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The Weekly Casting Couch: Rebecca De Mornay, Deborah Ann Woll, Megan Mullally, and More

The Weekly Casting Couch:  Rebecca De Mornay, Deborah Ann Woll, Megan Mullally, and More

Anna Torv and Fringe, Rebecca De Mornay, Deborah Ann Woll, Lena Headey and Megan Mullally and Showtime partnering with Ilene Chaiken for reality series The Real L Word: Los Angeles and more top this installment of the Hollywood Trade Roundup, a collection of hotties making headlines in The Hollywood Reporter and Daily Variety.

Anna Torv and Fringe, Rebecca De Mornay, Deborah Ann Woll, Lena Headey and Megan Mullally and Showtime partnering with Ilene Chaiken for reality series The Real L Word: Los Angeles and more top this installment of the Hollywood Trade Roundup, a collection of hotties making headlines in The Hollywood Reporter and Daily Variety.

The week opened with a scream as The Final Destination was crowned king of the boxoffice with a $28.3 million take, pushing holdovers Julie & Julia, starring Meryl Streep and Amy Adams, to sixth place for the frame.

At the Daytime Emmys, meanwhile, CBS' The Bold and the Beautiful took home the prize for best drama at the 36th annual sudser awards, while Rachael Ray and Tyra Banks repeated their wins for entertainment and informative talk shows, respectively. Ellen DeGeneres went home empty handed as The View ended her four-year run as best talk show host.

Fringe, starring the sexy Anna Torv (whose Detective Olivia Dunham sometimes has lesbian fantasies) and Glee, both on Fox, are teaming with Twitter for what the partnership is dubbing "tweet-peats" of the shows, where encore presentations will be included with messages from the cast and producers via the social networking site. The messages will appear both on air and on Twitter and provide commentary and behind-the-scenes details about each episode as well as answering questions from fans.

True Blood hottie Deborah Ann Woll continues to add to her busy calendar. The newbie vampire has joined the cast of Little Murder, a supernatural thriller also starring Josh Lucas, Terrence Howard and Lake Bell. The film centers on a New Orleans detective who is on the hunt for the killer of a beautiful cellist — who is accompanied in his quest by the girl's ghost.

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Rebecca De Mornay has joined Deborah Ann Woll in Mother's Day, the remake of the 1980 horror film. She'll hone her maternal instincts as the film's matriarch.

Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles star Lena Headey has joined HBO's Game of Thrones, where she'll play Queen Cersei of House Lannister in the fantasy pilot. Her former co-star, Summer Glau, recently joined Fox's Dollhouse.

As if leading the drama series category in Emmy nominations weren't a clear enough sign, AMC has renewed Mad Men for a fourth season. This means we'll be treated to more of Elisabeth Moss, Christina Hendricks and January Jones. Not bad news at all!

Kate Mulgrew (Star Trek: Voyager) has joined NBC's medical drama Mercy, where she'll play the mother of the show's lead, Veronica (played by Taylor Schilling).

Megan Mullally has stepped in for Jane Lynch in the Starz comedy Party Down, where she'll play a woman who leaves a small town — and her bad marriage — for Hollywood where her teen daughter hopes to make it as an actress. Lynch left the comedy as it conflicted with her schedule for Fox's Glee.

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Maggie Grace (Taken) will join Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz in an as-yet-untitled spy thriller for Fox set to be directed by James Mangold (The Sweetest Thing). The film, which revolves around a lonely woman (Diaz) whose blind date with Cruise turns her life upside down. Grace will play Diaz's sister.

Laura Linney will star in a dramedy about cancer on Showtime called The C Word. The dark comedy will star the Emmy winner as a suburban wife and mother who is diagnosed with cancer.

Helen Mirren has been cast in Brighton Rock, a thriller about a young gangster who marries a waitress after she sees him commit murder.

San Diego's Hotel del Coronado, along with MGM, will host a 50th anniversary of Billy Wilder's Marilyn Monroe starrer Some Like It Hot from Sept. 18-20. Tony Curtis is expected to be among the attendees.

Shifting gears to the Billboard albums chart, Colbie Caillat scored a "Breakthrough," as her second album bowed at No. 1. Her first effort, 2007's "Coco," reached No. 5. Miley Cyrus, meanwhile, bowed her EP "The Time of Our Lives" at No. 3, with Imogen Heap landing at No. 5, Reba's "Keep on Loving You" sliding from No. 1 last week to No. 6, and Taylor Swift's "Fearless" sliding from No. 8 to No. 9 this week.

Looking to the weekend at the boxoffice, Sandra Bullock pursues Bradley Cooper in All About Steve, while Ben Affleck and Jason Bateman star in Extract. In counter programming, Gerard Butler, Milo Ventimiglia and John Leguizamo star in Gamer. Tune in next week to see how Bullock and company fare against holdovers Final Destination, District 9 and Inglourious Basterds.

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