Martin Short, Damages
There's something unsettling about watching Martin Short play the mysterious Leonard Winstone on Damages.
Maybe it's that we're used to him making us laugh. But Short doesn't buy that. "Actors are just actors," he tells TVGuide.com. "Whether they're making you laugh or making you frown, there's a talent to make a character three-dimensional and sympathetic. It's just different objectives. People have typecasting in their heads of how they think so-and-so can make them laugh but can't make them cry."
Damages adds Campbell Scott, Martin Short, Lily Tomlin and Keith Carradine
The alternative, then, is that Winstone — a hard-edged attorney and Godfather-like consigliere to the Ponzi-scheming Tobin family at the center of Season 3 — gives us the creeps because he isn't all that he seems...
Damages is trying something a little different for its third season: Patty without Ellen.
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When the gripping FX legal thriller returns (Monday, Jan. 25 at 10/9c), Patty Hewes (Glenn Close) won't have her protégé-nemesis, Ellen Parsons (Rose Byrne), at her side. After finally getting Patty to admit she tried to have Ellen killed, Ellen has made good on her promise and left Hewes and Associates in her rearview mirror.
Or so she thought...
Martin Short, Lily Tomlin, Keith Carradine
FX's Damages returns to production for its third season this week with four big names added to its cast: Campbell Scott, Martin Short, Lily Tomlin and Keith Carradine.
Campbell Scott (Royal Pains) and Martin Short (Primetime Glick) have become series regulars, while Lily Tomlin (The West Wing) and Keith Carradine (Dexter) join as special guest stars. Details of their roles...
Campbell Scott has been cast for the upcoming third season of Damages, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
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Scott (Six Degrees, Royal Pains) will be a series regular, but details about his character and impact on the season are still under lock and key. Production on the new season is set to begin in late September, and the show will premiere in January 2010.
See what the show's producers said about Season 3
Since we don't know details, let's speculate! Scott could play a...
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Bridget Moynahan and Campbell Scott, Six Degrees
It was a long six months ago that Six Degrees debuted on ABC. Spinning the separate-yet-sometimes-intertwined stories of a half dozen New Yorkers — played by Jay Hernandez, Bridget Moynahan, Erika Christensen, Dorian Missick, Campbell Scott and Hope Davis — the J.J. Abrams-produced drama opened strong in its cushy post-Grey's Anatomy ti
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