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Julie Andrews Missed Wolf Of Wall Street Due To Ankle Surgery

8th April 2014

Veteran British actress Dame Julie Andrews was forced to turn down a role in Oscar-nominated movie The Wolf Of Wall Street because she was recovering from ankle surgery.The Sound Of Music legend was offered a...

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Carly Rae Jepsen To Put On The Glass Slipper In Broadway Production Of "Cinderella"

By Victoria Pavlova | 30th December 2013

From internet phenomenon to Broadway diva – Carly Rae Jepsen is making the coveted transition in Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella starting Feb. 4, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The Call Me Maybe singer is set...

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Julie Andrews Did Not Watch 'The Sound Of Music Live!' But Will Get Round To It

By Nick Hill | 12th December 2013

NBC's 'The Sound Of Music Live!' aired on December 5th and garnered an impressive number of viewers.The critics seemed to be split if Carrie Underwood and the rest of her co-stars pulled off a worthy...

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Julie Andrews And Dick Van Dyke Reunite At Saving Mr. Banks Premiere

10th December 2013

Mary Poppins stars Dame Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke reunited on the red carpet on Monday night (09Dec13) as they turned out to watch Tom Hanks' new movie about the making of their Disney...

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'The Sound Of Music' Star & Oscar Nominee Eleanor Parker Passes Away, Aged 91

By Joe Wilde | 10th December 2013

Eleanor Parker, an esteemed actress with a rich history of well-received performances from a career stretching over 50 decades, has passed away due to complications from pneumonia at a medical facility close to Palm Springs,...

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Was Nbc's 'The Sound Of Music' One Of America's Favourite Things Last Night?

By Joe Wilde | 6th December 2013

The hills were alive last night, as NBC broadcast the live stage version of Rodgers and Hammerstein's classic stage show The Sound of Music. Favouring the original stage production over the 1965 movie version, the...

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Carrie Underwood Hate Tweets Fill Up Singer's Timeline

By Jack de Aguilar | 28th November 2013

It appears as though Carrie Underwood is getting quite a lot of hate tweets for taking on the role of Maria von Trapp in The Sound of Music remake. And while her live performance is...

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Carrie Underwood Gets The Julie Andrews Seal Of Approval Ahead Of Nbc's 'The Sound Of Music Live!'

By Joe Wilde | 17th November 2013

NBC have lined up a very special treat for musical lovers this Christmas, albeit one that initially aroused warning when its lead role was announced. Whilst some people have seen the appointment of Carrie Underwood...

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Carol Burnett's Career Of Comedy And Light Entertainment Honoured With Mark Twain Award

By Joe Wilde | 21st October 2013

Carol Burnett was recognised for her decades-long achievements in the entertainment industry with the prestigious Mark Twain Award. The 80-year-old singer, actress, satirist and comedienne was honoured in front of friends, family and admirers at...

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Carrie Underwood Set To Star As Maria Von Trapp In New Version Of Sound Of Music

By Joe Wilde | 1st December 2012

The hills are set to be alive with the sound of Carrie Underwood, when the country-pop star takes on the role of Maria Von Trapp in the upcoming TV adaption of the Sound of Music.The...

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Never Mind The Ruby Slippers - Judy Garland's Wizard Of Oz Dress Auctioned For $480,000

By Hayley Avron | 12th November 2012

The iconic dress worn by Judy Garland in The Wizard of Oz has been sold at auction for $480,000. The auction house Julien’s Auctions have revealed that the blue and white gingham pinafore fetched the...

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Julie Andrews Says She Was 'In Awe' Of Christopher Plummer

29th October 2010

JULIE ANDREWS, 75-year-old English actress, says she was 'in awe' of her co-star CHRISTOPHER PLUMMER, before the two appeared in the hit 1965 musical 'The Sound of Music'. Andrews was joined by the cast of...

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Mary Poppins Lost Song To Be Finally Released

30th January 2005

A lost song from WALT DISNEY movie MARY POPPINS will be released for the first time after bosses recovered it from the company's archives. The musical's co-composer RICHARD SHERMAN has revived the tune CHIMPANZOO,...

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Mariah: I'm Just Like Mary Poppins

15th August 2003

Curvaceous singer MARIAH CAREY insists she's a MARY POPPINS-like prude - despite her sexy image. The 33-year-old FANTASY singer, ex-wife of former SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT chairman TOMMY MOTTOLA, has stripped to just a revealing...

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