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Mac's Widow Sues Longtime Doctor

BERNIE MAC's widow is suing the late comedian's longtime doctor, accusing the medic of failing to recognise the seriousness of his symptoms in the weeks leading up to his death from heart failure in 2008.The...

Movie Reviews Old Dogs

Old Dogs is a "turkey," writes Roger Ebert in the Chicago Sun-Times, getting into the holiday spirit. So does Ty Burr in the Boston Globe and a host of online reviewers, including one who compared...

Mac's Death Kills Off Ocean's Fourteen

Moviemaker STEVEN SODERBERGH has ruled out another OCEAN'S ELEVEN sequel because no one wants to carry on the film franchise without funnyman BERNIE MAC.MAC, who portrayed Frank Catton in all three Ocean's movies, died last...

Jackson's Crippling Golf Memory With Mac

Late comedian BERNIE MAC left SAMUEL L. JACKSON with a painful memory he will never forget - the funnyman accidentally struck him with a golf ball during a game.The stand-up comic challenged the Hollywood star...

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Late comedian BERNIE MAC will be honoured by New York's Ujamaa Black Theater in a special production about the comic, who died of pneumonia last August (08). The company is reportedly seeking black actors, singers,...

Bernie Mac's Spiritual Visits To Widow

Late comedy star BERNIE MAC has been visiting his widow from beyond the grave, to help her mourn his death. The Ocean's Eleven star died of heart failure in August (08), following a prolonged battle...

Mac Hit Jackson With A Golf Ball

SAMUEL L. JACKSON has a painful memory of late pal BERNIE MAC - the comic hit actor with a ball while they played golf. Jackson was stunned when he learned that MAC had died in...

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"I never saw it. I wish I had seen it! Can we get it? Get him in here, make him do it." Actor SAMUEL L. JACKSON jokes about his late SOUL MEN co-star BERNIE MAC,...

Movie Reviews Soul Men

Soul Men may be the first movie ever released in which two featured players died after filming ended and before the movie hit thescreens. Virtually each review mentions the missing two souls, Bernie Mac,in a...

It's Holiday Time At The Box Office!

The holiday season semi-officially arrives at theaters this weekend with theopening of the animated Madagascar Escape 2 Africa from DreamWorksAnimation and Paramount. Box office prognosticators are forecasting a$45-65-million debut for the film. The original Madagascar...

Jackson Hails Mac's Soul Men Performance

SAMUEL L. JACKSON is confident fans of late comedian BERNIE MAC will enjoy his appearance in new movie SOUL MEN, describing it as "a fitting last performance". Jackson - who stars in the movie with...

Sam And Dave Man Says Movie Producers Ripped Him Off

Sam Moore, half the 1960s R&B duo Sam & Dave, says he is considering suing the produers of the upcoming Soul Men , starring Samuel L. Jackson and the late Bernie Mac, which opens on...

Moore Furious Over Soul Men Movie

Producers of SAMUEL L. JACKSON and late comic BERNIE MAC's film SOUL MEN have brushed off claims the movie is based on legendary musician SAM MOORE, after the furious soul singer threatened legal action. Jackson...

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BERNIE MAC and SAMUEL L. JACKSON performed ISAAC HAYES' DO YOUR THING for the soundtrack of their new movie SOUL MEN. MAC and Hayes died a day apart at the beginning of August (08)....

Mac Missed Out On His Greatest Film Role

Funnyman BERNIE MAC missed out on seeing the movie that friends feel sure will cement his reputation as a bona fide film star - because he fell ill before a finished print was complete. Soul...

Cheadle Pays Tribute To Late Comic Mac

Actor DON CHEADLE has paid tribute to his former co-star BERNIE MAC following the comedian's tragic death earlier this month (Aug08). Cheadle starred alongside MAC - real name Bernard Jeffrey MCCullough - in two episodes...

Samuel L Jackson Joins Mourners For Funeral Of Bernie Mac

The funeral of US film star and comedian Bernie Mac has taken place with mourners gathering in Chicago's House of Hope church on the city's South Side. Samuel L Jackson was among thousands of mourners...

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Stars Pay Last Respects To Mac At Funeral

Thousands of mourners, including actor SAMUEL L. JACKSON and comic CHRIS ROCK, gathered for the funeral of U.S. funnyman BERNIE MAC on Saturday (16Aug08). Steve Harvey, Cedric the Entertainer and Reverend Jesse Jackson were among...

Bernie Mac's Wife Knew His Time Was Up

LATEST: The wife of tragic comedian BERNIE MAC began preparing herself for the star's death a week before the star passed away. The funnyman, real name Bernard Jeffrey MCCullough, was admitted to Chicago, Illinois' Northwestern...

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"He would be like what you crying for? You don't know me. Why are you all doing that?" CEDRIC THE ENTERTAINER believes late star BERNIE MAC will be looking over his public memorial service in...

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"I wouldn't book Bernie MAC for a kids' party." American comedian D.L. HUGHLEY admits late pal BERNIE MAC's jokes were often crude....

Mac Didn't Upset Obama, Say Comics

American comedians D.L. HUGHLEY and STEVE HARVEY have played down reports late pal BERNIE MAC offended U.S. presidential candidate BARACK OBAMA during a stand-up show. MAC was told by Obama to "clean up (his) act"...

Harvey: 'Pryor Was Mac's Inspiration'

Late star BERNIE MAC aspired to be as popular as actor RICHARD PRYOR, according to comedian STEVE HARVEY. The funnyman - real name Bernard Jeffrey MCCullough - died on Saturday (09Aug08) after losing his battle...

Cedric The Entertainer: 'Mac Had No Plans To Retire'

American comedian CEDRIC THE ENTERTAINER denies late pal BERNIE MAC wanted to retire - insisting he planned to produce more movies. MAC - who died on Saturday (09Aug08) after a battle with pneumonia - told...

Harvey Believed Mac Death Was Rumour

American comedian STEVE HARVEY refused to believe pal BERNIE MAC had died - insisting it was just a rumour. Harvey toured with MAC for The Kings of Comedy show before his death from pneumonia on...

Kutcher: 'Mac Refused To Be Sick'

Late star BERNIE MAC vowed to continue filming his 2005 movie GUESS WHO despite suffering from a rare disease, according to co-star ASHTON KUTCHER. The comic - real name Bernard Jeffrey MCCullough - died on...

Lee: 'Film Will Be A Tribute To Mac + Hayes'

Director MALCOLM LEE is re-editing his new movie SOUL MEN in a bid to honour his late stars BERNIE MAC and ISAAC HAYES, who both died at the weekend (09-10Aug08). Lee, the cousin of moviemaker...

Shields Shocked By Dead Celebrity Insults

Actress BROOKE SHIELDS was mortified when comics at a recent event made jokes at the expense of late celebrities HEATH LEDGER, BERNIE MAC and ESTELLE GETTY The 43-year-old star was acting as a panelist at...

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Late soul legend ISAAC HAYES appeared in funnyman BERNIE MAC's final film SOUL MEN. Both stars died at the weekend (09-10Aug08)....

Fascinating Fact 5787

Late comedian BERNIE MAC will be honoured in a public memorial held in his native Chicago, Illinois at a 10,000-seat church on Saturday (16Jul08). The comic - real name Bernard Jeffrey MCCullough - died on...

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Truly enjoyable British romantic-comedies come along so rarely (Four Weddings and a Funeral was more than 20 years ago) that there's cause to...

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Bradley Cooper And Emma Stone Take On 'Aloha' Critics

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Glastonbury's Emily Eavis Reveals She Received Death Threats Over Kanye Booking

With a little under a month to go before it kicks off, probably the most talked-about thing....

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'Spy' Is Melissa McCarthy's Big Break Out

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