Saturday, November 27, 2010

Top Stories Of The Week - Nov. 22nd 2010

Here are the top stories that burned up the livewire this week….

-Jorge Garcia signs on for his first show since the end of “LOST.”
The actor who played fan favorite Hurley on “LOST” re-teams J.J. Abrams for the highly anticipated new FOX drama “Alcatraz.”

-“Buffy The Vampire Slayer” to slay again with a unexpected twist.
The iconic movie and TV character will return courtesy of Warner Brothers, but the reboot has already angered fans as it will not feature Joss Whedon, the man widely credited with the show’s popularity.

-Jennifer Grey wins “Dancing With The Stars.”
Actress Jennifer Grey topped Kyle Massey and Bristol Palin to win the latest season of the long-running reality competition show, much to the relief of the Democratic Party.

-Jeremy Renner ready take on a new “mission?”
The Academy Award nominee for “The Hurt Locker” is rumored to be replacing Tom Cruise in the “Mission Impossible” film series after next year’s installment. Finally a franchise not being handed to Shia LaBeouf!

-Lindsay Lohan no longer attached to “Inferno.”
The role of porn star Linda Lovelace will now be played “Watchman” star Malin Ackerman, following Lindsay Lohan’s departure from the film.

-Black Eyed Peas to perform at the Superbowl.
For the first time since the infamous Janet Jackson halftime show, a modern pop group will be given the coveted slot.

-Michael J. Fox to return to “The Good Wife.”
“Family Ties” star Michael J. Fox, one of Hollywood’s most likeable and talented actors, will reprise his role as moral ambiguous attorney Louis Canning on a upcoming episode of the Emmy nominated CBS drama in 2011.

-Neal Baur signs deal with CBS.
“Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” showrunner Neal Baur will develop a new show for CBS following this season of “SVU” sparking talk that the long-running NBC staple could take a permanent recess next season.

-“Gossip Girl” gossip?
Taylor Momsen from the popular CW series “Gossip Girl” has reportedly been suspended from the show following diva antics.

-“Community” to get animated.
The cult NBC comedy will feature stop-motion animated sequences in the season's holiday episode.


-“Sesame Street’s” Cookie Monster wants to host "SNL.”
Move over Betty White, Cookie Monster, the loveable blue muppet wants to take his act to NYC and host NBC’s “Saturday Night Live.”