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  1. 'Newsies': Theater Review

    1:48 pm 4/1/2015

    The touring cast of Disney's irrepressible Broadway hit is as emphatically entertaining as Alan Menken's score is energetic.Read more

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  2. Disney Channel Orders Original Movie Centered on Iconic Villains' Kids

    12:30 pm 12/12/2013

    "High School Musical" director Kenny Ortega will helm the "Descendants" project, which features the offspring of characters like Cruella De Vil and Maleficent.Read more

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  3. Lionsgate Puts 'Dirty Dancing' Remake on Hold

    3:19 pm 6/8/2012

    The studio had slotted July 26, 2013, as the release date.Read more

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  4. Cannes 2012: Concorde Takes Lars Von Trier's 'Nymphomaniac,' 'Dirty Dancing' Reboot For Germany

    5:25 am 6/4/2012

    The distribution arm of Tele Munchen Group also picked up German rights to Michael Hoffman's "Girl's Night Out" and Anne Fontaine's "The Grandmothers."Read more

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  5. Kenny Ortega to Direct ABC Family's 'Bunheads' (Exclusive)

    12:18 pm 4/16/2012

    The news marks a reunion for Ortega, who helmed several episodes of "Gilmore Girls," and creator Amy Sherman-Palladino.Read more

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  6. Newsies: Theater Review

    5:30 pm 3/29/2012

    Rousing songs by Alan Menken and Jack Feldman, high-energy dance numbers, an appealing cast and an uplifting story make this reconceived version of the Christian Bale movie one of Disney Theatrical's most entertaining new properties in years.Read more

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  7. WME's Nancy Josephson, Kenny Ortega Honored by Big Brothers Big Sisters

    6:06 pm 11/7/2011

    Ricki Lake, Tyra Banks and Jennifer Grey presented awards at annual Rising Stars gala.Read more

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  8. Jurors in Conrad Murray Trial Won't See Michael Jackson Tour Announcement, Judge Rules

    3:17 pm 9/26/2011

    Defense attorneys hoped to show footage of the “This Is It” tour announcement to demonstrate Jackson’s ill health. The trial is set to begin Tuesday.Read more

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  9. 'Dirty Dancing': Jennifer Grey Reacts to Planned Remake

    7:41 pm 8/9/2011

    The star of the 1987 classic tweets about Lionsgate's announcement to reboot the film with director Kenny Ortega.Read more

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  10. 'Dirty Dancing' Kenny Ortega: 5 Things About the Remake Director

    1:32 pm 8/9/2011

    The choreographer of the original 1987 film once said, “I keep hearing that the musical is dead, but I guess I don’t accept that.” Read more

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