Following the announcement that Kristin Chenoweth will play Maleficent in Disney's telepic “Descendants,” the Mouse House has confirmed the rest of the film's villainous parents. Maz Jobrani will…
“High School Musical” helmer Kenny Ortega is back in biz with the Disney Channel, directing a telepic revolving around the children of notable Mouse House villains. “Descendants” is set to begin…
"High School Musical" helmer Kenny Ortega has closed a deal to direct a remake of "Dirty Dancing" for Lionsgate, revisiting the 1987 romance pic for which he choreographed stars Patrick Swayze and…
Universal Pictures has set Kenny Ortega to direct "In the Heights," the bigscreen adaptation of the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical.
Kenny Ortega has ankled as director of "Footloose" over differences with Paramount Pictures on tone and budget.
It's case closed for David E. Kelley's drama pilot "Legally Mad," which NBC has officially passed on.
After watching Zac Efron and director Kenny Ortega deliver a $42 million opening weekend for "High School Musical 3," Paramount Pictures has fast-tracked "Footloose," hoping to get the film ready for…
Most likely to succeed in East High School's class of 2008 is Zac Efron. Director Kenny Ortega clearly knows it, moving the 21-year-old heartthrob center stage in "High School Musical 3: Senior…
A few years ago, Kenny Ortega had his agent hunt around for a cable telepic for him to direct. He wasn't looking for anything too high profile, just a good script that would let him show off his…
Kenny Ortega, director and choreographer of "High School Musical" 1 and 2, credits several factors for his recent success, but chief among them is his ability to relate to the young performers he's…