6 items from 2015
Since it was initially announced back in April, we haven't heard much about Fox's reboot of The Rocky Horror Picture Show. That silence was broken today, though, when Fox announced that Laverne Cox (Orange Is the New Black, The Mindy Project) will play Dr. Frank-n-Furter in the reimagining of the midnight movie, stepping into the heels of the role immortalized by Tim Curry over 40 years ago.
Set to debut next fall on Fox, the two-hour reboot of The Rocky Horror Picture Show will be directed, executive produced, and choreographed by Kenny Ortega (Hocus Pocus, High School Musical). Laverne Cox is the first casting announcement made for the project, which is also executive produced by Lou Adler, who backed the original film. Stay tuned to Daily Dead for further updates. We have the official press release with full details, below:
- Derek Anderson
We'd all guessed it, hadn't we? When Big Brother announced that three former housemates would be returning as part of the special Time Warp twist, everyone instantly started talking about BB7's iconic Nikki Grahame - and sure enough, she will be heading in tonight.
"I'm so excited," Nikki told Digital Spy on Thursday. "I cannot wait. I'm literally obsessed with this series."
And it doesn't look like Nikki will be holding back, either. Read on to find out what she had to say about the housemates (it's not all flattering), how she'll spend her time in the house and much, much more...
If we're counting correctly, this is going to be the fifth time you've entered the house. Are you not bored of it?
"Never bored of it! I'd take up residency if they'd give it to me. Each experience is totally different. I'm at an advantage in this »
E!’s summer slate will be full of some familiar faces. In addition to the previously announced Bruce Jenner documentary series and Brody Jenner’s sex-themed talk show, E! is also set to air the second season of Diane von Furstenberg’s reality competition series “House of Dvf” and “Wags,” its new series about the partners of professional athletes.
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“Hollywood Cycle” – 10 p.m. Et/Pt, Tuesday, July 7
The new E! series “Hollywood Cycle” is a look inside the uber-popular, highly competitive world of indoor cycling at L.A.’s Cycle House. The series follows the “ride or die” lives of high-profile instructors, along with three up-and-coming trainees, whose strong, driven personalities often clash »
- Whitney Friedlander
For the first time in the reality show's 16-year history, show bosses have revealed the first photos and brief snippets of information about the cast before they enter the house for Big Brother: Timebomb on Tuesday evening (May 12).
Find out more about this year's housemates – in alphabetical order – below, as they prepare for a summer under the watchful eye of Big Brother and audiences on Channel 5:
Aaron Frew, 24
Personal shopper Aaron has modelled for Calvin Klein, appearing opposite stars including Lara Stone and Pixie Geldof. A qualified beauty therapist, Aaron, who's from Northampton, is a huge fan of The Little Mermaid.
Adjoa Mensah, 22
Law student Adjoa - based in Manchester - is a pastor's daughter, and identifies as a devout Christian. Adjoa's first language is Dutch, »
Doubt is the new certainty — at least for Laverne Cox.
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The Emmy-nominated actress (Orange Is the New Black) has landed a role in the CBS drama pilot Doubt, where she’ll play the “fierce, funny” Cameron Wirth, “a transgender Ivy League-educated attorney who’s as competitive as she is compassionate.” Because Cox’s character has “experienced injustice first hand,” she’ll be inclined to “fight all the harder for her clients.”
Orange Is the New Black‘s breakout actress will guest-star on an upcoming episode of the Fox comedy, E! Online reports.
Cox will play a cousin of Xosha Roquemore’s Tamra, who helps Dr. L. get her confidence back — a crisis that could be due to the doc’s recent realization (Spoiler Alert!) that she’s pregnant. »
6 items from 2015
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