Joaquin Phoenix the book whisperer
Joaquin Phoenix has become a book whisperer.
Usually a low-profile type, she has opened her mouth to Joel Thurm. He evokes the man to immortalize some of the experiences in Thurm’s new book, “Sex, Drugs and Pilot Season: Confessions of a Casting Director.”
Why? Because he says this man encouraged Phoenix’s mother, Hart – Thurm’s secretary for five years – to pursue her children’s specialty: River, Rain, Leaf (Joaquin), Liberty and Summer – and something special indeed. to do Why? Because he understood that they were really something special.
Joaquin: “Joel Thurm was instrumental and helpful early in our career. We wouldn’t be where we are without him. Over the years I have heard his stories and encouraged him to write the book. Now everyone can enjoy their wild memories in ‘Sex, Drugs and Pilot Season’.
Meanwhile, in his spare time, Joaquin Rooney has bonded with Mara.
Even superheroes win prizes
Forget the Oscars. I mean, most people would. Instead, comes the 3,000th second that cares – 16 Critics’ Choice Super Awards. Called to host this powerful show? who knows. Probably Casper the Ghost. Probably Clark Kent.
“The Batman” earned six nominations, including best superhero film. Robert Pattinson, Paul Dano, Colin Farrell nod for Best Actor in a Superhero Movie. Zoe Kravitz is up for Best Actress. Paul Dano for Best Villain.
Best Action Movie Brad Pitt as “Bullet Train”, Indian Kickfest as “RRR”, “Top Gun: Maverick”, Tom Cruise in “The Woman King” and Nic Cage as Nic Cage in “The Unbearable Weight of Massive” The role includes some Nic Cage stuff. Genius,” which is Nic Cage.
Bits and bobs
Things you probably never knew: Clinton told Variety that his wife — as a young girl — wrote to NASA asking how to become an astronaut. . . St Andrews female students kept tabs on fellow student Prince William with a text network. Coded phone messages went out within seconds informing the girls of his movements. . . Angela Bassett Was once a US News & World Report photo researcher. . . Tom Cruise was listed under “least likely to succeed” in his yearbook.
Incorporating a theater legend
The Entertainment Community Fund, formerly the Actors Fund, has just announced that the late B’way legend James M. has renamed its boardroom office in honor of the Nederlander. 2002 they awarded him the Medal of Honour.
Jimmy owned nine B’way theaters such as the Marriott Marquis, Nederlander, Palace bought for $1.4 million in ’65 – other great Pantages in London, Detroit, and LA.
He was involved with “The Iceman Cometh,” “Annie,” “Sweet Charity,” “Come Fly Away.” Over 100 shows.
Chairman of the Board Brian Stokes Mitchell: “Our upcoming 25th anniversary celebration [celebrating ‘Ragtime’] will be at his Minskoff Theatre.
Me, I miss this friend whom I loved so much.
Today, a day to honor people of my gender, takes away this JFK gem.
Back when women’s libs were demonstrating outside the White House, a white woman was shouting, “Free women!”
Prez shot back: “Great idea! Do you deliver?”