‘Beverly Hills, 90210’ Reboot Showrunner, Numerous Writers Quit Upcoming Fox Revival – PopCulture.com

Drama behind the scenes of the Beverly Hills, 90210 reboot just claimed its first victims. Showrunner Patrick Sean Smith and several writers have resigned from the six-episode reboot, officially titled BH90210, for an unspecified reason. According to sources speaking with Variety, a dispute between the writers and two of the lead actresses lead to the…

Read more

Actress Peggy Lipton, star of ‘The Mod Squad’ and ‘Twin Peaks,’ dies at age 72 – Los Angeles Times

Actress and former model Peggy Lipton, who rose to stardom in the late 1960s on the counterculture police series “The Mod Squad” and later starred on TV’s “Twin Peaks,” has died. Her death from cancer was announced Saturday by Kidada and Rashida Jones, her daughters from a marriage to famed music producer Quincy Jones. “She…

Read more

Alvin Sargent, Oscar-Winning Screenwriter of ‘Julia’ and ‘Ordinary People,’ Dies at 92 – Hollywood Reporter

His sterling career also included ‘Paper Moon,’ ‘The Sterile Cuckoo,’ ‘What About Bob?’ and three Spider-Man movies. Alvin Sargent, the master of the adapted screenplay who won Oscars for Julia and Ordinary People in a fabled career that ran the gamut from Ben Casey and The Alfred Hitchcock Hour to The Amazing Spider-Man, has died. He was 92. Sargent died Thursday of natural causes at…

Read more