Odds & Ends: Bryan Cranston Circling Broadway Musical & More

first_imgBryan Cranston(Photo: Bruce Glikas) Here’s a quick roundup of stories you may have missed from today and over the summer weekend. Bryan Cranston Circling Broadway MusicalCould Tony winner Bryan Cranston (All the Way) be returning to Broadway….in a musical revival? “Yes, it’s going to be fun,” Cranston told Ipso Facto with Robert Wuhl. “I think it’s going to come together, I really do.  And I’ve got some ideas about it that I’ve pitched, and those are going over very well… it’s like, ‘Wow, this would be a really, a reimagining of an old chestnut.’” We’re intrigued…Lin-Manuel Miranda’s 21 Chump Street to Bow in LondonLin-Manuel Miranda is conquering London! The Tony-winning scribe’s 21 Chump Street, a new 14-minute musical based on a true story as reported in the series This American Life, will play London’s Tristan Bates Theatre October 11 through October 19. The tuner will be one of four distinctively different pieces to play in one evening; 21 Chump Street premiered in a showcase at the Brooklyn Academy of Music back in June 2014. Miranda’s In the Heights has been playing successfully at London’s Kings Cross Theatre, while his mega hit Hamilton is set to open in the West End in October 2017 at the Victoria Palace Theatre.John Lithgow & Nina Arianda to Team Up on ScreenTony winners John Lithgow and Nina Arianda will appear in indie movie Beatriz At Dinner. Directed by Miguel Arteta and penned by Mike White, Deadline reports that the film will follow a holistic medicine practitioner who ends up at a wealthy client’s dinner party after her car breaks down. The cast is also set to feature Chloe Sevigny, Salma Hayek and more.First Look at Megan Hilty’s Warren Beatty ProjectWe now know what Megan Hilty’s secret Warren Beatty project is! Check out below a trailer for Rules Don’t Apply, which is set in 1950s Hollywood and follows the forbidden romance between two employees of Howard Hughes. The film, which along with the Broadway bombshell also features Tony winner Matthew Broderick, is scheduled for release on November 23. View Commentslast_img read more