The Saturday Night Fever Dance Floor Is Up For Sale

Paramount Pictures
Paramount Pictures

2001 Odyssey—the small Brooklyn nightclub immortalized by John Travolta in Saturday Night Feverclosed years ago, but fans of the movie can keep the disco spirit alive by purchasing the neon dance floor from the film. As Reuters reports, the pop culture relic will go up for auction in Los Angeles in late June, and is expected to fetch up to $1.5 million.

Profiles in History, an auction house in suburban L.A., will sell the dance floor as part of its upcoming Hollywood Auction, which will run from June 26 to June 28. The illuminated wood-and-Plexiglas floor measures 24 feet by 16 feet, and was custom-built for the 1977 film.

In the mid-2000s, the dance floor was the subject of a nasty legal dispute: Vito Bruno, a former employee of 2001 Odyssey, purchased the fixture at auction for just $6000, but the club’s former owner, Jay Rizzo, wanted more money. He ignored Bruno’s bid, claiming he withdrew the floor from auction before it was placed, and allowed Profiles in History to sell it to an anonymous bidder for a larger sum.

The law ended up being on Rizzo’s side, and he was declared the rightful owner. Now, he’s “decided to share it with the world,” according to Reuters. For more information on the dance floor, visit Profiles in History's website to view their digital auction catalog.

[h/t Reuters]

The Office Star Angela Kinsey Would Love to Do a Reunion Special

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Emma McIntyre / Getty Images

Whenever a classic TV show is brought back for a revival, it usually splits the fanbase in half. While some people are happy to see their favorite characters return, others are worried about the series coming back in lackluster fashion. And when it comes to the idea of a potential reboot of The Office, the series' cast is just as split.

Steve Carell has been very public about not wanting NBC to bring the show back, but Angela Kinsey is siding with co-stars John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer, and Ellie Kemper about welcoming a potential return to Scranton. The 48-year-old actress, who portrayed Angela Martin on the series, recently spoke with PopCulture.com, confirming she’d love to revisit the show.

"I would definitely be up for a reunion," Kinsey said. "I know a few cast members have talked about a special reunion episode to see where everyone is at. I would love that!"

Although many are torn on the idea of bringing The Office back, most fans would certainly be curious enoug to tune in and see what's going on with the Dunder Mifflin crew. Kinsey is no exception, saying, “I would love to know where these people are! I loved the show, I still love the show. I think it really holds up. I'm so thrilled that new audiences are finding it, so I would love that!"

Will it ever happen? It's hard to say. But while we wait to see if any official announcement is made, you can at least still binge The Office on Netflix and try to imagine what creepy thing Cousin Mose is doing these days.

[h/t PopCulture.com]

Harry Potter Fans Don’t Want to See the Movies Rebooted, Surprising No One

© 2011 Warner Bros. Harry Potter Publishing Rights (c) J.K. Rowling
© 2011 Warner Bros. Harry Potter Publishing Rights (c) J.K. Rowling

Although the Harry Potter franchise has one of the most dedicated fan bases in the world, that doesn’t mean fans are ready to see the series rebooted just yet. Yes, that would mean more movies to feed one’s obsession, but the general consensus is that it would be entirely too soon. Don’t believe us? A new poll might just prove it.

ComingSoon.net asked more than 2000 Potterheads if Warner Bros. should reboot the Harry Potter movie series, and a whopping 72 percent said they’re against it. The website also asked fans if reboots were made, how they should be done. Of those polled, 41 percent voted for it to be a direct sequel about Harry’s son, 35 percent voted for a spinoff TV series, 13 percent wanted another Fantastic Beasts spinoff, and a measly 11 percent showed support for a remake of all eight original films.

While it doesn’t look like a reboot will be in the works anytime soon (J.K. Rowling’s representatives just debunked a report about a TV series), that doesn’t mean it’s impossible for the future. Even star Daniel Radcliffe has entertained the idea, saying he believes he won’t be the last Potter portrayal he’ll see in his lifetime. But as long as Rowling and fans are against it, we probably won’t have to worry about it for a while.

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