Gretchen Mol (3:10 to Yuma) rounds out the cast of Lifetime's adaptation of Kim Edwards' The Memory Keeper's Daughter, playing a woman who gives birth to twins, one of which has Down syndrome and is secretly raised by another woman. Dermot Mulroney and Emily Watson also star.... Get that sweet image of a bicycle flying against the moon out of your head. Henry Thomas has been cast as a thug who goes into the witness protection program and ultimately becomes a NYPD patrolman in Under, an A&E drama pilot directed by Charles S. Dutton.
Good thing Thursdays are slow here in the Amish country, 'cause the Ausiello Report's casting scoop cup runneth over today.Sources confirm to me exclusively that Nip/Tuck's Jessalyn Gilsig has been recruited to play the recurring role of Connie Britton's hip, single and smart sister on Friday Night Lights.Meanwhile, E.T.'s BFF, Henry Thomas, is joining the cast of Without a Trace as Anthony LaPaglia's new nemesis.Feel free to rant/rave about these latest castings below. Meanwhile, I've got a Rumspringa vacation to get back to.More TVGuide.com casting news: Exclusive: Earl Charmed By Alyssa Milano, Lee Majors Is Game's Six Million Dollar Coach, CBS' Randy Men Woo ER's Wen, Janeane Garofalo
Annabeth Gish has been all over the airwaves this year — in her recurring guest spot as the president's eldest daughter on The West Wing, on Showtime's new Brotherhood series (premiering in July), and tonight, as one of a group of travelers kidnapped by an evil cop outside an eerie Nevada mining town in Stephen King's Desperation (8 pm/ET on ABC). But despite working steadily in the biz since 1986, she's still the kind of actress who slips quietly under the radar, earning admiration without big fame, and she likes it that way. TVGuide.com spoke
There’s a reason they’re not calling this movie "Inspiration."
Actually, the desperation is all ABC’s, which is desperately hoping to attract anyone at all away from the penultimate episode of American Idol. The strategy: lean on longtime horror-story collaborator Stephen King, who has given ABC some of his best (It, The Stand, The Shining) and worst (Kingdom Hospital, Rose Red). Desperation (Tuesday, May 23, at 8 pm/ET) falls somewhere in between.
The first hour is promisingly, amusingly creepy, as innocents stray into the seemingly empty Nevada desert mining town of Desperation, where wild animals line the highway like eerie sentinels. It all seems ver
Before Alan Cumming bids adieu to Showtime's The L Word (Sundays at 10pm/ET) — he has three more episodes to air — you can bet that he will have made his mark on the envelope-pushing sapphic series. In a Q&A with TVGuide.com, the actor teased what's ahead, gave us a whiff of his bawdy little skin-care line, and shared his glee over his forthcoming Broadway venture.
TVGuide.com: The first time I remember seeing you was in 1995's Circle of Friends. Was I late to the Alan Cumming party?Alan Cumming: [Laughs] Well, I had existed before then, but... that was the first film I had done that did well in America.
TVGuide.com: Was it a turning point of any kind?Cumming: Yes, it was, in that after I came to America to do press for it, I started to get asked to work here.