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Patrick Stewart

Jacki Weaver charmed into 'Blunt' offer

You get a couple of Oscar nominations and jobs tend to seek you out. At least that's been the case with Jacki Weaver, who is starring on the wickedly funny Starz series "Blunt Talk."' She plays Rosalie Winter, the tough but motherly producer/manager of talk show host Walter Blunt, played by Patrick Stewart. "I wasn't looking for work when this came along," Weaver tells me during lunch at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. "But Jonathan Ames, who is one of the most brilliant and charming men in the world, invited me to lunch and begged me to be in his series." She was so charmed by the "Blunt Talk" creator (best know for the series "Bored...