Interview with Fifth Beatle author Vivek Tiwary

(PCM) While you may not know his face, you are certainly aware of his work! Vivek Tiwary is the author of the NY Times best-selling graphic novel “The Fifth Beatle”and also was the producer of the hit Broadway musical Green Day’s “American Idiot”.

Tiwary chatted with us about the upcoming film adaptation of “The Fifth Beatle” which is currently in pre-production. He revealed “we are still currently working on casting, but should have some announcements soon. We are talking to someone for the lead role of Brian Epstein”.

Tiwary told us that he has been a fan of The Beatles for as long as he can remember and credits his mother for introducing him to their music. He also said that Sir Paul McCartney sent him a note saying that he enjoyed the book and had his seal of approval. Tiwary says”It was surreal!”

Tiwary is also currently working on a Broadway adaptation for the hit Alanis Morrisette album “Jagged Little Pill”.

Stay tuned for our full interview coming soon!

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Actress Elaine Stritch Dead At Age 89


(PCM) Beloved actress and singer Elaine Stritch has tragically passed away at the age of 89 at her home in Birmingham, Alabama.

Stritch had only recently relocated to Alabama last year, as she had famously resided at the Carlyle Hotel in Manhattan.

Stritch’s illustrious career spans over 70 years with roles in films such as “September”, “Small Time Crooks”, “Cocoon:The Return”, “Cadillac Man”, “Monster-in-Law” as well as television appearances on “30 Rock”, “Law And Order”, and ” The Cosby Show”.

Her career also included several notable roles in Broadway shows “Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf”, “Endgame” and “Showboat” and has earned multiple Tony nominations. She was also the star of a one-woman show “Elaine Stritch at Liberty”, which was another Broadway smash hit.

A documentary about her life titled “Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me” was also released earlier this year.

No immediate cause death has been revealed at this time and our thoughts and prayers are with Stritchs’ family and friends during this difficult time.

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Actor Shia LaBeouf Arrested At A Broadway Theater


(PCM) Former star of the “Transfomers” film franchise, 28-year old actor Shia LaBeouf was kicked out of a Broadway Theater in New York City for disorderly conduct and creating a disturbance.

A spokesperson for the show, “Cabaret” at Studio 54, claims that LaBeouf became quite disruptive sometime during the first Act of the show. He was escorted out of the theater during intermission.

After being escorted out of the theater LaBeouf was then arrested on charges of disorderly conduct and criminal trespassing. Sources claim he is still in police custody and his representative has made no official comments.

Authorities are continuing their investigation into the incident and additional details are sure to follow. This is not LaBeouf’s first run-in with the law as you can tell from his previous mugshot shown above!

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