24th November 2006

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New Order Slam Director

English rockers NEW ORDER are threatening to pull out of soundtrack commitments to JOY DIVISION film CONTROL, because the director is too...

24th November 2006 0:00



Green: 'Leave Richards Alone'

Canadian funnyman TOM GREEN has leaped to the defence of shamed comedian MICHAEL RICHARDS, insisting people should leave the former SEINFELD star in...

24th November 2006 0:00



Frost/nixon Play Gets Hollywood Makeover

America's Watergate scandal is set to hit the big screen again with a movie adaptation of hit West End play FROST/NIXON. The PETER MORGAN production...

24th November 2006 0:00



Pope Will Not Attend Nativity Screening

LATEST: POPE BENEDICT XVI has turned down an invitation to attend the premiere of new movie THE NATIVITY STORY on Sunday (26NOV06), even though it...

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Akon Has Three Wives

Rapper AKON has confessed he practices polygamy and has three "wives". The Senegalese star made the revelation on American DJ ANGIE MARTINEZ's New...

24th November 2006 0:00



Brown's Family Accuses Ebay Of Complacency

LATEST: Relatives of OJ SIMPSON's ex-wife NICOLE BROWN have slammed internet auction site eBay for taking too long to remove his explosive new book...

24th November 2006 0:00



Sale Of Pickford's Historic Oscar In Limbo

Movie icon MARY PICKFORD's Best Actress Oscar for COQUETTE has been saved from the auction block thanks to documents the actress signed, agreeing...

24th November 2006 0:00



Devito Thanks Douglas For Big Screen Success

Hollywood actor DANNY DeVITO credits MICHAEL DOUGLAS with making him a movie star after years of appearing in US sitcoms. DeVito was delighted to...

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Thompson Praises Madonna Adoption

British actress EMMA THOMPSON has praised MADONNA for adopting Malawian baby DAVID BANDA last month (0CT06). The SENSE AND SENSIBILITY star has seen...

24th November 2006 0:00



Cinema Paradiso Actor Philippe Noiret Dies Aged 76

French actor PHILIPPE NOIRET died yesterday (23NOV06) after a long battle with cancer. He was 76. The CINEMA PARADISO star appeared in more than 125...

24th November 2006 0:00



Stiller's 'Monster' Script Shock

BEN STILLER tried to get out of appearing as himself in British TV comedy EXTRAS - because he thought people would always see him as a "monster"...

24th November 2006 0:00



Monaghan's Script Ideas Rejected

Actor DOMINIC MONAGHAN's attempts to clarify the plot of complicated TV drama LOST have been dismissed by producers. The 29-year-old, who plays...

24th November 2006 0:00



Fox Tells Of Tsunami Fears

LOST star MATTHEW FOX was terrified his family would be engulfed by a tsunami when an earthquake hit the show's Hawaiian set last month (OCT06). The...

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Wonderful Life Sequel Scrapped

Legendary director FRANK CAPRA hoped to delight film fans across the globe with a sequel to his holiday classic IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE, but the...

24th November 2006 0:00



Cohen Nominated For Kazakh Award

British funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN has been nominated for a national award in Kazakhstan, despite lampooning the country in his latest movie. BORAT:...

24th November 2006 0:00



Coffee Time For George Clooney

GEORGE CLOONEY pokes fun at his sex symbol status in a new 30-second TV coffee ad, in which he mistakes two women's chat about their favourite "dark...

24th November 2006 0:00



Stars Auction Shoes For Africa

Musicians including DAVID BOWIE, RINGO STARR, COLDPLAY and LILY ALLEN are auctioning their shoes for charity. The stars are selling their footwear...

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Baron Cohen Eyed Breakdance Career

British comedian SACHA BARON COHEN aspired to become a professional breakdancer before hitting the big time as a TV funnyman. The ALI G star was a...

24th November 2006 0:00



Mills Dismayed By 'Stern' Portrait

HEATHER MILLS has left a British artist broken-hearted after complaining she looks too "stern" in a portrait commissioned to raise money for...

24th November 2006 0:00



Chenoweth Looking For Love

Former THE WEST WING star KRISTIN CHENOWETH is considering looking for love online because she's having no luck finding a mate. The petite...

24th November 2006 0:00



Mcgregor Sees Hypnotist To Quit Smoking

Scottish actor EWAN MCGREGOR has decided to see a hypnotherapist to help him finally quit smoking. The MOULIN ROUGE! star made the promise to his...

24th November 2006 0:00



Broadway Lyricist Betty Comden Dies

Broadway lyricist BETTY COMDEN died in New York yesterday (23NOV06) of heart failure following a long battle with ill health. She was 89. Comden...

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Kiedis' Broken Bone Performance

ANTHONY KIEDIS gave the performance of his life at the latest RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS gig - despite having two broken toes. The injured rocker was in...

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Dicaprio Warns Diamond Buyers

LEONARDO DiCAPRIO is urging potential diamond buyers to check the authentification of gems before paying, so they can ensure the stone isn't a...

24th November 2006 0:00



Doherty Checks In To Portuguese Rehab Clinic

Troubled British rocker PETE DOHERTY is being treated for his drug addiction at an exclusive Portuguese rehab clinic, according to local media...

24th November 2006 0:00



Black: 'Tenacious D Made Gnarls Barkley Acceptable'

JACK BLACK insists GNARLS BARKLEY would not exist without his TENACIOUS D duo, because he and bandmate KYLE GASS made large musicians acceptable. ...

24th November 2006 0:00



Bachchan Fears Culture Clash

Indian movie star AMITABH BACHCHAN insists Bollywood and Hollywood will never join forces, because of the differences between Asian and Western...

24th November 2006 0:00



Leary Sings 'The Mel Gibson Blues'

Actor/comedian DENIS LEARY has lampooned disgraced Hollywood star MEL GIBSON in a song boasting anti-Semitic views and a fondness for tequila. ...

24th November 2006 0:00



Winslet's 'Friendly' Reunion With Sewell

KATE WINSLET was reunited with ex-boyfriend RUFUS SEWELL on the set of new movie THE HOLIDAY, but insists the experience was "friendly". The TITANIC...

24th November 2006 0:00



Sheen Auctions Brando Apology

Actor CHARLIE SHEEN is auctioning a letter of apology sent to him by movie legend MARLON BRANDO. The actor invited Brando to his 26th birthday party...

24th November 2006 0:00



Gallagher Quit Drugs When Teeth Started Falling Out

Outspoken OASIS star NOEL GALLAGHER knew it was time to give up drugs when his teeth started falling out in the late 1990s. The WONDERWALL hitmaker...

24th November 2006 0:00



Gallagher Brother Blasts Oasis Greatest Hits Compilation

OASIS star LIAM GALLAGHER is furious with his brother and bandmate NOEL for "missing out" some of the rockers' best tracks on their newly released...

24th November 2006 0:00



Takei Targetted By Homophobic Hate Mail

STAR TREK actor GEORGE TAKEI was targetted by hateful homophobes who were left dismayed when he revealed his sexual orientation. In October 2005 the...

24th November 2006 0:00



Marvin Gaye Manuscripts Up For Auction

Manuscripts in which MARVIN GAYE made notes on his famous hit recordings will go under the hammer in London on Wednesday (29NOV06). Gaye's...

24th November 2006 0:00



Brody Loves Cars More Than Women

Oscar-winning actor ADRIEN BRODY spends more time working on classic cars than romancing his legions of female fans. THE PIANIST star, 33, has...

24th November 2006 0:00



Gallagher Brothers At War Again

OASIS siblings NOEL and LIAM GALLAGHER have become embroiled in another war of words, with guitarist Noel insisting his younger brother needs to "get...

24th November 2006 0:00



Stefani Wants No Doubt Reunion

GWEN STEFANI wants to put her solo career on hold next year (07) and resume her role as the frontwoman of NO DOUBT. The WHAT YOU WAITING FOR beauty...

24th November 2006 0:00



Il Divo Love Signing Nipples

Operatic boy band IL DIVO love meeting their female fans because many ask them to autograph their nipples. The ANCORA quartet also enjoy women...

24th November 2006 0:00



Blaine Escapes New York Shackles

US magician DAVID BLAINE took just 15 minutes to escape from his shackles four stories high over New York's Times Square yesterday (23NOV06) after...

24th November 2006 0:00



Jolie And Pitt Spend Thanksgiving In Vietnam

LATEST: ANGELINA JOLIE and BRAD PITT celebrated Thanksgiving in Vietnam yesterday (23NOV06) with a motorcycle ride around Ho Chi Minh City. The...

24th November 2006 0:00



Waters Sells Up In Nyc

PINK FLOYD star ROGER WATERS has sold four properties in the same New York City apartment block for a staggering $14.5 million (GBP8 million). The...

24th November 2006 0:00



Lewis: 'Age Has Tamed Me'

Veteran rocker JERRY LEE LEWIS insists his advancing years have turned him into a model citizen. The 71-year-old was regularly in trouble with the...

24th November 2006 0:00



Religious Mother Unwittingly Introduced Black To Rock

TENACIOUS D rocker JACK BLACK discovered his love for rock music when his religious mother preached to him about "the devil's music". The...

24th November 2006 0:00



Law Bemoans Bad Career Choices

JUDE LAW insists he is terrible at spotting potential hit movies, because his critically acclaimed performances have failed to translate into box...

24th November 2006 0:00



Clinton To Perform With Il Divo?

Operatic boy band IL DIVO are hoping to perform with former US President BILL CLINTON on saxophone after meeting his politician wife HILLARY...

24th November 2006 0:00



Police Put An End To Paparazzi Nuisance At Hilton Party

Police were called to a party at PARIS HILTON's mansion on Tuesday (21NOV06), after neighbours became annoyed at the constant flashing of paparazzi...

24th November 2006 0:00



Murphy's Plane Prayers

BRITTANY MURPHY has conquered her fear of flying through praying and sleeping. The 29-year-old SIN CITY star was previously too terrified to travel...

24th November 2006 0:00



Carey's Fur Coat Goes Missing On Peta Mission

A fur coat MARIAH CAREY donated to animal rights organisation People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has gone missing on its way to...

24th November 2006 0:00



Allergic Aiken Not Mad About Nuts

AMERICAN IDOL star CLAY AIKEN's allergy to nuts is so extreme he breaks out in rashes and bumps even if he brushes against someone who has nut oil on...

24th November 2006 0:00



New Film To Bring Bruce Lee Back To Life

Martial arts legend BRUCE LEE is to star in a new movie about his life, despite being dead for 33 years. Director ROB COHEN, who made 1993's DRAGON:...

24th November 2006 0:00



Jazz Singer Anita O'day Dies

Jazz singer ANITA O'DAY died in her sleep in Los Angeles yesterday (23NOV06). She was 87. O'Day is best known for her renditions of classics...

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Sigler So Committed To Anorexia She Walked Off Gum Calories

Former anorexic JAMIE LYNN SIGLER was once so committed to being as thin as possible, she used to walk off the calories she gained from chewing gum. ...

24th November 2006 0:00



Thompson: 'Toyboy Greg Loves How I Dress'

Actress EMMA THOMPSON has rubbished speculation she has revamped her wardrobe in order to hang on to her younger husband GREG WISE. The IN THE NAME...

24th November 2006 0:00



Mayer 'Having Fun Time' With Simpson

LATEST: JOHN MAYER is "having a really fun time" with JESSICA SIMPSON, but refuses to admit they are dating. The singer became friends with Simpson...

24th November 2006 0:00



Akon Pays Thanks To Africa

Senegalese-born rapper AKON will repay the African fans who helped him find success, by touring in the continent. The 25-year-old moved to America...

24th November 2006 0:00



Altman's Final Project Grinds To A Halt

The death of director ROBERT ALTMAN has thrown production of new movie HANDS ON A HARD BODY into disarray, because nobody else can match the GOSFORD...

24th November 2006 0:00



Manson Begged Zane To Let Him Wear Phantom Costume

Rocker MARILYN MANSON was desperate to wear actor BILLY ZANE's costume from comic book movie THE PHANTOM when the pair first met. The controversial...

24th November 2006 0:00



Fatboy Slim Beach Bash Given Thumbs Up

LATEST: Superstar DJ FATBOY SLIM has been given permission to hold a beach party in England's Brighton beach for 20,000 residents of the city. The...

24th November 2006 0:00



Ciara Stars In Dance Lesson Dvds

Singer/songwriter CIARA has answered fans requests about learning to dance by making a 'do-it-yourself' DVD to accompany her new album CIARA: THE...

24th November 2006 0:00



Brown Dismisses Album Cancellation Rumours

LATEST: Rapper FOXY BROWN has slammed rumours she's facing the axe from her record label - insisting she is too successful to ever be dropped. It...

24th November 2006 0:00



Akon Defends Polygamy

Rapper AKON has defended having three wives, insisting it's no different to dating multiple women. The Senegalese star recently revealed he...

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Gallagher: 'Robbie Williams Will Kill Himself'

NOEL GALLAGHER is convinced British pop star ROBBIE WILLIAMS will kill himself, and the OASIS guitarist would happily load the gun for his longtime...

24th November 2006 0:00



Ciara Flattered By Jackson Comparisons

Grammy Award-winning singer CIARA is delighted she is regularly compared to R+B superstar JANET JACKSON, but insists she has never tried to emulate...

24th November 2006 0:00



Crowe Snubbed By His Younger Self

RUSSELL CROWE was left perplexed on the set of new movie A GOOD YEAR when he was snubbed by his younger self. The Oscar winner thought it would be...

24th November 2006 0:00



Law Still 'Broke' After Frost Divorce

JUDE LAW insists his divorce from ex-wife SADIE FROST in 2003 left him broke, and he is still saving up to buy a new house. The COLD MOUNTAIN actor...

24th November 2006 0:00



Replicas Of Clapton's 'Blackie' Guitar Available

Limited edition replicas of ERIC CLAPTON's famous 'Blackie' guitar are available for fans to buy - if they have a spare $24,000 (GBP13.5 million). ...

24th November 2006 0:00



Dicaprio's Croissant Fantasies

LEONARDO DiCAPRIO and DJIMON HOUNSOU lusted after French food during the making of BLACK DIAMOND earlier this year (06), after growing tired of the...

24th November 2006 0:00



Barlow Slams 'Hero' Michael

British pop star GARY BARLOW has criticised GEORGE MICHAEL for smoking marijuana on television. The TAKE THAT singer admits he has smoked cannabis,...

24th November 2006 0:00



The Zutons Reschedule Cancelled Show

LATEST: British rockers THE ZUTONS have rescheduled their cancelled Brighton, England concert for 18 December (06), after drummer SEAN PAYNE fell ill...

24th November 2006 0:00



Petty Banned From Keeping Guns

Rocker TOM PETTY is banned from keeping guns after he was caught going "mad" and shooting at trees. The mellow star used to use his weapons to...

24th November 2006 0:00



Stewart Criticises Daughter's Attitude Problem

Veteran rocker ROD STEWART has warned his daughter to change her attitude otherwise she will never make it as a singer. The father-of-seven thinks...

24th November 2006 0:00



Campbell: 'British Is Best'

Actress NEVE CAMPBELL has turned her back on Hollywood because she feels more challenged by the work of British screenwriters. The Canadian beauty...

24th November 2006 0:00



Cho Secures Dream Job At Vibrator Company

Comedienne MARGARET CHO's new position as board member of a vibrator company couldn't have come at a better time - her sex toy has just broken. ...

24th November 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 2510

Former ROLLING STONE BILL WYMAN and the band's frontman SIR MICK JAGGER's ex-wife JERRY HALL will both be presenting trophies at the Evening Standard...

24th November 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 3431

"I'd like to kick-ass on RUSSELL CROWE and his group THIRTY ODD FOOT OF GRUNTS because he needs a good kicking." JACK BLACK thinks the GLADIATOR star...

24th November 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 3429

"Who are you MADONNA? Can everyone just shut the f**k up about her? LIKE A VIRGIN? How the hell did she become so f**king famous? What, for...

24th November 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 3432

"I'd freak him out by looking at him, stare him out, but I don't know. I'd probably bum him." OASIS star LIAM GALLAGHER on a hypothetical meeting...

24th November 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 3433

"I like being with my wife, we've been together more than 25 years. I don't know what the secret is - not seeing each other a lot, probably." Actor...

24th November 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 3430

"It's a big show with big ratings, so it's a real honour to be asked." GARY BARLOW is delighted TAKE THAT will perform on the grand finale of British...

24th November 2006 0:00



Movie Reviews: Bobby

Emilio Estevez's Bobby, which takes place on the day Robert Kennedy was assassinated in 1968, is an ambitious project, critics agree. Some say, too...

24th November 2006 18:16



Movie Reviews: Tenacious D In The Pick Of Destiny

Critics are having a tough time figuring out just what to make of Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny, based on the Jack Black-Kyle Gass show on HBO....

24th November 2006 18:16



This Year, Thanksgiving Bird Is The Penguin

Families feasted not only on turkeys but also on penguins as the Thanksgiving holiday got underway at the box office. Warner Bros.' animated Happy...

24th November 2006 18:16



Chinese Movie Pirate Sentenced To Life

In what may be the stiffest penalty yet for movie piracy, a man in China was sentenced to life imprisonment for reportedly operating the country's...

24th November 2006 18:16



Maple Leafs Allow Film About Gay Hockey Player

The Toronto Maple Leafs, one of hockey's preeminent teams, has agreed to cooperate in the production of Breakfast With Scot, about the coming-out of...

24th November 2006 18:16



Zaentz Rings In Jackson For Prequels

As Lord of the Rings fans mounted a protest following word that New Line had dropped Peter Jackson from consideration as director of The Hobbit and...

24th November 2006 18:16



Grey's Can't Put Abc In Black At 10:00 P.m.

ABC tried a new tactic Thursday to boost its ratings at 10:00 p.m.: It ran a "supersized" version of its hit, Grey's Anatomy. True to form, Grey's...

24th November 2006 18:16



Movie Reviews: The History Boys

Expectations must certainly have been high for The History Boys, based on the Allan Bennett play that won six Tony awards this year. (The film has...

24th November 2006 18:16



Movie Reviews: For Your Consideration

In the consideration of most critics, Christopher Guest's For Your Consideration, about the annual campaigning for Oscar awards, is funny -- but not...

24th November 2006 18:16


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