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Julia Roberts Signs Up For Doctor Role In Tv Drama

Julia Roberts is heading to the small screen for Ryan Murphy's Tv adaptation of award-winning stage play The Normal Heart.The Pretty Woman star will play wheelchair-bound physician Dr. Emma Brookner, who treats HIV-positive patients in...

Alleged Hbo Coverup: Woman Sacked For Exposing Horse Abuse On 'Luck'

In March of last year 'Luck', a show about horse racing starring Dustin Hoffman, was cancelled amid a scandal surrounding the treatment of the horses that appeared on the show. Now, HBO - the network...

Eddie Redmayne Lied To Tom Hooper At Tv Audition

British actor Eddie Redmayne was convinced his Les Miserables director Tom Hooper would never hire him again as he once lied to him during an audition at the start of his career.Redmayne was desperate to...

Martin Scorsese Creating Bill Clinton Documentary

Filmmaker Martin Scorsese has signed on to shoot a Tv documentary about former American President Bill Clinton.The Oscar winner will co-produce the project with actress Elizabeth Hurley's ex, Steve Bing, for Tv network Hbo, while...

Matt Damon Warns Conservative Fans Not To See Behind The Candelabra

Actor Matt Damon has warned fans his upcoming Tv movie Behind The Candelabra will not be suitable for everyone because the biopic about the flamboyant pianist features a large amount of nudity.The Bourne Identity star...

True Blood Creator Alan Ball Offers Walk-on Part For Charity

True Blood creator Alan Ball is offering one lucky star-in-the-making the chance of a walk-on part in his hit vampire series to raise money for charity.The winner will take on a non-speaking role in the...

Beyonce To Bare Baby Belly In Candid Documentary

Beyonce will open up about her decision to hide her baby bump from the media in a revealing new documentary she directed about her life.In a new teaser for the Hbo film, the new mum...

Beyonce Set To Direct And Star In New Documentary

Beyonce is stepping behind the camera to direct and star in a new documentary about her life.The notoriously-private Single Ladies hitmaker will put together personal footage of her life as an artist, wife to rapper...

Ewan Mcgregor Felt Destroyed By Tv Series Axe

Scottish star Ewan Mcgregor was "creatively destroyed" when Tv bosses axed his new series before it had even aired, because he had devoted so much time and energy to the project.The Star Wars actor had...

Christopher Guest Reunites Spinal Tap Stars For British Tv Comedy

Christopher Guest is reuniting the stars of This Is Spinal Tap for a new British Tv comedy.Guest has co-created a new show called Family Tree, which will star Bridesmaids actor Chris O'Dowd in the lead...

Obama Wins Third Debate -- But Will It Matter?

President Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney not only had to compete against one another during Monday night's presidential debate, they also had to compete against the National League playoff game between the St. Louis Cardinals...

Actor/activist Russell Means Dead At 72

ussell Means, who first rose to prominence as a leader of the 1973 Wounded Knee uprising of Native American activists and who later was cast in a major role in the movie The Last of...

Obama Wins Third Debate -- But Will It Matter?

President Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney not only had to compete against one another during Monday night's presidential debate, they also had to compete against the National League playoff game between the St. Louis Cardinals...

Actor/activist Russell Means Dead At 72

ussell Means, who first rose to prominence as a leader of the 1973 Wounded Knee uprising of Native American activists and who later was cast in a major role in the movie The Last of...

Tippi Hedren: 'Hitchcock's Wife Did Nothing To Stop My Emotional Torture'

Tippi Hedren once appealed to Alfred Hitchcock's wife for help in halting the director's emotional abuse, only to have her request completely snubbed.The veteran star, who worked with Hitchcock on 1963 classic The Birds and...

Barnes & Noble Launches Latest Streaming Division

arnes & Noble is the latest company to sell movies online that can be viewed on TV sets or mobile devices virtually anywhere or anytime. Although it is being called Nook Video, the service will...

Barnes & Noble Launches Latest Streaming Division

arnes & Noble is the latest company to sell movies online that can be viewed on TV sets or mobile devices virtually anywhere or anytime. Although it is being called Nook Video, the service will...

Boardwalk Empire Returns: Season 3 Preview

Boardwalk Empire Season 3 hits TVs on Sunday, September 16th at 9PM. With little being released about the new series, apart from enigmatic, expertly designed teaser trailers, Contactmusic.com is here to tell you what to...

'Newsroom' Actress Alison Pill Enjoys Boozy Time At Fashion Week

We're not quite sure what was going through Newsroom star Alison Pill's head yesterday, but we're pretty sure we know what was going in her mouth the day before (September 11th), with the actress being...

Bob Barker Launches Campaign To Keep Animals Safe On Film Sets

Game show legend Bob Barker and The Simpson's co-creator Sam Simon have teamed up to spearhead a new animal rights campaign to keep creatures safe from harm on movie and TV sets.The two celebrities have...

Anna Paquin And Stephen Moyer Welcome Twins: All The Details

Anna Paquin’s twins arrived safely into the world this week, despite both being born premature. Anna Paquin and her ‘True Blood’ husband Stephen Moyer are yet to announce the exact details of the birth, though...

Jeffrey Wright To Play Beetee In ‘Hunger Games’ Sequel

Actor Jeffrey Wright has been cast as Beetee in the The Hunger Games sequel Catching Fire, Lionsgate announced on Friday (September 7, 2012).Former ‘Monk’ star Tony Shalhoub was reportedly in consideration for the role, though...

Taylor Swift's Romance Interests Alec Baldwin

Taylor Swift's romance with Conor Kennedy has reportedly interested Alec Baldwin. The '30 Rock' star is said to be keen to find out about the country singer's romance after he was overheard at the Hamptons...

Ben Affleck Heading For Oscars Glory With 'Argo'?

Is Ben Affleck in the running for an Oscar? Industry insiders seem to think so, after his latest movie Argo opened at the Telluride Film Festival. According to Los Angeles Times, the very same movie...

The Rolling Stones To Make Comeback In London And Brooklyn

The Rolling Stones are set to play four gigs; two at London's O2 Arena and two at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, reports Billboard.Richard Branson and Australian Paul Dainty will promote, with reports suggesting the...

Aaron Sorkin's 'The Newsroom' Proves Successful Despite Public Criticism

The Newsroom, created by Aaron Sorkin, writer of The West Wing, enjoyed impressive viewing figures, as it's first season culminated Sunday night (August 26, 2012), reports The Washington Post.2.3 million tuned in for the finale's...

Liberace's Toyboy Lover Battling Cancer - Report

Liberace's lover Scott Thorson has been diagnosed with anal cancer, according to a U.S. report.Editors at tabloid The Globe claim doctors have told Thorson, who was once the late showman's teenage toyboy, the deadly disease...

Warner Bros Say No To Stephen King's 'The Dark Tower'

After initially showing interest in a multi-movie adaptation of the Stephen King franchise, The Dark Tower, Warner Bros. have changed their temperature from slightly warm to icy cold, and have rejected the proposal completely, reports...

Chris O'dowd To Star In New Bbc Spinal Tap Style Series

The popular I.T Crowd actor Chris Odowd, who also starred in hit film Bridesmaids, is due to co-write and star in a new Bbc comedy based on the documentary style of Spinal Tap. The show...

Marvin Hamlisch, Broadway And Hollywood Composer Dies, Aged 68

The composer Marvin Hamlisch died at the age of 68 this week. He had been suffering from a brief but unspecified illness, USA Today reports. Hamlisch was well-known for his work composing music for Broadway...

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