It's the truth: "House of Lies" is aiming to be just as ferocious and funny in its second round.The edgy Showtime series returns Sunday, Jan. 13, on the strength of Golden Globe and NAACP Image Award nominations for star Don Cheadle as Marty Kaan, the slick management consultant always striving to keep himself, the equally sharp Jeannie (Kristen Bell) and the rest of his high-living "Pod" team (Ben Schwartz, Josh Lawson) a step ahead. That's crucial now that they've evaded an unwanted merger ... but there also are personal matters to attend to, sometimes mixing uncomfortably with professional ones."It took a second to try and find who he was again, to get back in the groove again," Cheadle tells Zap2it of stepping back into Marty's skin for Season 2. "I was coming right off of filming 'Iron Man 3.' I had about five days, then I started the show again, so it was a little... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/01/house-of-lies-season-2-don-cheadle-and-kristen-bell-get-it-every-which-way.html
The sharks of Galweather & Stern will be taking on a celebrity client on "House of Lies" this season: Matt Damon.Damon will play himself in an episode of the Showtime series this winter, Showtime Entertainment president David Nevins announced Saturday (Jan. 12) at the TCA winter press tour. The guest spot will reunite Damon with his "Ocean's 11" co-star Don Cheadle.In the episode, Damon will seek the help of Marty (Cheadle) and his team in setting up a charitable foundation. It's for a good cause and all, but what he really wants to do is one-up George Clooney. "House of Lies" will also welcome Larenz Tate, playing Marty's brother, and Nia Long, as a new Galweather & Stern employee, to the cast in Season 2. It premieres at 10 p.m. ET Sunday.... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/01/house-of-lies-matt-damon-guest-starring-in-season-2.html
House of Lies “Stochasticity” Season 2 Premiere airs on Sunday January 13 at 10 pm ET/PT on Showtime. Episode Synopsis : Marty (DON CHEADLE) and the Pod adjust to the “new” Galweather Stearn in theaftermath of a sexual harassment scandal. Interim CEO, Julianne Hofschraeger (BESS ARMSTRONG), needs Marty to live up to his reputation of being a fearless closer. This poses a challenge when Marty consults with Mr. Pincus (KEVIN DOBSON), a valued client no one in the company knows. READ MORE...