If you ask us, George Clooney has no need to fear The Ides of March. Just last week he appeared in the highly-buzzed, celeb-studded reading of Dustin Lance Black's marriage equality play 8, and today his widely acclaimed performanceShow More Summary
Academy Award Winner Dustin Lance Black stopped by the What's Trending studio to talk about his new play, 8, that premiered live on YouTube and...
While Deadline calls him virtually unknown in the U.S., I'm sure my readers are aware of Theo James, who strutted around in a towel in Bedlam on BBC America. Now he's replaced another of my favorite studs, Ryan Phillipe in Greg Berlanti's...Show More Summary
We say, ‘It gets better,’ but what work are we doing to make sure it gets better everywhere? It really hit home for me in the past few months because my very tough, auto-mechanic, NASCAR-loving brother came out of the closet a couple of years ago and he was having a really hard time. And I kept [...]
Last weekend there was a who’s who of celebrities that came out to read a play by playwright/screenwriter Dustin Lance Black on the issues surrounding inequality for same sexed couples. This reading, which was streamed on Youtube, went on to raise $2 million American Foundation for Equal Rights, which is the same group that challenged [...]Show More Summary
The stars came out for the west coast premiere reading of Oscar winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black's play 8 based on the Prop 8 trial. The likes of George Clooney, Jamie Lee Curtis, Christine Lahti, Brad Pitt, Kevin Bacon, JaneShow More Summary
BY ARI EZRA WALDMAN On Saturday, I had the distinct honor of attending the Los Angeles premiere of Dustin Lance Black's play, '8' for Towleroad. From the balcony of a packed Wilshire Ebell theatre, I could see why the American...
Dustin Lance Black's play 8 -based on the trial transcripts of Perry v. Schwarzenegger, the landmark case which pitted marriage equality against its conservative foes, is one of the most important works of modern theater. A federal appeals...Show More Summary
Brad Pitt starred as the gay judge in the Proposition 8 case, Judge Vaughan Walker, during Saturday’s showing of 8, Dustin Lance’s Black’s play about the legal struggle to overturn Prop. 8 in California.
On March 3, director Rob Reiner led an all-star cast, including George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Jane Lynch, Kevin Bacon, Martin Sheen and Jamie Lee Curtis, through Dustin Lance Black’s play “8,” about the court battle over marriage equality in California that was set in motion by the passage of Proposition 8 in 2008.
Dustin Lance Black wrote a script entitled 8 revolving around the trials over the controversial California Proposition 8. It was previously reported that the writer had teamed with director Rob Reiner to make it into a film, but the project turned into a reading event with an all star cast.
There was major star power arriving to see the West Coast reading of the Proposition 8 play, "8," when the production debuted Saturday in Los Angeles. Written by Dustin Lance Black, "8" chronicles the federal trial to overturn the California legislation that prohibited same-sex marriage. The cast for the one-night-only production included Brad Pitt, George [...]
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Dustin Lance Black's Prop. 8 drama "8" receives its star-studded West Coast premiere
The star-studded Los Angeles premiere of Dustin Lance Black's play '8' about the Proposition 8 trial which was streamed Saturday night on YouTube attracted 200,000 online viewers according to director Rob Reiner, and raised more than $2 million (double what...
Saturday night, lucky audience members got to see an Academy Awards telecast-worth of Hollywood stars take part in an L.A. reading of 8, Dustin Lance Black’s dramatization of the trial to overturn California’s Proposition 8. If you couldn’t get there—or missed AFER’s livestream of the historical drama—catch it above. George Clooney and Martin Sheen played attorneys David [...]
A full-length reading of the Milk writer's play 8, with Clooney, Pitt, Jane Lynch, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Martin Sheen, Chris Colfer...just...everybody. Kevin Bacon, even. [THR] Read more posts by Zach Dionne
George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Martin Sheen, Jamie Lee Curtis, Jane Lynch, Kevin Bacon and more took to the stage for Oscar-winning writer Dustin Lance Black’s play 8 directed by Rob Reiner. The reading, which took place last night in Los...Show More Summary
Noted equality advocates such as George Clooney, Brad Pitt, and Matt Bomer helped raise more than $2 million as they reenacted the real-life courtroom and personal drama in 8, Dustin Lance Black's retelling of the historic legal battle to overturn California's gay marriage ban.
George Clooney, Brad Pitt, and Martin Sheen were among the A-List actors who participated in the stage reading of 8 in LA last night. The play, written by Dustin Lance Black, showcases the proceedings of the 2010 Proposition 8 federal court battle about California's gay marriage ban that was approved in 2008. Show More Summary