Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today.
Skylight, Starring Carey Mulligan & Bill Nighy, is One to Watch
David Hare’s much buzzed about Skylight, starring Carey Mulligan (The Great Gatsby) and Bill Nighy (Love Actually), which is currently running in the West End, will broadcast to movie theaters worldwide on October 23 courtesy of National Theatre Live. Directed by Tony winner Stephen Daldry and also starring Matthew Beard, the London production completes its limited engagement on August 23. Skylight ran on Broadway in 1996—time for a return?
Anna Kendrick Had to Tone Down Her Fangirling Over Meryl Streep
Oscar and Tony nominee Anna Kendrick, who is appearing alongside Meryl Streep in the starry movie adaptation of Into the Woods, was amazed at how good the three-time Oscar winner was in the tuner. “I just couldn’t get my mind around how she could have been sitting on this level of talent for so long and no one really knew about it,” she told V Magazine. “At a certain point, I had to tone it down.”
Zachary Quinto Celebrates 'How Much Better Things Would Be if the British Ruled Over America'
As if we needed any more reasons to love Zachary Quinto. What's the Broadway alum (The Glass Menagerie) and Hollywood hottie (Star Trek, American Horror Story) done now? Only gone and tape this tongue-in-cheek ad, below, for a British beer about the "craft of acting." After somehow keeping a straight face as he talks about "how much better things would be if the British ruled over America," he goes on to discuss the difference between an actor and a thespian. Hilarious.