NME Festival blog: Macaulay Culkin explains why he turned down a main role on ‘The Big Bang Theory’

“I’d have hundreds of millions of dollars now” Macaulay Culkin has revealed that he turned down an offer to star in ‘The Big Bang Theory‘ when the show started up. Speaking on the Joe Rogan Experience, the child star spoke about being pursued for a main role when the CBS comedy was beginning. “They pursued me for The Big Bang Theory and I said, ‘Noooo’”, Culkin said. What put the actor off taking the role was the idea of working on a TV show. “The way the pitch was, ‘Alright, these two astrophysicist nerds and a pretty girl lives with them. Yoinks!’ That was the pitch,” he said. “And I was like, ‘Yeah, I’m cool. Thanks.” Read More: ‘The Big Bang Theory’ cast […]

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Festival Insights NEWS: Elrow Town London reveals main stage theme for 2018

Photo credit: Maxime Byttebier UK: Following a sold-out debut edition, Elrow Town London has revealed the main stage theme for its return on August 18 2018. Elrow’s vibrant Brazilian jungle carnival theme, Sambodromo do Brasil, will take centre stage at the festival, replete with vivid colours and exotic samba vibes. Thick jungle foliage will adorn Elrow Town’s fully bespoke new main stage, designed exclusively for the festival. Attendees can expect stilt-walking samba dancers, lost explorers and wild beats roaming through giant plants and blossoms; as well as high-profile DJs and an inordinate amount of confetti. Tickets for Elrow Town London 2017 sold out in just four hours, and the festival has been shortlisted for Best New Festival and Best Festival […]

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NME Festival blog: Danny Brown triumphs with ferocious Bestival main stage set

Danny Brown has delivered one of Bestival‘s biggest sets so far with a triumphant show on the Castle Stage. Taking to the stage shortly after 5.30PM, he entered to Black Sabbath’s Iron Man, which perfectly set the tone for the unbridled ferocity of Brown’s 45-minute set. After opening with ‘Die Like A Rockstar’, the Detroit rapper went straight into ‘Lie4’ before stopping to address the crowd for the briefest of moments. “Make some motherfuckin noise, Bestival!”, he told the crowd. As it happened, the lively request would prove to be the only time that Brown stopped to speak to the crowd throughout the set, instead choosing to rip through a career spanning performance that never relented in energy. Danny Brown […]

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