Jake Gyllenhaal News

VIDEO: Ed Sheeran to Play ANNIE in Live ABC Production?
by TV News Desk - Aug 29, 2014

On JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE last night, Kimmel announced that in order to compete with NBC's PETER PAN, who would be played by a woman, ABC would be producing a live production of ANNIE, starring, music superstar Ed Sheeran in the title role. (more...)

VIDEO: JIMMY KIMMEL Stages 20th Anniversary FRIENDS Mini-Reunion
by TV News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

Beleive it or not, but the iconic sitcom debuted 20 years ago on NBC, and to celebrate JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE staged a mini-reunion with the show's three lead women, and a few special guests. Needless to say, the results were a little different than the original show. (more...)

Walden Media And Weinstein Company Partner With NEA's Read Across America To Launch 'Ticket To A Better World' Benefitting Children's Literacy
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ As part of its continuing efforts to promote literacy and in order to provide books to those children in America most in need, Walden Media and the Weinstein Company (TWC) have partnered with the National Education Association'sRead Across America to launch the 'Ticket to a Better World' initiative. Fifty cents of eachThe Givermovie ticket sold during Labor Day Weekend will be donated to the Ticket to a Better World initiative to raise up to a quarter of a million dollars to buy books for those children most in need. (more...)

Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2014, Fall Edition!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 26, 2014

In the coming months, Broadway will welcome a fresh crop of productions- many of which will mark the Broadway debuts for a slew of talented actors. Whether they are fresh faces or established stars, these Broadway babies will soon take their very first bows on the grandest stages in the world. 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...)

Audible Releases John Scalzi's New Audiobook LOCK IN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

Audible, Inc., the world's largest seller and producer of downloadable audiobooks and other spoken-word content, today announced the simultaneous release of two brilliant performances of New York Times bestselling author John Scalzi's new thriller, Lock In. The story of Chris, an FBI agent and victim of a mass contagion resulting in a fully functioning mind locked in a non-functioning body, is a gender-bending tale in which Scalzi never identifies the character as male or female. To address this ambiguity, Audible Studios produced two entirely different recordings of the book. Listeners can enjoy the narration of Star Trek: The Next Generation and The Big Bang Theory star Wil Wheaton; of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Supernatural star Amber Benson; or both. Download either version of Lock In at www.audible.com/LockIn. (more...)

Jones and Merkle to Host THE BROADWAY CAGE MATCH, Starring Platt, Foster, Pardo, and More 8/26
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2014

The famous Rockwell Table and Stage Los Angeles presents its inaugural competition cabaret; THE BROADWAY CAGE MATCH on August 26th at 8 pm. (more...)

Steven Strait, Shohreh Aghdashloo to Star in New Syfy Space Opera THE EXPANSE, Coming in 2015
by TV News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Syfy and Alcon TV today announced that Steven Strait (Magic City) and Emmy winner and Oscar nominee Shohreh Aghdashloo (House of Saddam, House of Sand and Fog) will star in The Expanse, the new 10-episode space opera based on the international best-selling book series, premiering on Syfy in 2015. (more...)

50 Cent Kicks Off Debut Season of Episodic Series CHRONICLES
by TV News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

Beginning August 26th, Music Choice-the multi-platform video and music network-will debut Chronicles, its first artist-focused episodic series on its linear TV channel Music Choice Play (more...)

VIDEO: Jimmy Kimmel Accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge; Nominates Mayor Tom Ford
by TV News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

ABC late night host Jimmy Kimmel took on the #ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and played it forward by nominating Kerry Washington, Ben Affleck, Mayor Rob Ford and "Matt, Effing, Damon" (more...)

Trailer for A24 & DirecTV's REVENGE OF THE GREEN DRAGONS
by TV News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

A24 and DirecTV have teamed up on REVENGE OF THE GREEN DRAGONS, directed by Andrew Lau & Andrew Loo, and executive produced by Martin Scorsese. (more...)

MTC's THE COUNTRY HOUSE with Blythe Danner Begins Rehearsals Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

Manhattan Theatre Club's New York premiere co-production of THE COUNTRY HOUSE, the new play by Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies, directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan, begins rehearsals today. The limited engagement will begin previews Tuesday, September 9 and open Thursday, October 2 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). THE COUNTRY HOUSE is produced in association with the Geffen Playhouse. (more...)

Audible Releases All-Star Recording of R. A. Salvatore's The Legend of Drizzt: The Collected Stories
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

“I've been a fan and gamer since I was a kid, and to this day it consumes me,” said Greg Grunberg. “Role-playing games were the beginning of acting for me. Games have always been a part of my life; even today I have my own channel on Twitch called SocialTronLive. So for me to be involved in this awesome project and lend my voice was a no-brainer.” (more...)

Naomie Harris Joins Jake Gyllenhaal in Anton Fuqua's SOUTHPAW
by Movies News Desk - Aug 08, 2014

According to Deadline, SKYFALL actress Naomie Harris has signed on to join Jake Gyllenhaal and Rachel McAdams in The Weinstein Company's upcoming boxing drama SOUTHPAW. (more...)

VIDEO: Levar Burton Plugs '@Tweeting Rainbow' on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!
by TV News Desk - Aug 08, 2014

Since Levar Burton succeeded in getting his "Reading Rainbow" app funded for schools, he's now setting his sights on another popular form of web-based communication. #TweetingRainbow (more...)

VIDEO: Chloe Grace Moretz Talks Musical Skills & More on JIMMY KIMMEL
by TV News Desk - Aug 07, 2014

On last night's JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE, Chloe Grace Moretz talked about learning to play the cello for her new movie and she explains what it was like to DJ her brother's wedding. (more...)

VIDEO: Kim Kardashian Dishes on Wedding Details on JIMMY KIMMEL
by - Aug 06, 2014

Kim Kardashian stopped by JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE this week to talk about how she and Kanye tried to trick the media about the location of their wedding, her sister Khloe's wedding-day hangover, and the many rumors that swirled around the event. (more...)

VIDEO: Jimmy Kimmel Reviews Beyonce and Jay Z Concert on LIVE
by TV News Desk - Aug 05, 2014

On last night's JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE on ABC, Jimmy shared his thoughts on the Beyonce and Jay Z concert he attended. Check out the clip below! (more...)

VIDEO: Jimmy Challenges Kim Kardashian to Diaper Changing Contest on KIMMEL LIVE
by TV News Desk - Aug 05, 2014

On last night's JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE on ABC, guest Kim Kardashian and Jimmy, who both have baby daughters, competed in a diaper changing contest. Check out the clip below! (more...)

VIDEO: 'What If' Star Daniel Radcliffe Gives Haircut to Complete Stranger on JIMMY KIMMEL
by TV News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

Daniel Radcliffe stopped by last night's JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE to talk about his latest film 'What If', however soon found himself on Hollywood Blvd giving his very first haircut to a complete stranger! (more...)

VIDEO: Watch 5 Seconds of Summer Surprise Their Fans on JIMMY KIMMEL
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

The fans of 5 Seconds of Summer came out in droves for their performance on last night's JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE, so the show decided to have some fun with them (more...)

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