We're gonna be dancing in our seats every week now!
That's because ABC managed to get Kim Zolciak to join the cast!
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We just don't know what to think anymore.
First Lucy Lawless hinted that she and Sam Raimi were in the process of making a Xena: The Warrior Princess reboot.
Then she dashed those nostalgic dreams by tweeting that the news was actually just a giant rumor.
And now she's going around hanging out with one of her old castmates, which we can't help but think means she's trying to get the old gang on board!
Lucy and Renee O'Connor played Xena and Gabrielle for all six seasons of the classic fantasy show, and the pair just reunited 15 years after the series finale on Thursday.
We're glad they're still BFFs all these years later!
Do U think this could mean the Xena reboot is a real thing??
[Image via Lucy Lawless/Instagram.]
We're so on board for this!
It seems as though 2015 is the year of the reboot, and NBC apparently wants in on the trend.
That's because it was announced on Monday that the peacock network is looking to remake the classic fantasy/drama Xena: Warrior Princess for the modern age!
The Hercules spin-off starred Lucy Lawless as the titular hero from 1995-2001, and the reboot is currently in very early stages of development as executive producers Rob Tapert and Sam Raimi look for a writer to attach to the project.
NBC apparently wants Lucy to be involved with the series both on camera and behind the scenes, which shouldn't be too hard seeing as she's been part of the Universal family recently with her recurring role on Parks and Recreation.
The one downside? The studio wants its leading lady to be a mix of Lucy's Xena with Jennifer Lawrence's Katniss Everdeen — so basically they just want a serialized Hunger Games… but still, we'll take what we can get!
However, Lucy herself has commented on the news suggesting that the show is only a rumor, but we still have faith:
There isn't too much other info about the reboot just yet — but this is definitely one Hollywood remake we can totally get behind!
Do U think this news is just too good to be true??
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This is great casting news for the Evil Dead TV series!
Last November, Starz announced they ordered a 10-episode TV series based on the 1981 cult classic, Evil Dead.
On Monday, the premium cable network confirmed that Lucy Lawless, best known for the titular role in the 90's hit series, Xena: Warrior Princess, will be joining the cast!
BE STILL OUR HEARTS.
The 46-year-old actress will be playing
They say when one copies something - it's a compliment!
We wonder if Lucy Lawless is feeling that way these days!
And subsequently the director made the world go nuts when he tweeted it out for everyone to see!
But we definitely noticed the similarities that the costume, worn by actress Gal Gadot, has with the one that Lucy Lawless wore on Xena: Warrior Princess! And we weren't the only ones!
Here are some tweets slash reactions after the costume was revealed
Show us your best murderess…Ashlee Simpson!
The show co-stars Les Misérables actress, Samantha Barks, as Thelma Kelly, and promises to be a bloody thrill!
The duo tweeted a sneak peek inside their dance rehearsals, breaking it down jail bird style at a studio in Studio City, CA!
Chicago will Razzle Dazzle fans for three performances on July 26 and 27.
Make sure to check it out because…
You Simply Cannot Do It Aloooone!
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SOOKEH! No! VELMAHHH!
Anna Paquin's gonna have to give her British babe up a few nights next month! He's been hooked by the teeth of musical theatre!
Every summer, The Hollywood Bowl celebrates a musical of their choosing, and this year they've sunk their teeth in the squishy, cicero-y pages of Chicago.
Stephen Moyer will
rise up in blood play Billy Flynn, alongside little Les Mis starlet Samantha Barks as Velma Kelly. Drew Carey also stars, being cast as Amos Hart, while Lucy Lawless fills the role of Mama Morton.
And you'll never guess who's directing the whole thing… BROOKE SHIELDS!!!
The show runs July 26-28, and we've gotta feeling we'll be seeing a lot of True Blood fans in attendance!
P.S. Wondering about Roxy Hart? That surprise casting comes later! ;)
P.P.S. Get your tickets HERE!
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Xena Lucy Lawless is urging people to sign a petition to fight deep sea oil drilling off the coast of New Zealand, her native land.
The petition already has 100,000 signatures. Though more could never hurt.