John C. McGinley, who played a lovable but scary doctor in the TV show Scrubs, is joining Broadways Glengarry Glen Ross opposite Al Pacino.
Producers of the David Mamet revival said Monday that McGinley will play Dave Moss alongside Pacino, Bobby Cannevale, David Harbour and Jeremy Shamos.
Musician Gary Barlow of Take That and his wife Dawn say their daughter was stillborn.
In a statement released Monday, the couple said Poppy Barlow was delivered stillborn Saturday.
Take That had been rumored to be among the acts performing at the closing ceremony of the London Olympics on Sunday.
Spinoff on deck
Nickelodeons hit show iCarly made Jennette McCurdy a star, and although the show will air its series finale in November, the 20-year-old doesnt have to worry about what comes next.
The network has tapped McCurdy and actress Ariana Grande to star in a spinoff tentatively titled, Sam & Cat. The series will follow the girls characters, Sam Puckett from iCarly and Cat Valentine from Victorious, as they become roommates and start a baby-sitting business.
The top five movies from the weekend box office:
1. The Dark Knight Rises, $35.7 million
2. Total Recall, $25.6 million
3. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days, $14.6 million
4. Ice Age: Continental Drift, $8.6 million
5. The Watch, $6.5 million
Teacher honor roll
Teacher honor roll will resume Aug. 19.Send us nominations for your favorite teacher, and include the teachers name, school, school district and grade/subject taught as well as your name, phone number and reason for your nomination. Nominations can be sent to Devon Haynie at The Journal Gazette, 600 W. Main St., Fort Wayne, IN 46802, faxed to 461-8893 or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Teacher Honor Roll appears Sundays in The Journal Gazette.
Among celebrity birthdays today: Bluesman Magic Slim is 75. Humorist Garrison Keillor is 70. Actor John Glover is 68. Singer Harold Hudson is 63. Actor Wayne Knight is 57. Actor David Duchovny is 52. Actress Charlize Theron is 37.