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Cloris Leachman Fights To Keep Caged Birds Out Of Retirement Homes

Young Frankenstein star Cloris Leachman is spearheading a new campaign to keep caged pets out of retirement homes.The veteran actress has signed off on almost 300 letters that have been sent to care facilities for...

Brooks Planning Blazing Saddles Musical

MEL BROOKS is hoping to follow the success of stage adaptations of movies YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN and THE PRODUCERS by turning cult 1974 film BLAZING SADDLES into a new musical.The moviemaker has reportedly written two songs...

Young Frankenstein To Close On Broadway

MEL BROOKS musical YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN is the latest victim of falling ticket sales on Broadway - it will wave goodbye to New York in January (09). Brooks' adaptation of the 1974 movie he wrote with...

Leachman Missed Dancing With The Stars Twice

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN star CLORIS LEACHMAN was twice turned down as a DANCING WITH THE STARS contestant because she was considered too old for the hit show. The 82-year-old actress will be the oldest star on...

Garr's Daughter Saved Her Life

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN star TERI GARR owes her daughter her life after the teenager acted fast upon finding her mother unconscious. The actress had suffered a brain aneurysm 18 months ago (Dec06), and thanks to daughter Molly's...

Wilder Reveals Freudian Links To Young Frankenstein

Veteran funnyman GENE WILDER has revealed the inspiration for his beloved YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN character FRAU BLUCHER came from letters written to the father of psychoanalysis, SIGMUND FREUD. The actor/writer created the cult comedy, which is...

Injured Bart Pulls Out Of Young Frankenstein On Broadway

Former DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star ROGER BART has been forced to pull out of MEL BROOKS' new Broadway musical YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN after badly injuring his back. The actor stepped out of performances at the Hilton Theatre...

Brooks Turns To Dvd For Young Frankenstein Inspiration

Theatre/film legend MEL BROOKS has started watching his 1974 movie YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN in a bid to inspire the forthcoming stage adaptation of the horror musical. Brooks admits he isn't totally happy with the show's ending...

Leachman Loses Frankenstein Role

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN star CLORIS LEACHMAN has lost her bid to reprise her FRAU BLUCHER character in the film's upcoming stage musical adaptation - Tony-winner Andrea Martin has landed the part. Leachman rallied to join the...

Mullally Joins Young Frankenstein Musical

WILL + GRACE actress MEGAN MULLALLY has signed up to star in a musical adaptation of the 1974 comedy YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN. Mullally will co-star alongside Tony Award winners Roger Bart, Sutton Foster, and Shuler Hensley...

Wilder Quit Acting Over Bad Roles

Movie veteran GENE WILDER has officially quit acting to concentrate on writing novels and memoirs - because he's sick of the projects he's getting offered. The YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN star hasn't appeared in a film for...

Fans Fight For Frau Blucher

Fans of Oscar-winning actress CLORIS LEACHMAN have launched a website in a bid to help land her the role she helped create in the theatrical adaptation of cult movie YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN. Leachman originated the role...

Producers To End Its Broadway Run

Hit musical THE PRODUCERS will end its Broadway run after six years and more than 2,500 performances in April (07). The show, which is based on Mel Brooks' 1968 film about two producers who scam...

Co-stars Pay Tribute To Actor Boyle

Late YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN star PETER BOYLE is being remembered publicly by the cast of the US TV comedy show that earned him seven straight Emmy nominations, as "a great dad". BRAD GARRETT and DORIS ROBERTS...

Romano Relieved Pal Boyle Is No Longer In Pain

Funnyman RAY ROMANO is partly relieved his pal and EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND castmate PETER BOYLE died on Tuesday (12DEC06), because the actor was in severe pain in the weeks leading up to his death. Boyle,...

Peter Boyle Dies

Emmy Award-winning actor PETER BOYLE died at the New York Presbyterian Hospital last night (12DEC06). He was 71. Boyle, best known in recent years for playing FRANK BARONE in EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND, had been suffering...

Leachman To Return For Young Frankenstein Musical

Actress CLORIS LEACHMAN will reprise her FRAU BLUCHER character from the cult 1974 movie YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN for the 2007 stage musical. The 80-year-old actress is the only original cast member from the MEL BROOKS comedy...

Kinnear To Star In Young Frankenstein?

GREG KINNEAR is reportedly being considered for the lead role in the forthcoming Broadway production of YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN. The AS GOOD AS IT GETS actor reportedly met with director MEL BROOKS in Los Angeles this...

Beloved Boyle Battling Health Crisis Stories

Beloved US actor PETER BOYLE is fighting reports he's close to death after being diagnosed with a heart disease. The 70-year-old YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN star, who became a TV favourite in EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND, has reportedly...

Chenoweth Wants Young Frankenstein Stage Role

THE WEST WING star KRISTIN CHENOWETH has set her sights on TERI GARR's role in the upcoming Broadway, New York City, musical version of cult comedy YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN. Just days after movie maker MEL BROOKS...

Mel Brooks Plans 'Young Frank' Musical

Movie mogul MEL BROOKS is bringing his horror comedy YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN to the stage after wowing audiences with THE PRODUCERS. The actor/writer has told internet radio talk show THE YOUNG TURKS that the musical adaptation...

Maclaine Movie Orgasm Beats Ryan Fake In Poll

SHIRLEY MacLAINE's BEING THERE orgasm scene has triumphed over younger actress MEG RYAN's WHEN HARRY MET SALLY fake climax in a new poll of onscreen sexual peaks. In BEING THERE, MacLaine's character masturbates while...

Mel Brooks Revisits Young Frankenstein

Funnyman MEL BROOKS is hoping to follow up his smash-hit THE PRODUCERS musical by bringing his YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN comedy to the Broadway, New York stage. Brooks is considering reworking his 1974 comedy, starring GENE...

Wilder Thanks Brooks For His Success

GENE WILDER has thanked close friend and filmmaker MEL BROOKS for saving his career by giving him plum roles in classic comedies THE PRODUCERS, BLAZING SADDLES and YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN. Wilder, now 72, counts Brooks'...

Stars To Light Up Gilda's House

EUGENE LEVY will join a host of Canadian stars taking part in the second annual IT'S ALWAYS SOMETHING variety show, which benefits late comedienne GILDA RADNER's charity GILDA'S HOUSE OF GREATER TORONTO. Levy,...

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