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Nia Long Cast In Beaches Remake

The Boyz n the Hood actress will take on the role of Hillary, which was originated by Barbara Hershey in the beloved 1988 film directed by the late Garry Marshall. In the...

Idina Menzel And Kristin Chenoweth To Release Rival Albums

The pair have long been friends, initially rising to fame as the warring witches Elphaba and Glinda in Broadway musical Wicked. But they will enjoy a new kind of rivalry on 23 September (16) when...

Idina Menzel To Star In Beaches Remake

Idina Menzel will star in the remake of 'Beaches'.The 'Let It Go' singer has signed up to take on the role of CC Bloom in TV network Lifetime's contemporary re-imagining of the 1988 tearjerker. Following...

Idina Menzel To Star In Beaches Remake

Bosses at America's Lifetime network have given the greenlight for a TV movie version of the beloved 1988 film, which starred Midler and Barbara Hershey. The Frozen star will take on Midler's...

Kristen Bell Excited For Frozen 2

Kristen Bell is ''waiting to get her hands'' on the 'Frozen 2' script.The 36-year-old actress - who voices the character of Anna in the hit Disney animated movie - hopes she can bring the character...

Disney And Lego Teaming Up For New Multi-media 'Frozen' Adventure 'Northern Lights'

Fans of Frozen won’t have to wait long for more material from the franchise, with Disney unveiling a new original story entitled 'Frozen Northern Lights' this week, a multi-media project that will be told via...

Kristen Bell And Idina Menzel To Reprise Frozen Roles

The pair enjoyed huge success voicing the characters in the 2013 animated movie, which has become one of Disney's biggest hits. And Disney has now announced the upcoming release of new story Frozen Northern Lights,...

Glenn Close Donates $75,000 After Orlando Shooting

The 69-year-old actress made the generous contribution to the Mental Health Association of Central Florida organisation, which will use the money to fund counselling for those affected and impacted after Omar Mateen opened fire in...

Universal Announces Release Date For 'Wicked' The Movie

Universal have finally announced the release date for the big screen adaptation of mega-popular Broadway show Wicked. The musical will hit theatres on Dec. 20, 2019, which coincidentally is the same date Disney has already...

Broadway Stars Recording Benefit Track For Orlando's Lgbtq Community

Hours before the Tony Awards on Sunday (12Jun16), a gunman shot and killed 49 people and injured another 53 at gay nightclub Pulse, in what has become the worst mass shooting in U.S....

Twitter Users Are Asking Marvel To Give Captain America A Boyfriend

Fans of Captain America have taken to twitter to asked Marvel and Disney to give the superhero a boyfriend. The #GiveCaptainAmericaABoyfriend hashtag trended on Twitter last night, not long after Frozen star Idina Menzel gave...

Idina Menzel Responds To 'Give Elsa A Girlfriend' Viral Campaign

Frozen fans who have been asking Disney to make Elsa their first ever LGBT princess have just gained their most important supporter yet, Idina Menzel. Menzel, who provides the voice for Elsa, has said she...

Twitter Campaign To #Giveelsaagirlfriend In 'Frozen' Sequel Goes Viral

A Twitter campaign to persuade Disney to give Princess Elsa a girlfriend in the upcoming sequel to Frozen has gone viral.The petition, with the hashtag #GiveElsaAGirlfriend, is aiming to make Princess Elsa the first LGBT...

Kristen Bell Starting Work On Frozen 2 'Soon'

The actress, who voices Princess Anna, reveals production on the animated follow-up is set to start much sooner than fans had initially thought, with Kristen expecting to hit the studio to begin recording...

Idina Menzel And Kristen Bell Enjoy Frozen Reunion

The trio have enjoyed huge success through their roles as Elsa, Anna and Olaf respectively in the much-loved Disney animated movie. With a sequel to the 2013 film in the works, Idina, Kristen and Josh...

'Frozen' Musical Set For Broadway In 2018

Frozen is heading to Broadway, with a full stage musical based on the Disney animation. According to the New York Times, Disney will bring the adaptation to the Broadway stage in the spring of 2018,...

Frozen Musical Heading To Broadway In 2018

A stage production of the beloved family movie has been in development since early 2014, and on Tuesday (09Feb16), bosses at Disney Theatrical Productions finally announced the show will be heading to the...

Taylor Swift And Idina Menzel Bring Frozen Characters To Life In Florida

The pop superstar has become known for inviting celebrity guests to join her onstage during her track Style, but this weekend's show in Tampa was a little different as she strutted out dressed...

Idina Menzel Meets Cancer-stricken Young Fan

When the Frozen star met Amy Carmichael, who was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in 2012 but has been in remission for eight months, she suggested the pair sing the film's huge hit...

Idina Menzel Says Five Year Old Son Can't Stand Her Singing

Idina Menzel probably has one of the most famous voices in the world thanks to the massive success of Frozen, but it appears her own son isn’t yet on the ‘Let it Go’ bandwagon.Idina Menzel...

Josh Gad Cried When His Daughter Laughed At Frozen Trailer

Josh Gad burst into tears of joy when his daughter recognised his voice in the 'Frozen' trailer.The 'Wedding Ringer' star - who voiced the snowman Olaf in the Disney blockbuster - recalled a...

Frozen Soundtrack Named 2014'S Biggest-selling Album

The disc, featuring songs by Idina Menzel and Kristen Bell, topped the global rundown with 10 million physical and digital sales, according to a report by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry...

Idina Menzel And Lauren Graham Sign Adoption Petition

The Frozen star and Gilmore Girls actress Graham have joined the campaign, created by Broadway actor and radio host Seth Rudetsky, which calls for Mayor Bill De Blasio to reverse his decision to...

Disney Confirms Frozen Sequel

Disney has officially commissioned a 'Frozen' sequel.John Lasseter, chief creative officer of Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios, announced the news during a shareholders meeting in San Francisco, where it was also confirmed 'Frozen' co-directors...

Frozen Fever Score Previewed Online

A two-minute preview of the score to 'Frozen Fever' has been released online.The eagerly-awaited short film is set to debut later this month and Christophe Beck - the composer of the score - has revealed...

Taye Diggs Uses Let It Go As Mantra For Divorce

Actor Taye Diggs is using his ex-wife Idina Menzel's hit song Let It Go as a mantra for his life after their split.The couple finalised their divorce in December (14), ending a 10-year marriage and...

John Travolta's Oscars Exchange With Idina Menzel 'Was All Planned'

John Travolta's on-stage exchange with Idina Menzel at the Academy Awards was ''rehearsed in total''.The 'Grease' star - who caused much amusement during the same event in 2014 when he called Idina 'Adele Dazeem' -...

John Travolta's Representative Plays Down Idina Menzel Face-touching Controversy

John Travolta's spokesperson has brushed off criticism of the movie star's 'hands-on' appearance with Idina Menzel at the Oscars on Sunday (22Feb15), insisting the whole presenting segment was rehearsed like that.The Grease star returned to...

Idina Menzel Gets Revenge On John Travolta For Last Year's Oscars Gaffe

Idina Menzel got her revenge on John Travolta at this year’s Oscars, twelve months after he pronounced her name totally incorrectly at last year’s ceremony. Speaking to the audience before they presented the trophy for...

John Travolta Explains Gaffe

John Travolta partially blames Goldie Hawn for him messing up Idina Menzel's name at the 2014 Oscars.The 'Grease!' actor infamously introduced the 'Let It Go' hitmaker as 'Adele Dazeem' during last year's Academy Awards and...

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