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Katie Holmes' Presidential Role

Katie Holmes will portray Jackie Kennedy in a new mini-series.The 'Batman Begins' actress will play the legendary First Lady in the eight-hour series 'The Kennedys' on The History Channel.Greg Kinnear will star as President John...

Miley Cyrus' Ready Made Role

Miley Cyrus had her role in 'The Last Song' written for her. The 17-year-old actress admits she was "amazed" when novelist Nicholas Sparks - who wrote the original book and the film's screenplay - sat...

Movie Reviews Flash Of Genius

It's as if Roger Ebert realized that even his three-star review of the movie Flash of Genius would not encourage more people to go see it. After all, it's about the inventor of the intermittent...

Kinnear Turns Golf Inventor

Actor GREG KINNEAR has caught the inventing bug after playing the man who came up with the idea for an intermittent windshield wiper in a new movie. Portraying Bob Kearns in the new film Flash...

Box Office Forecast: Overcast

The Kingdom would appear to hold the keys to the top position at the box office this weekend, judging from analysts' projections, but it's unlikely to earn more than $18-22 million, and the overall box...

Kinnear Picks Look-alike Pooch For Film

Actor GREG KINNEAR felt like he was judging a dog show when he had to pick the springer spaniel who looked most like him for a new film role. The As Good As It Gets...

Vartan Favourite To Play Sick Serial Killer

JENNIFER GARNER's nice-guy ex MICHAEL VARTAN is being courted to play a sick serial killer in new horror movie WORST NIGHTMARES. The ALIAS star is the favourite to land the killer role in producer ALAN...

Kinnear To Star In Young Frankenstein?

GREG KINNEAR is reportedly being considered for the lead role in the forthcoming Broadway production of YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN. The AS GOOD AS IT GETS actor reportedly met with director MEL BROOKS in Los Angeles this...

Breslin Banned From Bad Language

Young star ABIGAIL BRESLIN was banned from hearing any foul language or adult conversations while shooting hit independent film LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE and was forced to wear headphones to muffle any possible obscenities. The...

Kinnear: 'I Should Have Been A Waiter'

Actor GREG KINNEAR was punished by critics for switching from being a successful talk-show host to becoming a screen actor - and he insists the media would have only accepted him had he gone through...

Kinnear The Director?

Hollywood actor GREG KINNEAR is considering a new career as a film director after doing a spectacular job filming the birth of his second child. The AS GOOD AS IT GETS star became a father...

Miami Vice Sinks Pirates At Us Box Office

The big screen remake of 1980s iconic TV show MIAMI VICE finally toppled blockbuster PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MAN'S CHEST for the top spot at the US box office. The gritty cop drama took...

Collette Loved Family Bootcamp

Husband-and-wife directing team JONATHAN DAYTON and VALERIE FARIS made sure the cast of their new film LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE bonded as a family onscreen - they insisted the actors spent two weeks living together. TONI...

Kinnear Celebrates Big Weekend As A New Dad

AS GOOD AS IT GETS star GREG KINNEAR's 43rd birthday today (17JUN06) and Father's Day tomorrow (18JUN06) will be extra special - the actor's a new dad. Kinnear's wife HELEN gave birth to baby girl...

Little Miss Sunshine Sells For Record Amount At Sundance

The first official hit film of the Sundance Film Festival, LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE, sparked a heated bidding war on Saturday (21JAN06) before selling for a record $10.5 million (GBP8.5 million). The low budget...

Wahlberg To Play Unlikely Sporting Hero

Movie star MARK WAHLBERG has signed on to play revered sports fan VINCE PAPALE, who famously won the chance to play briefly for American football team the Philadelphia Eagles. The PLANET OF THE APES...

Lavigne Joins Fast Food Nation

AVRIL LAVIGNE has signed up to make her acting debut in a screen adaptation of ERIC SCHLOSSER's bestselling expose FAST FOOD NATION. The Canadian pop star will share the screen with PATRICIA ARQUETTE, BOBBY...

Stipe Went For Kinnear's Good As It Gets Role

MICHAEL STIPE was in the running to play GREG KINNEAR's OSCAR-nominated part in AS GOOD AS IT GETS - but rejected the script sent to him. The REM singer is keen to break into...

Billy Bob Gets Sporty Again

BILLY BOB THORNTON is following up his success in American football film FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS by playing a baseball coach in a remake of 1976 WALTER MATTHAU comedy THE BAD NEWS BEARS. Thornton, who...

007 Star Dumped For Gooding

JAMES BOND star COLIN SALMON was horrified when he was dumped from the 1997 OSCAR winning film AS GOOD AS ITS GETS in favour of CUBA GOODING JR. The British actor was set to...

Brosnan Recruits Kinnear And Davis For Matador

Irish superstar PIERCE BROSNAN will be joined by actors GREG KINNEAR and HOPE DAVIS in his new film MATADOR. The JAMES BOND hero has been signed to play an international assassin who forges a...

Kinnear's Dog Loses Out To New Baby

Actor GREG KINNEAR has found a serious downside to the recent birth of his baby daughter LILY - his dog has been relegated to life as a regular animal. Kinnear and his writer wife...

Jack On Top

JACK NICHOLSON's acclaimed new romantic comedy, in which he falls for DIANE KEATON, has toppled TOM CRUISE's action film THE LAST SAMURAI at the American box office. The new film, SOMETHING'S GOTTA GIVE, made...

Kinnear's Novel Approach To Stuck On You

STUCK ON YOU actor GREG KINNEAR refused to prepare for the wacky comedy - in case he talked himself out of the bizarre role. The AS GOOD AS IT GETS star plays a Siamese...

Matt Damon's Make-up Endurance As Siamese Twin

Hollywood actor MATT DAMON is relieved filming has finished on new movie STUCK ON YOU - because his role as a Siamese twin meant he was attached to co-star GREG KINNEAR for twelve hours each...

Eva's Breasts Prompt A Script Change

Actress EVA MENDES prompted movie making siblings THE FARRELLY BROTHERS to rethink her character in new comedy STUCK ON YOU - because of her ample breasts. The 2 FAST 2 FURIOUS star auditioned to...

Dancers Fool Their Way Onto Damon Movie

Two Hollywood dancers were sacked from MATT DAMON's new movie STUCK ON YOU when directors THE FARRELLY BROTHERS realised they were just there for a good time. The pair were hired to coach Damon...

Kinnear's A Dad

AS GOOD AS IT GETS star GREG KINNEAR is celebrating after welcoming his first child into the world. The actor's writer wife HELEN gave birth to baby LILY on 12 September (03). 19/09/2003...

Knoxville Enters The Olympics

JACKASS prankster JOHNNY KNOXVILLE has signed up for a new comedy - as a sports cheat. Knoxville has hopped on board to appear in THE RINGER, where he'll play a man who pretends to...

Bob Crane's Death Site Up For Sale

The apartment where former HOGAN'S HEROES star BOB CRANE was bludgeoned to death in 1978 has gone up for sale on the internet. The still-unsolved murder in Scottsdale, Arizona, was chronicled in the GREG...

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