Angela Bassett and Julian McMahon are both in final negotiations to join Fox's untitled spy pilot from Karyn Usher.
The drama centers on the orphaned 14-year-old daughter (Saxon Sharbino) of a CIA operative who gets taken in by Kevin Lear (Nip/Tuck's McMahon), a mysterious rogue agent-assassin who serves as both her surrogate father and professional mentor in the spy world. Bassett would play Alice Vargas, the director of the CIA.
[SPOILER ALERT: This story reveals plot details of the series finale of Nip/Tuck. Read at your own risk!]
Nip/Tuck's tame finale at least left fans with a sense of closure after the show's seven-season run: Sean is ...
After seven seasons of sex scenes, surgeries and more sex scenes, Nip/Tuck fans may be surprised at how writer/creator Ryan Murphy opted to end the FX drama.
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At least that's what Dylan Walsh, who plays Sean McNamara, hinted as he praised Murphy "for coming up with ...
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...