Hoping that Christina Aguilera records a country album? Sadly, you’re out of luck. Instead, the 34-year-old singer will show off her acting chops on Nashville. She just booked a multi-episode arc on the ABC drama.
People reports that X-tina will play Jade St. John. She’s described as ” a pop superstar who’s been going pretty much nonstop since she broke out a decade ago. She arrives to Nashville for a two-night stand at the Bridgestone, but her real dream is to record a country album – if only her label, who wants her to stay on brand as a pop star, would let her break out of her golden cage.”
Here’s hoping Aguilera does a duet with Hayden Panettiere. Better yet, a physical catfight between the two blondes. That would be ideal for May sweeps, right?
In addition to this new gig, Christina heads back to The Voice for Season 8, producing a TV series set in Las Vegas for ABC Family and prepping a new album. Excited for the “Dirrty” singer to pop on Nashville? Weigh in below.
After six seasons, Stephen R. McQueen bid farewell to The Vampire Diaries on last night’s episode. The CW supernatural series definitely lost one of its hottest pieces of man candy. The 26-year-old stud has played Jeremy Gilbert since the show’s premiere.
In a short but sweet video, McQueen says goodbye to his fans and thanks them for all their support. If you’re fan of the series and of Stephen, check out the brief clip below.
With her breakout role in Orange Is The New Black, Laverne Cox became the first openly transgender person to be nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award in an acting category. The 30-year-old actress was also the first openly transgender person to appear on the cover of TIME magazine. Cox continues to pave the way for the transgender community and could make history with her new gig.
Cox has just been cast in a new CBS legal drama titled Doubt. She’ll l play Cameron Wirth, an ivy-league educated lawyer who is “as competitive as she is compassionate.” Because she’s experienced injustice first hand, she will “fight all the harder for her clients.”
If her pilot gets picked up for the 2015-2016 season, it will mark the first leading role for a transgender in broadcast television history. You go guuurrrrl!!! Grey’s Anatomy alums Tony Phelan and Joan Rater will pen the script for the new TV project.
Does this new CBS drama interest you? Is Cox one of your favorite characters on OITNB? Weigh in below.
Teen Wolf is adding a hunky Pretty Little Liar to the pack. MTV just announced that Cody Christian, who plays Aria’s (Lucy Hale) buff younger brother on the ABC Family hit, is heading to Beacon Hills for the supernatural series’ fifth season.
Cody will play a senior named Theo who moves to the spooky Californian town. The athletic and charming new resident is a lone wolf in search of a new pack.
Christian’s other television credits include stints on Grey’s Anatomy, True Blood and Austin & Ally. He’s also appeared in the feature films The Starving Games and Kill The Irishman.
The 19-year-old actor isn’t shy about sharing all his hard work at the gym to his followers. Thank God he’s legal. Check out some pics below.
After ABC chose to move production from Los Angeles to Vancouver for Season 3 to cut costs, Alyssa Milano decided to leave Mistresses. Having recently given birth to a new baby, the 42-year-old actress revealed she didn’t want to spend too much time from her family.
Instead of canceling the moderately-rated series, producers decided to forge ahead and find a new leading lady. Find out below who’s been tapped to play the new ‘mistress’ in town.
Another late night talk show host is leaving his post. After 16 years, Jon Stewart is leaving The Daily Show desk. Comedy Central revealed the heartbreaking news.
Stewart joins other late night stalwarts who’ve recently left their longtime posts- Jay Leno and Craig Ferguson left The Tonight Show and The Late Late Show respectively and David Letterman will leave The Late Show after a record-breaking 32 years behind the desk this year.
Speculation about Stewart’s departure first began last year when he temporarily left his post to direct the film, Rosewater. During his time on the show, he’s led the nighttime staple to 19 Emmy wins including a streak of 10 consecutive wins for Outstanding Variety Show. It truly is the end of an era.
Jon addressed his resignation on last night’s show. Check out the video below, along with reading a statement issued by the network president.
A few weeks ago, rumors surfaced Rosie Perez was leaving The View. As it turns out, it was a different Rosie jumping ship. Over the weekend, it was revealed that O’Donnell was once again leaving the ABC daytime chatfest after a brief return.
Viewers who tuned in to Monday’s episode hoping to hear the truth from the proverbial horse’s mouth were sadly disappointed. There was nary a mention of it on the show. The 52-year-old took to YouTube to reveal the exact reasons.
Pretty much, it’s a combination of splitting with her wife Michelle Rounds and taking care of her health after surviving a major heart attack years ago. Rosie’s final episode (until she returns again) airs this Friday. Check out her YouTube clip below.
Throughout the night, only a handful of awards were presented during the 57th Grammy Awards. The marathon telecast instead opted to show performances. Some were memorable while others almost put me to sleep. Seriously, I have no idea what Ariana Grande was thinking. She has so many far superior songs than the ballad she chose.
By far, my favorite was Sia’s latest performance of her smash hit “Chandelier.” Maddie was once again on hand to execute some wicked contemporary choreography but this time she was joined by the hilarious Kristen Wiig. I’m still in shock the Aussie singer lost out Best Video to Pharrell Williams’ “Happy.” #robbed
Other highlights came from female veterans. Madonna injected some much needed energy in a night filled with ballads. Say what you will, but the 56-year-old can still deliver a fun pop performance. Meanwhile, Annie Lennox cast a spell on the audience when she joined Hozier. Mary J. Blige did the same when she paired up with Best New Artist Sam Smith on his ubiquitous hit, “Stay With Me.”
Beyonce closed out the show by delivering a soaring gospel number. Instead of being accompanied by women on stage, Bey opted to feature men who have suffered and lived. “I felt like this is an opportunity to show the strength and vulnerability in black men,” she revealed. Check out her unforgettable performance below along with the others. Be sure to weigh in on your favorite Grammy performances.