Lizzy Caplan To Guest Star On ‘Mr. Sunshine’

By | Friday November 12, 2010 @ 9:11pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

Lizzy Caplan is back in business with Sony TV and studio-based producer Jamie Tarses – she has signed on for a guest shot on their new ABC series Mr. Sunshine starring Matthew Perry. Caplan famously stepped in at the … Read More »

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TCA: Matthew Perry Talks ‘Mr. Sunshine’

Diane Haithman is contributing to Deadline’s TCA coverage.

At ABC’s TCA panel on his new show Mr. Sunshine, which he stars in, executive produces, and co-writes, Matthew Perry was in fine form. He was sardonic about everything, even his own well-publicized problems with Vicodin addiction in the mid-1990s that made him something less than a Mr. SunshinePerry made clear that his character, Ben Donovan, who’s the manager of a second-tier sports arena in San Diego and in Perry’s words a “selfish jerk, was not-so-loosely based on himself.  “The reason that my character has only thought about himself is I knew somebody for whom that was the case for a long time.. I’m much nicer now.” Perry, now 40, was asked whether anything specific changed him for the better. “I would say if you want to find out the answer to that, just pick up any newspaper from 1996 or look at any magazine cover.” Perry cracked.  “They say, hey, write what you know. I knew if I wrote something, I would like that to be a component of it.” Read More »

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