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19 items from 2015


Vanessa Hudgens Shows Off Amazing Bikini Bod On Vacation In New Zealand!

26 February 2015 3:15 PM, PST | TooFab | See recent TooFab news »

Check out that ridiculous view.  No we're not talking about Vanessa Hudgens' amazing New Zealand vacation ... we're talking about her crazy bikini bod!  The "Spring Breakers" star took to Instagram on Wednesday to share a snap from her recent getaway to the rugged destination and gave us a look at her toned physique.   "New Zealand I will miss you. It's been such a beautiful adventure ❤️ »

- tooFab Staff

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Vanessa Hudgens Shows Skin - and Scenery - in Vacation Snap

26 February 2015 11:20 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Vanessa Hudgens is proof that vacation does a body good. The actress showed off her fit physique in a nude-colored bikini in an Instagram photo of her trip to New Zealand, which she posted on Wednesday. "New Zealand I will miss you. It's been such a beautiful adventure," she captioned the photo of her wading in the water at Bethells Beach. The High School Musical star also shared a photo of herself basking in the country's Karekare Falls and promised to post more pictures of her trip on her personal Tumblr page. New Zealand #karekarefalls #alwaysadventuring More pix coming soon »

- Ana Calderone, @anacalderone

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Vanessa Hudgens Makes Broadway Debut in Revival of Gigi, Looks Truly Adorable: First Look Pictures

20 February 2015 8:36 AM, PST | Us Weekly | See recent Us Weekly news »

So long High School Musical! Vanessa Hudgens is taking on the Great White Way in a new Broadway revival of Gigi. In the musical production, whose previews start March 19 and opens April 8, the former Disney star plays the lead, titular role, a free-spirited Belle Epoque Parisian girl being groomed as a courtesan. Complete with boas and silk ensembles, Hudgens, 26, appears to truly transform into the glamorous and fun role alongside costars Victoria Clark and Corey Cott. During a pre-Broadway review, Variety gave the Spring Breakers [...] »

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Trailer for Playing It Cool starring Chris Evans, Aubrey Plaza and Anthony Mackie

6 February 2015 7:09 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With an all-star cast that includes Chris Evans (Avengers: Age of Ultron), Michelle Monaghan (Due Date) and Aubrey Plaza (Parks and Recreation), Playing It Cool is an offbeat romantic comedy from debut feature director Justin Reardon and is described as Swingers meets 500 Days of Summer.

Check out the trailer below:

Playing it Cool is this generation’s ‘Swingers’ meets ‘500 Days of Summer’, a fresh and quirky story of a slight pretentious man, our ‘narrator’ (Evans), who falls for an unlikely girl, ‘her’ (Monaghan), and will stop at nothing to get her even after realizing she is already in a relationship. Like a young ‘Walter Mitty’, it tells the story of a quarter-life crisis amidst figuring out who you are and what your destiny holds. 

Playing it Cool is available on VOD on March 1st 2015 and also features in the cast Anthony Mackie (Captain America: The Winter Soldier), Topher Grace (Spider-Man 3 »

- Luke Owen

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Vanessa Hudgens Flaunts Super Toned Abs in New Bongo Campaign

28 January 2015 2:45 PM, PST | TooFab | See recent TooFab news »

Vanessa Hudgens is showing off her super hot body! The "Spring Breakers" star flaunts her killer abs in the latest campaign for Bongo's Spring 2015 collection.   The 26-year-old star looks gorgeous in the latest crop of photos for the junior lifestyle brand. The new collection, titled "The Best of Vanessa's Style," is inspired by the "High School Musical" alum and her signature bohemian style.  The collection, which she helped design, is full of crop tops, pencil skirts, colorful kimonos and denim shorts.   "It was so exciting to team up with Bongo to create the spring collection, inspired by my very own personal style," the brunette bombshell said in a statement.  "All the pieces are styles that I love to wear, like matching crop tops and pencil skirts, cute motorcycle jackets and asymmetrical skirts. What I love most about this collection is that it allows you to be whoever you want to »

- tooFab Staff

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‘Teen Beach Movie’s’ Mollee Gray to Star in Indie Thriller ‘Deceived’ (Exclusive)

22 January 2015 8:00 AM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

A former finalist on “So You Think You Can Dance,” she’ll play one-third of a deadly love triangle

Teen Beach Movie” star Mollee Gray has landed the lead in the indie movie “Deceived,” TheWrap has learned.

Lee Friedlander is directing the feature, which Ken Sanders and Robert Ballo are producing under their Shadowland banner.

Also Read: Nickelodeon Star Jack Griffo Joins Indie Movie ‘Those Left Behind’ (Exclusive)

The story follows high school sweethearts Amanda (Gray) and Connor, who are very much in love. When Amanda learns she’s pregnant with Connor’s child, she’s understandably upset, but her »

- Jeff Sneider

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Julianne Hough and Vanessa Hudgens joins Fox’s live Grease musical

18 January 2015 5:27 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Fox has announced the first casting for its upcoming Grease live musical, with Julianna Hough (Rock of Ages) set to portray Sandy Olsson and Vanessa Hudgens (High School Musical) securing the role of Rizzo.

“Grease is one of the movies that made me want to be an entertainer, and I have literally been waiting my whole life to play Sandy,” states Hough (via EW). “My siblings and I watched it and played it out over and over when we were kids. This is my dream role and performing it live on television will be one of the most thrilling opportunities I’ve had in my career so far.”

“Being Rizzo is something I’ve never imagined, and I love that because it will be a new challenge,” adds Hudgens. “She is such an iconic character that continues to transcend generations. I cannot wait to bring her to life on live television. »

- Gary Collinson

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Vanessa Hudgens, Julianne Hough land Fox's 'Grease: Live' leads

17 January 2015 4:49 PM, PST | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

NBC's "Peter Pan Live!" may not have been a smash, but Fox's previously announced "Grease: Live" is still moving forward with both a premiere date and pair of female leads. Fox announced on Saturday (January 17) that Julianne Hough and Vanessa Hudgens will take key roles in "Grease: Live," which will be based on both the original musical by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey, but also the 1978 feature adaptation.  "Grease: Live" will air on Fox on Sunday, January 31, 2016. So yes, that's a long time for Hough, Hudgens and the yet-to-be-announced castmembers to get prepared. Blurbs executive producer Marc Platt, "'Grease' is one of the most treasured and favored pop culture phenomenons of our time. It's fun, it's endearing and we are so excited to reimagine this iconic story with a shared entertainment event suited for today's audience." Hough will play the lead role of Sandy, virginal new girl at Rydell High. »

- Daniel Fienberg

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Who Should Play Julianne Hough's Danny Zuko in Grease: Live?

17 January 2015 1:00 PM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Tell me about it, stud. Julianne Hough will be saying that iconic line when she tackles the role of Sandy in Fox's Grease: Live, which is set to air in January 2016. Joining the Dancing With the Stars judge is Vanessa Hudgens as iconic bad girl Rizzo. While they are currently the only cast members, casting is currently underway for the musical's other major roles, including Danny Zuko. And we've got a few ideas on which actors could possibly fill John Travolta's legendary T-Bird leather jacket... Justin Bieber: Oh, come on, you know you'd watch. All of America would watch. Zac Efron: Thanks to High School Musical and Hairspray, Efron is the first young actor's name most »

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Fox Plans "Grease" Musical, NBC On "Pan" Flop

17 January 2015 12:40 PM, PST | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

NBC had huge success with "The Sound of Music Live" two years ago, pulling 18.5 million viewers for the one-off event. Yet while many know "The Sound of Music" off by heart, inexplicably the network chose the far less popular or even known stage musical version of "Peter Pan" for a follow-up.

Understandably, the ratings fell with just 9.1 million viewers tuning in for that broadcast. At the TCA Winter Tour presentation this week, NBC chairman Robert Greenblatt put the blame for the failure on the lack of star power and the lack of awareness of "Peter Pan" as a stage musical. They also suggested either "The Wiz" or "The Music Man" for their next attempt.

If there's one musical movie as ubiquitous and well-known as "The Sound of Music" though, it's "Grease" and Fox announced plans today for a live television production of "Grease: The Musical". The broadcast plans to »

- Garth Franklin

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Fox Plans 'Grease' Live Musical With Julianne Hough and Vanessa Hudgens

17 January 2015 12:00 PM, PST | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

Just a day after NBC announced that the network's next live musical will either be The Music Man or The Wiz, Fox revealed at their Television Critics Association panel Saturday that they too will enter the live musical arena in January 2016 with a "re-imagining" of the Fifties' rock n' roll musical Grease.

Julianne Hough will fill the Olivia Newton-John role of Sandy in what executive producer Marc Platt called "a shared entertainment event suited for today's audience," while Vanessa Hudgens will don the character Rizzo's Pink Ladies jacket, Entertainment Weekly reports. »

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Julianne Hough to Star as Sandy in Fox's 'Grease: Live' — But Who is Rizzo?!

17 January 2015 11:15 AM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

We've got chills—and they’re multiplying!

The co-ceo's of Fox Television Group, Dana Walden and Gary Newman, took the stage at the TCA Winter Press Tour on Saturday morning, and they revealed that a new Sandy has been crowned.

Julianne Hough has been tapped to go from shy school girl to a sexy seductress in the upcoming performance of Fox's Grease: Live.

News: Ariana Grande is Coming Back to TV in 'Scream Queens'

I'm So excited to be joining the cast of #GreaseLive as Sandy! #Fox January 2016 :) #tellmeaboutitstud

A photo posted by juleshough (@juleshough) on Jan 17, 2015 at 10:28am Pst

"Grease is one of the movies that made me want to be an entertainer, and I have literally been waiting my whole life to play Sandy," Hough said in a Fox press release. "My siblings and I watched it and played it out over and over when we were kids. This is my dream »

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Fox Casts Julianne Hough and Vanessa Hudgens in ‘Grease: Live'; Lea Michele, Abigail Breslin Join ‘Scream Queens’

17 January 2015 10:12 AM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

TCA 2015: Joe Manganiello to also star on Ryan Murphy anthology series

America, meet your new Sandy and RIzzo.

Fox has cast Julianne Hough and Vanessa Hudgens as Sandy and Rizzo in its upcoming musical special “Grease: Live,” the network announced at the Television Critics Association press tour in Pasadena on Saturday.

The network also said that it had cast “True Blood” alum Joe Manganiello, “Glee” star Lea Michele, Keke Palmer and  Abigail Breslin in the upcoming Ryan Murphy-Brad Falchuk anthology series “Scream Queens,” with Ariana Grande signing on for a recurring role.

Also Read: The Scene at TCA: Funny, »

- Tim Kenneally

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Fox's Live Grease Musical Casts Julianne Hough, Vanessa Hudgens

17 January 2015 10:08 AM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Fox’s live staging of Grease has found its Sandy and Rizzo — as well as a premiere date.

“Tell me more, tell me more,” you say? Well…

Dancing With the Stars alum/actress Julianne Hough will fill the role of Rydell High noob Sandy, while High School Musical grad Vanessa Hudgens will get a hickey (if not more) from Kenickie, as bad girl Rizzo.

The three-hour live musical staging, which was originally announced to bow this year, instead will be broadcast Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016, starting at 7/6c.

Hough’s acting credits include 2011’s Footloose remake and the Broadway-to-screen adaptation Rock of Ages, »

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Fox's 'Grease' to star Vanessa Hudgens, Julianne Hough

17 January 2015 10:08 AM, PST | EW - Inside TV | See recent EW.com - Inside TV news »

Four words you didn’t expect to read today: "Vanessa Hudgens as Rizzo.” Fox has found some intriguing stars for its live Grease primetime musical. Julianne Hough (Dancing with the Stars, Rock of Ages) will star as summer lover Sandy Olsson and Hudgens (High School MusicalSpring Breakers) has been cast as her scene-stealing bad-girl friend Rizzo. Still not cast: The show's male lead Danny Zuko. Fox promises to "re-imagine the hit crossover musical for an entirely new generation." »

- James Hibberd

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Lea Michele to Star in ‘Scream Queens'; Julianne Hough, Vanessa Hudgens in ‘Grease’

17 January 2015 10:08 AM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Fox has revealed the stars of “Scream Queens,” its new comedy-horror anthology series: “Glee” star Lea Michele, Joe Manganiello (“True Blood,” “Magic Mike Xxl”), Oscar nominee Abigail Breslin (“Little Miss Sunshine”) and Keke Palmer (“Akeela and the Bee,” “Masters of Sex”).

The series hails from Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, Ian Brennan and Dante Di Loreto, the executive producers of “Glee” and “American Horror Story.”

Grammy Award nominee Ariana Grande will guest-star in a recurring role.

Fox made the cast announcements at the Television Critics Assn. press tour in Pasadena on Saturday.

Jamie Lee Curtis (“Halloween”) and Emma Roberts (“American Horror Story: Freak Show”) were previously announced in starring roles in the limited series.

The first installment in the new anthology series revolves around a college campus rocked by a series of murders. Fox has ordered 15 one-hour episodes of the series, which is scheduled to begin production in the spring and will premiere next fall. »

- Debra Birnbaum

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Grease Live Musical Casts Julianne Hough, Vanessa Hudgens: Find Out Who They Are Playing!

17 January 2015 7:04 AM, PST | Us Weekly | See recent Us Weekly news »

They're the ones that they want! Fox has announced that Julianne Hough and Vanessa Hudgens have been cast in the upcoming live staging of Grease. The Dancing With the Stars judge is set to play Sandy, which was originally played by Olivia Newton-John in the 1978 musical classic. As for the High School Musical alum? She will be taking on the role of Pink Ladies leader Rizzo, which was previously played by Stockard Channing. (The Broadway musical debuted in 1971.) "Grease is one of the movies that made [...] »

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7 Oscar Nominations We Actually Wanted to See Happen, But Didn't

15 January 2015 6:09 AM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

When it comes to the Academy Awards, there are always snubs that really surprise us -- Jennifer Aniston for Cake, Jake Gyllenhaal for Nightcrawler were among the few shut out. And this year, we couldn’t help but lament the fact that Tilda Swinton, Jennifer Lawrence, and others weren’t recognized for their achievements on screen.

Best Supporting Actress: Tilda Swinton, Snowpiercer

The cult hit of the summer was definitely the post-apocalyptic sci-fi film about the world’s remaining population living on a train. Tilda Swinton slayed audiences as Mason, the monstrous spokesperson of the engine’s caretaker who spars with the revolt’s leader played by Chris Evans. Her over-the-top performance may have been too camp for the Academy but her commitment made every minute of screen time worth it.

News: GQ's Names Tilda Swinton Woman of the Year

Best Original Song: Jennifer Lawrence, “The Hanging Tree” for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1

While we’re excited »

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Aubrey Plaza Hits The Road In Dirty Grandpa, With Zac Efron And Robert De Niro

13 January 2015 2:53 PM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

If you thought that Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever marked the nadir of Aubrey Plaza’s career, then you, sir, are just going to have to think again. Moving on from voicing a grouchy kitty, Aubrey Plaza has now decided to portray a young lady out for a good time on Spring Break in the Zac Efron/Robert De Niro road trip movie Dirty Grandpa. You can’t make this stuff up.

Dirty Grandpa features Efron as a straight-laced young man about to be married, who decides to take a road trip with his grandfather, played by De Niro. It turns out that grandpa is a bit dirty, though: he’s a foul-mouthed crazy man who is out to get laid on Spring Break. Aubrey Plaza joins the party as Lenore, a party girl looking for a good time. Will she give the dirty grandpa a run for his money? »

- Lauren Humphries-Brooks

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