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Cooper to take London stage, Jackman brings Australia to New York

Friday, January 23, 2015 - 01:14

The day's top showbiz news and headlines including Bradley Cooper to star in ''The Elephant Man'' in London, Hugh Jackman lights up the Empire State Building, and Emma Watson speaks at the World Economic Forum. Bob Mezan reports.

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Bradley Cooper is taking his hit Broadway play "The Elephant Man" to the London stage this summer. Cooper - who is also an Oscar best actor nominee for "American Sniper" - has earned rave reviews for his performance in the show, which closes on Broadway on February 21. The show will play in London May 09 through August 08. Australian actor Hugh Jackman switched on the lights at the Empire State Building to kick off festivities for his country's national holiday. For the second year in a row Jackman flipped the ceremonial switch to turn the iconic building green and gold. The Empire State Building will keep those colors all night on Australia Day - Monday, January 26th. Emma Watson spoke at the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos. The actress, who's also a goodwill ambassador for UN Women, launched the next phase of her "HeForShe" campaign - a drive to encourage men and boys to join the struggle for equal rights. Robert Redford kicked off the annual Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. Redford founded the fest in 1978, and it has since become a launch pad for independent and low-budget films. The festival runs this year through February 01.

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Cooper to take London stage, Jackman brings Australia to New York

Friday, January 23, 2015 - 01:14