April 22, 2013 |
He's the guy getting a lot of ear action. Tony Hale is back as the vice president's boy Friday in HBO's political comedy "Veep. " In the midst of Washington chaos, he's never too far from Selina's (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) ear, ready to whip out hand sanitizer from his beloved man purse or scour her closet for the perfect clutch. If needed, he'll even take a bullet for the veep - or at least a sneeze. The patsy role is one the actor has made an art. He'll also reprise his role as socially awkward Buster Bluth in the highly anticipated resurrection of "Arrested Development," which will premiere on Netflix in late May. PHOTOS: Hollywood Backlot moments And later this summer he'll appear opposite Melissa McCarthy and Sandra Bullock in the comedy flick "The Heat.
February 13, 1991 |
True Love: In honor of Valentine's Day, the couples starring in "Love Letters" this week at the Canon Theatre in Beverly Hills will be in love in real life. Married couples will read the letters, and instead of alternating casts weekly, the cast will change nightly. Pam Dawber and Mark Harmon will appear tonight, Bruce Davison and Lisa Pelikan will star Thursday and Sunday, Steve Allen and Jayne Meadows appear on Friday, and Ron Leibman and Jessica Walter perform on Saturday.
May 19, 2013 |
"Arrested Development" costume designer Katie Sparks, whose efforts on the first two seasons of the Fox sitcom earned her a 2006 nomination from the Costume Designers Guild of America, was tapped by series creator Mitchell Hurwitz to work on the new streaming-to-Netflix season that will be released May 26. She recently spoke about her work on the original series and the challenges posed by revisiting - and re-dressing - the quirky Bluth family after...
July 8, 1988
Seven of the eight actors who will appear in Neil Simon's new farce, "Rumors," scheduled to open at San Diego's Old Globe Theatre on Sept. 22, were announced Thursday. The characters include four couples, all of them attending the 10th anniversary celebration for a fifth, unseen couple. Real-life marrieds Ron Leibman and Jessica Walter will play opposite each other, as will Andre Gregory and Joyce Van Patten, and Christine Baranski and Mark Nelson.
January 8, 1989
Ride the High Country (Channel 5 Monday at 1:30 a.m.): The mellow, much-loved 1962 Western for which Sam Peckinpah managed to persuade Randolph Scott and Joel McCrea to face the cameras one last time. (2:00) 1900 (Z Monday at 11 p.m., completed Tuesday at 11 p.m.