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2009-06-01 13:24:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Get ready to rock the house as Disney's High School Musical: Summer Celebration! brings the ultimate mega-mix to the Craneway Pavilion in Richmond, CA on July 4th! It's the only live, touring High School Musical experience featuring the songs, dances, and team-spirited fun inspired by all three hit movies - right in your hometown! Tickets for High School Musical: Summer Celebration! go on sale today, June 1st at www.ticketmaster.com and other retail...

2009-06-01 12:45:55

The vampire movie Twilight earned five golden popcorn prizes at the 2009 MTV Movie Awards ceremony in Universal City, Calif., Sunday night. The blockbuster took the prizes for best movie, best kiss, best fight, breakthrough performance male for star Robert Pattinson and best female performance for his leading lady Kristen Stewart. High School Musical 3: Senior Year earned Ashley Tisdale the golden popcorn for breakthrough performance female, while her co-star Zac Efron picked up the trophy...

2009-04-06 09:32:20

Film actor Zac Efron has agreed to serve as guest host of Saturday Night Live in New York for the first time, NBC announced. Efron is slated to appear on Saturday's episode of the sketch comedy series, alongside musical guest Yeah Yeah Yeahs. Efron, who is best known for his work in the High School Musical movies, will star in 17 Again, a big-screen comedy set to open in U.S. theaters April 17 and will be seen in the film Me and Orson Welles later this year.

2009-04-03 13:14:17

U.S. actor Zac Efron says he changed his mind about starring in the big-screen musical remake of Footloose because he wants to try his hand at other genres. Efron, 21, is best known for his work in the three High School Musical films and the movie musical version of Hairspray. He will soon be seen in the comedy 17 Again. I was looking for a new challenge, and this was another musical, Efron told Usmagazine.com about the decision not to star in Footloose as planned. I want to grow a bit with...

2009-03-30 13:41:00

Penguins Draws 6.1 Million Total Viewers Sets New Record as Nick's Most-Watched Animated Series Premiere with Kids 6-11; Scores a New Series Best with Tweens NEW YORK, March 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nickelodeon's highly anticipated debut of the CGI-animated series The Penguins of Madagascar (Saturday, March 28, 9:30 p.m. [ET/PT]) ranks as the most-watched series premiere in the network's history, drawing 6.1 total million viewers (P2+). The half-hour premiere also delivered more kids...

2009-03-03 16:37:30

A fourth High School Musical movie is slated to air on the Disney Channel with a new cast in 2010, Variety.com reported Tuesday. The first two installments of the popular franchise also were television movies, while the third got a worldwide theatrical release last year. The same cast appeared in all three films, however, the most recent offering showed the popular characters graduating from high school, paving the way for the arrival of a new class. Variety.com said High School Musical 4 is...

2009-02-09 08:59:00

CHANCE TO WIN A TRIP TO THE SAN DIEGO ZOO, WILD ANIMAL PARK AND SEAWORLD SAN DIEGO FOR AN ANIMAL ADVENTURE TO REMEMBER KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Hostess(R) is partnering with DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (NYSE: DWA) in connection with the DVD release of the hit animated feature Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, for a promotion that is sure to make consumers go "wild." Starting February 9, 2009 and running through April 30, 2009, consumers who register online at...

2008-11-07 09:05:00

USA TODAY By Donna Freydkin NEW YORK -- If Jada Pinkett Smith could be reincarnated as an animal, she'd go the feline route. "I'd probably be a black panther, because they're very mysterious and absolutely the most breathtaking animals I've ever seen. I saw two in Africa. We were in a wild park, and they were in their natural habitat," she says. "It was just lying there, saying: 'Don't come too close. If you get out of the car, I've got something for all that.'" The Los Angeles home she...

2008-11-03 12:00:16

Olesya Rulin said she believes anything is possible after she went from having no indoor plumbing in a small Russian town to starring in "High School Musical." Asked what gives her the strength to make big life decisions, the 22-year-old actress told reporters in Los Angeles recently: "What gives me the courage to take big steps is the possibility that there are possibilities. For me, personally, I grew up in Russia, I moved to America when I was 7 and I was born in a little, tiny village...

2008-11-03 12:10:00

Following the biggest opening for a musical ever, "High School Musical 3: Senior Year" invites HSM fans to join in the fun with a singalong version of the film premiering Nov. 7, 2008, in 125 theaters nationwide. Employing digital captioning technology, the singalong version of "High School Musical 3" will be available in top markets nationwide, including Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, San Francisco and Philadelphia. "This is the first time Walt Disney Pictures has ever released a singalong...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.