Tuesday, September 3, 2013

NEWS: Marshall Hilliard, Beth Maitland, Dianna Agron, Michael Le Vell, Jason Priestley

Hilliard (ex-Dylan, DAYS; ex-Hart, GL) has joined the cast of Y&R as Officer George. According to the actor's rep, the character is set to be part of a major storyline.

GLEE's Dianna Agron not asked to participate in Cory Monteith memorial show
“He was truly one of the most wonderful people I’ve ever met in my entire life, and that’s something that everybody can say about him, you know?”

GLEE showrunner Ryan Murphy announced that the third episode of the upcoming season, which debuts Sept. 26, will be a tribute to Monteith and his character. Agron, who was reduced from a series regular to appear in just three episodes last season, was not asked to participate in the memorial show. In fact, the actress isn’t certain she’ll be back at all this season.

GAME OF THRONES recasts the Mountain: Hafthor Julius Bjornsson to play Gregor Clegane
Icelandic actor Hafthor Julius Bjornsson announced his involvement in the show on Twitter and Facebook. The casting was also confirmed by HBO. "For all my fans! I am happy to tell you that I will be THE MOUNTAIN In season 4 In Game Of Thrones :)," Bjornsson writes.

Jason Priestley joins 300th ep of 'CSI'
The former BEVERLY HILLS 90210 star will make a guest appearance in the episode as a casino mogul.

Y&R star Beth Maitland visits REIMAGINE THAT!
"Watching the way daytime has changed," she says, "the number of the shows that have been canceled, the few shows that remain, I hope that [the industry] doesn't dishonor daytime and eliminate it entirely. But the writing is on the wall that we're not finished with the change."

On Brenda Dickson (listen at 22:15): "Brenda was, in my opinion, always very complicated ... She was always bigger than life. And honestly, we were never close, although she was always very nice to me ... And I am really conflicted about what to say about her because, again, she was always nice to me. But she ... there were antics. Honestly, she was not easy on people. And she was not easy to work with. And she was not a giving, generous actress. And she was very, very ego-driven in terms of how she was treated there, and it made it hard on everyone else..."

On the funeral of Katherine Chancellor (listen at 33:13): "I can tell you that Jill and Traci did not have a story in (these episodes) together -- and I was very disappointed ... I was not invited to the funeral."

DAYS OF OUR LIVES switches time slots in DALLAS
Beginning Tuesday, Sept. 3, DAYS moved to noon on NBC 5 in Dallas instead of at 1 p.m.

Mother of Michael Le Vell 'victim' wept in court
Le Vell, 48, who plays car mechanic Kevin Webster in ITV soap CORONATION STREET, is facing 12 charges in all - five counts of rape, three of indecent assault, two counts of sexual activity with a child and two of causing a child to engage in sexual activity.

1 comment:

  1. Still can't believe they didn't ask Dianna back for the tribute episode must be some bad blood literally everyone else is included aside from Heather Morris who is heavily (and I mean about to pop) pregnant.