he “Murder She Wrote” reboot starring Octavia Spencer has been canned, according to Deadline.com. In October, news broke that the Oscar-winning actress would star in an updated version of the beloved, long-running CBS series that starred Angela Lansbury as amateur sleuth J.B. Fletcher.
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Oprah Winfrey, Octavia Spencer, and Lupita Nyong’o are among the six actresses chosen for The Hollywood Reporter‘s annual ‘Actress Roundtable.’
Angela Lansbury says “it’s a mistake” for NBC to call a new series “Murder, She Wrote.”
Yesterday, I had the wonderful opportunity to spend the evening with Academy Award-winning actress Octavia Spencer … and about 40 other folks.
EXCLUSIVE: NBC is looking to revive one of the most successful series in TV history – “Murder, She Wrote” — with a brand new take from writer Alexandra Cunningham and producer David Janollari that has Oscar-winner Octavia Spencer succeeding Angela Lansbury in the lead role of an astute amateur detective.
I love to laugh. And for quite some time, I’ve been hankering for the likes of “In Living Color” and “The Chris Rock Show.” This desire usually arises when I come across a news item and imagine how it would make a funny skit.
With its season 3 premiere just two days away, it seems like ABC’s “Scandal” is on everyone’s mind. Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Hudson parodies “Scandal” in a clever Funny or Die video, “Scandalous,” that promotes the Affordable Care Act also known as Obamacare.
We have Chris Pratt to thank for Anna Faris accepting her very first full-time television gig. The actress, who stars on CBS’s latest Chuck Lorre sitcom, “Mom,” says she’d intended to stay home for a while after the birth of her son, but her husband urged her to read a script she’d been sent that was laying on their kitchen counter.
Jimmy Kimmel packed his “Jimmy Kimmel Live” post-Oscars special with so many stars that, somehow, Oprah Winfrey only managed to be one of the biggest attractions he gave us. He also gave us a trailer for what promises to be the biggest flick of all time, “Movie: The Movie.”
“The Help” collected three prizes at the NAACP Image Awards, including top actress honors for Viola Davis, the supporting actress prize for Octavia Spencer and outstanding motion picture.