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Big Girls Don't Cry, But You Might At The First Trailer For Jersey Boys! Watch HERE!

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Jersey Boys was the biggest thing to hit Broadway a couple years ago, and now it's coming to a theater near you! A movie theater that is!

Director Clint Eastwood has brought the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons to the big screen, and it looks just as fun and moving as the musical!

Ch-ch-check out the video (above) to see the first trailer for the film adaptation of Jersey Boys!

James Franco Might've Laughed Over His "Little B*tch" Comment, But The Critic He Dissed Responds With A Bigger Laugh!

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Looks like James Franco is trying to make amends!!

The actor took to his Instagram to post a picture of an ad (above) that ran in the New York Times for his Broadway show Of Mice And Men maybe as a sign of a peace offering?

Since he, ya know, BLASTED the New York Times critic, Ben Brantley, the other day, calling him a "little bitch" because he did not give the show as favorable of a review as James had hoped.

Harsh words, James!!

HOWEVER, the famously hated critic has responded back via the New York Observer and his words show how tough of a skin Ben has got!

He said:

Perez Reviews: Mothers And Sons

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It would be easy to dismiss Mothers and Sons as just another AIDS play from Terrence McNally.

But Terrence McNally is not just any other playwright. He is the great American gay playwright. He's the Arthur Miller of queer dramaturgy. He writes important plays about gay life and AIDS.

And his latest is just as important! A reminder of an era that has passed but is still affecting people in many meaningful ways.

The story is about a mother's loss and how she comes to terms - or doesn't - with her son's passing of AIDS.

Like life, Mothers and Sons is at times very funny and at times extremely emotional and sad. And true to life, things don't always end in a happy ending or wrapped up in a neat little bow.

But this play is beautifully written and even more beautifully acted by the great dame that is Tyne Daly.

She gives a tour-de-force performance! Showy but not forced.

And equally beautiful in this production is Bobby Steggert, who plays the husband of the widow that Daly's son in the play left behind. Less theatrical than Daly but just as good, Steggert is so real and believable in the part we oftentimes forgot he was acting. He was being. And being so good and sweet and charming and filled with love and light! He shines!

The same cannot be said of his counterpart, the miscast Frederick Weller. Weller looks way younger than his character is supposed to be, and seemingly to compensate he has a distracting vocal affectation - as if he's trying to age his voice. He is acting way hard. Too hard.

And, rounding out the cast is precocious youngster Grayson Taylor, who is so endearing. Kids always work on Broadway! And so does this play!

Go out and see it! It's nice to see shows besides musicals!

James Franco Goes On Instagram Not To Flirt With Teenagers But To Diss A Theatre Critic! Read His Deleted Rant HERE!

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Hell hath no fury like a James Franco scorned!

James took to Instagram to absolutely bash Ben Brantley, a New York Times theatre critic, who gave a less than stellar review of his new play Of Mice and Men!

It's since been deleted, but in his caption he calls Ben a "little b*tch," and in all caps:

James Franco Brought His Whole Family To His Broadway Debut In Of Mice And Men!!!

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They. Are. Family!

He got all his brothers, and mother, and grandmother to see (his show on Broadway)!

James Franco made his Broadway debut in Of Mice And Men recently, and the moment was SO epic he had his whole family there to witness it!

Included in this photo are James, his mother Betsy Lou, his grandmother

Neil Patrick Harris Said He Got "Jared Leto Manorexic" For Broadway Hit Hedwig And The Angry Inch! That Doesn't Sound Pleasant!

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Neil Patrick Harris is so freakin' talented it's ridiculous!

On top of that, he's been looking so fierce lately, like in this snaky photo shoot where he's looking MIGHTY thin!

And now we know why!

He was so super serious about transforming into a transgender punk rock singer for Hedwig And The Angry Inch, his hit show on Broadway, that he searched for the best motivation to get the look right!

He said:

Meryl Streep Learned To Rap For Her Witchy Role In Into The Woods! Remix That Sondheim Ishhh!

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This Oscar-winning actress is about to spit mad fire on the big screen—in the most unlikely of movies!

Meryl Streep TOTALLY learned to rap for Rob Marshall’s upcoming film adaption of Stephen Sondheim’s musical Into the Woods—and we couldn't be more excited!

In a recent interview, Meryl's co-star James Corden spilled the rapping beans, revealing the star's new rhyming prowess has only helped her impeccable enunciation abilities!

James described her as "less an Eminem, more a 50 Cent type. Mainstream with an edge," so clearly Lady Streep has the skills to back it up!

Maybe that's why 50 and the actress were so friendly at that Lakers game in January!

Can anyone say LESSONS?!?!?

Everything makes so much sense now—and we can't wait for Meryl to slay the rap game on film!

Word.

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