Carla Gugino

Jeers to Californication for wasting Carla Gugino.

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Showtime's smarmy sex-com strands the gifted actress with a throwaway role as an attorney defending David Duchovny's sleazy writer. It's a pale reprise of her ball-busting turn as a Hollywood agent on Entourage.

Gugino deserves a better gig. Her underrated TV series Karen Sisco and Threshold should've been given more time to build an audience. She's proven she can kick ass on the big screen in films like Watchmen and Sin City and she costars in the upcoming buzz magnet Sucker Punch. Now it's time someone lets her really cut loose on TV again.

Do you think Carla Gugino belongs on a better show than Californication?

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