Morgan Freeman News

Date Of Birth:
June 01, 1937 (77)
Birth Place:
Memphis, TN, USA
Gender:
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VIDEO: Executive Producer Morgan Freeman Talks New Series MADAM SECRETARY
by - Sep 19, 2014

Executive producer Morgan Freeman stopped by THE TALK this week to discuss the new CBS drama, "Madam Secretary" starring Tea Leoni. (more...)

BWW Preview: MADAM SECRETARY, New WEST WING? Bway's Neuwirth, Miller Star
by Scott Fullerton - Sep 19, 2014

Barbara Hall, the creator of one of my favorite television shows, JOAN OF ARCADIA, has created and is Executive Producing with none other than Mr. Morgan Freeman, MADAM SECRETARY, a new CBS drama premiering this Sunday, September 21st, at 8pm. I am excited to be recapping and reviewing, along with live tweeting, each episode of this series for BroadwayWorld.com. CBS is showing extreme confidence in this show, and giving it a huge leg up in attracting their core audience, by giving it a prime time slot between two of their most watched shows, 60 MINUTES, and THE GOOD WIFE, on Sunday nights. (more...)

Toby Kebbell Boards BEN-HUR Remake
by Movies News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Kebbell will take on the role of 'Messala', Ben-Hur's friend-turned-rival. (more...)

Dennis Haysbert Signs on for TED 2 Cameo, DEAD RISING Lead
by Movies News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

The Wrap writes that Dennis Haysbert (24) just joined TED 2, the follow-up to 2011's TED, in addition to the upcoming zombie film DEAD RISING from director Zach Lipovsky. (more...)

BWW Recap: Mayberry Goes Rogue on SONS OF ANARCHY
by Desiree Fantal - Sep 17, 2014

In the second episode of the final season of SONS OF ANARCHY, Jax's (Charlie Hunnam) systematic proposal for retaliation continued. In the season premiere, Gemma (Katey Sagal) accused an innocent member of the Chinese Triad of Tara's murder, and because we can only assume Jax lost his sense of reality when his wife was killed, he immediately believed her, and vowed revenge against the Chinese. (more...)

BOARDWALK EMPIRE Star Jack Huston to Lead BEN-HUR Remake
by Movies News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

The upcoming BEN-HUR remake has found its leading man. Deadline writes that BOARDWALK EMPIRE's Jack Huston will star in MGM and Paramount's revamped drama. (more...)

World Premiere of Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca's ANTIGONA Set for UW World Series, 10/23-25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

In October, the UW World Series will present the world premiere of Antigona, a new work by Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca. Hailed by critics everywhere for its transcendent and deeply emotional performances, Noche Flamenca is one of the most authentic flamenco companies in the world today, and Soledad Barrio is its star. Now, in a unique creative partnership, this remarkable company joins with acclaimed American theater director Lee Breuer to create a new work, Antigona, based on Sophocles' ancient Greek heroine. Combining live music, song, and dance, Noche Flamenca's Antigona will bring the fiery, expressive nature of flamenco to one of the world's great tragedies in an evening-length work that promises to be both gripping and intensely moving. The work is conceived and directed by Martin Santangelo with choreography by Soledad Barrio, consulting direction by Lee Breuer, and visual and mask design by Mary Frank. (more...)

Open Stage of Harrisburg's DRIVING MISS DAISY to Run 10/3-19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Open Stage of Harrisburg (OSH) presents Alfred Uhry's Pulitzer Prize-winning classic DRIVING MISS DAISY, October 3-19, 2014. OSH co-founder and Education Director Anne Alsedek will perform the title role (more...)

Morgan Freeman Heads to BEN-HUR Remake
by Movies News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Deadline writes that Morgan Freeman is the latest star to board MGM and Paramount's BEN-HUR reboot. Timur Bekmambetov (Wanted) directs the project, based on Lew Wallace's 1880 novel Ben-Hur: A Tale Of The Christ. (more...)

Scoop: THE TALK on CBS - Week of September 15, 2014
by TV Scoop - Sep 11, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE TALK, airing on CBS for the week of September 15, 2014! (more...)

Morgan Freeman Joins Cast of TED 2
by Movies News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Morgan Freeman has signed on for Seth MacFarlane's sequel to 2011's TED, joining Mark Wahlberg and Amanda Seyfried. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre Company to Honor John Hurt, Stacy Keach & Diana Rigg at 2014 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

The Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) has selected John Hurt, Stacy Keach and Dame Diana Rigg as the 2014 recipients of The William Shakespeare Award for Classical Theatre (Will Award), which recognizes artists who have made significant contributions to classical theatre in America. The Beech Street Foundation will be awarded the Sidney Harman Award for Philanthropy in the Arts. The awards will be presented at the Harman Center for the Arts Annual Gala on Sunday, October 5, 2014, hosted by STC at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) and the National Building Museum (440 G Street NW). (more...)

Scoop: THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH CRAIG FERGUSON on CBS - Week of September 15, 2014
by TV Scoop - Sep 09, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH CRAIG FERGUSON, airing on CBS for the week of September 15, 2014! (more...)

This Weeks New Movies - 9/12/2014 - 9/12/2014
by BWW - Sep 07, 2014

Information, posters, descriptions of all the upcoming movies being released from 9/12/2014 - 9/12/2014! (more...)

Scoop: JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE on ABC - Week of September 8, 2014
by TV Scoop - Sep 05, 2014

Get all the scoop on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE, airing on ABC for the week of September 8, 2014! (more...)

Frank Caliendo to Play Orleans Showroom, 10/17-18
by BWW News Desk - Sep 05, 2014

Comedian, actor and impressionist Frank Caliendo will bring his high-energy comedy act to The Orleans Showroom October 17 and 18. (more...)

Judith Clurman and Essential Voices USA Set for 'BERNSTEIN MEETS BROADWAY' Celebration at Barnes & Noble, 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2014

Celebrate the publication of Bernstein Meets Broadway: Collaborative Art in a Time of War (Oxford University Press) at Barnes and Noble, 86th Street & Lexington Avenue, New York City, on Monday, September 15, 2014 at 7PM. (more...)

CBS's THE TALK to Kick Off Season 5, 9/8
by TV News Desk - Sep 02, 2014

The fifth season of THE TALK will kick off with a special two-week premiere event beginning Monday, Sept. 8 (more...)

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...)

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