Director of the first three Harry Potter films, Christopher Columbus (and his team of course!) are responsible for how the magic of the books were translated to the big silver screen. Zelda Williams, daughter of Robin Williams, presented the very first Robin Williams Award for Excellence at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco. Since he was a...read more!
Applications are now open for the Blue Genie Voice Acting Scholarship, named as an homage to Robin Williams and his iconic character in “Aladdin.” Launched by English voiceover actor and coach Jay Britton, the scholarship benefits fledgling...Show More Summary
On February 13th, writer and director Jonah Feingold launched a Kickstarter to fund a prequel movie to the Robin Williams classic Hook. It planned to tell the story of Rufio, who had become the leader of the Lost Boys by the time the adult Peter Pan returned to Neverland. It would shed light on a […]
Robin Williams’ Hook movie was Peter Pan sequel that delighted both children and adults way back in 1991. Directed by Steven Spielberg, Hook featured Williams as an adult Peter Pan who had forgotten he was ever the The Pan Man (man)....Show More Summary
As both a sequel and a standalone movie, Hook has a solid reputation as a piece of cinema history. Boasting a cast including Maggie Smith, Julia Roberts, Dustin Hoffman as the titular Captain Hook and the legendary Robin Williams as an aged and boring Peter Pan, it told the story of life after Neverland. Peter […]
This Lost Boy wants to be found again. Dante Basco, who played wisecracking Rufio in the 1991 film "Hook" opposite the late Robin Williams, has been trying to make a follow-up movie about his character for some time. Now, he's opened...Show More Summary
Neighbours Robin Waistell and Stephen Williams took on the rail giant after the plant, growing on a railway embankment next to their bungalows, spread into the foundations of their South Wales homes.
Robin Williams died over two years ago and for his fans, the world still doesn't seem quite back to normal. Even if you're a big fan of his films though, you might not be familiar with some of these fascinating facts over on TopTenz....Show More Summary
Also, local filmmakers Chris Columbus and Philip Kaufman talk about having Williams in their personal lives, as part of interviews for an upcoming NBC Bay Area mini-doc, airing on Sunday. [ more › ]
There are some basics of job hunting that we can all use. A local high school asked me to teach their 11th and 12th graders how to tackle their first job hunt. In order to keep it from being boring, I turned to that source of teen joy: YouTube. Show More Summary
Comedy has a whole lot of truth in it.
Years ago, director/genius Terry Gilliam set out to adapt Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett’s brilliant novel Good Omens into a feature film starring Robin Williams and Johnny Depp. It never came to pass. Other versions, including a television adaptation by Terry Jones, briefly appeared before vanishing again. Show More Summary
Fun fact: Jonathan Katz once sold a vial of Robin Williams’ urine to a rabid fan for $500. The unassuming comedian, writer and actor behind the influential ’90s animated series Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist began his entertainment career late, forming a six-piece R&B band called Katz and Jammers when he was...
Ryan Seacrest caught up with Matt Damon on the red carpet at the 2017 Golden Globes Sunday night. Seacrest asked the The Great Wall star about what it was like to work with the late Robin Williams on the set of Good Will Hunting, which was released 20 years ago this year. Show More Summary
Kelly Osbourne has a new book coming out, and it’s aptly titled There Is No Fcking Secret. What else would you expect from an Osbourne? In the book, Kelly Osbourne opens up about her mother, Sharon, suffering through colon cancer, how it affected her father, Ozzy, and a host of other topics from dating to... Show More Summary
From Robin Williams' legacy to reproducibility in science, from tardigrades to the Tully monster, this is where the buzz was in 2016. The post 2016’s most talked-about research papers appeared first on ExtremeTech.
The casting director of the Harry Potter movies has revealed that Robin Williams wanted to play a role in the franchise, but was turned away because he was not British! The late actor wanted to play Hagrid, which ended up going to Robbie Coltrane. “Robin [Williams] had called [director Chris Columbus] because he really wanted [...]
Robin Williams really wanted to be a part of the Harry Potter cast, but a strict rule forbid his participation.
Albus Dumbledore once said, “I would trust Hagrid with my life.”