News and Rumours
As of Dec 8, 1999
Okay, I am so sorry that it's been so long! I've got a ton of new info to tell you about. Almost all of it comes from the wonderful Raydelle. Thank you so much!!!! :)
-According to the August issue of Movieline magazine, Jerry is being considered, along with other actors like Chris O'Donnell and Brendan Frasier, to play the roll of a married major league shortstop who falls in love with his second baseman. The movie is based on the book "The Dreyfus Affair: A Love Story," by Peter Lefcourt.
- If you would like to check out the Body Shots web page (and I would suggest doing so, it's very cool!) go
-Mission to Mars has a web page up. It is REALY cool and you can watch the trailer. This looks like a very cool movie! The page is here.
-According to an Irish site called Popscene, Jerry will play Freddy in a live action Scooby Do movie! You can go see what they say about the movie and who will be playing the other roles. It's very interesting but I'm not sure it's a reliable source…http://www.rte.ie/tv/popscene/gossip.html
-"Varsity Blues" director Brian Robbins is apparently in negotiations to direct Jerry's movie First Daughter. Rob Thomas has been hired to rewrite Jerry's script. The movie is scheduled to start shooting in the spring.
-Man, is Jerry busy! The boy needs to take a break! Newa… he will co-star with Bridgette Wilson ("The House on Haunted Hill", "Love Stinks", "I Know What You Did Last Summer") and Ryan Reynolds ("Two Guys and a Girl") in the romantic comedy "Buying the Cow". He will play a guy who's girlfriend of 5 years demands that he marry her or they're through. They are currently filming in LA. Produced by Destination Films, written by Walt Becker and Peter Nelson and directed by Walt Becker.
as of June 29, 1999
-A bit more info about Jerry's script writing debut. The film is called First Daughter and is a romantic comedy about a president's daughter who falls in love with one of her body guards who is posing as a student at her school…or something… Jerry will play him. I don't think any of the other parts have been cast yet. The production company is New Regency Films who apparently bought the script for six figures. There may, however, be some legal problems with the title "First Daughter" because there was a TNT movie with the same title. More info on that when I get it.
-Production for First Daughter has been postponed while Jerry films Disney's Mission to Mars about a crew sent to rescue the first team sent to Mars when something goes wrong. It will start filming in July. It also stars Gary Sinise, Tim Robbins, and Don Cheadle. The director is Brian DePalma. It is slated for release in summer of 2000. I'm still looking for info on this one but I'll let you know when I get it.
-Jerry's movie Jello Shots (which I believe has been changed to Body Shots) is set to be released on October 22.
-I'm sure you all know this already but just in case you don't, Sarah Michelle Gellar stated a while ago on the Howard Stern show that she and Jerry are not dating.
-For all us Canadian Sliders fans, Global has started airing new eps in it's old time slot - Friday at 8:00…man, that takes me back…:)
as of Mar 16, 1999
-Jerry and Charlie will be on the Donnie and Marie show on Wednesday, March 17.
-Jerry sold a script! Apparently it is a romantic comedy about the daughter of the presidant of the US who hires body guards to be her "posse" at high school. She then falls in love with one of them who will reportedly be played by Jerry. More info when I get it.
as of Jan 30, 1999
-Okay, Charlie's gonna be on Zoe, Duncan, Jack, and Jane on February 7. He plays a character named Johnny. For more info and a pic go here and scroll down.
as of Jan 29, 1999
-Charlie will be appearing on the WB series Zoe, Duncan, Jack, and Jane. No word yet on when. For more info on the show go here.
-In the next little while we're gonna be seeing a lot of Jerry! Yay! He will be on the Rosie O'Donnell show on February 1, Later on February 1, 2, 3, and 4, Leno on February 3, the Today show on February 5, and the 60s on February 7, and 8! Here's the official site for the 60s by the way. :)
as of Jan 23, 1999
-Jerry will be hosting the NBC talk show Later on February 1, 2, 3, and 4.
as of Jan 17, 1999
-Okay, I've got more info on the NBC miniseries that Jerry's in - The 60s. The first part will air on Sunday, February 7 and the second part on Monday, February 8, both at 9pm (8pm central). The 60s is produced by Lynda Obst and is directed by Mark Piznarski. It follows the lives of two American families - one white and one black - through the Civil Rights Movement, the student revolution and the Vietnam War. It also stars Bill Smitrovich, Josh Hamilton, Charles Dutton, Leonard Roberts, Jordana Brewster, David Alan Grier, and Jeremy Sisto. For more info on the story go here. Apparently NBC is making a web page all about The 60s so I'll post a link here as soon as it's up.
as of Jan 15, 1999
-Jerry is starring in the NBC miniseries the Sixties. It will air (as far as I know) on Febrary 5th and 6th.
-Jerry will also star in the New Line film Jello Shots with Tara Reid, Brad Rowe, Sean Patrick Flanery and Amanda Peet. It is about a group of friends who have to face the concequences of a night of drinking. It is directed by Michael Cristofer and written by David McKenna.
as of Jan 1, 1999
-Cruel Intentions (Charlie has a small part in it) opens March 5, 1999. For more info go to the Sony Pictures page or here for a direct link. You can also check out this page which is really good but I'm using this link without permission because the owner didn't give an email addy.
as of Sept 19, 1998
-The movie Cruel Intentions which Charlie has a cameo in stars Sarah Michelle Gellar and Ryan Phillipe. It is a remake of the movie Dangerous Liasons.
as of Sept 7, 1998
-According to Marc Scott Zicree who answered questions at Dragon Con last week neither O'Connell brother will be returning for season 5 of Sliders. How they're going to get rid of Quinn and Colin, who will replace them if anyone, etc. is not known.
-For more info on Sabrina Lloyd's new series Sports Night go here. For pics of Sabrina from Sports Night go here.
-Charlie has a cameo in the upcoming movie Cruel Intentions. For more info go here.
as of August 24, 1998
-Cleavant Derricks (Rembrandt Brown) and Kari Wuhrer (Magie Beckett) are both returning for season 5 of Sliders however neither O'Connell brother has confirmed his return. Rumour is that Jerry (Quinn Mallory) wants to direct and produce some episodes of Sliders and act in a few episodes next season. TPTB say that if Jerry doesn't return for all the episodes in season five, they're going to cut Charlie (Colin Mallory) from the show.
-Sabrina Lloyd (previously Wade Wells on Sliders) is going to be in a new sitcom for abc called Sports Night. It's about everything that happens behing the scenes of a sports news show. Other stars include Peter Krause, Josh Charles, Felicity Huffman, Joshua Malina, and Robert Guillaume. It premiers on Sept 22 at 9:30. For more info on the show go here. For pics of Sabrina from Sports Night go here.
-Charlie has a brief apperance in the upcoming movie Cruel Inventions starring Sarah Michelle Gellar
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