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  • Film Review: '47 Ronin'

    In Japan, the story of the 47 ronin is so central to the country's national identity that a special word exists for the act of retelling it: Chushingura. But despite this long tradition of flexible reinterpretation, the Hollywood-backed "47 Ronin" takes...
  • Hugh Jackman Exits Brewing Broadway Musical 'Houdini'

    Hugh Jackman has stepped away from the upcoming Broadway musical "Houdini," citing the scheduling demands of developing a new tuner as the cause of his departure from a project to which he's been attached, both formally and informally, for several years...
  • Hugh Jackman will no longer star in Harry Houdini musical

    Hugh Jackman will no longer star in Harry Houdini musical
    First writer Aaron Sorkin left the project. Now its star, Hugh Jackman, has also departed. The long-planned stage musical based on the life of Harry Houdini has lost its leading man, with Jackman withdrawing from the role. The Australian actor has cited...
  • Reel Critics: Ferrell can't 'Anchor' this sequel

    Reel Critics: Ferrell can't 'Anchor' this sequel
    I enjoyed Will Ferrell's first turn as Ron Burgundy, the foolish and pompous newscaster from the 1970s. In "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues," he amplifies the inappropriate behavior and comments of his character to new levels of asinine conduct and...
  • How SAG Award Nominees '12 Years a Slave,' 'American Hustle' Were Cast

    The characters comprising this year's SAG-nominated ensembles are based on either real people or memorable stage characters. So it's safe to say casting directors had shoes of epic proportions to fill. Rich Delia, who cast "Dallas Buyers Club" with Kerry...
  • Funny Women Get Us Where We Live

    Are men obsolete? Geneticists might argue and the folks on Fox News certainly believe it's a hot topic, but NBC, where Amy Poehler and Tina Fey just triumphed at the Golden Globes, and ABC, where Ellen DeGeneres will be hosting the Oscars, seem to be...
  • Hugh Jackman Helped Make Broadway the Star-Magnet It Is Today

    When Hugh Jackman hits Broadway next season in Jez Butterworth's play "The River," it'll mark his fourth stint on the Gotham boards in a dozen years. His return not only underscores his remarkable commitment to stage work for an in-demand thesp with a...
  • Battlefy CEO Jason Xu gets Hollywood investment in eSports

    GamerHub.tv Another example of eSports gaining mainstream traction comes from start-up Battlefy, which has just raised $1.3 million. When you look at who's investing in this new eSports logistics and management company, which makes it easy for gamers,...
  • Garrett Hedlund Tapped for Captain Hook Role in Warner Bros. 'Pan'

    After reading actors over the weekend, Joe Wright and Warner Bros. have tapped Garrett Hedlund to play Captain Hook in the Peter Pan origin tale "Pan." Hugh Jackman is already in negotiations to play the main villain, Blackbeard. Sources say an open...
  • New Digital Platform, Stage 17, Bets on the Broadway Demographic

    A new digital venture is betting old-school Broadway is the key to a lucrative new-media audience. Stage 17, launching a public beta next month ahead of a wider rollout later in the spring, targets a mostly female demographic of tech-savvy, cultured 25-...
  • Bradley Cooper Brings 'The Elephant Man' to Broadway This Fall

    Looks like Hugh Jackman has some competition on Broadway next season: Producer James L. Nederlander has confirmed that Bradley Cooper will star in "The Elephant Man" this fall alongside Patricia Clarkson and Alessando Nivola. All three thesps appeared in...