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Ed Helms To Star In 'Epic Fail'

11th March 2014

Ed Helms will star in 'Epic Fail'.The 40-year-old actor is set to feature in Lionsgate's forthcoming film which he and...

Ed Helms To Star In The Naked Gun Remake

13th December 2013

The Hangover star Ed Helms is set to take Leslie Nielsen's place in a revival of The Naked Gun franchise.The...

Leslie Nielsen's Airplane! Flies High In Comedy Survey

7th September 2012

Late screen legend Leslie Nielsen has been crowned the king of comedy - he stars in two of the funniest...

Airplane! Is Funniest Ever Film

7th September 2012

'Airplane!' is the funniest film ever, according to new research.The spoof disaster movie - which starred the late Leslie Nielsen...

Fascinating Fact 12089

19th September 2011

Beloved actors Peter Falk, Leslie Nielsen, Tom Bosley and Jill Clayburgh were among those remembered in the sombre In Memoriam...

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6th June 2011

Funnyman Leslie Nielsen's tombstone in Fort Lauderdale, Florida's Evergreen Cemetery reads: "Let ’er rip". The Airplane! star was famous for...

Zsa Zsa Gabor To Have Child At 94?

20th April 2011

Zsa Zsa Gabor, the Hollywood actress who was read her last rites in August 2010, could have another child at...

Anne Francis Dies Aged 80 After Battle With Cancer

4th January 2011

ANNE FRANCIS, the American actress and star of the 1950's science fiction movie 'Forbidden Planet', has died at a nursing...

Films By Recently Deceased Directors Selected For Posterity

28th December 2010

Less than two weeks after the deaths of directors Irvin Kershner and Blake Edwards, two of their films, Kershner's Star...

Presley Pays Tribute To Prankster Nielsen

17th December 2010

PRISCILLA PRESLEY has paid tribute to her late NAKED GUN co-star LESLIE NIELSEN in a heartfelt magazine essay.The funnyman died...

Kellerman Remembers 'Farting' Nielsen

6th December 2010

M*A*S*H star SALLY KELLERMAN has become the latest star to pay tribute to late funnyman LESLIE NIELSEN, who died last...

Director Zucker Remembers 'Chronic Prankster' Nielsen

30th November 2010

LESLIE NIELSEN's longtime collaborator DAVID ZUCKER has written a moving tribute piece dedicated to his late friend, honouring the actor's...

Leslie Nielsen Death Inspires Tributes On Walk Of Fame

30th November 2010

The passing of the American comic actor Leslie Nielsen has inspired tributes from hundreds of tourists on Hollywood Boulevard's legendary...

Financial Issues Throw Nielsen's Final Film Into Doubt

30th November 2010

The future of LESLIE NIELSEN's final film is in doubt because the animated movie's creator is still hunting for investors...

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30th November 2010

"Leslie was brilliant in the part and I doubt anyone could have done it better." SIR CHRISTOPHER LEE is pleased...

Straight-faced Comedian Leslie Nielsen Dead At 84

29th November 2010

Leslie Nielsen, who played deadly serious roles in movies like The Poseidon Adventure and TV series like The Protectors and...

Leslie Nielsen Dies Aged 84 After Suffering From Pneumonia

29th November 2010

LESLIE NIELSEN, the legendary comic actor and star of 'Airplane!' and 'The Naked Gun' movies, has died aged 84, reports...

Nephew Honours 'Nice Guy' Nielsen

29th November 2010

LESLIE NIELSEN's nephew has paid tribute to his late uncle in an emotional interview, describing the comic legend as a...

Stars Pay Tribute To Nielsen

29th November 2010

Stars including RUSSELL BRAND, SLASH, JOSH GROBAN and NIA VARDALOS have led tributes to late comedy legend LESLIE NIELSEN, who...

Leslie Neilsen Has Died

29th November 2010

Leslie Nielsen has died at the age of 84. The comedy actor - best known for his role in movies...

Comedy Legend Nielsen Dies

29th November 2010

Comic actor LESLIE NIELSEN has died of complications from pneumonia. He was 84.The Canadian star passed away surrounded by his...

Comedy Legend Nielsen Dies

29th November 2010

Comic actor LESLIE NIELSEN has died of complications from pneumonia. He was 84.The Canadian star passed away surrounded by his...

Barbara Billingsley Dies Aged 94

18th October 2010

BARBARA BILLINGSLEY, the star of 'Leave It To Beaver', died on Saturday 16th October 2010, aged 94. The actress, who...

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11th March 2008

"I've been called the LAURENCE OLIVIER of spoofs. I guess that would make Laurence Olivier the LESLIE NIELSEN of SHAKESPEARE."...

Nielsen To Play Scrooge

2nd February 2008

Funnyman LESLIE NIELSEN is the frontrunner to play a patriotic EBENEZER SCROOGE in a new twist on CHARLES DICKENS' classic...

Burnett + Cleese To Write Love Letters

16th July 2007

Beloved U.S. comedienne CAROL BURNETT is set to add JOHN CLEESE to her list of LOVE LETTERS co-stars. The former...

Carry-on Gag Wins Top Film Line

4th April 2007

A punch line from the classic British comedy CARRY ON CLEO has been named as the top one liner in...

Stars Line-up For Us Summer Game Show Marathon

1st June 2006

LESLIE NIELSEN, former 'N SYNC star LANCE BASS and pin-up BRANDE RODERICK are among the celebrities competing for charity prizes...

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15th November 2005

CARMEN ELECTRA, LESLIE NIELSEN and SIMON REX have all signed to star in SCARY MOVIE 4. The fourth installment in...

Nielsen Becomes Superhero

18th February 2004

Hollywood funnyman LESLIE NIELSEN's wacky behaviour inspired a new superhero called ZEROMAN. Zeroman is a new cartoon character with...

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