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Baron Cohen Was Oscar Bosses' First Choice To Host

Outrageous funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN was first-time Oscars producers BILL MECHANIC and ADAM SHANKMAN's first choice to host the 2010 Academy Awards.The movie moguls eventually agreed that Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin should co-host the...

Shankman Names Hairspray Pal Oscars Music Director

HAIRSPRAY collaborators ADAM SHANKMAN and MARC SHAIMAN are to team up again at the Oscars.First-time Academy Awards co-producer Shankman has named composer/arranger Shaiman as the music director for the 82nd Oscars in March (10). Shaiman...

Mechanic & Shankman Land Oscars' Top Job

Movie moguls BILL MECHANIC and ADAM SHANKMAN have been given the task of producing the 2010 Oscars.The honour is extra special for director Shankman, who once performed at the Academy Awards - as a dancer....

Shankman Rocks Out With Rock Of Ages: The Movie

Actor TOBEY MAGUIRE and filmmaker ADAM SHANKMAN are teaming up to adapt Broadway musical ROCK OF AGES for the big screen.Shankman, who transformed the stage production of Hairspray into a Hollywood movie musical in 2007,...

Holmes Launches Dance Scholarship

KATIE HOLMES has teamed up with HAIRSPRAY director ADAM SHANKMAN and reality TV guru NIGEL LYTHGOE to launch a dance scholarship fund.The Hollywood actress, who is set to appear on Lythgoe's U.S. show So You...

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"You have no idea how many tuxedos I have to return right now. It's a disaster." HAIRSPRAY director ADAM SHANKMAN jokes about the cancellation of the Golden Globe Awards.

Spice Girls Land All-star Choreographer

The SPICE GIRLS have hired choreographer to the stars ADAM SHANKMAN to help make their comeback tour a spectacular affair. Victoria Beckham - Posh Spice - reportedly used her newfound Los Angeles connections to recruit...

Shankman Unsure About Wicked Movie

HAIRSPRAY director ADAM SHANKMAN has ruled himself out of bringing the musical sequel to THE WIZARD OF OZ to the big screen - because he's not convinced it will translate well from the stage. The...

Shankman Tricked Hairspray Cast

HAIRSPRAY director ADAM SHANKMAN is a mean practical joker, according to the movie's star NIKKI BLONSKY. Blonsky, who plays tubby Tracy Turnblad in the musical, admits Shankman would often play tricks on the movie's cast...

Travolta's Hairspray Reservations

Actor JOHN TRAVOLTA nearly turned down the role of overweight mother EDNA TURNBLAD in new movie HAIRSPRAY - but director ADAM SHANKMAN's passion for the film persuaded him to accept. The actor worried the new...

Shankman Passed On Efron For Hairspray

Actor ZAC EFRON was only cast in HAIRSPRAY after director ADAM SHANKMAN's sister begged him to put the rising star in the movie. Shankman was determined not to cast the High School Musical star in...

Shankman: 'Blonskey Tricked Me Into Giving Her Lead Role'

NIKKI BLONSKEY tricked director ADAM SHANKMAN into giving her the lead role in the musical HAIRSPRAY after embellishing on her dancing skills. The actress plays Tracy Turnblad in the musical adaptation of the John Waters...

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"I said 'No one has played a person of the opposite sex all the way through a movie other than LINDA HUNT in THE YEAR OF LIVING DANGEROUSLY, and she got an Oscar.' I think...

Shankman Blasts Proposed Hairspray Boycott

LATEST: HAIRSPRAY director ADAM SHANKMAN has hit back at a journalist who is proposing a boycott of the film because its star JOHN TRAVOLTA has "no business" playing an iconic gay character. The Saturday Night...

Stiller And Waters Return For Hairspray

Former SEINFELD star JERRY STILLER has been added to the cast of movie remake HAIRSPRAY alongside director JOHN WATERS, who created the cult film. Stiller played WILBUR TURNBLAD in the original 1988 film, but will...

Pfeiffer Set To Sing In Hairspray

MICHELLE PFEIFFER has joined the cast of the forthcoming big screen version of HAIRSPRAY as villain VELMA VON TUSSEL. The star joins JOHN TRAVOLTA, QUEEN LATIFAH, AMANDA BYNES and newcomer NIKKI BLONSKY, who'll play...

Wedding Planner Director Sues J.lo

Latina lovely JENNIFER LOPEZ is "appalled" after hearing that her WEDDING PLANNER director ADAM SHANKMAN is suing her for breach of contract. The dispute kicked off after Shankman and Lopez discussed a plan to...

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Jamie Foxx Offers An Explanation For His Mayweather/Pacquiao National Anthem Performance

Jamie Foxx has tried to defend his rendition of the National Anthem before...

Miley Cyrus & Joan Jett - Different Video

Miley Cyrus teams up with rock legend Joan Jett for a performance of Jett's song 'Different'...

The Who Confirmed as Sunday Headliner at Glastonbury 2015

The Who has been confirmed as the Sunday night headliner for Glastonbury 2015 - the second...

Lucasfilm Confirms 'Indiana Jones 5', But What About Harrison Ford?

Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy has confirmed that Indiana Jones...

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Scientific Study Concludes Hip Hop Was More Impactful Than The Beatles

A study by the University of London and Imperial College has concluded that...

Battery Charges Against Chris Brown In Las Vegas Case Dropped

Criminal charges against singer Chris Brown have been dropped, after...

Tim Burton Rushed to Hospital after Accident on Blackpool Film Set

Director Tim Burton has been rushed to A&E after an accident on the set...

Modestep - Machines Video

Modestep have released the official music video for their 23rd February 2015 single, 'Machines'. The song is set to serve as...

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