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Nathan Lane, André De Shields & More Join Rachel Zegler-Led SPELLBOUND Animated Musi Photo Nathan Lane, André De Shields & More Join Rachel Zegler-Led SPELLBOUND Animated Musical
by Michael Major - Jun 21, 2022

Nathan Lane, André De Shields, Jordan Fisher, Jenifer Lewis, John Lithgow, Nicole Kidman, and Javier Bardem have joined the voice cast of the Apple Original Films and Skydance Animation's new animated musical feature, “Spellbound.” Rachel Zegler (“West Side Story,” “Snow White”) will provide the voice for the leading role of “Princess Ellian.'

Rachel Zegler to Voice Lead Role in Apple's SPELLBOUND Movie Musical Photo Rachel Zegler to Voice Lead Role in Apple's SPELLBOUND Movie Musical
by Michael Major - Apr 1, 2022

Rachel Zegler (“West Side Story,” “Snow White”) will provide the voice of “Princess Ellian,” the lead role in Apple's new animated musical feature, “Spellbound.” The film will feature an original score from Academy Award-winner Alan Menken, with lyrics by Glenn Slater.

Apple Original Films & Skydance Animation Set LUCK Release Date Photo Apple Original Films & Skydance Animation Set LUCK Release Date
by Michael Major - Jan 26, 2022

Eva Noblezada (“Hadestown,” “Miss Saigon,” “Yellow Rose”) leads the cast as “Sam.' other voices in the cast include Jane Fonda, Flula Borg, Lil Rel Howery, Colin O'Donoghue, John Ratzenberger, Adelynn Spoon, and Whoopi Goldberg.

BWW Interview: Wallace Shawn â€" A DESIGNATED Writer of A THOUSAND COLORS Photo BWW Interview: Wallace Shawn â€" A DESIGNATED Writer of A THOUSAND COLORS
by Gil Kaan - Jun 21, 2021

A highly-familiar actor on both screens, big and small; Wallace Shawn will be premiering two podcasts of his playwrighting prowess - THE DESIGNATED MOURNER beginning June 25, 2021; and GRASSES OF A THOUSAND COLORS on July 9, 2021. André Gregory directs both audio six-parters with Larry Pine and Deborah Eisenberg joining Wallace in THE DESIGNATED MOURNER; and Jennifer Tilly, Julie Hagerty, and Emily Cass McDonnell joining Wallace in GRASSES OF A THOUSAND COLORS.

LISTEN: Alan Menken Talks THE LITTLE MERMAID, NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM Musical, New Upcomi Photo LISTEN: Alan Menken Talks THE LITTLE MERMAID, NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM Musical, New Upcoming Animated Film, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 19, 2021

Alan Menken appeared on the season finale episode of eleven, a UK-based arts and theatre podcast that releases a weekly interview with leaders in the theatrical sphere.  In the episode, he discussed collaborating with Lin-Manuel Miranda for new adaptation of The Little Mermaid, his recent EGOT win, the future of theatre amidst the pandemic, and more.

Ryan Murphy Will Receive Cinematic Imagery Award at the 25th Annual Art Directors Gui Photo Ryan Murphy Will Receive Cinematic Imagery Award at the 25th Annual Art Directors Guild Awards
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 16, 2021

He is the originator of the popular American television programs American Horror Story, American Crime Story, Pose, Hollywood, Feud, Glee, and The New Normal, among many others.

Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of DISNEY PREP & LANDING 2: NAUGHTY VS. NICE on ABC Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of DISNEY PREP & LANDING 2: NAUGHTY VS. NICE on ABC - Thursday, December 24, 2020
by TV Scoop - Dec 7, 2020

Find out what's happening on Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of DISNEY PREP & LANDING 2: NAUGHTY VS. NICE and if it's a new episode, airing on ABC on Thursday, December 24, 2020!

Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of DISNEY PREP & LANDING on ABC - Thursday, Decembe Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of DISNEY PREP & LANDING on ABC - Thursday, December 24, 2020
by TV Scoop - Dec 7, 2020

Find out what's happening on Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of DISNEY PREP & LANDING and if it's a new episode, airing on ABC on Thursday, December 24, 2020!

Chuck Lorre to Receive Cinematic Imagery Award at the 24th Annual Art Directors Guild Photo Chuck Lorre to Receive Cinematic Imagery Award at the 24th Annual Art Directors Guild Awards
by Kaitlin Milligan - Dec 12, 2019

Chuck Lorre, award winning television producer, writer and director whose television shows have consistently reflected the highest quality of production design, will receive the esteemed Cinematic Imagery Award from the Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE, Local 800) at the 24th Annual Art Directors Guild's Excellence in Production Design Awards. The 2020 ADG Awards will be held Saturday, February 1, 2020 at the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown and will honor the prestigious spectrum of Chuck's extraordinary award-winning work over the past 20 years. The announcement was made today by ADG President Nelson Coates, ADG, and Awards Producer Scott Moses, ADG.

Scoop: ABC to Air DISNEY PREP & LANDING 2: NAUGHTY VS. NICE - Tuesday, December 24, 2 Photo Scoop: ABC to Air DISNEY PREP & LANDING 2: NAUGHTY VS. NICE - Tuesday, December 24, 2019
by TV Scoop - Dec 9, 2019

Get all the scoop on ABC to Air DISNEY PREP & LANDING 2: NAUGHTY VS. NICE, airing on ABC on Tuesday, December 24, 2019!

Scoop: ABC to Air DISNEY PREP & LANDING - Tuesday, December 24, 2019 Photo Scoop: ABC to Air DISNEY PREP & LANDING - Tuesday, December 24, 2019
by TV Scoop - Dec 9, 2019

Get all the scoop on ABC to Air DISNEY PREP & LANDING, airing on ABC on Tuesday, December 24, 2019!

DISNEY PREP & LANDING 2: NAUGHTY VS. NICE Will Air on ABC December 19 Photo DISNEY PREP & LANDING 2: NAUGHTY VS. NICE Will Air on ABC December 19
by Kaitlin Milligan - Dec 2, 2019

The Emmy® Award-winning special produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios “Disney Prep & Landing 2: Naughty vs. Nice” airs THURSDAY, DEC. 19 (8:30-9:00 p.m. EST), on ABC. (TV-G) The half-hour special continues the yuletide adventures of Christmas elves Lanny and Wayne.

ABC to Air PREP & LANDING on December 19 Photo ABC to Air PREP & LANDING on December 19
by Kaitlin Milligan - Dec 2, 2019

The Emmy®-winning special produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios “Disney Prep & Landing” airs THURSDAY, DEC. 19 (8:00-8:30 p.m. EST), on ABC. (TV-G) The holiday special reveals the never-before-told tale of an elite unit of Elves known as Prep & Landing. Every Christmas Eve, this high-tech organization ensures that homes around the world are properly prepared for the yearly visit from The Big Guy, their code name for Santa Claus. 

22nd Annual Sonoma Film Festival Reveals Lineup Photo 22nd Annual Sonoma Film Festival Reveals Lineup
by Kaitlin Milligan - Mar 18, 2019

The 2019 Sonoma International Film Festival (SIFF) is celebrating 22 years of film, food, wine, and spirits Wednesday, March 27 to Sunday, March 31, 2019. All films are shown at intimate venues within walking distance of Sonoma's historic plaza. In total, 123 films from around the world, from over 28 countries and 200 filmmakers, will be showcased as all eyes turn to Sonoma for a Festival that consistently attracts the most prominent names in the film industry and has become a marquee destination for film lovers, as well as lovers of world class food and wine!

 John Lasseter Named Head of Skydance Animation Photo John Lasseter Named Head of Skydance Animation
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jan 9, 2019

John Lasseter has been named Head of Skydance Animation, it was announced today by David Ellison, Chief Executive Officer, Skydance Media.

30 Rock Star Jack McBrayer Will Play Ogie In West End WAITRESS Photo 30 Rock Star Jack McBrayer Will Play Ogie In West End WAITRESS
by Stephi Wild - Dec 21, 2018

It is announced today that US film and television star Jack McBrayer will make his West End debut in the role of Ogie in Waitress, which will begin preview performances on 8 February ahead of its official opening night on 7 March at London's Adelphi Theatre.

ABC Presents DISNEY PREP & LANDING 2: NAUGHTY VS. NICE Photo ABC Presents DISNEY PREP & LANDING 2: NAUGHTY VS. NICE
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 26, 2018

The Emmy® Award-winning special produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios “Disney Prep & Landing 2: Naughty vs. Nice” will air THURSDAY, DEC. 13 (8:30-9:00 p.m. EST), on The ABC Television Network. (Rebroadcast. OAD: 12/5/11)

ABC to Air DISNEY PREP & LANDING on December 13 Photo ABC to Air DISNEY PREP & LANDING on December 13
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 26, 2018

The Emmy®-winning special produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios “Disney Prep & Landing” will air as part of Disney|ABC's special “25 Days of Christmas” programming event, THURSDAY, DEC. 13 (8:00-8:30 p.m. EST), on The ABC Television Network. (Rebroadcast. OAD: 12/8/09)

Rob Marshall to Receive Cinematic Imagery Award at the Art Directors Guild Awards Photo Rob Marshall to Receive Cinematic Imagery Award at the Art Directors Guild Awards
by Kaitlin Milligan - Sep 27, 2018

Rob Marshall, Oscar-nominee, DGA and Emmy-award winning filmmaker, producer, theater director and choreographer whose films have consistently reflected the highest quality of production design, will receive the prestigious Cinematic Imagery Award from the Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE, Local 800) at its 23 rd Annual Art Directors Guild's Excellence in Production Design Awards. The 2019 Awards, themed 'Production Design: Landscape of the Imagination,' will be held Saturday, February 2, 2019 at the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown and will honor the prestigious spectrum of Marshall's extraordinary award-winning work. The announcement was made today by ADG Council Chairman Mark Worthington ADG and Awards Producers Scott Moses ADG and Marco Miehe ADG.

FROZEN 2 Enlists HIDDEN FIGURES Writer Allison Schroeder Photo FROZEN 2 Enlists HIDDEN FIGURES Writer Allison Schroeder
by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 24, 2018

Allison Schroeder, who wrote the screenplay to HIDDEN FIGURES, is joining the writing team for FROZEN 2, according to The Hollywood Reporter.  Jennifer Lee still remains the primary writer on the film, but Schroeder will assist with scripting duties for the sequel. 

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