Odds & Ends: Watch Bryan Cranston Become LBJ & More

first_img View Comments Vanessa Hudgens’ Pilot Season WinGood news for a slew of Broadway alums—NBC has picked up a couple of their pilots for series! First up, there’s Vanessa Hudgens’ Powerless, which is set in the DC Comics Universe. The peacock network has also shown love for Trial & Error, a fish-out of-water comedy featuring John Lithgow, Steven Boyer and Krysta Rodriguez. According to Variety, both shows come from Warner Bros. Television. Meanwhile, Supergirl, which in its first season on CBS featured Laura Benanti and Jeremy Jordan, will move to the CW for season two, Deadline reports.Hotcha! Chryssie Whitehead Heads to ChicagoChryssie Whitehead, who appeared as Kristine opposite Tony Yazbeck as Al in A Chorus Line, is returning to Broadway in Chicago. The actress is set to take on the role of Go to Hell Kitty and understudy Velma from May 13. We’re sure she’ll razzle dazzle them!(Photo: Bruce Glikas)Sneak Peek of Norbert Leo Butz’s Bloodline ReturnTony winner Norbert Leo Butz is killing it in Netflix’s Bloodline, which is back for its second season on May 27. Check out the below teaser video, which focusses on what’s in store for his character Kevin Rayburn… Here’s a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Bryan Cranston Becomes LBJFour-time Emmy winner Bryan Cranston is reprising his Tony-winning performance of Lyndon B. Johnson in the HBO film adaptation of All the Way. Check out below a fun time-lapse video of Cranston becoming the president—it’s a far cry from Breaking Bad! Helmed by Jay Roach, Robert Schenkkan penned the small screen take on his Tony-winning play, which also stars Tony winner Frank Langella as Senator Richard Russell, Bradley Whitford (another familiar face to White House dramas) as Hubert Humphrey and more. The film will premiere on May 21 and we will be setting our DVRs!center_img Bryan Cranston in HBO’s ‘All the Way’last_img read more

Captain Cremer helps Zimbabwe restrict Sri Lanka

first_imgCOLOMBO (Reuters) – Captain Graeme Cremer picked up three wickets with his leg spin to help Zimbabwe reduce hosts Sri Lanka to 293 for seven at the end of the second day in their one-off test at the R. Premadasa Stadium on Saturday.Sri Lanka trail Zimbabwe by 63 runs in their first innings after the touring side were all out for 356, having resumed the second morning on 344 for eight.Sri Lanka’s spin spearhead Rangana Herath added to his overnight haul of four wickets to pick up five for 116, his 30th five-wicket haul in tests.Craig Ervine could add only nine runs to his overnight score of unbeaten 151 before he was the last man out for Zimbabwe.Sri Lanka opener Upul Tharanga hit a fluent 71 before he was run out while backing up too far at the non-striker’s end. Tharanga and fellow opener Dimuth Karunaratne compiled an opening stand of 84 for Sri Lanka.Leading Sri Lanka for the first time in Tests, Dinesh Chandimal scored 55 and added 96 for the fourth wicket with former skipper Angelo Mathews, who made 41.ZIMBABWE 1st innings (Overnight: 344-8)H. Masakadza c K. Mendis b Herath 19R. Chakabva b Herath 12T. Musakanda c Dickwella b Kumara 6C. Ervine c D. Perera b Kumara 160S. Williams c Gunaratne b D. Perera 22S. Raza lbw b Herath 36P. Moor c Kumara b Gunaratne 19M. Waller b Herath 36G. Cremer b Gunaratne 13D. Tiripano c Karunaratne b Herath 27C. Mpofu not out 0Extras (nb-5 w-1) 6Total (all out, 94.4 overs) 356Fall of wickets: 1-23 R. Chakabva,2-38 H. Masakadza,3-38 T. Musakanda,4-70 S. Williams,5-154 S. Raza,6-195 P. Moor,7-260 M. Waller,8-282 G. Cremer,9-356 D. Tiripano,10-356 C. ErvineBowling: Suranga Lakmal 14 – 1 – 58 – 0,Lahiru Kumara 17.4 – 2 – 68 – 2(w-1),Rangana Herath 32 – 4 – 116 – 5, Dilruwan Perera 24 – 0 – 86 – 1(nb-1),Asela Gunaratne 7 – 0 – 28 – 2(nb-4).Sri Lanka 1st inningsDimuth Karunaratne c H. Masakadza b Tiripano 25Upul Tharanga run out (Tiripano) 71Kusal Mendis c Chakabva b Cremer 11Dinesh Chandimal c Chakabva b Cremer 55Angelo Mathews c H. Masakadza b Williams 41Niroshan Dickwella b Cremer 6Dilruwan Perera run out (Musakanda, M. Waller) 33Asela Gunaratne not out 24Rangana Herath not out 5Extras (b-8 lb-10 nb-3 w-1) 22Total (for 7 wickets, 83 overs) 293Fall of wickets: 1-84 D. Karunaratne,2-107 K. Mendis,3-116 U. Tharanga,4-212 D. Chandimal,5-226 N. Dickwella,6-238 A. Mathews,7-274 D. PereraTo bat: S. Lakmal, L. KumaraBowling: C. Mpofu 11 – 2 – 41 – 0(w-1),D. Tiripano 10 – 1 – 38 – 1, S. Raza 18 – 2 – 60 – 0,G. Cremer 30 – 3 – 100 – 3(nb-1),M. Waller 1 – 0 – 2 – 0,S. Williams 13 – 1 – 34 – 1(nb-2).last_img read more