How good is EW cover girl Lili Taylor? So good that the producers of Fox’s upcoming sci-fi cop drama Almost Human changed a character’s gender so that she could take on a role.
“I was told they were open to making her a woman, so my first thought was, ‘Fantastic. I always wanted to be a cop,’” she reveals in this exclusive video preview for the series, which debuts over two nights on Sunday… Continue reading Lili Taylor on joining ‘Almost Human’: My character was originally a man — EXCLUSIVE VIDEO
Now this could be fun: Shonda Rhimes has recruited Lisa Kudrow (Friends) to join the ranks of Scandal this fall.
EW confirmed that Kudrow, who currently stars in the Showtime cult comedy Web Therapy, will recur on the drama when it returns to ABC on Oct. 3.
Deadline, which first reported the news, says that Kudrow will play a politician. She’ll also join an old friend on the show: Kudrow owns… Continue reading Lisa Kudrow joining ‘Scandal’
More “Star Wars 7″ news today, this one courtesy of Luke Skywalker himself, Mark Hamill.
Talking about the upcoming sequel with Entertainment Tonight, the actor said that he and original cast members Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher have been discussing the possibility of returning to the franchise. “They’re talking to us,” he said. “George [Lucas] wanted to know whether we’d be interested. He did say that if we didn’t want to… Continue reading 'Star Wars 7' Casting: Mark Hamill Talks Possibility of Joining the Upcoming Sequel
Wild rumor of the day: Paul McCartney will appear on AMC’s Mad Men in a cameo.
The UK paper The Sun reported the music legend is in talks to appear on the show’s fifth season. “It’s perfect timing because his new music suits the program perfectly,” an anonymous source told the publication, which ran a story headlined “Sir Paul McCartney will have a cameo role on hit TV show… Continue reading Paul McCartney not joining ‘Mad Men’ (duh)
REALITY SHOW NEWS
… Pervy radio host Howard Stern is in discussions to America’s Got Talent as a judge. It would be a major win for the show, which has been in need of a little more star power since David Hasselhoff left the show a few years ago. NBC and Stern are reportedly working on a deal worth $ 15 million a year. Which is good because Stern is really… Continue reading News Briefs: Is Howard Stern Joining America's Got Talent