Kathie Lee Gifford, noted morning-show wino and Broadway lyricist, has given the world what it didn’t know it needed: a Today show musical. This morning, the Today show debuted TODAY: The Musical, a song-and-dance extravaganza featuring the Today cast and crew.
In case you were eager for Matt Lauer and Al Roker to sing arias, temper your expectations. The show’s stars aren’t the main focus of the 14-minute musical. Instead, it stars stagehand Sal Cacciato as a props guy with big dreams… Continue reading Watch Kathie Lee Gifford’s ‘Today’ show musical starring Regis Philbin
Pixar’s newest feature Inside Out isn’t due in theaters until next year – but we already have a sneak peek at the short that will precede it upon its arrival at your local multiplex.
Lava is the latest mini-offering from the beloved animation studio, and it showcases what a Pixar musical might look like. The lead character appears to be a… Continue reading Watch: 'Lava' Shows Us What a Pixar Musical Might Look Like
Journey Sequels: Dwayne Johnson is set to star in two more sequels to 2008’s Journey to the Center of the Earth. Brendan Fraser starred in the first film, with Johnson stepping into the lead role for 2012’s Journey 2: The Mysterious Island. Chad and Carey Hayes (The Conjuring) will be writing scripts for both the third and… Continue reading Movie News: Two Sequels for Dwayne Johnson's 'Journey' Coming; Musical Trailer for Billy Crudup's 'Rudderless'
Goosebumps: Jack Black stars as horror writer R.L. Stine in Goosebumps, based on Stine’s bestselling series of horror books for young people. The first images show the demons from Stine’s own mind that he must confront and somehow get back into his head. The movie is due in theaters on August 7, 2015. [EW.com via Bloody Disgusting]
There’s a part of me that refuses to see the movie of Jersey Boys on account of its being a musical made for the stage. That can be said of most if not all musicals, really; but such “jukebox musicals” are mainly about giving audiences a live-concert experience of classic songs sung new by great talents of Broadway. On the big… Continue reading What Musical Needs to Be Made into a Movie?