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Jim Belushi Axes Canada Show After Winning Film Role

17th December 2013

Comic Jim Belushi has scrapped an upcoming stand-up show in Canada after landing a part in a movie.The According to Jim star was set to perform at The Chatham-Kent Capitol Theatre in Ontario on 23...

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Jim Belushi Wants Son To Replace Emile Hirsch In Tragic Brother's Biopic

19th November 2013

Actor Jim Belushi is urging producers behind an upcoming biopic about his brother John to reconsider casting Emile Hirsch as the tragic funnyman, insisting his son is better suited to portray his late uncle.Into the...

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Second City Cofounder Bernie Sahlins Dead A 90

17th June 2013

Second City cofounder Bernie Sahlins, regarded as one of the most influential figures in improvisational comedy and topical satire, has died in Chicago at the age of 90, the Chicago Tribune reported today (Monday). Many...

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Fascinating Fact 13662

27th June 2012

Justin Bieber's favourite stand-up comedian Kevin Hart has signed on to reprise the character Jim Belushi played in a remake of cult 1986 movie About Last Night, which starred Demi Moore and Rob Lowe.

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James Belushi Caught With Marijuana Cigarette

10th April 2012

James Belushi got into trouble for flying with a marijuana cigarette at the weekend. The 'Cougars, Inc' actor landed on the island of Martha's Vineyard off the coast of Massachusetts on Friday (06.04.12) but Transportation...

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Movie Reviews New Years Eve

9th December 2011

New Year's Eve boasts a skillful comedy director, Garry Marshal, and an imposing cluster of stars, including Halle Berry, Hilary Swank, Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer, Cary Elwes, James Belushi, Penny Marshall, Matthew BroderickBon Jovi,...

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Jim Belushi Tackles Gout Problem

8th November 2011

Funnyman Jim Belushi is fronting an educational campaign about gout after struggling with the debilitating medical condition for years.The Blues Brothers 2000 star has revealed he first sought medical treatment after the problem began interfering...

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Jim Belushi To Star In New Sitcom

14th September 2011

Jim Belushi has sold his new sitcom pilot to TV network Abc.According to, the star of K-9 is involved in a new comedy "where a co-dependent father and his teenage daughter's relationship is turned...

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Jim Belushi In 'Scuffle' On Broadway

24th April 2011

Jim Belushi was involved in a reported scuffle with a crew member on his latest project.Jim Belushi, who is currently on Broadway starring in the drama 'Born Yesterday', was involved in an altercation with his...

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Fascinating Fact 10830

9th February 2011

HOUSE star ROBERT SEAN LEONARD is set to join JIM BELUSHI on Broadway in upcoming comedy BORN YESTERDAY. Previews for the revival of Garson Kanin's play will begin 31 March (11).

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Mistaken Identities For Belushi And Murray

20th October 2010

Actor JIM BELUSHI is often mistaken for fellow Chicago, Illinois funnyman BILL MURRAY.The funnyman admits he understands when people confuse him for his late brother John, but is baffled how so many folks refer to...

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The Things They Say 18497

20th October 2010

"I was arrested quite a few times as a juvenile, so I knew the legal system very well." Actor JIM BELUSHI insists his troubled youth gave him the research he needed to play a TV...

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Belushi & O'connell Promote Lawyers They Portray On Tv

20th October 2010

Actors JAMES BELUSHI and JERRY O'CONNELL are helping the real-life Las Vegas criminal attorneys who loosely inspired their new TV characters - by appearing in a TV commercial for their legal firm.The top lawyers were...

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The Things They Say 18094

22nd September 2010

"I've been getting calls from my cousins in Chicago, like, 'Hey Jim, can you get me out of this speeding ticket?' I'm like, 'No, I can't help you, I'm not a real lawyer!'" Actor JIM...

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Fascinating Fact 9937

9th September 2010

BLUES BROTHERS 2000 stars JIM BELUSHI and DAN AYKROYD are to team up again on the small screen - the Ghostbusters star will play a grumpy judge in Belushi's new TV series THE DEFENDERS.

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Cbs Making Bold Program Changes

19th May 2010

CBS unveiled its fall schedule today (Wednesday), surprising advertisers with an aggressive overhaul that includes dumping several shows, adding four dramas and two sitcoms, and shuffling some shows to different nights, including its hit series...

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Police Called After Belushi's Airplane Altercation

30th March 2010

JIM BELUSHI's trip to Las Vegas got off to a bad start on Sunday (28Mar10) after a mid-air argument with a flight attendant prompted the pilot to call police.The funnyman was said to have angrily...

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Belushi And Shields In Minor Plane Incident

6th October 2009

Actors JIM BELUSHI and BROOKE SHIELDS were involved in a minor plane crash in California on Friday (02Oct09) when the pilot forgot to engage the brakes after landing the aircraft safely.The stars were disembarking a...

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Actor Cross Reveals Reason Behind Belushi Bashing

17th June 2009

DAVID CROSS has lifted the lid on his longstanding feud with JIM BELUSHI - blaming the actor's refusal to sign an autograph for a sick child back in 1995 for sparking their tense relations.The pair...

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Belushi's Grief For Brother

1st March 2008

JAMES BELUSHI is still grieving his brother JOHN, 26 years after he overdosed on drugs. Belushi claims it's impossible for him to get over the zany Animal House star's death, because he meets fans every...

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Blues Brothers To Reform For Franklin

3rd February 2008

DAN AYKROYD and JIM BELUSHI are to reform THE BLUES BROTHERS to honour soul legend ARETHA FRANKLIN. The two actors will join Andrea Bocelli, Spice Girl Melanie Brown, Herbie Hancock and John Legend, among others,...

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Belushi Sued For Selling Dodgy Car

26th October 2007

Comedian JAMES BELUSHI is being sued for selling a car that turned out to need thousands of dollars of repairs. The star sold his 2001 Land Rover to Jan Lewandowski, the 78-year-old father of his...

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Belushi Turns Movie Director

31st August 2007

Actor JIM BELUSHI is moving behind the camera to make his feature directorial debut with new American football movie THE CATCH. The Red Heat star will also star in and co-produce the movie, about a...

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Idol Winner Hicks To Star In New Orleans Carnival

21st December 2006

AMERICAN IDOL winner TAYLOR HICKS has signed up to appear as a grand marshal during next year's (07) carnival season in New Orleans, Louisiana. The DO I MAKE YOU PROUD singer has teamed up with...

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Belushi Sells 'Rundown' Car To Chauffeur

6th October 2006

Actor JAMES BELUSHI sold a car to his chauffeur without telling him the vehicle was in a less-than-perfect condition, according to the driver. TED LEWANDOWSKI, who was Belushi's chauffeur when the star was filming UNDERDOG...

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Costner Shows Off His New Act

2nd May 2006

Hollywood star KEVIN COSTNER debuted his unnamed new band this weekend (29APR06) at a charity golf tournament. The Oscar-winner played acoustic guitar during the performance at the BMW Charity Pro-Am golf tournament in South Carolina...

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Little Red Riding Hood Movie Hoodwinked To Get Sequel

18th January 2006

The latest Disney blockbuster HOODWINKED performed so well at the US box office over the weekend (13-16JAN06) that a sequel is already in the works. The film is thought to have topped the US...

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Warring Belushi And Newmar Team Up On Tv

11th January 2006

Actor JIM BELUSHI has ended his two-year feud with his next door neighbour JULIE NEWMAR by inviting the former BATMAN star to join him on his US TV sitcom. The pair fell out when...

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Producer On Belushi's Comedy Caught In Controversy

22nd August 2005

Bosses of JIM BELUSHI's comedy ACCORDING TO JIM have issued an apology, following a rant by the show's executive producer about minority hiring. WARREN BELL, reacting to remarks he claims were made by executives...

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Shields Holds Belated Birthday Bash

19th August 2005

Actress BROOKE SHIELDS finally celebrated her 40th birthday on Saturday (13AUG05) - three months after reaching the landmark age. The brunette beauty was in London starring in the West End production of hit musical...

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