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‘Side Show’ Review: Jeremy Gerard On Bill Condon’s Freakout

Here's a Broadway oddball: Side Show, a musical about conjoined twins Daisy and Violet Hilton, who became a 1920s freak-show sensation and then top draw on the vaudeville circuit. The original was a failure when it first debuted on Broadway in 1997. Show More Summary

Will Bill Condon Conquer Broadway?

last monthNews : The Daily Beast

The director has won an Oscar and made ‘Twilight’ movies. As he debuts on Broadway, he talks Beyoncé, Kristen Stewart, Benedict Cumberbatch, and the ‘gay sensibility’ in all he does.

'Side Show' revision on Broadway earns praise from critics

last monthArts : Culture Monster

"Side Show" returned to Broadway on Monday in a revised version helmed by "Dreamgirls" filmmaker Bill Condon. The musical flopped in 1997 but still managed to earn plaudits and devoted fans for its story about conjoined sisters who perform in a freak show.

Bill Maher’s slippery slope: Why his war on Islam could hit closer to his own home

It's true, parts of the Koran may condone violence. Does Maher want other books and media held to this standard?

Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' Lands 'Wallflower' Writer

3 months agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

'Twilight' finale director Bill Condon will helm a live-action adaptation of 'Beauty and the Beast', which may star Emma Watson. [...]

Perks of Being a Wallflower's Stephen Chbosky to Script Beauty and the Beast

3 months agoFilm / New Releases : Coming Soon

It was announced earlier this summer that The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Parts 1 & 2 helmer Bill Condon is set to direct a live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast. Now, EW reveals that The Perks of Being a Wallflower's Stephen Chbosky is set to provide the screenplay.

Miramax Acquires US Distribution Rights to Mr. Holmes, Starring Ian McKellen

4 months agoFilm / New Releases : Coming Soon

Miramax announced today that it has acquired all U.S. distribution rights to Mr. Holmes and will partner with Roadside Attractions on domestic theatrical distribution of the film. Directed by Academy Award winner Bill Condon (Gods and Monsters, Kinsey), Mr. Show More Summary

Toronto: Miramax, Roadside Team On Bill Condon’s ‘Mr. Holmes’

BREAKING: Miramax acquired U.S. distribution rights to the Bill Condon-directed Mr. Holmes, and Roadside Attractions will handle the domestic release. The film reunites Condon with his Gods And Monsters star Ian McKellen, who stars with Laura Linney. Show More Summary

Universal Takes Producing Stake In Bill Condon’s Broadway ‘Side Show’ Revival

EXCLUSIVE: The much-ballyhooed Broadway revival of Side Show has a new above-the-title producer: Universal Pictures. Christopher Herzberger, U's executive, live theatricals, pushed the deal, which I'm told includes a financial stake in the tuner. Show More Summary

The Actor Who Played YOUNG SHERLOCK HOLMES Appears In Movie About Old Sherlock Holmes!!

Bill Condon's interesting adaptation should arrive on screens in 2015. Read the full article on AICN We’ve previously mentioned MR. HOLMES, an upcoming film in which Ian McKellen appears as an older Sherlock Holmes for helmer Bill Condon (GODS & MONSTERS, DREAMGIRLS, THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN PARTS 1 & 2). Show More Summary

Gay Dream Team to Bring 'Side Show' Back to Broadway

Bill Condon will direct a revival of Henry Krieger and Bill Russell's Tony-nominated 1997 musical about conjoined twins and carnival oddities. read more

First Look: Ian McKellen as Sherlock Holmes

6 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Ian McKellen is starring in "A Slight Trick of the Mind" directed by Bill Condon and co-starring Laura Linney. Tweets McKellen: "Over 70 actors have previously played Sherlock Holmes. Now he's 93 years old and it's my turn. #MrHolme...

First Look at Ian McKellen as Sherlock Holmes in 'Mr. Holmes'

6 months agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

Ian McKellen becomes the latest in a long line of over 70 actors to play Sherlock Holmes in the first photo from director Bill Condon's 'Mr. Holmes'. [...]

Hiroyuki Sanada Joins Sherlock Holmes Drama ‘A Slight Trick Of The Mind’

EXCLUSIVE: 47 Ronin and The Wolverine star Hiroyuki Sanada has been tapped to join Ian McKellen in A Slight Trick of the Mind, the drama about an aging Sherlock Holmes that Bill Condon is directing this summer in London. Sanada will play Umezaki, a Prickly Ash plant enthusiast who Holmes (McKellen) visits in Japan. Show More Summary

First Pic of Ian McKellen as Sherlock Holmes in MR. HOLMES!

McKellen tweeted the first picture of himself in character today. Check it out! Read the full article on AICN Hey guys! Horrorella here... GODS AND MONSTERS, Bill Condon's portrait of FRANKENSTEIN director James Whale, was my first exposure of the great Ian McKellen, an actor that I would grow to greatly admire. Show More Summary

Tired Old Queen At The Movies #125

6 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Clip description: The underside of Gay Hollywood history is examined with love, sensitivity and a lot of humor in Bill Condon's brilliant "Gods and Monsters" (1999). Starring Ian McKellen as veteran, gay, Brit director James Whale and...Show More Summary

Funds Roundup: Elliott vs. Argentina; the Children’s Breakup

A linkfest of the best reading in fund investing: Risk of investor flight? BlackRock calls for restricting mutual fund sales! — Christopher Condon and Mary Childs, Bloomberg News “Repeat after me: Bill Gross is the kindest, bravest, warmest most wonderful human being you’ve met in your life. — Kirsten Grind, Wall Street Journal Bloomberg How [...]

Bill Maher Battles Ralph Reed: People Pull Faith ‘Right Out of Their Ass’

7 months agoNews : Mediaite

Bill Maher faced off with Christian conservative icon Ralph Reed on Real Time, challenging him on why adult humans suspend critical thinking to believe in "magic" and why they would cherish a tome that basically condones horrible acts like slavery and stoning.

These Celebrities Would Make Perfect Real-Life Disney Princesses

7 months agoEntertainment : BuzzSugar

When we first heard about Disney's plans to make a live-action Beauty and the Beast with the help of Twilight director Bill Condon, we were so excited. And more importantly, we were dying to find out who would play Belle. Sure, we've...Show More Summary

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