Christopher Lloyd News

Date Of Birth:
October 22, 1938 (75)
Birth Place:
Stamford, CT, USA
Director Jamie Lloyd Leaves BACK TO THE FUTURE Musical; Show's West End Debut Delayed
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

The Daily Mail writes that director Jamie Lloyd has 'amicably' left the team of the new BACK TO THE FUTURE musical adaptation, just before the show was set to begin workshops in Los Angeles and London. Lloyd and Bob Gale -- screenwriter for the three BACK TO THE FUTURE films -- 'disagreed over the production's direction.' (more...)

BWW Review: SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR Is Paint By Numbers Disappointment
by Matt Tamanini - Aug 22, 2014

There is a rule that is generally accepted by all movie fans; while a sequel might eclipse its original in box office receipts, merchandise sales, and social media presence, it is only on rare occasions when it can match its predecessor in terms in quality. That rule is especially true when it comes to originals that are marked by an innovation or creative flare that revolutionizes, or defies, its genre. Unfortunately, 'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For' is not one of those rare occasions. Titular grammatical error aside, this listless sequel provides none of the awe-inspiring spectacle of its far superior original. (more...)

From Universal Studios Home Entertainment: 'A Million Ways to Die in the West
by BWW News Desk - Aug 05, 2014

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Aug.5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Sparks and bullets fly between a gun-shy sheep farmer and a beautiful sharpshooter in A Million Ways to Die in the West, an outrageously irreverent comedy coming exclusively to Digital HD on September 9, 2014 and DVD and Blu-ray Combo Pack on October 7, 2014, from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. Coinciding with the digital release date of the film will be a deluxe version of the soundtrack album, featuring additional score cues by composer Joel McNeely. This album will be available exclusively through iTunes. (more...)

THIRTEEN's Emmy-winning Math Series CYBERCHASE Receives Multi-Year Sponsorship from Ernst & Young LLP
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

NEW YORK, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Public media providerTHIRTEEN, the flagship public television station of the New York tri-state area, is announcingthat Ernst & Young LLP is continuing its long commitment to THIRTEEN's Emmy Award-winning series Cyberchase by renewing its sponsorship for an additional five years. Cyberchase is the animated series and transmedia project on PBS KIDS that inspires children to excel in math. The firm has previously sponsored the series, geared for kids 6 to 11, for the past eight years. (more...)

Gail Bennett to Star as MARY POPPINS, Beginning 7/30 at Ogunquit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Mary Poppins is set to fly over the rooftops of London and into the Ogunquit Playhouse July 30 to August 30! This family musical features the delightful songs from the cherished Disney film including “A Spoonful of Sugar,” “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” and “Step in Time.” Winner of 44 major theatre awards from around the globe, Mary Poppins has captivated audiences for generations with its enchanting story, unforgettable songs and dazzling dance numbers. (more...)

BWW Reviews: ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST is a Must See at Blank Canvas
by Roy Berko - Jul 21, 2014

It probably will come as shock to many to know that when the play, 'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest,' a script by Dale Wasserman, based on Kent Kesey's novel of the same name, opened on Broadway in 1963, in spite of a cast that included Kirk Douglas, Gene Wilder, William Daniels, Ed Ames and Joan Tetzel, it was basically a flop, running only 82 performances. (more...)

Roger Bart to Play 'Doc Brown' in BACK TO THE FUTURE Musical Workshop?
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

According to a Tweet by Baz Bamigboye, theatre columnist for the Daily Mail, there is a rumor floating around that Roger Bart will play 'Doc Brown' in the upcoming workshop of the new BACK TO THE FUTURE musical by Jamie Lloyd. (more...)

Scoop: MODERN FAMILY on ABC - Wednesday, July 30, 2014
by - Jul 14, 2014

Get all the scoop on MODERN FAMILY, airing on ABC on Wednesday, July 30, 2014! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Gail Bennett and More in MARY POPPINS at the Patchogue Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

The Long Island premiere of 'Disney's Mary Poppins' is set to fly at the Patchogue Theatre - featuring Broadway caliber actors and aerial effects. The musical, produced by The Gateway, plays July 2-19. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

Time Warner Cable Announces Chance to Attend Red Carpet Premiere of SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR
by Movies News Desk - Jul 03, 2014

Time Warner Cable has partnered with El Rey Network's Robert Rodriguez to bring customers closer to all the action and excitement surrounding the premiere of the upcoming Sin City: A Dame to Kill For. (more...)

The Shakespeare Theatre Presents Shaw's THE DEVIL'S DISCIPLE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey presents George Bernard Shaw's Revolutionary War dramaThe Devil's Disciple. Just in time for the Fourth of July and the 350th anniversary of New Jersey's charter, The Devil's Disciple celebrates the spirit and honor of the everyday people who fought for our nation's independence. (more...)

Lou Ferrigno Talks 'Wizard World' on Hallmark Channel's HOME & FAMILY
by TV News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

John Macaluso, CEO of Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) and Lou Ferrigno were special guests on Hallmark Channel's daily program “Home & Family” on Tuesday. (more...)

Warner Theatre to Screen BACK TO THE FUTURE Trilogy, 6/29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

On Sunday, June 29 beginning at 3 pm, the Warner Theatre will show the iconic Back to the Future Trilogy on the Warner's 50 foot screen! (more...)

Dave Quay Receives Classic Stage Company's 2014 Tichler Grant
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

Classic Stage Company has announced that Dave Quay, who appeared in the company's recent production of David Ives' The Heir Apparent, is this year's recipient of the Rosemarie Tichler Fund grant. (more...)

BWW Reviews: OTSL's ELIXIR OF LOVE is intoxicating!
by Steve Callahan - Jun 03, 2014

Well, it worked on me! 'The Elixir of Love' opened last night at the Opera Theatre of St. Louis, and after only a sip or two I fell head over heels for it. At the end of the evening I was, like Nemorino, giddy (oh, let's admit it, the better word is 'drunk') with happiness and delight. It was simply perfection! (more...)

McNally, Ahrens & Flaherty's ANASTASIA Musical Gets Developmental Lab in NYC, August 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jun 02, 2014

According to an Equity casting notice, a developmental lab of the new musical version of ANASTASIA -- featuring book by Terrence McNally, music by Stephen Flaherty and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens -- will be held at Pearl Studios this August. Darko Tresnjak is set to direct the project from Stage Entertainment USA, along with musical director Tom Murray. (more...)

Animal Planet's BLOOD LAKE Delivers 1.2 Million Viewers
by TV News Desk - May 29, 2014

Blood, sweat and tears paid off for Animal Planet's first-ever creature feature, BLOOD LAKE: ATTACK OF THE KILLER LAMPREYS, which pulled in 1.2M P2+ viewers in its premiere MONSTER WEEK telecast on Sunday, May 25, from 9-11 PM ET/PT. (more...)

FOR THE RECORD: TARANTINO Extends Through 7/26
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

After increasing the number of weekly performances and moving to a larger venue in West Hollywood to accommodate significantly larger crowds, "For The Record: Tarantino" has become the hottest ticket in town, driving the series to add a 10-week extension. The show has attracted thousands of people already, including director Quentin Tarantino, actors and singers like Bruce Willis, Aaron Paul, Barbra Streisand, James Brolin, Demi Moore, Dylan McDermott, Adam Lambert as well as network, studio and industry executives. The popular show will also welcome new performers to the already stellar cast including Twilight's Jackson Rathbone, Broadway's Rhett George (Wicked, Memphis) and Nicci Claspell from the National Tour of American Idiot. (more...)

Seth MacFarlane Reveals Christopher Lloyd Cameo in 'MILLION WAYS TO DIE' Comedy
by Movies News Desk - May 23, 2014

Seth MacFarlane, director of the upcoming comedy 'A Million Ways to Die in the West', recently confirmed Christopher Lloyd's rumored cameo in the film by posting a picture of both himself and Lloyd on set. (more...)

Animal Planet's 'Monster Week' is No. 1 in Men with RIVER MONSTERS
by TV News Desk - May 21, 2014

Animal Planet's third-annual Monster Week kicked off to a great start on Sunday, May 18. The first night of the nine-day programming stunt helped Animal Planet rank as the #1 ad-supported cable net in prime among M25-54 (483K) and M18-49 (450K) and the #3 and #4 ad-supported cable net in prime among P25-54 (736K) and P2+ viewers (1.4M), respectively, excluding sports. (more...)

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