Music, Movie and Entertainment News 25th January 2005

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Parton Joins Mcentire's Sitcom

25th January 2005 2:46

DOLLY PARTON is set to pay fellow country star REBA McENTIRE a visit on her sitcom REBA next month (FEB05). In a role written specifically for...

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Will.i.am To Show Off His Acting Skills

25th January 2005 2:46

BLACK EYED PEAS star WILL.I.AM has signed up to appear on American TV show about a young woman who regularly speaks with God. The rapper will...

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Mcfadden To Help Rebuild Tsunami Ravaged Homes

25th January 2005 2:46

Pop hunk BRIAN McFADDEN will fly to Sri Lanka to help rebuild homes ravaged by December's (04) Indian Ocean tsunami. The ex-WESTLIFE hunk helped...

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Nas Serves As Jazz Professor

25th January 2005 2:46

Newlywed rapper NAS and his jazz musician father OLU DARA gave students at Atlanta, Georgia's Morehouse College an unforgettable surprise, when...

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Doherty And Moss Announce Love With Tattoos

25th January 2005 2:46

Troubled rocker PETE DOHERTY and supermodel KATE MOSS have demonstrated their love for each other - by getting tattoos of their initials inside...

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Spears Switches Her Name To Mean Mona Lisa

25th January 2005 2:46

BRITNEY SPEARS has credited herself as MONA LISA on the credits for her new self-directed, self-choreographed video DO SOMETHING because that's the...

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Martin Shocks With Sick Sex Story

25th January 2005 2:46

Latin pop hunk RICKY MARTIN stunned OPRAH WINFREY and her TV audience during a recent taping of her daily talk show by recounting to story of a...

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Latoya: 'My Ex-husband Tried To Push Me Into Porn'

25th January 2005 2:46

LaTOYA JACKSON claims she'd have ended up becoming a porn star, if her ex-husband JACK GORDON's wishes had been granted. The singer, sister of...

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Britney's New Hebrew Tattoo

25th January 2005 2:46

BRITNEY SPEARS is taking her secret Kabbalah lessons seriously - she's had a Hebrew symbol tattooed on the back of her neck. The pop superstar,...

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Jackson To Be Defended By Twist Friend

25th January 2005 2:46

MICHAEL JACKSON's actor friend MARK LESTER intends to give evidence in defence of the singer at the THRILLER star's forthcoming child trial...

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Aghdashloo: 'Most Terrorists Are Muslim'

25th January 2005 2:46

OSCAR-nominated actress SHOHREH AGHDASHLOO has courted controversy by declaring that "99 per cent" of the world's terrorists are Muslim. THE...

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Gibson To Be Sitcom Regular

25th January 2005 2:46

Actor and film-maker MEL GIBSON loved playing a policeman so much on his new sitcom COMPLETE SAVAGES, he's planning to make many more appearances...

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Dunaway Vets Actresses In New Reality Show

25th January 2005 2:46

Hollywood veteran FAYE DUNAWAY is using her acting experience to put wannabe film stars through a gruelling boot camp in new reality TV show...

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Stars Dancing In The Streets After Sundance Fire Alert

25th January 2005 2:46

Stars including PARIS HILTON, JARED LETO and LORD OF THE RINGS pals BILLY BOYD and ELIJAH WOOD were forced to party in the streets of Deer Valley,...

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Catwoman Earns Seven Golden Raspberry Nominations

25th January 2005 2:46

HALLE BERRY's critically-mauled movie CATWOMAN has been awarded a staggering seven nominations by the GOLDEN RASPBERRY FOUNDATION, which names...

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Carry On Star Patsy Rowlands Dies

25th January 2005 2:46

CARRY ON star PATSY ROWLANDS died from breast cancer on Saturday morning (22JAN05) at the age of 71. The veteran actress passed away at the...

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Springer Slams Opera Musical

25th January 2005 2:46

Jewish TV presenter JERRY SPRINGER has slammed controversial musical JERRY SPRINGER THE OPERA for it its offensive portrayal of different...

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Chasez Isn't Right Age For Longoria

25th January 2005 2:46

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star EVA LONGORIA has hinted her romance with 'N SYNC hunk JC CHASEZ is over in a new interview - because he's the wrong age...

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Police Investigate Kidman's Spy

25th January 2005 2:46

OSCAR winner NICOLE KIDMAN called police last week (ends21JAN05) after discovering an intruder had planted an electronic listening device at her...

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Blake's Former Assistant Testifies That She Helped Kidnap Baby

25th January 2005 2:46

ROBERT BLAKE's former assistant testified yesterday (24JAN05) that she unwittingly helped the actor kidnap his baby daughter from his then future...

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Winfrey Wants To Act Again

25th January 2005 2:46

Talk show queen OPRAH WINFREY is desperate to resurrect her acting career, and is calling on movie bosses to put her back on the big screen. The...

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Hetfield Designs More Guitars

25th January 2005 9:37

METALLICA frontman JAMES HETFIELD has designed the fifth in his series of custom guitars with manufacturer ESP. The new model, dubbed the...

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Snoop Dogg Dreams Of Coaching American Football Team

25th January 2005 9:37

SNOOP DOGG has conquered music and movies and has now set his sights on another career - he wants to become an American football coach. The GIN...

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Champagne + Chocolate Treat For Nas + Kelis

25th January 2005 9:37

Hip-hop couple KELIS and NAS surprised guests at their 8 January (05) wedding by serving up their favourite treats including chocolate, champagne -...

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Feeder Still Feeling Loss

25th January 2005 9:37

FEEDER frontman GRANT NICHOLAS is still haunted by the suicide of former bandmate JON LEE - but now uses the experience to influence the band's...

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Queen Enforce Smoking Ban

25th January 2005 9:37

British rockers QUEEN have banned audiences from smoking during their comeback tour in March (05) - because it damages their new frontman PAUL...

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Martin Moved By Makeshift Mosque Morgue

25th January 2005 9:37

RICKY MARTIN is still struggling to come to terms with his recent trip to Thailand, after seeing the bodies of those who perished in the 26...

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Mccartney To Go On Show

25th January 2005 9:37

Pop legend SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's Manhattan apartment is now visible from New York's Museum of Modern Art - after the centre was given a...

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Franz To Headline Scottish Tsunami Concert

25th January 2005 9:37

Scottish rockers FRANZ FERDINAND have agreed to headline a gig in their native Glasgow next month (19FEB05) to raise funds for victims of...

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It's A Dog's Life On Broadway

25th January 2005 9:37

A Broadway theatre boss is giving New York's stray dogs the chance to become famous and live out their days in luxury, by signing them up for parts...

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Paris' New T-shirt Range

25th January 2005 9:37

PARIS HILTON is designing a new T-shirt range featuring her pet dog TINKERBELL. The American socialite has teamed up with Los Angeles...

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Eastwood Shot Misty For Nothing

25th January 2005 9:37

CLINT EASTWOOD was paid no money to direct and star in cult 1971 movie PLAY MISTY FOR ME - but he still made a fortune from it. The veteran...

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Kiefer's Violin Lessons Pay Off

25th January 2005 9:37

KIEFER SUTHERLAND landed his first acting role in Los Angeles thanks to his ability to play the violin. The 24 star took violin lessons from the...

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Troyer's Horse-riding Heartbreak

25th January 2005 9:37

AUSTIN POWERS star VERNE TROYER was left deeply disappointed on the set of US reality show THE SURREAL LIFE, when his diminutive size prevented him...

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Top 25 Sundance Films Named

25th January 2005 9:37

FOUR WEDDINGS + A FUNERAL, CLERKS, SHINE, EL MARIACHI, IN THE BEDROOM, HOOP DREAMS and NAPOLEON DYNAMITE have been named among the most important...

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Diaz Freaks Out Over Bugs On Reality Show

25th January 2005 9:37

Hollywood beauty CAMERON DIAZ struggled with giant insects during filming for her MTV reality travel series TRIPPIN'. The GANGS OF NEW YORK...

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Bush Receives Worst Actor Nomination

25th January 2005 9:37

American President GEORGE W BUSH is the surprise recipient of a Worst Actor nomination - for his part in MICHAEL MOORE's controversial film...

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Willa Ford's Reality Show Disappointment

25th January 2005 9:37

Singer WILLA FORD was hugely disappointed when she landed her co-hosting job on new US reality show THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER - because she was banned...

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Fans Asked To Help Garbage

25th January 2005 14:56

Rockers GARBAGE have asked their American fans to star in the video for their next single. The STUPID GIRL rockers, fronted by SHIRLEY MANSON,...

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Dash Helps Usher Party In London

25th January 2005 14:56

R+B superstar USHER partied hard in London last night (24JAN05) - with the help of $28,500 (GBP15,000) worth of vodka his friend DAMON DASH...

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Osbourne Relocates Recording

25th January 2005 14:56

Rock matriarch SHARON OSBOURNE was forced to rearrange recording sessions for her tsunami charity single TEARS IN HEAVEN, because of snow storms...

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Keys: 'Black Men Battle Widespread Stereotypes'

25th January 2005 14:56

ALICIA KEYS has leapt to the defence of African-American men, who she believes have to fight a constant battle against negative stereotypes. The...

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Jolie Dressed To Thrill

25th January 2005 14:56

ANGELINA JOLIE has been voted the sexiest actress to appear in uniform in 2004 for her leather-clad role in SKY CAPTAIN AND THE WORLD OF...

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Leigh's Squatter Rage

25th January 2005 14:56

British film-maker MIKE LEIGH had to find a new location for movie VERA DRAKE after squatters chased his crew from an abandoned building in central...

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British Royal In More Motor Trouble

25th January 2005 14:56

British royal ZARA PHILLIPS could find herself in more trouble with police, after a UK newspaper published photographs of her parked car with an...

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Butler Steering Clear Of Bond

25th January 2005 14:56

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA star GERARD BUTLER wishes people would stop asking him if he's going to replace PIERCE BROSNAN as British superspy JAMES...

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Dicaprio Ready To Settle Down

25th January 2005 14:56

Hollywood playboy LEONARDO DiCAPRIO is ready to leave his womanising days behind him and settle down with stunning girlfriend GISELE BUNDCHEN. ...

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Knightley Scared To Bare Bottom

25th January 2005 14:56

British beauty KEIRA KNIGHTLEY is insecure about her body - and refuses to bear her naked bottom in front of the camera. The KING ARTHUR screen...

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Berry Slams Hollywood Producers And Directors

25th January 2005 14:56

American actress HALLE BERRY has accused Hollywood producers and directors of being prejudiced against black women. Berry hoped she had made a...

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Aviator Soars Away With 11 Oscar Nominations

25th January 2005 14:56

THE AVIATOR will lead the way at THE 77TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS with 11 nominations including Best Picture, Best Director for MARTIN SCORSESE and...

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Walsh Plans Reality Show Starring G4, Girls Aloud And Westlife

25th January 2005 14:56

Music svengali LOUIS WALSH is planning a new British TV documentary starring classical boyband G4, and he's hoping GIRLS ALOUD and Irish superstars...

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Church Buys Modest Town House

25th January 2005 14:56

Welsh singer CHARLOTTE CHURCH is on the verge of buying her first home and settling down - two years after moving out of her mother's house. The...

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Melua Snow Driven

25th January 2005 14:56

Jazz singer KATIE MELUA had to call off a show on her sell-out American tour after she was left stranded in New York on Sunday (23JAN05) by snow...

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Crying Keys Writes Songs At Night

25th January 2005 14:56

Soul beauty ALICIA KEYS finds the inspiration to write songs when she wakes up in the middle of the night in floods of tears. The FALLIN' star...

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Ross Warns Keys Of Pitfalls

25th January 2005 17:36

Soul legend DIANA ROSS has warned protegee ALICIA KEYS not to get carried away by her success. During an interview Keys conducted on her idol...

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Megadeth Claim Thrown Out Of Court

25th January 2005 17:36

A lawsuit brought against metal band MEGADETH and the band's frontman DAVE MUSTAINE by former bassist DAVE ELLEFSON has been thrown out by a New...

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Ice Cube Defends Jackson's Rapper Comments

25th January 2005 17:36

ICE CUBE has defended SAMUEL L JACKSON against comments the actor made about rappers who take up acting - insisting he was taken out of context. ...

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Us Charity Anthem To Be Re-issued

25th January 2005 17:36

American charity single WE ARE THE WORLD will be re-released to mark its 20th anniversary next month (01FEB05) and to raise money for AIDS research...

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Sheriff's Office Denies Leaking Jackson Transcripts

25th January 2005 17:36

Santa Barbara authorities has denied leaking sensitive information relating to MICHAEL JACKSON's upcoming child molestation court case - and have...

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Aguilera To Get Engaged?

25th January 2005 17:36

Pop star CHRISTINA AGUILERA is reportedly getting engaged to boyfriend JORDAN BRATMAN. Bratman has been shopping for an engagement ring for the...

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Friends Complaint Thrown Out

25th January 2005 17:36

An American television watchdog has dismissed claims an episode of TV comedy FRIENDS featuring a phallic-shaped cake was indecent. The PARENTS...

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Odds On Trump Divorce

25th January 2005 17:36

Bookmakers are already tipping DONALD TRUMP's third marriage to MELANIA KNAUSS to fail before their first wedding anniversary - just three days...

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Cattrall Finds Samantha In Theatre Role

25th January 2005 17:36

KIM CATTRALL is enjoying playing a paralysed sculptor on the London stage because her character reminds her of SEX AND THE CITY man-eater SAMANTHA...

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Rowling's 'Beautiful' Mackenzie

25th January 2005 17:36

LATEST: Author JK ROWLING has named her "beautiful" baby daughter MACKENZIE JEAN ROWLING MURRAY. The HARRY POTTER novelist gave birth to baby...

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Diana Investigation Questions British Spies

25th January 2005 17:36

A British police investigation into late DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES' death have questioned the secret services about the intelligence they gathered...

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Channing Arrested For Drink Driving

25th January 2005 17:36

Actress STOCKARD CHANNING has been arrested for drink driving. The WEST WING star was stopped by California police driving on the hard shoulder...

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Slater: 'I Was Nowhere Near Knife Attack'

25th January 2005 17:36

LATEST: CHRISTIAN SLATER has hit out at reports he was attacked outside a London theatre at the weekend (22JAN05) - insisting he was nowhere near...

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Waters: 'Drugs Burned My Mind'

25th January 2005 17:36

PINK FLOYD star ROGER WATERS' daughter INDIA paid a heavy price for the cocktail of mind-altering drugs she took to numb the pain when her dad...

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Stamos Dating 'Normal' Women

25th January 2005 21:11

Actor JOHN STAMOS is using his new life as a single man as an opportunity to date "real" women outside of the showbiz world. Stamos and his...

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Bardem's Seedy Start Opposite Actress Mum

25th January 2005 21:11

Spanish movie star JAVIER BARDEM played opposite his mother in his first two acting roles - as a drunk's young friend and a backside-bearing...

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Yates Chosen As Next Harry Potter Director

25th January 2005 21:11

Relative newcomer DAVID YATES has been selected as the latest director to helm a film in the successful HARRY POTTER franchise. HARRY POTTER AND...

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Douglas Planning To Romance The Stone Again In India

25th January 2005 21:11

MICHAEL DOUGLAS is heading off to India to make a third ROMANCING THE STONE movie, 20 years after he last played fortune hunter JACK COLTON on the...

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Hilton's Tv Appearance Put On Hold For Carson Tribute

25th January 2005 21:11

PARIS HILTON's plans to promote the third season of her reality show THE SIMPLE LIFE were put on hold last night (25JAN05), as chat show bosses...

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Stars Back Driver's Licenses For Illegal Immigrants

25th January 2005 21:11

MARTIN SHEEN, DANNY GLOVER and DIANE KEATON are among a host of celebrities who are urging ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER to back a bill allowing illegal...

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Pitt And Aniston To Remain Business Partners

25th January 2005 21:11

BRAD PITT and JENNIFER ANISTON have announced plans to remain business partners, following their shock split earlier this month (JAN05). The...

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Bluegrass Star Stamper Dies

25th January 2005 21:11

Bluegrass fiddler ART STAMPER died on Sunday (23JAN05) at a hospital in Louisville, Kentucky, where he was being treated for complications from...

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Kelis + Nas Booked Jazz Greats For Wedding

25th January 2005 21:11

Hip-hop couple KELIS and NAS paid tribute to their jazz roots by booking veteran group THE HEATH BROTHERS to play at their wedding on 8 January...

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Billy Joel's Offices In Blaze

25th January 2005 21:11

Rocker BILLY JOEL's offices went up in smoke at the weekend (22JAN05) while the singer was enjoying himself at pal DONALD TRUMP's Florida...

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Mariah's Album Stalled

25th January 2005 21:11

MARIAH CAREY's comeback plans have been put back a month after ISLAND DEF JAM bosses decided they needed more time to promote her new album. THE...

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The Game Caught Up In Assault Accusations

25th January 2005 21:11

DR DRE's latest protege THE GAME's expected debut album success has been marred by the news that he's been named as a suspect in an alleged assault...

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Ringo Gets Animated As Stan Lee's New Superhero

25th January 2005 21:11

Former BEATLE RINGO STARR is to be turned into a superhero thanks to comic mastermind STAN LEE. The rocker, who voices THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE in...

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Ludacris Film Makes History At Sundance

25th January 2005 21:11

Rapper LUDACRIS has made SUNDANCE history with his new movie HUSTLE + FLOW - it has become the biggest purchase at the film festival. The...

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