NBC’s newest sitcom About a Boy premiered Sunday night. The show, based on the popular book-turned-film and created by Jason Katims, could very well be a hit for the network. However, it already has one strike against it: David Walton. Walton is a talented actor, but he’s yet to catch a break — all of his shows have been canceled after just one season. And he’s not the only one with this bad luck. Here are ten great actors who unfortunately doom the shows that they’re… Read More
1. Of course Danny Boyle’s plans for the Olympic Games Opening Ceremony include mosh pits. Also: fake rain thanks to “real clouds that will be hanging over the stadium”; “real grass,” “real soil,” and “real plows”; and exactly nine geese. [via Gawker]
2. Hugh Laurie is currently in negotiations to join Gary Oldman,… Read More
Now that talking head Kelly Ripa is all alone on the former Live! with Regis and Kelly after television vet Regis Philbin recently retired, the network is filling the empty chair with a few guest co-hosts. The list of names includes actor Jerry O’Connell — who is currently starring in Broadway’s… Read More
Can you believe that it has been a quarter century since four young chums walked along train tracks in Oregon looking for a dead body? The Stand By Me 25th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray arrives in stores today, so you may want to brush up on what the film’s cast members have been doing since they created this timeless gem. We’ll catch you up, after the jump.
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