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Emma Watson To Make Move To Musicals

Emma Watson will soon be navigating territory hitherto unexplored in her career. Musicals. Like old school Singing in the Rain musicals. Emma Watson has been working hard to shed her Hermione Granger skin, and perhaps this is just the thing to do it! She will not only be singing, but also most likely dancing in the new film. Emma Watson …

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Minnie Driver to Star in NBC’s ‘Peter Pan Live!’

NBC this week announced that Academy Award nominee Minnie Driver will be part of the network’s upcoming Peter Pan Live! special. The actress will narrate the program as an adult version of Wendy Darling. “We’re thrilled to have Minnie as part of this ‘Peter Pan’ adventure,” said Robert Greenblatt, chairman of NBC Entertainment. “She appears in the final emotional scene …

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Anna Kendrick Brings Life Back to “Saturday Night Live”

Anna Kendrick seems to be Saturday Night Live’s saving gem. The Pitch Perfect star hosted a giggly, upbeat, and musical SNL last night that was smart, funny, and well-executed. Many fans and critics bemoan the show’s fall from grace, and with a full cast of new faces and up-and-comers, it’s easy to overlook. It seems like Anna’s liveliness was the …

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Breaking Bad Musical Focuses On Making Meth

In realm of entertainment, it’s Breaking Bad’s world right now. Everything else is on the tube has been relegated to second place; at least until Football Season starts. As the Internet likes to do when something popular hits, a number of mash-ups, homages, and other user-generated content blows up around the web. We’ve already seen the middle school musical for …

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Breaking Bad: The Middle School Musical Is Precisely As Awesome As It Sounds

As you probably know, it’s now only 6 days until the premiere of Breaking Bad. That means that in about 9 weeks, we will know the final fate of Walt, Jesse, Hank, and all of the other Breaking Bad characters that you have come to love, hate, and lovehate. I’m some weird combination of excited, nervous, and incredibly depressed. In …

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“Smash” Canceled: Twitter Reacts

The once-promising NBC drama “Smash”, about a cast of Broadway actors and dancers, has officially been canceled by the network. The show was much-hyped before its first season and brought in almost 12 million viewers, a staggering amount for a musical drama. But after a nine-month hiatus, the show just couldn’t hold onto its viewers. The numbers dropped to 4.5 …

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Tina Fey: Mean Girls Musical May Happen

Though Tina Fey is, perhaps, most well-known for hosting the Weekend Update segment of Saturday Night Live and playing Liz Lemon on 30 Rock, one turning point in her career can be traced to the movie Mean Girls. Mean Girls was written by Fey, and even starred the comedian herself as a disrespected high school math teacher. Though the movie …

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American Idiot Musical Cast Goes To Google

Google hosted the touring cast of the Broadway musical American Idiot for a Q&A session. The musical is based on the hit 2004 Green Day album of the same title. Bradley Horowitz, the VP of Product Management for Google+, posted some photos and video of the event to his Google+ stream. (image) (image) Bradley Horowitz 3 days ago Wonderful cast …

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Omar Comin’ to Broadway: The Wire as a Musical

Forget Game of Thrones. Forget this magnificent season of Mad Men. The pinnacle of modern TV series storytelling has to be HBO’s much-loved show The Wire. And I’m not just saying that as a middle-class white guy who’s never been to Baltimore (the show’s stereotypical fanbase). The Wire was a brilliant show and anyone who has yet to watch it …

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