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May 2010



Elizabeth Perkins is Leaving ‘Weeds’ – Say Goodbye to Celia Hodes

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This news is devastating.  Elizabeth Perkins is leaving ‘Weeds’ to play James Marsden’s mother in ‘I Hop,’ a live-action CG-Animated comedy.  Good for her?  Perhaps I am biased since she is my favorite character on ‘Weeds,’ but I am not sure this is the best career move.  Television is a consistent, high-paying gig, and film roles are hard to land.  What will she do after this?  Couldn’t she do both?  I actually think the last season of the show was the best, so why jump ship now?  Maybe she’s sick of playing second fiddle to Mary Louise Parker.  Who knows.