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NATHAN LANE is set to give TOM HANKS' FBI agent character in CATCH ME IF YOU CAN a singing voice when he hits the high notes in the planned musical version of the film....

Nathan Lane Performs With Broken Finger

Actor NATHAN LANE was forced to perform with a broken finger at previews of the much-anticipated Broadway revival of THE ODD COUPLE, after accidentally slamming his digit into a door. Lane, who teams again...

Broderick And Lane Leaving It Late

MATTHEW BRODERICK and NATHAN LANE are frantically preparing for the launch of their new Broadway show THE ODD COUPLE. The pair admit they are a little too relaxed about the show, which goes live...

Anne Bancroft Memorial

MEL BROOKS held a private memorial for his late wife ANNE BANCROFT at New York's St James Theater on Monday (27JUN05). The actress, most famous for her role in THE GRADUATE, died earlier this...

Broderick And Lane's Odd Couple Clocks Up Big Sales

MATTHEW BRODERICK and NATHAN LANE's revival of NEIL SIMON's THE ODD COUPLE is set to be another Broadway hit, after it sold more than $7 million (GBP3.6 million) in tickets in its first day....

Brooks Slams Rumours Of Unrest On Producers: The Movie

Film legend MEL BROOKS has hit out at reports of a crisis on the set of the movie remake of his hit musical THE PRODUCERS, insisting rumours he is unhappy with director SUSAN STROMAN are...

Lane's Pay Demands Leave Him Out In The Cold

Theatre star NATHAN LANE alienated co-stars of London West End musical THE PRODUCERS, by demanding a salary of $96,500 (GBP50,000) a week. Lane, currently filming the Hollywood remake of The Producers movie with UMA...

Producers Does Proud At Olivier Awards

Smash hit musical THE PRODUCERS has scooped three top prizes at the LAURENCE OLIVIER AWARDS, Britain's version of the TONY AWARDS. The show, which has succesfully transferred from New York's Broadway to London's West...

Camilla Dubbed 'Theatre Jinx'

PRINCE CHARLES's lover CAMILLA PARKER-BOWLES is being blamed for the injury that forced NATHAN LANE from the London stage production of the THE PRODUCERS. The British royal and his long-term partner were in the...

Lane Quits The Producers In London

Actor NATHAN LANE has quit the London stage production of THE PRODUCERS after suffering two slipped discs. The actor was due to play crooked theatre producer MAX BIALYSTOCK until 8 January (05), but he...

Thurman To Take Kidman's Place In Producers

UMA THURMAN will take NICOLE KIDMAN's place in the forthcoming movie version of THE PRODUCERS. Kidman was forced to pull out of the role of busty Swedish secretary ULLA in the film - which...

Lane Lets Down Prince Charles

Actor NATHAN LANE left a theatre crowd - which included British royal PRINCE CHARLES - deeply disappointed last night (16DEC04), when he pulled out of his performance at the last minute. Sources say that...

The Producers Wins London Theatre Awards

American funnyman NATHAN LANE is celebrating after his starring role in musical THE PRODUCERS has helped the show score award successes on both sides of the Atlantic. Lane, MATTHEW BRODERICK and their New York...

Kidman Quits The Producers

OSCAR-winner NICOLE KIDMAN has left the big screen adaptation of hit Broadway musical THE PRODUCERS because of scheduling difficulties. The svelte actress was set to don fake breasts to play busty Swedish secretary ULLA...

Spin City Stars Team Up For The Producers

Former SPIN CITY co-stars RICHARD KIND and ALAN RUCK are set to reunite again next year (05) in Broadway hit THE PRODUCERS. The two former sitcom castmates will take over the roles created by...

Broderick And Lane To Re-team For The Odd Couple Revival

MATTHEW BRODERICK and NATHAN LANE are hoping to make stage magic together once again, by starring in a Broadway revival of THE ODD COUPLE. Broderick and Lane are currently preparing to film a movie...

Producers Picking Up Top Nominations Already

THE PRODUCERS has been nominated for a major British theatre award, despite only opening in London's West End last week (ends12NOV04). The Broadway, New York, musical - starring NATHAN LANE and LEE EVANS -...

Bancroft's Theatre Boredom

Actress ANNE BANCROFT has discovered being the wife of theatre legend MEL BROOKS has its downsides - she's forced to sit through his stage shows time and time again. THE GRADUATE star Bancroft looked...

Lane Is Highest Paid London Stage Star Ever

Actor NATHAN LANE has smashed London theatre records by becoming the highest paid West End stage star in history, after stepping in to rescue THE PRODUCERS. The Broadway award winning show was at crisis...

Lane's Fury With Brit Journalist

American funnyman NATHAN LANE is looking forward to his run in THE PRODUCERS on the London stage - assuming British journalist TOBY YOUNG stays well away from him. Recalling his interview with HOW TO...

Producers Movie On Hold After Lane's London Dash

The eagerly-awaited big screen version of THE PRODUCERS has been delayed after the film's star NATHAN LANE replaced ailing RICHARD DREYFUSS in the London theatre production. Only days before previews of the West End...

Was Dreyfuss Fired?

LATEST: American actor RICHARD DREYFUSS was reportedly fired from the upcoming London production of THE PRODUCERS because he "wasn't ready or funny enough". The JAWS star announced he was quitting the West End musical...

Ailing Dreyfuss Pulls Out Of Producers

American actor RICHARD DREYFUSS has been forced to pull out of the London production of THE PRODUCERS due to a shoulder and back injury. The JAWS star, 56, who recently announced he was quitting...

The Producers' Shooting Location Is All About Bagels

MEL BROOKS has one major reason for choosing to shoot the film version of his musical THE PRODUCERS in Brooklyn, New York - the quality of the bagels. Brooklyn native Brooks' move to shoot...

Nathan Lane Injured Onstage

Actor NATHAN LANE is recovering after sustaining injuries during a matinee performance of stage production THE FROGS in New York. The 48-year-old actor, who won acclaim alongside MATTHEW BRODERICK for his efforts in Broadway...

Kidman Boosts Her Bust For The Producers

Skinny superstar NICOLE KIDMAN will have to wear a fat suit to star in the upcoming movie version of stage hit THE PRODUCERS - because she's too slight for her buxom character. Kidman has...

Ferrell Considers The Producers

Hollywood funnyman WILL FERRELL is in talks to take on the role of a Nazi playwright behind the flop musical in the MEL BROOKS' musical THE PRODUCERS. The ELF star is considering the...

Kidman Joins The Producers

OSCAR winner NICOLE KIDMAN is the latest big name star to join the cast of upcoming movie remake THE PRODUCERS. The COLD MOUNTAIN beauty will play sexy Swedish secretary ULLA alongside the stars of...

Grammer To Replace Lane In The Producers?

KELSEY GRAMMER is bouncing back from the impending end of his long-running sitcom FRASIER - he's in negotiations to appear in Broadway, New York musical THE PRODUCERS. The rotund actor is being lined up...

The Producers Set For The Big Screen

NATHAN LANE and MATTHEW BRODERICK are to take their hit stage musical THE PRODUCERS to the big screen next year (05). The project began as a film in 1968 with GENE WILDER and ZERO...

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The band had fans worried they’d split earlier this week, when they abruptly left social media.

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