Ross King: Growing old is disgraceful in LA LA Land

Alan Arkin and Michael Douglas play actors that are no longer in the first flush of youth.

AGE comes to us all, except for Oor Wullie, and here in Hollywood – where everyone’s forever young.

At least that’s what they’d like to believe.

Everyone gets older, as my moobs will surely attest, although that doesn’t stop the entertainment industry being obsessed with youth.

I’m looking forward to a new series about this by my pal Michael Douglas.

Last week Netflix announced The Kominsky Method will be coming to the streaming service later this year.

Michael stars opposite Alan Arkin, in the series which tells the story of two Los Angeles actors that are beyond their prime.

The eight-episode series will be available in November, and I can’t wait.

Speaking of older actors, a classic Robert Redford movie was being mentioned on the grapevine out here.

Sexy drama Indecent Proposal is 25 years old now so Hollywood has decided the time is right for a remake.

Robert Redford played the older lothario who paid for a night with Woody Harrelson’s wife, Demi Moore – but surely he’s still young enough to play the role of the sleazy millionaire again?

Before that though is the Kiltwalk, which takes place in Dundee on August 19.

My Sunday Post columnist colleague Judy Murray is getting involved in the Kiltwalk which takes place in Edinburgh on September 16.

The Kiltwalk is run by Paul Cooney, the guy who gave me my big break in radio at the age of 16!

He’s doing a fantastic job and getting Judy involved this year is a real ace.

I also hear through the grapevine (it sometimes gives a little whine) that there’s going to be another series of 24.

When they wrote the original series they only wrote about eight of the one hour episodes as they thought the show would be cancelled before the end!

It actually ran for eight years, had a reboot, there was a spin-off starring a different actor and now there’s another series in the works.

This time it looks like there might be a prequel

Who knows if Kiefer Sutherland will play a young Jack Bauer, although I suspect not – I just want to see if they call it “23”.

And will the most important question be answered . . . why does the lead actor never go to the toilet?

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