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Jack Black And Tim Robbins To Co-star In Comedy Series

12th February 2014

High Fidelity co-stars Jack Black and Tim Robbins are re-teaming and heading to the small screen in a new dark comedy.Bosses at America's Hbo network have given the go-ahead for The Brink, a Tv series...

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John Cusack Had Restraining Order Against Arrested Fan

5th September 2013

The woman who was arrested at John Cusack's Los Angeles home on Tuesday (03Sep13) had been bombarding the High Fidelity star with emails and letters for three years, according to his legal papers.The movie star...

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Zooey Deschanel To Reprise Simpsons Role

4th May 2012

Zooey Deschanel and Natalie Portman will make guest appearances in a forthcoming 'The Simpsons' episode.The 'New Girl' actress will reprise her role as Mary Spuckler - the daughter of Cleetus who Bart Simpson came close...

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Hornby Can't Understand High Fidelity Stage Flop

8th November 2009

British author NICK HORNBY is still struggling to come to terms with the fact his book HIGH FIDELITY wasn't a Broadway smash - because he thought it was a great musical.The stage version of his...

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Hornby Teams Up With Folds For New Album

17th April 2009

British novelist NICK HORNBY is adding musician to his impressive resume - the HIGH FIDELITY writer is teaming up with American singer-songwriter BEN FOLDS to create a new album. Hornby, who also wrote the Hugh Grant...

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Horror Film Writer Takes Aim At 'Prima Donna' Cusack

23rd April 2008

HIGH FIDELITY star JOHN CUSACK has been exposed as a "prima donna" by the writer who penned his new horror film THE FACTORY. Aussie actor/writer Paul Leyden recently worked with his onetime hero on the...

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Fascinating Fact 3419

18th June 2007

HIGH FIDELITY star JOHN CUSACK's crooked nose comes from surgery for a deviated septum. The actor needed the operation after breaking his nose in a baseball accident....

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Cusack: 'Lock Up All Heiresses'

11th June 2007

All heiresses should serve prison sentences - just for being the idle rich, according to HIGH FIDELITY star JOHN CUSACK. The actor is among the celebrities who cannot feel sorry for Paris Hilton as she...

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New Role Makes Cusack Angry About Iraq's Silent Body Count

23rd January 2007

Movie star JOHN CUSACK hopes his harrowing new movie will lead to debates about the US troops coming home from Iraq in bodybags. The HIGH FIDELITY star plays a dad trying to come to terms...

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High Fidelity Musical To Close After Just One Month

13th December 2006

The $9.75 million (GBP5 million) Broadway musical HIGH FIDELITY will close on Sunday (17DEC06), just one month after opening previews were staged. The production is based on British author NICK HORNBY's best-selling book, which was...

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Black And Piven Patch Things Up

22nd November 2006

LATEST: JACK BLACK and ENTOURAGE star JEREMY PIVEN have patched up their relationship after a miscommunication emerged when Black appeared on the HOWARD STERN radio show. The NACHO LIBRE star appeared on Stern's show last...

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Black Convinced Piven Hates Him

16th November 2006

JACK BLACK is convinced fellow actor JEREMY PIVEN is still holding a grudge against him for winning the role of a record store employee in HIGH FIDELITY. Black landed the role of BARRY in the...

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Cusack 'Fan': 'I'm No Stalker'

20th July 2006

LATEST: The woman ordered to stay away from JOHN CUSACK has denied she is stalking the HIGH FIDELITY star, insisting she only sent the actor two letters. EMILY LEATHERMAN, 31, was ordered by a Los...

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Cusack Granted Restraining Order

18th July 2006

LATEST: HIGH FIDELITY star JOHN CUSACK has won a restraining order to keep a Los Angeles woman at least 100 yards (300 feet) away from him. The actor, 40, filed court papers in Los Angeles...

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High Fidelity Set For Broadway

25th April 2006

British author NICK HORNBY's record store tale HIGH FIDELITY is set to hit Broadway, New York at Christmas (06) - as a new musical. The novel has already been turned into a hit film, starring...

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Fascinating Fact 749

4th January 2006

SALMAN RUSHDIE and HIGH FIDELITY author NICK HORNBY lost out at the Whitbread book awards yesterday (03JAN06) after their latest tales were beaten by debut novelist ALI SMITH in the Novel of the Year category....

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Hornby Nominated For Book Prize

16th November 2005

ABOUT A BOY author NICK HORNBY has been shortlisted as a possible winner for next year's (06) Whitbread best novel prize. The British writer, whose best-selling novels HIGH FIDELITY, FEVER PITCH and ABOUT A...

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Depp Buys Up Rights To Hornby's New Book

3rd May 2005

JOHNNY DEPP has snapped up the rights to acclaimed British author NICK HORNBY's new book A LONG WAY DOWN. The movie star plans to produce the film version of the book, which focuses on...

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Thompson U-turns Over Film

19th November 2004

British actress EMMA THOMPSON will star in new movie FAST FORWARD, after insisting she wouldn't cast herself in the romantic comedy. Thompson, who co-wrote the film with HIGH FIDELITY author NICK HORNBY, announced she...

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Mirren To Play Queen Elizabeth Ii

30th August 2004

British acting legend DAME HELEN MIRREN will play QUEEN ELIZABETH II in a new movie about the aftermath of the death of DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES. HIGH FIDELITY movie maker STEPHEN FREARS will direct...

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Kerry Girls Swap Affleck For Cusack

2nd August 2004

Actor JOHN CUSACK has reportedly "stolen" JOHN KERRY's daughters ALEXANDRA and VANESSA from Hollywood hunk BEN AFFLECK. Affleck - who has just split with girlfriend ENZA SAMBATARO - hooked up with the sisters at...

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Cooper's Riders Beats Bridget Jones As Top Read

27th June 2004

JILLY COOPER's RIDERS has been crowned British women's favourite holiday book, beating BRIDGET JONES' DIARY and HARRY POTTER AND THE PHILOSOPHER'S STONE to the top spot. Women in the poll conducted by TESCO.COM chose...

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Jack Black To Star In King Kong

30th March 2004

Movie funnyman JACK BLACK has inked a deal to star in PETER JACKSON's upcoming KING KONG remake - after the LORD OF THE RINGS director revealed he was a huge fan. SCHOOL OF ROCK...

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Black Utilises Carrey's Smelly Technique

29th January 2004

American funnyman JACK BLACK picked up an unusual acting technique from actor pal JIM CARREY - farting in front of co-stars. When the pair filmed 1996 movie CABLE GUY together, Carrey would fart loudly...

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Douglas And Zeta-jones Film Scrapped

17th July 2003

MICHAEL DOUGLAS and CATHERINE ZETA-JONES' planned joint film project MONKEYFACE has collapsed. Director STEPHEN FREARS was set to begin filming the racetrack heist movie in Miami later this year (03), but the project collapsed...

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Cusack's New Girl

15th July 2003

Movie star JOHN CUSACK has reportedly switched girlfriends after romancing MEG RYAN. The HIGH FIDELITY actor was spotted celebrating his 37th birthday in Malibu, California, with actress JODI LYN O'KEEFE, 28, last month (JUN03)....

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Cusack Pines For Action Script

30th May 2003

Indie hero JOHN CUSACK would love to make an action movie - if he could find one with a good enough script. The BEING JOHN MALKOVICH star, best known for turns in quirky classics...

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Cusack's Megalomaniac Part

29th April 2003

Celebrated actor JOHN CUSACK has finished a new film script about a megalomaniac - a part he wrote specifically for himself. The BEING JOHN MALKOVICH star, who has previously penned GROSSE POINTE BLANK and...

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Romance For Meg Ryan And John Cusack

10th April 2003

As MEG RYAN's ex-lover RUSSELL CROWE embarks on a life of marital bliss, the actress has found romance - with HIGH FIDELITY actor JOHN CUSACK. Sources tell American magazine US WEEKLY that Cusack, 36,...

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