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Jack Black Waited 15 Years To Ask Out Wife

22nd April 2013

Jack Black waited 15 years to ask his wife on a date.The 43-year-old actor admits he was so shy as a teenager he couldn't even approach the woman of his dreams to start a conversation,...

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Jack Black Is Sick Of 'Frat Boy' Humour

19th April 2013

Jack Black is ''tired of frat boy comedies''.The funyman plays a character who has a darker side in his latest movie, 'Bernie', and was drawn to the role because it was different to the type...

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Rebel Wilson Joins Kung Fu Panda 3

10th April 2013

Rebel Wilson has joined the cast of 'Kung Fu Panda 3'.The 'Bridesmaids' actress will join original cast members Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Seth Rogen and others to voice a character in the upcoming Dreamworks Animation...

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Andrew Lloyd Webber Plans School Of Rock Musical

9th April 2013

Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber is planning a 'School of Rock' musical.The legendary theatre producer has bought the rights to the 2003 film starring Jack Black and is ''very excited'' at the prospect of adapting the...

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Andrew Lloyd Webber Planning School Of Rock Musical

8th April 2013

Theatre legend Andrew Lloyd Webber is planning to transform Jack Black's hit comedy School Of Rock into a stage musical.The British composer has purchased the stage rights to the 2003 movie in which Black portrays...

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Jack Black Roasted By Celebrity Pals

6th April 2013

Funnyman Jack Black became the butt of all jokes on Friday (05Apr13) as he was roasted by celebrity pals Sarah Silverman and Bob Saget at his induction to the Friars' Club in New York City.A...

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Dave Grohl To Work With Tenacious D Again?

12th February 2013

Dave Grohl wants to record with Tenacious D again.The Foo Fighters main man played drums on the comedy rock duo's self titled 2001 debut album and their 2012 record 'Rize of the Fenix' which he...

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Fascinating Fact: 3457655

18th January 2013

Aspiring comedians will have a chance to 'roast' funnyman Jack Black in April (13). The Hollywood star will be the subject of New York's legendary Friars Club Roast and bosses are including his night as...

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Tenacious D Planning Comedy Rock Festival

18th January 2013

Jack Black's band Tenacious D is set to team up with songwriting comedy duo Flight Of The Conchords for a comedy rock festival.The School of Rock star and bandmate Kyle Gass want to set up...

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Jack Black Sunbathes In A Wetsuit

28th December 2012

Jack Black has been sunbathing in a wet suit on holiday in Hawaii. The 'Kung Fu Panda 2' actor has been baffling other guests at the upmarket Four Seasons resort in Kona by donning a...

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Bradley Cooper's 'Surreal' Nomination

14th December 2012

Bradley Cooper has described his Golden Globe nomination as ''surreal''.The 37-year-old actor is up for Best Actor in the Musical or Comedy category for his role in 'Silver Linings Playbook' and he says he couldn't...

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Eddie Murphy Is Hollywood's Most Over-paid Actor

5th December 2012

Eddie Murphy has been named the most over-paid actor in Hollywood.The 51-year-old actor - whose recent films 'Imagine That', 'A Thousand Words' and 'Meet Dave' were all labelled flops - is reportedly no longer popular...

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Top Twenty Classic Holiday Season Christmas Films

By Holly Williams | 4th December 2012

Little has caused more contention in the contactmusic office than our recent discussion about the Christmas films list! Obviously, everyone has their own favourite, and to them that will always be the top of the...

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Isla Fisher: Sacha Baron Cohen Is An Embarrassing Husband

30th November 2012

Sacha Baron Cohen is an embarrassing husband.The 'Dictator' star's wife Isla Fisher is constantly amazed by the gaffes he makes when he meets other celebrities, and she was left particularly red-faced when he confided in...

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Jack Black Lands Friars Club Roast

28th November 2012

Jack Black will follow in the footsteps of Quentin Tarantino, Barbra Streisand, Jerry Lewis and Billy Crystal when he is inducted into New York's legendary Friars Club.A host of comics and former colleagues will poke...

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Pictures: Marion Cotillard, Matt Damon, 'Moonrise Kingdom' Honored At 22nd Annual Gotham Independent Awards

By Contributor | 27th November 2012

Oscar winning alumni Marion Cotillard [Left] and Matt Damon [Right, with Luciana Bozan Barroso] were given honorary achievements at the Gothan AwardsOne of the most respected independent awards ceremonies on the circuit, the 22nd annual...

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John C. Reilly Thought Animation Was 'Boring'

2nd November 2012

John C. Reilly used to think animation was like a ''boring day at work'' until he recorded 'Wreck-It Ralph'. The 'Step Brothers' star has had his opinion changed about the genre since voicing the titular...

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Fascinating Fact: 3310914

4th October 2012

Funnyman Jack Black pretended to be U.S. Republican Presidential nominee Mitt Romney during an appearance on U.S. Tv programme The Late Show With David Letterman on Tuesday (02Oct12) so the host, who has grown increasingly...

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Jack Black Planning School Of Rock Reunion

3rd October 2012

Jack Black is planning to reunite the cast and crew of his hit film School Of Rock for a big party next year (13) to mark 10 years since the movie's release.The funnyman played an...

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Jack Black Sent Kyle Gass To Rehab Last Year

6th August 2012

Actor/singer Kyle Gass has credited his Tenacious D bandmate Jack Black with saving him "from the abyss" by sending him to rehab last year (11).The funnyman admits he fell into a spiral of self-hatred and...

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Jack Black's Concert Cancelletenacious D After Stabbing

30th July 2012

Jack Black's Tenacious D show was cut short on Saturday (28Jul12) after a concertgoer was stabbed in the middle of his set.The rock-comedy group, composed of guitarist Black and singer Kyle Gass, was performing at...

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Christina Applegate To Return For Anchorman Sequel

21st June 2012

Christina Applegate is to return for the 'Anchorman' sequel. The 40-year-old star looks set to reprise her role as Veronica Corningstone in the follow up to the 2004 comedy movie starring Will Ferrell as Ron...

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Black Sabbath Win At Kerrang! Awards

7th June 2012

Black Sabbath were honoured for their influence on rock music at the Kerrang! Awards this evening (07.06.12). The reformed band - made up of vocalist Ozzy Osbourne, guitarist Tomy Iommi and bass player Geezer Butler...

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Keane See Off Tenacious D To Top U.k Album Chart

21st May 2012

Keane has seen off Jack Black's rock act Tenacious D to remain number one in the U.K. album chart.Comedy rock album Rize of the Fenix was expected to top the chart after impressing in the...

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Robert Downey Jr In Talks For El Presidente Role

15th May 2012

Robert Downey Jr. and Tom Cruise are in talks to star in 'El Presidente'. The 'Avengers Assemble' star and the 'Rock of Ages' actor are wanted by director Jay Roach to lead the Warner Bros....

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'The Raven' Star John Cusack Joins Hollywood Walk Of Fame

26th April 2012

John Cusack has been inducted onto the prestigious Hollywood Walk of Fame, joining dozens of the finest actors, actresses, film personalities and entertainment industry stars of all time to have their name inaugurated on the...

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Jack Black To Play Dragon In Son's Film

26th April 2012

Funnyman Jack Black's five-year-old son has caught the filmmaking bug from dad - he has presented the King Kong star with a movie project he wants to make.Black was stunned when little Sammy handed him...

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26th April 2012

"I guess you see what you wanna see... Alright, it's a penis." Jack Black owns up to the fact the body of the bird on the cover of Tenacious D's new album Rize of the...

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26th April 2012

"We're kinda like heavy metal, folk, comedy. It's Simon & Garfunkel meets Black Sabbath." Jack Black describes the sound of his side project duo Tenacious D.

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Jack Black Outdone By Matthew Mcconaughey At 'Bernie' Premiere

25th April 2012

It's rarely hard to make Jack Black look scruffy, the 42 year-old actor often content to lounge around in jeans while out in public - it's his look, and that's one of the reasons why...

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