Having made a name for herself in movies such as American Splendor and About Schmidt, Hope Davis is one of the many film stars who found herself on the small screen this season. She plays the widow of an Iraq-war correspondent in J.J. Abrams' latest series, Six Degrees — also starring big-screen vets Campbell Scott, Bridget Moynahan and Erika Christensen, and concerning six New Yorkers whose lives are interconnected (Thursdays at 10 pm/ET on ABC). Last week, her character, Laura, made two uncomfortable discoveries: Her late husband might have dabbled in arms dealing, and her new friend's fia
Question: So… what's the Battlestar prattle you alluded to in last week's AA?
Answer: File this under frakelicious casting news: We're finally going to meet the woman who birthed Apollo. Lucinda Jenney (24, The Shield) has been cast as Commander Adama's late wife in a flashback-heavy episode airing later this season. I'm told the episode sheds light on their marriage and delves into how Bill struggled to balance family with his military career. Why don't we just call it what it is: Edward James Olmos' Emmy episode.