Having conquered network television and basic cable, Ryan Murphy’s trying his luck on premium cable — and he’s taking Wes Bentley with him.
The “Hunger Games” star has signed on to star in Murphy’s “Open,” a drama pilot at HBO. The project, co-written with Lauren Gussis (“Dexter”), is described as a modern, provocative exploration of human sexuality and relationships.
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An anti-gay group is calling for a boycott of Ryan Murphy’s upcoming NBC comedy The New Normal.
One Million Moms, an ultra-conservative organization that previously criticized JC Penney for featuring a same-sex couple in a catalog, is now coming after the Glee co-creator’s new show. Murphy’s New Normal is about a gay male couple having their first child via a surrogate.
The group complained in a posting on its Web… Continue reading Ryan Murphy’s new NBC sitcom draws anti-gay protest
Pretty much every time Eddie Murphy releases a film like A Thousand Words, Imagine That, Meet Dave or even Daddy Daycare, the critical world at large starts wondering out loud about whether we’ll ever see the ‘return of funny Eddie,’ which is of course code for ‘R-rated Eddie Murphy.’ The implication is, of course, that Murphy’s more family-friendly work isn’t funny, which is true (Meet Dave, The Haunted Mansion) about… Continue reading How The Nutty Professor Explains Eddie Murphy's Entire Film Career