The HBO miniseries “Behind the Candelabra” about the romance between Liberace and Scott Thorson won eight awards including two for make-up as well as wins for hairstyling, costumes, casting and single-camera picture editing.
Elton John will make his Emmy debut with a tribute to the late Liberace, who was the subject of this year’s most-honored TV movie, “Behind the Candelabra” on HBO.
Matt Damon and Michael Douglas won’t just be competing for an Emmy. They’ll be handing one out, too.
The Oscar-winning actor, who played the gay entertainer Liberace in HBO’s “Behind the Candelabra,” was asked in an interview with ShortList.com if he thinks the public would accept a gay actor playing a straight man.
Boy, Rob Lowe sure was quite a sight in HBO’s “Behind the Candelabra.” As Liberace’s plastic surgeon Dr. Startz, Rob underwent quite a physical transformation with a wig and his face not the handsome mug we are used to seeing on such shows as “Parks & Recreation,” “Brothers & Sisters” and “The West Wing.”
A healthy number of HBO subscribers were curious about Michael Douglas’ performance as Liberace in the TV movie “Behind the Candelabra.”
In the new film “Behind the Candelabra,” veteran entertainer Debbie Reynolds has just three major scenes to flesh out one of the most complicated figures in piano-playing showman Liberace’s life: his loving but sometimes manipulative mother Frances.
NEW YORK (AP) — The idea of Michael Douglas playing Liberace might seem nearly as outrageous as Liberace himself. Liberace, forever hailed as Mr. Showmanship, was the excess-to-the-max pianist-personality whose onstage and offstage extravagance were legendary and who wowed audiences in Las Vegas and worldwide to become the best-paid entertainer on the planet during his […]
PASADENA, California (Reuters) – Michael Douglas takes on larger-than-life entertainer Liberace as he plays the singer in an HBO film about a secret love affair in the 1970s that Douglas on Friday called “a great love story.” Director Steven Soderbergh said he chose to tell Liberace’s story through the lens of his romance with Scott […]
NEW YORK HBO says Michael Douglas is taking to the keyboard for its upcoming biopic of legendary pianist Liberace. “Behind the Candelabra” will be directed by Steven Soderbergh. It will also star Matt Damon as Scott Thorson, the younger live-in lover of the flamboyant entertainer, to be played by Douglas. HBO made the announcement Tuesday. […]