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Jamie Lee Curtis Says the Writing on Scream Queens Is 'Far Superior to Any Other Work' She's Done

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Jamie Lee Curtis Says the Writing on Scream Queens Is 'Far Superior to Any Other Work' She's Done

Originally posted 03/13/2016 01:25PM

Jamie Lee Curtis's idea of heaven is starring on a pastiche horror series where the blood spurts like beer from an emptying keg. She makes you think you'd probably feel the same way.

Sharing her love for FOX's hit Scream Queens at LA's Paleyfest Saturday with costars Lea Michele, Emma Roberts and Niecy Nash Рall of them returning for season 2 РCurtis said she knew from the premiere episode that the show would be a hit, and that she was in love with her character, Cathy Munsch, dean of murder-prone Wallace University.

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Jamie Lee Curtis, Katy Perry and More Join Lena Dunham's #ImWithHer Campaign for Hillary Clinton

Originally posted 02/01/2016 02:55PM

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VIDEO: Beyond That Revenant Bear Rumor – 10 Urban Legends About Movies

Originally posted 01/05/2016 03:40PM

An awkward thing happened to the Leonardo DiCaprio film The Revenant as it trekked into theaters last last year in hopes of picking up award show nominations: A rumor put the film in headlines but for reasons that none of its publicists were happy about. In early December, 20th Century Fox spokespeople were forced to clarify that no, the film does not feature a scene in which its star is raped by a bear.

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Jamie Lee Curtis Recreates Mom Janet Leigh's Infamous Psycho Scene on Scream Queens

Originally posted 11/11/2015 12:35PM

Like mother, like daughter.

Jamie Lee Curtis paid homage to original "scream queen" Janet Lee during Tuesday's episode of Ryan Murphy's slasher comedy.

As Wallace University's scheming Dean Cathy Munsch, Curtis recreated Psycho's iconic shower scene ... in a black-and-white, of course.

But instead of (SPOILER ALERT if you someone still haven't watched Alfred Hitchcock's scary 1960 classic) being stabbed by Norman Bates masquerading as his dead mom, it's the Red Devil lurking behind the dean's curtain on Scream Queens.

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Emma Roberts: 'I'm Such a Girl's Girl'

Originally posted 10/13/2015 03:15PM

Scream Queens star Emma Roberts may play a mean girl on TV, but in real life she plays nice with her girlfriends.

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Jamie Lee Curtis, Neve Campbell and 11 More of the Toughest 'Final Girls' in Horror Movies

From Jamie Lee Curtis to Neve Campbell: 13 of the Best Horror Movie 'Final Girls'

Originally posted 10/12/2015 05:20PM

The slasher-comedy The Final Girls opened in theaters Friday, and that very title begs horror fans to wonder who among the cast will be the actual last girl standing: American Horror Story vet Taissa Farmiga or Malin Ackerman, the actress playing the character in the film's movie-within-a-movie.

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Scream Queens' Jamie Lee Curtis Discusses What She Learned from Her Famous Parents

Originally posted 10/09/2015 11:00AM

Jamie Lee Curtis insists that she learned plenty from her parents – Hollywood legends Janet Leigh and Tony Curtis. And one of her most powerful lessons they inadvertently taught her was that she's not a big fan of the limelight that comes with being an actor.

"Public attention was very important to my parents," Curtis, who currently stars in Fox's new dark comedy Scream Queens, says in this week's issue of PEOPLE. "They required that attention all the way through the end of their lives. Given what their backgrounds were and how their rise to fame was so meteoric, that sort of thing was important to them.

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Jamie Lee Curtis Admits to Being an Easily Frightened Scream Queen

Originally posted 10/07/2015 10:10PM

Sure, Jamie Lee Curtis is known as Hollywood's reigning Scream Queen, but that certainly doesn't mean her idea of a good time is curling up at night with a good slasher video.

In fact, Curtis – who currently stars in Fox's new dark comedy Scream Queens – admits that she's something of a scaredy-cat when it comes to being frightened.

"I scare easily," Curtis says in the current issue of PEOPLE. "In fact, that's what my tombstone should say: 'Scared Easily' ... I just can't watch thrillers or violence or anything with the possibility of ominousness. I'm too jumpy."

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Scream Queens Star Jamie Lee Curtis Opens Up About Aging in Hollywood

Scream Queens Star Jamie Lee Curtis Opens Up About Aging in Hollywood

Originally posted 10/07/2015 04:55PM

Jamie Lee Curtis made headlines back in 2002 when she famously posed in More in her underwear without makeup or airbrushing in a move to call attention to the way Hollywood treats older actresses.

More than a dozen years later, the 56-year-old actress – who currently stars in Fox's new dark comedy Scream Queens – is still as outspoken as ever when comes to the issue of ageism in her business.

"I think it's humiliating to see the media frenzy when somebody gets older and they don't look the way they used to look," Curtis says in the current issue of PEOPLE. "It's like dancing with the devil. I've danced with it for a long time, and it's been okay. But I don't want to be punished for the natural evolution of being human, and I will be if I stay in it too long."

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