From the revealingly sustained closing shot of "The Graduate" to the rich structural sprawl of "Angels in America," Mike Nichols was a filmmaker who often knew the virtues of taking his time.
LONDON — Daniel Radcliffe is to star in "Brooklyn Bridge," which will be scripted and directed by Douglas McGrath (“Emma”). Goldcrest will finance and sell international rights to the pic, which will…
“Beautiful,” the incoming Broadway bio-musical of Carole King featuring tunes from the singer-songwriter’s canon, has found its Carole, with Jessie Mueller tapped to topline the production. Mueller…
The Broadway musical version of “Bullets Over Broadway” has targeted the St. James Theater, with the show locking the venue and the timeframe for an April 2014 bow. Production will mark a return to…
Screenwriter-director Douglas McGrath has lined up a Broadway project, penning the book for "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical," which is aiming for a Rialto run in spring 2014, according to the…
If we must have a play about Richard and Pat Nixon, then Douglas McGrath makes a damned good job of it in "Checkers." TV pros Anthony LaPaglia ("Without a Trace") and Kathryn Erbe ("Law & Order…
Susan Stroman, the helmer behind "The Producers" and "The Scottsboro Boys," has been tapped to direct and choreograph "Bullets Over Broadway," the upcoming tuner version of the 1994 Woody Allen pic.
The pic at times feels out of step with contemporary reality and humorless in its adaptation of a comic bestseller.
An enormously entertaining documentary that uses colorful producer Jerry Weintraub as an eager surrogate to breeze through a half-century of iconic Hollywood and pop music history.
Held back for a year to distance it from "Capote," pic inevitably won't escape comparison with the earlier film. Regardless of the liberties taken, there was an integrity and character-complexity to…
The consummate storytelling and richly drawn characters of one of literature's greatest chroniclers of the human condition make Douglas McGrath's adaptation of "Nicholas Nickleby" a delightful…