Paramount Pictures has given the green light to a silver screen adaptation of popular 1970s show Little House on the Prairie. The film is set to be penned by screenwriter Abi Morgan and directed by Sean Durkin. 84 more words
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EXCLUSIVE: Award-winning playwright and writer Tony Kushner has been brought aboard to help pull together a screenplay for a film based on August Wilson’s beloved play… 543 more words
A movie based on the long-running “The Little House on the Prairie” television series is in the works at Paramount Pictures, which picked up the project in turnaround. 195 more words
Bette Midler will star in a 2017 Broadway revival of the musical “Hello, Dolly!,” directed by Jerry Zaks and produced by Scott Rudin.
Midler, who showed off her power at the Broadway box office in the strong-selling one-woman play “I’ll Eat You Last” in 2013, will play the title role of Dolly Levi, originated by Carol Channing on Broadway in 1964 and played in the 1969 movie by Barbra Streisand. 175 more words
Nat Geo Channel Developing Scripted Series with Scott Rudin, Josh Brand, Syria Docu with Sebastian Junger
National Geographic Channel is hitting the gas on scripted development, setting series projects with Scott Rudin and “The Americans” writer-director Josh Brand.
The cabler also is has a documentary series in the works on the war in Syria and Iraq with journalist Sebastian Junger and producer Nick Quested. 257 more words
Wallace Shawn is up to his old tricks again: pricking the conscience of right-on, left-leaning theatergoers. No one does that better than this impish, idiosyncratic polymath, who, at 72, still comes across as precocious — probably because we resent him flagging our complacent complicity in all the world’s ills. 651 more words