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Matt Bomer to guest star on 'American Horror Story: Freak Show'

There will be nothing white collar — or normal — about Matt Bomer’s next TV gig.

EW has learned that the Emmy nominee will guest star on one episode of American Horror Story: Freak Show. Creator Ryan Murphy broke the news himself at EW’s Emmy Party saying he’s excited to reunite once again with the “amazing” actor, who is nominated this year for his performance in The Normal Heart, also directed by Murphy.

“I try to get him to do everything for me,” Murphy told EW. “I sent him a text that said, ‘First right of refusal, here’s the role.’ It’s very…warped.” Murphy said he had to work around Bomer’s schedule filming Magic Mike 2 in order to make the appearance work.

American Horror Story: Freak Show premieres on FX on Wednesday, October 8th.

'White Collar' boss talks show's final season -- and Matt Bomer's role in the finale

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Matt Bomer’s White Collar cons are coming to an end. Although USA has not yet made the drama’s conclusion official — the network often holds off on making a “final season” announcement until a show’s last episodes have begun airing, as was the case with Psych — White Collar creator and executive producer Jeff Eastin tells EW that he has crafted a satisfying conclusion to the series, which stars Matt Bomer and Tim DeKay.

After protracted negotiations, USA finally renewed White Collar in March for a sixth season of just six episodes. “The really nice thing about six episodes is that it almost feels like a limited series,” says Eastin, whose other USA drama, Graceland, returns for its second season on June 11. “We’ve got just enough room for one really beautiful plot: What is the last adventure these guys go on?” READ FULL STORY

'The Normal Heart': Ryan Murphy cried at the sight of Matt Bomer's severe weight loss -- LISTEN

No one expects to get through HBO’s adaptation of The Normal Heart, Larry Kramer’s semiautobiographical play about the rise of AIDS in New York in the early 1980s, without sobbing. But just listening to director Ryan Murphy describe Matt Bomer’s severe weight loss to play Felix Turner, a New York Times style writer whose body is decimated by the disease, will likely get you misty. HBO allowed Murphy to shut down production from July to November last year so Bomer could lose 40 pounds. “I literally think I burst into tears when I saw him, I was so worried for his health,” Murphy told Entertainment Weekly Radio. “I was so worried for his health, because he had taken it taken it to such a level. He was in a chair getting a haircut, and he could barely turn to greet me, he was so weak. But he carried the weight of all the ghosts of those people who had died. I remember he had a very big nude scene in the shower scene, where he had to basically collapse. And that was always the height of his thinness. And we’re like, ‘Okay, after this scene, you’re gonna be in clothes, so you can start to bulk up again hopefully….’ So to celebrate, he had a cracker. He threw up the cracker. His body had been so deprived for so long that he couldn’t hold any food.”

Listen to a clip of Murphy’s chat with EW Morning Live host Dalton Ross below. He also explains why Bomer and Mark Ruffalo, who plays Felix’s partner Ned, cried for 20 minutes after filming Bomer’s final scene.  READ FULL STORY

Matt Bomer jogs shirtless to pick up 'White Collar' season 4 on DVD -- EXCLUSIVE VIDEO

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Attention White Collar fans! We’d like to give you an exclusive welcome to paradise island, where the only thing bluer than the ocean is Matt Bomer’s eyes and the only thing hotter than the sand is Bomer’s body.

EW has an exclusive video of Bomer taking less of a romantic walk on the beach and more of a shirtless, sweaty jog on the beach in honor of today’s White Collar‘s season 4 DVD release. Join us in watching the video below over and over again:
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Jim Parsons, Taylor Kitsch join Ryan Murphy's 'Normal Heart'

Ryan Murphy’s upcoming adaptation of the play The Normal Heart for HBO just got more star-studded.

The Big Bang Theory star Jim Parsons and John Carter alum Taylor Kitsch have joined Julia Roberts, Mark Ruffalo and Matt Bomer in the television movie, EW has confirmed. Parsons will portray gay activist Tommy Boatwright, reprising his role from the 2011 Broadway revival; Kitsch will play Bruce Niles, a closeted investment banker who becomes a prominent AIDS activist, according to Deadline, who originally reported the news.

The television movie, based on Larry Kramer’s Tony-winning play that Kramer himself will adapt for the small screen, follows the onset of the AIDS crisis in New York City in the early 1980s. Roberts will play “Dr. Emma Brookner, the doctor who treats several of the earliest victims, while Ruffalo will portray Ned Weeks, a man who witnesses first-hand the mysterious disease that claims the lives of many. Matt Bomer (White Collar) will play a reporter who becomes Ned’s lover.” READ FULL STORY

USA announces winter premiere dates for 'White Collar,' 'Suits,' 'Necessary Roughness'; 'Common Law' canceled

USA Network favorites White Collar, Suits, and Necessary Roughness are all set to return in January, the network announced Wednesday. One that won’t be coming back? Newcomer Common Law, which USA has canceled. Ted Linhart, USA’s SVP of research tweeted the news Wednesday afternoon: “I can confirm to those who have asked that we are not renewing Common Law. Thanks to all the fans who watched and expressed their support.”

Matt Bomer returns as ex-con-gone-good Neal Caffrey to White Collar in its winter premiere on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 at 10 p.m. for six episodes. Popular law drama Suits starts its next six-episode run on Jan. 17, 2013 at 10 p.m. to round out its second season on USA. And sophomore drama about sports psychologist Callie Thorne, Necessary Roughness, hits the field on Jan. 23, 2013 at 10 p.m.

Matt Bomer to guest on 'The New Normal'

Matt Bomer has just collared another Ryan Murphy gig: a guest spot on freshman NBC comedy The New Normal. The White Collar star — who appeared on Murphy’s Glee last season — will play “the sexy ex-boyfriend” of Bryan (Andrew Rannells), series creator Murphy announced on his Twitter feed today. READ FULL STORY

'White Collar' Season 4 promos: Neal and Mozzie in paradise -- VIDEO

Dashboard hula doll Lolana has fulfilled her foreshadowing duties. White Collar’s Neal and Mozzie are in a tropical paradise and in a new promo for the upcoming fourth season of the USA series, Matt Bomer’s Neal Caffrey has traded his suave suits and ties for swim shorts, khakis, and a little scruff.

The video also gives us a glance at Mekhi Phifer as new character FBI agent Kyle Collins, who is tasked with tracking down our favorite conman-turned-FBI-consultant-turned-man-on-the-run (again). READ FULL STORY

'Glee' scoop: Watch Darren Criss and Matt Bomer cover Gotye's 'Somebody That I Used to Know' -- VIDEO

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Glee‘s next episode isn’t until April 10, but the fine folks over at Fox have released a behind-the-scenes clip called “Big Brother,” which introduces us to Blaine’s big bro, Cooper Anderson (White Collar‘s Matt Bomer). The pair aren’t exactly besties, which leads to an emotional performance of Gotye’s song “Somebody That I Used to Know.”

Watch the footage below to see a snippet of the pair tackling the current hit… READ FULL STORY

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