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Bill Condon reveals what’s exciting about Dreamgirls: Director’s Extended Edition

Oscar-winner Bill Condon talks to us about Dreamgirls: Director's Extended Edition, how he found Jennifer Hudson, what surprised him about Beyoncé and more! full story

Jennifer Hudson – Dreamgirls

Following her spectacular turn on American Idol, Jennifer Hudson made the leap to (Oscar-winning) movies! Dreamgirls follows Deena (Beyoncé Knowles), Effie (Jennifer Hudson) and Lorrell (Anika Noni Rose) who form a music trio called the Dreamettes. When ambitious manager Curtis Taylor Jr. (Jamie Foxx) spots the act at... full story

Dreamgirls (2006)

Based on the Broadway musical that made Jennifer Holliday a star, Dreamgirls follows a seedy music exec as he turns a trio of female singers into stars and shakes their world up when he demotes the hefty big-voiced ingénue (Jennifer Hudson) in favor of her less talented... full story

Dreamgirls director hired for final Twilight movie

Summit Entertainment officially announced this week that Dreamgirls director Bill Condon will take the helm of the much-anticipated Breaking Dawn, the fourth of the Twilight Saga movies. “I’m very excited to get the chance to bring the climax of this saga to life onscreen,” Condon said in... full story

Beyonce Knowles Carter – Austin Powers: Goldmember

“I’m Foxxy Cleopatra, and I’m a whole ‘lotta woman!”. Beyoncé took a break from releasing music to film the 3rd installment of the Austin Powers franchise, 2002’s Goldmember. Teaming up with the mysterious yet peculiar Goldmember, Dr. Evil hatches a time-traveling scheme to take over the world,... full story

Jennifer Hudson

Jennifer Hudson placed seventh in the third season but has gone on to have one of the most successful careers post American Idol. She won many awards including a Grammy, a Golden Globe Award and an Academy Award for her performance in Dreamgirls. Jennifer’s third album JHUD was released in 2014... full story

Emma Watson cast in Beauty and the Beast

Emma Watson has been cast as Belle in Disney’s new live-action musical Beauty and the Beast. Director Bill Condon (Dreamgirls, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 & 2), will team up with writer Stephen Chbosky, who previously directed Emma in The Perks of Being a Wallflower. Emma,... full story

Catherine Zeta-Jones thrilled with Chicago Oscars performance

Catherine Zeta-Jones says it "felt great" to be back on stage performing 'All That Jazz' again.The 43-year-old actress opened up the musical tributes at this year's Oscars with a performance of the famed song from the 2002 musical film adapt... full story

Academy Awards to celebrate movie musicals

This year’s Academy Awards will include a special celebration of movie musicals of the last ten years. “The musical as a motion picture genre has had a remarkable renaissance in the last decade,” said producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron today in a press release. “We are excited... full story

Beyoncé wants to return to acting

Beyonce Knowles wants to relaunch her acting career.The 'Dream Girls' star has apparently called on her screen star friend Gwyneth Paltrow for advice to break back in to the craft.The actress is thought to be putting in a good word for her friend who ... full story

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