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Grease Live! (2016)

After enjoying a summer romance, high school students Danny and Sandy are unexpectedly reunited when she transfers to Rydell High. There Sandy must contend with cynical Rizzo and the Pink Ladies in attempt to win Danny's heart again.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Julianne Hough ... Sandy Young
Aaron Tveit ... Danny Zuko
Vanessa Hudgens ... Betty Rizzo
Keke Palmer ... Marty Maraschino
Carly Rae Jepsen ... Frenchie
Mario Lopez ... Vince Fontaine
Carlos PenaVega ... Kenickie
Kether Donohue ... Jan
Jordan Fisher ... Doody
David Del Rio ... Putzie
Andrew Call ... Sonny
Wendell Pierce ... Coach Calhoun
Boyz II Men ... Teen Angel
Jessie J ... Jessie J
Ana Gasteyer ... Principal McGee
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After enjoying a summer romance, high school students Danny and Sandy are unexpectedly reunited when she transfers to Rydell High. There Sandy must contend with cynical Rizzo and the Pink Ladies in attempt to win Danny's heart again.

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An electrifying LIVE television event!

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Musical | Romance

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TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 January 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Grease Live! See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

Rydell High is also Pretty Little Liars' Rosewood High School, since both were filmed on the Warner Bros. lot. See more »

Goofs

Vince Fontaine (Mario Lopez) said "Welcome back to American Bandstand" after the commercial break. Bet Dick Clark smiled up in Heaven. See more »

Quotes

Principal McGee: Nothing makes a cheerleader more nervous then being late!
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Alternate Versions

The Fox broadcast version ran roughly 3 minutes longer than the Paramount home video release. As they headed into commercial breaks, Mario Lopez narrated several short behind-the-scenes/making-of segments which were omitted from the DVD. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Mike & Mike: Episode dated 1 February 2016 (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Beauty School Dropout
Written by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey
Performed by Boyz II Men and Cast
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Pretty Amazing, All Things Considered
6 February 2016 | by HitchcocSee all my reviews

I wasn't expecting much but I was pleasantly surprised. This is a really nicely done musical. The performances are solid and the logistics must have been beyond the pale. The scene changes are outstanding. Compared to others of these live TV productions, this is far superior. The singing is really strong with an occasional dropout, but that's to be expected. One thing that I kept thinking is that Aaron Tveit looked kind of old to be Danny. I checked and apparently he's thirty-three. Of course, that is a challenge they had to face. As demanding as this musical is and the fact that so much professionalism is required, there aren't many true teenagers who could hold up under the pressure. If John Travolta goofed up, he could do it over again sixteen times. Grease has grown on me over the years and it was really fun to hear the songs again.


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