Kurt Sutter Thought 'Outside The Box' When Casting Marilyn Manson In 'Sons Of Anarchy'

July 22nd, 2014 10:19am EDT
Marilyn Manson
"Sons of Anarchy" creator Kurt Sutter talked about casting rockers Marilyn Manson and Courtney Love during the Television Critics Association summer tour on Monday.

He explained how he likes to mix things up with surprising casting.

"I tend to do this every season, I like to do some casting that's a little bit outside the box, you know, from Stephen King to David Hasselhoff – we try to do stuff that's fun," he explained.

Manson's friendship with Sutter helped him land the role of Ron Tully, a white supremacist prisoner who Jax [Charlie Hunnam] uses to expand his power base.

Sutter said:...
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5 Seconds Of Summer And Common Drop New Albums: This Week In Music

July 22nd, 2014 10:05am EDT
5 Seconds Of Summer And Common Drop New Albums: This Week In Mus
July continues to be something of a slow month for new album releases. While there have been some solid, arguably even notable releases, no ‘blockbuster’ albums have been released. This week, the likely standout for younger listeners will be 5 Seconds of Summer, who release their full-length debut album. For rap lovers, they need look no further than the Midwest’s don, Common, who extends his lengthy career. Here’s 5 albums to check out this week.

1) 5 Seconds of Summer, 5 Seconds of Summer (Capitol)

After releasing EP She Looks So Perfect to an exceptional #2 bow, Australian punk/...
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Ten Comic Book Characters You've Probably Never Heard Of

July 22nd, 2014 10:00am EDT
Ten Comic Book Characters You've Probably Never Heard Of
Comic book culture tends to be hard for average Joes to just break into. When one takes into consideration how many different retconned storylines interweave with the established lore and background of every hero and villain, it's no wonder that becoming a true comic book aficionado is an investment, rather than simply a reward. The fan devotion to certain brands forms an barrier that can be a little intimidating, and even off-putting, to those of us unfamiliar with that particular subculture.

To be an avid fan, comic book lovers are sometimes necessitated to remember a huge library of pas...
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Robert Downey, Jr. Continues Reign As The Highest Paid Actor In Hollywood

July 22nd, 2014 9:21am EDT
Robert Downey, Jr. Continues Reign As The Highest Paid Actor In
If you want to make a lot of money in Hollywood, become an action star or play a superhero.

For the second year in a row, Robert Downey, Jr. is the highest paid actor in Hollywood, according to Forbes magazine. The actor made an estimated $75 million in the past year after appearing in films such as "Iron Man 3." Downey, Jr. stars in "Marvels The Avengers 2" in 2015. Will he continue his reign as the richest star in Hollywood next year?

Coming in at number two on the list is Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson ($52 million), who starred in "G.I. Joe: Retaliation" and the "Fast and Furious" franchis...
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Review: Post-Apocalyptic Flick 'Aftermath' A Classic Case Of Been There, Done That

July 22nd, 2014 8:55am EDT
Review: Post-Apocalyptic Flick 'Aftermath' A Classic Case Of Bee
With post-apocalyptic films having been done to death, it’s hard for a film with such a subject to captivate with any sort of fresh perspective. Most recently it was surprisingly accomplished by filmmaker Xavier Gens who examined the after effects on the human animal with his dark and moody flick "The Divide." It’s what makes the arrival of the below average thriller titled "Aftermath" even less welcome. It’s yet another look at survivors after the use of nuclear weapons and comes off like "The Divide" light complete with characters we don’t care about and situations already seen – been ...
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Prince George Turns One Today, Royal Parents Thank Fans For Good Wishes

July 22nd, 2014 8:49am EDT
Prince George
The world's most famous royal is celebrating his first birthday today. Prince George Alexander Louis, son of Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, was born exactly one year ago at St. Mary's Hospital in London.

The proud parents celebrated the milestone by releasing photos of their son playing in a butterfly house.

They said in a statement: "We would like to take this opportunity on George's first birthday to thank everyone over the last year, wherever we have met them, both at home and overseas, for their warm and generous good wishes to George and our fa...
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'Under the Dome' Season 2 Episode 4 Recap: A Poison Pig And The Quest For Free Wi-Fi

July 22nd, 2014 8:40am EDT
'Under the Dome' Season 2 Episode 4 Recap: A Poison Pig And The
Have you prayed to the dome this week? We can only hope so, because for the first time all season, "Under the Dome" boasts a threat that's actually threatening. No more butterflies or magnets or blood rain that causes mild skin irritation; "Revelation" brings Chester's Mill to the brink of societal collapse with swine flu terrorism.

The townspeople seem to have recovered from last week's Biblical-ish acid rain (Big Jim's face is less splotchy, at least, even if Lyle's isn't, at all). Little do they know, an actual danger is on its way in the form of Rebecca Pine and her census-turned-killi...
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'The Fosters' Season 2 Episode 6 Recap:'Mother'-Frankie Foster

July 22nd, 2014 8:29am EDT
'The Fosters' Season 2 Episode 6 Recap:'Mother'-Frankie Foster
The Fosters' "Mother" episode punched viewers with a big emotional hit. We said goodbye to another beloved member of the Fosters family. The hour also addressed some other impactful subjects, like Callie's rape, Jude's Selective Mutism, and Mike's addiction. This episode of The Fosters did offer some light-hearted storylines to balance the sadness, like Mariana and Jesus trying to sell the infamous bed, bought by Stef's mother, Sharon.

Bedtime

The Adams-Fosters hoped that Lena's pregnancy would go smoothly, but some complications put her temporarily on bed rest. Meanwhile, the moms agreed...
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Celebrity Birthdays - July 22, 2014

July 22nd, 2014 7:00am EDT
Selena Gomez
Happy Birthday to:

Pop singer/actress Selena Gomez (1992)

Actress Madison Pettis (1998)

Actor Skyler Gisondo (1996)

Actress / model Sharni Vinson (1983)

Actor Josh Lawson (1981)

Singer Kate Ryan (1980)

Actress A.J. Cook (1978)

Actress Franka Potente (1974)

Singer/songwriter Rufus Wainwright (1973)

Actor Colin Ferguson (1972)

Actor Skyler Gisondo (1969)

Welsh actor Rhys Ifans (1968)

Actor John Leguizamo (1964)

Actor David Spade (1964)

Actor Rob Estes (1963)

R&B singer Keith Sweat (1961)

Actor Willem Dafoe (1955)

GuitaristAl Di Meola (1954)

Eagles drummer/singer Don Henley ...
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Hot Babe of the Day: Natalie Pack

July 22nd, 2014 3:30am EDT
Hot Babe of the Day: Natalie Pack
Every day at Starpulse we upload some of the trendiest and the most spectacular photos of incredible looking women from all across the world. Today's alluring and appealing target is Natalie Pack.
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Natalie was born Natalie Ann Pack on March 30th, 1989 in Palos Verdes, California.

Even though she is a self-proclaimed tomboy, the hazel eyed beauty has been modeling since she was 13.

The six foot tall model graduated from Palos Verdes High School with honors and is recent graduate of The University of California Irvine. She said in an interview her ultimate goal is to attend medical schoo...
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