Dan Aykroyd News

Soundtrack For LEGENDS OF OZ: DOROTHY'S RETURN Now Available For Pre-Order, Out 5/6
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 15, 2014

The soundtrack for upcoming animated movie musical LEGENDS OF OZ: DOROTHY'S RETURN starring Broadway headliners and recognizable breakout stars Lea Michele and Megan Hilty is now available for pre-order. (more...)

Debra Jo Rupp & Andrea Anders Join Cast of CBS' Comedy Pilot CUZ-BROS
by TV News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

The project 'centers on Nick (Stults), a successful, suave ladies man working as a sportscaster for a local Los Angeles TV station whose perfect life gets turned upside down when his mess of a cousin needs a place to stay. Rupp plays Merle, Nick's sweet, no-nonsense, widowed mother who lives nearby. Anders plays Stacey, the smart, tough lead anchor of the local news in L.A. where Nick does the sports.' (more...)

MX Digital Announces the Addition of The Blues Brothers to its Catalogue of Online Gaming Properties with Promotional Support from Dan Aykroyd
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

LOS ANGELES, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ MX Digital today announced an exclusive partnership with Blues Brothers Approved Ventures for the use of The Blues Brothers brand, including the names and likenesses of Jake and Elwood Blues, for on-line gaming properties, with promotional support from Elwood himself, Dan Aykroyd. (more...)

MX Digital Announces the Addition of The Blues Brothers to its Catalogue of Online Gaming Properties with Promotional Support from Dan Aykroyd
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

LOS ANGELES, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ MX Digital today announced an exclusive partnership with Blues Brothers Approved Ventures for the use of The Blues Brothers brand, including the names and likenesses of Jake and Elwood Blues, for on-line gaming properties, with promotional support from Elwood himself, Dan Aykroyd. (more...)

Second City Brings HAPPILY EVER LAUGHTER to Lincoln Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

Chicago's legendary comedy theatre, The Second City, presents Happily Ever Laughter, a hilarious revue featuring some of the best sketches, songs, and improvisation from its 53-year history. Drawing on classic material from The Second City archives as well as scenes ripped from the morning headlines, The Second City's Happily Ever Laughter is your chance to see comedy stars in the making in an evening of smart, cutting-edge comedy. (more...)

GHOSTBUSTERS 3 Set to Begin Shooting in 2015
by Movies News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

MTV Reports that the long-awaited reboot of the 'Ghostbusters' franchise is set to begin shooting in early 2015. (more...)

Lin-Manuel Miranda to Host GHOSTBUSTERS Screening at United Palace, 3/23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

The United Palace Theatre and UPCA (United Palace of Cultural Arts) will feature a 30th Anniversary screening of Ivan Reitman's classic comedy GHOSTBUSTERS, as part of it's new 'Sunday Movies at the Palace' screening series, curated and hosted by Tony and Grammy Award-winning performer/writer Lin-Manuel Miranda (In the Heights) on March 23rd. Stage show begins at 5:00 followed by the screening at 5:30. (more...)

James Montgomery Band Comes to Bridge Street Live, 3/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

International Blues Legend James Montgomery and his band play Collinsville, Connecticut for the first time, making a one-of-kind appearance at Bridge Street Live on Saturday, March 22nd to celebrate the release of their highly acclaimed CD "From Detroit to the Delta". The CD which was on the nominating ballot for a Grammy and also a Blues Music Award features Johnny Winter, Joey Kramer and Brad Whitford from Aerosmith, Blues Legend James Cotton, The Uptown Horns (J.Geils, Rolling Stones) and DMC from the seminal rap group RunDMC. The album chronicles Montgomery's musical journey from the urban blues and soul of his native Detroit to the rural blues of the deep South as played in the Mississippi Delta. His first trip to the Delta was inspired by a movie that he made with Morgan Freeman and Willie Nelson, among others, called "Delta Rising" that led to the James Montgomery Band playing the Ground Zero Blues Club as the personal guests of Freeman's and significantly changed their lives as musicians. (more...)

VIDEO: New Trailer for LEGENDS OF OZ: DOROTHY'S RETURN - Lea Michele, Bernadette Peters, Megan Hilty and More!
by Movies News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

LEGENDS OF OZ: DOROTHY'S RETURN from Summertime Entertainment and Clarius Entertainment hits theaters on May 9, 2014. The film features the voice talents of Lea Michele (Dorothy), Jim Belushi (Lion), Dan Aykroyd (Scarecrow), Kelsey Grammer (Tin Man) and Bernadette Peters (Glinda), each giving new life to familiar Oz characters. Check out the latest trailer for the movie below! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Memphis - Week of 2/16/2014
by BWW - Feb 16, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/16/2014 for Memphis (more...)

THE OFFICIAL BLUES BROTHERS REVUE Rolls Into the Grand Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2014

Celebrate an evening of music and fun as The Official Blues Brothers Revue rolls into The Grand for one not-to-miss performance tonight, February 15 at 8pm. (more...)

FLASH SPECIAL: A Colorful & Romantic Winter Skate On SWAN LAKE On 2/20
by Pat Cerasaro - Feb 14, 2014

Today we are highlighting clips from a flight of fancy celebrated for over 150 years - Tchaikovsky's classic SWAN LAKE. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Melissa McCarthy in Teaser Trailer for New Comedy TAMMY
by Movies News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

Below, get a first look at TAMMY starring Melissa McCarthy. The comic co-wrote the film along with her husband, Ben Falcone. (more...)

VIDEO: CINDERELLA's Fran Drescher Makes Cameo on Web Series BIG CITY
by TV News Desk - Feb 12, 2014

Television and film star Fran Drescher, who is currently gracing the stage in her Broadway debut as CINDERELLA's stepmother Madame, made a cameo on the web series BIG CITY this week. Check it out below! (more...)

Second City Brings HAPPILY EVER LAUGHTER to Lincoln Theatre, 3/21-22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

Chicago's legendary comedy theatre, The Second City, presents Happily Ever Laughter, a hilarious revue featuring some of the best sketches, songs, and improvisation from its 53-year history. Drawing on classic material from The Second City archives as well as scenes ripped from the morning headlines, The Second City's Happily Ever Laughter is your chance to see comedy stars in the making in an evening of smart, cutting-edge comedy. (more...)

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and The Second City to Present World Premiere of New Collaboration, 10/16-19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 05, 2014

Hubbard Street Artistic Director Glenn Edgerton and Kelly Leonard, Executive Vice President of The Second City, Inc. are delighted to announce a collaboratively devised production by the two performing arts organizations, to receive its world premiere October 16-19, 2014, kicking off Hubbard Street's 2014-15 season at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park. (more...)

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and The Second City Announce Joint Production
by BWW News Desk - Feb 05, 2014

Hubbard Street Artistic Director Glenn Edgerton and Kelly Leonard, Executive Vice President of The Second City, Inc. are delighted to announce a collaboratively devised production by the two performing arts organizations, to receive its world premiere October 16-19, 2014, kicking off Hubbard Street's 2014-15 season at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park. (more...)

BWW Exclusive Interview: CINDERELLA's Fran Drescher Talks Broadway Debut, The Nanny & More!
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 04, 2014

Today, Drescher speaks exclusively with BWW about starring in the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic fairytale and explains how 'Fran Fine' has come full circle since her days as the nanny! (more...)

VIDEO: Fran Drescher to Bring 'More Comedy & Glamour' to CINDERELLA Role; Watch Appearance on 'Today'
by TV News Desk - Jan 30, 2014

Fran Drescher stopped by this morning's TODAY on NBC to chat about making her Broadway debut in CINDERELLA in the role of Cinderella's stepmother Madame, beginning performances on February 4th for a 10-week run (more...)

Zach Galifianakis & More Featured in 'Make A Difference' Documentaries
by Movies News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

Vision Films has announced today it will be releasing both domestically and internationally a special selection of documentaries featuring artists who have changed the face of music as well as documentaries that inspire and elevate social consciousness while promoting health and wellness around the world. (more...)

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