The Beverly Hills production features Jeremy Irons and Lesley Manville under the direction of five-time Olivier Award winner Richard Eyre.
On Wednesday evening, 49-year-old Russian actor Alexei Devotchenko was discovered dead in a pool of his own blood in Moscow. In recent years he had been a prominent and public critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
It all sounded very inspiring, the vision that actress Angelina Jolie presented during her opening speech in London on Tuesday at the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict.
Over the weekend, The Wrap's Sharon Waxman checked in with one of Egypt's top TV and movie actors, Khaled Nabawy, who was using his star power to draw attention to the ongoing clash between Egyptians and President Hosni Mubarak's regime .
The path out of the proverbial closet is still riddled with potential career pitfalls for gay actors, according to veteran screen star Richard Chamberlain, who himself came out in 2003 but, as he tells The Advocate, wouldn't recommend that closeted actors angling for leading roles follow his example.
She played a politician on TV, and now Geena Davis, who did a short stint as America's first female president on "Commander in Chief," is California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's appointee for the Golden State's Commission on the Status of Women.
The Redgrave-Richardson clan has suffered another major loss with the death of actress Lynn Redgrave, who died in her Manhattan home on Sunday night, only a month after her brother Corin's death and a year after niece Natasha Richardson's fatal accident on a Canadian ski slope.
Sean Penn isn't known for being a shrinking violet, and he's drawn criticism and applause for taking public political stances on a wide range of topics. However, when Penn registered his displeasure with a photographer in L.A.'s tony Brentwood neighborhood last October, the actor allegedly took things to a physical level -- and now he's facing charges that may land him in jail.
If anything should make someone the logical choice to introduce the "CBS Evening News With Katie Couric" via voiceover, it's surely that the person previously played the role of God. No, not George Burns -- it's too late for that (and probably too soon for that joke). Well, then, how about Morgan Freeman?