Zac and Justin are after the same role, but who will land the coveted part of Huey Calhoun?
Zac Efron is back to his musical loving ways, and this time the hunky star is ready to test out his acting chops in the big screen adaptation of the Tony-winning musical Memphis. But wait – the role isn’t a lock JUST yet – he’s got some pretty stiff competition! Read more
Did family-friendly CBS want a more toned-down Tony Awards with a ‘no affection’ rule?
Last night’s Tony Awards provided the possibility of seeing one of Hollywood’s most private and red carpet-shy couples, Ryan Reynolds and Scarlett Johansson, making a seldom-seen public appearance. When Ryan did in fact show up to support his wife, a first-time nominee for A View from the Bridge, it provided the possibility that SHOULD Scarlett manage a win we could see an actual lip lock between the two. Not that we’re voyeurs or anything.
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Could YOU see Matt starring in the smash Broadway hit? WE totally could!
Jordin Sparks, Clay Aiken and Fantasia Barrino are just a few of the former American Idol contestants who have gone on to star in HUGE Broadway shows, so naturally we had to ask season seven finalist Matt Giraud if the Great White Way was in his future, too! “Maybe if I could do Wicked,” Matt told HollywoodLife.com exclusively May 26 at the American Idol season nine finale in Hollywood. He even sang us a line from the show, which you casting directors should SERIOUSLY have a listen to. Check out our video interview with Matt for a taste of what he’d sound like on Broadway (here’s a hint: he’d be awesome!)
Halle was spotted out with this guy the same day news broke about her split from baby daddy Gabriel!
Well THAT didn’t take long! Less than 24 hours after we all found out about Halle Berry and Gabriel Aubry‘s shocking split, Halle was spotted walking hand-in-hand with another guy! Halle and her mystery date went to see Denzel Washington‘s Broadway play “Fences” on Apr. 30 in NYC — and it looked like more than just a friendly outing. Read more
Watch the video above to refresh your memory. A set piece landed on his head!
As you all know, Bret Michaels was hospitalized Apr. 22 for a brain hemorrhage, and “remains in ICU in critical condition,” according to the latest update from his rep. Doctors have yet to diagnose the exact cause of the hemorrhage, but it is reportedly believed to be a complication related to Bret’s type 1 diabetes. But we wondered if it was possible that the hemorrhage could also have something to do with the intense injuries Bret suffered at the Tony Awards on June 7, 2009. In case you forgot, a huge set piece was lowered onto Bret’s head, which sent him to the hospital with a fractured nose. He needed three stitches in his lip, and was altogether “pretty bruised up,” his rep said at the time. I checked with top NYC neurologist Dr. Dexter Sun for the answer. Click here to read what he told us!
Wouldn’t you love to see Paula star as ‘Camila’ in Broadway musical In The Heights? New reports say her next gig may be on stage!
Does Paula Abdul, 47, have a new gig on the horizon? New reports say the former American Idol judge is set to star alongside Corbin Bleu in the Broadway musical In the Heights, reports RadarOnline.com.
“It’s always been [Paula’s] dream to star on Broadway,” said the source. She is reportedly in talks to play the role of Camila, a Latina woman who runs a taxi dispatch service. The role even has a solo part!
But, as much as we would love to see the popstar go back to her singing and dancing roots, we’re a little concerned that the intensity of being on stage eight nights a week might be too much for Paula, who suffers with chronic pain, due to Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy. Read more
Michelle Obama isn’t just a great first lady — she seems like a REALLY fun mom, too!
First Lady Michelle Obama treated a group of 20 to the Broadway show “Memphis” on Sunday in New York City. A source tells HollywoodLife.com that she brought “her mother [Marian Shields Robinson], the two girls [Sasha and Malia Obama] and about 15 other people.” That sounds like a really fun trip to the City!
The source dished, “The audience gave Michelle Obama a standing ovation as she entered the theatre. Everyone was cheering for her — both when she entered at the beginning of the show and again when she came in after intermission!” Read more
It’s a battle of the blondes! Who do YOU think looked hotter?
Jennifer Aniston turned up the heat at the March 11 premiere of The Bounty Hunter in London, showing off her killer legs in a tight sparkly silver mini — but she’s not the only blonde we’ve seen in a dress like that recently. Jessica Simpson – who will be appearing alongside Jen on Good Morning America 15 – strutted her stuff in a similar outfit at the after party celebrating little sis Ashlee‘s November debut in Chicago on Broadway! Which blonde pulled the look off better, Jen or Jess?
The real-life couple is doing dinner and a show tonight!
Want to know how One Tree Hill stars Sophia Bush and Austin Nichols are spending Valentine’s Day? We got the scoop straight from Austin at Herve Leger by Max Azria show Feb. 14 in New York — and he hasn’t even told Sophia yet! The on and off-screen lovers will be checking out the hit Broadway musical Rock of Ages before grabbing a cozy dinner at Italian eatery Il Buco. Click here for more details!
Scarlett Johansson and Liev Schreiber both shine on stage!
Although A View From The Bridge will officially open tonight on Broadway, Hollywoodlife.com got a sneak peek of the Arthur Miller play last week during previews — and we liked what we saw! I didn’t know what to expect considering it was Scarlett Johansson‘s debut on Broadway, however, being paired against the super talented pro Liev Schreiber certainly helped! While Liev, (who plays Eddie, a longshoreman from Red Hook, Brooklyn, who is obsessed with his niece, Catharine (played by Scarlett)), certainly carried the play, Scarlett kept up with him perfectly! The actress turned stage-starlet was composed and well-rehearsed. Scarlett really seemed at home on the set… Read more
Hey BFFs, if you’ve been looking for a way to help out Haiti, you can do it AND meet Scarlett Johansson!
You have just two days left to bid on ebay for four tickets to meet Scarlett Johansson this Sunday, Jan. 24, in New York City at the opening night of her new Broadway play, A View from the Bridge at New York City’s Cort Theatre. If you have the winning bid then you and three friends will see Scarlett’s new play AND hang out with her at the opening day after party AND you’ll be helping out with Haiti relief efforts since 100% of the money raised from this auction will go to the Oxfam Haiti Fund. What could be better? This is a chance to party with one of your favorite starlets and do something good at the same time! Click here to find out how to bid.
Are you on the market for a new nanny, Suri?
Despite their completely different tastes in fashion, girly Suri Cruise and tomboy Shiloh Jolie-Pitt seem to have one thing in common: a love for Disney’s famous nanny, Mary Poppins.
The Cruises took their three-year-old daughter to see the famous musical at Los Angeles’ Ahmanson Theatre on Jan. 6, just three days after Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt brought their brood to see the show at the New Amsterdam Theatre in NYC on Jan. 3.
Brad and Angelina finally realized that they needed a little extra help entertaining their kids – so they brought the fam to see Mary Poppins!
Do you ever wonder how Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie could possibly take care of six kids, especially with their plethora of film and charity commitments? Honestly, they pretty much seem superhuman to us! But we’ll let you in on a little secret – the power couple finally got a little extra help…from the world’s best nanny, Mary Poppins!
Brad, 46, and Angelina, 34, took Maddox, 8, Pax, 6, Zahara, 4, and Shiloh, 3, to check out the Broadway musical on Jan. 3. – and the entire family had a blast.
Sienna, you should really know by now that Jude Law isn’t going to change!
Sienna Miller, you have so been there, done that with Jude Law. So why are you going back and doing it all over again? Do you think this time he will be different?
You were ENGAGED to Jude in 2006 when he cheated on you with his nanny, Daisy Wright. ENGAGED, Sienna. That’s a pretty big deal. And we know that you were on foreign territory while doing your Broadway play, After Miss Julie, for the past few months, and Jude was close and convenient. But now we’re hearing that you two are really making a go of things again. You’re even reportedly spending Christmas together in the Bahamas!
How would you celebrate a loved one’s marriage? The Jonas Brothers party in a very G-rated way – by taking in a Broadway performance of Mary Poppins!
You’ve got to love the Jonas Brothers. After 22-year-old Kevin Jonas tied the knot with longtime girlfriend Danielle Deleasa, 23, on Long Island Dec. 19, his still-single brothers didn’t go buck wild – they went Broadway!
On Dec. 20, Joe, 20, and Nick, 17, took in a nighttime performance of Mary Poppins with their mom, Denice Marie Miller Jonas, and some family friends in NYC.