NEW YORK (Reuters) – In the century since Scottish author J.M. Barrie created Peter Pan for a stage play then a book, the Neverland universe has inspired movies, books, TV shows, plays, videogames and even a pop psychology syndrome describing emotionally immature men.
For the latest iteration of the classic story involving Tinkerbell, Captain Hook and the Darlings, the focus is on the origins of the boy who famously wouldn’t grow up.
NEW YORK, Sept 28 (Reuters) – If you want to get a flavor of
Trevor Noah’s “The Daily Show,” just take a look at his first
guests – especially singer Ryan Adams.
Not only is Adams an alternative musician, poet and painter,
but he’s also just released an innovative cover version of
Taylor Swift’s best-selling album “1989.”
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Tiger Lily may not be played by a Native American actress in a new movie version of the Peter Pan story, but her tough, all-action character is an inspiration to girls, the movie’s director said on Thursday.
Joe Wright’s controversial decision last year to cast white actress Rooney Mara as Tiger Lily in his upcoming live action “Pan” prompted a petition to movie studio Warner Bros. that has collected some 94,000 signatures.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Ben Whittaker is 70, retired and discovers that tai chi classes, learning a new language and visiting his grand-kids isn’t all it’s cracked up to be, so he turns to a new challenge – being “The Intern” at a New York fashion start-up.
Feeling ignored and obsolete is hardly a problem that afflicts veteran actor Robert De Niro, who plays Whittaker in the comedy, out in U.S. movie theaters on Friday.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Fantasy drama “Game of Thrones” and Washington political comedy “Veep” won the top prizes at the Emmy Awards on Sunday, toppling old favorites “Mad Men” and “Modern Family.”
Jon Hamm finally snared an Emmy for his lead role as Don Draper in AMC’s 1960s advertising drama “Mad Men,” winning a standing ovation from the audience.
LOS ANGELES, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Jeffrey Tambor won the best
actor Emmy on Sunday for playing a father who transitions to a
woman in the transgender comedy “Transparent,” giving Amazon.com
a major boost for its original streaming content.
The lead actor win was the first Emmy Award for Tambor, 71,
and the second of the early wins on Sunday for “Transparent,”
which also won for directing.
LOS ANGELES, Sept 20 (Reuters) – New faces and bold
story-telling challenge old favorites on television’s biggest
night on Sunday as the stars and creators of scores of comedies,
dramas and variety shows gather in Los Angeles for the 67th
Primetime Emmy Awards.
Hosted by former “Saturday Night Live” comedian Andy Samberg
and shown live on Fox television, more than 20 awards will be
handed out with all eyes on the top prizes – best drama and best
(Reuters) – Egotistical politicians, conflicted advertising executives, a prison full of devious women and the bloodthirsty nobles of warring kingdoms.
Welcome to the Primetime Emmy Awards, the biggest honors in television, and a ceremony on Sunday that holds the promise of a history-making evening and a winner’s podium packed with new faces.
NEW YORK, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Don Draper’s blissful smile
closed the series finale of “Mad Men” in May, and on Sunday
actor Jon Hamm will likely find some redemption of his own.
Hamm, a struggling actor who became an unlikely sex symbol,
has never won an Emmy for his performance as the show’s
conflicted, mysterious advertising genius.
NEW YORK, Aug 28 (Reuters) – Four years after his death,
Apple co-founder Steve Jobs still fascinates the
public, with two major new films this fall analyzing his life
For award-winning documentary maker Alex Gibney, it is also
time for re-assessing the hard-driving perfectionist who
revolutionized the way people communicate but whose treatment of
friends, family and co-workers was sometimes rife with