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Actor Robert F. Chew Dies

The Wire star Robert F. Chew has died at the age of 52.The heavyweight actor died in his sleep at his home in Baltimore, Maryland on Thursday (17Jan13). His cause of death has been...

Beyonce Shares Photo Of Baby's First Sonogram

Notoriously-private superstar Beyonce has thrilled fans by showing off a photo of her baby daughter's first sonogram.In a new teaser for her upcoming Hbo documentary, Life Is But A Dream, the Single Ladies hitmaker talks...

Sick Zosia Mamet Thought She'd Lost Girls Part

Actress Zosia Mamet feared she had blown her chance at landing a role in hit U.S. drama Girls after showing up to her New York audition high on cold medication.The Mad Men star - the...

Time Warner Cfo Warns Cablers: Expect A Big Fee Hike

Time Warner CFO John Martin has served notice to cable operators that he intends to negotiate aggressively with them beginning this year when affiliate deals start to expire. By 2016, he observed, virtually all contracts...

Time Warner Cfo Warns Cablers: Expect A Big Fee Hike

Time Warner CFO John Martin has served notice to cable operators that he intends to negotiate aggressively with them beginning this year when affiliate deals start to expire. By 2016, he observed, virtually all contracts...

Steven Soderbergh: 'Hollywood Snubbed Gay Liberace Biopic'

Director Steven Soderbergh was forced to settle with turning his upcoming Liberace biopic Behind The Candelabra into a Tv movie after he was snubbed by every major studio in Hollywood - because the film was...

Director Says Liberace Biopic Was "Too Gay" For Studios

Despite being directed by an Oscar winner and starring two other Oscar winners, Behind the Candelabra, Steven Soderbergh's drama about flamboyant pianist/entertainer Liberace, received a pass from every major studio, Soderbergh told TheWrap.com. The film,...

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...

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