Idol Chatter

Idol Chatter


McDonough’s Next Job is ‘Priest’

posted by Kris Rasmussen

neal.jpg
When I posted the news regarding actor Neal McDonough’s firing from ABC’s drama “Scoundrels” – allegedly for not doing a sex scene- I predicted that the controversy would help his career and Idol Chatter readers had a lot of opinions about the topic. However,it seems I was right because one of my favorite Hollywood insiders – Nikki FInke – reports that McDonough is developing a series for Starz called ” Vigilante Priest.”
The premise is that McDonough will play an ex-cop turned priest who wants to clean up crime in L.A.. McDonough will develop it with the help of some former “Law and Order ” folks and will be listed as a co-creator so it seems McDonough is making sure he will have control of the material he is acting in this time.
However, I can’t help but reflect on how drama series about priests have not had a great track record in the past so I wonder how this will be received. Then again, as I said in my previous post, McDonough seems to be shrewedly attempting to gain grassroots support as an actor for his moral stance and is possibly hoping it will help with future projects like this one.
So will you tune in as a show of support for McDonough?



  • Fatima

    He’s OK. I only seen him in ensemble pieces like Band of Brothers, or playing the bad guy in Timeline. I think the network saw an actor who didn’t fit the show. The man has rarely carried a series and I think the sex scene is an angle.
    However if he was fired due to a sex scene, why is developing a series for Starz? This is the same network producing Spartacus: Blood and Sand making 300, Rome, and True Blood look like Disney films by comparison.

Previous Posts

Powerful Biblical Story Comes to Life in Confessions of a Prodigal Son
[youtube]http://youtu.be/GXpevoqpY2w[/youtube] The choices we make are the stories we tell. Can broken stories have happy endings? Confessions of a Prodigal Son, a new inspirational drama starring Kevin Sorbo (God's Not Dead, Storm Rider, Hercules) and Nathan Clarkson (The Veil, Mayflower 2), is a

posted 9:09:03am Jan. 14, 2015 | read full post »

New Adventure Will Center on Faith
The first Christ-centered romantic adventure film “Beyond the Mask,” will be coming to theaters on April 6th 2015 from Burns Family Studio, and director Chad Burns starting in the year of 1775. The film is about Will Reynolds, a mercenary for the British East India Company on the run. While on t

posted 12:22:51pm Jan. 09, 2015 | read full post »

Jamie Foxx Surprises Movie Audience With a Special Message for His Annie Costar
[youtube]http://youtu.be/dsfFM4OTGS0[/youtube] Jamie Foxx recently stopped by a showing of Annie with his adorable daughter Annalise, to deliver a very important message in honor of his young costar, Quvenzhané Wallis. "Quvenzhané, it's Jamie,” Foxx said with Annalise in his arms. “We want

posted 10:49:57am Jan. 06, 2015 | read full post »

Docu-Drama ‘Let the Lion Roar’ Unveils Truth About Protestant Reformation
‘Let the Lion Roar’ explores the "great deception" of faith leaders during the Protestant Reformation and challenges the modern view of Christianity. Shown in 2D and 3D animation, including live action, the 60-minute documentary aims to uncover a “demonic conspiracy” that has infected to

posted 5:16:37pm Jan. 05, 2015 | read full post »

After 13 Years, Helena Bonham Carter and Tim Burton End It
                Helena Bonham Carter and Tim Burton have decided to end their thirteen year relationship. The couple is not married however, they have two kids together. Carter and Burton have worked together quite frequently. Tim admitted, in prior interviews, that they often had a rocky

posted 4:54:16pm Dec. 23, 2014 | read full post »




Report as Inappropriate

You are reporting this content because it violates the Terms of Service.

All reported content is logged for investigation.