The monologue then turned musical again when Corden began to tell a story of his childhood, when he fell in love with the stage. He ran through an impressive medley of songs, parodying musicals like Les Miserables, Phantom of the Opera, The Lion King, Grease, Jesus Christ Superstar, The Sound of Music, Music Man, Annie, Guys & Dolls, and more. … [Read more...] about Tony Awards 2016: James Corden parodies a dozen musicals with impressive medley
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3. Viola Davis submits as a lead actress for Fences in 2016. With the pressure off Davis to finally win one, what with her pedigree as a leading actress already cast in gold, Davis submits as a lead for Fences, just as she was when she won the Tony Award for the same role in August Wilson’s play. Her nomination in the far more competitive Best Actress category either bumps off her old pal Meryl (for Florence Foster Jenkins) or, more likely, since Streep’s nomination came on the wings of a barn-burner speech at the Golden Globes just as Oscar ballots were being cast, the comparably lesser known Ruth Negga, for Loving. … [Read more...] about What Happens in the Mirror Universe Where Sandra Bullock Loses Best Actress in 2009?
“I have a lot of friends who share a lot of their personal life on Instagram or social media, very publicly. I admire it and I think it’s great – but I think it’s all about personal choice,” she told Glamour UK in February. “Because my work requires me to be out there, I just decided my personal life will be quiet. That’s why it’s called personal, because it’s something for you and your family, and I feel happy with it.” … [Read more...] about Irina Shayk Said She Was ‘Happy’ Keeping Life with Bradley Cooper ‘Quiet’ Months Before Split
Cooper had a big year in 2018 with the release of his hit film A Star Is Born, which was nominated for eight Academy Awards. After the award season ended, Cooper made sure to slow down and focus on his family, a source told PEOPLE in April 2019. … [Read more...] about Bradley Cooper and Irina Shayk Split After 4 Years Together
When CBS executives initially decided to develop a new Star Trek show – partially to attract subscribers to what would become CBS All Access – the idea of emphasizing the franchise’s long history of inclusion, diversity and multicultural respect was a no-brainer. What was less obvious, however, was what story they wanted to tell. They brought on a creative team headed by Alex Kurtzman, producer of the 2009 reboot, and Bryan Fuller, a showrunner who’d gotten his start in TV writing for Voyager and Deep Space Nine before creating beloved cult shows like Hannibal. The duo had imagined the new series as a prequel, setting it in the increasingly small window of Trek lore that hadn’t already been covered. … [Read more...] about Inside ‘Star Trek Discovery’: The Franchise’s Answer to the Trump Era