Marcel the Shell With Shoes On had its debut at the Telluride Film Festival. Despite an impressive body of work, including quite a long resume of voice work, Jenny Slate considers Marcel her most personal work. Marcel the Shell started as a viral YouTube sensation and now stars in a 90-minute mockumentary. The movie is still looking for a buyer. Is it you?
SAG-AFTRA, the TV, film, and radio actors’ union, has elected a new president. This time, the happy winner is Fran Drescher, former star of “The Nanny.” Joely Fisher, whose breakout role was on “Ellen,” is the new Secretary-Treasurer. Congratulations to the new officers, and happy Labor Day to all union members!
The new musical adaptation of Winnie the Pooh opens October 1, 2021. Rockefeller Productions built the puppets for the new show. Rockefeller also built the puppets for The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show. Fans of the Disney cartoons will remember the songs featured in Winnie the Pooh: The New Musical Adaptation. Buy tickets for the play at WinnieThePoohShow.com.
Who’s your choice for the Emmy for best actress in a limited series? TVline.com wants to hear from you! Your choices include Michaela Coel from I May Destroy You, Cynthia Erivo for Genius: Aretha, and Elizabeth Olsen from WandaVision. Rounding out the options are Anya Taylor-Joy for The Queen’s Gambit and Kate Winslet in Mare of Easttown. Vote for your choice here. Good luck to all the nominees!
Saturday night Red Curtain Foundation for the Arts had their gala fundraiser. This annual event raises funds for the theater. In the past, the evening has included scenes from the upcoming season, but this year they did something different and did a flash mob of the prologue from “Into the Woods.” The singers began singing their parts from their chairs throughout the theater (which had been set up at dinner tables) before moving through the