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Gisele Bundchen Races Away From Rats

Gisele Bundchen is being plagued by rats.The Brazilian supermodel screamed in horror after seeing one of the rodents which have infested her street, in New York's West Village area - where stars including Rupert Everett...

Bette Midler Invigorated By 50

Bette Midler says 50 Cent has "made her life worth living".The 'Wind Beneath My Wings' singer revealed the rapper, who has been helping Midler's group the New York Restoration Project build a public garden in...

Barrymore & Lange Deny Rift Over Grey Gardens

GREY GARDENS co-stars DREW BARRYMORE and JESSICA LANGE have dismissed reports of a rift over the upcoming Emmy Awards nominations. Internet gossip began circulating this week (20Apr09) suggesting the two actresses, who star in the new...

Libel Victory For Channel 4 And Da Ali G Show

Borat creator Sacha Baron Cohen has successfully defeated an $800,000 (Ł550,000) libel lawsuit against his former programme Da Ali G Show.A female plaintiff, who sued as 'Jane Doe' claimed to have been physically, emotionally, and...

By on 22 April 2009

Barrymore Forced Friends To Communicate With Her Character

DREW BARRYMORE fully immersed herself in her role in new TV movie GREY GARDENS by forcing her own friends to communicate with her character. The actress plays Jackie Kennedy-Onassis' reclusive cousin 'Little' Edie Beale in the...

Quaid To Play Clinton To Michael Sheen's Blair

Dennis Quaid will portray Bill Clinton as Michael Sheen reprises his role as Tony Blair in a new television film about the two politicians.Sheen has already played the former prime minister in The Deal (2003)...

By on 25 March 2009

Starz To Present More Original Programming

Starz, the movie channel owned by John Malone's Liberty Entertainment, is following the lead of HBO and Showtime and including original content among its feature films, including half-hour sitcoms and hourlong dramas, the New York...

Sopranos Creator Returning To Hbo

David Chase, who as creator/writer/producer of The Sopranos, was responsible for arguably the biggest hit in cable television history and unquestionably the biggest hit for HBO, has been lured back to the pay-TV channel to...

Sopranos Mastermind Chase Reflects On The Birth Of Hollywood

THE SOPRANOS creator DAVID CHASE is developing a new TV miniseries about the birth of Hollywood. The TV mogul is the brains behind Ribbon of Dreams, which will track the earliest filmmaking in California, beginning in...

Mormons Upset About Sacred Ceremony Footage In Tv Drama

The producers of polygamy drama BIG LOVE have been forced to defend their decision to include the depiction of a sacred Mormon ceremony after church leaders called the idea offensive. Sunday's (15Mar09) episode of the critically...

Hbo Battles Mormons

In the latest incident pitting a religious group against the media, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has denounced plans by HBO to show a so-called Mormon endowment ceremony next Sunday. "Certainly church...

Sex & The City Boss Returns To Hbo

SEX & THE CITY creator DARREN STAR is planning to have another hit show on his hands - after agreeing a deal with network HBO to produce his first solo series in almost a decade. Star...

Tv Bosses Give Enthusiasm Thumbs Up

TV bosses have ended speculation comedian LARRY DAVID's long-running U.S. show CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM is facing cancellation - scheduling a season seven debut almost two years after the last episode aired. The comedy, which debuted in...

Tryout For Tv Show Becomes Broadway Hit

While Will Ferrell's limited run with his Broadway show You're Welcome America , was initially regarded as a trial run for an HBO special, it has become an enormous hit, setting house records in ticket...

Michel Gondry To Bring Visual Flair To Green Hornet

French director Michel Gondry has been signed to bring the tale of masked superhero The Green Hornet to the screen, it has been announced.Based on the 30s radio serial and 60s TV show, the film...

By on 25 February 2009

Sex And The City 2 Confirmed

A sequel to last year's Sex and the City movie has been confirmed after all four main stars signed up.Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Cynthia Nixon and Kristin Davis have agreed to star in a...

By on 06 February 2009

Polanski Suffers A New Legal Setback

Director Roman Polanski has lost a legal bid to have a Los Angeles hearing on whether rape charges against him should be dismissed moved to a different county. Polanski had claimed he could not receive...

Netflix May Add Premium Online Service -- At A Cost

Netflix, which already allows its subscribers to watch thousands of older movies online without additional charge, is considering adding a "premium tier" to its streaming service that, for a fee of around $10.00, would give...

Barkin To 'Seek Revenge With Tv Series'

ELLEN BARKIN's new TV series about an older woman wrapped up in a bitter divorce is based on her own split from her billionaire ex RON PERELMAN, according to new report. Hollywood sources reported on Thursday...

Barkin Eyes First Starring Role In Tv Series

ELLEN BARKIN has been tapped for her first starring role in a TV series - playing an older woman who finds herself newly single after ending her high-profile marriage. Ironically, the 54-year-old actress walked out on...

New Movie Channel Debut -- First On The Web

The internecine battle between Viacom's Paramount Pictures and CBS's Showtime Networks heated up Tuesday as Paramount, along with Lionsgate and MGM, announced the formation of a new movie channel, called Epix. Last year, the three...

Polanski Case Put On Hold

A Los Angeles court hearing scheduled for today (Wednesday) on Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski's effort to have his 1977 rape case dismissed was put on hold Tuesday by a California appeals court. The 2nd District...

Hbo Dominates Tv Globes Awards

At the Golden Globes awards Sunday night, HBO's seven-part miniseries about the life of the second U.S. president dominated the presentations as John Adams picked up awards for best mini-series, best actress in a miniseries...

Inaugural Show On Hbo -- Free

HBO has purchased the rights to televise the January 18 Presidential Inaugural Opening Ceremony -- a star-studded entertainment event at the Lincoln Memorial -- and will make it available for free not only to HBO...

Little Britain Duo Wins Libel Battle

British comedians MATT LUCAS and DAVID WALLIAMS have accepted libel damages from a U.K. newspaper over a report alleging their TV show LITTLE BRITAIN USA had offended gay groups. The comic duo was accused of...

Matt Lucas And David Walliams Awarded Libel Damages

The creators of Little Britain have accepted libel damages over claims their show had outraged gay rights groups.Neither Matt Lucas nor David Walliams appeared at the high court hearing in London, during which Express Newspapers...

By on 19 December 2008

Winfrey Lands New Tv/movie Deal

TV queen OPRAH WINFREY has signed an exclusive new deal to develop movies and miniseries for cable network HBO. The talk show host will develop the projects as part of a three-year deal with her...

Klein And Goodwin Call It A Day

AMERICAN PIE star CHRIS KLEIN and actress girlfriend GINNIFER GOODWIN have ended their relationship after two years together. The He's Just Not That Into You star Goodwin returns to HBO's Big Love in January, and...

Cruz Dazzles At Gotham Awards

PENELOPE CRUZ dazzled on the red carpet at the Gotham Awards in New York on Tuesday (02Dec08) night, and walked away with an award for her role in WOODY ALLEN movie VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA. Cruz...

Polanski Demands Sex Charges Be Dropped

Shamed filmmaker ROMAN POLANSKI has filed a request asking a judge in Los Angeles to dismiss child-molestation charges against him - 30 years after he fled the U.S. to escape prosecution. In 1978 the Academy...

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