Ben Stiller News

Date Of Birth:
November 30, 1965 (48)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
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VIDEO: Billy Crystal & Jimmy Fallon Pay Tribute to Robin Williams on TONIGHT SHOW
by TV News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, guest Billy Crystal talked about his tribute to his best friend, Robin Williams, and Billy and Jimmy trade their favorite Robin stories. (more...)

Elevation Pictures Acquires WHILE WE'RE YOUNG and BIG GAME
by Movies News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Elevation Pictures, a Canadian distribution company that just celebrated their first anniversary, is proud to announce the acquisitions of While We're Young, directed by Noah Baumbach, starring Ben Stiller, Naomi Watts, Adam Driver and Amanda Seyfried (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Friars Club's SUNSHINE COMMITTEE ALL STAR COMEDY SHOW at The Jerry Lewis Monestery
by Stephen Sorokoff - Sep 18, 2014

I don't think that there has ever been a person that has been in the Friars club who has not shared a laugh or left the Monastery not smiling. That in itself is a huge accomplishment, but the Friars do so much more than entertain themselves and enjoy their camaraderie. The Friars Club's Sunshine Committee (Tom DeBow chairman) is to the Friars Club what Ronald McDonald House is to McDonald's-they bring a ray of sunshine to those who need it most! (more...)

Comedy Central Orders New Series IDIOTSITTER; Renews 'AMY SCHUMER' & Much More
by TV News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Comedy Central has given series orders to "Another Period" and "Idiotsitter" and renewed "Inside Amy Schumer," "Review" and "TripTank," it was announced today by Kent Alterman, President, Content Development and Original Programming, Comedy Central. (more...)

Jennifer Aniston and Owen Wilson Star in New Comedy
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2014

Comedy writer and director Peter Bogdanovich, Academy Award-nominated for The Last Picture Show (1972), is set to direct a new comedy, starring Jennifer Aniston and Owen Wilson. According to ShowBiz411.com, Aniston and Wilson star in SHE'S FUNNY THAT WAY, a film about the folly of making assumptions about other people. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: September 6-12
by BWW Special Coverage - Sep 12, 2014

Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week or you're just in the mood for a recap, BroadwayWorld's 'this week in pictures' is here to satisfy your end-of-the-week fix! Take a look below to catch up on the latest happenings from the Great White Way to The West End (and everywhere in between) with coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights and more. Highlights this week include Keke Palmer's debut in CINDERELLA, opening night of THIS IS OUR YOUTH, 'While We're Young' at the Toronto International Film Festival, and more! (more...)

Cantor Fitzgerald And BGC Partners Raise Approximately $12 Million On Annual Charity Day
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

NEW YORK, LONDON, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Cantor Fitzgerald & Co., a leading global financial services firm, announced today that Cantor Fitzgerald, together with its affiliate BGC Partners, Inc., raised the same as last year at approximately $12 millionfor charities around the world, at the companies' annual Charity Day on Thursday, September 11, 2014. Each year, Cantor Fitzgerald and BGC donate 100% of their global revenues on Charity Day to the Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund and dozens of charities around the world. (more...)

Film Society of Lincoln Center to Host Evening with Ethan Hawke, 9/30
by Movies News Desk - Sep 09, 2014

The Film Society of Lincoln Center will host Ethan Hawke on September 30 and Richard Gere on October 8 as guests of honor for “An Evening With…” at the 52nd New York Film Festival. (more...)

Carlos Mencia Returning to Treasure Island, 10/17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 09, 2014

Comedic superstar Carlos Mencia will perform at Treasure Island for one night only –Friday, October 17 at 9 p.m. Guests must be 18 years or older to attend. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 9/6-9/7/2014
by - Sep 07, 2014

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, September 7, 2014 - Sunday, September 7, 2014. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the TIFF Red Carpet for WHILE WE WERE YOUNG with Ben Stiller, Adam Driver, Amanda Seyfried & Naomi Watts
by Walter McBride - Sep 07, 2014

Noah Baumbach's exploration of aging, ambition and success stars Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts as a middle-aged couple whose career and marriage are overturned when a disarming young couple enters their lives. Also starring Amanda Seyfried, Adam Driver, Charles Grodin, Maria Dizzia and Adam Horovitz. (more...)

IFC to Premiere Season Two of THE BIRTHDAY BOYS, 10/17
by TV News Desk - Sep 04, 2014

Returning for a second season, The Birthday Boys are bringing back their sketch comedy TV show to IFC. (more...)

Anna Kendrick, Josh Gad & More Stars Join STAND UP TO CANCER Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2014

This Friday, September 5 th (8:00 9:00 PM ET/PT) Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), will stage its fourth biennial fundraising event. (more...)

Chris Trapper to Play Spotlight Cafe at Capitol Center For The Arts, 9/12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2014

Former Push Stars front man Chris Trapper comes to Concord for an intimate performance at the Capitol Center for the Arts' Spotlight Café on September 12, at 8pm. With four CD releases and several high profile national tours -- including a run with Matchbox Twenty -- The Push Stars served to establish Chris as an authentic talent. As a modern day singer /songwriter, Chris is most known for his song This Time, the #1 selling song on the Grammy-nominated soundtrack for AUGUST RUSH (Robin Williams, Jonathan Rhys Meyers /Warner Bros Pictures). (more...)

September's Featured Events at Bookworks Includes Deborah Madison Brunch, Lisa Lenard-Cook and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2014

Below are Bookworks' featured events for the month of September. For more information on any of the events, visit bkwrks.com/event. (more...)

VIDEO: COMMUNITY's Dan Harmon's Doc HARMONTOWN Gets Trailer
by Movies News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

A documentary chronicling Dan Harmon's podcast tour following his firing from his cult-like creation, NBC's “Community,” HARMONTOWN provides untapped insight to Harmon's personal demons and his ever-present talent that is poised to redeem him. (more...)

Michael Ajao, Paul Bigley, Arthur Byrne and More Set for OUR TOWN at the Almeida Theatre - Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Casting is announced for Our Town at the Almeida Theatre. Award-winning US actor-director David Cromer will direct and perform in this intimate version of Thornton Wilder's iconic American play. The cast will also include Michael Ajao, Paul Bigley, Arthur Byrne, Sidney Cole, Kate Dickie, Laura Elsworthy, Anna Francolini, Matthew Jacobs-Morgan, Daniel Kendrick, Simon Lennon, Jessica Lester, Richard Lumsden, Annette McLaughlin, Christopher Staines, Rhashan Stoneand David Walmsley. (more...)

Jennifer Hudson, Halle Berry & More to Unite for STAND UP TO CANCER on ABC, 9/5
by TV News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

The Hollywood community is once again uniting to support Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), which will stage its fourth biennial fundraising telecast FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET/PT). (more...)

Jennifer Aniston, Ariana Grande Among Stars Set to STAND UP TO CANCER This September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

The Hollywood community is once again uniting to support Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), which will stage its fourth biennial fundraising telecast Friday, September 5 (8:00 9:00 PM ET/PT). (more...)

Segerstrom Center to Present AN EVENING WITH SHIRLEY MACLAINE, 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

Academy Award winner, singer, dancer, writer and activist Shirley MacLaine makes her Segerstrom Center for the Arts debut in her remarkable one-woman show, sharing personal stories, photos and film clips from her illustrious Hollywood career and fascinating personal life on Saturday, September 20 at 8 p.m. in the Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. (more...)

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