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Fox Exec Says Kris Jenner's Talk Show Failed Because She's 'Pretty Uninteresting'
by TV News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

Frank Cicha, Fox Television Stations' senior VP and president of programming, has come to a conclusion on why Kris Jenner's foray into syndicated television last summer failed. (more...)

Anne Hathaway Confirmed for Film Musical SONG ONE
by Movies News Desk - May 16, 2013 reports that Anne Hathaway has officially signed on to star in a new musical drama SONG ONE from Worldview Entertainment. The project will be helmed by Kate Barker-Froyland from her own screenplay. (more...)

Susan Lucci 'Hopes' to Return to ALL MY CHILDREN
by TV News Desk - May 09, 2013

In an interview with TVGuide, Lucci, who was a staple of the hit sudser until it wrapped in 2011, said she 'hopes' she can at least make an appearance on the online revival, currently airing on Hulu and iTunes. (more...)

Anne Hathaway to Star in New Rock Indie
by Movies News Desk - Apr 27, 2013

According to Showbiz411, the actress has signed on to star in Kate Barker-Froyland's SongOne, an independent film focused on an up-and-coming rock singer, played by Irish musician Johnny Flynn). Hathway will take on role of Flynn's girlfriend - though the site confirms that she will not perform any songs in film, which is said to be in the vein of ONCE. (more...)

Kris Jenner's Talk Show Set for July Premiere on Fox
by TV News Desk - Apr 18, 2013

According to TV Guide, FOX is set to premiere Kris Kardashian's upcoming talk show, aptly titled KRIS, on Monday, July 15 on select affiliates. (more...)

Anne Hathaway to Join Matthew McConaughey for Christopher Nolan's INTERSTELLAR
by Movies News Desk - Apr 09, 2013

Anne Hathaway is heading straight from 19th century France to space. According to Deadline, the LES MISERABLES star and Oscar-winner is nearing a deal to star opposite Matthew McConaughey in Christopher's Nolan's upcoming sci-fi film INTERSTELLAR. The film would reunite Hathaway and Nolan, who last worked together on 2012's THE DARK KNIGHT RISES. (more...)

Jessica Chastain to Play 'Jane' in Upcoming TARZAN Film?
by Movies News Desk - Mar 06, 2013

Will Jessica Chastain be the next Queen of the Jungle? According to a report in this morning's NY Post, the Academy Award-nominated actress is considered to be the frontrunner to play 'Jane' in an upcoming Warner Bros. reboot of the classic film TARZAN. (more...)

Chastain,Affleck & Lawrence to Present on OSCAR's Telecast
by TV News Desk - Feb 14, 2013

Academy Award nominees Ben Affleck, Jessica Chastain and Jennifer Lawrence will present on the Oscar telecast, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today. (more...)

Photo Flash: Liza Minnelli, Joel Grey & More Attend CABARET 40th Anniversary Screening
by Movies News Desk - Feb 01, 2013

Liza Minnelli, Joel Grey, and other members of the Academy Award-winning cast of the 1972 film CABARET, were reunited at last night's 40th Anniversary screening of the movie musical. The event took place at New York City's famed Ziegfeld Theatre and was presented by Turner Classic Movies, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, and Verizon. Check out photos below! (more...)

Photo Flash: On the Red Carpet at the LES MIS NYC Premiere- Anne Hathaway, Hugh Jackman & More!
by Movies News Desk - Dec 11, 2012

Last night, December 10, 2012, the cast of LES MISERABLES turned out for the film's New York City premiere held at Midtown's Ziegfeld Theatre. Among those in attendance were stars Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway and Amanda Seyfried as well as director Tom Hooper. LES MISERABLES opens in theaters on Christmas Day. Check out photos from the premiere below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Cate Blanchett, Sandy Gore and More at Opening Night of UNCLE VANYA at Lincoln Center Festival!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2012

Sydney Theatre Company's (STC) acclaimed production of Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekhov, adapted by Andrew Upton and directed by Tamas Ascher (whose staging of Ivanov for Katona Jozsef Theatre was critically acclaimed at Lincoln Center Festival 2009), just opened at the Lincoln Center Festival. The production was named the best play of the year by Washington Post critic Peter Marks, who put the play in the number one spot on his annual list of theatre's top ten. Check out photos from opening night below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Benjamin Walker & Tim Burton at the ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER Premiere
by Movies News Desk - Jun 19, 2012

Check out these photos of arrivals at the 'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter' film premiere in New York taken yesterday on June 18, 2012. Attendees include Benjamin Walker, Tim Burton and Dominic Cooper. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Paley Center's Evening with Christopher Plummer
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2012

Last night, the Paley Center celebrated Oscar, Emmy, and Tony Award-winner Christopher Plummer's television work (including Hamlet at Elsinore, Little Moon of Alban, and The Thorn Birds). Plummer appeard at the event, moderated by David Edelstein (Film Critic, New York Magazine and CBS Sunday Morning). Check out the photos below! (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2012

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK: Easter Bonnet earns big money, FOLLIES preps for LA, six shows open, and so much more! (more...)

Photo Coverage: THE COLUMNIST Opens on Broadway - John Lithgow & More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2012

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere production of THE COLUMNIST by Tony and Pulitzer Prize winner David Auburn, directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan currently opened last night, April 25, at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. The production, which recently announced an extension, is scheduled to run though June 24, 2012. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photo coverage from the opening night pre-show and post-show red carpets below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Clint Holmes Cabaret Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2012

The Clint Holmes Cabaret opened last night, April 10, at Cafe Carlyle, New York. Check out these photos of Clint Holmes, Chita Rivera, Gloria Vanderbilt, Leslie Uggams, Clint Holmes, Michael Douglas, Tommy Tune and more. (more...)

Photo Flash: END OF THE RAINBOW's Starry Opening Night Arrivals!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2012

END OF THE RAINBOW made its Broadway premiere last night, April 2, at the Belasco Theatre. Two-time Oliver Award-winner Tracie Bennett shines in Peter Quilter's acclaimed play about the legendary Judy Garland, directed by the TonyŽ Award winning Terry Johnson. Bennett is joined onstage by Michael Cumpsty, Tom Pelphrey and Jay Russell. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE WORLD OF NOEL COWARD Opening Reception
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2012

The life and career of playwright, composer, director and actor Noel Coward is being celebrated by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in a new touring exhibition, 'Star Quality: The World of Noel Coward' which is currently open at the Lincoln Center until August 12. These photographs from the New York launch party yesterday, March 11, feature Jim Dale, Dana Ivey and more. (more...)

Photo Flash: Reeve Carney & More Celebrate Grammy Winners Herb Albert & Lani Hall at the Cafe Carlyle
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2012

Last night, February 28, Regis and Joy Philbin, Paul Shaffer, Reeve Carney, Zane Carney, Peter Cincotti, and more headed to the Cafe Carlyle to celebrate the opening night of multi Grammy Award winners Herb Alpert and Lani Hall in concert. Check out photos below! (more...)

Photo Flash: LOVE, LOSS AND WHAT I WORE Celebrates 900 Performances Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2011

Love, Loss, and What I Wore's newest cast members Emily Dorsch (Lincoln Center's In The Next Room) and Tony Award-winner Daisy Eagan (The Secret Garden) joined returning cast members Sonia Manzano (Maria on "Sesame Street"), Loretta Swit (Hot Lips Houlihan on "MASH") and Myra Lucretia Taylor (Broadway's Nine) to celebrate the production's 900 performance last night, December 15. (more...)

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