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VIDEO: ANCHORMAN 2 Releases It’s HD Teaser Trailer!

We’ve seen the bootleg version, and now, I bring you the HD version of ANCHORMAN 2’s teaser trailer!

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B’WAY BUZZ: Ryan Murphy Announces Netflix Film Adaptation Of ‘The Prom’

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At a charity performance on Tuesday, Ryan Murphy took to the stage to announce his plans to adapt the Broadway musical for Netflix. Theater lovers everywhere were like:

Back in November a new musical hit Broadway and before you knew it everyone wanted to be back in high school. The Prom follows an Indiana teen who simply wants to bring her girlfriend to her high school prom. Once the PTA catches wind of the news, the openly gay teen is banned from going to dance altogether. A gaggle of Broadway performers with questionable intentions decide to head to Indiana to help the teen get to the prom of her dreams. The musical made history when the cast performed at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and featured the parade’s first same-sex kiss ever. The shows jam packed with talent as it is directed and choreographed by Casey Nicholaw and features such stars as Beth Leavel, Brooks Ashmanskas, Christopher Sieber, Caitlin Kinnunen, Angie Schworer, Josh Lamon, Michael Potts and Isabelle McCalla.

On Tuesday, there was a benefit performance at the Longacre Theatre which helped raise money for the Hetrick-Martin Institute, GLAAD and the Trevor Project. Ryan Murphy hosted the special performance and it was there where he made the big announcement. Murphy obtained the rights to turn The Prom into a Netflix film! It’s no surprise that Murphy has chosen to take on this project as he is a huge advocate for LBGT+ community having created such inclusive projects such as PoseThe Normal Heart, and Glee. The audience – filled with celebs such as Sarah Jessica Parker, Glenn Close, Jane Krakowski, Ben Platt, Gus Kenworthy, Sandra Bernhard, Laura Dreyfuss, Janet Mock, Matthew Morrison, Bernadette Peters, Billy Porter, Andrew Rannells, MJ Rodriguez, and Christian Siriano – went wild when they heard the news. Murphy told the overjoyed crowd:

“I know, it’s exciting. I’m really tired of hearing about bad news and Trump. I want to see entertainment that is optimistic and uplifting. I was absolutely blown away by Casey’s work and the incredible cast. I cried at the end from pure joy, which has not happened to me since Patti LuPone was the flower girl at my wedding. I wish this show was around when I was a kid.”

It remains to be seen if any of the Broadway cast will appear in the film but what has been confirmed is the expected release date; September 2020. It’s no coincidence that the release date falls right around the 2020 election as Murphy closed his speech by saying “We want to change hearts, minds and votes.”

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TRAILER: ‘The Addams Family’ Is Back In A New, Creepy, Kooky, Animated Film

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The Addams family returns in all their creepy, kooky, ooky badness!

It’s been 25 years since we’ve seen the freaky family hit the big screen in Addams Family Values and it looks like their return will have been worth the wait. The trailer for MGM’s animated The Addam’s Family is so star studded that I am sure the film will be a hit. Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, Chloë Grace Moretz, Finn Wolfhard, Nick Kroll, and Bette Midler respectively voice Gomez, Morticia, Wednesday, Pugsley, Uncle Fester and Grandmama. The creepy characters seem to have maintained their penchant for the macabre over the years as Gomez and Morticia happily call their new home “hideous” and “horrible.”

The film hits theaters just in time for Halloween, because when else would it? Click below to see the trailer yourself!

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There Is A ‘Grease’ Prequel In The Works And It’s Totally The One That We Want

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Prepare to get chills and have them multiply!

Earlier today The Hollywood Reporter broke the news that Paramore has a Grease prequel in the works. The prequel is currently entitled Summer Loving and will tell the story of how Danny Zuko and Sandra Olson first met. Penning the script will be John August who was responsible for such films as Big Fish, Charlie And The Chocolate Factory, and the upcoming live-action Aladdin, all of which have spent some time on Broadway by the way. As you recall in the original, 1978 film bad boy Danny (John Travolta) and goodie-goodie Sandy (Olivia Newton-John) recount their dreamy, romance filled summer in the song “Summer Nights,” but we don’t know the whole story of how the two lovebirds fell so hard so fast.

You may be thinking “why a prequel to a movie made in the 70’s?” or “why a prequel when the sequel has been panned by so many?” And to that I say this: Grease 2 doesn’t get the respect it deserves and the world can never have too much musical magic! After the success of the televised Grease: Live!, it’s clear that there is still an audience for the beloved musical. In fact, the live revival is still revered by critics as one of the best live productions to date.

No word on casting or a timeline of when to expect this fantastic conception of a film. With the recent success of movie musicals such as La La Land and The Greatest Showman, I feel fairly confident that this prequel will be a huge blockbuster hit.

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