Three-time Oscar nominee and 18-time Emmy nominee Angela Lansbury will join actress-writer-producer Illeana Douglas, director Guy Hamilton, actor Jerry Mathers, actress Rose McGowan, actor Ron Perlman, actress Barbara Rush, director Allison Anders, singer Nancy and producer Tina Sinatra at the 2011 TCM Classic Film Festival. They are the latest additions to the star-studded roster for this year’s festival, which takes place April 28 – May 1 in Hollywood.
In other news, a special poolside screening of the Elvis Presley musical Girl Happy (1965) will take place on the opening night of the TCM Classic Film Festival. TCM will also honor Elizabeth Taylor with a special 60th anniversary presentation of George Stevens’ romantic drama A Place in the Sun (1951), starring Taylor, Montgomery Clift and Shelley Winters. The film will be introduced by actress Rose McGowan, who co-hosted The Essentials on TCM in 2008.