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Posts Tagged ‘Noah Wylie’

On the Block Next Week at Julien’s: DiCaprio’s Audition for The Outsiders

This is really intriguing. As part of its next “Hollywood Legends” event April 5-6, Julien’s Auctions in Beverly Hills will be for the first time selling some slices of videotaped Hollywood casting history. With all sorts of big names in the mix:

Tapes include Leonardo DiCaprio’s audition for the role of Ponyboy in The Outsiders; Brad Pitt, Robert Downey Jr., Keanu Reeves and Dermot Mulroney for Backdraft; Sandra Bullock, Gwyneth Paltrow, Julianne Moore, Helen Hunt and others for roles in Jurassic Park; David Arquette, Adrien Brody, Noah Wylie, Ben Affleck and Lisa Kudrow auditioning with Ellen DeGeneres for Mr. Wrong; Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Patrick Dempsey and others for A Beautiful Mind; and more.

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TNT’s New Series Only Good For One Reason

judaschalice.jpgAs HBO and Showtime have dominated the TV series areas with “The Sopranos” and “Weeds” and even AMC has created the award-winning “Mad Men,” TNT is getting in on the act with a the new series “The Librarian: Curse of the Judas Chalice” premiering Sunday on the cable network.

Apart from being a low-rent Indiana Jones knockoff starring Noah Wylie as said librarian, the cable film really had only one incredible line.

Bob Newhart (yes, that Bob Newhart), playing the leader who sends the Librarian on his quest, at one point becomes very-Ninja-like, kicking the asses of about a dozen bad guys. He then says: “Does anyone else wanna piece of me?”

That definitely deserves a “Hi, Bob.”