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VIDEO: HAMILTON Cast Has Surprise Message for Lin-Manuel Miranda on Oscar Red Carpet VIDEO: HAMILTON Cast Has Surprise Message for Lin-Manuel Miranda on Oscar Red Carpet
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2017

The cast of Lin-Manuel Miranda's smash-hit HAMILTON, including Mandy Gonzalez, Alysha Deslorieux, Lexi Lawson and Taran Killam  taped a special message to the Oscar-nominated playwright on tonight's red carpet.... (more...)
MANCHESTER BY THE SEA, MOONLIGHT Among 2017 Film Independent Spirit Awards Winners; Full List MANCHESTER BY THE SEA, MOONLIGHT Among 2017 Film Independent Spirit Awards Winners; Full List
by Movies News Desk - February 26, 2017

Film Independent, the nonprofit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and the LA Film Festival, handed out honors to Moonlight, The Witch, Other People, Manchester by the Sea, Elle and Hell or High Water at this afternoon's 32nd Film Independent Spirit Awards.... (more...)
BWW Interview: FENCES Star Russell Hornsby Discuss the Joys & Responsibilities of Performing August Wilson's Works BWW Interview: FENCES Star Russell Hornsby Discuss the Joys & Responsibilities of Performing August Wilson's Works
by Matt Tamanini - February 26, 2017

Since 2011, Russell Hornsby's career has taken him to Portland, OR as Detective Hank Griffin on NBC's supernatural drama, GRIMM. However, 2016 brought him back to his roots. Though he has had considerable success on screens large and small, the actor has always found a home in the works of August Wi... (more...)
VIDEO: Check Out Brand New Extended Look at Disney/Pixar's CARS 3 VIDEO: Check Out Brand New Extended Look at Disney/Pixar's CARS 3
by Movies News Desk - February 26, 2017

A brand new extended look at Disney/Pixar's Cars 3 just aired during the Dayona 500 - check it out below! ... (more...)
Jonathan Lung & Brian Louden Crowned New MYTHBUSTERS on Science Channel Jonathan Lung & Brian Louden Crowned New MYTHBUSTERS on Science Channel
by TV News Desk - February 26, 2017

There are two new Mythbusters in town. In the finale of Science Channel's MYTHBUSTERS: THE SEARCH, it was revealed that certified rescue diver, pilot and drone enthusiast Brian Louden of Spring, Texas, and Jonathan Lung, a product designer from Staten Island, NY, have become official Mythbusters.... (more...)
BWW Exclusive: Broadway, CHICAGO MED Fashion Maven, Patti Murin, is Live-Blogging the Oscars Red Carpet BWW Exclusive: Broadway, CHICAGO MED Fashion Maven, Patti Murin, is Live-Blogging the Oscars Red Carpet
by Patti Murin - February 26, 2017

It's that time of year again as the intense big screen awards season comes to an end this Sunday with the biggest party in Hollywood, the Academy Awards. For the second year in a row, BroadwayWorld's favorite fashion icon, Patti Murin, will be here chronicling all of the Red Carpet action. ... (more...)
Rags-to-Riches-to-Rags-to-Riches Story GOOD FORTUNE Wins Best of Fest at SIFF; Full List of Winners Rags-to-Riches-to-Rags-to-Riches Story GOOD FORTUNE Wins Best of Fest at SIFF; Full List of Winners
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2017

Good Fortune, the rags-to-riches-to-rags-to-riches story of one of the world's most celebrated entrepreneurs, John Paul DeJoria - founder of Paul Mitchell Professional Hair Products and Patron tequila - won the Best of Fest Award at the 23rd annual Sedona International Film Festival.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Marc Kudisch Talks BILLIONS, Changing Landscape of Theatre and Television BWW Interview: Marc Kudisch Talks BILLIONS, Changing Landscape of Theatre and Television
by Matt Tamanini - February 26, 2017

Anyone familiar with the career of three-time Tony-nominee Marc Kudisch knows two things about him; 1) he is one of the most talented stage actors of his generation, and 2) he is as passionate as he is talented. Despite more than two decades of success on the New York stage, including 13 Broadway an... (more...)
Bill Paxton Passes Away Age 61 Following Complications from Surgery Bill Paxton Passes Away Age 61 Following Complications from Surgery
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2017

NBC New York is reporting that actor Bill Paxton (TWISTER, TITANIC) has passed away following complications from surgery. He was 61.... (more...)
Lin-Manuel Miranda & Trio of Broadway Stars Preview IN THE HEIGHTS Tune at Hollywood Pre-Oscar Event Lin-Manuel Miranda & Trio of Broadway Stars Preview IN THE HEIGHTS Tune at Hollywood Pre-Oscar Event
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2017

Page Six reports that the smash hit star has been enjoying pre-Oscar events in Hollywood... (more...)
BWW Feature: Building FENCES - A Journey From Stage To Screen and the Legacy of August Wilson BWW Feature: Building FENCES - A Journey From Stage To Screen and the Legacy of August Wilson
by Jeffrey Walker - February 26, 2017

From the Broadway stage to the Pulitzer Prize, back to Broadway, and now as a film adaptation with four Oscar nominations, FENCES has riveted audiences for more than 30 years. The film, directed by and starring Denzel Washington, is nominated for Best Picture, with Washington and Viola Davis nomina... (more...)
Playwright David Ives Set for Next Episode of THEATER TALK on Thirteen Playwright David Ives Set for Next Episode of THEATER TALK on Thirteen
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2017

On this week's THEATER TALK, writer David Ives, whose new play The Liar is now at NYC's Classic Stage Company through Feb. 26, proves to be a fascinating conversationalist... (more...)
Scoop: NCIS: LOS ANGELES on CBS - Sunday, February 26, 2017 Scoop: NCIS: LOS ANGELES on CBS - Sunday, February 26, 2017
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2017

Get all the scoop on NCIS: LOS ANGELES, airing on CBS on Sunday, February 26, 2017!... (more...)
NBC Universo's THE RIVERAS Returns with 10 New Episodes Beginning 2/26 NBC Universo's THE RIVERAS Returns with 10 New Episodes Beginning 2/26
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2017

NBC UNIVERSO, the modern entertainment and sports cable channel for Latinos and the fastest growing cable network, announced today the mid-season premiere of its hit celeb-reality, THE RIVERAS... (more...)
AL ROJO VIVO CON MARIA CELESTE to Present 'Melania Trump, La Primera Dama' 2/26 AL ROJO VIVO CON MARIA CELESTE to Present 'Melania Trump, La Primera Dama' 2/26
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2017

AL ROJO VIVO CON MARÍA CELESTE presents “Melania Trump, La Primera Dama,” this Sunday, February 26 at 6PM/5C on Telemundo.... (more...)
Universo's HIt Celeb-Reality THE RIVERAS Returns 2/26 Universo's HIt Celeb-Reality THE RIVERAS Returns 2/26
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2017

UNIVERSO, the fastest Spanish-language entertainment cable network in the U.S. will premiere new episodes of its hit celeb-reality, THE RIVERAS, this Sunday, February 26th at 10pm/9C.... (more...)
Anthony Anderson to Host First-Ever Live Post OSCARS Special on ABC, 2/26 Anthony Anderson to Host First-Ever Live Post OSCARS Special on ABC, 2/26
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2017

ABC announced today it will broadcast an Oscars® After Party, live, immediately following the 89th Oscars on SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26. LIVE FROM HOLLYWOOD: THE AFTER PARTY is a one-hour special hosted by “black-ish” star Anthony Anderson.... (more...)
Scoop: 60 MINUTES on CBS - Sunday, February 26, 2017 Scoop: 60 MINUTES on CBS - Sunday, February 26, 2017
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2017

Get all the scoop on 60 MINUTES, airing on CBS on Sunday, February 26, 2017!... (more...)
E! Announces LIVE FROM THE RED CARPET Coverage for Oscar Sunday E! Announces LIVE FROM THE RED CARPET Coverage for Oscar Sunday
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2017

As the A-list stars join together to celebrate the biggest films of the year, the E! team will be on-hand to bring the most extensive, multi-platform coverage of the high-profile event starting with 'Countdown to the Red Carpet: The 2017 Academy Awards.'... (more...)
A PLASTIC OCEAN Wins Sedona International Film Festival Director's Choice for Best Doc A PLASTIC OCEAN Wins Sedona International Film Festival Director's Choice for Best Doc
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2017

The Festival, which features more than 160 films selected from more than 1,200 entries, will end Sunday, Feb. 26. The Festival's overall winners will be announced at the Awards Brunch Sunday morning.... (more...)
BWW Profile: Oscar-Nominated Michelle Williams Of MANCHESTER BY THE SEA Makes Her Mark in Independent Film BWW Profile: Oscar-Nominated Michelle Williams Of MANCHESTER BY THE SEA Makes Her Mark in Independent Film
by Jeffrey Walker - February 25, 2017

From BAYWATCH to BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN and beyond, actress Michelle Williams is making her mark in film. Nominated for Best Supporting Actress for a role with relatively little screen-time in MANCHESTER BY THE SEA. As Randi Chandler, wife of protagonist Lee Chandler - played by Casey Affleck - she was ... (more...)
Study of Women in Film Shows a Significant Increase in Female Protagonists Study of Women in Film Shows a Significant Increase in Female Protagonists
by Julie Musbach - February 25, 2017

According to the Hollywood Reporter, 2016 reported a record number of female protagonists in film. 29% of all leading roles in the top 100 domestic grossing films were female, which is an increase of 7% since 2015. Male characters, major and minor, are still dominant on screen. ... (more...)
VIDEO: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Cast & Creatives Talk Show's Inspiring Themes on NBC News VIDEO: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Cast & Creatives Talk Show's Inspiring Themes on NBC News
by TV News Desk - February 25, 2017

The cast and creative team of the new Broadway musical DEAR EVAN HANSEN were featured on last night's NBC Nightly News.... (more...)
Scoop: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 2/27 - 3/3 on NBC Scoop: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 2/27 - 3/3 on NBC
by TV Scoop - February 25, 2017

Get all the scoop on TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 2/27 - 3/3, airing on NBC... (more...)
Scoop: REIGN  on THE CW - Friday, March 17, 2017 Scoop: REIGN on THE CW - Friday, March 17, 2017
by - February 25, 2017

Get all the scoop on REIGN , airing on THE CW on Friday, March 17, 2017!... (more...)