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Walt Disney Studios Unveils Epic Adventure “Frozen”

HollywoodNews.com: Walt Disney Animation Studios presents an epic tale of adventure and comedy in “Frozen,” a computer-animated feature film slated for the big screen in November 2013. Directed by Chris Buck (“Tarzan,” “Surf’s Up”) and produced by Peter Del Vecho (“Winnie the Pooh,” “The Princess and the Frog”), “Frozen” features[...]

Sam Raimi’s “Oz, The Great and Powerful” begins production

By Adam Frazier Hollywoodnews.com: Walt Disney Pictures’ fantastical adventure “Oz: The Great and Powerful,” directed by Sam Raimi, started filming on Monday, July 25 at Raleigh Studios, the brand-new 200,000 square foot sound stage facility in Pontiac, Michigan. “Oz: The Great and Powerful” imagines the origins of L. Frank Baum’s beloved character,[...]

Mila Kunis to play the Wicked Witch?

HollywoodNews.com: Mila Kunis may be taking on a very big role with her next possible film as it is rumored that she will be involved in Sam Raimi’s ‘Oz, The Great and Powerful.’ Kunis is rumored to be joining James Franco (who is rumored to have finally agreed to be cast)[...]

Kristin Chenoweth talks “Glee,” new projects, faith

HollywoodNews.com: Kristin Chenoweth brought down the house as April in “Glee” and Glinda in “Wicked”, had an Emmy-winning role on “Pushing Daisies”, and famously called out Newsweek for homophobia–and now, she’ll continue her theatre-to-screen transition with ensemble drama “Promises Promises” this fall. In a new interview, Chenoweth discusses what’s next,[...]

J.J. Abrams under consideration to direct ‘Wicked’ musical film adaptation

HollywoodNews.com: LOST creator J.J. Abrams is one of several possible directors to have been meeting with Stephen Schwartz, creator of the hit Broadway show “Wicked”, about an upcoming movie adaptation, Collider reports. While the other potential candidates, among them Rob Marshall, James Mangold, and “Glee”‘s Ryan Murphy, are already known for[...]

Idina Menzel talks “Glee” and Lady Gaga

Hollywoodnews.com: Idina Menzel discussed how vibrant it was to perform an acoustic duet of Lady Gaga’s “Poker Face” on the next episode of “Glee” with Lea Michele. “I don’t channel Lady Gaga,I’m just in awe of Lady Gaga,” Menzel says about her preparation for the song. Prior to her[...]

Drew Barrymore confirmed for “Oz” sequel “Surrender Dorothy”

Hollywoodnews.com: Drew Barrymore was rumored to be attached to a “Wizard of Oz” project for weeks now. Today, the story has been confirmed. Barrymore will direct “Surrender Dorothy,” a sequel to “Oz,” as her directoral follow-up to last year’s “Whip It!” Zach Helm, who penned Will Ferrell’s “Stranger Than Fiction,” will[...]

“Glee” gets new broadway star

“Glee” is in negotiations to have broadway star Idina Menzel join the cast as Will Schuester’s new rival according to The Hollywood Reporter. Menzel will make her first “Glee” debut in the next episode as the head coach of Vocal Adrenaline who is Mckinley High’s main competition. Menzel has won[...]