Tony Bennett: An American Classic (2006 TV Special)
The all-star lineup for Tony Bennett Celebrates 90: The Best Is Yet to Come also features Andrea Bocelli, Michael Bublé, Diana Krall, k.d. lang and Rufus Wainwright, all of whom will perform with Bennett. The show will also feature appearances from Alec Baldwin, Steve Buscemi, Kevin Spacey, John Travolta, Bruce Willis and even Homer Simpson.
This project marks the first film under a new 2-year development deal between Disney and Lucamar. I am not familair with this play but know of Sondheim's work. Marshall continues to deliver blockbusters for Disney, and I am sure that this film will be a hit for the studio. There is a big trend of plays being turned into feature films. Tom Hooper (The Kings Speech) is currently working on Les Miserables.
Here is some information from the official press release:
Depp already has another ambitious project ahead of him, that being the remake of The Lone Ranger. I wonder how this project will effect the timeline currently in place for the that film, if there even is one. There’s also the obvious question of which actress would make the perfect Nora Charles. Hit the jump to see the press release.
Official Press Release:
Rob Marshall and John DeLuca officially sign-on to The Thin MANremake.
Marshall confirmed to direct the film and Marshall and DeLuca’s Lucamar Productions has come on- board as a producing partner.
May 09, 2011 (New York, NY) – Rob Marshall and John DeLuca
We sat down for a round table interview with Rahman to talk about his new film. He told us about his collaboration with Danny Boyle, why he chose a personal and intimate score with Western influences to help bring to life the director’s unique vision, and how much he enjoyed once again being part of the Oscar-winning team behind Slumdog Millionaire. Rahman also liked our suggestion that he consider working with Ryan Murphy on a Bollywood version of Glee. Hit the jump
In this action-packed tale of truth, betrayal, youth and demise, Captain Jack Sparrow crosses paths with a woman from his past (Penelope Cruz), and he’s not sure if it’s love–or if she’s a ruthless con artist who’s using him to find the fabled Fountain of Youth. When she forces him aboard the Queen Anne’s Revenge, the ship of the formidable pirate Blackbeard (Ian McShane), Jack finds himself on an unexpected adventure in which he doesn’t know who to fear more: Blackbeard or the woman from his past.
In this action-packed tale of truth, betrayal, youth and demise, Captain Jack Sparrow crosses paths with a woman from his past (Penelope Cruz), and he’s not sure if it’s love–or if she’s a ruthless con artist who’s using him to find the fabled Fountain of Youth. When she forces him aboard the Queen Anne’s Revenge, the ship of the formidable pirate
In 2006, "Dancing With the Stars" had three nominations in the choreography category but lost to "High School Musical." In 2007, there was a three-way tie as "So You Think You Can Dance" took two Emmys and "Tony Bennett: An American Classic" also won, leaving "Dancing With the Stars" the sole loser. And in both 2008 and 2009, "So You Think You Can Dance" repeated, albeit with just one win each time and sharing the most recent victory with the 81st annual Academy Awards.
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