Kate Hudson, Sarah Jessica Parker Guest Star on GleeOscar nominee Kate Hudson will appear in a six-episode arc on season 4 of Glee, and Sarah Jessica Parker – last seen on TV in HBO’s Sex and the City – will also appear in this upcoming season of the musical comedy TV series. Fox hasn’t revealed how many episodes Parker will appear in or who either actress will be playing.
Fox will be moving Glee to its new home on Thursday nights at 9pm this upcoming season, placing it in the timeslot immediately following The X Factor.
Hudson and Parker join the list of Glee guest stars that includes Neil Patrick Harris, Gwyneth Paltrow, Carol Burnett, Kristen Chenoweth, Whoopi Goldberg, Kathy Griffin, Jonathan Groff, Ricky Martin, Idina Menzel, Olivia Newton-John, Britney Spears and John Stamos.
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Golden Globe Award winner and Academy Award nominee Hudson made her studio film debut in 200 Cigarettes, then she went on to co-star in Desert Blue and Gossip. It was her career-making performance in Cameron Crowe’s Almost Famous that won the hearts of critics and moviegoers around the world. Her touching portrayal of band aid “Penny Lane” earned her a Golden Globe Award, an Academy Award nomination as Best Supporting Actress and a BAFTA nomination, amongst numerous other honors and recognition, including the Broadcast Film Critics’ Award for Breakthrough Performance. The Golden Globe Award winner for Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy, about the world of 1970’s rock won rave reviews for the film and its gifted cast. She went on to star in Dr. T and the Women, About Adam and The Four Feathers.
Hudson achieved global box office success starring opposite Matthew McConaughey in the hit romantic comedy, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days. Her film credits also include Alex & Emma, Le Divorce, Raising Helen and Skeleton Key. She starred in the comedy You, Me and Dupree and re-teamed with Matthew McConaughey in Fool’s Gold. She appeared alongside Dane Cook and Jason Biggs in My Best Friend’s Girl and starred opposite Anne Hathaway in Bride Wars, which also marked her debut as a producer.
In 2009, Hudson dazzled in the role of a Vogue journalist in Rob Marshall’s all-star movie musical, Nine, also starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Nicole Kidman, Marion Cotillard, Penelope Cruz, Judi Dench and Sophia Loren. Her show-stopping number, “Cinema Italiano,” was written specifically for the film, with her in mind. She followed that with a chilling turn in The Killer Inside Me, and has since appeared in the romantic comedy based on the international best-selling novel, Something Borrowed, and A Little Bit of Heaven. She has completed The Reluctant Fundamentalist for director Mira Nair opposite Liev Schreiber and Kiefer Sutherland and will provide a voice for the upcoming animated feature, Me and My Shadow, to be released next year.
In 2007, Hudson made her directorial debut with the short film, Cutlass, as part of Glamour magazine’s “Reel Moments,” with first-time female directors working from readers’ personal essays. She is Global Brand Ambassador for Almay, where she has been the face of the company’s new and existing cosmetic products since 2010. 2011 saw the launch of CH+KH, a unique line of jewelry and accessories Hudson created with her longtime friend Laurie Lynn Stark, co-owner of Chrome Hearts.
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Celebrated in film, television and fashion, Sarah Jessica Parker continues to expand upon her impressive collection of credits with her remarkable range and effortless style.
Parker recently completed production on Lovelace, in which she stars as Gloria Steinem alongside Amanda Seyfried as Linda Lovelace, James Franco as Hugh Hefner and Peter Sarsgaard as Chuck Traynor. This summer, she starts filming the comedy, Married and Cheating, starring opposite Brendan Fraser. Next year, Parker will lend her voice to family-friendly animated feature Escape from Planet Earth with Jessica Alba, Brendan Fraser and James Gandolfini.
Parker served as a producer and reprised her Emmy Award-winning role as Carrie Bradshaw in the screen adaptation of the hit HBO series Sex and the City, followed by the theatrical release of Sex and the City 2. She won over critics and audiences alike in the series for which she was awarded a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2004, as well as a Screen Actors Guild Award in 2001. Parker was also an executive producer on the series, which received the Golden Globe for Outstanding Comedy Series three years in a row in 2000, 2001 and 2002, and was honored with an Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series in 2001.
Other film credits include: Douglas McGrath’s comedy I Don’t Know How She Does It, based on the critically acclaimed bestseller by Allison Pearson; Garry Marshall’s New Year’s Eve, the sequel to the hit comedy Valentine’s Day, which also starred Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer and Hilary Swank; Did You Hear About The Morgans opposite Hugh Grant; Smart People opposite Dennis Quad; Failure to Launch opposite Matthew McConaughey; her Golden Globe- nominated performance in The Family Stone; David Mamet’s satirical comedy, State and Main; ‘Til There Was You; Tim Burton’s Mars Attacks; If Lucy Fell opposite Ben Stiller; Tim Burton’s Ed Wood co-starring Johnny Depp; The First Wives Club with Bette Midler, Diane Keaton and Goldie Hawn; Miami Rhapsody with Antonio Banderas; Hocus Pocus; Honeymoon in Vegas opposite Nicholas Cage; and her breakthrough role in L.A. Story co-starring Steve Martin.
Early motion picture roles include: Flight of the Navigator, Girls Just Want to Have Fun, Footloose with Kevin Bacon, Michael Apted’s First Born, Somewhere Tomorrow, and Rich Kids.
Through her production company Pretty Matches Productions, Parker has a first-look deal with HBO to develop and produce films, television series, and long form programming. She has served as an executive producer on both seasons of Bravo’s Work of Art: The Next Great Artist. The series features aspiring artists who compete for a solo show at the prestigious Brooklyn Museum.
Parker also lends her time to charitable causes, and she currently serves as a UNICEF ambassador. In November 2009, the Obama administration elected her to be a member of the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities.