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Janney Joins Cast Of Hairspray

ALLISON JANNEY is leaving White House drama THE WEST WING far behind and joining the cast of the big screen version of HAIRSPRAY. Janney, who has won four Emmy Awards for her role as White...

Did Broadbent Quit Hairspray For Sweeney Todd?

The mystery surrounding Oscar winner JIM BROADBENT's decision to quit the HAIRSPRAY movie musical has been solved - he was offered a part in the film's rival project, SWEENEY TODD. Broadbent initially signed on to...

Keith Previews Movie Debut For The Troops

Country star TOBY KEITH gave US troops serving in the Middle East a sneak preview of his movie acting debut after airing BROKEN BRIDGES in Kuwait, Afghanistan and Qatar last weekend (11-13AUG06). The film, in...

Travolta Escapes Traffic Fine For Driving Error

JOHN TRAVOLTA escaped a hefty police fine for driving the wrong way along a Texas highway - after local cops realised he had just made a simple mistake. The GREASE star, a trained pilot, was...

Walken Teams Up With Travolta For Hairspray

CHRISTOPHER WALKEN is set to play JOHN TRAVOLTA's husband in the big screen adaptation of HAIRSPRAY. The PULP FICTION star is replacing JIM BROADBENT, who was originally cast as WILBUR TURNBLAD. Walken will join Travolta,...

Bennett To Celebrate 80th Birthday With Hollywood Stars

Veteran crooner TONY BENNETT will belatedly celebrate his 80th birthday with a star-studded show in Los Angeles in November (06). The IF I RULED THE WORLD singer, who became an octogenarian on 3 August (06),...

Locklear Falls For Toby Keith

RICHIE SAMBORA's estranged wife HEATHER LOCKLEAR has a new man in her life - as she will be seen cuddling up to country rebel TOBY KEITH in his new music video. The blonde beauty will...

Grease Is The Word As Reality Tv Goes Broadway

The producers of a Broadway GREASE revival are set to use reality TV to find their stars. US TV talent contest YOU'RE THE ONE THAT I WANT will pit wannabe thespians against one other -...

Broadbent To Play Travolta's Hairspray Husband

British actor JIM BROADBENT has been added to the cast of movie musical HAIRSPRAY after beating BILLY CRYSTAL to play JOHN TRAVOLTA's husband. Oscar-winning IRIS star Broadbent will play WILBUR TURNBLAD, the father of the...

Lopez Drops Out Of Dallas

JENNIFER LOPEZ has abruptly quit the much-anticipated big screen remake of classic 1970s show DALLAS. The MAID IN MANHATTAN actress was set to star opposite JOHN TRAVOLTA - who will play JR EWING - as...

Travolta: 'Life Too Short To Diet'

JOHN TRAVOLTA is proud of his portly figure and has no plans to lose weight. The legendary star of GREASE and SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER once wowed moviegoers with his svelte figure and smooth dancing. He...

Dallas Director Hails 'Brotherly' Travolta

The director of upcoming DALLAS movie, GURINDER CHADHA, has settled her nerves before embarking on the project by chatting with its genial star JOHN TRAVOLTA. The handsome PULP FICTION actor met Chadha ahead of filming...

Izzard Slams Travolta's Transvestite Performance

British funnyman EDDIE IZZARD has blasted JOHN TRAVOLTA's portrayal of a transvestite in cult comedy HAIRSPRAY as cliched - before the actor has even begun filming his role. Travolta has signed up to bend genders...

Hairspray Says Goodbye To Baltimore

The producers of much-anticipated movie musical HAIRSPRAY have upset film fans in Baltimore, Maryland by deciding to shoot the project in Canada. The original Hairspray movie and hit Broadway musical were set in Baltimore, where...

Pfeiffer Set To Sing In Hairspray

MICHELLE PFEIFFER has joined the cast of the forthcoming big screen version of HAIRSPRAY as villain VELMA VON TUSSEL. The star joins JOHN TRAVOLTA, QUEEN LATIFAH, AMANDA BYNES and newcomer NIKKI BLONSKY, who'll play...

Alley Calls On Travolta Help As Weightloss Stalls

Former CHEERS star KIRSTIE ALLEY has called on pal JOHN TRAVOLTA's motivational skills to help her hit her goal weight. The actress has been steadily losing weight for the past year after ballooning to 230...

Gray Blasts Dallas Remake

Original DALLAS star LINDA GRAY has blasted Hollywood's plans to bring the veteran soap to the big screen. GURINDER CHADHA is set to direct JOHN TRAVOLTA as JR EWING and JENNIFER LOPEZ in Gray's former...

Winfrey Plans New Year's Eve Party In South Africa

Media mogul OPRAH WINFREY is set to give South Africa a huge financial and tourism boost at the beginning of 2007 by planning an exclusive New Year's Eve party there. According to Winfrey insiders, the...

Lopez Laughs Off Scientology Reports

Latina actress JENNIFER LOPEZ has laughed off reports she is studying controversial religion Scientology. The MAID IN MANHATTAN star is good friends with KING OF QUEENS actress LEAH RIMINI, who is a devout Scientologist, as...

Dallas Movie To Be Filmed In Texas

LATEST: Residents in Dallas, Texas are thrilled at least part of the big screen remake of the film DALLAS will be shot in its namesake city. Local residents were furious when producers announced the film...

Duff Sprays Hairspray On Broadway

HILARY DUFF's older sister is heading for the limelight after signing on to star in hit Broadway, New York musical HAIRSPRAY. HAYLIE DUFF will play make her Broadway debut as bitch AMBER VON TUSSLE next...

Tiger Woods' New Resort To Feature In Bond Film

The Bahamas estate recently bought by golfers TIGER WOODS and ERNIE ELS is to play a leading role in the new JAMES BOND film, CASINO ROYALE. Secluded Albany House in New Providence, became one of...

Unknown Teen Lands Hairspray Lead

Unknown teenager NIKKI BLONSKY has landed the role of a lifetime - as the chubby star of the HAIRSPRAY movie remake. The 17-year-old New Yorker will play hefty heroine TRACY TURNBLAD in the star-studded new...

Lopez Still Deliberating Over Dallas

MAID IN MANHATTAN star JENNIFER LOPEZ is still considering a role in the upcoming big screen version of DALLAS and insists nothing has been confirmed, despite reports to the contrary. Media reports claimed the...

Bynes Added To Hairspray Cast

Teen queen AMANDA BYNES has been added to the cast of movie musical HAIRSPRAY, taking over the role LESLIE ANN POWERS played in the 1988 JOHN WATERS original. As perky PENNY PINGLETON, Bynes joins an...

Stallone Celebrates 60th In Style

SYLVESTER STALLONE celebrated his 60th birthday in style last night (05JUN06) with fellow action men and Planet Hollywood founders BRUCE WILLIS and ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER. The superstar trio were among the celebrities celebrating at the soon-to-open...

Jason Lee Dispels Scientology Myth

Actor JASON LEE educated his MY NAME IS EARL co-star JAIME PRESSLY about the myths of Scientology on the set of the hit show. Lee joins TOM CRUISE, KATIE HOLMES, JOHN TRAVOLTA, KELLY PRESTON, KIRSTIE...

Super Ranch Hunted For Dallas Movie

DALLAS movie-maker GURINDER CHADHA is hunting for a super ranch in Texas to become the new Southfork. The British director is unsatisfied with the estate used in the eighties TV series, and is scouring the...

Travolta Joins The Celebrity Watch-ers

JOHN TRAVOLTA has joined the list of time-conscious stars appearing in print ads for watches, after signing on to become the new face of watchmaker Breitling. The PULP FICTION star posed as a Combat Air...

Travolta Helps With Dallas Casting

LATEST: JOHN TRAVOLTA is actively involved in casting his co-stars in the movie adaptation of TV soap DALLAS. Director GURINDER CHADHA says the PULP FICTION star, who is playing oil tycoon JR EWING in the...

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