Toni Trucks



Hostages 101: Here's What Happened All Season to Prep You For the Finale

Dylan McDermott, Toni Collette

Were you one of those people who tuned in for the Hostages premiere and promptly tuned out? Well, the season finale is Monday and you may be among those who are curious to find out what happened, but are afraid you won't understand a darn thing. Lucky for you, we've got a refresher course that will catch you up. Let's start from the beginning: read more

The Complete Pilot Report: CBS Has Greg Berlanti, Louis C.K. and Bridesmaids Stars!

Joanna Garcia, Louis C.K.

The fall TV season is taking shape. Networks have ordered dozens of new pilots starring familiar faces including Zachary Levi, Mindy Kaling, Mandy Moore and Sarah Silverman, and from proven producers like Josh Schwartz, J.J. Abrams, Greg Berlanti and Kevin Williamson. Also making a comeback this year: Iconic characters including Green Arrow, Carrie Bradshaw, Sherlock Holmes and Beauty and the Beast.

To keep track of who's doing what, read our complete list of all the series projects in contention and check back for updates on their status. Here are the CBS pilots: (Click here for ABC, CW, Fox and NBC.) read more

Barbershop Babe Holds Her Own

Toni Trucks

Showtime's new single-camera comedy, Barbershop (premiering Sunday at 10 pm/ET), picks up right where its film predecessors left off and enjoys a cable-friendly splash of edgier, faster-paced humor. Among the ensemble cast is newcomer Toni Trucks, who talked to about inheriting rap star Eve's role as a girl in Barbershop's man's world. Is it true that you hadn't seen the Barbershop films prior to accepting the role?Toni Trucks: I hadn't seen the films before my initial audition, then once I did that, I figured I should see the movies. But we were encouraged to reinvent the characters. [Director] John [Ridley] was very clear that we should bring ourselves to the table. Were you familiar with Eve's acting work, if not read more

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