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David Bowie Biographer Wendy Leigh Dead At 65

The writer fell to her death from the balcony of her London home on Sunday (22May16) in what appears to be a suicide, although some reports suggest the 65-year-old fell. Leigh was...

Nicole Scherzinger Cast As Penny In 'Dirty Dancing' Television Remake

Nicole Scherzinger has been cast in ABC’s upcoming television remake of Dirty Dancing. Scherzinger will take the role of Penny, Johnny’s original dance partner, who was played by Cynthia Rhodes on the big screen nearly...

Colt Prattes To Play Johnny In Dirty Dancing Revamp

The star will take on the role of Johnny Castle, which the late Patrick Swayze played in the 1987 film, in the ambitious ABC remake. He joins Abigail Breslin, who will tackle...

Abigail Breslin To Star In Dirty Dancing Remake

ABC bosses have given the green light to a three-hour TV movie version of the movie, according to The Hollywood Reporter, and the former child star will lead the cast.The 19-year-old actress, who is currently...

Bindi Irwin And Derek Hough To Pay Homage To 'Dirty Dancing' With 'Dwts' Routine

Bindi Irwin and her ‘Dancing With the Stars’ pro partner Derek Hough are set to pay tribute to classic 80’s movie, Dirty Dancing on Monday’s edition of the ABC show. The pair have been practising...

Ronda Rousey 'To Star In Road House Remake'

Ronda Rousey is to star in a remake of 'Road House'.The 28-year-old mixed martial artist-turned-actress is set to step into the role Patrick Swayze made famous in the 80s cult classic, in which he played...

Ronda Rousey To Star In Re-make Of '80s Classic Movie 'Road House'

Who out there remembers the ‘80s cult classic movie Road House? Well, it’s just become the latest cultural artefact to get a modern makeover at the cinema, but this time it’s with a twist –...

Ronda Rousey To Star In Road House Remake

Rousey will step into the role originated by Swayze and portray a bouncer hired to clean up a rowdy bar in Missouri. Moviemakers at MGM are currently searching for a screenwriter to...

Lori Petty Criticises Point Break Reboot

Petty portrayed Keanu Reeves' onscreen girlfriend Tyler in the 1991 Kathryn Bigelow movie, and while she is not involved in the new remake, the actress is less than impressed with plans to bring...

Patrick Swayze's Widow To Speak At Cancer Conference

The Dirty Dancing star was married to actress/dancer Lisa Niemi for 34 years before his death from pancreatic cancer in 2009. After Swayze died, Niemi took an interest in charity work and...

John Leguizamo & Patrick Swayze Faced Off On Tense Too Wong Foo Set

Actor John Leguizamo's onscreen brawl with his To Wong Foo, Thanks For Everything! Julie Newmar co-star Patrick Swayze was so realistic because the two actors were close to coming to blows for real.Leguizamo and Swayze...

Gary Busey Claims Patrick Swayze's Ghost Connection

Gary Busey claims he was visited by Patrick Swayze's ghost last week.The 'Lethal Weapon' actor believes he has a connection to the spiritual world after his heart stopped during brain surgery after a motorbike crash...

Patrick Swayze's Widow Remarries

Patrick Swayze's widow got remarried today (05.25.14).Lisa Niemi, who was married to the 'Dirty Dancing' actor for 34 years before his death from pancreatic cancer in September 2009, tied the knot with jeweler Albert DePrisco...

Patrick Swayze's Widow Weds

Patrick Swayze's widow Lisa Niemi has wed again - the dancer/actress exchanged vows with jeweller Albert DePrisco in Palm Beach, Florida, on Sunday (25May14).The 57 year old took to Twitter last week (ends23May14) to tease...

'Point Break' Remake: What We Know So Far

So, it looks like the Point Break remake is set for release in August 2015. Directed by Ericson Core, whose only other big directing job was 2006’s Invincible starring Mark Wahlberg, the new script has...

Edgar Ramirez To Replace Gerard Butler In Point Break

Edgar Ramirez will replace Gerard Butler in 'Point Break'.The 37-year-old actor is in talks with production company Alcon over the role of Bodhi - a part originally played by 'Dirty Dancing' hunk Patrick Swayze in...

Gerard Butler To Star In Den Of Thieves

Gerard Butler has been cast in the 'Den of Thieves'.The 44-year-old actor will star in the film which follows a ''legendary bank heist crew decides to rob the Federal Reserve in Los Angeles right under...

Gerard Butler Pulls Out Of Point Break Remake

Gerard Butler has pulled out of the 'Point Break' remake.The 44-year-old actor was due to step into the late Patrick Swayze's shoes in a reboot of the classic 1991 surfer heist film, but has opted...

Gerard Butler Quits 'Point Break' Remake, But Who Will Replace Him?

Gerard Butler has quit the Point Break remake because of a confluence of factors, including creative differences and a scheduling conflict. Butler was set to play the Zen-infused thief originally played by Patrick Swayze, opposite...

Ray Winstone Joins Point Break Starring Luke Bracey, Gerard Butler

Ray Winstone will star in the remake of 'Point Break'.The 'Noah' actor will play Luke Bracey's partner, Agent Angelo Pappas, which Gary Busey famously played in the 1991 original, according to Variety.com.Bracey will take on...

Jamelia Needed Fake Lips After Dirty Dancing Accident

Jamelia had to have fake lips in a music video after she injured her mouth at a party while doing the 'Dirty Dancing' lift with Blue star Duncan James.The singer-and-TV star had been enjoying a...

Gerard Butler To Star In Point Break Remake

Gerard Butler is in talks to star in a 'Point Break' remake.The 'Olympus Has Fallen' actor has entered final negotiations for the lead role in Ericson Core's new take on the classic '90s surf film,...

Jason Reitman: Winslet Is 'One Of The Greatest Actresses'

Jason Reitman has praised Kate Winslet as ''one of the greatest actresses living today''.The 'Labor Day' director decided to wait until the Oscar-winning British actress was ready to make their new drama rather than re-cast...

Patrick Swayze's Widow Lisa Niemi Engaged After Four Years

Lisa Niemi, who became a widow after Patrick Swayze’s 2009 death from pancreatic cancer, has found love again. People reports that Niemi (57) is engaged to 58-year-old jeweler Albert DePrisco. DePrisco reportedly popped the question...

Patrick Swayze's Widow Set To Wed Again

Patrick Swayze's widow Lisa Niemi is engaged.The actress is set to wed her new love, jeweller Albert DePrisco, after he proposed on Christmas Eve (24Dec13). The pair began dating after being introduced by mutual...

Patrick Swayze's Widow Is Engaged

Patrick Swayze's widow is engaged again.Lisa Niemi, who was married to the 'Ghost' actor for 34 years before his death from pancreatic cancer in September 2009, is set to marry jeweller Albert DePrisco after he...

Patrick Swayze's 'Ghost' To Be Resurrected For Paramount Tv Series

A television series based upon the well-loved 1990 romantic movie Ghost is said to be underway. Paramount is reportedly working on a pilot with a view to resurrecting the movie, which has recently been reincarnated...

Ghost To Be Made Into Tv Show

'Ghost' is being made into a TV show.The classic 1990 romantic drama starring the late Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore will be adapted for television by Paramount's TV production arm.Oscar-winning 'A Beautiful Mind' screenwriter Akiva...

Ghost To Be Adapted For Tv Series

Patrick Swayze's 1990 film Ghost is heading to the small screen for a new Tv adaptation.The hit film, which starred Swayze as a ghost trying to avenge his death and protect his fiancee, played by...

Don Swayze Looking For Love On Millionaire Matchmaker

Patrick Swayze's younger brother Don has signed up to find love on U.S. reality show Millionaire Matchmaker.The 55-year-old actor and stuntman, who recently enjoyed a small role in vampire series True Blood, claims he made...

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