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    Casting Watch: Connie Britton Is Adam Driver's Older Girlfriend in 'This Is Where I Leave You,' Also Starring Fey and Fonda

    Connie Britton of hit ABC series "Nashville" has been added to the sprawling cast of Shawn Levy's "This Is Where I Leave You," a dark family comedy starring Tina Fey, Jane Fonda, Jason Bateman, Timothy Olyphant ("Justified"), Corey Stoll ("House of Cards"), Ben Schwartz ("Parks and Recreation") and ...

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    Connie Britton on Hollywood, Nashville and Aging

    If you are a regular reader of Women and Hollywood, you know that we are big fans of Connie Britton here. We love her as Rayna James in Callie Khouri’s Nashville and Tami Taylor is one of our all-time favorite female TV characters.

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    Interview with Callie Khouri - Creator of Nashville

    Women and Hollywood is a big fan of Nashville (we love Connie Britton) and Callie Khouri.  We were excited to get an opportunity to talk with Ms. Khouri as the show returns with a new episode tonight at 10pm on ABC.

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    'The Fitzgerald Family Christmas' Star Connie Britton on Being Scared and Going Crazy on 'Friday Night Lights,' 'American Horror Story' and 'Nashville'

    Connie Britton has come a long way since first appearing onscreen in Edward Burns' directorial debut "The Brothers McMullen," which won the grand jury prize at the 1995 Sundance Film Festival. She's since netted herself three Emmy nominations for her work in "Friday Night Lights" and "American Horro...

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    Musical Drama 'Nashville' Gets a Full Season Pick-Up From ABC

    While "Nashville" has gotten a little sluggish in its storytelling since its promising, lively start, it's still a solid show with a great leading turn by Connie Britton and dependably good musical numbers from composer and music producer T-Bone Burnett. So it's welcome n...

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    Hollywood Gets Political

    With only eight days left before the upcoming Presidential election, more and more of our favorite actors, writers and directors are releasing content in support of Obama. We’ll continue to post interesting political pieces in the remaining days to the election.

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    Academy Award Winning Writer Callie Khouri Slams Movies About Women As Relegated to Trash Heap

    Callie Khouri gave the movie business a lot of years of her life.  It's been an up and down relationship.  The up - winning an Academy Award for writing Thelma and Louise.  The down - wanting to direct and getting pigeon holed into the chick flick box because she had made a movie ...

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    Watch: Edward Burns and Connie Britton Reunite in 'Fitzgerald Family Christmas' Trailer (VIDEO)

    Over an aural backdrop of warm holiday music, the new trailer for Tribeca Film's "The Fitzgerald Family Christmas" paints a montage of family life in the world of the eponymous Fitzgeralds, as the clan bickers good-naturedly over whether their patriarch (Ed Lauter) -- who walked out 20 years earlier...

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    Must Watch: Nashville-Created by Callie Khouri

    For me Connie Britton can do no wrong.  She was phenomenal as one of my all-time favorite TV characters, Tami Taylor in Friday Night Lights, and on top of that she’s an outspoken advocate for women’s health.  Now she is paired with Oscar-winning writer of Thelma & Louise, C...

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    Why ABC's New Musical Drama 'Nashville' is Smarter Than The Average Soap

    "Nashville" is not without precedent -- like "Smash," it follows in the music-centric footsteps of "Glee," offering songs (T-Bone Burnett is the music producer) and backstage drama, and like the Broadway drama it aims for a more grown-up audience.

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