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Michael Mann To Direct Big Stone Grid

Michael Mann is set to direct 'The Big Stone Grid'.The director is in talks to helm the police drama, which is about two decorated detectives who uncover a terrifying extortion ring that operates within the...

Al Pacino Has Made "Indelible Mark On America", Says President Obama

Al Pacino isn't missing much from his trophy and awards cabinet; the legendary actor has an Academy Award for Best Actor, as well as two BaftAs in the same category and four Golden Globes -...

De La Huerta Dropped From Boardwalk Empire

Actress Paz De La Huerta has been axed from Martin Scorsese's award-winning TV drama series Boardwalk Empire.Cable network bosses at Hbo have decided not to renew the star's contract as Lucy Danziger, the ex-girlfriend of...

Hoffman's Luck Under Fire From Animal Rights Activists

TV bosses behind Dustin Hoffman's new thoroughbred racing drama Luck have come under fire from animal rights activists after two horses were put down due to injuries sustained on set.Luck production chiefs rescinded its American...

Hollywood Actor Ben Gazzara Dies, Aged 81

The American actor Ben Gazzara has died of pancreatic cancer, aged 81. The actor's attorney told reporters that Gazarra passed away at a Manhattan hospital. He leaves behind his wife of 30 years, Elke and...

Sarah Palin Election Portrayal 'Game Change' Trailer Previewed By Hbo

Sarah Palin is set to be caricatured on the big screen less than four years after the tumultuous events of 2008 which saw her become running mates with the United States' Republican Presidential candidate for...

Netflix Streaming Service Getting A Makeover

With the major studios making it virtually impossible for Netflix to offer new movies to its streaming subscribers after its deal with Starz ends on February 28, the company seems poised for a makeover, increasingly...

Cynthia Nixon Attracts Attention For Shaved Head

Cynthia Nixon, the American actress and star of the smash-hit Hbo series Sex and the City, has shaved her head for a forthcoming role in the Broadway play 'Wit'. The actress plays a poetry professor...

Cynthia Nixon Claims To Be Gay By Choice

Cynthia Nixon, the American actress best known for playing Miranda Hobbs in the Hbo series Sex and the City, has stirred up controversy by suggesting she is gay by choice. During an interview in Sunday's...

Lady Gaga Up For Glaad Award

Lady Gaga has been nominated for a Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) Media Award. The 25-year-old singer will do battle with 'The Voice' contestant Beverly McClellan, Girl in a Coma, Hunx and His...

Lindsay Lohan, Bradley Cooper, Hit Golden Globes After-party

Hollywood A-listers headed to their respective after-parties following Sunday night's Golden Globes at the Beverley Hilton in Los Angeles, with Lindsay Lohan, Bradley Cooper and Paris Hilton opting for the Weinstein Company's annual bash, reports...

Ricky Gervais - The Worst Of His Golden Globes Jokes

No doubt mindful of the criticism he received last year, Ricky Gervais led a far tamer attack on the world's celebrities at last night's Golden Globes awards (January 15, 2012). He did take the opportunity...

'Bulletproof' Ricky Gervais

Ricky Gervais thinks he is "bulletproof".The British comedian - who is to present the Golden Globe Awards for the second year running next month - explained while he only takes on projects that have the...

No Plans For 'Desperate Housewives' Film

Those hoping that the end of Desperate Housewives might be prolonged 'Sex & The City' style with a feature length film are likely to be disappointed after hearing the recent comments of the show's creator...

Does Julianne Moore Outdo Tina Fey As Sarah Palin?

Julianne Moore stars as the former Governor of Alaska Sarah Palin in Hbo's forthcoming 'Game Change' and a teaser trailer released on Thursday (December 22, 2011) ignited a debate over the best Palin impersonator -...

Hbo Cancels Shows Hung And Bored To Death In Major Cull

Fans of the American shows 'Hung', 'Bored To Death' and 'How To Make It In America' look away now, their parent network Hbo has announced that all three shows will be axed in a mini-shake...

Bored To Death Creator Ames Invites Fans For A Drink

Bored To Death creator Jonathan Ames is mourning the cancellation of his TV show by inviting fans to join him for a night out in New York on Wednesday (21Dec11).Bosses at America's Hbo network announced...

Darby Confirms Flight Of The Conchords Movie Plans

Comedian Rhys Darby has confirmed the Flight Of The Conchords cast is eager to reunite for a movie based on the hit TV show and may begin work on the script next year (12).The series...

Tv Bosses Axe Bored To Death And Hung

Jason Schwartzman, Ted Danson and Zach Galifianakis' cult comedy Bored To Death has been axed by U.S. TV bosses after three seasons.Hbo executives have also dropped Thomas Jane's Hung and How to Make it in...

Reese Witherspoon To Star In Controversial Murder Flick

Reese Witherspoon has signed on to star in Devil's Knot, a forthcoming drama about the 'West Memphis Three' who were tried and convicted of the murders of three boys in Arkansas in 1993. During the...

Eddie Murphy In Line For Mayoral Role

Eddie Murphy is in talks to star in a biopic about controversial US mayor Marion Barry.The comedian - who recently stepped down from hosting the Oscars - is being attached to the family friendly film...

Eddie Murphy To Play Scandal-hit Marion Barry

Funnyman Eddie Murphy is set to tackle a controversial new role playing shamed U.S. politician Marion Barry in an upcoming biopic.Filmmaker Spike Lee will direct Murphy in the as-yet-untitled movie about the former Washington D.C....

Time Warner's Bewkes "Netflix Is Our Friend"

While only a year ago Time Warner chief Jeff Bewkes was saying that Netflix was "like the Albanian army [trying] to take over the world" and predicting that the world -- meaning media conglomerates like...

Netflix's Hastings Agrees With Critics

Netflix chief Reed Hastings has echoed some of the criticism directed against him by financial experts and investors. Appearing at a media conference in New York on Tuesday, Hastings agreed that he had "got overconfident"...

Milch To Film Unfilmable Faulkner

William Faulkner, who knew a thing or two about turning other great writers' novels into movies (he wrote the 1939 screenplay for Raymond Chandler's The Big Sleep and the 1944 screenplay for Ernest Hemingway's To...

Flight Of The Conchords Movie Reports Dismissed

U.S. TV chiefs have dismissed reports a Flight Of The Conchords movie is in the works, after funnyman Bret Mckenzie hinted at a big screen comeback for the comedy.The series won over critics and fans...

Ellen Pompeo Helps Kids In Care Cook Thanksgiving Dinner

Grey's Anatomy star Ellen Pompeo has attended a special event in Los Angeles to help former foster kids learn how to cook a Thanksgiving dinner.The actress took part in the Alliance for Children's Rights annual...

Netflix Rescues Arrested Development ; Who'll Rescue Netflix?

Netflix, which has been sharply criticized by some analysts for taking on content deals that threaten to break its back financially, is taking on another one. This time it's the revival of the long-ago-canceled comedy...

Ricky Gervais Took Globes Job To Annoy Critics

Ricky Gervais agreed to host the Golden Globe Awards again to "shut up the f***ing idiots".It was confirmed yesterday (16.11.11) that the British funnyman - who sparked controversy for his put-downs and jokes at the...

Laurieann Gibson Wishes Lady Gaga Well After Parting

Lady Gaga's former creative director Laurieann Gibson has no hard feelings about dissolving her partnership with the pop superstar, insisting she is "extremely proud" of the singer.Gibson helped the Paparazzi hitmaker develop her signature style...

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