The Holiday Broadway Musical Event
About a month ago, we got to check out new promo images of Allison Williams and Christopher Walken in character as Peter Pan and Captain Hook respectively as they will appear in the upcoming NBC holiday broadway musical event Peter Pan Live!, which will air on the network live on December 4. Today we get to see the first promo video for the musical special. This video is not really a trailer, per se, as it features more behind the scenes footage from the promo photoshoots but it does give us our first look at the actors in character, in real life. Personally, I’m still not at all impressed with what we’ve seen of Peter Pan Live! but, to be fair, we really haven’t seen much so … I’ll reserve judgement. What do you think?
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He will star in "a true horror scene"
Back in August, we first learned that actor Matt Bomer had been added to the cast of American Horror Story: Freak Show in what was promised to be “one of the most disturbing things” that had ever been filmed for the series. Today, courtesy of Out magazine, we get our very first look at Matt in character on the show. Things are starting to pick up and get really good on Freak Show and if you are all caught up on the new season, then you will recognize the background setting featured in the photo of Matt below. In order to discuss this first photo properly, I’ll be talking about the show in what may be a spoilery way, so proceed below with caution. More »
Sister Mary Eunice returns
Earlier today we learned officially that Neil Patrick Harris will appear this season on American Horror Story: Freak Show and right now, we learn more exciting casting news for Freak Show. Actress Lily Rabe, who played the role of Sister Mary Eunice on the second season of American Horror Story: Asylum, has been confirmed to reprise her Asylum role on Freak Show this season. Actress Naomi Grossman has reprised her Asylum role (Pepper) on Freak Show this season so I guess Rabe is being brought on the show as another connective thread between the seasons. This casting is so meta, it hurts. More »
And he's bringing his husband David Burtka with him
Back in July, Ryan Murphy teased that actor Neil Patrick Harris MIGHT make an appearance on the current season of American Horror Story: Freak Show IF the timing of his schedule could be sorted out. Since that time, it was announced that NPH will host next year’s Academy Awards and at a later date, will host his own variety show on NBC. But even with these two HUGE time commitments, it has finally been confirmed that Neil will, indeed, appear on Freak Show this season … and he is bringing his new husband David Burtka onto the show with him. More »
"I’ve got a really dumb idea."
At the start of this month, Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher welcomed the birth of their first child together, a daughter they named Wyatt Isabelle. Last night, Ashton paid a visit to Conan to talk about fatherhood and reveal the inspiration behind his daughter’s name. Apparently, the couple had a name all picked out for their little girl but decided that it wasn’t the right name for her … so Kutcher came up with the “dumb idea” to name her Wyatt and Mila agreed it was the perfect name for their child. So, yeah. More »
Rock ready to roll
Yesterday we learned that Prince‘s musical performance this weekend on Saturday Night Live will be one long 8-minute jam and today we get our first look at the promo videos featuring funnyman Chris Rock (Top Five) as this week’s host. It has been a very long time since Chris last hosted SNL so he has been long overdue for a triumphant return. Click the embed above to get a taste of some of the funny he will be bringing to SNL and remember to TUNE IN or SET YOUR DVRs for this weekend’s episode of Saturday Night Live starring Chris Rock and Prince!
"Mother Theresa" does late night TV
Taylor Swift released her new album 1989 this week (which is already on track to be the most successful album of 2014) and last night she made an appearance on The Late Show with David Letterman to perform her new single Welcome to New York and chat with Dave about her new music. You can click the embed above to watch Taylor (whom Letterman refers to as Mother Theresa for the way she treats her fans) perform New York in full (yes, the song is still insanely catchy when performed live) then you can click below to watch interview clips of Taylor talking about the house parties she hosted for fans, her lurve for Lena Dunham and her affinity for writing snarky songs about lousy ex-boyfriends. More »
While celebs are having fun here in SoCal at various pumpkin patches around town, NYC is getting in on the pumpkin patch fun with a new pop-up pumpkin patch that is themed around the Fox TV series Sleepy Hollow. To promote the pumpkin patch at NYC Greenmarket, Sleepy Hollow actors Tom Mison and John Noble were joined by the Headless Horsemen today for a press photo op that looked really fun. I can’t say that I’m loving Tom Mison in these photos as much as I do on the show (with his long hair wig) but he deffo looks good nonetheless. This looks like fun, I hope you New Yorkers are able to get out and partake in the fun this Hallowe’en.
The New Lawrence Welk
Now that Neil Patrick Harris has completed another successful stint on Broadway and has another successful movie in theaters, it would appear that he is ready to get back on TV … it has just been announced that NPH will host a variety show on NBC that is based on the long-running UK variety show Saturday Night Takeaway. From the way it is being described, it sounds like Neil Patrick Harris will be a mixture of Lawrence Welk and Cher, who both hosted very successful variety shoes in their day. Now it’s time for Neil to rule the variety show landscape. More »
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We are SO not worthy
A couple of weeks ago, we first learned the VERY EXCITING NEWS that Prince will be the musical guest on Saturday Night Live this Hallowe’en weekend and today we learn a bit of news about the performance. Instead of performing the usual two songs that musical guests get on a regular episode of SNL, Prince has decided he will perform one long 8-minute jam instead. OMG. It’s going to be so damn good!! More »