What if your favourite films had been made 50 years ago?
“Drive” with James Dean instead of Ryan Gosling, “Die Hard” with Leonard Nimoy instead of Bruce Willis, “The Terminator” with Steve McQueen instead of Arnold Schwarzenegger…
Check out this original post to see “Avatar” with William Shatner, “Fifth Element” with Sean Connery and “Superman” with John Wayne, among others.
actor Paul Wesley, behind the scenes on The Vampire Diaries
photo from Chris Grismer, director
“I never imagined being able to make money from acting – and now I can.” – Anna Faris
No that’s not the start of a joke, it’s the first line of a song from Burlesque. Yes, that film when Stanley Tucci gets to upstage world-renowned divas Christina Aguilera and Cher.
My point is that although Dr Long John was “performed” (danced & mimed) by Kristen Bell’s character Nikki, it’s actually Megan Mullally of Will & Grace fame who recorded the vocals.
Kristen Bell as Nikki - Burlesque
Megan Mullally as Karen - Will & Grace
See below the beautiful Ms Kristen Bell and friends dance to the incredible vocal stylings of
Karen Walker Megan Mullally…
St Trinians’ gothic tear-away Andrea of the white face powder, fishnet sleeves and burgeoning art theft career…
…was played by pop star Paloma Faith of the beautiful voice, fantastic costumes and notable head-wear.
2 article headlines side by side on celebitchy.com and 2 very different approaches to fame & publicity…
“He scuffs, he pouts, he leans against walls, he rolls his eyes, he swallows his words.” – New York Times on James Dean
“If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster.” – Clint Eastwood
“She was as conspicuous as a fresh carnation on a shabby suit.” – theatre critic Milton Shulman on seeing Audrey Hepburn
“Say your lines, don’t bump into the furniture, don’t get involved and go home to your family.” – Spencer Tracy
“I was so young and making movies, going to the studio at dawn every morning, was magic.” – Natalie Wood