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Mariana Klaveno Cast in New CBS Thriller

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Former True Blood actress, Mariana Klaveno, has been cast in a supporting role in the new psychological thriller by Kevin Williamson (“The Vampire Diaries“, “The Following“). She will play a detective who is “underestimated in her unit because of her somewhat flashy appearance”. (Source) The as yet untitled pilot is about two detectives who investigate stalking incidents for the Threat Assessment Unit ... Read More »

Lucy Griffiths Joins “Constantine” Pilot Cast

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Last season on True Blood we cried with Eric as he said goodbye to his sister, Nora, played by the beautiful Lucy Griffiths. Though we would like to have seen more from the talented actress on this show, we’re happy to share the news that Griffiths has joined the pilot cast for the new NBC drama, “Constantine”. Based on the ... Read More »

Jamie Gray Hyder (Danielle) to Guest on “Graceland”

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True Blood’s Jamie Gray Hyder, who played Danielle for the last couple of seasons, landed a recurring role on USA Network’s “Graceland“. According to The Wrap, Jamie “will play Lucia, who doesn’t let her tough exterior go unnoticed and has no patience for idiots. She’s trying to live a normal life as a grad student, but she keeps getting pulled ... Read More »

Watch Rutina Wesley with New Pals Elmo and Abby Make a “Plan”

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Rutina Wesley will be helping out the gang on Sesame Street this week as she, Elmo and Abby present the “Word on the Street”.  According to EW, Rutina met with quite a lot of True Blood fans during her visit. The Count, however, was mysteriously absent. For more of Rutina’s conversation with Elmo and Abby, visit Entertainment Weekly. This episode ... Read More »

Jim Parrack Joins Cast of John Steinbeck’s “Of Mice and Men”

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News broke today that True Blood’s own Hoyt Fortenberry, Jim Parrack, has signed on to do a remake of the John Steinbeck classic, “Of Mice and Men”. Also on board are James Franco, Chris O’Dowd, Leighton Meester and Jim Norton. Parrack plays ‘Slim’ the ranch’s mule driver who is quiet but full of wisdom. We’ll let you know when the ... Read More »

Hey! Nelsan Ellis Lands Major Role in James Brown Film

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Nelsan Ellis is nailing the big films and this latest is going to be huge. The James Brown biopic, Get On Up, signed Ellis to play Brown’s close friend and music collaborator, Bobby Byrd. Get On Up is produced by Brian Grazer and Mick Jagger (!), and stars Viola Davis and Oscar winner Octavia Spencer. Directing is Tate Taylor. Production begins soon ... Read More »

Ryan Kwanten Boards “Kidnapping Freddy Heineken”

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Still keeping pretty busy these days is Ryan Kwanten, as news just came out that he boards a new project, “Kidnapping Freddy Heineken.” Ryan joins Sam Worthington, Jim Sturgess and the amazing Anthony Hopkins for the action-thriller. According the theWrap: “The story follows one of the most notorious kidnappings of the 21st Century, which resulted in the largest ransom ever ... Read More »

Ryan Kwanten Joins Viking Saga

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You read that right, Ryan Kwanten has joined the cast of what promises to be an epic undertaking. The film is called Northmen – A Viking Saga, and has already begun principal photography. Ryan’s cast mates include Merlin’s Tom Hopper, Charlie Murphy, Ed Skrein (Game of Thrones), Ken Duken, Anatole Taubman and James Norton. The film is is about viking marauders ... Read More »

SAM TRAMMELL to Star in “The Fault in Our Stars”

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More Sam Trammell news! He’s just signed on for the part of the lead character’s father in The Fault in Our Stars. According to TheWrap.com, the story follows two cancer-stricken teens who strike up a romantic relationship as they face an uncertain future. Shaileen Woodley plays Sam’s daughter who is one of the cancer patients. The Fault in Our Stars ... Read More »

RYAN KWANTEN is “The Right Kind of Wrong”

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We all love Jason Stackhouse and his way of thinking, but never more than when he’s trying to do the right thing. Ryan Kwanten stars in a new film by “Benny and Joon” director Jeremiah Chechik and it looks like we’ll be treated to more of the loveable, awkward kind of character that Kwanten does so well. In “The Right Kind ... Read More »