Onetime Dancing with the Stars contender Vivica A. Fox has joined the cast of Curb Your Enthusiasm for the HBO series' sixth season, playing a member of an African-American family that moves into the Davids' home following a major natural disaster.... Also per the Hollywood Reporter: Malcolm in the Middle dad Bryan Cranston will play Lucifer in four new hours of ABC Family's Fallen, to air next summer.... George Wendt is Ashley Williams' father and Beverly D'Angelo is Zachary Levi's socialite mom in Imperfect Union, a TBS comedy pilot set at a switch factory.
OK, who's zooming whom here? Ari's lying to E. that James Cameron wants to can Vince. Vince is selling Ari a line about being obsessed with Mandy Moore to cover up for missing his physical. E. is telling Ari that Vince is having a breakdown in Napa just to screw him for lying about Cameron. And honestly, all I'm wondering is how Aquaman is ever going to make it to the big screen if the only acting going on is off screen. Criminy. Even Drama's denying his tapered-jeans whiteness for some whack OG ghetto-boy act to impress this rapper Saigon. Who, by the way, could finally give Turtle the cred he needs to get out from under his pot-and-PlayStation haze. Anyway, gone are the days when this was just about buddies behaving badly. Now the stakes are raised, careers are at risk and it's all over the woman who once recorded the line "Innocence is what I got. It'll take true love to hit the spot." Who knew? And even though I hated to see poor E. face th
Some thoughts from a typically busy summer Sunday of TV:
Six Feet Under
Truer words were never spoken than Ruth Fisher's weary, teary whine to her steadfast companion in the finale of Six Feet Under Sunday night: "This is Hell, George. Hell. I just want it to end."
So, my dear, did I. And thankfully, at last, Six Feet Under — an occasionally brilliant, nearly always maddening and, lately, just plain miserable series about living in the shadow of death — is behind us. In a nice twist, the show's final scenes actually seemed to embrace the possibilities of life — before the climactic montage of all the major characters meeting their eventual makers as Claire, bless her heart, drove off into the future. I couldn't imagine the show ending any other way than in a series of obituary cards, and I was amused that so many of the characters (especially Brenda) passed away looking as if they