Fact: CLUELESS, the cult 1995 film that turned Alicia Silverstone, Brittany Murphy and Stacey Dash into big stars, is to hit Broadway as a new musical. Writer/director Amy Heckerling has confirmed plans to revamp the high school comedy for the stage, calling the new version "a jukebox musical". Rock of Ages mastermind Kristin Hanggi has signed on to direct the project.
Fact: Former child actress Dakota Fanning paid tribute to her Uptown Girls co-star, Brittany Murphy, with a mini photo collage on her Instagram.com page on Tuesday (16Jul13), alongside the caption, "Still thinking about you every day! I miss you! Rip". Murphy passed away in 2009 from pneumonia, anaemia and excessive use of prescription medications.
Quote: "She was so, so genuinely sweet. For a week, I couldn't believe it (her death) was real." Actor Justin Walker remembers working with the late Brittany Murphy on 1990s teen classic Clueless. She died in December, 2009.
Fact: Brittany Murphy's estranged father Angelo Bertolotti and filmmaker Julia Davis are making plans to turn their book project about the tragic actress' life into a biopic. Britt will chronicle the Clueless star's life, career and untimely death at the age of 32 in 2009.
Fact: British screenwriter Simon Monjack will be buried next to his actress wife Brittany Murphy on Thursday (27May10). The tragic couple will lie side by side at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Los Angeles. Monjack died from a suspected heart attack on Sunday (23May10), five months after Murphy died at the Hollywood home they shared.
Quote: "Brittany had the heart that was 10 times her size. I've never seen her not happy. That's why everybody fell in love with her, because you saw that glow, that shine that she had. Not a lot of people have that." Actor Anthony Mackie remembers his 8 Mile co-star Brittany Murphy, who died last month (Dec09).
Quote: "She was sweet and playful and fun, and a very lovable girl... I'm so sorry for her family, and her mother, who she was so close to. I just can't imagine what she's going through." CLUELESS director Amy Heckerling on the passing of actress Brittany Murphy, who shot to fame with her role in the 1995 teen movie.
Quote: "Brittany Murphy was an incredible ray of light to so many people. Her smile was contagious. My prayers are with her family and loved ones." Jessica Simpson pays tribute to actress BRITTANY MURPHY, who died on Sunday (20Dec09).
Quote: "Brittany Murphy was in Drop Dead Gorgeous with me and was the sweetest and most adorable (girl). Tragic, sad & devastating. Her poor family." Denise Richards pays tribute to BRITTANY MURPHY on Twitter.com after hearing news of her death on Sunday (20Dec09), aged just 32.
Quote: "It is a terrible loss for us as actors and to the industry but even greater for her family. My thoughts and prayers are with them." Whoopi Goldberg reacts to the shock death of her GIRL, INTERRUPTED co-star Brittany Murphy, who died at the age of just 32 on Sunday (20Dec09).
Quote: "I always used to want 10... It's a little insane. I'm 31, married and gotten to five." Actress Brittany Murphy on her baby plans.
Fact: Buffy The Vampire Slayer star Sarah Michelle Gellar will open the sale of prestigious London department store Harrods on Monday (02Jul07) - joining the likes of Eva Longoria and Brittany Murphy who have begun the shop's sale in the past.
Quote: "I leave everything up to the boss." Brittany Murphy's husband SIMON MONJACK lets the actress take charge.
Quote: "He was the kindest man, very grounded, very intelligent and a sweetheart and I hope he finds true love in this world." Actress Brittany Murphy wishes singer Lance Bass well after the former 'N Sync star announced he is gay. Murphy and Bass recently teamed up for an Italian Vogue photospread.
Fact: Brittany Murphy will once again lend her vocal talents to an animated character, when she provides the voice for TINKER BELL in the latest version of Walt Disney Home Entertainment's Peter Pan. She is also the voice of LUANNE on the show KING OF THE HILL.
Fact: Bubbly movie star Brittany Murphy owns 50 pairs of CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTINS shoes, insisting, "They fit like a glove."