Sarah Michelle Gellar Signs on for NBC's Cruel Intentions TV Sequel

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Sarah Michelle Gellar passed out on top of Ryan Phillippe in a scene from the film 'Cruel Intentions', 1999.
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Sarah Michelle Gellar signs on for NBC's Cruel Intentions TV sequel

Gellar announced via Instagram she’ll reprise her role of Kathryn Merteuil from the 1999 film on the NBC pilot of the same name.


Joe Biden will reportedly present at the Oscars

According to Page Six, the vice president will appear in person to present an award. That's in contrast to Michelle Obama, who presented the Best Picture award to Argo via satellite a few years ago.


Former Bachelorette Emily Maynard admits to trying to kill herself

Once, Maynard said she threatened suicide. Another time, Maynard says she overdosed on prescription pain pills. “It really was a cry for help,” she tells People. “I never really wanted to end things. I just wanted attention. It makes me sad to think about. I was so focused on the part of my heart that was empty that I couldn’t see beyond where I was.”


CW’s Archie Comics pilot has found its Archie and Josie

New Zealand actor KJ Apa, 18, has been cast as Archie Andrews in CW’s Riverdale. Ashleigh Murray, meanwhile, will play Josie of Josie and the Pussycats.


The Coen Brothers don’t feel any connection to FX’s Fargo

“We’re just not very interested,” Joel Coen said in a recent interview. "I mean, we’re perfectly happy with it. We have no problem with it. It just feels divorced from our film somehow.”


Adam Pally joins Fox’s time-travel pilot Making History

He’ll play a computer science professor who invents time travel in the comedy pilot from The Last Man on Earth’s Phil Lord and Chris Miller.


Jason Bateman: “There is no plan” for Arrested Development Season 5

"I haven't heard of anything solid going forward,” says Bateman. It was just last month that Mitch Hurwitz said his Netflix series would be back this year.


black-ish creator on tackling Black Lives Matter: “It was such a scary episode for us”

Tonight’s episode was inspired in part by conversations in Barris’ homes with his children. In fact, the episode, titled Hope, serves as a letter to Barris’ children.


A judge quoted The Wire in helping dismiss a felony case against former Texas Gov. Rick Perry

“Come at the king, you best not miss,” Republican Judge David Newell wrote in his concurring opinion. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals voted 6-2 today to dismiss a felony abuse-of-power indictment against Perry.


Everwood
’s Vivien Cardone returns to TV on Law & Order: SVU

The former child star, now 22, guested on Wednesday’s episode, playing a vlogger who accuses Craig Bierko of rape.


Why Arrow’s live-action Vixen is so important

The introduction of Megalyn Echikunwoke’s character on the CW series has major cultural significance.


What it’s like to work in Holllywood if you’re not a white male

Ken Jeong, Mindy Kaling, Wendell Pierce, America Ferrera and Eva Longoria are among the actors who spoke to the NY Times about striving as a minority in the entertainment industry.


Gossip Girl alum Jessica Szohr is headed back to the CW

Szohr has signed on for Kevin Williamson’s paranormal drama pilot.


Catfish co-host Max Joseph recalls being cyberstalked and tricked into believing his wife was kidnapped

"A year ago I actually got cyberstalked by someone who called me from my wife's number and told me he was holding her hostage at my house (using my exact address)," Joseph writes on Vulture. "It was a hoax, of course.”


The Albuquerque Isotopes will wear Better Call Saul-themed jerseys

The jerseys featuring Saul Goodman’s face will be auctioned off for charity. PLUS: Jonathan Banks films an endorsement for an Ohio U.S. Senate candidate.