LiveXLive Continues Partnership With iHeartMedia To Stream Elvis Duran’s ‘Stay At Home Ball’ With An All-Star Roster Of 50+ Appearances & Performers Including Bebe Rexha, Kesha, Lewis Capaldi, Thomas Rhett Benefiting Project C.U.R.E


LOS ANGELES, April 24, 2020 — LiveXLive Media, Inc. (NASDAQ: LIVX) (“LiveXLive” or the “Company”), a global digital media company focused on live entertainment, announced today that it will stream Elvis Duran’s ‘Stay At Home Ball’ featuring 50+ appearances and performances on Friday, April 24th from 8-11 p.m. ET/5-8 p.m. PT benefiting Project C.U.R.E. After the success of LiveXLive’s ‘Music Lives’ 48-hour nonstop global music digital festival and its co-stream of Global Citizen and World Health Organization’s “One World: Together At Home” special LiveXLive has become a must-stop for partners looking to live stream mini-festivals. The company continues the momentum by partnering with iHeartMedia and Elvis Duran to bring an all-star roster of performers to LiveXLive’s streaming platform for fans across the globe.

“It’s our goal to host and co-stream as many live events as we can to support artists, fans, and charitable organizations helping the frontline workers and those impacted negatively during this time,” said Dermot McCormack, president of LiveXLive. “We are grateful for our ongoing partnership with iHeartMedia and to Elvis Duran for pulling together such a great event.”

Over the course of 3 days, LiveXLive streamed an immersive experience for ‘Music Lives’ in over 179 countries, reaching historic highs for the company with nearly 50 million worldwide views and a groundbreaking 3 billion video views for “#MusicLives” on TikTok. LiveXLive continues to bring artists of all calibers and genres together to perform from their homes to yours.

Artists confirmed to perform at Elvis Duran’s ‘Stay At Home Ball’ include Bebe Rexha, Alessia Cara, Pete Wentz, Hailee Steinfeld, Jason Derulo, Bryce Vine, Kesha, Thomas Rhett, JoJo, Train and more. All performances will be simulcasted on LiveXLive’s site, apps, linear channel and select social media accounts. The event will benefit Project C.U.R.E, a non-profit relief organization supporting local healthcare systems in the U.S., including donations to hospitals, EMS and governments.

LiveXLive, accessible on the web as well as on devices from the car to home, brings music fans the best seat in the house for festivals, concerts and events worldwide, via a curated by people audio selection of millions of recorded songs, original programming segments comprised of live performances, podcasts, artist interviews, lifestyle segments, and show pilots. LiveXLive operates a live events business and offers branded entertainment, content development, advertising, merchandising, and live streaming services. For more information about LiveXLive, please visit www.livexlive.com.

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Radiohead were planning to tour in 2021 before coronavirus outbreak

Radiohead have been planning new tour dates for 2021, according to guitarist Ed O’Brien.

The band’s upcoming run is now being cast into doubt by the , though.

Speaking to The Sun, O’Brien was asked about Radiohead’s upcoming plans, to which he replied: “What happens next with Radiohead? I don’t know.

“We’ve been talking about live dates next year but that was pre-coronavirus.”

The band finished up their touring for last album ‘A Moon Shaped Pool’ in 2018, and drummer Philip Selway said back in February that the band were set to take “a year away” from music in 2020.

This year was set to see frontman Thom Yorke and O’Brien tour their solo projects, though both runs of shows have been cancelled, and may be pushed into 2021, throwing the prospective Radiohead 2021 tour dates into doubt.

Thom Yorke, Phil Selway and Jonny Greenwood of Radiohead perform at The O2 in London, England. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Referns via Getty Images)

Ed O’Brien released his debut solo album ‘Earth’ this month. In a four-star review of the album, NME wrote: “This side-project is a winning mix of tender folk and blissed-out rave (with a track that wouldn’t have sounded out of place on ‘Hail to the Thief’),” calling O’Brien Radiohead’s “secret weapon”.

Radiohead have been sharing classic archival footage of classic gigs from across their career on their YouTube channel during the coronavirus lockdown.

The series will continue on a weekly basis “until either the restrictions resulting from [the] current situation are eased, or we run out of shows.”

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Kodak Black Wants to Meet Trump for ‘Brilliant’ Idea, Offers His Life

The incarcerated rapper posted a bizarre message on social media Sunday, tagging his attorney, Bradford Cohen, and the Prez in a request for a face to face. He wrote on Instagram, “@lawronin, tell donald trump to pull-up on me, i got a brilliant idea.”

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He went on to say his thought’s been dogging him, adding, “I thought of something back in miami but i dismissed it kuz i be thinking i’m crazy sometimes. This s*** keeps following me tho!” He also says his chat would have nothing to do with his wrongful conviction.

He even promises to keep it ‘rona-free, writing … “come see me i got my corona mask on.” Then comes the even weirder proposal to POTUS. Kodak says, “@realdonaldtrump if it’s not worth anything you can kill me! I’m ill forreal.” Hmmm … so we’re going there then, huh?

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The Killers announce rearranged UK tour dates

TIckets are still valid for the new dates

 

Las Vegas’ prodigal sons, The Killers, have rescheduled their May and June 2020 Imploding The Mirage Tour for summer 2021.

The tour sold out in hours when initial dates went on sale late last year along with the announcement of their upcoming sixth album, Imploding The Mirage, but fans are assured that all tickets held for the original dates will be honoured and are transferable to the corresponding 2021 show.

The Killers released a statement saying, “UK and Ireland friends…We must postpone our UK and Ireland dates due to COVID. The single most important thing is that you all take care of yourselves and be safe and healthy. These are going to be the same great shows, but we have to move them to next year. All tickets will be honoured, so we really hope you will join us. If you can’t, please contact your ticket agent.”

The Killers will be joined by Special Guests Blossoms (dates marked **), Sam Fender (dates marked ^^) and Manic Street Preachers (dates marked ##) at the new shows, as detailed below:

MAY 2021

Doncaster Keepmoat Stadium – Tue 25th **

Bristol Ashton Gate Stadium – Thu 27th ##

Coventry Ricoh Stadium – Sat 29th ##

Southampton St Mary’s Stadium – Mon 31st ••

JUNE 2021

Norwich Carrow Road Stadium – Wed 2nd ••

London Emirates Stadium – Fri 4th ^^

London Emirates Stadium – Sat 5th ^^

Falkirk Stadium – Tue 8th **

Middlesbrough Riverside Stadium – Thu 10th ##

Manchester Emirates Old Trafford – Sat 12th **

Remaining tickets for selected dates are available from Absolute Radio Tickets.

 

The Killers will also be doing a livestream on Instagram tonight (Friday 24th April) at 8pm BST, taking questions from fans.

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The Killers performing at BST Hyde Park, 2017

The Killers performing at BST Hyde Park, 2017

The Killers performing at BST Hyde Park, 2017

The Killers performing at the Isle of Wight Festival, 2018

The Killers performing at the Isle of Wight Festival, 2018

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Climate Activists Want Michael Moore’s Doc Panning Green Energy Banned, Say It’s Chock Full Of Misinformation | The Daily Caller

Anti-fossil fuel activists unsuccessfully attempted to browbeat the film producer behind a Michael Moore documentary panning green energy into permanently removing the movie over claims that it contains pro-oil industry misinformation.

Activist Josh Fox, climate scientist Michael Mann and other environmentalists signed onto a petition Friday asking the producer to take down “Planet of the Humans,” saying Moore’s film relies on old data to claim solar and wind energy is dependent on fossil fuels. Films for Action initially nixed the film before putting it back online, saying the move was meant to engage in debate.

“We are disheartened and dismayed to report that the film is full of misinformation — so much so that for half a day we removed the film from the site,” Films for Action noted in a press statement Saturday. “Ultimately, we decided to put it back up because we believe media literacy, critique and debate is the best solution to misinformation.”

The company then shared some of its thoughts on the film’s premise, which was directed by environmentalist Jeff Gibbs and argued human beings are the problem, not energy production. Films for Action decided that effectively banning the film would be a form of censorship. (RELATED: Michael Moore Rolls Out A Doc Ahead Of Earth Day Destroying A Common Enviro Left Narrative)

“We still need to transition to 100% renewable energy. There is no other option. But the delusion that we need to dispel is the idea that renewables can power our industrial civilization as is, and that these technologies are entirely ‘green’ when they are themselves still destructive,” Films for Action noted in the statement.

Gibbs and Moore lashed into wind, solar and biomass in particular.

“Green energy is not going to save us,” Gibbs noted in the film before focusing his ire on environmentalists Bill McKibben, Van Jones, Robert F. Kennedy and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, all of whom push for a combination of solar panels, nuclear or wind power to replace oil production.

Fox, who’s perhaps best known for producing the anti-fracking film “Gasland,” told his Twitter followers Friday that the attempt to take down the film was successful. He included in the tweet a screenshot of Films for Action’s statement, which did not include the section of the post explaining why the producer opted not to take down the film.

Screenshot of a tweet from activist Josh Fox praising Films for Action’s initial decision to take down the film (Screenshot/Tweet)

“I just received notice that the distributor of Michael Moore’s #PlanetoftheHumans is taking the film down due to misinformation in the film,” Fox wrote before criticizing Moore. “My hero has fallen. I have watched @MMFlint PUNCH UP at authority and hypocrisy with glee for his whole career. He has deeply inspired me and taught me. But now he’s the Goliath in the room, PUNCHING DOWN at us.”

Neither Fox, Mann nor “Planet of the Humans” have replied to the Daily Caller News Foundation’s request for comment. Mann, a Pennsylvania State University professor, has been criticized in recent years for embellishing his credentials. Environmentalists wrote reviews of the film after it was posted for free on YouTube claiming that the movie relies on old, outdated information.

Fox is a proponent of the Green New Deal, a policy idea meant to aggressively transition the United States away from the oil industry.

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The cheering-up business – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Updated April 27, 2020 06:13:59

Actor, winemaker, “duck dad” and occasional ukulele player, this is how Sam Neill is keeping spirits high in times of COVID-19 isolation.

The small vintage car makes its way between the rock escarpments that rear up on either side. Along the wide, deceptively still Clutha River, over the bridge into the town of Clyde with its historic stone buildings.

The great snow-capped Southern Alps of New Zealand’s South Island rise up around the town.

Sam Neill parks his 1960 Austin A40 outside his favourite cafe. Greeting other locals, he settles in with his coffee and newspaper.

Here in the wine country of Central Otago he is just another farmer, another winemaker worried about early frosts, part of the landscape and of an agricultural community.

“I feel like I am part of the soil,” he admits. “I love the whole process and the changing of the seasons.”

His other life, in a parallel universe, is barely noticed here.

In that life there are red carpets, cameras, fame, all the things that come with being a movie star.

His son Tim Neill-Harrow, then 10, recalls the London premiere of the film Jurassic Park in 1993. At that time Jurassic Park was the most successful film of all time, had already earned $US200 million and his dad was one of the stars. “Pulling up in the limo with Stephen Spielberg and getting out and the press and crowds, it was mental,” Tim tells Australian Story.

“And then Princess Diana arrived and she was absolutely lovely.”

Right now, Neill should be in London filming Jurassic World: Dominion — a return to the dinosaurs after an absence of 27 years; instead he’s “stuck at home like everybody else”. He’s passing the COVID-19 isolation days at his Sydney home by entertaining his 391,000 Twitter followers with his whimsical posts.

He plays Radiohead and Randy Newman songs on the ukulele, reads poems and children’s books, displays his dubious paintings, and makes short films with his actor friends (including having a mutually distasteful bath with Hugo Weaving, but in different locations).

“I’m hopeless on the ukulele. I can’t paint for nuts. I certainly can’t write poetry, but I’m giving them all a go,” Neill says.

Starting when he was on downtime on film sets, Neill has long been a gentle, amusing presence on social media; the animals at the vineyard have become stars in their own right, something that has surprised his son Tim, coming from such a “private and reserved person”.

Now he is doing it to reassure people during these uncertain times of COVID-19.

“I just do all sorts of silly stuff that entertains me,” Neill says.

“And if someone else who is also isolated and fearful and anxious gets some kind of enjoyment out of it, then it’s worth doing.

“I’ve always thought that making wine is being in the cheering-up business, but now I have this responsibility to entertain people on social media because the world is just so miserable.”

The first batch of ‘very bloody good wine’

But it is to the mountains, over the Tasman, practically as far south as you can go, that he will return; to his vineyards, to the place he had been happy as a child.

Neill may seem like one of those people for whom everything has come easily, one of the rare few who has made it in the movies. Born with good looks, charm, class, with everything going for him; born lucky.

But as a boy, a migrant from the UK, sent to a posh but strict boarding school at the age of eight, he was shy and stuttered badly.

“I was a very quiet, nervous child,” Neill says.

He was also called Nigel. Early on he decided he really wasn’t a Nigel, he was a Sam and changed his name. It was in the holidays that the family would come here to Central Otago, skiing in the winter, camping and fishing in the summer.

And every year as they drove past this place his father — Major Dermot Neill, a stern military man who had served in the British Army in Italy in WWII — would mention how it was the perfect place for winemaking.

Decades later when he had his movie money, Sam Neill would do just that. “I actually sort of fulfilled that prophecy in a weird way.”

Planting his first pinot grapes in the early 90s, what started as a “delightful diversion” has become a “crazy obsession”.

He first tasted his own wine in 1997, hoping it was at least drinkable. To his astonishment it was “very bloody good”.

It was then he realised, “I didn’t just want to grow really good pinot, I actually wanted to make the greatest pinot in the world.”

He has been accused of being a dilettante actor making wine as a hobby, something that irritates him, because in fact his family company Neill and Co have been wine and alcohol merchants in New Zealand since the 1860s.

“Winemaking is the only thing I’ve really formed any ambition for,” Neill says.

“My acting career has always been muddling from one thing to another, and a lot of good luck.”

Nevertheless, he has been in some of the most successful films of recent years and throughout his long career.

Now 72, Neill says it’s “absurd” to think he’s still in the industry, yet he’s been working more than ever, including his star turn as the cantankerous Uncle Hec in the runaway hit Hunt for The Wilderpeople, Paddy Payne in Ride Like A Girl, Sweet Country, Peter Rabbit, Thor: Ragnorok and the upcoming Australian movie, Rams.

And yet says his son Tim, “You wouldn’t know he was an actor by talking to him because he’s the least dramatic person you’ll ever meet”.

In fact even when he was a young leading man, celebrated for his looks, Neill was never comfortable with the attention and adulation.

“He is habitually self-effacing and modest,” says his older brother Michael, an emeritus English professor.

Neill admits, “I remember reading about myself with an immense embarrassment being described as the thinking women’s crumpet and thinking ‘are they talking about me? This is ridiculous’.”

Neill’s first take in Australian film

Being a plummy upper-middle-class British boy in a New Zealand school and having to adapt quickly because he was bullied, may have been Neill’s first disguise, his first form of acting.

His extreme shyness meant he was “in the shadows quite a bit, observing people”.

“And I think that stood me in good stead,” Neill says.

But the career that shot him to international stardom was almost accidental.

In the “socially dull” New Zealand of that time there was no film industry and being an actor was not really an option.

He was working for the New Zealand Film Unit, a long-haired hippy making documentaries, when in 1977 director Roger Donaldson cast him in the action thriller Sleeping Dogs — the first colour feature film produced entirely in New Zealand.

The film came to the Sydney Film Festival where it was seen by Margaret Fink and Gillian Armstrong, who had been on a long search for Harry Beecham, the romantic lead in My Brilliant Career.

For Sam it was the beginning of a love affair with Australia and a whole world opened up to him.

“No one told me Sydney was so beautiful,” Neill remembers.

“There was rock ‘n’ roll in every corner pub and it was in the middle of this fantastic new wave of cinema.”

It would also begin a close 40-year friendship with Bryan Brown, as at the age of 30 both their careers took off. They have since done six movies and a television series together. “He loves being involved in the Australian artistic community here,” Bryan says.

The success of My Brilliant Career would launch the careers of everyone involved, all unknown at the time.

“It completely changed my life,” Neill says.

Soon he was in London starring as the Antichrist Damien Thorne in the big-budget Omen III. It was on this film that he met Tim’s mother, the Shakespearean actress Lisa Harrow, a relationship that lasted 10 years on-and-off.

There were the big Hollywood blockbusters like Hunt For Red October and Jurassic Park. But Neill admits he was never comfortable being in Hollywood.

He never wanted the entourage, the lack of privacy, or a security team. “I have never worked to be a celebrity,” he says.

And Neill always returned to Australia to make lower budget, seminal films, often working with those directors he had been so in awe of.

Dead Calm, with Nicole Kidman, Jane Campion’s The Piano, Evil Angels with Meryl Streep about Lindy and Michael Chamberlain, whose baby was taken by a dingo.

In 1987, on Dead Calm, he met the make-up artist Noriko Watanabe. “It was on an island and we had plenty of time on our hands,” he told the Guardian in 2006. After they married he adopted her daughter, Maiko Spencer, and they had their own daughter, Elena. It was while on duty at her school in Sydney that he and another tuckshop dad, rock legend Jimmy Barnes, became friends.

In 2014, he met a son he had fathered in his 20s who had been adopted.

Neill says he was often an “absent father” because he travelled so much for his work.

“I think you could probably characterise my family life as being somewhat haphazard,” he admits and jokes, “I should write a book about parenting, Sam Neill’s Guide to Benign Neglect.”

But Neill is now a grandfather of six and his adoration is obvious.

“They bring him great joy,” son Tim says.

‘She’s in it for the wine, I’m in it for the politics’

Anyone who knows Neill knows that he is a man inclined towards humour.

“Sam’s got a really funny sense of humour,” Jimmy Barnes says. “We’ll have chats and invariably he cracks himself up or he cracks me up.

“There have also been times when we’ve been ranting and raving and talked for a long time about political injustice.”

Politics has always been a passion for Neill. “Canberra is like nowhere else on the planet, if you enjoy drama, boy, you’ve got to love Canberra,” he tells Australian Story.

“They talk about the Canberra bubble, it’s more like the Canberra circus tent. It’s more than Shakespearean because they’re just like crazy clowns, and all the clowns are armed.

“They’ve got knives and they are backstabbing.”

Neill is deeply concerned at the moment about the plight of his community of people in the arts. Many are out of work as venues shut and productions are halted amid COVID-19 restrictions.

“Everyone I know in the arts is a freelancer and freelancers have fallen through the cracks,” he says.

“The arts are in trouble and the arts are vital to any society.”

When his marriage to Noriko ended in 2017, Neill says he was on his own for “quite a while” retreating to his “man cave” on the vineyard. Now he is in a relationship with ABC chief political correspondent Laura Tingle.

He can’t resist joking, “My guess is that I’m in it for the politics. She’s in it for the wine.”

Twitter-famous farm animals

Before COVID-19, Neill delighted his Twitter followers with updates on the adventures of his animals.

Smooching his white Muscovy duck Charlie Pickering and taking walks with his pig Angelica. Other Twitter-famous farm animals include a calf called Graham Norton, the offspring of Helena Bonham Carter and James Nesbitt. Black-faced sheep and a platoon of chooks are named after famous actors.

“People have said that there is so much bad news that seeing a duck on Twitter makes them feel better. Now I feel a responsibility to provide light in a bleak world,” he says.

“Whether or not there are people around I do find solace in company with my animals; I enjoy them.

“The conversation isn’t all that riveting but very happy to be in each other’s company.”

Since 1993, Neill has bought three other small vineyards near the original Two Paddocks, and in 2006 was certified organic, which is a long, highly-regulated process.

“That is something I have been very committed to: around my vineyards, composting is everything,” Neill says.

“I firmly believe in healthy soil, we use a lot of biodynamic techniques; I abhor chemicals and weed killers and that sort of thing.

“It kind of repels me.”

And it is people that link his disparate careers — “If you’ve got great people you can make great wine and great movies. That is the most important component in both worlds.”

Neill says his legacy will be the vineyards, not “old movies”.

“I do hope and trust that they will long outlast me,” he says.

But asked by Australian Story what he would like to be remembered for, he says, “I think it behoves us more than anything to be kind. In a broad sense and in an immediate sense, just to be kind.”

Photography: Vanessa Gorman, Simon Winter, Supplied: Sam Neill, IMDB

Camera: Simon Winter

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Jennifer Lopez will star in Griselda Blanco biopic, ‘The Godmother’

In news that made us wonder whether it was 2016 all over again (when we first reported them) it looks like Jennifer Lopez’s Griselda Blanco biopic is finally back on track. Coming off the heels of her critically acclaimed performance as Ramona in Hustlersit looks like JLo is diving right back into prestige filmmaking. After Second Act and Hustlers, Lopez is partnering again with STXfilms to produce The Godmother and is looking to book Reed Morano, the director best known for setting the tone for Hulu’s Emmy-winning drama The Handmaid’s Tale.

The Godmother follows the story of Griselda Blanco, one of the most infamous drug cartel figures to come out of Colombia. While she may not be as well-known as Pablo Escobar, Hollywood has slowly began to make her as much of a fixture of U.S. pop culture as that other Colombian-born drug kingpin.

Most recently Catherine Zeta Jones portrayed Blanco in a Lifetime project titled after Blanco’s well-known moniker, Cocaine Godmother which was, whitewashing aside, barely able to muster the thrill of those other serialized narco dramas.

Born in Cartagena in 1943, Blanco moved with her mother to Medellín at a young age and quickly earned a reputation for kidnapping, petty theft and even murder before building her Cartel de Medellín-affiliated cocaine empire out of New York and Miami in the 1970s. With echoes of Queen of the South and Narcos, it’s no surprise to find her story is being shopped around for a big-screen adaptation though we wish such stories would start losing their luster given how limited a vision of Latin America (and Colombia, in particular) they create in the U.S. cultural imagination.

“I’ve been fascinated by the life of this corrupt and complicated woman for many years,” said Lopez back in 2016 when the project was first set up at HBO. That fascination has clearly not waned and, after the success of Hustlers and her Superbowl performance, it seems Lopez is finally getting this passion project off the ground. Her acrobatic and super sexy take on Ramona may not have been enough to land her an Oscar nomination but might a gritty transformative take on one of Colombia’s most well-known drug traffickers do the trick? We can’t wait to find out. In the meantime we’ll keep looking forward to her upcoming Maluma co-starring comedy Marry Me.

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VFX Team Transforms ‘Willy Wonka’ Into An R-Rated Trap-Killer

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Roald Dahl has always found a way to make us fall in love with his characters, even if they constantly seem like they’re hiding their dark selves and withholding secrets from us.

Unsurprisingly, one of the man’s best pieces and most iconic workings is Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory which still remains relevant until this day.

Now, a fan-created video has been shared which alters the supposedly harmless children’s movie, instead, exposing the candy-empire owner for the insane trap-setting man that he is.

The team that mashed it together are the extremely talented freaks, Niko, Nick, and Clint, who can be found over on their YouTube channel, Corridor Crew.

This 21-minute video takes us over the alternate universe version of Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, showing us a glimpse of what could have been if this was intended for horror.

Check the twisted mash-up clip down below.

Not unlike Jigsaw, Willy Wonka sets seemingly life-threatening traps in which he intends to teach valuable lessons to his victims, such as not to be greedy or selfish.

Released back in 1971, the original Willy Wonky & the Chocolate Factory followed a poor, pure-hearted boy, who dreams of finding a famous golden ticket that grants him his chance to venture through Willy Wonka’s unusual and mysterious chocolate factory.

Starring Gene Wilder as the incredibly unorthodox Willy Wonka and Peter Ostrum and Jack Albertson as Charlie and his Grandpa Joe, the film was nominated for one Oscar and one Golden Globe, unfortunately winning neither.

Roy Kinnear, Julie Dawn Cole, Leonard Stone, Denise Nickerson, Nora Denney, Paris Themmen, Ursula Reit, Michael Bollner, Diana Sowle, Aubrey Woods, and David Battley, among many others, joined the Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory cast.

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