Thank goodness! We can all stop holding our breaths now that it looks like another extension of the Fight Club franchise seems to be in the works. However, it may not be in a medium that most Fight Club fans expect--a rock opera.
No doubt, you've heard Elliot Goldenthal before. Be it early efforts scoring Gus Van Sant's 'Cocaine Cowboys,' mid-career cues care of Joel Schumacher's 'Batman' reboot or his exquisite contributions to the five feature films of his partner Julie Taymor, yes, Goldenthal's music is heard most often on the big screen. Having studied under American compositional royalty like Aaron Copland and John Corigliano, though, Goldenthal is hardly some Hollywood hack.
It's official: Anne Hathaway has gone and enlisted in the Air Force. OK, so not really. But Hathaway hath given us a tour de force performance as a "Maverick" Mitchell-esque fighter pilot who rains down hell on Iraq and Afghanistan in Julie Taymor's new solo play, 'Grounded,' at Public Theater.
Anne Hathaway returns to the stage as the lead in The Public Theater’s production of "Grounded," directed by Tony Award-winner Julie Taymor.
The show is by Craig Lucas and Marius De Vries. Some notable names are attached, especially additional lyrics by Richard Thomas, the supremely talented guy behind Jerry Springer - The Opera. And also watch out for the excellent director Daniel Kramer--his Hair production in London was seen by some as perhaps the most thrilling in a major city that that musical has ever had.
Producers of "Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark" have for now resumed litigation with the Broadway musical's ousted director Julie Taymor after failing to reach a final settlement of their litigation, court records show.