The popular, but short-lived HBO series Bored to Death, created by Jonathan Ames and starring Jason Schwartzman, Ted Danson and Zach Galifianakis, is on pace to become a movie. The series, set in Brooklyn, followed Schwartzman's fictional Jonathan Ames, a writer by day and a private detective by night, as well as his friend Ray (Galifianakis) and his friend/former editor George (Danson).
Gary Dourdan, 45, who starred on eight seasons of CBS's Emmy Award-winning CSI, has reportedly filed for bankruptcy after facing an onslaught of seemingly never-ending financial problems. Dourdan, who worked on CSI until his character, Warrick Brown, was killed off on the season nine premiere in 2008, filed an injunction at the end of August to prevent Wells Fargo bankers from auctioning off his Venice, Calif.
Celeste Holm, a character actress who won an Academy Award for her 1948 role in Gentleman's Agreeement, which also starred Gregory Peck and Dorothy McGuire and won both Best Picture and Best Director Oscars for Elia Kazan in its year, died at the age of 95 after suffering a heart attack and being treated for dehydration last week.
HBO's canceled television series, Bored to Death, aired its final episode in November, but extant fans of the show may get to see the detective show on the big screen, according to its star Ted Danson.
As much as I hate to say it, there’s no mystery behind why HBO’s Bored to Death hasn’t inspired the kind of cult following it had hoped for. The witty series is just a little too ambitious, unfocused and misguided to pack everything it hopes into a thirty-minute time slot while still giving the characters an opportunity to dazzle as they are struggling to do amid all the weird plot twists and turns.
While plugging her new movie, Big Miracle, about a massive whale rescue that took place near Point Barrow, Alaska in 1988, Drew Barrymore, 36, couldn't help but open up about her upcoming nuptials to art consultant Will Kopelman, 34.
Marg Helgenberger's days as Forensic Scientist Catherine Willows on the CBS flagship show, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, have almost come to a close. Helgenberger, 52, announced that she will officially leave CSI after having limited appearances during Season 11.
Ted Danson will replace Laurence Fishburne as CSI: Crime Scene Investigation’s leading man for the show’s 12th season, which premieres on September 21. Fishburne left the series in May, after merely two seasons, after CBS declined to renew his contract.