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Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Ariana Grande Releases ‘Somewhere Over the Rainbow’ Cover To Benefit Manchester Victims by Tolly Wright

Following Sunday’s “One Love Manchester” benefit concert, Ariana Grande has released a live recording of the night’s emotional closing song “Somewhere Over the Rainbow.” The Wiza…

SOURCE: Vulture at 10:53PM
Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Robert Michael Morris, Actor in The Comeback, Dead at 77 by Tolly Wright

Comedic actor Robert Michael Morris, best known for his part in The Comeback, died on Tuesday, according to Deadline. He was 77. Before landing the part of Lisa Kudrow’s beloved hairdresse…

SOURCE: Vulture at 08:45PM
Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Bruce Springsteen Gave U2 Advice that They Promptly Ignored by Tolly Wright

There’s no denying the glory of Bruce Springsteen. I know it, you know it, and every member of U2 knows it, too. Yet, when the rock god, who Bono insists everyone refer to by his common ni…

SOURCE: Vulture at 12:51AM
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Thespian Kevin Spacey Shows Off His Vocabulary in Tonight Show’s Mad Lib Theater by Tolly Wright

Actor of the stage and film Kevin Spacey is widely considered to be pretty good at what he does (Awards? He has a few dozen). But, with the announcement that the House of Cards star is hosti…

SOURCE: Vulture at 01:26AM
Monday, April 17, 2017

Carousel Is Merrily Coming ‘Round to Broadway Again in 2018 by Tolly Wright

Carousel, a shining example from Broadway’s Golden Age if there ever was one, is returning to The Great White Way next season, reports the New York Times. And, based on the cast and behind…

SOURCE: Vulture at 12:01AM
Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Friends Musical Parody Will Be There For You Off Broadway by Tolly Wright

Finally, 13 years after the series finale, fans will be able to see The One Where an Unauthorized, Singing Parody of Friends Comes to Off Broadway. Friends! The Musical! will center around s…

SOURCE: Vulture at 11:17PM

Beatriz At Dinner Trailer: Salma Hayek Isn’t Enjoying Supper with Egotistical Billionaire John Lithgow by Tolly Wright

A self-made holistic medical practitioner, who is also a Mexican immigrant (Salma Hayek), joins a dinner party where a boorish hotel billionaire (John Lithgow) who may-or-may-not resemble a …

SOURCE: Vulture at 08:42PM
Tuesday, April 4, 2017

No Need to Traverse the Desert: Lady Gaga, Kendrick Lamar & More Coachella Sets Will Be Livestreamed on YouTube by Tolly Wright

It’s okay if you missed your chance (or just couldn’t afford) tickets to the first weekend (April 14-16) at Coachella: YouTube has you covered. According to Billboard, the website has re…

SOURCE: Vulture at 10:15PM
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Emma Stone & Steve Carell To Keep Tennis Going After US Open With Billie Jean King & Bobby Riggs Biopic by Tolly Wright

This September, don’t forget about tennis just because the US Open and, therefore Grand Slam-season, is over. Emma Stone and Steve Carell’s Billie Jean King & Bobby Riggs Biopic Batt…

SOURCE: Vulture at 07:55PM
Sunday, March 19, 2017

Robert Redford Pens Defense of NEA Against Trump’s Proposed Budget Cuts by Tolly Wright

As the beneficiary of a government grant dedicated to the arts, Robert Redford is a fan of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). Which means he was not thrilled last week when President…

SOURCE: Vulture at 09:55PM
Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Californian Children Will Soon Get Their Own Luxury Cinemas with Jungle Gyms by Tolly Wright

Southern Californian parents out there who are dying to see the latest Disney movie, but are having trouble finding a babysitter to watch their children, will soon have a solution. On March …

SOURCE: Vulture at 12:46AM
Sunday, March 5, 2017

Ariana Grande is the Rose to John Legend’s Not-So-Beastly Prince in ‘Beauty and The Beast’ Music Video by Tolly Wright

Cue the indoor fireworks — literal fireworks, not chemistry between co-stars. Leading up to the March 17th release date of the live-action Beauty and the Beast remake, Ariana Grande and Jo…

SOURCE: Vulture at 09:56PM
Saturday, March 4, 2017

Deadpool 2 Teaser: Wade Wilson Can Delay Seeing Logan If It Means (Maybe) Saving the Day by Tolly Wright

Like plenty of Wolverine fans, Wade Wilson, a.k.a Deadpool, a.k.a Ryan Reynolds, went to see a screening of Logan, but — as seen in the Deadpool 2 teaser that debuted before Logan in theat…

SOURCE: Vulture at 12:49PM
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Lady Gaga Is Taking Over Beyoncé’s Headlining Spot at Coachella by Tolly Wright

Five days after Beyoncé announced she’d be dropping out of her Coachella headlining spot — because, you know, she’s pregnant with twins — the massive music festival has found …

SOURCE: Vulture at 08:55PM
Monday, February 20, 2017

Let the Roots Guide You Through NBA History with Their Basketball Musical ‘The Evolution of Greatness’ by Tolly Wright

The National Basketball Association might be biased, but they’re pretty into professional basketball. Which explains why the annual NBA All-Star Game on Sunday night started with a full or…

SOURCE: Vulture at 01:24AM
Monday, February 13, 2017

Will Smith, Ariana Grande, John Legend & John Cena Are Singing While Commuting in Carpool Karaoke Series Trailer by Tolly Wright

James Corden might not be taking the wheel for every commute in the upcoming Carpool Karaoke webseries on Apple Music, but that doesn’t mean some star-studded shenanigans won’t happen wi…

SOURCE: Vulture at 12:10AM
Tuesday, February 7, 2017

‘Star Wars Land’ Opens in This Galaxy’s Disney World and Disneyland in 2019 by Tolly Wright

Though 2019 will mark the end of the Skywalker-saga with Star Wars Episode IX, it will also mark the beginning of fans visiting its universe in theme-park form. According to the Hollywood Re…

SOURCE: Vulture at 07:56PM
Sunday, February 5, 2017

Watch Lady Gaga Dive Into Super Bowl LI by Tolly Wright

There was no way that Lady Gaga wasn’t going to enter Super Bowl LI without making America’s jaw drop — and little monsters, she delivered. Feeling patriotic during America’s favorit…

SOURCE: Vulture at 09:06PM
Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Colin Farrell Rumored to Be the Slick Lawyer to Denzel Washington's Awkward Lawyer in Inner City by Tolly Wright

Denzel Washington might be getting a new partner in crime — er, stopping crime — in the upcoming thriller Inner City.  According to the Hollywood Reporter, Colin Farrell is in talks…

SOURCE: Vulture at 11:34PM
Sunday, January 29, 2017

Hamilton Doubling Number of $10 Lottery Tickets for Broadway Show Starting Tuesday by Tolly Wright

If you thought your chances of getting one of the 23 coveted $10 lottery tickets to Hamilton were less likely than the chance of a poor immigrant becoming General Washington's secretary foll…

SOURCE: Vulture at 09:21PM
Friday, January 27, 2017

John Legend, Céline Dion, DJ Khaled, and Luke Bryan to Join The Voice as Team Advisers by Tolly Wright

When The Voice returns to NBC next month for its 12th season, the star judges will have help from a group of equally high profile advisers. Vulture reported earlier today that Céline …

SOURCE: Vulture at 09:01PM
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Lady Gaga Teases Super Bowl Halftime Dance Moves and Assures the World She's Wanted This Gig Since She Was a Toddler by Tolly Wright

While there are plenty of children out there who want to grow up to be a rock star, one young Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta had a very specific dream: To perform at a Super Bowl Halftim…

SOURCE: Vulture at 12:51AM
Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Eastern Promises Sequel Is Actually Happening and Will Start Filming in March by Tolly Wright

Ten years after David Cronenberg's 2007 gangster film Eastern Promises was released in theaters, the sequel is finally being produced. According to Consequence of Sound, a casting notice for…

SOURCE: Vulture at 09:06PM
Monday, January 16, 2017

Broadway Stars Are Holding an Inauguration Day NYC Show to Raise Money for Human Rights Organizations by Tolly Wright

Though Jennifer Holliday is just the latest performer to decline a gig singing at President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration, other Broadway legends have no qualms singing on that day, so l…

SOURCE: Vulture at 01:05AM
Monday, January 2, 2017

Una Trailer: Rooney Mara Won't Forgive or Forget Ben Mendelsohn and Their Past by Tolly Wright

Though theater director Benedict Andrews's debut film, Una, has yet to find a stateside distributor, the well-reviewed Telluride and Toronto Film Festival indie is making its way to Singapor…

SOURCE: Vulture at 10:47PM
Sunday, January 1, 2017

At Long Last, Billy Joel Sang ‘Miami 2017’ in Miami, 2017, and Luckily No Lights Went Out on Broadway by Tolly Wright

On New Year's Eve, while the bright theater marquees and video billboards shined on in Times Square (much to Mariah Carey's horror), Billy Joel rang in January 1 by singing "Miami 2017 …

SOURCE: Vulture at 08:45PM
Friday, December 30, 2016

John Legend Thinks 'The World Needs' Kanye West by Tolly Wright

Though John Legend wasn't a fan of Kanye and Donald Trump's hangout session, that doesn't mean he's lost complete faith in Yeezy. In a recent interview with Rolling Stone, Legend spoke frank…

SOURCE: Vulture at 07:56PM
Monday, December 19, 2016

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Teases Its Next Musical Episode: 'The Gang Turns Black.' by Tolly Wright

After plenty of speculation, details are out about It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia's next big musical episode, and it sounds like a true return to (terrible, terrible) form for the gang. F…

SOURCE: Vulture at 08:10PM

Mariah Carey Still Doesn't Know Jennifer Lopez, So Why Should She Know Ariana Grande, Demi Lovato and Other Divas? by Tolly Wright

During Sunday night's Watch What Happens Live! host Andy Cohen had a hard time getting a straight answer from Mariah Carey about her love life, but the singer was ready to open up about who …

SOURCE: Vulture at 01:40AM
Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Chris Pratt's Santa Takes a Rather Frisky Turn During a Tonight Show 'Mad Lib Theater' by Tolly Wright

Somewhere in Pawnee, Indiana Chris Pratt's alter-ego Andy Dwyer is nodding his head in approval of Tuesday night's Mad Lib Theater on the Tonight Show. Using words chosen by Pratt in the beg…

SOURCE: Vulture at 01:13AM
Monday, December 5, 2016

How To Train Your Dragon 3 Won't Soar Into Theaters Until 2019 by Tolly Wright

Despite two previous successful movies training dragons, DreamWorks and Universal Pictures has decided to hold back the third offspring in the How to Train Your Dragon franchise for another …

SOURCE: Vulture at 08:14PM