09:56 PM EDT 08/24/2014
Originally posted 04/26/2014 08:45AM
When Billy Crudup took the stage Thursday night at the Academy of American Poets' Poetry & the Creative Mind gala in New York City, no one knew he'd be introducing a new voice in the literary world.
Originally posted 09/18/2012 02:30PM
Winning an Emmy isn't as easy as it looks.
In this video spoof (watch below), Parker Posey plays an acting coach named Ja,n (it stands for Just Act, Naturally) who for a fee will teach you how to give a victory speech – and how to avoid looking like you have egg on your face when you lose.
Her Method acting process: She throws actual eggs on the students' faces. Check it out.
Originally posted 08/27/2009 11:45AM
Parker Posey is known for her feisty screen roles, but she has recently been knocked down by an illness.
A statement released Wednesday by Playwrights Horizons said that Posey would not be able to perform in the new stage production of This "due to developing a case of Lyme disease."
The actress, who has starred in movies such as Best in Show, Waiting for Guffman and Dazed and Confused, was set to play the lead in the production, which starts previews Nov. 6.
A replacement for Posey, 40, in the comedy will be announced shortly, according to Playwrights Horizons.
– Marla Lehner
Originally posted 11/06/2007 02:50PM
During A Sundance Family Celebration, a gala Monday at New York's 583 Park Avenue, some celebrities turned a possibly dull gig – serving cocktails to paying guests – into a zippy, fun time. While stars like Parker Posey and Glenn Close took their place behind the bar, they also made art out of their clothing. Their task? Complete the statement: "When Life Gives Me Lemons, I Make ..." While Close went with "Limoncello: The Movie," our personal favorite respondent was John Leguizamo. His answer? "Mojitos!" But, wait, aren't those made with limes?
– Brian Orloff
Originally posted 03/21/2005 08:00AM
WON: Ray took four NAACP Image Awards on Saturday, including those for outstanding motion picture and best actor Jamie Foxx, who also won the Oscar for his portrayal of Ray Charles. "This has been an absolute wonderful ride," said Foxx, presented his award by screen legends Sidney Poitier and Diahann Carroll. Hosted by Chris Tucker, this year's ceremony will air Friday on FOX. Other winners: Morgan Freeman, who was not at the ceremony, as supporting actor in Million Dollar Baby; Ray costars Kerry Washington (actress) and Regina King (supporting actress); Fantasia, female music artist; Usher, male artist; Kanye West, best new artist; and Prince, for outstanding album for Musicology.
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