’s Melissa, E! Online reports.

Glee and American Horror Story co-creator Ryan Murphy has »

- Megan Masters

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365 Days, 100 Films #57 - Scarface (1932)

1 October 2011 4:53 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Scarface, 1932.

Directed by Howard Hawks and Richard Rosson.

Starring Paul Muni, George Raft, Ann Dvorak, Karen Morley, Osgood Perkins, C. Henry Gordon, Vince Barnett, Edwin Maxwell and Boris Karloff.

Synopsis:

Howard Hawks’ original Scarface from 1932. Tony Camonte is new in town and ambitious. It’s prohibition-era in America, which is great for the illegal liquor business.

It’s easy to forget, with all its influence, that America is still a young country. There’s a lot of history that it’s missed out on. It has no Robin Hoods or King Arthurs. It had to rapidly create its own heroes. Cowboys and gangsters. The Western and the Mobster films. The former were noble, until the Italians got their hands on the genre in the 60s. The cowboys would meet in the middle of town at high noon, whereas the gangsters ran around like animals. Italians again, actually, but back in the prohibition-era. »

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'Glee' newbie Vanessa Lengies on Sugar's upcoming revenge (of sorts) and her scary moment with Idina Menzel

21 September 2011 4:49 PM, PDT | EW - Inside TV | See recent EW.com - Inside TV news »

Basking in the Glee glow hasn’t been as easy as one would think for new cast member Vanessa Lengies, who made her debut on the show last night as delusional high schooler, Sugar. As fans (about 8 million of them) were settling down to watch the premiere episode, Lengies was wrapping up a seven-hour dance rehearsal with her new Glee castmates and rushing to make it to her Glee premiere party (thrown by her Bff, Life Unexpected creator Liz Tigelaar). No rest for those who love Wicked.

Slightly rested up (and very sore), Lengies called EW earlier today to chat »

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'Glee': Who is this Sugar Motta?

20 September 2011 9:47 PM, PDT | Zap2It - From Inside the Box | See recent Zap2It - From Inside the Box news »

With the addition of Sugar Motta (Vanessa Lengies) to "Glee's" third season, Rachel Berry (Lea Michele) finds herself pitted against a merciless enemy -- one who can't even sing.

Here's what we know so far about McKinley High's newest addition (okay, well, technically Blaine is newer, but oh well):

She's got one-liners at the ready, like this one she dropped on Mr. Schue: "Obviously your ears are busted because I worked that song like a stripper pole."

She's self-diagnosed herself with Asperger's syndrome, which is a disorcer on the autism spectrum characterized by "significant difficulties in social interaction," per Wikipedia.

Her dad owns the piano store that donated the titular purple pianos to the McKinley glee club.

She means to be a member of the glee club and, with the departure of Santana, Lauren, Quinn and Sam (wah) they could use some warm bodies -- no matter how out of tune. »

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'The Playboy Club' review: If you don't swing, don't ring

19 September 2011 8:44 AM, PDT | Zap2It - From Inside the Box | See recent Zap2It - From Inside the Box news »

"The Playboy Club" is kind of "American Dreams" for grown-ups. It lacks the gravity of period predecessor "Mad Men," but that's Ok, for now. We certainly liked it more than we thought we would.

Amber Heard is Maureen (born Phyllis), our main bunny at the club - a Marilyn-type smalltown girl looking to reinvent herself in the big city. Surrounding her are nice bunny Alice (Leah Cudmore), sassy bunny Brenda (Naturi Naughton) and sexy, secretive bunny Janie (Jenna Dewan-Tatum). Presiding over the bunnies are David Krumholtz as Playboy Club manager Billy Rosen, Laura Benanti as the bunny-turned-house-mother Carol-Lynne and Eddie Cibrian as the dashing Nick Dalton, a successful attorney who frequents the club.

Ambition is the name of the game for the characters. Maureen aspires to perform, Brenda aspires to be the "first chocolate centerfold," Alice and her husband aspire to, well, we won't spoil it, but we didn't see it coming. »

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Glee Season 3 Scoop: Who's Sweet on Sugar, the New Girl? Who Does She Make Sour?

16 September 2011 7:02 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

When Fox’s Glee returns for its third season on Tuesday at 8/7c, onetime American Dreams girl Vanessa Lengies will play a “mean girl” named Sugar. “I think that people are going to really laugh, and love her,” Lengies told me at an Emmys weekend kickoff reception TVLine hosted at Levi’s Haus.

Ok, well not everybody will love her, certainly not within the halls of McKinley High. In our video Q&A, Lengies goes on to confirm which New Directions member will not welcome Sugar into the fold, as well as reveal who from the chorus will identify with »

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'The Voice' Winner Javier Colon Will Play Ray Charles on NBC's 'Playboy Club'

16 September 2011 1:24 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Playing soul legend Ray Charles won Jamie Foxx an Oscar … what will it do for Javier Colon's career? NBC confirmed to TheWrap that the first winner of NBC's talent search series "The Voice" will portray Charles, and sing the Charles hit "Let the Good Times Roll," in an upcoming episode of the network's new drama series "The Playboy Club." As with "Glee," and NBC's own 2002-05 dramedy "American Dreams," music will play a major role on "The Playboy Club." Contemporary artists will portray the musical artists of the day in the »

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'The Voice' winner Javier Colon to guest as Ray Charles on 'The Playboy Club'

16 September 2011 6:47 AM, PDT | EW - Inside TV | See recent EW.com - Inside TV news »

Javier Colon’s unique sound helped propel him to win the first season of The Voice, but now the singer will have to channel one of the most iconic voices of all-time: Ray Charles. NBC confirmed to EW that Colon will portray Ray Charles in an upcoming episode of The Playboy Club, in which he’ll sing “Let the Good Times Roll.”

But, Colon isn’t the only star stepping back in time — to the ’60s, to be precise — to portray a legend. Colbie Caillat will appear on the show as Lesley Gore, and will sing her classic “It’s My Party, »

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Exclusive: Playboy Club Picks Voice Winner Javier Colon to Channel Ray Charles

15 September 2011 2:13 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

NBC’s The Playboy Club (premiering Monday at 10/9c) continues to channel its inner American Dreams by casting real-life performers as the mega-musicians of yesteryear. The latest to take part in the singing ’60s: The Voice champ Javier Colon.

TVLine has learned exclusively that Colon will appear in the sixth episode of the series’ maiden season as legendary blues singer Ray Charles. The reality show champ is set to perform the Charles classic, “Let the Good Times Roll,” during his guest spot.

Exclusive: Smallville‘s Cassidy Freeman to Recur on The Playboy Club

Also time-traveling for the series this fall is songstress Colbie Caillat, »

- Megan Masters

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Glee in Season 3: What Should Be Puck's Next Move? Take Our Poll!

8 September 2011 3:43 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

He’s done time in Juvie, he’s made a baby with Quinn, and he’s romanced Santana, Rachel, Mercedes, and Lauren — all in the course of two seasons. But there’s a twist in store for Noah Puckerman (Mark Salling) in Season 3 of Glee that will change his life inside the halls of William McKinley High School: My colleague Michael Ausiello reports [Major Spoiler Alert] that Puck’s steady girlfriend Lauren Zizes (Ashley Fink) will unceremoniously dump him in the Season 3 opener. And that’s got me wondering: With Puck back on the prowl, who should get the benefit of his romantic attentions? »

- Michael Slezak

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Sky announce UK debut of the 3rd season of ‘Glee’

7 September 2011 11:30 AM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Sky have announced that the third season of Glee, the smash-hit, award-winning musical comedy comes exclusively to Sky 1 HD from Thursday 22nd September, airing just days after its Us broadcast.

Viewers last saw New Directions head to New York for Nationals, where they failed to rank in the top ten and as they return to McKinley High, Will sets his sights on taking the Glee Club back to (and winning) Nationals. He sets about on a recruitment drive – charging the kids with helping to bolster the club’s dwindling enrollment but soon discovers he may need to break his own rules in order to achieve his objective.

Returning for a new term are Rachel (Lea Michele), Kurt (Chris Colfer) who, inspired by their Broadway experience, set their sights on colleges… only to discover they aren’t as uniquely talented as they had always assumed. Finn (Cory Monteith), who still finds »

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Deb Returns for One Tree Hill Season 9?

30 August 2011 4:39 AM, PDT | Boomtron | See recent Boomtron news »

One Tree Hill, CW

The CW series One Tree Hill is gearing up for a highly anticipated 9th season and today we wonder if Deb Scott actress Barbara Alyn Woods, also known for her work on Desperate Housewives, will return to the set. Musician Tyler Hilton’s character Chris Keller hasn’t appeared on the series since season 4 and he is making his come-back as a series regular. Isn’t there room for one more?

Tyler Hilton Talks One Tree Hill Return

According to the Examiner, Woods broke news that she had been invited to return to One Tree Hill. She said, “I was on the show for the first six years… and I took some time off, and I’ve been hanging out with my kids, they’re full time actresses…and just a couple days ago, found out that I was going to go back.”

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‘The Joneses’ Being Developed As A TV Series For ABC

20 August 2011 9:36 AM, PDT | ScreenRant.com | See recent Screen Rant news »

ABC is reportedly working on an adaptation of the smart, but largely overlooked, film The Joneses starring David Duchovny and Demi Moore into a TV series continuing the exploits of a fake family comprised of ‘stealth marketers’ peddling corporate wares to their neighbors.

Liz Tigelaar, a veteran television writer and producer whose credits include Dawson’s Creek, American Dreams and the aforementioned Life Unexpected on The CW – which she also created and served as executive producer on during its short run – is developing the series for ABC.

As mentioned, the series will be adapting the film written and directed by Derrick Borte, which also starred Ben Hollingsworth (Suits) and Amber Heard (Drive Angry 3D, The Playboy Club).

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- Kevin Yeoman

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TVLine Items: 24 Alum Is CSI: Miami's New Big Bad, ABC Sitcom Scores SNL Vet, and More

17 August 2011 10:58 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Where’s Jack Bauer when you really need him?

24 vet Carlos Bernard is bringing the bad to CSI: Miami this fall as a “spectacularly wealthy, season-long nemesis” for David Caruso’s Horatio Cane, TVGuide.com reports.

Bernard’s yet-to-be-named character is described as “Donald Trump meets the Kennedy family,” a ruthless political patriarch using his clout to keep his serial-killer son out of trouble with the law.

CSI: Miami‘s 10th season premieres Sunday, Sept. 25 at 10/9c on CBS.

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• 30 Rock funnyman Chris Parnell has been added as a recurring player opposite »

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Glee Season Three Casts Vanessa Lengies & Lamarcus Tinker

12 August 2011 | The Daily BLAM! | See recent The Daily BLAM! news »

One of the two new female students and Mercedes new love interest have been cast for the show's much anticipated third season. From Ryan Murphy, the creator of "Nip/Tuck" and "Popular," comes Glee, a one-hour musical comedy that follows an optimistic high school teacher as he tries to transform the Glee Club and inspire a group of ragtag performers to make it to the biggest competition of all: Nationals. Will Schuester (Matthew Morrison, Broadway's "Hairspray"), a young optimistic teacher, has offered to take on the Herculean task of restoring McKinley's Glee Club to its former glory. Driven by his secret past, Will is determined to do whatever it takes to make Glee great again, even though everyone around him thinks he's nuts. He's out to prove them all wrong. American Dreams actress »

- Kimberly Houston

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