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'Desperate Housewives' EP Talks Final Season, Cast Negotiations, and What's Next

Even as the writers and producers of  Desperate Housewives  were plotting out Season 8, executive producer  Bob Daily  tells  The Hollywood Reporter   that the possibility of it being the final season was always in the back of their heads. "We really didn’t have to do a lot of retrofitting," Daily, who has worked on the show since 2006, tells THR. "We were kind of prepared for that possibility. So, there’s no lost season out there, nothing to save for the DVD release." Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/wXgd9dQoMyc/desperate-housewives-ep-talks-final-229415

'Desperate Housewives' EP Bob Daily Addresses Susan Lucci Casting Rumors

Alexander Nifong, who guest starred in the "Silly Love Songs" episode of Glee as Jeremiah (also known as the guy Blaine sang to at the Gap), has been tapped to play the character of Sam for at least one episode, THR has learned exclusively. "He pays a blind student at the blind school where Jenna did her rehabilitation in Philadelphia," King says, "and he's going to play a significant role in the show." http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/V81FV7larB4/desperate-housewives-ep-bob-daily-229384

'Desperate Housewives' Finale May Take a Huge Leap and Feature Death

Fans may get a glimpse of what happens to Wisteria Lane's residents in the next few decades before bidding farewell to " Desperate Housewives ". Showrunner Bob Daily confirms that there have been discussions to feature a huge leap in the series finale which is set to air next year.  "Viewers have spent eight years' worth of Sundays on Wisteria Lane, and we feel like that street is a character on the show," he explains. "And whether the women [still live there] or not, we want to give some kind of sense of what will be happening on Wisteria Lane in the future... and leave them with the feeling that life goes on."  Read More... http://www.aceshowbiz.com/news/view/00043170.html

Miguel Ferrer to Clash with Susan on Desperate Housewives

First, Desperate Housewives cast a love interest for Tom. Now, the series has tracked down a new nemesis for Susan. Miguel Ferrer, a regular on Crossing Jordan and featured these days on Lifetime's The Protector , will appear on the final season of this ABC hit as Andre Zeller, a contemporary artist/local college teaser, who does not get along with a certain student. "He clashes with Susan when she goes back to art school," an insider tells TV Line. No word yet on when Ferrer debuts, but Desperate Housewives is back on September 25. http://www.tvfanatic.com/2011/08/miguel-ferrer-to-clash-with-susan-on-desperate-housewives/

Desperate Housewives' Brenda Strong on Mary Alice's Last Hurrah, Moving to Dallas

It's been eight seasons since Mary Alice Young put a revolver to her head and pulled the trigger on the first episode of Desperate Housewives . But the woman behind the voice of Wisteria Lane isn't ready to give up the ghost just yet. "The reality of the loss of the show hasn't really hit me yet," Brenda Strong tells TVGuide.com of the series' end. "I have a feeling as the season progresses, it's going to be hard for me not to cry when I do the voice-over simply because it means so much to me and the show has meant so much to me." Read More... http://www.tvguide.com/News/Desperate-Housewives-Brenda-Strong-1036387.aspx?rss=breakingnews

Desperate Housewives Summons Sarah Paulson Back to the Lane

Sarah Paulson, last seen on Desperate Housewives back in 2007, is returning to Wisteria Lane in her role as Lynette's loser sister, Lydia. But oh how things have changed. "Lynette always helped put the pieces back in Lydia's disastrous personal life, but she is now engaged and shows up with her new fiancé," previews executive producer Bob Daily. With Lynette newly separated from Tom, Lydia is now the one offering a shoulder to cry on. "We'll hear her say, 'Oh Lynette, I'm so sorry. What can I do to help?' The seeds of sibling rivalry are planted as the roles are reversed." TV fans may also remember Sarah from such series as Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip and Deadwood . Read More... http://www.tvguide.com/News/Desperate-Housewives-Sarah-Paulson-1036270.aspx?rss=breakingnews

Farewell Is a Lonely Sound For Marcia Cross As She Prepares to Move Away From Wisteria Lane

It’s not just Desperate Housewives fans that are in mourning over the upcoming demise of the show, the cast is equally as heartbroken that the eighth season will be the last.After creator Marc Cherry announced that he was locking the doors on the suburban homes of Wisteria Lane for good next spring, Wetpaint Entertainment caught up with one of the cul-de-sac’s most colorful characters to get her reaction."I’m going to miss everyone desperately," Marcia Cross told... http://feeds.wetpaint.com/~r/wetpaint/latest/excerpt/~3/KN_ma2H3J3A/farewell-is-a-lonely-sound-for-marcia-cross-as-she-prepares-to-move-away-from-wisteria-lane---

'Desperate Housewives' Felicity Huffman Says Divorce Is a 'Much More Interesting' Storyline

With  Desperate Housewives  having shot just three episodes of its newly announced  eighth and final season , star  Felicity Huffman took a moment during the Television Critics Association (TCA) Press Tour to talk about what she currently knows the future holds for her character, Lynette. Huffman tells  The Hollywood Reporter  she’d like to see the breakup happen, because it offers more dramatic possibilities for her character. "I think it’s much more interesting," she says of a possible divorce storyline for her character and Tom ( Doug Savant ). "It’s much more fertile." Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/xrq9a8EBeok/desperate-housewives-felicity-huffman-says-220492

Desperate Housewives Casting A Girlfriend for Tom Scavo

This is going to be hard to watch. With their marriage having crumbled at the end of last season, Desperate Housewives ' one stable couple, Lynette (Felicity Huffman) and Tom (Doug Savant), will enter the series' eighth and final season as a separated couple on their way to divorce. Executive producer Bob Daily confirms to me that both will be seen dating new people. The series is on the lookout for a fortysomething .... http://www.tvguide.com/News/Kecks-Exclusives-Desperate-1036232.aspx?rss=breakingnews

First Look: Vanessa Williams' New Man on Desperate Housewives

When Renee Perry (Vanessa Williams) moved into Edie Britt's vacated home last season on Desperate Housewives , the recently single New Yorker spent a lot more time talking about sex than actually doing the deed. It appears that's all about to change, thanks to Ben Faulkner (Charles Mesure), who meets Renee in the September 25 season premiere. "I play a real estate developer," says Mesure, who previously romanced Elizabeth Mitchell on V , Maggie Grace on Lost and Jill Hennessy on Crossing Jordan . Mesure moves on to Wisteria Lane as land developer ... http://www.tvguide.com/News/Kecks-Exclusives-Housewives-1036201.aspx?rss=breakingnews
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