According to Deadline, Warner Bros is in talks with the three and Leslie Mann to star in “This Is Where I Leave You,” an adaptation of a Jonathan Tropper comic novel. It is about “four siblings who come home to sit ‘shiva’ for their deceased father. They are trapped in the house for seven days, and… More ▸
Memorial Day is this Monday, so we thought the right thing to do would be to pay tribute to five American Jewish soldiers from the big screen:
1. Noah Ackerman (“The Young Lions”)
Played by Montgomery Clift in the 1958 film, Noah Ackerman was a young Jew from the Bronx forced to deal with anti-Semitism coming from the enemy — but also in his own ranks. In a very emotional ending scene, Ackerman was forced to confront the horrors of the Holocaust as his company liberates a Nazi death camp. Added bonus: The movie also features Marlon Brando and Dean Martin.
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Each week, 6 Degrees No Bacon, the Jewish celebrity blog, brings you the Weekly Sizzle, the six most interesting Jewish celebrity stories featuring commentary from our devoted correspondents. This week’s stories: 1. Lea Michele talks about the problems of Sephardic last name 2. Jimmy Fallon’s night with the Windy City Jews 3. Steve Guttenberg gets a Hollywood Star 4. Ben… More ▸
After almost a decade of absence from both the big and small screens, Academy Award winner Goldie Hawn is back in our lives with a new HBO comedy. Deadline reveals that HBO is finalizing a deal for a pilot production of “The Viagra Diaries,” a comedy created by “Sex and the City” creator/executive producer Darren… More ▸
Bill Hudson married actress Goldie Hawn in 1976. The two had Oliver and Kate, then they divorced in 1980, with Goldie ending up with actor Kurt Russell. Fast forward 30 years, Bill Hudson decides he wants a piece of the pie, and decides to write a book, titled So You Are A Star: Coming to… More ▸