InvasionUm, wow. Did I miss an episode, or a whole season? Whatever it was, I feel like I just watched a film, and the DVD was all scratched and kept jumping all over the place, but I somehow think I saw the whole thing. Kind of like those migrant workers emerging slowly from the swamps, with their eerie calm, mustaches and countenances that put the fear of Chuck Norris in us all. They knew. Knew about us — knew us as humans. Russ and Tom should have arrested them, but they were like animals, beings, souls — something to respect for one reason or another. Why would you arrest them? They're just doing their thing... catching fish and surviving. Who cares what they are? How cool was that? Very Discovery Channel. Very "big picture" for a show that's only been
Question: With the way the Walker, Texas Ranger movie ended, it led me to believe that there would be a follow-up because Walker's wife gets shot and it ended with that. Are they going to bring it back on a regular basis?
Answer: Oddly (considering the surprising way the movie ended), there are no immediate plans for another Walker movie, according to CBS. Which doesn't mean it will never happen. But hard to imagine Chuck Norris letting the franchise end on that note ...
Daytime superstar Eva La Rue (ex-Maria, All My Children) is joining the cast of CSI: Miami this fall as a series regular, per the new issue of TV Guide magazine. Click here for more details and be sure to read this Friday's Soaps News for an exclusive Eva interview!... AMC alumni Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos may have left Hayley and Mateo behind, but they're still working together. She just did his Lifetime show, Missing, and he'll return the favor by doing a few more episodes of her ABC sitcom, Hope & Faith, this fall, including the third-season premiere on Sept. 23.... Hunt Block (Craig) says farewell to As the World Turns on Aug. 11. Rest assured the mischievous Montgomery will get his comeuppance for those dark deeds.... Former soap-stud Judson Mills — who played Parker Posey's farm-boy-toy Hutch Hutchinson
Question: I've heard that there were plans to create a Walker, Texas Ranger reunion special. If so, when will it be on, and who will appear?
Answer: It's not so much a reunion special as a TV-movie sequel to the series. CBS hasn't announced an airdate, but it is scheduled to air in the next season. Chuck Norris, naturally, will reprise the title role, and former cast members Sheree J. Wilson, Judson Mills and Clarence Gilyard are also back. Northern Exposure's Janine Turner is the special guest, playing a forensics expert ...