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Gavin Creel Returns to Broadway in Book of Mormon

Gavin Creel Returns to Broadway in Book of Mormon


...And five other things you should know today.

1. Hair's Gavin Creel is returning to Broadway's Book of Mormon on Jan 6 to reprise his role as protagonist Elder Price, which he helped bring to life during his time on the award-winning musical's first national tour. [Broadway]

2. Following in the heels of its live-action Cinderella announcement, Disney has purchased a script for a new telling of the Robin Hood story. It seems to promise the same kooky, vaguely historical feel of the Pirates of the Caribbean films. Meanwhile, Sony is working on a similar project, hoping to make an interconnected series of Hood films not dissimilar to Marvel's Cinematic Universe. Merry Men...assemble? [A.V. Club]

3. Beyonce and Dolly Parton were tied for the position of most nominated woman in Grammy history, each at 46 nominations, this morning. But with a new nomination coming in today for Best Urban Contemporary Album, Beyonce has now overtaken Parton, reigning as the new queen of the Grammys. For now. [THR]

4. Bob's Burgers is getting in the holiday spirit this Sunday with a star-studded Christmas episode guest starring Carl Reiner, Jordan Peele, and Nick Offerman, with Bill Hader taking a central role as Bob's disapproving father. [Variety]

5. Transgender "post-religious" gospel singer Our Lady J has landed a writing position on Amazon's queer series Transparent. The position was part of an initiative by show creator Jill Soloway to include trans voices in the writing process. [Advocate]

6. Check out Anna Kendrick's singing voice in a new clip from Disney's upcoming film adaptation of Broadway classic Into the Woods, set to release on Christmas, below:

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