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Rome Drama Too Explicit For Italians

An upcoming British/American TV drama exploring life in ancient Rome features so much graphic sex and violence, Italian broadcaster RAI has decided to screen a heavily edited version of ROME next year (06). The...

Pitt And Norton Team Up For Lewis And Clark Project

FIGHT CLUB co-stars BRAD PITT and EDWARD NORTON are re-teaming for a 10-part mini-series about legendary US explorers MERIWETHER LEWIS and WILLIAM CLARK. Pitt and Norton are joining forces with HBO and National Geographic...

Wyclef To Take On Tv Sitcom

FUGEES star WYCLEF JEAN's childhood is to be turned into a new TV comedy series. The hip-hop star cut a deal with bosses at cable channel HBO in America to produce and star in...

Kudrow's Comeback Cancelled

Former FRIENDS star LISA KUDROW is disappointed after learning US cable network HBO has cancelled her comedy series THE COMEBACK. After Friends ended last year (04), Kudrow signed a deal with HBO to write,...

Seinfeld To Receive Comedian Award

American funnyman JERRY SEINFELD has been selected to receive the Comedian award at HBO and AEG Live's inaugural Comedy Festival. Seinfeld is set to be handed the honour during the event, which will take...

The Sopranos To Continue As Its Sixth Season Is Extended

THE SOPRANOS will have eight more episodes filmed as part of its sixth season, fuelling speculation the TV mafia drama will not finish at its close. The show's creator, DAVID CHASE, had previously spoken...

Kudrow Waiting To Hear If Comeback Will Come Back

Former FRIENDS star LISA KUDROW is still waiting to hear whether her new sitcom THE COMEBACK will be given a second series - following its critical-mauling in the US. The 41-year-old plays a fading...

Carnivale Fans Fight To Bring The Show Back From The Dead

Fans of CARNIVALE are spooking executives who axed the cult TV show after two seasons by sending them packs of tarot cards. The dark drama, which followed a travelling circus and freak show through...

Stallone's Notorious Big Film Gets The Go-ahead

LATEST: SYLVESTER STALLONE has chosen to take his NOTORIOUS BIG biopic to the small screen after signing a deal to debut the controversial movie on America's HBO network. The ROCKY star's long-awaited film -...

Cattrall: 'Sex And The City Pay Was Unfair'

Actress KIM CATTRALL refuses to be involved in a film version of hit TV show SEX AND THE CITY until the cast's payment structure is fairer than it was on the TV series. The...

Bushnell's Ex-manager Sues Over Sex And The City Profits

SEX AND THE CITY creator CANDACE BUSHNELL is being sued by her former manager CLIFFORD STREIT, who alleges the writer refused to pay him his percentage from monies earned on the hit TV show....

Ray Romano Wants To Curse On Tv

Comedian RAY ROMANO doubts he'll ever star in a network sitcom again now EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND has come to an end - because he wants to curse on camera. Romano's show ended on Monday...

Carnivale Axed After Two Series

EMMY-winning TV show CARNIVALE has been ditched by American network HBO after just two series. The critically acclaimed drama - which centres on a circus in Great Depression-era America - failed to increase its...

Nighy Joins Campaign To End Poverty

Actor BILL NIGHY is lending his talents to a film campaign aimed at forcing Canada's G8 summit to radically change - so less lives are lost to poverty. The British star is teaming up...

Quinn Pleads Guilty To Drunken Driving

Actor AIDAN QUINN's driver's licence has been suspended for three months, after he pleaded guilty to a drunken driving charge in Maine. Quinn didn't appear in Kennebec County Superior Court on Thursday (21APR05), where...

Cattrall Slams Gay Slurs

Former SEX AND THE CITY star KIM CATTRALL has laughed off reports she is a lesbian, insisting that she has always loved men. The 48-year-old sex symbol, who famously played man-eater SAMANTHA in the...

Sarah Jessica Parker Signs Hbo Deal

Actress SARAH JESSICA PARKER is returning to American cable network HBO with an exclusive two-year deal, which will see her developing and producing a range of TV shows. Parker, who won acclaim and a...

Sex Star Kristin Turns Suburban Sleuth

SEX AND THE CITY star KRISTIN DAVIS is set to play a desperate housewife in a new TV show about a pair of unlikely private detectives. The actress, who played CHARLOTTE YORK in the...

Baseball Legend Sues Over Satc Ads

Baseball legend YOGI BERRA is suing TURNER BROADCASTING SYSTEM for $10 million (GBP5 million) after his name appeared in the company's advertisements for SEX AND THE CITY re-runs. The former NEW YORK YANKEE player,...

Moreno's Shock At Oscar Nod

Film newcomer CATALINA SANDINO MORENO is still in shock following her Best Actress OSCAR nomination for MARIA FULL OF GRACE - because she thought the movie was only ever destined for TV broadcast. The...

Dash Becomes Boxing Promoter

Rap mogul DAMON DASH has embarked on a new career - as a boxing promoter. The ROC-A-FELLA RECORDS co-founder Dash plans to start a fighting promotion company called DASH DiBELLA PROMOTIONS, after joining...

Sopranos Watered Down For Tv

Hit mafia show THE SOPRANOS is being re-edited to remove all offensive language in preparation for its move to non-subscription American TV. Nervous small screen bosses have demanded the crime caper is toned down...

Stone Escapes America For France

Director OLIVER STONE is so distraught over the criticism targeted at his last two big screen projects, he's preparing to flee America for France. The JFK movie-maker sparked controversy by meeting Cuban dictator FIDEL...

Ed Harris' Smelly Socks Sold

Smelly socks worn by ED HARRIS during the filming of EMPIRE FALLS were among the items snatched up by fans during a recent sale of props and costumes from the movie. On Saturday (11DEC04),...

Phoebe Set For A Comeback

Former FRIENDS star LISA KUDROW is returning to TV as an actress desperate for a hit. The bubbly blonde, who played ditzy PHOEBE on Friends, will star in new sitcom COMEBACK, according to trade...

Six Feet Under Is Going Under

American TV series SIX FEET UNDER will end after the upcoming fifth season, the show's creator ALAN BALL has confirmed. Ball, who is also executive producer on the black comedy, has told American cable...

Minnelli 'Incoherent' At Outkast Party

LIZA MINNELLI shocked revellers at the wrap party for OUTKAST's upcoming movie, by performing an "incoherent and rambling" show. The CABARET star was at the party in Wilmington, North Carolina with pal BEN VEREEN...

Alternative Satc Endings Released

Fans of defunct comedy SEX AND THE CITY will finally be able to see the alternative endings to the hit show on a special DVD. Producers at the HOME BOX OFFICE (HBO) cable network...

Macy Gray Insists All Is Well On Outkast Set

MACY GRAY has knocked reports of problems on the set of OUTKAST's new movie, by insisting everything has been running smoothly, with production set to wrap next week (ends29OCT04). Reports recently emerged that makers...

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