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Twenty years ago this week - Feb. 9, 1996 - the romcom-dramedy Beautiful Girls first opened in theaters. The film centers around Willie (Timothy Hutton), who returns home for his high school reunion in a small Massachusetts town. It's funny, it's heartwarming, and it features one of the better ensemble casts of the 1990s. In honor of the film's 20th anniversary, we're pulling out the yearbook and looking up the film's cast to what they've been up to over the past 20 years. Timothy HuttonHutton won Best Supporting Actor in 1981 for Ordinary People when he was only 20. To this day he's the youngest-ever »
- Drew Mackie, @drewgmackie
Way back in December, action icon Dwayne Johnson came aboard to provide the voice of a demi-god named Maui in Disney's new animated adventure Moana. The story follows the title character, a young girl who teams up with Maui on her journey through the ancient South Pacific world of Oceania, to find a lost and fabled island. Today, JoBlo Movie Trailers has a video that features Dwayne Johnson as the demigod Maui alongside Moana, who will be voiced by 14-year-old Hawaii native Auli'i Cravalho. Moana has been given a November 23, 2016 release date.
In April, Dwayne Johnson revealed that he will be singing in the movie. It was actually Auli'i Cravalho's singing that helped her land the role, after an Oahu, Hawaii casting agent discovered the teenager's vocal abilities during a charity competition. She was then flown to Los Angeles, where she met directors Ron Clements and John Musker, and eventually landed the role. »
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