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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

Cowell Regrets Not Being Honest About Murphy's Pop Tunes

SIMON COWELL regrets not speaking up when he had the chance early in his career - and putting an end to EDDIE MURPHY's pop dreams. The caustic POP IDOL and AMERICAN IDOL co-creator and star...

Scorsese Hailed By Us Critics

MARTIN SCORSESE's elusive Oscar dream looks closer to being realised after he was named Best Director by the Broadcast Film Critics Association last night (12JAN07). His gangster movie THE DEPARTED also picked up the Best...

Ohio Names Children Of Men + The Departed Top Films

CLIVE OWEN's new drama CHILDREN OF MEN and THE DEPARTED were the big winners at the fifth annual Central Ohio Film Critics Association awards, announced last night (11JAN07). Children of Men beat The Departed to...

Mel B 'Gets Protection From Murphy Fans'

Mel B is reported to have been given 24-hour police protection after receiving verbal abuse from angry Eddie Murphy fans.The former Spice Girls singer claims to be five months pregnant with the actor's child and...

By on 08 January 2007

Movie Bosses Appeal Rating On New Eddie Murphy Comedy

The producers of EDDIE MURPHY's new comedy NORBIT are appealing to get a family-friendly PG-13 rating for the film in America. Censors at the Motion Picture Association Of America's Classification And Ratings Board gave the...

Murphy Fan Abuse Puts Brown Under Police Protection

Former SPICE GIRL MELANIE BROWN is reportedly under round-the-clock police protection after suffering harassment from EDDIE MURPHY fans following her traumatic split with the actor. The British singer, who is five months pregnant, is receiving...

Dicaprio And Mirren Lead Sag Nominations

BABEL, DREAMGIRLS, LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE, LEONARDO DiCAPRIO and DAME HELEN MIRREN will lead the way at the Screen Actor's Guild Awards later this month. The three films each earned three nominations, while DiCaprio and Mirren...

No Iciness Between Geri And Victoria

GERI HALLIWELL has been seen ice skating with VICTORIA BECKHAM'S son Brooklyn at the Natural History Museum in London, fuelling speculation that all is well between the ex-SPICE GIRLS and a reunion imminent.Despite the fact...

By on 29 December 2006

Movie Reviews: Dreamgirls

Even though it will be running in a fraction of the theaters of other major releases during the Christmas week, analysts are predicting that Dreamgirls will wind up among the top three films. The musical,...

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