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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...

Elisabeth Hasselbeck And Bill Maher Tear It Up Live On 'The View'

Elisabeth Hasselbeck and Bill Maher were always going to provide fireworks once they got together in the aftermath of a comment the comedian had made on his show, Hbo's 'Real Bill Mather' about 'The View'...

Harry Potter Finale Lifts Time Warner

Time Warner's earnings for the third quarter came in ahead of analysts' predictions today (Wednesday), thanks mainly to the magic of Harry Potter. The company's Warner Bros. unit reported its best quarter in history with...

Lady Gaga To Rock India F1 Party

Lady Gaga is set to perform at the Formula 1 after-party. Bollywood actor Arjun Rampal is hosting the three-day after parties at Jaypee Integrated Sports Complex in Greater Noida, and Lady Gaga is set to...

Johnny Depp Shoves 'Midget Down A Toilet'

Johnny Depp shoves "a midget down a toilet" in Ricky Gervais' new TV series.The actor has a cameo role in the comedian's upcoming sitcom 'Life's Too Short' - which stars diminutive actor Warwick Davis as...

Harry Belafonte Denies Falling Asleep Live On Television

Harry Belafonte has denied falling asleep during an early morning television interview with Kbak in Bakersfield, California. The clip, which has since gone viral, sees anchor Leyla Santiago fail in her attempts to get Mr...

Matt Damon To Play Michael Douglas' Lover In Liberace Biopic

Matt Damon and Michael Douglas are in line to play lovers in 'Behind the Candelabra'.The Hollywood actors are set to star in the biopic about US pianist and vocalist Liberace - who became well known...

Evan Rachel Wood Toasted By Nude Coach Winslet

Evan Rachel Wood's first fully frontal nude scene was toasted by Kate Winslet.The 24-year-old actress stripped off for her role in Oscar-winning HBO mini-series 'Mildred Pierce' and although she was going to "chicken out" her...

Reality Star Sues Entourage Creator

An Mtv reality star has filed suit against Entourage creator Doug Ellin over allegations of copyright infringement surrounding a character portrayed by actor Kevin Dillon.Dillion played struggling actor Johnny Drama on the hit Hbo series,...

Movie Reviews 50/50

50/50 are the odds of surviving a rare form of cancer that the main character in the movie with those odds in the title is diagnosed with. It's loosely based on screenwriter Will Reiser's personal...

Goldie Hawn Gunning For Laughs In Viagra Comedy Comeback

Movie veteran Goldie Hawn is looking forward to a "new phase" of her career with a starring role in upcoming U.S. TV comedy Viagra Diaries.The Private Benjamin star has spent the last few years working...

Goldie Hawn Working On Acting Comeback

Movie veteran Goldie Hawn is preparing to make her acting comeback after almost a decade away from Hollywood.The Private Benjamin star has spent the last few years working on her educational organisation The Hawn Foundation,...

Lana Clarkson's Friends Still Upset With Mamet Over Phil Spector Film

Friends and family of tragic actress Lana Clarkson are demanding to know why a new TV movie about record producer Phil Spector's lengthy murder trial is on lockdown.Spector was convicted of Clarkson's 2003 murder in...

Mark Wahlberg Announces Entourage Movie

Mark Wahlberg, the Oscar-nominated actor and movie producer, has confirmed he is working on a film adaptation of Hbo hit series Entourage. The show aired its finale after eight years on the network last week,...

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