Since 1969, Maureen McCormick has been a part of television lives all over the world as she played beautiful oldest sister Marcia Brady on The Brady Bunch.
Though The Brady Bunch left the air in the 1974, McCormick hasn’t completely left the spotlight. The actress wrote a memoir and even recorded a few music albums. Now 60 years old, McCormick still looks great and continues her show business career as a contestant on the new season of Dancing with the Stars.
McCormick had no idea that hit dancing competition show would be in the cards for her, but The Brady Bunch co-star and DWTS vet Florence Henderson played a big role in McCormick’s decision. McCormick bumped into Henderson at an event they were attending and Henderson suggested that the actress should be on Dancing with the Stars. (Click on the media bar below to hear Maureen McCormick)
Catch Dancing with the Stars Monday and Tuesday nights 8/7 on ABC.
It’s one of the longest running and most watched dramas in the world and don’t expect Law & Order: SVU to fold anytime soon. The show returns for its 18th season this Wednesday September 21 9/8 on NBC.
Last season’s season finale was very emotional, as the show’s heavy dramatic elements continues to pull people into the series. SVU still features a great ensemble cast led by Ice T and the always great Mariska Hargitay. This new season has markings of being another powerful season. Before the season airs, check out a recap of the season finale and then get check out a clip from the season premiere.
The Clint Eastwood/Tom Hanks pairing continues to pay dividends, as the flick was the #1 film for the second week in a row with $22 million. All of the hype behind Blair Witch was all for almost nothing, as the film made a disappointing $9.65 million. That figure was actually good enough for second place, as newcomers Bridget Jones’s Baby and Snowden were also dead on arrival with a weak third ($8.2 million) and fourth ($8 million) finish respectively. Here’s this weekend’s top 10:
1. Sully – $22 million and to date the film has made $93 million.
2. Blair Witch – $9.65 million
3. Bridget Jones’s Baby – $8.2 million
4. Snowden – $8 million
5. Don’t Breathe – Budgeted at just $9.9 million, the thriller has made over $107 million worldwide. This weekend, it took in $5.6 million
6. When The Bough Breaks – $5.5 million
7. Suicide Squad – $4.7 million
8. The Wild Life – $2.65 million
9. Kubo and the Two Strings – $2.5 million
10. Pete’s Dragon – $2 million and one of this year’s biggest box office disappointments (it has made just $72 million domestically.
Taxi Driver, the film that essentially solidified director Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niroas cinematic forces to be reckoned with (Mean Streets was a great start, but who can compete with Travis Bickle?), is headed to Blu-ray November 8th in celebration of its 40th anniversary.
The two disc set contains an all new 40-minute Taxi Driver Q&A which was recorded at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival and featured De Niro, Scorsese and Jodie Foster. Also included is the 1986 commentary featuring Scorsese and writer Paul Schrader that was recorded by The Criterion Collection. Separate commentaries from Schrader and Professor Robert Kolker, as well as a making of documentary, storyboard to screen comparisons, and the theatrical trailer are included in the collection.
The digitally restored Taxi Driver will also be presented on the big screen on October 16 and 19 via Fathom Events. The screening will also feature the aforementioned Tribeca Q&A after the film’s close. For more information on the two day event, check out www.FathomEvents.com.
Are you excited for the Taxi Driver: 40th Anniversary release on Blu-ray? Is Taxi Driver your favorite De Niro and Scorsese collaboration? Feel free to comment below!
OneRepublic lead singer Ryan Tedder is one of the most talented musicians in the world. Aside from writing and performing One Republic songs, he has written and produced hit songs for Demi Lovato, Adele, Jennifer Lopez, Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood.
For many successful artists, picking up music happens at different stages of life. Tedder knew early on that music was going to be his life. From the jump, he was already becoming an expert at making music for OneRepublic and composing tracks for other musical artists. (Click on the media bar below to hear Ryan Tedder)