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Gillian Anderson Makes TV Comeback

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Drama, Sci-Fi/Horror, Announcements, News,

Gillian AndersonGillian Anderson is making a grand return to television.

The X-Files actress' big comeback will see her play a therapist in Bryan Fuller's serial killer thriller Hannibal, based on Thomas Harris' novels about psychiatrist turned flesh-eater Hannibal Lecter (Mads Mikkelsen).

Bryan - who is writing and producing the series - commented, "Every therapist needs their own head examined and we are ecstatic that Gillian Anderson has chosen Hannibal to mark her return to American television after 10 years to portray Dr. Lecter's personal psychiatrist. Her intelligence and sophistication, not to mention her pedigree of ground-breaking TV, make her the perfect actress to match wits and psychological manipulations with one of the greatest villains of pop culture. I couldn't be more excited."

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The Opposite of the Grammy Awards: ‘Masterpiece Theater’s Pride and Prejudice’

Posted by Jacci Lewis Categories: Drama, Mini Series, Prime Time, BBC, PBS, Editorial,

Pride and PrejudiceIf you are looking for an alternative to the Grammy Awards tonight (live at 8 p.m. ET on CBS) here is one, no actually here is the absolute opposite of the Grammy Awards: .

Okay before you frantically click to close this story consider this: one of the best adaptations of a Jane Austen book begins tonight on the venerable series.

’s 1995 version of Austen’s Pride and Prejudice begins it’s three part run tonight on PBS at 9 p.m. as part of Masterpiece Theater’s The Complete Jane Austen series.

The series has already presented admirable new versions of Persuasion, Mansfield Park and Northanger Abbey as well as Miss Austen Regrets, a film biography that tells the story of Jane Austen’s lost loves and why she herself, never married. Miss Austen Regrets stars of The Sixth Sense (1999) and Rushmore (1998) fame. All of these Austen titles are well worth the time and effort it would take to seek them out on DVD or even read them!

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