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James Wan To Direct The Conjuring 2

22nd October 2014

James Wan is returning to direct 'The Conjuring 2'.The director has signed a first-look deal with film studio New Line, while it's also been confirmed that the release date has been pushed back from October...

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Stars' Kids Set To Turn Showjumping Event Into A Big Show

23rd September 2014

Miley Cyrus' sister Noah and the daughters of Bruce Springsteen, Bill Gates and Alfre Woodard are set to turn an upcoming equestrian event in Los Angeles into a star-studded affair by showing off their horseriding...

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Watch The Trailer & Read The True Story Of 'Annabelle', The Creepy Prequel To 'The Conjuring' [Trailer & Pictures]

By Elinor Cosgrave | 18th July 2014

Annabelle, the terrifying doll from The Conjuring (2013), is set to make a horrifying return in a film named for her. Annabelle will tell the story of the doll and how it came to be...

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The Conjuring Spin-off Called Annabelle

8th July 2014

'The Conjuring' spin-off is to be called 'Annabelle'.Warner Bros. and New Line Cinema have set an October release date for a spin-off film from last year's smash hit horror movie, which will focus on the...

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Meet The Cast Of 12 Years A Slave [Video]

By Jack de Aguilar | 9th January 2014

If '12 Years a Slave' doesn’t win a single award from now until the Oscars, it will still go down in history as one of the 21st century’s most important, affecting films. The story of...

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'12 Years A Slave' Is A Harrowing Trip Back To A Darker Period In History: Review Round-up

By Joe Wilde | 18th October 2013

12 Years A Slave is the film version of Solomon Northup's account of his kidnap and subsequent sale into slavery until his rescue twelve years later. The real-life account of the tragic fate of Northup...

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Alfre Woodard: 'I Feel Comfortable In My Skin When I'm Not In America'

17th October 2013

Alfre Woodard loves to travel abroad because she feels most at ease with her body image when she's not on American soil.The revered actress was born and raised in Oklahoma and has spent her 35-year...

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Alfre Woodard Accepted 12 Years A Slave Role Without Reading The Script

10th October 2013

Actress Alfre Woodard was so eager to work with artist-turned-director Steve Mcqueen she accepted a role in his new drama 12 Years A Slave before she even read the script.The former Desperate Housewives star plays...

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Cast Of The New 'Steel Magnolias' Felt The Love On Screen

By Contributor | 5th October 2012

With the remake of Steel Magnolias premiering this weekend (October 7th), it's been a tough task for the new actresses Queen Latifah, Alfre Woodard, Jill Scott and Phylicia Rashad to fill the boots of...

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Fascinating Fact 8489

10th December 2009

Actress ALFRE WOODARD's daughter, MAVIS SPENCER, has been selected as Miss Golden Globe for the Golden Globe Awards in January (10). The 18-year-old model and showjumper has a big 2010 planned - she has also...

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Dreamgirls Sweeps Black Reel Awards

7th February 2007

Movie musical DREAMGIRLS walked away with six prizes at the Foundation For The Advancement Of African-Americans In Film's (FAAAF) Black Reel Awards today (07FEB07), including Best Film. Dreamgirls also won Best Supporting Actress and Best...

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Clooney And Pals Queue For New One Tv Campaign

25th October 2006

GEORGE CLOONEY and his OCEAN'S 11 co-stars MATT DAMON and JULIA ROBERTS have been caught waiting in line as part of a new public service announcement raising support for charity ONE: The Campaign To Make...

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Cherry 'Bummed' About Not Being Nominated For Emmy

25th July 2006

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES creator MARC CHERRY is 'bummed' his hit TV show was snubbed by the Emmy awards and won't be attending the ceremony next month (AUG06) - because he wasn't even invited. The show won...

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Desperate Housewives To Snub Emmy Awards?

18th July 2006

Four DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES stars - TERI HATCHER, EVA LONGORIA, MARCIA CROSS and NICOLLETTE SHERIDAN - are reportedly refusing to attend the Emmy ceremony next month (AUG06), because they weren't nominated for any awards. The show...

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Fascinating Fact 1624

12th June 2006

Actress ALFRE WOODARD was left red faced at the Tony Awards in New York City last night (11JUN06) when she turned up wearing the same orange PAMELA ROWLAND gown as OPRAH show reporter and OPRAH...

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The Things They Say 2059

22nd May 2006

"There's no hype on set. You go on the red carpet and it's fun for the moment, but you don't want to have chocolate souffle every day. What we're doing (on set) is the basic...

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The Things They Say 1161

31st January 2006

"We're usually so coordinated. Tonight, we're over-coordinated." DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star EVA LONGORIA comments on fellow castmates TERI HATCHER, MARCIA CROSS, FELICITY HUFFMAN and ALFRE WOODARD, who all showed up in purple gowns at the Screen...

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Cross Missing Co-stars

28th October 2005

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star MARCIA CROSS is urging the show's scriptwriters to integrate the characters' storylines more, because she misses spending time with her co-stars. Season two of the hit ABC show has recently started...

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The Things They Say 375

10th October 2005

"Those women don't do housework... I love to cook... and I like clean floors. There's a little BREE in me." New DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star ALFRE WOODARD insists there isn't anything housewife-like about her co-stars, while...

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The Things They Say 353

6th October 2005

"I just hope they don't throw cabbages at me in the market." DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star ALFRE WOODARD hopes fans of the show can distinguish between the actress and her devilish new TV character, BETTY APPLEWHITE....

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Woodard Urges African Americans To Vote

23rd September 2004

Actress ALFRE WOODARD took to the streets of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on Sunday (19SEP04) to urge African-Americans to vote in the upcoming presidential elections. The OSCAR-nominated CROSS CREEK star compares life for African-Americans under President...

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Emmy Nominations Announced

17th July 2003

The nomination's for this year's EMMY AWARDS have been announced - with black comedy/drama SIX FEET UNDER leading the race with 16 nominations. It is hotly followed by political drama THE WEST WING, which...

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