Source: Suzanne Somers “This Close” To Finally Letting Joyce DeWitt Back Into Show Business

Joyce DeWitt

Suzanne Somers has decided to lift the non-acting decree she placed on DeWitt decades ago. Some are calling Somers’ offer for a role in a rumored Thighmaster commercial an olive branch. Others say Somers is just rubbing salt in the wound.

Los Angeles—A source close to “She’s the Sheriff” actress and fitness queen Suzanne Somers has quietly confirmed exclusively to The Daily Quarterly that Somers is close to reversing her Hollywood edict that Joyce DeWitt, Somers’ former “Three’s Company” co-star, not be allowed any acting jobs under any circumstances.

“Joyce has literally been waiting for this for decades,” the source said under the condition of anonymity. “She’s busy now trying to land herself a new agent, and has been trying to line up auditions, something she hasn’t been able to do since the mid ‘80s.”

Somers first issued the non-acting decree for DeWitt shortly after she was written out of “Three’s Company,” feeling that DeWitt didn’t sufficiently support Somers’ extravagant, outrageous salary and working conditions demands. Once she was off the show, Somers went to work exacting revenge on people on the crew and the producers, but eventually lifted all the decrees, except on DeWitt. Continue reading

Come And Knock On Our Door: Kathryn Bigelow To Direct Jeremy Renner In Film Version Of “Three’s Company”

Three's Company, The Movie

"Hurt Locker" director Kathryn Bigelow teams up, again, with actor Jeremy Renner for the film adaptation of the sitcom "Three's Company." Add your own "bomb" joke in the comments section.

Los Angeles—Jeremy Renner is going from Bravo Company to Three’s Company in the upcoming film adaption of the hit sitcom that ran on ABC from 1977 to 1984. Renner will star as Jack Tripper, the clumsy chef and restaurant owner played by the late John Ritter on TV. Renner is re-teaming with Oscar-winning “The Hurt Locker” director Kathryn Bigelow to star in the film, Sony Pictures announced yesterday.

“It’s always been a dream of mine to do slapstick and farce,” said Renner. “And I know with this script, I can do a lot more comedy than I did in other projects.”
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