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Denzel Washington Set To Direct An Episode Of ‘Grey’S Anatomy’

Denzel Washington has directed two films but now the 60-year-old actor is turning his attention to directing on the small screen for the very first time. Washington has signed on as a director for the...

Sisters Debbie Allen And Phylicia Rashad Eyeing Broadway Return

Showbiz sisters Debbie Allen and Phylicia Rashad are eyeing a return to Broadway in a revival of classic play Arsenic and Old Lace.Director Otis Sallid is helming the production of Joseph O. Kesserling's farcical family...

Allen Returns To Fame

Veteran entertainer DEBBIE ALLEN will dance her way back to the big screen after movie studio bosses tapped the star to take on a new role in FAME. Allen made her screen debut as a...

Barrino Coaxed Through Rape Scenes By Director's Son

AMERICAN IDOL star FANTASIA BARRINO refused to relive her teenage rape ordeal for a harrowing new TV movie until director DEBBIE ALLEN's sensitive son was recruited to play her brutal lover. The singer didn't even...

Barrino Wants To Play Debbie Allen In Biopic

AMERICAN IDOL star FANTASIA BARRINO had such a hard time playing herself in a new TV movie she wants to play director DEBBIE ALLEN in a biopic - to show her what it's like to...

Idol Winner Barrino Scared To Star In Biopic

AMERICAN IDOL winner FANTASIA BARRINO had to be persuaded to star in LIFE IS NOT A FAIRY TALE, a television movie documenting her difficult life, because she didn't want to revisit her traumatic past. Barrino...

Earth, Wind + Fire Musical Planned

Disco supergroup EARTH, WIND + FIRE are set to become the latest act to have their hits immortalised in a new stage musical. The BOOGIE WONDERLAND hitmakers are working with choreographer MAURICE HINES to create...

Fame Star Sued Over Tv Talent Show

FAME star DEBBIE ALLEN is being sued by the bosses of a film company who claim she stole the idea for her hit talent TV show FAME from them. IN MOTION FILMS chiefs insist...

Will And Jada Still Hands-on With Sitcom

Hollywood couple WILL and JADA PINKETT SMITH remain very hands-on behind the scenes of their new sitcom ALL OF US - despite busying themselves with various movie projects. The pair serve as co-executive producers...

Tapdance Festival To Honour Gregory Hines

Dancer and actor GREGORY HINES will receive a posthumous honour from the tapdance festival he was scheduled to attend before his sudden death on Saturday (09AUG03). Hines was to have been the headliner at...

Joey Fatone Set For Fame

'N SYNC star JOEY FATONE has been signed up to host new TV talent search competition FAME. The show, which debuts next week (ends30MAY03), follows original Fame star DEBBIE ALLEN as she attempts to...

Bratt And Margulies Audition For Reality Show

Actors BENJAMIN BRATT and JULIANNA MARGULIES raised a few chuckles - when they tapdanced at a reality TV show audition. DEBBIE ALLEN was holding open auditions at Manhattan, New York's 42ND STREET THEATER for...

Hit Show Fame Inspires New Reality Tv Series

FAME star DEBBIE ALLEN is to launch her very own reality show named after the hit '80s TV series. FAME - debuting later this year (03) - will be a show searching for talent...

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