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Disney’s ‘Princess Bride’ Musical Sets New Creative Team

The long-gestating stage project based on the 1987 Rob Reiner film will feature a score by 'The Band's Visit' Tony winner David Yazbek and a book by Bob Martin and Rick Elice.

‘Young Sheldon’ Writer: William Goldman Was My Pen Pal for 40 Years (Guest Column)

When David Bickel sent a childhood fan note to the legendary screenwriter of the 'Princess Bride', 'All the Presidents Men' and 'Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid', who died on Nov 17 at 87, it…

Critic’s Notebook: William Goldman’s Love-Hate Relationship With Screenwriting Was His Greatest Gift to Cinema

William Goldman's love-hate relationship with screenwriting was his greatest gift to cinema, writes The Hollywood Reporter critic Stephen Dalton.

Hollywood Stars Pay Tribute to “Narrative Giant” William Goldman

A number of stars, screenwriters and producers paid tribute to William Goldman on social media following his death.

William Goldman, Expert in the Art of Screenwriting, Dies at 87

William Goldman, the straight-shooting maverick who won Academy Awards for 'Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid' and 'All the President's Men' and then authored the book on screenwriting, has died. He…

Bruce Willis: Broadway Version of Stephen King’s ‘Misery’ “Is Just as Funny as It Is Scary”

In a new staging of the 1990 Rob Reiner film, Willis is injured author Paul Sheldon, who is imprisoned by his unhinged "number one fan," played by Laurie Metcalf.

‘Misery’: Theater Review

Bruce Willis stars as the romance writer held prisoner by Laurie Metcalf as his No. 1 fan in William Goldman's stage adaptation of the Stephen King thriller.

Broadway’s New Season Takes Shape as Game-Changing Musical ‘Hamilton’ Charges In

George Takei's 'Allegiance,' Gloria Estefan's 'On Your Feet!' and 'The Color Purple' starring Jennifer Hudson will also contribute to a schedule in which diversity casting hits new heights.

Laurie Metcalf to Star Opposite Bruce Willis on Broadway in ‘Misery’

The actress replaces the previously announced Elizabeth Marvel, who has withdrawn from the production due to scheduling conflicts.

Tony Kushner, Beau Willimon Reveal How to Write for Hollywood Without Ever Leaving New York

It helps to be brilliant, like these four playwright-screenwriters — also including John Patrick Shanley ('Doubt') and Suzan-Lori Parks ('Topdog/Underdog') — who navigated La La Land with advice from…

Bruce Willis to Make Broadway Debut in Adaptation of Stephen King’s ‘Misery’ (Exclusive)

Willis will star opposite Elizabeth Marvel in William Goldman's stage version of the thriller.

Disney Teams With William Goldman on Stage Version of ‘Princess Bride’

The new deal, shepherded by Alan Horn, follows an aborted attempt several years ago to develop the property as a musical with composer Adam Guettel.