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Joe Manganiello Says Sofia Vergara Refuses to Make a Movie Together Like Ben Affleck, Jennifer Lopez's 2003 Flop Gigli

2 July 2015 3:36 AM, PDT | Us Weekly | See recent Us Weekly news »

Because the Bennifer 1.0 years are hard to forget!  Sofia Vergara is everything to Joe Manganiello. She's his fiancee, confidant, best friend, and soon-to-be wife. But one thing she isn't — and never will be! — is his costar. The Magic Mike Xxl actor revealed that the gorgeous actress recently shut down any chance of the lovebirds appearing on-screen together when he approached her with a baseball script. But why, you ask? Because the Modern Family star would hate to make a movie like Ben Affleck and [...] »

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Carol Leifer to Adapt Her Memoir 'How to Succeed in Business Without Really Crying' for TV

1 July 2015 11:00 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Four-time Emmy nominee Carol Leifer will turn her life writing TV comedy into, well, a TV comedy.  The stand-up comedienne And "Modern Family" and "Devious Maids" writer will adapt her 2014 memoir/self-help guide, "How to Succeed in Business without Really Crying," into a series for Gaumont TV.  Leifer was also recently named a co-ep on the NBC comedy "Better Late Than Never."  Here's the book synopsis for "How to Succeed in Business without Really Crying": For many years, television comedy was an exclusive all boys’ club -- until a brilliant comedian named Carol Leifer came along, blazing a trail for funny women everywhere. From "Late Night with David Letterman" and "Saturday Night Live" to "Seinfeld," "The Ellen Show," and "Modern Family," Carol has written for and/or performed on some of the best TV comedies of...


- Inkoo Kang

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Sofia Vergara's 'simple' bridal beauty

1 July 2015 4:36 AM, PDT | National Ledger | See recent National Ledger news »

Sofia Vergara wants her wedding day makeup to look ''fresh''. The brunette beauty, 42 - who is engaged to actor Joe Manganiello - has offered her top beauty tips to fellow brides-to-be and insists she won't be experimenting too much with cosmetics on her big day. She told People: ''I have a very important makeup tip for the girls [who] are getting married soon. ''I think sometimes we over think it because it's a very special occasion and we want to have everything perfect. ''With makeup, sometimes people exaggerate a little bit or make it too different because they want to do more. Sometimes, it makes it look like it's not you and when you see the pictures you're like, 'Oh, what happened to me?' So I think it's better to keep yourself looking fresh in the makeup that you've always liked and be you.'' The 'Modern Family' »

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Ellen DeGeneres Influenced Gay Rights Views More Than Any Other Celebrity (Study)

30 June 2015 11:42 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Ellen DeGeneres did more to influence Americans’ attitudes about gay rights than any other celebrity or public figure, a new poll by Variety and branding expert Jeetendr Sehdev found.

The daytime host wasn’t the only person who played a key role in shaping hearts and minds. President Barack Obama, who endorsed same-sex marriage during his 2012 re-election bid after initially opposing it, was the second most cited figure, followed by openly gay “Glee” star Jane Lynch and openly gay comedian Rosie O’Donnell. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was the fifth most influential voice on gay rights, the study found. Like Obama, Clinton initially opposed gay marriage before changing her views two years ago.

The results were calculated from a nationwide survey of 2,000 adults between the ages of 18 and 65. Polling was based on a combination of online studies and one-on-one interviews. The study was conducted as part of Variety »

- Brent Lang

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How ‘Modern Family’ Enables Change by First Serving Comedy

30 June 2015 9:45 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Christopher Lloyd is a veteran of “Wings” and “Frasier” and, with Steven Levitan, is co-creator of “Modern Family.”

Outside of callow undergraduates and cowering S&M practitioners, nobody likes a lecture.

Which is why, from the outset, we were devoutly apolitical with Mitch and Cam on “Modern Family.” Of course, it was tempting to create some jowly, closed-minded antagonist, a Mr. Fox, say, and have Cam let loose with a pearly diatribe, his colored cuffs flailing. In truth, it was almost equally tempting to go at our pious pro-gay detractors who harangued us weekly for not making Mitch and Cam flawless men who paused only briefly from leading exemplary lives to bend each other over backward in a show of we’re-not-afraid-of-anyone’s-judgment love. Note to that camp: We didn’t do that not because we found it unseemly, but because it would have been unseemly in how unfunny it would have been. »

- Christopher Lloyd

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Carol Leifer Adapting ‘How to Succeed’ Memoir as Comedy For Gaumont TV

30 June 2015 9:00 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Gaumont International Television is developing a comedy series based on Carol Leifer’s 2014 book “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Crying.”

Leifer is writing a script based on material in “How to Succeed,” a blend of memoir and life advice offered by the seasoned comedy writer and performer.

Leifer’s credits range from “Seinfeld” and “Saturday Night Live” to “Modern Family” to numerous awards shows including CBS’ Tonycast that aired earlier this month. She was also just named a co-exec producer on the NBC comedy-reality series “Better Late Than Never.” She is a four-time Emmy nominee.

Gaumont International TV is expanding into comedy series after establishing its U.S. outpost with drama series including the “Silence of the Lambs” prequel “Hannibal” and Netflix’s “Hemlock Grove.” “Hannibal” is about to end its three-season run on NBC but may well relocate to another outlet for new episodes.

Gaumont at present »

- Cynthia Littleton

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John Heard, Cloris Leachman, Jacinda Barrett Join ‘So B. It’ (Exclusive)

30 June 2015 6:00 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

John Heard, Cloris Leachman, Jacinda Barrett, Dash Mihok and Jessica Collins have been cast in road-trip drama “So B. It,” Variety has learned.

Variety reported in May that Alfre Woodard and Talitha Bateman would star in the adaptation of Sarah Weeks’ young adult novel.

Stephen Gyllenhaal is directing from a script by Garry Williams, which chronicles the journey of a 12-year-old girl (Bateman) who decides to take a solo cross-country trip and leave the safety of her home life with her mentally challenged mother (Collins) and agoraphobic neighbor, portrayed by Woodard.

Producers are Branded Pictures Entertainment’s J. Todd Harris and Orien Richman. Exec producers are Outside the Box Productions’ Adam Tenenbaum and Michael Nelson; Marc Marcum co-produces.

Production is set to begin July 13 in Los Angeles.

Heard recently guest starred on “Modern Family” and has a recurring role on “NCIS: Los Angeles.” Leachman will be seen next in “This Is Happening” and “Scouts vs. »

- Dave McNary

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Sofia Vergara Is One Gorgeous Bridesmaid at Her Friend's Wedding

29 June 2015 10:30 AM, PDT | TooFab | See recent TooFab news »

Sofia Vergara is getting in the wedding spirit!  The actress may be busy planning for her own nuptials to fiance Joe Manganiello -- but that didn't stop her from serving as a bridesmaid on a close friend's big day.  The "Modern Family" star took to Instagram over the weekend to share pics from the nuptials, including some with her hunky date!  "@bui0728 wedding!!!!!!! Congratulations!!!," she captioned the shot.   @bui0728 wedding!!!!!!! Congratulations!!! »

- tooFab Staff

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Jesse Tyler Ferguson: How ‘Modern Family’ Helped Change Perceptions on Gay Couples

29 June 2015 7:00 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Jesse Tyler Ferguson stars in ABC’s “Modern Family.” In September 2012, he and Justin Mikita started Tie the Knot, and the two married in 2013.

Modern Family” is a game-changer, isn’t it?

I love the show so much. In the pilot, you’re meeting Mitch and Cam when they’re becoming fathers for the first time. And that’s the most interesting thing about them; their gayness is about sixth on the list of their qualities. They’re fathers, they’re sons, they’re a lawyer and a teacher — they’re also gay, but the series does not lead with that. That was progressive and bold, even though it shouldn’t be. “Modern Family” has become a pop-culture touchstone, an easy and safe way to expose audiences to many different relationships in a way that doesn’t feel threatening.

And the characters have built over the years …

Last season, having Mitch and Cam get married, »

- Tim Gray

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Sofía Vergara Is a Gorgeous Bridesmaid at Friend's Wedding, Brings Joe Manganiello as Her Date—See Pics!

28 June 2015 8:06 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Here comes the bridesmaid, Sofía Vergara! The 42-year-old Colombian Modern Family actress, who is engaged to Joe Manganiello, was a member of her friend's bridal party at a wedding this weekend. Vergara and other bridesmaids wore a strapless pastel yellow chiffon dress with a ruched, sweetheart neckline, while the bride wore what appeared to be a white satin wedding ball gown with a similar neckline. Dressed in a dark suit jacket and pants, white collared and no tie, Manganiello, 38, accompanied the actress, who posted several photos from the wedding on her Instagram page. He and Vergara got engaged last Christmas Eve and have since moved in together. The two have not »

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Sofia Vergara Serves as Bridesmaid in Friend's Wedding: See Her Dress, Plus Her Hot Date, Joe Manganiello

28 June 2015 2:27 AM, PDT | Us Weekly | See recent Us Weekly news »

A photo posted by Sofia Vergara (@sofiavergara) on Jun 27, 2015 at 9:44pm PDT Preparing for her own big day! On Saturday, June 27, Sofia Vergara served as a bridesmaid in her friend's wedding. Clad in a strapless, buttercup-colored gown, the Modern Family star, 42, looked stunning for her pal's big day.  Sharing a series of photos via Instagram, the Colombian actress took her more than four million followers through her fun evening.  Its bad luck if you dont eat wedding cake???? A photo posted by Sofia Vergara (@sofiavergara) [...] »

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Television Shows Celebrate the Marriage Equality Moment via Social Media

26 June 2015 1:47 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

The Supreme Court decision affirming the right of same-sex marriage transcended politics and legalese — so much so that numerous television shows took to social media to embrace the moment with messages to fans.

Examples included ABC’s “Modern Family,” which showed support by offering a photo throwback to the marriage of characters Mitchell (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) and Cam (Eric Stonestreet) filtered through the red equality logo, and BBCAmerica’s “Orphan Black”, which offered up .gifs of Delphine (Evelyne Brochu)’s emotional declaration for Cosima (Tatiana Maslany) and all who come with her. Meanwhile, Fox’s “Empire” summed up the day with Jamal’s (Jussie Smollet) public coming out moment and Lgbt-friendly series like Fox’s “Brooklyn Nine-Nine”, Showtime’s “Shameless,” and Netflix’s “Orange Is the New Black” and “Grace and Frankie” also showed character-specific support.

It’s fitting that television would celebrate the Lgbt rights milestone because it is »

- Whitney Friedlander

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Celebrities Share Their Reactions to the Gay Marriage Victory

26 June 2015 11:20 AM, PDT | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

Following the Supreme Court's ruling to legalize gay marriage nationwide on Friday, celebrities took to social media to share their reactions to the big news. Anna Kendrick tweeted, "Today is beautiful," while Olivia Wilde wrote, "Proud to be an American today." Meanwhile, Modern Family's Jesse Tyler Ferguson said that he was "hugely emotional" over the news, and Ellen DeGeneres kept it simple, tweeting, "Love won." Keep reading for more celebrity reactions, then check out some of the Internet's most beautiful reactions to the news plus America's moving response. »

- Laura-Marie-Meyers

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Sofia Vergara Met With Pro-Life Protestors at 'Magic Mike Xxl' Premiere

26 June 2015 9:36 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

While adoring fans screamed praises at Thursday's Magic Mike Xxl Hollywood premiere, Sofia Vergara and fiance Joe Manganiello didn't receive a warm welcome from pro-life protestors, who walked Hollywood Boulevard flashing signs like "Embryo Defense" and "Persons Not Property."    The protest stems from Vergara's controversial decision not to bring her frozen embryos -- fertilized by ex-fiance Nick Loeb -- to term.   Loeb -- who is suing the Modern Family actress over her refusal -- penned a New York Times op-ed in April, arguing that she shouldn't destroy her frozen embryos despite their break-up.    Read More Sofia Vergara's Ex-Fiance Pens Bitter New York Times Op-

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- Arlene Washington

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Sofia Vergara Confronted By Pro-Life Protesters At Magic Mike Xxl Premiere

26 June 2015 9:33 AM, PDT | GossipCop | See recent GossipCop news »

Sofia Vergara was confronted by a group of pro-life protesters on Thursday at the Los Angeles premiere of Magic Mike Xxl. The "Modern Family" actress accompanied her fiance, Joe Manganiello, to the premiere of his film at the Chinese Theatre, but was met outside by a large group people protesting her decision not to bring to term two frozen embryos she created with ex-fiance Nick Loeb. »

- Minyvonne Burke

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Wendi McLendon-Covey On ‘The Goldbergs’ Season 3, Nicolas Cage And Meeting The Real Beverly Goldberg

24 June 2015 9:36 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Wendi McLendon-Covey burst into the mainstream in 2011 with her role in Bridesmaids, and has since wowed audiences with her comedic talent (Modern Family, Blended). In ABC's The Goldbergs, McLendon-Covey is Beverly Goldberg, a controlling, clingy mom with boundary issues–the show is inspired by the life of the show's creator Adam Goldberg. McLendon-Covey is also set to star opposite Nicholas Cage's in Army of One–the true life tale of Gary Faulkner, a Colorado contractor… »

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Feature debut for Jeffrey Walker

24 June 2015 5:35 PM, PDT | IF.com.au | See recent IF.com.au news »

In his feature debut Jeffrey Walker will direct Ali.s Wedding, a romantic comedy based on a true story for Matchbox Pictures.

Scripted by actor Osamah Sami and Andrew Knight, the plot follows Ali, the son of a Muslim cleric, who is caught between his sense of duty to his family and following his heart.

The film is inspired by Sami.s first marriage which lasted precisely one hour and 48 minutes.

Shooting is due to start in Melbourne in the first week of November, produced by Sheila Jayadev and Helen Panckhurst. No casting has been confirmed yet.

"Jeffrey is one of Australia.s most exciting directors and we are thrilled to be working with him on Ali.s Wedding," Jayadev tells If. "With his extensive experience in directing comedy both in Australia and the Us, he will create a fresh, contemporary and hugely entertaining film."

Osamah has just launched his memoir Good Muslim Boy, »

- Don Groves

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Criminal Minds Season 11: Aisha Tyler to Fill Jennifer Love Hewitt Vacancy

22 June 2015 11:27 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

One Ghost Whisperer alum will succeed another as Aisha Tyler joins CBS’ Criminal Minds in the wake of Jennifer Love Hewitt’s one-and-done run.

RelatedCriminal Minds: Jennifer Love Hewitt Not Returning for Season 11

Tyler will recur during Season 11 of the crime drama as Dr. Tara Lewis, a forensic psychologist who is determined by Hotch to be the best candidate for Kate Callahan’s vacated position, EW.com reports.

In addition to Kate leaving the Bau to focus on motherhood, Criminal Minds will also be temporarily down an agent due to longtime cast member A.J. Cook’s real-life maternity leave. »

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Sofía Vergara Snaps Makeup-Free Selfie Ahead of Trip to Mexico While Joe Manganiello Gushes About Her on TV—See the Pic!

22 June 2015 8:53 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

There's no doubt about it: Everyone looks better with a solid base tan, which is exactly what Sofía Vergara tried to get ahead of her trip to Mexico with Reese Witherspoon. The Modern Family star shared a makeup-free selfie on Instagram Sunday, and in it she's soaking up the sun in a pool before jetsetting out of Los Angeles. "A little sun before heading to Mexico lindooooo today !!! ✈are u packed @reesewitherspoon," she captioned the pic. Needless to say, she looks flawless. Even with a filter, Vergara looks gorgeous in her au-naturel state. Reese, we're waiting for you to respond with your own #flawless selfie. But while both of these actresses are getting in some major rays in »

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Gigi, Bella and More -- Stars Stun at the 2015 MuchMusic Video Awards

22 June 2015 8:30 AM, PDT | TooFab | See recent TooFab news »

Hollywood's young stars dazzled on the red carpet at the 2015 MuchMusic Video Awards on Sunday night in Toronto, Canada. Gigi Hadid stole the spotlight in a two-piece skirt and crop top combo featuring a sexy, thigh-high slit. The supermodel beauty paired her sparkling look with a sleek white bomber jacket emblazoned with the hashtag "#Hadid" on the back. Looking This hot is one way to make ex-boyfriend Cody Simpson -- who was also in attendance -- jealous, right? Meanwhile, Bella Thorne looked red hot on the red carpet in a fiery lace dress, complete with a top-to-bottom zipper in the front. She completed her bold ensemble with red sandals, tousled waves and her new boyfriend, Gregg Sulkin, on her arm. Another star to make her red carpet debut her with beau was Sarah Hyland! The "Modern Family" star, who attended the star-studded soiree with Dominic Sherwood, looked seriously sexy in »

- tooFab Staff

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