Thursday, June 25, 2009

News Round-up: Bloom, Byrne, Rucker, Show

Vail Bloom web series airing as a movie on Spike TV
After five million views since its debut on March 2, ANGEL OF DEATH will be making the move from the internet to television, as Spike TV will air the 10-part web series as a 90-minute televised movie on Saturday, July 25 at Midnight, ET/PT. The announcement was made today by John Griffin, vice president, programming, Spike TV. Y&R's Vail Bloom plays Regina Downes in the series.

The Indian soap opera that's taken Brazil by storm
This novella, as television soaps are called in Brazil is predictably called PASSAGAE TO INDIA (Caminho das Indias in the original Portuguese) and is bringing India into the living rooms of a large majority of Brazilian homes night after night, and as I said for seven months.

INTERVIEW: GH's Martha Byrne (Andrea)
"What's nice about it is you never know when you're going to bring your Lily stuff, your 'Lily-isms' to a character. It's been a long time since I've been on camera. It's still a soap, so you say, 'Okay, if I go into a familiar environment, will I go back to what I did as [Lily] for 20 years? Will I use those [mannerisms]?' It didn't happen at all, and I was so relieved!"

Grant Show not interested in MELROSE remake
"I have no intention of returning, but everyone I've talked to who has seen the new show says it's surprisingly very good," Show told us recently. "And hey, more power to them...Sure, yeah, I'll watch!"

ATWT in Long Island
Debra Markowitz, director of the Nassau County Film Office says: "AS THE WORLD TURNS was just out here at the Malverne train station."

Rucker to co-host 2009 Miss Black USA Pageant
Lamman Rucker, a graduate of the Duke Ellington School of the Arts and former ATWT and AMC star, has signed on to co-host the 2009 Miss Black USA Scholarship Pageant on August 3, 2009 in Washington, DC.

1 comment:

  1. Please, please, please let it have been a Nuke shoot at the train station.

    I swear, if I have to see one more Paul/Dusty/Meg location shoot...