Ryan Phillippe Has Second Thoughts About Doing TV

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 11: Actor Ryan Phillippe attends the 10th Annual Chrysalis Butterfly Ball on June 11, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images) Photo: Frederick M. Brown/2011 Getty Images

Movie stars like Dennis Quaid are in negotiations to turn up on the small screen this fall, but one among their ranks, Ryan Phillippe, has abruptly hit the brakes. Phillippe signed on to the Greg Berlanti CBS pilot known as Golden Boy two weeks ago, but he just dropped out of the project owing to his concerns about the rigors of a TV schedule. Phillippe's currently filming an arc on the final season of Damages; with Golden Boy off his plate, there's little now that will interfere with his normal daily routine of jogging in front of the paparazzi.