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The Event: Where We Left Off and What's Coming Next

The Event

After more than three months off the air, NBC's The Event returns Monday night with a fresh dose of alien drama and even more questions than the first 10 episodes provided answers. Here's a refresher course on where we last saw our characters and a few spoilers on what's coming next:

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Mega Buzz: Kurt's New Directions Return, Grey's Calzona Drama & Blue Bloods' Abduction

Glee, Grey's Anatomy, Blue Bloods

Every week, editors Adam Bryant and Natalie Abrams satisfy your need for TV scoop. Please send all questions to mega_scoop@tvguide.com.

So, will Kurt be back with New Directions on Glee any time soon? — Lizzie
ADAM
: Sorry to break it to you, Lizzie, but Kurt will still be singing with the Warblers at least through Regionals. That means he won't be singing Glee's original song, the geek anthem "Loser Like Me," either. But don't worry, Kurt and the Warblers have their own underdog ode. Hint: It's by Pink!

I can't believe we won't get a new episode of Grey's Anatomy until March 24. Can you give us some scoop to tide us over? —Rachel
NATALIE:
In the next new episode, Arizona is going to see a new side of Callie. "Callie has this obsession with baby showers, and she has this massive need for attention and girliness," Jessica Capshaw tells us. "Arizona keeps guessing wrong on what Callie would want and Mark keeps guessing correctly. Arizona just gets sick of it, so Callie gives... read more

The Event Episode Recap: "To Keep Us Safe"

The producers of The Event, perhaps having learned a lesson from the demise of FlashForward, promised that the second episode would provide lots of answers for the fans. And they weren't lying! In this hour, we learn where the plane went, who made it disappear, why Michael was flying that plane, how the detainees of Inastranka came to be here and who among their ranks is free and living in our world. But were they enough to keep viewers coming back? Here's a look at the answers we got:

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Clifton Collins Jr. Joins The Event

Clifton Collins Jr.

Clifton Collins Jr. is joining the NBC drama The Event, a network rep confirms. 

Collins — whose credits include the films Star Trek, Traffic and Capote — will play... read more

Clifton Collins Replaces Amaury Nolasco on Southland

Clifton Collins, Amaury Nolasco

Amaury Nolasco has exited Southland after filming three episodes and will be replaced by Clifton Collins, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Nolasco (Prison Break) signed on to the gritty ...
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Grab Some Caffeine: Crank 2 Is Gearing Up for a Reprise

Amy Smart and Jason Statham in Crank courtesy Lionsgate Films

We couldnt believe it either The cast of Crank is gearing up for a reprise of their action-packed film frenzy with Crank 2 In the sequel to the story of a hit man with a the minutes ticking down on his life Jason Stathams back as Chev Chelios with Amy Smart joining him again as his girlfriend and Clifton Collins Jr as the bad guy Dwight Yoakam and Efren Ramirez are also back says Variety and Bai Ling has signed on tooIn the second Crank movie Chev goes after an evil mobster whos stolen his tough-as-nails heart and swapped in one that needs electricity jolts to keep beating clearly an inferior model that deserves a movies worth of chases and cliff-hangers While the first Crank was quite enough for many critics such as TV Guides Ken Fox who reviewed it here it did a respectable 42 million in worldwide ticket sales tempting enough it seems for a second round Will Crank 2 tempt you Anna Dimond read more

Star Trek, Friday the 13th and More Movie News

Clifton Collins Jr. by Alexandra Wyman/ WireImage.com

Variety reports that Clifton Collins Jr. (Thief) and Chris Hemsworth (I've got nada) have joined the cast of J.J. Abrams' Star Trek feature, playing the right-hand man to Eric Bana's villainous Nero and Captain Kirk's father, George (George?!), respectively.... Entourage's Kevin Dillon is Lisa Kudrow's husband in Hotel for Dogs, a kid flick in which an orphaned Emma Roberts runs a sort of B&B for strays.... Marcus Nispel, who revved up the Texas Chainsaw Massacre franchise in 2003, is thisclose to signing on to reboot Friday the 13th. Please tell me he's gonna get Harriet Sansom Harris to play the Betsy Palmer part. She'd be wild! — Ben Katner read more

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