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Actress Alice Drummond Dead At 88

The character actress, who also starred in several U.S. soap operas and was a regular on Broadway during the 1960s and 1970s, died on Wednesday (30Nov16), her friend confirmed to The New York...

Lupe Fiasco Grants Bill Murray's Call For Concert Encore

The Ghostbusters star was among the fans at Lupe's gig at The Belmont, and as the hip-hop star prepared to wrap up his set, he spotted a familiar face in the crowd calling...

Bill Murray Leads Celebrations After Chicago Cubs' Historic World Series Win

The Illinois-based baseball team had been suffering from a 108-year championship drought, but all that changed in the early hours of Thursday when they beat the Cleveland Indians. Former Ghostbusters star and Illinois native Bill...

Charlie Sheen Flown To Cleveland As World Series Lucky Charm

The actor has been lobbying Indians officials to allow him to reprise his character Ricky 'Wild Thing' Vaughn from the 1989 film Major League and throw out the ceremonial first pitch ever since...

Bill Murray Sings At World Series Baseball Game

The Ghostbusters star led the crowd through the iconic song on Friday (28Oct16) at Chicago's Wrigley Field as he cheered on his beloved Cubs baseball team as they played their first World Series home game...

Bill Murray Celebrates Mark Twain Prize And Chicago Cubs Win In Same Weekend

The legendary Bill Murray received the prestigious Mark Twain Prize for his services to comedy and the arts this weekend, but the Chicago Cubs die-hard also had another reason to celebrate at the weekend, as...

Bill Murray Honoured With Comedy Prize

Sigourney Weaver, David Letterman, Steve Martin and Emma Stone were among the famous faces paying tribute to the 66-year-old actor as he was presented with the prestigious prize during a ceremony at the John F....

Bill Murray Receives Mark Twain Prize

Bill Murray has received the Mark Twain Prize for American Humour. The 66-year-old actor was honoured with the award at a ceremony at the Kennedy Centre in Washington D.C on Sunday (23.10.16), and admitted it...

Baseball Fanatic Bill Murray Crashes White House Press Briefing

The Ghostbusters star made an unexpected appearance to address reporters at the U.S. president's Washington, D.C. residence, but instead of discussing politics, he used his time on the podium to share his thoughts...

Emma Stone Joins Stars Saluting Bill Murray In Washington, D.c.

Curtin performed alongside Murray on Saturday Night Live and Stone teamed up with the actor for 2015 movie Aloha. Meanwhile, a scheduling conflict has forced Murray's Ghostbusters co-star Dan Aykroyd to drop...

Taraji P. Henson Lost Role In St. Vincent To White Naomi Watts

In her new memoir, Around The Way Girl, the Empire star claims she has lost many parts because she's African-American, but the St. Vincent snub was particularly tough because the hooker role played...

Bill Murray Launches Golf Clothing Range

The golf-mad actor, who turned 66 on Wednesday (21Sep16), has partnered with John Resig, the owner of TheChive website to create a new sporting apparel brand. The full launch of the line,...

Bill Murray Knocked Back Shots As He Worked Bar At Son's Restaurant

The very special guest appearance had been advertised in advance and, although the event was initially invitation-only, his son Homer Murray and restaurant staff decided they would allow the public to attend also. The Ghostbusters...

Bill Murray Turns Bartender At Son's New Restaurant

The Groundhog Day star, 65, will work shifts on Friday (16Sep16) and Saturday (17Sep16) at the new 21 Greenpoint restaurant in Brooklyn. The eatery is co-owned by the actor's son Homer. And...

Bill Murray's Zombieland Role Was Created For Patrick Swayze

Screenwriters Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick reveal they created the funny death scene for Ghost star Swayze, but the cancer-stricken actor was too sick to appear. Reese and Wernick reached out to...

Bill Murray Was Set To Be Killed Off In 'Ghostbusters 3'

Ivan Reitman, the director of the original Ghostbusters movie has revealed that if a third film had of been made it would have featured Bill Murray’s character Peter Venkman dying. Murray wasn't keen on revisiting...

Male Comics Were Too Scared To Front Ghostbusters Reboot

The ghoul-hunting franchise has since been rebooted with an all-female team of Ghostbusters, a decision which has caused controversy among fans of the original two 1980s films. Ivan says that he tried...

Paul Feig: I Understand Ghostbusters Concerns

Paul Feig understands why fans are ''nervous'' about his new 'Ghostbusters' movie.The 53-year-old film director understands the backlash from diehard fans of the original two movies who are unhappy he has rebooted the franchise with...

Bill Murray To Be Feted With Mark Twain Prize For American Humor

The Ghostbusters star will be honoured at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. in October (16). "I'm honored by this award and by its timing," a statement from the actor to...

Bill Murray Shows Support For 'Ghostbusters' With Jimmy Kimmel Union

If you're still unsure as to what to think about the upcoming 'Ghostbusters' re-boot starring Melissa McCarthy and others in the originally male lead roles, let the cast of the original movie help you. They...

Melissa Mccarthy Mocks Ghostbusters Critics

The Bridesmaids actress stars alongside Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones and Kate MCKinnon in the all-female remake of the 1984 flick, directed by Paul Feig. The original film starred Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, and the late...

Movie Mogul Scott Rudin Withdraws As Producer Of Groundhog Day Stageshow

The stageshow is scheduled to begin its run at the Old Vic Theater in London next month (Jul16), before transferring to Broadway in January (17). Rudin, who announced the show in April, 2015,...

Nas' Love For Ghostbusters Style

The U.S. rapper is well known for his music, but his creativity extends to clothing too and now he has teamed up with French boutique colette, to bring the '80s film to his HSTRY clothing...

The Jungle Book Chills Out The Huntsman: Winter's War In U.s. Box Office Fight

Jon Favreau's ambitious retelling of Rudyard Kipling's classic story landed an impressive second weekend take of $60.8 million (£42.2 million) to keep the Snow White & the Huntsman prequel from debuting at number...

Bill Murray: 'I Love Adele'

The actor reveals he was turned onto the soulful Brit by his sons, and now he can't get enough of her. "I became a fan when I was driving my sons to...

'The Jungle Book' Takes A Massive $103 Million At Us Box Office

The Jungle Book, directed by Jon Favreau has roared to the top of the US box office this weekend, taking a massive $103m. The film managed one of the biggest ever April debuts in US...

Ben Kingsley: 'Bagheera Is A General In The Jungle Book'

The English actor voices big cat Bagheera in the live-adaptation version of Rudyard Kipling's classic tale, made famous on the big screen by Disney in 1967. Unlike co-stars Bill Murray and Christopher Walken, who voice...

Jon Favreau Pestered Bill Murray For Jungle Book Role

Jon was convinced the Ghostbusters star was the perfect choice to voice Baloo the bear in his new adaptation of the classic Rudyard Kipling story, so the director did everything he could to...

'The Jungle Book' Has Set The Bar For Cinematic Beauty This Year

'The Jungle Book' has returned in one of the most visually stunning epics of the year. Directed by Jon Favreau, this new re-make of the Rudyard Kipling tale and its 60s Disney take-off follows the...

Bill Murray Gives Passionate Tv Poetry Reading

The eccentric actor, who is a supporter of the New York Poets House literary centre, recently took up an invitation from America's Oprah magazine's books editor Leigh Harber to publish a selection of...

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