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Sean Astin Pays Tribute to Mom Patty Duke After Her Death

Actor Sean Astin, well known for his role in the Lord of the Rings films, has taken to his Facebook to pay tribute to his mother Patty Duke after her death.

“I love you mom,” the 45-year-old actor posted on Facebook. “This morning, our beloved wife, mother, grandmother, matriarch and the exquisite artist, humanitarian, and champion for mental health, Anna PATTY DUKE Pearce, closed her eyes, quieted her pain and ascended to a beautiful place. We celebrate the infinite love and compassion she shared through her work and throughout her life.”

Sean added, “Her work endures…The Patty Duke Mental Health Project,” along with a link to a fundraising page. He posted an even longer tribute on the crowdfunding page.

I love you mom.OUR FAMILY STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF PATTY DUKEThis morning, our beloved wife, mother, grandmother,…

Posted by Sean Astin on Tuesday, March 29, 2016

FX's 'The Strain' Renewed for a Second Season!

FX’s hit new show The Strain has been renewed for a second season!

“We’ve never had any doubts about The Strain,” John Landgraf, CEO of FX Networks and FX Productions said in a statement (via Variety). “Working with Guillermo del Toro, Carlton Cuse, and the brilliant cast led by Corey Stoll has been everything we had hoped it would be and more. It is thrilling when you have a show that is a creative and commercial hit, which is a rare accomplishment in this increasingly crowded marketplace. We look forward having it on FX for as long as Carlton, Guillermo and Chuck Hogan need to tell this epic tale.”

Mía Maestro and Sean Astin also star in the horror drama.

The 13-episode season will debut next summer. We can’t wait!

ARE YOU EXCITED to see The Strain‘s second season???

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'Sons of Anarchy' & 'The Strain' Casts Present Their Shows at Comic-Con 2014!

The cast of the Sons of Anarchy get together for a photo at FX’s panel during Comic-Con International 2014 at the San Diego Convention Center on Sunday (July 27) in San Diego, Calif.

Cast members such as Katey Sagal, Kim Coates, Mark Boone Junior, Tommy Flanagan, Theo Rossi, Dayton Callie, David Labrava, Niko Nicotera made the trip for the very last Comic-Con for the show.

That same day, FX hosted another panel for their hit show The Strain, which featured cast members Corey Stoll, Sean Astin, Mia Maestro, and helmer Guillermo del Toro.

15+ pictures inside of the FX panels for Sons of Anarchy and The StrainMore Here! »

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CarMax Super Bowl Commercial 2014 - Slow Clap & Puppy Version!

Sean Astin makes a cameo as his beloved Rudy character in this awesome new CarMax commercial that aired during the 2014 Super Bowl on Sunday (February 2).

“One man’s successful car buying experience earns him quite the reception. Make sure to stick around until the end. Especially if you like puppies. CLAP CLAP CLAP, BARK BARK BARK,” the commercial’s caption reads.

Make sure to stay tuned to all evening long for our coverage of the Super Bowl commercials. We love watching all of them and want to share them all with you!

Slow Clap – CarMax Big Game Commercial 2014

Click inside to watch an adorable puppy only version of the slow clap… More Here! »

Josh Holloway Has A Cool Ponytail

Josh Holloway relaxes in between takes on the set of the Polish brothers’ comedy Stay Cool, in LA on Monday.

The 39-year-old Lost star hung out with Sean Astin while filming the comedy about a successful author who must face one of his high school crushes when he travels back home to deliver a commencement address.

Sean, (The Lord of the Rings), stars as a camp character known as Big Girl in the movie.

Hilary Duff has also been on the set of Stay Cool, filming her scenes in Santa Clara, Calif., last week.

10+ more pics inside of Josh Holloway‘s cool ponytail…

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Elijah Wood Mardi Gras

New Orleans, Louisiana :: The good times rolled yesterday in New Orleans, just six months after Hurricane Katrina. Lord of the Ring actors Elijah Wood, 25, and Sean Astin, 35, went wild and and crazy returning as Mardi Gras’ Kings of Bacchus during the New Orleans Bacchus Parade.  Elijah and Sean threw out beaded necklaces and other trinkets to all the party goers as one biggest and glitziest parades rolled through the city.  Sean Astin plays CTU’s own personal hobbit as officious Homeland Security liaison Lynn McGill on FOX’s 24Elijah Wood will be starring in Emilio Estevez’s Bobby, which tells the story of the assassination of U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy.

UPDATE :: More pictures added including Elijah‘s girlfriend Pamela Racine.

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