Emile Hirsch, John Belushi
From famous outlaw to famous comedian?
Emile Hirsch, who stars as notorious criminal Clyde Barrow in Lifetime's upcoming Bonnie & Clyde miniseries, will step into the shoes of another real-life figure — John Belushi — in a new indie biopic, TheWrap.com reports.
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Michael Douglas and Matt Damon
HBO has debuted a trailer for Steven Soderbergh's long-in-development Liberace biopic, and it is as over-the-top as its subject. Michael Douglas stars as the flamboyant entertainer; Matt Damon plays his younger lover Scott Thorson. The hair, the costumes — everything is dripping is feathers and rhinestones! Be sure to keep an eye out for co-stars Rob Lowe and Dan Aykroyd looking just as groovy. Check out the trailer:
Justin Timberlake returned to Saturday Night Live this week, but he wasn't the only familiar face making a comeback. The show also featured cameos from Alec Baldwin, Steve Martin, Tom Hanks, Dan Aykroyd, Paul Simon, Chevy Chase, Martin Short, recently departed cast member Andy Samberg, and Bill Hader's "Weekend Update" character, Stefon. Here are some of the best moments from the show:
Tom Davis, who was one of the original writers for Saturday Night Live and the longtime partner of comic Al Franken has died, The New York Times reports. He was 59.
Davis died in his home in Hudson, N.Y. after battling...
Rosie O'Donnell, Dan Aykroyd
Rosie O'Donnell's got a new TV gig. The comedian, along with Dan Aykroyd, will guest-star on Happily Divorced, Entertainment Weekly reports.
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The pair will appear in different ...
This season, Castle will mark the holidays in a big way. "We're planning a Ghostbusters-themed episode to air on Halloween night," reports executive producer Laurie Zaks. Who's she gonna call to offer a guest role? Original Ghostbuster Dan Aykroyd, of course.
The ABC series is also planning its first Christmas episode, a good time for Castle to reunite with his MIA ...
The Defenders (Friday, 8/7c, CBS)
Now here's some stunt casting to get your nostalgic juices flowing. The guest judge in this week's episode of the breezy Vegas courtroom drama is Dan Aykroyd, who clashes with Jim Belushi's Nick Morelli during a court hearing. (Aykroyd's first blast of fame came while playing alongside Jim's legendary brother John in the original Saturday Night Live cast — and later as Blues Brothers.) Even better news: ...
Matthew Morrison and Jane Lynch
Glee's Thriller of a Super Bowl Episode
Finn (Cory Monteith) fills in for the late Vincent Price to provide the spooky narration for the Fox hit's Super Bowl-episode Thriller tribute. "I'm also one of the zombie folk, which requires about three and a half hours of prosthetic makeup," says Cory. And it sounds as though Artie may be ...
Jim Belushi and Dan Aykroyd
Dan Aykroyd is reuniting with one of his Blues Brothers.
The 58-year-old actor has signed on to appear in two episodes of stage partner Jim Belushi's freshman series The Defenders, CBS announced Monday.
Aykroyd will play a...
The accolades keep coming for Glee.
The creators behind the Golden Globe-winning Fox series will receive the top award for comedy writing at next month's Just for Laughs conference in Montreal. Co-creator Ian Brennan will pick up the award on behalf of Glee's other co-creators, Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk.
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The annual comedy conference will also honor...