Edward Asner News

Date Of Birth:
November 15, 1929 (84)
Birth Place:
Kansas City, KS, USA
Gender:
Male
Cinedigm Inks Deal for Simon Wiesenthal Center's Documentary Film Collection
by Movies News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

Cinedigm Corp. (CIDM) and Cinema Management Group (CMG) announced today they have entered into a multi-year home entertainment distribution deal for the award-winning Moriah Films' documentary film collection (more...)

Original Casts to Record TRIBES, DIRTY BLONDE, I AM MY OWN WIFE and More for L.A. Theatre Works' 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 06, 2014

L.A. Theatre Works celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2014-15 with a season of ten radio-theater productions, each recorded by a star-studded cast in front of a live audience for future radio broadcast, distribution on CD, digital download and online streaming. All performances take place at the 300-seat, acoustically vibrant James Bridges Theater located on the campus of UCLA in West Los Angeles. In addition, the company heads out on its 10th annual national tour. (more...)

Emerge Film Festival Comes to Life with Announcement of Final Film Schedule, Award Nominations and Sneak Peek Event
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2014

Things are heating up for the inaugural Emerge Film Festival, opening on June 13! The Festival board of directors has released the final film schedule, including more than 40 short, documentary and feature films from Maine, the U.S. and the world. Details for the two-day Lewiston/Auburn, Maine event are outlined on the newly developed website: emergefilmfestival.org. (more...)

Road Theatre's World Premiere of Emilie Beck's SOVEREIGN BODY Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 04, 2014

THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, announced that the world premiere of SOVEREIGN BODY, written by Emilie Beck and directed by Scott Alan Smith (That Good Night, Lady) opens tonight, April 4 at 8pm and run through Saturday, May 24 at the Historic Lankershim Arts Center, 5108 Lankershim Blvd. in North Hollywood, CA. (more...)

Road Theatre's World Premiere of Emilie Beck's SOVEREIGN BODY Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2014

THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, announced today that the world premiere of SOVEREIGN BODY, written by Emilie Beck and directed by Scott Alan Smith (That Good Night, Lady) will now preview tonight, March 29 at 8pm; Sunday, March 30 at 2pm and Thursday, April 3 at 8pm and will open on Friday, April 4 at 8pm and run through Saturday, May 24 at the Historic Lankershim Arts Center, 5108 Lankershim Blvd. in North Hollywood, CA. (more...)

World Premiere of SOVEREIGN BODY Plays The Road Theatre, Now thru 5/10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2014

THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, are thrilled to announce in this, their 23rd season, the world premiere of SOVEREIGN BODY, written by Emilie Beck and directed by Scott Alan Smith (That Good Night, Lady). SOVEREIGN BODY will preview tonight, March 22 at 8pm; Sunday, March 28 at 2pm and Thursday, March 27 at 8pm and will open on Friday, March 23 at 8pm and run through Saturday, May 10 at the Historic Lankershim Arts Center, 5108 Lankershim Blvd. in North Hollywood, CA. (more...)

Road Theatre's World Premiere of Emilie Beck's SOVEREIGN BODY to Begin 3/29
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, announced today that the world premiere of SOVEREIGN BODY, written by Emilie Beck and directed by Scott Alan Smith (That Good Night, Lady) will now preview on Saturday, March 29 at 8pm; Sunday, March 30 at 2pm and Thursday, April 3 at 8pm and will open on Friday, April 4 at 8pm and run through Saturday, May 24 at the Historic Lankershim Arts Center, 5108 Lankershim Blvd. in North Hollywood, CA. (more...)

World Premiere of SOVEREIGN BODY to Play The Road Theatre, 3/22-5/10
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2014

THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, are thrilled to announce in this, their 23rd season, the world premiere of SOVEREIGN BODY, written by Emilie Beck and directed by Scott Alan Smith (That Good Night, Lady). SOVEREIGN BODY will preview on Saturday, March 22 at 8pm; Sunday, March 28 at 2pm and Thursday, March 27 at 8pm and will open on Friday, March 28 at 8pm and run through Saturday, May 10 at the Historic Lankershim Arts Center, 5108 Lankershim Blvd. in North Hollywood, CA. (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth and Edgerton Foundation to Be Honored at NCTF 2014 Chairman's Awards Gala, 3/31
by BWW News Desk - Feb 06, 2014

On March 31st at New York City's Pierre Hotel, the National Corporate Theatre Fund (NCTF) will honor Tony and Emmy Award Winning singer and actress Kristin Chenoweth, and the Edgerton Foundation for their leadership in the arts at the NCTF 2014 Chairman's Awards Gala. The evening will be chaired by Chairman James S. Turley, Cisco Systems, Inc, Wells Fargo/Joseph F. Kirk and world-renowned playwright David Henry Hwang. (more...)

Blank Theatre Now Accepting Submissions for 2014 Young Playwrights Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2014

The Blank Theatre's Young Playwrights Festival is now seeking submissions nationwide from playwrights 19 years of age and younger. The submission deadline is March 15, 2014. Winning plays will be presented by professional actors and directors in June, 2014 at the Stella Adler Theatre in Hollywood, CA. (more...)

Morgan Freeman to Present Life Achievement SAG Award to Rita Moreno
by TV News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

Morgan Freeman will present the SAG 50th Life Achievement Award to Rita Moreno at the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (more...)

Scoop: THE STORY OF SANTA CLAUS on CBS - Today, December 7, 2013
by TV Scoop - Dec 07, 2013

Get all the scoop on THE STORY OF SANTA CLAUS, airing on CBS tonight, December 7, 2013! (more...)

Scoop: THE STORY OF SANTA CLAUS on CBS - Today, November 30, 2013
by TV Scoop - Nov 30, 2013

Get all the scoop on THE STORY OF SANTA CLAUS, airing on CBS tonight, November 30, 2013! (more...)

'RUDOLPH,' VICTORIA'S SECRET FASHION SHOW & More Among CBS' Holiday Programming
by TV News Desk - Nov 18, 2013

CBS's holiday programming, which kicks-off with RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER, will also include music specials, perennial holiday favorites and holiday-themed episodes of NCIS, CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION, THE BIG BANG THEORY, TWO AND A HALF MEN, THE MILLERS and HAWAII FIVE-0. (more...)

Warner Bros.' JFK to be Screened in Hollywood Tonight
by Movies News Desk - Nov 12, 2013

November 22 marks 50 years since the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, and Warner Bros. is commemorating this tragic chapter in U.S. history with a theatrical re-release of Oliver Stone's controversial film JFK which will accompany today's debut of the new Blu-ray collection (more...)

Scoop: THE STORY OF SANTA CLAUS on CBS - Saturday, November 30, 2013
by TV Scoop - Nov 11, 2013

Get all the scoop on THE STORY OF SANTA CLAUS, airing on CBS on Saturday, November 30, 2013! (more...)

Report: Paul Rudd, Rashida Jones Finalizing Deals for ANT-MAN
by Movies News Desk - Oct 24, 2013

Schmoes Knows, who scooped the recent Tim Burton/BEETLEJUICE sequel news last week, claims that sources have confirmed that Paul Rudd and Rashida Jones are finalizing their deals to lead Edgar Wright's upcoming film, following Henry Pym, 'a brilliant scientist who invented a substance that allowed him to change his size.' Jones would play Janet Van Dyne, later known as The Wasp. (more...)

Scoop: THE STORY OF SANTA CLAUS on CBS - Saturday, December 7, 2013
by TV Scoop - Oct 17, 2013

Get all the scoop on THE STORY OF SANTA CLAUS, airing on CBS on Saturday, December 7, 2013! (more...)

JFK REMEMBERED: 50 YEARS LATER Ultimate Collectors Edition Set for November 12 Release
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2013

JFK Remembered: 50 Years Later ľ a new documentary from Robert Kline, the producer and director of the well-received 2008 documentary The Kennedys: America's Emerald Kings ľ will be included in the bonus material for the JFK 50 Year Commemorative Ultimate Collector's Editionbeing released November 12 on Blu-ray by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. The new documentary will also be available individually. (more...)

Joseph Gordon-Levitt & Paul Rudd Frontrunners for ANT-MAN
by Movies News Desk - Oct 14, 2013

Sources have confirmed that the duo will be meeting with Marvel execs and Wright an additional time before any deal is offered. The publication also reports that an additional actor may also be approached, though a name was not given. (more...)

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