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Treme Actor Found Dead In Mississippi River

TV actor Michael Showers has been found dead in the Mississippi River, according to New Orleans officials.The 45 year old's body was found floating in the river on Wednesday morning (24Aug11), a day after his...

Eric Stonestreet To Play Arbuckle In New Biopic

Modern Family star Eric Stonestreet is set to play Fatty Arbuckle in a new biopic.Stonestreet, who won an Emmy Award for his role as Cameron Tucker on the popular U.S. TV comedy, has signed on...

Sex And The City 3 Should Have 'New' Angle

A third 'Sex and the City' film should take the characters to a "new place". Patricia Field - who has styled the six TV series and two movie instalments of the HBO comedy about four...

Game Of Thgeorge Rones Scgeorge Ripts Stolen Befogeorge Re Chageorge Rity Auction

Author George R. R. Martin has urged fans to look out for two scripts from hit TV show Game Of Thrones which were stolen before a planned charity auction.The writer, who penned the fantasy novels...

The Wire Named Britain's Best Rental

Cult U.S. crime show The Wire has been named the favourite TV programme to rent on Dvd in Great Britain.The gritty Hbo series, which stars Dominic West and focuses on police officers attempting to tackle...

Justin Theroux Ready For Comedy

Justin Theroux would love to direct a comedy. The 'Your Highness' actor - who co-wrote 'Tropic Thunder' with Ben Stiller - admitted working on the action satire which also stars funnyman Jack Black and Robert...

Martin Scorsese's George Harrison Documentary Selected To Open San Sebastian

George Harrison will return to the big screen from beyond the grave - Martin Scorsese's documentary about the late Beatle is set to premiere at the 2011 San Sebastian Film Festival in Spain.The music documentary,...

Apple's Plans For Itunes Replay Stymied By Studios

On the surface, Apple's concept for what it calls iTunes Replay seems uncomplicated and reasonable enough buy a digital copy of a movie from our iTunes Store and watch it anytime, anywhere on any device...

Warner Bros. Movies May Soon Go Online

Time Warner chief Jeff Bewkes, a hold-out when it comes to putting Warner Bros. movies and TV shows online, said on Wednesday that he is now ready to discuss licensing them to video sites. "We're...

Entourage Bosses Sent Cease And Desist Letter From Reality Star

Producers behind hit TV show Entourage are facing legal action from an Mtv reality star amid allegations of copyright infringement.Entourage star Kevin Dillon portrays struggling actor Johnny Drama on the series and his character signs...

Pacino Abandons Film Shoot After Daughter's Arrest

Al Pacino flew from Los Angeles to New York over the weekend (30-31Jul11) to be with his daughter following her arrest on suspicion of driving under the influence (Dui).Julie Pacino, 21, was detained at a...

Dame Helen Mirren Ignores Protesters' Pleas To Pull Out Of Phil Spector Movie

Dame Helen Mirren has ignored calls to drop out of an upcoming biopic about disgraced music mogul Phil Spector.The veteran British actress prompted outrage among friends of Spector's victim, murdered actress Lana Clarkson, after signing...

Gloria Steinem Knocks Nbc's Playboy Club Drama

At the television critics summer press tour, Gloria Steinem, the feminist writer who famously worked as a bunny at the Playboy Club in order to write an article about it, was asked what she thought...

Alexander Skarsgard And Kate Bosworth Call It Quits

After a romance spanning almost two years, Alexander Skarsgard and the American actress Kate Bosworth have finally called it quits, according to US Weekly Magazine. The 'True Blood' actor first began dating Bosworth in 2009,...

Report Dreamworks Animation And Netflix Close To A Deal

In a deal that signals the ongoing decline of the video disc, DreamWorks Animation is reportedly ready to offer Netflix exclusive rights to stream its films, according to Bloomberg News, which cited a person with...

Adrian Grenier Says Entourage Is In His Blood

Adrian Grenier's 'Entourage' alter-ego has "changed his DNA" in real-life.The 35-year-old star - who plays actor Vincent Chase in the HBO show - explained there will always be "a little Vince" in him because he...

Cynthia Nixon To Star In Broadway Play Wit

Cynthia Nixon is to star in new Broadway production of 'Wit'.The 'Sex and the City' star will portray Dr Vivian Bearing, a university professor of English who is dying from ovarian cancer and reflects on...

Bette Midler Replaced By Helen Mirren After Back Injury

Bette Midler has been replaced by British actress Helen Mirren on Hbo's upcoming Phil Spector biopic, according to The Wrap. Midler was forced to pull out of the project last week after suffering a herniated...

Dame Helen Mirren Replaces Bette Midler In Spector Film

Oscar-winner Dame Helen Mirren is to replace Bette Midler in a new biopic about disgraced music mogul Phil Spector.Midler was forced to pull out of the project due to a herniated disc in her back...

Anna Paquin Not Fixing 'Gap In Teeth'

Anna Paquin, the Canadian-born actress and star of 'True Blood', says she doesn't feel the need to "fix" her teeth. Paquin, who has a considerable gap between her two front teeth, claims she finds it...

Protest Planned Over Phil Spector Movie

Furious friends of murdered actress Lana Clarkson are planning a campaign demanding TV industry bosses shun a controversial movie about her killer, Phil Spector.Al Pacino is stepping into the role of the incarcerated music producer...

Paz De La Huerta Evaluated For Alcohol Counselling

Paz De La Huerta, the 'Boardwalk Empire' star who was planning to plead guilty to second degree harassment today, has had her court appearance delayed so she can be evaluated for alcohol counselling. The New...

Emmy Shines Spotlight On Friday Night Lights

Friday Night Lights, the critically praised but ratings-challenged drama, is going out with a bang. The show, which recently was able to stay alive by first being televised on DirecTV before being rerun on NBC,...

Mad Men & Mildred Pierce Lead 2011 Primetime Emmy Nominations

Hit drama Mad Men looks set to dominate the 2011 Primetime Emmy Awards after scoring 19 nominations, including Best Drama.Mad Men star Jon Hamm will go up against the likes of Steve Buscemi (Boardwalk Empire),...

Kate Winslet Storms Emmy Nominations With 'Mildred Pierce'

Kate Winslet's Hbo miniseries 'Mildred Pierce' looks certain to win silverware this year after gaining an incredible 21 nominations for the 2011 Emmy Awards. The drama, about a divorced single-mother who decides to open her...

Mad Men & Mildred Pierce Lead 2011 Primetime Emmy Nominations

Hit drama Mad Men looks set to dominate the 2011 Primetime Emmy Awards after scoring 19 nominations, including Best Drama.Mad Men star Jon Hamm will go up against the likes of Steve Buscemi (Boardwalk Empire),...

Laurence Fishburne Makes Way For Ted Danson

Csi producers have moved fast in the wake of Laurence Fishburne's abrupt decision to leave the show after three years, casting the American actor Ted Danson as his replacement. Fishburne has signalled his intention to...

Injured Bette Midler Pulls Out Of Phil Spector Biopic

Veteran entertainer Bette Midler has pulled out of her role as music mogul Phil Spector's attorney in a new TV movie after injuring her back.The singer/actress was cast as Linda Kenney Baden in May (11)...

Ted Danson Replacing Laurence Fishburne On Csi

Ted Danson is set to replace Laurence Fishburne as the lead star of crime drama series 'Csi', according to Entertainment Weekly. Danson, a veteran Emmy Award winning actor, will join the show for its upcoming...

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