PC #60: EXCLUSIVE: Secret Lives of Husbands and Wives Author Josie Brown Talks Upcoming Primetime Soap AdaptationBy Pop Confidential on October 30, 2012
She's a writer who has everyone talking, and Hollywood making deals! On today's Pop Confidential podcast Jamey Giddens goes one-on-one with Josie Brown, whose steamy novel Secret Lives of Husbands and Wives is being adapted by mega producer Jerry Bruckheimer for NBC.
Find out what Brown makes of Bruckheimer, known for producing action-charged procedurals and big budget blockbusters, transforming her novel, about oh-so-desperate housewives in a posh gated community, into a primetime thriller/soap. She also reveals which of her other fiction tomes has Hollywood salivating.
Brown, who has also written non-fiction extensively, goes on to share the differences and similarities between writing truth versus fiction. This chat is a must listen for all aspiring writers!
On today’s Pop Confidential podcast Jamey Giddens, Luke Kerr, Jillian Bowe, Regan Cellura and Melodie Aikels dish the latest pop culture headlines and TV storylines, including:
Did Bobbi Kristina Brown actually get engaged, or was it all a publicity ploy for her Lifetime reality series? Lindsay Lohan and her mother Dina Lohan stirred up more drama. Justin Bieber pulls a prank.
Gossip Girl and 90210 returned, but their ratings were down. Are fans falling out of love with the shows? Nashville, one of the most highly-anticipated new shows of the season, premiered. Find out what the PC gang thought of its first episode. The CW debuted Arrow and Beauty and the Beast. ABC’s Revenge and Once Upon a Time continue to have the PC crew in their clutches. Can Luke and Regan ever eat soft serve ice cream again without thinking of The Good Wife? The Real Housewives of New Jersey’s season finale was packed full of jaw dropping drama.
All this and Melodie’s thoughts on Austin City Limits 2012 on today’s Pop Confidential podcast.
As The World Turns fan favorite Tamara Tunie is returning to the big screen! The actress snared a plum role in the upcoming Denzel Washington flick Flight. The movie centers on an investigation involving a commercial airline pilot's (Washington) emergency landing which saved all on board.
The praises turn to accusations after the pilot's blood is discovered to contain alcohol around the time of the trip. Tunie plays Margaret, a flight attendant on the doomed aircraft. The movie is the same film soap veteran Debbi Morgan had to decline due to her commitment to The Young and the Restless. Watch the trailer below! READ MORE
On today’s Pop Confidential podcast Jamey Giddens, Luke Kerr, Jillian Bowe and Melodie Aikels discuss the latest in pop culture, celebrity gossip, TV and movie headlines.
Is the feud between American Idol judges Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey for real? Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney wants to get rid of Sesame Street’s Big Bird. Saturday Night Live lampoons President Barack Obama’s debate performance. Big offers are coming in for the Hulk Hogan sex tape. The Houston family wants to restrict Bobbi Kristina’s access to her inheritance from Whitney Houston.
TLC’s T-Boz is getting a reality show on the TLC channel. 666 Park Avenue premieres to soft ratings. What did the Pop Confidential gang think of Revenge, Once Upon a Time and The Good Wife’s season premieres? Grey’s Anatomy goes back in time. Find out which PC co-host doesn’t care about the Quinn mystery on Scandal. Addison learns Mark Sloan has died on Private Practice.
Taken 2 tops the box office. Adele’s James Bond theme song for the upcoming Skyfall premieres. Jamey is in love with Taylor Swift’s “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together.”
All this and much more on today’s Pop Confidential podcast.
Winfrey plays Whitaker's on screen wife. Jane Fonda, Alan Rickman, Robin Williams, Lenny Kravitz, John Cusack and Minka Kelly also star. The Butler, which is slated to hit theaters in 2013, marks the talk show titan's first non-animated feature film role since 1998's Beloved. READ MORE
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