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David Mills: 1961-2010. ‘I’ve Gotta Get Myself Healthy’ to Write, ‘Treme’ Scribe Told Us

David Mills, who penned scripts for such hit shows as ER, NYPD Blue and The Wire, died yesterday of a brain aneurysm at age 48.

Tragically, he did not live to see the debut of his most recent effort, HBO’s Treme, which kicks off Sunday, April 11 and “explores the lives of several struggling musicians and other New Orleans locals in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.”

 "The TV business is remarkable monochromatic," David (above) told us.

"The TV business is remarkable monochromatic," David (above) told us.

When David spoke to us in August 2009, he had just gotten word that Treme had been picked up by HBO.

“I will be one of the writers on that show. We’ll be back in New Orleans in November to continue filming. We filmed the pilot in March and April,” he told BlogTalkRadio host Kevin Ross during the 12-minute interview.

Ironically, when Kevin asked about David’s focus in the coming months, the Emmy-winning scribe, Continue reading

Kristen Stewart Is an Actor, Not a Movie Star, Oscar Nominee Melissa Leo Says of ‘Twilight’ Lead

Kristen: No know-it-all.

Kristen: No know-it-all.

It takes one to know one— which may bode well for Kristen Stewart‘s career.

Interviewed on Mr. Media, Melissa Leo, who was up for an Oscar for her role in 2008′s Frozen River, talks in no uncertain terms about the Twilight lead’s potential.

“Kristen Stewart will grow as an actress as she works… She doesn’t think she ‘knows it all’ by any regard,” Melissa, who co-stars with Kristen and James Gandolfini in the upcoming indy flick Welcome to the Rileys, tells host Bob Andelman.

She is not going to be caught in the persona she played in those Twilight films,” Melissa continues.

“She is going to Continue reading