The forthcoming biopic of screen legend John Belushi has cast Alex Brightman as the late actor and comedian, according to Collider.
<strong>UPDATE</strong>: The great Dan Aykroyd read Deadline’s recent tribute to Aretha Franklin’s performance in <em>Blues Brothers</em>, and had a different recollection of events surrounding him not starring in <em> Animal House</em> than did John Landis, who directed both films and recalled that <em>Saturday Night Live’</em>s Lorne Michaels kept Aykroyd from joining his pal Belushi in the frat house classic because several cast members from the then white-hot show were peeling off to do films. Landis also…
If you had only one day to go ghost hunting in the capital of filmdom, you could do worse than to stake out Hollywood Boulevard. According to one source, a 1.5-mile stretch claims five reported ghostings — the highest concentration in Los Angeles County.
Eddie Murphy recently gave his first podcast interview to Awards Chatter, and talked about his long and prodigious career. In 2011, Murphy told Rolling Stone regarding his cultural impact, “…I’m the first black actor to take charge in a white world onscreen. On the podcast, Murphy said his Hollywood story is similar to another film icon.