January 20, 2013 |
After more than 60 movies in a career spanning 35 years, Kevin Bacon wanted to up the dramatic ante with his first starring role in a primetime series on Fox's "The Following. " "I'm the guy from 'Footloose.' The biggest issue was whether or not the town was going to be allowed to dance or not. You know, underground worms ['Tremors']. ... So I certainly like to mix it up," the 54-year-old told me Thursday during a conference call with reporters. He turned down a lot of scripts because, he said, the stakes weren't high enough.
September 19, 2011 |
Lucas Neff knows he's a lucky guy. A year ago Neff, who grew up in Andersonville, was just starting to do press for his first major TV role - in the Fox sitcom “Raising Hope.” He was new to Hollywood, to the hype, and to working with TV and film veterans such as Cloris Leachman, Martha Plimpton and Garret Dillahunt. “No matter what direction I turn there's somebody really talented and awesome standing there,” Neff told me during a recent phone interview. “Yeah, I just kind of get to soak it in and enjoy it....