Christina Hendricks talking to Variety about the end of Mad Men? Yes, please:
And here’s the trailer for Downton Abbey, Series 5:
Jon Hamm has been doing overseas press for Million Dollar Arm, but he also talks about Mad Men, life after Don Draper, and A Young Doctor’s Notebook along the way with HeraldScotland, Ireland’s Independent, and the BBC where (as tipped by Polly Draper) he suggests Mad Men will return in April (~13:52). he also discusses A Young Doctor’s Notebook and the end of Mad Men at the L.A. Times.
BTW, Mad Men Season 7 Part 1 is due on DVD/Blu-Ray on October 21…and they’re claiming there will be commentaries. (via Polly Draper)
Matthew Weiner pays tribute to Christopher Manley, cinematographer for both Mad Men and Are You Here.
January Jones is flattered that “the fat Jew” would like to drink her post-yoga butt sweat. No, we’re not kidding.
Ben Feldman talks about Ginsberg’s nipple, his fall rom-com series A to Z, and his current movie, As Above/So Below.
Joel Murray talks to HollywoodChicago about opening Season 7, and Chicago improv. But what he really wants to do is direct (more).
Kiernan Shipka has joined the horror project February, written and directed by Osgood Perkins.
The Walking Dead will open PaleyFest in NYC in October.
The Hollywood Reporter has TWD Season 5’s key art atop an article with quotes from Michael Cudlitz (Abraham) and showrunner Scott M. Gimple.
The Wire alumnus Seth Gilliam talks to Entertainment Weekly about joining The Walking Dead.
Entertainment Weekly also asked The Walking Dead cast members how they want their characters to go “if and when their time comes.” Indeed, the mag talked to Danai Gurira, Steven Yeun and Lauren Cohan about their characters.
TWD Executive Producer David Alpert shares his favorite moments from the show and the comic character he can’t wait to introduce.
Breaking Bad has given Apple’s iTunes a legal headache.
Bryan Cranston’s production company has sold a single-camera comedy called The Dangerous Book for Boys to NBC.
Bryan Cranston may be getting raves for transforming into LBJ, but Dean Norris will be playing Ben Franklin in a History Channel miniseries, Sons of Liberty.
Ana Crabtree, the costume designer for Masters of Sex, talks about where she departed from strict period attire, and her influences.
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