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Cary Elwes' Fat Albert Gag Scored Him The Princess Bride

17th October 2014

Actor Cary Elwes' spot-on impersonation of Bill Cosby's iconic Fat Albert cartoon character helped him land his breakthrough role in The Princess Bride.The British actor played hero Westley in the beloved 1987 film that has...

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Bill Cosby Prevents Rapper From Taking Fat Al Name

14th November 2006

Funnyman BILL COSBY has upset rapper FAT AL by insisting he changes his moniker - because people may confuse him with the comic's FAT ALBERT cartoon character. The teenage rap star has been forced to...

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Dukes Of Hazzard Named + Shamed As Worst Tv-to-movie Adaptation

14th June 2006

JESSICA SIMPSON's DUKES OF HAZZARD movie has topped a new list of Worst-TV-to-Film Adaptations. The critically-mauled 2005 movie beat THE HONEYMOONERS and WILD WILD WEST on Us urban magazine King's new list of shame. The...

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Omarion Signs Up For Horror Movie

5th September 2005

Former B2K frontman OMARION has taken on a role in the upcoming horror movie HELP. The BUMP, BUMP, BUMP singer has already notched up a handful of movie experience, lending his voice to the...

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Omarion Lands Movie Roles

3rd March 2005

Former B2K star OMARION has some extra good news on top of his solo album success - he's landed two new movie roles. The GIRLFRIEND singer, who's already been on the big screen in...

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Stiller's Fockers Still On Top

10th January 2005

BEN STILLER's comedy MEET THE FOCKERS has continued its reign on the Hollywood box office for a third weekend, after taking in $28.5 million (GBP15 million). The movie, which also stars DUSTIN HOFFMAN and...

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Fockers Are Even Bigger

29th December 2004

LATEST: Unofficial Sunday (26DEC04) estimates for hit new comedy MEET THE FOCKERS fell $2 million (GBP1.05 million) short of the official figures, which have given the MEET THE PARENTS sequel a $70 million (GBP36.8 million)...

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Meet The Fockers Scores A Christmas Hit

27th December 2004

BEN STILLER's all-star comedy sequel to MEET THE PARENTS has enjoyed a very merry Christmas, grossing more at the US box office than the rest of the top five films put together. MEET THE...

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Diddy's Butler Signs With West

23rd September 2004

SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMB's former butler FARNSWORTH BENTLEY is adding to his impressive resume by signing to pal KANYE WEST's new record label. The smartly-dressed personality has already launched fashion and umbrella lines, a...

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Omarion Plans Acting Future

30th January 2004

Former B2K star OMARION is busy plotting his acting future after leaving the R+B boy band earlier this month (04). The singer already has a solo album ready for release and he'll...

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Cosby's Fat Albert Back In Production

20th January 2004

BILL COSBY's movie version of classic cartoon FAT ALBERT is back in production again, following almost two years of delays. The movie will now go before cameras in March (04), long after the projected...

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Fat Albert Bags Big Fat Greek Wedding Director

1st July 2003

The director of MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING has taken on the job to helm another heavy production - FAT ALBERT. Film-maker JOEL ZWICK will direct the script by BILL COSBY and CHARLES KIPPS,...

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