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Tim Curry

Fox Hires Tim Curry for 'Rocky Horror' TV Remake? >>

Forget about Susan Sarandon and Meat Loaf; it's just been announced that Fox has successfully talked Hollywood legend Tim Curry into joining their TV remake of 70s cult classic, 'Rocky Horror Picture Show.' According to the latest gossip news updates, the original Dr. Frank-N-Furter will be trading in the thigh-stockings and stiletto heels for an unseen role as the Criminologist Narrator. Orange is the New Black star, Laverne Cox, who is set to play the sweet transvestite from transsexual Transylvania, revealed that she cried tears of joy upon learning that the network has signed Curry up for the remake.

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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.

Lea DeLaria

REVIEW: Lea DeLaria Channels Inner Glam on 'House of David: deliria + bowie = jazz' >>

As Big Boo in `Orange Is The New Black,' Lea DeLaria commands respect. On 'House Of David: deliria + bowie = jazz,' she sings Bowie as a Lounge Act. It almost works! Not knowing what songs she sings is half the fun in that all-important first listen.

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.

Taylor Schilling

Taylor Schilling, Peter Dinklage to Star in Off-Broadway Revival of Turgenev's 'A Month in the Country' >>

Turgenev's 19th-century comedy of manners will be the 'Orange is the New Black' star's New York professional stage debut.

'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.

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