Kate Hudson was a guest of honor at last night's Glee season four launch party in LA. She donned Alexander McQueen to pose with the show's leading lady Lea Michele, in Versace. Other stars of the Fox hit, including Chris Colfer, Jenna Ushkowitz, Heather Morris, and Mark Salling, were also on hand for the bash. It was great fun for Lea, who tweeted, "Best night ever! Got to see the first two episodes and they're amazing! Season 4 starts tomorrow!" Kate Hudson's role on Glee is one of the many celeb cameos to come — Sarah Jessica Parker also has a small part. Kate plays Cassandra July, Lea's character Rachel's dance teacher at a new performing arts school in the Big Apple. Kate made the rounds at the afterparty as well, posing with Lea, Chord Overstreet, and show runner Ryan Murphy.
Michelle Williams clutched her best actress in a comedy or musical Golden Globe for My Week With Marilyn en route to the Weinstein Company's afterparty last night. She posed on the carpet withouth her best friend and date, Busy Philipps. The girls met up inside, though, and Busy later tweeted her happiness for Michelle. Busy wrote, "That was genuinely one of the most fun nights ever. So incredibly proud of my best friend!" Harvey Weinstein got shout-outs in mutiple acceptance speeches last night, being alternatively referred to as "the punisher," or in a memorable quip from Meryl Streep, as "God." Meryl was another winner who turned out for the company's event. She took home the best actress in a drama honor for The Iron Lady.
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, who's a close friend of Harvey's, caught up with his wife, Marchesa designer Georgina Chapman. Jason Statham, Rosie's boyfriend, was also there to share champagne with guys like Rob Lowe, Alexander Skarsgard, and Gerard Butler. Lots of stars and friends-of-the-famous rolled through the bash, including Lindsay Lohan, Paris Hilton, and a Beverly Hills housewife. Nominees like Octavia Spencer, Downton Abbey's Elizabeth McGovern, and winner Kelsey Grammer also stopped by — click through to see all the pictures!
Fox was another network who organized a big post-Emmys bash last night. It actually hosted the entire telecast, and many of the evening's big winners rolled through along with host Jane Lynch. So You Think You Can Dance host Cat Deeley sparkled on her way inside, where many of the Glee cast, like a Marchesa-clad Lea Michele, were letting loose. Modern Family winner Julie Bowen had the support of her on-screen daughter Sarah Hyland, who changed out of her custom-made Christian Siriano gown into something shorter and ruffly. There was lots more going down during TV's biggest night in Hollywood — check out all of our 2011 Emmys coverage!
Lea Michele, Chris Colfer, and Mark Salling hit the mall yesterday, but the Glee stars weren't engaging in any retail therapy. Instead, they were shooting the latest episode of their hit show and belting out a tune on their way down an escalator. It's been a hectic month of taping for the castmates as producers consider lengthening the upcoming "Born This Way" episode to 90 minutes instead of the usual 60. Many of the series' actors are still busy pursuing other projects despite the long hours. Mark and Chord Overstreet are two of the newest spokesmodels for OP, and Lea Michele recently spent time in NYC filming her big-screen role in New Year's Eve.
The cast of Glee stuck together in LA last night during their PaleyFest panel. The crew chatted about upcoming episodes, returning characters, and what's in store for this year's prom. Lea Michele missed the event as she was busy making out with Ashton Kutcher for New Year's Eve in NYC, and in her absence, Chris Colfer let it slip that he'll be leaving The Warblers and returning to McKinley High. The show's creator Ryan Murphy dished that we'll be seeing more than just Gwyneth Paltrow in upcoming episodes, with Kristin Chenoweth also making a return cameo, and Jane Lynch wouldn't mind getting Carol Burnett back. There are plans for an episode dedicated to Fleetwood Mac's Rumours album, and as the end of the school year nears they'll be building to a pivotal prom night — especially for Kurt and Blaine. If you missed a moment of this week's show, check out Buzz's recap.
The Winter TCA is underway outside LA, and last night was Fox's turn to show off their talent and upcoming shows. The Golden Globe nominated cast of Glee attended last night's party, and Cory Monteith took a moment to chat with Buzz about his new Funny or Die video and working with Gwyneth Paltrow. Bones duo Emily Deschanel and David Boreanaz dropped in on the party, as did Hugh Laurie and Lisa Edelstein from the medical drama House. Cory's costars Chris Colfer and Matthew Morrison were back together this morning to join Conan O'Brien and How I Met Your Mother's Jason Segel and Neil Patrick Harris for the Funny Men in TV panel. When asked about Glee airing right after this year's Super Bowl, Chris jokingly replied, "What's the Super Bowl?" For more details from the conference, make sure to stay tuned to Buzz!
Between winning sectionals and tonight's Christmas episode, the kids of New Directions are keeping busy this holiday season — and their alter egos are keeping busy with side projects as well. A quick rundown: Lea Michele will appear in Garry Marshall's New Year's Eve, Mark Salling has his solo music career, Cory Monteith recently joined a workplace comedy, and Dianna Agron has I Am Number Four ready to hit theaters. But not to be outdone,
Kurt Chris Colfer will now star in a big screen film of his own.
The actor will reportedly topline the indie comedy Struck by Lightning. What's even more impressive: Colfer wrote the script himself! While we don't know many details about the project, it's said to be a coming-of-age story in the vein of John Hughes.
Not to pick favorites, but Colfer has always been one of the Gleeks I love most, and he's obviously talented (need I remind you of his Emmy nomination?). I can't wait to see him stretch himself outside of Glee like the rest of his castmates. It does beg one question, however: who will fare best? Obviously the series will come to a close eventually, and its actors will move on with their careers, so who do you see having the most longevity?
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Lea Michele wore a printed minidress for two appearances last night in LA, starting with a stop at Conan O'Brien's new late night show, Conan. They chatted about her scandalous GQ magazine cover as well as fond memories from her childhood — what did you think of his debut episode? Later in the evening, Lea met up with her Glee cast mates Kevin McHale, Cory Monteith, Mark Salling, Jenna Ushkowitz, and Jayma Mays on the red carpet at TV Guide's 2010 Hot List party. The crew's been putting in long hours this season with special appearances and big name cameos including next week's appearance from Gwyneth Paltrow. Two former famous faces to visit WMHS, Britney Spears and Neil Patrick Harris, were nominated for People's Choice Awards today for their guest starring stints on Glee, which is also up for best TV comedy. Small screen rivals Jane Lynch and Matthew Morrison also scored solo recognition in the male and female TV comedy actor categories.
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