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LONDON (AP) – Fresh from roaming the universe in “Doctor Who,” Matt Smith is to play a style-obsessed killer roaming New York in the stage musical “American Psycho.”

The musical is based on Bret Easton Ellis’s 1991 novel about a homicidal yuppie obsessed with high-end clothes… Continue reading 'American Psycho' Meets 'Dr. Who' in New Musical

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Bret McKenzie is a busy guy, hard at work on the music for the Muppets sequel “Muppets Most Wanted” and promoting his role in the Keri Russell rom-com “Austenland.” While those commitments are currently at the top of his priority list, the Oscar-winning multi-hyphenate tells Collider that there’s one other project he wants to pursue.

McKenzie revealed that he’s currently collaborating with… Continue reading 'Muppets' Musician Bret McKenzie Developing Fantasy Musical

Rocky

Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone), a Philadelphia boxer, is but one step removed from total bum-hood. A once-promising pugili… Read More

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Proving that no movie is safe from the musical treatment, “Rocky,” the Oscar-winning classic that made Sylvester Stallone a star, is set to make its Broadway debut.

The new musical, produced by Stallone, premiered last year in Germany and will open on Broadway in February 2014… Continue reading 'Rocky' Musical Heads to Broadway

  • ‘Stuck In the Middle With You,’ Stealers Wheel (‘Reservoir Dogs’)

    Possibly the most iconic use of music in the whole Quentin Tarantino oeuvre, QT trotted out the propulsive 1972 daytime AM favorite from Stealers Wheel to soundtrack, of all things, a captured cop getting his ear sliced off. One of the more ingenious things about his use of music in “Reservoir Dogs” is that it’s a minor plot point —

  • If you don’t know who Seth MacFarlane is, then the commercials for this year’s Academy Awards have likely left you a bit flummoxed. Who the heck is this guy, and why is he hosting one of the biggest television events of the year?

    MacFarlane is best known as the creative force and voice behind “Family Guy,” the popular animated show on FOX. You may also know him from his stints as… Continue reading Seth MacFarlane's Songs: The Oscar Host's Most Memorable Musical Moments