Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today.
Emilia Clarke May Star in Me Before You, Directed by Thea Sharrock
Great White Way alum and Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke may headline, according to Deadline, renowned theater director Thea Sharrock’s big screen adaptation of the Jojo Moyes best-selling novel Me Before You. Clarke starred in the Broadway.com Audience Choice award-winning Breakfast at Tiffany’s, while Sharrock’s credits include helming Daniel Radcliffe in Equus on the Great White Way and in the West End. Fun fact? Radcliffe is godfather to Sharrock's son Misha.
Get Up Close & Personal With Aaron Lazar
Before you see Aaron Lazar in The Last Ship on the Great White Way, you can catch him in a more intimate setting at a one-night-only concert. Lazar will headline the Broadway Night at the J event at the Maurice Levin Theater on September 6. It’s all in a good cause—he’s helping raise money for the JCC MetroWest Early Childhood Education program.
Tony Winner Tyne Daly Will Appear on Modern Family
Tyne Daly will guest star on the sixth season of Modern Family. The Hollywood Reporter writes that the Tony and Emmy winner will play Mrs. Plank, Lily’s strict, old-school, teacher in the fourth episode, "Won't You Be Our Neighbor." We’re of course still crossing all fingers and toes that we'll see Daly back on the Great White Way in the David Hyde Pierce-helmed It Shoulda Been You next spring!
Arnold Schwarzenegger to Appear on U.K. Stage
Screen star Arnold Schwarzenegger is soon going to be seen live on the U.K. stage. That’s right! In An Evening with Arnold Schwarzenegger, the Governator will talk to host Jonathan Ross at the Lancaster London Hotel on November 15. You can also cozy up to the Golden Globe winner and former Mr Universe at a black tie dinner event at The Grand Pavillion, Leeds on November 14. Next stop, the West End? Well, if LiLo can do it...!