"The Boys in the Band" cast made it clear they were aware of how Hudson’s experience paved the way for their own careers.
The cast of the Netflix film also discusses the need to create more opportunities for gay actors. "A gay person should be up for the role of Superman without having to make him gay."
Mart Crowley, the Tony Award-winning playwright whose pioneering 1968 play “The Boys in the Band” became a groundbreaking landmark in representing gay life, has died at age 84.Veteran journalist Michael Musto announced Crowley’s death via Facebook on Sunday.Crowley had worked in the 1960s as an assistant to actress Natalie Wood, who encouraged him to write about the experiences of gay and bisexual men in what would become “The Boys in the Band,” depicting a Manhattan party that goes horribly wrong.Also Read: Hollywood's Notable Deaths of 2020 (Photos)The play opened Off Broadway before the Stonewall riots brought new attention to gay urban life, and spawned both a 1970 movie as well as an acclaimed and starry Broadway revival in 2018 that featured out gay stars such as Jim Parsons, Matt Bomer, Zachary Quinto and Andrew Rannells. Crowley shared the Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play for the production.Netflix is planning to release a feature film version of the play later this year, produced by Ryan Murphy.In 2002, Crowley produced a sequel to the play, “The Men From the Boys” in which many of the characters gather for a memorial service. In addition, Crowley worked as a script editor and producer for the early ’80s ABC series “Hart to Hart” starring Robert Wagner and Stefanie Powers.Read original story Mart Crowley, ‘The Boys in the Band’ Playwright, Dies at 84 At TheWrap
Zoe Kravitz, Christian Bale, Kit Harington, Matt Bomer, Helen Mirren, Da’Vine Joy Randolph and Wesley Snipes will also present.
Considering Matt Bomer regularly appears at the top of “Sexiest Man Alive” lists and has voiced Superman, the most famously hunky superhero of them all, it might be considered ironic that in his new role in the DC Universe show “Doom Patrol,” he plays a character whose entire body is covered in bandages. However, at […]
<em>Doom Patrol </em>had been fully staffed. <em>White Collar</em> and <em> American Horror Story</em> alum Matt Bomer has been tapped for the last remaining lead role in the upcoming live-action drama for the DC Universe digital platform. <em> </em>He will play Negative Man in the series, from Greg Berlanti and Warner Bros TV. The announcement was just made by fellow <em>Doom Patrol</em> star Brendan Fraser ahead of the premiere of DC Universe’s <em> Titans</em> at New York Cmic-Con. Bomer will provide the voiceover…
Do you trust Edie Falco with $20 million and your son's life? Of course you do.
Will Truman is making a date with TV’s erstwhile Neal Caffrey. White Collar vet Matt Bomer will guest-star on a Season 10 episode of Will & Grace, NBC announced Thursday. He’ll appear on the sitcom as a smooth-talking, self-satisfied TV news anchor who dates Eric McCormack’s character. Speechless star Minnie Driver also will be back in […]
When the clock hit zero in a game of Who Gon Check Me, Qs?, Matt Bomer and Andrew Rannells were so close they went ahead and kissed.
'The Last Tycoon' star Matt Bomer discusses the reasons F. Scott Fitzgerald's portrait of '30s Hollywood is still relevant today.
Some of Matt Bomer's 1930s-style costumes in the new Amazon drama 'The Last Tycoon' were so tailored, he had trouble breathing.
Jessica Biel stopped by “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” and she was seriously rocking charades with Jimmy Fallon. The wife of Justin Timberlake had great charade chemistry with Fallon, and they nailed the clues for "Dances With Wolves" and "I love Rock and Roll" with ease.
Amazon will return to the early days of Hollywood this summer with a former White Collar criminal. The streaming service on Friday announced that new period drama The Last Tycoon, starring Matt Bomer and Frasier‘s Kelsey Grammer, will premiere all nine Season 1 episodes on Friday, July 28. Based on the book by F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Last […]
It took time, but after Matt Bomer came out to his conservative Christian family, they eventually came around.
With a well-known title and formidable lead cast, Amazon’s 'The Last Tycoon' pilot has been a strong contender for a series pickup. Now it's official.
The June 12 mass shooting that claimed 49 lives at a gay club in Orlando, Florida, unfolded more than 2,000 miles away from Los Angeles — but the grief and frustration over an increasingly familiar narrative left many people in Hollywood searching a meaningful way to respond. The recipient of many blind offers of service was Ryan Murphy. The producer’s phone rang frequently in the days following the attack at Pulse, with one call coming from Human Rights Campaign president Chad Griffin. The two quickly crafted a plan to recruit 49 altruistic celebrities to memorialize each of the Orlando victims by reading a brief eulogy of their lives, editing the clips to construct a 18-minute film that will live online starting June 29.
In Amazon’s new drama pilot The Last Tycoon, based on F. Scott Fitzgerald’s last, unfinished novel, Matt Bomer plays Monroe Stahr, a rising studio executive in Hollywood. His talent and ambition begin to put him at odds with his boss and mentor, Pat Brady (Kelsey Grammer). In this sneak-peek clip from the pilot, Monroe comes to Pat’s office for a meeting, though Pat’s got other things on his mind.
Amazon premieres two new shows on Friday, pilots in its Amazon Original Series program that you can vote for online. Bomer is the right face and voice for the TV interpretation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s unfinished novel, published posthumously in 1941. In the Amazon Last Tycoon, directed by Billy Ray (The Hunger Games), Bomer is a sleek and ambitious Stahr and Kelsey Grammer is an imperious Brady.
Broadcast-TV’s Upfronts might be over, but Amazon’s pilot season is just around the corner, featuring new projects starring Matt Bomer, Lauren Ambrose and Kelsey Grammer. Bomer (White Collar) headlines The Last Tycoon, a Great Depression-era drama adapted from the F. Scott Fitzgerald novel about a Hollywood golden boy battling his father figure and boss (played […]
With the Countess finding (and turning) herself a new boy toy and telling Donovan to pack his things and leave the Hotel on this week’s American Horror Story, viewers were left wondering what would become of Matt “Jawline for Days” Bomer, how will his smother Iris react to his banishment, and more importantly, had we seen the last of his bare bum rolling around in a high thread count? Related: ‘American Horror Story: Hotel’ Recap: Going Viral Luckily, Bomer agreed to chat with Yahoo via phone about his character’s future. Obviously you had that memorable death scene in your undies last season and worked with Ryan Murphy on The Normal Heart.
In presenting an episode of television devoid of rhyme or reason (or even proper structure), American Horror Story: Hotel straight up did its job. So it’s with some surprise that “Chutes and Ladders” upended that strategy almost completely this week with a lengthy (1 hour and 40 mins!), explanation-packed episode.
On the season premiere of American Horror Story: Hotel, glamourpuss Lady Gaga made her series debut in the killing-est and bloodiest of ways. The titular Hotel is the impeccably decked-out art deco Hotel Cortez, and Gaga’s throwback 1920s glam looks, complete with turbans, wrap gowns, and blood red lips, definitely hold up to her surroundings.