There’s some Mad Men Season 6 scoop floating around. One bit should be entirely expected. The other bit — about casting — is pretty vague.
Michael Gladis talked to AMC about returning to Mad Men as Paul Kinsey… and shaving his head.
Kiernan Shipka is a dead ringer for Drew Barrymore in this E.T. re-creation, part of a tribute to Steven Spielberg.
Check out John Slattery in the trailer for In Our Nature.
The Adrienne Shelly Foundation will be again auctioning a lunch with Jon Hamm and more, starting December 3rd.
Michael Rooker talks to AMC about his return to The Walking Dead.
Danai Gurira talks to The Root about her casting and inspiration for her role as Michonne. She also talks to Vulture about how and why The Walking Dead transcends genre, and has some words for all of you Lori haters out there.
Lauren Cohan talks to Entertainment Weekly about the TWD gang’s next big hurdle, and more.
TWD creator Robert Kirkman claims anything could happen.
TV Overmind lists five reasons TWD Season 3 beats Season Two.
Anson Mount was volunteering in superstorm Sandy relief efforts, judging from his Facebook timeline.
Rosemarie DeWitt joins The Newsroom in a recurring role.
There is now a trailer for A Young Doctor’s Notebook, with Jon Hamm and Daniel Radcliffe.
AMC is defending its broader decision to license its programming to Netflix.
James Franco bought Janie Bryant’s house.
At the Montreal Gazette, Susan Schwartz notes that the foibles of Mad Men can strike close to home. [Her particular example was inspired by the writers’ real lives, according to Matthew Weiner’s DVD commentary. -K]
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