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‘Grease’ Returning to AMC Theatres in Tribute to Olivia Newton-John

AMC Theatres announced Thursday that it will play Grease in 135 of its theaters this weekend as a way of paying tribute to the Paramount film’s iconic star, the late Olivia Newton-John. The cost per moviegoer will be $5, with $1 of every ticket sold going to AMC’s charitable fund, AMC Cares. The proceeds will […]

Olivia Newton-John Remembered by Husband John Easterling as “The Most Courageous Woman I’ve Ever Known”

John Easterling is grieving the death of his wife, legendary singer-actress Olivia Newton-John. The Grease star and “Physical” singer died Monday, and in the days since, there’s been an outpouring of love from the music community honoring the impact she had on the industry. Now, Easterling is sharing his feelings in a glowing tribute to […]

Critic’s Notebook: Hopelessly Devoted to Olivia Newton-John

If you were raised in a house tuned to AM radio in the 1970s and early ‘80s, chances are that the crystalline vocals of Olivia Newton-John, who died Monday at age 73 at her Southern California ranch, were a big part of your childhood soundtrack. This was especially true if you grew up in Australia, […]

John Travolta, Randal Kleiser, George Takei and More Pay Tribute to Olivia Newton-John: “We Are Forever Hopelessly Devoted to You”

Hollywood is mourning the loss of Olivia Newton-John, who died Monday morning at her ranch in Southern California, her husband, John Easterling, announced on Facebook. Born on Sept. 26, 1948, in Cambridge, England, the iconic singer and actress had success on both screen and stage. Newton-John sold more than 100 million albums and had nearly 40 entries […]

Doja Cat Remakes ‘Grease’ Hit “You’re the One that I Want” for Pepsi Spot Debuting During MTV VMAs

Rydell High School has come back to life with pop superstar Doja Cat playing both a smooth-singing Pink Lady and a moto-jacket-wearing vixen thanks to Pepsi-Cola as the beverage brand launches Pepsi-Cola Soda Shop. The new spot plays like a classic music video and finds Doja singing the Grease classic “You’re the One that I […]

‘The Very Excellent Mr. Dundee’: Film Review

'Crocodile Dundee' star Paul Hogan plays a hapless version of himself in Dean Murphy's meta-style Hollywood satire 'The Very Excellent Mr. Dundee.'

Olivia Newton-John, John Travolta Raise Money for Australian Bushfire Relief at Annual Gala

Numerous actors and musicians gathered at the Beverly Wilshire on Saturday night for the annual G’Day USA dinner, which this year was dedicated to raising money for the Australian Bushfire Relief Fund and Australian Wildlife Fund.

Spanx Founder Revealed as Buyer of Olivia Newton-John’s ‘Grease’ Pants

Spanx founder Sara Blakely was revealed to be the successful bidder for the skintight black pants Olivia Newton-John wore in the movie 'Grease.'

Olivia Newton-John’s Final ‘Grease’ Ensemble Sold for $405,000

Other 'Grease' memorabilia sold at Julien's Auctions in Beverly Hills on Saturday included a Pink Ladies jacket and a poster signed by Newton-John, John Travolta, director Randal Kleiser and producer and songwriter John Farrar. The proceeds from the iconic outfit will go the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Wellness & Research Centre in Australia.

Olivia Newton-John Auctions Iconic ‘Grease’ Costume (and More) for a Cause

Olivia Newton-John auctions her iconic 'Grease' costume (and more) to benefit her cancer and wellness center in Australia; the jacket could bring in as much as $1 million.

Olivia Newton-John Talks First Memoir and Cancer Battle: “I’m Doing Well”

Olivia Newton-John talks to The Hollywood Reporter about the release of her memoir, 'Don't Stop Believin'' and her cancer battles.

Norman Gimbel, Famed Oscar- and Grammy-Winning Lyricist, Dies at 91

Norman Gimbel, the Oscar- and Grammy-winning lyricist whose career included Roberta Flack's "Killing Me Softly With His Song," Jim Croce's "I Got a Name" and the themes to 'Happy Days' and 'Laverne & Shirley,' has died. He was 91.