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Scrubs Duo Take On Fletch

26th July 2006

ZACH BRAFF is to step into comedy legend CHEVY CHASE's shoes and star in a new prequel of the 1980s movie franchise FLETCH. BILL LAWRENCE, the creator of TV comedy SCRUBS, has been signed up...

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Chevy Chase Attacks Vince Vaughn

14th July 2006

Comedy star CHEVY CHASE has hit out at comparisons between him and VINCE VAUGHN, dubbing the OLD SCHOOL actor a "refrigerator repairman". Vaughn and regular co-stars WILL FERRELL and STEVE CARELL are often likened to...

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Brinkley Splits From Fourth Husband

12th July 2006

Former supermodel CHRISTIE BRINKLEY is splitting from her fourth husband, architect PETER COOK. The estranged couple have been married for nearly 10 years and have eight-year-old daughter SAILOR LEE. Brinkley's spokesperson ELLIOT MINTZ confirmed...

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Father's Day Honours For Top Movie Dads

17th June 2006

AMERICAN PIE star EUGENE LEVY, SIR SEAN CONNERY, STEVE MARTIN, GENE HACKMAN and ALEC BALDWIN have been handed Father's Day (18JUN06) honours for their comical portrayals of dads on the big screen. The quintet form...

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Tv's Peckinpah Dies

27th April 2006

Television and film-maker DAVID E PECKINPAH has died of heart failure in Vancouver, Canada. He was 54. Peckinpah, the nephew of legendary STRAW DOGS director SAM PECKINPAH, passed away on Sunday (23APR06). He was executive...

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Fascinating Fact 1310

1st April 2006

GWYNETH PALTROW's actress mother BLYTHE DANNER dated comedian CHEVY CHASE when she was in college in the 1960s.

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Smith Quits Fletch Film

4th October 2005

LATEST: Cult movie maker KEVIN SMITH has reportedly quit the planned FLETCH WON film after spending years fighting for pal JASON LEE to play the reporter created in the 1980s by CHEVY CHASE. The...

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Smith Still Fighting For Lee As Fletch

21st September 2005

LATEST: Cult movie-maker KEVIN SMITH is holding out for JASON LEE to recreate bumbling private detective IRWIN 'FLETCH' FLETCHER in his long-awaited sequel to the 1980s CHEVY CHASE films. Internet reports suggest ZACH BRAFF...

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Chase Considers Another Vacation - Down Under

28th May 2005

CHEVY CHASE is set to head to Australia to team up with CROCODILE DUNDEE on another NATIONAL LAMPOON vacation. Chase is in negotiations to reprise the role of CLARK GRISWALD one more time in...

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Braff To Take On Fletch?

1st March 2005

INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARD winner ZACH BRAFF is in negotiations to rework CHEVY CHASE's famous FLETCH character for a new KEVIN SMITH movie. Braff, who wrote, directed and starred in quirky comedy GARDEN STATE, is...

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Blind Love Made Chase Give Up Saturday Night Live

2nd February 2005

CHEVY CHASE is still bitter about being forced to quit hit comedy show SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (SNL) when his first wife JACQUELINE CARLIN threatened to leave him if he didn't relocate to California. The...

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Chevy Chase Ends Retirement

2nd February 2005

Movie funnyman CHEVY CHASE is looking for acting work again after calling off his nine-year retirement. The THREE AMIGOS star unofficially quit showbusiness to become a stay-at-home dad for his three daughters and now...

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Oscar Protest To Hail Bush-baiting Stars

2nd February 2005

Anti-GEORGE W BUSH celebrities will be targeted on OSCARS night (27FEB05) by right wing campaigners who want to "thank" them for publicly blasting the US President - because it helped him gain a second term...

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Chase Remembers Carson

24th January 2005

Comedian CHEVY CHASE has expressed his grief at the passing of his dear friend JOHNNY CARSON. Actor Chase and beloved American TV personality Carson - who died yesterday (23JAN05) after a battle with emphysema...

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Chase Makes Controversial Political Rant

17th December 2004

Funnyman CHEVY CHASE has been accused of "abusing his position" as master of ceremonies at Tuesday's (14DEC04) PEOPLE FOR THE AMERICAN WAY'S DEFENDER OF DEMOCRACY (PAW) awards, by airing his political grievances. The CADDYSHACK...

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Damon, Newman, De Niro And Bing Boost Kerry Fund

14th October 2004

Hollywood heavyweights PAUL NEWMAN, STEVE BING, ROBERT DE NIRO and MATT DAMON have boosted Senator JOHN KERRY's presidential campaign as he bids for the White House next month (NOV04). The Democrat hopeful is currently...

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Stars Saddle Up For Horse Photo Book

8th October 2004

Supermodel GISELE BUNDCHEN, MORGAN FREEMAN, RICHARD GERE and ROBERT REDFORD are among the 30 stars saddling up for a new horse-lovers picture book. The stars talk about their love of horses while posing with...

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Bon Jovi Rocks Kerry Fundraiser

9th July 2004

Rocker JON BON JOVI roused the crowd at a fundraising bash for Democratic US presidential hopeful JOHN KERRY in New York last night (08JUL04). Bon Jovi, an avid and vocal fan of President GEORGE...

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Chevy Chase Auctions Famous Gifts

21st April 2004

Movie funnyman CHEVY CHASE is auctioning off item gifts donated by his celebrity pals in aid of the CENTER FOR ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION's website. The FLETCH star, 60, and his wife JAYNI have convinced pals...

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April Fools Day Honour For Funnyman Belushi

2nd April 2004

Comedy legend JOHN BELUSHI was honoured in Los Angeles yesterday (01APR04) with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The funnyman's brother JAMES BELUSHI and comedy pals CHEVY CHASE and DAN AYCKROYD were...

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Curtis Models Sheep Art After Marilyn

6th January 2004

Veteran actor TONY CURTIS has created a fibreglass sheep for a new exhibition of endangered species. The actor-artist's latest creation, which he's named SUGAR after MARILYN MONROE's character in SOME LIKE IT HOT, will...

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Chase Unimpressed By Murray's Acting

24th December 2003

Veteran comedian CHEVY CHASE enjoyed new movie LOST IN TRANSLATION, although he wasn't so impressed with his old friend BILL MURRAY's performance. The FLETCH actor - who used to regularly appear on TV show...

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It's A Wonderful Life Tops Christmas Films

16th December 2003

Celluloid classic IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE has been voted the best Christmas movie of all time by British film-lovers - again. The warm-hearted 1946 film - regularly voted as the best seasonal movie -...

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Chevy Chase's Cola Controversy

22nd October 2003

CHEVY CHASE has laughed off claims he behaved unpatriotically by filming a commercial for a Turkish soft drink during the war in Iraq. The FLETCH star was criticised in the American media after shooting...

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Julia Roberts Tops Poll Of Popular Movie Mums

17th August 2003

JULIA ROBERTS has won more than an OSCAR for her title role in ERIN BROCKOVICH - she has also been named the best movie mum of all time. The married actress reaped huge critical...

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Kevin Smith Wants A-list Fletch

13th August 2003

Cult movie maker KEVIN SMITH has drawn up a shortlist of Hollywood's hottest male stars to play FLETCH in the upcoming comedy - but he hasn't told any of them yet. The CLERKS auteur...

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Monty Python Movie Tops Funny Poll

6th July 2003

Legendary MONTY PYTHON movie THE LIFE OF BRIAN has been voted the funniest film ever - according to British tabloid THE DAILY SPORT. The 1979 flick, which stars JOHN CLEESE and TERRY GILLIAM, saw...

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Connery Tops Parenting Poll

15th June 2003

Ageing actor SEAN CONNERY has won rapturous praise for his role as HARRISON FORD'S father in INDIANA JONES AND THE LAST CRUSADE - voted best portrayal of a movie dad ever. The poll, for...

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