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Ellen Page To Play John Belushi's Wife In Biopic

24th March 2014

Ellen Page will play John Belushi's wife in the new biopic about the late comic.The 'Inception' actress has entered negotiations...

Ivan Reitman Opts To Step Back From Ghostbusters 3 Director Role, Producing Instead

19th March 2014

Ivan Reitman – director and executive producer on both the Ghostbusters films – has decided to step down from his...

'Ghostbusters Iii' Will Still Happen, Despite Death Of Harold Ramis

26th February 2014

Ghostbusters III remains on course for release despite the death of Harold Ramis, who was set to play one of...

Dan Aykroyd Pays Tribute To Harold Ramis

24th February 2014

Movie veteran Dan Aykroyd has expressed his sadness after learning of the death of his Ghostbusters co-star Harold Ramis.The actor,...

Dan Aykroyd Sworn In As Sheriff's Deputy

27th January 2014

Dan Aykroyd has been sworn in as a Mississippi Sheriff's Deputy. The Canadian 'Blues Brothers' star approached Hinds County Sheriff...

Miles Teller For John Belushi Biopic?

20th January 2014

Miles Teller is set to play Dan Aykroyd in a new film.The 'That Awkward Moment' star will play the 'Ghostbusters'...

Dan Aykroyd & Jill Scott Join James Brown Biopic Cast

1st November 2013

Dan Aykroyd and soul singer-turned-actress Jill Scott have joined the cast of The Help director Tate Taylor's James Brown biopic.The...

It's Official: Emile Hirsch Will Play John Belushi In New Biopic

29th October 2013

Emile Hirsch has been chosen to play the late, great comic actor John Belushi in an upcoming biopic from Steve...

Dan Aykroyd Loses Dutch Blues Brothers Legal Battle

23rd October 2013

Actor Dan Aykroyd has lost his bid to shut down a Blues Brothers tribute show in the Netherlands.The funnyman and...

Rolling Stones Land Vodka Tribute

1st August 2013

The Rolling Stones have landed a major vodka tribute, courtesy of celebrity fan Dan Aykroyd.To mark the band's 50th anniversary,...

Second City Cofounder Bernie Sahlins Dead A 90

17th June 2013

Second City cofounder Bernie Sahlins, regarded as one of the most influential figures in improvisational comedy and topical satire, has...

Bloody Dan Aykroyd Film Clip Sparks Investigation

31st May 2013

Ghostbusters star Dan Aykroyd was briefly at the centre of a police investigation in Calgary, Canada earlier this week (beg27May13)...

Melissa Mccarthy Fires Extra From 'Tammy' Set For Bizarre Reason

22nd May 2013

When Melissa McCarthy fires an extra from a movie set, things must have gone very, very wrong. The bubbly Bridesmaids...

The Things They Say: 3677531

21st May 2013

"It's based upon new research that's being done in particle physics by the young people - the young men and...

Michael Douglas Stuns As Liberace In 'Behind The Candelabra' [Trailer & Pictures]

15th May 2013

Michael Douglas as Liberace in Behind The CandelabraSteven Soderbergh lands in sunny Cannes this week with his HBO movie Behind...

Ghostbusters 3 To Begin Filming Next Year?

24th April 2013

Dan Aykroyd has revealed 'Ghostbusters 3' could begin filming next year.The actor and producer - who penned the scripts for...

Eric Clapton Introduces Star Line-up To His Fourth Crossroads Guitar Festival (Photos)

15th April 2013

BB King and Eric Clapton jam at Crossroads Guitar FestivalEric Clapton, BB King and John Mayer were among some of...

Dan Aykroyd: 'Bill Murray Is Still Not Part Of Ghostbusters Sequel'

7th December 2012

Actor Dan Aykroyd has thrown up more mystery about the planned Ghostbusters 3 movie by insisting former castmate Bill...

Dan Aykroyd Wants Ghostbusters 3

6th December 2012

Dan Aykroyd is ''cheerleading'' for a third 'Ghostbusters' film.The 60-year-old actor wrote and starred in the original 'Ghostbusters' in 1984,...

Top Twenty Classic Holiday Season Christmas Films

4th December 2012

Little has caused more contention in the contactmusic office than our recent discussion about the Christmas films list! Obviously, everyone...

Ghostbusters 3 Filming Postponed

1st November 2012

Filming for 'Ghostbusters 3' has been postponed until late 2013.Financial issues at Sony Pictures have reportedly forced director Ivan Reitman...

Zach Galifiankis Calls Koch Brothers 'Creepy': They Are Not Amused

9th August 2012

Zach Galifianakis may be one of Hollywood's go-to guys when it comes to modern comedy but it seems...

Bill Murray Not Returning For Ghostbusters 3

3rd August 2012

Bill Murray is not returning for 'Ghostbusters 3'. Dan Aykroyd - who starred and wrote in the original 1984 supernatural...

Dan Aykroyd Moving On With Ghostbusters 3 Without Bill Murray

2nd August 2012

Bill Murray has officially pulled out of the Ghostbusters sequel, according to his co-star Dan Aykroyd.After months of negotiations, the...

Bill Murray Will Not Be In Ghostbusters Iii, Dan Aykroyd Confirms

2nd August 2012

Bill Murray will not be appearing in Ghostbusters 3. And Dan Aykroyd isn't too happy about that. Aykroyd told Metro...

Dan Aykroyd Officiates Chevy Chase's Daughter's Wedding

27th July 2012

Actor Dan Aykroyd helped to give Chevy Chase's daughter a wedding to remember by officiating the ceremony.The Caddyshack star's eldest...

Dan Aykroyd Wants Ghostbusters 3 To Be 'Perfect'

3rd July 2012

Dan Aykroyd wants 'Ghostbusters 3' to be ''perfect''. The 60-year-old actor - who starred in the first two instalments of...

Blues Brothers Star Dan Aykroyd Turns 60

1st July 2012

Dan Aykroyd marks a huge milestone on Sunday (01Jul12) when he turns 60.The legendary funnyman and actor was born in...

Katy Perry To Take A Break From Showbiz

25th June 2012

Katy Perry is taking a break from showbiz. The 27-year-old singer reportedly wants to step back from her career and...

Dan Aykroyd Signs Up To Play Liberace's Manager

7th June 2012

Dan Aykroyd has reportedly signed up to play Liberace's manager Seymour Heller in new TV movie biopic Behind The Candelabra.The...

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