Date: 6th September 2000

On The Good Ship Broadway

ABC announced Tuesday that it will hold open auditions in New York on September 21 for girls between the ages of 6 and 10 to play Shirley Temple in a forthcoming Wonderful World of Disney movie. Meanwhile, Daily Variety columnist Army Archerd reported today (Wednesday) that Gregory Hines has been offered the role of legendary actor/dancer Bill "Bojangles" Robinson in the production.

Source: Studio Briefing