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Glee Scores 19 Primetime Emmy Nominations

Hit TV musical GLEE is set to be the toast of the 2010 Primetime Emmy Awards after landing a massive 19 nominations.The comedy, about a group of high school students in a choir club, will...

Anderson Scraps Hemingway Biopic

GILLIAN ANDERSON has scrapped plans to star as ERNEST HEMINGWAY's wife MATRHA GELLHORN on the big screen - because NICOLE KIDMAN is filming the same "exact story" in another project.The X-Files star spent two years...

Alexander Skarsgard Happy To Be ''Naked''

Alexander Skarsgard loves being "naked".The 'True Blood' actor is not prudish about stripping off, and thinks he enjoys freeing himself of clothes because of his Scandinavian upbringing. Alexander - who was born in Stockholm -...

Movie Reviews Jonah

Cyrus, starring Marisa Tomei, Jonah Hill and John C. Reilly, which played to packed houses and much applause when it opened in a handful of cities last weekend, is attracting much critical praise as it...

Kidman & Owen To Play The Hemingways

NICOLE KIDMAN is to play fabled writer ERNEST HEMINGWAY's wife, opposite CLIVE OWEN, in a new JAMES GANDOLFINI movie.The Sopranos star has been trying to get the biopic Hemingway & Gellhorn before cameras for years...

Fisher's Play Heading To Tv

CARRIE FISHER's one-woman play WISHFUL DRINKING is coming to TV - the show is to be transformed into a feature-length documentary.The Star Wars actress launched the production, based on her autobiographical book about her coming...

Top Dvd Seller Is Not A Movie

Movies took a backseat to television at the DVD counters of retail stores last week as the Season 2 set of HBO's True Blood topped the sales charts in its debut, edging out the romantic...

Shrek Is Better Than Sex

Shrek Forever After held on to its box-office crown for the second week in a row, dropping a modest 40 percent to an estimated $43.3 million and beating the favored-to-win Sex and the City 2...

Winslet's Show Suspended After Basketball Mishap

Filming on KATE WINSLET's new TV mini-series has been suspended after the actress fell over and hit her head during a game of basketball with her kids.The Titanic star has been shooting new HBO show...

Curb Stars Moved To New York

CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM stars SUSIE ESSMAN and JEFF GARLIN have been forced to quit Los Angeles for New York after TV bosses decided to move filming for LARRY DAVID's comedy show to the east coast.Chiefs...

Cbs Hopes Showtime Will Boost Revenue With Online Service

CBS Corp., which depends more than any other media conglomerate on advertising for its lifeblood, is planning to expand one of its units that does not. Bloomberg News reported today (Monday) that CBS's Showtime pay-TV...

Movie Channel Epix Doubles Its Potential Audience

The fledgling movie channel Epix, which has struggled to compete with more established movie channels like HBO, Showtime, and Starz since it launched last October, has in one fell swoop doubled its distribution after the...

'Superb' Pacino Praised By Dr. Death

The pathologist who inspired AL PACINO's new TV movie YOU DON'T KNOW JACK struggled to fight back tears as he watched the euthanasia film - because the Hollywood veteran's portrayal of the doctor is so...

Kevin Bacon And Carell To Cook Up Movie Sizzler

Kevin Bacon is joining the cast of Steve Carell's latest film.The 'My Dog Skip' actor is the latest big name to sign up for the as-yet untitled project, which also features Julianne Moore and Ryan...

Modern Family & Glee Win Big At Peabody Awards

Hit U.S. TV shows MODERN FAMILY and GLEE and British drama THE DAY THAT LEHMAN DIED were among top winners at the 69th Annual Peabody Awards.The 2009 winners, recognised for excellence in radio, television, cable...

Er Writer Mills Dies

Emmy-winning television writer DAVID MILLS, who worked on hit U.S. series ER and THE WIRE, has died.Mills, who was born in 1961, passed away in New Orleans, Louisiana on Tuesday night (30Mar10), according to HBO...

Kate Hudson For Something Borrowed?

Kate Hudson is in negotiations for romantic comedy 'Something Borrowed'. The 'Bride Wars' actress would join Colin Egglesfield and Ginnifer Goodwin in the movie, which is based on the 2005 debut novel of the same...

Sevigny Blasts Big Love

Actress CHLOE SEVIGNY is facing the wrath of U.S. TV executives - she's branded the latest season of her show BIG LOVE "awful".The star plays a fundamentalist Mormon wife in the series, which is now...

Suede Play Hits For Tct

Suede played a greatest hits set at London's Royal Albert Hall last night (23.03.10).The second line-up of the group - Brett Anderson, Richard Oakes, Simon Gilbert, Neil Codling and Mat Osman - performed career-spanning tracks...

Liam Hemsworth's Last Song Love

Liam Hemsworth loved working on 'The Last Song'. The Australian actor, who met his now-girlfriend Miley Cyrus on the set of the movie, admits he is delighted to be a part of the drama film...

Time Warner To Bid For Mgm

Time Warner intends to join the bidding for MGM with an offer of $1.5 billion, Bloomberg News reported on Monday, citing a person with knowledge of the decision. Time Warner already owns MGM's library of...

Miley Cyrus' Australian Love

Miley Cyrus' boyfriend Liam Hemsworth enjoyed taking her to his native AustraliaThe former 'Neighbours' actor - who worked with Miley on drama movie 'The Last Song' - admits his parents took to her when she...

Miley Cyrus' 'Awesome' Godmother Dolly

Miley Cyrus believes her godmother Dolly Parton is "the nicest person in the world". The 17-year-old singer and actress admits she feels close to the '9 to 5' hitmaker because she gives good advice.She said:...

Hbo Puts First Episode Of The Pacific Online

Hoping to entice viewers to give the entire series a shot, HBO on Monday posted the first hour of its critically acclaimed The Pacific on its website, where it can be viewed for free. Ten...

Noisy Neighbour Brooke Shields

Brooke Shields has infuriated her neighbours with renovation work on her New York home. The 'Lipstick Jungle' star has commissioned extensive changes to be made to her $5.6 million home in the city's West Village...

Italian-american Org Asks Leno To Censure Jersey Shore

Calling on Jay Leno to consider his own Italian-American heritage, UNICO (Unity, Neighborliness, Integrity, Clarity, and Opportunity), has called on the Tonight show host to take a stand against the MTV reality series Jersey Shore...

Hoffman Turns Gambler For Tv Show

DUSTIN HOFFMAN is heading to the small screen for a new mini series - playing a gambling addict.The Hollywood legend has taken a role in U.S. network HBO's new show Luck, which tells the tale...

Shrek Movie To Open Tribeca Film Festival

The fourth Shrek movie will open the Tribeca Film Festival. The annual New York festival - which was founded in 2002 by Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal and Craig Hatkoff in response to the September...

Noel Gallagher Mad For House

Noel Gallagher is working on a new project.The former Oasis rocker - who left the band last August after having a huge bust-up with his brother Liam - is concentrating his energies on his latest...

Simmons Lands New Comedy Series

Hip-hop mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS is planning to give U.S. TV audiences a laugh, after signing a deal to co-produce a new stand-up comedy show.Simmons and producer Stan Lathan are following up their hit HBO programme...

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