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Tony Winners & BFFs Cynthia Erivo & Leslie Odom Jr. to Star in New Movie Together!

Tony-winning actors and real-life best friends Cynthia Erivo and Leslie Odom Jr. are set to star in the upcoming movie Needle in a Timestack!

Both of the Broadway stars won Tony Awards in 2016 – Cynthia for The Color Purple and Leslie for Hamilton – and they performed together at the Tonys in 2017. Now, almost exactly one year later, this exciting news has been announced.

Orlando Bloom and Freida Pinto are also starring in the film, which “follows a couple struggling to hold their marriage together in a world where time travel is possible, and the past and present are ever fluctuating,” according to Variety.

If you didn’t know, Cynthia is one of two godmothers for Leslie‘s daughter Lucile!

Make sure to watch Cynthia in the just-released trailer for her upcoming movie Widows, which marks her first on-screen role.

Katharine McPhee & Leslie Odom, Jr. Reunite To Announce Tony Awards 2018 Nominations!

Katharine McPhee happily strikes a pose while attending the 2018 Tony Awards Nominations Announcement held at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts on Tuesday (May 1) in New York City.

The 34-year-old entertainer, who is currently starring in Waitress, got up bright and early to announce the nominations in all of the categories alongside Tony winner Leslie Odom, Jr. from Hamilton.

In case you didn’t know, Leslie and Katharine go back to the days of Smash as well so this was a bit of a reunion for them.

“We had a few laughs this morning announcing the @thetonyawards nominations!,” Katharine wrote on Instagram. “Who knew Spongebob was so hard to say! ๐Ÿ˜‚ Congrats to all the nominees! ๐ŸŽ‰”

The 2018 Tony Awards will be hosted by Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban and are set to broadcast live on June 10 on CBS – For the full list of nominees click here!

FYI: Katharine is wearing a full Arias look. Leslie is wearing a Boss suit.

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Leslie Odom, Jr. Reveals Moment That Put Him on the Path to 'Hamilton' Success

Leslie Odom Jr. hit Stephen Colbert‘s couch on The Late Show on Tuesday night (March 27) and talked all about his new book Failing Up: How to Take Risks, Aim Higher, and Never Stop Learning.

“The book came out today, so my publisher told me when the book was released you get the authorโ€™s turtleneck,” the 36-year-old Tony winner said. “We got you a pipe to go with it,” added Stephen.

Leslie also talked about being a new father, making his Broadway debut in the production of Rent, and originating the role of Aaron Burr in Hamilton. “Do you insist on being in only shows that will change our culture and Broadway as we know it? Because I would love to know what your next project is so I can get tickets now,” Stephen quipped – Watch the full interview below!

That same day, Leslie also made his way to the BUILD studios to promote his new book as part of the BUILD series.


Leslie Odom Jr. Learned The Secret To Success: Trying

FYI: Leslie is wearing an Arcady sweater and pinstripe suit.

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Leslie Odom Jr. Sings 'America The Beautiful' at Super Bowl 2018 - Watch Now!

Leslie Odom Jr. is kicking things off with a stirring rendition of “America The Beautiful”!

The 36-year-old Tony Award-winning Hamilton actor hit the turf to perform the opening number on Super Bowl Sunday (February 4).

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“Proud to announce that a portion of the proceeds from my ‘America The Beautiful’ recording will go to the I HAVE A DREAM FOUNDATION,” Leslie tweeted.

Watch below! You can also download the song on iTunes.

Super Bowl 2018 Performers - Full Lineup of Celebs at the Big Game!

The 2018 Super Bowl is kicking off at 6:30 pm ET tonight (February 4), and the list of celebs who are performing is certainly star-studded.

Before the game starts, Tony winner and actor Leslie Odom Jr. will take the stage to perform “America the Beautiful.”

Grammy Award winner Pink will then sing the National Anthem at the game. Pink has unfortunately been battling the flu, and there are questions about the status of her health and her vocals ahead of the game due to the terrible illness.

During the halftime show, Justin Timberlake will take the stage. It’s unclear if any guests will be joining Justin, but we do have some details about his set list!