Archive for November 19, 2017
It’s hard to believe now, but there was a time when films were considered infinitely more prestigious than television.
There was almost no crossover between TV stars and movie stars. When a television actor “graduated” to feature films, it was a massive achievement. If all went well, as it did for Bruce Willis and George Clooney, they would never again appear on the small screen. If a film star did show up on television, it was either stunt casting for a popular show (i.e. when Julia Roberts did an episode of Friends) or else it spelled certain doom for their career.
But then television got ...
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In a stunning development, Jeffrey Tambor will not return for the fifth season of Transparent. Tambor announced his decision to leave amid reports of sexual harassment allegations made against him by his former assistant and one of his co-stars.
Created by Jill Solloway, Transparent tells the story of Maura Pfefferman (Tambor), a transgender woman attempting to navigate her late life transition with the support of her three adult children and her ex-wife. The show has been a critical smash for Amazon, and Tambor has won two Emmys for his lead performance. But recent reports alleging Tambor sexually harassed his former assistant Van Barnes and his co-star Trace Lysette have thrown his future on Transparent season 5 into question.