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Billy Crystal, Comedy Icon, Returning To The Oscars

Billy Crystal will host the 2012 Academy Awards following the shock departure of actor Eddie Murphy, with the 63-year-old comedian confirming the news on his Twitter page on Thursday (10th November 2011).The comedy veteran has...

Billy Crystal To Host Oscars 2012

Billy Crystal has replaced Eddie Murphy as host of the Oscars 2012. The comedian and actor – who has previously hosted the ceremony eight times – is returning to front the show for the first...

Brett Ratner Vows To Make Amends For Gay Slur Fall Out

Director Brett Ratner has issued a fresh apology to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (Lgbt) community for using a homophobic slur during a recent media event.Ratner expressed his remorse after coming under fire for...

Ricky Gervais, Billy Crystal Or Chris Rock For Oscars Host?

Ricky Gervais appears to be leading the race to host the Oscars in 2012, by openly suggesting he would give Hollywood a "two for one offer" by helming both the Golden Globes and the Academy...

Ricky Gervais Wants To Host Oscars

Ricky Gervais has offered to host the Oscars.The controversial comedian - who upset Johnny Depp and Angelina Jolie when he hosted the Golden Globes earlier this year - has revealed he would be happy to...

The Muppets Tipped To Host Oscars 2012

The Muppets have been backed to host the Oscars in February 2012 after the sensational exit of Eddie Muprhy and producer Brett Ratner. The comedic actor stepped down following the controversy surrounding Ratner's use of...

Brian Grazer To Produce The Oscars

Brian Grazer will produce next year's Oscars.The Hollywood filmmaker - who won a Best Picture Academy Award in 2002 for 'A Beautiful Mind' - has been drafted in to oversee the prestigious event after original...

Piers Morgan Quits America's Got Talent

Piers Morgan has quit 'America's Got Talent'. The TV star has stepped down from the judging panel of the talent show after six years because he can no longer juggle his commitments with his CNN...

Brian Grazer To Replace Brett Ratner As Oscars Producer

Movie mogul Brian Grazer is to replace Brett Ratner as the co-producer of the 84th annual Oscars.Ratner resigned on Tuesday (08Nov11) over a homophobic slur he used during a movie question-and-answer session with fans on...

Eddie Murphy Quits As Oscars Host Following Brett Ratner's Resignation

Eddie Murphy has quit as Oscars host a day after pal Brett Ratner resigned as the big event's producer.The Rush Hour director stepped down over a homophobic slur he made during a movie question-and-answer session...

Eddie Murphy Quits Hosting Oscars 2012

Eddie Murphy has quit as host of the Oscars. The comedian and actor follows Brett Ratner, who resigned from producing the 2012 show earlier today (09.11.11) so as not to tarnish the reputation of the...

Eddie Murphy Quits As Oscars Host, Hunt On For Replacement

Eddie Murphy has spectacularly quit his role as the host of the Oscars in February 2011, less than 24 hours after the show's producer Brett Ratner stepped down amidst a wave of criticism following an...

Eddie Murphy Quits As Oscars Host Following Brett Ratner's Resignation

Eddie Murphy has quit as Oscars host a day after pal Brett Ratner resigned as the big event's producer.The Rush Hour director stepped down over a homophobic slur he made during a movie question-and-answer session...

Heavy D Died Hours After Paying Tribute To Joe Frazier

Heavy D, the American hip-hop star who has died aged 44, paid tribute to deceased boxing legend Joe Frazier on Twitter, just hours before his own death this week. News of the rapper's passing has...

Brett Ratner Resigns From Oscars

Brett Ratner has resigned from producing the 2012 Oscars after making a number of ill-judged comments. The director made a number of remarks in recent days, claiming rehearsals were for "fags" and discussing his sex...

Cause Of Heavy D Death Reportedly Heart Attack

Heavy D, the US recording artist who became of the rap's biggest stars in the 1980's, died on Tuesday (8th November 2011) after being found unconscious at his Los Angeles home. Although the cause of...

Ratner Resigns, Filmmaker Quits As Oscars Producer

Brett Ratner has resigned from his position as producer of next year's Oscars following a series of remarks he made in the press last week. During a Q&A for his new movie Tower Heist, the...

Brett Ratner Resigns As Oscars Producer

Moviemaker Brett Ratner has resigned as producer of the 2012 Oscars.The Rush Hour director's decision comes just days after he upset gay rights activists by using a homosexual slur during a question-and-answer session to promote...

Brett Ratner Resigns As Oscars Producer

Moviemaker Brett Ratner has resigned as producer of the 2012 Oscars.The Rush Hour director's decision comes just days after he upset gay rights activists by using a homosexual slur during a question-and-answer session to promote...

Brett Ratner Apologises For Gay Slur

Filmmaker Brett Ratner has apologised for using a gay slur at a recent movie launch event.The director was promoting new film Tower Heist at a Los Angeles cinema on Friday (04Nov11) when he was asked...

Will Academy Fire Oscar Co-producer Brett Ratner?

Try as it might to keep the Oscars a refined affair, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (the very name spells class) continues to see things get out of hand. What better example...

Pressure On Oscars Producer Brett Ratner Builds After Gay Slur

The decision to hire Brett Ratner as producer for the forthcoming Academy Awards next year looks to be backfiring on organisers after the 42 year-old was forced to apologise for using a gay slur at...

Brett Ratner: 'I Was Lying About Olivia Munn Sex Boast'

Moviemaker Brett Ratner has publicly apologised for remarks he made about having sex with TV presenter and actress Olivia Munn.The director was a guest on U.S. TV programme Attack of the Show, which was previously...

Tower Heist, Not A Classic, But Warmly Received

The reviews are in for Tower Heist, the Hollywood comedy starring Eddie Murphy, Ben Stiller and Casey Affleck, and it's a mixed bag. The film follows a group of hard workers who conspire to rob...

Redman Sold Weed To Ratner's Mum In Rap Video

Moviemaker Brett Ratner had to cast his mother as a weed-buying "white ho" in a Redman video at the start of his career - because he couldn't call on any actresses to drive to the...

The Things They Say 23296

"When I want to get really sexy with a girl and I want to sing to the girl, because I'm not really much of a singer, but I know the words backwards and forwards, I...

Brett Ratner Went On Water Balloon Mission With Michael Jackson

Prankster Michael Jackson once took filmmaker Brett Ratner on a 4am water balloon mission and terrified a stunned homeless man.Ratner and Jackson became close friends and the Rush Hour director would often stay at the...

Eddie Murphy Why He Boycotted Snl

Eddie Murphy, who made his television debut at age 19 as a regular on Saturday Night Live, has explained why he has not appeared on the show again in recent years. "They were sh**** to...

Beverley Hills Cop 4 Without Eddie Murphy?

Brett Ratner is hopeful for a fourth 'Beverly Hills Cop' movie even though star Eddie Murphy has ruled himself out. The director is keen to get the funnyman to reprise his role as wise-cracking detective...

Ashley Olsen Not Dating Jason Sudeikis, But Mary-kate Could Be

Despite initial reports, Ashley Olsen wasn't spotted getting close to Jason Sudeikis at the Stone Rose Lounge in New York on Monday (24th October 2011), but her twin sister MARY-KATE OLSON did cosy up 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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