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
At least it isn’t “Psycho” “Rear Window.” According to Variety, DreamWorks has begun plans to remake the Alfred Hitchcock classic “Rebecca” with “History of Violence” screenwriter Steven Knight.
Knight — Oscar nominated for writing “Dirty Pretty Things” in 2002, and also responsible for the David Cronenberg film “Eastern Promises” — will apparently go back to the Daphne DuMaurier source novel for his adaptation, and not work directly off Hitchcock’s moody thriller.
The… Continue reading 'Rebecca' Remake: Alfred Hitchcock's Only Oscar Winner Gets Re-Commissioned By DreamWorks
I’ve never understood some people’s fascination with horses. Horse lovers can go on and on about the creatures’ beauty, their gracefulness, their mystique. Me, I see overgrown donkeys that would love nothing more than to kick me in the nads. But HBO’s Luck, the new drama about horse racing that debuted tonight, is taking my ignorance for quite a ride of clarity. Through the eyes of Michael Mann (Heat) and… Continue reading Luck Is a Winner for HBO
Sex sells! After running a month-long contest to find the perfect commercial for his first fragrance, Phoenix, Keith Urban picked the winner recently, a steamy commercial by Littleton, Colo., resident Eric Noffsinger.
The 30-second spot, set to Urban’s song “Raining on Sunday,” stars actress Julie Lundy, who strips down and then suits back up in her boyfriend’s shirt, which carries the scent of Phoenix. It’s almost as sexy as… Continue reading That’s Hot! Keith Urban Picks a Steamy Commercial Contest Winner