Angela Lansbury will get the chance to make Tony Award history as she goes for her record sixth trophy next month.
On Tuesday, the actress earned a featured actress in a musical nomination — her seventh overall — for her role as Madame Armfeldt in the revival of Stephen Sondheim's A Little Night Music. The former Murder, She Wrote star, who's been 0-for-18 at the Emmys, tied Julie Harris last year as the winningest Tony performer when she picked up featured actress in a play for Blithe Spirit.
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Lansbury's Little Night Music co-star, Catherine Zeta-Jones, earned her first Tony nomination for lead actress in a musical.
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Liev Schreiber, Scarlett Johansson
Scarlett Johansson will make her Broadway debut opposite Liev Schreiber in a revival of A View From the Bridge, according to Variety.
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Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber
Liev Schreiber missed Tuesday's premiere of X-Men Origins: Wolverine to be with his 21-month-old son, Sasha, who was hospitalized for respiratory problems.
The actor, who plays Wolverine's nemesis, Sabretooth, left Los Angeles to join his partner, Naomi Watts, and their two children in New York, People reports. Sasha remained in the hospital overnight and was released Wednesday morning.
"Sasha got home today and is feeling much better," Schreiber's rep said Wednesday.
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Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber
It's a boy, again, for Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber.
"I can confirm that Naomi and Liev had a baby boy yesterday," a rep for the 40-year-old King Kong and Mulholland Drive actress told E! News on Sunday.
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Power-thesp couple Naomi Watts and partner Liev Schreiber are expecting their second child.Us confirms that the pair, who are already parents to a son, Alexander, are adding one more to the brood (or more, if they take the Brangelina route). The couple met on the set of 2006's The Painted Veil, in which Watts played an unhappily married socialite in 1920s China, where Schreiber's dashing character romances her.Schreiber, meanwhile, will soon be a super-dad: The actor will join Taylor Kitsch and Ryan Reynolds in X-Men Origins: Wolverine, in which he'll face off as Sabretooth. Anna Dimond Related: X-Men Marks the Spot for Friday Night Lights Hunk
Matthew Perry will play the adult version of High School Musical heartthrob Zac Efron in 17, the Big riff in which a suddenly baby-faced father enrolls in the same school as his kids.... Liev Schreiber has joined Jude Law and Forest Whitaker in Repossession Mambo, about a credit union that cuts bodies instead of checks.... Jake Gyllenhaal has been cast in the lead in a Joe Namath. Well, he does have very nice legs. Ben Katner
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Eva Longoria and ex-flame Jason Biggs investigate allegations against an elementary-school principal (Rob Corddry) in the comedy Lower Learning.... Also per the Reporter, Angela Bassett and Noah Wyle have joined the Rod Lurie thriller Nothing But the Truth.... Crooner Chris Isaak is a sex- and alcohol-obsessed father in an adaptation of Bret Easton Ellis' The Informers.... According to Variety, a May 1, 2009, release has been set for X-Men Origins: Wolverine, starring Hugh Jackman and perhaps also Liev Schreiber (as a young William Stryker).... After gaining 20 pounds and a beard for the role, Ryan Gosling has parted ways with Peter Jackson's take on The Lovely Bones, due to "creative differences." Mark Wahlberg steps in as the new Jack Salmon.
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Carla Gugino is joining Zack Snyder's Watchmen, playing burlesque dancer turned costumed heroine Sally Jupiter.... Also per the Reporter, Jessica Alba, Verne "Mini-Me" Troyer and Romany Malco (Weeds) have a date with The Love Guru, Mike Myers' first original character since Austin Powers.... Colin Hanks is the male lead opposite Anna Faris in that Playboy bunny-becomes-sorority-house-mom comedy.... Liev Schreiber and Jamie Bell are joining Daniel Craig in the WWII movie Defiance.... Per Variety, Andy Garcia, John Cleese and Alfred Molina are in the pink, as in The Pink Panther 2.
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Yesterday morning in Los Angeles Naomi Watts gave birth to her and Liev Schreiber's first child, son Alexander Peter. Everyone's doing fine, and the baby is said to have Mom's eyes and Dad's ego.The couple started dating in 2005 and news of the pregnancy was first announced by Schreiber himself this past February.
Expectant parents Liev Schreiber and Naomi Watts are now denying a rumor they started themselves at Sunday night's Tony Awards, saying that they ran off and got hitched.... Dermot Mulroney (My Best Friend's Wedding) has filed for divorce from Catherine Keener (Being John Malkovich), his wife of 17 years.... Access Hollywood's Nancy O'Dell and husband Keith Zubechevich welcomed their first child together, a baby girl named Ashby Grace, on Monday, says People.