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Is “The Princess Bride” Broadway’s Next Big Hit?

Is "The Princess Bride" Broadway's Next Big Hit?

I have a confession to make. I’ve never seen “The Princess Bride.” I know, I know. By the time I realized it was a cultural obsession, I’d narrowly missed about a million group viewings of it, with plans always having changed at the last minute. I kind of feel like I’m missing out on some national treasure, but maybe I should just keep putting it off at this point and wait to see it live, because the movie is about to be adapted for the stage. Keep reading »

As You Wished: A “Game Of Thrones”/”Princess Bride” Mashup

Never Trust A Lannister When Death Is On The Line!

I’m sorry, you weren’t expecting the “Game of Thrones”-inspired video parodies, mashups and cat comparisons to stop, were you? Because the internet never tires, didn’t you hear??!! Above, Peter Faulk reads a young Fred Savage an epic tale about fencing, fighting, torture, giants, monsters, true love, set in a land where winter is always coming. So good it’s almost inconceivable!

"Princess Bride" Wedding
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"Game of Thrones" in 1995
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Inconceivable! There’s Going To Be A “Princess Bride” Board Game

This is just concept art right now, the final design is TBD but Game Salute is currently developing a Princess Bride board game. They write, “In order to do justice to the entire story, The Princess Bride: The Board Game is comprised of individual scenes, with each scene presenting a mini-game that advances players through the central story.  This allows players looking for a quick, fun visit to a beloved classic to play a game that lasts under an hour, while players who want to experience the entire Princess Bride story in one sitting can enjoy an epic day of fencing, fighting, torture, revenge, giants, monsters, chases, escapes, true love, miracles.” Read more…

Princess Buttercup Totally Crushed On Wesley In Real Life

Book Or Movie?
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Assssss youuuuuuuu wiiiiiiishhhhhhh!

You guys, can you believe that “The Princess Bride” is 25 years old? It’s easily one of my favorite movies — and, actually, I really love the book too — that I can watch over and over again. Rob Reiner, Robin Wright, and Cary Elwes (who, sniff, is just not as dashing as he used to be) sat down for an interview on “The Today Show” and revealed that the chemistry between Buttercup and Wesley was legit. Quick clip above!

Star Couplings: Jennifer Aniston Scores With Sex And The City Hottie

  • Jennifer Aniston might have a serious new boyfriend in Sex and the City‘s Jason Lewis. The two are apparently practically living together. We’re going to go to hell for saying this, but he may be hotter than Brad Pitt. Seriously, we didn’t even try to find the sexiest picture of him — it just happened! [MSNBC]
  • Jessica Alba and baby daddy Cash Warren are makin’ it legal — the twosome are engaged. The marriage will give new meaning to Warren’s first name, should the two ever divorce. [People]
  • Speaking of divorce, notorious Hollywood bad boy Sean Penn is splitting from his wife of 11 years, Robin Wright, best known for her role as Buttercup in the best movie ever, The Princess Bride. As you wish! [Perez Hilton]
  • Miley Cyrus aka Hannah Montana allegedly has broken up with Nick Jonas of The Jonas Brothers. Who are these people again? [Page Six]
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