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Oscar-winning director Ang Lee announced Tuesday that he no longer plans to direct the pilot for the new FX drama "Tyrant."
According to Deadline, the former Larchmont resident released a statement explaining why he was no longer able to helm the TV pilot, which would have been his first project since winning the best director Oscar for “Life of Pi” earlier this year.
"It...Read more »
“American Choppers” rode off into the sunset last year after 10 seasons on the Discovery Channel, but “Choppers” star Paul Teutul Sr. and his Newburgh-based custom-motorcycle shop, Orange County Choppers, are back with a new series on a new network.
CMT announced Monday that it will air the eight-episode series “Orange County Choppers.” The show is slated to go into production this summer...Read more »
Uh-oh, the Kardashians are in another “kontroversy,” and the latest family dust-up has Westchester ties. Khloe Kardashian, and her two older sisters, Kim and Kourtney, had a pleasant Hudson Valley experience when they visited the Cross County Shopping Center in Yonkers last fall. But now Mount Kisco resident Gov. Andrew Cuomo is up in arms over Kardashian's sartorial choices, after she...Read more »
"Epic," an animated movie set for wide release this Friday, welcomed stars Amanda Seyfried, Colin Farrell, Carly Rose Sonenclar and other famous faces to its New York City premiere on Saturday, and Newsday Westchester was there to chat with many of its stars.
Seyfried and Farrell join Beyoncé (who snagged her marriage license in Scarsdale), Steven Tyler (who grew up in Yonkers),...Read more »
Among this week's top Twitter contributors with Hudson Valley connections are the narrator and stars of "Arrested Development," proving once again there's always money in the banana stand.
Because the following embedded tweets, links and videos involve HTML coding, this feature is best viewed with a Web browser. If you missed previous installments of the Hudson Valley Tweets of the...Read more »
Legendary jam band The Grateful Dead often played the Capitol Theatre in the 1970s, and late frontman Jerry Garcia was a fan of the Port Chester venue, praising it as a theater that was "set up pretty groovy all around for music." Now The Cap is returning the favor, paying tribute to Garcia by naming its new bar in his honor.
The theater’s new bar, located in the lobby, opened Thursday...Read more »
Diddy has always had affection for his hometown of Mount Vernon, but now he’s proclaimed his allegiance to a more aristocratic setting across the pond. The rap mogul filmed a “Funny of Die” video called “Downton Diddy” that sees him dropping him in on the residents of the hit PBS series “Downton Abbey.” On Wednesday, Diddy tweeted that he was “happy to announce that Im [sic] a series regular...Read more »
"Star Trek Into Darkness" makes its wide theatrical release Thursday, but I attended an advance screening of the highly anticipated sequel, and I have a lot to say about it.
No spoilers, I promise. But here are a few things to consider before you see the movie, directed by Sarah Lawrence College alumnus J.J. Abrams.
1. There are some pretty sweet nods to classic "Star...Read more »
Pregnancy rumors may be swirling around Beyoncé, but the pop star has remained mum on the chatter that she may be expecting a second child. Instead, she publicly apologized to her fans for canceling her Tuesday concert in Belgium.
The singer posted the handwritten note on her website, which was addressed to her “dearest fans in Antwerp.”
“I’ve never postponed a show in my life. It was...Read more »
Glitz and glamour are the hallmark of the annual Cannes Film Festival, which kicks off in the French Riviera Wednesday. While the event will attract movie stars and filmmakers from around the world, it will also feature two talents with Westchester ties, both of whom are Oscar winners but are attending the festival for very different reasons.
Bedford resident Michael Douglas will be in Cannes...Read more »