â€œMelrose Placeâ€ is about to get a makeover â€“ again.
The CW reboot, which is rating worse than a prime-time Jay Leno variety show, is seemingly trying everything it can to keep itself on air. The showrunners have convinced Heather Locklear â€“ who single-handedly saved the original â€œMelroseâ€ from an early demise â€“ to reprise her as Amanda Woodward for what, I presume, will be an extended stay (Very, Very Special Guest Star?), and now theyâ€™re ditching two regulars in favour of some fresh faces.
Mercifully, the show is getting rid of the talentless Ashlee Simpson-Wentz, whoâ€™s Violet (supposedly Sydneyâ€™s daughter). Attacked for her acting since the pilot, fans will be dancing in the streets upon hearing the news of Violet catching an Amtrak.
Also gone is the slightly-better Colin Egglesfield, whose Augie has been pink-slipped too.
Theyâ€™re about to wrap up the â€˜Who Killed Sydney Andrews Storylineâ€™ so I can only assume one of these two has something to do with the murder – – and the other, maybe they get knocked off too?
Executive Producer Todd Slavkin tells Michael Ausiello, â€˜â€™â€¦. we always knew that this murder mystery would end in episode 12. And we always knew that [Ashlee’s] character of Violet would be instrumental in that as a suspect, and [Colin’s character of] Augie as well. And once that murder mystery was solved, she would go on her way. That was the original plan going into the development of the show.â€™â€™
Once the murder mystery is solved, the show will transform into â€˜â€™a much more fun, romantic, sexy upbeat kind of showâ€™â€™ and â€˜â€™now that the characters are no longer suspects, they can have a great time, they can focus on their careers, they can get into bed with each other without having this ominous cloud hanging over the buildingâ€¦ But this is still Melrose Place. Thereâ€™s still going to be intrigue on the show.â€™â€™
In addition to adding a new love interest character for Amanda, a billionaire, to be played by â€˜Rocketeerâ€™ Billy Campbell, thereâ€™s â€˜â€™a doctor, a new resident at the hospital who is irreverent and funny and will mix it up and move into the building. He will be a roommate of one of the characters and interact with Lauren. Heâ€™s a guy that, even though heâ€™s a doctor, he doesnâ€™t take life very seriously. Medicine can be very fun as well as serious to him and he ends up lightening up Lauren. We think this guyâ€™s a lot of fun and is going to mix it up in a great way with the rest of the cast.â€™â€™
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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.