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Two music icons with Scarsdale connections join a Pound Ridge homeowner's pup on this week's countdown of top Twitter posts from celebrities with regional ties.
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"The Sopranos" cast members — many of whom have strong Hudson Valley ties — are mourning the loss of three-time Emmy Award winner James Gandolfini, who played mob boss Tony Soprano on the HBO series and died suddenly Thursday in Rome.
Edie Falco, who attended Purchase College, won Emmys for her role as Carmela Sorpano, Tony's wife. "I am shocked and devastated by Jim's passing,"...Read more »
"Star Trek Into Darkness" fanatics won't have to wait quite as long as they'd thought to see the J.J. Abrams-directed movie, whose wide release date of May 16 is now a day earlier than previously announced.
IMAX screenings will also be bumped up a day, with screenings starting as early as May 15. Those showings will include about a half-hour of footage filmed with high-res IMAX cameras.
The...Read more »
It's a particularly visual edition of the Hudson Valley Tweets of the Week, which, as usual, focuses on the best of Twitter from celebrities with connections to the Hudson Valley.
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Mike Myers and Ben Stiller get candid about their careers with host David Steinberg on tonight's episode of Showtime's "Inside Comedy."
Myers, a former Pound Ridge resident, chats about the personal experiences that led to his "Austin Powers" trilogy, while Stiller, who owns a home in Chappaqua, looks back on the "Blue Steel" pose and other circumstances that...Read more »
With Saugerties High School grad Jimmy Fallon reportedly in line to take over for New Rochelle native Jay Leno on "The Tonight Show," the entertainment world is buzzing about who would fill Fallon's "Late Night" chair at NBC.
Newsday Westchester is no exception. Here are a few candidates who might be a good fit.
-- Howard Stern, who kicked off his DJ career in Briarcliff...Read more »
The Tribeca Film Festival, founded by Robert De Niro in 2002, showcases new work from some of the brightest talents in dramatic and documentary film. The lineup for this year’s festival, taking place in New York City April 17-28, was announced this week and includes a number of films with ties to the Hudson Valley.
Matt Dillon, who was born in New Rochelle and raised in Mamaroneck, stars in...Read more »
“Skyfall” was one of the biggest blockbusters of 2012, and also the highest-grossing James Bond film of all time. So it comes as a surprise that “Skyfall” director Sam Mendes has opted out of helming the next 007 flick. According to an interview published in Empire magazine today, Mendes said that although directing the movie was “one of the best experiences of [his] professional life,” he needed...Read more »
J.J. Abrams is set to direct the next "Star Wars" movie, according to The Wrap.
Somewhere, Chewbacca is screaming. I think he's happy, but it's tough to tell with that guy.
Abrams and "Argo" director Ben Affleck had been rumored to be on the short list of potential directors to take the helm of the iconic, and perhaps definitive, sci-fi franchise — one that has made...Read more »
Good news for Kevin Bacon: His new show, “The Following,” has a following.
The Fox drama, which filmed scenes in Westchester County in 2012, debuted to stellar ratings. According to The Hollywood Reporter, “The Following” drew 10.4 million viewers Monday night, tying the CBS series “Elementary” for the second-highest-rated drama debut this season. (“Revolution,” produced by Sarah Lawrence...Read more »