By Priscilla Rodriguez | 04/22/2014 - 11:40
Hollywood newcomer, Sofia Carson, has been cast in the Disney Channel Original Movie Descendants.
By Amaris Castillo | 10/14/2011 - 11:05
Kenny Ortega has a new project in the works – and it centers on Latinos! The director of Spanish descent will serve as executive producer to a Latino family drama being developed by NBC, according to Deadline.
By Amaris Castillo | 09/28/2011 - 16:05
The manslaughter trial of Michael Jackson’s former personal physician Dr. Conrad Murray began yesterday and choreographer and director Kenny Ortega took the stand. The 61-year-old Spanish-American recalled the demeanor of the deceased Jackson on June 19, 2009—just days before the singer died from a drug overdose. “My friend wasn't right,” Ortega said. “There was something going on that was deeply troubling me.”
By Amaris Castillo | 08/09/2011 - 11:00
Kenny Ortega will direct a remake of 1987 hit film Dirty Dancing. The iconic film about a teenage girl (Jennifer Grey) who falls in love with her handsome dance instructor (Patrick Swayze), grossed $214 million worldwide. Ortega, whose directorial roster includes the 2009 documentary Michael Jackson’s This Is It and Disney’s major hit High School Musical trilogy, was the original cho
By Mariela Rosario | 01/04/2011 - 17:00
Choreographer and director Kenny Ortega will testify at the trial of Michael Jackson's personal physician Dr. Conrad Murray this week, almost a year and a half after the King of Pop's tragic death on June 25, 2009.
By Mariela Rosario | 11/01/2010 - 15:00
By Mariela Rosario | 12/15/2009 - 17:00
Could we be any more psyched about this?!? I think not! Word on the street is that Kenny Ortega (of High School Musical and This Is It fame) has been hired by Universal Pictures to helm the big screen adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda's ground breaking musical, In the Heights.
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 10/29/2009 - 16:00
While celebrating the world premiere of his film This Is It, a concert documentary about Michael Jackson’s last tour, director Kenny Ortega spoke to EW.com about his departure from the anticipated remake of Footloose.
By Mariela Rosario | 10/28/2009 - 09:25
Sony put on an impressive star-studded gala for the premiere of Kenny Ortega's This Is It concert film showing Michael Jackson's last days. In another example of how over-exploited the pop star's death has become, the This Is It premiere may be the first ever to sell merchandise commemorating the event. T-shirts, the film's CD and key chains were on sale for those lucky enough to be in attendance at the highly anticipated debut.
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