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Brett Haley to Direct Grease Prequel Summer Lovin’

Brett Haley to Direct Grease Prequel Summer Lovin’ Deadline is reporting that Brett Haley (Hearts Beat Loud, I’ll See You in My Dreams, All the Bright Places) will direct Paramount’s Grease prequel Summer Lovin’ from the script penned by Leah McKendrick (Deviant Love, M.F.A.). Haley is reportedly taking over for John August, who was originally attached to the project back in 2019. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefre...
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Tips Tuesday

Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on practice, research, writing and technology. Research & Writing Let’s Get Phygital Neil Guthrie As long as we don’t call it that, though. (In part because Let’s get phygital may conjure up images of Olivia Newton-John in a headband for those of a certain age.) Phygital is a newish (and unlovely) term for communication or connection that combines the physical and the...
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The Number Ones: Olivia Newton-John’s “Physical”

In The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning, in 1958, and working my way up into the present. More »
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Revisiting ‘Grease’ with The Boy in the Plastic Bubble & Olivia Newton-John

Here’s a Vanity Fair clip of director Randel Kleiser walking through a scene from the timeless Grease featuring the song You’re the One That I Want sung by Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta. You’re the One That I Want is one of the top 20 selling singles of all time.  Back in 1978 Travolta was […]
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The Number Ones: Olivia Newton-John’s “Magic”

In The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning, in 1958, and working my way up into the present. More »
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Composer-Conductor Steven Cagan Dies at 77

Steven Cagan, a conductor, composer, songwriter and musician who worked in film, TV, theater and on records, died Feb. 1, on his 77th birthday. Family members that were by his side as he passed on announced the cause of death as the effects of COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). Cagan’s wide-ranging credits ranted from writing, […]
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Olivia Newton-John Receives Damehood In Queen’s New Year’s Honors List

Olivia Newton-John? More like Olivia Newdame-John! That's right: The British-born Australian singer and actress has been given a damehood in the UK's annual New Year's Honours list. More »
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Elton John wins highest accolade in new year honours list

Musician recognised alongside stars of sport, politicians and hundreds of ordinary peopleSir Elton John has received the highest acknowledgement in a new year honours list in which hundreds of ordinary people were recognised alongside household names from sport, the arts, entertainment and politics.The singer and songwriter was awarded the Companion of Honour for a remarkable career spanning more than five decades, in which he has sold more than 300m records worldwide, and used his fame to promo...
Tags: Music, Politics, Film, UK News, Culture, Elton John, John, Iain Duncan Smith, Steve McQueen, Olivia Newton-john, New Year Honours List


Sam Mendes Receives Knighthood in Queen Elizabeth II’s New Year’s Honors List

That’s “Sir Sam,” if you please. Director Sam Mendes, whose World War I film “1917” is causing serious Oscar buzz, is being awarded a knighthood in the latest round of honors handed out by Queen Elizabeth II. Mendes is being recognized for “services to drama” in the annual New Year’s Honors List. The knighthood means […]
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Steve McQueen, Olivia Newton-John, Sam Mendes And More Honored in Queen Elizabeth II’s New Year’s List

That’s Sir Steve, Sir Sam and Dame Olivia, if you please. Director Sam Mendes, whose World War I film “1917” is causing serious Oscar buzz, is being awarded a knighthood in the latest round of honors handed out by Queen Elizabeth II. Mendes is being recognized for “services to drama” in the annual New Year’s […]
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The Number Ones: John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John’s “You’re The One That I Want”

In The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning, in 1958, and working my way up into the present. More »
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See Grease's Olivia Newton-John And John Travolta Reunite In Their Original Costumes

We got chills (yep, definitely multiplying) seeing the Grease actors in their iconic costumes.
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Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta bring back their iconic 'Grease' characters

John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John recreated their iconic "Grease" characters, Danny and Sandy, on Friday night in West Palm Beach, Florida. The two were in town for a sing-along of the movie and a Q&A session at the Coral Sky Amphitheatre.
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Photo: Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta Don GREASE Costumes For Film Sing-A-Long

Today, Grease was the word at Coral SkyAmphitheatre as John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John, slipped back into their iconic costumes from the film to host the Meet n' Grease Singalong [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Spanx founder buys Olivia Newton-John’s ‘Grease’ pants

NEW YORK (AP) — The founder of Spanx was revealed to be the successful bidder for the skintight satin pants that Olivia Newton-John wore in the movie “Grease.” Sara Blakely told “CBS This Morning” Tuesday she plans to frame the pants and hang them at Spanx’s headquarters in Atlanta because they inspired the company’s black […]
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They're the pants that I want: buyer pays $405,700 for Olivia Newton-John’s Grease outfit

Actor’s famous black trousers and leather jacket sold at auction along with other memorabilia, raising $2.4mOlivia Newton-John’s tight black trousers and leather jacket from the movie Grease have sold for $405,700 at a Beverly Hills auction, more than double the expected price.The outfit that marked the transition of Newton-John’s character in the 1978 musical from demure high schooler to sexy Sandy was among 500 items for sale at Julien’s Auctions to help raise money for the performer’s cancer ...
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Olivia Newton-John's 'Grease' outfit could fetch up to $200,000 at auction

The iconic black leather jacket and skin-tight pants worn by the singer and actress Olivia Newton-John in the film "Grease" will go on sale at an auction house in Beverly Hills on Saturday.
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'I had to be stitched into them': Olivia Newton-John's skintight Grease outfit goes to auction

The actor is selling more than 500 items, including memorabilia from the hit film, to raise funds for her cancer treatment centreOlivia Newton-John’s black leather jacket and tight black pants from the 1978 musical film Grease – complete with a broken zipper – will be auctioned this week as the top item in a sale to help raise money for Newton-John’s cancer treatment centre in Australia.The outfit that marks the character’s transition from demure high-schooler to sexy Sandy Olson in her final du...
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Oh Sandy! HBO Max announces a new TV series based on ‘Grease’

We’ve got chills, and they’re multiplying… HBO has just announced a series order for Rydell High, a spin-off musical show based on the popular musical film Grease. Like the film that inspired it, Grease: Rydell High will take place in a camp version of the 1950s, and feature full-on musical numbers. Songs will come from the popular tunes of the period, and include original compositions as well. AdBridg.cmd.push(function() { AdBridg.display("div-gpt-ad-inarticle1"); }); Related: ‘Grease’ is g...
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Grease: Rydell High Gets Series Order at HBO Max

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Grease: Rydell High gets series order at HBO Max The Hollywood Reporter brings word that HBO Max has officially given a series order to Paramount Television’s newest Grease spinoff series titled Grease: Rydell High, centered on the high school from John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John’s 1978 iconic musical romantic comedy film. The announcement also came with the release of the spinoff’s first official poster which you can check out below. “This is high school and life i...
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Olivia Newton-John Asks Olivia Neutron-John To Change Their Name

Olivia Neutron-John recently caught a lot of talented people's attention. The "post-bro" electronic project's self-titled EP this year was partially recorded by both Flasher's Daniel Saperstein and Deerhoof's Greg Saunier. It was released by Priests' Sister Polygon label. It won them a slot opening for Stereolab in Brooklyn. So yes, things are going well for … More »
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Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross: Episode One Hundred Twenty-Two

Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross:  Episode One Hundred Twenty Two There’s never any rest for the wicked or for the intrepid, so Rob and Jon deliver this latest installment of Radio City… in fine fashion.  This week’s topics include the fallout, handwringing and the usual rhetoric after three gun mass murders; the New York Mets leapfrogging (suddenly) in both the wild card race (and even up the Eastern Division); Olivia Newton John is battling cancer and isn’t sure how lo...
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Devastating news for Olivia Newton-John as brother Hugh dies

Olivia Newton-John is mourning the death of her brother Hugh Newton-John. The Grease star...
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A "Grease" prequel is in development

A prequel to the iconic 1971 musical and 1978 movie Grease is in development at Paramount. Written by John August (Big Fish, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), the new film, titled Summer Loving, will tell the story of Danny and Sandy's summer romance at the beach as famously recounted from two different perspectives in the original movie's song "Summer Nights." I only wish Summer Loving would be an animated feature in the style of John D. Wilson's incredible opening titles to the original G...
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Summer Loving: Grease Prequel In Development with John August

Summer Loving: Grease prequel in development with John August Writer John August (Big Fish, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) is set to write Summer Loving, a Grease prequel feature from Paramount Players, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.push(function() { var standAloneSizeMapping = google...
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Amid cancer battle, Olivia Newton-John says, 'I use a lot of cannabis in my healing'

"It helped me incredibly with pain and sleep,” Olivia Newton-John, 70, said in a new interview.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Amid cancer battle, Olivia Newton-John says, 'I use a lot of cannabis in my healing'

"It helped me incredibly with pain and sleep,” Olivia Newton-John, 70, said in a new interview.
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Olivia Newton-John Sets The Record Straight About Her Health & Cancer Journey

Olivia Newton-John opens up exclusively to Natalie Morales about her journey with breast cancer. Hear why Olivia kept her 2013 cancer diagnosis to herself.
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Olivia Newton-John gets candid about breast cancer, rumors of death

Actress and singer Olivia Newton-John gets personal in a new memoir detailing not only her famed career but her ongoing battle with breast cancer. “You can be a victim, or you can be a winner,” she says. NBC’s Natalie Morales has more.
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Olivia Newton-John is facing third cancer battle with 'bravery,' new Lifetime movies say

Beloved actress/singer Olivia Newton-John is the subject of a new Lifetime biopic and documentary, which detail her three bouts with breast cancer.
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