Francis Ford Coppola News

Date of Birth: April 07, 1939 (76)
Birth Place: Detroit, MI, USA
Gender: Male
Kenny Ortega to be Honored at Pasadena Playhouse's Diversity Project BenefitKenny Ortega to be Honored at Pasadena Playhouse's Diversity Project Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

The Pasadena Playhouse (Sheldon Epps, Artistic Director) announced today that legendary director, choreographer and producer Kenny Ortega will be the 2015 Diversity Award Artistic Honoree, and Abel Ramirez, founder of Pasadena's El Portal Restaurant and business and cultural leader of the Pasadena community, will be the Community Honoree at the 9th Annual Pasadena Playhouse's Wells Fargo Theatrical Diversity Project fundraising benefit on Sunday, September 13, 2015, in honor of the opening of Josefina Lopez's Real Women Have Curves. (more...)

Bryan Fenkart and Gerard Canonico to Star in Reading of Richard Vetere's New Play THE WALL This SundayBryan Fenkart and Gerard Canonico to Star in Reading of Richard Vetere's New Play THE WALL This Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

Claudia Feldstein will direct a developmental reading of Richard Vetere's new play THE WALL on Sunday, August 23  at 3PM in Midtown Manhattan. (more...)

BWW Review: Boston Landmarks Orchestra Serves Up Italian FavoritesBWW Review: Boston Landmarks Orchestra Serves Up Italian Favorites
by Erica Miner - Aug 18, 2015

Boston loves Italian opera (more...)

Jay Leno Returns for New Season of CNBC's JAY LENO'S GARAGEJay Leno Returns for New Season of CNBC's JAY LENO'S GARAGE
by TV News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

After delivering six consecutive quarters of year-over-year growth among P25-54 in primetime, CNBC today announced the latest addition to the network's expanding primetime lineup, 'Jay Leno's Garage,' premiering Wednesday, October 7 (more...)

ON THE WATERFRONT and THE GODFATHER Set for THE ART OF THE SCORE with the NY Phil, 9/18-21ON THE WATERFRONT and THE GODFATHER Set for THE ART OF THE SCORE with the NY Phil, 9/18-21
by Movies News Desk - Aug 6, 2015

The New York Philharmonic will present the third season of THE ART OF THE SCORE: Film Week at the Philharmonic September 18-21, 2015, featuring two complete Academy Award-winning films screened with live performances of their acclaimed scores: On the Waterfront and The Godfather. (more...)

Bookworks Presents Shelf Awareness for Readers: Eclectic ListsBookworks Presents Shelf Awareness for Readers: Eclectic Lists
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2015

Recently, Chronicle Books published Lists of Note: An Eclectic Collection Deserving of a Wider Audience, compiled by Shaun Usher. Usher's 125 lists, with facsimiles or illustrations, will intrigue and amuse, and sometimes surprise: Einstein, as his first marriage deteriorated, imposed conditions on his wife if they were to stay together, including 'I will receive three meals regularly in my room.... You will stop talking to me if I request it.' Predictably, she left him soon after. In 1951, then-starlet Marilyn Monroe came up with 17 'dream lovers' she'd like to bed if there were no strings attached. Albert Einstein made the cut. She must not have known about his predilection for control. (more...)

Filmmaker George Miller to Appear on El Rey Network's THE DIRECTOR'S CHAIR, 8/30Filmmaker George Miller to Appear on El Rey Network's THE DIRECTOR'S CHAIR, 8/30
by TV News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

El Rey Network Founder and Chairman Robert Rodriguez sits down with visionary writer, director and producer George Miller ('Mad Max' series, 'Happy Feet' 1 & 2, 'Babe' films, 'The Witches of Eastwick') in an all-new episode of 'El Rey Network Presents: The Director's Chair,' premiering Sunday, August 30 at 8PM ET. (more...)

Michael Mann Set for Next Episode of El Rey's THE DIRECTOR'S CHAIR, 8/9Michael Mann Set for Next Episode of El Rey's THE DIRECTOR'S CHAIR, 8/9
by TV News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

El Rey Network Founder and Chairman Robert Rodriguez is joined by acclaimed director, writer and producer Michael Mann (TV's 'Miami Vice,' Manhunter, Heat) in an all-new episode of 'El Rey Network Presents: The Director's Chair,' (more...)

Tyler Perry, Ron Howard Among 2015 Director Guild's HonoreesTyler Perry, Ron Howard Among 2015 Director Guild's Honorees
by Movies News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

The Directors Guild of America (DGA) announced that Director/Producer Ron Howard, Teamsters Local 817 President Thomas J. O'Donnell, Director/Writer/Producer Tyler Perry, U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY), and Film Editor Thelma Schoonmaker will be honored at the 2015 DGA Honors (more...)

George Lucus Among Eight New Disney Legends to Be Honored During D23 EXPO 2015George Lucus Among Eight New Disney Legends to Be Honored During D23 EXPO 2015
by Movies News Desk - Jul 14, 2015

Star Wars creator George Lucas, composer Danny Elfman, All My Children star Susan Lucci, Disney Animator Andreas Deja and other beloved contributors to the Disney legacy will be named and honored as official Disney Legends during D23 EXPO 2015 (more...)

PHOTO: Jennifer Lopez Rocks Dramatic New Bob Hair Style!PHOTO: Jennifer Lopez Rocks Dramatic New Bob Hair Style!
by TV News Desk - Jul 14, 2015

J-Lo turned to Instagram yesterday to share a first look at her new dramatic bob hairstyle. The AMERICAN IDOL judge captioned the pic:'Short hair, don't care.' (more...)

Laurence Fishburne to Star as Alex Haley in Scripted TV Event Series ROOTSLaurence Fishburne to Star as Alex Haley in Scripted TV Event Series ROOTS
by TV News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

Academy® Award nominee and Emmy® Award winning actor Laurence Fishburne (Black-ish) is set to star as Alex Haley in the  A+E Networks scripted event series ROOTS, it was announced today by Dirk Hoogstra, EVP & General Manager, HISTORY (more...)

FSLC Announces Richard Lester: The Running Jumping Pop Cinema IconoclastFSLC Announces Richard Lester: The Running Jumping Pop Cinema Iconoclast
by Movies News Desk - Jun 26, 2015

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces a celebration of films from the Swinging Sixties (and beyond) with the retrospective Richard Lester: The Running Jumping Pop Cinema Iconoclast (more...)

BWW Reviews: A Weekend in Wine Country - Transcendence Theatre, Sonoma Valley Inn, Wine Tastings and More!BWW Reviews: A Weekend in Wine Country - Transcendence Theatre, Sonoma Valley Inn, Wine Tastings and More!
by Christina Mancuso - Jun 24, 2015

Sonoma County is known as the wine lover's dream destination. More than wine, however, this Northern California region is near to miles of gorgeous Pacific coastline, over 50 parks with hiking and cycling trails, world-class restaurants, boutique shopping, and a one-of-a-kind outdoor theatre experience that makes Transcendence Theatre Company's musical revue the 'Best Night Ever.'  Whether you go for a relaxing couple's retreat, a girls weekend getaway, or a family vacation, Sonoma has something for everyone to enjoy. (more...)

EL REY NETWORK PRESENTS: THE DIRECTOR'S CHAIR Now on iTunesEL REY NETWORK PRESENTS: THE DIRECTOR'S CHAIR Now on iTunes
by TV News Desk - May 19, 2015

El Rey Network announced today the launch of their original series 'El Rey Network Presents: The Director's Chair' on iTunes. The hour-long series features the industry's most notable directors engaging in a revealing and unexpected exchange with filmmaker and El Rey Network founder, Robert Rodriguez. Episodes at launch will include the previously-aired Quentin Tarantino Volumes 1 & 2 (Kill Bill, Pulp Fiction, From Dusk Till Dawn), John Carpenter (Halloween, Escape from L.A., They Live) Guillermo del Toro (Pan's Labyrinth, Hellboy, The Strain), Francis Ford Coppola (The Godfather, The Conversation, Apocalypse Now); and Luis Valdez (La Bamba, Zoot Suit). (more...)

EL REY NETWORK PRESENTS: THE DIRECTOR'S CHAIR Debuts on iTunes TodayEL REY NETWORK PRESENTS: THE DIRECTOR'S CHAIR Debuts on iTunes Today
by TV News Desk - May 19, 2015

El Rey Network announced today the launch of their original series "El Rey Network Presents: The Director's Chair" on iTunes. (more...)

CINDERELLA's Fran Drescher to Write, Produce New Broadway Musical!CINDERELLA's Fran Drescher to Write, Produce New Broadway Musical!
by TV News Desk - Apr 27, 2015

Asked about what's ahead for her in the near future the actress revealed, 'I'm in development on two projects. One is a feature that I will direct, and that's been on my bucket list. One is a Broadway musical that I would be a writer and producer on. Neither of which I'm ready to pitch.' (more...)

Mandy Patinkin Joins Alan Cumming, PS122 to Honor Claire Danes, Jimmy Van Bramer TonightMandy Patinkin Joins Alan Cumming, PS122 to Honor Claire Danes, Jimmy Van Bramer Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2015

PS122's 2015 Spring Gala celebrates homecomings by honoring actor and dancer Claire Danes, whose history with PS122 includes her 1985 performance debut at the age of six along with critically acclaimed dance pieces in 2005 and 2007. In addition, New York City Council Member Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer will receive the Shining Star Award for his unwavering dedication to New York City arts and culture. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Fran Drescher and More Celebrate CINDERELLA's Opening at the AhmansonSTAGE TUBE: Fran Drescher and More Celebrate CINDERELLA's Opening at the Ahmanson
by Stage Tube - Mar 26, 2015

Two-time Emmy Award- and Golden Globe-nominee Fran Drescher joined the cast of 'Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella' for the Los Angeles engagement of the 2013 Tony Award-winning Broadway musical. Drescher reprises the role of the wicked stepmother, 'Madame', a role she played in 2014, making her Broadway debut. At the opening night performance, Drescher and the company took time to celebrate the show's LA opening! Click below to watch interviews, footage and opening night festivites! (more...)

New American Theatre to Premiere 63 TRILLION at Odyssey Theatre, 4/25New American Theatre to Premiere 63 TRILLION at Odyssey Theatre, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

Award winning Broadway director Steve Zuckerman and noted playwright, screen and television writer John Bunzel are tapped by The New American Theatre Artistic Director Jack Stehlin to offer Los Angeles a 'first look' at the new comedy 63 TRILLION, opening at the Odyssey Theatre on April 25, 2015. (more...)

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