On Tuesday, the Directors Guild Association released the nominees for their top honors in directing for features. On Wednesday, the DGA released the nominees for television and commercials, completing the list of candidates for this year’s top honors.
Browsing: Kenny Ortega
Better known for their work in tween-oriented series, Victoria Justice and Ryan McCartan are growing up on screen as sweethearts Janet and Brad in Fox’s TV remake of The Rocky Horror Picture Show. The two-hour taped event is set to premiere in the fall.
High School Musical’s Kenny Ortega and American Idol’s Simon Cowell are teaming up to make music-driven drama Delinquents. Set up at Sony Pictures, it is the story of a group of teenage boys who meet in detention, form a band, and enter a battle of the bands competition.
Based on classic Disney films, follows the benevolent teenage son of King Adam and Queen Belle, who offers a chance of redemption for the troublemaking offspring of Disney’s classic villains Cruella De Vil, Maleficent, the Evil Queen and Jafar.
Logline: Kept under wraps.
Lionsgate moving forward with the Patrick Swayze classic.