READ FULL STORY »The proliferation of stunt casting has turned the typically mundane guest-acting races into major Emmy spectacles. To wit, for the first time in history I’m handicapping all four of the categories! (Note: The winners will be announced this weekend at the increasingly scrumptious Emmy appetizer known as the Schmemmys.)
Tag: Dexter (66-78 of 106)
In attendance: stars Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter, James Remar, and C.S. Lee, and exec producers John Goldwyn, Sara Colleton, and Chip Johannessen
* Hall and Carpenter’s real-life relationship hasn’t caused any weirdness on the Dexter set. “I think from our perspective we met at work,” said Hall. “We’ve always been comfortable working together. And it’s nice to be on the same schedule.” Added Carpenter: “We have a lot of trust in our cast. Everyone is incredibly professional. When we’re at work, we’re at work.” READ FULL STORY »
Because not everyone can make it to San Diego, Showtime has released the Dexter season 5 trailer that debuted Thursday at Comic-Con. Quickie review: I love everything about this preview except the cheesy voiceover. Agree? Disagree? Watch the clip (after the jump) and then promptly hit the comments! READ FULL STORY »
I’m Super-Ecstatic About:
* The nods for Friday Night Lights‘ long-overdue leads, Kyle Chandler and Connie Britton.
* Parks and Recreation‘s Amy Poehler being up for lead actress.
* Glee standout Chris Colfer sneaking into the supporting-actor race. Ditto his awesome TV dad, Mike O’Malley (for guest actor).
* Elizabeth Mitchell snagging a guest-actress nod for Lost. Ditto Matthew Fox (for lead actor).
* All the Modern Family love.
* Jim Parsons’ second consecutive nod for The Big Bang Theory.
* The Good Wife‘s rockin’ female trio (Julianna Margulies, Archie Panjabi, and Christine Baranski) all making the cut.
* Burn Notice breaking through via a nod for Sharon Gless.
I’m Rolling My Eyes About: READ FULL STORY »
Question: Any chance Shonda Rhimes will do an about-face and give Derek and Meredith a real wedding on Grey’s Anatomy? She backed down on her “no babies” stance, so I’m hoping maybe she changed her mind about the wedding thing too. A girl can dream. —Rebecca
Ausiello: I did some snooping, and it appears the province of Shondaland still legally recognizes Post-It Note weddings. “I deeply appreciate the fans and how much they care about Meredith and Derek, but as a woman and a human being and the mother of a girl, I just feel like this idea that somebody in a big white dress is the be-all and end-all of human existence is a terrible message to send out,” maintains Rhimes. “I felt like Meredith and Derek’s choice to be together becomes a marriage of equals as opposed to some faux fairy tale. And while I love a good wedding, I felt like for Meredith, it was so counter to who she is as a human being. And I love the fact that Derek doesn’t need her to do it. I get why the fans want it; I’d probably want it too if I was just watching. But I literally feel sick every time I think about Meredith in a big white poufy dress.” READ FULL STORY »
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