Keep up to date with all the latest from the entertainment world with the MD News Desk:
From Screen to Stage:
- First look: John Barrowman as Zaza in London's La Cage aux Folles.
- Garbo sings?: Screen icon Greta Garbo, bisexuality and all, is the subject of the new musical Garbo and Me.
- Meet the cast of The Addams Family, including Tony winners Nathan Lane and Bebe Neuwirth as Gomez and Morticia.
- Broadway previews begin tonight for Hugh Jackman and Daniel Craig in A Steady Rain and John Stamos and Gina Gershon in Bye Bye Birdie.
- Opening regionally: Little House on the Prairie in New Jersey and The Kite Runner in Arizona.
- Last chance: The Tony Award winning Best Musical Avenue Q closes this Sunday.
- With the Lord of the Rings lawsuit settled, The Hobbit is on.
- No, Pixar will not be bringing pint-sized Marvel superhero Ant Man to the screen.
- Meanwhile, Warner takes over DC Comics (hopefully bringing the Wonder Woman movie that much closer to reality) and scrubs their He-Man reboot.
- Oliver Stone confirms: Charlie Sheen will return for a cameo in Wall Street 2.
- Toon news: Mandy Moore and Chuck's Zachary Levi to voice the leads in Disney's long-in-the-works Rapunzel, while Timothy Dalton will voice Mr. Pricklepants (!) in Pixar's Toy Story 3. Plus: Cars 2 will go global.
- The unlikely trio of Tom Hanks, Michael Stipe and Barry Manilow team up for a new romantic comedy.
- Sex and the City 2 Watch: Samantha lands her latest man and will there be a gay wedding?
- Thanks, Mom: One Life to Live's Scott Evans and his awesome mother Lisa on coming out, off screen and on.
- Plus: A red carpet chat with Brett Claywell at the Daytime Emmys (part 2 here).
- Revered show biz reporter Army Archerd, who broke the news of Rock Hudson's battle with AIDS, passed away Tuesday at the age of 87.
And the List Goes On:
- Watch and learn: 100 Things I Learned from the Movies.
- From Jim Stark's red jacket to Tony Manero's white disco suit, Turner Classic Movies names their 15 Favorite Fashion Trendsetting Classic Films.
- EW.com picks their Sci-Fi Hotties of '09.
- In preparation for this Sunday's season 2 finale of True Blood: Ryan Kwanten on playing Jason Stackhouse.
- Meet Garrett Hedlund, the hunky new star of Tron Legacy.
- The title says it all: Anton Yelchin Boards Jodie Foster's Beaver. (Not since Snatch will a title be so mocked.)
Tune in to TCM:
- Oscar winning actresses Joanne Woodward (The Three Faces of Eve) and Barbra Streisand (Funny Girl) are spotlighted on Saturday and Monday, respectively.
- Academy Award winners Mel Brooks, Robert De Niro and Bruce Springsteen are among this year's recipients of the Kennedy Center Honors.
- Mark your calendars: the next Tony Awards set for June 2010.
- Voting is now open for the 1st Annual AfterElton.com Primetime Visibility Awards.
Out in Film:
- The Big News of the Day: Ellen DeGeneres named fourth American Idol judge.
- Music man Michael Feinstein to return to Broadway next year.
- The Advocate cover story: Bravo's Andy Cohen.
- On the scene: Seth Rudetsky sees drag diva Varla Jean Merman in Provincetown, and wait to you hear what she does with a certain Beyoncé song. Also on hand: Margaret Cho.
- Douglas Carter Beane's gay-themed comedy The Little Dog Laughed heading to London's West End.
- Meet Dan and Sam McMillen, the gay brothers of the next Amazing Race (video here).
- Bryan Fuller and Bryan Singer are partnering up to adapt the Augusten Burroughs book Sellevision into an hourlong NBC dramedy about a fictional home shopping channel.
- The Indigo Girls get their own jukebox musical.
- Kevin Williamson opens up his Vampire Diaries.
- Fiona Shaw is Mother Courage in a new translation by Tony Kushner.
Women We Love:
- Anna Friel is Holly Golightly in the new UK stage production of Truman Capote's Breakfast at Tiffany's.
- The Bitch is back: Laura Leighton on the resurrection of Sydney Andrews on the new Melrose Place.
- Spend An Evening with Julie Andrews next month in Manhattan.
- Drew Barrymore and Ellen Page kiss and tell about Whip It.
- Broadway songstress Linda Eder will release her own "Movie Album", titled Soundtrack, on October 13. (Click hereto pre-order from Amazon.com.)
- Diablo Cody talks about the already infamous Megan Fox/Amanda Seyfried liplock in Jennifer's Body.
- From pop to stage: The artist formerly known as Sporty Spice, Mel C, will join the cast of London's Blood Brothers, while Deborah Cox will portray the legendary Josephine Baker in the new Broadway-bound musical Josephine.
- Matthew Morrison will do anything for his gay fans. Plus: he reveals some major spoilers on the season to come.
- OMG LOL: AfterElton.com's Glee Facebook recap.