Tag Archives: Mary Poppins

Writers Guild blocking “Bring It On” musical

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Broadway musicals inspired by popular films are nothing new. Theater crowds routinely line up for “Marry Poppins,” “The Lion King” or “Legally Blonde.” And if you can’t make it to Manhattan, traveling productions usually bring the music and run to you via regional tours. But on the eve[...]

Katy Perry thinks she’d make a good Mary Poppins

HollywoodNews.com: Katy Perry has been focusing on her music career, but if she wanted to go into acting, she has the perfect role picked out. Perry recently revealed that she could see herself playing Mary Poppins, states the Mirror. “I think I could play her if they remade it. Russell [Brand][...]

‘Despicable Me’ mini-movies coming to Blu-ray and DVD in December

HollywoodNews.com: Everyone’s favorite new hilarious animation film, “Despicable Me,” is finally coming to your home theater. On December 14, Universal Studios Home Entertainment will release the film with some bonus features. For a limited time only a trio of all-new, hilarious adventures starring the film’s endearingly mischievous Minions, will be[...]

Academy to pay tribute to life and career of Petro Vlahos

HollywoodNews.com: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will pay tribute to the life and career accomplishments of special effects inventor and engineer Petro Vlahos on Thursday, July 29, at 8 p.m. at the Academy’s Linwood Dunn Theater in Hollywood. Presented by the Academy’s Science and Technology Council, the[...]

Rare Performance By Marni Nixon Should Be Loverly!

By Scott Feinberg hollywoodnews.com: Marni Nixon has often been called one of the “unsung” talents of Hollywood’s Golden Age, but that’s probably not the most fitting of labels considering she sang more iconic songs in classic movies than just about anyone. Nixon, a lifelong singer who turned 80 in February, dubbed the[...]

“Living in Emergency” showcases doctors without borders

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: Did you ever wonder what those Doctors Without Borders actually do? Now we know, thanks to director Mark Hopkins. “Living in Emergency” is Hopkins’ unprecedented documentary about Medecins sans Frontieres, the French group that translates in Doctors without Borders. We finally got a chance to see Hopkins’ work[...]