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On the Set: Discovery Goes for Gold With Klondike

Richard Madden

Winter is coming...to the set of Klondike. The crew of Discovery's first-ever scripted show cranks up the snow machine as stars Richard Madden and Sam Shepard button up their wool coats and two buses unload dozens of extras dressed in heavy 19th-century garb. The only problem? It's actually a beautiful May day on the Calgary set, with temperatures hovering in the high 80s.... read more

American Horror Story's Jessica Lange Separates From Sam Shepard

Jessica Lange and Sam Shepard

Jessica Lange and her longtime partner, actor and playwright Sam Shepard, have split, People reports. Oddly enough, the couple went their separate ways sometime in 2010, but kept the news quiet until now.

"They both are pursuing independent lives," a source tells the magazine.

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Sam Shepard Busted for DUI

Sam Shepard

Actor and Pulitzer Prize winner Sam Shepard was arrested and charged with a DUI on Saturday morning in central Illinois.

Shepard was pulled over in Normal, Ill. for speeding and was subsequently given a breathalyzer test that revealed his blood-alcohol level to be ...
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A long time ago I saw a ...

Question: A long time ago I saw a Western that I really enjoyed and want to buy it, but I can't remember the title. It was about this town where legends like Buffalo Bill and Jesse James went after they died to have another chance at life; the town is invaded by pillaging and terrorizing robbers, but they aren't allowed to fight back. Answer: I question the phrase "a long time ago" in reference to a film that debuted on cable in 1999, but the Western you want is called Purgatory. It's about a mysterious town called Refuge that is stranded between Heaven and Hell; if the deceased gunslingers can spend 10 years there without resorting to their old violent ways, they'll be forgiven their Earthly sins. The excellent cast includes Sam Shepard as Wild Bill Hickok, read more

CASTING ABOUT

She's no Willow Rosenberg, but she'll do: Mariel Hemingway is suiting up to play a Sapphic Secret Service agent in gay-cabler Here!'s upcoming telepic, Her Line of Fire, says Variety. Hemingway previously proved what a good lesbian she'd make in Personal Best ,and proved what a good thespian she is by acting like she was attracted to Roseanne on Roseanne.... Also per Variety: Clive Owen will join Cate Blanchett and Geoffrey Rush in a sequel to Elizabeth called The Golden Age. In the film (which had been titled Elizabeth 2: Electric Boogaloo), the Closer heartthrob will play Sir Walter Raleigh, which is almost enough to make me wish I'd stayed awake during more history classes. Or even the first Elizabeth.... Sam Shepard is strapping on a holster to play read more

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