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Italia Ricci on Her Engagement & Playing Silver Banshee!

Italia Ricci on Her Engagement & Playing Silver Banshee!

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Lee Majors joins “Ash vs Evil Dead” for Season 2

Lee Majors joins “Ash vs Evil Dead” for Season 2

Ash Williams’ pop is no less than The Six Million Dollar Man.

TV vet Lee Majors has boarded Season 2 of Starz’s Ash vs. Evil Dead in the role of Brock Williams, the title character’s father, it was announced on Wednesday.

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Kandyse McClure: I’m Honoured To Portray The Black Canadian You’ve Never Heard Of

Kandyse McClure: I’m Honoured To Portray The Black Canadian You’ve Never Heard Of

It was 1947. While the government of Canada was helping to draft the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a woman named Viola Desmond (née Davis) was in a legal battle with the province of Nova Scotia. She was seeking justice after being thrown out of a movie theatre near Halifax while she was watching “The Dark Mirror,” a film starring Olivia De Havilland.

Her crime? Sitting in a section of the movie theatre reserved for white Canadians. Viola Desmond lost her case in court.

In 2015, actress Viola Davis became the first African-American woman to win an Emmy in a dramatic role in the 66-year history of the award. She used her acceptance speech to call out Hollywood, shining a spotlight on the vast chasm that is a lack of opportunity for women of colour in the industry.

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Firefly Reunion on Castle: Summer Glau Set to Play New Private Eye

Firefly Reunion on Castle: Summer Glau Set to Play New Private Eye

A Firefly reunion is taking flight on Castle.  Summer Glau has signed on to guest-star opposite her onetime Serenity captain Nathan Fillion in a spring episode of the ABC drama.  Glau will play Kendall Frost, a provocative private detective in Los Angeles who who competes with — you guessed it — Castle to solve a deadly mystery.

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“Greater” with Neal McDonough in theatres Jan. 29

“Greater” with Neal McDonough in theatres Jan. 29

Neal McDonough stars in the the new movie GREATER which tells the story of Brandon Burlsworth, possibly the greatest walk-on in the history of college football. In theaters January 29.

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Meaghan Rath starring in FOX’s ‘Cooper Barrett’s Guide to Surviving Life’

Meaghan Rath starring in FOX’s ‘Cooper Barrett’s Guide to Surviving Life’

Meaghan Rath stars in the new FOX series ‘Cooper Barrett’s Guide to Surviving Life’

The Hollywood Reporter says:  “And both Lapira and particularly Rath have been actresses in need of a starring comedy vehicle for years and their regular upstaging of less interesting male characters here reinforces that. To repeat: Somebody give Rath her own show.” Read the full review here.

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Giancarlo Esposito Joins Netflix Drama from Baz Luhrmann

Giancarlo Esposito Joins Netflix Drama from Baz Luhrmann

Baz Luhrmann’s musical Netflix drama The Get Down is experiencing some divine intervention, courtesy of Breaking Bad alum Giancarlo Esposito.

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Helen Slater joins CBS’ “Supergirl”

Helen Slater joins CBS’ “Supergirl”

How’s this for super-meta casting: Helen Slater and Dean Cain have landed guest-starring roles on CBS’s Supergirl.

Slater, of course, played Kara on the big screen in 1984’s Supergirl, while Cain starred as the Man of Steel in ABC’s Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman. And both guest-starred on the WB/CW Superman drama Smallville, Slater in the role of Clark/Kal-El’s Krypton mom Lara, and Cain as the immortal Dr. Curtis Knox.

Details on who the pair will be playing in the pilot are being kept under lock and key. As previously reported, Laura Benanti (Nashville) will play Kara’s birth mother, Alura Zor-El, who continues to guide her daughter across space and time. The cast also includes Grey’s Anatomy‘s Chyler Leigh as Kara’s foster sister Alex, Homeland‘s David Harewood as Department of Extra-Normal Operations chief Hank Henshaw, Ally McBeal‘s Calista Flockhart as Kara’s boss Cat Grant and Desperate Housewives‘ Mehcad Brooks as Jimmy Olsen.

Source: TVLine.com

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Ernie Hudson cast as Ursula’s father Poseidon on ‘Once Upon a Time’

Ernie Hudson cast as Ursula’s father Poseidon on ‘Once Upon a Time’

Ernie Hudson is trading in his proton pack for a trident, as the actor has been cast as Poseidon in Once Upon a Time.

 

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‘The Flash’s’ Plastique is different from the comics, but she’s still a ‘supervillainess’

‘The Flash’s’ Plastique is different from the comics, but she’s still a ‘supervillainess’

With the return of “The Flash” after a one week break, comes a DC Comics supervillain to oppose our speedy hero. Rather, a supervillainess.

Kelly Frye plays the title character in the episode “Plastique,” a metahuman who has the power to turn just about anything into a bomb. While her character in the comics is on the evil side of the fight, “The Flash” is giving the character a bit of a different spin.

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