After playing Eddie the vampire on True Blood, Stephen Root is returning to HBO for another blood-filled drama.
The actor has joined Boardwalk Empire in a recurring role for the series' upcoming third season, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
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Raising Hope has cast two TV legends to play the parents of Burt (Garret Dillahunt), TVLine reports.
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Tune into NewsRadio for a hilarious look behind-the-scenes at WNYX, the #2 news radio station in New York City. Starring Dave Foley (Kids in the Hall), Stephen Root (Office Space), Andy Dick (Less Than Perfect), Maura Tierney (ER), Vicki Lewis (Three Sisters), Joe Rogan (Fear Factor), Khandi Alexander (ER), Phil Hartman (Saturday Night Live) and Jon Lovitz (Saturday Night Live), NewsRadio delivers tons of laughs in this 12-disc set featuring all 97 episodes of the series. Bonus material includes hilarious commentary tracks (some of the best I've ever heard), blooper reels, filmographies, featurettes, and more. The only downside is the packaging; the discs are on a plastic hub. but on the bright side it's only $59.95 (SRP) for the complete series. There's no reason to buy this if you already have the season sets, but it offers fans an opportunity to buy the entire series for a cheap price if you don't already have it in your collection.
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Familiar funny man Stephen Root is Tripping the Rift, as he has been on the animated Sci Fi Channel series (Wednesdays at 10 pm/ET), but this time Chode and the gang are in glorious DVD splendor. (Season 1 hits stores this week.) What is Tripping the Rift, you may ask? And what does it have in common with the 9/11 Commission report? TVGuide.com chatted with Root about that, his Office Space legacy and much more.
TVGuide.com: OK, so sum it up for people who haven't seen Tripping: Who are you, what are you and what are you doing?Stephen Root: [Laughs] I would have to say that Tripping the Rift is an R-rated Star Wars-type extravaganza. I'm a purple-tentacled ship captain who is a total reprobate,