Odds & Ends: Billy Burke & Gina Gershon Bring Stephen King to the Stage & More

first_img Benjamin Walker’s Choice: Film, Broadway or Both? Benjamin Walker, after playing a vampire-slaying Abraham Lincoln in his last major film credit, is going to tone it down a bit this time. The Broadway alum has been tapped to play Travis Parker in the film adaptation of Nicholas Sparks’ The Choice, starring opposite Teresa Palmer as Gabby Holland, according to Deadline. There’s no official timeline for the film yet, but we do wonder if this will conflict with him potentially picking up the axe once more in American Psycho. That is, if it ends up hitting the Great White Way. Josh Gad Josh Gad Has Reason to Be Angry Josh Gad will go from happy snowman to angry bird in the upcoming Angry Birds animated feature. Entertainment Weekly reports that the Tony nominee will voice Chuck, the yellow-feathered one, starring opposite Jason Sudeikis, Danny McBride, Bill Hader, Maya Rudolph, Peter Dinklage, Kate McKinnon and more. The film is slated for a July 1, 2016, release. No word yet on if we’ll actually still be playing the game on our iPhones/iPads/Apple Watches at that point. Benjamin Walker Here’s a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Billy Burke and Gina Gershon Hit the Road Twilight and Revolution’s Billy Burke and screen star and Broadway alum Gina Gershon will lead the cast of Ghost Brothers of Darkland County. The supernatural musical is written by literary creep-master Stephen King and features a score by John Mellencamp. The tour will launch in Orono, Maine on November 8, and as previously announced, will play New York’s Beacon Theatre on November 24.center_img Star Files Do You Want to Chat with Anna? Speaking of the Frozen fam, what’s Princess Anna been up to lately, besides picking up checks from ABC? Well, you can find out for yourself thanks to The Headstrong Project. The organization, which provides cost-free mental healthcare to war veterans, is auctioning off either a voicemail or short phone conversation with Anna, courtesy of Kristen Bell. Now’s your chance to do an over-the-phone duet of “Love is an Open Door” (or “Romeo and Juliet”) with the Princess of Arendelle herself! View Commentslast_img

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