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Here are photos of Claire Danes on the Opening Night of her new play “Dry Powder”. Huge thanks to Kaci from Hugh-Dancy.net.


Claire’s new play “Dry Powder” premiered yesterday Off Broadway and here’s the EW review:

A- Dry Powder
Genre: play, Drama; Starring: Hank Azaria, Claire Danes, John Krasinski, Sanjit De Silva; Director: Thomas Kail; Author: Sarah Burgess; Opening Date: 03/22/2016

Hot on the heels of the unlikely Hollywood hit The Big Short comes another Wall Street-centric story that would make Bernie Sanders choke on his stump speech: Sarah Burgess’ Dry Powder — premiering at Off Broadway’s Public Theater — is a curiously fascinating behind-the-numbers peek inside a New York private equity firm.

You don’t have to work at a big bank to get sucked into Burgess’ story. In fact, it’s probably more intriguing if you have nothing to do with finance. Has your company ever been purchased by a major-moneybags investment group? Were you told the massive infusion of cash would only help grow the brand, assured that nothing would change, and that you should simply go about your day-to-day business as usual? Did you then start to see cost-cutting measures: older, experienced workers laid off, only to be replaced by younger, cheaper facsimiles; office closures; production outsourcing? Finally, did you watch as your longtime co-workers — and perhaps you yourself — were given their walking papers? Dry Powder shows you the people pulling the strings, and their bottom-line-driven motivation.

KMM Capital Management founder and president Rick (Hank Azaria) is going through a bit of a PR crisis, having thrown himself a wildly extravagant engagement party — there was an elephant — the same day his firm announced a series of massive layoffs at ShopGreat. Enter founding partner Seth (The Office alum John Krasinski, in a remarkably assured theatrical debut) with a “slam-dunk” deal: Landmark Luggage, an American family business, for sale at the bargain-basement price of $491 million — plus a plan to create jobs in the United States and transform the company into, as fellow founding partner Jenny (Homeland star and stage vet Claire Danes, bad-ass and brilliant) snipes, “the online Samsonite.” Jenny’s preference, however, would be to essentially strip down Landmark and sell off its parts. While Seth’s idealism clashes with Jenny’s pragmatism, Burgess brings in Jeff (Sanjit De Silva), the wide-eyed CEO of Landmark, sneakily putting a face to the talk of offshoring, cost efficiencies, and invested capital.

All of this is somehow tidily crammed into a nimble 105 minutes and a small monochromatic indigo-hued stage populated by only multifunction stools and tables. (The super-slick direction is courtesy of Thomas Kail, of Hamilton and Fox’s Grease: Live!) The denouement is, unfortunately, all too predictable — you don’t need a Harvard MBA to deduce where Landmark Luggage is headed — but that’s no fault of Burgess’. It’s simply America in 2016. And it’s depressing as all heck. A-

Gallery Updates: Events

March 23rd, 2016
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Good evening, everyone! Sorry about the lack of updates. I’ve uploaded to the gallery screen captures from the full Season 5 of Homeland and also Stills and Promos. All thumbs link to their respective albums, and there is also a list at the bottom. Enjoy!



Variety reports on the new Season of Homeland:

Showtime’s hit spy series has filmed all over the globe — from South Africa to Berlin — but next season will bring the drama back home to the United States.

Newly minted CEO David Nevins told reporters that “Homeland” will film its next season “in and around New York City,” revealing the news during his executive session at the Television Critics Association press tour in Pasadena, Calif. on Tuesday.

President of programming Gary Levine heaped praise on showrunner/executive producer Alex Gansa, saying, “We are in awe how Alex Gansa and his writers reinvent ‘Homeland’ every season. It’s exciting to see how they bring it back to the U.S. and reinvent it again.”

Nevins also addressed the fate of Quinn (Rupert Friend), who suffered sarin gas poisoning last season — and was last seen locked in a hospital room with Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes). “I know and have seen exactly as much as you guys have seen,” he said. “There is no definitive answer given.”

He resisted any comparisons to shows like “The Walking Dead,” which have toyed with viewers’ expectations about whether a given character is alive or dead. “Homeland is a show that killed a lead,” he said. “It attempts to live in the real world. It’s less about playing games. There won’t be a supernatural solution.”

Levine added that Quinn would be changed by the experience. “If he should live, it will not be in any way shape or form the way he has lived to date,” he said.

The executives also talked about the future of the show, saying they’ve had “vague” discussions with Gansa about a potential end date. “He tends to attack the seasons one by one,” said Nevins.

Added Levine, “It’s not imminent. He sees many seasons to come.”

Claire Danes is the cover feature of the December Issue of Allure Magazine, here are Digital Scans and the HQ Textless Photoshoot (via Photocouture-Show.com)



An interview from CBS This Morning Show where Claire talks Homeland new season, Carrie Matthison, Mandy Patinkin and different roles:

Homeland Season 5 premieres this Sunday, October 4th, and here are Promotional Stills and Photos from the Season 5 Episodes 1 and 2. The image from Episode 2 is labeled as Episode 2, but it might be mislabeled, and we will only know once the show airs.




Gallery Links:

Here are the first pictures of Claire Danes getting her Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame! More pictures to come.


Edit: The ceremony has now ended and you can watch it on the link below.

Set to start in a few minutes, here’s the live stream video, (click here for the youtube link if the video below doesn’t work)

And the tweet from Homeland Show:


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