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2 hrs ago | Daily Journal

Allison Williams headed skyward as NBC's Peter Pan

This May 5, 2014 file photo shows Allison Williams at The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating "Charles James: Beyond Fashion," in New York.

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Related Topix: Animation Movies, Peter Pan, Family, Adventure, Girls, Entertainment, Allison Williams

6 hrs ago | NBC New York

Getting James Brown

The tricky business of making movies about real-life musicians tends to best succeed in flicks about great performers or composers who died far too young.

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Related Topix: The Blues Brothers, Comedy Movies, Action Movies, Sport Movies, Rocky IV, Drama Movies, James Brown, Black Entertainment, Soul, Glenn Miller, Jazz, Rock-N-Roll, Jerry Lee Lewis, Entertainment

10 hrs ago | Pasadena Star-News

Hollywood Bowla s a Haira comes with hefty warning

This is the warning that the Hollywood Bowl gives about “Hair,” the famed 1968 rock musical that will play there tonight through Sunday: “Includes simulated drug use, brief nudity, profanity, questioning of religion, blatant sexual positioning, refusal of authority, energy, love, beads, flowers and happiness ... so ... (more)

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Related Topix: Kristen Bell, Hot Chicks, Hairspray, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Music!

13 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

'Girls' star Allison Williams headed skyward as flying hero of NBC's live musical 'Peter Pan'

The network announced Wednesday that Williams will play the boy who refused to grow up in NBC's new staging of "Peter Pan Live!" The live telecast of this musical classic will air Dec. 4. The 26-year-old actress-comedian plays Marnie Michaels on HBO's comedy "Girls," for which she has recorded several songs.

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Related Topix: Animation Movies, Peter Pan, Family, Adventure, Girls, Entertainment, Television, Allison Williams, The Mindy Project

14 hrs ago | USA Today

Zac Efron opens up to Bear Grylls about addiction issues

High School Musical alum Zac Efron shocked everyone when he completed a stint in rehab last year, but since then, he's been pretty open about his decision to seek help.

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Related Topix: Family, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, High School Musical, Zac Efron, Entertainment

16 hrs ago | River Front Times

Stray Dog Theatre's Funny Girl Stumbles With Miscast Lovers, Curse of Barbra Streisand

There are really two stars in any revival of Funny Girl , the much-lauded but rarely produced musical now playing at Stray Dog Theatre: Barbra Streisand and whoever else happens to be cast in the role of Fanny Brice.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Funny Girl, Celebrities, Vocal, Barbra Streisand, Ziegfeld Follies

20 hrs ago | Boise Weekly

Guilty Displeasures

Our nation's purveyors of pomp have failed their charge. In the simplest terms, movie studios have turned their backs on the nation's audiences; and those audiences, in turn, have turned away from the silver screen and toward their TV screens.

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Related Topix: Boise, ID, Oblivion, Western, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Alice in Wonderland, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Family, After Earth

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Canada.com

Movie critic: Fifty Shades of Grey trailer is a big turnoff

The one thing you must never admit when you are a film critic is that a film has turned you on.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Music!, Thriller, Crime Movies, Celebrities, Vocal, Marilyn Monroe

ReporterHerald.com

Christopher Walken cast in Disney's 'The Jungle Book' remake

Disney thinks so. The company announced Tuesday that Walken has joined the cast of its live action remake of "The Jungle Book."

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Related Topix: Seven Psychopaths, The Jungle Book, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Family, Adventure, Celebrities, Christopher Walken, Jazz, Louis Prima

ECNmag

The quantum Cheshire cat: Scientists separate a particle from its properties

The Quantum Cheshire Cat: Can a particle be separated from its properties? On July 29, the prestigious journal, Nature Communications , published the results of the first Cheshire Cat experiment, separating a neutron from its magnetic field, conducted by Chapman University in Orange, CA, and Vienna University of Technology.

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Related Topix: Chapman University, Orange, CA, Alice in Wonderland, Family, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Physics, Science

SanLuisObispo.com

Groundbreaking set for Graceland hotel

Elvis Presley Enterprises, the operators of Graceland, said Tuesday the groundbreaking for the 450-room hotel called The Guest House is set for Aug. 14. Once built, the hotel will include two restaurants, meeting and special events space, and a 500-seat theater for live performances.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley, Love Me Tender, Western, Theater, Arts

Now Toronto

Top 5 produced, abandoned and rescued movies

Terry Gilliam's The Zero Theorem isn't the first movie that's had to claw its way out of distribution limbo .

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Brazil, Drama Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Recreational Vehicle, Award

Chicago Sun-Times

Book Excerpt: "Robert De Niro: Anatomy of an Actor" by Glenn Kenny

While Allen's new picture, "Magic In The Moonlight," isn't even close to being a disaster , I don't think it's unreasonable Dwayne Johnson tries, but he's surrounded by poor CGI and a terrible adaptation of yet another comic book.

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Related Topix: Stone, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Sport Movies, Mean Streets, Comedy Movies, Thriller, The King of Comedy, Biography Movies, Raging Bull, Taxi Driver, Bang the Drum Slowly

ContactMusic.com

Eva Green for upcoming Tim Burton film?

Eva Green is reportedly in negotiations to star in Tim Burton's upcoming fantasy flick 'Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children', based on the Ransom Riggs novel of the same name.

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Related Topix: Horror Movies, Dark Shadows, Alice in Wonderland, Family, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Eva Green

The Independent

James Shigeta dead: Die Hard and Flower Drum Song Actor dies aged 81

'It is with great sadness that I report the loss of my long-time friend and client James Shigeta,' his agent said in a statement Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Flower Drum Song, James Shigeta

DNA India

Salman Khan asks Nikhil Advani to re-shoot some scenes in 'Hero'

Salman Khan had picked Kal Ho Naa Ho director Nikhil Advani to direct his next pet production venture which is also the launch pad for Sooraj Pancholi and Athiya Shetty.

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Related Topix: Short, Comedy Movies, Hero, War Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Salman Khan

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Examiner.com

Actor James Shigeta is dead at age 81

Mr. Shigeta was a Hawaiian born third-generation American of Japanese descent. After studying drama at New York University, Shigeta served in the Marines during the Korean conflict, rising to the rank of Staff Sergeant.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Paradise, Hawaiian Style, Animation Movies, Flower Drum Song, Family, Drama Movies, Mulan, Adventure, James Shigeta, New York University, Entertainment, Drama, Television

BroadwayWorld.com

Fiasco Theater's Into the Woods Extends Through August at The Old Globe

The Old Globe today announced additional performances for the second production of the 2014 Summer Season, Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine 's Tony Award-winning musical Into the Woods, which made its World Premiere at The Old Globe in 1986.

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Related Topix: Into the Woods, Theater, Arts, Classical, Stephen Sondheim, San Diego, CA, Balboa Park (San Diego, CA), 9

Firstshowing.net

Christopher Walken to Play an Orangutan in Disney's 'Jungle Book'

It's the role that everyone has been dying to see Christoper Walken take, they just didn't know it.

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Related Topix: Hairspray, Comedy Movies, Music!, Thriller, Catch Me If You Can, Crime Movies, Mousehunt, Family, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Wedding Crashers, Celebrities, Christopher Walken, Giancarlo Esposito

JAM! Showbiz

Chadwick Boseman an 'excellent' choice for James Brown biopic

Brian Grazer, second from left, Mick Jagger, second from right, and Chadwick Boseman, right at the New York premiere of "Get On Up" at The Apollo Theater, July 21, 2014.

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Related Topix: 42, Doctor Detroit, The Blues Brothers, Action Movies, Comedy Movies, Blues Brothers 2000, Get On Up, Black Entertainment, James Brown

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