Jack Black and Richard Linklater on their unlikely partnership on 2003’s feel-good hit, School of Rock
Scott Rudin needed to persuade both star Jack Black and director Richard Linklater that Linklater was the right choice to direct 2003’s film, School of Rock. As these new interviews for an American Masters documentary on Linklater prove 14 years later. “At first we were like, that doesn&... [Read More]
‘School of Rock’ Plans Fall Opening on Broadway
May we have the attention of the class, please: “School of Rock” will indeed be in session on Broadway this fall. The Andrew Lloyd Webber musical adaptation of the 2003 Jack Black comedy has now solidified its Broadway plans, and is to begin previews at the Winter Garden Theater on Nov. 9 with its opening night scheduled for Dec. 6, its press representatives said Tuesday.... [Read More]
'School of Rock' Taking Enrollments on Broadway
In the words of Dewey Finn: "God of Rock, thank you for this chance to kick ass." [Read More]
Nickelodeon taps Tony Cavalero from The Groundlings to lead “School of Rock” TV series adaptation
Congrats to Groundlings main company member Tony Cavalero, who will star in the upcoming TV adaptation of School of Rock for Nickelodeon. "I am so honored to be part of the rad legacy that is School of Rock," Cavalero said. "Jack Black is one of my biggest comedy influences and I am ready ... [Read More]
How Richard Linklater Uses Naturalism to Find Comedy
by Brad Becker-Parton Richard Linklater is having what can probably be considered the most visible period of his career with the release of his highly anticipated and equally regarded Boyhood. This marks the first time that the box office success and critical success of one of his projects coalesced... [Read More]
Watch Jack Black Reunite, Rock Out With His 'School of Rock' Co-Stars
by Elise Czajkowski In honor of the 10th anniversary of School of Rock, Jack Black gathered with co-stars in Austin recently to screen the movie and relive the magic. At the after-party, The School of Rock band reunited to play the film's title track, "School of Rock." And to th... [Read More]