Bunny Boiler! Natascha McElhone to Play Fatal Attraction’s Alex Forrest in West End World Premiere

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first_img The play, based on the film of the same name, is written by James Dearden, who also penned the screenplay. Fatal Attraction tells the story of Dan Gallagher, a successful New York lawyer with a loving family. After having a one-night-stand with Alex Forrest, he assumes he can walk away without consequence, but Alex becomes obsessed with Dan, aggressively pursuing both him and his family. The film Fatal Attraction starred Glenn Close, Michael Douglas and Anne Archer. It garnered six Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture and Best Actress for Close. View Comments Natascha McElhone will revive Glenn Close’s infamous Alex Forrest character in the stage adaptation of Fatal Attraction in London’s West End. Yes, the film’s notorious “bunny boiling” scene will be recreated on stage. Directed by Trevor Nunn, the world premiere production will begin previews at the Theatre Royal Haymarket on March 8. Opening night is set for March 25. The full cast, including who will play the part of Dan Gallagher, will be announced later. McElhone is best known for her roles in the films Ronin, The Truman Show and Solaris, and most recently for her role as Karen van der Beek on the Showtime series Californication.last_img read more

Robert Kraft to appear at May 21st hearing in local prostitution case, explicit footage thrown out

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first_imgPatriots owner Robert Kraft will appear at a May 21st hearing in the high-profile prostitution case involving the Jupiter Orchids of Asia Day Spa.The New England Patriots owner is accused of paying for sex on two occasions this past January at the Orchids of Asia Day Spa in Jupiter.Kraft’s attorneys had filed a notice indicating their client would not appear at hearings in the misdemeanor case.Kraft, however, has not waived his right to a speedy trial, prompting the judge in the case to require his attendance at the May 21st hearing which will occur at 1:30 p.m., ET.On Monday, a judge ruled that prosecutors cannot use alleged footage of Kraft at the day-spa citing that Jupiter police did not follow proper procedures when installing hidden cameras which reportedly recorded the 77-year-old’s explicit actions during his visits.He has plead not guilty to misdemeanor solicitation of a prostitute.last_img read more