Hit comedy “Scrubs” concluded its ninth and final season three years ago — but the show’s stars are still all over film and television.
amNewYork is here to help “Scrubs” fans catch up with the cast’s current projects.
Scrubs leading man Zach Braff takes on two roles in Disney’s “Oz: The Great and Powerful.” Braff first appears as Frank, an assistant to a small-time magician in Kansas. But when a tornado sucks the magician into the land of Oz, Braff becomes the voice of Finley, a flying monkey. Finley discovers the magician is a fraud, but remains with him, eventually becoming his friend.
Donald Faison, Braff’s best friend and sidekick on “Scrubs,” will be taking the spotlight hosting his own celebrity prank show. “Who Gets The Last Laugh,” premiering April 16, will pit celebrities against each other to compete for the title of Best Prankster. He also appears on the TV Land sitcom “The Exes,” which returns for its third season in June. <USAMNY>Faison will also appear as Doctor Gravity, a wannabe superhero in Kick-Ass 2, opening in theaters this August.
Sarah Chalke, the actress behind Dr. Elliot Reid, is starring in new ABC comedy “How to Live with Your Parents For the Rest of Your Life.” Chalke plays Polly, an uptight, single mother who moves back in with her eccentric parents after her divorce. Her recent credits also include a four-episode run on TBS’s “Cougar Town” alongside “Scrubs” co-stars Christa Miller, Ken Jenkins.
Neil Flynn, who played the unnamed Janitor on “Scrubs,” has graduated to a starring role. He now plays Mike Heck, the father of a dysfunctional family in ABC’s “The Middle,” currently in its fourth season.
John C. McGinley
John C. McGinley, who played Dr. Perry Cox, will be appearing alongside Chadwick Bodeman and Harrison Ford in “42,” the Jackie Robinson biopic opening April 12. McGinley plays sportscaster Red Barber. He also just finished a run on Broadway in “Glengarry Glen Ross” with Al Pacino.