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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...

Oscar The Grouch To Host The Oscars?

In a radio interview more than 35 years ago, the late Jim Henson and Frank Oz discussed the possibility of doing a Muppets sketch in which Oscar the Grouch would host -- what else? The...

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...

Ricky Gervais Offers To Host The Oscars

Ricky Gervais has offered to host the Oscars. The British comedian has offered his services in a "two for one deal" to present the star-studded event, which requires a presenter after Eddie Murphy stepped down...

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...

Billy Crystal Fronts Oscars Host Poll

Billy Crystal has emerged as the clear favourite to replace Eddie Murphy as Oscars host in a new online poll.Fandango.com asked film fans to vote for the star they'd like to see on the Academy...

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...

Waiting For Another Shoe To Drop After Ratner Quits

Reverberations of Brett Ratner's resignation as co-producer of next year's Oscar telecast were being felt throughout the industry on Wednesday. Ratner quit after howls of protest greeted his anti-gay slur during a Q&A following a...

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...

Tintin Dominates Overseas Box Office

Overseas, Steven Spielberg's The Adventures of Tintin easily captured the No. 1 spot for the second weekend in a row with $40.8 million in ticket sales. Since opening on Oct. 26, the animated film has...

Eddie Murphy Too 'Lazy' To Come Up With New Stand-up Act

Funnyman Eddie Murphy is hesitant to make his stand-up comedy comeback because preparing a brand new act for the stage is so time-consuming.The Hollywood actor began his career in showbusiness on the stand-up circuit and...

Eddie Murphy To Be A Clean Host For This Year's Oscars

Eddie Murphy has stated that he won't need the extra delay for swearing whilst hosting this year's Oscars. Whilst talking on 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show', Eddie Murphy said that he doesn't intend on creating controversy...

Murphy Fired Up By Pacquiao/mayweather, Jr. Fight

Eddie Murphy is using press interviews around his new movie Tower Heist and his Oscars hosting gig to help promote a potential boxing clash between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather, JR.A big fight fan, Murphy...

Movie Reviews Tower Heist

Director Brett Ratner's Tower Heist is nabbing some impressive reviews, with many critics praising both the script and the performances by Eddie Murphy and Ben Stiller. Several critics do remark that the script defies any...

Drew Barrymore Topples Will Ferrell As 'Most Overpaid' Star

Drew Barrymore has been given the undesirable tag of the most overpaid star in Hollywood, toppling last year's No.1, comedic actor Will Ferrell. Forbes magazine found Barrymore pulled in just 40 cents at the box...

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...

Eddie Murphy: 'I Don't Own An Island'

Funnyman Eddie Murphy is laughing off reports he has bought an island in the Bahamas, insisting the story has been embellished by local tour guides.The Dreamgirls star claims enterprising tour officials have been lying about...

Drew Barrymore And Eddie Murphy Are Hollywood's Most Overpaid

Drew Barrymore and Eddie Murphy have been named and shamed as the most overpaid actors in Hollywood.The Forbes.com poll suggests Barrymore's recent movies have generated a return of just $0.40 (£0.25) for every $1 (£0.63)...

Eddie Murphy Enjoyed "Getting Out Of The House" For Tower Heist

Eddie Murphy has been speaking of his enjoyment of 'getting out of the house' and filming forthcoming film 'Tower Heist', while also admitting that some scenes shot during the process left him a little taken...

Eddie Murphy Has Been Teetotal For 18 Years

Eddie Murphy hasn't touched alcohol in 18 years. The 'Shrek' star revealed he can no longer drink because it makes him sick and the last time he was hungover was after he consumed three glasses...

Eddie Murphy Hasn't Had A Drink In 18 Years

Funnyman Eddie Murphy hasn't had a drink in 18 years because the taste of alcohol makes him nauseous.The Shrek star admits he last sipped booze on his honeymoon with first wife Nicole in 1993. He...

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...

Eddie Murphy Not Bitter About Oscars Snub

Eddie Murphy partly agreed to host the 2012 Oscars to show film fans and critics alike he wasn't bitter about missing out on a Best Supporting Actor Academy Award for his role in Dreamgirls.Reports suggested...

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