Fox has tapped actor-singer Jesse McCartney to star in the drama pilot Locke & Key, according to Deadline.
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Jeers to Bonnie Somerville for being the weak link in ABC's new Cashmere Mafia. Lucy Liu's got star power, and foreign imports Frances O'Connor and Mirando Otto can actually, you know, act. With her steamroller line readings and lack of charisma, bland bombshell Somerville (who's never made much of an impression, despite roles on Friends and NYPD Blue) can't even make her same-sex subplot interesting. She's the Fredo of this Mafia. Read and react to Bruce's opinions on American Idol's new season, CSI: Miami's Elizabeth Berkley and more! Share your own raves and rants about other shows on the Reader Cheers & Jeers discussion board. We may feature your Cheer or Jeer on TVGuide.com or in TV Guide magazine!
They play Manhattan's most powerful gal pals; get to know the ladies of Cashmere Mafia (tonight at 10 pm/ET, ABC).
Miranda OttoPLAYS Juliet Draper, the classy, serene chief operating officer of a giant hotel chain. Behind closed doors, however, she's dealing with a cheating hubby (Peter Hermann, real-life husband of Mariska Hargitay) and a rebellious teen daughter. YOU KNOW HER FROM The Starter Wife and the Lord of the Rings films. MIRANDA SAYS "She's different from me," notes one of the cast's two imports. (She's Australian, Frances O'Connor is British) "It's a challenge to play someone who is much more held back. That's what appealed to me about the character."FASHION STYLE Juliet's the elegant member of this fashion-forward gang. Her sophisticated wardrobe, consisting o
That little arc on Ugly Betty apparently got Lucy Liu thinking about a full-time return to TV. Or perhaps it was the reviews for Code Name: The Cleaner.Whatever the reason, sources confirm that the onetime Ally McBeal regular has signed on to star in ABC's Darren Star-produced drama pilot Cashmere Mafia, which revolves around four female executives in New York. Liu's costars include Frances O'Connor and Miranda Otto.So, whaddaya think? Was it Code Name or Ugly Betty that did the trick? I'm leaning toward Code Name. That thing was awful. (So they tell me.)