Angela Lansbury

‘Mary Poppins Returns’ Gets a Spoonful of Angela Lansbury

by Britt Hayes February 17, 2017 @ 3:10 PM
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The imminent live-action remake of Beauty and the Beast looks wonderful, sure, but it’s sorely lacking the presence of Angela Lansbury, particularly in the musical department. Rest assured that Disney recognizes your disappointment and they, too, feel as though we could all desperately use a little Lansbury magic in our lives — thus, a solution has emerged: The artist formerly known as Jessica Fletcher will generously grace the Mary Poppins sequel with her presence.

Be Our Guest and Enjoy These ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Facts and Secrets

by ScreenCrush Staff February 14, 2017 @ 10:55 AM
As you can probably imagine, animated movies are dubbed into other languages for distribution in other countries. But did you know that for the Chinese version of Beauty and the Beast featured Jackie Chan as the voice of the Beast? And not only did Jackie provide the Beast’s dialogue, he even sung his songs? He did a great job too; that’s just one of the timeless Beauty and the Beast facts featured in the newest episode of You Think You Know Movies!

Angela Lansbury Sings ‘Beauty and the Beast’ at a Special 25th Anniversary Screening

by Erin Whitney September 19, 2016 @ 9:39 AM
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It’s a tale as old as time. On Sunday night Angela Lansbury made a surprise appearance at a special New York screening of Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast.’ The 1991 Disney classic made its debut as a work in progress at the Film Society of Lincoln Center 25 years ago this month, so what better way to celebrate than have the original Mrs. Potts sing ‘Beauty and the Beast’?

Ralph Fiennes Checks Into 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' as Angela Lansbury Checks Out

by Eric Walkuski October 10, 2012 @ 11:36 AM
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Wes Anderson's 'The Grand Budapest' is trying its best to assemble an exciting ensemble cast. Already on board are Jude Law, Owen Wilson and Bill Murray, while the names of Johnny Depp and Angela Lansbury have been associated with it as well. Depp, however, was revealed not to actually be confirmed for the flick, and, sadly, it looks like Lansbury will have to head for the exit.
But fear not -- it looks lik "He Who Must Not Be Name," Ralph Fiennes, is coming in to save the day! Nothing says "whimsical comedy" like bringing back Voldemort, right?

Johnny Depp is Not in Wes Anderson's 'Grand Budapest Hotel'

by Jacob Hall September 29, 2012 @ 1:33 PM
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Way to go, internet! You jumped the gun on this one!
In all fairness, we were among the many sites that reported Johnny Depp being cast in Wes Anderson's upcoming 'The Grand Budapest Hotel,' but it turns out that was far from confirmed. Mr. Anderson himself has cleared it all up for us: his film will have a great cast, but it will not include Depp.

Bill Murray and Angela Lansbury Are Officially On For 'The Grand Budapest Hotel'

by Eric Walkuski September 25, 2012 @ 10:50 AM
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Peanut butter and jelly. Jack and Coke. Bill Murray and Wes Anderson. Some things are just meant to go together. Murray and Anderson have collaborated on six quirky films together (including the animated 'Fantastic Mr. Fox') and it would appear as though a seventh is in the offing. Wes Anderson won't be making 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' without his good luck charm, and apparently not without 'Murder She Wrote' legend Angela Lansbury!