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Disney’s DESCENDANTS – New Trailer

‘Descendants’ is a live-action modern day fairytale that introduces Mal, Evie, Carlos and Jay, the teenage descendants of re-imagined Disney villains ‘Maleficent,’ ‘the Evil Queen,’ ‘Cruella de Vil’ and ‘Jafar.’ Kenny Ortega, the Emmy Award-winning director and choreographer of Disney?s ?High School Musical? franchise, directs, choreographs and executive-produces the movie. Disney’s DESCENDANTS[...]

Derek Hough’s movie shows that dancing has taken off

By Marilyn Beck and Stacy Jenel Smith HollywoodNews.com: Yes, there are a lot of “Dancing With the Stars” fans missing popular pro Derek Hough this season. However, “He is off to Canada to film a movie, ‘Cobu 3D.’ He’s starring. He’s dancing and acting,” notes Julie McDonald of[...]

Zac Efron couldn’t jive with ‘Footloose’ screenplay

HollywoodNews.com: “Footloose” was poised to be another musical tentpole on his resume, but Zac Efron didn’t like the script. The remake of the 1984 film was set to be directed by Efron’s “High School Musical” mentor Kenny Ortega, however Efron thought the project was off its mark. “All the things I loved[...]

Could Kenny Wormald be the new Zac Efron?

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: Not too long after Zac Efron dropped out of new version of Footloose last year, it was announced that the lead role would be played by Gossip Girl star Chace Crawford. Then director Kenny Ortega dropped out and eventually so did Chace who is not really known for[...]

Michael Jackson entertains one last time

BY SEAN O’CONNELL Every Tuesday, new DVD and Blu-ray titles are reaching retail shelves and Redbox outlets ready for you to rent. HollywoodNews.com stays on top of the latest releases so you know which films are worth your time and money. This week, we recommend: This Is It: A passion project delivered[...]

And The Winners At Critics Movie Awards Are…

The Critics’ Choice Movie Awards Select Katherine Bigelow as Best Director for ‘The Hurt Locker,’ Making Her the First Female to Win the Award ‘Avatar’ Wins Big With Record 6 Awards, ‘Inglourious Basterds’ Takes Home 3 Awards ‘The Hurt Locker’ Takes Best Picture and Best Director Jeff Bridges Wins Best Actor[...]