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'Dr. Death' Dies

3rd June 2011

Controversial assisted suicide advocate Jack 'DR. Death' Kevorkian has died at the age of 83.Kevorkian, who was known for his work helping terminally ill patients, passed away at a hospital in Michigan on Friday (03Jun11)...

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Halle Berry To Star In Tv Drama

1st June 2011

Halle Berry is set to play a college professor in a new TV series.The Academy Award-winning actress has been linked to a show entitled 'Higher Learning' which was written by veteran TV movie actress Lee...

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Kevin Bacon Keen To Play Himself In Bernie Madoff Tv Biopic

1st June 2011

Kevin Bacon is eager to appear as himself in a TV biopic about Bernie Madoff, the jailed conman who cost the actor almost all of his savings.The Wall Street fraudster was jailed for 150 years...

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Patrick Dempsey All But Done With Grey's Grey's Anatomy

1st June 2011

Patrick Dempsey has ended speculation about his future on hit medical drama Grey's Anatomy by telling Italian Vanity Fair the upcoming eighth season of the show will be his last.The actor revived his career as...

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Ana Ortiz Pregnant With Baby-boy

27th May 2011

Ana Ortiz, the American actress best known for her role on Abc's comedy-drama 'Ugly Betty', is pregnant with her second child. Ana Ortiz told Latina.com that she is expecting her first boy with husband Noah...

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Kirstie Alley Quitting Reality Television After Dwts

25th May 2011

Kirstie Alley, the 60-year-old American actress, says she is quitting reality television following her appearance on Dancing With The Stars. Kirstie Alley, who finished second on last night's season twelve finale, says her performances have...

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The Dark Knight Rises' Matthew Modine To Play New Villain?

25th May 2011

THE DARK KNIGHT RISES, the highly anticipated new Batman film by Christopher Nolan, could feature Matthew Modine as a new villain named 'Nixon', according to OnTheRedCarpet.com. Modine was recently added to the swelling cast of...

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Christina Hendricks Calls Body Speculation 'Bizarre'

23rd May 2011

Christina Hendricks, the American actress best known for playing office manager 'Joan Holloway' on Hbo's 'Mad Men', says she finds it "bizarre" that people are constantly asking whether he has breast implants. Christina Hendricks, who...

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Olivia Munn To Play 'Sexy Financial Analyst' In Hbo Pilot

19th May 2011

Olivia Munn, the American actress best known for starring in the recently cancelled 'Perfect Couples', will play a "sexy financial analyst" in a forthcoming pilot for Hbo, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Olivia Munn has...

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Bill Hunter Fears Grow As Family Gathers At Hospice

18th May 2011

Bill Hunter, the legendary Australian actor best known for his roles in 'Gallipoli' and 'Muriel's Wedding', is "gravely ill" in hospital, reports the Sydney Morning Herald. Bill Hunter's friends and family have gathered at the...

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De Niro To Portray Fraudster Madoff In Tv Biopic

16th May 2011

Robert De Niro is set to bring the story of jailed conman Bernie Madoff to life on the small screen in a new TV biopic.The Raging Bull star has signed up to portray the convicted...

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Mos Def To Star In Sixth Season Of Dexter

12th May 2011

Mos Def, the American rapper and actor, has signed on to join award-winning cast of crime saga 'Dexter', reports Mtv News. Mos Def will take on the role of ex-con 'Brother Sam', a religious and...

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Ed Asner Didn't Meet Warren Buffett For Movie Role

11th May 2011

Ed Asner had to play Warren Buffett in a new TV movie without ever having met the billionaire.The veteran actor takes on the role of the famed investor in new Hbo film Too Big To...

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Barbra Streisand And Larry Kramer At War Over The Normal Heart

10th May 2011

Barbra Streisand and writer/gay activist Larry Kramer have launched into a war of words over their failed attempt to turn his 1985 Aids epidemic play The Normal Heart into a new movie.Streisand has attacked Kramer...

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Lady Gaga Triumphs At Madison Square Garden In Hbo Concert Special

8th May 2011

Lady Gaga has highlighted why she is still a force to be reckoned with, after appearing in a Hbo special covering her recent Monster Ball Tour show in New York's Madison Square Garden (2 February...

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Donald Trump Accepts Obama's Tupac Jibes

2nd May 2011

Donald Trump, the American businessman and host of 'Celebrity Apprentice', has responded to jokes made about him by the President Barack Obama, reports the Hollywood Reporter. Donald Trump recently stated that he will run for...

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Katie Holmes Settles Drug Magazine Case

1st May 2011

Katie Holmes has settled her lawsuit against the publishers of Star Magazine over a cover story that suggested that she was a drug addict.According to The Press Association, the magazine has published an apology to...

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Ed Asner To Appear On 'Royal Pains'

30th April 2011

Ed Asner, aged 81, is set to appear on a multi-episode arc on the USA Network series ROYAL PAINS, TV Guide reports.Featuring in two episodes in the upcoming series, Asner will play Ted Roth, the...

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Bristol Palin Role In 'Game Change' Is Cast

27th April 2011

Bristol Palin, the daughter of Republican politician Sarah Palin, will be portrayed by the actress Melissa Farman in Hbo's forthcoming movie 'Game Change', according to the Hollywood Reporter. The character of Bristol Palin is expected...

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Kirstie Alley To Star In Hbo Sitcom?

27th April 2011

Kirstie Alley - The 60-year-old American actress and Dancing With The Stars contestant Kirstie Alley, has revealed that she has two sitcom projects in the works. Alley claims that both TV Land and Hbo are...

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Lady Gaga's Backstage Meltdown

25th April 2011

Lady Gaga can be seen breaking down in tears as she admits to feeling like a "loser kid" in an emotional clip from an upcoming concert documentary.The singer weeps openly as she talks about her...

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Fascinating Fact 11310

21st April 2011

Actor Sean Bean's new historical TV drama Game Of Thrones has been given the green light for a second season by network chiefs at cable channel Hbo - just two days after it premiered on...

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Paz De La Huerta Assaulted 'The City' Star

20th April 2011

Paz De La Huerta, the American actress and star of the Hbo drama series 'Boardwalk Empire', has been charged with third-degree assault after a brawl in New York. Paz De La Huerta appeared in court...

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Evan Rachel Wood Acts 'Like The Guy' On Dates

20th April 2011

Evan Rachel Wood, the American actress and star of 'True Blood', admits that she acts "like the guy" when she goes on dates with women. Evan Rachel Wood recently gave a revealing interview to Esquire...

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U.k. Writer Cleaning Up Language For Veep Adaptation

19th April 2011

Armando Ianucci will be toning down the salty language of his hit British TV series The Thick of It for his U.S. adaptation, titled Veep and starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus, when it debuts on HBO next...

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Evan Rachel Wood Confirms She Is Bisexual

19th April 2011

Evan Rachel Wood, the American actress and former girlfriend of Marilyn Manson, has revealed that she is bisexual. Evan Rachel Wood told Esquire Magazine that she dates women as well as men and is "into...

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Game Of Thrones Gets Second Series After One Episode

19th April 2011

GAME OF THRONES, the new Hbo fantasy series starring British actor Sean Bean has been renewed for a second series after just one episode, reports the New York Times. GAME OF THRONES' season premiere aired...

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Julia Louis-dreyfus To Play Vice President

19th April 2011

Julia Louis-Dreyfus - The former 'Seinfeld' star Julia Louis-Dreyfus has been cast as the Vice President of the United States in the new Hbo comedy series 'Veep', reports the New York Times. Julia Louis-Dreyfus will...

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Tina Fey Opens Up About Breastfeeding

18th April 2011

Tina Fey felt like a failure when couldn't breastfeed her baby.When the '30 Rock' actress gave birth to her daughter Alice in September 2005 she wanted to nurse her but couldn't produce enough milk naturally...

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Maryland Boosts Tax Incentives 750 Percent

14th April 2011

Hoping to lure more TV and movie productions to the state, Maryland has increased the amount of tax incentives it is offering to studios from $1 million a year ago to $7.5 million this year....

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