The only thing wilder than Nip/Tuck's storylines are the FX drama's kinky — and graphic — sex scenes. But Kelly Carlson, who played the ex-porn star wife of Christian (Julian McMahon), says even the most outrageous scenes were "just a regular day at work." Get the scoop on which scenes were the craziest for the actress, and why she wasn't impressed with the way Kimber was killed off. She also told us how she kept herself separate from her wild character.
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TVGuide.com: What do you think of the writers' decision to kill off Kimber?
Carlson: I think it makes sense because ...
As the first half of Nip/Tuck's sixth and final season kicks off, the boys of McNamara/Troy are dealing with a host of problems.
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When last season wrapped, newly married Christian (Julian McMahon) found out he was not dying of cancer just before his honeymoon with Liz (Roma Maffia). Sean (Dylan Walsh) got involved with anesthesiologist Teddy Rowe (Katee Sackhoff) and Kimber (Kelly Carlson) was left devastated when her relationship with Ram Peters (John Schneider) ended.
Here's what you need to know going into tonight's premiere, with a few spoiler-y teases for good measure...
The stars of Nip/Tuck are taking another stab at contract negotiations. Heading into the sixth and final season of the FX drama, all cast regulars are angling for sizeable salary bumps, The Hollywood Reporter reports. Leads Julian McMahon and Dylan Walsh are looking to double their current $125,000 an episode intake, while Joely Richardson, Kelly Carlson and Roma Maffia are seeking "substantial raises."The actors argue they may have difficulty landing new gigs in the next few years with Nip/Tuck scheduled to finish airing in 2011.Talks have been ongoing for weeks and an agreement could be reached as soon as this week. McMahon and Walsh have also recruited famed legal eagle Marty Singer, who helped James Gandolfini with his Sopranos re-up, to speed up the process.A similar contract dispute went down last season, with FX ultimately paying its stars cash bonuses. Do the Nip/Tuck-ers deserve raises? Joyce EngGo behind the scenes of Nip/Tuck with our Online Video Guide.
Back on November 14 2006 when we saw the future lives of the NipTuck characters I mostly praised the episode since it was such a pleasant change of pace What I wasnt thinking at the time was how unfortunate it would become as a viewer that we know exactly what will become of the characters So Julia got shot last week so what We know that she survives since she was in the future episode So Christian and Annie got in a car crash caused by paparazzi this week We knew immediately that theyd be OK since theyre also in that episode And now even after multiple knife stabs in his back by crazy Colleen at the very end even though blood was gushing out of his mouth Sean cant be dead he too was in that damn futuristic episode Of course one can argue that the episode-of-the-future couldve just been someones dream but it wasnt presented that way when it aired so I guess I have the right to bitch about it right Imagine how shocking and suspenseful that stabbing
That ending was a real bang wasnt it Oh Julia If youre going to buy a gun for self-protection protect yourself by hiding it from others All Eden the skank needed to do was find that damn gun in Julias bedroom I knew that as soon as Julia told Eden that she figured everything out that Eden was the one who was the cause of her mysterious illness Eden wasnt going to react in a good way How about the timing of Julia receiving her follicle lab results that clearly included words like exposure to high dosages of mercury and contaminated foods at the exact same time that Eden was serving her yet another piece of fruitcake Bingo Julia Ill take it to my room Julias inner thought Ill send it to the lab in Virginia Olivia sure was an understanding lover earlier sending Julias hair sample to the lab even after Julia told her she was having an affair with Christian I was expecting a different reaction There was Olivia all happy and peppy and burst