Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Lin-Manuel Miranda proudly present “Millennials: The Musical”, a loving satire of musical theater and millennial culture. It tells the surprisingly uplifting story of a privileged Brooklynite, Crystal, whose world comes crumbling down when she loses her phone. #Hashtag. If you’re looking for more Johnson/Miranda goodness, check out this clip from their new Disney hit Moana featuring The Rock’s solo tune, “You’re Welcome”: Moana is currently playing in theaters.
On the last edition of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert before the election, host Colbert is joined by old pal Jon Stewart as they star in a Broadway musical about the importance of voting. Well, the importance of voting for Donald Trump’s opponent. Earlier on the show, Colbert had fun with the fact that the racist dictator wannabe had his Twitter access taken away from him by his staff: The Late Show with Stephen Colbert returns Wednesday nightRead More →
Sad news to report today. According to the entertainment news site Variety, veteran comedian and actress Anne Meara has died at age 85. Details regarding Meara’s passing were not revealed in a statement released by her husband, Jerry Stiller; son, Ben; and daughter, Amy to the Associated Press. It did note that Jerry was her “husband and partner in life” and that “the two were married for 61 years and worked together almost as long.” Born in Brooklyn, New York inRead More →
Comedy legend Larry David was interview by Charlie Rose on Sunday’s edition of 60 Minutes and if you were wondering, he’s still at peak ‘Larry David’. When not promoting his upcoming Broadway debut, Fish in the Dark, David touched upon his Brooklyn upbringing, how his mother wanted him to be a mailman (“Newman!”), and his time showrunning Seinfeld. It’s pret-tay, pret-tay good. (H/T 60 Minutes)
America’s other sweetheart, Emma Stone, dropped by Late Show on Monday to promote her Broadway debut in Cabaret but host David Letterman was more interested in her iPhone. So, they did what any folks would a phone would do: take a couple of selfies. Late Show with David Letterman airs Weeknights at 11:35pm Eastern/Pacific on CBS.
The New York Times is reporting that Mike Nichols has passed away last night at the age of 83. He is one of a handful of people who ever walked this Earth to EGOT — win an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar, and a Tony. Before Nichols (who was born Michael Igor Peschkowsky in Berlin, Germany on November 6, 1931) conquered both Broadway and Hollywood, he was a member of Chicago’s Compass Players, the predecessor to The Second City whoseRead More →
Deadline is reporting that British actor and comedian James Corden will officially be replacing Craig Ferguson over at The Late Late Show in 2015. The good news is that the comic — who was a very surprising choice given that his name was never mentioned in any rumors about who’d replace Ferguson until last month — has a very impressive resume that includes co-creating and co-starring in the cult sitcom Gavin & Stacey, winning a Tony Award for his performanceRead More →
Larry David dropped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to talk about his upcoming Broadway debut in Fish in the Dark, which he also wrote, but instead the conversation became about why dogs don’t care too much for him. Typical Larry David. Watch and enjoy! The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon airs Weeknights at 11:30pm Eastern/Pacific on NBC.