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Angelina Jolie Unsure About Marilyn Role

17th August 2010

Angelina Jolie is unsure if she is the right person to play Marilyn Monroe on the big screen.The stunning actress - who is reported to be portraying the curvy blonde bombshell in an upcoming epic...

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Angelina Jolie Lined Up For Monroe Role

16th August 2010

Angelina Jolie is set to play Marilyn Monroe in a biopic about the iconic actress' life.Andrew O'Hagan, who wrote the book 'The Life and Opinions of Maf The Dog, and Of His Friend Marilyn Monroe',...

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Sinatra's Grandson Was Hospitalised But Not Suicidal

12th August 2010

The mother of FRANK SINATRA's grandson has spoken out to clear up reports about his recent hospitalisation, insisting the alleged suicide attempt has been "blown out of proportion".Emergency services were called to the home of...

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Man Hospitalised Not Sinatra's Grandson - Report

4th August 2010

A man named FRANK SINATRA who was hospitalised in California this week (beg02Aug10) after an alleged suicide attempt is not the music legend's grandson, according to a new report.Emergency services were called to a house...

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Sinatra's Grandson Hospitalised

3rd August 2010

The grandson of late music legend FRANK SINATRA has been hospitalised in California following an alleged suicide attempt.The emergency services were called to the home of Frank Sinatra, Jr.'s son, who is also named Frank,...

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Sinatra Musical Flying No More

29th July 2010

A Broadway musical based on the hits of FRANK SINATRA is set to close in September (10), just seven months after it opened.Come Fly Away, which launched at New York's Marquis Theatre in March (10),...

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Tom Jones' Soul-baring Album

20th July 2010

Tom Jones says he's "baring his soul" on his new album.The legendary singer's latest LP 'Praise & Blame' was originally conceived as a collection of Christmas hymns and while not all tracks are particularly festive,...

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Beloved Trombonist Powell Dies

5th July 2010

Musician BENNY POWELL, who played the trombone with stars including FRANK SINATRA and SCREAMIN' JAY HAWKINS, has died. He was 80.Powell passed away in a Manhattan, New York hospital after suffering a heart attack on...

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Actor/director/coach Corey Allen Dead At 75

29th June 2010

Corey Allen, best known for his role as Buzz in the James Dean starrer Rebel Without a Cause , but who appeared in numerous movies and TV series in the 1950s and '60s before becoming...

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Fbi Opens Kennedy File, Alleges 'Wild Sex Parties' With Monroe

15th June 2010

MARILYN MONROE, SAMMY DAVIS JR. and FRANK SINATRA have hit the headlines from beyond the grave - newly released FBI records allege the trio enjoyed "wild sex parties" with assassinated U.S. President JOHN F. KENNEDY...

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De Niro Won't Reteam With Pacino For Sinatra

14th June 2010

ROBERT DE NIRO has dismissed speculation he's set to reteam with AL PACINO for MARTIN SCORSESE's upcoming FRANK SINATRA biopic.Scorsese is preparing to bring Ol' Blue Eyes' life story to the big screen in forthcoming...

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Scorsese Wants Pacino And De Niro For Sinatra Movie

25th May 2010

MARTIN SCORSESE is hoping to sign up AL PACINO to play FRANK SINATRAin his upcoming biopic - and the director wants ROBERT DE NIRO to co-star as DEAN MARTIN.The Raging Bull filmmaker is set to...

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Latin Star Aguabella Dies

9th May 2010

Latin percussionist FRANCISCO AGUABELLA, who worked with FRANK SINATRA and PEGGY LEE, has died. He was 84.The musician passed away in Los Angeles on Friday (07May10) following a battle with cancer, according to his manager...

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Third Album For Scarlett Johansson?

6th May 2010

Scarlett Johansson would like to make another music album. The Hollywood actress - who has already released covers albums 'Anywhere I Lay My Head' and 'Break Up' - insists a third album is on the...

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Martin Scorsese's 3-D Kids Film

14th April 2010

Martin Scorsese is to film 'The Invention of Hugo Cabret' in 3-D. The Oscar-winning director will shoot the movie, based on Brian Selznick's children's book of the same name, in London from June, according to...

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Sinatra Musical Won't Be Heading To Vegas

5th April 2010

Producers of a musical based on the songs of FRANK SINATRA reportedly planned to take it to Las Vegas - but were scuppered by the licensing rights for Ol' Blue Eyes' shows.Come Fly Away, which...

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David Hasselhoff Heads To Vegas

1st April 2010

David Hasselhoff is set to headline his own Las Vegas show.The former 'Baywatch' actor - who has also had a pop career, and has achieved chart success in Germany - is currently working on a...

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Martin Scorsese's Sinatra Movie Plans

11th March 2010

Martin Scorsese is working on a Frank Sinatra biopic. The 'Shutter Island' director admits he is still in the early stages of the film and has not yet cast anyone to play the 'My Way'...

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Ebert's Voice Returns -- Via Computer

1st March 2010

Film critic Roger Ebert is scheduled to return to television on Tuesday using a voice synthesizer developed by Dr. Matthew Aylett, chief technical officer of Scotland-based CereProc that used old Ebert recordings to produce a...

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Mgm Musical Star Kathryn Grayson Dead At 88

19th February 2010

Kathryn Grayson, an MGM contract player during the Golden Age of Hollywood musicals, died Wednesday in Los Angeles at age 88. She first achieved stardom opposite Frank Sinatra and Gene Kelly in the 1945 musical...

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Dicaprio Has 'No Plans' For Scorsese's Sinatra Biopic

19th February 2010

LEONARDO DiCAPRIO has distanced himself from reports he's set to portray FRANK SINATRA in director MARTIN SCORSESE's upcoming biopic of the late entertainer.The Raging Bull filmmaker is set to bring Ol' Blue Eyes' life story...

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Sinatra & Martin To Join Las Vegas Walk Of Stars

9th February 2010

RAT PACK legends FRANK SINATRA and DEAN MARTIN are to be posthumously honoured in Las Vegas with their own sidewalk stars.Sin City officials will unveil the plaques on the Las Vegas Walk of Stars on...

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The Things They Say 15109

20th January 2010

"I'm trying to talk him into it... The issue would be, you have the younger Frank, then you have the older Frank, then you have the middle-aged Frank... and so there's gonna be an interesting...

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Sinatra Musical At Centre Of Labour Union Lawsuit

11th January 2010

A Broadway musical based on the music of FRANK SINATRA is at the centre of a labour union lawsuit - one of the show’s lead producers has been accused of unfair labour practices.Come Fly Away...

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Monster Of Rock Christopher Lee

7th January 2010

Christopher Lee is releasing a heavy metal album.The screen legend - who is best known for starring in several Hammer horror films, including his most famous role as Dracula in the movie of the same...

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Sinatra To Fly On Broadway

5th January 2010

FRANK SINATRA is heading to Broadway - a musical based on Ol' Blue Eyes' music is set to debut on the New York stage.Come Fly Away will debut at the Marquis Theater in March (10),...

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The Things They Say 14808

26th December 2009

"It's FRANK SINATRA who reminds me of Christmas. During the school holidays, I used to work behind the bar in my dad's restaurant and he'd always play Sinatra records. So that association is very strong...

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Movie Reviews Nine

25th December 2009

Movie musicals have struggled at the box office since their heyday in the '40s and '50s, and few have found favor with critics. Last year's Mamma Mia! did solid business in the U.S. and was...

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Iggy Pop Wants Xmas Hit

24th December 2009

Iggy Pop wants to release a Christmas single.The 'Lust For Life' singer would love to add a festive hit to his catalogue and considers recording a version of Bing Crosby's seasonal classic 'White Christmas' every...

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Bono Serenaded Sinatra

10th December 2009

U2 rocker BONO once wrote a song for music legend FRANK SINATRA and serenaded him with it in a Mexican restaurant.The pair became pals after Sinatra invited Bono to appear on his 1989 Duets album...

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