Kevin Hart Remaking John Candy & Dan
Kingston HeraldKevin Hart Remaking John Candy & Dan Aykroyd's “The Great Outdoors”Kingston HeraldIt was recently announced that Kevin Hart will star in a Universal remake of the 1988 comedy 'The Great Outdoors' that starred the late, great John Candy and local area resident Dan Aykroyd. The original film featured Candy as 'Chet Ripley', a man ...
Posted on 22 June 2017 | 11:52 am
Ghostbusters: Dan Aykroyd helps young fan
EW.comGhostbusters: Dan Aykroyd helps young fan live his dreamEW.comWell, thanks to the For the Win Project and Sony Pictures, 8-year-old Braeden Rios actually got to live that dream. The young fan, who suffers from ...Dan Aykroyd Helped Achieve This Fan's Ghostbusters Wish/FILMDan Aykroyd Helps 8 Year Old Boy Become a Ghostbuster for a DayKingston Heraldall 5 news articles »
Posted on 20 June 2017 | 6:29 am
Watch a Kid Become a Ghostbuster for a Day
GizmodoWatch a Kid Become a Ghostbuster for a Day With Dan Aykroyd's HelpGizmodoThe world can be a pretty crappy place, but one thing everyone agrees on is that making the dreams of sick kids come true is incredibly awesome. And that's ...and more »
Posted on 16 June 2017 | 1:02 pm
Dan Aykroyd: Humour is important –
Evening StandardDan Aykroyd: Humour is important – especially in the world we're living in nowEvening StandardDan Aykroyd has said that humour is important now more so than ever in the world we're living in today. The Ghostbusters star and Blues musician, who performed at the Blues Kitchen earlier this month, said that there is a “necessity” for comedy. “There ...
Posted on 16 June 2017 | 8:26 am
Dan Aykroyd: 10 ways to get the most out of
Telegraph.co.ukDan Aykroyd: 10 ways to get the most out of vodka (just don't get arrested like I did)Telegraph.co.ukComedian, actor, screenwriter, producer, musician, and, more recently, vodka entrepreneur: Dan Aykroyd's shot glass runneth over. There are few better placed to relate precisely how best to enjoy the spirit, and we'll get to that momentarily. First ...
Posted on 8 June 2017 | 3:01 am
Official Blues Brothers Revue Friday at
YPSLILANTI -- Come relive the characters and story made famous by actors John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd with The Official Blues Brothers Revue set for 8 p.m. Friday, April 10, at Pease Auditorium on the Eastern Michigan campus, 494 College Place, Ypsilanti.
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 11:21 pm
‘Building Belushi’ Newest Series to
Performer, actor, comedian and musician Jim Belushi, who recently reprised the legendary Blues Brothers routine with Dan Aykroyd on the Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary special, is coming to DIY Network in Building Belushi.
Posted on 20 March 2015 | 7:12 am
The Blues Brothers is now a record label too
Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi's widow launch Blues Brothers Records.
Posted on 18 March 2015 | 7:11 am
Dan Aykroyd On a New Mission from God;
He’s on a mission from God. Dan Aykroyd is not sitting still. Recently we talked about how Dan Aykroyd is involved with Ivan Reitman in the setup of Ghost Corps, the Sony Pictures division that will oversee a whole new …
Posted on 17 March 2015 | 6:10 pm
Aykroyd launches Blues Brothers Records
US actor Dan Aykroyd is hoping to find the next generation of blues performers through his newly launched record label, Blues Brothers Records.
Posted on 16 March 2015 | 4:44 pm
Second City Assesses Losses After Fire
The original Second City troupe included Mike Nichols and Elaine May. Three of the original “Saturday Night Live” cast members — John Belushi, Gilda Radner and Dan Aykroyd — were alumni of the theater. Other alums include Joan Rivers, Bill Murray ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 3:49 pm
Trudeau’s ‘Trading Places’ spending
This week, the Liberal leader treated Canadians to his version of Trading Places, the 1983 classic comedy where a petty con artist played by Eddie Murphy swaps lives with a self-important investment banker played by Dan Aykroyd. Except that in Trudeau’s ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:24 am
Why do the MTV Video Music Awards get so
"She'd like to say she put the M in MTV," Toffler said with a sly smile. He said she set the standard for wild behavior in the inaugural awards in 1984, hosted by Dan Aykroyd and Bette Midler: "Her rolling around in the wedding dress was quite memorable."
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 3:02 am
Easton mansion a scary good fit for new
The three-story, 20-room mansion built in 1910 by Oakes and Blanche Ames is home this week to the cast of the upcoming Hollywood movie “Ghostbusters,” a remake of the original 1984 blockbuster hit starring Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd. Massive trailers ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 2:17 am
Show should go on at Chicago's Second City
Second City has been the launching pad for many comedy stars. Its alumni list includes Dan Aykroyd, John Belushi, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler - to name just a few.
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 11:39 pm
Brace yourself for the summer of 'sluts'
The summer of sluts was kicked off this week when msnbc cable host Ed Schultz, perhaps channeling Dan Aykroyd in his old "Saturday Night Live" debates with Jane Curtin (“Jane, you ignorant slut!”) called conservative radio personality
Posted on 26 May 2011 | 3:27 pm
Scoop: Tongues will wag over sexy Lambert
“American Idol” runner-up Adam Lambert already cleared up speculation about his sexuality, telling Rolling Stone in June that he is gay, but adding that he does “make out with girls from time to time.” Still, despite that, some mig
Posted on 20 October 2009 | 6:25 pm
Aykroyd visits New Orleans rebuilding
Add Dan Aykroyd's name to the list of celebrities helping New Orleans rebuild neighborhoods devastated by Hurricane Katrina.
Posted on 22 April 2009 | 11:47 am
Broadcaster Tom Snyder Dies at 71
Tom Snyder, who pioneered the late-late network TV talk show with a personal yet abrasive style, robust laugh and trademark cloud of cigarette smoke billowing around his head, has died from complications associated with leukemia. He was 71.
Posted on 29 July 2007 | 5:50 pm
Dan Aykroyd Gives His Name to New Winery
Dan Aykroyd is throwing his star power behind an $11 million winery that aims to boost the Niagara wine region's international profile. The Dan Aykroyd Winery, which will showcase souvenirs from the actor's career, will be located near the town of Lincoln
Posted on 13 June 2007 | 2:03 pm