1. Emma Watson Cast in Disney's Live-Action 'Beauty and the Beast'

    January 26, 2015 12:38 PM EST Emma Watson  is joining Disney's live-action version of  Beauty and the Beast  as the lead character Belle, the studio announced on Monday (Jan. 26).  The film will be directed by  Bill Condon  ( The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1  and ...

  2. Networks In Tune With New Music Shows

    September 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 On the heels of several successful music reality series, two networks are going with music-themed drama projects about young performers. On the heels of several successful music reality series, two networks are going with music-themed drama projects ...

  3. 'Dreamgirls' Wins Big At Golden Globe Awards

    January 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Eddie Murphy and former "American Idol" finalist Jennifer Hudson won Golden Globes last night (Jan. 15) for supporting roles in the musical "Dreamgirls," giving a lift to their Academy Awards prospect Eddie Murphy and former &quo ...

  4. 'Dream' A Little Dream

    December 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Will "Dreamgirls" be this year's "Grease"? Director Bill Condon, who brings the Broadway musical to the big screen this Christmas, hopes its trajectory will mirror that of the popular stage play-turne Will "Dreamgirls&q ...

  5. 'Dreamgirls' come true for Condon

    November 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST Confab panel talks music in movies. When it comes to making movie musicals, the biggest challenge is weaving the film's songs with the story line. Also important is creating ample opportunities for those tunes to be performed, "Dreamgirl ...

  6. Destiny's Child Rounds Up Hits, New Songs

    September 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In addition to a live DVD first reported here last month, the soon-to-split Destiny's Child will say goodbye to fans with the album "#1's," due Oct. 25 via Music World/Columbia. The set will include t In addition to a live DVD fi ...

  7. Billboard Bits: Beyonce, Eminem, Roky Erickson

    June 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Beyonce, Eminem, Roky Erickson With Destiny's Child splitting after its fall tour, Beyonce has begun lining up new film roles. The artist will star alongside Jamie Foxx and Eddie Murphy in DreamWorks Pictures' "Dreamgirls,&quo ...

  8. It is safe to say that "Chicago" will be a brisk

    August 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It is safe to say that "Chicago" will be a brisk seller on DVD—thanks to its Academy Awards haul earlier this year and because the release has some nifty bonus features. It is safe to say that "Chicago" will be a brisk seller on ...