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The Best Movie You Never Saw: The Cable Guy

20 October 2017 10:23 AM, PDT | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

Welcome to The Best Movie You Never Saw, a column dedicated to examining films that have flown under the radar or gained traction throughout the years, earning them a place as a cult classic or underrated gem that was either before it’s time and/or has aged like a fine wine. This week we’ll be looking at The Cable Guy! The Story: A newly single man (Matthew Broderick) is stalked by a... Read More »

- Chris Bumbray

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Valerie Bertinelli Reveals Why She Was Passed Over for 'Footloose' Role -- and It's a Pretty Good Reason

19 October 2017 8:20 AM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Valerie Bertinelli nearly landed the role of Kevin Bacon's love interest, Ariel, in the 1984 movie Footloose, but there was one problem.

The 57-year-old actress appeared on Wednesday's Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen and revealed that she went out for the leading lady role in the beloved dance film.

"It was between me, Lori Singer and Jennifer Jason Leigh," she shared. The part ultimately went to Singer.

More: Gwen Stefani Says She 'Almost Got' Angelina Jolie's Part in 'Mr. & Mrs. Smith'

As for why she ended up not landing the role, Bertinelli admitted, "I can't dance."

Bacon's real-life wife, Kyra Sedgwick, also made a shocking confession when she appeared on Wwhl last November. 

More: Beyonce Turned Down a Role In ‘Beauty and the Beast,' Director Bill Condon Says

The 52-year-old actress disclosed that as a teenager, she had an on and off relationship with Ferris Bueller himself, Matthew Broderick!

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‘Younger’ Star Michael Urie on Making His Drag Debut in 'Torch Song' and Staying True to Himself (Exclusive)

19 October 2017 8:18 AM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

“We need to be heroes again,” Michael Urie tells Et before a full weekend of performances at Second Stage Theatre, where the Younger star is leading the first major New York revival of Torch Song Trilogy, Harvey Fierstein’s seminal play about gay life and identity in 1970s and early ’80s New York. “We had a president who was a hero for us,” Urie says, recalling the past eight years with Barack Obama. “Now we have to be the heroes again and stand up for who we are.”  

That conviction is at the heart of Torch Song, which will open off-Broadway Oct. 19 and continue through Dec. 3. As the actor notes, the original production “actually changed people’s lives” when it premiered, first in three parts downtown and then on Broadway in 1982, when Urie was just 2 years old. (It has been revised and condensed to a more conventional length -- and renamed Torch Song -- for the new revival »

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Fox's Christmas Story: Jane Krakowski, Chris Diamantopoulos Join Live Musical

18 October 2017 10:28 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

We triple-dog dare you not to get excited about this casting: Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt‘s Jane Krakowski and Silicon Valley‘s Chris Diamantopoulos have joined the cast of Fox’s live musical production of A Christmas Story, our sister site Deadline reports.

RelatedFox’s Live A Christmas Story Musical: Meet the New Ralphie

Krakowski is set to play Miss Shields, teacher to nine-year-old Ralphie (played by relative newcomer Andy Walken). Diamantopoulos, meanwhile, will play Ralphie’s father. (He better brush up on his Italian!)

Fox’s A Christmas Story Live! is a new rendition of the classic 1983 holiday film, based »

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‘Christmas Story Live!’: Jane Krakowski & Chris Diamantopoulos Join Fox Special

18 October 2017 10:00 AM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Tony Award winner Jane Krakowski (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) and Chris Diamantopoulos (Good Girls Revolt) are set to star opposite Maya Rudolph and newcomer Andy Walken in A Christmas Story Live!, Fox’s live staging of the classic tale slated for Sunday, December 17. Krakowski will play Miss Shields, the teacher of 9-year-old Ralphie Parker (Walken); and Diamantopoulos will portray Ralphie's dad alongside Rudolph, who plays his mom. Matthew Broderick is the narrator. A Chr… »

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Jane Krakowski and Chris Diamantopoulos Join Fox’s ‘A Christmas Story Live!’

18 October 2017 10:00 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Fox’s “A Christmas Story Live!” has cast Jane Krakowski and Chris Diamantopoulos in featured roles.

The “30 Rock” alum joins the live TV musical as Ralphie’s teacher, Miss Shields, while the “Silicon Valley” vet will play the kid’s dad. The two join previously announced cast members Maya Rudolph, Matthew Broderick and Andy Walken.

Rudolph is Ralphie’s mom, Broderick plays the narrator — adult Ralphie — and Walken will be the 9-year-old holding out hope for a Red Ryder BB gun. »

- Tony Maglio

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Watch Trevor Noah’s ‘Daily Show’ Team ‘Ferris Bueller’ Their Way to Chicago Week (Video)

17 October 2017 6:52 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Trevor Noah has taken his “Daily Show” on the road, with The Best F#@king News Team Ever spending their week working in Chicago. It wasn’t easy to pack up the entire New York City squad — and they actually forgot to bring the set — but the gang eventually got there. Along the way, the Comedy Central crew borrowed its intro from “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,” with Noah giving Matthew Broderick a real run for his money. As for Ben Stein, well, he did a great Ben Stein. Also Read: Trevor Noah Finds the Silver Lining in Cam Newton's Sexist Remark (Video) Later, »

- Tony Maglio

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Greenlit: Casting Info on the latest TV and Film Projects You Should Know

16 October 2017 8:00 AM, PDT | backstage.com | See recent Backstage news »

Greenlit means a project is officially a go, so all you have to do is follow these leads to stay up to date. You never know where you’ll find an opportunity to land an audition! “A Christmas Story: Live”The Fox musical event is gearing up for the holidays. In addition to Maya Rudolph and Matthew Broderick, the broadcast has found its little Ralphie in Andy Walken. The 11-year-old won out over 350 hopeful actors. There are no other names attached to the project, directed by Alex Rudzinski, who also co-directed “Grease Live!” and executive produced “Hairspray Live!” The musical will air Sunday, Dec. 17, so more roles should be cast soon, likely by Telsey + Co, who Rudzinski has worked with on the other live, televised musicals on his resume. “Champions”As “The Mindy Project” wraps up production, Mindy Kaling isn’t slowing down. Her next project, “Champions,” which she hinted »

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‘A Christmas Story Live’ Casts Ralphie – Meet Him in a New Video

12 October 2017 7:30 AM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

A Christmas Story is the latest property to receive the live TV treatment. Recently, Matthew Broderick was announced as the voice of older Ralphie, aka the narrator. Now, the role of the younger Ralphie has finally been cast. Watch a new A Christmas Story Live video announcing the actor below! It’s October, which means the holiday […]

The post ‘A Christmas Story Live’ Casts Ralphie – Meet Him in a New Video appeared first on /Film. »

- Chris Evangelista

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Fox's Live A Christmas Story Musical: Meet the New Ralphie

11 October 2017 2:04 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Fox has found its Ralphie: 11-year-old Andy Walken will star as the Bb gun-loving kid in the network’s live musical presentation of A Christmas Story.

Walken — who already has a handful of TV acting credits under his belt, including NCIS and Heartbeat — won the role after a nationwide search that resulted in 350 auditions. A self-described Christmas Story fanatic, Walken said during the casting process that “if I got this role, it would be the greatest, most awesome Christmas present I’ve ever gotten in my life.” (Aw!)

Fox also released a video detailing the casting process and showing »

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‘A Christmas Story': Live Fox Musical Casts Its Ralphie

11 October 2017 2:00 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Fox’s “A Christmas Story Live!” has found its Ralphie Parker. The three-hour live musical production will star 11-year-old Andy Walken from Seattle, Wash. More than 350 applicants were in the mix for the coveted part in the project that airs Dec. 17. Walken joins previously announced cast members Matthew Broderick, who narrates, and Maya Rudolph, playing Ralphie’s mother. Also Read: 'The Little Mermaid' Live Musical Postponed by ABC “Christmas Story Live” is based on the 1983 film and subsequent Tony-nominated Broadway adaptation. Peter Billingsley originated the role of Ralphie in director Bob Clark’s movie that has become a holiday staple. »

- Ryan Gajewski

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Over 20 Years Worth of Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick's Big City Love

29 September 2017 9:55 AM, PDT | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

Sarah Jessica Parker may be best known for her role as perennial city girl Carrie Bradshaw, but there's something else in her life that has stood the test of time: her marriage to fellow actor Matthew Broderick. Their love story reads like a Woody Allen movie: Sarah Jessica and Matthew met in 1991 after being introduced at a theater company by one of Sarah Jessica's brothers. They tied the knot in 1997 with a civil ceremony on Manhattan's Lower East Side - she famously wore a black wedding gown! - and have since become parents to son James Wilkie and twin daughters Tabitha and Loretta. They're not just one of Hollywood's longest-running celebrity couples, though - Matthew and Sjp are also widely recognized as famous figures in the Big Apple. They live in the West Village, champion important causes like arts education and music programs, and support the NYC Ballet and Unicef. »

- Brittney Stephens

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Sarah Jessica Parker and Keri Russell Have Stylish Date Nights With Their Guys at NYC Ballet Gala

29 September 2017 7:47 AM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Sarah Jessica Parker and Keri Russell had their Matthews by their side for their evening out in the city.

Parker showed up to the New York City Ballet's 2017 Fall Fashion Gala with husband Matthew Broderick on her arm, while Russell was also at the event with her guy and Americans co-star, Matthew Rhys.

Photos: Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys Inspire Major Relationship Goals at Pre-Emmys Party

Both couples were dressed to the nines for their formal date nights. The 52-year-old Sex and the City star put her hair up in a tight bun to keep the attention on her navy fringe Monse dress that she paired with a Gabriela Hearst bag.

As for Russell, 41, her black ruffled dress was a classy take on an '80s dress style. Meanwhile, Broderick and Rhys both opted for dapper tuxedos.

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More: Sarah Jessica Parker, Matthew Broderick and Andy Cohen Ride NYC Subway Unnoticed!

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Theater’s Most Anticipated, Star-Studded Shows of the Fall Season

26 September 2017 7:00 AM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

In addition to fall TV and a new slate of prestigious films, theater is gearing up for a new season, both on and Off-Broadway. 

This year, there is no shortage of Hollywood star power -- ahem, the Broadway debuts of Amy Schumer and Uma Thurman, the return of Anna Camp and Clive Owen, and the Boss -- as well as anticipated new productions, must-see revivals and the redemption of director Julie Taymor. And the action is not limited to New York as two major musical adaptions get their feet wet with out of town tryouts. 

2017 Fall Preview: Et's Complete Coverage


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Denver Center for the Performing Arts (Colorado)

Disney’s global animated phenomenon is headed to the Broadway stage with a new musical from composers and lyricists RobertLopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez and book writer Jennifer Lee in February 2018 after a limited engagement in Denver. The Snow Queen-inspired fairy tale and its Norwegian kingdom of Arendelle »

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So You Think You Can Dance Season 14 Finale: Did the Right Dancer Win?

25 September 2017 6:59 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

After 16 long weeks of backflips, pliés and high kicks, So You Think You Can Dance reached the end of its 14th season on Monday night, at last bestowing the title of America’s Favorite Dancer upon one of the four finalists.

But before we could find out whether Koine, Taylor, Lex or Kiki was the Season 14 champ, Sytycd stayed true to its finale form, offering up a two-hour stroll down memory lane before unleashing a confetti shower upon the eventual winner.

In the meantime, here’s how those 120 minutes were filled:

RelatedFall TV 2017: Your Handy Calendar of 100+ Season and »

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TVLine Items: Archie Panjabi Is Female Bull, Fox's Rent Set for 2019 and More

25 September 2017 12:58 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

The Good Wife vet Archie Panjabi is returning to her former CBS stomping grounds for a guest spot on the network’s sophomore drama Bull.

RelatedBull, Charging: How TV’s Other Hit Freshman Drama Tweaked Its Formula

Just like Michael Weatherly’s Tac team leader, Panjabi’s character — the brilliant Arti Cander — “is a trial scientist as well,” Bull showrunner Glenn Gordon Caron tells TVLine of Panjabi’s one-off appearance, in Episode 8. “We’re very excited to have her.”

Bull returns this Tuesday, Sept. 26 at 9/8c on CBS.

EW.com first reported the casting.

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TV Talk: Dan Harmon Criticizes Fans for Doxxing Female ‘Rick and Morty’ Writers

22 September 2017 1:07 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

On this episode of Collider TV Talk (September 22, 2017) Josh Macuga, Sinead de Vries and Grace Hancock discuss: Dan Harmon has no time for misogynistic Bs against writers of Rick and Morty K.J. Apa's car crash after 16-hour work day on Riverdale Arrow Season 6 premiere images Bill Clinton/James Patterson novel to become a series at Showtime Matthew Broderick cast as narrator in A Christmas Story Live on Fox De Vries Style Twitter Questions Pick of the Day - If you could pick any city other than La or New York to set a show in, … »

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Jennifer Garner Not Leaning On Matthew Broderick Amid Divorce, Despite Report

22 September 2017 7:27 AM, PDT | GossipCop | See recent GossipCop news »

Jennifer Garner isn’t leaning on Matthew Broderick amid her divorce from Ben Affleck, despite a completely fabricated report. The article claims the pair have “developed an intense bond” while working together on the upcoming animated movie, Amusement Park, but it’s all made-up. Gossip Cop can exclusively set the record straight. A so-called “source” tells RadarOnline, […] »

- Andrew Shuster

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Gotham Season 4 Premiere Recap: Amateur Knight

21 September 2017 6:00 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

With a Dark Knight rising, the birth of a fearsome foe and a cool twist on Penguin’s criminal empire, Fox’s Gotham appears to be bat on track after a patience-testing, Tetch-and-go season.

It is early, of course, but Season 4 portends to be a bit more focused, with the premiere zeroing in on Penguin’s new “license to (anything but) kill” initiative, which has taken a serious bite out of crime by regulating it — and thus earned the backroom endorsement of both the mayor and police chief. Gordon of course isn’t at first aware of, and even upon »

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Matthew Broderick will narrate Fox's A Christmas Story Live!

21 September 2017 5:32 PM, PDT | avclub.com | See recent The AV Club news »

Presumably figuring that there’s no better voice to narrate an iconic American childhood than an actor who’s never managed to leave the adjective “boyish” entirely behind, Fox has announced that Matthew Broderick will star as the narrator in its upcoming live production of the holiday classic A Christmas Story.

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- William Hughes

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