Morgan Freeman News

Date Of Birth:
June 01, 1937 (77)
Birth Place:
Memphis, TN, USA
Gender:
Male
Alex Breaux and Madeline Weinstein Join Roundabout's THE REAL THING
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced additional casting for The Real Thing, starring Ewan McGregor as 'Henry,' Maggie Gyllenhaal as 'Annie,' Cynthia Nixon as 'Charlotte' and Josh Hamilton as 'Max.' Tom Stoppard's Tony Award-winning play The Real Thing, directed by Sam Gold begins preview performances on Thursday, October 2, 2014 and opens officially on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42ndStreet). This is a limited engagement. The cast also includes Alex Breaux as 'Brodie' and Madeline Weinstein as 'Debbie.' Final casting to be announced. (more...)

A Noise Within to Offer Free Staged Reading of COPENHAGEN, 9/29
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

A Noise Within (ANW), the acclaimed classical repertory theatre, presents a free staged reading of Michael Frayn's Tony Award-winning play Copenhagen, which "soars at the intersection of art and science." The reading is presented as part of the AxS Festival 2014, whose theme is Curiosity, and which takes place this fall in Pasadena. Please RSVP via phone to 626-356-3100 x1 to reserve your seat. (more...)

Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson Coming to Merriam Theater in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

Celebrated astrophysicist, author and science communicator Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson brings his space-centered and family-friendly U.S. speaking tour to Philadelphia on February 25 at 7:30 p.m. at the Merriam Theater. The Emmy Award winning Tyson is host of FOX's 2014 Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey series and radio show StarTalk. Tyson will share his passion for astrophysics, astronomy, and cosmology in an evening of engaging conversation on science, exploration, and the world as we know it. (more...)

Stephen King's BIG DRIVER to Premiere in October on Lifetime
by TV News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

The Lifetime Original Movie, Big Driver, premiering on Saturday, October 18 at 8pm ET/PT, is based on a short story written by best-selling author Stephen King and marks the first collaboration between Lifetime and King. This dark story of a young novelist hell-bent on revenge after falling victim to a brutal crime stars Golden Globe nominee Maria Bello (A History of Violence, McFarland), Academy Award winner Olympia Dukakis (Sex & Violence, Steel Magnolias), Grammy nominee Joan Jett, film and television veteran Ann Dowd (The Leftovers, Masters of Sex) and Will Harris (NCIS, Sky High). (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...)

2014 Creative Arts Emmy Winners - Complete List!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 17, 2014

This year's Creative Arts telecast partner is FXM; a two-hour edited version of the ceremony will air Sunday, August 24 at 8:00 PM ET/PT with an encore at 10:00 PM ET/PT on FXM. The program will be streamed in its entirety as part of the Backstage LIVE! show on Emmys.com at 12:00 PM PT/3:00 PM ET on Monday, August 25. (more...)

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...)

Comedian Frank Caliendo Coming to Fox Cities P.A.C in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center has announced comedian, actor and impressionist Frank Caliendo, will perform Thursday, Jan. 16, 2015 at 8 p.m. (more...)

THE TWILIGHT ZONE: Complete '80's Series Heads to DVD 8/26
by Movies News Desk - Aug 06, 2014

Image Entertainment, an RLJ Entertainment (NASDAQ: RLJE) brand, announces the release of The Twilight Zone: The Complete '80s Series, available on DVD August 26, 2014, at an SRP of $59.98. (more...)

BWW Interviews: BCT Series - Colton Berry Talks Conceptualized Pool Noodles, Skittle Psyche Associations and TRIASSIC PARQ
by Katricia Lang - Aug 05, 2014

In the second installment of the series, I continue my conversation with Artistic Director Colton Berry. This interview is a deep cut in the metaphorical album of this series. Berry provides me with more insight into BCT's artistic goals in this discussion about the theatre's currently running production TRIASSIC PARQ. I also ask Berry the tough questions. Just what is his favorite color and flavor of Skittle? To find out, read below. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Bayou City Theatrics' TRIASSIC PARQ
by BWW News Desk - Aug 01, 2014

TRIASSIC PARQ THE MUSICAL, winner of the 2010 New York Fringe Festival, is a raunchy ride through the Triassic period! Utilizing the basic plot of iconic dinosaur film, Jurassic Park, TRIASSIC PARQ reveals 'the true story,' from the perspective of the dinosaurs. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Science Channel to Premiere 3-Part Series MAN VS THE UNIVERSE, 8/13
by TV News Desk - Aug 01, 2014

Mankind has long been at the mercy of the cosmos - subject to the often violent happenings of the boundless universe that exists beyond the confines of Earth's atmosphere. (more...)

VIDEO: Morgan Freeman Chats with Jimmy Fallon While Sucking Helium!
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON, Jimmy talked to guest Morgan Freeman about his Science show, while they sucked the helium out of balloons. (more...)

Denzel Washington to Receive Donostia Lifetime Achievement Award; EQUALIZER to Open San Sebastian Festival
by Movies News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

During the opening gala the star of the film, Denzel Washington, will be presented with the Donostia Lifetime Achievement Award. (more...)

TRIASSIC PARQ THE MUSICAL to Play Bayou City Theatrics, 7/31-8/9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

TRIASSIC PARQ THE MUSICAL, winner of the 2010 New York Fringe Festival, is a raunchy ride through the Triassic period! (more...)

THE LEGO MOVIE Tops DVD & Blu-ray Sales, Week Ending 7/13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Rentrak Corporation (RENT) today announced the Top-10 DVD & Blu-ray Disc sales and rentals according to the company's Retail Essentials and Home Video Essentials tracking services which are based on estimated consumer spending per data collected for the week ending July 13, 2014. (more...)

Scoop: LIVE WITH KELLY AND MICHAEL - Week of July 21, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jul 17, 2014

Get all the scoop on LIVE WITH KELLY AND MICHAEL for the week of Monday, July 21, 2014! (more...)

NYMF's WIKIMUSICAL Adds Another 7/20 Performance at PTC Performance Space
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

WikiMusical with a Book and Lyrics by Frank Ceruzzi & Blake J. Harris; Music by Trent Jeffords is being presented at the New York Musical Theatre Festival with performances at PTC Performance Space (Pearl Theatre Company), 555 West 42nd Street, NYC. A second additional performance has been added for this Sunday 7/20 at 4pm. Performances begin this weekend: Friday, July 18 at 8pm; Saturday, July 19 at 5pm; Sunday, July 20 4pm (2nd added show) & at 8pm; and the first added show on Tuesday, July 22nd at 1pm; Tuesday, July 22 at 5pm; and Saturday, July 26 at 9pm. (more...)

VIDEO: Scarlett Johansson Stars in Action Thriller LUCY
by Movies News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

Universal Pictures has released two new TV spots for Luc Besson's LUCY, featuring new footage from the film. LUCY will hit theaters on July 25th. (more...)

Thomas Jane to Star in New Syfy/Alcon TV Series THE EXPANSE
by TV News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

Syfy and Alcon TV today announced that three-time Golden Globe nominee Thomas Jane (Hung, The Punisher) will star as the world-weary Detective Miller (more...)

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