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Jackass 3d Goes Into The Record Books

19th October 2010

Although some box-office watchers had predicted that Jackass 3D would not meet studio estimates of a $50-million weekend, the movie came in right on the money, toppling The Social Network from the top of the...

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Ryan Murphy's Rocky Horror Remake?

19th October 2010

Ryan Murphy is being lined up to direct the 'Rocky Horror Picture Show' remake.The 'Glee' creator has recently put the finishing touches to a 'Rocky Horror' themed episode of the hit TV show and now...

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James Cameron's Cleopatra?

15th October 2010

James Cameron is in talks to direct Angelina Jolie in 'Cleopatra'. The 'Avatar' director will reportedly helm the 3-D picture produced by Scott Rudin and based on the book 'Cleopatra: A Life' by Stacy Schiff.Angelina...

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Report Will Smith Feuding With Men In Back Producers

12th October 2010

Feuding between Will Smith on the one hand and director Barry Sonnenfeld and the producers on the other has resulted in production of Sony's Men in Black III being halted in New York, the New...

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Box Office Tumbles Again

12th October 2010

The box office could have used a few more Facebook friends over the weekend as it fell 15 percent below the total for the comparable week last year. As it was, The Social Network ,...

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Mgm -- Going Out Like A Lamb?

8th October 2010

MGM would appear to be the latest media company to fall into bankruptcy after being sold to owners who paid too much for it in a leveraged buyout ($4.8 billion) and then discovered that they...

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Sony Withholds Karate Kid From Netflix For 28 Days

7th October 2010

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment apparently wants to see whether withholding DVD titles from Netflix for 28 days will boost sales. It said Wednesday that it plans to release some DVDs to the online rental company...

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Emma Stone Confirmed For Spider-man

6th October 2010

Emma Stone is set to portray Gwen Stacy in the new 'Spider-Man' movie.The 'East A' actress had reportedly been Sony Pictures favourite for romantic lead Mary Jane Watson but it has now emerged she will...

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Social Network Could Have Used A Few More Visitors

5th October 2010

Despite receiving an inordinate amount of attention in the news media, being supported by an expensive marketing campaign, and receiving some of the best reviews of the year -- including many predicting a plethora of...

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Simon Cowell To Get Special Emmy

5th October 2010

Simon Cowell is to receive a special prize at this year's 38th International Emmy Awards. The music mogul will be presented with the International Emmy Founders Award for his work on various TV talent shows,...

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Emma Stone Gets Spider-man Role?

4th October 2010

Emma Stone has been offered the role of Mary Jane Watson in the new 'Spider-Man' movie.Sony Pictures is reported to have selected the 'Easy A' star over a number of possible alternatives, including 'Glee' actress...

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Al Jazeera Reporters Released By Coalition Forces

27th September 2010

Two Afghan journalists working for the Arab satellite news network al-Jazeera were released by coalition forces on Friday after being arrested in their homes the previous Monday on charges of aiding "insurgent propaganda networks and...

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Owls And Bears Debut On Screen

24th September 2010

Although the critics are mostly bearish on it, box-office analysts are quite bullish on Wall Street Money Never Sleeps , which they figure should open this weekend with around $20 million in ticket sales. Several...

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Julia Roberts' Love-fest

23rd September 2010

Julia Roberts had a "love-fest" on the set of 'Eat Pray Love'.The Oscar-winning actress - who stars as author Elizabeth Gilbert in the new film, which sees her travel to India, Bali and Italy -...

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Netflix Comes To Canada -- Streaming Video Only

22nd September 2010

Netflix announced today (Wednesday) that it is launching its online video-rental service in Canada, but there'll be no red envelopes piling up at Canadian post offices. Netflix said that its library of thousands of movies...

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Russell Watson's Liability Worry

22nd September 2010

Russell Watson worried he'd become "a liability" after being treated for a brain tumour.The tenor thanked fans for standing by him during his long battle with health problems - which saw him have two pituitary...

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The Town Lifts Box Office

21st September 2010

Ben Affleck's The Town reignited the box office over the weekend as it hauled in $23.8 million, exactly what the studio on Sunday estimated it would earn. The figure was far higher than most box-office...

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Affleck's The Town Is A Winnahh!

20th September 2010

It may not have been akin to a Red Sox victory over the Yankees, but the box-office performance of Ben Affleck's Boston-set police drama, The Town, must have gladdened hearts in Beantown nonetheless. The Warner...

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Warner Home Video To Begin Releasing 3d Movies

16th September 2010

Timed to coincide with the start of the holiday season, when sales of digital 3D television sets are expected to take off, Warner Bros. is releasing six 3D videos packaged with standard 2D DVD discs....

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Patrick Swayze Remembered

15th September 2010

Patrick Swayze's wife says she is "stronger" a year after he passed away. Lisa Niemi - who was married to the 'Dirty Dancing' actor for 34 years - says the first anniversary of his death...

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Box Office Falls To Lowest Level In 4 Years

14th September 2010

The fourth iteration of Sony/Screen Gems's Resident Evil franchise wound up with $26.68 million over the weekend, according to final box office figures released on Monday. The figure was about $1 million lower than the...

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Jennifer Lopez Gets 12m For Idol

13th September 2010

Jennifer Lopez has reportedly agreed a $12 million deal to be a judge on 'American Idol'.The singer-and-actress has been in negotiations with show bosses about joining the panel following the departures of Simon Cowell, Ellen...

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Box Office Likely To See Ticket Sales Plunge This Weekend

10th September 2010

Only one film is opening wide this weekend, and it's a horror flick based on a videogame at that. And it hasn't been shown to critics. Box-office analysts have observed that the weekend after Labor...

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Takers Takes First

31st August 2010

Fewer moviegoers turned up at theaters on Sunday than the studios had expected -- and far fewer decided to take in The Last Exorcism . While the movie opened strongly on Friday, well ahead of...

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Former Aiken Fans Take Aim At Cowell

23rd March 2006

The nine former CLAY AIKEN fans who filed a Federal Trading Commission complaint about being duped by the singer's sexuality have turned their attention to AMERICAN IDOL judge SIMON COWELL. Cowell ridiculed the nine women...

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Carey's Ex Takes His Barber To Tv

22nd November 2005

MARIAH CAREY's ex-husband TOMMY MOTTOLA is about to get real on TV as the executive producer of a new reality show, set in a barbershop. The unscripted series, called THE SHOP, will feature hip-hop...

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Duff To Scare Up A Storm In Poltergeist Movie?

31st October 2005

Teen queen HILARY DUFF is set to scare her fans as the possible star of the next POLTERGEIST movie. The actress/singer is the frontrunner to take over the role of the spooky CAROL ANNE...

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Brosnan Suspects Bond Publicity Stunt

26th September 2005

LATEST: PIERCE BROSNAN suspects JAMES BOND movie makers are using the mystery surrounding the identity of the next 007 as a publicity stunt. Brosnan was dropped from the role after the last movie DIE...

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Jackson's Former Manager Plans Comeback

24th June 2005

MICHAEL JACKSON's former manager FRANK DiLEO is rumoured to be planning the pop superstar's singing comeback. DiLeo was sacked by Jackson in 1989 but attended every day of the singer's recent 14 week trial...

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Destiny's Child Slam Split Accusations

13th June 2005

R+B superstars DESTINY'S CHILD have furiously slammed reports the trio plan to split up after their tour this autumn (05). The SAY MY NAME singers - BEYONCE KNOWLES, MICHELLE WILLIAMS and KELLY ROWLAND -...

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