While you were working ...
November 9th, 2012
06:00 PM ET

While you were working ...

Today's news you might've missed:

  • We’re not yet sure who’ll be named People’s 2012 Sexiest Man Alive, but we do know that James Van Der Beek’s “Don't Trust the B-- in Apt. 23” character (he plays a fictional version of himself) will lobby for the title on the ABC sitcom’s November 13 episode. [People]
  • The weekend is only just beginning for most folks and “Skyfall” has already earned $4.6 million at the box office. Add that to the more than $320 million the 23rd James Bond film has already grossed overseas and you’ve got … a lot of money. [THR]
  • The CW’s “Beauty and the Beast” is the latest freshman drama to get a full-season pickup. Still no word on the fate of “Emily Owens M.D.” [EW]
  • In Chas Newkey-Burden’s “Adele: The Biography,” the singer-songwriter talks about everything from her upbringing to the ex-boyfriend that inspired “21.” Regarding her body, Adele says, “I would only lose weight if it affected my health or sex life, which it doesn't.” [USA Today]
  • You’ll have to wait until next year to see the “wolf pack” back in action in “The Hangover Part III.” To tide you over, director Todd Phillips is offering a glimpse of the cast on set. [EW]
  • The full-length trailer for Brad Pitt’s zombie drama, “World War Z,” is finally here:


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'The Big Bang Theory' casts Bernadette’s mom
November 9th, 2012
05:25 PM ET

'The Big Bang Theory' casts Bernadette’s mom

We’ve met Beverly Hofstadter and Mary Cooper, we’ve video chatted with Mrs. Koothrappali, and we’ve heard Mrs. Wolowitz’s voice boom through our TVs.

Now “The Big Bang Theory” is introducing us to Bernadette’s mother, to be played by Meagen Fay on an upcoming episode, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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Filed under: Big Bang Theory • Casting Chronicles • television
Tom Bergeron: Brooke Burke-Charvet has my 'love and support'
November 9th, 2012
03:41 PM ET

Tom Bergeron: Brooke Burke-Charvet has my 'love and support'

Tom Bergeron is offering Brooke Burke-Charvet his “love and support” as she battles thyroid cancer.

On Thursday’s episode of “The Talk,” Bergeron said he and his “Dancing with the Stars” co-host were texting prior to his visiting the CBS show. “She knows my love and support are with [her],” he added.

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Filed under: Celebrities • Dancing With The Stars
Jennifer Lawrence on acting, dating and speaking her mind
November 9th, 2012
02:48 PM ET

Jennifer Lawrence on acting, dating and speaking her mind

Jennifer Lawrence landed on the short list of Hollywood’s most lucrative leading ladies after earning an Oscar nomination for her performance in 2010’s “Winter’s Bone.”

She's since defeated evil in “X-Men: First Class”; emerged victorious in “The Hunger Games”; and been terrorized in “The House at the End of the Street."

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Filed under: Celebrities • Jennifer Lawrence
Robert Pattinson on how to extend 'The Twilight Saga'
November 9th, 2012
01:32 PM ET

Robert Pattinson on how to extend 'The Twilight Saga'

“The Twilight Saga" is coming to an end, but that doesn't mean it's over.

Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner, who play vampire Edward Cullen and werewolf Jacob Black, respectively, dropped by “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” to promote "Breaking Dawn – Part 2,” which covers the second half of the last book in Stephenie Meyer's series.

During the interview, set to air Friday, DeGeneres asked how they plan to capitalize on the franchise's success after the final film is released on November 16. Pattinson said he has some ideas for where his character can go next.

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Miley Cyrus talks new album
November 9th, 2012
12:17 PM ET

Miley Cyrus talks new album

When she’s not guest starring on “Two and a Half Men,” or planning her wedding to Liam Hemsworth, Miley Cyrus is recording her fourth studio album.

“It's a really different sound,” she told CNN while promoting her new flick, “So Undercover.” “Not only just for me, but I think it's something that radio needs right now.”

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