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‘Back To The Future’ to Become a Musical

Back To The Future is being turned into a musical. A stage version of the hit 1985 movie - which starred Michael J. Fox as time-traveling teen Marty McFly - has been given the green light to debut in London's West End in 2015. Robert Zemeckis, who co-wrote and directed the original film, will team up with co-writer Bob Gale once again to pen the adaptation. "[It will be true to the spirit of the …

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Box Office Breakdown: ‘Ride Along,’ ‘Survivor,’ ‘Nut Job’ Stay Put

With few newcomers this past weekend, it was easy for the Ice Cube and Kevin Hart buddy cop comedy, Ride Along, to maintain its top box office position. The runner-ups in second and third place - Lone Survivor and The Nut Job - also remained in their box office positions. Ride Along took in $21.2 million while Lone Survivor and The Nut Job took in $12.9 million and $12.1 million, respectively. Frozen came up one …

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Box Office Breakdown: ‘Ride Along’ Nabs Top Spot, New Record

  Although Ride Along seemed like it was going to face stiff competition this weekend, the Kevin Hart and Ice Cube buddy cop comedy not only came out on top but also set a new record for the biggest January opening (a title held previously by Cloverfield, which had made $40.1 million in 2008. Ride Along's record-breaking opening for the weekend was $41.6 million, dropping last week's top box office earner, Lone Survivor, down to …

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Box Office Breakdown: ‘Frozen’ Reigns Over ‘Paranormal’ and ‘Hobbit’

After weeks at the box office under the shadow of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, Frozen finally reached number one this weekend, despite the ambitious debut of the latest Paranormal Activity installment. Frozen took in $19.5 million to earn its number one title while Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones placed number two in its first weekend with $18.3 million. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug fell two spots to number three with $15.6 million …

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Sarah Hyland “Not OK” with Carly Rae Jepsen Casting

Sarah Hyland is "not OK" with Carly Rae Jepsen being cast as Cinderella on Broadway. The Modern Family star wrote a series of angry Tweets about the "Call Me Maybe" singer's scheduled appearance in the New York musical, saying she's "hesitant" about whether she will be able to pull the part off. "Today's a meltdown day. Carly Rae Jepsen is going to be Cinderella??? On Broadway??? NOT OK WITH THIS. [sic]," she wrote. Looking to …

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Hugh Jackman Drops Out of Broadway’s ‘Houdini’

Hugh Jackman has dropped out of the upcoming Broadway production Houdini. The 45-year-old Australian actor was due to take on the leading role as the legendary escape artist, Harry Houdini, in the eagerly anticipated show in New York City next year but will not longer be taking to the stage because of his busy schedule. "I have greatly enjoyed the collaborative process on Houdini. Ultimately, though, I wasn't able to commit to the time this role …

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Box Office Breakdown: ‘Hobbit’ Sequel Victorious Over ‘Anchorman 2’

Athough much buzz was drummed up for Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (not to mention all the appearances Will Ferrell made as Ron Burgundy for promotional purposes), it was not enough to overshadow the draw of the sequel to last year's The Hobbit. The latest installment of the Lord of the Rings series took in $31.5 million, securing its second consecutive week at number one. Anchorman 2 took in a respectable $26.7 million in its debut weekend while Frozen fell …

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Box Office Breakdown: ‘Frozen’ Proves No Match for ‘Catching Fire’

Despite an impressive jump from its debut at the twenty-second spot to number two this week, Frozen didn't make enough money to overtake last week's number one winner The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. The sequel to The Hunger Games took in $74.5 million, a good $8 million more than Frozen, which earned $66.7 million this weekend. Thor: The Dark World fell one spot to number three with $11.1 million while The Best Man Holiday also …

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Michelle Williams Heading to Broadway

Michelle Williams will make her Broadway debut next March. The 32-year-old actress, who has been nominated for an Oscar three times, is set to star as Sally Bowles opposite acclaimed British actor Alan Cumming, 48, in a new production of Cabaret. Roundabout Theater Company confirmed on Wednesday that the Brokeback Mountain star has signed on for a 24-week run and previews will begin on March 21, 2014 at the Kit Kat Klub at Studio 54 …

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Amanda Seyfried Wants ‘Wicked’ Role

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Posted by Andru Edwards
Categories: Musicals, Casting, Celebrity Gossip,

Amanda Seyfried wants to star in a stage musical. The Les Miserables actress would love to test her talents in Wicked on Broadway but thinks it would take a lot of work to get her ready for the stage: "To be honest with you, nobody would put me in that. I would have to take another two years of voice lessons before I could do that." If she can't star in Wicked, Amanda would be …

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