The next season of BBC America version of “Being Human” premieres this coming weekend. The SyFy Channel version continues a few more episodes.
Here’s the latest entertainment news. In the links below to read about…
A link to 2 videos of very funny sketches from this week’s Saturday Night Live. One in which the Obama family is an impersonation of Bill Cosby’s Huxtable family. Another in which an African-American panel of pundits describe why they would vote for Obama even if he did horrible things. Very funny stuff especially if you’re a fan of the Cosby show.
Interview with Jennifer Beals about her role on Castle
Interview with AJ Cook about a recent episode of criminal minds in which she kicks ass
The February 14 installment of Ask Ausiello Spoilers
Interview with Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman
Not in the links below but also of interest…
The Simpsons had their landmark 500th episode this weekend. Rachel Ray had her 1000th episode
Peter Mensah a.k.a. Spartacus’s Doctore Oenomaus has joined the cast of True Blood for next season
JK Simmons will not be among the cast of The Closer’s spinoff series Major Crimes. Neither will Corey Reynolds. Simmons has been cast in a comedy pilot for ABC called “White Van Man”. Presumably the van is insured by Farmers Insurance.
Zachary Levi fresh off his series Chuck has already been cast in a sitcom pilot titled Let It Go.
NBC has green lit a new series titled Hannibal based on characters from Thomas Harris “Red Dragon” about Eppy eyed agent Will Graham and the infamous Dr. Hannibal Lecter. They’ve ordered 13 episodes.
The new Munsters reboot has been delayed until June
Paget Brewster is leaving Criminal Minds at the end of the season
Terry O’Quinn a.k.a. Lost’s John Locke is doing a supernatural pilot for ABC called 666 Park Avenue
Kristin Kreuk a.k.a. Smallville’s Lana Lang will play the Lynda Hamilton part in CW networks reboot of Beauty and the Beast. This is the reboot of the old Lynda Hamilton/Ron Perlman modern-day story not to be confused with the ABC version that is a fairytale version.
Matthew Perry is joining the cast of The Good Wife in a recurring role
Latin hunk Cristian de la Fuente is returning to In Plain Sight for a few episodes of their final season
The cast of Glee will not be doing its usual summer concert tour. Insert Photo of Me Yawning here 🙂
Lindsay Lohan will host Saturday Night Live on March 3
Mary McCormack has been cast in an untitled comedy pilot for ABC now that In Plain Sight this thing up its final season
Regis Philbin and Joan Rivers are among those to guest star on future episodes of Hot in Cleveland
Johnny Lee Miller a.k.a. Eli Stone has been cast in a CBS pilot titled “Elementary” as modern-day Sherlock Holmes
X Factor season 2 will now allow 12-year-olds to audition (previous lower limit was 13) also you can reenter multiple times in multiple cities. and contestants who have a management contract (but not a recording contract) are now eligible.
Conservative commentator Pat Buchanan is leaving MSNBC
Stephen Colbert is on hiatus from doing live shows because his mother is ill.
Simon Cowell has proposed a singing “Super Bowl” in which contestants of X Factor, American Idol, and The Voice would compete against each other. I doubt anyone will take him up on it but it would be cool
Former Lex Luther Michael Rosenbaum will make his directing debut film called “Old Days” starring Homeland/V star Morena Bacccarin.
Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts will star in a film titled “August: Osage County” based on a Pulitzer Prize winning play
Warner Bros. has signed a deal to create a prequel to “I Am Legend” and will star Will Smith once he sees a script and approves it