He's a fun actor that takes on great roles and he just landed a perfect role in CBS' upcoming series adaptation of James Ellroy’s 1990 noir novel L.A. Confidential. Goggins will play detective Jack Vincennes, who is described as follows:
“All swagger and flash with a movie star smile, Jack knows how the system works and uses it to his best advantage, including some corrupt shakedowns on the side.”
This character was previously played by Kevin Spacey in the 1997 Curtis Hanson-directed film adaptation of the book. The series will reportedly follow "three homicide detectives, a female reporter and a Hollywood actress. The detectives are following a serial
Emmy nominee Walton Goggins (Justified) has signed on to headline the buzzy pilot, according to our sister site Variety. Goggins will play the role of Detective Jack Vincennes, the flashy and morally questionable Lapd cop played by Kevin Spacey in the Oscar-winning 1997 film.
Like the film, CBS’ L.A. Confidential — which scored an official pilot order earlier this month — is based on the novel by acclaimed crime author James Ellroy, and follows a trio of homicide detectives, a reporter and an aspiring actress as their lives intersect in 1950s Los Angeles.
Goggins will play Det. Jack Vincennes. All swagger and flash with a movie star smile, Jack knows how the system works and uses it to his best advantage, including some corrupt shakedowns on the side. Vincennes was previously played by Kevin Spacey in the critically-acclaimed 1997 movie of the same name.
Goggins recently starred in the first season of the Navy Seal drama “Six” for History and is due to star opposite Alicia Vikander in the new “Tomb Raider” film due out in March. He received widespread acclaim for his roles on FX, namely Boyd Crowder on “Justified” and Det. Shane Vendrell on “The Shield.” He also made appearances on “Sons of Anarchy,” playing transgender prostitute Venus Van Dam. He has appeared in the Quentin Tarantino films “Django Unchained” and “The Hateful Eight.”
He is repped
“Actresses, if they’re smart, are hyper-aware of their having an expiration date, and I want to stay in the business,” Zea tells Variety. “And the only real way to guarantee-ish that is to get behind the camera. We’re not all Helen Mirren.”
It had been in her “back of mind” for a few years to think about directing, so when she booked the role of Robin Parker in “The Detour” three years ago, she saw an opportunity to make it a reality. “I didn’t ask for anything in the first two seasons,” she says, planning to ask
Sales were no doubt helped by Timberlake’s performance at Super Bowl Lii on Feb. 4. Over one hundred million viewers tuned in to see him sing and dance his way through a medley of hits — including his latest, “Filthy” — from his 20-year music career. In one a somber moment, he played piano
The Top Five Mickey Jones Movie Roles of His Career
Duplass plays an ex-con named Chris, recently out of prison for an unknown crime. While he was away, he developed a correspondence with his former teacher, Carol (Falco). Upon his release, the two cautiously begin their real-life friendship, but it’s clear one or both of them harbors deeper feelings. Carol is stuck in a loveless marriage, but remains because of her
Jones’ multi-decade career began in 1971 on the TV comedy “Rollin’ on the River.” He appeared in dozens of television shows and movies, notably alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sharon Stone in 1990’s “Total Recall.” In addition to a recurring role as Rodney “Hot Rod” Dunham on FX’s “Justified,” Jones was also known for his work on “Home Improvement,” where he played Pete Bilker, a friend of Tim Allen’s character, from 1991 to 1999.
His other TV credits include appearances in the “Baywatch” series, “Married With Children,” “Home Improvement,” “Entourage,” and “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.” On the film side, Jones also had roles in “Vacation,” “Tin Cup,” “Vice” and horror movie “Penny Dreadful.”
His autobiography “That Would Be Me” was published in 2009. The title is a play
“Mickey Jones died at 2:17 a.m. today of the effects of a long illness,” the spokeswoman said. Jones’ numerous appearances also included a run on the long-running FX series “Justified,” as marijuana distributor Rodney ‘Hot Rod’ Dunham, and on “Home Improvement,” as Pete Bilker.
Born in Houston, Jones was also an accomplished drummer, playing with artists including Trini Lopez, Johnny Rivers and Kenny Rogers’ band The New Edition. He...
“You came back from the dead,” Diane Lockhart (Christine Baranski) is told in “The Good Fight” Season 2. “You proved yourself — you don’t have to keep proving yourself over and over.” If only that was actually the case.
“The Good Wife” spinoff began as newly retired Diane lost her savings in a Ponzi scheme and was forced to rebuild her law career at Reddick, Boseman, & Kolstad. She got back up after getting knocked down, but the experience — as well as the current political situation — has left her insecure and uneasy, as a new trailer reveals.
“I don’t know what’s going on in the world anymore. It’s not just bad, it’s insane,” Diane remarks. The fact that several Chicago lawyers have been killed by disgruntled clients isn’t helping matters, either. “It feels like death is everywhere,” she says.
The clip also introduces “The Good Fight
The Grammy winner, 37, hit the field at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis to headline the Pepsi Halftime show, performing a slew of hits from his nearly 20-year musical career.
Wearing Stella McCartney and “Sblii” Air Jordan III sneakers, Timberlake launched into “Filthy,” his first single off of the new Man of the Woods album. The medley also included 2002’s “Rock Your Body” and “Cry Me a River” from Justified as well as 2006’s “SexyBack,” “My Love” and “Until the End of Time” from FutureSex/LoveSounds.
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