London: Actors Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Reynolds have signed up to play lead roles in 'Big Eyes'.
Witherspoon and Reynolds have been signed up to play artists Margaret and Walter Keane in a film that will be produced by Tim Burton.
The artists became famous in the 1950s and 60s after their paintings of large-eyed kids were one of the first mass marketed art sensations at the time.
"We are ecstatic to have this dream cast for our dream project. Walter is a larger-than-life anti-hero - charming, funny, dangerous, and a little crazy," the pair said in a statement....more
12:40 PM, Jan 24, 2012
Chicago: Grammy-winning blues musician Willie 'Big Eyes' Smith, who was a longtime sideman for Muddy Waters, died of a stroke on Friday in Chicago at age 75, according to a statement on his website. Smith's death comes less than six months after the passing at age 97 of blues master Joe Willie 'Pinetop' Perkins, with whom Smith shared a Grammy win this year in the best traditional blues album category...
12:36 PM, Sep 17, 2011