Ширли будет играть во втором сезоне сериала Хроники Сары Коннор. и это ни хрена не шутка
причем не какую-нибудь там эпизодическую роль, а регулярную - она будет в роли Catherine Weaver, исполнительного директора какой-то хай-тек корпорации
SCOTS rock star Shirley Manson is make her first big move into acting after being cast in the Terminator spin-off tv series.
The Edinburgh-born former Garbage frontwoman will join the cast of Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles as technology company boss Catherine Weaver.
Manson, 41, started out her musical career as keyboard player and backing vocalist with cult Edinburgh band Goodbye Mr Mackenzie before being invited to join US rockers Garbage.
The Hollywood Reporter revealed today she would be joining the second series of Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles in a regular role, alongside stars Lena Headey, Thomas Dekker and Summer Glau.
The violent TV spin-off from the Terminator films proved a surprise hit in the US, where it's first series was the highest rated new show last year.
In the UK, it is shown by digital channel Virgin 1.
Shirley Manson definitely won't be playing a "stupid girl" in a hit new series this fall. According to The Hollywood Reporter, "Garbage" frontwoman Shirley Manson has been cast in Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles.
She will become a series regular, portraying Catherine Weaver, the CEO of a state-of-the-art technology corporation. This is the first major acting role for Manson, whose band "Garbage" burst on the scene in 1995 with their self-titled album that went double platinum with the help of the popular singles, "Only Happy When It Rains" and "Stupid Girl."
No production schedule for Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles has been released, but they are still slated for their second season debut this fall. The show debuted in midseason and was the highest-rated new scripted series of the whole season.
Garbage's Manson Joins Connor
Shirley Manson, leader singer of the pop band Garbage, has taken a regular role next season on Fox's Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The Scottish musician will play Catherine Weaver, the chief executive of a cutting-edge high-tech company, the trade paper reported.
Sarah Connor Chronicles is returning for a second season in the fall after launching in midseason as the highest-rated new scripted series of the 2007-'08 season.
It stars Lena Headey as Sarah Connor, Thomas Dekker as her son, John Connor, and Summer Glau as terminator Cameron Phillips.
Singer Shirley Manson has joined the cast of Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles.
The former Garbage frontwoman has landed her first major acting role in the TV spinoff, in which she will play technology company CEO Catherine Weaver.
She will have a regular role in the Fox show's second season, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The series follows Connor (Lena Headey) and her son John (Thomas Dekker) as they take on enemy robots.