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  • 'Amelie' to Be Adapted for Broadway

    Following in the footsteps of movies-turned-musicals such as "Kinky Boots" and "Billy Elliot," an adaptation of the 2001 French film "Amelie" is aimed at Broadway. Dan Messe of the Brooklyn-based indie band Hem has been tapped to compose, and he made the...
  • Marion Cotillard Set to Topline 'Macbeth' Opposite Michael Fassbender

    French star Marion Cotillard, who won an Oscar for her performance in Edith-Piaf biopic "La Vie en Rose," is set to take the leading role in Justin Kurzel's "Macbeth." She replaces Natalie Portman who was announced for the part at Cannes. Cotillard...
  • Shakespeare's 'Macbeth' finds its pop-culture moment

    Shakespeare's 'Macbeth' finds its pop-culture moment
    The play is more than 400 years old and we all know how it ends, but suddenly William Shakespeare's "Macbeth" is back in vogue. The Scottish tragedy is enticing a number of actors ranging from young to the far side of middle age to play the murderous...
  • 'Star Wars' Deal Marks Latest Coup for the U.K.

    While Hollywood continues to feel withdrawal pains from the production exodus, the U.K. is thriving, thanks to a mix of tax incentives and high-quality crews. Pinewood Shepperton and Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden have been working full bore during the...
  • Going to Tuscany this fall? There's an app for that

    Going to Tuscany this fall? There's an app for that
    Are you heading to Tuscany this fall? Curse you! But just to show I’m not bitter, here’s a tip that is going to make your trip a whole lot better. Judy Witts Francini, a well-known cooking teacher who has lived in Florence, Italy, for 30...
  • 'Merrily We Roll Along' revival from London coming to U.S. cinemas

    The acclaimed London revival of Stephen Sondheim's "Merrily We Roll Along" from the Menier Chocolate Factory will be broadcast to cinemas in the U.S. next month. The musical production will be screened starting Oct. 23 in cinemas across the country....
  • 'Much Ado About Nothing' review: Mission to memorize

    'Much Ado About Nothing' review: Mission to memorize
    ** (out of four) Their tongues tangled by declarations unbeknownst to them, much of the cast of Joss Whedon’s Shakespeare adaptation “Much Ado About Nothing” struggles to suggest they connect to what they’re saying. Well, not...
  • 'Much Ado About Nothing': Fun facts about Shakespeare on film

    'Much Ado About Nothing': Fun facts about Shakespeare on film
    With Joss Whedon's contemporary take on Shakespeare's romantic comedy "Much Ado About Nothing" winning the hearts of most critics and earning a tidy $183,000 in just five theaters in its opening weekend, it's the perfect time to brush up on your...
  • 'Much Ado About Nothing': A DIY film project at Joss Whedon's home

    'Much Ado About Nothing': A DIY film project at Joss Whedon's home
    When architect Kai Cole began designing her Mediterranean-style Santa Monica home, she weighed all the usual concerns — space, light, flow — along with one quite specific to her family's needs: where to hold the Shakespeare readings. Cole...
  • Kenneth Branagh's 'The Magic Flute' to screen stateside

    Kenneth Branagh's 'The Magic Flute' to screen stateside
    After a trip to Amsterdam in the summer of 2008, Los Angeles Times music critic Mark Swed brought back a curious souvenir: a three-disc Dutch edition of Kenneth Branagh's "The Magic Flute,” which he’d spotted in a remote record-store window....
  • Lily James picked to star in 'Cinderella'

    Lily James, who plays Lady Rose MacClare in "Downton Abbey," will take the lead role once rumored for Emma Watson in "Cinderella," the Walt Disney Co., announced Tuesday. The 24-year-old English actress, whose film credits include "Wrath of the Titans"...