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Debra Messing Gets Cast in 'Dirty Dancing' Remake

It was just announced that Debra Messing is set to star in ABC’s remake of the classic film Dirty Dancing!

The 47-year-old Will & Grace star will portray the role of Marjorie Houseman, the mother of Baby, played by Abigail Breslin.

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The three-hour remake of the 1987 film will follow the original plot closely, as Baby and her affluent family travel to the Catskill Mountains for a vacation, where she falls for the hotel’s dance instructor.

Although the rest of the Dirty Dancing cast has not been revealed, it is set to start filming this Spring.

Jonathan Groff, Jenna Ushkowitz & More Celebrate 'Spring Awakening' Opening Night!

Jenna Ushkowitz and Jonathan Groff hit the carpet at the Broadway opening night celebration of Spring Awakening held at The Brooks Atkinson Theatre on Sunday (September 27) in New York City.

The former Glee co-stars were joined at the event by Debra Messing, Mamie Gummer, Kelly Ripa, Brooke Shields, Clay Aiken, SNL‘s Taran Killam, Nolan Gerard Funk, T.R. Knight, Lance Bass and his love Michael Turchin, Peter Gallagher (whose daughter Kathryn is in the show!), Rosie O’Donnell and her son Blake, and Kathy Najimy with her husband Dan Finnerty.

In case you didn’t know, Jonathan and Jenna both starred in the original Broadway production of the musical. Spring Awakening will only be on Broadway through January 24 – Buy your tickets here!

35+ pictures inside of Jonathan Groff, Jenna Ushkowitz and others at the opening… More Here! »

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Debra Messing Gets Silly While Spending Her Friday Night On Set

Debra Messing deals some serious side-eye while filming scenes for the upcoming season of The Mysteries of Laura on Thursday afternoon (July 30) in New York City.

The 46-year-old actress was joined on set by her co-star Josh Lucas.

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Debra has been spending a lot of time on set according to her Instagram, including late Friday evening. It looks like things got a little silly by the end of the week!

“FRIDAY NIGHT ON SET #mysteriesoflaura #makeuproomantics,” she captioned a funny video where she’s singing Love & Kisses‘ song “Thank God It’s Friday” with her makeup artist.

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True Detective's Leven Rambin Heats Up the Pages of 'GQ'

Becca Tobin kicks off the summer season in a cute white dress as she attends the “Primates of Park Avenue” Release Event held at the Children’s Museum of the East End on Saturday afternoon (June 20) in New York City.

The 29-year-old Glee actress joined by Leven Rambin and Debra Messing, as well as author Wednesday Martin inside the event.

Guests enjoyed complimentary cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and a short reading by Dr. Martin. All “Primates of Park Avenue” books sold benefit the Children’s Museum of the East End.

The “Primates of Park Avenue” explores and decodes the behavior of Upper East Side mothers. It has been getting a lot of buzz, especially on the topic of who will play the Manhattan mothers that Martin studies in the book on the big screen.

Also pictured below are Leven and her True Detective co-star Adria Arjona in this month’s GQ mag. Catch the season premiere TONIGHT on HBO!

FYI: Leven is wearing a Christian Siriano dress and Ilana Ariel jewelry. Becca is wearing an Eve By Eve’s dress.

25+ pictures inside of Debra Messing, Leven Rambin and Becca Tobin at the “Primates of Park Avenue” signing…

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Harry Connick Jr. & Debra Messing Celebrate Broadway at the Tony Awards 2015!

Debra Messing strikes a pose on the red carpet at the 2015 Tony Awards on Sunday evening (June 7) at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.

The 46-year-old actress was joined at the event by Harry Connick Jr., who brought along his daughter Georgia, Jim Parsons, Gretchen Mol, Marg Helgenberger, Corey Stoll with his fiancee Nadia Bowers and more!

Harry and Debra met up on the red carpet and later, Harry and his fellow American Idol judge Jennifer Lopez took photos together backstage at the show.

FYI: Gretchen is wearing a Sophie Theallet dress. Jim is wearing an Ermenegildo Zegna suit and Louis Leeman shoes. Marg is wearing a Marchesa dress.

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Mariska Hargitay Calls Taylor Swift an 'Extraordinary Spirit'

Mariska Hargitay poses with Andrew Rannells as she steps out for The Joyful Revolution Gala at Spring Studios on Wednesday evening (May 6) in New York City.

The 51-year-old actress and founder of the organization was also joined by Debra Messing, Samantha Ronson, and Orange is the New Black‘s Samira Wiley.

Mariska recently penned a short profile on Taylor Swift for Time magazine.

Taylor Swift: megawatt talent, an extraordinary spirit, an impossibly charming blend of impishness, poise and radiance to spare,” she wrote. “All of it combines to rock me back on my heels every time I see her. Both literally and figuratively, she’s a woman who writes her own songs. That makes for music that’s personal, of the moment and impossible to resist.”

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Tina Fey & Ana Gasteyer Reunite for a 'Rotten' Broadway Show

Tina Fey and Ana Gasteyer hit the red carpet together at the opening night performance of the new Broadway musical Something Rotten on Wednesday (April 22) in New York City.

The former Saturday Night Live co-stars were joined at the event by Smash‘s Debra Messing and Megan Hilty (with husband Brian Gallagher), Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt‘s Tituss Burgess, Hank Azaria, Brooke Shields, country singer Chely Wright, and Broadway stars Sherie Rene Scott and Christopher J. Hanke.

Something Rotten is a brand new musical comedy that is getting rave reviews and is on the shortlist for all the Tony Awards nominees predictions. Make sure to get tickets for it while you still can!

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