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Evaluating The Relative Career Prospects Of The Gossip Girl Kids

Evaluating The Relative Career Prospects Of The Gossip Girl Kids

The final season of Gossip Girl begins tonight, and you know what that means: time for the cast to get their ducks in a row so they do not look back on this millennial melodrama about wealthy teenagers as the high point of their careers. But like the spawn of the majestic sea turtle, not all of these bushy-tailed babes can survive into adulthood to become Serious Actors. Who will reach the warm narrows of the silver screen, and who will founder on the rocky shoals of made-for-TV movies? Let’s discuss. (I’ve arranged them from “most likely to succeed” to “outlook not good.”) More »

Video: Penn Badgley Sings Like An Angel In The First Trailer For Greetings From Tim Buckley

Video: Penn Badgley Sings Like An Angel In The First Trailer For Greetings From Tim Buckley

When I first found out Penn Badgley had been cast as the late Jeff Buckley in the movie Greetings From Tim Buckley, I’ll admit I was curious. Curious if Penn Badgley could sing, curious if his acting could surpass what Gossip Girl demands of him, and curious if, despite his best talents and efforts, we could ever see him as anything other than Dan Humphrey in a Jeff Buckley costume. More »