Music, Movie and Entertainment News 25th October 2008

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Elizabeth Banks: First Lady Role Was Intimidating

25th October 2008 0:10

Elizabeth Banks has admitted being initially daunted by the prospect of playing Laura Bush in Oliver Stone's George Bush biopic W.The 34-year-old,...

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Phil Spector: I'm Very Much Hounded Now

25th October 2008 1:04

Legendary producer Phil Spector claims he has been "hounded" since his trial for second degree murder last year.A mistrial was declared in October...

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Prince Achieved The 'Impossible' With London Residency

25th October 2008 2:00

Soul superstar PRINCE was determined to complete his 21-date London residency last summer (07), because people kept trying to talk him out of...

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Fall Out Boy Attempt Interview World Record

25th October 2008 2:00

American rockers FALL OUT BOY are attempting to set a new world record - by taping the most radio interviews in a day. Bandmembers Pete Wentz and...

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Mcgraw To Honour Dad At World Series

25th October 2008 2:00

Country rocker TIM MCGRAW will honour his late baseball star dad by opening the third game of the 2008 World Series on Saturday (25Oct08). MCGraw...

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Gallagher 'Attacker' Must Wait Another Month For Court Fate

25th October 2008 2:00

The man who attacked OASIS rocker NOEL GALLAGHER onstage in Canada last month (Sep08) will have to wait to discover his fate - after his case was put...

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Paisley's Young Son Breaks Baby News

25th October 2008 2:00

Country rocker BRAD PAISLEY discovered his wife was pregnant with the couple's second child when their 20-month-old son handed him a positive...

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Vedder On Strict Post-tour Detox

25th October 2008 2:00

PEARL JAM rocker EDDIE VEDDER is punishing himself with a strict diet and detox regime to cleanse himself after ending the band's latest tour. ...

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Jolie Returns From Afghanistan Visit

25th October 2008 2:00

Actress and humanitarian ANGELINA JOLIE is back on U.S. soil after a secret two-day trip visiting poverty-stricken families in Afghanistan. Jolie...

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Jennifer Hudson's Mother And Brother Found Shot Dead - Reports

25th October 2008 2:00

Oscar-winning actress JENNIFER HUDSON's mother and brother have been found shot dead in their Chicago, Illinois home, according to reports. The...

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Basketball Star Thomas Hospitalised After 'Overdose'

25th October 2008 2:00

Former basketball player and coach ISIAH THOMAS is recovering in a New York state hospital after suffering a mystery "overdose". Police have...

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Cruise Roasts U.s. Tv Host Lauer

25th October 2008 2:00

TOM CRUISE made a shock appearance at U.S. TV host MATT LAUER's Friar's Club Roast in New York on Friday (23Oct08) - three years after the pair...

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Scott Thomas Abandoned Prison Visit

25th October 2008 2:00

Actress KRISTIN SCOTT THOMAS abandoned plans to visit a women's prison to research a new film role, fearing the experience would leave her scarred. ...

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Malkovich Leaves France After Tax Dispute

25th October 2008 2:00

Actor/director JOHN MALKOVICH has quit his home in France - because he refuses to settle a tax dispute with the country's government. The star made...

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Damon Plans Philanthropic Future For Daughters

25th October 2008 2:00

Actor MATT DAMON is determined his three daughters won't be spoiled by a lavish lifestyle, and plans to take them with him as he carries out...

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Oscar Winner's Jennifer Hudson's Family Found Dead

25th October 2008 9:48

Jennifer Hudson's mother and brother have been found dead at the Oscar-winning actress' family home in Chicago, while her seven-year-old nephew is...

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Hudson Murder Suspect Arrested, Star's Nephew Still Missing

25th October 2008 11:16

LATEST: Police have arrested a suspect in the double shooting of singer/actress JENNIFER HUDSON's mother and brother - but the star's seven-year-old...

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Jolie Calls For Refugee Help During Afghanistan Trip

25th October 2008 12:21

Actress Angelina Jolie has called for greater support for Afghan refugees during her trip to the country.The 33-year-old star, who is a goodwill...

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Jackson Plans World Tour

25th October 2008 14:17

Fallen superstar MICHAEL JACKSON is lining up his big comeback - a 30-date live spectacular around the globe. The King of Pop's last major tour was...

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Take That Hit High Notes With Rope Stunt

25th October 2008 14:17

Boyband TAKE THAT are flying high - their new album cover shows them walking on tightropes. The Pray hitmakers are pictured doing a daring balancing...

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Knowles: 'I Am A New Yorker'

25th October 2008 14:17

Southern belle BEYONCE KNOWLES considers New York her adopted hometown - because she feels so at home in the multicultural Big Apple. The Texan R+B...

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Lewis Eyes Stones For New Record

25th October 2008 14:17

Rock and roll icon JERRY LEE LEWIS wants to collaborate with two fellow music legends on his new album - ROLLING STONES duo MICK JAGGER and KEITH...

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Marr Denies The Smiths Comeback

25th October 2008 14:17

THE SMITHS star JOHNNY MARR has quashed speculation the rock group is set to reform for a special one-off gig. British newspaper The Sun alleged on...

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Davies Closer To Kinks Reunion

25th October 2008 14:17

LATEST: Legendary rock band THE KINKS have taken a step closer to a reunion - frontman RAY DAVIES' brother DAVE is back on his feet after a long...

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Winehouse In 'Arrest Threat' Over Police No-show

25th October 2008 14:17

AMY WINEHOUSE has reportedly been threatened with arrest after she missed an appointment with police investigating claims she assaulted a fan. The...

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Beckhams To Make Lifestyle Film?

25th October 2008 14:17

DAVID BECKHAM and his former SPICE GIRL wife VICTORIA are set for a bumper $16 million (GBP10 million) payday if his planned move to Italy goes ahead...

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Gibb: 'I Can't Watch Saturday Night Fever'

25th October 2008 14:17

THE BEE GEES singer ROBIN GIBB has never seen hit dance movie SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER - even though the band recorded its infamous soundtrack. Gibb...

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Ritchie To Visit Kids In America

25th October 2008 14:17

GUY RITCHIE is reportedly set to see his children for the first time in month - just weeks after announcing his divorce from MADONNA. Movie director...

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Chapman Sues Publicist

25th October 2008 14:17

TV star DUANE 'DOG' CHAPMAN has launched a new legal battle with his former publicist over claims she leaked personal information about him to a U.S....

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Hudson Murder Suspect Arrested, Star's Nephew Still Missing

25th October 2008 14:17

LATEST: Police have arrested a suspect in the double shooting of singer/actress JENNIFER HUDSON's mother and brother - but the star's seven-year-old...

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Milian Dating Longo?

25th October 2008 14:17

R+B singer CHRISTINA MILIAN has sparked rumours she's found love with American actor CODY LONGO after the pair was recently spotted getting close at...

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Geldof Lined Up For Ugly Betty Cameo

25th October 2008 14:17

Hit TV series UGLY BETTY will get a touch of rock and roll - producers want SIR BOB GELDOF's daughter PEACHES to appear in a cameo role. ...

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Craig: 'Beach Scene Was A Fluke'

25th October 2008 14:17

BOND star DANIEL CRAIG believes his reputation as a movie hunk is down to luck - because the famous scene of him in swimming trunks was filmed by...

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Weisz Plans Stage Future For Her Son

25th October 2008 14:17

British actress RACHEL WEISZ is convinced her young son with director DARREN ARONOFSKY is destined for a career on the stage - because he's already...

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Gervais Wants Pacino For Extras

25th October 2008 14:17

Funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has his sights on a new target for his hit TV show EXTRAS - Hollywood legend AL PACINO. The British comedian has convinced a...

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Baseball Can't Get On Base

25th October 2008 17:00

Game Two of the World Series was down in the ratings considerably from lastyear's second game, attracting an average of 11.73 million viewers...

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Msnbc Delays Hdtv Rollout

25th October 2008 17:00

After having predicted that MSNBC would be simulcasting in high definitionbefore the presidential election, MSNBC acknowledged that it probably...

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Movies -- Downloaded In 5 Minutes

25th October 2008 17:00

Hoping to counter a slowdown in subscriber growth rate, Comcast saidThursday that it will begin rolling out a superfast "wideband" Internetservice...

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Group Calls Fcc Chairman A "Porker"

25th October 2008 17:00

FCC Chairman Kevin Martin came under attack from the Washington DC-basedtaxpayer watchdog Citizens Against Government Waste for spending $355,000...

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The Uninvited Was Too Invited, Star Trek Star Says

25th October 2008 17:11

Star Trek actor George Takei, responding to William Shatner'scomments on his website claiming that he was conspicuously excluded fromTakei's wedding,...

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Media Companies Have Another Bad Day On Wall Street

25th October 2008 17:11

Media conglomerates appeared to be bracing for another rough day today(Friday), with many of them falling to new 52-week lows in midday trading.Sony,...

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Sag-amptp Talks To Resume, With A Mediator

25th October 2008 17:11

The Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers on Thursday acceptedfederal mediation in its dispute with the Screen Actors Guild but, in...

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Musical Could Be Biggest Musical Of All

25th October 2008 17:11

Disney is expecting a big graduation crowd to gather in theaters thisweekend for its High School Musical 3 Senior Year . The originalmovies, which...

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Oasis Ticket Sales Break Records As More Dates Are Added

25th October 2008 17:13

British rock band OASIS have been blown away by the rate at which tickets for their 2009 stadium tour have sold. Tickets for 2 nights at...

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Movie Reviews High School Musical 3 Senior Year

25th October 2008 17:21

Even often cold-hearted film critics appear taken with Disney's theatricaledition of High School Musical . "The third chapter of thephenomenally...

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Movie Reviews Pride & Glory

25th October 2008 17:21

Pride & Glory took a long time coming to the screen. The script was written in 1999, andtook years before it went before the camera. It was delayed...

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Fern Britton Reveals Rape For First Time

25th October 2008 19:39

Television presenter Fern Britton has revealed for the first time that she was raped 30 years ago as a 21-year-old.The This Morning host discusses...

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