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Arkin Scores The First Oscar Night Surprise

ALAN ARKIN made it a weekend to remember at the Oscars last night (25FEB07) when he followed up his Independent Spirit Award win with an Academy Award. Many experts thought Arkin would lose to Oscars...

Oscar: Gold Or White?

Despite the fact that Forest Whitaker, Eddie Murphy and Jennifer Hudson all appear to be frontrunners at this Sunday's Oscar awards ceremonies, Jesse Jackson remains unsatisfied with Hollywood's progress towards racial diversity. "While I feel...

Dreamworks Apologises To Motown

Film studio DreamWorks has taken out a full page advertisement in the trade press to apologise for any hurt caused by the film Dreamgirls.The film, which has garnered Oscar nominations for actor Eddie Murphy and...

By on 22 February 2007

Motown Receives Apology From Dreamgirls Filmmakers

Legendary record label Motown has received a public apology from the makers of Academy Award nominated musical DREAMGIRLS, in two advertisements which stress the film is "fictional". Movie studio DreamWorks placed the full-page ads in...

Stars Raise Money For Obama

A galaxy of stars including GEORGE CLOONEY, STEVEN SPIELBERG and EDDIE MURPHY helped raise $1.3 million (GBP666,700) at a fundraiser for Democrat US Presidential hopeful BARACK OBAMA last night (20FEB07). The event at a hotel...

Hollywood Stars Get Political

Hollywood stars including George Clooney have lent their support to the presidential campaign of Illinois senator Barack Obama.A total of $1.3 million (£667,000) was raised following a lavish fundraising ceremony in Los Angeles. Cheques rolled...

By on 21 February 2007

Ghost Rider Sets Box Office On Fire

Box office analysts were marveling over the estimated $44.5 million that Sony's Ghost Rider, starring Nicolas Cage as the Marvel comics superhero, took in over the weekend. It was the most ever earned by a...

Ghost Rider Cruses To Top Of Us Box Office

NICOLAS CAGE's comic-book adaptation GHOST RIDER has set the US box office on fire delivering the biggest Hollywood opening this year (07) with $44.5 million (GBP23 million) takings. Debuting in second place with $22.1 million...

Murphy's Ex-wife Speaks Out About Paternity Battle

EDDIE MURPHY's ex-wife NICOLE MITCHELL is baffled by former SPICE GIRL MELANIE BROWN's claims that Murphy is the father of her unborn child. In December (06), Brown, who is believed to be eight months pregnant,...

Murphy Enrages Black Rights Activists

EDDIE MURPHY's role as an overweight black woman in a new film has enraged black rights groups across the US. The actor plays a variety of parts in forthcoming movie NORBIT, but his turn as...

Lauryn Hill Was Dreamgirls' Original Deena

BEYONCE KNOWLES' dream role in DREAMGIRLS would have gone to FUGEES star LAURYN HILL - if moviemaker JOEL SCHUMACHER had his way. The BATMAN FOREVER director was slated to take charge of the movie musical...

Big, Fat Box Office For Norbit

Norbit, starring Eddie Murphy in three roles, including a fat lady, displayed more heft at the box office than originally estimated, raking in $34.2 million, according to final figures released by Media by Numbers Monday....

Norbit Bites Box Office

Norbit, starring Eddie Murphy in three separate roles (including a grossly overweight woman), earned a big, fat $33.7 million at the box office over the weekend, well ahead of analysts' forecasts. MGM's latest addition to...

Murphy Back At The Top Of The Us Box Office With Norbit

Oscar nominee EDDIE MURPHY is back at the top of the US box office after taking his new comedy NORBIT to number one with a $33.7 million (GBP17.3 million) opening-weekend take. The DREAMGIRLS plays a...

Murphy's Red Leather Suit Ruined By Wayans

The red leather suit EDDIE MURPHY wore for his cult DELIRIOUS comedy special is no more - pal KEENAN IVORY WAYANS destroyed it. Murphy stunned fans by wearing the form-fitting outfit for his acclaimed 1983...

Movie Reviews: Norbit

Makeup and effects man Rick Baker, most famous for turning men into apes on screen, is getting as much attention in the reviews for Norbit as its star, Eddie Murphy. The makeup he has created...

Hollywood's Finest Hungry For Oscars

Hollywood's finest have gathered at the Beverly Hilton in California to attend the Oscar nominees lunch.The glitterati descended to congratulate each other and enjoy the first stage in the build-up to the Academy Awards set...

By on 06 February 2007

Spice Girls Thrilled By Bunton's Baby

EMMA BUNTON's former SPICE GIRLS bandmates are thrilled by the news she is expecting her first child. Baby Spice, 31, and boyfriend JADE JONES, 27, announced on Friday (26JAN07) they are expecting a baby together....

James Brown Wanted Murphy To Play Him

EDDIE MURPHY is hoping to give director SPIKE LEE an easy solution to his search for a movie JAMES BROWN - the soul legend always wanted the actor to play him in a biopic. Murphy,...

Sag Lets Sunshine In

Little Miss Sunshine was increasingly looking like the 'little film that could" Sunday as it received the Screen Actors Guild's top trophy at the union's awards ceremonies in Los Angeles. The independent film, snatched up...

Mirren Scoops Two Sag Awards

British actress DAME HELEN MIRREN has picked up two Screen Actors Guild awards at a star-studded Los Angeles ceremony. The 61-year-old was named Best Female Actor in a TV Movie or Miniseries for her portrayal...

Mathew Knowles Fumes At Hollywood 'Racism'

BEYONCE KNOWLES' father MATHEW is furious the superstar was overlooked at the Golden Globe Awards, accusing the film industry of discriminating against blacks. The singer-turned-actress failed to pick up a single nomination for her role...

Murphy Considers Stand-up Return

Hollywood funnyman EDDIE MURPHY refuses to rule out a return to stand-up comedy, despite once vowing he would never return to telling jokes onstage. The 45-year-old, who won a Best Supporting Actor Golden Globe award...

Paramount To Expand Dreamgirls This Weekend

Parmount, which initiated a so-called platform release of the Paramount/DreamWorks musical Dreamgirls last month, plans to increase the number of theaters showing it to more than 2000 next weekend, it said Tuesday. The move follows...

Murphy Intimated By Dreamgirls Dancing

EDDIE MURPHY insists the hardest part about playing fictional soul legend JAMES 'THUNDER' EARLY in DREAMGIRLS was learning how to dance properly. The DADDY DAY CARE star won a best supporting actor Golden Globe Award...

Globes For Everybody

A wide assortment of movies received recognition in the form of Golden Globes awards Monday, led by the drama Babel and the musical Dreamgirls as best picture in their respective categories. For the best-actor and...

Brits Clean Up At The Globes

British actors cleaned up at the Golden Globe awards last night with a host of weighty rewards.However, the shining star of the night was Helen Mirren, who sparkled as much as her two shiny Globes...

By on 16 January 2007

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