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Entertainment Update: Tuesday April 29th

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Several Hollywood A-Listers scored Tony Award nominations, Tuesday morning. Neil Patrick Harris, Idina Menzel, and Bryan Cranston all earned nods for their work on the Great White Way. Hugh Jackman hosts the 68th annual Tony Awards, airing live June 8th.

After months of speculation, the cast for "Star Wars: Episode VII" was officially revealed, Tuesday. According to director JJ Abrams, original cast members Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, and Carrie Fisher will all reprise their roles in the December 2015 sequel.

More changes to the Late Night lineup. Craig Ferguson announced Monday night that after 10 years of hosting the "Late Late Show" on CBS, he will be stepping down this December. No word on a replacement.

Simon Cowell has scored another reality gig. The snarky Brit has signed on to exec produce "Ultimate DJ," an online competition series where viewers vote via social media for their favorite music mixers.

And Grease is the word for FOX. The network announced plans for "Grease Live", a three-hour TV version of the classic musical, to air next year. The 1978 film, starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John, has made over $400 million worldwide, making it the highest grossing movie musical in history.

And that's your Entertainment Update.

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