R.I.P. Arthur Laurents

By | Thursday May 5, 2011 @ 4:54pm PDT
Mike Fleming

Arthur Laurents, one of the great Broadway writers and directors and best known for West Side Story, Gypsy and the film The Way We Were, has passed away. He was 93 and died in his sleep. Despite his age, he … Read More »

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Barbra Streisand’s ‘Gypsy’ Movie Dead? Then Why Is Universal Finalizing A Deal?

By | Monday March 21, 2011 @ 10:31am PDT
Mike Fleming

While a litany of trade reports over the weekend pronounced dead a movie adaptation of Gypsy that was to star Barbra Streisand, I’m told don’t dress for the funeral just yet. The project is very much alive. In fact, a … Read More »

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In Other Film Deals…

Mike Fleming

New York Post’s theater columnist Michael Riedel broke a story this morning about Barbra Streisand’s formative plans to star in and direct a screen adaptation of the musical Gypsy. The New York Times’ rival theater guy Patrick Healy has … Read More »

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