Variety article & Amigo update

garret dillahunt,raising hope,snip snipVariety has an article about Garret in the Road to the Emmys column. He is on the ballot for best supporting actor in a comedy (and also for best guest actor, for Burn Notice). There was another little article a few weeks ago that I forgot to link, here. A few snippets from Variety:

Dillahunt says he especially had a lot of fun in the show’s vasectomy episode.

“First and last time you’ll probably ever hear the words ‘fun’ and ‘vasectomy’ in the same sentence. Another high point was in ‘Everybody Flirts … Sometimes,” where he got to let his hair down, proverbially, and take his shirt off, literally.

The thesp won’t be lacking for exposure while “Raising Hope” is on hiatus. Continuing his pattern of being, as he says, “pigeonholed as the guy with no pigeon hole,” he appears in this year’s sci-fi/mystery pic “Looper” — with Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis and Emily Blunt — and the thriller “Cogan’s Trade” with Brad Pitt. (…)

“I didn’t expect to be so challenged physically with this character (Burt),” he says. “With all the fight scenes and stunts I’ve done for past roles, I thought this would be easy. But I have been running, jumping, wrestling, lifting and spitting at alpacas. I’m knackered by the end of the week. And I love every minute of it.”

Raising Hope has been nominated for Outstanding Achievement in Comedy by the Television Crititcs Association. It’s up against Parks & Rec, Louie, Modern Family and Community. The winners will be known on August 6.

There is a new official site for Amigo at with a bunch of new BTS photos, production stills and info. The film’s Facebook page has some great looking posters, too. The film opens in the Philippines on July 6.