Listen up, nerds! Tina Fey may trade in her stained, off-brand Snuggie and Liz Lemon-glasses for a bit of serious drama.
Vulture reports that the actress is a “cat’s breath” (whatever that means; also, ew) from joining Paul Weitz’s (“About a Boy”) “Admission,” the big-screen adaptation of Jean Hanff Korelitz’s novel. And! She might be joined by goofball-cum-relative straight man, Owen Wilson.
Written by drama vet Karen Croner (“One True Thing”), “Admission”… Continue reading Tina Fey, Owen Wilson May Team Up For 'Admission'
Most stories about NBC’s Smash can’t help but mention Fox’s groundbreaking Glee, but the producer of the upcoming musical drama says there’s little reason to compare the two.
Smash executive producer Craig Zadan, who has a long track record of producing musical projects, pointed out at NBC’s press tour presentation that Glee and Smash actually both owe each other some credit — even while noting they’re nothing alike.
“When we… Continue reading ‘Smash’ team: We don’t think our show is like ‘Glee’
What better way to start a slow Monday before Thanksgiving than with some casting news about some knighted British icons. Variety reports that Sir Anthony Hopkins and Dame Judi Dench will co-star in ‘Italian Shoes’ for director Sir Kenneth Branagh. Where’s Sir Ben Kinglsey when you need him?
Based on the novel by Swedish author Henning Mankell, ‘Shoes’ focuses on a retired doctor (Hopkins) “forced to confront his past… Continue reading Anthony Hopkins, Judi Dench, Kenneth Branagh Team for 'Italian Shoes'
If you’re making a movie in Hollywood and Steve Carell isn’t attached in some way, you’re probably doing it wrong. The hilariously busy and beloved star will reportedly team with famed authors Dave Barry and Alan Zweibel for an adaptation of their forthcoming novel ‘Lunatics.’ Out in January, the book focuses on two warring suburban dads, whose conflicts escalate with world-changing results. Carell, who will produce, would play… Continue reading Steve Carell, Dave Barry Team for 'Lunatics'