8 items from 2017
Will & Grace alum and Good Luck Charlie star Leigh-Allyn Baker opens up about motherhood and her son’s daily battle with dyspraxia in an exclusive five-part People series. (Read part 1 here and part 2 here.)
While Leigh-Allyn Baker and her husband were working on finding the best treatment plan for their older son Griffin Samuel, 8 — who was diagnosed with the developmental disorder dyspraxia several years ago — their younger child suddenly stopped speaking.
“Everybody’s got something,” Baker tells People in an interview ahead of her August Facebook Live chat with Dyspraxia Foundation USA.
The Good Luck Charlie star’s son Baker James, »
- Lindsay Kimble
It’s been four years since Leigh-Allyn Baker‘s son Griffin Samuel was first diagnosed with the developmental disorder dyspraxia. And while occupational, behavioral and educational therapy have done wonders for the 8-year-old, he still gets “frustrated.”
“Can you imagine sitting in school and someone is standing up there talking, asking you to pay attention and do your work, and you’ve got to focus on sitting upright, not falling over. »
- Lindsay Kimble
Leigh-Allyn Baker‘s son Griffin Samuel is a smart, talkative and creative 8-year-old. But sometimes, he falls or drops things.
Griffin has dyspraxia, a developmental disorder that affects coordination, among other things.
“He’s far advanced in many areas, but then there are other areas like standing on one foot, holding a pencil or writing that are just extremely difficult for him,” the actress tells People ahead of her August Facebook Live chat with Dyspraxia Foundation USA. »
- Lindsay Kimble
The teen-centered series has been renewed for a second season, it was announced Thursday.
Peyton Elizabeth Lee stars in the title role on the series, which begins production on season two in Salt Lake City in July.
- Kate Stanhope
It's that time again. Netflix has announced the titles it's getting rid of in May, and we're pretty bummed. Not only is Scrubs getting, well, scrubbed from the catalog, but we also have to say goodbye to nostalgic gems like Step Up, The Wedding Planner, and the entire Jurassic Park franchise. At least we have some fresh new movies and shows coming our way. May 1 11 Blocks Alfie Bang Bang! Black Mamba: Kiss of Death Cujo Doomsdays Fantastic Four FernGully 2: The Magical Rescue Flicka: Country Pride Garfield's Fun Fest Invincible Jetsons: The Movie Jurassic Park III Jurassic Park The Lost World: Jurassic Park Paulie Samurai Headhunters Stephen King's Thinner Tales From the Darkside: The Movie The Doors The Real Beauty and the Beast The Seven Dwarfs of Auschwitz The Sons of Katie Elder The Wedding Planner Things We Lost in the Fire To Catch a Thief Treblinka: Hitler's Killing Machine »
- Kelsie Gibson
Liz Meriwether has found her next new girl.
“Thin Ice” centers on a woman who reclaims her dreams when she finds herself at the end of the earth — in Antarctica — surrounded by a group of brilliant misfits.
Mender will play the central female lead, Lou, who is described as messy and directionless. A receptionist at the National Science Foundation in Virginia, she’s not giving up on her dreams so easily, so she jumps at the chance to go to Antarctica for a new job that may re-ignite for passion for science.
Whitlock will play Bill, a geologist in the Antarctic research team in Antarctica, who is a little intimidating and has no patience for idiots.
“Thin Ice” was put on the fast-track for the 2017- »
- Elizabeth Wagmeister
Undateable and Good Luck Charlie alumna Bridgit Mendler has been cast as the lead of Thin Ice, Fox’s single-camera comedy pilot co-written and executive produced by New Girl creator Liz Meriwether. Also cast in the project, from 20th TV, is The Wire alum Isiah Whitlock. Written by Meriwether, Ed Macdonald and Mark Grimmer and to be directed by James Ponsoldt, Thin Ice centers on Lou (Mendler) who reclaims her dreams when she finds herself at the end of the earth — in… »
Good Luck Charlie and Undateable grad Bridgit Mendler has been tapped to topline the single-camera comedy from the New Girl creator, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Additionally, The Wire alum Isiah Whitlock also has boarded the project.
Thin Ice centers on a woman, Lou (Mendler) who reclaims her dreams when she finds herself at the end of the Earth — in Antarctica — surrounded by a group of brilliant misfits.
Lou is described as messy and directionless and a receptionist at the National Science Foundation in Virginia. Not giving »
- Lesley Goldberg
8 items from 2017
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