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Tom Hanks Joins Cloud Atlas

13th April 2011

Tom Hanks has signed on to 'Cloud Atlas'. The 'Da Vinci Code' actor will begin shooting the adaptation of the David Mitchell novel - about the action and consequences of one person's life on the...

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Jon Stewart Pokes Fun At Barack Obama's Campaign

12th April 2011

Jon Stewart has poked fun of President Barack Obama's 2012 re-election campaign, reports the Huffington Post. Jon Stewart, ripped apart Obama's new video during his satirical 'Daily Show', paying particular attention the clip's lack of...

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James Franco Excited For Sam Raimi On Oz Movie

11th April 2011

James Franco wanted to work on 'Oz: The Great and Powerful' so he could team up with Sam Raimi.The '127 Hours' actor collaborated with the director on the 'Spider-Man' movie series - starring Tobey Maguire...

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Anne Hathaway Overjoyed To Host Oscars

8th April 2011

Anne Hathaway admits she felt "so much joy" when she hosted the Oscars.The actress and her co-host James Franco received a great deal of criticism after helming proceedings at this year's ceremony but despite her...

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Madonna For Sunset Boulevard Remake?

8th April 2011

Madonna is being pursued for a role in a remake of 'Sunset Boulevard'. The 52-year-old star - who will soon release her directorial debut 'W.E.', a two-tier tale about the relationship between Britain's King Edward...

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John Wayne's Eye Patch Up For Auction

7th April 2011

John Wayne's eye patch that he wore in the 1969 classic western movie 'True Grit' is set to be sold at auction, reports Reuters. Other items once belonging to John Wayne, including his Golden Globe,...

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Franco It Was Anne Hathaway's Fault

1st April 2011

James Franco has repeatedly denied that he was stoned when he co-hosted the Academy Awards show in February, and in a pretaped interview set to air tonight (Friday) on CBS's Late Show with David Letterman...

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James Franco Becomes University Lecturer

30th March 2011

James Franco is set to become a lecturer at New York University.James Franco, the American actor, writer and artist, is set to teach a class in directing at New York University's Karbar Institute of Film...

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Russell Brand Speaks To Dad Again

30th March 2011

Russell Brand has attempted to reconcile with his father. The 'Arthur' star has not spoken to dad Ron Brand - who split from Russell's mother Barbara Elizabeth when he was a child - for some...

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Colin Firth Makes Surprise Appearance At Empire Awards

27th March 2011

Colin Firth made a surprise appearance at the Jameson Empire Film Awards in London today (27.03.11). The 'King's Speech' star - who won Best Actor at this year's Oscars as well as a host of...

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Freida Pinto Lived In Fear Of Failure

25th March 2011

Freida Pinto says she "lived in fear" of not landing another film role after starring in the Oscar winning 'Slumdog Millionaire'.Freida Pinto, the Indian actress who is gaining rave reviews for her performance in the...

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Whoopi Goldberg Was High During Oscars Speech?

24th March 2011

Whoopi Goldberg has revealed that she smoked pot before making her acceptance speech at the Oscars in 1990.Whoopi Goldberg, the American actress who won an Academy Award in 1990 for her performance in 'Ghost', says...

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Whoopi Goldberg Smoked Pot Before Oscars Speech

24th March 2011

Whoopi Goldberg has admitted that she smoked pot shortly before making her acceptance speech at the Academy Awards in 1990.Whoopi Goldberg, the American actress who won 'Best Supporting Actress' at the Academy Awards in 1990,...

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Whoopi Goldberg Was High For Oscar Win

24th March 2011

Whoopi Goldberg smoked cannabis before accepting her Oscar in 1991.The 55-year-old actress - who won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in recognition of her role as Oda Mae Brown in 'Ghost' - was...

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Barbra Streisand Says Farewell To Elizabeth Taylor

23rd March 2011

Barbra Streisand has paid tribute to Elizabeth Taylor after the legendary actress passed away this morning (23rd March 2011).Barbra Streisand, the American singer and actress, has called Elizabeth Taylor's passing "the end of an era",...

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Paul Newman Gave Touching Tribute To Elizabeth Taylor

23rd March 2011

Paul Newman narrated a touching tribute to Elizabeth Taylor, during which he said that the legendary actress "radiated charm".Paul Newman, the American actor who passed away in 2008, starred alongside Elizabeth Taylor in the 1958...

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Elizabeth Taylor: A Life In Film

23rd March 2011

Dame Elizabeth Taylor has passed away at the age of 79. Known in later life for her charity work and love of tweeting, it was her glittering film career as one of the cinema's most...

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Elizabeth Taylor Dies

23rd March 2011

Dame Elizabeth Taylor has died.The double Oscar-winning actress died in the early hours of Wednesday morning (23.03.11) aged 79, after battling congestive heart failure. Taylor had been hospitalised two months ago at the Cedars-Sinai Medical...

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Elizabeth Taylor Dies Of Heart Failure Aged 79

23rd March 2011

Elizabeth Taylor has died at the age of 79.Elizabeth Taylor, the English-American screen legend, has passed away at the age of 79.Abc News have confirmed that Taylor died this morning (22nd March 2011) of congestive...

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Oscar Comedy Writer Vilanch Faults Franco; Franco Faults Back

22nd March 2011

Bruce Vilanch, who has written jokes for the hosts of countless awards shows for 20 years, has criticized James Franco for not taking his role as host of this year's Oscars telecast seriously. In an...

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Katie Price Wants Pink Helicopter

21st March 2011

Katie Price is planning to buy a pink helicopter. The British star is taking flying lessons and hopes to have a helipad installed at her home so she can fly off at a moment's notice....

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Selena Gomez Talks Justin Bieber On Letterman

17th March 2011

Selena Gomez has opened up about her fledging romance with Justin Bieber. Selena Gomez the 18-year-old actress - who was recently pictured holding hands with and kissing the teen singing sensation - admitted she has...

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Katie Price Loves Model Boyfriend

16th March 2011

Katie Price has confessed her love for her boyfriend Leandro Penna.The 32-year-old star uploaded romantic pictures of her and the Argentinean model on micro-blogging website twitter and wrote that she had fallen for her new...

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Mark Wahlberg Planning The Fighter Sequel

16th March 2011

Mark Wahlberg is keen to do a sequel to 'The Fighter'. The actor - who starred as lead character 'Irish' Micky Ward in the movie, which won Best Supporting Actor and Actress Oscars for Christian...

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Anne Hathaway Pushes Barack Obama On Same Sex Marriage

16th March 2011

Anne Hathaway has signed an open letter to President Barack Obama, urging him to change his stance on same-sex marriage.Anne Hathaway, the American actress and star of 'Love and Other Drugs' has signed a letter...

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Colin Firth Won't Change With Oscar Success

12th March 2011

Colin Firth's wife insists his Oscar success won't change him.The 50-year-old star picked up the coveted Best Actor statue at last month's Academy Awards and despite his triumph, the British hunk's wife Livia insists they...

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Steven Soderbergh Announces Retirement

11th March 2011

Steven Soderbergh has announced his retirement. The Oscar winning director has said his next two projects, 'Liberace' and 'The Man From U.N.C.L.E.' will be his last.He told website studio360.org: "I just need to step out....

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Selena Gomez Terrified After Threats From Bieber Fans

11th March 2011

Selena Gomez is said to be "terrified" after receiving death threats from jealous Justin Bieber fans.The 18-year-old singer-and-actress has been the target of an online hate campaign since images were released of her kissing the...

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Barbara Streisand Lands My Mother's Curse

10th March 2011

Barbara Streisand is set to star in 'My Mother's Curse'. The singer-and-actress will play Seth Rogen's mother in the road trip comedy directed by 'The Proposal' filmmaker Anne Fletcher. 'Cars' writer Dan Fogelman has penned...

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