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Stephen Merchant To Get U.s. Sitcom

25th January 2013

British writer/actor Stephen Merchant is following his pal Ricky Gervais to Hollywood - Tv bosses want him to make a sitcom based on his stand-up comedy routine.Merchant teamed up with Gervais to help write hit...

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Dustin Hoffman Targeted By Peta Again For 'Cold And Irresponsible' Luck Remarks

25th January 2013

Dustin Hoffman has been blasted by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta) after suggesting Tv bosses were too quick to cancel his horse racing drama Luck amid outrage from the animal rights group.Hoffman,...

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Dustin Hoffman: 'Tv Bosses Were Too Hasty To Cancel Luck'

23rd January 2013

Dustin Hoffman is convinced bosses at U.S. Tv network Hbo made a "hasty decision" to cancel horse-racing drama Luck following animal cruelty complaints, insisting the "facts were so distorted".Activists at People for the Ethical Treatment...

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Tom Hanks And Steven Spielberg Making Tv Miniseries

21st January 2013

Actor Tom Hanks is re-teaming with Steven Spielberg to make a new Tv miniseries about World War Ii.The pair's as-yet-untitled show for America's Hbo network will tell the story of aerial wars fought by bombers...

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Jailed Russian Rockers Documentary A Hit At Sundance

21st January 2013

A documentary about the plight of Russian punk band Pussy Riot has been picked up by executives at U.S. network Hbo after its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah.Pussy Riot - A...

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Actor Robert F. Chew Dies

18th January 2013

The Wire star Robert F. Chew has died at the age of 52.The heavyweight actor died in his sleep at his home in Baltimore, Maryland on Thursday (17Jan13).His cause of death has been identified as...

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Actor Robert F. Chew Dies

18th January 2013

The Wire star Robert F. Chew has died at the age of 52.The heavyweight actor died in his sleep at his home in Baltimore, Maryland on Thursday (17Jan13). His cause of death has been...

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Beyonce Shares Photo Of Baby's First Sonogram

14th January 2013

Notoriously-private superstar Beyonce has thrilled fans by showing off a photo of her baby daughter's first sonogram.In a new teaser for her upcoming Hbo documentary, Life Is But A Dream, the Single Ladies hitmaker talks...

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Sick Zosia Mamet Thought She'd Lost Girls Part

9th January 2013

Actress Zosia Mamet feared she had blown her chance at landing a role in hit U.S. drama Girls after showing up to her New York audition high on cold medication.The Mad Men star - the...

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Time Warner Cfo Warns Cablers: Expect A Big Fee Hike

8th January 2013

Time Warner CFO John Martin has served notice to cable operators that he intends to negotiate aggressively with them beginning this year when affiliate deals start to expire. By 2016, he observed, virtually all contracts...

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Time Warner Cfo Warns Cablers: Expect A Big Fee Hike

8th January 2013

Time Warner CFO John Martin has served notice to cable operators that he intends to negotiate aggressively with them beginning this year when affiliate deals start to expire. By 2016, he observed, virtually all contracts...

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Steven Soderbergh: 'Hollywood Snubbed Gay Liberace Biopic'

8th January 2013

Director Steven Soderbergh was forced to settle with turning his upcoming Liberace biopic Behind The Candelabra into a Tv movie after he was snubbed by every major studio in Hollywood - because the film was...

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Director Says Liberace Biopic Was "Too Gay" For Studios

7th January 2013

Despite being directed by an Oscar winner and starring two other Oscar winners, Behind the Candelabra, Steven Soderbergh's drama about flamboyant pianist/entertainer Liberace, received a pass from every major studio, Soderbergh told TheWrap.com. The film,...

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Julia Roberts Signs Up For Doctor Role In Tv Drama

5th January 2013

Julia Roberts is heading to the small screen for Ryan Murphy's Tv adaptation of award-winning stage play The Normal Heart.The Pretty Woman star will play wheelchair-bound physician Dr. Emma Brookner, who treats HIV-positive patients in...

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Alleged Hbo Coverup: Woman Sacked For Exposing Horse Abuse On 'Luck'

By Lorna Greville  | 3rd January 2013

In March of last year 'Luck', a show about horse racing starring Dustin Hoffman, was cancelled amid a scandal surrounding the treatment of the horses that appeared on the show. Now, HBO - the network...

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Eddie Redmayne Lied To Tom Hooper At Tv Audition

28th December 2012

British actor Eddie Redmayne was convinced his Les Miserables director Tom Hooper would never hire him again as he once lied to him during an audition at the start of his career.Redmayne was desperate to...

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Martin Scorsese Creating Bill Clinton Documentary

18th December 2012

Filmmaker Martin Scorsese has signed on to shoot a Tv documentary about former American President Bill Clinton.The Oscar winner will co-produce the project with actress Elizabeth Hurley's ex, Steve Bing, for Tv network Hbo, while...

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Matt Damon Warns Conservative Fans Not To See Behind The Candelabra

14th December 2012

Actor Matt Damon has warned fans his upcoming Tv movie Behind The Candelabra will not be suitable for everyone because the biopic about the flamboyant pianist features a large amount of nudity.The Bourne Identity star...

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True Blood Creator Alan Ball Offers Walk-on Part For Charity

12th December 2012

True Blood creator Alan Ball is offering one lucky star-in-the-making the chance of a walk-on part in his hit vampire series to raise money for charity.The winner will take on a non-speaking role in the...

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Beyonce To Bare Baby Belly In Candid Documentary

5th December 2012

Beyonce will open up about her decision to hide her baby bump from the media in a revealing new documentary she directed about her life.In a new teaser for the Hbo film, the new mum...

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Beyonce Set To Direct And Star In New Documentary

26th November 2012

Beyonce is stepping behind the camera to direct and star in a new documentary about her life.The notoriously-private Single Ladies hitmaker will put together personal footage of her life as an artist, wife to rapper...

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Ewan Mcgregor Felt Destroyed By Tv Series Axe

26th November 2012

Scottish star Ewan Mcgregor was "creatively destroyed" when Tv bosses axed his new series before it had even aired, because he had devoted so much time and energy to the project.The Star Wars actor had...

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Christopher Guest Reunites Spinal Tap Stars For British Tv Comedy

21st November 2012

Christopher Guest is reuniting the stars of This Is Spinal Tap for a new British Tv comedy.Guest has co-created a new show called Family Tree, which will star Bridesmaids actor Chris O'Dowd in the lead...

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Obama Wins Third Debate -- But Will It Matter?

23rd October 2012

President Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney not only had to compete against one another during Monday night's presidential debate, they also had to compete against the National League playoff game between the St. Louis Cardinals...

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Obama Wins Third Debate -- But Will It Matter?

23rd October 2012

President Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney not only had to compete against one another during Monday night's presidential debate, they also had to compete against the National League playoff game between the St. Louis Cardinals...

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Actor/activist Russell Means Dead At 72

23rd October 2012

ussell Means, who first rose to prominence as a leader of the 1973 Wounded Knee uprising of Native American activists and who later was cast in a major role in the movie The Last of...

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Actor/activist Russell Means Dead At 72

23rd October 2012

ussell Means, who first rose to prominence as a leader of the 1973 Wounded Knee uprising of Native American activists and who later was cast in a major role in the movie The Last of...

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Tippi Hedren: 'Hitchcock's Wife Did Nothing To Stop My Emotional Torture'

9th October 2012

Tippi Hedren once appealed to Alfred Hitchcock's wife for help in halting the director's emotional abuse, only to have her request completely snubbed.The veteran star, who worked with Hitchcock on 1963 classic The Birds and...

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Barnes & Noble Launches Latest Streaming Division

26th September 2012

arnes & Noble is the latest company to sell movies online that can be viewed on TV sets or mobile devices virtually anywhere or anytime. Although it is being called Nook Video, the service will...

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Barnes & Noble Launches Latest Streaming Division

26th September 2012

arnes & Noble is the latest company to sell movies online that can be viewed on TV sets or mobile devices virtually anywhere or anytime. Although it is being called Nook Video, the service will...

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