Sunday, March 9, 2014

NEWS: Eric Braeden, Vanessa Marcil, Brenda Dickson, Robert Buckley, Joanna Going, Spencer Grammer

Brenda Dickson was interviewed at Roger Neal's Style
Hollywood 18th Annual Ultimate Beauty and Couture
Suite the day before the Oscars.
Eric Braeden, Corbin Bleu, Colin Egglesfield, Nick Wechsler and Vanessa Marcil to participate in the 2014 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Pro/Celebrity Race
The 38th annual charity race will take place April 12 on the 1.97-mile street course in downtown Long Beach, Calif., as part of the 40th Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach weekend.

Chinese officials debate why China can’t make a soap opera as good as South Korea’s
There is no shortage of problems facing China these days: a terrorist attack that recently left 33 people dead and 143 injured, corruption in government, a worrisome slowdown in economic growth. So when the country’s two highest governing bodies met in Beijing this week, what was the burning issue on the delegates' lips? A South Korean soap opera that has taken the country by storm.

The show's name translated in English is “My Love from the Star.” It has garnered more than 2.5 billion views online and has shot up to the top of the country’s viewership.

ONE TREE HILL's Robert Buckley lands lead role in Rob Thomas' iZombie
Buckley will take on the role of Major, a former college football player-turned-environmental engineer who is the former fiancé of Liv (yet to be cast). While he's still in love with her, Major is attempting to make the transition to the friend zone and is described as perfect in a non-annoying way.

SUPERNATURAL Spin-Off Gets a New Title, Casts Its Final Series Regular
airing April 29 as an episode of the long-running CW series, SUPERNATURAL: BLOODLINES (as it is now known) portends to be a sweeping drama about the mafia-esque monster families that, unknowingly to humans, “run” the underbelly of Chicago and who are being tracked by a newly minted Hunter. Melissa Roxburgh has landed the final series regular role of Violet Durant, a member of a powerful werewolf pack who hides her true nature because of her forbidden love for family rival David, a shapeshifter.

Brenda Dickson on her book, what it takes to make it show business, and Leonardo DiCaprio
Dickson's book, "My True Hidden Hollywood Story," was previously available as an eBook and will soon be available at Barnes & Noble.

Former ANOTHER WORLD and DARK SHADOWS actress Joanna Going joins DirecTV's NAVY ST.
The actress, who has recurred on HOUSE OF CARDS as first lady Patricia Walker, will co-star in the DirecTV mixed martial arts family drama. NAVY ST. is a gritty drama set against the backdrop of a mixed martial arts gym in Venice, Calif., called Navy Street and run by Alvey Henderson (Frank Grillo), a former fighter whose drug addiction prevented him from making it big. Going will play Christina Hyatt, Alvey's ex-wife and mother to Jay and Nate. She joins a cast that includes Kiele Sanchez, Matt Lauria and Nick Jonas, among others.

TRUE BLOOD Promotes Tara Buck To Series Regular
After recurring for the past six seasons, Buck has been upped to a regular for the vampire drama's upcoming seventh and final season.

Former AS THE WORLD TURNS and GREEK actress Spencer Grammer Joins ABC Pilot SAINT FRANCIS
Set on Long Island, the potential series follows a no-nonsense cop (Michael Imperioli) whose world is turned upside down when his 29-year-old sister gets pregnant out of wedlock. Grammer will play that free-spirited sister, Heather, who’s determined to be as different from her uptight brother as possible.

Katie Holmes to Star in ABC's High Society Drama
The potential series, which will be set in modern day New York, finds Holmes playing Ann, a woman of education and breeding, who has never used those advantages for power over others. She’s smart, stylish and genuinely down to earth. Ann runs a philanthropic foundation with her husband. When Philip (Rufus Sewell) and Margot (still uncast) make a bet and destroy Ann’s perfect marriage, Ann learns to play the game and becomes the ultimate match for Philip.

HOME AND AWAY stars Steve Peacocke and Bridgette Sneddon are engaged
The pair, who co-star on Australian soap opera HOME AND AWAY, are set to walk down the aisle after nine years of dating. A post on the show's official website reads, "We can confirm that Steve Peacocke and Bridgette Sneddon are engaged!" The couple met while studying at the University of Western Sydney in 2005.

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