Thursday, June 25, 2009

News Round-up: Depp, Disabled, McCord, Holy Soap

Johnny Depp confirms Dark Shadows movie with Tim Burton

Daytime's disillusionment with the disabled
Nikki Lynn Archambault writes: "How rare it is anywhere in TV (daytime dramas or not) or movies or books to see an accurate, respectful portrayal of a developmentally disabled character especially one without their disability being nine-tenths or more of their characterization? ALL MY CHILDREN’s storylines for Stuart not only achieved this but also exceeded it. If only more TV shows, movies and books would follow suit."

McCord hints at 90210, MELROSE crossover
90210 star AnnaLynne McCord (Naomi) has hinted at a future crossover between the CW drama and the upcoming MELROSE PLACE remake. McCord told E! Online that there have been discussions at the network about the possibility of linking the two programs.

"The producers have actually mentioned that to us," she explained. "We don't know who or where or what or when yet, but they want that very much."

Five TV launches Holy Soap
The site concentrates predominantly on the Aussie soaps, it also provides content and links to British soaps including CORRIE, EASTENDERS and HOLLYOAKS.

Daniel Eric Gold becomes regular on UGLY BETTY
Michael Ausiello is reporting that Gold's Matt will become a series regular next season.

Update on who will return to FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS
In addition to Kyle Chandler and Connie Britton, full-time returnees include Jesse Plemons, Taylor Kitsch, Aimee Teegarden, and Jeremy Sumpter. Adrianne Palicki, Minka Kelly and Zach Gilford will likely be back for short-term farewell arcs.

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