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Martin To Return As Clouseau

17th January 2007 -

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Funnyman STEVE MARTIN is set to return to the big screen as bumbling French cop INSPECTOR CLOUSEAU - thanks to top comedy screenwriters LOWELL GANZ and BABALOO MANDEL. The acclaimed writers behind hits like FEVER...

Fallon Joins 'Team Mccartney'

26th October 2006 -

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Funnyman JIMMY FALLON has shown his support for SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY during his bitter divorce battle with HEATHER MILLS, by wearing a badge of the former BEATLE The FEVER PITCH star is a huge...

Affleck, Cyrus And Cryer Join Forces For Cancer

21st August 2006 -

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BEN AFFLECK, BILLY RAY CYRUS and JON CRYER are just a few of the celebrity names who have helped raise almost $3 million (GBP1.67 million) for children's cancer-fighting charity Jimmy Fund. Friday's (18AUG06) all-day fundraiser...

Farrelly Brothers To Remake The Valet

24th April 2006 -

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THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT MARY directors PETER and BOBBY FARRELLY have won a Hollywood bidding war to adapt the hit French film THE VALET. The remake will be based on FRANCIS VEBER's hit film, which has...

Hornby Nominated For Book Prize

16th November 2005 -

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ABOUT A BOY author NICK HORNBY has been shortlisted as a possible winner for next year's (06) Whitbread best novel prize. The British writer, whose best-selling novels HIGH FIDELITY, FEVER PITCH and ABOUT A...

Escape To Victory Tops Soccer Film Poll

15th November 2005 -

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Cult SIR MICHAEL CAINE movie ESCAPE TO VICTORY has been voted the best soccer film of all time. The 1981 sports epic, which also stars soccer stars PELE and BOBBY MOORE alongside SYLVESTER STALLONE,...

Witherspoon Tops Movie Hair Poll

25th October 2005 -

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REESE WITHERSPOON has topped a new Best Hair poll for her look as a ghost in romantic comedy JUST LIKE HEAVEN. The actress beat ALFIE star NIA LONG's locks in ARE WE THERE YET?...

Barrymore: 'I Want To Be Cameron's Bridesmaid'

9th August 2005 -

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DREW BARRYMORE has fuelled speculation that her CHARLIE'S ANGELS co-star CAMERON DIAZ is engaged to her toyboy lover JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE by pleading to be her bridesmaid. Barrymore is convinced the couple are destined for...

Farrelly Apologises For Foul Catch

28th July 2005 -

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Film-maker PETER FARRELLY has apologised to his beloved Boston Red Sox after preventing one of their players from claiming a New York Yankees out in a baseball game earlier this month (JUL05). The director,...

Fever Pitch Renamed In British

6th July 2005 -

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The FARRELLY BROTHERS' baseball comedy FEVER PITCH has been renamed THE PERFECT CATCH for British audiences. The Farrellys are the second movie-makers to adapt British novelist NICK HORNBY's best-selling book, but changed the subject...

Depp Buys Up Rights To Hornby's New Book

3rd May 2005 -

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JOHNNY DEPP has snapped up the rights to acclaimed British author NICK HORNBY's new book A LONG WAY DOWN. The movie star plans to produce the film version of the book, which focuses on...

Amityville Horror Scares Up Success At The Us Box Office

18th April 2005 -

 News

THE AMITYVILLE HORROR remake has scared up a big hit in America after screaming to the top of the box office. The film, starring RYAN REYNOLDS and Australian actress MELISSA GEORGE, has debuted at...

Sahara Tops Us Box Office

11th April 2005 -

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PENELOPE CRUZ and MATTHEW McCONAUGHEY's new movie SAHARA debuted at the top of the US box office, with the an opening haul of $18.5 million (GBP9.7 million). The previous weekend's number one movie, SIN...

Moretti Catches Barrymore Kissing Fallon

11th April 2005 -

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THE STROKES star FABRIZIO MORETTI became extremely concerned while watching a live baseball game on TV - because cameras caught his girlfriend DREW BARRYMORE kissing JIMMY FALLON. The Brazilian rocker, who had assumed Barrymore...

Fever Pitch Stars Batter Up For Premiere

7th April 2005 -

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Hollywood star DREW BARRYMORE dropped to her knees to worship British author NICK HORNBY at the world premiere of her new film FEVER PITCH last night (06APR05). The CHARLIE'S ANGELS actress and co-star JIMMY...

Fallon: 'I'm A Geek'

5th April 2005 -

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American funnyman JIMMY FALLON considered forging a career in computer science before his stand up routine landed him a slot on cult American TV show SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE. Fallon, who stars in the forthcoming...

Red Sox Victory Captured In Barrymore Movie

29th October 2004 -

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Movie beauty DREW BARRYMORE reshot the final scenes of new baseball romance film FEVER PITCH while the BOSTON RED SOX beat the NEW YORK YANKEES in the background. The cameras were still rolling...

Farrelly Bros' Rewrite Film After Red Sox Triumph

27th October 2004 -

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Movie makers BOBBY and PETER FARRELY have called back DREW BARRYMORE and JIMMY FALLON to reshoot scenes on their new baseball romance film, after the BOSTON RED SOX's recent win against the NEW YORK YANKEES....

Barrymore Thrills Baseball Fans

22nd September 2004 -

 News

DREW BARRYMORE shocked fans at Boston, Massachusetts, sports mecca Fenway Park on 4 September (04), when she dashed onto the pitch during a top baseball game between the BOSTON RED SOX and TEXAS RANGERS....

Farrelly Duo Bring Boston Red Sox Film To Canada

3rd August 2004 -

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Film-making siblings PETER and BOBBY FARRELLY are devastated they can't film their upcoming baseball movie FEVER PITCH in Boston after being ordered to film it in Toronto, Canada. A huge amount of Hollywood movies...

Barrymore To Star In Fever Pitch

11th July 2004 -

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DREW BARRYMORE is set to appear in an American version of NICK HORNBY's classic cult novel FEVER PITCH. The CHARLIE'S ANGELS actress will star in the Hollywood version of the hit book which...

Cooper's Riders Beats Bridget Jones As Top Read

27th June 2004 -

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JILLY COOPER's RIDERS has been crowned British women's favourite holiday book, beating BRIDGET JONES' DIARY and HARRY POTTER AND THE PHILOSOPHER'S STONE to the top spot. Women in the poll conducted by TESCO.COM chose...

Raging Bull Top Sporting Film

5th December 2003 -

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ROBERT De NIRO's 1980 film RAGING BULL has been crowned the best sporting movie ever in a new poll. De Niro, 60, won a Best Actor OSCAR for his portrayal of boxer JAKE LA...

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