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Kathy Bates Considers Retirement

Veteran actress Kathy Bates is eyeing retirement once her hit U.S. TV drama Harry's Law ends.The Oscar winner has enjoyed a long film career with roles in Misery, Titanic and About Schmidt and she has...

Kyra Sedgwick Reveals Family Tattoo At Sag Awards

Kyra Sedgwick, the star of The Closer, was showing off a new tattoo on Sunday night at the annual Screen Actors' Guild Awards. The 46 year-old actress was wearing a red Pucci dress with cut-away...

George Clooney To Present At Screen Actors Guild Awards

George Clooney is just one of several recently freshly anointed Oscar nominees who've been revealed as presenters for the prestigious SCREEN ACTORS' GUILD AWARDS, a yearly event which sees the thespian stars of Hollywood and...

Kathy Bates Was Depressed After Beating Cancer

Oscar-winner Kathy Bates sank into a deep depression after beating ovarian cancer as she struggled to return to the "complexity of life" following her health scare.The Misery star was diagnosed with the disease in 2003...

Bates Feared Misery Role Would Be Too Much For Film Fans

Oscar winner Kathy Bates was surprised when she picked up an Academy Award for her chilling portrayal of an obsessed fan in Misery - because she thought her performance was over the top.The actress terrified...

Mars Needs Moms Flop Drags Down Disney

While a single blockbuster movie can lift a media conglomerate's earnings dramatically, the latest quarterly earnings report from the Walt Disney Co. indicates that a single big-budget flop can pull it down just as dramatically....

Woody's Cannes Opener Delights Crowd

Unlike his contribution to last year's Cannes Film Festival, You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger, Woody Allen's Midnight in Paris received a mostly enthusiastic reception from the press when it was screened this morning...

Harry's Law Nbc's Biggest Hit

Against negative odds, David E. Kelley's Harry's Law, starring Kathy Bates, has turned out to be NBC's highest-rated show of the season -- surprising even the network's top brass, the Los Angeles Times reported today...

Woody Allen Film To Open Cannes Film Festival

Calling it "a wonderful love letter to Paris," Cannes Film Festival Director Thierry Fremaux announced today (Wednesday that Woody Allen's Midnight in Paris will open the 64th edition of the festival on May 11. The...

Bates' Tv Role Written For A Man

Veteran actress KATHY BATES had to "fight" for her role on hit U.S. TV series HARRY'S LAW - because it was originally written for a man.The actress made her debut in the legal drama as...

Carell To Exit The Office Before Season Ends

Steve Carell will leave NBC's The Office a month before the season finale, and the remaining four episodes will concern the chaos that ensues when the show's regular characters vie for his job, producer Paul...

Pfeiffer And Bates Call For The Legalisation Of Prostitution

MICHELLE PFEIFFER and KATHY BATES are calling for prostitution to be legalised in the U.S. after playing historical hookers in a new period movie.The duo portrays 1920s French courtesans in director Stephen Frears' new film...

Bates Given Movie Portrait By Frears

KATHY BATES was given a special 60th birthday present from director STEPHEN FREARS - a portrait of the actress from their new film CHERI.Bates stars as a former courtesan in the period drama, alongside Michelle...

Bates: 'I Should Have Made Cancer Battle Public'

Oscar winner KATHY BATES regrets not going public with her ovarian cancer battle - because she could have helped others at the time. The Misery star has since signed on as an Ovarian Cancer Foundation...

Bates Upset Mother Never Lived To See Her Success

Oscar winner KATHY BATES rues the fact her mother never lived to see the actress' successes - because she made the ultimate sacrifice in giving birth to the MISERY star. Bates has reteamed with her...

Bates Reunites With Titanic Co-stars Dicaprio + Winslet

KATHY BATES is joining her Titanic co-stars LEONARDO DiCAPRIO and KATE WINSLET on new movie Revolutionary Road, 10 years after the blockbuster disaster film. Winslet and DiCaprio, who famously played doomed lovers in the James...

Bates Reunites With Titanic Co-stars Dicaprio + Winslet

KATHY BATES is joining her Titanic co-stars LEONARDO DiCAPRIO and KATE WINSLET on new movie Revolutionary Road, 10 years after the blockbuster disaster film. Winslet and DiCaprio, who famously played doomed lovers in the James...

Mirren Wins Again As Aarp Announce Grown-up Hits

HELEN MIRREN can't stop winning acting honours - now she's claimed Best Actress at the American Association of Retired People (AARP) Magazine's Movies for Grown-ups Awards. The British star of THE QUEEN joins DONALD SUTHERLAND...

Leary's Soft Spot For Bates

US comedian DENIS LEARY has a secret crush on MISERY star KATHY BATES. The RESCUE ME funnyman admits his unusual fantasy woman in an interview with the US edition of women's magazine Elle. He says,...

Bates' Fame Lesson

MISERY star KATHY BATES received a harsh reminder of how fleeting fame can be, when she found herself cleaning up dog excrement with her own autographed paper. The actress had just won her Best Actress...

Lange Honoured By Lincoln Center

Oscar winner JESSICA LANGE was taken by surprise when she was honoured by New York City's Film Society Of Lincoln Center on Monday (17APR06) night, when her celebrity pals took to the stage to talk...

Thornton And Bates In Candid Oscars Chat

BILLY BOB THORNTON realised a career-long dream recently when he interviewed pal KATHY BATES for OPRAH WINFREY's TV show. The two Oscar winners got together in the library at Bates' Hollywood home to chat about...

Weaver And Basinger Top Gross Scenes Poll

SIGOURNEY WEAVER's 'brief encounter' in ALIEN and KIM BASINGER's 9 1/2 WEEKS staircase sex scene have topped a new internet poll of unnecessary movie nudity. The actress' saucy scenes join ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER's naked time travelling...

Bates Terrified She Would Land Three's Company Role

Actress KATHY BATES was terrified when she nearly landed a role on THREE'S COMPANY - because she hated the show. The MISERY star was living in New York when she received an offer from US...

Bates Knew She Would Win Oscar

Actress KATHY BATES knew she would win the Best Actress Oscar for her performance in MISERY after seeing visions of herself picking up the statuette. The star wasn't nervous when she attended the ceremony because...

Bates And Bradshaw Sizzle Off-screen

MISERY star KATHY BATES and her latest co-star TERRY BRADSHAW had such sizzling chemistry onscreen, people began to mistake them for a couple in real-life. The Oscar-winning actress has worked with legendary performers such as...

Sports Star Bradshaw Upsets Parents Over Nude Movie Scene

American football great TERRY BRADSHAW has upset his elderly parents after baring all in new movie FAILURE TO LAUNCH. The former Pittsburgh Steelers superstar plays MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY's father in the romantic comedy, and didn't tell...

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