Friday, July 16, 2010

If you're an LA JDater, You'll Want To Check out the Show (and upcoming film!) She's Producing

Jewtopia and Los Angeles and Courtney Mizel

It's the story of a Gentile who wants to marry a Jewish girl-so he'll never have to make another decision.   While it sounds like it could be a Mask and Wig show plot, it's actually something that's now movie bound!

Click here for more of this show's shpiel and the alum producing it...

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Hey alumni, here's a chance to go to the Venice Film Festival with Penn

Venice and Rome and UPenn and Venice Film Festival

Not sure if alumni know, but there is a Penn travel program for alumni and they go to some really cool places.  Next up is to Venice and Rome to see the Venice Film Festival (September 1 – 10, 2010) with Penn lecturer: Associate Director of Cinema Studies Nicola Gentili.

More about why you should consider going after the jump!

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Something 'Wicked' This Way Coming to Hollywood from Penn Film Producer

Wicked and Marc Platt
Marc Platt and Stephen Schwartz
Producer Marc Platt (C'79, Glee Club) and composer/lyricist Stephen Schwartz are currently meeting with some A list directors for the Broadway smash hit Wicked's film adaptation. Directors in the running include JJ Abrams ("Lost" creator), Ryan Murphy ("Glee" creator) and Rob Marshall (Chicago).  (source)

Speaking of "Wicked, remember THIS Penn alum who starred in the LA version of the show?

More DT Marc Platt stories HERE

And some good Marc Platt videos you'll want to check out after the jump!

Monday, July 12, 2010

An Empty Movie Theater with Elizabeth Banks and her Stalker (VIDEO)

Elizabeth Banks
In this Funny or Die video above, Mr. Celebrity sits down with Liz Banks (C'96) for some movie trivia.

More Elizabeth Banks DT posts HERE

More Penn videos gone viral HERE