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Laverne Cox Is Your New ‘Rocky Horror’ Dr. Frank-N-Furter

Mia Lardiere | October 22, 2015 - 2:16 pm

Is there a doctor in the house?

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Julia Roberts Stunned at the GLSEN Respect Awards

Jason Marshall | October 18, 2014 - 3:00 pm

The original Pretty WomanJulia Roberts, stepped out on Friday night, proceeding to show up everyone else on the red carpet at the 2014 GLSEN Respect Awards in Los Angeles.

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‘Dirty Dancing’ Remake Gets Release Date

Amanda Hasaka | November 3, 2011 - 8:05 pm

Plans for ‘Dirty Dancing’ Reboot Announced

Amanda Hasaka | August 8, 2011 - 4:33 pm

Kenny Ortega Talks ‘Flashdance’ Departure

Betsy Waldman | October 29, 2009 - 11:50 am

The upcoming Footloose remake lost a major part of its draw when famed director Kenny Ortega dropped out of the project over the weekend
Ortega reportedly ditched his duties after disputes over the tone and budget of the dance flick, but in a statement issued Monday he insisted that he was taking a much-needed… More »

Kenny Ortega Drops Out Of ‘Footloose’

Betsy Waldman | October 26, 2009 - 10:30 am

The upcoming Footloose remake seems to be losing some major street cred.
First, High School Musical star Zac Efron dropped out of the film. He was replaced by Gossip Girl star Chace Crawford.
Now, famed HSM director Kenny Ortega has said sayonara to the project, which begins filming in March, due to reported… More »

Michael Jackson Movie: New Details

Celebuzz | August 21, 2009 - 6:30 am

As the Michael Jackson documentary This Is It moves ever-closer to a theatrical release, Deadline Hollywood Daily has new details on the film, which will chronicle the deceased singer’s rehearsals for his planned string of comeback concerts at London’s O2 Arena.
Contrary to earlier reports, the film will hit theaters on Wednesday, October 28,… More »

Zac Efron Is About to Get ‘Footloose’

Janie Marcus | October 28, 2008 - 1:29 pm

Good thing Zac Efron has been getting in so much running practiceVariety reports that a Footloose remake starring the High School Musical hunk has been placed on the fast track. Apparently, after High School Musical 3 came in at Number 1 at the box office over the weekend, raking in $42 million, execs couldn’t… More »