Hans Zimmer News

Johnny Marr to Release New Solo Album PLAYLAND, 10/7
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Johnny Marr has announced the release date for his second solo album 'Playland,'which is set for release on October 7 via Warner Music Group, and available for pre-order now on iTunes and Amazon. Last year, the legendary guitarist for The Smiths enjoyed a monumental start to his solo career with an abundance of critical acclaim (including the honor of being named NME's 'Godlike Genius') for his Top 10 debut solo album 'The Messenger.' Meanwhile, his shows were celebrated for his ability to combine the best of his new material with select highlights from The Smiths, plus others from his extensive back catalog. (more...)

VIDEO: Cast of Broadway's THE LION KING Perform 'He Lives In You' at The White House
by Stage Tube - Jul 21, 2014

Cast members from Broadway's THE LION KING were welcomed by First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House's Kids State Dinner on July 18th. (more...)

Hollywood Bowl to Celebrate DreamWorks Animation's 20th Anniversary with Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

The Hollywood Bowl will celebrate DreamWorks Animation's 20th anniversary with DreamWorks Animation in Concert - Celebrating 20 Years, hosted by Jack Black and featuring music/scenes from DreamWorks Animation's most beloved films including Shrek, Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda, and How To Train Your Dragon performed by the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra under Principal Conductor Thomas Wilkins. (more...)

Walt Disney Records The Legacy Collection; THE LION KING Two Disc Set Available June 24th
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

Walt Disney Records' newly created line of collectible CDs, Walt Disney Records The Legacy Collection, will celebrate the anniversaries of Disney's most cherished and classic films that have been enchanting audiences for generations. Launching the line on June 24 th is The Lion King 2-disc set, coinciding with the film and soundtrack's 20 th anniversary. (more...)

THE LION KING North American Tour Opens Tomorrow in Washington, D.C.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2014

The return engagement of Disney's THE LION KING opens this week in the Kennedy Center Opera House for a limited nine-week engagement through August 17. In Washington, D.C., THE LION KING plays Tuesdays through Sunday evenings at 7:30pm with 1:30pm matinees on Saturdays and Sundays. There will be 1:30pm matinees on Wednesday, July 2, Wednesday, July 30 and Wednesday, August 13. There will not be a performance on Friday, July 4. (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING to Play Special Benefit Performance for The Actors Fund, 7/30 at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

The Actors Fund, a national human services organization that helps all professionals in performing arts and entertainment, is pleased to announce that the producer, cast, and management of Disney's The Lion King have added a special performance to benefit The Fund on Wednesday, July 30 at 1:30pm in the Kennedy Center Opera House in Washington, D.C. The entire company will donate their time and talent for this performance that will directly benefit The Actors Fund. (more...)

THE LION KING North American Tour Celebrates Sold-Out Engagement in Toronto
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

Disney's THE LION KING continues to reign across North America with a sold-out engagement in Toronto, which concluded on Sunday, June 15 at The Princess of Wales Theatre. The triumphant seven-week return grossed over $11.75 million at the box office and entertained more than 100,000 patrons during 56 performances. The award-winning musical premiered in Toronto in April 2000 at the Princes of Wales Theatre, where it played 1,560 performances through January 2004 and returned in 2011 for an eight-week sold-out engagement. (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING Grosses Over $11.75 Million During 7 Week Toronto Engagement
by Alan Henry - Jun 16, 2014

Disney's THE LION KING continues to reign across North America with a sold-out engagement in Toronto, which concluded on Sunday, June 15 at The Princess of Wales Theatre. The triumphant seven-week return grossed over $11.75 million at the box office and entertained more than 100,000 patrons during 56 performances. The award-winning musical premiered in Toronto in April 2000 at the Princes of Wales Theatre, where it played 1,560 performances through January 2004 and returned in 2011 for an eight-week sold-out engagement. (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING Celebrates Sold-Out Toronto Engagement
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

Disney's THE LION KING continues to reign across North America with a sold-out engagement in Toronto, which concluded on Sunday, June 15 at The Princess of Wales Theatre. The triumphant seven-week return grossed over $11.75 million at the box office and entertained more than 100,000 patrons during 56 performances. The award-winning musical premiered in Toronto in April 2000 at the Princes of Wales Theatre, where it played 1,560 performances through January 2004 and returned in 2011 for an eight-week sold-out engagement. (more...)

THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 Coming to Blu-ray/DVD 8/19
by Movies News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

Sony has announced details for the home video release of THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2(via EW) which will be available digitally August 5 and on DVD and Blu-ray August 19. (more...)

THE LION KING to Open at Shanghai Disney Resort and in Mexico City
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

Disney Theatrical Productions celebrates the announcement of two world premiere productions of THE LION KING at Shanghai Disney Resort and Mexico City, in partnership with Disney Parks and Resorts and OCESA, respectively. The announcement was made today by Thomas Schumacher, president and producer, Disney Theatrical Productions. The two productions will be the 23rd and 24th mounted around the world since the show's Broadway debut in 1997. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Sunday for THE LION KING at Marcus Center for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

Disney Theatrical Productions and BMO Harris Bank Broadway at the Marcus Center and Broadway Across America-Milwaukee series remind patrons that tickets for the long-awaited return engagement of Disney's THE LION KING will go on sale to the public this Sunday, June 15 at 9:00 am in-person at the Marcus Center Box Office only. (more...)

History Orders Scripted Miniseries SONS OF LIBERTY; Full Cast Announced
by TV News Desk - Jun 04, 2014

HISTORY has ordered its latest scripted miniseries SONS OF LIBERTY from A+E Studios and Stephen David Entertainment (The Men Who Built America, The World Wars); (more...)

Photo Flash: Halle Berry, Orlando Bloom & More Honored at China's HUADING FILM AWARDS
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 02, 2014

China's #1 film awards show took place in Hollywood for the first time with leading talent accepting accolades based on the votes of 80 million fans. (more...)

30 Days Of The 2014 Tony Awards: Day #9 - THE LION KING Vs. RAGTIME
by Pat Cerasaro - May 31, 2014

Today we continue the 2014 edition of our annual BroadwayWorld feature series spotlighting the very best Tony Awards-related moments of all time with a special focus on another major battle for Best Musical in 1998 with THE LION KING versus RAGTIME. (more...)

Halle Berry, Guillermo Del Toro, Zoe Saldana, Charlie Hunnam and More to Be Honored at 2014 Huading Film Awards, 6/1; Lucy Liu Hosts
by Movies News Desk - May 30, 2014

China's No. 1 film awards show will take place in Hollywood for the first time with leading talent accepting accolades based on the votes of 80 million fans. Halle Berry, Guillermo del Toro, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Zoe Saldana, Jeremy Renner, Charlie Hunnam and Hans Zimmer will accept key honors for their work at the Huading Film Awards at The Montalban Theater in Los Angeles on June 1st. This historic event will allow American motion picture artists to directly acknowledge and express thanks to Chinese moviegoers who support their films. Industry legend Don Mischer will produce the event. (more...)

Tickets to THE LION KING's Run at CAPA On Sale 6/26
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

Disney Theatrical Productions, Broadway Across America, and CAPA today announced that tickets for the long-awaited return engagement of Disney's The Lion King will go on sale to the public on Thursday, June 26, at 10am. Columbus' most eagerly awaited return will once again leap onto the Ohio Theatre stage on Tuesday, October 14, for a limited engagement of four weeks through Sunday, November 9, 2014. The show's six-week premiere engagement in 2004 played a sold-out run at the Ohio Theatre. (more...)

Patrick R. Brown, L. Steven Taylor, Tshidi Manye, Jelani Remy and More to Star in Disney's THE LION KING at the Kennedy Center, 6/17-8/17
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

Casting has been announced for the Washington, D.C. engagement of Disney's The Lion King. The stage production returns to the Kennedy Center from June 17 to August 17, 2014. The press opening night is Saturday, June 21, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. The show's nine-week premiere engagement in 2008 played a sold-out run in the Kennedy Center Opera House. (more...)

CALIFORNIA BREED Releases Self-Titled Debut Album Today
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

Think of California and you think of brilliant color and bright sunlight. Think of a breed and it's all about bloodlines and brotherhood. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Announces Sizzling Summer 2014 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

When the weather is hot, the music stays cool thanks to the classic sounds of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. A sizzling lineup of guest artists, musical tributes and movie scores, as well as unique performances of classical, pops and contemporary pieces, await at Heinz Hall during the Pittsburgh Symphony's summer season. (more...)

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