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Producer Ralph Andrews Dies

The TV star lost his battle with Alzheimer's disease on Friday (16Oct15). Andrews began his career in radio in Saginaw, Michigan, before moving to California and landing an internship at NBC....

Cate Blanchett Confirms Involvement In Lucille Ball Biopic

The Australian star emerged as the frontrunner to play the I Love Lucy actress in a new biopic last month (Sep15), and now Cate has confirmed she has held talks with screenwriter Aaron...

Cate Blanchett Cast As Lucille Ball In New Biopic

Cate Blanchett is to be cast as Lucille Ball in an upcoming biopic produced by the late American actress’s two children – Lucie Arnaz and Desi Arnaz Jr – and written by Aaron Sorkin, according...

Cate Blanchett To Play Lucille Ball

The Australian actress is reportedly attached to play Ball in the new film, which will be based on a screenplay yet to be written by Oscar winner Aaron Sorkin. The movie will...

Bill Cosby Statue Removed From Disney Theme Park

The Cosby Show star is in the midst of an ongoing legal battle after more than 30 women came forward with decades-old claims that he drugged and sexually assaulted them. On Monday...

Lucille Ball Statue Set To Be Replaced

A bronze sculpture of the I Love Lucy star was erected in Celoron, New York, the village where Ball grew up, in 2009, but many locals were unhappy with the look of the...

Unpopular Lucille Ball Statue Set For Relocation

The bronze sculpture of the I Love Lucy star in the village of Celoron has become a tourist attraction since its unveiling in 2009, but residents are not fans of the life size...

Lucille Ball Statue Artist Willing To Replace 'Scary Lucy'

In a letter to The Hollywood Reporter, Dave Poulin accepts the memorial in Celoron, New York is not his best work, admitting "it's by far my most unsettling sculpture". Ball's fans recently...

Lucille Ball Fans Renew Calls For Statue Replacement

The bronze likeness in the village of Celoron, near the I Love Lucy star's native Jamestown, has become a tourist attraction since its unveiling in 2009, but locals are not fans of the...

Residents Of Lucille Ball's Hometown Are Petitioning Against Her "Horrible" Statue

Residents of Lucille Ball's hometown are hoping to have a statue of the late actress replaced with something a little less terrifying. A Facebook page has emerged calling for residents of Celeron, New York to...

Lucille Ball's Daughter Wants Debra Messing To Play Her Mum

Legendary comedienne Lucille Ball's daughter has assured actress Debra Messing that no biopic about her mum will ever be made unless she's onboard to play the I Love Lucy icon.The former Will & Grace star...

Jerry Lewis Is Still Not A Fan Of Female Comedians

Jerry Lewis say wha-??? The beloved comedian has earned his right to an opinion in the standup world, but his latest statement had more than a few eyebrows raised. On Saturday, Lewis left his hand...

Movie Reviews: Baggage Claim

As for Baggage Claim, critics are suggesting that it will probably end up as lost luggage. It is being excoriated by most critics. Elizabeth Weitzman in the New York Daily News describes it as fake...

Lucille Ball's Polka-dot Dress Is A Big Hit At Auction In Hollywood

Lucille Ball's signature polka-dot dress and props from Indiana Jones & The Temple Of Doom have smashed expectations at a Hollywood auction.The items went under the hammer at a Profiles in History sale earlier this...

Costume Designer To The Stars Dies

Ray Aghavan, an Oscar-nominated Hollywood costume designer who dressed Judy Garland, Lucille Ball and Lauren Bacall, has died at the age of 83.The costumer passed away on Monday (10Oct11), reports People.com. Aghayan was born in...

Lucille Ball Centenary Marked By Look-alike Contest

Lucille Ball, the self-styled queen of American Comedy who died in 1989, would have celebrated her 100th Birthday yesterday (6th August). This year also marks the 60th anniversary of I Love Lucy - the show...

Lucille Ball Fans Plan Lucille Record At Tribute Festival

Fans of beloved comedienne Lucille Ball are hoping to set a new record at this year's (11) Lucy Fest in Jamestown, New York to mark what would have been the TV star's 100th birthday.Comedy festival...

Movie Reviews Bridesmaids

Critics are going out of their way to assure their male readers that, despite the title, Bridesmaids is not just a chick flick. Writes Joe Morgenstern in the Wall Street Journal "If this is only...

Carol Burnett Still Missing Pal/idol Lucille Ball

TV icon Carol Burnett's birthdays have never been the same since her friend Lucille Ball passed away.Ball always sent the comedienne flowers to mark her big day and the last bouquet that arrived for Burnett...

Ball's Daughter Reaches Deal With Auction House

A California auction house selling LUCILLE BALL memorabilia has reached a deal to return the late acting legend's lifetime achievement awards to her daughter.Ball's daughter with first husband Desi Arnaz, Lucie Arnaz Luckinbill, was left...

Ball's Daughter Threatens Legal Action Over Auction

The daughter of legendary U.S. funnywoman LUCILLE BALL is threatening to take legal action over an upcoming auction of her late mother's personal items because it "insults her memory".The widow of Ball's second husband, Susie...

Michael Jackson 'Buried'

Michael Jackson was reportedly buried in a private funeral last Thursday (06.08.09).Less than a dozen people attended the low-key ceremony at Hollywood's Forest Lawn Cemetery, where the singer was allegedly interred in Motown records founder...

Jacksons File Burial Papers

Michael Jackson's family have reportedly filed papers to have the star buried at a Hollywood cemetery.Officials at the Forest Lawn Memorial Park cemetery in Los Angeles are now clear to "proceed with burial", over six...

Michael Jackson's Star-studded Memorial

Michael Jackson's memorial will be held at Los Angeles' Staples Center arena on Tuesday (07.07.09).Up to one million fans are expected to attend the star-studded service, with a further 750 million watching on TV.The singer's...

Jackson Won't Have Neverland Burial

Plans to bury Michael Jackson at Neverland have been cancelled.The singer's family were reportedly hoping to lay the star to rest at his beloved ranch but are now scrambling to find a new location amid...

Ball Snap's A Big Earner At Hope Auction

A signed picture of legendary U.S. funnywoman LUCILLE BALL has fetched more than $6,500 (GBP3,800) at an auction of BOB HOPE memorabilia. More than 680 items went under the hammer over the weekend (18/19Oct08) at...

Ball + Arnaz's Children Sought Out To Prove Paternity Claims

Legendary comedians LUCILLE BALL and DESI ARNAZ have returned to the spotlight following a resurgence of rumours the couple fathered an unknown child. Madeline "Linda" Jane Dee was allegedly given up for adoption by Ball...

Short Caught Up In Mid-air Argument With Lucille Ball

Actor MARTIN SHORT was once involved in a mid-air argument with LUCILLE BALL, after the legendary actress accused him of repeatedly kicking her seat. Short and his friend were amazed when Ball and her manager...

Peculiar List Of 50 Greatest Tv Icons

In advance of a special to air on the nostalgia channel TV Land, the channel and Entertainment Weekly have issued a list of the 50 greatest TV "icons" of all time. The list is headed...

Lucille Ball Tops The Honour Roll At Tv Land Awards

Beloved US TV comedienne LUCILLE BALL was among those honoured at the TV Land Awards in Santa Monica, California on Saturday (14Apr07). TV shows The Brady Bunch and Taxi and 1970s miniseries Roots were also...

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