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'Scandal' Star Tony Goldwyn Gets 'Divergent'

March 20th, 2014 12:07pm EDT
'Scandal' Star Tony Goldwyn Gets 'Divergent'
If there were a Mount Rushmore of actors, Tony Goldwyn would be on it.

The impressively talented actor-director is not only hitting home runs this season as President Fitzgerald "Fitz" Grant on ABC's most popular series Scandal, but is also about to be seen in the highly anticipated feature film Divergent. And he's also adding TV production to his resume with the upcoming series The Divide. If there's something that he can't do exceedingly well, we haven't found it yet. BFTV checked in with one of our top five actors of all-time on Monday.

In Divergent, based on the young adult book of th...
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5 Actors Who Absolutely Should Be On Your Radar

March 17th, 2014 12:15pm EDT
5 Actors Who Absolutely Should Be On Your Radar
There are a lot more great actors than ever get the spotlight they deserve. For every A-list star, we'd wager there are three underrated ones. That's why we at BFTV put together a new list to start your week: the five actors who should definitely be on your radar.

Five actors who are - in our opinion - the best actors we've ever seen, yet none of whom are necessarily Hollywood heavyweights. These are the five people that we absolutely have to watch in everything they do, no matter the project or the size of the part. Read on to familiarize yourself with our favorite five.

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'Scandal' Season 3: 5 Spoilers You Need To Know

October 2nd, 2013 4:30pm EDT
American Broadcasting Company
Last season's finale of "Scandal" found our favorite Gladiator the subject of her own crisis, her stalker Jake dumped in the dreaded CIA pit of darkness, and Olivia's (Emmy-nominated Kerry Washington) father was revealed to be the B613's director Rowan.  It's been far too long for since ABC's "Scandal" fans have gotten to don their white hats, but on Oct. 3 televisions craziest, sexiest sudser returns, so here are five spoilers you need to know...

Shock and Awe.  TVLine.com reports that the premiere episode, titled "It's Handled," will reveal who dropped the bomb that Olivia is the First...
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Tony Goldwyn's Wife Hates His 'Scandal' Sex Scenes

May 17th, 2013 3:07pm EDT
Tony Goldwyn
Scandal star Tony Goldwyn can't count on his wife to add to his show's ratings - because she hates his sexy love scenes with co-star Kerry Washington.

Goldwyn plays U.S. President Fitzgerald Grant in the hit show, and his character is in a steamy affair with Washington's character Olivia Pope. Goldwyn's wife, Jane Musky, has been discouraged to watch the show due to the on-screen physicality of the characters' romance.

On Watch What Happens Live, Tony said, "It's a problem... (But) the honest answer is, my wife doesn't watch it. She watched the pilot and thought it was great, but... I don...
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Tony Goldwyn: 'My wife hates watching my sex scenes'

May 17th, 2013 3:10am EDT
Tony Goldwyn
Tony Goldwyn's wife refuses to watch his hit TV show Scandal as she hates his steamy romance scenes with co-star Kerry Washington.

The actor stars as philandering U.S. President Fitzgerald Grant, who is embroiled in a torrid affair with Washington's character Olivia Pope and his wife, Jane Musky, can't bare watching the pair's on-screen chemistry.

Speaking on talkshow Watch What Happens Live he says, "It's a problem...(but) the honest answer is, my wife doesn't watch it. She watched the pilot and thought it was great, but... I don't encourage (her to watch it because of the sex scenes)."
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Who Shot Fitz? Tony Goldwyn Talks About The Shocking 'Scandal' Cliffhanger

December 6th, 2012 9:30am EST
Tony Goldwyn
Who shot President Fitzgerald Grant?

That's the burning question on the minds of Scandal fans, who were stunned when last Thursday's episode closed with the Chief Executive being wounded as he arrived at his birthday party. As the audience waits for tonight's installment to see what happens next, actor Tony Goldwyn joined Digital Airwaves for a chat about what it was like for him to film the bold plot twist, and what it means for Fitz. SPOILER ALERT!

"I think I found out when I turned the page and said, 'Oh my God,'" said the actor, who added that he has "no idea" who the shooter is. "I...
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TV Report Card: Grading 10 Season Finales

May 25th, 2012 12:07pm EDT
Revenge Cast
Season finales are essentially the Hollywood version of final exams. They have to shock and awe and entice viewers into returning after four arduous months of dead air. From births and deaths to break-ups and OMG-worthy shockers, I’m grading 10 season finales. The SPOILER ALERT is implied.

Reckoning, Revenge’s thrilling season ender saw Emily Thorne (Emily VanCamp) not only confront her father’s killer in a satisfying and strangely sweet final fight, but surrender to her feelings for ruggedly handsome bartender, Jack. It wouldn’t be “Revenge” without infuriating twists and double-c...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Bounce'

May 2nd, 2012 9:09am EDT
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Love from a tragedy – only in the mind of Don "The Opposite of Sex" Roos. We’re checking out the new to Blu-ray flick "Bounce" out now from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. Affleck it down below!

Title: "Bounce"

Grade: 3 1/2

Cast: Gwyneth Paltrow, Ben Affleck, Tony Goldwyn

Director: Don Roos

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 106 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgatedvd.com

The Flick: Seeing as how the love story that happens in the film evolves from a plane crash, this one works only due to the wry and witty sensibility of writer/director D...
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Review of ABC's 'Scandal': Have You Been Scandalized?

April 6th, 2012 9:20am EDT
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Shonda Rhimes’ newest creation, ABC’s political thriller “Scandal” (based on the real life of President George H.W. Bush’s aid, Judy Smith) wants you to believe that Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington), a corporate fixer with some surprising and sexy ties to the President, is a superhero with a chic trench coat and stilettos instead of a mask and a cape. She can intimidate gun-wielding Ukranian kidnappers with a single monologue, identify liars with her fine-tuned internal polygraph and is armed with a set of fabulously lethal cheekbones. To gain entrance to her high-end batcave, you must be a...
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ABC Announces New & Returning Shows For 2011-12

May 17th, 2011 1:54pm EDT
Body Of Proof
New series for ABC's 2011-12 season are "Apartment 23," "Charlie's Angels," "Good Christian Belles," "Last Man Standing," "Man Up," "Missing," "Once Upon a Time," "Pan Am," "Revenge," "The River," "Scandal," "Suburgatory" and "Work It."

"America's Funniest Home Videos," "The Bachelor," "Body of Proof," "Dancing with the Stars," "Desperate Housewives," "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition," "Happy Endings," "Secret Millionaire," "Shark Tank" and "20/20" join previously announced returning series "Castle," "Cougar Town," "Grey's Anatomy," "The Middle," "Modern Family" and "Private Practice." "Sat...
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Review: 'The Mechanic' 'Two Jews On Film' Think This One Needs Repair (Video)

January 27th, 2011 11:22am EST
The Mechanic
'The Mechanic' directed by Simon West stars Jason Statham as Arthur Bishop, a 'mechanic' - an elite assassin with a strict code and an unique talent for cleanly eliminating targets. It's a job that requires professional perfection and total detachment and Bishop is the best in the business.

When he's tricked into killing his close friend and mentor Harry (Donald Sutherland) Bishop's world is very quickly turned upside down. Harry's son, Steve (Ben Foster) approaches Bishop and talks him into mentoring him...He wants Bishop to teach him everything he knows so he can become an assassin an...
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Review: 'Two Jews On Film' Give Thoughts On 'Conviction' And Its All-Star Cast (Video)

October 12th, 2010 2:10pm EDT
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"Conviction" directed by Tony Goldwyn, is the incredible true story of Betty Anne Waters, an ordinary working class mother of two, who embarks on an 18 year quest to free her brother, Kenny, who's sentenced to life in prison for a murder he didn't commit. Sam Rockwell as Kenny Waters gives one of his best performances to date and Hillary Swank, as his sister, Betty Anne Waters, makes us remember why she won two Oscars. Rounding out the excellent cast is Juliette Lewis, Minnie Driver, Melissa Leo, Peter Gallagher and Clea Duvall. "Conviction" is about one woman, who not only defies the o...
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'The Last House On The Left' Comes To Blu-ray & DVD August 18 (Win A Copy!)

August 4th, 2009 10:39am EDT
The Last House on the Left DVD release
There's a place where evil gets what it deserves. Legendary masters of horror Wes Craven and Sean Cunningham revisit the landmark film that launched Craven's directing career and influenced decades of horror films to follow: The Last House on the Left. Bringing one of the most notorious thrillers of all time to a new generation, they produce a shocking and thrilling re-imagination of the story that explores how far two ordinary people will go to exact revenge on the sociopaths who harmed their child. Includes two versions of the movie - the unrated cut too terrifying for theaters and the t...
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'The Last House On The Left' Comes To DVD & Blu-ray Aug. 18

July 4th, 2009 8:20pm EDT
There’s a place where evil gets what it deserves. Legendary masters of horror Wes Craven and Sean Cunningham revisit the landmark film that launched Craven's directing career and influenced decades of horror films to follow: The Last House on the Left. Bringing one of the most notorious thrillers of all time to a new generation, they produce a shocking and thrilling re-imagination of the story that explores how far two ordinary people will go to exact revenge on the sociopaths who harmed their child. Includes two versions of the movie - the unrated cut too terrifying for theaters and the t...
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'The Last House On The Left': Wrong Place, Wrong Time Movies

March 11th, 2009 6:00pm EDT
The Last House On The Left
Follow the shocking and terrifying story that explores how far two ordinary people will go to exact revenge on the sociopaths who violently attacked their daughter in The Last House on the Left.

Masters of horror Wes Craven and Sean Cunningham revisit their landmark film that launched Craven's directing career and influenced decades of horror films to follow: The Last House on the Left. Bringing one of the most notorious thrillers of all time to a new generation, they produce the story that explores how far two ordinary people will go to exact revenge on the sociopaths who harmed the...
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Celebrities Campaign For Cheaper Healthcare

November 13th, 2007 7:00pm EST
Ben Affleck
Ben Affleck, Reese Witherspoon and Joaquin Phoenix are among the stars calling for affordable, quality healthcare for all Americans in a new TV commercial.

Directed by actor/filmmaker Tony Goldwyn and featuring music by avant-garde composer Philip Glass, the public service announcement also features Garth Brooks, Morgan Freeman, Eva Mendes, Dakota Fanning and Jeremy Piven.

The commercial asks viewers to log onto website DividedWeFail.org and join the organization calling for its members to only vote for political candidates who endorse cheaper healthcare and lifetime financial se...
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Celebrity Birthdays, May 20

May 20th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Timothy Olyphant
Happy Birthday to rapper Busta Rhymes (1972), race car driver Tony Stewart (1971), "Deadwood" star Timothy Olyphant (1968), "The Facts of Life" actress Mindy Cohn (1960), "Ghost" actor Tony Goldwyn (1960), "True Romance" actor Bronson Pinchot (1959), singer Israel Kamakawiwo'ole (1959), Go-Go's singer Jane Wiedlin (1958), singer/actress Cher (1946), British singer Joe Cocker (1944), "The Matrix Revolutions" actor Anthony Zerbe (1936), and "Mr. Smith Goes To Washington" star Jimmy Stewart (1908; d. 1997).
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Celebrity Birthdays, May 20

May 20th, 2006 3:00am EDT
Cher
Happy Birthday to rapper Busta Rhymes (1972), race car driver Tony Stewart (1971), "Deadwood" star Timothy Olyphant (1968), "The Facts of Life" actress Mindy Cohn (1960), "Ghost" actor Tony Goldwyn (1960), "True Romance" actor Bronson Pinchot (1959), singer Israel Kamakawiwo'ole (1959), Go-Go's singer Jane Wiedlin (1958), singer/actress Cher (1946), British singer Joe Cocker (1944), "The Matrix Revolutions" actor Anthony Zerbe (1936), and "Mr. Smith Goes To Washington" star Jimmy Stewart (1908; d. 1997).
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