Tag: musicals

Cameron Diaz Hates Orphans In New “Annie”

June 27, 2013

Sony’s Columbia Pictures just concluded the negotiations with Cameron Diaz today for the updated movie/musical of ANNIE starting production in the fall for a Christmas 2014 release. She will play Miss Hannigan, the mean owner of the orphanage. Sandra Bullock was in negotiations for the role in Annie, but pulled out. Beasts Of The Southern Wild‘s Quvenzhane Wallis, who […]

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“Rocky” ready to take fight to Broadway

April 29, 2013

Rocky Balboa is poised to enter a whole new ring, when the musical adaptation of the Oscar-winning Sylvester Stallone film comes to Broadway early next year. The stage incarnation of Rocky brings together Tony Award-winning book writer Thomas Meehan (The Producers, Hairspray) with composer Stephen Flaherty and lyricist Lynn Ahrens, whose many collaborations include the musical Ragtime. Directing the production is Alex Timbers, currently represented in New […]

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Johnny Depp possibly heading “Into The Woods”

April 27, 2013

Johnny Depp is looking to act in another musical.  The Sweeney Todd star has entered talks to join Meryl Streep in Disney’s adaptation of the Broadway musical INTO THE WOODS, which will be helmed by Depp’s Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides director Rob Marshall. The film has been in the works for some time now, and it’s a fairy tale-infused story […]

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