He won his first and only Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy for his performance in Get Shorty and has received a total of six nominations, the most recent being in 2011. He also received an additional Emmy nomination and a Golden Globe nomination for his portrayal of lawyer Robert Shapiro in the series.In 2010, he received the IIFA Award for Outstanding Achievement in International Cinema. Travolta moved across the Hudson River to New York City and landed a role in the touring company of the musical Grease and on Broadway in Over Here!We’re glad you all had a good time but no.’” When “Grease” proved to be a box office success, Paramount quickly came up with the idea of “Grease 2.” However, many of the original cast, including Travolta and John, were no longer available to return.Conn did appear in the 1982 follow-up starring Michelle Pfeiffer, Maxwell Caulfield and Lorna Luft.In 2016, Travolta received his first Primetime Emmy Award, as a producer of the first season of the anthology series American Crime Story, subtitled The People v. , singing the Sherman Brothers' song "Dream Drummin'".
Still, she happily remembers her time making the beloved classic.
“I really don’t remember much, just dancing and lying on the floor laughing with everybody.” Even Travolta and Newtown were eager to suit up for their roles again in a sequel. “The last scene of the carnival when the boys are throwing pies at the coach, and he says, ‘I’ll see you in summer school,’ well that was to lead into a sequel called ‘Summer School,’” said Conn.
“John and Olivia said, ‘Yes, we had such a good time let’s make another one right away.’ And Paramount said, ‘I don’t think this is going to go anywhere.
[She’s] sad and wondering if they’ll ever see each other again,” she explained. “You see for a moment she’s surprised and then she responds. They weren’t acting at that moment, it was like he had his chance and he was going to take it.
It was real, it really was.” And the shenanigans didn’t end among the cast when cameras stopped rolling.