Steve McQueen News

Date Of Birth:
March 27, 1930
Date Of Death:
November 07, 1980 (50)
Birth Place:
Beech Grove, IN, USA
Gender:
Male
Content Picks up International Sales Rights to Sci-Fi Thriller 400 DAYS
by Movies News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

It was announced today that Content Film, the worldwide sales arm of Content Media Corporation Ltd., has acquired international sales rights to the high concept sci-fi thriller 400 DAYS, starring Caity Lotz (THE MACHINE, THE PACT, ARROW), Brandon Routh (SUPERMAN RETURNS, ARROW), Dane Cook (GOOD LUCK CHUCK, DAN IN REAL LIFE) and Ben Feldman (CLOVERFIELD, FRIDAY THE 13th, MAD MEN). (more...)

Richard Attenborough Has Died at Age 90
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2014

British actor, director, and producer Sir Richard Attenborough, best known for the Academy Award-winning film, Ghandi has died at age 90, according to the Hollywood Reporter. (more...)

The Nation's First-Ever, Over-The-Air Broadcast TV Networks For Women & Men Are Born: Escape (For Women) & Grit (For Men) Are Now On-The-Air
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

ATLANTA, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The country's first-ever female-centric and male-centric over-the-air broadcast television networks Escape (For Women) and Grit (For Men) have launched and are now on the air. (more...)

Second Annual 'The Greatest Escape' Motorcycle Rally for Mesothelioma Research a Huge Success
by BWW News Desk - Aug 07, 2014

SAN PEDRO, Calif., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Sunday August 3 was the 2nd ever 'Greatest Escape' Motorcycle Rally to raise funds for mesothelioma research conducted by the Pacific Meso Center (www.pacificmesocenter.org). The Worthington & Caron law firm (www.mesothel.com) was proud to once again serve as the lead sponsor for this unique event. (more...)

New Study Shows Diversity on Screen Falls Far Below U.S. Population
by Movies News Desk - Aug 04, 2014

Steve McQueen may have been the first black director to win an Oscar for Best Picture, but 2013 was otherwise business as usual in Hollywood when it comes to on-screen diversity. (more...)

NBC Sports Announces Extensive MOTORSPORTS Coverage This Weekend
by TV News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

NBCSN will present live coverage of the IndyCar Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio this Sunday at 3 p.m. ET, highlighting more than 30 hours of motorsports coverage across NBC and NBCSN this weekend. (more...)

The Eastern Museum of Motor Racing Acquires Roy Blas Painting
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

The Eastern Museum of Motor Racing, Gettysburg, Pa., recently acquired Roy Blas painting of three time Lemans winning American racing champion Phil Hill. The painting of the May 1959 Sports Illustrated cover shows Hill leaning against his red Ferrari at Sebring. Roy Blas created the painting in honor of Mr. Hill's 50th Anniversary of winning the 1962 24 hour Lemans. Roy Blas is a top American emerging avant garde artist and creator of the 'American Swagger' iconographic series. The series depicts American icons who displayed the confidence and class that make for that American swagger and includes Steve McQueen and Marilyn Monroe. www.RoyBlas.com/gallery/ (more...)

Second Stage Uptown's MALA HIERBA Begins Performances Off-Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

Second Stage Theatre continues the 2014 Uptown Series with the New York premiere of MALA HIERBA, written by Tanya Saracho (HBO's 'Looking' and 'Girls') and directed by Jerry Ruiz. MALA HIERBA will feature ROBERTA COLINDREZ, SANDRA MARQUEZ, MARTA MILANS, and ANA NOGUEIRA. Previews begin tonight, July 14th and opening night is Thursday, July 24th. (more...)

Marta Milans and More to Star in MALA HIERBA at Second Stage Theatre Uptown; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 01, 2014

Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director) continues the 2014 Uptown Series (Chris Burney, Associate Artistic Director and 2ST Uptown Curator) with the New York premiere of MALA HIERBA, written by Tanya Saracho (HBO's 'Looking' and 'Girls') and directed by Jerry Ruiz. MALA HIERBA will feature ROBERTA COLINDREZ, SANDRA MARQUEZ, MARTA MILANS, and ANA NOGUEIRA. Previews begin Monday, July 14th and opening night is Monday, July 28th. (more...)

John Tiffany-Helmed THE TWITS & More Set for Royal Court's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

The Royal Court Theatre announces a new season of work today, Friday 27 June, including new plays from Molly Davies, Zinnie Harris, Rory Mullarkey, Tim Price and Jack Thorne; a debut play from first-time playwright Diana Nneka Atuona; a collaboration between scientist Chris Rapley, playwright and director Duncan Macmillan and director Katie Mitchell and a new production for young people and their families - Enda Walsh's new adaptation of Roald Dahl's The Twits. (more...)

Tony & Emmy Winner Eli Wallach Dies at Age 98
by TV News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

Film, television and stage actor Eli Wallach, whose career spanned more than six decades, beginning in the late 1940s, died on Tuesday, June 24th at the age 98. His death was confirmed by his daughter Katherine. (more...)

Stop Fantasizing and Meet the Cars of Your Dreams
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Smell the petrol, Highway Earth is proud to present the first annual Franklin Canyon car show on Sunday June 29th from 9am -3pm.This famous Hollywood location is nestled in the heart of Beverly Hills where Andy Griffith, Lassie, Bonanza and many other classics of old and new have been filmed. (more...)

Russell Simmons Developing Hip-Hop Broadway Show, National Tour?
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

According to Billboard, Russell Simmons says he wants to bring his own brand of Hip-Hop to Broadway and beyond. (more...)

Celebrities and Students Intermix for New Display of Film and Portraits at Ealing, 6/19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

Portraits of celebrities and inspirational figures who have lived, worked or studied in the London Borough of Ealing will be brought together in a new display, alongside a film installation created by artist Eelyn Lee and students from Brentside High School in Ealing, it was announced today (Thursday 19 June 2014). (more...)

Roberta Colindrez, Sandra Marquez, Marta Milans & Ana Nogueira to Lead Second Stage Uptown's MALA HIERBA; Performances Begin 7/14
by BWW News Desk - Jun 06, 2014

Second Stage Theatre continues the 2014 Uptown Series with the New York premiere of MALA HIERBA, written by Tanya Saracho (HBO's "Looking" and "Girls") and directed by Jerry Ruiz. MALA HIERBA will feature ROBERTA COLINDREZ, SANDRA MARQUEZ, MARTA MILANS, and ANA NOGUEIRA. Previews begin Monday, July 14th and opening night is Thursday, July 24th. (more...)

Lupita Nyong'o to Star in, Produce Film Adaptation of AMERICANAH
by TV News Desk - Jun 05, 2014

According to Deadline, Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o has signed on to star in and executive produce the film adaptation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's novel AMERICANAH. (more...)

Spike TV to Premiere New Documentary I AM STEVE MCQUEEN, 6/24
by TV News Desk - Jun 04, 2014

Spike TV pays homage to one of Hollywood's iconic movie stars, Steve McQueen, in the original Spike TV documentary 'I Am Steve McQueen.' The 90-minute special, narrated by Robert Downey Jr., will premiere on Spike TV, Tuesday, June 24 at 9:00pm ET/PT. (more...)

Harold Robbins Launches 18 eBook Novels
by BWW News Desk - Jun 03, 2014

NEW YORK, NY(Marketwired - Jun 3, 2014) - Harold Robbins wrote over 25 best-selling novels which spent more than 300 weeks combined on The New York Times best-seller list and sold in excess of 750 million copies worldwide in 42 languages. RosettaBooks, the leading independent eBook publisher, has published 18 of Robbins' popular titles in digital format, with 79 Park Avenue available for a free download today through Thursday in the Kindle store. (more...)

Fashion Photo of the Day 5/28/2014: Kim Kardashian
by Rachel Stone - May 28, 2014

Well the big day has come and gone. Kim Kardashian married Kanye West this weekend in Florence, Italy in what could have only been a lavish evening. Let's be real though, all people really cared about is Kim's dress. Who did she wear? (more...)

BWW Reviews: Neile Adams Brings THE LIVES OF ME to the El Portal
by Don Grigware - May 27, 2014

Despite some glitches in lighting and sound, which obviously irritated her, and some throat problems due to a cold, Neile Adams proved a great trouper once more as she adhered to the old adage ' the show must go on' and wholeheartedly essayed The Lives of Me at the Monroe Theatre of the El Portal Saturday evening May 24. (more...)

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