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Jul262017

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Boy Culture want to see a web or tv series sequel to Boy Culture  (2006)?
Film School Rejects a new short film starring Oscar Isaac available to watch online
Deadline a huge list of in-development franchises - what's the next big sci-fi fantasy hit?
Coming Soon Nicholas Hoult is in talks to play the Lord of the Rings author JRR Tolkien in a forthcoming biopic. Those unfamiliar with Tolkien but for book jacket photos, Hoult seems like odd casting but the movie will be about his youth and service in World War I (which of course informed his iconic books)

 

AV Club Raising Arizona was on the cover of a Serbian biology textbook!
/Film Wonder Woman 2 is aiming for a December 2019 release date. Patty Jenkins still not confirmed to return as director
MNPP has a new crush in François Arnaud
Towleroad Ezra Miller kisses a male fan at Comic Con. Crowd goes wild
Ceros why are directors like Christopher Nolan enamored with 70 mm?
Variety Producer vows to "vigorously defend" Feud: Bette and Joan from Olivia de Havilland's lawsuit. But they might not want to harp on and on about "meticulously researched" since we spotted several errors without doing any research at all!
/Film contrary to reports Captain Marvel (Brie Larson) will not be appearing in Avengers: Infinity War

A Detour to the Stage
Playbill in an upcoming revival of Stephen Sondheim's masterpiece (well, one of them) Company, the genders will be reversed
Playbill Kathleen Turner's speaking voice is, of course, legendary but now comes word that she's going to sing on stage!!! What? She's debuting a cabaret show "Finding My Voice" in Philadelphia
Broadway Blog Mandy Patinkin is taking over the lead male role in Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 on Broadway for 3 weeks only. MANDY PATINKIN.
Theater Mania Frozen is deep in rehearsals now - Instagram pics of the cast

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I would like to see more of the handsome Mr Arnaud too

July 26, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterJaragon

Kathleen Turner at Liberty -- Make it happen Scott Rudin!

Gay twitter has decided that La Bening is winning her first for the Gloria Grahame movie. What do you think? I'm a pesimist.

July 26, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterPeggy Sue

"But they might not want to harp on and on about "meticulously researched" since we spotted several errors without doing any research at all!"

I mean.... My favorite was when Jack Warner felt he wasn't making enough money from My Fair Lady and really needed a Baby Jane sequel to hit the box-office zenith. When the two movies came out the same Christmas. And My Fair Lady was a colossal hit that dwarfed Baby Jane. But whatev's. I also think de Havilland could afford to chill on this one.

July 26, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterNick Davis

Glenn Close winning an Oscar is so much more important than Annette Benning winning. I guess Annette winning seems a little more likely and thats why people cling to the idea?

July 26, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterPhilip H.

My twitter believes it's Annette vs. Glenn or Meryl's 4th.

July 26, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterPeggy Sue

Shut up people
MANDY PATINKIN IS PLAYING PIERRE!!! oh god can Bernadette Peters join him as Natasha?!

July 26, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterCraver

LOL the way you organized those links I thought you had said that Kathleen Turner would be playing Bobby's character in Company. Now I'm sad that isn't true!!

July 27, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterAdam

I am already falling asleep at the thought of that Hoult/Tolkein biopic.

July 27, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterGlenn Dunks

Adam- LOL

July 27, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterDAVID

@Glenn - Me too.

That production of "Company" could be really interesting. Good on Sondheim for being open to new interpretations.

July 27, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterDJDeeJay

I love the idea of a gender-switched Company. The show is my favorite Sondheim and I think it would lend itself well to this twist. I agree that Sondheim is super-cool to be so open to it.

July 27, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterRob

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