The 78th Annual Peabody Awards Ceremony is starting to come together, and now we know the names of this year's Children's winner as well as the nine lucky programs walking away with an award under Entertainment. Recognizing creative excellence in a wide range of digital media for over the past 60 years, this year's selection […]
west side story
Sounds like most of the cast has been assembled for Steven Spielberg's next big picture- a new feature film adaptation of movie musical classic West Side Story. Just yesterday, it was revealed that Corey Stoll (Midnight In Paris, The Strain) will be playing Lieutenant Schrank, the New York City detective charged with quelling civic unrest in his […]
Steven Spielberg's upcoming West Side Story retelling has rounded out the cast after a reported 30 thousand auditions with an unknown in the lead role of Maria. According to multiple outlets (Deadline, Variety, THR), 17-year old high school student Rachel Zegler will be playing the lead of Maria alongside Ansel Elgort as Tony. Zelger commented on the news to […]
The cast of Steven Spielberg's version of West Side Story is coming together. According to Variety Ansel Elgort has joined the cast in the lead role of Tony. Spielberg is directing from Tony Kushner's adaptation of the 1957 musical, which was originally written by Arthur Laurents and Stephen Sondheim with music by Leonard Bernstein, and […]
I think that the Sony leaks hosted by Wikipedia could prove to be a major anthropological discovery, a real slice of history, the unfettered thoughts of the executives of a major pop culture institution over a year. These will be studied in depth by current media students and future historians piecing together such an insight. […]
It's classic enough that it can stand reinventions, and musicals are remade all the time (Best Revival is even a legit category at the Tonys, after all).