Christopher Plummer: ‘Barrymore’ Actor

September 5, 2010

Christopher Plummer, who is well known for his portrayal of Captain Georg Von Trapp in ‘The Sound of Music,’ will reportedly reprise his lead role in ‘Barrymore’ in Canada next year. Find out more below.

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For those of you who are unfamiliar with ‘The Sound of Music’ you’ve probably never heard of the Von Trapp family – the people the story revolves around. In the musical Christopher Plummer plays opposite Julie Andrews (Maria), and they have enough children to represent each day of the week. Although the musical is based on true events it does have several discrepancies from what really happened.

Find out the differences between the movie and real life here.

Plummer is quoted as saying:

“Working with Julie Andrews is like getting hit over the head with a valentine.”

Tony Award-winning play ‘Barrymore’ will be brought back for a limited amount of shows next year. The one-man show starring Plummer will launch on January 27 in Toronto. You will find a terrific article about this play here.

Or for a biography of Christopher Plummer follow this link.

Plummer also has a new film due out next year called ‘Beginners.’ The premise is a young guy has his world turned upside down when his aging father reveals two life-changing things: that he is dying of cancer, and that he is in love with a guy much younger than himself. It features a terrific cast including: Ewan McGregor, Melanie Laurent, Goran Visnijic, Bill Oberst Jr, Mary Page Keller, Jodi Long, Kai Lennox and Jessica Elder, among others. This movie sounds intriguing to say the least!

Are you going to go see Christoper Plummer in ‘Barrymore’ next year? Share your thoughts in the comment section.

Just for your viewing pleasure, pictures and a video of an interview have been included below.

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Photos: Chan/HRC

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6 Responses to “Christopher Plummer: ‘Barrymore’ Actor”

  1. 1
    Miriam Says:

    Oh… the Sound of Music! Love that movie, my little daughter loves to see it too

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    Joan Says:

    Not a huge fan of musicals, but c’mon…the sound of music is classic

  3. 3
    Stacy Says:

    I loved that movie! I may have to check this out!

  4. 4
    Jen Says:

    Uggh musicals….

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    Rachelle Says:

    Sound of Music rules.

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    Jeanette Says:

    Sound of Music is a movie near and dear to my heart. Growing up, we would watch this movie as a family, and I never grow tired of watching it!