Michael J. Fox â€“ and I know this sounds like a chestnut, or some kind of bullshit answer because the guy isnâ€™t well, and it’d a nice thing to award him the honour (not that itâ€™s much of an honour â€“ Iâ€™m sure he couldnâ€™t give two shits about some downunder webmaster giving the thumbs up to “The Secret of My Success”) â€“ is my favourite actor. He just is. Always has been (well, from â€œFamily Tiesâ€ onwards anyway – couldn’t quite see the potential in “Midnight Madness”).
I own all his films (Yes, even â€œLife with Mikeyâ€ and â€œFor Love or Moneyâ€!) and have watched them multiple times. I even own the soundtracks to his films. And donâ€™t even get me started on â€œFamily Tiesâ€ â€“ I used to make my own VHS mix-tapes of Alexâ€™s â€œbest bitsâ€; thatâ€™s how much I loved that shit. Heck, loved Fox.
When he left â€œSpin Cityâ€ â€“ remember the final episode? â€“ it felt as if Mola Ram had ripped into my chest and pulled out my thumper himself. It hurt. It hurt to see a good man have to say goodbye to what he loves doing so much. Even more so because of the reasons behind his departure. (Hurt even worse to see what became of the show! Charlie Sheen and Heather Locklear? Fuck that! It went from “Entourage” to “Joey” in one episode!)
Iâ€™ve always hoped for two things when it comes to Fox : 1) most importantly, that he gets better 2) that one day he returns to either film or TV.
While movie roles might be a bit tough for him â€“ a little more time-consuming; more punishing â€“ seems Fox is feeling well enough to do some TV.
According to Kristin at E! Fox is in talks to join either â€œRescue Meâ€ or â€œScrubsâ€ â€“ or both.
â€œAn inside source close to the show confirms exclusively that Scrubs big wig Bill Lawrence has indeed been talking to his good friend MJF (they worked together on Spin City) about coming back to Scrubs this season for what could be Sacred Heart’s last hurrah. He last appeared in 2004 for two episodes as Dr. Kevin Casey.
Meanwhile, an FX insider says “there have been talks” between Fox and Rescue Me, but so far no deal has been reached. According to M.A., MJF would play a love interest for Tommy’s (Denis Leary’s) on-screen ex, Janet (Andrea Roth).â€
Please let this be true. And if it is, please let it come off. Fox has been friends with Denis Leary for years – they’re both big hockey fans – so wouldn’t be surprised if “Rescue Me” is the show that snags him. First anyway.
I’ll sign off with some great Fox moments…
- Jeremy London, Ethan Suplee returning for Mallrats 2 - March 28, 2015
- Dorff gets a badge for Texas Chainsaw prequel - March 28, 2015
- Another ’90s TV Hit returning! - March 28, 2015
- Super Troopers 2 director answers those lingering questions! - March 28, 2015
- Blade Runner actress nixed from sequel? - March 28, 2015
- Transformers sequels, spin offs in the works - March 28, 2015
- Seinfeld fave in talks for Force Majeure remake - March 28, 2015
- Beauty and the Beast finds it’s Garderobe - March 28, 2015
- First look at Patrick Stewart in Blunt Talk - March 28, 2015
- Cast announced for School of Rock TV series - March 28, 2015
Against the Current - the band, not adventures in dangerous swimming 101
Zedd - If our love is tragedy, why are you my remedy? (Well, answer my question!)
Arrow (Okay, Felicity from Arrow!)
Chrissy Costanza (cat eyes and buttery lyrics!)
Girls (TV) (Okay, Allison Williams!)
Movies - especially when they play in the dark.
Twin Peaks (TV)
Friends (TV) (It had me at "No way are you cool enough to pull Clint"; damn straight, Chandler!)
Traveling - preferably where water is, so I can splash someone!
Star Wars trilogy - no, the other one, fella!
Alex G - far more talented than her younger brother Alex H
Cameron Crowe movies - Say Anything..., Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous
The sign 'Free Wi-Fi'.
Reenacting dance/song scenes from "Grease" with my little girl (hey! Wait till you see my 'Summer Lovin'! - don't judge)
Die Hard - 40 stories of Sheer Adventure!
Alex Goot & Friends (his enemies aren't half as talented!)
Cooking up a nice dish and sitting in the entertainment area, on a cool night, basking in it's greatness.
Inflatable kids pools full of Vodka Lime Crush.
Acidic Email from angry, over passionate teenagers after I trash something "Twilight"-related on the site. Sparkle elsewhere.
My baby girl's big, caring heart.