Whoopi Goldberg (the most recent winner) became the tenth winner, first winner to win two of their awards in the same year, and first African American winner in 2002. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Fox’s Glee is adding another Oscar winner to its ranks. The View co-host — and Academy Award winning actress — Whoopi Goldberg has booked a multiepisode role on the Ryan Murphy/Brad Falchuk musical dramedy, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. As first reported by TV Line, Goldberg will play Carmen Tibideaux, a theater veteran and professor at the New York school that Rachel (Lea Michele) and Kurt (Chris Colfer) have both applied See more
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The Season 2 cast of FX’s horror anthology series American Horror Story is beginning to take shape. Following a four-episode guest stint as one of the haunted abode’s former residents, Zachary Quinto will return as a series regular in the upcoming sophomore season of the Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk drama, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Quinto joins Season 1 SAG and Golden Globe award winner Jessica Lange as cast members set to return to the series, with co-creator Murphy confirming her return early last month. Following its breakout freshman season that featured the deaths of the Harmon
Exclusive: Emmett/Furla Films is coming aboard to finance Lone Survivor, and director Peter Berg is in talks with Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch and Ben Foster to play three of the four lead Navy SEALs. Universal Pictures, which developed the movie, will distribute. An adaptation of the book by Marcus Luttrell, Lone Survivor tells the harrowing story of how Luttrell and his Navy Seal team members fought to stay alive after being ambushed in Afghanistan in 2005 by Taliban forces during a covert mission in the Hindu Kush mountain region, where the team went to kill a terrorist leader. Wahlberg will play Luttrell in Berg’s followup to Battleship, which stars Kitsch. Berg and Universal first began developing the project at Universal when the filmmaker signed on for Battleship. At the time, movies with sand in them and war weren’t working, but the opening-weekend grosses of Act Of Valor.
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CBS’ Sherlock Holmes pilot, Elementary, will indeed be a modern take on the famed story. For the first time, Holmes’ famed sidekick, Watson, will be played by a woman with Lucy Liu nabbing the part, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Described as a modern take on the cases of Sherlock Holmes, with the detective now living in New York City, Dexter killer Jonny Lee Miller has been tapped to star in the project. Liu’s casting continues the Charlie’s Angels co-star’s return to the small screen with the actress currently appearing on TNT’s Southland. “I’ve loved being on Southland because