EW has learned that Jesse Eisenberg, Jane Krakowski and John Benjamin Hickey will be featured in the installment of ABC’s hit family comedy. 30 Rock alum Krakowski plays “Dr. Donna,” a mean-spirited mother of a classmate of Manny (Rico Rodriguez) who winds up sparring with Gloria (Sofia Vergara). The Social Network‘s Eisenberg will assume the role of Asher, an eco-nut who is a neighbor of Mitchell (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) and Cam (Eric Stonestreet), while Hickey (The Big C, The Normal Heart) serves as a therapist to a member of the Dunphy family.
“Under Pressure” starts filming next week and is tentatively slated to air early next year.
Millions know Rico Rodriguez as Manny Delgado on the hit ABC show “Modern Family.” As it turns out, Rodriguez is not so far off from his on-screen personality when it comes to dispensing advice, offering wisdom like Manny does far beyond his years. In his book, “Reel Life Lessons…So Far,” the child star dishes on what it’s like to have Sofia Vergara as his TV mom, and gives his take on growing up in the spotlight, family values and overcoming the challenges in life. Read an excerpt of the book on ABC News
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Rico Rodriguez’s “Modern Family” character, Manny, is a real momma’s boy, so is Rico a momma’s boy in real life? Check the video from Access Hollywood
To celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the beloved card game, UNO, celebrities at the Access Hollywood 5th annual “Stuff You Must…” gifting lounge had a great time playing the game and confessed their love of UNO.
See below how much Rico Rodriguez enjoyed playing UNO.
Tune in!! RICO RODRIGUEZ (“Modern Family”) on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” Wednesday, January 5th 2010. Check your local listings or visit www.ellentv.com for time and channel.
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When Modern Family returns to ABC on September 22 for its second season little Manny (Rico Rodriguez) will be front and center. Executive producers Christopher Lloyd and Steve Levitan tell TV Guide Magazine he’ll go on his first date—his first on-screen date, that is.
“I don’t think it’s his first date,” says Levitan, Adds Lloyd, It’s his first serious girlfriend. The irst one he really feels he’s falling in love with.” The story line might end up being less about Manny than it is about his mother.
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