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Selena Gomez once rejected by Disney for not being “strong enough”

HollywoodNews.com: Selena Gomez wasn’t always a Dinsey darling as the network once thought she wouldn’t be able to front her own show. She was once reportedly told by a casting director that she wasn’t “strong enough” to carry the show on her own, states Monsters and Critics. But this criticism[...]

‘True Blood’s’ Ellis: Industry closed minded

HollywoodNews.com: Nelsan Ellis who plays the chef Lafayette at Merlotte’s on “True Blood” and has been through his fair share of pain with vampires, doesn’t want to get type casted. On the show, Ellis’ Lafayette is homosexual, but in speaking with Vibe, the actor says: “I can’t just get upset[...]

Denis O’Hare on his new role in ‘True Blood’

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: A really terrific interview has just been posted on Advocate.com with True Blood’s new vampire king, Denis O’Hare. The Tony Award winning actor makes his debut in Sunday’s episode as Russell Edgington, vampire king of Mississippi. He shows up with his handsome afterlife partner of 700[...]