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‘Anything Goes’ Sutton Foster Talks ‘Gilmore Girls: Seasons’ Revival >>

'The Gilmore Girls' is being brought back to life in the upcoming Netflix revival series, 'Gilmore Girls: Seasons.' The series was created by Amy Sherman-Palladino, who also created the ABC Family series 'Bunheads,' which starred Broadway’s own Sutton Foster ('Thoroughly Modern Millie,' 'Anything Goes'). Foster is a self described 'Gilmore Girls' “super-nerd.” So when it was revealed that the show was making a comeback, Foster caught the first metaphorical flight to Stars Hollow. Now Foster is opening up about her time on set, including some of the Stars Hollow residents that she got to hang with while she was in town.

Tony Winner Sutton Foster Talks Joining ‘Gilmore Girls’ Netflix Reboot Cast >>

Tony Winner Sutton Foster is making her way to Star’s Hollow. Foster formerly starred in 'Bunheads,' by Amy Sherman-Palladino, who also created 'Gilmore Girls.' So, now that 'Gilmore Girls' is getting a Netflix reboot, Foster is coming along for the ride.

Jazz Singer Nina Simone Dies

Nina Simone Documentary 'What Happened, Miss Simone?' Nominated for Oscars 2016 >>

What Happened, Miss Simone? is officially nominated for the upcoming Oscars to be aired on February 28 at the Dolby Theatre, Hollywood. The film intimately highlights the fearless musical brilliance and radical life of Nina Simone, “The High Priestess of Soul”.

Neil Patrick Harris Set to Host 2015 Oscars, Promotes 'Choose Your Own Autobiography' with New Book Trailer

Broadway’s ‘Hedwig’ Neil Patrick Harris Cast in Netflix ‘Unfortunate Events’ After ‘BTE’ Cancellation >>

Broadway fav Neil Patrick Harris’ ('Assassins', 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch') live NBC variety show, Best Show Ever was recently cancelled, but he isn’t wasting any time getting back in the saddle. Harris has confirmed that he will be playing the role of main villain, Count Olaf in Netflix’s upcoming version of Lemony Snicket's 'A Series of Unfortunate Events.'

Neil Patrick Harris Set to Host 2015 Oscars, Promotes 'Choose Your Own Autobiography' with New Book Trailer

‘Hedwig’ Neil Patrick Harris Live Show ‘Best Time Ever’ Canceled: Moving To Netflix in ‘Unfortunate Events?’ >>

Broadway vet Neil Patrick Harris was born to be on the stage. The actor who won the 2014 Tony Award for his role as the titular lead in 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch' has hosted the ceremonies on severl occasions. In fact, he is such a good live performer that he even won a few Emmys for hosting the Tonys. Why he didn’t win a Tony for hosting the Emmys is still a mystery. However, Neil’s live NBC variety series, The 'Best Time Ever' has been canceled. Fortunately for NPH fans, Neil might soon be coming Netflix in Lemony Snicket’s a Series of Unfortunate Events. 'The Hollywood Reporter' is suggesting that Harris is being looked at for the role of Count Olaf, the part played by Jim Carey in the film of the same name. However, it is unknown if Neil is up for this role or the story's narrator of sorts Lemony Snicket

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Broadway Stars Viola Davis & Uzo Aduba Winners at 67th Emmy Awards >>

The 67th annual primetime Emmy Awards were held on Sunday, September 20 this year and while the show is a night to celebrate television; many Broadway fans were intrigued from the start. Not only did the show make a bizarre 'Les Miserables' send-up for the hosts, but a slew of notable Broadway alums, such as Viola Davis and Uza Aduba, took home Emmys as well.

House of Cards Cast

WATCH: 'House of Cards' Symphony by Composer Jeff Beal with Eastman Empire Film Music Ensemble >>

Jeff Beal is the composer behinds the cues for Netflix's original politco drama 'House of Cards.' Now, Mr. Beal is hoping to bring the music from the Emmy-nominated series to symphony venues across the globe.

Danielle Brooks

Taystee Debuting on Broadway (in Oprah's Role) for 'The Color Purple' Revival >>

Danielle Brooks, from the Netflix original drama Orange Is the New Black (OITNB), will star in Broadway's revival of The Color Purple later this year in December. Made famous from her role as beloved inmate Taystee, Brooks will make her Broadway debut in The Color Purple later this year, producers announced Wednesday--according to The Hollywood Reporter. Brooks will join fellow Broadway rookies Jennfier Hudson and Cynthia Erivo in the John Doyle revival of the Broadway classic. THR also states that Brooks will play the role of Sofia (orginally played by Oprah Winfrey in a feature film) and that production plans to open on December 10 at Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre.

Netflix Original Documentary 'What Happened, Miss Simone' Releases Trailer, Premieres June 26

Netflix Original Documentary 'What Happened, Miss Simone' Releases Trailer, Premieres June 26 >>

Netflix has been on the incline with its original programming as of late. And now, coming June 26, renowned jazz vocalist Nina Simone receives her tribute via the video streaming service, which has released the trailer for its forthcoming documentary, "What Happened, Miss Simone?"

'Frozen' Disney Princess' Leave GoT and Westeros for Their Latest Gimmick: 'Orange is the New Black

'Frozen' Disney Princess Leaves Game of Thrones' Westeros for 'Orange is the New Black' Spoof >>

Disney princesses have become Game of Thrones incarnations hailing all the way from Westeros, and now they have their latest gimmick: Orange is the New Black.

House of Cards: Netflix Turnaround Puts HBO Go and TV, Itself, in Harm's Streaming Way >>

Yes, Netflix has usurped the golden crown of video streaming platforms currently on the market. A golden crown and a Golden Globe, too, for its original 'House of Cards,' the service has now entered the realm of television, itself.

Why You Should See Greta Gerwig as Noah Baumbach's 'Frances Ha'...on Netflix, in 2014

Why You Should See Greta Gerwig as Noah Baumbach's 'Frances Ha'...on Netflix, in 2014 >>

Living in New York City, especially now in 2014, is an enormously expensive enterprise.

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