Alyssa Milano admits she was nervous when hosting Project Runway All Stars for the first time last season—but all that’s behind her now. In season 4, which premieres Thursday, Oct. 30, she settles comfortably into her hosting and judging role—she even “gets into it” with fellow judge Isaac Mizrahi over a critique—even though she was eight months pregnant while filming the show. Here, Milano tells EW what it was like to tape the series (in heels no less), who her favorite guest judge was, and what to expect from this season… the best to date, according to Milano. READ FULL STORY
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A few weeks ago I wished for a Project Runway with tweens, and then I got my wish in Project Runway: Threads. (I really should put my wishing powers to better use, but I can’t complain about getting Christian Siriano back on the small screen.)
Threads, the fourth spin-off of the franchise, is like Runway Lite. Each week, three tween aspiring designers will face off with two challenges; the first is a look that they prepared at home for immediate judging, the second is a typical “here are the rules, now go; oh, wait, there’s more” challenge. The winner takes home $25,000. READ FULL STORY
After playing the infamous Lizzie Borden in a Lifetime movie, Christina Ricci is returning to the role for a limited series on the network. READ FULL STORY
Lifetime cannot get enough of Flowers in the Attic. After the success of the first film and its sequel, Petals on the Wind, Lifetime has greenlit Seeds of Yesterday, which, as fans of the books know, is the fourth installment in the series of novels from V.C. Andrews. Lifetime had previously set the premiere of the third chapter, If There Be Thorns.
Here’s the official description for Seeds of Yesterday: “The saga of the tormented Dollanganger family comes to an end in Seeds of Yesterday, based on the fourth and final book in V.C. Andrews’ series of novels that began with Flowers in the Attic. In Seeds of Yesterday, the Dollangangers continue to coexist miserably, as their deeply troubled relationships, dark secrets and tragedy come to a head in a way that will haunt the family and its progeny forever.”
Jason Lewis and Rachael Carpani will reprise their roles as Christopher and Cathy Dollanganger from If There Be Thorns, with James Maslow on board as Bart Dollanganger. Shawn Ku (Beautiful Boy) will direct the film from the script written by Darren Stein (Jawbreaker).
Seeds of Yesterday is set for a 2015 release.
What happens when you fill a design room with mean girls, whiners, the original costume designer (you know who I mean), a couple winners, and a few other barely memorable placeholders? Project Runway All Stars season 4 happens.
This exclusive trailer for the fourth season promises all the tears, catfights, over-the-top runway shows, and Alyssa Milano one can expect from All Stars. Highlights include a bride challenge—where someone is possibly married on the runway?—a Wicked challenge (sadly with no Idina Menzel or Kristin Chenoweth in sight), a trip to London, and some tough critique from judge Isaac Mizrahi. Hope none of the designers expected things to be easier the second (or third) time around. READ FULL STORY
As hard as it is to get by without Heidi, Nina, and Tim, Project Runway: All Stars always helps to fill the perfectly designed hole in our hearts during breaks between Project Runway seasons. And if you’ve enjoyed the past few years of the flagship show, you’re in luck: The cast of All Stars season 4 of is heavy on designers from Runway‘s past few seasons.
The most notable designers include Chris March of season 4—recently picked by EW as the best season in Runway history—Jay Sario of season 7, and two past winners: Michelle Lesniak of season 11 and Dmitry Sholokhov of season 10. Hoping for at least one win is Kate Pankoke, who is getting her third chance to prove herself on the runway; she originally appeared in season 11, then was brought back for season 12 by a fan vote. Here are the rest of the competitors, grouped by season: READ FULL STORY
Brittany Murphy’s father is speaking out about Lifetime’s upcoming biopic about the actress, and he’s not happy about it. In an interview with the Examiner, Angelo Bertolotti reportedly said, “I am disgusted and outraged that Lifetime decided to produce such a trashy project, defiling the memory of my beautiful, talented daughter, Brittany Murphy. Frankly, I am amazed at their audacity of calling it ‘a true story,’ without conducting any research or consulting with any members of the family.” READ FULL STORY
Actress Brittany Murphy died of cardiac arrest in 2009, but the upcoming Lifetime movie about the star claims Murphy died of something other than heart problems.
In a trailer for the film, titled The Brittany Murphy Story, Murphy (played by Amanda Fuller) shields her eyes from camera flashes and fumbles with pill bottles as the title screen displays dramatic phrases like “afraid for her life” and “the suspects,” suggesting the film will focus on speculations that Murphy was murdered. READ FULL STORY
Nearly five years after her death, Brittany Murphy’s story is getting the small-screen treatment.
EW has confirmed that Lifetime will air The Brittany Murphy Story next month. Starring Amanda Fuller as Murphy and Sherilyn Fenn as Murphy’s mother Sharon, the film follows the young actress’ career, from her breakout role in Clueless to dealing with the attention that comes with being a part of Hollywood.
According to the film’s description, “The relentless rumors and paparazzi coupled with Brittany’s insecurities about her appearance and desperation for approval wreaked havoc in her personal life. Through it all, Sharon remained her grounding force but her enduring love wasn’t enough to save Brittany from the dark side of life in Hollywood.”
The Brittany Murphy Story premieres Saturday, Sept. 6 at 8 p.m. on Lifetime.
Lifetime has confirmed that Zendaya Coleman, the 17-year-old best known as the star of Disney Channel’s Shake It Up! and as a breakout on Dancing With the Stars, will no longer be starring in the cable channel’s upcoming Aaliyah biopic, Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B (working title).
“We are sad Zendaya will no longer portray Aaliyah. Production is currently on hold,” the network’s PR team confirmed Sunday on its Twitter feed. The casting of Coleman, whose own 2013 single “Replay” spent 21 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100, was announced June 16. READ FULL STORY
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