Review: In memoir, it’s good to be comedy king Mel BrooksNovember 30, 2021 GMT
“All About Me! My Remarkable Life in Show Business” by Mel Brooks (Ballantine)
Bagels and Nova Scotia lox for the writing team’s breakfast while punching up the script for “Blazing Saddles.” Earl Grey tea and English digestive biscuits while developing Gene Wilder’s idea for “Young Frankenstein.” Cottage cheese topped with fruit while hashing out yet another writer’s pitch for “Silent Movie.”
Timothée Chalamet to play Willy Wonka in origin storyMay 24, 2021 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Timothée Chalamet will play Willy Wonka in a musical based on the early life of Roald Dahl's eccentric chocolatier.
Warner Bros. and the Roald Dahl Story Co. announced Monday that the 25-year-old Chalamet will star in “Wonka.” The studio said the film will “focus on a young Willy Wonka and his adventures prior to opening the world's most famous chocolate factory.”
Mel Brooks, Steve Martin, more pay tribute to Gene WilderAugust 29, 2016 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tributes from peers and admirers poured in Monday for Gene Wilder, who died Sunday at the age of 83 of complications from Alzheimer's disease...