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Netflix Chief Content Officer to Be Honored at Gotham Independent Film Awards
by TV News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP), the nation's premier member organization of independent filmmakers, announced today that Ted Sarandos, Netflix Chief Content Officer, will be presented with the 24th annual Industry Tribute (more...)

Zachary Quinto Joins James Franco in Upcoming Drama MICHAEL
by Movies News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Zachary Quinto and Emma Roberts have signed on to the upcoming drama MICHAEL, which follows an anti-gay pastor who was once gay himself. (more...)

Breaking News: Ken Watanabe to Star Opposite Kelli O'Hara in Bartlett Sher's 2015 Broadway Revival of THE KING AND I!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

Lincoln Center Theater has announced that Kelli O'Hara will play Anna Leonowens, and Ken Watanabe will play the King of Siam, in its new production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE KING AND I, with music by Richard Rodgers and a book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, based on the novel Anna and the King of Siam by Margaret Landon. The production, to be directed by Bartlett Sher, will begin performances Thursday, March 12, 2015, and open on Thursday, April 16, 2015, at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

Robert DeNiro, Robert Pattinson to Head Cast of Action Thriller IDOL'S EYE
by Movies News Desk - May 28, 2014

Benaroya Pictures has announced today that they are now on board to produce and finance director Olivier Assayas' IDOL'S EYE, with a confirmed cast that includes Robert Pattinson and Robert De Niro. (more...)

Robert De Niro to Join Robert Pattinson in Olivier Assayas' IDOL'S EYE
by Movies News Desk - May 27, 2014

Benaroya Pictures has announced today that they are now on board to produce and finance director Olivier Assayas' IDOL'S EYE, with a confirmed cast that includes Robert Pattinson and Robert De Niro. Charles Gillibert developed and produced the project with CG Cinema, Bluegrass Films' Scott Stuber, Film 360's Scott Lambert, Alexandra Milchan and Michael Benaroya, with Ben Sachs executive producing for Benaroya Pictures. The film is scheduled to begin principal photography in October in Chicago and Toronto. (more...)

James Franco, Le DeLaria, Patina Miller and More Donate Personal Photos to MIX NYC's '#NakedEye Camera Benefit'; Auctions Close Today
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

Over 150 celebrities - actors, musicians, writers, models, photographers, performers - are auctioning off unique personal photos and selfies as part of the MIX NYC #NakedEye Camera Benefit. To bid, visit mixnyc.org/nakedeye. A full list of participating celebrities is included below; auctions close today, May 22nd. (more...)

James Franco, Le DeLaria, Patina Miller and More Donate Personal Photos to MIX NYC's '#NakedEye Camera Benefit'
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

Starting today, over 150 celebrities - actors, musicians, writers, models, photographers, performers - are auctioning off unique personal photos and selfies as part of the MIX NYC #NakedEye Camera Benefit. To bid, visit mixnyc.org/nakedeye. A full list of participating celebrities is included at the end of this release; auctions close on May 22nd. (more...)

James Franco to Star in Justin Kelly's MICHAEL
by Movies News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

ames Franco will star in Justin Kelly's upcoming film MICHAEL, based on the New York Times Magazine article by Benoit Denizet-Lewis (more...)

Starz to Premiere 10-Part Unscripted Series THE CHAIR This Fall
by TV News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

Starz announced today its first original unscripted series, 'The Chair,' created by Chris Moore, the Executive Producer of Oscar(R)-winning Good Will Hunting and Emmy(R)-nominated 'Project Greenlight.' (more...)

Lake Bell, Whoopi Goldberg Among Jurors for 2014 Tribeca Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

The 2014 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by AT&T, today announced its jurors a diverse group of 33 industry leaders, including award-winning filmmakers, writers, producers, acclaimed actors, respected journalists and entrepreneurs. (more...)

Meet the Broadway Class of 2014- Spring Edition!
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 06, 2014

With Broadway's 2014 season now in full swing, there's a solid group of performers making their Broadway debuts this Spring. Meet all of the Great White Way's newest stars below, and be sure to let us know who you're most looking forward to seeing onstage! (more...)

The DRAG QUEENS OF COMEDY Come to the Castro Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2014

The DRAG QUEENS OF COMEDY, starring: MISS COCO PERU GIRLS WILL BE GIRLS and TRICK;LADY BUNNY Founder of WIGSTOCK, DJ and Icon; PANDORA BOX RuPaul's Drag Race; BLANCA DEL RIO RuPaul's Drag Race - Season 6 - 2013/14; DWV (Detox, Willam, and Vicky Vox) RuPaul's Drag Race; SHANGELA RuPaul's Drag Race; and SASHA SOPRANO Drag Queens Of Comedy, is set for tonight, March 29, 2014 at 7 p.m. & 10 p.m. at The Castro Theatre in San Francisco. Hosted by HEKLINA and PEACHES CHRIST. (more...)

'A Little Piece of a Great Big Soul' Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's OF MICE AND MEN, Beginning Tomorrow!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 18, 2014

Directed by Tony Award-winner Anna D. Shapiro, the new Broadway production of Of Mice and Men begins performances tomorrow, Wednesday, March 19, 2014 and will officially open on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the full company, plus watch interviews with the cast and get a sneak peek at the play below! (more...)

IFC Premieres Season 4 of PORTLANDIA Tonight
by TV News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

Fred, Carrie, Toni, Candace, Lance, Nina and many more of Portlandia's most loved and eccentric characters are back for a fourth season of the Emmy(R)-nominated, WGA and Peabody award-winning comedy series. With ten all-new episodes this season, Portlandia premieres tonight, February 27 at 10:00pm ET/PT on IFC. (more...)

Matthew McConaughey to Star in SEA OF TREES
by Movies News Desk - Feb 04, 2014

The Wrap writes that Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club) will be starring in Gus Van Sant's upcoming film SEA OF TREES. (more...)

The DRAG QUEENS OF COMEDY Come to the Castro Theatre, 3/29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

The DRAG QUEENS OF COMEDY, starring: MISS COCO PERU GIRLS WILL BE GIRLS and TRICK;LADY BUNNY Founder of WIGSTOCK, DJ and Icon; PANDORA BOX RuPaul's Drag Race; BLANCA DEL RIO RuPaul's Drag Race - Season 6 - 2013/14; DWV (Detox, Willam, and Vicky Vox) RuPaul's Drag Race; SHANGELA RuPaul's Drag Race; and SASHA SOPRANO Drag Queens Of Comedy, is set for Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 7 p.m. & 10 p.m. at The Castro Theatre in San Francisco. Hosted by HEKLINA and PEACHES CHRIST. (more...)

Memento Films International Picks Up THE FREE WORLD, Starring Bryce Dallas Howard
by Movies News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

Memento Films International has picked-up international rights to scribe Jason Lew's directorial debut THE FREE WORLD. (more...)

IFC to Premiere Season 4 of PORTLANDIA, 2/27
by TV News Desk - Dec 10, 2013

Fred, Carrie, Toni, Candace, Lance, Nina and many more of Portlandia's most loved and eccentric characters are back for a fourth season of the Emmy(R)-nominated, WGA and Peabody award-winning comedy series. (more...)

American Youth Symphony Presents ELFMAN PROJECT II Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2013

The acclaimed American Youth Symphony (AYS), one of the nation's leading professional training orchestras for musicians ages 15 to 27, continues its 49th season with 'Elfman Project II,' a free concert that is part of a multi-year exploration of the music of four-time Academy Award-nominated composer Danny Elfman, tonight, November 24, 2013, 7 pm, at UCLA's Royce Hall. (more...)

The Academy to Explore Movie Special Effects with LIKE MAGIC
by Movies News Desk - Nov 11, 2013

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will explore cinema's roots in stage magic and sleight of hand and show how visual deception drove the development of movie special effects, on Wednesday, November 20, at 7:30 p.m. at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. (more...)

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