Christopher McDonald is currently co-starring with his idol Tom Hanks on Broadway in Lucky Guy and tells the story of his one and only fan letter to Tom Hanks to Zaptoit.com:
“Tom is the only person I ever sent a fan letter to,” McDonald says. Proving his nice guy reputation is well deserved, Hanks had indeed responded. McDonald reminded him of this exchange when they started working together on “Lucky Guy” and he remembered.
We’ve got some pretty great news for you Greasers! Adrian Zmed is currently starring as Teen Angel in Cabrillo Music Theatre’s production of Grease! This event is a Grease reunion as Grease alum Barry Pearl (Doody) and Kelly Ward (Putzie) play pivotal roles in the production! See below:
“Barry Pearl, who starred as greaser Doody in the film and Sonny in the touring version, is the show’s director. Kelly Ward, who played Putzie in the film, and has directed “Grease” at USC and other regional theaters, is the choreographer. Adrian Zmed, who starred as Danny in the original Broadway show and the 1994 revival (20-plus years apart), played greaser Johnny in “Grease 2” and taught contestants on “You’re the One That I Want” how to be Danny, will take on the cameo role of Teen Angel.
From The Colby’s, Dynasty, Knots Landing to nightly UK soaps, Maxwell Caulfield sits down with the creator, writer and star of the web series, Devanity to discuss and give us some insight on the nighttime soap genre, past and present.
Sup greasers! Today was pretty amazing for the Grease 2 site. We got a call from Huffington Post Live late last night to be on the show today for Connie Stevens live chat! Talk about crazy exciting! Our NJ correspondant, Robert Minichini was our man on the street and and spoke with Connie about the die-hard fan base that Grease 2 has as well as it’s cult status. *Note: We’re thrilled that Connie had fun this weekend with “Ms. Mason’s boys” at the 30th Anniversary Grease 2 Cast Reunion.
Connie is making her feature film directorial debut in the dramatic thriller, “Saving Grace B. Jones,” and she stopped by Huffington Post Live to talk about her film, her career in movies and dating the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Elvis Presley.
Saving Grace B. Jones is set “in a 1950s-era Missouri town where the life of a couple is thrown into chaos when the husband’s sister is released from the local asylum and comes to live with the family.” The film stars Academy Award winner Tatum O’Neal. Written & Directed by Connie Stevens.
Here is the full interview from today’s interview: