January 2, 2020 at 3:57 pm #1203257081
Jake Gyllenhaal is set to produce a film adaptation of the 2015 Tony-winning musical, Fun Home, which he’ll also plan to star in the role of Bruce Bechdel.
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Jake-Gyllenhaal-To-Produce-And-Star-In-FUN-HOME-Film-Adaptation-Sam-Gold-To-Direct-20200102January 5, 2020 at 9:01 pm #1203265096
The following Broadway alums who have just won Golden Globes last night are…
Michelle WilliamsJanuary 6, 2020 at 9:07 pm #1203267196
Jeremy O. Harris will be writing the screenplay for the film adaptation of Ales Kot’s graphic novel The New World. https://deadline.com/2020/01/warner-bros-slave-play-jeremy-o-harris-new-world-comic-1202822576/January 7, 2020 at 12:14 pm #1203269079
Alison Luff is set to star opposite Stephen Amell and Alexander Ludwig in the upcoming Starz drama series, Heels.
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Alison-Luff-To-Star-In-Starzs-Wrestling-Drama-Series-HEELS-20200107January 7, 2020 at 12:15 pm #1203269083
Leslie Odom, Jr. is set to play singer Sam Cooke in Regina King’s directorial debut, One Night in Miami.
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Leslie-Odom-Jr-to-Play-Sam-Cooke-in-Regina-Kings-ONE-NIGHT-IN-MIAMI-20200107January 13, 2020 at 6:36 am #1203280428
The following Broadway alums who are among this year’s Oscar nominees are…
Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez
Bernie TaupinJanuary 13, 2020 at 7:51 pm #1203282970
Billy Porter, Tavi Gevinson, Colman Domingo, and Daniel Sunjata will be among the Broadway alums appearing in season 2 of The Twilight Zone. https://variety.com/2020/tv/news/twilight-zone-season-2-casting-billy-porter-chris-meloni-gillian-jacobs-jordan-peele-1203464372/January 15, 2020 at 7:00 am #1203285725
Corey Hawkins has joined the cast of the limited series Americanah. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/corey-hawkins-joins-hbo-maxs-americanah-1269374January 16, 2020 at 3:33 pm #1203288288
Courtney B. Vance is set to star the AMC legal drama series 61st Street. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/courtney-b-vance-star-amc-legal-thriller-61st-street-1270528January 17, 2020 at 4:13 am #1203288811
A film adaptation of Matilda the Musical will apparently begin shooting this August.
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/MATILDA-THE-MUSICAL-Movie-Is-In-The-Works-20200117January 20, 2020 at 6:38 am #1203294673
The following Broadway alums who are among this year’s individual Screen Actors Guild Award winners are:
Michelle WilliamsJanuary 21, 2020 at 8:02 am #1203296356
Imelda Staunton and Rafe Spall will be starring in the Apple TV+ series Trying, which will launch on May 1. https://deadline.com/2020/01/apple-orders-trying-imelda-staunton-rafe-spall-1202835145/January 21, 2020 at 8:34 am #1203296396
Bradley Cooper’s next film as director (and star) will be a biographical film about composer Leonard Bernstein, which will be produced by Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg (who already has a new film adaptation of Bernstein’s West Side Story coming out later this year), and Todd Phillips for Netflix.
https://deadline.com/2020/01/netflix-leonard-bernstein-movie-bradley-cooper-martin-scorsese-steven-spielberg-todd-phillips-1202836240/January 23, 2020 at 1:20 pm #1203300705
Lots of Broadway types will be involved in the performances of the nominated songs on this year’s Oscar telecasts: Tony winners Elton John, Cynthia Erivo, and Idina Menzel will all be performing.January 23, 2020 at 2:25 pm #1203300908
Ben Platt, Cyndi Lauper, Debbie Allen, John Legend and Misty Copeland will be performing “I Sing The Body Electric” from Fame at the Grammys this Sunday. http://www.playbill.com/article/ben-platt-debbie-allen-cyndi-lauper-more-to-perform-fame-song-at-the-2020-grammy-awards
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