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Naomi Watts and Tom Sizemore Join The Cast Of The Revival Of Twin Peaks!

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Major casting news on Monday for Showtime’s revival of the David Lynch’s quirky, eerie, and soapy Twin Peaks!  The series that will debut in 2017  is currently in production in Washington state.

According to Deadline, film star Naomi Watts, who got her big break in Lynch’s motion picture Mulholland Drive will join the cast as well Tom Sizemore.  No word on what roles they will play.

As soap fans know, Sizemore just released his latest motion picture Durant’s Never Closes which also features General Hospital’s Michelle Stafford (Nina) in a key role in the story.

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Sizemore and Watts join a cast that reportedly will include: Kyle MacLachlan, Sheryl Lee, Sherilyn Fenn, Laura Dern, Robert Knepper, Balthazar Getty, and Amanda Seyfried.

In addition Lynch, who is directing the new Twin Peaks revivial from a script he wrote with fellowTwin Peaks co-creator Mark Frost, is rumored to be reprising his role from the original series as FBI Regional Bureau Chief Gordon Cole!

What do you think of Naomi Watts and Tom Sizemore joining Twin Peaks? What roles would you like to see them play? Comment below!

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Jay Keaveny
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Jay Keaveny

Fire. Walk with me.

Dishy
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Dishy

ha ha ha you know it!

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Chrystie_Delancey

Killer Bob.

Alan
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Alan

I would rather hear about actors from the original series returning than all these new actors — there were so many storylines left hanging when the series was cancelled that need wrapping up.

SZima
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SZima

I’ve been hearing about this “revival” for what seems like years! Does anyone actually think it’s going to happen? I’m beginning to wonder.

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‘Jeopardy’ EP Mike Richards In Advanced Negotiations To Replace Alex Trebek as Permanent Host

After all the trial host runs, replacing the irreplaceable and late game show host icon, Alex Trebek, it looks like Mike Richards, the current executive producer of the syndicated series is very, very close to finalizing a deal to become Trebek’s permanent replacement.

According to Variety who broke the news yesterday, Richards is in advanced negotiations with Sony Pictures Television to become permanent on-air host following Trebek’s 36-year-run.

Richards has been a game host throughout his TV career as well, when he hosted Divided and The Pyramid for Sony Pictures’ GSN network.  As an EP, Richards previously led The Price is Right and on the celebrity edition special of Who Wants to be a Millionaire.

 

May people have been guest hosts and been given a trial run to host the popular game show series since Trebek’s passing including: Mayim Bialik, Anderson Cooper, Katie Couric, Bill Whitaker, Dr. Mehmet Oz, Ken Jennings, George Stephanopoulos, Robin Roberts, LeVar Burton, Savannah Guthrie, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Aaron Rodgers  and more.

So, if a deal can be reached, how do you feel about frontrunner Richards as Jeopardy’s new host? Comment below.

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Daniel Goddard & Bryton James To Host, Meet, Match, Connect with Other Soap Fans Event On Their ‘Dysko’ App Along with More Y&R Stars

Longtime friends and former castmates, Daniel Goddard (Ex-Cane, Y&R) and Bryton James (Devon, Y&R) who recently formed a business partnership and are the creators and cop-founders of the new social networking app, Dysko, are holding a virtual event to connect soap fans!

Now is your chance to join Bryton and Daniel along with many familiar faces from Y&R next Sunday August 15th starting at 7 PM EST/4 PM PT, when they host the first Augmented Reality Fan Event hosted via Dysko,

Scheduled to join Bryton and Daniel are Y&R fan favorites: Tracey Bregman, Doug Davidson, Christel Khalil, Hunter King, Christian Le Blanc, Kate Linder, Michael Mealor, Mishael Morgan, Melissa Ordway, Brytni Sarpy, Michelle Stafford and many more.

The event is free. To attend, download the Dysko app and sign up for an account prior to the event, so you can connect with other fans from around the world.  For more on Dysko click here.

So, will you be checking out the app and hanging with some of your faves from Genoa City next weekend, virtually? Let us know in the comment section.  But first, check out a little more about the Dysko app in the video below.

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Guiding Light Alum, Michelle Forbes, Lands Key Role in Upcoming Season of ‘New Amsterdam’

She made her mark as Sonia/Solita on Guiding Light and has turned her career into a major primetime and film success.  Now comes word that the talented Michelle Forbes is set to appear on the new season of NBC’s drama, New Amsterdam.

According to TV Line, Forbes will join the cast for the fourth season in the recurring role of Dr. Veronica Fuentes. The character is said to be ‘a calm, poised and fearless fixer who is brought in to reconstruct the failing hospital.”

However, the outlet reports that Forbes’ Dr. Fuentes’ first order of business on her way to reversing New Amsterdam’s declining numbers will be to “wipe clean the inept board.”

Forbes was most recently seen on ABC’s Big Sky and had notable roles in True Blood and The Killings.

The new season of New Amsterdam premieres on Tuesday, September 21st  at 10 pm. EST.

So, looking forward to seeing Michelle in her new role on primtime? Comment below.

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