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Galifianakis To Play Belushi?

THE HANGOVER director TODD PHILLIPS is developing a new JOHN BELUSHI biopic - and ZACH GALIFIANAKIS is at the top of his leading men list.The filmmaker is a longtime fan of the tragic comedy legend...

Carrie Fisher's Star Wars Drug Confession

Carrie Fisher took cocaine on the set of 'Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back'. The actress - who portrayed Princess Leia in the first three movies of the George Lucas-directed sci-fi franchise - snorted the...

Solomon Burke Dies

Soul singer Solomon Burke has passed away aged 70. The 'Everybody Needs Somebody To Love' singer died of natural causes yesterday (10.10.10) on a flight from Los Angeles to Holland, where he was due to...

Phillips To Produce Belushi Biopic

Comedian JOHN BELUSHI is coming back from the dead - the late star's life will be documented in a new biopic by THE HANGOVER director TODD PHILLIPS.Studio executives at Warner Bros. recently acquired the film...

Blues Brothers Mastermind Dies

The man who helped turn DAN AYKROYD and JOHN BELUSHI's BLUES BROTHERS act into a success has died. He was 62.Music executive Michael Klenfner died on Tuesday (14Jul09) from complications of congestive heart failure, according...

Black Denies Plans For Belushi Biopic

JACK BLACK has vowed never to star in a biopic of late comedian JOHN BELUSHI - fearing it would tarnish the reputation of his comedy idol. The School Of Rock star is convinced it's a...

Wood Amused By Belushi's Proposal To His Wife

Rocker RONNIE WOOD once woke up to find late comedian JOHN BELUSHI down on his knees proposing to his girlfriend. Wood and his now-wife Jo lived in Los Angeles with their children in the early...

Summers And Belushi's Wild Day Out

Former THE POLICE guitarist ANDY SUMMERS once took magic mushrooms with late actor JOHN BELUSHI, and ended up rolling around in mud in the middle of a monsoon. In his autobiography ONE TRAIN LATER, the...

Salgado Diagnosed With Cancer

Blues star CURTIS SALGADO has cancelled his US tour after being diagnosed with liver cancer. The HIT IT AND QUIT IT singer, 52, was given the bad news three weeks ago and has suspended concerts...

Belushi Widow Seeks Revenge On Biographer

The wife of late comic actor JOHN BELUSHI is seeking revenge on his biographer for his unflattering portrayal of the star - by publishing a critical book of memoirs about the writer. JUDY BELUSHI...

Garr + Fisher Contacted Belushi's Ghost

Actress pals TERI GARR and CARRIE FISHER once called up the ghost of tragic comedian JOHN BELUSHI while fishing for NATALIE WOOD's spirit off the cost of California during a spooky midnight boat ride....

Murray Attributes His Career To Belushi

BILL MURRAY has paid tribute to the late comedian JOHN BELUSHI for trailblazing a path into Hollywood, paving the way for the LOST IN TRANSLATION star and his contemporaries. Recent movies RUSHMORE and LOST...

April Fools Day Honour For Funnyman Belushi

Comedy legend JOHN BELUSHI was honoured in Los Angeles yesterday (01APR04) with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The funnyman's brother JAMES BELUSHI and comedy pals CHEVY CHASE and DAN AYCKROYD were...

Belushi's Drug Death Helped Sam Moore Clean Up

SOUL MAN singer SAM MOORE sought out treatment for his heroin addiction after hearing about pal JOHN BELUSHI's drug-related death. The SAM + DAVE star was among Belushi drug buddies in New York, and...

Python's Mr Creosote Is Funniest Film Scene

MONTY PYTHON's MR CREOSOTE sketch in THE MEANING OF LIFE has topped a new list of the Funniest Movie Scenes of All Time. The skit, in which TERRY JONES plays a greedy diner who...

Alas, Poor Del!

The acting coach who gave MIKE MYERS, BILL MURRAY and JOHN BELUSHI their big breaks has donated his skull to upcoming performances of SHAKESPEARE's HAMLET in Chicago, Illinois. DEL CLOSE, who died in 1999...

Dan Aykroyd Returns To His Roots

Hollywood actor DAN AYKROYD is set to return to his comedic roots as guest host for this weekend's (17MAY03) SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE season finale. The 50-year-old actor and comedian was one of the popular...

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