Depending on when each of us came of age, the first openly LGBT figure on television we might have been familiar with was Billy Crystal’s Jodie on the 1970’s sitcom Soap. Or it may have been Will Truman (Eric McCormack) or Jack McFarland (the out Sean Hayes ) on Will & Grace, or lesbian comedian/talk show host Ellen DeGeneres. Show More Summary
With help from Billy Crystal.
The San Francisco Giants honored the late actor before last night's game against the Kansas City Royals.
Robin Williams’ kids Zak, Cody, and Zelda, were at the World Series game at AT&T Park on Sunday. The Williams’ kids all wore custom San Francisco Giants jerseys with their dad’s name on the back. According to Us Weekly, they were joined...Show More Summary
More than two months after Robin Williams's death, the actor's family is keeping his memory alive with the help of Billy Crystal and Robin's favorite baseball team, the San Francisco Giants. Before game five of the World Series kicked off on Sunday, Robin's son Zak Williams threw out the first pitch. Show More Summary
With his siblings Zelda and Cody by his side, Zak Williams, the eldest son of Robin Williams, threw the ceremonial first pitch to Billy Crystal during Game 5 of the World Series Sunday night in honor of his late father. #457910946 /Show More Summary
The San Francisco Giants will honor one of their most loyal fans before Game 5 of the World Series on Sunday night in San Francisco. The team will pay tribute to Robin Williams, the comedian who committed suicide in August, by having his son, Zak, throw the ceremonial first pitch to Bill Crystal, a close […]
As of this second, we are 122 days away from the 2015 Academy Awards, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris as Billy Crystal growls angrily in the corner and everyone tries real hard not to make a Renee Zellweger joke. That's a ludicrously long...Show More Summary
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By announcing Billy Crystal‘s involvement with Which Witch, a new animated film that has him taking on starring, writing and producing duties, the Jim Henson Co. quietly slipped in just a few other, minor items. The studio, which isShow More Summary
Two years ago, Cary Elwes joined Rob Reiner, Billy Crystal, Carol Kane, Wallace Shawn, Chris Sarandon, Mandy Patinkin and, of course, Robin Wright at the Alice Tully Hall in Lincoln Center for the New York Film Festival screening ofShow More Summary
Late last week Variety posted some details about Billy Crystal‘s new project Which Witch with a tiny blurb towards the end that said the Jim Henson Company was also working on a Labyrinth sequel. The Internet blew up as the Internet tends to do with these type of stories. Hell, we were pretty damn excited […]
The Internet has been abuzz today at the news that a sequel to the 1986 cult classic, Labyrinth, is in the works. Variety let the tidbit slip in an article about Billy Crystal joining another Jim Henson movie, Which Witch, but apparently it's not true. Show More Summary
Rob at io9: "Tucked away in a Variety article about Billy Crystal joining the Henson Company's production of Which Witch?—which, you know, whatever—comes the much more interesting news that a sequel to 1986's Labyrinth is in the works (along with the previously rumored Dark Crystal 2 and Fraggle Rock movies). Show More Summary
Billy Crystal will write, produce and star in the animated 'Which Witch', following a wizard who hatches a contest to find his witch bride. [...]
Though he's one of the most iconic comedy stars of all-time, Billy Crystal has laid pretty low key over the past decade. With the exception of voice work in Monsters University, the actor has only starred in a handful of films. We would say that he's picky, but those films have been the terrible comedies Parental Guidance and Small Apartments. Show More Summary
Billy Crystal is apparently tired of sharing the animated spotlight with his Monsters, Inc. co-stars and has found a cartoon franchise to call his own. Variety is reporting that Crystal will co-write, co-produce and star in an adaptation of author Eva Ibbotson's 1979 kid lit classic Which Witch? for The Jim Henson Co.
Buried deep within a Variety article about Billy Crystal playing a bachelor warlock comes this interesting tidbit of news: The Jim Henson company is working on a sequel to Labyrinth. No other details are available—we’re talking about an aside in the last sentence of an article that mentions several upcoming Henson Co. Show More Summary
The Jim Henson Company is moving forward with an animated adaptation of Eva Ibbotson‘s 1979 book Which Witch?, with Billy Crystal co-writing and set to play a role. But that’s not the bit you might be excited to read about. The bit that...Show More Summary
Tucked away in a Variety article about Billy Crystal joining the Henson Company's production of Which Witch? — which, you know, whatever — comes the much more interesting news that a sequel to 1986's Labyrinth is in the works (along with the previously rumored Dark Crystal 2 and Fraggle Rock movies). Read more...