Lackluster reviews didn't hurt "Misery," with Bruce Willis, which is the second-highest-grossing play behind David Mamet's "China Doll."
Not even Bill Murray can prevent a film from flailing. Forbes named "Rock the Kasbah," which also features Kate Hudson, Bruce Willis, and Zooey Deschanel, the biggest flop of 2015. In the film, Murray portrays a washed-up rock-musicShow More Summary
Broadway’s brief mini-boom went bust last week, as the pre-Thanksgiving blues saw 15 shows drop $100K or more — in several cases a lot more — from the previous week. One sliver of moonlight fell on Misery, the Bruce Willis vehicle that...Show More Summary
Don't expect Die Hard Bruce Willis in his Broadway debut in Misery at the Broadhurst Theater. As best-selling author Paul Sheldon in the play based on a beloved if frightening film based on a beloved if frightening Stephen King book, Willis drops the tough guy pose, making most of his moves in a vertical position. Show More Summary
It looks like the apparently immortal and forever bad ass Bruce Willis has another action movie ahead of him. Except this time, in a bit of a twist, he’s the one who needs rescuing. Check out the newly released trailer for Extraction starring John McClane himself. Well, it’s an action movie that’s for sure. Show More Summary
I remember going to a Blockbuster Video sometime in 1999 and renting a movie starring Denzel Washington, Annette Bening, and Bruce Willis that, while a decent enough move, would have a profound effect on me in ways I wouldn't appreciate until two years later. Show More Summary
Who ever would have guessed terrorism’s fiercest opponent looks a lot like Kellan Lutz? In Lionsgate Premiere’s new trailer for Extraction, Lutz handles heavy-duty, high-kicking action as Harry Turner, a government analyst who goes rogue to rescue his kidnapped dad, retired CIA agent Leonard Turner (Bruce Willis). Show More Summary
Because apparently, girls kissing girls is required for any movie trailer targeting the coveted male 18-49 demographic. Make all the jokes you want, but former Strikeforce featherweight mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Gina Carano has...Show More Summary
"Where are the missile codes?" Lionsgate has debuted a trailer for the action thriller Extraction from director Steven C. Miller. This movie stars Bruce Willis as a former CIA operative kidnapped by terrorists, with Kellan Lutz play his son out to find him and get him home. Show More Summary
If you’re in the market for an action thriller, but you don’t really care if the story is formulaic, the performances are terrible, and it looks like everybody phoned it in, then we have good news. The first trailer for the new movie...Show More Summary
You could use the public data released by the New York City Taxi & Limousine Commission to reveal critical insights about urban transit trends. Or you could use it to conduct a completely serious investigation on the plausibility of one of the transportation scenarios in Die Hard: With a Vengeance. Read more...
A little boy once told Bruce Willis, "I see dead people," and we thought he was very special, because how many of us can see or talk to visitors from the supernatural world? Very few.But no: Sorry, Haley Joel, you're not that unique or rare. As evidenced by an interview... More »
Bruce Willis and his co-star Laurie Metcalf take a bow on stage at the Misery Broadway opening night on Sunday (November 15) in New York City. The 60-year-old actor and his co-stars, including Leon Addison Brown and director Will Frears, as well as his wife Emma Hemming hit up the show’s after party at TAO [...]
What happens when a huge Die Hard fan decides to take out a page long ad to display his own movie pitch for a new installment in the series? Well, if you’re Eric D. Wilkinson it’s a response from the star of the franchise itself, Bruce Willis. Show More Summary
“But the greats may find Broadway a bigger challenge than they really want. Making movies is an art but appearing on Broadway a daily dare.”
The reviews are in for Misery, and Bruce Willis will be miserable reading them. It doesnt always bear dividends having a big celeb treading the boards.
You might recognize Reginald VelJohnson as Sergeant Al Powell, the police officer who helped Bruce Willis Die Hard; or, equally likely, from his turn as head of the family (and a cop) on Family Matters; or possibly you saw him as detective David Sutton on Turner & Hooch; or perhaps his guest appearance as... More »
Misery, which opened last night at the Broadhurst Theatre, is something of a misnomer for the Broadway incarnation of Stephen King’s 1987 thriller. To get the obvious pun out of the way, it is not altogether a miserable experience — thanks to the sup… Read The post Bruce Willis and Laurie Metcalf Open in ‘Misery’ on Broadway: REVIEW appeared first on Towleroad.
This writer must admit that it’s a bit surprising that not more horror takes to the stage in a serious context. Of course, there are the many macabre musicals that infuse the flamboyant Broadway attitude and the splattery, insane properties of horror films past, including musical adaptations of EVIL DEAD, RE-ANIMATOR and SILENCE OF THE […]
Based on the terrifying novel by Stephen King, Misery has hit the Broadway stage with none other than Bruce Willis in the role of the tortured author and Laurie Metcalf playing his number one fan, Annie Wilkes. The stage version of King’s classic horror was adapted for the stage by William Goldman. Show More Summary