It’s one of the great Hollywood ironies that Christopher Plummer didn’t like the film that made him a legend. He was an actor’s actor and had cut his teeth doing Shakespeare. “The Sound of Music,”...
Reactions to the death at 91 of Oscar winner and “Sound of Music” star Christopher Plummer:
“The world has lost a consummate actor today and I have lost a cherished friend. I treasure the...
NEW YORK (AP) — Christopher Plummer, the dashing award-winning actor who played Captain von Trapp in the film “The Sound of Music” and at 82 became the oldest Academy Award acting winner in...
Celebrity birthdays for the week of Dec. 13-19:
Dec. 13: Actor Dick Van Dyke is 95. Actor Christopher Plummer is 91. Country singer Buck White of The Whites is 90. Actor-singer John Davidson...
NEW YORK (AP) — Though she's making a name for herself, actor Archie Panjabi still gets a kick out of it when strangers ask for her and clearly don't anticipate what they're getting.
STRATFORD, Conn. (AP) — A group of theater and business professionals is hoping to rebuild a renown Shakespearean theater in Connecticut that burned to the ground last year.
There's been a lot of talk recently about so-called “dad movies,” partly sparked by the success of “Ford v Ferrari.” And when it comes to that driving flick, a new movie says, “Hold onto your...
TORONTO (AP) — The whodunit, with its puffy armchairs, missing murder weapons and meandering trail of clues, never exactly went out of favor. But in "Knives Out," Rian Johnson has revived the...
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...
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."
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.
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.
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.
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."
‘All the Money in the World’ actor Charlie Plummer on his famous last name
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.
NEW YORK (AP) — Should Ridley Scott's "All the Money in the World" be measured by the usual critical apparatus or with a stopwatch?
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’
Ridley Scott hasn’t heard from Kevin Spacey
Plummer’s face is everywhere in birthday cake jape
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.
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."
At 87, Christopher Plummer wants to work until the end
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’
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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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.
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.
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Plummer reveals secret to staying healthy at 87
NEW YORK (AP) — Glenne Headly, an early member of the acclaimed Steppenwolf Theatre Company who went on to star in films and on TV, died Thursday night, according to her agent. She was 62. No cause of death or location was immediately available.