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Harry Shearer To Release Anti-christmas Charity Single

Veteran funnyman Harry Shearer is reviving Spinal Tap's festive anthem Christmas With The Devil for an assault on the holiday charts.The Simpsons regular, who played bassist Derek Smalls in the mock rock band, has reworked...

Richard Branson Has Recorded A Simpsons Cameo

They say you haven’t ‘made it’ – i.e., reached the peak of your career- until you’ve had your Simpsons cameo. And even though Richard Branson was depicted in a season 22 episode alongside fellow billionaire...

Jonah Hill's Tiny 'Wolf Of Wall Street' Pay Packet & The Other Stars Who've Taken A Pay-cut For Success

Jonah Hill has made headlines recently after it was revealed he was paid just $60,000 for his Oscar-nominated role in The Wolf of Wall Street. Now, $60,000 is a lot of money to a lot...

Harry Shearer's Radio Show Taken Off Air

The Simpsons star Harry Shearer has expressed his disappointment after his comedy show was dropped from a California radio station following 30 years on the air.The funnyman has been hosting Le Show on Santa Monica's...

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The Simpsons regular Harry Shearer has recruited jazz and blues great DR. John and Glee star Jane Lynch for tracks on his new album Can't Take a Hint. The album also features guest spots from...

The Simpsons Confirmed To Run For Two More Seasons

The Simpsons will live on for another two seasons after negotiations finally reached a successful conclusion between network Fox and the show's voice-actors yesterday on October 7th. The Wrap reports that earlier this week Fox...

The Simpsons' Harry Shearer Has Pay Proposal Rejected

The Simpsons voice actor Harry Shearer has accused Fox network bosses of refusing to "share in the show's success" by granting the cast a portion of the cartoon's profits in exchange for taking a big...

The Simpsons Star Offers To Take Pay Cut

One of the stars of 'The Simpsons' has had an offer to take a 70 per cent pay cut rejected.Harry Shearer - who voices several major characters including Mr. Burns, his assistant Smithers, and Ned...

The Simpsons Season 24 Will Be The Last, Says Executive

The Simpsons will air one more season before ending production after over twenty years on the air, a senior executive close to the show told TheWrap.com. Following a pay dispute with its biggest stars, Fox...

The Simpsons 'Cannot Continue' With Current Salaries

The Simpsons, the beloved American cartoon comedy, is in danger of coming to an end after voice actors became embroiled in a financial dispute with 20th Century Fox Television, reports the Los Angeles Times. The...

The Simpsons To End?

'The Simpsons' may finish at the end of the next series.The future of the long-running animated sitcom is reportedly in jeopardy because of a dispute of salary negotiations between the six main voice actors -...

Shearer's Party Inspired Stage Show

THE SIMPSONS' star HARRY SHEARER threw a Christmas party to cheer up his homesick British wife JUDITH OWEN - and it was so much fun they turned it into a stage show.The couple wed in...

Spinal Tap Stars Tackle Jeopardy!

SPINAL TAP stars MICHAEL MCKEAN and HARRY SHEARER are set to fight for charity cash during a celebrity week of beloved U.S. game show JEOPARDY!The two actors/rockers will face off against each other during the...

Shearer's Emmy Steal

Actor HARRY SHEARER once stole an Emmy Award - because he refused to be the only member of THE SIMPSONS cast who hadn't taken home a prize. The star, who provides the voices for Montgomery...

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"I had no damage to my home and I felt that when you love a city, you don't walk away from it at a time when it's battered and bruised; you help to bring it...

Shearer: 'The Simpsons Is Successful Because Of No Interference From Fox'

THE SIMPSONS star HARRY SHEARER insists the animated show is such a big hit because the company behind it is not allowed to interfere with the scripts. The actor, who voices Mr Burns on the...

Shearer's Beatle Endorsement

Actor HARRY SHEARER knew he'd hit the big time when late former BEATLE GEORGE HARRISON sneaked backstage during a SPINAL TAP show to give him the thumbs up. Shearer, who now provides the voice for...

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"Every once in a while somebody will say, 'Will you do Mr Burns for my answering machine?', and I just reply, 'If I did that for you, that's all I'd ever be doing.' And they...

Shearer Defends Gibson

Funnyman HARRY SHEARER is getting serious in an effort to defend MEL GIBSON, as the movie star faces ongoing criticism for an ill-advised, drunken rant against Jews. THE SIMPSONS star insists he doesn't want to...

Gervais Teams Up With Tap

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS is so thrilled he has been invited to work with the team behind THIS IS SPINAL TAP, he is terrified it is all a dream. THE OFFICE creator will star...

Spinal Tap Star Shocked By Gallagher's Confusion

THIS IS SPINAL TAP star HARRY SHEARER is horrified by NOEL GALLAGHER's recent confession his younger brother LIAM thought the 1980s spoof rockers were a real band. Last week (ends24JUN05) OASIS songwriter Noel said...

Guest Dumps Mockumentaries

SPINAL TAP icon CHRISTOPHER GUEST has disappointed fans by refusing to make any more "mockumentary" movies - because he no longer finds them funny. The actor/director realised he'd made too many comic documentaries when...

Homer Simpson's Voice Wins Emmy

The man behind cartoon legend HOMER SIMPSON's voice has won an EMMY-award for his work on animated series THE SIMPSONS. DAN CASTELLANETA - who also provides voices for KRUSTY THE CLOWN, GRAMPA SIMPSON, BARNEY...

Mr Burns Voice Slams The Simpsons

The actor behind THE SIMPSONS' evil millionaire MR BURNS and HOMER's annoying neighbour NED FLANDERS has slammed the comedy, claiming the last three seasons of the hit animation have been the "worst". Voiceover star...

The Simpsons Actors Strike Over Pay

TV bosses are facing a hold-up in production on hit series THE SIMPSONS - after the voice actors behind the animated characters failed to turn up to work following a pay dispute. Stars DAN CASTELLANETA,...

Shearer Relieved He Has Escaped Jury Duty

LATEST: THIS IS SPINAL TAP star HARRY SHEARER managed to escape jury duty in the ROBERT BLAKE murder trial by convincing the authorities that he'd be sued if he participated. Shearer, who also voices...

Applegate Still In Blake Jury

LATEST: Hollywood star CHRISTINA APPLEGATE is having difficulties excusing herself from the jury in the forthcoming ROBERT BLAKE murder trial. THE SWEETEST THING actress has been trying to get out of her civic duty...

Applegate Tries To Get Out Of Blake Trial Jury

Sexy Hollywood actress CHRISTINA APPLEGATE has found herself in the jury pool for the murder trial of veteran actor ROBERT BLAKE. The WONDERLAND beauty spent nine hours at the VAN NUYS courthouse in Los...

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'Avengers: Age Of Ultron' Has Worn Joss Whedon Out

Now that he has unleashed his second 'Avengers' movie to global box...

Rosewater - Movie Review

A harrowing true story infused with sharp humour and bristling intelligence, this riveting film is an auspicious writing...

Music Streaming Dinosaur Grooveshark Shuts Down Overnight After Rights Settlement

With all the fuss around Spotify and Jay Z’s streaming service Tidal, other...

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Ryan Adams Covers Bryan Adams' 'Summer of 69' in Nashville [Video]

Some twelve years after he had a heckler removed for requesting Bryan...

Samba - Movie Review

Some very big themes are given space to breathe in this remarkably naturalistic drama, which is livened up by terrific...

Enrique Iglesias Is Second Biggest Victor At 2015 Latin Music Awards

Romeo Santos, commonly known as The King of Bachata, was not...

'Unfriended' Brings Horror To Screen Addicts

Horror is a reliably profitable genre, generally cheap to make and always popular with young audiences...

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