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True Blood Stars Are Everywhere – Get Used to It

True Blood, the most popular show on HBO this summer ever is getting some serious attention. Who doesn’t love sex, violence, gallons of blood and some supernatural story-lines? We certainly do. Because of this ridiculous amount of fame, the cast of the show that’s practically putting Twilight out of its pussy misery are starting to crop up in a bunch of different places.

Deborah Ann Woll, you may know her as Baby Vamp Jessica or even That Really Hot Ginger, is joining the ensemble drama Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You.

The drama tells the tale of an isolated youngster (Toby Regbo) who must contend with his dysfunctional family the summer before he heads to college. Ellen Burstyn, Marcia Gay Harden, Lucy Liu and Stephen Lang are already on board.

The Baby Vamp plays the protagonist’s sister, who is dating a married professor and writing her memoirs, hoping to cash in on the youthful memoirs craze. The film, which shoots next month in New York, is based on the novel by Peter Cameron.

It’s no surprise that the rest of the cast of True Blood are everywhere as well. Alexander Skarsgard is a couple of weeks away from shooting Battleship, while Stephen Moyer is starring in a feature version of 1960s TV series The Big Valley.

Woll’s success doesn’t stop with the memoir movie. She began booking roles the day after she wrapped shooting the third season. She got a role in Catch .44, a crime drama with Bruce Willis and Malin Akerman, then moved straight into Seven Days in Utopia, a sports drama with Robert Duvall and Melissa Leo.

 

Marcia Gay Harden: Kids Need A Regimen To Follow

Actress Marcia Gay Harden may see motherhood as a "glorious hijacking," but she says she still manages to enforce a few important rules at home with her kids Eulala, 11, and twins Julitta and Hudson, 5.

“We eat breakfast together every morning, we eat dinner together every night. We don’t feed the dog at the table," Marcia tells OK! "There’s a certain bath time, there’s a certain go-to-bedtime. People who have other mothers think I’m strict. The kids stay up too late, but I like to have a regimen that they can follow. I think they need it.”

 

Marcia Gay Harden: Motherhood Is A “Glorious Hijacking”

Oscar-winner Marcia Gay Harden knows a thing or two about motherhood thanks to her daughter Eulala, 11, and twins Julitta and Hudson, 5. Speaking to Hollywoodlife.com at this week's Red Carpet Launch of Pampers With Dry Max Event in New York, the 50-year-old Whip It star shared some tried-and-true advice for new moms.

On her advice for expectant moms: “Try to keep all the balls in the air. You must know that a few will drop and that’s OK. Sleep as much as you can.”

On the early years with baby: “You’re tired. I think of babies as a glorious hijacking and you’re hijacked. It’s not just for one year. It’s your whole life. Around 4 years-old, 5, maybe even 3, some moms are better than others.”

On remembering to make time for mom: “I have three kids now, so with the twins at around 3 years-old, sadly I went ‘where did I go?’ I needed to find out where I went and what I liked to do? I needed to make time for myself, not just for my husband and I, but for ME! It was so hard to do. You feel so guilty doing it."

 

Marcia Gay Harden Loves Raising Her Family In The Big Apple

Marcia Gay Harden might have an Oscar and a Tony under her belt but the 50-year-old Damages actress says that her greatest reward in life is being a mother.

The "amazingly down-to-earth" God of Carnage star recently sat down with Time Out Kids’ Melissa Chapman to dish about her charity work, raising kids in New York City and life at home with husband Thaddaeus Scheel and their three children – 11-year-old Eulala, and 5-year-old twins, Julitta Dee and Hudson Harden.

On how she manages to juggle her work and her family life: “I don’t! The balls are dropping all the time. I’m fortunate to have a team of people who help me. I’ve got an assistant, an office manager, a nanny—she’s not full-time but she’s there when I need her. I also have a great and responsible husband. So I certainly don’t keep those balls in the air all by myself.”

On how she loves to spend “mommy time” with her three children: “I love reading to them, and they love reading. Eulala and I are reading the Harry Potter series; we have one more book to go. Hudson and Julitta read all the time. Hudson is now reading on his own; Julitta has a different kind of imagination and reads pictures. It’s hard to have mommy time while I’m in God of Carnage, so we do things in the morning. We always have breakfast together and we try to have dinner together.”