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Christina Aguilera Gets Romantic With Cee Lo Cee-lo Green On Christmas Album

21st September 2012

Cee Lo Green has revealed Christina Aguilera, his fellow judge on American Tv talent show The Voice, and The Muppets will feature on his much-anticipated new Christmas album.Last week (ends14Sep12) the Forget You hitmaker let...

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Joseph Gordon-levitt Stunned By Emily Blunt's Muppets Footage

16th August 2012

Actor Joseph Gordon-levitt was left floored by footage pal Emily Blunt captured on her camera phone during her brief stint on the set of last year's (11) The Muppets - because it featured his puppet...

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Jason Segel To Quit 'How I Met Your Mother'

1st August 2012

Jason Segel is set to quit 'How I Met Your Mother'.The comedy actor is to bow out of the comedy series after he completes filming on its eighth series as his Hollywood career has taken...

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What Would Big Bird Say About Henson-chick-fil-a Feud?

25th July 2012

One day after the Jim Henson Co. announced that it was severing its relationship with Chick-fil-A because of the company's stance on homosexuality in general and gay marriage in particular, the fast-food chain said that...

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Jason Segel Embraces Old Fashioned Comedy In 'The Five Year Engagement'

20th June 2012

Jason Segel embraced old fashioned comedy when writing 'The Five Year Engagement'.The 'How I Met Your Mother' and comic writer says he went back to basics with the screenplay he wrote for the romantic comedy...

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Zach Galifianakis Joins A Confederacy Of Dunces

23rd May 2012

Zach Galifianakis is set to star in 'A Confederacy of Dunces'.The 'Hangover' actor looks set to be joined by 'The Muppets' director James Bobin in the movie adaptation of John Kennedy Toole's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel...

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Justin Bieber Up For Teen Choice Awards

18th May 2012

Justin Bieber has been nominated for five Teen Choice Awards.The 'Never Say Never' hitmaker has received the highest individual number of nominations for the annual ceremony - Choice Male Artist, Choice Fashion Icon: Male, Choice...

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Jason Segel Rejected By Hillary Clinton

1st May 2012

Jason Segel has revealed how he was rejected by Hillary Clinton.The funnyman has previously joked that the former US First Lady` is the mystery matriarch on his TV show 'How I Met Your Mother' and...

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Jason Segel Forced To Lose Weight For New Romance

24th April 2012

The Muppets star Jason Segel had to lose weight for his latest role in The Five-year Engagement - because film bosses insisted he had to be more toned to romance Emily Blunt.The funnyman admits he...

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Love Steps Up Dave Grohl Feud

12th April 2012

Courtney Love has stepped up her war of words with Dave Grohl by accusing the rocker of destroying Kurt Cobain's memory by allowing a Nirvana song to be used in The Muppets movie.The Foo Fighters...

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No Lack Of Buyers For Family Films On Dvd And Blu-ray

5th April 2012

Family films continue to outperform on home video -- the only bright spot on an otherwise dreary business. The latest evidence is the strong performance of Alvin and the Chipmunks Chipwrecked from 20th Century Fox...

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The Muppets Get Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame

21st March 2012

The Muppets have received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Jim Henson-created puppet group - made up of characters Miss Piggy, Kermit the Frog and Fozzie Bear among many others - turned...

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Jack Black Defends The Muppets Over Love 'Criticism'

16th March 2012

Jack Black has come to the defence of The Muppets after Courtney Love reportedly accused the popular puppets of destroying Kurt Cobain's legacy by covering a Nirvana song in the latest movie.The Hole star was...

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Courtney Love's The Muppets Allegation "Absurd", Says Jack Black

15th March 2012

Courtney Love has been laying into Kermit The Frog of all people, accusing him, Disney and The Muppets of "raping" her late-husband Kurt Cobain and his band Nirvana's song 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' with their...

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Courtney Love Blasts The Muppets' Nirvana Cover

14th March 2012

Courtney Love has accused The Muppets of ''raping'' the memory of Kurt Cobain.The Hole singer feels the puppet troupe were disrespectful to her former husband - who committed suicide in 1994 - with their cover...

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Jason Segal Off The Muppets Sequel

5th March 2012

Jason Segel will not be returning to film another 'Muppets' movie. The 'How I Met Your Mother' actor - who played the role of Gary in the picture, as well as working as an executive...

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The Muppets Returning For Sequel

5th March 2012

Disney movie executives are bringing The Muppets back for a sequel after scoring gold at the Oscars.The family movie, starring Jason Segel and Amy Adams alongside the late Jim Henson's puppet creations, proved to be...

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'The Artist' Cleans Up At The Oscars

27th February 2012

Silent movie 'The Artist' cleaned up at last night's (27.02.12) Oscars, winning five awards.The black and white film - which tells the tale of an old-Hollywood love story - was named Best Picture, while its...

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'The Artist' Cleans Up At The Oscars

27th February 2012

Silent movie 'The Artist' cleaned up at last night's (27.02.12) Oscars, winning five awards.The black and white film - which tells the tale of an old-Hollywood love story - was named Best Picture, while its...

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Miss Piggy And Kermit The Frog Will Present At The Oscars

18th February 2012

Miss Piggy and Kermit The Frog will be among the presenters at this year's Academy Awards. Organisers announced on Friday (17 Feb 2012) that Miss Piggy and Kermit The Frog will be presenting an award.The...

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Amy Adams Joins Object Of Beauty

8th February 2012

Amy Adams will star in and produce 'Object of Beauty'. The 'Fighter' actress will take the leading role in the adaptation of Steve Martin's novel, which she will produce alongside Trudie Styler and Celine Rattray....

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Miss Piggy Challenges Clooney To Wrestling Match

6th February 2012

Miss Piggy has challenged George Clooney to a wrestling match at the Orange British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs) 2012.The outspoken puppet star of new movie 'The Muppets' is the official red carpet host of the...

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Olly Murs Planning Iconic Brits Outfit

28th January 2012

Olly Murs wants to be an icon at the Brit Awards.The 27-year-old singer is "delighted" to have been asked to perform at next month's ceremony and has promised to don an outfit that people will...

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Jason Segel Named Hasty Pudding Man Of The Year

24th January 2012

Jason Segel has been named Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Man of the Year. The 'How I Met Your Mother' actor has been chosen to receive the annual honour by the Hasty Pudding Theatricals group -...

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The Help Honoured At Critics' Choice Awards

13th January 2012

'The Help' picked up three gongs at the Critics' Choice Movie Awards last night (12.01.12).Viola Davis - who plays Aibileen Clark - won the award for Best Actress at the ceremony which was held at...

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Amy Adams 'Star-struck' By Muppets

27th December 2011

Amy Adams was "star-struck" by the Muppets.The actress was thrilled to be cast in the famous puppets' new movie, but admits she was overwhelmed when she got close to the characters she had loved as...

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M I -- Ghost Protocol Towers Above Rivals

26th December 2011

Paramount's Mission Impossible -- Ghost Protocol towered above a slew of imposing openers and strong holdovers as it grossed an estimated $25.8 million over the Friday-to-Sunday holiday period and $39.5 million between Friday and Monday....

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