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Glover Predicts Dreamgirls Legacy

Hollywood star DANNY GLOVER has hailed forthcoming movie DREAMGIRLS one of the most powerful films ever seen. The LETHAL WEAPON actor insists the movie, based on the award-winning Broadway musical, will be talked about for...

Lithgow Joins Movie Musical

JOHN LITHGOW has joined the star-studded cast of movie musical DREAMGIRLS. The former THIRD ROCK FROM THE SUN will play a ruthless Hollywood producer who savages BEYONCE KNOWLES' character, DEENA, when she goes in search...

Green Day And Rock Win With Kids

GREEN DAY and CHRIS ROCK proved their popularity with America's children on Saturday (01APR06), each taking two gongs at the Kids Choice Awards. The punk rockers were named Favourite Music Group and their hit track...

Dupri Lashes Out At Los Angeles Police

Record producer JERMAINE DUPRI is furious with the Los Angeles Police Department for ruining the Grammy party he hosted with MARIAH CAREY last month (FEB06). Dupri, who helped engineer Carey's comeback, claims she was not...

Murphy's Wife To Claim Pre-nup Breach?

EDDIE MURPHY is terrified his wife will cite his alleged 1997 encounter with a transvestite prostitute as a breach of their prenuptial agreement during their upcoming divorce battle. The actor's wife of 13 years NICOLE...

Murphy's Ex Drags Up The Comic's Seedy Past

EDDIE MURPHY's estranged wife NICOLE MITCHELL dredges up the past in a new interview about the break-up of her marriage, insisting she still doesn't know the truth about his transvestite shame. The funnyman was...

Destiny Duo Set For Sitcoms

The destinies of former DESTINY'S CHILD members KELLY ROWLAND and MICHELLE WILLIAMS are set - they'll be starring in US TV sitcoms. Williams will appear in three episodes of US network UPN's show HALF...

Pitt And Aniston's Split Deemed 2005'S Most Fascinating

BRAD PITT and JENNIFER ANISTON's January (05) split has been rated the most fascinating break-up of 2005 in a new survey. Pitt and Aniston stunned fans when they announced that they were separating after...

Stars Laugh About Pryor's Death At Tribute Night

Late funnyman RICHARD PRYOR was sent off with a few laughs last night (11DEC05) when stars including CHRIS ROCK, DAMON WAYANS and EDDIE MURPHY joined a comedy tribute to the comedian. The stars came...

Mills Mccartney Behind New Anti-fur Campaign

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's wife HEATHER MILLS MCCARTNEY has launched a new campaign to ban Chinese imports of dog and cat fur from the European Union (EU). The former model, who is also a prominent...

Idol Reject Hudson Wins Dream Role In Dreamgirls

AMERICAN IDOL reject JENNIFER HUDSON has made it big after all - as the star of new big-budget Hollywood musical DREAMGIRLS. The gospel-trained singer, who was kicked off American Idol last year (04), will...

Hilton Caught Up In Paparazzi Fight

Hollywood socialites PARIS HILTON and BIJOU PHILLIPS were caught up in a fight outside Los Angeles hotspot Mood on Wednesday night (12OCT05) when Hilton's bodyguard attacked a photographer. The high-profile pair were leaving the...

Foxx Back On Board For Dreamgirls

Oscar winner JAMIE FOXX went back to the bargaining table with producers after hearing his new film was set to feature BEYONCE KNOWLES and EDDIE MURPHY. Negotiations for upcoming movie DREAMGIRLS broke down after...

Murphy Calls Up Pre-nup As Divorce Heats Up

Funnyman EDDIE MURPHY is recalling a 12-year-old pre-nuptial agreement with his estranged wife NICOLE as their divorce gets messy. In court papers filed by the SHREK star, Murphy insists the couple's "premarital agreement" is...

Carson Daly: 'Suge Knight Shooting No Surprise'

US TV personality CARSON DALY believes no celebrities are surprised by rap mogul MARION 'SUGE' KNIGHT's shooting in the early hours of Sunday morning (28AUG05). Knight was hospitalised after he was shot in his...

Carey Linked To Newly-single Murphy

Curvy singer MARIAH CAREY has been romantically linked to newly-single star EDDIE MURPHY, after the pair were spotted together at a top Miami, Florida, nightclub. The HONEY singer was in Miami to attend yesterday's...

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...

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