Variety Reports Taylor Swift to Play Joni Mitchell in Movie

Variety reports (via the San Francisco Chronicle) that Taylor Swift has signed on to play singer/songwriter Joni Mitchell in the movie Girls Like Us, adapted from the Sheila Weller book of the same title. The book is about the lives of Joni and fellow singer/songwriters Carly Simon and Carole King. The paper says actresses Allison [...] Read More

Levon Helm, 71, Dies After Long Battle With Cancer

Levon Helm, legendary drummer for The Band, died Thursday, April 19 from throat cancer at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, reports The Tennessean. His daughter Amy and wife Sandy issued a statement through his website on Tuesday afternoon, thanking fans for their support and asking for prayers as Levon entered the final stages [...] Read More