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‘Pride and Prejudice’ Gets a Modern Makeover in ABC’s ‘Eligible’

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Last week, ABC committed to a pilot episode of Eligible, an adaptation of Curtis Sittenfeld’s Pride and Prejudice-inspired bestseller. Two CW alums and I. Marelene King, the showrunner of Pretty Little Liars, will work behind the camera to cast modern magic onto everyone’s favorite literary couple. Premiere date and casting announcements are still forthcoming. via GIPHY Lizzie Bennet and her brooding beau have made several trips to the screen throughout the past few decades. Most famously, Colin Firth played Darcy in the 1995 BBC miniseries before returning to the role in the more loosely based Bridget Jones’ Diary. Since Keira Knightley’s turn as Lizzie in the 2005 Oscar-nominated film, the Austen classic has also found its way to YouTube before…

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6 Fictional Bad Girls We (Secretly) Wish Were Our Best Friends

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Everybody loves a bad girl. You know the type I’m talking about: she’s always trying to steal the main guy, bitch-slapping every girl she comes across and shooting out one-liners like nobody’s business. She’s definitely not the nicest girl in the room, but she’s probably the most interesting. There’s just something about these girls that makes us want to hate them, but instead we end up wishing we were best friends To celebrate those ladies we all love to hate, here are the top five bad girls on TV – and one from a book too! Rachel Gatina, One Tree Hill From the start, we all knew Rachel (Danneel Harris Ackles) was trouble. She and Brooke (Sophia Bush) hit it…

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Blunt Talk’s Walter and Harry Inspires Our Literary Bromance Picks

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How does Walter Blunt do it? How does the loud, pompous British newscaster (played by Sir Patrick Stewart in the new Starz comedy Blunt Talk, premiering Saturday, August 22) juggle his career, his wake of failed marriages, his continuing sexual indiscretions and his ongoing drug and alcohol abuse? Clearly, it’s too much for one man to handle. Blunt can only get by with the assistance of his ever-loyal manservant Harry, who is so utterly devoted to his boss that he tests the coke before Blunt snorts it (“What would I ever do without you, Harry?” Blunt asks. “What would I do without you, Major?” is Harry’s answer). Ah, the bromance—the iron-clad bond between one man and another that goes past…

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