Premiere Date Set for Ryan Murphy’s The Politician Starring Ben Platt

first_img Ben Platt View Comments Star Files Ben Platt(Photo: Emilio Madrid-Kuser for Broadway.com) Mark your calendar! Netflix has announced a September 27 debut date for The Politician. Ryan Murphy’s previously announced series is headlined by Tony winner Ben Platt alongside a slew of stage-and-screen stars.The Politician follows Payton Hobart (Platt), a wealthy student from Santa Barbara, California, who has known since age seven that he’s going to be President of the United States. But first he’ll have to navigate the most treacherous political landscape of all: Saint Sebastian High School. To get elected Student Body President, secure a spot at Harvard and stay on his singular path to success, Payton will have to outsmart his ruthless classmates without sacrificing his own morality and carefully crafted image.Joining Platt in the cast is his former Dear Evan Hansen co-star Laura Dreyfuss, along with Tony winner Jessica Lange, Gwyneth Paltrow, Zoey Deutch, Lucy Boynton, Bob Balaban, David Corenswet, Julia Schlaepfer, Theo Germaine, Rahne Jones and Benjamin Barrett.Check out the series’ newly released artwork below.last_img read more

Falconer returns to front bench

first_imgLord Falconer of Thoroton, the former lord chancellor who oversaw the creation of the Ministry of Justice under Tony Blair, is to replace Sadiq Khan as shadow justice secretary, Labour acting leader Harriet Harman revealed today.Khan is leaving the shadow cabinet to concentrate on his campaign to become the Labour candidate for the London mayoral election in 2016.Falconer, 63, was called to the bar in 1974 and made a life peer following the 1997 general election, when he joined the government as solicitor general. As secretary of state for constitutional affairs from 2003 he proposed the abolition of the post of lord chancellor, a plan eventually abandoned because of the constitutional implications.In 2008 he joined the London office of US firm Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher.last_img read more

An American Pickle: trailer arrives for Seth Rogen’s new film

first_imgThe trailer has arrived for Seth Rogen’s forthcoming film An American Pickle.Directed by Brandon Trost, the film is adapted by Simon Rich from his 2013 New Yorker novella Sell Out. Watch the trailer below:An American Pickle stars Seth Rogen as Herschel Greenbaum, a struggling laborer who immigrates to America in 1919 with dreams of building a better life for his beloved family. One day, while working at his factory job, he falls into a vat of pickles and is brined for 100 years. The brine preserves him perfectly and when he emerges in present day Brooklyn, he finds that he hasn’t aged a day. But when he seeks out his family, he is troubled to learn that his only surviving relative is his great-grandson Ben Greenbaum (also played by Seth Rogen), a mild-mannered computer coder whom Herschel can’t even begin to understand.The film was produced by Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg and James Weaver. Simon Rich executive produced alongside Point Grey’s Alex McAtee and Ted Gidlow.An American Pickle will be released in cinemas nationwide on 7th August 2020 by Warner Bros. Pictures.last_img read more

Motack attack

first_imgIts been weeks since the last bike event and even we are getting some signs of withdrawal, though the first round for Motack is just about one week away, it feels like it cant get here fast enough.For the ones thats not up to date, Motack stands for Malaysian Motorcycle Time Attack. Riders take turns in negotiating a tightly wounded maze like circuit marked by cones. Hit a cone and you get a time penalty, the rider who clocked the fastest time wins.The event will be happening at the Citta Mall, Ara Damansara, Subang on the weekend of 7th and 8th of February.There will be seven classes available for you to join, Below 205cc, Below 700cc, Above 700c, Above 1000cc, Ducati Challenge, Motack All-stars and the last class OthersApart from local riders, there will be participants from Singapore, Vietnam and Japan. One of them is a lady rider from Japan, Kaori Takashima which if you watch the video (bottom) you know she could easily put most guys to shame.If you are interested but not sure if you can even follow Kaori on a simple course then you can join the Moto-gymkhana riding clinic instead and improve your riding skill.And for the rest of us who would prefer just to kick back and watch the action from the sidelines will also get to check out a few sales and exhibition booth at the venue.For more information contact our good friend, Haris or Hitman as we call him at 019-2711 609–Ads–last_img read more