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Neil Patrick Harris in rehearsals for stage production of ‘Company’

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: The always busy Neil Patrick Harris is leading an all-star cast in a three-day run the classic Stephen Sondheim musical ‘Company’ at the Avery Fisher Hall in New York. Presented by New York Philharmonic, the production opened last night with NPH in the role of perpetual bachelor Bobby. Others[...]

Sarah Silverman guesting on CBS’ “Good Wife”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Sarah Silverman will be taking her act to the small screen. According to the writing staff of CBS’ “The Good Wife,” who Tweeted the news late Tuesday night, that Silverman will appear on an upcoming episode of the weekly drama. “BREAKING NEWS for those of you who are still[...]

‘For Colored Girls’ from the world’s only (?) white, Jewish Tyler Perry fan.

By Scott Mendelson hollywoodnews.com: For the record, I have not seen the original play For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf. This is my first exposure to this material and should be treated as such. Anyway, as a film, For Colored Girls represents only a token[...]

This Week In Movies – “Megamind,” “Due Date,” “For Colored Girls”

By Pete Hammond HollywoodNews.com: For the third time this year Dreamworks Animation has scored strongly at the boxoffice in their continuing challenge to Disney and Pixar to top the ‘toon parade. “Megamind,” a really funny twist on the superhero genre featuring the voices of Will Farrell, Tina Fey[...]

“Megamind” ends the weekend with $47.6 million

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: There weren’t a lot of surprises at the box office this weekend. “Megamind” opened right in line with most Dreamworks animated originals, with $47.6 million. The standard for non-sequels in the Dreamworks cartoon library is $43-47 million. Opening just above “A Shark Tale” ($47.6 million) and “Madagascar”[...]

Weekend Box Office Review: Megamind, Due Date, For Colored Girls open well, 127 Hours explodes in limited release

hollywoodnews.com: There weren’t a lot of surprises at the box office this weekend. Megamind opened right in line with most Dreamworks animated originals, with $47.6 million. The standard for non-sequels in the Dreamworks cartoon library is $43-47 million. Opening just above A Shark Tale ($47.6 million) and Madagascar ($47.2 million),[...]

Tyler Perry’s “For Colored Girls” moving up to November release date

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Lionsgate and Tyler Perry appear to be tossing their hat into this year’s Oscar race. The studio announced this morning that Perry’s next picture, “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf,” will premiere on Nov. 5 … and not in 2011 as[...]

Tyler Perry generating Oscar buzz ‘For Colored Girls’?

HollywoodNews.com: Oscar pundits are warming up to Tyler Perry. The director, who has been a staple at the Lionsgate box office with his urban family dramas during the fall, winter and spring has a new title expected to bow in January, “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When[...]

Disney’s ‘Princess’ holds court over DVD releases

BY SEAN O’CONNELL HollywoodNews.com stays on top of the latest DVD and Blu-ray releases so you know which films are worth your time and money. This week, we recommend: ‘The Princess and the Frog’ (Blu-ray) Too much was made in the media about Disney’s decision to introduce its first African-American character as the[...]