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Tom Hooper

 
Birth Place:
London
Bio:
Tom Hooper won the Academy Award for directing for "The King's Speech". The film was nominated for twelve Oscars, more than any other film that year, and won Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, and Best Original Screenplay. "The King's Speech" won seven BAFTA awards, including Best Film and ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: London

Bio:
Tom Hooper won the Academy Award for directing for "The King's Speech". The film was nominated for twelve Oscars, more than any other film that year, and won Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, and Best Original Screenplay. "The King's Speech" won seven BAFTA awards, including Best Film and ... (read complete bio)
Hugh Jackman Says 'There's Always a Chance' for a THE GREATEST SHOWMAN Sequel Photo Hugh Jackman Says 'There's Always a Chance' for a THE GREATEST SHOWMAN Sequel
by Team BWW - Sep 12, 2022

Stage and screen star Hugh Jackman revealed that more The Greatest Showman could be in the cards. When told that his costar Michelle Williams wanted to do a sequel to the beloved movie musical, he responded: 'There’s always a chance, I’ve done a few sequels in my time. There’s no plan, there’s no script that I know of yet. But that’s good to know. Thanks Michelle.'

Laura Linney to Star in MTC's World Premiere of SUMMER, 1976 in Spring 2023 Photo Laura Linney to Star in MTC's World Premiere of SUMMER, 1976 in Spring 2023
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 30, 2022

Manhattan Theatre Club will present the world premiere of Summer, 1976 written by Pulitzer Prize winner David Auburn (Proof, The Columnist), starring Tony Award® & Academy Award® nominee Laura Linney (My Name is Lucy Barton, “Ozark”) and directed by Tony winner Daniel Sullivan (Proof, Lillian Hellman’s The Little Foxes).

Hugh Jackman Wants to Make Theatre 'Accessible to Everyone' Photo Hugh Jackman Wants to Make Theatre 'Accessible to Everyone'
by Team BWW - Jul 29, 2022

Fans can find stage and screen superstar Hugh Jackman at the Winter Garden Theatre, where he is currently playing Harold Hill in The Music Man eight times a week. He recently revealed, however, that he believes the steep cost of tickets prevents many from enjoying Broadway shows.

Jessica Chastain & Eddie Redmayne Star in THE GOOD NURSE on Netflix Photo Jessica Chastain & Eddie Redmayne Star in THE GOOD NURSE on Netflix
by Michael Major - Jul 21, 2022

The Good Nurse is based on Charles Graeber's book of the same name. Based on true events, the film stars Jessica Chastain and Eddie Redmayne, also featuring Nnamdi Asomugha, Kim Dickens, Malik Yoba, Alix West Lefler, and Noah Emmerich.

Amanda Seyfried Discusses How Wanting to 'Redo' LES MISERABLES Affected Her WICKED Mo Photo Amanda Seyfried Discusses How Wanting to 'Redo' LES MISERABLES Affected Her WICKED Movie Audition
by Michael Major - Jul 20, 2022

Amanda Seyfried has revealed that she auditioned for the role of Glinda in the upcoming Wicked movie adaptation. Seyfried stated that she wished to prove herself through the Wicked audition after being dissatisfied with her singing performance as Cosette in the 2012 film adaption of Les Misérables.

Hugh Jackman to Lead Animated Hulu Series KOALA MAN Photo Hugh Jackman to Lead Animated Hulu Series KOALA MAN
by Michael Major - Jul 19, 2022

Hugh Jackman will lead the voice cast of Hulu's new animated comedy series, Koala Man, the new series from Rick and Morty co-creator Justin Roiland and Michael Cusack. He will play the role of Big Greg, who is known as the most well-liked man in the town of Dapto and the head of the town council.

VIDEO: Hugh Jackman Sings in New SIMPSONS Episode Clip Photo VIDEO: Hugh Jackman Sings in New SIMPSONS Episode Clip
by Michael Major - May 20, 2022

BroadwayWorld is excited to share a video clip from the episode, featuring Jackman singing about how the middle class was built in the 1920s. In the episode, Homer aims to finally teache his Bart to admire his dad after he humiliates him at church. However, a visit from a magical, singing janitor (Hugh Jackman) changes everything they thought they knew.

Rita Simons, Harriet Thorpe, Hayley Tamaddon, Leanne Jones, and Wendi Peters Will Lea Photo Rita Simons, Harriet Thorpe, Hayley Tamaddon, Leanne Jones, and Wendi Peters Will Lead New UK Tour of STEPPING OUT
by Stephi Wild - Apr 28, 2022

David Ball Productions and Paul Woolf for Kings Theatre Portsmouth are delighted to announce the new UK Tour of Richard Harris's Stepping Out, starring Rita Simons, Harriet Thorpe, Hayley Tamaddon, Leanne Jones and Wendi Peters.  The UK Tour opens on Monday 5 September 2022 at Kings Theatre Portsmouth.

Wake Up With BWW 1/6: First Look at Cecily Strong Off-Broadway, Casting For 50 Years  Photo Wake Up With BWW 1/6: First Look at Cecily Strong Off-Broadway, Casting For 50 Years of Broadway at the Kennedy Center, and More!
by - Jan 6, 2022

Today's top stories include the lineup for 50 Years of Broadway at the Kennedy Center! Get a first look at Cecily Strong in the off-Broadway production of The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe. Plus, the world premiere of Chicago Shakespeare Theater's production of The Notebook has been postponed to September 2022 due to COVID-19.

CATS Film is Now Available on Netflix UK Photo CATS Film is Now Available on Netflix UK
by Stephi Wild - Jan 4, 2022

The 2019 film adaptation of Cats is now available to stream on Netflix in the UK. The film is not available on the US version of the streaming platform at this time.

Meet the Cast of THE MUSIC MAN; Beginning Previews on Broadway Tonight! Photo Meet the Cast of THE MUSIC MAN; Beginning Previews on Broadway Tonight!
by Stephi Wild - Dec 20, 2021

The Music Man officially begins previews tonight on Broadway! Meet the cast bringing the iconic musical back to the stage!

UN DĂŤA COMO HOY: CATS cerraba en Broadway Photo UN DĂŤA COMO HOY: CATS cerraba en Broadway
by Nuria Pedret - Sep 10, 2021

El espectáculo se despidió del Winter Garden Theatre tras haberse mantenido durante tres años como el musical con mayor permanencia en cartel

Student Blog: In the Heights and Cats: Why the Team Behind Movie Musicals is so Impor Photo Student Blog: In the Heights and Cats: Why the Team Behind Movie Musicals is so Important
by Student Blogger: Paige Rosko - Jun 15, 2021

Seeing both of these movies and comparing their teams has shown that Hollywood needs to let Broadway people work on movie musicals. There is an understanding that Broadway people have of musicals that Hollywood people don't. 

Sacha Baron Cohen to Receive Comedic Genius Award at 2021 MTV MOVIE & TV AWARDS Photo Sacha Baron Cohen to Receive Comedic Genius Award at 2021 MTV MOVIE & TV AWARDS
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 6, 2021

Baron Cohen will become only the fourth recipient of the highly-coveted award, which honors an actor who has made incomparable contributions to the world of comedy, providing a major influence through their work and transforming the genre at-large.

VIDEO: Rebel Wilson Wasn't Cast As The Lead In School Musicals Photo VIDEO: Rebel Wilson Wasn't Cast As The Lead In School Musicals
by Stage Tube - Mar 30, 2021

'Pitch Perfect' star Rebel Wilson has stolen the show in countless films, but she admits that during her high school years, she was never cast as a lead role in musicals.

Amanda Seyfried Wins Montecito Award at 36th Santa Barbara International Film Festiva Photo Amanda Seyfried Wins Montecito Award at 36th Santa Barbara International Film Festival
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 9, 2021

Amanda Seyfried will receive the Montecito Award at the 36th annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival. Seyfried will be honored on Friday, April 9th and will be recognized for her impressive career and performance in David Fincher’s MANK from Netflix, for which she recently received Golden Globe and Critic’s Choice nominations.

Wake Up With BWW 1/6: Jackie Hoffman Joins ISAAC@CAFECARLYLE, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 1/6: Jackie Hoffman Joins ISAAC@CAFECARLYLE, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 6, 2021

Today's top stories: get a sneak peek at Isaac Mizrahi's ISAAC@CAFECARLYLE with Jackie Hoffman, BroadwayHD announces January lineup, and more!

HBO & BBC One Renew HIS DARK MATERIALS, Starring Lin-Manuel Miranda, For A Third Seas Photo HBO & BBC One Renew HIS DARK MATERIALS, Starring Lin-Manuel Miranda, For A Third Season
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 22, 2020

HBO and BBC One have renewed the drama series HIS DARK MATERIALS for a third season, it was announced today by Francesca Orsi, Executive Vice President, HBO Programming. Production on the eight-episode third season is slated to begin in Cardiff in 2021.

BWW Feature: The Singing Actor Versus The Acting Singer Photo BWW Feature: The Singing Actor Versus The Acting Singer
by Drew Maidment - Dec 21, 2020

Hollywood has always had a love affair with musicals. Whether it be Golden Age classics, ambitious Broadway adaptations, or animated adventures, American audiences flock to theaters to see a film that features some toe-tappin’ tunes. 

BWW Review: ALICE IN THE PANDEMIC at White Snake Projects Photo BWW Review: ALICE IN THE PANDEMIC at White Snake Projects
by Andrew Child - Oct 25, 2020

When performance spaces were shuttered, many companies shuttered their imaginations in solidarity with the rows of seats, choosing to hibernate until they could return to live, in-person events and allowing both to collect dust in the meantime.

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