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Fox Taps DWTS ‘s Julianne Hough for “Sandy” in “Grease Live”

Wow. You go girl. Good thing I wasn’t hoping for a part for Derek in this thing or that would be TWICE you crushed my dreams (see: Footloose). :-D From Hollywood Reporter:

The network has tapped Footloose star Julianne Hough and High School Musical’s Vanessa Hudgens to co-star in its musical installment of Grease. In a bid to defeat the increasingly powerful DVR, the three-hour production from executive producer Marc Platt will air live at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016.

“Grease is one of the movies that made me want to be an entertainer, and I have literally been waiting my whole life to play Sandy,” said Hough, a two-time Dancing with the Stars champion whose resume is lined with film, TV and music credits. “My siblings and I watched it and played it out over and over when we were kids. This is my dream role and performing it live on television will be one of the most thrilling opportunities I’ve had in my career so far.”

January 17, 2015 I Written By

I'm a nerd and proud of it. Two degrees in geology also means I love BEER. :-) I'm also a Derek lover - proud of that too. So don't scream at those of us on this site and call us a bunch of "biased Derek-lovers" - it's just ME. :-) It may sound like I hate DWTS at times, but really, I'm just a snarky nitpicker from way back. And I'm cynical and jaded too. But I do love DWTS. :-)

Dancing With The Stars Julianne Hough Hosts ‘Swirl’ Dance Off, HQ Press Photos From Yesterday Promo

Julianne Hough hosted the ‘Swirl’ Dance Off at Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in New York City. You can see lots of photos at Getty Images. Startrak has some photos too here and here. Startraks also covered her Good Day New York appearance here and here. She always looks so cute and refreshing!

ETA: Also below is some video. Thank to Lori for finding….

January 16, 2015 I Written By

I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud.

Julianne Hough Talks to Good Day New York about DWTS

…in addition to her movie with Robert DeNiro and Zac Effron. She’s pimping a new razor too, along with a dance move competition.

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ETA: Vogue and here’s another interview with Julianne. She talks on Derek in this one too….

ETA2: Here’s another interview with People…

January 15, 2015 I Written By

I'm a nerd and proud of it. Two degrees in geology also means I love BEER. :-) I'm also a Derek lover - proud of that too. So don't scream at those of us on this site and call us a bunch of "biased Derek-lovers" - it's just ME. :-) It may sound like I hate DWTS at times, but really, I'm just a snarky nitpicker from way back. And I'm cynical and jaded too. But I do love DWTS. :-)

New Photos Of DWTS Julianne Hough, Pictured On Set Of “Dirty Grandpa”

Lori suspected something was up when she wrote me earlier. Well, she was right. Julianne Hough was shooting something in Atlanta, Georgia. Head to Just Jared Jr to see some new photos of her on the set of “Dirty Grandpa” with Zach Efron. The film also stars Robert De Niro is set to hit theatres in June 2016.

ETA:If you head to The Daily Mail, you can see more photos whre Julianne is wearing a different outfit.

January 12, 2015 I Written By

I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud.

Brooks Laich and DWTS Julianne Hough Interviewed While Ice Skating At Family Skate – Video

Hockey player Brooks Laich and Dancing With The Stars Julianne Hough are such a cute couple!! If you visit RMNB, you can view some new photos of them ice skating at a family skate yesterday. They also interviewed them. Here is more…

January 1, 2015 I Written By

I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud.

Dancing With The Stars 2014 Cast Christmas Photos

Did you all have a Merry Christmas? It looks like the cast of Dancing With The Stars had a good one. Below are some instagrams from them all or their families. Each and everyone of them gave me an awww moment. See if they give you one too…

December 26, 2014 I Written By

I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud.

New Photos Of DWTS Julianne Hough Christmas Shopping In Beverly Hills, California

Julianne Hough is getting ready for some holiday travel with her puppies in the instagram below. So cute. If you go to the Daily Mail, you can view more photos of her. Such a doll. I love her hair and her hat! :D So, does anyone know if there will be some Christmas Dance Wars? Let’s hope so!

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December 23, 2014 I Written By

I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud.

Dancing With The Stars Julianne Hough Pictured Shopping In Los Angeles

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Pictured above is Julianne Hough. This weekend the Dancing With The Stars judge was seen in Los Angeles doing some retail therapy!! So cute and I love that smile. You can view more photos of her at Zimbio Pictures, the Daily Mail, and Getty Images.

December 8, 2014 I Written By

I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud.

Brooks Laich On DWTS Julianne Hough: “She puts so much great out into the world…”

These two are so cute! This past week, Dancing With The Stars Julianne Hough posted the instagram below with the caption, “A little nature walk with the loves of my life! Amazing goal tonight sweetheart! @brookslaich xoxo” E Online also has a cool report on them and how they met. I’m loving this quote… #AwwwMoment Be sure to read more at the link.

Since then the two have done nothing but pack on the PDA and gush about each other! Laich opened up about his ladylove despite wanting to remain relatively private and dished about how it feels to be dating her.

“I don’t want to get into a whole lot of it; I’m kind of shy on my personal life,” he said before gushing, “But she’s a cool, cool gal. She’s just a sweetheart, very loving, very giving. She puts so much great out into the world. I’m a pretty lucky guy.”

With a guy who talks about his girlfriend like that, you know she must be pretty happy!

“He’s a wonderful guy…I’m very lucky that my friend I shot Curve with, the movie I just did, introduced us,” she told E! News.

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December 5, 2014 I Written By

I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud.

Rob Wade Talks On Who Is Staying And Who Is Leaving Dancing With The Stars, More Finale Interviews

There has been much speculation about Cheryl Burke and whether she will be back on the next season of Dancing With The Stars. According to Executive Producer Rob Wade, she’s decided to exit the show. Tuesday night was her last night. Below is more from The Wrap. Note that he also says Len Goodman and Julianne Hough will be returning to judge full time next season.

ETA: You can read more with Rob Wade at this link. He talks about ratings, his vision for the 10th anniversary, and more.

Wade feels that the popular pro’s exit gives the series a chance to highlight other dancers.

“We’ll only survive as a show if we keep innovating and changing. It’s very sad to see cast members leave, but again that gives you the opportunity to grow. So, I’m quite positive about having the opportunity to bring new people in or bring back some of the old faces.”

Additionally, head judge Len Goodman, who took a several weeks off this past season due to conflicts with shooting the show’s U.K. version, will be back full-time on Season 20. And although there’s some scheduling conflicts still to be resolved, Julianne Hough is also contracted to return in the spring to the judges’ table.

“A judging panel isn’t about individuals. It’s about chemistry. That has happened remarkably quickly for Julianne in that role,” Wade said. “I couldn’t be happier.”

“I think the ballroom experience and the dance experience and the star quality and vibrancy that Julianne has brought to the panel has been exceptional,” he continued. “I also think that the way that Carrie Ann [Inaba], Bruno [Tonioli] and Len have embraced her and have individually been so great this season, as well, has been wonderful. I think it shows their character that they can do that. The three of them have been absolutely wonderful in welcoming Julianne in and I think it has been lovely to watch.”

Sad, I’m going to miss Cheryl. I hope she changes her mind…especially for my Dad’s sake. For the full article, see The Wrap. Thanks to Lisa for the heads up on this news. Below are some interviews with The Wrap from last night as well….

November 26, 2014 I Written By

I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud.