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Princess Bride Star Bitten 'Not by a ROUS But a Rattlesnake'

Cary Elwes was gardening at his Malibu home at the time

(Newser) - Actor Cary Elwes was airlifted to UCLA Medical Center this weekend after he was bitten by a rattlesnake. According to TMZ, the Princess Bride star "required immediate medical attention” because "people around him felt it was a life-threatening injury." Sources said he was working in the garden...

A Choked-Up Mandy Patinkin Explains an Iconic Scene

Actor confirms he was thinking about his own father's death as Inigo Montoya in 'Princess Bride'

(Newser) - "Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya." Fans of the Princess Bride will be able to complete the line: "You killed my father. Prepare to die." Now, in a viral TikTok video , actor Mandy Patinkin explains that he was thinking about the death of his own father...

Ted Cruz Clashes With Star of His Favorite Movie

'Princess Bride' star likens senator to a Rodent of Unusual Size

(Newser) - Sen. Ted Cruz has often said that The Princess Bride is his favorite film—but star Cary Elwes has made it clear that he's about as fond of the senator as character Westley is of the loathsome Prince Humperdinck. The British actor slammed the Republican on Wednesday after Cruz...

The Princess Bride 'Remade' by A-Listers

Beloved 1987 flick gets recast for Quibi

(Newser) - Quibi has a big treat for Princess Bride fans stuck at home amid the coronavirus pandemic: The beloved 1987 flick has been remade ... sort of. Couples Common and Tiffany Haddish, Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka, Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas, and Chris Pine and Annabelle Wallis have been secretly...

Princess Bride Actor to Ted Cruz: Stop Quoting the Film

Mandy Patinkin doesn't think Cruz gets the point of the film: love, not revenge

(Newser) - To Mandy Patinkin, it's inconceivable that Ted Cruz has been uttering lines from The Princess Bride along the campaign trail—and the actor, who played Inigo Montoya in the 1987 cult film, has had enough. "How can I stop this?" was Patinkin's reaction when friends started emailing...

Princess Bride Heading to Broadway

As you wish, Disney working on stage adaptation of iconic movie, book

(Newser) - "Wuv, twue wuv" is coming to the stage. Yes, Inigo Montoya fans, Disney is adapting The Princess Bride for the stage, Variety reports. It's not clear whether the show will be a play or a musical, nor is there a production timeline or a creative team just yet....

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