FX should turn ‘Fargo’ into ‘Coen Brothers Theater’

06.18.14 3 years ago

FX should turn “Fargo” into “Coen Brothers Theater”
Rather than do another “Fargo” season, Season 2 could be a riff on “No Country for Old men, and Season 3 could be a new version of “Inside Llewyn Davis.” PLUS: Billy Bob Thornton shot 3 different endings, “Fargo” proved to be Allison Tolman”s show, and introducing “Fargo” death trading cards.

“The Bachelorette” fan fave Marquel Martin joins “Bachelor in Paradise”
Can he also become the first black “Bachelor”?

If “Rising Star” does voting live in real time, how will tape-delayed West Coasters participate?
About 80% of the country, including the Mountain Time Zone, will get to vote on “Rising Star” live. If results are too close by the time the show airs on the West Coast, the tape-delayed broadcast will be interrupted with live hits from the studio allowing West Coast viewers to weigh in. Meanwhile, viewers in Hawaii and Alaska won”t have a chance to vote.

Dana Carvey performs standup as Johnny Carson on Letterman
Watch “Carson” tell a Justin Bieber/Rob Ford joke.

“Real Housewives of New Jersey” dad Frank Giudice dies
The father of Joe Giudice suffered a heart attack early today. He was 63.

“Game of Thrones” creators recall casting complaints over Daenerys and Cersei and Jamie Lannister
David Benioff and D.B. Weiss spoke recently at Cannes Lions: “When Lena Headey was cast, people complained she was a brunette, people actually complained when we cast Nikolaj Coster-Waldau because his nose isn”t perfect, and people complained when we cast Emilia Clarke as Daenerys because the character in the book is like 13 and she”s 23 or 24. I started tearing my hair out, and we realized if we were to keep our sanity, we”d have to stop looking at everything.” PLUS: Watch a supercut of every “GoT” grunt.

MTV2 orders “Fatawesome”
The sketch comedy pilot comes from the makers of the viral video “Cat-Friend vs. Dog-Friend.”

Meet “Gotham's” villains
A new promo reveals Fish Mooney, and the future Penguin and Catwoman.

Hulu orders a “Los Cowboys” rodeo reality show
The show will follow a group of wannabe Latino cowboys as they try to qualify for the Mexican National Rodeo Finals in Guadalajara.

FCC received some complaints over ESPN's airing of NFL draft pick Michael Sam's gay kiss
Read all the complaints over Sam”s kiss.

Ashley Benson gets a restraining order against a Warner Bros. security guard
The former security guard had said told him to have a sexual relationship with the “Pretty Little Liars” star.

No joke: “Masters of Sex” nabs Erin Cummings
The former “Mad Men” prostitute will play another prostitute on the Showtime series. PLUS: “It”s Always Sunny”s Artemis Pebdani is also joining “Masters.”

Conan O”Brien and Andy Cohen trade late-night stories
Conan says the talk show landscape is “like 'Game of Thrones' now with different realms. There”s an endless number of comedy realms. Maybe I”m the Lannisters, I don”t know.”

“SNL”s” Vanessa Bayer recalls battling childhood leukemia, and interning for “Sesame Street” and Conan O”Brien
Bayer today answered questions on Reddit. PLUS: Aidy Bryant talks “(Do It On My) Twin Bed,” 8 of the most fascinating “SNL” cast member bios, and watch the angry outtakes from Mike Ditka”s 1993 “SNL” appearance.

Anna Paquin poses nude with her “True Blood” hubby on the cover of EW
Check out her and Stephen Moyer cuddling in a coffin.

Listen to The Situation tanning salon brawl 911 call
The former “Jersey Shore” star got in a fight with his brother.

Who is Cottonelle”s “Bum” girl?
Cherry Healey has been making videos of uncomfortable subjects for years.

How “Suits” costume designer comes up with the right office wear
“I'm sensitive to the mood of the script,” says Jolie Andreatta, “and the particular case that's being addressed. I feel like I can always be a little more sexy, a little more elaborate, when it”s dealing with corporate takeovers. If it's a more emotional case, I don't want to distract from what's going on.”

MTV: Alaska-set “Slednecks” isn”t “Buckwild” on ice
The two shows may come from the same producers, but MTV compared “Slednecks” to “Jersey Shore” and “Laguna Beach.”

What it”s like to watch the Spanish-language “Breaking Bad”
Episodes of “Metastasis” have been posted on Hulu. But despite the lack of English subtitles, it”s easy to follow along.

When will USA renew “Playing House”?
The female friendship comedy has gotten good ratings and widespread critical acclaim.

“Blossom”s” Jenna von Oy is pregnant
Von Oy, 37, is expecting her 2nd child.

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