British actor Jeremy Northam stars in the new CBS movie Martin & Lewis about Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis (he plays Martin) which airs Sunday. Northam recently starred in Gosford Park, Possesion and Enigma. In 2003 he stars in the new film The Singing Detective.
T.V. critic David Bianculli reviews two made-for-TV movies airing this Sunday: Gleason, on CBS, about the life of comic Jackie Gleason, and Showtimes Bang, Bang, Youre Dead, a one-act play that recalls the dramatic programming of TVs early days.
Actress Anne Heche. She wrote and directed a segment of the upcoming HBO film “If These Walls Could Talk 2” a look at the lesbian experience thru three different decades. The segment, set in the year 2000, stars Sharon Stone, and Heche’s real-life lover, Ellen Degeneres, who is also one of the film’s executive producers. The film debuts on Sunday, March 5th.
Actor Joe Mantegna. He's best known for his work with playwright David Mamet in the films "Homicide," "House of Games" and the plays "Speed-the Plow" and "Glengarry Glen Ross." He's currently starring as Dean Martin in the HBO film, "The Rat Pack." (it debuts August 22)