TVLine Items: Spike Reunites Fast Times Gang, Glenn Beck's End Date, and More News to Know
Fast Times at Ridgemont High will be inducted into the Guy Movie Hall of Fame at Spike TV’s 2011 Guys Choice spectacle, which means– whoa, Mr. Hand! — we’re getting a mini-reunion of the cast from the seminal ’80s flick.
Sean Penn — yes, Academy Award winner Sean Penn — Judge Reinhold, Robert Romanus, Brian Backer, Forest Whitaker (another Oscar winner!), and director Amy Heckerling will all take the stage to accept the honor from film vet Robert De Niro, EW.com reveals. Among the MIA, Jennifer Jason Leigh is busy on Broadway, while Phoebe Cates is “unavailable.”
Spike’s Guys Choice bash airs Friday, June 10 at 9/8c.
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• More from Spike TV: Former WWE Diva Stacy Kiebler has been named the MAN-bassador of the 2011 Guys Choice awards. The honors come with serving as the official spokesperson of the show both backstage and on the red carpet.
• The cast of Broadway’s limited-run show, Company, will reassemble for a performance at the Tony Awards airing Sunday, June 12, on CBS. TV types taking part in the reunion include Stephen Colbert, Two and a Half Men‘s Jon Cryer, Katie Finneran, HIMYM‘s Neil Patrick Harris (also the Tonys’ host), Mad Men‘s Christina Hendricks, and Raising Hope‘s Martha Plimpton.
• Glenn Beck’s eponymous Fox News program will come to a close on Thursday, June 30, The Hollywood Reporter confirms. The polarizing public figure announced his departure back in April, with plans to continue working on specials for the network.
• Real-life lovebirds Anne Heche and James Tupper will star in Girl Fight, an upcoming Lifetime movie, says Deadline. Based on the true story, the made-for-TV film concerns a Florida teen whose friends brutally attack her and upload a video of the account onto the internet. Heche and Tupper met, then fell in love, on the set of their former ABC series, Men in Trees.
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