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Ben Stiller To Direct The Current War

Ben Stiller is in talks to direct 'The Current War'.The actor has reportedly entered negotiations with The Weinstein Company to helm a fact-based drama about inventors Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse's fierce competition to market...

True Blood Creator Alan Ball Offers Walk-on Part For Charity

True Blood creator Alan Ball is offering one lucky star-in-the-making the chance of a walk-on part in his hit vampire series to raise money for charity.The winner will take on a non-speaking role in the...

New Drama Of 'Dark Obsessions' From Oprah Winfrey's Harpo Films

Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Films are developing a new drama in conjunction with HBO. As yet untitled, the show will tell the tale of the first black president of a liberal arts club,...

True Blood Stars On Parade At Comic-con Panel

Stars of the Hbo vampire drama TRUE BLOOD, which was recently renewed for a sixth season, where out in force as they participated in a Q&A with the eager crowd and talked about life in...

Stephen Moyer: Anna's Pregnancy Brings 'Crazy'

Stephen Moyer thinks Anna Paquin's pregnancy adds ''more crazy'' to his life.The 42-year-old actor - who has kids Billy, 12, and 10-year-old Lilac from previous relationships - and his 29-year-old wife are expecting a baby...

Joe Manganiello Happy With True Blood Naked Scenes

'True Blood' star Joe Manganiello is happy to bare all for the show. The 35-year-old star plays werewolf Alcide Herveaux in the HBO series and has no problem with revealing his butt when he transforms...

Quentin Tarantino Sues Over Squawks

Quentin Tarantino is suing his neighbors over their parrots' "blood curdling screams".The 'Pulp Fiction' director has taken action against fellow writer Alan Ball, complaining his pet macaws stop him from being able to work.Tarantino's legal...

True Blood Finale Sees Suprising Deaths

TRUE BLOOD season 3 came to an end last night (Monday 13th September), with a gripping finale episode. The latest series has focused on 'Sookie' played by ANNA PAQUIN, as she decides whether she can...

Sister's Death Turned Ball Onto The Macabre

TRUE BLOOD creator ALAN BALL blames his fascination with death on a horrifying childhood experience - when he watched as his sister was killed in a car crash.The writer has tackled the macabre in all...

Ball Defends Controversial Tampon Scene In Towelhead

Moviemaker ALAN BALL has defended his decision to show a bloody tampon in his new film TOWELHEAD, insisting it was important to detail his teenage lead character's first period on camera. The American Beauty director...

Ball To Film Meeting With Islamic Leaders

TOWELHEAD director ALAN BALL has agreed to videotape a discussion with members of the Council of American Islamic Relations, who have opposed the title of his new film, and release it as a DVD extra....

Babe Star Upset With Mad Character On Six Feet Under

BABE star JAMES CROMWELL has lashed out at the writers of his hit show SIX FEET UNDER for not warning him that his character would be descending into madness when he signed up for the...

Six Feet Under Is Going Under

American TV series SIX FEET UNDER will end after the upcoming fifth season, the show's creator ALAN BALL has confirmed. Ball, who is also executive producer on the black comedy, has told American cable...

Mena Suvari's Tv Turn For Alan Ball

MENA SUVARI is making the switch from movies to TV, she's signed for a guest slot on EMMY-winning TV series SIX FEET UNDER. Suvari will play a student attending art school with regular character...

Six Feet Under.s Script Secrets Stay Buried

BIG TROUBLE actor BEN FOSTER discovered just how strict SIX FEET UNDER's bosses can be about secrecy - when he made a guest appearance on the hit TV show. Foster, who once...

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