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Local students, schools nominated for Gene Kelly awards

Three local schools and two students have been named finalists for the coveted Gene Kelly Awards for Excellence in High School Musical Theater. On Wednesday, Pittsburgh CLO and Dolores Kara announced the nominees for the 31st Annual Gene Kelly Awards for Excellence in High School Musical Theater. The awards show will take place 7:30 p.m. May 28 at the Benedum Center in downtown Pittsburgh. In the individual acting categories, Kaitlyn Majewski of McKeesport Area High School was nominated for Best Actress for her portrayal of Donna Sheridan in “Mamma Mia!”
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‘Singin’ in the Rain’ at 70 Interview: Gene Kelly Would Find Today’s Musicals ‘Regressive’

Click here to read the full article. An artist doesn’t always know they’ve created the “greatest ever” of something. Gene Kelly certainly didn’t. And yet many cinephiles would say “Singin’ in the Rain” is the greatest-ever movie musical. Those who are on the fence about it now have another chance to assess: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment just released a 4K ultra-HD Blu-ray restoration of the movie, which Kelly co-directed with Stanley Donen, for its 70th anniversary. In a new interview with IndieWire, Kelly’s widow and biographer, Patricia Ward Kelly, talked about the idea of cinematic greatness and what exactly it means —...
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Gang Of Youths’ Dave Le’Aupepe Dances Like Gene Kelly In The Video For ‘In The Wake Of Your Leave’

Every single song and video that Gang Of Youths have released thus far from their upcoming album, Angel In Realtime, has been a triumphant and downright cathartic statement on loss and grieving. The death of singer Dave Le’aupepe’s father is central to the songwriting themes of the new album (due out February 25th) and he guides his way through the pain in these songs in powerful ways. “I was the loser at your funeral, no emotion conveyed,” he sings on “In The Wake Of Your Leave.” The song was released earlier this month and now a spectacular accompanying video has arrived.
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Chris Evans to play Gene Kelly in upcoming movie

Celebrities may come, celebrities may go, but not if you’re making a buck remaking oldies which once used to be called moving pictures which once used to play in movie theaters which once we also used to have. Every oldtime bigtime past-time Hollywoodite’s returning. Wait long enough and we’ll get Boris Karloff in a G-string making X-rated love to a naked Marilyn Monroe type. With Gary Cooper watching.
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Chris Evans in talks to play Gene Kelly in new movie

Chris Evans is in talks to step into the shoes of legendary actor Gene Kelly in a developing film project produced by John Logan, Variety has confirmed. According to a source close to the project, the untitled film is based on Evans’ original idea in which a 12-year-old boy who works on the MGM Lot in the 1950s finds an imaginary friend in Kelly while working on his newest film.
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Chris Evans reportedly in talks to play Gene Kelly in untitled film

Chris Evans is said to be in talks to play legendary entertainer Gene Kelly in an upcoming untitled film. According to Deadline, a movie based on an original idea conceived by Evans is in the works, although no studio is currently attached to the project. Set in 1952, the film...
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Chris Evans in talks to star as Gene Kelly in upcoming film

According to Deadline, the 40-year-old Marvel star came up with the original idea for the film, which follows the story of a 12-year-old boy who works on the MGM lot in 1952. The boy quickly develops an imaginary friendship with the Singin' in the Rain star while working on his next film.
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In Brief: Chris Evans to play Gene Kelly; More COVID drama for ‘The View’, and more

Chris Evans, star of Marvel's Captain America and Avengers films, is reportedly in talks to play the late Hollywood song-and-dance legend and Singin' in the Rain star Gene Kelly in an upcoming untitled film project based on an original idea of Evans', according to Deadline. The film is about a 12-year-old boy who works on the MGM Lot in 1952 and begins to create an imagined friendship with the movie star while working on his next film. Evans would also co-produce the as yet untitled project, with Rian Johnson’s and Ram Bergman’s T-Street Productions set to produce alongside Gladiator, The Aviator and Skyfall screenwriter John Logan, who also will pen the script...
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Chris Evans in talks to play Gene Kelly in upcoming film, reports say

Chris Evans is in talks to take on the role of legendary actor and dancer Gene Kelly in an upcoming film produced by John Logan, according to reports from Deadline and Variety. Sources familiar with the project said that the untitled film will tell the story of a 12-year-old boy...
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Chris Evans Is Reportedly Playing Gene Kelly in an Upcoming Film

Chris Evans is stepping into Gene Kelly's shoes for his next project. According to Variety, the 40-year-old star is currently in talks to play the legendary actor in a developing film produced by John Logan. A source close to the movie told the publication that the film is based on Evans's original idea, which centers on a 12-year-old boy working on the MGM lot in the 1950s. While there, he ends up finding an imaginary friend in Kelly as he works on his latest film.
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Chris Evans to Play Gene Kelly

Chris Evans is in talks to play legendary entertainer Gene Kelly in a currently untitled film. According to Deadline, the film is based on Evans' original idea about a 12-year-old boy working on the MGM lot in 1952 who begins an imagined friendship with Kelly while working on his next film. The film does not yet have a studio attached.
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