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The Human Comedy (2012)
Voice for the audiobook of William Saroyan's book about a boy becoming the man in the midst of a war.
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Director and actor Rob Reiner will receive the Chaplin Award on April 28th at the Lincoln Centre in NYC on Monday April 28th. Meg is listed as one of the celebrities scheduled to make an appearance.
The event will celebrate the range of Reiner’s work from the pure comedy of This Is Spinal Tap and The Princess Bride to the intense drama of Stand by Me, the romantic comedy of When Harry Met Sally…, as well as his extensive on-screen work highlighted with the role of Michael “Meathead” Stivic in the landmark television series All in the Family.
The annual Chaplin Award Gala is the Film Society’s major fundraising event, helping to support the organization’s ongoing work in education, artist development, and cross-cultural film outreach.(…)
With appearances by Billy Crystal, Michael Douglas, Robin Wright, Meg Ryan, James Caan.
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Meg Ryan is part of the jury for the Tribeca Film Instute ‘Sloan Filmmaker Fund’ 2014. The jury has selected three projects to the fund, which provides funding and professional guidance in support of innovative and compelling films that offer a fresh take on science, mathematics and technology.
The TFI Sloan Filmmaker Fund has now given more than $1 million to filmmakers, a benchmark demonstrating the continued success of this creative collaboration. This year recipients will receive a total of $150,000 in grants; the filmmakers will be honored at this year’s TFI VIP reception during the Tribeca Film Festival.(…)
This year’s projects were chosen by a jury of arts and science professionals that included actors John Slattery (Mad Men, director of God’s Pocket) and Meg Ryan (When Harry Met Sally, You’ve Got Mail), writer Jonathan Nolan (The Dark Knight, Dark Knight Rises, The Prestige), Heather Berlin, Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience at Mount Sinai’s Icahn School of Medicine and John Quackenbush, Harvard Professor of computational biology and bioinformatics.(…)
Very sad news this week about L’Wren Scott, Mick Jagger’s longtime girlfriend, taking her own life. Decided to use some photos from the 2008 premiere of The Women in NYC for our throwback thursday #tbt feature. Both Mick Jagger and L’Wren Scott attended and Meg’s outfit was L’Wren’s design.
Sorry for not updating, there isn’t much news other than the sightings of Meg being in LA and Florida with John Mellencamp the past weeks and back home in NYC this past weekend (TY for sending those). EDITED: looks like Meg has begun the casting process for her upcoming movie! And exciting news for Meg’s 21 year old son Jack! He will be one of the actors starring in an upcoming Martin Scorsese & Mick Jagger HBO tv-show about the NYC music industry in the 70′s, to start shooting this summer.
If you follow our Twitter account, you will have seen a mention of a photo of Meg Ryan with BFF Laura Dern and Isabella Rosselini last week on Tuesday at a party. Page Six now reports on it:
“Nebraska” director Alexander Payne and Laura Dern — who starred in Payne’s first film, “Citizen Ruth,” in 1996 — had a joint birthday party at the Crosby Street Hotel last week. Spies said the pair, both born Feb. 10, celebrated with guests including Lena Dunham, Jennifer Aniston’s beau Justin Theroux, Mark Ruffalo, Matthew Broderick and Meg Ryan.(…)”
Architectual Digest has a story with photos of John Mellencamp’s South Carolina island home, which he recently had redocorated. The interior is in some ways reminiscent of Meg’s home on Martha’s Vineyard (see the Elle Decor article in the gallery). Meg mention in the online part of the article:
“But this particular house never felt right. Mellencamp’s girlfriend, actress Meg Ryan, however, thought the place had promise, and asked last year, “Why don’t you make it as beautiful as it can be?” Energized by her enthusiasm, he called New York City interior designer Monique Gibson (…).”
And last but not least a little warning: some news websites the past few days have published photos of a woman walking in Soho with a scarf covering most of her face holding a plant, claiming the woman is Meg Ryan. As frequent visitors here will easily spot: it’s not Meg Ryan in the photos but some unknown woman.
Added two new sets of candids to the gallery from earlier this week. And in case you don’t follow our Twitter updates, on Monday per The Hollywood Reporter and other sources, Meg was one of the special guests at a luncheon for the movie Nebraska:
Tastemaker luncheons were held in New York on Dec. 2 for Nebraska’s lead actor Bruce Dern (his daughter Laura Dern and her friend Meg Ryan were among those in attendance)(…)
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Added a new set of candids to the gallery of Meg on her phone smiling while out in Soho on Thursday afternoon. Omg those shoes, please get rid of them!LOL! Rest of the outfit is cool though.
On that same evening Meg together with her friend Kathy Najimy attended the annual American Museum of Natural History Fall Fundraiser at the museum. And on Monday evening Meg attended the premiere of “Six By Sondheim” an HBO documentary about composer Stephen Sondheim, at the Museum of Modern Art. Good for her, but bad for us, she skipped the red carpet per usual.
ETA 11-26 On Saturday evening Meg was present at ‘Jony Ive and Marc Newson’s (RED) Auction’ at Sotheby’s where $26.2 million was raised to fight against AIDS in Africa. You can read more about it at Artdaily.
Acoording to The Hollywood Reporter Meg will be one of the judges for this years Producers Guild of America’s annual Weekend Shorts Challenge. Here’s more from THR:
“The Producers Guild of America is now accepting submissions for the contest, which revolves around producing three- to five-minute films. The Producers Guild of America is accepting submissions for its third annual PGA Weekend Shorts Challenge, which will be held Sept. 6 to 8.
This year’s contest will celebrate the film legacy of producer Laura Ziskin, whose credits include Pretty Woman, As Good As It Gets, To Die For, No Way Out and Spider-Man.
During the Sept. 6 weekend, contestants must fully produce a three- to five-minute short film, and all submissions must incorporate assigned elements from Ziskin’s films. The assignments will be announced on Sept. 6, the opening day of the challenge.
The films will be evaluated by a panel of celebrity judges including Donald De Line, James Franco, Tim Gibbons, Meg Ryan, Laura San Giacomo, Paula Wagner and Sean Young.
Ten finalists will be selected to screen their submission at the red carpet awards held in association with NewFilmmakers Los Angeles on Nov. 9 at the AT&T Center in downtown Los Angeles. (…)”
Here is another video clip from the Taormina Film Fest. They asked all the main guests to listen to five audio clips from their own movies and guess which ones they are. This is the one with Meg in it. Will add more footage from the Film Fest later, sorry don’t have the time to edit it into one video right now.
Fourth and final post today. Scroll down for the other three updates! Added twenty photos to the gallery of the Taormina Arte award ceremony and another twenty photos from the dinner that was held afterwards. Meg was accompanied to both events by John Mellencamp and her friend fellow actress Kathy Najimy.