Last month when I visited the set of Nashville (which, in case you were wondering, is indeed in Nashville), I was sworn to secrecy on a major plot development that is going to occur in time for the mid-season finale on December 11. More shocking than a lesbian hook-up or Peggy using pig’s blood to fake a miscarriage? Yep. Someone is leaving the series when their character gets killed in a shocking turn of events.
Meanwhile, while I was on set I caught up with Eric Close and Connie Britton to chat about life in Nashville, love interests, and more:
For my interview with Connie Britton, we hunkered down in a corner of Rayna’s glorious country mansion. What you won’t see in that particular episode (which will air in January) is that when Rayna walks from the hallway into the kitchen and then the living room, I’m hiding in the hallway, trying so hard not to make a sound! Connie was so gracious and kept running back to talk to me in between takes.
Glamour: OK, I’m going to whisper so [director] Callie Khouri doesn’t throw me out. [Laughs] Who does Rayna truly belong with?
Connie Britton: Deacon!
Glamour: Well, Eric just told me he’s holding out hope for a reunion with Teddy one day!
Connie: Haha! That’s so cute! Aww, but I think Deacon. Although that’s horrible because I love Teddy too.
Glamour: Has the singing on the show gotten any less nerve-wrecking for you now that you’re well into season two?
Connie: Well, yeah, it has actually. I’m really having fun with it.
Glamour: You have a fraternal twin sister. So what’s her hair like?
Connie: Oh! [Laughs] Her hair is thick too, but hers is darker than mine, and it’s really, really curly. We don’t look alike at all.
Glamour: What do you wish your could savor more about your 20s and 30s?
Connie: If I could go back and do it again, I probably would have worried less. Though I have to say, I had a pretty good time! [Laughs] I sort of enjoyed it all the way through! But there was definitely a lot of worry and concern that things wouldn’t work out, and you never know at the time if they will, but they always do.
In the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly, American Horror Story creator Ryan Murphy talks about his future American Horror Story dream cast. ( click on the picture for the article )
Murphy is hoping original AHS stars Dylan Mc Dermott and Connie Britton can shoot guest spots on Coven before it wraps in January.
“I’d love to figure it out.” he says. “Dylan wants to come back, and I’m trying to find a way to bring my Connie Britton in. She certainly has the hair for it – that red hair will pop against those white walls!”.
It’s time for some action, folks! For a few more days you can vote for Nashville as your favorite network tv drama. You can vote as often as you like, and if you are a Rayna & Deacon fan, it could also pay off (check out Callie’s tweet below). So ROCK THE VOTE and spread the word about this.
Nashville crew in the office today filming. #ASCAP #Nashville
The crew was singing ‘Happy Birthday’ to Nashville creator Callie Khouri. (Thanks Charles Esten for the info) . We’d also like to say Happy Birthday to the amazingly talented Callie Khouri. Thank You for Nashville and one of our favourite movies ever (Thelma & Louise)
Edit: replaced with HQ versions. Thanks Helen!