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Saffron Burrows Dates NBC's Worst Enemy

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Boston Legal beauty Saffron Burrows has joined the cast of My Own Worst Enemy, an NBC drama premiering this fall.As previously reported, Christian Slater plays a suburban father who comes to realize he moonlights as a spy. Burrows plays the father's psychiatrist and girlfriend of Slater's alter ego. — J.R. WhalenMore Fall TV news:• It's Official: Scrubs is Moving to ABC!• Eli Renewed! October Road Axed! Moonlight Dead?• CW's Game for The Game, Tyra Banks' Stylista• More Boston Legal Suits ABC• CW Officially Picks Up 90210 • 'Til Death Lives On, Back to You Won't Be Back• Fox's New Amsterdam Immortal No More • CW Axes Aliens in America read more

Christian Slater Spies NBC Spy Series

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The star of such movies as Broken Arrow, Heathers and the one with the baboon heart may be headed to the smaller screen. Sources tell the Reporter that NBC is close to ordering a series starring Christian Slater as a suburban dad who comes to realize, Jekyll-and-Hyde style, that he possesses a secret alter ego who is a top-echelon spy. The as-yet-untitled drama (may I suggest "Mr. & Mr. Bourne"?) was first developed years ago for Fox by writer-producer Jason Smilovic (Kidnapped, Lucky Number Slevin), and would mark Slater's first regular TV series gig.What's your take? Actor with film cred meets promising premise? read more

Short Cuts: "D--k in a Box," ScarJo and More!

Per the New York Daily News, the unbleeped version of Saturday Night Live's Justin Timberlake-Andy Samberg digital short, "D--k in a Box," has been viewed 320,000 times at NBC.com, and 3.5 million times via YouTube.... Though Scarlett Johannson was recently spied necking with former steady Josh Hartnett, the New York Post says the pair are taking ScarJo's bid for an "open relationship" seriously: On Saturday, Josh was seen in a liplock with supermodel Gisele Bundchen.... Sharon Stone's rep tells MSNBC.com that reports of the actress dating Bobby costar Christian Slater are false.... Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby and The Devil Wears Prada topped last week's DVD sales and rental charts, respectively. read more

The Secrets Behind My Name Is Earl's Animated Outing!

My Name Is Earl

This week's My Name Is Earl (Thursdays at 8 pm/ET, on NBC) isn't just super-sized, at 40 minutes long, and it doesn't just guest-star film vet Christian Slater. No, on top of all that, the outing presents Earl, Joy, et al, like you've never seen them before, when a visit to an earthy commune sends Randy trippin' into a foam-animated alternate Earliverse. Ethan Suplee, who plays Earl's bro, offered TVGuide.com a sneak peek. TVGuide.com: What was your reaction when you first heard about this "foamation" technique they'd be using for the Nov. 16 episode?Ethan Suplee: [Series creator] Greg Garcia had actually talked to me about it around the beginning of read more

AT THE MOVIES

Whale Rider's Keisha Castle-Hughes has been cast as Mary in Nativity, a look at the Virgin Mary's life before the birth of Christ.... Universal has optioned the James Sallis novel Drive, about a stuntman by day/getaway-car driver by night, as a starring vehicle (no pun intended) for Hugh Jackman.... The Weinstein Co. has bought the domestic rights to Bobby, writer-director Emilio Estevez's drama about the 1968 assassination of Robert F. Kennedy. The film's cast includes Estevez, Anthony Hopkins, Lindsay Lohan, Demi Moore, Sharon Stone, William H. Macy, Laurence Fishburne, Christian Slater, Helen Hunt and Martin Sheen. read more

LEGAL BRIEFS

Sartorially challenged Survivor champ Richard Hatch pleaded innocent on Monday to tax-evasion charges and three counts of fraud. "I've always paid my taxes and they know it. I think it's personal at this point," said Hatch, claiming that he's being punished for turning down an earlier plea deal.... Christian Slater, charged in June with forcible touch and sex abuse after he allegedly grabbed a woman's buttocks, had his case adjourned on Monday after he struck a deal with prosecutors. If Slater can lay off the ladies' trunks stay out of trouble for six months, all charges will be dismissed. read more

NO BUTTS ABOUT IT

Christian Slater rejected a plea deal offered by prosecutors on Thursday that would have sentenced him to three days of community service for allegedly groping a woman's buttocks on Manhattan's Upper East Side on May 31. The actor's attorney insists the "case warrants dismissal." read more

NO BUTTS ABOUT IT

Christian Slater rejected a plea deal offered by prosecutors on Thursday that would have sentenced him to three days community service for allegedly groping a woman's buttocks on Manhattan's Upper East Side on May 31. The actor's attorney insists the "case warrants dismissal." read more

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