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    Saturday, December 30, 2006

    Fan Reactions from Philly

    This is from reelblack.com, they shot video of some Philly fans after a screening of DREAMGIRLS.

    Source: Thanks Mocha.

    Friday, December 29, 2006

    MTV Podcast: The Curse of Effie White

    I don't think there is a curse but a lot of people do. Anyway, check out this great video from MTV about the curse of Effie White and if Jennifer Hudson can get past it.

    Thursday, December 28, 2006

    Jenn performs in the UK

    The sound quality is kind of crappy but the performance is still wonderful.

    Wednesday, December 27, 2006

    Dreamgirls recording sessions

    Read: 'Dreamgirls' a holiday treat

    Tuesday, December 26, 2006

    Box Office Reports for Opening Day

    Update- From golderby.com: Early high estimates forecast that it might make $6 million while appearing on 852 screens. Instead, it made $8.38 million, according to showbizdata.com. That's $9,836 per screen.Adding that total to the sum it made in limited engagement during its road show, "Dreamgirls" already has earned $9.53 million! And it just opened! click here fo full article.

    Click here to read about DREAMGIRLS box office. Here's an excerpt:

    "Well, the answer to whether Dreamgirls could do crossover biz has been answered. I'm hearing anecdotes of packed theaters, long lines and standing ovations from cities around the country now that Dreamgirls has widened to 852 playdates. Turns out the Motown musical is scoring a Christmas surprise about both the size and make-up of the pic's audience. Paramount and Dreamworks had anticipated this story inspired by The Supremes starring Beyoncé, Jamie Foxx, Eddie Murphy and Jennifer Hudson doing in the neighborhood of $4.5 mil on Christmas Day. But, based on matinees already, I'm hearing it could score $5 mil and possibly even $6 mil today. Many theaters sold out 24 hours before December 25th screenings and added a midnight extra to accomodate moviegoers."

    Click here to read the full article.

    Monday, December 25, 2006

    It was Destiny...

    Watch this great vintage video to see why Jennifer Hudson was destined to play Effie White. Click here.

    Source: Thanks Jeff

    Merry Christmas

    Merry Christmas to everyone who celebrates today. The site will have no updates today but the movie is out today! If you haven't seen it yet go out and watch it as soon as you can. I'll be watching DREAMGIRLS tonight with some of my family members after we eat. So enjoy the holidays and I'll update tomorrow.

    Friday, December 22, 2006

    DREAMGIRLS Official Website

    I might be a little late but the official website has all character pages up and running. The only section not open yet is the 'Broadway Legend' section. So go check it out. Click here or on the picture to go to to the official website.

    An interview with Keith Robinson about DREAMGIRLS
    Source: Thanks Stacey for the video

    Wednesday, December 20, 2006

    Jennifer on The Tonight Show

    UPDATE: Jennifer on the ocver of The Envelope, Click here to read the article.

    For those who missed it here's Jennifer on The Tonight show. Just call her "The Funeral Singer" lol, you'll get it when you watch the video. Also, Beyonce was on David Letterman last night and I'm sure that video should pop up soon.



    Tuesday, December 19, 2006

    Yahoo Clips

    Yahoo has two new clips from the movie. Click on one of the links to watch.

    Watch: "I Am Changing" - Effie White (Jennifer Hudson) sings for Marty Madison (Danny Glover).

    Watch: "I Did Not Look for a Job" - Effie is honest at the unemployment office.

    Source: Yahoo

    Jamie Foxx & Beyoncé Knowles: Unscripted

    Source: AOL

    News, TV Alerts and Updates...

    Okay, I'm a little behind with the updates so here we go.

    DREAMGIRLS has been nominated for several top awards. One is the Black Reel Awards, which is the most prestigious African American Film Ceremony of the year. The results will be announced at a Gala in Februrary. DREAMGIRLS receieved the most nominations ever in the history of the Reel Awards. Here are the categories

    Best Film - Nomination
    Best Actor (Jamie Foxx) - Nomination
    Best Actress (Beyoncé Knowles) - Nomination
    Best Supporting Actor (Eddie Murphy) - Nomination
    Best Supporting Actress (Jennifer Hudson) - Nomination
    Best Breakthrough Performance (Jennifer Hudson) - Nomination
    Best Original Score (Harvey Mason, Jr. & Damon Thomas) - Nomination
    Best Original Soundtrack (DreamWorks SKG/Music World/Columbia) - Nomination
    Best Song, Original or Adapted
    "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going" (performed by Jennifer Hudson) - Nomination
    "Listen" (performed by Beyoncé Knowles) - Nomination
    "One Night Only" (performed by Jennifer Hudson) - Nomination

    The film also won 4 awards from the African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA)

    Best Picture - Winner
    Best Supporting Actor (Eddie Murphy) - Winner
    Best Supporting Actress (Jennifer Hudson) - Winner
    Best Director (Bill Condon) - Winner

    Beyonce was on GMA this morning. I have the video coming for those who missed it. It was a short interview, but nice.

    Beyonce will be on David Letterman's The Late Show tonight, and Jennifer Hudson will be on Jay Leno's The Tonight Show tonight as well. I'm tivoing both, so if you can do the same. Jamie Foxx will be on Tavis Smiley tonight so that's another show to Tivo. Hopefully, we'll get video of all of these for those who miss it.

    Check out Extra and Access Hollywood tonight because they will have DREAMGIRLS related segments. And tomorrow mornign Beyonce will be a guest on Live with Regis and Kelly.

    VIDEO: Beyonce and Jamie interview each other and it's unscripted. (AOL) Check it out!

    READ: Makeup’s Dream Girl: Francesca Tolot

    If you can pick up the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly (Matthew Mcconaughey on the cover) because Anika Noni Rose is featured and she's also featured in OK Magazine. I'll try to get scans of those. If anyone has them please send them to me.

    Source: Thanks Kamila, J.M., southerngemini and anyone who e-mailed me info.

    Listen Video Version 2

    Here's another version of the "Listen" video. I think it's the original version but we'll just call it version 2.

    Some pics from the Road Show

    Source: Thanks for the pics O.

    Monday, December 18, 2006

    TV Reminder

    Be sure to watch Inside The Actors Studio tonight at 7pm EST on BRAVO. Chck your local listings because times might vary. Eddie Murphy will be interviewed by James Lipton. It should be a really good 2 hours of television. I heard it was hard to edit because of all the great stuff they filmed from the interview.

    READ: Satellites orbit "Departed," "Dreamgirls"
    "Dreamgirls" Breaks Record in Opening Weekend

    Sunday, December 17, 2006

    Effie Sing My Song

    I love this clip of Jennifer Hudson and Keith Robinson recording "Effie Sing My Song." Thanks LD for the link.
    DREAMGIRLS on the cover of JET.

    TV One on One

    Tonight at 8pm EST Kathy Hughes will have a 'one on one' interview with Beyonce. Here's a description of the interview:

    On Thursday, Dec. 14 Beyonce received two Golden Globe nominations for her work in "Dreamgirls." Just last week she received five Grammy nods for her latest album. Beyonce's new album, "B-day," was released the day after her 25th birthday on September 5, 2006. She made history in 2001 when she won Pop Songwriter of the Year Award for "Independent Woman" from the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. She was the first African-American woman - and the second woman ever - to win the prestigious honor. In the latest edition of TV One on One, the incomparable Beyonce opens up to Cathy Hughes about her childhood, her musical inspiration and her role in "Dreamgirls." The film also stars Eddie Murphy, Jamie Foxx and "American Idol" finalist Jennifer Hudson.

    In the film Beyonce plays the role of Deena, a member of the all-girl singing group "The Dreamettes" who goes from obscurity to fame. Beyonce tells Hughes that she lost 20 pounds for the role and underwent a major transformation in order to play someone so unlike herself.

    "In the movie, I did not recognize myself at all, so know I did my job," says Beyonce. In real life, 25-year-old Beyonce tells Hughes that she has been working with producers and songwriters since the age of nine. Her father Matthew Knowles would take her to auditions and talent shows, while her mother Tina Knowles, a cosmetologist and designer, would help her get her look together before hitting the stage. Beyonce reveals that this is not the first transformation her body has under gone. "I was a chubby kid," she tells Hughes. She also reveals to Hughes during the interview what her mother had to do to get her body into performance shape.

    Beyonce and Hughes also talk about the last time they both saw Gerald Levert, Destiny's Child, the clothing line she and her mother started, House of Dereon, and much more.

    It's a TV One on One you will not want miss.

    Click here for more information and showtimes.

    Beyonce reacts to Golden Globe Noms

    Last Thursday Beyonce called into TRL after finding out earlier in the day that she was nominated for two Golden Globes.

    Jennifer Hudson was also nominated Best Supporting female for the Toronto Film Critics Association Awards. The winners will be announced on december 20th, click here for more info.

    Saturday, December 16, 2006

    HBO First Look - Dreamgirls

    For those of you that missed the HBO First Look here's the video.

    Click here: HBO First Look Dreamgirls Part 1

    Click here: HBO First Look Dreamgirls Part 2

    More scans from the Road Show Program:

    Source: Thanks Ivette_shecantloveuDC4

    Friday, December 15, 2006

    Road Show Opens!!!

    To all the DREAMGIRLS fans that will be at the opening night of the Road Shows just wanted to say have lots of fun. If you can, take some pictures of the displays or in front of the theatre or anything you find interesting and then send it to me. I will definitely post them up.

    Here are a couple of scans from the progam booklet you all will be receiving tonight. Thankd B for the scans.

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    Jennifer in Essence Magazine and Jewel magazine :

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    Jennifer attends a screening of DREAMGIRLS on Dec. 14h for The Cinema Society and The Wall Street Journal. She's pictured with Michael Kors who designed her dress for the LA premiere.

    Thursday, December 14, 2006

    Inside The Actors Studio

    Be sure to watch Inside The Actors Studio this upcoming Monday. Eddie Murphy will be interviewed by James Lipton, and it will be his first interview about his career and the film. I love Inside The Actors Studio so I will definitely be watching. You can now watch a preview of the upcoming interview, click here.

    Source: Thanks Valerie.

    Dreamgirls Official Website

    The official website has been updated. The cast page, filmmakers page are all active, and the video section had added a lot of videos. Click here to check it out.

    Jennifer reacts to her Golden Globe nomination.

    Jennifer on The Today Show

    While I get over the fact that Bill Condon was snubbed (BOOOOO!) you can watch Jennifer's performances that she gave on The Today Show this morning.

    Click here to see her perform "One Night Only" and click here for the interview with Matt Lauer which is followed by her performance of "I am Changing."

    F.Y.C. Beyonce in Parade:

    Source: Thanks Marisol for the links.

    Golden Globes


    Best Picture – Comedy or Musical
    “Borat!: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan”
    “The Devil Wears Prada”
    “Little Miss Sunshine”
    “Thank You for Smoking”

    Best Actress – Comedy or Musical
    Annette Bening, “Running with Scissors”
    Toni Collette, “Little Miss Sunshine”
    Beyoncé Knowles, “Dreamgirls”
    Meryl Streep, “The Devil Wears Prada”
    Renee Zellweger, “Miss Potter”

    Best Supporting Actor
    Ben Affleck, “Hollywoodland”
    Eddie Murphy, “Dreamgirls”
    Jack Nicholson, “The Departed”
    Brad Pitt, “Babel”
    Mark Wahlberg, “The Departed”

    Best Supporting Actress
    Emily Blunt, “The Devil Wears Prada”
    Cate Blanchett, “Notes on a Scandal”
    Jennifer Hudson, “Dreamgirls”
    Adriana Barraza, “Babel”
    Rinko Kikuchi, “Babel”

    Best Original Song
    Music by: Seal and Christopher Bruce
    Lyrics by: Seal

    Music & Lyrics by: Henry Krieger, Anne Preven, Scott Cutler and Beyoncé Knowles

    Music & Lyrics by: Bryan Adams, Eliot Kennedy and Andrea Remanda

    Music & Lyrics by: Prince Rogers Nelson

    Music & Lyrics by: Sheryl Crow

    Click here to see a full ist of nominees.

    Update: Jennifer, Eddie, Beyonce (best supporting actress musical/comedy), and Dreamgirls was nominated for best picture in the comedy/musical category. However, Bill Condon was NOT nominated. Booo! How could they not nominate Condon, that does not make one bit of sense. I'll have the list in a few minutes.

    They haven't announced all the categories but we know for a fact that Eddie and Jennifer have been nominated. Congratulations! I'll post the full nomination list when it's available. Put it on E!

    The Today Show

    Jennifer Hudson will be on The Today Show this morning so tune in if you can. Also, Golden Globe nominations will be announced very soon. I'll have the list up once it's available.

    Wednesday, December 13, 2006

    If you have TV Guide Channel..

    put it on there now! They are doing a special, DREAMGIRLS: From Broadway to Screen. Put it on TV Guide, it's must see TV.

    AP Interview with Beyonce

    Read: A friend of mine wrote this very funny spoof on all the drama with Jennifer Holliday and the movie version of DREAMGIRLS. Click here if you want a good laugh. It's all love.

    Dreamgirls expected to sweep Globes

    Update: Here's the video! Thanks Josh!

    Click here to see the video. You might have to look for the video on the page. It's under "latest videos." I can't wait for tomorrow morning!

    Source: Thanks Josh!

    For Your Consideration

    Read: Come see about the big-screen 'Dreamgirls' (USA Today)

    Stars get all misty at 'Dreamgirls' premiere (USA Today)

    Jennifer Hudson, 'Dreamgirls' (Variety)

    Beyonce Wants End To Drama Over New Drama 'Dreamgirls'; Sets Tour (MTV.com)

    MTV.com interviews Jennifer

    There is a six part interview with Jennifer Hudson on mtv.com. Click here to watch it. If for some reason it doesn't work go to the movie section of the site and look under movie features.

    Tuesday, December 12, 2006

    The Tom Joyner Show

    This is must hear audio for any DREAMGIRLS fans. Jennifer Holliday and Sheryl Lee Ralph two of the original Dreams are interviewed. The movie is talked about as well as the play and how it evolved to the stage. Click here to Listen.

    Source: Thanks Aashac

    HBO Behind The Scenes

    Make sure you have your tivo's set for tonight. HBO will have a first look at DREAMGIRLS tonight at 8pm ET. Check your local listings. Also, check out the entertainment shows (ET, Extra, The Insider, Access Hollywood) tonight for LA premiere coverage.

    Video of L.A. Premiere

    Update: Here's another video by Reuters from the LA Premiere. Click here.

    Click here to watch a short video of the LA premiere of DREAMGIRLS.

    Source: Thanks Aashac

    Broadcast Film Critics Association

    DREAMGIRLS received 7 nominations from the Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards. Here are the categories we were nominated in:

    Best Picture
    Blood Diamond
    The Departed
    Letters From Iwo Jima
    Little Children
    Little Miss Sunshine
    Notes on a Scandal
    The Queen
    United 93

    Best Supporting Actor
    Ben Affleck - Hollywoodland
    Alan Arkin - Little Miss Sunshine
    Adam Beach - Flags Of Our Fathers
    Djimon Hounsou - Blood Diamond
    Eddie Murphy - Dreamgirls
    Jack Nicholson - The Departed

    Best Supporting Actress
    Adriana Barraza - Babel
    Cate Blanchett - Notes on a Scandal
    Jennifer Hudson - Dreamgirls
    Rinko Kikuchi - Babel
    Catherine O'Hara - For Your Consideration
    Emma Thompson - Stranger Than Fiction

    Best Acting Ensemble
    The Departed
    Little Miss Sunshine
    A Prairie Home Companion

    Best Director
    Bill Condon - Dreamgirls
    Clint Eastwood - Letters From Iwo Jima
    Stephen Frears - The Queen
    Paul Greengrass - United 93
    Martin Scorsese - The Departed

    Best Song
    "I Need To Wake Up", Melissa Etheridge - An Inconvenient Truth
    "Listen", Beyonce - Dreamgirls
    "My Little Girl", Tim McGraw - Flicka
    "The Neighbor", Dixie Chicks - Shut Up and Sing
    "Never Gonna Break My Faith", Aretha Franklin, Mary J. Blige - Bobby
    "Ordinary Miracle", Sarah McLachlan - Charlotte's Web

    Best Soundtrack
    Happy Feet
    Marie Antoinette

    Click here for the full list of nominees.

    Dreamgirls LA Premiere

    The stars were out yesterday night for the LA premiere of DREAMGIRLS at the Wilshire. Here are some pictures, to see more go to gettyimages.com or wireimage.com.

    Loretta Divine the orginal Lorelle

    Sheryl Lee Ralph the original Deena
    Mary Wilson original member of The Supremes
    Natalie Cole
    American Idol Judge Randy Jackson
    American Idol judge Paula Abdul