Little Shop of Horrors (1986)
So naturally Stephen Colbert and company asked with their latest mashup video Tuesday night: “If Donald Trump was a plant, what plant would he be?”
“The Late Show” team came up with the other-worldly, blood-crazed monstrosity from the 1986 cult classic musical “Little Shop of Horrors,” now called “Bigly Shop of Horrors,” to quote one of the president’s other best words.
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“It all began back in 2016. What started as a seed, grew into a corpulent, narcissistic plant, that couldn’t keep its stems to itself,” the cold open segment begins. “Now this self-involved plant is terrorizing
Directed by Tony winner Michael Mayer, Little Shop officially opens on Thursday, October 17. As previously announced, Tony nominee Gideon Glick (To Kill A Mockingbird) will join the production for a two-week (November 5 through November 17) as Seymour while Groff is on a scheduled leave.
Also in the cast: Tom Alan Robbins, Kingsley Leggs, Ari Groover, Salome Smith, Joy Woods, Stephen Berger, Chris Dwan, Kris Roberts, Chelsea Turbin, Eric Wright, and Teddy Yudain.
Described as “an intimate new production,” Mayer’s staging of Little Shop
Also, TCM has designated Godzilla as their “Monster of the Month” for October, so look for a bunch of classic films featuring the “King of the Monsters” and other beloved Kaiju throughout October as well.
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Friday, September 27th
3:15pm – The Mummy’s Shroud
6:30pm – The Mummy (1959)
Saturday, September 28th
2:00am – Belladonna of Sadness
3:30am – House (1977)
The announcement was made by producers today.
The Little Shop of Horrors Off Broadway revival will begin previews Tuesday, September 17, at the Westside Theatre, with opening night set for Thursday, October 17. Glick will take the role of Seymour Tuesday, November 5 through Sunday, November 17. Groff returns on Tuesday, November 19.
Glick, who has moved Mockingbird‘s audience with his poignant and very funny portrayal of the young Truman Capote-based Dill since last year’s opening of the Aaron Sorkin adaptation of the Harper Lee novel. He’s also appeared in Broadway’s Significant Other in 2017 and Spring Awakening in 2006, among other stage credits. On TV he
The program continues Cape’s push for inclusion and focuses on the gatekeepers and executives who have the power to greenlight projects. The fellowship is cut from the same cloth as the Cape New Writers Fellowship as it equips the next generation of creative executives with the skills and professional network to break into the VP ranks and beyond. Throughout August, Fellows will participate in evening sessions, intimate breakfasts, networking mixers, and one-on-one mentoring sessions with high-level industry executives.
”If we want to change the stories we see on screen, we must focus on the decision-makers,” said Cape Executive Director Michelle K. Sugihara. “By investing in these talented junior executives today, we are strengthening the
Among the ten is Robert Downey Jr.'s (Iron Man) Sherlock Holmes 3, The next project from the Russo Brothers and Tom Holland, Cherry, Will Smith's drama King Richard from Warner Bros. which tells the story of tennis stars Venus and Serena William's father, Universal's Purge 5, the Little Shop of Horrors remake, American Pie Presents: Girls Rule, Janis, Macbeth, Pandora and an untitled Atomic Monster project. 58 films applied for tax credits during the June 17 to 21 application period. In an official statement, the new California Film Commission executive director, Colleen Bell, had this to say.
"California is once again competing for big-budget
Other feature films announced Monday include a Warner Bros. remake of “Little Shop of Horrors” with a $9.6 million credit; Will Smith’s “King Richard” with a $7.5 million credit for Warner Bros.; Universal’s “Purge 5” with $6.4 million; Atlas Entertainment’s “Janis” with $2.5 million; “American Pie Presents: Girls Rule” with $1.1 million; and four other projects with a $2.5 million credit — “Cherry,” “Macbeth,” “Pandora” and “Untitled Atomic Monster Film.”
The commission said the 10 projects will generate an estimated $310 million in qualified spending (defined as below-the-line wages and payments to in-state vendors). The “Sherlock Holmes” project alone will generate an estimated $106.8 million in qualified expenditures — the second highest project spending to date for Program 2.0 behind the $118 million in qualified expenditures for “Captain Marvel.”
The 2009 “Sherlock Holmes
On Monday, the California Film Commission announced 10 feature films that have been approved conditionally for tax credits under the state’s Film & TV Tax Credit Program 2.0. Other film on the list include “King Richard” starring Will Smith, a “Little Shop of Horrors” remake and “Purge 5.”
The films that have received tax credits to shoot in the Golden State are expected to collectively bring in more than $310 million, the state’s Film Commission said Monday, with “Sherlock Holmes 3” alone generating roughly $106.8 million in qualified expenditures — defined as below-the-line wages and payments to in-state vendors. That would make it the second highest project spending to date,
The Robert Downey Jr. film is one of 10 projects the state's film commission announced will be shooting in the state. Others include Warner Bros' Will Smith drama King Richard, which centers on the father of tennis stars Venus and Serena Williams, Universal's Purge 5 and the Little Shop of Horrors remake.
"California is once again competing for big-budget film projects because it’s becoming clear that chasing the highest tax credit doesn’t always provide the best value,” said newly appointed California Film Commission executive director Colleen Bell....
The production and casting was announced today by producers Tom Kirdahy, Robert Ahrens, Hunter Arnold, Mickey Liddell, Curt Cronin and John Joseph. Previews begin Tuesday, September 17, at the Westside Theatre, with opening night set for Thursday, October 17.
Groff will play Seymour, the hapless, lovestruck florist who creates a monster when he starts feeding a voracious, people-eating and fast-growing plant. Blanchard will play his co-worker and love Audrey.
Borle has been cast as Audrey’s cruel dentist boyfriend Orin Scrivello
The Honey, I Shrunk the Kids star, 66, was a box office star in the 1980s and 1990s with hits like Ghostbusters, Ghostbusters II, Little Shop of Horrors, Spaceballs and The Flintstones.
Moranis left it all behind in 1997 when he made the decision to take a long hiatus.
So, what changed?
The actor lost his wife, costume designer Ann Belsky, in February 1991 to breast cancer, with whom he had two children. Moranis slowly left public life to focus on being a single father, but he’s never retired from the business, as he told The Hollywood Reporter
Paramount Pictures has bought worldwide rights to “Down Under Cover,” a buddy comedy starring Chris Hemsworth and Tiffany Haddish in a deal worth an estimated $40 million.
Paramount came out on top of the auction conducted by CAA and Filmnation at the Cannes Film Festival. Lionsgate, Sony, Netflix, Miramax and Stx were also in the running.
Producers include Hemsworth and Haddish along with “Avengers: Endgame” directors Joe and Anthony Russo and Mike Larocca, and Thematic Entertainment partners John Finemore, James Hoppe and Ben Grayson.
Hemsworth will play a detective who goes undercover to crack a series of casino heists in which the suspects are a troupe of Australian male erotic dancers. Haddish will portray his partner. The news was first reported by Deadline Hollywood.
Two Birds and One Stone “felt like an ending,” writes Trixie Mattel via email, but breaking out an electric guitar also felt like a logical
Said Mitchell Leib, president of Music & Soundtracks for the Walt Disney Studios.
"The selection of artists, producer and tonal direction was critical for the success of updating a classic song like this. Zayn's vocals are like no other and his artistic imprint immediately brought a contemporary and diverse presence.  Additionally, Zayn could have chosen any artist in the world to collaborate with on the duet,
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