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  • ‘Sister Act’ Headed for Remake at Disney

    Jun 3, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *It’s been 23 years since the first “Sister Act” film was released, so of course it’s time to reinvent it for the new generation that was birthed in its wake. Disney will dust off the franchise with writers Kirsten “Kiwi” Smith and Karen McCullah whose credits include “Legally Blonde,” “The House Bunny” and “She’s the Man.” […]

  • Tony Winner Patina Miller Joins CBS Pilot ‘Madam Secretary’

    Mar 6, 14 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Patina Miller, a best actress Tony winner for Broadway’s “Pippen,” has been cast in the Morgan Freeman-produced CBS drama pilot “Madam Secretary,” reports Deadline.com. Written by Barbara Hall and directed by Dave Semel, the series explores the personal and professional life of maverick female Secretary of State Elizabeth McGill (Tea Leoni) as she drives international […]

  • ‘Pippin’ Tony Winner Patina Miller Joins ‘Hunger Games: Mockingjay’

    Sep 18, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Patina Miller, star of Broadway’s “Sister Act” and a 2013 Tony winner for her starring role in Pippin, will join the cast of Lionsgate’s “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Parts 1 & 2.” The actress will play Commander Paylor, the rebel commander Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) first meets in District 8. “Hunger Games” marks Miller’s feature film […]

  • ‘Pippin’ to Make Broadway Return this Spring

    Jan 4, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Pippin is headed back to Broadway. The original Broadway version starred Ben Vereen as the Leading Player, an emcee-like role that won him a best-actor Tony. It was directed and choreographed by Bob Fosse and starred John Rubinstein in the title role. Producers of the revival that is currently playing at the American Repertory Theater […]

  • Broadway’s ‘Sister Act’ with Raven-Symone to Close in Aug

    Jun 21, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Raven-Symone’s Broadway show “Sister Act,” co-produced by Whoopi Goldberg, is set to take its final bow in August, reports the New York Times. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB’s RSS FEED] The Tony-nominated musical, based on the 1992 film starring Goldberg, premiered at the Broadway Theatre on March 24, 2011. According to the Times, the production has struggled […]

  • Raven Symone Says Her Sexuality is None of Your Business

    May 18, 12 by EURpublisher02 10 Comments

    *Earlier this week, the National Enquirer reported that former Disney star Raven Symone is a closeted lesbian, and she’s currently in a relationship with an openly gay woman who competed on the current season of “America’s Next Top Model.” Today, the star of Broadway’s “Sister Act” is speaking out via Twitter, saying that her sexuality […]