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Chloe Grace Moretz to Tackle an Alien Invasion in Film Adaptation of THE 5TH WAVE
by Movies News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Sony Pictures Entertainment has closed a deal with Chloe Grace Moretz to star in the film adaptation of the bestselling novel The 5th Wave, it was announced today by Doug Belgrad, president of Columbia Pictures and Hannah Minghella, president of Production for the studio. An original approach to an alien invasion movie, the film will be directed by J Blakeson, with a screenplay by Susannah Grant, based on the book by Rick Yancey. Graham King will produce through GK Films along with Tobey Maguire and Matthew Plouffe through his Material Pictures. (more...)

'Catching Fire' Tops 2014 MTV MOVIE AWARDS; Full Winners List!
by Movies News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Comedic genius Conan O'Brien emerged from a 5,000 pound flaming bucket of popcorn to kick-off an epic 2014 "MTV Movie Awards" by breaking the world record for the most celebrity cameos in a show open. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - MTV Debuts Exclusive Clip from 22 JUMP STREET!
by Movies News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

MTV Movie Awards TAKEOVER exclusively debuted a clip from the upcoming film 22 JUMP STREET! Check it out below. (more...)

Michelle Monaghan, Peter Dinklage Join Adam Sandler's PIXELS, Opening Summer 2015
by Movies News Desk - Apr 04, 2014

Michelle Monaghan and Peter Dinklage have joined Adam Sandler, Kevin James, and Josh Gad in the cast of Sony Pictures Entertainment'sPixels, which will be directed by Chris Columbus (more...)

Geva Closes 2013-14 Mainstage Season with Neil Simon's THE ODD COUPLE, 4/22-5/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 04, 2014

Geva Theatre Center' 41st Mainstage Season concludes with Neil Simon's The Odd Couple. Directed by John Miller-Stephany, and with a cast led by Tony Award- winner Michael McGrath and Broadway veteran Noah Racey, this classic comedy begins performances on April 22 and runs in the Elaine P. Wilson Mainstage through May 18. (more...)

MTV MOVIE AWARDS Takeover to Unleash Exclusive Summer Movie Footage
by Movies News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

MTVtoday announced it will unleash complete movie mayhem in the five-day lead-up to the "2014 MTV Movie Awards" with its first-ever "MTV Movie Awards Takeover," presented by Chevrolet. (more...)

Seth Rogan, Norman Lear & More to Headline 2014 PRODUCED BY CONFERENCE
by Movies News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) is pleased to announce the initial slate of speakers confirmed to participate in the 6th annual Produced By Conference (PBC). (more...)

New Dramatists to Honor Susan Stroman at 65th Annual Spring Luncheon, 5/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

NEW DRAMATISTS,Tony Honor recipient and the nation's premiere playwright development workshop, proudly announces that they will honor five-time Tony Award winning director/choreographer Susan Stroman with their 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award at its 65th Annual Spring Luncheon tribute, to be held Thursday, May 22 at the New York Marriott Marquis. Among the Stroman collaborators offering tributes will be Tony Award winner Boyd Gaines and New York City Ballet's Tiler Peck performing a selection from Little Dancer, Taylor Mac performing a selection from The Last Two People on Earth, Tony nominee Marin Mazzie performing from Bullets Over Broadway; and Contact collaborator John Weidman, and cast members from The Scottsboro Boys.The event co-chairs are Letty Aronson, Roy Furman, and Julian Schlossberg. (more...)

Pacific Northwest Ballet Presents DIRECTOR'S CHOICE, Now thru 3/23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

For DIRECTOR'S CHOICE, the fourth program of Pacific Northwest Ballet's 2013-2014 season, Artistic Director Peter Boal selects from his roster of acquisitions and increases them by one: The captivating mixed-bill program will feature a much-anticipated world premiere by Alejandro Cerrudo, resident choreographer of Hubbard Street Dance Chicago. The program also reprises audience favorites TAKE FIVE...More or Less, Broadway-darling Susan Stroman's sunny slice of jazz-infused Dave Brubeck fun; and Susan Marshall's distinctive aerial duet, Kiss. Rounding out the lineup is Molissa Fenley's State of Darkness, a tour-de-force solo performance set to Stravinsky's riot-inducing The Rite of Spring. DIRECTOR'S CHOICE runs for seven performances only, today, March 14 through 23 at Seattle Center's Marion Oliver McCaw Hall. (more...)

Pasadena Pops to Welcome Laura Osnes, Norm Lewis, Jeremy Jordan & More Throughout 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

The stars are coming out to play this summer with Principal Pops Conductor Michael Feinstein and the Pasadena POPS and their one of a kind, simply cannot miss popular outdoor summer concert series at the Los Angeles Arboretum. Coming off the heels of last summer's critically acclaimed concerts to record breaking crowds, Feinstein and the Pasadena POPS are taking the popular series to new heights. Artists include Laura Osnes ('Cinderella' and 'Bonnie and Clyde'), Norm Lewis ('LES MISERABLES' and 'Porgy and Bess'), Julia Goodwin (2013 Great American Songbook Youth Ambassador), composer/host Tena Clark, Dionne Warwick (five-time Grammy Award winning music legend), Michael Feinstein (to sing Gershwin for one night only), powerhouse singers Maureen McGovern, Patti Austin, stars of stage and screen Kevin Earley, Liz Callaway ('Anastasia and 'Aladdin'), Jeremy Jordan ('Smash'), plus special appearances by Debby Boone, Alan Bergman and pianist Armen Guzelimian. (more...)

VIDEO: Emma Stone & Andrew Garfield Get Steamy in New AMAZING SPIDER MAN Clip
by Movies News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone are getting Spider-Man steamy again in a just-released clip from The Amazing Spider-Man 2, in theaters May 2. (more...)

Watch Emma Stone & Andrew Garfield's New SPIDER MAN Kiss
by Movies News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone are getting Spider-Man steamy again! (more...)

'WALL STREET', 'HUSTLE' Top Nominees of 2014 MTV MOVIE AWARDS; Full List Revealed!
by TV News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

MTV today announced the nominees for the "2014 MTV Movie Awards," setting the stage for an epic showdown between critically-acclaimed films (more...)

Full Trailer For ANNIE Remake Starring Quvenzhane Wallis & Jamie Foxx
by Pat Cerasaro - Mar 05, 2014

A first look at the upcoming big screen movie musical remake of beloved orphan-themed musical ANNIE starring Quvenzhane Wallis and Jamie Foxx is now available to view. (more...)

First Look At The Trailer For ANNIE Remake Starring Quvenzhane Wallis & Jamie Foxx
by Pat Cerasaro - Mar 04, 2014

A first look at the trailer for the upcoming big screen movie musical remake of beloved orphan-themed musical ANNIE starring Quvenzhane Wallis and Jamie Foxx is now available to view. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - Teaser Poster Revealed for ANNIE Movie Remake!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 04, 2014

In anticipation of tomorrow's trailer premiere for the upcoming ANNIE remake starring Quvenzhane Wallis in the role of America's favorite orphan, the first teaser poster for the film has been revealed. Check it out below! (more...)

Spider-Man And Stars To Join Earth Hour Event In Singapore
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

SINGAPORE and LOS ANGELES, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/  WWF Singapore and Earth Hour Global today announced the director, producers, and cast of the highly anticipated upcoming motion picture The Amazing Spider-Man 2 will be coming to Singapore to celebrate this year's global flagship event for Earth Hour, the world's largest environmental grassroots movement, to be held at The Float@Marina Bay on Saturday, March 29 at 8:30PM. (more...)

BIG FISH to Make a Splash on the West Coast in Regional Premiere with Original Sets and Costumes, Oct 2014
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

Musical Theatre West just announced yesterday that for its 2014-15 season of shows, they will be presenting the first production of the Broadway musical BIG FISH since its New York debut. The California show will also feature the original Broadway sets and costumes. BIG FISH will run October 31 - November 16, 2014. Based on the film by Tim Burton, the musical features music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa and book by John August. (more...)

Columbia Pictures Sets Release Date for GOOSEBUMPS Film
by Movies News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

Columbia Pictures has set a March 23, 2016 release date for the Rob Letterman-directed Goosebumps movie, starring Jack Black, Dylan Minnette and Odeya Rush. (more...)

BIG FISH, LES MIS and More Highlight Musical Theatre West's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

MUSICAL THEATRE WEST is thrilled to announce, in its 62nd consecutive year (making it one of the country's longest-running continuing musical theatre companies), some really 'Big' news for their audiences and subscribers! For their 2014-2015 season of shows, they will be presenting the first production of the Broadway musical, BIG FISH, since its New York debut with the original Broadway sets and costumes! Continuing with its 'Big' Broadway' season are three more smash-hit shows from the Great White Way - LES MISERABLES, SOUTH PACIFIC and SINGIN' IN THE RAIN! In its 62 years of producing extraordinary musical entertainment, there has never been a season this 'Enchanted' or this 'Big!' (more...)

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