’24’ Alum Kim Raver to Star in ABC Drama ‘The Advocate’ Variety – Music

Kim Raver, of “24” and “Grey’s Anatomy” fame, will star in ABC’s drama pilot “The Advocate.” Raver plays tough-as-nails business woman Francis “Frankie” Reese. After a dangerous misdiagnosis, her character experiences first-hand the hazards of the U.S. healthcare system. She leaves her successful career behind unexpectedly after the medical scare ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – Read more

John Fairchild, Women’s Wear Daily Editor, Dies at 87 Variety – Music

John Fairchild, who transformed his family’s fashion trade, Women’s Wear Daily, into an international force to be reckoned with, died on Friday at his Manhattan home after a long illness. He was 87. He headed Fairchild Publications Inc., with publications that included Jane and Details magazines, for more than 30 ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – Read more

Oscar Predictions 2016 Thompson on Hollywood

And what of the Oscar chances for this year’s Sundance slate? People are already chalking up Fox Searchlight’s “Brooklyn,” written by Nick Hornby, directed by John Crowley and starring Domhnall Gleeson and Saoirse Ronan, and Jury and Audience Award-winner “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl,” starring breakouts Thomas Mann ….Read More Via:: THOMPSON on Read more