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  • UK Media Ethics Enquiry likely to call Rupert Murdoch to testify
  • What are your thoughts on the state of the media?
  • Matthew Perry has signed on to the new NBC comedy pilot GO ON. It centres on an irreverent yet charming sportscaster (Perry) who, trying to move on from a loss, finds surprising solace from the members of his mandatory support group. – Deadline
  • Nicolette Sheridan has taken the stand in the trial for wrongful termination and battery against Marc Cherry – the creator of the hit show DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES
  • This is like, let’s have a money fight…. in court – Get over it the pair of you bitches
  • Saxon Sharbino (?) has landed the lead role in a new drama series for FOX which is being produced by Brett Ratner
  • Jason Ritter & Norman leo Butz are leading the NBC drama COUNTY which chronicles the lives of young doctors, nurses, and administrators in a frenetic, underfunded and morally compromising LA County Hospital. – Thanks Deadline
  • E.R. meets Scrubs? Can’t be a bad thing!
  • Adam Scott, Richard Jenkins, Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Jane Lynch are all cast in the new comedy film A.C.O.D.
  • All eyes on this one – could be gold!
  • Asghar Farhadi (Director A Separation) has been signed by UTA for representation in the U.S.
  • Can’t recall the last Iranian director that got picked up by a U.S. Agency – Awesome News!
  • EXIT 147 names Julian Jarrold as its director. In the thriller, a young father driving cross country to see his daughter is stopped by a sheriff at Exit 147, and it turns into a psychological game of cat and mouse with deadly consequences
  • Phylicia Rashad (The Cosby Show) has joined the cast of the drama DO NO HARM
  • Aly Michalka (Hellcats) has joined the cast of the comedy pilot REBOUNDING for FOX
  • David Arquette (Scream 1-4) has joined the cast of the comedy pilot THE SMART ONE
  • Guessing the role of THE SMART ONE won’t be played by David Arquette?
  • 20th Century Fox acquires the rights to THE CURIOSITY novel by Stephen Kiernan. A romance and thriller about a man frozen for 100 years and woken up today.
  • Sony Pictures developing comic book character BLOODSHOT for a feature
  • Kathleen Turner will next be seen in THE PERFECT FAMILY
  • If you haven’t seen SERIAL MOM get on it! Kathleen at her best!
  • Shirley Bassey Biopic is in the works
  • I will be playing Shirley Bassey in my Biopic of her – Mine’s called I’LL SHOW YOU WHERE MY GOLDFINGER CAME FROM – The life and times of Shirley Bassey
  • NOT FADE AWAY is the title of the new music based film by THE SOPRANO’S creator David Chase