Ben Foster News

Stage Adaptation of Peter James' Novel DEAD SIMPLE to Launch UK Tour in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Following the critically acclaimed hit premiere stage production of Peter James' The Perfect Murder this year, the best-selling work of the No.1 novelist returns to the stage in 2015 with the adaptation of his most famous and popular book to date and the first book that featured James' now famous character of Detective Roy Grace - Dead Simple. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 7/23/14 - NEVERLAND, SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE, STREETCAR and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jul 23, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: It's a night for movie adaptations! FINDING NEVERLAND begins in Boston, and SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE opens in the West End, with A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, starring Gillian Anderson, also launching tonight across the pond! (more...)

The Young Vic's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, Starring Gillian Anderson and Ben Foster, Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE opens at the Young Vic on Monday, July 28, with previews from tonight, July 23 and is booking to Friday, September 19, 2014. Gillian Anderson is Blanche DuBois, Ben Foster is Stanley and Vanessa Kirby is Stella in Tennessee Williams' timeless masterpiece. (more...)

Ridgefield Playhouse to Screen Young Vic's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE Live in HD, 9/16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

The National Theatre has just announced that the Young Vic theatre's hotly-anticipated new production of A Streetcar Named Desire, with Gillian Anderson as Blanche DuBois, will be broadcast live from the Young Vic's London home to The Ridgefield Playhouse (and to cinemas worldwide) on Tuesday, September 16, at 7 p.m. This is the fastest-selling show in the Young Vic's history, and tickets are incredibly scarce, so the opportunity to see it on the wide-screen is not-to-be-missed! (more...)

A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, Starring Gillian Anderson & Ben Foster to Be Broadcast Live in Cinemas
by Movies News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

The fastest-selling production in the Young Vic's history, Tennessee Williams' timeless masterpiece A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE will be broadcast live from their London home by National Theatre Live. (more...)

National Theatre Live Will Broadcast Young Vic's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE with Gillian Anderson, Ben Foster & More this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Celebrating its 5th year bringing live theatre to cinema audiences around the world, NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE has announced an international broadcast of the Young Vic / Joshua Andrews co-production of Gillian Anderson, Ben Foster and Vanessa Kirby in Tennessee Williams' A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, directed by Benedict Andrews. It will be broadcast live from London's Young Vic Theatre on Tuesday, September 16, 2014. Dates will vary at venues internationally and encore screenings will follow. (more...)

Gillian Anderson and Ben Foster Discuss Their 'Suggestive' Production of A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2014

Gillian Anderson and Ben Foster sat down with The Telegraph to discuss their upcoming roles in the Young Vic's A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams. Anderson will be playing Southern belle Blanche DuBois and Foster will be playing her brother-in-law Stanley Kowalski. Set in the French Quarter of New Orleans, Streetcar follows the tension between the two. The production opens July 23 and runs through September 6. (more...)

The Old Vic Extends Run of A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, Thru Sept 19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

The Old Vic has extended its run of A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE at the Young Vic by two weeks to 19 September 2014. Tickets go on sale Wednesday (16 July) at 10am. (more...)

Drugs Not Involved in Shia LaBeouf Broadway Meltdown
by Movies News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

Today E! News reports that drugs were not involved in the incident and that the actor was apparently only under the influence of alcohol. ' (more...)

UPDATE: Shia LaBeouf Pleads 'Not Guilty' to Charges; Due Back in Court 7/24
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

The actor appeared at a Manhattan court this morning and pleaded not guilty to the charges. (more...)

UPDATE: Shia LaBeouf Released from Jail Following Arraignment
by Movies News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

LaBeouf has been released today from the holding cell where he spent the night following a night of disruptive behavior at Broadway's Cabaret. (more...)

Breaking News: Shia LaBeouf Escorted Out of CABARET in Handcuffs
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

This just in... First reported via both audience, and cast member reports on social media and then confirmed by BroadwayWorld.com, actor Shia LaBeouf was escorted out of Roundabout's production of Cabaret at Studio 54 during the show's intermission in handcuffs. (more...)

The Academy Invites Lupita Nyong'o, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, June Squibb & More to Membership
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 271 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures. Those who accept the invitations will be the only additions to the Academy's membership in 2014. (more...)

The Academy Invites Robert & Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Charles Strouse & 268 Other New Members
by Movies News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 271 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures. Those who accept the invitations will be the only additions to the Academy's membership in 2014. (more...)

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR US Arena Tour Cast Tweets Middle Finger On Social Media Over Cancellation News
by Pat Cerasaro - May 30, 2014

BroadwayWorld has just learned that the recently announced US arena tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's rock opera JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR has been cancelled. (more...)

BREAKING NEWS: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR US Arena Tour Cancelled
by Pat Cerasaro - May 30, 2014

BroadwayWorld has just learned that the recently announced US arena tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's rock opera JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR has been cancelled. (more...)

Robert DeNiro, Robert Pattinson to Head Cast of Action Thriller IDOL'S EYE
by Movies News Desk - May 28, 2014

Benaroya Pictures has announced today that they are now on board to produce and finance director Olivier Assayas' IDOL'S EYE, with a confirmed cast that includes Robert Pattinson and Robert De Niro. (more...)

Robert De Niro to Join Robert Pattinson in Olivier Assayas' IDOL'S EYE
by Movies News Desk - May 27, 2014

Benaroya Pictures has announced today that they are now on board to produce and finance director Olivier Assayas' IDOL'S EYE, with a confirmed cast that includes Robert Pattinson and Robert De Niro. Charles Gillibert developed and produced the project with CG Cinema, Bluegrass Films' Scott Stuber, Film 360's Scott Lambert, Alexandra Milchan and Michael Benaroya, with Ben Sachs executive producing for Benaroya Pictures. The film is scheduled to begin principal photography in October in Chicago and Toronto. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 5/9/14 - STAGE FRIGHT, BWW's Jule Styne Tribute, Mother's Day & More!
by Jessica Showers - May 09, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: The musical horror comedy film STAGE FRIGHT hits theaters today, BroadwayWorld.com's Jule Styne Tribute is set for Sunday, and Mother's Day doesn't have to be tame with free shows at BROADWAY BARES! (more...)

Vanessa Kirby and Ben Foster Join Gillian Anderson in A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE at the Young Vic This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2014

The Daily Mail writes that Vanessa Kirby will star as 'Stella' and Ben Foster will play her husband 'Stanley Kowalski' opposite Gillian Anderson as 'Blanche DuBois' in Tennessee Williams' A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, beginning at the Young Vic on July 23 and running through September 6, 2014. Benedict Andrews directs. (more...)

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