Music, Movie and Entertainment News 25th February 2009

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Naomi Klein Wins Warwick Prize For Writing

25th February 2009 0:26

Naomi Klein has won the first 50,000 Warwick Prize for Writing.Klein's book The Shock Doctrine was chosen as the winner of the prize from a...

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Britney's Ex Charged With Felonies After Alleged Hit And Run

25th February 2009 1:36

BRITNEY SPEARS' ex-boyfriend ADNAN GHALIB faces up to seven years behind bars after running over a process server with his car. The unnamed man was...

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Kapranos Quit Religious School Over Pot Rumours

25th February 2009 1:36

FRANZ FERDINAND star ALEX KAPRANOS quit a Church of Scotland religious school when a marijuana-smoking rumour got out of hand. The Take Me Out singer...

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Isaak Beat Up Drug User

25th February 2009 1:36

Rocker CHRIS ISAAK once beat up a fellow musician backstage at a San Francisco, California club after he caught him using his guitar as a drug...

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Faithfull: 'Winehouse Needs Praise'

25th February 2009 1:36

Sixties icon MARIANNE FAITHFULL has urged AMY WINEHOUSE's fans to shower her with praise, insisting her battle with addiction stems from low...

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Bleeding Love Muse Smiling At Last

25th February 2009 1:36

Actress KATIE CASSIDY is learning to smile about LEONA LEWIS' mega-hit BLEEDING LOVE after spending much of 2008 cringing every time she heard the...

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Madonna Helps O'donnell With Menopause

25th February 2009 1:36

MADONNA has added menopause mentor to her list of talents after helping best pal ROSIE O'DONNELL through the 'mid-life crisis'. O'Donnell admits she...

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Fascinating Fact 6916

25th February 2009 1:36

CLINT EASTWOOD's daughter ALISON will direct rockers KINGSIZE's new video for their RABBITS single. The band features comedian DANNY THOMAS'...

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The Things They Say 11415

25th February 2009 1:36

"My dad already blames us for the fact he can't hear our concerts anymore." KEVIN JONAS reveals JONAS BROTHERS' loud, screaming fans has wrecked his...

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Winslet Revisits Her Younger Self In Old Diaries

25th February 2009 1:36

Oscar winner KATE WINSLET took a trip down memory lane the morning after she won a Best Actress prize at the British Academy of Film and Television...

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Lohan's Father Fears For Her Health

25th February 2009 1:36

LINDSAY LOHAN's father MICHAEL is concerned about the star's recent weight loss, and promises to meet with her to make sure she's looking after...

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Barkley Given Work Release

25th February 2009 1:36

Basketball great CHARLES BARKLEY has been granted permission to work during his upcoming 10-day jail term for drink driving - so he'll only spend his...

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Mctiernan Allowed To Withdraw Plea

25th February 2009 1:36

Moviemaker JOHN MCTIERNAN has been given permission to withdraw his guilty plea in a Hollywood wire-tapping case. The Die Hard director faced a...

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Fascinating Fact 6917

25th February 2009 1:36

Country star TOBY KEITH and pop singer/actress HILARY DUFF are to team up to bring Tennessee author William Gay's novel Provinces of Night to the...

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The Things They Say 11417

25th February 2009 1:36

"She's a little browner than I am but that's because my natural skin colour could be misconstrued as anything and they wanted to make sure that she...

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The Things They Say 11416

25th February 2009 1:36

"I'm doing a remake of FRIENDS. I'm gonna be playing the JENNIFER ANISTON role." GEORGE CLOONEY jokes about his next movie project.

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Gossip Queen Smith Loses Post Column

25th February 2009 1:36

Beloved U.S. gossip columnist LIZ SMITH has become the latest big name victim of the global economic crisis - she has lost her job at the New York...

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Bloom Buys A New Bike

25th February 2009 1:36

ORLANDO BLOOM has treated himself to a new $20,000 (£13,800) motorbike during a break in Australia. The Pirates of The Caribbean star was spotted...

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Gondry Takes Over The Green Hornet

25th February 2009 1:36

The ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND director MICHEL GONDRY has stepped up to save THE GREEN HORNET. A month after Stephen Chow stepped down as...

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Clarke Duncan's Pet Tragedy

25th February 2009 1:36

Actor MICHAEL CLARKE DUNCAN is mourning the loss of his pet chinchilla after it was brutally mauled by his rottweiler. The Green Mile star is a big...

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Lapaglia Organises Soccer Tournament For Bushfire Victims

25th February 2009 1:36

Actor ANTHONY LAPAGLIA is planning a seven-a-side soccer tournament to raise cash for the victims of the Australian bush fires. The Without A Trace...

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50 Cent To Stop Brown Gags

25th February 2009 7:06

Rapper 50 CENT has vowed to stop joking about the alleged altercation between CHRIS BROWN and RIHANNA - after seeing a photograph of what appears to...

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Flo Rida Bins Brown Collaboration

25th February 2009 7:06

Rapper FLO RIDA has been forced to dump his highly anticipated collaboration with CHRIS BROWN from his forthcoming album - as a result of the...

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Naked Jones Serenaded By Elvis

25th February 2009 7:06

Veteran crooner TOM JONES was once serenaded by singing legend ELVIS PRESLEY while naked in the shower. The Delilah hitmaker was getting ready for a...

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Nash To Marry Lover

25th February 2009 7:06

British singer KATE NASH is to marry her THE CRIBS rocker boyfriend RYAN JARMAN in the U.S. this weekend, according to reports. The couple will wed...

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Kapranos To Step Down As Food Writer

25th February 2009 7:06

FRANZ FERDINAND star ALEX KAPRANOS is giving up his job as a food writer - because he doesn't feel qualified to comment on the culinary arts. The...

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Ac/dc, Floyd & Metallica Land Footwear Honours

25th February 2009 7:06

Bosses at footwear firm Converse are planning a new line of sneakers honouring legendary bands AC DC, PINK FLOYD and METALLICA. The Metallica and AC...

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Cowell Victim Of Credit Crunch

25th February 2009 7:06

Music mogul SIMON COWELL could be another high-profile victim of the global financial crisis - he's reportedly set to lose millions over a failed...

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The Things They Say 11418

25th February 2009 7:06

"We want to play a stadium in America. And we want a Grammy. It didn't quite happen this year - but that's ok." Teen pop sensations THE JONAS...

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Chen Testifies In Photo Trial

25th February 2009 7:06

Asian actor EDISON CHEN gave evidence to a court in Hong Kong via video-link on Tuesday (24Feb09) at the trial of a man accused of distributing...

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Slumdog Musical Planned

25th February 2009 7:06

The Oscar-winning producers of SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE are to create a musical version of the movie - to provide financial help for the children depicted...

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Newman Given Posthumous Honour

25th February 2009 7:06

Hollywood legend PAUL NEWMAN was given a posthumous honour on Tuesday night (24Feb09) as the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed a...

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The Things They Say 11419

25th February 2009 7:06

"We're gonna show up dressed as JOAQUIN PHOENIX." JOE JONAS jokes about turning up to screenings of their new 3-D concert movie in America this...

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The Things They Say 11420

25th February 2009 7:06

"I keep looking at him and going: 'Ooh wow.' Looking at every little piece - very nice little bottom." KATE WINSLET is infatuated with her Best...

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O'donnell Gives Up Beer After Showdown With Son

25th February 2009 7:06

Actress/TV presenter ROSIE O'DONNELL gave her kids a sober Christmas gift - she quit drinking beer. The A League of Their Own star has revealed she...

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Hunt Saved Clarke Duncan From Green Mile Grilling

25th February 2009 7:06

MICHAEL CLARKE DUNCAN's THE GREEN MILE co-star BONNIE HUNT came to the rescue when the actor disappeared from the film's set to spend a week partying...

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Pinto Hoping For Dicaprio As Co-star

25th February 2009 7:06

SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE actress FREIDA PINTO is determined to land a role alongside her schoolgirl crush LEONARDO DiCAPRIO. Pinto was infatuated with the...

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Britney's Ex Charged With Assault With Deadly Weapon

25th February 2009 9:56

Adnan Ghalib, the ex-boyfriend of singer Britney Spears, has been charged with three felonies, including assault with a deadly weapon.The paparazzo,...

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Fry, Dee And Brydon Without A Clue For Radio 4

25th February 2009 11:02

Hosting duties for the coming series of Radio 4 comedy show I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue will be shared by Stephen Fry, Jack Dee and Rob Brydon.Due to...

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Michel Gondry To Bring Visual Flair To Green Hornet

25th February 2009 11:02

French director Michel Gondry has been signed to bring the tale of masked superhero The Green Hornet to the screen, it has been announced.Based on...

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Oasis And Kings Of Leon Gear Up For Nme Awards

25th February 2009 12:08

The cream of the music world will assemble in south London later today for the Shockwaves NME awards.British band Oasis are leading the way at this...

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Rihanna To Face Brown In Court?

25th February 2009 12:11

RIHANNA will face her ex-boyfriend CHRIS BROWN in court when his criminal threats case goes to trial, according to U.S. reports. The R&B singer was...

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Brown Taking Anger Management Classes

25th February 2009 12:11

Embattled R&B star CHRIS BROWN has reportedly enrolled in anger-management classes in a bid to try and control his temper after he was arrested for...

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Barenaked Ladies Singer Quits Band

25th February 2009 12:11

The frontman of BARENAKED LADIES has announced his decision to part ways with the Canadian group. Steven Page is planning to pursue solo ventures,...

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Eminem Royalties Battle Reaches Court

25th February 2009 12:11

Rapper EMINEM's battle for a bigger share of the royalties from digital downloads will be thrashed out in a courtroom this week (begs23Feb09). The...

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Lohan And Allen To Duet?

25th February 2009 12:11

LINDSAY LOHAN and LILY ALLEN are considering recording a track together, according to reports. The Mean Girls star, who is dating DJ Samantha Ronson,...

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Legend's Newspaper Backlash Prompts Apology

25th February 2009 12:11

Media magnate RUPERT MURDOCH has apologised to readers of his New York newspaper, after singer JOHN LEGEND criticised editors for running a...

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Crow And Hancock Wade Into Royalties Debate

25th February 2009 12:11

SHERYL CROW and BLACK EYED PEAS star WILL.I.AM have joined calls for musicians to be paid radioplay royalties - even if they didn't write the songs...

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Cowell Laughs Off Body Freezing Claims

25th February 2009 12:11

Music mogul SIMON COWELL has laughed off reports he wants his body frozen after his death - insisting he was just joking. The reality TV judge told...

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Mystery Jets Mobbed In Mexico

25th February 2009 12:11

British rockers MYSTERY JETS were stunned with the reception they received in Mexico - after fans mobbed their first ever live gig in Latin...

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Fascinating Fact 6918

25th February 2009 12:11

FALL OUT BOY rocker PETE WENTZ is to try his hand at presenting - he will host the Vodafone MTV Australia Awards in Sydney on 27 March (09).

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Mcentire To Play For Sick Coach

25th February 2009 12:11

Country star REBA MCENTIRE will join the man who discovered her to help raise funds for a sick high school wrestling coach. The singer and her mentor...

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Fascinating Fact 6919

25th February 2009 12:11

LILY ALLEN has donned panda, monkey and duck costumes for a series of snaps posted on her personal Twitter page.

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Streep Stuffed Her Bra To Land Sexy Roles

25th February 2009 12:11

Hollywood icon MERYL STREEP made sure she didn't stuff up her acting dreams - by padding out her bra in a bid to land roles. The double Oscar-winner...

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Authorities Move Millionaire Kids Out Of Slums

25th February 2009 12:11

Oscar-winning movie SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE is the gift that keeps giving for its child stars - authorities in Mumbai, India are planning to provide the...

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Fisher's Sleepless Nights Over Shopaholic

25th February 2009 12:11

ISLA FISHER was so terrified about starring in CONFESSIONS OF A SHOPAHOLIC, she'd wake up in the middle of the night worrying about filming. The...

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Hewitt: 'Morissette's Music Is Helping Me Move On'

25th February 2009 12:11

JENNIFER LOVE HEWITT is using music to get over her split from fiance ROSS MCCALL - insisting she finds comfort in emotional rocker ALANIS...

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Lima Dispels Pregnancy Rumours

25th February 2009 12:11

Supermodel ADRIANA LIMA has denied reports she is pregnant - and demanded the closure of the fake Internet page that first declared the news. Reports...

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Fascinating Fact 6920

25th February 2009 12:11

Beloved author SIR TERRY PRATCHETT has been named the Campaigner of the Year at London's Oldie Awards. He was praised at the prizegiving - which...

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Bolt Stays Atop U.k. Box Office

25th February 2009 12:11

Animated Disney film BOLT remains top dog in the U.K. box office chart, with takings of $4.35 million (£3 million). The movie, featuring the voices...

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Vega Expecting Baby Number Two

25th February 2009 12:11

THE SPIRIT star PAZ VEGA's family of three is about to get bigger - the actress is expecting her second child. The 33-year-old Spanish actress is...

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The Things They Say 11421

25th February 2009 12:11

"I did drive by a poster, and I saw BRAD PITT, then CATE BLANCHETT and then... me. And I thought, What! How am I on a poster?' Somebody gave me a...

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Fascinating Fact 6921

25th February 2009 12:11

A baker in KATE WINSLET's hometown of Reading, England celebrated the star's Academy Award win on Sunday (22Feb09) by creating a one-of-a-kind pie....

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My Chemical Romance Appeal For Red Bull Cans

25th February 2009 12:18

MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE are appealing to fans to send donations of Red Bull cans so that drummer BOB BRYAR can complete his wall made from the...

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Elbow Live Show Breaks Bbc Red Button Record

25th February 2009 13:00

A concert recorded by Mercury winners Elbow with the BBC Concert Orchestra has broken the corporation's record for interactive viewers.More than one...

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Young Slumdog Millionaire Stars To Be Rehoused

25th February 2009 13:55

Two of the child actors from Oscar winner Slumdog Millionaire are to be given new homes, the Indian authorities have announced.Azharuddin Ismail and...

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Eminem 'Not Party' To Universal Lawsuit

25th February 2009 16:13

EMINEM's representatives have denied the rapper is involved in a battle with his record label Universal over digital download royalties - insisting...

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O'day: 'I'd Never Say No To Danity Kane Reunion'

25th February 2009 16:13

AUBREY O'DAY would consider reuniting with her former DANITY KANE bandmates - insisting she would "never say no" to working with the now disbanded...

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Allen Still Friends With Ex Simmons

25th February 2009 16:14

Pop star LILY ALLEN is still in regular contact with ex-boyfriend ED SIMMONS - despite their emotionally difficult past. The Fear singer fell...

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The Things They Say 11422

25th February 2009 16:14

"PETA, by the way, my coat isn't real fur, but it was bloody expensive. Cover me in paint and I WILL send you the bill." LILY ALLEN warns the animal...

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Bullet For My Valentine Scrap Welsh Festival Gig

25th February 2009 16:14

Welsh rockers BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE have scrapped a festival appearance in their homeland due to recording commitments. The band have cancelled...

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Church's Partner Apologises For 'Rowdy' Night

25th February 2009 16:14

Singer CHARLOTTE CHURCH's rugby star boyfriend GAVIN HENSON has apologised for his involvement in a disturbance at a Welsh pub. The sports star was...

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Health Fears Over Lohan's Skeletal Photos

25th February 2009 16:14

LINDSAY LOHAN has risked fuelling rumours she has an eating disorder - by posing for a series of topless shots which show off her bony frame. The...

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Piven To Appear At Union Grievance Hearing

25th February 2009 16:14

Actor JEREMY PIVEN will face a union grievance committee on Thursday (26Feb09) to defend himself against theatre bosses' complaints over his sudden...

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Kitt's Publicist Lashes Out Over Oscar Tribute

25th February 2009 16:14

Late actress/singer EARTHA KITT's former publicist has lashed out at Oscar producers for omitting her from a segment paying tribute to stars who had...

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Kardashian Apologises For 'Insensitive' Ape Pictures

25th February 2009 16:14

Reality TV star KIM KARDASHIAN has issued an apology for posting "insensitive" pictures of her family posing with their new pet chimpanzee in the...

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Hilfiger To Welcome Fifth Child?

25th February 2009 16:14

Fashion mogul TOMMY HILFIGER is to be a dad for the fifth time, two months after wedding second wife DEE OCLEPPO, according to U.S....

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Asian Tv Network Apologises For Censoring Oscars

25th February 2009 16:14

Asian gay rights activists have blasted a Hong Kong-based satellite TV network for its coverage of the 2009 Academy Awards - after the words "gay"...

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Award-winning Magazine Editor Moore Dies

25th February 2009 16:14

Award-winning magazine editor NONNIE MOORE has died after suffering complications following a choking accident. She was 87. Moore, born Marjorie...

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Fascinating Fact 6922

25th February 2009 16:14

EVAN RACHEL WOOD will take her first bow as SPIDER-MAN's love interest MARY JANE WATSON in the Broadway debut of new musical SPIDER-MAN, TURN OFF...

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Spider-man Musical Set For 2010 Broadway Opening

25th February 2009 16:26

A musical based on the Spider-Man comics and penned with the help of U2 is to open on Broadway next year.Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark features music...

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Spider-man Musical To Debut Next Year

25th February 2009 17:52

BONO and THE EDGE's SPIDER-MAN musical is set to have its Broadway debut in early 2010, according to reports.SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK will...

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The Murdoch Dynasty Who's The Heir?

25th February 2009 18:42

The departure of Peter Chernin as president and COO of News Corp is being viewed as another sign that the company chairman, Rupert Murdoch, is...

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Tryout For Tv Show Becomes Broadway Hit

25th February 2009 18:42

While Will Ferrell's limited run with his Broadway show You're Welcome America , was initially regarded as a trial run for an HBO special, it has...

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Asian Gays Angered By Oscar Censorship

25th February 2009 18:42

STAR-TV, an Asian satellite TV service controlled by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp, censored Academy Awards speeches by Sean Penn and writer Dustin...

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Oscars Can't Give Abc A Weekly Win

25th February 2009 18:42

As usual, ABC's coverage of the Academy Awards was the second-highest-rated telecast of the year, drawing 36.3 million viewers. Although the figure...

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Marvel Shows Superhero Strength

25th February 2009 18:52

In a rare quarterly report showing solid profits, Marvel Entertainment said that it earned $63.0 million on $224.3 million of gross revenue in its...

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Dreamworks Takes A Tumble

25th February 2009 18:52

DreamWorks Animation on Tuesday joined the list of media companies reporting steep profit declines in the fourth quarter. Profits fell 45 percent to...

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Chicago Named Best City For Making Movies

25th February 2009 18:52

The best city in which to be making movies is Chicago, according to MovieMaker magazine. Top reason Illinois's 30-percent tax credit for film...

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New York Post Drops Liz Smith

25th February 2009 18:52

In the latest cost-cutting move by newspapers, the New York Post is dropping Liz Smith, the doyenne of newspaper gossip columnists, effective on...

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Pirate Bay Trial Reportedly Not Going Well For Prosecution

25th February 2009 19:02

Prosecutors and industry lawyers in The Pirate Bay trial in Stockholm, Sweden today (Wednesday) altered several key charges against the four...

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Blur To Play Nme Awards

25th February 2009 19:11

British rockers BLUR are to play their first reunion show on Wednesday (25Feb09) - as special surprise guests at the NME Awards. The Britpop pioneers...

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Spears Sawn In Half For Circus Tour

25th February 2009 19:11

BRITNEY SPEARS will be sawn in half during a magical stage routine as part of her upcoming CIRCUS comeback tour. The pop superstar has been busy...

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The Wiz Heads Back To Broadway

25th February 2009 19:11

MICHAEL JACKSON and DIANA ROSS' movie musical THE WIZ is heading back to Broadway this summer (09). The story - an African-American take on The...

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50 Cent Making Saints Row Movie

25th February 2009 19:11

Rap superstar 50 CENT is working on bringing popular video game SAINTS ROW to the big-screen. The In Da Club hitmaker has forged a successful acting...

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Winehouse's Ex Released From Prison

25th February 2009 19:11

AMY WINEHOUSE's estranged husband BLAKE FIELDER-CIVIL has been released from a U.K. jail after serving time for breaking the terms of his...

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Conrad To Leave The Hills

25th February 2009 19:11

Reality TV star LAUREN CONRAD will quit THE HILLS after filming wraps on the upcoming fifth season. The MTV show focuses on Conrad and her friends as...

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Abdul Is Pain-free

25th February 2009 19:11

PAULA ABDUL is celebrating the success of an operation that has ended her long battle with back pain. For more than a decade, the American Idol judge...

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Jones Due In Court On April Fools Day

25th February 2009 19:11

Movie tough guy VINNIE JONES faces an April Fools Day (01Apr09) he won't be smiling about - he's due in court to face assault charges. After four...

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Clooney The Dad Of Twins In E.r. Finale

25th February 2009 19:11

SPOILER ALERT: GEORGE CLOONEY's E.R. character DR. DOUG ROSS will return to the show as the father of twin girls. The movie star and his TV partner...

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Abdul: 'American Idol Doesn't Work With Four Judges'

25th February 2009 19:11

PAULA ABDUL has hit out at producers of U.S. reality TV show AMERICAN IDOL - insisting the recent addition of fourth judge KARA DIOGUARDI "doesn't...

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Fascinating Fact 6923

25th February 2009 19:11

Playwright DAVID MAMET's daughter ZOSIA has been cast to co-star in the upcoming American TV adaptation of cult British comedy ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS.

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The Things They Say 11423

25th February 2009 19:11

"It was like a college romance; it happened so long ago. When it was happening, it was wonderful - youre meeting an incredible woman and you...

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Highmore To Star In Superhero Movie

25th February 2009 19:11

Child star FREDDIE HIGHMORE has signed up to star in a new superhero movie with a twist. The Charlie and the Chocolate Factory actor, 16, will play a...

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Kings Of Leon, Mgmt And Muse Among Early Nme Prizewinners

25th February 2009 21:33

MUSE, KINGS OF LEON and MGMT were the early winners at the Shockwave NME Awards in London on Wednesday night (25Feb09). Muse claimed the Best Live...

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Mayer Pokes Fun At Spears' Songwriting Skills

25th February 2009 22:02

JOHN MAYER took to the airwaves to poke fun at BRITNEY SPEARS on Wednesday morning (25Feb09), claiming the pop star's songs are all the same these...

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Dion's Gambling Addict Husband Plays Poker With Eight-year-old Son

25th February 2009 22:02

CELINE DION's husband RENE ANGELIL is teaching the couple's eight-year-old son how to play poker, in the hope it'll teach him a healthy attitude...

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Kings Of Leon, Mgmt And Muse Among Early Nme Prizewinners

25th February 2009 22:02

MUSE, KINGS OF LEON and MGMT were the early winners at the Shockwaves NME Awards in London on Wednesday night (25Feb09). Muse claimed the Best Live...

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Huston 'Sick' Over Chimpanzee Tragedy

25th February 2009 22:02

Oscar winner ANJELICA HUSTON is hoping a recent headline-grabbing chimpanzee tragedy in Connecticut will make people think twice before taking on an...

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The Things They Say 11424

25th February 2009 22:02

Anyone who spends $600 on a simple black tee is just trying to prove how expensive they are. Grammy winning singer ESTELLE insists she won't fall...

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Spears' Snapper Ex Pleads Not Guilty To Felony Charges

25th February 2009 22:02

BRITNEY SPEARS' ex-boyfriend ADNAN GHALIB has pleaded not guilty to running over a process server with his car, after turning himself in to Los...

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Swift Lands A 10th Week At Number One

25th February 2009 22:02

TAYLOR SWIFT has scored a 10th week at the top of the U.S. album charts, becoming one of only nine female artists to land the feat. Her Fearless...

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Fascinating Fact 6924

25th February 2009 22:02

California Governor ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER will play himself when he makes a cameo in pal SYLVESTER STALLONE's forthcoming movie THE EXPENDABLES.

Read about Arnold Schwarzenegger news article: Fascinating Fact 6924

Verbinski To Direct Cluedo Movie

25th February 2009 22:02

A movie version of classic British boardgame CLUEDO is heading to the big screen. Pirates of The Caribbean filmmaker Gore Verbinski is slated to...

news article: Verbinski To Direct Cluedo Movie

Swedish Princess To Wed Trainer

25th February 2009 22:02

Swedens CROWN PRINCESS VICTORIA and her former personal trainer are to wed. The royal met Daniel Westling at a gym seven years ago and the couple...

news article: Swedish Princess To Wed Trainer

Madison And Angel End Romance

25th February 2009 22:02

HUGH HEFNER's former girlfriend HOLLY MADISON has ended her brief romance with illusionist CRISS ANGEL. The pair hooked up late last year (08) after...

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Freeman Accused Of Boozing Before Crash

25th February 2009 22:02

Hollywood actor MORGAN FREEMAN was drinking alcohol in the hours leading up to his serious car crash last summer (08), according to a lawsuit filed...

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Mgmt, Oasis, Muse Honoured At Nme Awards

25th February 2009 23:37

MGMT, MUSE, KINGS OF LEON and OASIS were among the winners at the Shockwaves NME Awards in London on Wednesday night (25Feb09). Brooklyn, New York...

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Mgmt, Oasis, Muse Honoured At Nme Awards

25th February 2009 23:41

MGMT, MUSE, KINGS OF LEON and OASIS were among the winners at the Shockwaves NME Awards in London on Wednesday night (25Feb09). Brooklyn, New York...

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