Sopranos – Season Three

Sciorra plays Gloria Trillo, the love interest of Tony Soprano played by James Gandolfini, in Season Three of the HBO series. Initially meeting at their doctors office and later again at her job, where she works as a sales woman at a Mercedes dealership. The affair ends just as quickly as it begins with plenty […]

Friday Night Lights

Based on H.G. Bissingers best selling tale, Young plays Chris Commer, a football player for the Permian Panthers in a small town in Odessa, Texas.  This drama is about a town’s obsession with their football team’s journey to fulfill their destiny and dreams during the 1988 season. Billy Bob Thornton plays Coach Gary Gaines. Co-starring Derek […]

Rizzoli & Isles

Young plays Detective Barry Frost in this crime-drama television series directed by Mark Harber and based out of Boston. Angie Harmon plays his partner, Detective Jane Rizzoli and Sasha Alexander plays Dr. Maura Isles- the chief medical examiner. It gets into the character’s story, family, what makes him tick.   That I’m very excited about. […]

Lee Thompson Young dies at 29

Young is found dead in his apartment by police, after missing a call on the production set and his manager, Jonathan Baruch, requested a welfare check. It is with great sadness that I announce that Lee Thompson Young tragically took his own life this morning. Lee was more than just a brilliant young actor, he was a […]

Roberts, Moder marry

Roberts exchanges vows with her cameraman boyfriend Moder during a midnight ceremony at her ranch outside Taos.  The bride wears pale pink cotton halter dress embroidered with pearls, antique beads and hand painted with flowers. I hope that there are people who agree that I have done some good, kind things in my life, but to […]

Wins Oscar

Roberts wins best actress for her role in Erin Brockovich. I want to start by telling you all .. how amazing the experience of feeling the sisterhood of being included in a group with Joan Allen, Juliet Binoche, Laura Lenny and Ellen Burstyn for these last weeks and it felt like such such a triumph […]

Erin Brockovich

Roberts plays Erin Brockovich’s real life crusade against a power company- Pacific Gas and Electric.  Her research uncovered the industrial poisoning of a city’s water supply which resulted in the largest settlement paid in a direct action lawsuit.  Film is directed by Steven Soderbergh and cast members include David Brisbin, Albert Finney and Conchata Ferrell. […]

Walk the Line

Phoenix plays country music singer legend Johnny Cash and focuses on the relationship he has with June Carter,  played by Reese Witherspoon.  The film is directed by James Mangold and co-stars Ginnifer Goodwin, Robert Patrick and Dallas Roberts. He had such a rich, amazing life, but I mean, some of the obvious things, I remember reading […]

Raging Bull

DeNiro plays Jake La Motta, a middleweight boxer and portrays his violent journey through life.  This biopic is directed by Martin Scorsese and co-stars Joe Pesci and Cathy Moriarty. It was sent to me by Pete Savage who was very helpful in getting the whole thing started and very helpful in getting me trained with Jake […]

Stage 4 cancer

Douglas announces on Letterman that he has stage four cancer.  He was diagnosed three weeks prior and completed his first round of treatment. It had been bothering me for a while. In the early summer, I had a really sore throat … and I actually went through a litany of doctors and tests and they didn’t […]

Wins Emmy

Douglas wins an Emmy for outstanding lead actor in a miniseries or movie for his portrayal of Liberace in Behind the Candelabra. He also shows appreciation to his co star Matt Damon. This is a two hander. And Matt, you’re only as good as your other hand.  You’re magnificent, and the only reason I’m standing here […]

Behind the Candelabra

Douglas plays pianist Liberace in this biopic that reflects on his relationship with Scott Thorson, played by Matt Damon. This HBO movie is directed by Steven Soderbergh. I met him once in passing. My father had a weekend house in Palm Springs and I remember driving out and we came to this cross-section and this […]

Miles Ahead moves ahead

Cheadle will direct and star in the film Miles Ahead, which is based on the life and journey of jazz musician Miles Davis. The project first had traction in 2008 when Miles was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and his nephew told reporters that I was going to be playing him in the […]

Capital One spokesperson

Jackson is the newest spokesman for Capital One, promoting the new cash back card, dubbed Quicksilver.  Other celebrities that promote the card products are Alex Baldwin and Jimmy Fallon. It’s the no games, no messing around, no earning-limit-having do-I-look-like-I’m-joking heavyweight champion of the world.

Clear History

David plays Nathan Floom, who loses his job in the marketing department at an electric car start-up company.  He later moves to Martha’s Vineyard and takes on another identity as Rolly DaVore and seeks revenge on his former boss.  Kate Hudson, Jon Hamm,  Liev Schreiber and Michael Keaton also join him in this comedy drama. […]


Blacklist announces via their twitter account that Parker will be joining the TV drama series for Season 2.  The show features a fugitive, Raymond “Red” Reddington, who joins forces with the US government to take down other dangerous criminals and terrorists.


DeGeneres interviews screenwriters McCarthy and her husband Ben Falcone on the movie release of Tammy and how she felt about working with him. You know what it was kinda great. I mean I thought at first I was like that is a lot of time together but it actually worked out cause he is really smart.

Golden Globe

Cheadle who plays Marty Kaan in the television show House of Lies, wins the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Comedy Series. Fellow nominees were Jim Parsons, Alec Baldwin, Matt LeBlanc and Louis C.K. Cheadle says that media attention to white collar crime helps give context to the show. And it sort of gives […]

Golden Globe

Parker wins award for Best Actress in a TV Series Comedy or Musical. The other nominees were Marica Cross, Teri Hatcher, Felicity Huffman and Eva Longoria each from the show Desperate Housewives. I didn’t have a speech or anything, I thought Felicity was going to win, so I was really surprised. Teri Hatcher was so […]

Alexander Pete Schreiber born

Schreiber and Watts announce the birth of their first son named Alexander Pete. Alexander Pete weighs 8 lbs., 4 oz., and is 22.5 inches long. Schreiber said that he would not call his son Liev:  It’s an awful name, it’s probably the most oft-mispronounced name in showbiz.

Weeds final season

The comedy series created by Jenji Kohan, starring Parker who plays Nancy Botwin, a single mother who lives in the suburbs and to support her family starts to sell marijuana, starts its final season. It’s funny, because some people I meet seem so conservative to me. They say they love the show and sometimes I look at […]

Hotel Rwanda

Cheadle plays Paul Rusesabagina, a manager of a hotel who attempts to rescue citizens from the Rwandan Genocide. Based on real life events, this 2004 American historical drama film is directed by Terry George. It was adapted from a screenplay written by both George and Keir Pearson. Rusesabagina on Cheadle’s portryal of him: His performance […]


This American spy thriller film is written and directed by Jeffrey Nachmanoff and produced by Steve Martin.  Cheadle plays Samir Horn, a former U.S. Special Operations officer who is pursued by FBI agent Roy Clayton, played by Guy Pearce. Well, at the time this script came across my desk, there were in the news a […]

Reign Over Me

Cheadle plays a self -employed dentist named Alan Johnson who is married to Janeane, played by Jada Pinkett Smith. This comedy drama tells the story of a rekindled friendship between Johnson and his college roommate, played by Adam Sandler,  who lost his family in a tragic accident. I personally liked that my character went from – and there was […]

Ray Donovan

Schreiber plays Ray Donovan, a Hollywood fixer to the celebrities in this drama television series. His television father is played by Oscar-winner Jon Voight. It’s hard. He’s a dark character, and I’ve never been someone who got lost in his character. I never characterized myself in that way. But there’s something unavoidable about going through […]

Don’t Say a Word

Bartusiak plays the young daughter of Dr. Nathan Conrad (Michael Douglas) in this psychological thriller, written by Patrick Smith Kelly and directed by Gary Fleder. She is kidnapped in attempt to get her father who is a therapist, to unlock crucial pieces of details from one of his catatonic patients.  During an interview when asked if […]

Marian Anderson Award

Jovi wins the Marian Anderson Award  for his humanitarian work in city of Philadelphia. The Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation supports organizations such as Project HOME, Covenant House and Angel Network. Jovi: A great honor to be recognized by the great city of Philadelphia…Through the `power of WE,’ we can end homelessness and hunger.

College course

University of Virginia will offer a four week course on the HBO series Game of Thrones. The course will be taught by Associate Professor of English Lisa Woolfork. One of the goals behind this class was to teach students how the skills that we use to study literature are very useful skills for reading literature and […]

Covert Affairs

Perabo plays Annie Walker, a CIA agent sent to do field work for the Domestic Protection Division. Her handler, Auggie who is blind, is played by Christopher Gorham. Season five introduces Ryan McQuaid played by Nicholas Bishop. On McQuaid’s character: He seems like a bad guy and then Annie starts to think he’s a good […]

Perabo, Kay engaged

Perabo is engaged to her director-producer Stephen Kay, who co-executive produces the USA Network show Covert Affairs. She spoke about balancing a demanding job with her love life. As a woman who has a sort of high-powered job myself, I know how complicated a relationship can be even if it’s with somebody you’re working with. […]

Coyote Ugly

Perabo plays a small town girl named Violet Sanford who moves to New York City to become a songwriter. This romantic comedy film is produced by Jerry Bruckheimer.  While waiting on her big break and attempting to get over her stage fright, she takes on a job as a bartender and meets her boyfriend Kevin O’Donnell […]

The Cider House Rules

McCole Bartusiak’s acting career begins at age six in this American drama film. Directed by Lasse Hallström the screenplay by John Irving wins two Academy Awards. Bartusiak plays an orphan named Hazel. The cast also includes Charlize Theron, Erykah Badu, Paul Rudd and Tobey Maguire.

McCole Bartusiak dead at 21

McCole Bartusiak ‘s boyfriend finds Bartusiak sitting in her bed inside the garage apartment next to her parents’ Houston home, leading her mother to believe she had a seizure and choked. Before paramedics arrived, her mother starts cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Paramedics spent 45 minutes trying to revive the actress, but could not get a heartbeat. Bartusiak’s mother: I’ve done […]

Levine, Prinsloo marry

Livene and Prinsloo exchange vows at Flora Farms in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. The bride wears a Marchesa gown, and the couple had around 300 guests. Hours before tying the knotLevine writes on his official Facebook account. Let’s do this

Bush, Avagyan marry

Bush marries Avagyan at the Grand Del Mar hotel in San Diego. The bride wears a form-fitting lace and tulle mermaid gown with delicate detailing along the bodice and a long train. Introducing Mr. and Mrs. @reggiebush A post shared by Donté Stallworth (@dontestallworth) on Jul 12, 2014 at 8:48pm PDT

Expecting second child

The Lacheys are expecting baby number two, a girl. Can’t think of a better way to celebrate 3 years of marriage to my beautiful Vanessa than this. I do want a girl. I think there’s something emotional about having a daughter that I definitely want to experience.

Frequent Flyer tweet

Biggs apologizes for a tweet that he sent out after the news reports of the crash. Anyone wanna buy my Malaysian Airlines frequent flyer miles? He deletes the post and issues an apology. People were offended, and that was not my intent. Sorry to those of you that were. This is obviously a horrible tragedy, and everyone […]

Baldwin plays tribute

Baldwin plays tribute to the Broadway legend who played his mother on TV’s 30 Rock A woman that I loved and admired, and a true one in a million, has gone to her rest. I’m sure that even God is a bit nervous right now. I love you, Elaine.

Sex Tape

Diaz reunites with Seigel for Sex Tape, directed by Jake Kasdan who helmed their 2011 comedy Bad Teacher.  A married couple with young kids try to inject some spice and mystery into their nonexistent sex life and decide to film their escapade.  Unfortunately their private moments are uploaded onto the web, which spark a series of […]

Nike’s tribute

Nike’s Jordan Brand debuts a commercial to celebrate the Yankee’s player career that includes celebrities such as Jay-Z, Tiger Woods, Carmelo Anthony talking about his performances. The 90-second spot airs during the ESPYS Awards July 16.  A shorter 60-second version of the spot will run across the Yankees’ YES Network, ESPN and other sports programming.


Jeter announces, in a 15 paragraph post on his Facebook page, that the 2014 baseball season will be his final and will be retiring from the New York Yankees: I realized that some of the things that always came easily to me and were always fun had started to become a struggle. The one thing I always […]

Returns to stage

McCartney returns to a concert stage Saturday in Albany after being sidelined for two months because of a virus. McCartney plays for just under three hours with 38 songs before finishing with the three-song medley that ends the Abbey Road album. It’s great to be back The crowd pleasing show included inviting two concert goers, John Dann […]