STRATFORD, Conn. (AP) — A judge has ruled that three teenagers charged in connection with a fire that destroyed a Connecticut theater will be treated as adults.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Two Connecticut teenagers have been arrested in connection with a fire that destroyed a historic theater where Katharine Hepburn, Christopher Plummer, James Earl Jones and...
Lin-Manuel Miranda: Shakespeare theater fire ‘heartbreaking’
STRATFORD, Conn. (AP) — Investigators sought the cause Monday of a fire that destroyed the historic American Shakespeare Theatre, whose stage has been graced by the likes of Katharine Hepburn, Christopher Plummer and James Earl Jones.
Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator of the hit Broadway musical "Hamilton," tweeted Sunday that the loss of the theater was "heartbreaking."
Judi Dench disagrees with Kevin Spacey’s erasure from film
SAN SEBASTIAN, Spain (AP) — Judi Dench says she doesn't condone any inappropriate conduct by Kevin Spacey, but says scrubbing him from a film sets a questionable precedent.
The celebrated British actress says "I can't approve in any way the fact that, whatever he has done, that you then start to cut him out of films."
Spacey was erased from "All the Money in the World" last year and replaced with Christopher Plummer after allegations of sexual harassment against him.
NEW YORK (AP) — Regal and commanding even in his youth, Christopher Plummer has turned into an even mightier force in old age.
Theater review: Strong vocal performances, cute kids carry ‘The Sound of Music’
Just hearing Lauren Kidwell sing “Climb E’vry Mountain” is almost worth the price of admission.
Watching adorable Sophia Massa sing and run around the stage as the youngest of the von Trapp children seals the deal.
All told, the national touring production of the venerable “The Sound of Music” that opened Thursday at the INB Performing Arts Center is a testament to the strengths of a classic show: great songs, performed well by characters we come to care about.
The following is a list of nominees with the winners indicted with an asterisk (*) and the word "WINNER."
ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Mary J. Blige, "Mudbound"
Allison Janney, "I, Tonya" *WINNER
Lesley Manville, "Phantom Thread"
Laurie Metcalf, "Lady Bird"
Octavia Spencer, "The Shape of Water"
ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Willem Dafoe, "The Florida Project"
Woody Harrelson, "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri"
Christopher Plummer loved shooting All The Money in the World in nine days
Christopher Plummer said shooting 'All The Money in the World' in nine days was like "old times".
The 88-year-old Hollywood legend replaced Kevin Spacey in the Sir Ridley Scott biopic after the 'Seven' actor was accused of a number of sexual assault allegations, and Plummer - who comes from a theater background - was used to the quick reshoots.
List of winners for the 90th Academy Awards
List of winners for the 90th Academy Awards presented Sunday by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences:
Best Picture: "The Shape of Water."
Actor: Gary Oldman, "Darkest Hour."
Actress: Frances McDormand, "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri."
Supporting Actor: Sam Rockwell, "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri."
Supporting Actress: Allison Janney, "I, Tonya."
Directing: "The Shape of Water," Guillermo del Toro.
Sam Rockwell, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Role: Jason Dixon, a doofus police deputy.
In his favor: Swinging from giggle-your-butt off comedy to crushing drama in a role that subverts character clichs, Rockwell crawls from racism and corruption to a hard-won moral victory. (Globes and SAG winner)
Then again: Some voters might feel his shifting from Barney Fife to Travis Bickle and back is outlandishly over the top.
Trivia about this year’s Oscar nominations
Behind the headlines at the Academy Award nominations on Tuesday, there were some special achievements, including honors for Christopher Plummer and Kobe Bryant.
— At age 88, Christopher Plummer becomes the oldest acting nominee to date. He already holds the crown for the oldest acting winner, having won for his supporting role in "Beginners" in 2011 at age 82.
Michelle Williams has had one of the most "indelible days" of her life after Mark Wahlberg donated $1.5 million to Time's Up.
Stars ‘shocked’ at gender pay disparity in Hollywood
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stars are sharing their shock at reports of a significant pay disparity between Mark Wahlberg and Michelle Williams for reshoots on the Ridley Scott film "All the Money in the World."
Michelle Williams’ daughter told her to reshoot All The Money In The World
Michelle Williams' daughter encouraged her to reshoot scenes for 'All The Money In The World'.
The 37-year-old actress was disappointed to learn about the sexual misconduct allegations made against Kevin Spacey - who had a starring role in the movie - and was worried about how she was going to tell her 12-year-old daughter Matilda that she had to change their Thanksgiving plans to reshoot some of the scenes in the movie with Christopher Plummer.
Michelle Williams reportedly got $1,000 to Mark Wahlberg’s $1.5 million for movie reshoot
The pay gap issue isn't going away in Hollywood.
USA Today reports that Mark Wahlberg was paid $1.5 million to reshoot scenes at the last minute for "All the Money in the World," while co-star Michelle Williams only got an $80 per diem, which worked out to less that $1,000.
Outrage follows report that Mark Wahlberg earned 1,500 times more than female co-star for ‘All the Money in the World’ reshoots
Outrage follows report that Mark Wahlberg earned 1,500 times more than female co-star for 'All the Money in the World' reshoots
CLEVELAND, Ohio - In a report that sparked online outrage and is sure to provoke a renewed debate over pay disparity between men and women, USA Today reported Tuesday that Mark Wahlberg earned $1.5 million to reshoot scenes from the kidnapping drama "All the Money in the World," while co-star Michelle Williams made only $1,000.
Michelle Williams was reportedly paid just one percent of Mark Wahlberg's fee for 'All The Money In The World' re-shoots.
Scenes for Sir Ridley Scott's drama had to be reshot ahead of its release after a string of sexual misconduct allegations were made against Kevin Spacey, who was originally playing billionaire J. Paul Getty.
- Daily CitizenBeaver Dam High School presents "The Sound of Music"November 7, 2018
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Sir Ridley Scott "erred on the side of youth" when he cast Kevin Spacey in 'All The Money in the World'.
The 80-year-old filmmaker has helmed the John Paul Getty biopic which originally starred Spacey, but after numerous sexual misconduct allegations, Scott reshot the movie and replaced the actor with 'The Sound of Music' star Christopher Plummer.
Renowned director Ridley Scott has done the impossible in his newest film, "All the Money in the World." He took a film destined to drive audiences away and created a masterpiece that will surely elevate his status in the filmmaking world.
‘All the Money in the World’ actor Charlie Plummer on his famous last name
‘Sound of Music’ actress Heather Menzies-Urich dies at 68
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Heather Menzies-Urich, who played one of the singing von Trapp children in the hit 1965 film, "The Sound of Music," has died. She was 68.
Her son, actor Ryan Urich, told Variety that his mother died late Sunday in Frankford, Ontario. She recently had been diagnosed with brain cancer.
That "All the Money in the World" exists at all this year is a minor holiday miracle. That it's actually an entertaining, though hardly transcendent, slice of '70s history is a welcome bonus.
It is only a slight exaggeration to say that Charles Dickens invented Christmas. Prior to his classic 1843 tale "A Christmas Carol," the holiday had been neglected and for the most part forgotten.
Christopher Plummer, stepping in for Kevin Spacey, gives Ridley Scott's thriller its vim
Extreme wealth and savage greed are given a name and a face in "All the Money in the World," director Ridley Scott's riveting thriller about oil tycoon J. Paul Getty and his massive fortune.
Christopher Plummer, Michelle Williams shine in ‘All the Money in the World’: Review
Christopher Plummer, Michelle Williams shine in 'All the Money in the World': Review
"All the Money in the World" has gotten a reputation as the movie that replaced Kevin Spacey with Christopher Plummer.
Actually, this is a terrific film that deserves to be seen and enjoyed on its many merits. Director Ridley Scott, a consummate director with multiple hits to his credit, created a taut, fast-paced crime thriller out of the true-tale story of a kidnapping the Getty family.
Review: Plummer rescues ‘All the Money’ from the dustbin
NEW YORK (AP) — Should Ridley Scott's "All the Money in the World" be measured by the usual critical apparatus or with a stopwatch?
Michelle Williams and Mark Wahlberg re-shot their 'All the Money in the World' scenes for free after Kevin Spacey was fired.
The pair had been due to appear alongside the 'House of Cards' actor in the John Paul Getty biopic, but after their co-star was accused of sexual misconduct by a number of men, director Sir Ridley Scott dropped him from the project and brought in Christopher Plummer to play Getty Oil Company magnate J. Paul Getty instead.
Ridley Scott hasn’t heard from Spacey after film replacement
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Director Ridley Scott says he hasn't heard from Kevin Spacey since the decision was made to cut the actor from "All the Money in the World."
"I don't know where he is," Scott said in a recent interview. "He's gone down underground."
"All the Money in the World" is about the kidnapping of the teenage grandson of wealthy American industrialist J. Paul Getty.
Scott: Spacey edit ‘over my dead body’
STRATFORD — With a little imagination, one can almost hear the sonorous Richard Basehart as King Richard: “I weep for joy to stand upon my kingdom once again...” while on the stage of the long-shuttered American Shakespeare Festival Theatre on Elm Street.
Ridley Scott hasn’t heard from Kevin Spacey
Plummer’s face is everywhere in birthday cake jape
After Kevin Spacey was excised from the upcoming movie "All the Money in the World" (his scenes to be reshot with Christopher Plummer), I modestly proposed that Hollywood remove and reshoot Spacey's scenes in "Beyond the Sea" and "The Usual Suspects," and destroy all copies of "American Beauty" — that hackneyed attempt at a takedown of suburban America.
This expungement, I said in jest, was the required remedy for Spacey's sexual assaults and related misconduct.
Surrounded by scandal, Globes turn to old favs & fresh faces
NEW YORK (AP) — Guillermo del Toro's Cold War-era fairytale "The Shape of Water" swam away with a leading seven Golden Globes nominations on Monday and the HBO drama "Big Little Lies" came away with six nods. But nobody made landing a Globe nomination look easier than Christopher Plummer.
Sir Ridley Scott didn't tell Kevin Spacey he was replacing him in 'All the Money in the World'.
The Hollywood filmmaker decided to drop the actor from the movie and reshoot the scenes with Christopher Plummer in the role after Spacey was accused of sexual misconduct.
Dickens comes alive in ‘Man Who Invented Christmas’
Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" is an expected part of the Christmas season, but did you ever wonder about why he wrote it? What was his inspiration and motivation? How did he come up with these characters?
Christopher Plummer has this to say about retirement _ never
NEW YORK (AP) — At 87, Christopher Plummer isn't just working — he's busy.
He has five movies scheduled for release, including "A Christmas Carol" origin story called "The Man Who Invented Christmas." And he plans to work until the very end, literally.
"I love my work. I love what I do. And I'm so sorry for a majority of people who do not like their jobs, and can't wait to retire, which of course, is death. I'll never retire. I hope to drop dead onstage. That's what I really want to do."
The latest animated Pixar release follows the adventures of Miguel, a singer who finds himself in the mysterious Land of the Dead. Opened Wednesday.
"The Man Who Invented Christmas"
How did Charles Dickens come up with "A Christmas Carol?" This biopic, starring Dan Stevens and Christopher Plummer, provides the backstory. Opened Wednesday.
OPENING WEDNESDAY, Nov. 22
“COCO” (digital and 3-D) — Pixar’s latest takes place on Dia de los Muertos, when a 12-year-old Mexican boy who dreams of becoming an accomplished musician finds himself whisked to the Land of the Dead. Voice cast includes Anthony Gonzalez, Gael Garcia Bernal, Benjamin Bratt and Edward James Olmos. Directed by Lee Unkrich and co-director Adrian Molina. (PG for thematic elements.)
At 87, Christopher Plummer wants to work until the end
Dan Stevens plays Charles Dickens in 'The Man Who Invented Christmas,' which tells of 'A Christmas Carol's' creation
"The Man Who Invented Christmas" is the story of Charles Dickens and how a crippling case of writer's block and a pile of mounting debt led to the creation of "A Christmas Carol."
Plummer calls his replacement of Spacey in film ‘ironic’
NEW YORK (AP) — Christopher Plummer says he doesn't feel like he's replacing Kevin Spacey in the upcoming Ridley Scott film "All the Money in the World" because he was up for the part when the movie was being cast.
Plummer spoke briefly about the film at a Charles Dickens exhibit at the Pierpont Morgan Library on Tuesday in New York.
Plummer: Spacey replacement ‘ironic’
In a race against time, Ridley Scott cuts out Kevin Spacey
NEW YORK (AP) — Matt Damon walked onto the set of "The Martian" one morning to find Ridley Scott speaking into multiple walkie-talkies and directing an army of camera operators.
"He was shooting four cameras at a time. I was skeptical about it, and each frame is, like, a Ridley Scott frame — beautiful," Damon recalled in 2015. "I said, 'God, Ridley, each of those shots is perfect.' He says, 'They've been perfect for a long time!'"
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Christopher Plummer to replace Kevin Spacey in Getty film
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a wholly unprecedented move, Kevin Spacey is being cut from Ridley Scott's finished film "All the Money in the World" and replaced by Christopher Plummer just over one month before it's supposed to hit theaters.
Spacey cut from film amid new sexual misconduct allegation
BOSTON (AP) — Kevin Spacey was cut from a soon-to-be-released Ridley Scott film as sexual misconduct allegations continued to mount against the "House of Cards" star on Wednesday.
All of Spacey's scenes in Ridley Scott's finished J. Paul Getty film "All the Money in the World" will be reshot with Christopher Plummer, persons familiar with the production but not authorized to speak publicly told The Associated Press on Wednesday.