Friday, August 19, 2011

From LA Examiner: Liz Tigelaar Developing A New Drama; Eric Close To Scare On 'American Horror Story'; Anika Noni Rose is a Disney Legend...

"ABC Studios in development on Liz Tigelaar's The Joneses adaptation"

We love Liz Tigelaar. Y'all should remember as much from our ample Life Unexpected (RIP) coverage. But we did not love the 2009 David Duchovny/Demi Moore independent family film The Joneses. Now Variety has confirmed that ABC Studios will develop Tigelaar (and Gary Fleder)'s hour-long drama adaptation of that film for television. And you know what? If anyone could make us see that story in a new (and much more positive) light, we think it would be Tigelaar! ... [MORE]

"Could you be scared of Eric Close? American Horror Story is counting on it!"

Eric Close has been playing the field these days. After years on the successful CBS missing persons procedural Without a Trace, he then tried his hand at a more quirky CIA procedural for the same network, but it was short-lived. So instead he bounced around from network drama to cable drama, guest starring on everything from Blue Bloods to Suits (airing tonight!). And now TV Line has broken the news that he has found a home once again, on FX' twisted, twisty psychological horror drama, American Horror Story... [MORE]

"Anika Noni Rose honored as a Disney legend at the D23 Expo"

Anika Noni Rose may have most recently been seen on The Good Wife as a formidable political opponent to Peter Florrick (Chris Noth), but to a whole new generation she is known simply as Tiana from The Princess and the Frog. And earlier today Rose was honored for her work with Disney with the Disney Legends award. Rose is the youngest person to ever receive the honor and trophy... [MORE]

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