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Rosie O'donnell Urges Police To Check Author Grisham's Computers

Actress/Tv personality Rosie O'donnell has slammed author John Grisham for comments he made to a British newspaper regarding child pornography, suggesting his computer should be searched for inappropriate content.The bestselling writer hit the headlines on...

John Grisham Apologises For Controversial Child Porn Comments

Bestselling author John Grisham has condemned paedophilia and issued a public apology after incensing youth protection campaigners with his controversial views on child pornography.The writer behind hit legal thrillers A Time to Kill and The...

John Grisham Under Fire Over Child Pornography Statements

Youth protection charities have slammed blockbuster author John Grisham for his "irresponsible", "inaccurate" and "dangerous" comments about child pornography.The veteran writer behind The Firm and A Time to Kill has caused controversy by discussing the...

Hundreds Of Authors Join Amazon Book Dispute

Stephen King, John Grisham and James Patterson are among 900 of the world's most famous authors who have waded into an ongoing publishing dispute with bosses at book retailer Amazon.Hundreds of writers, also including blockbuster...

Zac Efron Heading To Law School In 'The Associate,' John Grisham Adaptation

Zac Efron is gearing up to both produce and star in the movie adaptation of writer John Grisham's hit legal thriller, The Associate. The former High School Musical star will be continuing his evolution from...

Zac Efron To Replace Shia Labeouf In Grisham Thriller

Actor Zac Efron is set to graduate from high school to Yale University as Shia Labeouf's replacement in a big-screen adaptation of crime author John Grisham's The Associate.LaBeouf was originally attached to star in the...

A Time To Kill To Close After A Month On Broadway

The Broadway adaptation of John Grisham's crime thriller A Time To Kill is closing less than a month after it officially opened.The author's popular book about a young white lawyer defending an African-American man accused...

'A Time To Kill': John Grisham Thriller Hits Broadway - Review Roundup

John Grisham's electric first novel, A Time To Kill, has hit Broadway in an adaptation from the Tony Award-winning writer, Rupert Holmes. Grisham's legal suspense thriller follows the work of attorney Jake Brigance who represents...

Ashley Williams To Play Sandra Bullock's Ellen Roark On Broadway

Something Borrowed star Ashley Williams is to take on Sandra Bullock's role in a new theatre adaptation of John Grisham's courtroom drama A Time To Kill.Bullock played Ellen Roark in the 1996 film version and...

A Time To Kill Set For Broadway Stage

John Grisham's crime thriller A Time To Kill is heading to Broadway later this year (13).The 1989 book inspired a Hollywood movie starring Matthew MCConaughey as a young white lawyer defending an African-American man accused...

John Grisham Divides Opinion With Capital Punishment Novel

JOHN GRISHAM, the celebrated American novelist, published his much anticipated new novel, 'The Confession' yesterday (October 26th 2010). The book is Grisham's follow-up to the 2009 legal thriller 'The Associate', although he did release a...

Labeouf Heads To Yale For Grisham Thriller

Actor SHIA LABEOUF is heading to law school - he's to star in a big-screen adaptation of renowned crime author JOHN GRISHAM's book THE ASSOCIATE. The Transformers star will portray a Yale Law School student with...

Jk Rowling Earns '£5 Per Second' As World's Richest Author

The creator of Harry Potter has seen her bank balance swell by more than £5 every second in the last year, according to a new report.JK Rowling has been confirmed as the world's highest-earning author...

By on 03 October 2008

Jk Rowling Earns '£5 Per Second' As World's Richest Author

The creator of Harry Potter has seen her bank balance swell by more than £5 every second in the last year, according to a new report.JK Rowling has been confirmed as the world's highest-earning author...

Renfro Died Of Drug Overdose

Actor Brad Renfro died as a result of a drug overdose, a Los Angeles coroner has ruled.The 25-year-old was discovered at his Los Angeles apartment on January 15th, with local police stating at the time...

By on 11 February 2008

Actor Renfro Dies At 25

Actor Brad Renfro has been found dead at a Los Angeles apartment aged just 25.The former child star had been tipped for the top after an impressive turn in the John Grisham adaptation The Client,...

By on 16 January 2008

Bbc Gets Damages

The BBC has acquired the rights to show the highly-rated US drama Damages on BBC1 next year.Starring five-time academy award-nominated actress Glenn Close, Damages is a highly successful drama which blends a legal thriller with...

By on 15 August 2007

Ricky And Rude-y As Madeley Turns The Air Blue

John Grisham has been recognised for his contribution to the literary world with a prize for lifetime achievement at the British book awards.Other winners at the ceremony in London included comedians Peter Kay for best...

By on 29 March 2007

Mcconaughey's Mother Defies Son's Privacy Request

SAHARA star MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY was shocked to find his childhood home exposed on television in the early 1990s when he first shot to fame, because he had already warned his mother against such invasions of...

Grisham Faces Court Appearance For Emotional Distress

Author JOHN GRISHAM must appear in court to answer allegations he deliberately caused a woman emotional problems, the Virginia Supreme Court ruled yesterday (12JAN07). The court reinstated KATHARINE ALMY's lawsuit against THE FIRM writer and...

Clooney Buys Rights To Grisham Book

George Clooney has bought the rights to The Innocent Man, the first non-fiction book by best-selling novelist John Grisham.The Oscar-winning actor's production company Smoke House will produce the film but it is not known whether...

By on 07 December 2006

Clooney Set To Bring Grisham Book To Big Screen

GEORGE CLOONEY has signed on to bring JOHN GRISHAM's real-life tale about a man wrongly sentenced to death to the big screen. The OUT OF SIGHT star has purchased the rights to Grisham's non-fiction book,...

King Offers Chance To Star In Book

Horror impresario STEPHEN KING is offering one lucky bidder the chance to have a character named after them in his next spine-chilling book - but he warns that the story will be particularly gruesome....

Grisham Upset By Rowling's Dominance

American author JOHN GRISHAM has begrudgingly conceded defeat in the best-selling stakes to HARRY POTTER creator JK ROWLING. Former lawyer Grisham is upset his reign at the top of the book charts has been...

Harrelson Blasts Grisham

WOODY HARRELSON is using press for his movie comeback in AFTER THE SUNSET to blast author JOHN GRISHAM for insisting the actor didn't get work on his A TIME TO KILL adaptation. Harrelson was...

John Grisham's Mail-bomb Scare

Author JOHN GRISHAM called police to his farm in Virginia on Saturday (11SEP04), after finding a suspicious package in his mailbox. THE FIRM writer was petrified when he discovered a large envelope that had...

Cooper's Riders Beats Bridget Jones As Top Read

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...

Christmas Films In Name Mix-up

Bosses at REVOLUTION STUDIOS are brainstorming new titles for their movie adaptation of JOHN GRISHAM's novel SKIPPING CHRISTMAS - because they've been informed they can't use the name. Bosses at the MOTION PICTURE ASSOCIATION...

Hackman, Hoffman And Cusack Movie Sparks Upset

GENE HACKMAN, DUSTIN HOFFMAN and JOHN CUSACK's new movie RUNAWAY JURY has sparked a real-life legal battle between the film studio and a small kite shop. The actors were recently in New Orleans, Louisiana,...

Grisham Happy With House Painting

Author JOHN GRISHAM is delighted with the TV movie version of his novel A PAINTED HOUSE based on his childhood years in Arkansas, America. Though known for his legal blockbusters such as THE FIRM...

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