NEWS: Connie Britton Talks FNL Movie, Katie Couric Helped Craft Her GH Story, CORRIE's Price Family Featured

Connie Britton Talks Friday Night Lights Movie: ‘I Would Love It’
FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS fans aren’t the only people who’d like to see the book-turned-movie-turned-TV show re-imagined as a new film.

Connie Britton, who played the beloved Tami Taylor (wife of Kyle Chandler’s Coach Eric Taylor) on the series, says she’s hoping the rumored film will soon become a reality.

“I would love it to happen,” Connie, who now stars as country queen Rayna James on ABC’s NASHVILLE told E!. “I’m a big supporter of it happening. I don’t know if we will see it or not.”

The actress said FNL writer/director Peter Berg is definitely working on making it happen.

“I know [the screenplay] was being written and Peter Berg is really serious about it,” she said. “So I think if everybody got on board, I don’t see why we couldn’t have a movie.”

Katie Couric Helped Come Up With GENERAL HOSPITAL Storyline
Couric played a sneaky journalist who made her way into the hospital under false pretenses. "I did actually help the writers come up with that storyline," Couric said on her show. "Sleazy tabloid reporters actually sneak into hospitals."

Sex abuse victim claims EASTENDERS actor groomed him as an 11-year-old
A man has spoken out and claimed he suffered regular sexual abuse at the hands of an EASTENDERS actor in the 1980s.

The victim is now 37 years old and a father and while he was still reticent to reveal his real name, he claimed that he suffered at the hands of a ring of abusers for five years and is sure there were scores more boys who fell foul of the men.

Using the pseudonym Steven, he claimed that his abusers were convicted pedophile Harry Jeffries, an actor who regularly appeared in EASTENDERS’ market scenes and another man, though he says on many occasions different men looked on via peepholes and windows.

CORONATION STREET's Jane Danson, Sue Johnston, Michelle Collins and Catherine Tyldesley receive one year contract extensions
CORONATION STREET bosses have decided the Price is right – and plan to make the Rovers family the top clan on the cobbles. The family members, Jane Danson, Sue Johnston, Michelle Collins and Catherine Tyldesley have been rewarded with one year contract extensions. And producers have started writing a host of new storylines which will make them the most heavily-featured characters in Weatherfield.

Jonathan Groff To Star In Ryan Murphy’s The Normal Heart
Groff will be playing Craig in Murphy’s HBO movie adaptation of Larry Kramer’s Tony Award-winning play, “The Normal Heart,” according to Deadline.
Groff will star as Craig, an early AIDS victim and first lover of Bruce Niles – a closeted investment banker who becomes an AIDS activist (played by “Savages” star Taylor Kitsch), the website reported.

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