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Vincent Kartheiser Cast In Garry Marshall's Off-broadway Comedy

27th August 2014

Mad Men star Vincent Kartheiser is set to make his New York stage debut in director Garry Marshall's production of Billy & Ray.The actor will portray Hollywood screenwriter Billy Wilder opposite Larry Pine as author...

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Taylor Hackford Confirmed For Aretha Franklin Biopic

10th October 2012

Ray director Taylor Hackford has signed on to turn soul legend Aretha Franklin's life story into a big screen biopic.The R.E.S.P.E.C.T. singer has confirmed Helen Mirren's husband will tackle her much-anticipated story - and she...

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The Things They Say 23298

28th October 2011

"(I was) really clued in on what to wear, whereas Ray (was) a bit clumsy in fashion. Some people, no matter what they wear, don't look cool." The Kinks legend Dave Davies takes a swipe...

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Jamie Foxx Owes Career Success To Canny Tom Cruise

17th August 2011

Actor Jamie Foxx credits Tom Cruise with putting him on the path to superstardom after using his influence in Hollywood to help drum up support for the comedian's Oscar-winning movie Ray.The funnyman first met Cruise...

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Protests Planned Ahead Of Incubus Gig In Philippines

8th July 2011

Incubus will face opposition when they take the stage in the Philippines for a concert later this month (Jul11) because protesters fear the rockers will impart the wrong message to their youth.The group is set...

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Davies Brothers To Discuss Kinks Reunion

12th April 2011

Sixties pop icons The Kinks are closer to a full reunion than ever before - the feuding Davies brothers Ray and Dave are back on speaking terms.Singer Ray has told RollingStone.com he has agreed to...

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Davies Brothers In Talks For Kinks Reunion

29th March 2011

Warring pop brothers Ray and Dave Davies are in talks to reunite legendary band The Kinks to record a new album.The feuding pair has not worked together since the British band split in 1996, and...

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The Things They Say 18159

27th September 2010

"I grew up not really aware of what he did. I watched Scum and never realised it was Dad." British actress JAIME WINSTONE was surprised when she found out about her father RAY's movie career.

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Winstone Leaves Dad's Reputation In Tatters

14th September 2010

JAIME WINSTONE has shattered her dad RAY's hardman image - insisting her mum is the toughest parent.The Sexy Beast actor is renowned for his violent big screen roles and recently admitted he would happily go...

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King Blasts Emmy Award Bosses

9th September 2010

RAY actress REGINA KING has blasted bosses of the Emmy Awards for leaving significant African-Americans off their 2010 shortlist, insisting officials are snubbing non-white stars every year.King has written an open letter questioning the selection...

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Downey, Jr. 'Terrified' Of Foxx's Birthday Gift

6th May 2010

ROBERT DOWNEY, JR. struggled to accept an extra special birthday gift from JAMIE FOXX - because the horses the RAY star bought for his pal "terrified" the IRON MAN.Downey, Jr. celebrated turning 45 last month...

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King Launches Social Networking Organization

29th April 2010

RAY star REGINA KING has launched her own social networking organisation aimed at motivating and empowering women.The actress was an avid user of popular celebrity networking website Twitter.com, where she offered supportive words to thousands...

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Fascinating Fact 9197

28th April 2010

RAY star REGINA KING has made her directorial debut behind the camera for pal JAHEIM's new video. The actress also appears in the promo for Finding My Way Back, which was shot in Los Angeles...

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Chenoweth Wants Washington As Her Leading Lady

29th April 2009

Bubbly actress/singer KRISTIN CHENOWETH wants RAY star KERRY WASHINGTON to play her lesbian lover in a new DUSTY SPRINGFIELD biopic. Chenoweth will play the British soul star in a movie she's developing - and she's hoping...

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Washington Fronts L'oreal's Cancer Campaign

16th October 2008

RAY actress KERRY WASHINGTON was inspired by her cancer survivor mother to front cosmetics giant L'Oreal's new awareness campaign for ovarian cancer. The star features in the Color of Hope campaign, aimed at encouraging more...

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Washington Praises 'Helpful' Jackson

17th September 2008

RAY star KERRY WASHINGTON insists SAMUEL L. JACKSON makes a brilliant co-star - because he is so helpful. The pair star in new thriller Lakeview Terrace and Washington admits that she was amazed by his...

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Knife Scene Cut From Jackson Film

1st September 2008

A knife-wielding scene from SAMUEL L. JACKSON and KERRY WASHINGTON's new movie has been cut - because the RAY star appeared to "lose it" on camera. Jackson plays a cop who disapproves of the mixed-race...

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Washington Denies Wrecking Rock's Marriage

19th August 2008

RAY star KERRY WASHINGTON is laughing off reports she wrecked CHRIS ROCK's marriage, insisting the comedian and his wife are still very much together. The actress claims many people "bought the hype" when Washington played...

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Fascinating Fact 5703

30th July 2008

THE KINKS have topped a new U.S. online poll to find the Best Sibling Band in music history. The British group, fronted by feuding brothers RAY and DAVE DAVIES, beat VAN HALEN, HEART and RADIOHEAD...

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Stars Fight For Arts Cash

2nd April 2008

ROBERT REDFORD, RAY star KERRY WASHINGTON and JOHN LEGEND joined supporters of the arts when they urged lawmakers to boost funds for the National Endowment for the Arts on Tuesday (01Apr08). The three stars were...

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Washington Tops Femme Fatale Hot List

20th December 2007

RAY star KERRY WASHINGTON has topped a new online list of 2007 femme fatales. Washington's portrayal of a vixen trying to break up Chris Rock's marriage in I Think I Love My Wife landed the...

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Washington Becomes Common's Real-life Love Interest

14th November 2007

RAY star KERRY WASHINGTON is dating COMMON after playing his love interest in a new video. Washington, who ended her engagement to actor David Moscow six months ago, and Common, real name Lonnie Rashid Lynn...

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Ray Star Hudson Dumps Boyfriend For Sports Star?

9th November 2007

Oscar winner JENNIFER HUDSON has reportedly dumped the childhood sweetheart who supported her through her stint on AMERICAN IDOL and movie debut RAY after falling for a sports stud. The singer has ended her long...

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Fascinating Fact 4177

26th October 2007

RAY star KERRY WASHINGTON only agreed to play rapper COMMON's love interest in his new video I WANT YOU if she could co-direct the promo. The video features cameos from KANYE WEST, WILL.I.AM and tennis...

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Foxx Lands Star Honour

6th September 2007

JAMIE FOXX is to be honoured with the 2,347th star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame - right outside the home of the Oscars, where he claimed gold for RAY. The actor/singer will unveil his...

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Fascinating Fact 3778

18th August 2007

Actor/singer JAMIE FOXX is hoping lightning strikes twice after signing up to star as a homeless musician in upcoming musical biopic THE SOLOIST. Foxx won an Oscar for his role as R+B great RAY CHARLES...

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Stars Sign Up For Press Aids Test

13th June 2007

UGLY BETTY star VANESSA WILLIAMS, NICK CANNON and RAY actress REGINA KING are all getting tested for HIV as part of a new drive to urge African-Americans to get tested for AIDS. The trio will...

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Foxx To Produce Tv Sports Sitcom

21st May 2007

Oscar winner JAMIE FOXX is branching out as a TV producer - the RAY star is behind a new sporty sitcom. Foxx has reportedly teamed up with former basketball star Kenny Smith to create a...

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The Things They Say 4515

20th April 2007

"If a person's mouth situation isn't right, I don't even want to talk to them." RAY star REGINA KING on her dislike for people with bad teeth....

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Ray Charles' Life Story To Hit The Stage

10th April 2007

Late R+B icon RAY CHARLES' life story has been turned into a new stage musical. The production, from the producers of biopic RAY, will premiere in Pasadena, California at the end of 2007 before embarking...

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