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Muhammad Ali Musical Planned

A new musical about the life of Muhammad Ali is being planned.The sporting legend died in June last year aged 74 after a long battle with Parkinson's Disease and now David Sonenberg, the producer of...

Michael J Fox Laughs At Disease

Michael J. Fox ''can't stop laughing'' at the symptoms of his Parkinson's disease.The 'Back to the Future' actor - who was diagnosed with the condition in 1991 - admits he always sees the funny side...

Ken Burns To Tackle Two-part Muhammad Ali Documentary

The sports legend's rise to fame will be the focus of Burns' latest project, which will span four hours and be made in collaboration with his daughter Sarah and her husband, director David...

Bob Dylan Feels 'Lonesome' After Deaths Of Greats

Bob Dylan has been feeling lonely after the deaths of many of his friends like Muhammad Ali and Leonard Cohen in the past year.The 75-year-old music legend was close to the heavyweight great Ali, fellow...

Bob Dylan Feeling 'Lonesome' After Deaths Of Legends

The 75-year-old music icon was close to stars including Muhammad Ali, Leonard Cohen, Leon Russell and Merle Haggard, all of whom passed away last year (16). In a rare interview with author...

Harrison Ford Honours The Late Muhammad Ali At Celebrity Fight Night

Harrison Ford paid tribute to the late Muhammad Ali at Celebrity Fight Night. The 74-year-old actor praised the sporting legend, who tragically died in June last year aged 74 after a long battle with Parkinson's...

Harrison Ford Among Stars Honouring Muhammad Ali At Charity Bash

A host of famous names, who also included Dennis Quaid, U.S. swimming champ Michael Phelps and broadcaster Larry King also joined the boxing legend's widow Lonnie for the charity bash at the JW...

Muhammad Ali's Son Detained At Airport For Second Time - Report

Muhammad Ali Jr., the son of the late boxing legend, said in a telephone interview with the Sun Sentinel on Friday (10Mar17) he was "harassed" while trying to fly from Ronald Reagan National...

Muhammad Ali's Son Planning To Sue Over U.s. Airport Detainment

Muhammad Ali, Jr. was travelling back to the U.S. from Jamaica with his mother, Khalilah Ali, on 7 February (17), when he was pulled aside by immigration authorities at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport....

Chance The Rapper's Mohammad Ali Tribute Was His 'Favourite Moment' Of 2016

Chance the Rapper's ''favourite moment'' of 2016 was getting to perform a tribute to the late great Muhammad Ali.The 'No Problem' hitmaker looked up to the boxing legend - who tragically passed away earlier this...

Liam Neeson's Father Sobbed Over Muhammad Ali Autograph

The Taken star considers the late boxer among his greatest heroes and he's grateful he got the chance to meet him twice. The first time he saw him was at a film premiere...

Antoine Fuqua And Lebron James Developing Muhammad Ali Documentary

The untitled documentary will feature original footage and recreations of Ali's most famous fights and it will focus on the athlete's career achievements and setbacks. It will air on America's HBO network....

Coldplay Release Stripped-back Version Of Everglow

Coldplay have reworked their new single 'Everglow'.The British rockers have today (11.11.16) released the fifth song from their critically-acclaimed album 'A Head Full Of Dreams', in a new style inspired by the band's performance of...

Chance The Rapper To Honour Muhammad Ali At The Espy Awards

The No Problem star revealed on Twitter that he would be part of a special tribute to the late boxer and activist, who died on 3 June (16) aged 74, at the annual...

Coldplay Give Viola Beach Their Glastonbury Moment In Touching Tribute

Chris Martin and his bandmates performed a track written by the four young rockers who died in a car crash while on tour in Sweden in February (16), explaining the band traded the...

Muhammad Ali's Grandson Signed To Wilhelmina Models

The 17-year-old student has been snapped up by Wilhelmina Models, an agency whose client roster includes stars like Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas.An agent working at Wilhelmina told TMZ.com: "He has a great look....

Arnold Schwarzenegger: 'Muhammad Ali Was My Idol'

The star was among a long list of celebrity guests at the public interfaith funeral, which was held at the KFC Yum! Center in Ali's native Louisville, Kentucky, where an estimated 15,000 fans,...

Billy Crystal Salutes 'Big Brother' Muhammad Ali At Funeral

The comedian was among a long list of guest speakers at the public interfaith service, which was held at the KFC Yum! Center in Ali's native Louisville, Kentucky, where an estimated 15,000 fans,...

Will Smith Humbled To Attend Muhammad Ali's Funeral

The actor, who earned an Oscar nomination for his portrayal of the legendary boxer in 2001 biopic Ali, served as one of the pallbearers at Friday's memorial in Louisville, Kentucky, as the late...

Will Smith And Mike Tyson Help Kick Off Muhammad Ali Funeral Procession

The boxing champion, who battled Parkinson's disease for 32 years, died from septic shock in Phoenix, Arizona on 3 June (16), and his body was flown home to Louisville earlier this week (begs06Jun16)....

Muslim Prayers Recited For Muhammad Ali At Private Memorial

The icon passed away from septic shock in Phoenix, Arizona on 3 June (16), and his body was flown home to Louisville this week (begs06Jun16). On Thursday, 14,000 people joined his family...

Muhammad Ali's Family 'Disgusted' Free Memorial Tickets Being Sold

Ali insisted tickets for his memorial service should be distributed at no charge, and thousands of people queued for hours to get hold of the prized ticket to the event. Up to 15,000 people are...

Muhammad Ali Biopic Returning To Cinemas For Funeral Weekend

Smith landed his first Oscar nomination for playing the boxer in Michael Mann's 2001 film, Ali, and as the sports legend's fans, friends and family prepare for the late fighter's funeral on Friday...

Muhammad Ali Receives New York Street Tribute

The sportsman's daughter Laila Ali posted a picture of a construction worker hanging a green sign reading "Muhammad Ali Way" underneath the usual blue sign for West 33rd Street in Manhattan....

Will Smith And Lennox Lewis To Be Pallbearers At Muhammad Ali's Funeral

As one of American’s all-time greats, Muhammad Ali’s funeral will be attended by a raft of famous faces but only a few special people have been given the honour of acting as pallbearers on the...

Will Smith Will Be A Pallbearer At Muhammad Ali's Funeral

The actor, who earned his first Oscar nomination for portraying the sports legend in director Michael Mann's 2001 movie Ali, will be one of the eight people chosen to carry the late boxer...

Michael J. Fox: 'Honour Muhammad Ali With A Parkinson's Cure'

The sports legend and the Back to the Future actor, 54, teamed up to fight the degenerative disorder of the nervous system they both suffered, and the actor hopes Ali's passing will hasten...

Laila Ali: 'Knowing My Father's No Longer Suffering Eases My Grief'

The boxing legend died aged 74 on Friday (03Jun16) after being admitted to hospital for respiratory problems. However the sporting icon had battled the degenerative disorder of the nervous system for more than...

Muhammad Ali's Body Returns To Louisville

The sportsman and activist who was known in his early days as the 'Louisville Lip' passed away from septic shock due to unspecified natural causes on Friday (03Jun16), aged 74, in Phoenix, Arizona....

Laila Ali Remembers Dad Muhammad With Touching Family Photo

The 38-year-old boxer and U.S. TV personality, who is Ali’s youngest daughter, posted a shot of her late dad and son Curtis in a Louis Vuitton print ad on Facebook, writing, "My son...

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