Pearce will play LGBT activist Cleve Jones, Parker is women's-rights leader Roma Guy and Griffiths plays her wife, social-justice activist Diane.

Freeform, previously known as ABC Family, has slated New People for development, a transgender family drama from The Opposite of Sex writer-director Don Roos, Joel Silver's Silver Pictures and Lionsgate Television, New Now Next noted.

We've gotta bring that back because we're not done." ABC News correspondent Gio Benitez recenty talked with People about his chemistry with fiance Tommy Di Dario.

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Ross challenged the two men to sing Gaston's eponymous song together.

Jackman's Eddie the Eagle co-star Taron Egerton was more than happy to play Gaston's doting lackey Le Fou, bursting into the song's prologue without any hesitation.

The series is inspired by the best-selling nonfiction book Becoming Nicole: The Transformation Of An American Family, which tells the story of a trans girl, her identical twin brother and their family's journey toward acceptance.

When Matt Bomer signed on to play Montgomery Clift in the upcoming biopic Monty Clift, he immediately felt as though his connection to the Hollywood icon was more than skin-deep, according to People.

Rachel Griffiths ( Brothers and Sisters, Six Feet Under ), Mary Louise-Parker ( Weeds, Angels in America ) and Guy Pearce ( Memento, L. Confidential ) are set for lead roles opposite Carrie Preston in ABC's eight-hour miniseries about the gay-rights movement, When We Rise, written/executive produced by Dustin Lance Black and Bruce Cohen, according to Deadline.

Gus Van Sant will direct the two-hour premiere of the seven-episode event limited series.

"Even as a young kid—before obviously I knew anything about him, or even myself— I saw him on screen and I thought, ' Oh, wow.

He actually looks a lot like my brother,'" said Bomer.

Clift's movie-star good looks were marred by a 1956 car accident that, despite cutting-edge plastic surgery at the time, altered facial features and left him with chronic medical conditions as well as drug and alcohol dependencies; he died in 1966 at age 45.