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TV Casting Update: Demi Moore Headed for the Valley, Jean-Claude Van Damme Cast as…Himself

Scott Baumgartner | February 24, 2016 - 9:30 am

New shows are getting cast by the armload right now! Here’s all the latest TV casting news featuring Teddy Sears, Jean-Claude Van Damme and Colt Prattes.

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Watch: 8-Year-Old Boy Channels Patrick Swayze for ‘Dirty Dancing’ Routine

Peggy Truong | October 14, 2014 - 7:30 am

Watch out, Ryan Gosling. There’s a new Dirty Dancing star in town.

A Facebook video with nearly 6 million views is still making plenty of noise this week — and it’s all thanks to the talents of an 8-year-old.

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Famous Roles That Were Almost Played By Other Actors

Robert Kessler | June 11, 2013 - 8:30 am

“Actors search for rejection,” Charlie Chaplin once said. “If they don’t get it they reject themselves.”

Fortunately, actors don’t have to search that hard to find the rejection they crave, as even the biggest stars are constantly turned down for roles. So click through the gallery and see some famous roles that could… More »

Patrick Swayze’s Widow Attends ‘Ghost’ on Broadway, Feared Breaking Down Through Whole Musical (EXCLUSIVE)

| April 24, 2012 - 10:19 am

Broadway was abuzz on Monday night as Ghost the musical opened to a packed house in New York City. Based on the 1990 film which starred the late Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore, the musical drew a slew of A-list celebrities, which even included Swayze’s widow, Lisa Niemi.

Although she knew the musical… More »

12 Celebs in Drag (PHOTOS)

| January 24, 2011 - 12:52 pm

Cross-dressing in Hollywood is nothing new and these celebs prove that there is still a strong tradition of men (and women) experimenting with gender-bending in La La Land.

From James Franco to Lady Gaga, these drag-loving celebs have put on dresses (or in some cases trousers) for everything from movie roles to fashion-y… More »

VIDEO: Patrick Swayze’s DWTS Tribute

Celebuzz | September 24, 2009 - 12:00 pm

The highlight of last night’s Dancing With The Stars elimination ceremony was beyond a doubt the touching tribute to Patrick Swayze.
Six of the show’s professional dancers were tasked with dancing the tribute medley to the late Dirty Dancing hunk, who passed away from pancreatic cancer on September 14 at the age of 57. More »

Patrick Swayze’s Memoir Says He Was at Peace With Death

Celebuzz | September 17, 2009 - 8:00 am

Take heart, Patrick Swayze fans; through the Dirty Dancing actor’s death on Monday was a great loss, he had apparently made peace with the fact that he was going to pass away.
According to excerpts from Swayze’s memoir, The Time of My Life, published by the New York Times on Wednesday, the actor came… More »

Dancing With the Stars to Honor Patrick Swayze

Celebuzz | September 16, 2009 - 11:45 am

Patrick Swayze, who succumbed to pancreatic cancer on Monday at the age of 57, will receive a special tribute on Dancing With the Stars.
People magazine reports that Swayze—who cemented his star status with the 1987 classic Dirty Dancing and made a special appearance on DWTS’s first U.S. season in 2005—will be honored on… More »


Celebuzz | September 15, 2009 - 7:05 am

With Patrick Swayze’s death on Monday at the age of 57 following a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer, show-biz lost a versatile talent.
Click through our gallery for a look back at Swayze’s most memorable career moments. … More »

Patrick Swayze Dies After Battle With Cancer

| September 14, 2009 - 5:25 pm

Patrick Swayze, who danced his way to heartthrob status with the hit Dirty Dancing, died Monday after a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 57.
Swayze’s publicist Annett Wolf says the actor died with family at his side. He came forward about his illness last spring, but continued working as he underwent treatments. More »

Dirty Dancing Remake in the Works

Celebuzz | August 19, 2009 - 12:45 pm

First the powers that be in Hollywood decided to tinker with the Kevin Bacon classic Footloose. And now, Coming Soon reports, another ’80s dance-oriented flick is getting the remake treatment.
According to the site, Lionsgate is currently developing a remake to the 1987 film Dirty Dancing, which starred Patrick Swayze as dance instructor Johnny… More »

Patrick Swayze Pays Tribute to Late Co-Star Natasha Richardson

Celebuzz | March 24, 2009 - 12:50 pm

Patrick Swazye has joined the many celebrities publicly mourning the recent loss of actress Natasha Richardson.
Swayze, the star of A&E’s The Beast—who is battling pancreatic cancer—released a statement to People about Richardson.
Richardson and Swayze starred together in 2002’s Waking Up In Reno.
“It is such a great loss to this… More »

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