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Actors took honest approach to true crime

By Rick Bentley

Tribune News Service

TV spotlight

“Final Vision” 8 p.m. Sunday, Investigation Discovery

LOS ANGELES — Scott Foley’s approach to acting starts the same way no matter the project. He believes it is his job to tell the most complete story possible through his performance. As in the case of the Investigation Discovery film “Final Vision,” Foley finds the script has most of what he needs but he continues to dig just a little deeper.

What he found with the made-for-cable film is a script based on the true story of the longest-running criminal case in U.S. history. Jeffrey MacDonald (Foley) is a handsome, Ivy League-educated U.S. Army Green Beret doctor who was

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Actors took honest approach to true crime; – Bend Bulletin

By Rick Bentley

Tribune News Service

TV spotlight

“Final Vision” 8 p.m. Sunday, Investigation Discovery

LOS ANGELES — Scott Foley’s approach to acting starts the same way no matter the project. He believes it is his job to tell the most complete story possible through his performance. As in the case of the Investigation Discovery film “Final Vision,” Foley finds the script has most of what he needs but he continues to dig just a little deeper.

What he found with the made-for-cable film is a script based on the true story of the longest-running criminal case in U.S. history. Jeffrey MacDonald (Foley) is a handsome, Ivy League-educated U.S. Army Green Beret doctor who was

Read more at: http://www.bendbulletin.com/entertainment/5819825-151/actors-took-honest-approach-to-true-crime

TV: Actors took honest approaches to ‘Final Vision’

Scott Foley’s approach to acting starts the same way, no matter the project. He believes it is his job to tell the most complete story possible through his performance. As in the case of the Investigation Discovery film “Final Vision,” Foley finds the script has most of what he needs, but he continues to dig just a little deeper.

What he found with the made-for-cable film is a script based on the true story of the longest-running criminal case in U.S. history. Jeffrey MacDonald (Foley) is a handsome, Ivy League-educated U.S. Army Green Beret doctor who was convicted of brutally murdering his pregnant wife and two young daughters in 1970. The story is told through the eyes of best-selling author Joe McGinniss (Dave Annable), who was approached by

Read more at: http://www.detroitnews.com/story/entertainment/2017/12/06/final-vision-television/108380950/

FX’s Pose Makes History With Largest Number of Trans Actors Cast in Principal Roles

Following a nationwide casting search, the pilot for FX’s new series Pose will feature five transgender actors in series regular roles—the highest number on television yet for a scripted series. The new drama about life in New York City in the ‘80s (including the ball scene) is produced by FX, Fox 21, and Ryan Murphy, the showrunner behind American Horror Story, Feud, Glee, and Scream Queens.

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Among the history-making actors are a number of theatre artists including MJ Rodriguez (Street Children), Dominique Jackson (Incongruence), and

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Actors say Lyle and Erik Menendez ‘deserve parole’ | Daily Mail Online

The stars of a new NBC show chronicling Lyle and Erik Menendez’s infamous cold-blooded double murder of their parents in the family’s Beverly Hills mansion have said the killers ‘deserve parole’ and what they did is ‘understandable’.

The shocking claims comes before the Tuesday premiere of Law Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders special, as cast members have spoken out about the killings.

The Menendez brothers shot their parents Jose, 45, and Kitty, 47, dead while they were at home watching TV on August 20, 1989.

Their father, an entertainment executive, was shot point-blank in the back of the head with a 12-gauge shotgun but Kitty tried to get away and was found lying in a pool of blood in the hallway, shot in the arms, chest and face.  

While both Lyle, then 21, and Erik, then 18, were found guilty in March 1996 and ordered to life

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