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Monday, November 23, 2009

Congrats To Marc Shaiman:
Marc Shaiman has been named music director for the 82nd Academy Awards

The Envelope
Marc Shaiman has been named music director for the 82nd Academy Awards.
March 23 2009

The key word, we bet, is 10. With a record 10 films to be in Best Picture contention at the 2010 Academy Awards, composer Marc Shaiman had better get started on those parody songs to send up that fact. Per Indiewire.com, he’ll serve as music director of the 82nd Academy Awards itself, it was announced by telecast producers Adam Shankman and Bill Mechanic.

For Shankman in particular, the choice of Shaiman is pretty much keeping things in the family: Shankman directed the John Travolta-starring film version of the hit Broadway musical ‘Hairspray,’ for which Shaiman wrote music to Scott Wittman‘s lyrics (both won Tonys). Shaiman was previously the music director for the 78th Academy Awards in 2004. Read More

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Happy Birthday, Bruce Vilanch!!! We Love You Dearly!!!

► Today’s birthdays: Broadway composer Jerry Bock (“Fiorello!’’) is 81. Former secretary of labor William E. Brock is 79. Actor Franco Nero is 68. Actress Susan Anspach is 67. Screenwriter Joe Eszterhas is 65. Actor Steve Landesberg is 64. Actor-comedy writer Bruce Vilanch is 62. Senator Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) is 59. Singer Bruce Hornsby is 55. Senator Mary Landrieu (D-La.) is 54. Actor Maxwell Caulfield is 50. Actor John Henton is 49. TV personality Robin Roberts (“Good Morning America’’) is 49. Rock singer-musician Ken Block (Sister Hazel) is 43. Actress Salli Richardson-Whitfield is 42. Actor Oded Fehr is 39. Rapper-actor Kurupt (Tha Dogg Pound) is 37. Actress Kelly Brook is 30. Actor Lucas Grabeel is 25. Actress-singer Miley Cyrus (“Hannah Montana’’) is 17. Read More

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