Based on the award-winning hit Broadway musical about a female singing group called the Dreamettes.
Buyers wanted to Dream last week!
Fox Home Entertainment still had a lot to smile about as Night at the Museum took the No. 2 spot in sales. Lionsgate saw Happily N'Ever After debut in the No. 4 slot. Universal had to feel pretty good about seeing Alpha Dog place at No. 6 and The Hitcher at No. 7.Read More
Things are going to going to be Dreamy May 1st.
"A triumph of old school on-screen glamour" (Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times) and winner of two Academy Awards® and three Golden Globe® awards, including Best Motion Picture -- Musical or Comedy, Dreamgirls takes to the stage on DVD, Blu-ray and HD DVD May 1, 2007 from Paramount Home Entertainment. Oscar®-winning(a) director Bill Condon's (Chicago) sensational adaptation of Michael Bennett's Broadway musical "dazzles like nothing else anywhere" (Peter Travers, Rolling Stone) and boasts phenomenal performances from a stellar cast in a rich and vivid tale of fame, fortune and the sacrifices they demand. The film stars Academy Award-winner(b) Jamie Foxx, Grammy® award-winner Beyonce Knowles, as well as Golden Globe winner(c) Eddie Murphy and newcomer Jennifer Hudson in a role that won her an Oscar and Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role.Read More
DreamWorks Pictures has sent out a press release concerning the movie Dreamgirls:Dreamgirls is a work of fiction. It is also an homage to Motown. We used many wonderful accomplishments that belong to the rich Motown history. For any confusion that has resulted from our fictional work, we apologize to Mr. Gordy and all of the incredible people who were a part of that great legacy. It is vital that the public understand that the real Motown story has yet to be told.
In 1960s Detroit, a good night onstage can get you noticed but it won't get your song played on the radio. Here, a new kind of music is on the cusp of being born - a sound with roots buried deep in the soul of Detroit itself, where songs are about more than what's on the surface, and everyone is bound together by a shared dream.Read More
Dreamworks Pictures Dreamgirls starring Jamie Foxx, Beyonce Knowles, Eddie Murphy and Danny Glover opened on Christmas day and acheived the 3rd highest box-office gross for a film opening on December 25th.
The film will expand wide on January 19th.Read More
Before Dreamgirls, the highly anticipated motion picture from DreamWorks Pictures and Paramount Pictures, makes its nationwide debut, the film will roll out in a "road show" in New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. The three exclusive one-week engagements begin December 15.
New York's Ziegfeld Theater, Los Angeles's Cinerama Dome, and San Francisco's Metreon will host the special engagements of Dreamgirls. Each theater will hold displays on the making of the movie, including designs from Academy Award-winning production designer John Myhre and Academy Award-nominated costume designer Sharen Davis. In addition, moviegoers will have the opportunity to purchase exclusive merchandise and the film's soundtrack in the lobby. The $25 reserved-seat ticket also includes a limited edition program. Following the limited engagement, the film will open in theaters everywhere on December 25.Read More
It's only fitting that the career of Beyonce and Destiny's Child mirrors the career of Diana Ross and The Supremes. The Pink Panther actress is starring in the new film Dreamgirls, based on the 1960's Broadway musical.
Last night, we got the opportunity to see a small performance from the stars of the film in Downtown Los Angeles at the Orpheum Theater (yes, the same Orpheum where the ‘Hollywood Round' of American Idol is held). The production number was towards the beginning of the film, with a song called 'Steppin' To The Bad Side.' We first got to see a clip of some of the movie with Jamie Foxx singing and dancing; then we moved into the theater.Read More
Variety reports that Jennifer Hudson, a former cruise-ship thrush who made her name on "American Idol" and will make her film debut in DreamWorks' upcoming Dreamgirls tuner, has been named ShoWest's female star of tomorrow.
Hudson is at work recording her first album, which will be released sometime this year.Read More