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True Blood To End After Seventh Season

3rd September 2013

Vampire drama True Blood is set to end after its seventh season in 2014.The popular U.S. Tv series, which stars real-life couple Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer, has boasted high ratings for U.S. network Hbo...

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Lindsay Lohan Lands First Acting Role Since Leaving Rehab

15th August 2013

Lindsay Lohan has landed her first acting role since leaving rehab last month (Jul13).The Mean Girls star successfully completed a court-ordered 90-day treatment and was subsequently released from the Cliffside Malibu Rehab Center in California....

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The Things They Say: 3794453

2nd August 2013

"I'm trying out for a film and an Hbo show... We'll see. I mean, I'm not (actor) Liev Schreiber, and I'm not going to play MACbeth." Rocker Courtney Love on her acting ambitions.

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Fascinating Fact: 3786108

29th July 2013

Jay Z will debut his new video for the song Picasso Baby in a Tv special on U.S. cable channel Hbo on Friday (02Aug13). Picasso Baby: A Performance Art Film was shot at a New...

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James Gandolfini's Tv Show To Be Re-shot

26th July 2013

Tv bosses behind James Gandolfini's final small screen project are in talks to recast the role following the actor's death last month (Jun13).The Sopranos star filmed a pilot episode of an Hbo show called Criminal...

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Dennis Farina Dies At 69

22nd July 2013

Veteran actor Dennis Farina has died at the age of 69.The Tv and movie star suffered a blood clot in his lung and passed away in Scottsdale, Arizona on Monday (22Jul13) Born and...

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Alfie Allen Ordered To Cover Up On Game Of Thrones Set

19th July 2013

British actor Alfie Allen was so relaxed about stripping off for his sex scenes in Game Of Thrones, the crew members had to order him to cover up as he walked around naked even after...

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Netflix Makes Emmy History

18th July 2013

For the first time, a TV series not produced for a broadcast or cable-TV network has received an Emmy nomination -- actually, not just one nomination but nine of them. Netflix's House of Cards went...

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Kanye West's Canned Sitcom Leaks

17th July 2013

Footage from Kanye West's flop sitcom pilot has leaked online.The rapper attempted to launch himself as a Tv star back in 2008 when he shot a pilot episode of a comedy show for America's Hbo...

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Jeff Daniels Played Newsroom Role On Piers Morgan's Show

15th July 2013

The Newsroom star Jeff Daniels slipped into character for an appearance on Piers Morgan's real life news show by critiquing the host from the control room.The actor, who plays the tough anchor and managing editor...

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Game Of Thrones Finds Its Prince Oberyn In Pedro Pascal

29th June 2013

Chilean actor Pedro Pascal has been cast in a key role for the upcoming season of fantasy epic Game Of Thrones.The Graceland star will portray Prince Oberyn Martell, a character author George R. R. Martin...

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James Gandolfini's Tv Family Reunites For Star's Funeral

27th June 2013

The Sopranos actors Edie Falco and Steve Buscemi are among the mourners who have gathered at a New York church to bid farewell to their tragic co-star James Gandolfini at his funeral on Thursday (27Jun13).Other...

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Lights Go Out On Broadway For James Gandolfini

By Michael West | 26th June 2013

Broadway will dim its lights on Wednesday (June 26, 2013) in tribute to actor James Gandolfini, the Tony award nominee who died in Italy last week aged 51. The Broadway League announced that theatre marquees...

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Mike Tyson's Undisputed Truth Show Picked Up For Tv Special

26th June 2013

Former boxing champ-turned-actor Mike Tyson's one-man stage show has landed him his first Tv special.His Undisputed Truth show is to be filmed by Hbo Films for a broadcast later this year (13). The project will...

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John Legend Developing New Tv Comedy

21st June 2013

R&B star John Legend is developing a new Tv comedy series.The Green Light hitmaker has teamed up with Gossip Girl writer/producer Austin Winsberg for the untitled project, which will be centred around music managers and...

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James Gandolfini Dead At 51

20th June 2013

Actor James Gandolfini has died during a trip to Italy, according to multiple reports.The 51-year-old The Sopranos star allegedly suffered a massive heart attack. He was in Italy to attend the Taormina Film Festival...

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Liv Tyler To Make Small Screen Debut In The Leftovers

19th June 2013

Liv Tyler is heading to Tv for the first time to star opposite Jennifer Aniston's fiance Justin Theroux in an adaptation of the 2011 novel The Leftovers.The actress will reportedly play a woman targeted by...

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Curb Your Enthusiasm (For Smashing Up Cars) Jeff Garlin Is Arrested!

By Michael West | 17th June 2013

Curb Your Enthusiasm star Jeff Garlin has been arrested for allegedly smashing a couple's car window following a heated argument over a parking space in Los Angeles. The 51-year-old actor, who plays Larry David's long-serving...

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Steven Spielberg: 'Lincoln Almost Became A Tv Movie'

14th June 2013

Movie mogul Steven Spielberg was almost forced to release his Oscar-winning epic Lincoln as a Tv film after struggling to win support from executives at major movie studios.The director had even entered talks with bosses...

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Spielberg: What Happens When Several Megabudget Films Flop?

13th June 2013

With Hollywood studios investing mostly in big blockbuster productions, some of them costing $250 million or more, the time may be approaching when several of them flop, causing an implosion in the movie industry, Steven...

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Critics And Public Agree On Season's Top Shows

11th June 2013

For once the nation's leading critics and the public at large were seemingly in agreement. The CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory, television's highest-rated comedy series, won the Critics Choice award for best comedy Monday...

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Game Of Thrones Season 3 Finale Is Most Pirated Tv Episode

11th June 2013

Game Of Thrones has landed a dubious honour - the popular series' season three finale has become the most pirated Tv episode of all time.Website bosses at TorrentFreak.com noted that the drama's latest episode, which...

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Christina Ricci To Play Lizzie Borden

10th June 2013

Christina Ricci is taking on the infamous role of accused axe-murderer Lizzie Borden in a new Tv drama.The Addams Family star will tackle the lead role in a new small screen biopic of Borden, who...

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Wga Names Sopranos Best-written Series Ever

4th June 2013

The HBO gang drama The Sopranos has been named the best-written U.S. TV series in history in a list of the top 101 shows selected by the Writers Guild of America. Seinfeld ranked No. 2....

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Liberace Movie A Hit For Hbo

29th May 2013

Aided by solid reviews earlier in the week at the Cannes Film Festival, where it participated in the competition, director Steven Soderbergh's Behind the Candelabra produced the highest ratings for an HBO original movie in...

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Rob Lowe Suffered For His Craft In Behind The Candelabra

27th May 2013

Rob Lowe suffered for his art while filming new Tv movie Behind The Candelabra because the tape used to give the actor a superficial brow lift gave him migraines.The former The West Wing star underwent...

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Soderbergh Put His Candelabra "Rushes" On The Web

21st May 2013

reaking new ground in film production, Steven Soderbergh used the Internet to keep his cast and crew apprised of what he was up to during the shooting of Behind the Candelabra. At a news conference...

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Michael Douglas Breaks Down In Tears At Cannes Film Festival

21st May 2013

Michael Douglas was overcome with emotion as he promoted his new movie Behind The Candelabra at the Cannes Film Festival on Tuesday (21May13).The actor, who plays flamboyant pianist Liberace in the drama, cried as he...

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Michael Douglas Stuns As Liberace In 'Behind The Candelabra' [Trailer & Pictures]

By Michael West | 15th May 2013

Michael Douglas as Liberace in Behind The CandelabraSteven Soderbergh lands in sunny Cannes this week with his HBO movie Behind the Candelabra, a biopic of the flamboyant pianist Liberace, played by Michael Douglas. The American...

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Lena Dunham Spearheading New York City Hospital Fundraiser

13th May 2013

Girls creator Lena Dunham is spearheading a fundraiser to benefit a mental health facility in a New York City hospital.The writer/actress, who was diagnosed with obsessive compulsive disorder (Ocd) as a young girl, will take...

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