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Skarsgard's Silence Over Marines Past

17th August 2010

ALEXANDER SKARSGARD kept his military background hidden from his co-stars in TV war drama GENERATION KILL, because he didn't want to brag about his prior experience at bootcamp.The True Blood star played Sergeant Brad Colbert...

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Rare Springsteen Footage To Air At Toronto Film Festival

10th August 2010

A documentary featuring rare video footage of BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN working on his fourth album is set to open the Toronto Film Festival in Canada next month (Sep10).The Promise: The Making of Darkness on the Edge...

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Scorsese Takes Gangland Tale To Tv

9th August 2010

Martin Scorsese, who knows a thing or two about directing gangland dramas, has directed the pilot and has agreed to executive produce the upcoming HBO series Boardwalk Empire , set in Atlantic City, NJ during...

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Conan's Already A Hit With Ad Buyers, Says Tbs

5th August 2010

Although ratings for Conan O'Brien's new show on TBS have not yet been released -- a situation probably related to the fact that it has not yet debuted -- ad buyers have already been buying...

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Collins Wanted Serial Killer Role

4th August 2010

PHIL COLLINS has a burning ambition to play a serial killer on the big screen - but his only chance to fulfil his dream was scuppered by his wife.The former Genesis rocker has enjoyed several...

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Will Ferrell's Spanish Movie

4th August 2010

Will Ferrell will reportedly star in a Spanish comedy film.The 'Other Guys' actor is set to appear in 'Casa De Mi Padre', which translates to 'House of My Father' and will have English subtitles.According to...

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Fascinating Fact 9659

15th July 2010

Hollywood stars DUSTIN HOFFMAN and NICK NOLTE are teaming up for a new TV drama set in the world of horse racing. LUCK, for U.S. cable network HBO, will be directed by Ali filmmaker Michael...

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Page's Fears Over Tv Transition

14th July 2010

ELLEN PAGE was wary of accepting a role in upcoming TV series TILDA - because she worried she'd be criticised for transitioning from film to the small screen.The actress, 23, shot to fame as the...

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Walters In Talks For Tv Biopic

13th July 2010

Recovering U.S. newswoman BARBARA WALTERS is in talks to bring her life story to the small screen in a documentary about her 50-year career.Walters, 80, is negotiating with TV executives at HBO to adapt her...

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Emmy Nominations Broadcast Nets Make A Comeback

8th July 2010

The day got off to a particularly good start for broadcast television with the 5 30 a.m. PT unveiling of this year's Emmy nominations. After years of being dominated by the likes of HBO and...

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Glee Scores 19 Primetime Emmy Nominations

8th July 2010

Hit TV musical GLEE is set to be the toast of the 2010 Primetime Emmy Awards after landing a massive 19 nominations.The comedy, about a group of high school students in a choir club, will...

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Glee Scores 19 Primetime Emmy Nominations

8th July 2010

Hit TV musical GLEE is set to be the toast of the 2010 Primetime Emmy Awards after landing a massive 19 nominations.The comedy, about a group of high school students in a choir club, will...

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Anderson Scraps Hemingway Biopic

8th July 2010

GILLIAN ANDERSON has scrapped plans to star as ERNEST HEMINGWAY's wife MATRHA GELLHORN on the big screen - because NICOLE KIDMAN is filming the same "exact story" in another project.The X-Files star spent two years...

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Alexander Skarsgard Happy To Be ''Naked''

30th June 2010

Alexander Skarsgard loves being "naked".The 'True Blood' actor is not prudish about stripping off, and thinks he enjoys freeing himself of clothes because of his Scandinavian upbringing. Alexander - who was born in Stockholm -...

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Movie Reviews Jonah

25th June 2010

Cyrus, starring Marisa Tomei, Jonah Hill and John C. Reilly, which played to packed houses and much applause when it opened in a handful of cities last weekend, is attracting much critical praise as it...

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Kidman & Owen To Play The Hemingways

17th June 2010

NICOLE KIDMAN is to play fabled writer ERNEST HEMINGWAY's wife, opposite CLIVE OWEN, in a new JAMES GANDOLFINI movie.The Sopranos star has been trying to get the biopic Hemingway & Gellhorn before cameras for years...

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Fisher's Play Heading To Tv

4th June 2010

CARRIE FISHER's one-woman play WISHFUL DRINKING is coming to TV - the show is to be transformed into a feature-length documentary.The Star Wars actress launched the production, based on her autobiographical book about her coming...

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Top Dvd Seller Is Not A Movie

3rd June 2010

Movies took a backseat to television at the DVD counters of retail stores last week as the Season 2 set of HBO's True Blood topped the sales charts in its debut, edging out the romantic...

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Shrek Is Better Than Sex

31st May 2010

Shrek Forever After held on to its box-office crown for the second week in a row, dropping a modest 40 percent to an estimated $43.3 million and beating the favored-to-win Sex and the City 2...

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Winslet's Show Suspended After Basketball Mishap

25th May 2010

Filming on KATE WINSLET's new TV mini-series has been suspended after the actress fell over and hit her head during a game of basketball with her kids.The Titanic star has been shooting new HBO show...

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Curb Stars Moved To New York

18th May 2010

CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM stars SUSIE ESSMAN and JEFF GARLIN have been forced to quit Los Angeles for New York after TV bosses decided to move filming for LARRY DAVID's comedy show to the east coast.Chiefs...

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Cbs Hopes Showtime Will Boost Revenue With Online Service

10th May 2010

CBS Corp., which depends more than any other media conglomerate on advertising for its lifeblood, is planning to expand one of its units that does not. Bloomberg News reported today (Monday) that CBS's Showtime pay-TV...

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Fascinating Fact 9243

6th May 2010

Former THE SOPRANOS star JAMES GANDOLFINI is set to return to U.S. TV for the first time since the cult crime drama ended, in a new comedy series about a sharp-tongued New York City taxi...

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Movie Channel Epix Doubles Its Potential Audience

19th April 2010

The fledgling movie channel Epix, which has struggled to compete with more established movie channels like HBO, Showtime, and Starz since it launched last October, has in one fell swoop doubled its distribution after the...

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'Superb' Pacino Praised By Dr. Death

19th April 2010

The pathologist who inspired AL PACINO's new TV movie YOU DON'T KNOW JACK struggled to fight back tears as he watched the euthanasia film - because the Hollywood veteran's portrayal of the doctor is so...

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Fascinating Fact 9112

14th April 2010

JOHN GOODMAN's return to U.S. television has been such a smash success network executives at cable channel HBO have already picked up his new drama TREME for a second season after just one episode aired...

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Kevin Bacon And Carell To Cook Up Movie Sizzler

13th April 2010

Kevin Bacon is joining the cast of Steve Carell's latest film.The 'My Dog Skip' actor is the latest big name to sign up for the as-yet untitled project, which also features Julianne Moore and Ryan...

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Modern Family & Glee Win Big At Peabody Awards

31st March 2010

Hit U.S. TV shows MODERN FAMILY and GLEE and British drama THE DAY THAT LEHMAN DIED were among top winners at the 69th Annual Peabody Awards.The 2009 winners, recognised for excellence in radio, television, cable...

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Er Writer Mills Dies

31st March 2010

Emmy-winning television writer DAVID MILLS, who worked on hit U.S. series ER and THE WIRE, has died.Mills, who was born in 1961, passed away in New Orleans, Louisiana on Tuesday night (30Mar10), according to HBO...

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Kate Hudson For Something Borrowed?

26th March 2010

Kate Hudson is in negotiations for romantic comedy 'Something Borrowed'. The 'Bride Wars' actress would join Colin Egglesfield and Ginnifer Goodwin in the movie, which is based on the 2005 debut novel of the same...

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