Tag Archives: Musical films

“Glee” star Jane Lynch to “Muppet” movie? Not so fast!

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Sue Sylvester might not be shouting down Fozzie’s jokes or whipping Miss Piggy into shape. That’s because “Glee” superstar Jane Lynch has denied the rumors that she’ll participate in the Muppet movie, currently in production at Walt Disney Pictures. “I’m not doing the Muppets movie. They[...]

Pics: Stanley Donen & Mike Nichols at Tribute

ScottFeinberg.com: Last week, I posted a piece about the legendary director Stanley Donen, 86, to whom the Film Society of Lincoln Center is paying tribute over the next week, featuring audio clips from my recent interview with Donen as well as video clips of the most memorable song-and-dance numbers that[...]

Barbra Streisand’s “Funny Girl” called upon to reopen Academy Theater

HollywoodNews.com: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ “Monday Nights with Oscar®” series returns with a screening of “Funny Girl” (1968), starring Barbra Streisand, on Monday, November 15, at 7 p.m. at the Academy Theater at Lighthouse International in New York City. The series had been on hiatus for[...]

Oprah Winfrey teases “Sound of Music” reunion show

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Daytime television is about to come alive with “The Sound of Music” as media tycoon Oprah Winfrey reunites Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer and the cast of the Oscar-winning musical in celebration of the film’s 45th anniversary. Set your DVRs for Friday afternoon, when Winfrey will host[...]

Vanessa Hudgens up for “Journey 2” role

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Zac Efron effectively has distanced himself from the “High School Musical” franchise that launched him into the stratosphere. He turned heads in “Hairspray,” earned positive remarks for his comedic timing in the otherwise forgettable “17 Again.” And has tried his hand at drama – with mixed[...]

Zac Efron not ready for marriage with Vanessa Hudgens

HollywoodNews.com: Zac Efron isn’t ready to run down the aisle with Vanessa Hudgens, his girlfriend of five years. Talking to The Sun, the “Charlie St. Cloud” star exclaimed, “We definitely won’t be getting married anytime soon. I definitely feel much too young. When I get married it will happen at[...]

‘Glee’ tunes up ‘Rocky Horror,’ Meat Loaf, Barry Bostwick aboard

HollywoodNews.com: “Glee” really knows how to do the “Time Warp,” “Rocky Horror Picture” style. While it’s not news that the show will have a tribute to the 1975 cult musical film on October 26, E! reported that the original castmembers from the film – Meat Loaf and Barry Bostwick will[...]

Michael Swan’s “White Lion” acquired by Screen Media

HollywoodNews.com: Robert Baruc, President of Screen Media, announced today the acquisition of North American rights to “White Lion,” a live-action family adventure film about a rare white lion cub who rises above many challenges to become one of the most powerful and revered lions in all of Africa. Directed by[...]

Zac Efron and Justin Timberlake fighting over movie role?

By Molly Sullivan HollywoodNews.com: Zac Efron and Justin Timberlake may be going head to head for a movie role that they hope happens. The two singers and dancers are reportedly interested in taking part in a movie adaptation of the Broadway play ‘Memphis,’ reports DisneyDreaming.com. Efron has expressed his interest[...]

Zac Efron on ‘Man Vs. Wild’?

HollywoodNews.com: After opening up about wanting to be more of a bad boy at times, Zac Efron may get the chance to show a wilder side in the near future. ‘Man Vs. Wild’ star Bear Grylls revealed that the ‘High School Musical’ star has shown some interest in getting involved[...]