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Caan Added To Hawaii Five-o Cast

OCEAN'S ELEVEN star SCOTT CAAN is set for another major remake - reports suggest he has signed on to play DANNY 'DANNO' WILLIAMS in the revamped HAWAII FIVE-O .Alex O’Loughlin has already signed up to...

Mcgregor Plans Another Bike Trip

EWAN MCGREGOR is planning to take a break from his movie career to head out on another round-the-world motorbike trip.The Trainspotting star teamed up with his pal Charley Boorman for a marathon motorcycle trip in...

Cooper Drops Out Of Witherspoon Movie

BRADLEY COOPER has scrapped plans to romance REESE WITHERSPOON on the big screen - he's dropped out of spy comedy THIS MEANS WAR to focus on THE HANGOVER sequel.The actor was due to team up...

Mcgarrigle's Struggle Reunited Wainwright Family

Singer RUFUS WAINWRIGHT has credited his late mother KATE MCGARRIGLE with bringing his family closer together - the star's dad made contact after years of estrangement when he learned of her cancer struggle.Loudon Wainwright III...

Mcgregor: 'I'm Too Boring For An Autobiography'

EWAN MCGREGOR is keen to pen an autobiography - but is convinced his life story is "too boring" to open up about.The Trainspotting star was inspired to write a book about his life while starring...

Polanski Completed New Film Behind Bars

Embattled moviemaker ROMAN POLANSKI edited his new film THE GHOST WRITER from a jail cell in Switzerland, according to the film's stars PIERCE BROSNAN and EWAN MCGREGOR.The director was arrested and detained on a 32-year-old...

Mcgee: 'Ageing Music Industry Executives Should Give Up Cocaine'

Music mogul ALAN MCGEE has urged his ageing peers to quit snorting cocaine - because it's undignified.The former boss of Creation Records, who discovered bands like Oasis and Primal Scream, has now retired from the...

Polanski Named Best Director At Berlin Film Festival

Embattled moviemaker ROMAN POLANSKI has landed the prestigious Best Director award at the Berlin Film Festival for his latest offering THE GHOST WRITER.The 76 year old was honoured with the Silver Bear prize for his...

Mcgee's Sobriety Led To Oasis Success

Creation Records boss ALAN MCGEE owes OASIS' success to his own sobriety - because the band would not have made it as big as they did if he'd joined their wild life.Now retired from the...

Bassingthwaighte Pregnant With First Child

Australian actress/singer NATALIE BASSINGTHWAIGHTE is pregnant with her first child.The former star of Aussie soap opera Neighbours is expecting a baby with longterm boyfriend Cameron MCGlinchey, who played drums with her former band Rogue Traders....

Paltrow's Rep Dismisses Diva Behaviour

A spokesperson for GWYNETH PALTROW has dismissed reports the Hollywood actress is stirring up controversy on the set of new movie LOVE DON'T LET ME DOWN due to outrageous diva-like demands.Paltrow has moved into a...

Polanski Picked On Mcgregor's Accent

EWAN MCGREGOR found perfectionist ROMAN POLANSKI to be a hard task master on the set of new movie THE GHOST WRITER - the actor and the moviemaker almost fell out over accents.The Scot worked hard...

Mcgregor: 'Disney Didn't Want A Gay Scrooge'

Scottish movie star EWAN MCGREGOR has explained the delay of his new movie, I LOVE YOU PHILLIP MORRIS - Disney bosses didn't want young film fans thinking their EBENEZER SCROOGE was gay.The film, in which...

Mcavoy Is Mistaken For Mcgregor

JAMES MCAVOY is often mistaken for fellow Scottish actor EWAN MCGREGOR - because they have identical accents.The Atonement actor's heavy Scottish brogue often confuses Americans - and when they discover where he hails from, many...

Polanski's Ghost Writer A Hit With Critics

Embattled director ROMAN POLANSKI has scored a victory with his latest movie THE GHOST WRITER - the film has secured rave reviews following its premiere at the Berlin film festival in Germany.The political thriller starring...

Barrymore To Remake Charlie's Angels

DREW BARRYMORE is giving wings to CHARLIE'S ANGELS - the actress is making plans to bring the hit TV series back to the small screen.Barrymore has produced and starred in two film adaptations of the...

Murray Proud Of His 'Difficult' Reputation

BILL MURRAY never feels offended when he is labelled "difficult" to work with - because he sees it as a "badge of honour."The Hollywood actor famously fell out with director MCG while they were making...

Furtado Channels Inner Hockey Fan For Film Debut

Singer NELLY FURTADO is preparing to make her big-screen debut - as a crazed hockey fan.Director Michael MCGowan has written a special role for Furtado in his new film, Score: A Hockey Musical, about the...

Jackson Sued Over Dance Crew Show

AMERICAN IDOL judge RANDY JACKSON is at the centre of a new lawsuit over allegations the idea for his U.S. talent contest AMERICA'S BEST DANCE CREW was stolen.Dwight MCGhee filed papers in Los Angeles County...

Carrey & Mcgregor Honoured In France

Actors JIM CARREY and EWAN MCGREGOR have received one of the French government's highest honours in recognition of their contributions to the movie industry.American funnyman Carrey and Scottish actor MCGregor were named knights in the...

Underwood's Before He Cheats Tops Country Video Poll

CARRIE UNDERWOOD's promo for 2007 hit BEFORE HE CHEATS has been named the best country music video of the past decade in an online poll.Fans were asked to vote for their favourite promo by website...

Mika Slams Mcgee Over Brit Awards Rant

Pop star MIKA has spoken out against ALAN MCGEE after the music mogul launched a vicious rant against stars including SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and COLDPLAY.MCGee, who discovered acts such as Oasis and Primal Scream, gave...

Paxton Replaces Quaid In Knockout

BILL PAXTON has stepped in to replace DENNIS QUAID in new movie KNOCKOUT - after the actor dropped out due to "scheduling conflicts."Quaid had been due to tackle a role in Steven Soderbergh's upcoming film,...

Music Mogul Mcgee: 'Get Rid Of The Brit Awards'

The man who discovered OASIS has called for the BRIT Awards to be scrapped and replaced with a more serious music ceremony.Scottish music mogul Alan MCGee claims the annual prizegiving has lost its way and...

Hill & Mcgraw Honoured For Charity Work

FAITH HILL and TIM MCGRAW were honoured for their tireless work for cancer charities at a star-studded event in Los Angeles on Wednesday (27Jan10) night.Taylor Swift, Reese Witherspoon and cancer survivor Christina Applegate turned out...

Mcgrath Returning To Tv

Former SUGAR RAY frontman MARK MCGRATH is returning to U.S. television - the rocker has signed on to host a musical game show.The 41-year-old Fly hitmaker stepped away from music to focus on his TV...

Wainwright Pays Tribute To Brave Mother

Singer RUFUS WAINWRIGHT has paid tribute to his late mother KATE MCGARRIGLE and vowed to celebrate all that she achieved before her death from cancer this week.The folk singer was diagnosed with a rare form...

Mcgrath Is Hawke's Doppelganger

Rocker MARK MCGRATH looks so much like ETHAN HAWKE he's constantly stopped and asked to sign autographs as the TRAINING DAY star.It happens so often, the Sugar Ray frontman has taken to imitating his more...

Iommi Puts Pen To Paper

BLACK SABBATH rocker TONY IOMMI is documenting his life in the hellraising band in a new autobiography.The book, Iron Man, is due to be published later this year (10), after U.S.-based Foundry Literary & Media...

Celine Dion Is The Ultimate Performer Of The Last Decade

CELINE DION has emerged as the new century's top performer after beating KENNY CHESNEY and the DAVE MATTHEWS BAND to the top of America's Ultimate Top 10 list.Created by combining artists’ album sales revenue with...

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