Tuesday, October 4, 2011

NEWS ROUNDUP: Teddy's 90210 Wedding, Florencia Lozano To Be Honored, James Franco's Father Died

First Look at 90210's Teddy and Shane Getting Married
The occasion is bittersweet for Trevor Donovan, who appears in only two more episodes after the wedding. He says he was told that Teddy's coming out story was handled so well that "they didn't want to take anything away from it by just having me there in the background. I'm in the meat of every episode I'm in, and it's good that it's ending with a hero moment.

James Franco’s Father Passes Away Suddenly
Doug Franco, actor James Franco’s dad, passed away suddenly last week. He was 63. The news was just released by the family late tonight. Doug had a Harvard MBA and was a long time entrepreneur in the Silicon Valley. He leaves his wife Betsy, mother of James, actor Dave and brother Tom.

ONE LIFE TO LIVE's Florencia Lozano to be honored at 2011 HOLA Awards
The 2011 HOLA Awards will take place Monday, October 17. Lozano is being honored for Outstanding Achievement in Playwriting (for "underneathmybed").

DIRTY SOAP Cast Reveals Secret Celebrity Crushes
Nadia Bjorlin's first celebrity crush was Brad Pitt, but she has since been inspired to switch teams.

"Now I prefer his other half, Angelina ... though I wouldn't kick either out of bed," Bjorlin told The Huffington Post.

"It's Sofia Vergara. She's funny and hot. What a woman," Jenna Gerin said.

ONE LIFE TO LIVE actress Farah Fath is also joining the girl crush club.

"My celebrity crush is Emma Watson. Oops. That's a girl," Fath revealed.

Soapdish Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary On DVD October 4th

J.R. Martinez's Unusual Road To Stardom
"I'm representing all of our vets," Martinez said. "The thing is, a lot of our vets come home and they feel displaced, and they don't feel like their voice matters, so for me to be a spokesman and have that honor to educate America about who we are and what we are, it's like I'm doing my job. I'll never have the opportunity to go back to Iraq and serve my country, but I tell people this is my way of serving. I don't have a weapon in my hand, and I don't have a uniform on my body, but my uniform now is my scars and weapon is my words, so I'm still serving."

Silvio Horta To Develop Comedy Series For Fox Based on Texts From Last Night Blog
Happy Madison and Sony Pictures TV are producing.


  1. Big congrats to Florencia Lozano--Yes! :-)

  2. It's about time Florencia Lozano was recognized (and it's very well deserved; "underneathmybed" blew me away. I'm still consumed by it). It would be nice if the soap community would give her the recognition she deserves.