"Fame" Supporting Cast Announced! 


We have been tracking down the progress of the "Fame" production on its road to the big screen.

Now, Debbie Allen, Charles S. Dutton, Kelsey Grammer, Megan Mullally, and Bebe Neuwirth have been cast for the roles of instructors and supervisors in the upcoming "Fame" remake.

Production is set to begin this Wednesday with Kevin Tancharoen attached to direct. Yes the plot remains the same -- the movie will follow dancers, singers, actors and artists from auditions to graduation at the New York City High School of Performing Arts.

"Fame" has been set for release Sept. 25.

According to Variety:

Mullally's a graduate of the School of American Ballet and will portray a voice instructor; Grammer, who attended Juilliard, will play an orchestra maestro; Dutton, a graduate of Yale School of Drama, will portray an acting teacher; Neuwirth, a Tony winner, will play a dance instructor.

Allen, who made her feature debut in the original "Fame," has been cast as the school's principal.


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