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Fascinating Fact 12361

7th November 2011

Actor Robert De Niro is to play disgraced investor Bernie Madoff in new TV movie Truth and Consequences: Life Inside the Madoff Family. The Hbo programme will detail Madoff's highly publicised scandal and Ponzi scheme,...

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Harry Potter Finale Lifts Time Warner

2nd November 2011

Time Warner's earnings for the third quarter came in ahead of analysts' predictions today (Wednesday), thanks mainly to the magic of Harry Potter. The company's Warner Bros. unit reported its best quarter in history with...

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Lady Gaga To Rock India F1 Party

30th October 2011

Lady Gaga is set to perform at the Formula 1 after-party. Bollywood actor Arjun Rampal is hosting the three-day after parties at Jaypee Integrated Sports Complex in Greater Noida, and Lady Gaga is set to...

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Johnny Depp Shoves 'Midget Down A Toilet'

27th October 2011

Johnny Depp shoves "a midget down a toilet" in Ricky Gervais' new TV series.The actor has a cameo role in the comedian's upcoming sitcom 'Life's Too Short' - which stars diminutive actor Warwick Davis as...

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Harry Belafonte Denies Falling Asleep Live On Television

19th October 2011

Harry Belafonte has denied falling asleep during an early morning television interview with Kbak in Bakersfield, California. The clip, which has since gone viral, sees anchor Leyla Santiago fail in her attempts to get Mr...

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Matt Damon To Play Michael Douglas' Lover In Liberace Biopic

12th October 2011

Matt Damon and Michael Douglas are in line to play lovers in 'Behind the Candelabra'.The Hollywood actors are set to star in the biopic about US pianist and vocalist Liberace - who became well known...

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Evan Rachel Wood Toasted By Nude Coach Winslet

12th October 2011

Evan Rachel Wood's first fully frontal nude scene was toasted by Kate Winslet.The 24-year-old actress stripped off for her role in Oscar-winning HBO mini-series 'Mildred Pierce' and although she was going to "chicken out" her...

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Reality Star Sues Entourage Creator

5th October 2011

An Mtv reality star has filed suit against Entourage creator Doug Ellin over allegations of copyright infringement surrounding a character portrayed by actor Kevin Dillon.Dillion played struggling actor Johnny Drama on the hit Hbo series,...

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Movie Reviews 50/50

30th September 2011

50/50 are the odds of surviving a rare form of cancer that the main character in the movie with those odds in the title is diagnosed with. It's loosely based on screenwriter Will Reiser's personal...

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Goldie Hawn Gunning For Laughs In Viagra Comedy Comeback

29th September 2011

Movie veteran Goldie Hawn is looking forward to a "new phase" of her career with a starring role in upcoming U.S. TV comedy Viagra Diaries.The Private Benjamin star has spent the last few years working...

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Goldie Hawn Working On Acting Comeback

27th September 2011

Movie veteran Goldie Hawn is preparing to make her acting comeback after almost a decade away from Hollywood.The Private Benjamin star has spent the last few years working on her educational organisation The Hawn Foundation,...

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Lana Clarkson's Friends Still Upset With Mamet Over Phil Spector Film

21st September 2011

Friends and family of tragic actress Lana Clarkson are demanding to know why a new TV movie about record producer Phil Spector's lengthy murder trial is on lockdown.Spector was convicted of Clarkson's 2003 murder in...

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Mark Wahlberg Announces Entourage Movie

20th September 2011

Mark Wahlberg, the Oscar-nominated actor and movie producer, has confirmed he is working on a film adaptation of Hbo hit series Entourage. The show aired its finale after eight years on the network last week,...

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Melissa Mccarthy Sells Sitcom After Emmy Success

20th September 2011

Melissa Mccarthy, the American comedienne who caused a major upset by scooping Best Actress in a Comedy Series at the Emmy Awards on Sunday (18th September 2011), has followed up her success by selling a...

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Hbo Already A Big Emmy Winner

12th September 2011

HBO appeared to be a cinch to trounce all rivals at next Sunday's Primetime Emmy awards after its Boardwalk Empire series picked up seven trophies in the Creative Arts Awards ceremony. Altogether, the Time Warner-owned...

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Aaron Sorkin Gets New Hbo Series

8th September 2011

Aaron Sorkin has had his TV pilot picked up for a series by Hbo which will start with 10 initial episodes. The series currently working under the title 'More As This Story Develops' is about...

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Tom Hardy Breaks Bones Filming New Movie

8th September 2011

Tom Hardy has been left battered and bruised during the filming of his new movie Warrior.The movie tells the story Tommy (Hardy), the son of an alcoholic ex-boxer who must train his son in preparation...

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Analyst Starz Likely To Remain With Netflix

6th September 2011

BTIG analyst Richard Greenfield has expressed doubt that Netflix's deal with Starz Entertainment is as dead as each side has made it out to be. In a note to clients, Greenfield suggests that Starz executives...

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Spike Lee To Punch In Mike Tyson Tv Drama

1st September 2011

Moviemaker Spike Lee has signed on to tackle a gritty new TV series based on boxing great Mike Tyson's upbringing.Hbo network bosses have ordered the pilot for the show, Da Brick, according to The Hollywood...

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Treme Actor Michael Showers Found Dead In Mississippi River

25th August 2011

Michael Showers, the American actor best known for his role on the Hbo drama series 'Treme', has been found dead in the Mississippi River. The actor played the recurring role of Capt. John Guidry in...

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Treme Actor Found Dead In Mississippi River

25th August 2011

TV actor Michael Showers has been found dead in the Mississippi River, according to New Orleans officials.The 45 year old's body was found floating in the river on Wednesday morning (24Aug11), a day after his...

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Eric Stonestreet To Play Arbuckle In New Biopic

23rd August 2011

Modern Family star Eric Stonestreet is set to play Fatty Arbuckle in a new biopic.Stonestreet, who won an Emmy Award for his role as Cameron Tucker on the popular U.S. TV comedy, has signed on...

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Sex And The City 3 Should Have 'New' Angle

18th August 2011

A third 'Sex and the City' film should take the characters to a "new place". Patricia Field - who has styled the six TV series and two movie instalments of the HBO comedy about four...

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Game Of Thgeorge Rones Scgeorge Ripts Stolen Befogeorge Re Chageorge Rity Auction

16th August 2011

Author George R. R. Martin has urged fans to look out for two scripts from hit TV show Game Of Thrones which were stolen before a planned charity auction.The writer, who penned the fantasy novels...

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The Wire Named Britain's Best Rental

15th August 2011

Cult U.S. crime show The Wire has been named the favourite TV programme to rent on Dvd in Great Britain.The gritty Hbo series, which stars Dominic West and focuses on police officers attempting to tackle...

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Justin Theroux Ready For Comedy

14th August 2011

Justin Theroux would love to direct a comedy. The 'Your Highness' actor - who co-wrote 'Tropic Thunder' with Ben Stiller - admitted working on the action satire which also stars funnyman Jack Black and Robert...

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Martin Scorsese's George Harrison Documentary Selected To Open San Sebastian

11th August 2011

George Harrison will return to the big screen from beyond the grave - Martin Scorsese's documentary about the late Beatle is set to premiere at the 2011 San Sebastian Film Festival in Spain.The music documentary,...

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Apple's Plans For Itunes Replay Stymied By Studios

9th August 2011

On the surface, Apple's concept for what it calls iTunes Replay seems uncomplicated and reasonable enough buy a digital copy of a movie from our iTunes Store and watch it anytime, anywhere on any device...

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Warner Bros. Movies May Soon Go Online

4th August 2011

Time Warner chief Jeff Bewkes, a hold-out when it comes to putting Warner Bros. movies and TV shows online, said on Wednesday that he is now ready to discuss licensing them to video sites. "We're...

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Entourage Bosses Sent Cease And Desist Letter From Reality Star

2nd August 2011

Producers behind hit TV show Entourage are facing legal action from an Mtv reality star amid allegations of copyright infringement.Entourage star Kevin Dillon portrays struggling actor Johnny Drama on the series and his character signs...

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