Next week’s episode titled “Philadelphia” features the story of Benedict Arnold and Peggy Shippen, played by Chris Parnell and Winona Ryder. Tune in for the full episode on August 19.
Do you remember when Winona did Drunk History a few months ago? It seems she will be doing it again.
John Lithgow has posted on his Twitter about doing something with Winona and Jack Black for Drunk History.
So much fun this past week doing #DrunkHistory with Winona Ryder Tuesday and Jack Black Friday
— John Lithgow (@JohnLithgow) April 6, 2014
Can’t wait to hear more about it. Thanks, once again, Chris B for the heads up!
In an interview with Daily Beast Winona let open a possibility of being in Beetlejuice sequel. Earlier this month we learned that Tim Burton is in talks to direct, and that it won’t be a remake, but a 27 years later sequel.
“It’s not a remake,” Ryder revealed. “It’s 27 years later. And I have to say, I love Lydia so much. She was such a huge part of me. I would be really interested in what she is doing 27 years later. That’s one of those movies where little kids stop me, I’m so associated with it. I think it gave me my career. I was such a weird looking kid. I would never go near if it was not Tim and Michael. Because those guys, I love.”
So, what do you think about this Burton-Keaton-Ryder reunion?
Festival founder and Artistic Director Sean Doran said,
I heard from Winona last night that she had just lost a dear friend and would not now be able to come to the festival taking place next week in Enniskillen. She was very apologetic and saddened at not being able to come as planned as she had been very much looking forward to taking part in the festival. She told me she hopes to come next year instead. It is of course a great shame that Winona will not be joining us this year and all our thoughts are with her at this very sad timeâ€.
Winona Ryder was to have made two public appearances at the festival as part of The Tellers and The Tales programme, to read two Becket short prose and a poem.
Robert Wilsonâ€™s video portrait of the actress posing as Winnie in Beckettâ€™s play Happy Days will still be on show at the Higher Bridges Gallery in The Clinton Centre as part of the Festivalâ€™s Visual Arts programme.
The 2013 Happy Days Festival has over 140 artists from Australia, Italy, France, Finland, Portugal, America, Japan and 120+ events over 5 days aboard boats, within churches, castles and a police station, and down through tunnels and caves.
Those who have already bought tickets to see Winona Ryder on stage at the festival are invited to contact the Box Office to receive a full refund on 028 6632 5000.
Winona Ryder is the star attraction at a top Irish festival this year. She will join stand-up comedian Frank Skinner, actor Clive James, Harry Potter star Miranda Richardson and Fiona Shaw at this year’s Happy Days Enniskillen International Beckett festival. It’s the world’s largest celebration of Samuel Beckett’s work.
Spokesperson for the festival, Conleath Teevan, says Winona will be reading extracts from some of the Nobel Prize winner’s work.
“She’ll be doing several readings,” he said.
“All actors love Beckett and we’re delighted Winona is taking part in the festival. She’ll be in the Words Without Acts section.
“Winona and some of the other celebrities will read extracts of Beckett’s lesser known prose and they’ll chat about them afterwards. Winona is a big, big fan of Beckett’s work,” he said.
The 41-year-old appeared as Winnie in a 2007 film version of Happy Days and is believed to be extremely excited about heading to Enniskillen.
The full sketch will air next July 30!