Congratulations Scott Rudin! The mega-producer can now count himself amongst the hallowed EGOT group, after winning a Grammy award this past weekend for best musical theater album (“The Book of Mormon”).
The EGOTs, an acronym that stands for Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony award, was popularized by Tracy Morgan’s character on the sitcom “30 Rock.” A running gag on the show is Tracy’s goal to win every award on the list… Continue reading Scott Rudin, EGOT Winner: Mega Producer Has Won An Emmy, Grammy, Oscar And Tony
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When Original vampire mama Esther (Alice Evans) returned to Mystic Falls after spending the last millennium six feet under, we knew she’d have some deeply hidden tricks up her sleeve. But could anyone have possibly seen tonight’s twist coming?
We learned tonight that Esther is not one for subtlety, as she marked her arrival with the grandest… Continue reading ‘The Vampire Diaries’: Talk tonight’s shocking twist, and find out what’s next from producer Julie Plec
Last week, The Playlist had a chance to speak to Alcon Entertainment producer Andrew Kosove and they got him to update them on a number of upcoming Alcon projects including a pair of remakes/relaunches the company is working on, one being a follow-up to Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner, the other being a remake of Kathryn Bigelow’s action-thriller Point Break.
Kasave told them that the Blade Runner… Continue reading Alcon Producer Updates on Blade Runner and Point Break
UPDATE: It’s official. Brian Grazer has replaced Brett Ratner as Oscars producer, and — contrary to earlier rumblings — won’t hold a candlelight vigil for Eddie Murphy to return as host. “Insiders tell me that Imagine Entertainment co-founder Brian Grazer has moved on this afternoon,” wrote Nikki Finke at Deadline about the Murphy-return rumors she initially revealed. “‘We are not going back to him. No way,’ they say.”… Continue reading Brian Grazer Replaces Brett Ratner as Oscars Producer [UPDATE]
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Crack open those cans of Duff beer: The Simpsons is staying on TV. After a public round of negotiations between the voice actors and the show’s studio, 20th Century Fox TV, Fox announced on Friday afternoon that the venerable animated comedy has been renewed for two additional years, bringing its run to at least 25 seasons… Continue reading ‘Simpsons’ exec producer Al Jean on renewal: ‘This isn’t an end but a beginning’ — EXCLUSIVE