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Watch: James McAvoy, Ruth Wilson, Lin-Manuel Miranda in ‘His Dark Materials’ Trailer

“Now is the time to choose a side,” the icy and frightening Mrs. Coulter says in the first trailer for “His Dark Materials,” the big-budget TV adaptation from the BBC and HBO of the bestselling fantasy books by Philip Pullman. Ruth Wilson plays Coulter, and is among a starry cast that includes James McAvoy and […]
Tags: Global, News, His Dark Materials, James McAvoy, Lin-manuel Miranda, Ruth Wilson


7 upcoming HBO TV shows viewers can look forward to after 'Game of Thrones' ends

HBO's biggest show, "Game of Thrones," ends on Sunday. But there's still plenty to look forward to from the network this year, including "Big Little Lies" season two and "Watchmen." Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. "Game of Thrones" ends on Sunday, but HBO still has plenty to offer the rest of the year. The hit fantasy series has been HBO's biggest show over the course of its eight seasons and the final season has been a ratings hit. The premium cable network is developing ...
Tags: Hbo, Time Warner, Alan Moore, Disney, Trends, Bbc, Netflix, Britain, Nicole Kidman, Meryl Streep, John Goodman, Sydney, Brian Cox, Shailene Woodley, James Wolk, Roy


Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, May 10-17

    Troubadour Theatre Co. presents the play “Julius Weezer,” opening May 10 at the El Portal Theatre in North Hollywood. (Courtesy photo by David Elzer)   There’s always something fascinating to do in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area. Here is a sampling of entertainments this week and also save-the-date events to put on your calendar.   EVENTS   Warner Center Grateful Hearts: The 13th annual lunch time event to thank and support local first responders Los Angeles Fire...
Tags: Books, Events, Local News, Music + Concerts, Theater, Things to Do, Art, Comedy, Dance, Mother's Day, Museum, Music, Pet Adoption, San Fernando Valley, Top Stories LADN


20th Century Fox TV Signs Jon M. Chu to Major First-Look Deal

20th Century Fox TV signs Jon M. Chu to major first-look deal Filmmaker Jon M. Chu has landed at 20th Century Fox TV. The Crazy Rich Asians director signed a major four-year, first-look deal with the television studio, according to Deadline. No details were disclosed, but it’s being reported to be somewhere in the mid-seven-figure range. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gpt...
Tags: Apple, TV, Movies, Netflix, TV News, 20th Century Fox, Lin Manuel Miranda, Chu, Jon M. Chu, ComingSoon


Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, May 3-10

  Cirque du Soleil’s Amaluna runs through May 26 under their big top tent in front of the USS Iowa on the waterfront in San Pedro. (Photo by Scott Varley/Daily Breeze/SCNG)   There’s always something fascinating to do in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area. Here is a sampling of entertainments this week and also save-the-date events to put on your calendar.   EVENTS   St. Francis de Sales School Festival: The 25th annual event includes entertainment, fireworks, food, game...
Tags: Books, Events, Local News, Movies + TV, Music + Concerts, Theater, Things to Do, Art, Comedy, Dance, Museum, Music, San Fernando Valley, Top Stories LADN


‘Almost Famous’ Musical Will Premiere in San Diego This Fall

Cameron Crowe‘s Almost Famous will jump from screen to stage this fall, as an Almost Famous musical heads to San Diego. Based on Crowe’s acclaimed 2000 film about a teen journalist on assignment with an up-and-coming rock band, the new musical will feature music by Tom Kitt, with lyrics by Kitt and Crowe. More on Almost Famous: The Musical below. Almost Famous It’s been almost 20 years since Cameron Crowe’s Almost Famous enchanted everyone (except me), and now the rock drama is headed t...
Tags: Movies, Dave, Stage, Elton John, San Diego, William, Musical, Rolling Stone, Cameron-Crowe, Hamilton, Crowe, Stillwater, Lin Manuel Miranda, Kitt, Tom Kitt, Old Globe


Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, April 26-May 3

    Calico Winds perform a classical program at Glendale Noon Concerts on May 1. (Photo courtesy of Gary Silk)   There’s always something fascinating to do in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area. Here is a sampling of entertainments this week and also save-the-date events to put on your calendar.   EVENTS   Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood: Take the tour and view the special “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” costume exhibit (costumes by Colleen Atwood) from ...
Tags: Books, Events, Local News, Movies + TV, Music + Concerts, Theater, Things to Do, Art, Comedy, Dance, Earth Day, Museum, Music, San Fernando Valley, Top Stories LADN


Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, April 19-26

  Circus Vargas’ The Greatest of Ease show April 25-May 13 in Woodland Hills. (Photo by Wednesday Aja/courtesy of Circus Vargas)   There’s always something fascinating to do in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area. Here is a sampling of entertainments this week and also save-the-date events to put on your calendar.   EVENTS   We Rock the Spectrum – Rockin’ Resource Fair: The event includes autism and other special needs information and vendors, Easter Egg Hunt and a Find t...
Tags: Books, Events, Local News, Movies + TV, Music + Concerts, Theater, Things to Do, Art, Comedy, Dance, Museum, Music, San Fernando Valley, Top Stories LADN


‘In The Heights’ Movie Cast Now Includes Stephanie Beatriz, Jimmy Smits and More

The In the Heights movie cast continues to grow, as Crazy Rich Asians director Jon M. Chu sets out to bring Lin-Manuel Miranda‘s other Broadway musical to the big screen. Jimmy Smits, Brooklyn Nine-Nine‘s Stephanie Beatriz, and several other actors have been added in the past few days. Hamilton veteran Anthony Ramos stars in the movie, which is based on Miranda’s Tony Award-winning musical. *Taps ?*Bueno, you didn’t hear it from me,But some little birdie told me…@VegaRubin IS [email protected]
Tags: Movies, Casting, Washington, Broadway, Manhattan, Musical, Miranda, Stanford University, Hamilton, Washington Heights, Lin Manuel Miranda, Benny, Vanessa, Carla, Nina, Dascha Polanco


Daphne Rubin-Vega, Stephanie Beatriz & Dascha Polance Join In the Heights

Daphne Rubin-Vega, Stephanie Beatriz & Dascha Polance join In the Heights The Hollywood Reporter has brought word that Warner Bros’ upcoming adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s hit Broadway musical In the Heights has expanded its all-star roster once again with the additions of Broadway star Daphne Rubin-Vega, Brooklyn Nine-Nine’s Stephanie Beatriz and Orange is the New Black‘s Dascha Polance. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB....
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, New York City, Broadway, Warner Bros, Orange, Miranda, Dominican Republic, Washington Heights, Golden Globe, Kevin, Jon, Lin Manuel Miranda, Corey Hawkins, Scott Sanders, ComingSoon


The ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Showrunner Leaves Her Agent As WGA Members Terminate Agency Ties

Krista Vernoff: “It was hard to part ways with [my agent] when the deadline expired for talks between the guild and the agencies. I say ‘part ways’ because I did not fire my agent. Instead, I quoted Lin-Manuel Miranda: ‘See you on the other side of the war.’ In response, my agent did what agents do: he tried to sell me. He tried to sell me on the idea that it is my guild that is being unreasonable here. He tried to sell me on the idea that this action by my guild is damaging and irresponsible t...
Tags: Art, Issues, Grey, Lin Manuel Miranda, WGA, Krista Vernoff, 04.14.19


In the Heights Film: Leslie Grace & Melissa Barrera Cast as Female Leads

In the Heights film: Leslie Grace & Melissa Barrera cast as female leads Three-time Tony winner Lin-Manuel Miranda took to Twitter to announce the complete main cast members of his upcoming In the Heights movie, revealing that singer-songwriter Leslie Grace and Mexican actress Melissa Barrera (Vida) have  been cast as the film’s female leads. In addition, Miranda has also shared the first behind-the-scene photo from the film’s rehearsal. Featuring our first look at the four main leads togethe...
Tags: Movies, NYC, New York City, Broadway, Miranda, Stanford University, Dominican Republic, Washington Heights, Benny, Tony, Golden Globe, Kevin, Jon, Vanessa, Lin Manuel Miranda, Corey Hawkins


Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, April 12-19

    Pastel artist Otto Sturcke demonstrates using pastels on April 15 in Santa Clarita. (Photo of ‘El Musico’ courtesy of Otto Sturcke)   There’s always something fascinating to do in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area. Here is a sampling of entertainments this week and also save-the-date events to put on your calendar.   EVENTS   Bianchi Planetarium at Cal State Northridge: “Spring Sky” show, 7:30, and “Protoplanetary Discs – Nursery of Exoplanets,” 8:30 p.m. April 12. ...
Tags: Books, Events, Local News, Movies + TV, Music + Concerts, Theater, Things to Do, Art, Comedy, Dance, Egg Hunt, Museum, Music, San Fernando Valley, Top Stories LADN


Film News Roundup: Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘In the Heights’ Casts Leslie Grace, Melissa Barrera

In today’s film news roundup, Leslie Grace, Melissa Barrera and Aaron Eckhart get major roles, Donna Langley is a commencement speaker, and the Brittania Awards are set for Oct. 25. CASTINGS Leslie Grace and Melissa Barrera have been cast for the feature adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “In The Heights” from “Crazy Rich Asians” director Jon […]
Tags: News, Aaron Eckhart, Lin Manuel Miranda, Jon, Donna Langley, In The Heights, Melissa Barrera, Leslie Grace, Leslie Grace Melissa Barrera


LGBTQ Trevor Project Socks

Lin Manuel Miranda said it best—"Love is love is love is love is love." Show your support for the LGBTQ community with these stylish socks, made to benefit the Trevor Project. The playful rainbow stripes underline a serious cause: crisis intervention for LGBTQ teens with the aim of preventing suicide. The Trevor Project is making huge strides and helps so many young people every day, and now you can give their work an extra boost. Made ethically in India with organic cotton.
Tags: Shopping, India, Lin Manuel Miranda, LGBTQ Trevor Project Socks


Mandatory Streamers: The Beginning of Game of Thrones’ End Is Here

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Mandatory Streamers: The beginning of Game of Thrones’ end is here Welcome to Mandatory Streamers, our latest column covering the best new streaming content coming your way every week! For the week of April 8, the beginning of the end has arrived as the Game of Thrones Season 8 premiere will launch on HBO this Sunday and we anxiously await who will meet their final bloody fates. Check out the best shows debuting and returning online this week as well as the latest renewal ...
Tags: Hbo, UK, TV, Movies, New York City, America, Bbc, Netflix, Broadway, TV News, Streaming, Game Of Thrones, Ricky Gervais, Hulu, FX, Hamilton


Jimmy Smits Joins Cast of In the Heights Movie

Jimmy Smits joins cast of In the Heights movie According to Collider, Golden Globe winner Jimmy Smits (NYPD Blue) is in the final negotiations to join the cast of In the Heights, Warner Bros’ forthcoming film adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s award-winning Broadway musical. Smits is set to play the role of Nina’s father Kevin, who is described as a proud and hardworking businessman. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRe...
Tags: Movies, NYC, New York City, Broadway, Miranda, Dominican Republic, Vega, Washington Heights, Lin Manuel Miranda, Benny, Kevin, Jon, Corey Hawkins, Nina, Smits, Scott Sanders


Watch the 'Hamilton' casts have a Fosse dance-off

The official @HamitonMusical Twitter account has declared war — with an extra special weapon: Fosse's famed dance moves. Tonight marks the premiere of FX TV series Fosse/Verdon, detailing the rocky, romantic relationship between iconic Broadway director-choreographer Bob Fosse (Sam Rockwell) and his wife Gwen Verdon (Michelle Williams). Not only is Hamilton creator and the original Alexander Hamilton himself, Lin-Manuel Miranda, the executive producer of the small-screen project, but Hamilt...
Tags: News, Broadway, Miranda, Hamilton, Alexander Hamilton, Andy Blankenbuehler, Lin Manuel Miranda, Thomas Kail, Alex Lacamoire, Fosse Verdon, Bob Fosse Sam Rockwell, Gwen Verdon Michelle Williams


Oprah Winfrey Donates $2 Million to Puerto Rico for Hurricane Relief Efforts

Oprah Winfrey is doing more to help Puerto Rico rebuild than President Donald Trump.Puerto Rico, an unincorporated U.S. territory, still hasn’t fully recovered from getting hit with back-to-back hurricanes in 2017, which severely has impacted the island’s infrastructure.Nearly 30,000 Puerto Ricans died after Hurricane Maria hit in 2017, just weeks after Hurricane Irma, and residents are still suffering through lack of power, food shortages, little-to-no medical aid, and much more.But Oprah wants...
Tags: Celebs, Charity, Awareness, Pop Culture, Jazz, Oprah Winfrey, Donald Trump, Oprah, Donations, Hamilton, Hurricanes, Puerto Rico, San Juan, Trump, Tony, Lin Manuel Miranda


CBS All Access Eager to Pick Up One Day At A Time

CBS All Access eager to pick up One Day At A Time Following Netflix’s unexpected cancellation of One Day At a Time, many fans, including celebrities like Lin-Manuel Miranda, took to social media to express their  love and support for the popular sitcom in hopes of catching other streaming services or networks’ attention to save the series for another season. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh ...
Tags: TV, Movies, Time, Norman Lear, Netflix, Sony, TV News, Cbs, Sony Pictures Television, Ted Sarandos, Cbs All Access, Tito, Brooklyn Nine Nine, Lin Manuel Miranda, Gloria Estefan, Pilar


New Blu-ray Releases: ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’, ‘Aquaman’, ‘Mary Poppins Returns’, ‘Willard’

In our latest Blu-ray round-up, we have two of the best superhero movies from last year, a well-intentioned but slightly forgettable Disney musical sequel, and Crispin Glover chilling out and freaking out with his some rats. These are the new Blu-ray releases and their special features you should check out this week and beyond. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse “Anyone can wear the mask. You can wear the mask. If you didn’t know that before, I hope you do now.” With that bit of dialogue...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Horror, Nicole Kidman, Animation, Meryl Streep, Rob Marshall, Angela Lansbury, Musical, Stan Lee, Emily Blunt, Aquaman, Jason Momoa, Dick Van Dyke, Remakes, Sicily


Hamilton Star Leslie Odom Jr. Joins The Many Saints of Newark

Hamilton star Leslie Odom Jr. joins The Many Saints of Newark Deadline is reporting that Tony-winning Hamilton star Leslie Odom Jr. has joined New Line’s The Sopranos prequel film The Many Saints of Newark in a key role. Details on his character have not yet been released. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.push(function() { var s...
Tags: Movies, Broadway, David Chase, Newark, Alessandro Nivola, Hamilton, Tony, Christopher, Lin Manuel Miranda, Michael Imperioli, Orient Express, Aaron Burr, Jon Bernthal, Leslie Odom Jr, Alan Taylor, Corey Stoll


Harnessing The Arts To Power The Ongoing Recovery In Puerto Rico (And ‘Hamilton’ Helps)

“While the government’s priorities shifted a bit in the immediate aftermath of [Hurricane Maria], as the island works to rebuild, tourism, particularly arts-fueled tourism, is playing a significant role.” The biggest example so far was the tour of Hamilton that Lin-Manuel Miranda brought to the island (and which attracted a lot of visitors) — and Miranda established a fund that funnels profits from that tour to local arts organizations. – Fast Company
Tags: Art, Miranda, Hamilton, Issues, Puerto Rico, Lin Manuel Miranda, 03.19.19


March 19 Blu-ray, Digital and DVD Releases

March 19 Blu-ray, Digital and DVD Releases Welcome to ComingSoon.net’s March 19 Blu-ray, Digital HD and DVD column! As you can see, we’ve added a video player at the top highlighting this week’s releases, and you can find more detailed write-ups of different titles below! Click each highlighted title to purchase through Amazon! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlo...
Tags: TV, New York, London, Movies, Horror, Mexico, Disney, Digital, West, Brooklyn, Vw, TV News, Jack, Dvd, JP, Craig


Off-Broadway’s Best-Connected, Best-Loved Talent-Spotter

“For the past 15 years, [Jason Eagan] has been the remarkably well-connected, stealthily low-profile, principal creative force shaping the innovative Off-Broadway incubator Ars Nova. … He’s the guy who plucked an obscure Billy Eichner out of one Manhattan basement and an unknown Lin-Manuel Miranda out of another; who discovered the alt-cabaret comedian Bridget Everett at midnight at a karaoke bar; who looked upon the glorious excess of Dave Malloy’s nascent War and Peace musical, Natasha, Pierr...
Tags: Art, Theatre, Broadway, Manhattan, Billy Eichner, Lin Manuel Miranda, Bridget Everett, Dave Malloy, Natasha Pierre the Great Comet, 03.13.19, Jason Eagan



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