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The Oscar-winning actor, House of Cards star and artistic director of London's Old Vic will be joining us to answer your questions on Wednesday 4 June
Whether his 3.6 million followers associate Spacey more with stage or screen will depend on their own viewing habits. Oscar and Olivier award-winning in the same year (1999) for Sam Mendes's film American Beauty and The Iceman Cometh at London's Old Vic, Spacey has conquered both mediums. Oh, and then there's the TV. As Frank Underwood in the hit Netflix series, House of Cards, the 54-year-old is leading the charge of the on-demand trend.
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- Guardian Staff
Nathan Lane never turns off his sense of humor, one of many reasons that he is this year’s recipient of the Peter Ustinov Comedy Award at the Banff World Media Festival. “I’m always thrilled when anyone wants to give me an award,” Lane says. “Although I somehow think there’s been a horrible mistake.”
Lane, who began his career as a stand-up comedian but has since worked in TV, film and theater, has a longstanding passion for life on the stage. Musicals and plays, such as “The Odd Couple,” have given the Tony Award winner an opportunity to play deeper, grittier characters as he has on CBS’ “The Good Wife.”
“It’s reminded people that I do more than comedy,” Lane says. “No one’s offering me anything of that kind of depth or complexity in film … which is certainly one of the reasons I love the theater so much. »
- Francesca Bacardi
With each new piece of news we get Iifa in Tampa this year just gets more exciting! In our interview, Iifa and Wizcraft Director Andre Timmins teased us with the news that some big name Hollywood names would be coming to Iifa and now we have the scoop! Renowned actor, Kevin Spacey will be leading an acting workshop during the 15th Videocon D2H Iifa Weekend. How cool is that! Joining him will be the fabulous Vidya Balan.
Andre Timmins, Director – Wizcraft International & Iifa said, “Iifa has always been viewed as a platform to bridge the gap between the Indian film industry and the international audience. It has been our dream to be able to do this with the participation of Hollywood artists being featured within our events and this year as we debut in America we are proud to have achieved this with a masterclass that celebrates accomplished actors »
- Stacey Yount
Nathan Lane's fans may be looking forward to his appearance in a one-night-only Carnegie Hall concert of "Guys and Dolls" on April 3, but the actor is anticipating another role that he will reprise in Brooklyn a year from now. Lane, who gained fame in Broadway musicals and comedies, including the 2001 hit "The Producers" and the 2005 revival of "The Odd Couple," will play the challenging role of Theodore Hickman, or "Hickey," in "The Iceman Cometh" at Bam in February and »
- Kathy Shwiff
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