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Murphy And Givens Enjoy Night Out Together

Comedian EDDIE MURPHY has been romantically linked to his BOOMERANG co-star ROBIN GIVENS, weeks after his wife NICOLE filed for divorce. The two arrived separately at an event at Hollywood hot-spot Cabana Club on...

Andre 3000 Still Waiting For Hendrix Family's Go-ahead

OUTKAST star ANDRE '3000' BENJAMIN is still waiting for JIMI HENDRIX's family to give him permission to play the rock legend in a biopic. The HEY YA! hitmaker expressed his desire to play Hendrix...

Stress Caused Murphy Split

EDDIE MURPHY and his wife NICOLE are divorcing because of the pressure of a showbiz marriage, according to her pal KIMORA LEE SIMMONS. The pair stunned Hollywood on Friday (05AUG05) when former model Nicole...

Andre 3000 Rejects Dreamgirls Role

OUTKAST star ANDRE '3000' BENJAMIN has turned down a role in BEYONCE KNOWLES' anticipated musical DREAMGIRLS, because he fears being typecast. The HEY YA! hitmaker, whose own musical MY LIFE IN IDLEWILD is set...

Singleton Slams Hustle + Flow Critics

Producer JOHN SINGLETON has hit out at criticism new black movie HUSTLE + FLOW was written and directed by a white man, CRAIG BREWER - insisting they are missing the point of what is a...

Murphy Searches For Female Stand-in

Comedian EDDIE MURPHY is hunting for an obese female to serve as his stand-in on upcoming movie DEATH DO US PART. In the movie, which is also known as NORBIT, Murphy plays a man...

Rock Wanted Stiller's Role

Hollywood funnyman CHRIS ROCK wanted to star in animated movie MADAGASCAR as ALEX the lion - and he blames EDDIE MURPHY for being cast as a zebra instead. Rock, who lost out on the...

Brown Takes Shots At Celebrities

R+B pioneer BOBBY BROWN is taking revenge in his upcoming reality show - by making a number of crude jokes about other celebrities. The DON'T BE CRUEL singer, whose troubles with drug abuse...

Murphy Confirmed For Dreamgirls

Comedian EDDIE MURPHY is now a confirmed cast member of the movie adaptation of acclaimed musical DREAMGIRLS. The funnyman will be joining BEYONCE KNOWLES and JAMIE FOXX in the film, which traces the rise...

Tarantino Considers Beverly Hills Cop 4

QUENTIN TARANTINO has reportedly signed up to bring EDDIE MURPHY back as BEVERLY HILLS COP legend AXEL FOLEY. The movie-maker came up with the idea for a fourth Beverly Hills Cop film while writing...

Madsen Announces Actors In New Tarantino Film

Hollywood actor MICHAEL MADSEN has confirmed director QUENTIN TARANTINO's all-star line-up for his highly-anticipated war movie INGLORIOUS BASTARDS. Madsen, who has collaborated with the maverick filmmaker on RESERVOIR DOGS and the KILL BILL movies,...

Jamie Foxx And Usher Join Beyonce In Dreamgirls

OSCAR-winning actor JAMIE FOXX and R+B heart-throb USHER will be joining sexy singer BEYONCE KNOWLES in the movie adaptation of hit stage musical DREAMGIRLS. In the movie, which is loosely based on MOTOWN singing...

Timberlake To Star In Shrek 3

Pop star JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE will star alongside real-life girlfriend CAMERON DIAZ in SHREK 3 as the voice of one of the animated characters. The singer is lending his vocal talents to the role of...

Rappaport's Crab Woes

Actor MICHAEL RAPPAPORT walked away with more than a flop movie when he made METRO with EDDIE MURPHY in 1997 - he also caught crabs. The actor was stunned when he discovered the...

Shrek Goes On And On

Movie bosses at DREAMWORKS have hired TIM SULLIVAN to pen a script for a fourth SHREK film, even though a third installment of the animated hit has yet to start filming. The Shrek regulars,...

Jackson's 'Ex-girlfriend' Announces Affair Was Fake

A woman assumed to be an ex-girlfriend of MICHAEL JACKSON has declared their "affair" was completely made up for the benefit of the press. TATIANA THUMBTZEN, who danced in Jackson's 1988 video for THE...

Andre's Hendrix Movie Dreams Turn Sour

OUTKAST star ANDRE 3000's dreams of bringing JIMI HENDRIX's life story to the big screen have been dealt a bitter blow - the rock great's estate won't allow his music to be used in the...

Eddie Murphy Sells Up

EDDIE MURPHY is hoping to start 2005 off with a windfall after putting his New Jersey mansion on the market for a staggering $30 million (GBP15.8 million). The funnyman's lavish home boasts a recording...

Star Wars Character Is Most Annoying

STAR WARS: THE PHANTOM MENACE's JAR JAR BINKS has been voted the most annoying character in movie history - beating EDDIE MURPHY's DONKEY in SHREK and SHREK 2. The elastic-tongue creature from the...

Ben Fought For Christmas Role

BEN AFFLECK had to fight for his role in new festive comedy SURVIVING CHRISTMAS because producers didn't think he was funny enough. The movie star admits he wasn't at the top of anyone's list...

Shrek 2 Breaks British Box Office Records

Blockbuster movie SHREK 2 has become the highest grossing animated film ever in Britain. The film has already made $82.1 million (GBP45.6 million) at cinemas across the country, beating the previous record of $79.7...

Rick James Dies

Funk legend RICK JAMES' tragic life has come to an end - he was found dead at his Los Angeles home on Friday morning (06AUG04). A caretaker found James' body. The cause of death...

Doctor Doolittle Heads For The Stage

Beloved veterinarian DOCTOR DOOLITTLE is making his way to the stage in a new production set to tour America. The play, based on the character who can talk to animals, will be produced by...

Steve Martin Honoured

STEVE MARTIN is to be honoured by THE AMERICAN CINEMATHEQUE in November (04) for his life's work. The funnyman will become the 19th recipient of the organisation's top honour, which will result in him...

Shrek 2 Sets Record

Animated sequel SHREK 2 has taken more than $11.8 million (GBP6.7 million) on its first day of release, smashing American box office records. The film now boasts the biggest midweek opening to date for...

Murphy Brings Shrek Character To Siegfried + Roy Series

Hollywood funnyman EDDIE MURPHY will play his SHREK character DONKEY in a new series based on illusionists SIEGFRIED + ROY's famous tigers. Murphy will reprise the role for one episode of computer animated series...

Ben Affleck Gives Up On Action Movies

BEN AFFLECK has ruled out the possibility of ever starring in a sequel to his 2002 hit DAREDEVIL - because he doesn't want to do any more action movies. The Hollywood hunk, ex-fiance of...

Wilson's Acting Awe

STARSKY AND HUTCH star OWEN WILSON loves working with his brothers LUKE and ANDREW - because he finds it much more relaxing than starring opposite huge names. The blonde hunk often acts alongside his...

Britney Out But Little Sister Leads The Way

BRITNEY SPEARS is a shock no-show on this year's (04) KIDS CHOICE AWARDS nominations list - but her little sister is leading the pack with two nods. JAMIE LYNN SPEARS and her comedy show...

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