Natasha Henstridge, Commander in Chief
Sure, all the headlines have been about the backstage power-shifts going on at ABC's Commander in Chief (Thursdays at 10 pm/ET), but there's a whopper of an on-screen power grab on the horizon. (Three words: Templeton in charge!) On the way to work yesterday, Natasha Henstridge, who plays the silver fox's chief of staff, Jayne Murray, spoke with TVGuide.com about Chief's never-boring term.
TVGuide.com: The fact that you're on your way to the set kind of answers my first question about whether new show-runner Dee Johnson is working you.Natasha Henstr
Commander in ChiefWell, well, well, Geena Davis, it's quite a week you're having. Winning the Golden Globe for best actress in a drama, almost single-handedly saving a submarine full of American sailors from certain death, bringing the world back from the brink of nuclear war with Korea... you must think you're pretty hot stuff, huh? To quote the first daughter, "Don't let it go to your head." I must confess, though, that after two nights of watching 24's insufferable President Logan in action, I appreciate the level head Saint Mac brings to any international crisis. She gets to clench her teeth and utter pithy directives like, "The men in that sub have 27 hours of air left. We're not gonna let them die." Meanwhile, President Logan's about three petul
With production slated to start Jan. 30 on Casino Royale, the newest James Bond film and first starring Daniel Craig, producers are scrambling to flesh out the cast — namely, the role of the installment's requisite Bond girl. Per Variety, the short list supposedly includes Commander in Chief's Natasha Henstridge and Aussie Kimberley Davies. None other than Angelina Jolie topped the wish list at one point, but unless Mimi Maternity now offers bulletproof pregnancy jeans, that's looking unlikely.
Harry J. Lennix, Commander in Chief
As Jim Gardner on ABC's Commander in Chief (Tuesdays at 9 pm/ET), Harry J. Lennix plays a White House chief of staff caught in the middle as he protects the legacy of President Mackenzie Allen's (Geena Davis) late predecessor — occasionally even lending his ear to her arch enemy — while still serving the highest office in the land. TVGuide.com spoke to the actor about Jim's dilemma (and jettisoned love life), as well as the thrill of watching Ray Charles come to life.
TVGuide.com: People who have seen The West Wing and/or Th
Question: I'm loving Commander in Chief. Any good spoilers?
Answer: Expect some fun with Dickie and Jayne in early '06 when Mark-Paul Gosselaar introduces himself to Natasha Henstridge and promptly asks her out on a date.