Meryl Streep, Mary-Louise Parker to star in spring plays
Mary-Louise Parker attends the Broadway opening of "After Midnight" on Nov. 3, 2013 in New York, left, and Meryl Streep arrives at the premiere of the film 'The Laundromat' at the 76th edition of the Venice Film Festival, Venice, Italy, on Sept. 1, 2019. Parker and Streep have signed on to perform in a new virtual play series this spring while Broadway is closed. (AP Photo)NEW YORK – Meryl Streep, Mary-Louise Parker, Audra McDonald, Kevin Klein, Carla Gugino and Keanu Reeves have signed on to perform in a new virtual play series this spring while Broadway is closed. The series kicks off Thursday with “The Thanksgiving Play” by Larissa FastHorse, directed by Leigh Silverman starring Reeves, Bobby Cannavale, Heidi Schreck and Alia Shawkat. The next show — on April 8 — will feature “Angry, Raucous and Shamelessly Gorgeous” by Pearl Cleage directed by Camille A.
Alia Shawkat Addresses Brad Pitt Dating Rumors
Alia Shawkat is shutting down romance rumors between her and Brad Pitt. Shawkat and Pitt have been spotted together on multiple occasions, though a source told ET in November that the two were just friends. We're just friends," Shawkat says. Pitt also shut down dating rumors during an interview with The New York Times Magazine in December, when he was asked whether he reads stories about himself. Still, Pitt has a sense of humor about all the interest in his personal life.