Christina Hendricks has a new TV show (Hap and Leonard), so she’s doing the interview rounds: The Observer and Sepinwall both weigh in. The best part about this mini-interview with Hendricks is when they start getting her character’s name mixed up.
Basketcase Jahngalt found a meaty NPR interview with Joe R. Lansdale, who created the novels upon which Hap and Leonard is based.
Mad Men‘s’ Vincent Kartheiser joins the new Hulu comedy Casual.
Semi Chellas, Mad Men writer and executive producer, will be at Cornell University, presenting Telling Secrets: Notes from the Writers’ Room.
Kiernan Shipka has a new movie, February, and it has a trailer.
Step inside Vanity Fair’s Oscar party: scroll down to the video clip with Jon Hamm and you can view both the photographer and Hamm to get a 360 view with your mouse – this is really cool.
In Walking Dead news, you know we avoid spoilers here, but this article clearly warns about spoilers AND puts them below the fold where you can avoid. It’s tasteful enough that I’m allowing it, but if you don’t want spoilers about possible character deaths, and ESPECIALLY if you haven’t read the comics, maybe don’t click.
Showrunner Greg Nicotero opines about the first and second halves of The Walking Dead’s sixth season.
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