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Laurie Metcalf Talks "Political" Revival Season of "Roseanne," Oscar Buzz for "Lady Bird" (Exclusive)

It's been a big year for Laurie Metcalf! The 62-year-old actress is back as Jackie Harris on the set to air next year, and is earning Oscar buzz for her role in Lady Bird.  ET's Lauren Zima caught up with Metcalf at the Garry Marshall Theatre's First Annual Founders Gala in Burbank, California, on Monday, where she dished all about her exciting times ahead.  "We had a [for Roseanne] today! This morning of episode number five [and] six, and they added one so we'll do nine instead of eight... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].....»»

Category: topSource: etonlineNov 14th, 2017

Laurie Metcalf opens up ahead of new movie 'Lady Bird'

From mother-daughter advice to reactions about the Harvey Weinstein scandal, Laurie Metcalf opens up ahead of the release of 'Lady Bird.'         From mother-daughter advice to reactions about the Harvey Weinstein scandal, Laurie Metcalf opens up ahead of the release of 'Lady Bird.'        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayNov 2nd, 2017

Laurie Metcalf opens up ahead of movie 'Lady Bird'

From mother-daughter advice to reactions about the Harvey Weinstein scandal, Laurie Metcalf opens up ahead of the release of 'Lady Bird.'         From mother-daughter advice to reactions about the Harvey Weinstein scandal, Laurie Metcalf opens up ahead of the release of 'Lady Bird.'        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayNov 2nd, 2017

Shameless" Emma Kenney Joins "Roseanne" Revival as David & Darlene"s Daughter!

Emma Kenney has landed a new role – the daughter of Sara Gilbert and Johnny Galaecki‘s characters in the Roseanne revival series! The 18-year-old actress is best known for her role as Debbie on Shameless. Darlene (Gilbert) and David’s (Galecki) daughter Harris was born prematurely in the ninth and final season of the sitcom, which [...] Emma Kenney has landed a new role – the daughter of Sara Gilbert and Johnny Galaecki‘s characters in the Roseanne revival series! The 18-year-old actress is best known for her role as Debbie on Shameless. Darlene (Gilbert) and David’s (Galecki) daughter Harris was born prematurely in the ninth and final season of the sitcom, which aired back in the late 90s. In the revival, “Harris is a recent transplant from Chicago to Lanford, Ill., and not necessarily happy about it. She is determined to do better than her parents and grandparents. Her choices from clothes to friends should represent her drive to move up the socioeconomic ladder. She vacillates between typical teenage acting out to showing she actually has a big heart,” according to THR. Roseanne Barr, John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, and others are all confirmed to return to ABC’s new season of the beloved show......»»

Category: topSource: justjaredSep 21st, 2017

Jennifer Lawrence, Jessica Chastain & More Speak for Variety"s "Actors on Actors" Studio

The Variety Studio: Actors on Actors, presented by Google Home, kicked off this weekend and lots of big stars were in attendance! Jessica Chastain (Molly’s Game) spoke with Holly Hunter (The Big Sick), Diane Kruger (In The Fade) spoke with Hong Chau (Downsizing), Laurie Metcalf (Lady Bird) spoke with Richard Jenkins (The Shape of Water), [...] The Variety Studio: Actors on Actors, presented by Google Home, kicked off this weekend and lots of big stars were in attendance! Jessica Chastain (Molly’s Game) spoke with Holly Hunter (The Big Sick), Diane Kruger (In The Fade) spoke with Hong Chau (Downsizing), Laurie Metcalf (Lady Bird) spoke with Richard Jenkins (The Shape of Water), Saoirse Ronan (Lady Bird) spoke with Kristen Wiig (Downsizing), and Jennifer Lawrence (mother!) spoke with Adam Sandler (The Meyerowitz Stories). The full episodes of the talks will air in January on PBS. Be sure to tune in!.....»»

Category: topSource: justjaredNov 13th, 2017

"Roseanne" Star Laurie Metcalf -- Typical Hollywood Divorce -- She Gets The Tractor

Laurie Metcalf's life is looking less "Roseanne" and more "Green Acres" these days -- TMZ has learned she's snatching up some farmland and a tractor in her divorce. Yee-haw!Metcalf's divorce from actor Matt Roth became final on Wednesday. It's&hellip.....»»

Category: topSource: tmzMay 19th, 2014

"Roseanne" Revival Cast Gets Together For First Table Read -- See the Pic!

The Roseanne revival is almost here! The cast of the upcoming series reunited for their first table read of the season on Tuesday, just in time for the 29th anniversary of the show's original premiere on Oct. 18, 1988. The series ran for nine years until 1997, so it's fitting that the first episode of the revival is titled "Twenty Years of Life."  Returning cast members Laurie Metcalf, Roseanne Barr, Michael Fishman, Sarah Chalke, Lecy Goranson, John Goodman and Sarah Gilbert were all smiles at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].....»»

Category: topSource: etonlineOct 17th, 2017

Greta Gerwig Says Her Directorial Debut "Lady Bird" Wrote Itself!

Saoirse Ronan is all smiles while posing backstage at the official Academy screening of Lady Bird hosted by The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences on (November 7) in New York City. The 23-year-old actress was joined at the event by director Greta Gerwig, cinematographer Sam Levy and film editor Nick Huoy. “‘Lady Bird‘, [...] Saoirse Ronan is all smiles while posing backstage at the official Academy screening of Lady Bird hosted by The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences on (November 7) in New York City. The 23-year-old actress was joined at the event by director Greta Gerwig, cinematographer Sam Levy and film editor Nick Huoy. “‘Lady Bird‘, in a way, wrote herself,” Gerwig told Reuters about her directorial debut, which she also wrote. “I was like, ‘Who is this girl, who’s this girl who makes (people) call her by a different name?’ It’s one of those things where it’s like I discovered the character as I was writing.” The title character, played by Saoirse, is a teenage girl growing up “on the wrong side of the tracks” in Sacramento, California, attending Catholic school and wrestling with her identity as she figures out life after graduating from high school. “I wanted to make a movie that was about home, and how home is something you only understand when you’re leaving,” Greta added – Watch the trailer below! Lady Bird | Official Trailer | A24.....»»

Category: topSource: justjaredNov 8th, 2017

John Goodman"s "Roseanne" Character Won"t Be Dead in Reboot

It was announced earlier in the year that Roseanne, ABC’s hit TV show from the 90s, would be revived – but fans noticed something odd about the reboot. John Goodman‘s character Dan was revealed to have died during the final episode in the series, which aired in 1997. Now, ABC is revealing that John‘s character [...] It was announced earlier in the year that Roseanne, ABC’s hit TV show from the 90s, would be revived – but fans noticed something odd about the reboot. John Goodman‘s character Dan was revealed to have died during the final episode in the series, which aired in 1997. Now, ABC is revealing that John‘s character is actually alive. “I don’t want to talk too specifically, but I wouldn’t say we’ll ignore the events of the finale,” ABC Entertainment President Channing Dungey said during the ABC TCA panel on Sunday. “Dan is definitely still alive.” Roseanne Barr, Sara Gilbert, John, Laurie Metcalf, Michael Fishman and Lecy Goranson are all expected to return for the new show. Production is expected to start in October......»»

Category: topSource: justjaredAug 7th, 2017

Let Netflix Prepare You For Back-To-School With September"s New Class Of Titles!

Summer's almost over, and Netflix is dropping some educational titles in September to get us in back-to-school mode! Next month, the streaming service will take you to class(ics) with films like Dead Poets Society, Pocahontas, and City of God — not to mention, originals including First They Killed My Father and Season 1 of The Magic [...] Summer's almost over, and Netflix is dropping some educational titles in September to get us in back-to-school mode! Next month, the streaming service will take you to class(ics) with films like Dead Poets Society, Pocahontas, and City of God -- not to mention, originals including First They Killed My Father and Season 1 of The Magic School Bus Rides Again! Don't worry, September's haul isn't all scholarly. The month will also bring a wave of mindless entertainment like Disney's live action Beauty and the Beast and the first half of Fuller House's third season! RANK: What Netflix Shows Are YOU Watching?? Of course, we'll also be saying goodbye to a number of titles -- farewell, The Omen, Scream, and Jackass: The Movie -- but what we're getting in return is a pretty sweet trade-off! See which titles are arriving and departing the streaming platform (below)! Arriving: September 1 Amores Perros City of God Dead Poets Society Deep Blue Sea Disney's Hercules Disney's Mulan FINAL FANTASY XIV Dad of Light: Season 1 – NETFLIX ORIGINAL Fracture Gangs of New York Gone Baby Gone High Risk Hoodwinked Hotel for Dogs Jaws Jaws 2 Jaws 3 Jaws: The Revenge LEGO Elves: Secrets of Elvendale: Season 1 – NETFLIX ORIGINAL Little Evil – NETFLIX ORIGINAL Maniac: Season 1 Narcos: Season 3 – NETFLIX ORIGINAL Outside Man: Volume 2 Pulp Fiction Requiem for a Dream Resurface – NETFLIX ORIGINAL Shaq & Cedric the Entertainer Present: All Star Comedy Jam Shaquille O'Neal Presents: All Star Comedy Jam: Live from Atlanta Shaquille O'Neal Presents: All Star Comedy Jam: Live from Dallas Shaquille O'Neal Presents: All Star Comedy Jam: Live from Las Vegas Shaquille O'Neal Presents: All Star Comedy Jam: Live from Orlando Shaquille O'Neal Presents: All Star Comedy Jam: Live from South Beach She's Gotta Have It The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman's Portrait Photography The Last Shaman The Lost Brother The Rugrats Movie The Secret Garden The Squid and the Whale West Coast Customs: Season 5 Who the F**K is that Guy September 2 Vincent N Roxxy September 4 Graduation September 5 Carrie Pilby Facing Darkness Like Crazy Marc Maron: Too Real – NETFLIX ORIGINAL Newsies: The Broadway Musical September 6 A Good American Hard Tide September 7 The Blacklist: Season 4 September 8 #realityhigh – NETFLIX ORIGINAL Apaches: Season 1 BoJack Horseman: Season 4 – NETFLIX ORIGINAL Fabrizio Copano: Solo Pienso En Mi – NETFLIX ORIGINAL Fire Chasers: Season 1 Greenhouse Academy: Season 1 – NETFLIX ORIGINAL Joaquín Reyes: Una y no más – NETFLIX ORIGINAL Spirit: Riding Free: Season 2 – NETFLIX ORIGINAL The Confession Tapes: Season 1 – NETFLIX ORIGINAL The Walking Dead: Season 7 September 9 Portlandia: Season 7 September 11 The Forgotten September 12 Jeff Dunham: Relative Disaster – NETFLIX ORIGINAL September 13 Offspring: Season 7 Ghost of the Mountains September 14 Disney's Pocahontas September 15 American Vandal: Season 1 – NETFLIX ORIGINAL First They Killed My Father – NETFLIX ORIGINAL Foo Fighters: Back and Forth George Harrison: Living in the Material World Larceny Project Mc²: Part 5 – NETFLIX ORIGINAL Rumble Strong Island – NETFLIX ORIGINAL VeggieTales in the City: Season 2 – NETFLIX ORIGINAL September 18 Call the Midwife: Series 6 The Journey Is the Destination September 19 Disney's Beauty and the Beast Jerry Before Seinfeld – NETFLIX ORIGINAL Love, Sweat and Tears September 20 Carol September 21 Gotham: Season 3 September 22 Fuller House: New Episodes – NETFLIX ORIGINAL Jack Whitehall: Travels with My Father: Season 1 – NETFLIX ORIGINAL The Samaritan September 23 Alien Arrival September 25 Dark Matter: Season 3 September 26 Bachelorette Night School Restless Creature: Wendy Whelan Terrace House: Aloha State: Part 4 – NETFLIX ORIGINAL September 27 Absolutely Anything September 29 Big Mouth: Season 1 – NETFLIX ORIGINAL Club de Cuervos: Season 3 – NETFLIX ORIGINAL Gerald's Game – NETFLIX ORIGINAL FILM Real Rob: Season 2 – NETFLIX ORIGINAL Paul Hollywood's Big Continental Road Trip: Season 1 – NETFLIX ORIGINAL Our Souls at Nights – NETFLIX ORIGINAL FILM The Magic School Bus Rides Again: Season 1 – NETFLIX ORIGINAL September 30 Murder Maps: Season 3 Departing: September 1 Better Off Ted: Season 2 Do Not Disturb Frailty Hope Floats Jackass: The Movie Julia LEGO Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu: King of Shadows LEGO Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu: Way of the Ninja RV The Batman: Season 1-5 The Deep End: Season 1 The Omen Wilfred: Season 1-2 Something's Gotta Give Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Tears of the Sun Scream A Nightmare on Elm Street September 3 Drumline: A New Beat September 4 The A-List September 5 Lilo & Stitch The Emperor's New Groove September 9 Teen Beach 2 September 10 Army Wives: Season 1-7 September 11 Terra Nova: Season 1 September 15 Katt Williams: Kattpacalypse September 16 Jackass 3.5: The Unrated Movie One Day September 19 Persons Unknown: Season 1 September 20 Bombay Velvet Finding Fanny Raising Hope: Season 1 September 22 Philomena September 24 Déjà Vu September 26 A Gifted Man: Season 1 Sons of Tucson: Season 1 CSI: Miami: Season 1-10 September 30 Last Man Standing: Season 1-5 [Image via Disney/Netflix.].....»»

Category: gossipSource: perezhiltonAug 23rd, 2017

EXCLUSIVE: Laurie Metcalf Owns the Stage in Tony-Nominated "Doll"s House, Part 2" Performance

A longtime scene-stealer on TV -- thanks to her many supporting roles as Jackie on Roseanne, Carolyn Bigsby on Desperate Housewives, Dr. Jenna James on Getting On and Sarah on Horace and Pete -- Laurie Metcalf simply owns the Broadway stage. There’s no competing with the longtime actress, who was superb in The Other Place, performed maniacal laps around Bruce Willis in Misery and recently earned her fourth Tony nomination -- this time for playing Nora Helmer in A Doll’s House, Part 2. The play... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].....»»

Category: topSource: etonlineSep 8th, 2017

Listen to the "Joyful and Mournful, Romantic and Heartbroken" Title Track to "Lady Bird" (Exclusive)

Nearly everything about Greta Gerwig's directorial debut, Lady Bird, is perfect, from the script (which she also wrote) to the casting (including Saoirse Ronan as the titular Christine "Lady Bird" McPherson and Laurie Metcalf as her lovingly exasperated mother) to the costumes, cinematography and music. While Gerwig makes excellent use of Dave Matthews Band in the film, she also enlisted composer Jon Brion (responsible for such varied work as Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and Step... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].....»»

Category: topSource: etonline6 hr. 20 min. ago

'Lady Bird' is a new kind of coming-of-age movie

Laurie Metcalf and Saoirse Ronan star as mother and daughter in the critically acclaimed comedy.         Laurie Metcalf and Saoirse Ronan star as mother and daughter in the critically acclaimed comedy.        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodaySep 21st, 2017

'Lady Bird' trailer is a new kind of coming-of-age

The film stars Laurie Metcalf and Saoirse Ronan as mother and daughter this critically-acclaimed comedy.         The film stars Laurie Metcalf and Saoirse Ronan as mother and daughter this critically-acclaimed comedy.        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodaySep 18th, 2017

'Lady Bird' serves up teenage realness (and acne) at Toronto Film Festival

The familiar coming-of-age story is heightened by an utterly realistic portrayal of its mother (Laurie Metcalf) and daughter (Saoirse Ronan).         The familiar coming-of-age story is heightened by an utterly realistic portrayal of its mother (Laurie Metcalf) and daughter (Saoirse Ronan).        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodaySep 10th, 2017

'Lady Bird' could finally send Laurie Metcalf to the Oscars

The 'Roseanne' star is generating awards interest for her role opposite Saoirse Ronan as the exasperated mother of a teen.         The 'Roseanne' star is generating awards interest for her role opposite Saoirse Ronan as the exasperated mother of a teen.        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayNov 2nd, 2017

Roseanne Barr & Sara Gilbert Have A Roseanne Mini-Reunion On The Talk & It"s Uplifting Nostalgia At Its Best!

Awwww! We love family reunions! Roseanne Barr and Sara Gilbert got to recreate a small portion of Roseanne yesterday on The Talk. Roseanne was the guest on the show next to Sara, Julie Chen, Aisha Tyler, and Sharon Osbourne-stand in Marie Osmond. When ask.....»»

Category: gossipSource: perezhiltonAug 6th, 2014

Johnny Galecki in Talks to Join 'Roseanne' Revival - Variety

VarietyJohnny Galecki in Talks to Join 'Roseanne' RevivalVarietyJohnny Galecki is in talks to reprise his role as David Healy on ABC's upcoming revival of “Roseanne.” “Those conversations are still in progress,” ABC Entertainment president Channing Dungey said Sunday at the Television Critics Association press tour.'Roseanne' Reboot: John Goodman Isn't Dead Anymore, and Everything Else You Need To Know About Its ReturnIndieWireall 40 news articles ».....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsAug 7th, 2017

'Roseanne' reboot will pretend Dan's death never happened - New York Daily News

New York Daily News'Roseanne' reboot will pretend Dan's death never happenedNew York Daily NewsThe ABC show, which is being rebooted more than 20 years after it ended, will ignore one of the most important aspects of its finale: Dan Conner's (John Goodman) death. “I'm not going to talk too specifically about the season,” ABC Entertainment ...When Roseanne returns, it'll bring Dan back from the deadA.V. ClubRoseanne Revival Will Basically Disregard the Original Series FinaleTV GuideTCA press tour: Dan's not dead in 'Roseanne' revivalSTLtoday.comScreen Rant -Deadline -Flavorwire -KPRC Houstonall 32 news articles ».....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsAug 6th, 2017

EXCLUSIVE: Sara Gilbert Says ABC Is in "Productive Talks" With Johnny Galecki for "Roseanne" Reboot

The Roseanne reboot is finally "getting real" for Sara Gilbert.  ET's Nischelle Turner caught up with the actress and her Talk co-hosts on Wednesday, where she opened up about the ABC revival -- and revealed if her onscreen husband, Johnny Galecki, will be returning to the series.RELATED: 'Roseanne' Revival Won't Completely Ignore Dan's Death From Show's Series Finale"It's great. We're in pre-production, writers are writing," Gilbert revealed. "They're doing an amazing job and sets are about to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].....»»

Category: topSource: etonlineSep 8th, 2017

Laurie Metcalf loves torturing Bruce Willis

What’s it like beating up Bruce Willis? Laurie Metcalf — whose character does it eight times a week in “Misery” — says it’s “a lot of fun,” though both have the bruises to show for it. “There’s a lot of lifting and falling and figh.....»»

Category: topSource: nypostJan 19th, 2017