Broadway

Mike Nichols, Visionary Flim, Theater Director, Producer, Dies Suddenly at 83

Mike Nichols, a celebrated director and producer who helmed such classics as “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” and “The Graduate” and Broadway hits like The Odd Couple, died suddenly yesterday (Nov. 19). He was 83. Nichols was a visionary during his career who started out as an comedian and later made his mark as a director and producer. He is one of the few entertainment figures to win an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony for his work, demonstrating his versatility, creativity and understanding of his craft....

Ed Lauter, Well-Known Character Actor in 200 Films, Dies at 74

Ed Lauter, the prolific character actor who debuted in Alfred Hitchcock’s last film and went on to appear in more than 200 films and television shows, died late last night (Oct. 16), from complications caused by lung cancer. He was 74. His big break came when he appeared in Hitchcock’s “Family Plot” in 1976, with Bruce Dern, Barbara Harris, Karen Black and William Devane....

Carrie Underwood Decked Out as Maria for Sound of Music (photo!)

Carrie Underwood definitely has the look down to play Maria Von Trapp in the upcoming NBC production of “The Sound of Music.” The Rodgers & Hammerstein’s classic musical will air in December with Underwood in the lead. The role of Maria was immortalized by Julie Andrews in the 1965 Disney film by the same name. Mary Martin did the same for the musical production on Broadway...

Anna Kendrick Sheds Her Good Girl Image in Saucy GQ (photos!)

Anna Kendrick, best known for her good girl roles in 2009′s “Up in the Air” and lasts year’s “Perfect Pitch,” but she’s no slouch as a Hollywood sex siren. She turns up the heat in the new GQ magazine and talks about what it takes to get her in bed, or at least the first date. Finally seems fitting that she shows off her sexy side since her latest movie, “Drinking Buddies” with Olivia Wilde, Jake Johnson and Ron Livingston. Check out her hot photos and follow TheImproper on Twitter....
Jessica Chastain for Vogue Italia

Jessica Chastain Redheaded Stunner in Vogue Italia (photos!)

Jessica Chastain's stellar turns in last year's Oscar nominated movies "The Help" and "The Tree of Life" makes her the perfect starlet to channel old-school Hollywood sexiness in Vogue Italia. Chastain brings a classice Hollywood style to the shoot, captured by photographer Michelangelo di Battista in spring fashions by Dolce & Gabbana, Blumarine, Marc Jacobs and Prada....