AfterElton Briefs: Cheyenne Live, Matt Bomer’s “Glee” First Look, and Tom Hardy as Gareth Thomas?

  • Birthday shoutouts go to two great out actors,Jonathon Groff (above), who turns 26, and TR Knight, who’s 39. Also, Leonard Nimoy is 81, and Diana Ross is 68. What are your fave Diana songs? I’m going to stick to her solo 80′s stuff: 5. “All Of You” 4. “Mirror Mirror,” 3. “Eaten Alive,” 2. “Pieces Of Ice,” 1. “Swept Away”
  • In ratings news, last night’s season premiere of Mad Men was the highest rated episode of the series, while GCB was up 10%, which is good news for its renewal chances.
  • TV Line has a first look at Matt Bomer as Blaine‘s brother on Glee.
  • Cheyenne Jackson has confirmed that he will be appearing on the 30 Rock live show on April 26th.
  • Jimmy Kimmel will host this year’s Emmy Awards. “I hope to be able to do for the Emmys this year what Eddie Murphy did for the Oscars.”
  • Make It Or Break It returns tonight, and they’re going to explain the exit of Josh Bowman‘s bisexual Max character.
  • Apparently, director Kimberly Pierce is pursuing Jodie Foster and Julianne Moore to play Carrie‘s mother in the unnecessary remake of Carrie. Sorry, but I can’t see Jodie in that role, and Julianne just played practically the same character, so she probably needs a break.
  • Mickey Rourke has apparently come to his senses and dropped out of the Gareth Thomas biopic, and now its rumored that Tom Hardy is being sought for the role, for which I say HELL YEAH!
  • Happy 64th Birthday to Steven Tyler! What are your favorite Aerosmith songs? Here are mine: 5. “Same Old Song And Dance” 4. “Cryin,” 3. “Rag Doll,” 2. “Sweet Emotion,” 1. “Dream On.”
  • Below you can see the teaser trailer for The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2, which opens in November.

  • Below you can see a character from a famous movie. Can you name it?

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