Former Gossip Girl standout and All My Children grad Michelle Trachtenberg is set to guest star on the CBS drama NCIS:Los Angeles, according to TVLine. Trachtenberg will portray Lily, an environmentalist and chef whose house is burglarized. The episode will air on December 17.
The Haves and Have Nots and former One Life to Live star Tika Sumpter has joined the cast of Get On Up, the film based on James Brown's life, according to Deadline.
Tika Sumpter has joined the cast of Universal’s James Brown biopic Get On Up. She will play Yvonne Fair, a singer in the James Brown Revue who recorded Brown’s “I Found You,” which later was reworked into his classic “I Got You (I Feel Good).” Tate Taylor is directing the pic, which stars Chadwick Boseman as the Godfather of Soul along with Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer and Nelsan Ellis. Jez Butterworth & John-Henry Butterworth and Steven Baigelman wrote the script, and Brian Grazer and Mick Jagger are producing along with Victoria Pearman and Erica Huggins.
On today's Pop Confidential Jamey Giddens, Luke Kerr, Jillian Bowe, Melodie Aikels and Jenna Dorsi dish the latest twists and turns of the fall television season, including:
Is The Good Wife the best show on broadcast television? What is up with an evil Peter Pan on Once Upon a Time? Why is Jafar on Once Upon a Time in Wonderland? Is Olivia Pope's mother really dead on Scandal? Could Congresswoman Josephine Marcus (Lisa Kudrow) be Sarah Palin, but with a brain on the ABC sudser?
The Vampire Diaries has too many doppelgangers. Tyler crosses over to The Originals to go after Klaus. Downton Abbey gets another season. NBC wants to reboot Murder She Wrote. Is Dracula good, or do you find it boring?
What's up with Justin Bieber, tagging and whoring his way through Brazil?
All this and much more on today's Pop Confidential episode!
Actress and The View co-host, Whoopi Goldberg is attempting to resurrect the story of famous African American comedian, Moms Mabley on Broadway. In addition to the play, Goldberg filmed a documentary about Mabley, which is set to air on Nov. 18 at 9pm on HBO. Check out a video of Goldberg discussing Moms Mabley on Good Morning America after the jump! READ MORE
Here's some fantastic news for fans of The CW's The Originals, The Tomorrow People and Reign. The broadcast netlet has ordered full season of all three freshman shows, citing their help in strengthening the schedule.
“In just a few seasons, we have built a much stronger primetime schedule. Our on-air ratings are up year to year, and our digital viewing continues to grow exponentially,” said Pedowitz. “We're excited about the creative momentum the producers have established for all three of our new series, and now our fans will have the chance to see the full stories unfold for them this season. With the additional episodes ordered, plus two new dramas and new reality for midseason, we’ll be able to continue our commitment to adding more original programming all year long.” READ MORE
Once Upon A Time returned to Storybrooke for a new spell on Sunday night. The visit was very helpful to the characters trapped in Neverland. How connected are the two fairytale lands? Check out the Top 5 Moments from OUAT’s “Dark Hollow”.