AfterElton Briefs: The “Steel Magnolias” Remake Is Cast, Glimpsing The Green Arrow, and “GCB” Drops


Adam Lambert attends the 2012 Kiss 108 FM Kiss Concert announcement party in Boston

  • Happy Birthday to Connor Trinneer, who is 43, Ruth Pointer is 66, and since we just did a Pointer Sisters top five for Anita‘s birthday, let’s do a top five for Glenn Close, who is 65 today. What are your top five Glenn performances? Here are mine: 5. “Serving In Silence,” 4. “Maxie,” 3. Mars Attacks,” 2. “Jagged Edge,” 1. “Fatal Attraction.”
  • A special Birthday Shoutout to AE’s own faboo Miz Liz!
  • Speculation abounds that The Hunger Games could gross $125 Million when it opens this weekend.
  • As expected, John Carter‘s floppage is expected to cost Disney big bucks, to the tune of $200 Million.
  • In ratings news, last night’s Season Finale of The Walking Dead shattered records for basic cable.
  • The Kickstarter Campaign for Season Two of Husbands The Series has begun, and below you can see Cheeks and Jane exuberantly discuss the show.

  • Lifetime has cast its remake of Steel Magnolias, and it includes Queen Latifah. Alfre Woodard and Phylicia Rashad.
  • Below you can see the first image of Stephen Amell as The CW’s Green Arrow.

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

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