March 26, 2017

Tag Archives: Nora Ephron

Tom Hanks gets standing ovation for Nora Ephron’s “Lucky Guy”

Tom Hanks got a wildly enthusiastic standing ovation last night as he made his Broadway debut with Nora Ephron’s “Lucky Guy.” The response was not just from friends and fans because they like Hanks, but because his portrayal of Mike McAlary is such a moving, funny, and lovely experience. This[...]

Hollywood lost a significant voice – Nora Ephron

Hollywoodnews.com: Hollywood lost a significant voice. Screenwriter/director Nora Ephron, a three-time Oscar nominee, lost her battle with leukemia. She was 71. A prolific writer, Ephron’s first credits stretched back to the 1973 television series “Adam’s Rib.” Ten years after, she struck it big on the silver screen when she collaborated with[...]

Nora Ephron passed away at 71 years old

HollywoodNews.com: Hollywood screenwriting legend Nora Ephron passed away yesterday at the age of 71 years old. It is reported that at the time she was suffering from acute myeloid leukemia which got worse when she got pneumonia, states TMZ. Ephron famously penned ‘Sleepless in Seattle’ and ‘When Harry Met Sally’ along[...]

James Bond 23 starts soon

HollywoodNews.com: George Clooney might have really been called The Manchurian Candidate last night. He was in China, while New York A-listers got an advance screening of his new– and very well done– film, “The Ides of March.” NBC News’ Brian Williams brought a gang including Rome Hartman, producer of his[...]

David O. Russell, Whoopi Goldberg among Tribeca Film Fest jurors

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: David O. Russell, Nora Ephron, Rainn Wilson, Paul Dano, Anna Kendrick, Michael Cera, Whoopi Goldberg and Dianne Wiest are some of the celebrity names added to the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival Jury, announced today. The jurors have been divided among the six competitive Festival categories and will announce[...]

Reese Witherspoon will croon as Peggy Lee

HollywoodNews.com: After catching the music icon bug on “Walk the Line,” Oscar winner Reese Witherspoon is in talks to headline a Peggy Lee biopic to be written and directed by Nora Ephron. Witherspoon scooped up the rights to Lee’s story from her estate. Variety says that Witherspoon met with Lee’s[...]

Jane Lynch recalls how she got cast for ‘Julie & Julia’

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: When director Nora Ephron was looking for an actress to play the sister of Julia Child (Meryl Streep) in her film “Julie & Julia,” she immediately thought of Jane Lynch. Was it her great comic timing? Her stunning acting resume? Not really. Jane recalled how it all went down during[...]

10 Best Comedy Lines from Classic Movies

HollywoodNews.com: Turner Classic Movies (TCM) today unveiled the network’s list of 10 Best Comedy Lines from Classic Movies, timed to coincide with the buildup to sister network TBS and Just For Laughs’ second annual comedy festival in Chicago, which begins tomorrow. The list includes lines from a number of[...]

Jack Nicholson Tells Mike Nichols: “Even Oysters Have Enemies”

By Roger Friedman hollywoodnews.com: Jack Nicholson showed up very late for Mike Nichols’ big AFI tribute last week in Hollywood—he’d been watching the Lakers, of course. Then Nicholson made everyone including Robin Williams—who later riffed on this—scratch their heads with his comments. Nicholson said: ”This is so wonderful about what every one[...]

Can “The Addams Family” overcome the critics?

BY ROGER FRIEDMAN It was a long time coming, but “The Addams Family” opened last night on Broadway. The reviews are scathing, and the question is: Can a show with millions in pre-sales overcome the critics? “The Addams Family” took in nearly $1.4 million last week in previews. It was third at[...]
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