Daily Bacon: Leno Gets Mark Twain Prize; Firth Can’t Find Paddington Voice
Jun18

Daily Bacon: Leno Gets Mark Twain Prize; Firth Can’t Find Paddington Voice

Jay Leno. The former Tonight Show host will receive the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, the nation’s top humor prize. Colin Firth. The actor has pulled out of voicing the upcoming Paddington film. The King’s Speech star said he had been unable to find the right voice for the Peruvian bear. True Blood: The Musical. HBO vampire series may get a second life on Broadway. Jersey Boys. Clint Eastwood movie is “catchy...

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‘Jersey Boys’ Trailer — Clint Eastwood Directs Frankie Valli Musical
Apr19

‘Jersey Boys’ Trailer — Clint Eastwood Directs Frankie Valli Musical

  The cast includes Boadwalk Empire’s Vincent Piazza as Tommy DeVito, the group’s guitar player and baritone. John Lloyd Young, who won a Tony for playing Frankie Valli on Broadway, reprises his role for the film, while Christopher Walken is on hand to add a bit of heft in the form of mobster Angelo ‘Gyp’...

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Daily Bacon: Fox Cancels X Factor; NPH Receives Hasty Pudding
Feb08

Daily Bacon: Fox Cancels X Factor; NPH Receives Hasty Pudding

The X Factor. Fox cancels the singing-competition the same day judge and executive producer Simon Cowell announces he would return to the UK version of the show. Neil Patrick Harris. The TV star accepts Hasty Pudding Man of the Year Award at Harvard, dressed in a wig, lingerie and red heels. Helen Mirren was the Woman of the Year last week. Jay Leno. Final Tonight Show delivers biggest audience since 1998. Pitch Perfect 2. Anna...

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The JH Files [03/16/12]
Mar16

The JH Files [03/16/12]

Sofia Vergara will host SNL on April 7. There better be a Modern Family spoof. Lisa Marie Presley will release her first album in five years on May 15. Grammy winner T Bone Burnett is the producer. President Obama has picked North Carolina to win on his NCAA bracket. Clint Eastwood in a reality TV show? It’s true. Mrs. Eastwood and Company, focusing on the lives of Dina Eastwood (Clint’s wife) and their two daughters,...

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Beyonce’s ‘Star’-Maker: Clint Eastwood
Jan20

Beyonce’s ‘Star’-Maker: Clint Eastwood

Beyonce, who covets an Oscar, now has a Clint to help her realize her acting dream. The musical star has been cast in a Warner Bros. remake  (No. 4) of “A Star is Born,” with Clint Eastwood set to direct. Couldn’t be a better scenario. Eastwood is not only an elite director but has a big interest in music and has scored some of his own films. Beyonce has been attached to the project since last year, and there was a...

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