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Nashville's Will Chase Joins HBO Porn Drama The Deuce for Arc

26 July 2016 8:09 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

Will Chase… porn star?!

The Nashville actor has booked a multi-episode arc on HBO’s forthcoming porn-themed period drama The Deuce, TVLine has learned exclusively.

RelatedNashville Update: Connie Britton, Hayden Panettiere, Plus 7 Others Set to Return for Season 5 on Cmt

Written by Wire creator David Simon and frequent collaborator George Pelecanos, the series — which stars James Franco and Maggie Gyllenhaal — chronicles the legalization and subsequent rise of the porn industry in New York’s Times Square from the early 1970s through the mid-1980s.

PhotosDead or Alive: Nashville‘s Juliette, Plus 16 Other Characters in Grave Danger

HBO confirmed »

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Giveaway – Win Supergirl: The Complete First Season on Blu-ray, released on July 25th

20 July 2016 7:03 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

A new Super Hero will soon be flying into homes, as Supergirl season 1 comes to Blu-ray™ and DVD on July 25 and is out now on Digital HD. Supergirl stars Melissa Benoist (Glee), Chyler Leigh (Grey’s Anatomy), Mehcad Brooks (About Last Night) and Jeremy Jordan (Smash). To celebrate the He release of Season 1 we’re giving you the chance to win a copy on Blu-ray™!

Born on the doomed planet Krypton, Kara Zor-El escaped at the same time as her cousin, Superman, but didn’t arrive on Earth until years later after being lost. Raised by her adopted family, the Danvers, Kara grew up in the shadow of her foster sister, Alex, and learned to hide the phenomenal powers she shares with her famous cousin. Years later, at age 24, living in National City and working as an assistant for Catco Worldwide Media mogul Cat Grant, Kara has spent so many »

- Gary Collinson

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Win Supergirl Season 1 on DVD

20 July 2016 6:54 AM, PDT | | See recent HeyUGuys news »

A new Super Hero will soon be flying into homes, as Supergirl season 1 comes to Blu-ray™ and DVD on July 25 and is out now on Digital HD. Supergirl stars Melissa Benoist (Glee), Chyler Leigh (Grey’s Anatomy), Mehcad Brooks (About Last Night) and Jeremy Jordan (Smash). To celebrate the He release of season 1 […]

The post Win Supergirl Season 1 on DVD appeared first on HeyUGuys. »

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Links: Banderas, Cho, Parsons, Jones, Holtzmann, and More

19 July 2016 9:42 AM, PDT | FilmExperience | See recent FilmExperience news »


Vulture provides an A-z glossary of all of Stranger Things mad sci-fi referencing  from Alien (1979) toVideodrome (1983)

Comics Alliance American Gods, Bryan Fuller's adaptation of the Neil Gaiman book, gets its first logo and a promotional image 

EW Impromptu Smash reunion. Katharine McPhee invited Megan Hilty on stage with her Sunday night at a La jazz club - and yes they sang Smash songs.


Playbill Fences sets its release date for December 16th

Antagony & Ecstasy looks back at His Girl Friday - the Rosalind Russell role was a male role in the source material.

The Root Leslie Jones of SNL & Ghostbusters fame was hounded by racists on twitter - they're feeling so bold these days thanks to the Gop -- fans rallied behind her

Salon "Free Jillian Holtzmann" on why Sony isn't saying that the most popular new Ghostbuster character is a lesbian

Av Club talks to John Cho about Star Trek, »


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Arnold Schwarzenegger To Produce TV Series ‘Pump’ Inspired By His Bodybuilding Days

18 July 2016 1:27 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Before Arnold Schwarzenegger was an action star or the Governor of California, he was pumping iron on Venice Beach with a small group of pals who later became competitive bodybuilders and created an entire fitness industry. Now, Deadline reports that these formative years will now be the inspiration for the upcoming TV series “Pump,” an eight-episode hour-long drama produced by Schwarzenegger in conjunction with The Tannenbaum Company and CBS Television Studios. The series’ showrunner will be Bryan Goluboff, who has previously worked on “Blue Bloods,” “Smash,” and “Law & Order: Svu.”

Read More: Arnold Schwarzenegger To Star In Taran Killam’s Hitman Comedy ‘Why We’re Killing Gunther’

The former California Governor said that he knew “Pump” would be a hit from the very beginning. “The 70’s were such a colorful, transformational time, for me and for our entire country,” Schwarzenegger says. “I look forward to bringing that color to people »

- Vikram Murthi

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Kobe Bryant Challenges Kids to be ‘Legendary in Their Own Right’ at Kids’ Choice Sports Awards

15 July 2016 7:08 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Some of sports’ finest made their way to the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Sports Awards at the UCLA Pauley Pavilion Thursday evening, one night after the 2016 Espy Awards. Full of key slime pie eating contests, a human bowling competition and even more slime, kids had the chance to receive wise words from their favorite present-day athletes at the show, which handed out awards for football basketball, boxing and track and field.

Russell Wilson returned to host the event for the second year, and opened the show in character as Granny Wilson to challenge Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski in a game of “Smash Mountain.” The biggest star of the night, however, was Kobe Bryant.

“It seems like it was yesterday I was your guys’ age and I had a dream, I had ambition for being one of the greatest basketball players of all time,” said Bryant as he accepted the Legend Award. “And »

- Maria Cavassuto

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‘Rules Don’t Apply’ Trailer: Warren Beatty Stars as Howard Hughes In 1950’s Hollywood Rom-Com

14 July 2016 7:24 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Warren Beatty’s new romantic comedy “Rules Don’t Apply” follows an aspiring actress, a lovable driver, and the eccentric Hollywood legend Howard Hughes (played by Beatty himself) as they struggle with each other’s own idiosyncrasies. Set in Hollywood in 1958, small town beauty queen and Baptist virgin Marla Mabrey (Lily Collins) arrives to Los Angeles to work under Howard Hughes. At the airport, she meets her driver Frank Forbes (Alden Ehrenreich), a religious Methodist who’s engaged to be married to his middle school sweetheart. Soon they fall for each other, and their attraction puts their respective religious convictions to the test, and also places them in violation of Hughes’ #1 rule: No employee will have a relationship with a contract actress. But as Hughes’ behavior becomes more erratic and strange, it intersects with Marla and Frank’s lives in challenging, compelling ways, leaving no one unchanged. The film also »

- Vikram Murthi

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The Greatest Showman On Earth: Zendaya joins Hugh Jackman in cast

12 July 2016 11:15 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

David Crow Jul 13, 2016

Spider-Man: Homecoming's Zendaya is poised to join Hugh Jackman and Michelle Williams for The Greatest Showman On Earth musical.

Marvel fans might still be scratching their heads about who Zendaya is really playing in next year’s Spider-Man: Homecoming movie, but the actress already looks poised to truly break out into bigger and better things in the filmmaking arena after first making waves on the Disney Channel. Indeed, THR is reporting that Zendaya is in talks to join Hugh Jackman and 20th Century Fox for The Greatest Showman on Earth, the first live-action studio musical with original songs in over decades. And it’s sure to be a three-ringed circus.

Jackman will be playing P T Barnum, one of the founders of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. As Jackman’s first film after he hangs up the claws for good in next year’s »

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Zendaya Joins Jackman In "Greatest Showman"

12 July 2016 9:01 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Zendaya ("K.C. Undercover," "Spider-Man: Homecoming") is in negotiations to join the high-profile cast of the musical biopic "The Greatest Showman" at 20th Century Fox.

Hugh Jackman has spent years developing the project and will star as P.T. Barnum, the founder of the circus that became the famous traveling Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus.

Michelle Williams and Zac Efron are also in talks to join the film as his love interest and a playwright who becomes Barnum's right-hand man respectively. Zendaya will play a trapeze artist Efron's character falls for.

Michael Gracey is directing from a script by Michael Arndt ("Toy Story 3"). "Smash" duo Justin Paul and Benj Pasek will create original songs for the project.

Source: THR »

- Garth Franklin

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Vanessa Lachey Joins First Wives Club Remake at TV Land

30 June 2016 3:26 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

Vanessa Lachey is the third and final First wife.

The actress, whose TV credits include sitcoms Dad and Truth Be Told, has signed on to star in TV Land’s First Wives Club remake opposite fellow co-leads Alyson Hannigan (How I Met Your Mother) and Megan Hilty (Smash), TVLine has learned.

RelatedLost in Space Remake Ordered at Netflix

The small screen reboot of the 1996 film, which starred Diane Keaton, Bette Midler and Goldie Hawn, is set in modern day San Francisco. Much like the movie, the story follows three friends and former ’90s classmates who reconnect after one of their »

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Maya & Marty: Broadway for Orlando Performs — Plus: Best and Worst Sketches Featuring Ricky Gervais

21 June 2016 8:29 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

Maya & Marty on Tuesday were joined by nearly four dozen of stage and screen’s biggest stars for a performance in support of the Lgbt community of Orlando, Fla.

RelatedNBC Fall Premiere Dates: Chicago Fire‘s October Start, Blindspot‘s Wednesday Relaunch and Others

Victor Garber (DC’s Legends of Tomorrow), Megan Hilty (Smash), Sean Hayes (Will & Grace), Andrea Martin (Difficult People), Titus Burgess (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) and B.D. Wong (Law & Order: Svu) were among the notable TV actors who took part in a performance of Burt Bacharach’s “What the World Needs Now Is Love.” The song was recently »

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Smash's Leslie Odom, Jr. Admits Season 2 Was 'Not That Great'

15 June 2016 7:25 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

Do you remember the second season of NBC’s Smash? Pepperidge Farm remembers. And, unfortunately, so does Leslie Odom, Jr.

PhotosCancelled Too Soon: Deadwood, Smash, My So-Called Life, Selfie, Firefly and 25 Other Shows We’ll Always Miss

The actor, who won his first Tony Award on Sunday for his work as Hamilton‘s Aaron Burr, was a guest on Monday’s Watch What Happens Live, where host Andy Cohen managed to squeeze out his honest opinion about the NBC drama’s second (and final) year.

“Hey, Leslie, Remember when you were on Smash?” asked Hamilton, the shady gay pig (easily »

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Code Black: CBS Drama Adds 'Child Star' Character for Season Two

10 June 2016 7:24 PM, PDT | | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Paging Emma Watson. The Code Black TV show on CBS is casting for a new doctor character, Charlotte Piel, in the second season. Per TV Line she is described as "a former child star of an iconic movie franchise — 'think Hermione Granger in Harry Potter'... who gave up acting to go to medical school." While in residency at Angels Memorial, Charlotte will reportedly fight to be taken seriously by her coworkers. The role is a recurring one with an option to become a series regular.

NYPD Blue's Bonnie Somerville and Smash's Raza Jaffrey have been cut from the Code Black season two cast. TV Line says the medical series will be bringing on a "fortysomething ex-combat doctor,'Colonel David Willis' to play opposite Marcia Gay Harden. That character is described as, "... heroic, blunt, irreverent, and rule-breaking, Willis lands at Angels to teach the attendings and »


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TVLine Items: CBS Eyes Patty Hearst Series, Knight Exits Y&R and More

10 June 2016 1:24 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

One true-crime project just isn’t enough for CBS.

The Eye network is developing a limited series about the 1974 abduction of Patty Hearst by terrorist group the Symbionese Liberation Army, written by Jonathan Tolins (Grease Live!, Queer as Folk), our sister site Deadline reports.

RelatedFrank Spotnitz Thriller Ransom Starring Luke Roberts Ordered at CBS

As reported in April, CBS is also working on a true-crime anthology series, the first season of which will focus on the murder of 6-year-old beauty queen JonBenét Ramsey.

Hearst, the granddaughter of publishing magnate William Randolph Hearst, did a wink-wink cameo to her kidnapping during Season 3 of Veronica Mars. »

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The First Wives Club: TV Land Series Casts Alyson Hannigan and Megan Hilty

6 June 2016 5:14 PM, PDT | | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

File this under: How I Met Your First Wife. Per THR, TV Land has cast How I Met Your Mother's Alyson Hannigan and Smash's Megan Hilty in The First Wives Club TV show.

According to the report, Hannigan, who played Willow Rosenberg on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, has been cast as an English professor, Maggie. Hilty will play Kim, a formerly successful actress.



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'Game of Thrones' Live Blog - 'The Broken Man' could be anyone, really

5 June 2016 5:57 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Social media is dark and full of terrors spoilers. To avoid spoiling the fun for fans on the west coast and those who have to wait to beg, borrow, or steal an HBO Go password, this season I’m confining my stream-of-consciousness thoughts to this liveblog. Follow along or flee in fear. Here there be spoilers! Catch up on Episode Six, 'Blood of my Blood' over here. ************************** [8:57Pm Edt] - Tonight's episode is called 'The Broken Man' which has to be the vaguest episode title yet, as it could apply to approximately 1,000 characters. Is it Jon? Theon? Tommen? Jaime? Edmure? The Three-Eyed Crow? Benjen? Bran? Jorah? All of them? Probably all of them. The only person it definitely isn't is the Blackfish. No one breaks the Blackfish. [9:00Pm Edt] - It's cute how HBO thinks there is a big overlap between 'Game of Thrones' fans and 'Ballers' fans.  [9:01Pm Edt] - Previously on 'Game of Thrones, »

- Donna Dickens

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Alyson Hannigan and Megan Hilty join The First Wives Club TV reboot

5 June 2016 2:30 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Deadline is reporting that Alyson Hannigan (How I Met Your Mother) and Megan Hilty (Smash) have signed on for the leads in The First Wives Club, a small screen reboot of the 1996 feature film, which is being produced by Paramount Television for TV Land.

Written by Rebecca Addelman (New Girl) and executive produced by Jenny Bicks and Karen Rosenfelt (Sex and the City), the pilot is set in present-day San Francisco and “revolves around three women – friends and classmates in the ’90s – who reconnect after their close friend from college dies in a freak accident. When they discover that they are all at a romantic crossroads, they band together to tackle divorce, relationships and life’s other annoying challenges.”

Hannigan will play Maggie, “an English professor at a university in San Francisco. Once an aspiring poet, she is a bright but frustrated woman who is struggling to put excitement back into her flagging marriage. »

- Gary Collinson

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Code Black Season 2 Cuts Two Series Regulars, Promotes Boris Kodjoe

3 June 2016 6:40 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

The doctors are out.

Season 2 of CBS’ Code Black is excising both NYPD Blue vet Bonnie Somerville and Smash alum Raza Jaffrey from its cast, where they played Christa Lorenson and Neal Hudson, THR reports.

RelatedCBS’ Fall Schedule: NCIS: La on Move, Michael Weatherly’s Bull Paired With NCIS

Meanwhile, Boris Kodjoe — who joined the freshman medical drama midseason — has been promoted to a series regular, as Will Campbell, as has Jillian Murray‘s Heather Pinkney, says Deadline. Other cast additions, including a male co-lead for Marcia Gay Harden, are expected, as the show rejiggers itself to reach a broader audience. »

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TV Land's First Wives Club Show Will Star 2 of Your All-Time Favorites

3 June 2016 6:03 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

You don't own them! Alyson Hannigan (How I Met Your Mother) and Megan Hilty (Smash) are the newest members of the First Wives Club, TV Land's upcoming adaptation of the successful film and book. The two actresses have reportedly signed on to star in the pilot for the project, which is an updated twist on the 20-year-old movie (which was based on a book by Olivia Goldsmith).  Like the movie, the TV story takes place in San Francisco and revolves around three women who were friends and classmates (but in this updated story, they attended school in the 1990s). When a college friend dies in a freak accident, they reunite and realize they're all at a romantic crossroads. Together, they »

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"Buffy" Star Joins "First Wives Club" Reboot

3 June 2016 6:01 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Alyson Hannigan ("Buffy," "How I Met Your Mother") and Megan Hilty ("Smash") have scored two of the lead roles in the TV Land pilot "The First Wives Club".

"Sex and the City" alumna Jenny Bicks and Karen Rosenfelt are producing and "New Girl" scribe Rebecca Addelman is penning this small screen, single-camera comedy reboot of the 1996 feature.

Set in present-day San Francisco, the story revolves around three women – friends and classmates in the 1990s – who reconnect after their close friend from college dies in a freak accident. When they discover that they are all at a romantic crossroads, they band together to tackle divorce, relationships and other life challenges.

Hannigan is Maggie, an English professor and once aspiring poet who is frustrated and struggling to put excitement back into her flagging marriage. Hilty will play Kim, a once successful actress now "too old" for Hollywood. Needy and vulnerable, she works »

- Garth Franklin

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