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A General Hospital Main Star Is Leaving Temporarily

Happy Tuesday, "General Hospital" fans. Unfortunately, we have some bad news for you guys in this article. According to a new report from soapcentral.com and other news outlets, Monica Quartermaine portrayer Leslie Charleson recently suffered a pretty bad leg injury while walking her dog. The injury is so bad that she actually has to step down from her General Hospital role temporarily! The official General Hospital Twitter page ran a tweet about this back on April 17, 2018. They wrote, "@lesliecharleson's beloved dog, Riley Rose, was a little too eager for her morning walk and tripped Leslie - injuring her leg. Unfortunately, she will need to be replaced in shows already written. Cont'd... (1/2)." You guys can view that tweet on General Hospital's Twitter page by Clicking Here. Shortly after that, General Hospital wished Leslie a quick recovery, and confirmed that she will be back as soon as she gets better.
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Michelle Pfeiffer movies: 15 greatest films ranked from worst to best

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Michelle Pfeiffer movies: 15 greatest films ranked from worst to best
Michelle Pfeiffer’s new film “Where is Kyra” has been getting strong reviews for the actress and marks the first time in many years that she has had a leading role in an awards caliber feature film. Pfeiffer plays an unemployed woman desperately trying to survive while she cares for her sick mother.

Pfeiffer has had a nearly 40-year career on screen and has managed to overcome being known at first just for her looks. While her beauty was prominently on display in many of her first roles she quickly became more than just a pretty face and plunged herself into deeper and more complex roles. Pfeiffer’s first professional acting job was on a TV series version of the film “Animal House” called “Delta House.” Her character on the TV show was referred to simply as “The Bombshell.” This debut hardly signaled the arrival of an actress good enough
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Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Welcomes Golden Age Musical Comedy Star, Kaye Ballard

It's not going to be a lazy afternoon when the great Golden Age musical comedy star, Kaye Ballard, sits down with Rob in her Palm Springs home to look back on her incredible career that includes the original productions of The Golden Apple, Carnival, Molly, Plus Top Banana with Phil Silvers, The Mothers-in-law with Eve Arden, Cinderella with Julie Andrews, and countless appearances on The Tonight Show With Johnny Carson, The Love Boat, Fantasy Island, and The Muppet Show.
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David Cassidy Dead at 67

David Cassidy Dead at 67
Actor and singer David Cassidy, who rose to fame as Keith Partridge in the classic ’70s series The Partridge Family, has died of organ failure. He was 67 years old.

He passed away on Tuesday surrounded by his family, his publicist JoAnn Geffen confirmed to Variety: “On behalf of the entire Cassidy family, it is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our father, our uncle, and our dear brother, David Cassidy. David died surrounded by those he loved, with joy in his heart and free from the pain that had gripped him for so long. Thank you for
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‘Fifty Shades’ Actor Jamie Dornan to Star With Rosamund Pike in Marie Colvin Biopic (Exclusive)

‘Fifty Shades’ Actor Jamie Dornan to Star With Rosamund Pike in Marie Colvin Biopic (Exclusive)
Jamie Dornan has signed on to co-star with Rosamund Pike in the Marie Colvin biopic “A Private War.”

Cartel Land” helmer Matthew Heineman is directing the movie.

The biopic is produced by Thunder Road PicturesBasil Iwanyk and Kamala FilmsMarissa McMahon, as well as Denver & Delilah Films. Erica Lee is the executive producer.

Colvin covered major conflicts across the world — from Chechnya to Sri Lanka, where she lost the sight in her left eye in 2001. Colvin died in 2012 during a rocket attack while covering the Siege of Homs in Syria for the U.K.’s Sunday Times

The drama has financing from Riverstone/Ingenious.

Dornan most recently starred in “Fifty Shades Darker,” where he reprised his role as Christian Grey, and can be seen next in the final installment of the franchise, “Fifty Shades Freed,” which bows this Valentine’s Day. He will also appear in “Robin Hood: Origins,” where he’ll play
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SNL: Gal Gadot Has a Wonder-ful Kiss, Mocks E!'s Braindead Programming

SNL: Gal Gadot Has a Wonder-ful Kiss, Mocks E!'s Braindead Programming
Gal Gadot proved especially charming during her Saturday Night Live hosting debut this weekend. The Wonder Woman star showed off her knack for comedy in an episode that quickly outshone the Season 43 premiere.

VideosSNL: Jason Aldean’s Tom Petty-Infused Las Vegas Remembrance Opens Show

The show began on an emotional note, with country star Jason Aldean honoring the victims of the Las Vegas shooting massacre with a performance of Tom Petty’s “I Won’t Back Down.” Then, after an amusing monologue featuring Leslie Jones as a Times Square Wonder Woman (as seen in the video above
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Gavin Polone on Race, Business and the Real Cost of Hollywood Whitewashing

Gavin Polone on Race, Business and the Real Cost of Hollywood Whitewashing
The King and I that starred Ricardo Montalban as the King of Siam. This was prior to Montalban premiering in Fantasy Island and pitching the "fine Corinthian leather" of the Chrysler Cordoba in TV commercials, so my familiarity with him came from the original Planet of the Apes movies, where he played Senor Armando, a circus owner who is sympathetic to the cause of talking apes. As I watched the musical, I remember thinking it was disturbing that a man I knew to be Mexican was playing...
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ABC Developing Drama Inspired by Life of ‘Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’ Star Kyle Richards

ABC Developing Drama Inspired by Life of ‘Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’ Star Kyle Richards
ABC is developing a drama series inspired by the life of “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star Kyle Richards, Variety has learned.

Titled “Glass Houses,” the potential series would follow the financially overextended Anisa Shattenkirk-Glass as she launches her own company to challenge her former employer and mother-in-law Dahlia for control of the L.A. real estate market, all while trying to court and please L.A.’s most lucrative and elite clients.

Universal Television will produce in association with NBCUniversal International Studios and Working Title. “The Good Wife” writer and executive producer Leonard Dick will write and executive produce “Glass Houses.” Richards will also executive produce along with Working Title’s Andrew Stearn, Tim Bevan, and Eric Fellner.

Richards and Working Title are repped by UTA. Dick is repped by Wme.

Richards has been a main cast member on “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” since its first season along with her sister, Kim
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Pamela Adlon on 'Better Things,' Single Mom Guilt and Feeling 'Like a Dude'

Pamela Adlon on 'Better Things,' Single Mom Guilt and Feeling 'Like a Dude'
"You want a glass of Burgundy?" Pamela Adlon asks, encouragingly, as she sits down in a ritzy Beverly Hills restaurant. The multi-hyphenate force behind FX's Better Things then gestures to her full face of makeup, which has been professionally applied for a photo shoot: "By the way, this is not me." She catches a glimpse of her smoky eyes in a nearby mirror, she yanks out a few fake lashes. When the beverages arrive in giant goblets that make the pours look a little stingy, she offers a polite thanks.
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Richard Anderson, ‘Six Million Dollar Man’ and ‘Bionic Woman’ Actor, Dies at 91

Richard Anderson, ‘Six Million Dollar Man’ and ‘Bionic Woman’ Actor, Dies at 91
Richard Anderson, who simultaneously played Oscar Goldman, leader of secret government agent the Osi, on both “The Six Million Dollar Man” and “The Bionic Woman” after a long career as a supporting actor in film and TV, died on Thursday in his Beverly Hills home. He was 91.

Anderson famously intoned the words heard in voiceover in the opening credits of “The Six Million Dollar Man”: “Gentlemen, we can rebuild him. We have the technology. We have the capability to make the world’s first bionic man. Steve Austin will be that man. Better than he was before. Better … stronger … faster.”

Anderson was one of a handful of actors who’ve played the same character simultaneously on more than one series on an ongoing basis; some actors in the “Law & Order” franchise made occasional or special appearances on another “Law & Order” series, but were not seen regularly on more than one series.

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Richard Anderson, ‘Six Million Dollar Man’ and ‘Bionic Woman’ Actor, Dies at 91

Richard Anderson, ‘Six Million Dollar Man’ and ‘Bionic Woman’ Actor, Dies at 91
Richard Anderson, who simultaneously played Oscar Goldman, leader of secret government agent the Osi, on both “The Six Million Dollar Man” and “The Bionic Woman” after a long career as a supporting actor in film and TV, died on Thursday in his Beverly Hills home. He was 91.

Anderson famously intoned the words heard in voiceover in the opening credits of “The Six Million Dollar Man”: “Gentlemen, we can rebuild him. We have the technology. We have the capability to make the world’s first bionic man. Steve Austin will be that man. Better than he was before. Better … stronger … faster.”

Anderson was one of a handful of actors who’ve played the same character simultaneously on more than one series on an ongoing basis; some actors in the “Law & Order” franchise made occasional or special appearances on another “Law & Order” series, but were not seen regularly on more than one series.

In
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HBO Chief: Slavery Drama ‘Confederate’ Is ‘Not Whips and Plantations’

If HBO programming president Casey Bloys could get a redo on last week’s announcement about upcoming drama “Confederate,” he’d take it.

“File this under hindsight is 20-20,” Bloys said Wednesday at the Television Critics Association press tour in Beverly Hills. Bloys faced multiple questions about the new series from “Game of Thrones” showrunners David Benioff and D. B. Weiss. Picked up to series last week, “Confederate” sparked an immediate backlash over its subject matter — a fictional version of an America where the South successfully seceded from the Union and the institution of slavery thrives.

“Our mistake — HBO’s mistake, not the producers — was the idea that we would be able to announce an idea that is so sensitive and requires such care and thought on the part of the producers in a press release was misguided on our part.”

Bloys said he realized after the fact that HBO should have had the producers sit with
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‘Confederate’: HBO Exec Admits Mistake With Announcement, but Stands by Controversial Drama

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If he had the chance to do it all over again, HBO president Casey Bloys wouldn’t have announced “Confederate” via a press release.

“We could have done a better job with the press rollout,” Bloys said to critics at the Television Critics Association press tour, admitting that while they had anticipated triggering controversy, he wished they’d taken a different approach. Specifically, he said that he wished they had let executive producers David Benioff, D.B. Weiss, Nichelle Tramble Spellman, and Malcolm Spellman lay out their vision for the show right from the beginning.

Read More‘Confederate’: Why The ‘Game of Thrones’ Creators’ Next HBO Series Is Already Causing Controversy

Announced last week, “Confederate” aims to explore the question of what would happen if the South had won the Civil War, but immediately triggered massive debate given the issues regarding race invoked by the premise. (In the world of “Confederate,
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Andy Garcia to play Ricardo Montalban in the HBO biopic My Dinner With Herve

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Deadline is reporting that Andy Garcia (of recent Geostorm fame) will be playing Khan himself, Ricardo Montalban in the HBO's upcoming Herve Villechaize biopic My Dinner With Herve. As you may know, one of Villechaize's most iconic roles was as the assistant Tattoo to Montalban's enigmatic Mr. Roarke on the hit '70s TV series Fantasy Island. Now, I've said my piece about the unfortunate white-washing of the... Read More...
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Fantasy Island: Andy Garcia Cast as Ricardo Montalban for Herve Villechaize Movie

Andy Garcia is headed to Fantasy Island. Deadline reports the Ballers star has joined the upcoming HBO movie My Dinner With Hervé. From Sacha Gervasi, the film is based on the life of Fantasy Island co-star Hervé Villechaize. The movie stars Peter Dinklage as Villechaize and Jamie Dornan as struggling journalist Danny Tate. The rest of the cast includes Mireille Enos, Oona Chaplin, Harriet Walter, and David Straithorn.Read More…
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TVLine Items: Andy Garcia Is HBO's Mr. Roarke, Luke Cage Castings and More

TVLine Items: Andy Garcia Is HBO's Mr. Roarke, Luke Cage Castings and More
HBO’s TV-movie about Fantasy Island star Hervé Villechaize has found its Mr. Roarke, in Oscar-nominated actor Andy Garcia.

My Dinner With Hervé stars Game of ThronesPeter Dinklage in the title role, while Garcia will play Richardo Montalbán aka the Mr Roarke to Villechaize’s Tattoo on the aforementioned 1970s/80s ABC drama.

In addition to Dinklage, Dinner‘s invite list includes Jamie Dornan, Mireille Enos, Oona Chaplin, Harriet Walter and David Straithorn.

Ready for more of today’s newsy nuggets? Well…

* Marvel’s Luke Cage has added Mustafa Shakir (The Deuce) and Gabrielle Dennis (Rosewood) for Season 2, playing John McIver,
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Andy Garcia cast as Ricardo Montalban in HBO’s My Dinner with Herve

Andy Garcia has just been cast opposite Game of ThronesPeter Dinklage and Fifty Shades of Grey’s Jamie Dornan in the HBO film My Dinner with Herve. Per Deadline, the actor will portray Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan star Ricardo Montalban in the film based on the last few days of French actor Herve Villechaize.

Directed by Sacha Gervasi from a script he wrote with Sean Macauley, My Dinner with Herve explores the unlikely friendship that evolves over one wild night in La between a struggling journalist and actor Hervé Villechaize, resulting in life-changing consequences for both. The story is based on Gervasi’s own experience interviewing Villechaize in 1993 just days before the actor committed suicide. Dinklage will star as Villechaize while Dornan will portray the fictional journalist Danny Tate as a stand-in for Gervasi.

Villechaize is known for his role’s as Christopher Lee’s henchman
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Andy Garcia Is Set To Play Ricardo Montalban In New Movie

Andy Garcia will play legendary actor Ricardo Montalban in a new movie over on HBO. He will assume the role of the Star Trek II: The Wrath Of Khan star in My Dinner With Herve, which is already off and shooting. More on the Andy Garcia Ricardo Montalban news below.

According to Deadline, the film centers on an unlikely friendship that evolves over one wild night in L.A. between struggling journalist Danny Tate (Jamie Dornan) and actor Hervé Villechaize (Peter Dinklage), the world’s most famous gun-toting dwarf, resulting in life-changing consequences for both. Villechaize’s most famous role was as Tattoo in the very popular 1970s/80s TV series Fantasy Island, in which he starred opposite Montalban.

Villechaize also appeared in the Roger Moore-led James Bond adventure The Man With The Golden Gun as Nick-Nak. He passed away in 1993 after apparently shooting himself in his Hollywood home. He
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Andy Garcia Is Ricardo Montalban in My Dinner with Herve

Andy Garcia Is Ricardo Montalban in My Dinner with Herve
Andy Garcia has been cast as Ricardo Montalban in Sacha Gervasi's My Dinner with Herve. Gervasi serves as the writer and director on this project that stars Peter Dinklage as Herve Villechaize, the one time most famous dwarf in the world, chronicling the last few months of the actor's life up until his suicide in 1993 at the age of 50. A few weeks ago, we were able to see the first image of Peter Dinklage as Herve Villechaize along with Fifty Shades of Grey star Jamie Dornan as Danny Tate living it up.

Deadline reports that Andy Garcia has been cast as Ricardo Montalban, the star of Fantasy Island and co-star to Herve Villechaize, which seems like a perfect casting choice. It was also announced that David Strathairn would be starring alongside Dinklage in the movie last week. My Dinner With Herve was written by Gervasi and Sean Macaulay and
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TVLine Items: White Princess Star Gets Killing, Depp's True Crime and More

BAFTA-nominated actress Jodie Comer (The White Princess, Thirteen) has been cast opposite Grey’s Anatomy alum Sandra Oh in the BBC America original series Killing Eve.

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The drama, based on novellas by Luke Jennings, centers on Villanelle (played by Comer), a talented assassin, and Eve (Oh), the quick-witted security operative tasked with hunting her down.

Comer’s previous television credits also include BBC One’s Doctor Foster and E4’s My Mad Fat Diary.

Killing Eve is slated to debut in 2018.

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