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Grease Is The Word As Ticket Sales Soar

10th January 2007

American theatre fans love the taste of GREASE it seems - advance sales for the upcoming musical revival have passed the $1 million (GBP513,000) mark in just two days. The production won't open on Broadway...

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Pitt Inspired By Dancing Travolta

5th January 2007

JOHN TRAVOLTA has been hailed the inspiration behind BRAD PITT's acting career, after his super-cool role in SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER bowled Pitt over. The 1977 disco classic saw Travolta play Brooklyn bad boy TONY MANERO...

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Cruise Planning Scientology Movie Starring Ex-spice Girl

19th December 2006

Tom Cruise is planning to follow in the footsteps of John Travolta and make a movie based on the ideas of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard. According to the London Daily Star, Cruise has already...

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Hayes Slams South Park Scientology Dispute

14th December 2006

Soul great ISAAC HAYES didn't leave hit TV series SOUTH PARK because they mocked his religion of Scientology - insisting it was simply because he wasn't enjoying the show anymore. The 63-year-old soul singer, who...

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Newton-john Sues Over Grease Soundtrack

6th December 2006

OLIVIA NEWTON JOHN is suing record label Universal Music Group, claiming she is owed more than $1 million (GBP512,000) in royalties from sales of the soundtrack from her hit movie GREASE. The Australian star -...

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Holmes And Guests Arrive For Wedding

18th November 2006

Bride-to-be KATIES HOLMES has been chauffeured to Italy's Castello Odescalchi ahead of her wedding to TOM CRUISE there this afternoon (18NOV06). The actress, accompanied by the couple's seven-month-old daughter, SURI, was driven through the gates...

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Bocelli Won't Sing At Tomkat Wedding

17th November 2006

Opera singer ANDREA BOCELLI has ruled out a performance at TOM CRUISE and KATIE HOLMES' Italian wedding on Saturday (18NOV06), insisting he'll just be another celebrity guest at the nuptials. It was believed the blind...

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Fascinating Fact 2464

17th November 2006

JOHN TRAVOLTA and WILLIAM H MACY's motorbiking comedy WILD HOGS is set to be a surefire hit when it's released in March (07) - it's Disney's highest-tested trailer.

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Stars Jet To Italy For Cruise/holmes Wedding

16th November 2006

Actress BROOKE SHIELDS has proven she's forgiven and forgotten her bitter feud with TOM CRUISE by flying to Italy for the movie hunk's weekend (18NOV06) wedding to KATIE HOLMES. Shields and Scientologist Cruise fell out...

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Celebrities To Flock To Cruise And Holmes Wedding

13th November 2006

LATEST: TOM CRUISE and KATIE HOLMES' Italian wedding will be a star-studded affair, with a guest list including JOHN TRAVOLTA and his wife KELLY PRESTON, KIRSTIE ALLEY, DAVID and VICTORIA BECKHAM, and blind Tuscan tenor...

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Dallas Movie In More Trouble

12th November 2006

The big screen re-make of hit 1970s TV show DALLAS is in more jeopardy after losing most of its cast and the original screenplay. When the film was first announced stars like JENNIFER LOPEZ, JOHN...

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'Frenchy' Blames Timing On Grease Sequel Collapse

9th November 2006

"Timing" has been blamed for the collapse of a GREASE follow-up which would have seen stars JOHN TRAVOLTA and OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN reunite in a Seventies-set sequel. DIDI CONN, who played beauty school drop-out FRENCHY in...

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Vega Brothers Movie Back On

7th November 2006

QUENTIN TARANTINO's PULP FICTION and RESERVOR DOGS spin-off is back on the drawing board, with JOHN TRAVOLTA and MICHAEL MADSEN lined up to play THE VEGA BROTHERS. Tarantino has been planning the film for some...

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Slater: 'I Want A Comeback Like Travolta's'

6th November 2006

Hollywood bad boy CHRISTIAN SLATER is praying new movie BOBBY will rescue his movie career, like PULP FICTION did for JOHN TRAVOLTA. The 37-year-old actor believes the film, a biopic of slain US Senator ROBERT...

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Travolta Thrilled To Complete Cross-dressing Role

30th October 2006

A thrilled and exhausted JOHN TRAVOLTA finally finished filming his role as EDNA TURNBLAD in the big screen version of HAIRSPRAY in the early hours of Saturday (28OCT06) morning. The GREASE star spent the past...

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Coyle Left Terrified By Tom Jones

25th October 2006

GIRLS ALOUD singer NADINE COYLE was surprised at how calm she was while meeting actor JOHN TRAVOLTA, insisting veteran rocker TOM JONES made more of an impression on her British Coyle, who is currently...

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Duffy Slams Dallas Remake

22nd October 2006

Former DALLAS heart-throb PATRICK DUFFY has blasted the forthcoming movie version of the 80s TV show as "crap". Duffy, who played BOBBY EWING in the hit show, was the centrepiece of the show's most memorable...

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Cassidy Still Set For Dallas

14th October 2006

LATEST: KATIE CASSIDY insists that she is still part of the cast of the big screen adaptation of DALLAS despite rumours that nearly all castmembers have been sacked. Hollywood trade paper Variety reported on Friday...

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Dallas Ditches Cast

13th October 2006

The entire cast of the feature film DALLAS, with the exception of JOHN TRAVOLTA, have been sacked just one month before the movie was to begin shooting. The big screen version of the popular 1970s...

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Braff Takes To The Celebrity Skies

21st September 2006

SCRUBS star ZACH BRAFF has been taking secret flying lessons in an effort to join HARRISON FORD, MORGAN FREEMAN, ANGELINA JOLIE, TOM CRUISE and JOHN TRAVOLTA in the celebrity skies. Braff admits his interest in...

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Stiller And Waters Return For Hairspray

18th September 2006

Former SEINFELD star JERRY STILLER has been added to the cast of movie remake HAIRSPRAY alongside director JOHN WATERS, who created the cult film. Stiller played WILBUR TURNBLAD in the original 1988 film, but will...

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Travolta's Attorney Insists Star Is Not Gay

15th September 2006

LATEST: JOHN TRAVOLTA's attorney has raced to defend his client against gay slurs after the GREASE star was photographed kissing another man before flying him to America on board his private jet. Publicists insisted the...

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The Things They Say 2847

8th September 2006

"She reminds me of ELLA. She looks so much like the two of them, the perfect balance... I think a lot of people feel very foolish that there was so much hoopla." JOHN TRAVOLTA's actress...

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Brando Son Sold Celebrity Contacts

5th September 2006

MARLON BRANDO's son CHRISTIAN allegedly sold his late father's address book of celebrity contact details to a mystery buyer. reports the buyer then tried to sell the Rolodex on online auction eBay before Christian's...

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Speedy Macy's Harley Passions Revealed By New Movie

2nd September 2006

FARGO star WILLIAM H MACY is on course to become an unlikely Hell's Angel after picking up a Harley Davidson motorcycle for playing a biker in new movie WILD HOGS. The actor is a longtime...

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Report: Scientology Was Prepared To Back Cruise

31st August 2006

The Church of Scientology was prepared to underwrite Tom Cruise's production company, Cruise-Wagner, if it was unable to come up with other backers, according to a report on, which cited an unnamed source. A...

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Travolta Caught Smooching Male Flying Friend

31st August 2006

JOHN TRAVOLTA appears to be taking his cross-dressing role in upcoming movie HAIRSPRAY too far after he was spotted kissing a male pal on the lips last week (ends25AUG06). The movie star didn't seem to...

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Janney Joins Cast Of Hairspray

30th August 2006

ALLISON JANNEY is leaving White House drama THE WEST WING far behind and joining the cast of the big screen version of HAIRSPRAY. Janney, who has won four Emmy Awards for her role as White...

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Did Broadbent Quit Hairspray For Sweeney Todd?

26th August 2006

The mystery surrounding Oscar winner JIM BROADBENT's decision to quit the HAIRSPRAY movie musical has been solved - he was offered a part in the film's rival project, SWEENEY TODD. Broadbent initially signed on to...

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Keith Previews Movie Debut For The Troops

19th August 2006

Country star TOBY KEITH gave US troops serving in the Middle East a sneak preview of his movie acting debut after airing BROKEN BRIDGES in Kuwait, Afghanistan and Qatar last weekend (11-13AUG06). The film, in...

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