Rewatched “Duets” the other night. I really like that film. My wife and I – back when she was my ‘girlfriend’ – really dug that when it was first released. For about two or three months there, it was ‘our movie’ – and of course, ‘Cruisin’, covered by Gwyneth Paltrow and Huey Lewis, was our movie. You know what mostly surprised me about the film? (and granted, I haven’t seen the “Glee” episode she features in yet) Paltrow’s singing ability. She has a killer voice. Anyone that’s heard her cover of Kim Carnes’ “Betty Davis Eyes” will back me up here. She really does sing like a Disney princess. She’s also letting her lungs do the talking in the new film “Country Song”. Again, nothing but raves.
For that reason, I’m not surprised that Adam Shankman (“Hairspray”) has offered Paltrow a role in his new musical “Rock of Ages” (based on the popular musical about a couple who tell their story to the beat of ’80s big-hair songs). She would be great, I’d imagine.
Paltrow tells EW “It sounds cool… I just got the script and I will read it on the plane home tomorrow. But it sounds like it could be fun.”
Tom Cruise was also recently rumoured to have been offered a small part in the film. That’s now confirmed too – well, the part about him being offered a role.
Looking forward to seeing the film but first, the musical.
- Magnolia picks up Experimenter; New image released - March 27, 2015
- Taylor-Johnson quits Fifty Shades franchise - March 26, 2015
- X-Men : Apocalypse casts Jubilee; cameos rumoured - March 26, 2015
- Trailer : Maggie - March 26, 2015
- Ben Mendelsohn may star in a Star Wars movie - March 26, 2015
- B v S : Luthor picture; story details - March 26, 2015
- Star Trek 3 : Elba to play villain; Pegg talks scripting - March 26, 2015
- Peter Craig aboard Lawrence’s Addario biopic - March 26, 2015
- Spielberg directing Ernie Cline’s Ready Player One - March 26, 2015
- Jason Segel directing a Lego movie!? - March 26, 2015
Against the Current - the band, not adventures in dangerous swimming 101
Zedd - If our love is tragedy, why are you my remedy? (Well, answer my question!)
Arrow (Okay, Felicity from Arrow!)
Chrissy Costanza (cat eyes and buttery lyrics!)
Girls (TV) (Okay, Allison Williams!)
Movies - especially when they play in the dark.
Twin Peaks (TV)
Friends (TV) (It had me at "No way are you cool enough to pull Clint"; damn straight, Chandler!)
Traveling - preferably where water is, so I can splash someone!
Star Wars trilogy - no, the other one, fella!
Alex G - far more talented than her younger brother Alex H
Cameron Crowe movies - Say Anything..., Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous
The sign 'Free Wi-Fi'.
Reenacting dance/song scenes from "Grease" with my little girl (hey! Wait till you see my 'Summer Lovin'! - don't judge)
Die Hard - 40 stories of Sheer Adventure!
Alex Goot & Friends (his enemies aren't half as talented!)
Cooking up a nice dish and sitting in the entertainment area, on a cool night, basking in it's greatness.
Inflatable kids pools full of Vodka Lime Crush.
Acidic Email from angry, over passionate teenagers after I trash something "Twilight"-related on the site. Sparkle elsewhere.
My baby girl's big, caring heart.