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2011-03-03 09:47:00

NEW YORK, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TV Land announced today that Golden Globe® winner and two-time Academy Award® nominee John Travolta will reunite with the cast of "Welcome Back, Kotter" at the "TV Land Awards 2011." The network will salute the beloved sitcom - set in Brooklyn, NY - with the 35th Anniversary Award at this year's show taping in New York City at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on Sunday, April 10 and airing on TV Land on...

2010-06-15 14:45:00

DALLAS, June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Topping the BLOCKBUSTER® (NYSE: BBI, BBI.B) Hit List of "Top 10 Renting DVD Titles" for the week ending June 13, 2010 is "From Paris With Love." James Reece (Jonathan Rhys Meyers) is a personal aide to the U.S. Ambassador in France and is looking for some excitement. Reece gets paired up with special agent Charlie Wax (John Travolta) for his first senior-level assignment. As Wax takes Reece on a free for all shooting spree across...

2010-06-11 17:57:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Fans across the country are "demanding" GREASE: SING- WHO: A-LONG come to their hometowns. Paramount's Insurge Pictures will expand the digitally re-mastered film to 5 additional cities across the country beginning Thursday, July 15th for an exclusive engagement. In addition, Paramount will WHAT: simultaneously launch...

2010-06-07 19:34:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Paramount Pictures announced today that John Travolta's hometown of Ocala, FL will be among the first select cities nationwide to open the digitally re-mastered, sing-along version of "Grease" starting July 8 at Regal's Ocala 16 theaters. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/19991206/PARLOGO) Paramount selected Ocala based on the results of an online poll in which fans across the country could "demand" the musical open in their city. Out of...

2010-01-26 00:40:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In continuing efforts to send aid to Haiti, a late night flight piloted by Hollywood celebrity John Travolta took off from Tampa carrying 50 doctors and over 7,000 pounds of medical supplies, the Embassy of Haiti and the Greater Washington Haiti Relief Committee announced today. On the return trip, Travolta brought Haitian-Americans home to the United States to reunite them with their families. "I would like to thank Mr. John Travolta for the...

2010-01-21 06:30:00

LONGUEUIL, QC, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - D-BOX Technologies Inc. (DBO.A on the TSX Venture Exchange), a leader in innovative motion technology for the entertainment industry, has announced its first film with Lionsgate(R) to feature its revolutionary motion-enhanced seating technology with the studio's new motion picture release, From Paris With Love, opening in theatres February 5. "This is a great start to the new year," said Claude Mc Master, President and Chief Executive Officer of...

2010-01-12 17:12:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 7th Annual Living Legends of Aviation Awards, presented by Learjet, are taking flight on January 22nd at the Beverly Hilton. John Travolta, the official Ambassador of Aviation, will present Tom Cruise with the "Top Aviation Inspiration and Patriotism Award." Tom Cruise's passion for aviation started at a young age. Growing up in modest economic conditions, Cruise's family moved frequently but once young Tom hung his P-51 Mustang...

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2009-09-30 13:24:46

John Travolta testified in a Bahamian court Wednesday that an employee first informed him of the alleged extortion plot involving his son's death. The film star first took the stand last week in the trial of former Bahamian senator Pleasant Bridgewater and ambulance driver Tarino Lightbourne, who have pleaded innocent to charges they attempted to sell confidential documents pertaining to 16-year-old Jett Travolta's death to his parents for $25 million. Bridgewater and Lightbourne allegedly...

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2009-09-23 15:07:18

John Travolta described his late son, Jett, as autistic for the first time in public Wednesday when he testified at an extortion trial in the Bahamas. My son was autistic and he suffered from seizure disorder every 5 to 10 days, People.com said Travolta told the court Wednesday. He would suffer a seizure that would last 45 seconds to a minute and sleep for 12 hours. The case concerns Jett, 16, who died after a massive seizure in his family's vacation home in the Bahamas in January. Tarino...

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2009-06-17 09:20:07

Kelly Preston, who has been mourning the death of her 16-year-old son since January, has signed on to play Miley Cyrus's mom in the U.S. film The Last Song. Jett Travolta, Kelly Preston's son with her husband, actor John Travolta, died of a seizure disorder during a family holiday in the Bahamas. The celebrity couple have not made many public appearances since. The Hollywood Reporter said the actress and Greg Kinnear have been cast as the estranged parents of Cyrus's character in the...