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Reaction shots are the (occasionally unintended) visual punchlines of award shows. For every tongue-in-cheek Martin Freeman reaction, there's a stone-faced Frances McDormand smash-cut for Twitter to crow over. So before the SAG Awards get underway, we're taking a look back at some of the best "reactors" at awards shows and attempting to predict who's going to be the one to watch this year. Britney SpearsWe're not sure what happened to Spears at the 2012 VMAs, but it kind of looks like an outtake from The Exorcist. Tommy Lee JonesThis is Jones at the 2013 Golden Globes, reacting to Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig's routine. »
- Alex Heigl, @alex_heigl
The Drama League’s biggest fête, the 31st Annual Musical Celebration of Broadway, will take place on Feb. 2 at the Pierre Hotel. New York theater fans can expect to see some of the brightest stars from the Great White Way in a ceremony that will include a musical tribute to the Emmy-, Grammy-, Oscar- and Tony-winning legend James Earl Jones. He joins such eminent previous winners as Neil Patrick Harris, Liza Minnelli, Kristin Chenoweth, and Audra McDonald. Proceeds from the League’s annual black-tie gala contribute to its educational initiatives for promising young theater directors. The star-studded lineup of guests includes Jones’ fellow “You Can’t Take It With You” cast mates, as well as Tyne Daly, Kelsey Grammer, Phylicia Rashad, and Alan Cumming, who will present the first-ever Arts Ally award to CBS’ “The Good Wife” for its support of the Broadway community. For tickets and more info, visit dramaleague. »
Things are about to get a lot smoother in a galaxy far, far away.
Today, screenshots and video from the Disney Xd animated series “Star Wars: Rebels” surfaced featuring Lando Calrissian, famously played in two of the original “Star Wars” films by Billy Dee Williams.
Lando was a friend and ally of Han Solo (Harrison Ford), but betrayed him to Darth Vader, ultimately getting Han frozen in carbonite. Lando later redeemed himself and was instrumental in the destruction of the second Death Star in “Return of the Jedi. »
- Joe Otterson
We still don’t know if he’ll make an appearance in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, but Billy Dee Williams is set to follow in the footsteps of James Earl Jones and Frank Oz by lending his voice to Lando Calrissian in the next episode Lucasfilm’s animated series Star Wars Rebels, and here’s the first shot of the character…
Update: And here’s another…
Star Wars Rebels returns to Disney Xd on January 19th. Check out our coverage of the show here.
The post First look at Lando Calrissian in Star Wars Rebels appeared first on Flickering Myth. »
- Gary Collinson
Before Anna Chlumsky's comic timing returns to television in the fourth season of Veep in April, it is making its debut on the Broadway stage in You Can't Take It with You. Chlumsky stepped into the James Earl Jones-starring production of George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart's 1936 play Tuesday. She replaces Rose Byrne as Alice, the play's romantic heroine, who is the most down-to-Earth member of the zany Sycamore family. Their wacky proclivities are drawn into even sharper focus when Alice brings home her beau from a tony family. EW spoke to Chlumsky, who had just wrapped the her HBO show, »
- Esther Zuckerman
The presentation of the union’s highest accolade will be the centerpiece of the annual ceremony which will be simulcast live on Sunday, Jan. 25 on TNT and TBS at 8 p.m. Et/ 5 p.m. Pt, the show’s executive producer Kathy Connell announced Tuesday.
SAG-aftra is honoring Debbie Reynolds for her career achievement and humanitarian accomplishments.
Also Read: SAG Awards 2015: The Nominees (Photos)
Fisher has been an actor, novelist, screenwriter and performance artist during her career. She »
- Todd Cunningham
6 items from 2015
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