The 20-year-old Sydney diver, Matthew Mitcham produced a sensational final dive to become Australia's first gay male Olympic gold medallist in diving. From teenage retirement to Royal Easter Show high-diver to gay icon to gold Olympic medallist; Matthew Mitcham's journey to success has been an amazing roller-coaster.
Sony Pictures Television is also presenting the new online series Michael Stahl-David: Behind the Star (A Video Biography). The mockumentary follows Stahl-David in his quest to become an A-list movie star, following his leading role in the movie Cloverfield. The event features a screening of the pilot plus premieres of episodes two and three.
Host: Was it good?
Smith: It was phenomenal.
Host: Any stars, any break out stars, and do they trek?
Smith: The stars absolutely trek in this film. It is fantastic. Anybody who was worried doesn’t need to be worried–about this film I cannot talk about…It was in very capable hands. The director did a phenomenal job–the director and his crew. Top notch cast and the guy that plays the lead is an instant star. That dude is going to be so famous. He is so wonderful. He picked up a role that I would say is pretty challenging for someone to step into the shoes of, because it is a role that has been played before many times by the same guy.
Host: How do you out Shatner, Shatner?
Smith: I don’t what you are talking about.Host: I was just saying that as an expression.
Scott Russo Visits 20-Year Old Stroke Survivor and Fan
Former Programming Assistant for 91X/ Channel 933 Loretta Emery checks in: “My nephew had a stroke on July 18 and was paralyzed on his left side, with minimal paralysis of his face. He had an emergency microscopic craniotomy and was in ICU for three days. He was then moved to a private room on the trauma floor at Mercy hospital for over a week.
“Thanks to my friends at UL’s management, I was able to get the lead singer of Unwritten Law in to see my 20-year old nephew last Wednesday, July 30. He stayed and played Joey’s requests for an hour and a half! Gave Joey UL t-shirts, sweatshirt, guitar pick and autographed some things for him.
“Joey was transferred last Friday to Scripp’s Encinitas Rehabilitation Center and has full movement on the left side of his face, is able to raise his left leg and pull his knee to his chest. He is also able to raise his left arm and wiggle his fingers when he concentrates hard enough. He still has a ways to go before he makes a complete recovery, but Russo’s visit definitely inspired him.”
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As much as I like Selena Gomez, she will never be as good as her.
Previews of Nicky Silver's Three Changes began Aug. 22 at Playwrights Horizons. Prior to Wednesday's tech rehearsal, Maura Tierney takes time to discuss the play, as well as her Emmy-nominated role as Abby Lockhart on TV's "ER." (She's already taped her last two episodes, which will be seen early in the series' upcoming 15th, and final, season.)
Telling her that the show's publicist kindly sent me a copy of the five-character dark comedy, Tierney says with a laugh, "Great. Maybe you could tell me what it's about."
Abby is only in two episodes?! WTF?
NAKED BOYS SINGING!, the fifteen-song celebration of the male form hit yet another milestone: it began its tenth year on Saturday July 26th. The Naked Boys are appearing on New World Stages Stage 4, graciously shared with the other (clothed) Boyz of New World Stages: Altar Boyz! New World Stages is located at 340 West 50th Street, between 8th & 9th Avenues. Naked Boys plays Fridays at 10:30pm and Saturday evenings at 6pm.
It's like... you need to be seriously packin' in order to be in this show or something.
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LONDON — Looks like rail-thin Keira Knightley is not having a lot of luck with her film career since "Atonement."
Fresh from her so-so film with Sienna Miller, "The Edge of Love," the walking X-ray has just released to the public a new royal-based movie “The Duchess,“ already being panned by some critics.
Keira told me recently: “I wish people would focus on the work rather than my weight ... I am just lucky, naturally very thin, and if they studied my art a bit more the films might get somewhere at the box office."
With that, the haughty gal stormed off. But I was lucky — The diva refused to talk to the media at her recent premiere. Is it a wonder that her films bomb so much?
Founded by television producer and philanthropist Norman Lear, Declare Yourself was launched in 2003 as the culmination of the Declaration of Independence Road Trip, which took an original copy of the historic document on a national tour.
Celebrity ties:High School Musical 3 stars Zac Efron, Monique Coleman, Matt Prokop and Olyesia Rubin; Ugly Betty's America Ferrera; singer Sean Kingston; Heroes' Hayden Panettiere; Greek stars Spencer Grammer, Jacob Zachar and Scott Michael Foster.
On filming PSAs on the set ofHSMin Utah: "We worked closely with the film's director, Kenny Ortega. He's so passionate about the cause, and a lot of the kids were excited about it. When we got there, a lot of them were champing at the bit" to participate, says Diana Nguyen, associate director of Declare Yourself and producer of the HSM PSAs. "You won't see Vanessa (Hudgens) and Ashley (Tisdale) because they were dancing on the set and filming the movie the whole time."
BroadwayWorld Gives You The Trailer For The Final Performance of "RENT"
BroadwayWorld is pleased to bring you this 30 second trailer for the RENT Final Performance Feature Film. The Hot Ticket, a part of Sony Pictures, is releasing RENT to select movie theaters for four shows only in September - a way to bring the show to audiences across the country one last time. The Hot Ticket will take audiences to the heart of New York City to celebrate the conclusion of the 12-year Broadway run of RENT the revolutionary, landmark musical. This memorable presentation will feature special closing night extras, when original cast members of the Tony- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical are expected to join and celebrate in the farewell festivities. The presentation is produced by the Academy Award-winning producers @radical.media.
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"Wicked" To Celebrate Its 5th Anniversary With Benefit Performance
As part of its 5th Anniversary celebration this October, the Broadway smash WICKED will present THE YELLOW BRICK ROAD NOT TAKEN, a one-night-only, all-star benefit performance featuring scenes and songs from the original drafts of WICKED. The benefit will take place on Monday, October 27 at 7:30pm at the Gershwin Theatre (222 West 51st Street) and will be directed by Matt Lenz. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on September 5 through Ticketmaster. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the New York Restoration Project. Celebrity casting will be announced in the coming weeks.
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Tragedy Strikes In Episode 10 Of "The [title of show] Show"
[Tos]sers all over were shocked with the conclusion of the tenth and final episode of season one of "The [title of show] Show". What had been a fun web series full of jokey jokes and doodly doos ended in a mysterious tragedy that will be resolved in the next season. While I don't want to give too much away, I will say that there may be one less "[title of show] Show" cast member returning for season two.
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Broadway's "Phantom Of The Opera" Has Closed
This August, Andrew Lloyd Weber and Cameron Mackintosh will take the extraordinary step of closing down THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, the longest-running show in Broadway history, for four performances to install a brand-new Digital Sound System to bring the production's sound design technology into the 21st Century. The producers are investing an estimated $750,000 into installing the state-of-the-art system. Now in its phenomenal 21st Year at The Majestic Theatre (247 West 44th Street), the record-breaking production, directed by Harold Prince, continues to play with no end in sight.
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From an article about Revolutionary Road...
It's 3 a.m. on a crowd-clogged New York City street and Leonardo Dicaprio and Kate Winslet have spent the past few hours trying to fall in love. So far, they've come up just short of true romance. The point of diminishing returns is drawing dangerously close on the set of Revolutionary Road, where the Titanic stars are struggling with an important party scene in which they must meet, connect, and set themselves up for a life of misery together.
In an effort to stoke passions, director Sam Mendes (Jarhead), Winslet's real-life husband, has been cranking up the volume on a Dean Martin ballad each time they launch into the scene. After 13 takes, with patience running on fumes, someone cues up the music again--only this time a practical joker has replaced Dino with Celine Dion's "My Heart Will Go On," the syrupy but strangely stirring anthem from Titanic. Suddenly, it's as if someone pressed the pause button. Everyone freezes for a good five seconds. And then, without saying a word, DiCaprio wraps Winslet in his arms, she spreads hers, and they re-create the iconic hood-ornament image that was wallpapered all over the planet 11 years ago. The 300 or so extras and onlookers explode into applause, juicing the stars enough to nail the scene on the next take.
Here's to hoping they'll include this outtake on the DVD!..doubtful since Mendes is srs bsns.
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