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Marsden began his acting career guest-starring in television shows Saved by the Bell: The New Class, Touched by an Angel, and Party of Five. He gained prominence with his portrayal of Scott Summers/Cyclops in the X-Men film series and starred in 2006's Superman Returns. Since 2016, Marsden has starred as gunslinger Teddy Flood, a sentient android, in the HBO Science fiction-western thriller series Westworld, as part of the main ensemble. Following his breakthrough in comic book films, Marsden went on to star in various genre films including 2007's Hairspray which was a critical and commercial success and won many awards for its ensemble cast. As Corny Collins, he sang two songs for the film's soundtrack which has been certified Platinum by the RIAA. He has had starring roles in family-friendly films such as Enchanted and Hop and leading man roles in 27 Dresses and The Best of Me. Marsden later starred in a range of independent films such as Small Apartments, Bachelorette, and Robot & Frank. He also returned to television guest-starring in MODERN FAMILY and playing Liz Lemon's love interest, Criss Chros in 30 ROCK in a supporting role. Marsden then portrayed President John F. KENNEDY in Lee Daniels' The Butler and had a supporting role as an antagonist in Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues.

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Jim Gaffigan Comes to the Eccles in October

 Live at the Eccles will present JIM GAFFIGAN on October 24 & 25, 2024 at the Eccles Theater on Main Street in downtown Salt Lake City.

Rachel Brosnahan, Alfred Molina, J. Harrison Ghee, and More Will Present Artios Awards

Rachel Brosnahan, Alfred Molina, J. Harrison Ghee and more will present casting winners at the Artios Awards in New York on March 7. Find out who takes home the honors at this prestigious event celebrating casting excellence in the industry.

Jim Gaffigan To Return To Encore Theater At Wynn Las Vegas With BARELY ALIVE Tour

Jim Gaffigan, has revealed new dates for his 2024 Barely Alive Tour, including four additional shows at Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas. Learn how to purchase tickets.

Review: THE PERFECT MATE Is Fantastic, and Fantastical, at Pittsburgh CLO

CLO's Spark program has a large-sized hit with the latest small-scale musical it commissioned. As a musical writer, let me just say: it's TOUGH to launch a new musical. The best thing you can do is have a company commission a show from you based on your pitch, otherwise you're going to have a long, difficult but hopefully rewarding journey as an indie theatre creator. (Ask me how I know!)

Broadway Shows Based on the Top 1000 Highest-Grossing Films

Of all the films on IMDB's list of the 1000 highest-grossing movies of all time, 31 have been adapted into Broadway musicals. Check out a guide to each those musicals below, along with musicals that are in development or ones that have not yet made their way to Broadway.

Find Out Who Won at the 75th Emmy Awards - Full List of Winners!

Find out who won at the 75th Annual Emmy awards! Elton John, Jennifer Coolidge, RuPaul, Kieran Culkin, The Bear, Jeremy Allen White, Paul Walter Hauser, Niecy Nash-Betts, John Oliver, and more took home Emmys tonight. Check out the full list of winners now!

HBO's SUCCESSION and Prime Video's THE BOYS Lead the 2024 Hollywood Creative Alliance Astra TV Awards

HBO'S “Succession” took home the most awards of the evening for broadcast & network TV with five wins including Best Cable Drama Series, Best Actress in a Broadcast Network or Cable Drama Series, Best Supporting Actor in a Broadcast Network or Cable Drama Series. Best Writing in a Broadcast Network or Cable Drama Series, and more.

Photos: Inside W Magazine's Annual Best Performances Party With Danielle Brooks, Emma Stone & More

Partygoers for the must attend event among Hollywood’s A-listers included 2024 Best Performance cover stars Margot Robbie, Da'Vine Joy Randolph, Nicolas Cage, and Colman Domingo, as well as W Best Performances portfolio feature stars Taraji P. Henson, Julia Garner, Barry Keoghan, Callum Turner, and Franz Rogowski. See photos!

Photos: Inside the Golden Globes With Emma Stone, Taylor Swift & More

Golden Globes attendees included Emma Stone, Da'Vine Joy Randolph, Jason Segel, Oprah Winfrey, Gayle King, Margot Robbie, Martin Short, Meryl Streep, Billie Eillish, Dua Lipa, Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez, Charles Melton, Julianne Moore, Natalie Portman, and more. Check out photos from the red carpet, ceremony, winner's room, and more.

Da'vine Joy Randolph, Emma Stone & More Win Golden Globe Awards - Full List of Winners!

Broadway alums like Da'vine Randolph, Emma Stone, and Paul Giamatti took home trophies at the Jo Koy-hosted Golden Globe Awards last night. Other nominees included Danielle Brooks, Fantasia, Bradley Cooper, Maestro, Meryl Streep, and more. Check out the full list of winners now!

Photos: Go Inside W Magazine's Annual Best Performances Party with Margot Robbie, Greta Gerwig, and More

Editor-in-Chief of W Magazine, Sara Moonves, along with W’s Editor-at-Large, Lynn Hirschberg, hosted the publication’s annual Best Performances Party Friday night. Check out photos from the event here!

THE COLOR PURPLE, MAESTRO & More Nominated For Golden Globes - Full List of Nominations!

The Color Purple, Maestro, Barbie, Only Murders in the Building, Hannah Waddingham, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Rachel Brosnahan, Disney's Wish, Meryl Streep, Emma Stone, Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour and more have been nominated for Golden Globes! Find out the full list of nomiantions here.

Casamigos Kicks Off F1 Weekend with Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck

Casamigos supports Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck as they host a charity poker & blackjack tournament for Eastern Congo Initiative. Celebrity guests include James Marsden, Tobey Maguire, Cara Delevingne, and more. The event kicks off a weekend of Casamigos events at F1 in partnership with TAO.

Jim Gaffigan To Return To Encore Theater At Wynn Las Vegas With BARELY ALIVE TOUR in April 2024

Jim Gaffigan is returning to Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas with his 'Barely Alive Tour' in April 2024. Get all the details here.

Brenda Edwards Will Direct UK and Ireland Tour of HAIRSPRAY in 2024/25

Brenda Edwards, who has previously played “Motormouth” Maybelle in three tours of Hairspray will join the creative team alongside Paul Kerryson to direct a new production of Hairspray which will embark on a major national UK and Ireland tour in 2024. Learn more about the tour here!

PAW PATROL & Spinoff RUBBLE & CREW Renewed By Nickelodeon

The Paw Patrol film will feature new voice talents, including Mckenna Grace, Taraji P. Henson, Christian Convery, Ron Pardo, Lil Rel Howery, Chris Rock, Serena Williams, Alan Kim, Brice Gonzalez, North West, Saint West, Christian Corrao, Luxton Handspiker, Nylan Parthipan, Callum Shoniker, James Marsden, Kristen Bell and Finn Lee-Epp

Jim Gaffigan Announces Return To Encore Theater At Wynn Las Vegas With BARELY ALIVE Tour, December 2023

Seven-time GRAMMY-nominated comedian, actor, writer, and producer Jim Gaffigan will make his highly-anticipated return to Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas with back-to-back shows of his all-new “Barely Alive” Tour this winter.

VIDEO: Jane Lynch, Megan Mullally & More Star in PARTY DOWN Season Three Trailer

Adam Scott reprises his role alongside original cast members Ken Marino (“The Other Two,” “Veronica Mars”), Jane Lynch (“Glee,” “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”), Martin Starr (Knocked Up, “Silicon Valley”), Ryan Hansen (“Bless this Mess,” “Veronica Mars”) and Megan Mullally (“Will & Grace,” “The Great North”). Watch the new video trailer now!

Sheryl Lee Ralph, Daniel Radcliffe & More Win Critics Choice Awards

Sheryl Lee Ralph, Daniel Radcliffe, Brendan Fraser, Jean Smart, Amanda Seyfried, Jennifer Coolidge, and more were among the winners of Critics Choice Awards. The ceremony was hosted by Chelsea Handler. Check out the list of winners now!

James Marsden Was Originally Offered the Role of 'Elder Price' in THE BOOK OF MORMON

Earlier this week, BroadwayWorld reported that James Marsden has set his sites on Broadway. In reponse to the news, Josh Gad took to Twitter to share some Broadway trivia, revealing that Marsden was originally offered the role of 'Elder Price' in The Book of Mormon! 

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