John Lithgow

'Love Is Strange,' the Most Unexpectedly Important Gay Film of the Year

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by Nick Romano August 22, 2014 10:00 AM
Sony Pictures Classics
“I think it’s harder – as hard as it’s ever been – to get stories like this made,” said writer-director Ira Sachs of ‘Love Is Strange,’ his latest film starring John Lithgow and Alfred Molina as an elderly gay couple living in New York City. “If I...

'Drunk History' Season 2 Adds 'Arrested Development,' 'Friday Night Lights' Stars and More

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 03, 2014 08:59 PM
Comedy Central / EW
Comedy Central's adaptation of classic FunnyorDie sketch "Drunk History" exceeded our wildest expectation across its first season, bringing in countless celebrities both to inebriatedly narrate and star in their best recollections of world events. Now that season 2 has been set for a summer 2014 debut, Comedy Central has revealed the full roster of guest stars, including some famous faces from 'The Walking Dead,' 'Friday Night Lights,' 'Game of Thrones' and many, many more.

'How I Met Your Mother' Review: "Mom and Dad"

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 18, 2013 09:12 PM
CBS
How I Met Your Mother’ season 9 recalls its tenth episode of the final year, “Mom and Dad,” as Barney attempts to play matchmaker to his estranged parents ('Dexter's John Lithgow and 'American Horror Story's Frances Conroy), while Ted attempts to solve the mystery of a best man saboteur.
Last week’s ‘How I Met Your Mother’ installment “Platonish” saw Barney recounting how a helpful stranger (Cristin Milioti) convinced him to stop accepting challenges and make his ultimate play for Robin, while Ted pondered his own future with Robin following a job offer from Hammond Druthers (Bryan Cranston), so how does the latest episode keep the final season rolling down the aisle?
Read on for your in-depth recap of everything you need to know about the ‘How I Met Your Mother’ season 9 episode 10, “Mom and Dad!”

'How I Met Your Mother' "Mom and Dad" Sneak Peek: John Lithgow and Neil Patrick Harris Get Musical

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 15, 2013 07:39 PM
CBS
'How I Met Your Mother' season 9 got back some much-needed good will with this past week's flashback-centric "Platonish," but will next Monday's "Mom and Dad" keep the streak alive? 'Dexter' vet John Lithgow returns as Barney's biological father Jerry, while the first clip from the all-new episode breaks out into song! Plus, will a series-long mystery finally be answered?

'The Good Dinosaur' Reveals Plot, Cast and Footage at D23 Expo 2013

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by Nick Romano August 09, 2013 01:21 PM
Pixar
After debuting the new 'Monster's University' short film, 'Party Central,' during this year's D23 Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center, Disney's chief creative office, John Lasseter, introduced the 'The Good Dinosaur,' the Pixar movie the short will premiere in front of in theaters.

'How I Met Your Mother' Final Season: John Lithgow Returns as Barney's Dad

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick July 29, 2013 03:30 PM
CBS
This isn't much of a surprise, but a treat for 'How I Met Your Mother' fans nonetheless: after missing out on the 'Dexter' Comic-Con 2013 panel a few weeks ago, iconic actor John Lithgow has firmly RSVPed to at least a final season of one show. The former '3rd Rock From the Sun' star will return to 'How I Met Your Mother' in his role as Barney's biological father Jerry Whitaker, but how lengthy a stay will it be?

ABC Picks Up 'Once Upon A Time In Wonderland' Spinoff with John Lithgow, Rebel Wilson Series

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 10, 2013 10:15 PM
ABC
ABC certainly waited late enough on a Friday night to move forward with its announcements but boy did they populate the 2013-14 pickup list. Not only will 'Once Upon A Time' spinoff "Once Upon A Time in Wonderland' move forward, but so too will Rebel Wilson's 'Super Fun Night,' the high-concept 'Mixology' from creators of 'The Hangover,' and a plethora of others. Preview all of ABC's new series inside!