Thursday, October 3, 2013

NEWS: R.J. Mitte joins SWITCHED AT BIRTH; Julianne Moore Receives Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

He will play Campbell, a pre-med college student paralyzed by a snowboarding accident who works at the free clinic alongside Daphne (Katie Leclerc).

Creator Lizzy Weiss also tweeted out the casting Thursday morning to her followers on Twitter, writing, "We are thrilled to have him."

THE WEST WING Government Shutdown Episode Is Frighteningly Familiar
In fifth season episode "Shutdown," the fiscal year is nearing its September 30 close. Democratic President Josiah Bartlet (Martin Sheen) and House Speaker Jeff Haffley (Steven Culp) have verbally agreed on budget cuts of 1 percent, mostly from social programs. However, at the last moment, the Republican speaker demands 3 percent in cuts that would slash funding on education programs, clean energy research, and other issues near and dear to the president’s heart.

After a march to the Capitol, the media joins Bartlet’s side, Haffley agrees to meet with the president for a private discussion. Again, he demands 3 percent in budget cuts.

“I’m not going to negotiate with anyone who holds a gun to my head!” screams the president. “We had a deal!”

After two hours, the two sides finally reach an agreement: 1 percent.

Amazon orders three more TV pilots to beef up its Prime Instant Video
The pedigree of the creative talent recruited for the new round of original TV productions — and those still in discussions — sends a signal to the entertainment industry about Amazon's seriousness in creating shows. It needs to match the high bar set by rival Netflix Inc., which earned considerable prestige when David Fincher won the best director Emmy Award for the streaming service's drama HOUSE OF CARDS.

Julianne Moore gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
The 52-year-old actress was surrounded by supporters at the huge event. Chloe Moretz and Don John actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt stepped out to watch the ceremony and support Moore.

ABC Buys High Concept Family Drama From Aaron Stockard & Mark Gordon
Written by Stockard in his TV debut, CONVICTION centers on Amy Koch. When her 20-year old son, Steven, is convicted on two counts of first-degree murder, she is simply unable to accept it, and so, facing a slim list of options, Amy sees no alternative but to take matters into her own hands.

Patrick Kennedy, Dominique McElligott and Laila Robins joins THE MONEY pilot
THE MONEY is about wealth and corruption among the super elite, focusing on American mogul and patriarch James Castman (Gleeson), who wields power and influence to expand his media empire and control his family.

Oprah cleaning house before big birthday bash
Oprah Winfrey is already getting ready to celebrate her 60th birthday in January at her Montecito, Calif., estate. Us Weekly reports that Beyoncé and Tina Turner may perform, and the guest list could include Julia Roberts, John Travolta and Tom Cruise.

According to Montecito Journal columnist Richard Mineards, the talk show titan is staging the sale of the century to clear out her 23,000-square-foot mansion for a major makeover in preparation for her big birthday bash.


  1. Nice to see Julianne Moore honored!

    Also, another onetime Hughes in the news today is Billy Magnussen (ex-Casey Hughes) photographed on location for his upcoming film role in "Into the Woods, shared by Lainey Gossip. .. Haveta say, Billy's rockin' those leather pants .. lol!

  2. Congratulations to Julianne Moore! She is, as always, spectacular in Don Jon! Simply cannot wait for Into The Woods!!

  3. I adore Moore! That is all.