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Nia Vardalos Recruits Entire Cast Of My Big Fat Greek Wedding For Sequel

Vardalos revealed last year (14) that she was working on a follow-up to the Oscar-nominated independent film, about a woman from a traditional Greek family who falls in love with an American man,...

Stars Pay Tribute To Rita Wilson As She Recovers From Double Mastectomy

Tom Hanks' 58-year-old wife has undergone a double mastectomy and reconstructive surgery after discovering she had invasive lobular carcinoma. Announcing the news, Wilson thanked her friends and family for their support -...

Universal Acquires Rights To My Big Fat Greek Wedding

Universal has acquired the rights to 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2'.The sequel to the 2002 comedy - which was distributed by IFC Films - has been taken over by the studios who are set...

My Big Fat Greek Wedding Sequel In The Works

A sequel to 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' is in the works. Nia Vardalos is reprising her role as Toula Portokalos, in the follow-up to 2002's comedy with John Corbett who played her love interest...

Mia Vardalos Reveals Plans For My Big Fat Greek Sequel

This story is about a big, loud, highly public wedding and we’re not even talking about Kim and Kanye. Go figure.Nia Vardalos has another big fat Greek Story to tell.In the wake of K&K’s wedding,...

My Big Fat Greek Wedding Sequel In The Works

My Big Fat Greek Wedding star Nia Vardalos is returning for a second installment of the romantic comedy, more than a decade after the original's release.The independent film was a cult hit in 2002, and...

Stars Applaud Angelina Jolie For Revealing Double Mastectomy

Elizabeth Banks, Kristen Bell and Nia Vardalos are among the stars who have applauded Angelina Jolie for going public with her double mastectomy.The Salt actress underwent the preventative surgery earlier this year (13) after doctors...

Nia Vardalos Opens Up About Her Struggle To Become A Mother

Actress Nia Vardalos underwent 13 failed attempts at in vitro fertilisation (Ivf) in a desperate bid to become a mother before realising she would never be able to conceive a child.The My Big Fat Greek...

Nia Vardalos Opens Up About Struggle To Become A Mum

Actress Nia Vardalos has opened up about her struggle to become a mother in her new memoir, revealing she went through 13 rounds of fertility treatment before eventually turning to adoption.The My Big Fat Greek...

Stars React To Knox's Overturned Murder Conviction

Actress Nia Vardalos and rocker Slash were among the first stars who took to on Monday (03Oct11) to express their shock and joy after American student Amanda Knox was acquitted of murder in Italy.Knox...

Julia Roberts' Smile Inspires Nia Vardalos To Get Minty Fresh

Actress/writer Nia Vardalos became a spokesperson for a new teeth-cleaning lozenge after Julia Roberts dazzled her with her bright white smile on the set of new film Larry Crowne.The My Big Fat Greek Wedding star...

Tracy Morgan Under Fire For Gay Remarks

An anti-gay tirade by 30 Rock costar Tracy Morgan during a stand-up performance in Nashville has set off a firestorm of controversy that could cost Morgan his job. "'Born this way' is bulls**t. Gay is...

Stars Pay Tribute To Nielsen

Stars including RUSSELL BRAND, SLASH, JOSH GROBAN and NIA VARDALOS have led tributes to late comedy legend LESLIE NIELSEN, who died on Sunday (28Nov10).The Naked Gun star passed away in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 12 days...

Moore And Vardalos Help Save Suicidal Twitter Blogger

Actresses DEMI MOORE and NIA VARDALOS have helped Florida authorities stage an intervention to save an allegedly suicidal man after they responded to his worrying message on social networking site stars were among hundreds...

Vardalos Keeps Daughter Out Of Spotlight

NIA VARDALOS refuses to pose with her adopted daughter for a magazine spread - because she's desperate for the child to have a "normal life".The My Big Fat Greek Wedding star and her husband Ian...

Movie Reviews I Hate Valentine's Day

In an odd big of scheduling, the comedy I Hate Valentine's Day is opening over the Independence Day holiday, and it's certainly clear that critics have no sweet Valentine's Day missives to dispatch to Nia...

New Ice Age Expected To Be Hot

Global warming will take a holiday at the box office this holiday weekend as a new Ice Age dawns with an expected five-day take of about $60-70 million, according to industry forecasters. Last year, Will...

Vardalos Poses For Make-up Free Twitter Shots

MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING star NIA VARDALOS is offering fans a glimpse of real Hollywood magic by posing for before and after make-up shots on her blog.The actress has posted photos of herself...

Vardalos Fires Off At 'Fat-ist' Hollywood

Actress NIA VARDALOS has fired off at Hollywood executives who greenlight film romances featuring "fat" RUSSELL CROWE and SETH ROGEN and then poke fun at her for finding love with hunks on the big screen.The...

Movie Reviews My Life In Ruins

My Life in Ruins ended up pretty much in ruins over the weekend after it was clobbered by critics on Friday. "I didn't hate it so much as feel sorry for it," wrote Roger Ebert...

Box Office Winner Too Closeto Call

Going into the weekend, most analysts presumed that Disney/Pixar's Up would hang over the top of the box office for the second consecutive week. "Hang over" was indeed the operative term (minus the space) as...

Up Likely To Remain Up -- Way Up

Disney/Pixar's Up is likely to remain well above three new contending films when ticket sales are tallied this weekend, according to box-office analysts. All three films are receiving mostly negative reviews. Today's (Friday) Los Angeles...

Vardalos' Dog Love Forces Husband To Have Shots

Actress NIA VARDALOS' actor husband has proved his devotion to the MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING star by agreeing to become a dog owner - even though he's allergic to the pets.Ian Gomez has to...

Vardalos Health Scare Forces Her To Lose Weight

A bout of ill health was the wake-up call MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING star NIA VARDALOS' needed after she piled on the pounds following a bout of depression.The actress was distraught after doctors told...

Woody Allen: New York Is Expensive For Filmmaking

Acclaimed director WOODY ALLEN has stated that he cannot usually afford to make films in his beloved New York, which was the location for some of his most famous releases.His comments came as he premiered...

By on 24 April 2009

Nia Vardalos Adopts A Child

MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING star NIA VARDALOS and her husband have adopted a five-year-old daughter. Vardalos and Ian Gomez welcomed the toddler into their home several months ago, reports E! Online. And they are...

Stars Support Sag Dissidents

Although they themselves presumably don't have enough time to run for a place on the Screen Actors Guild's national board, a group of prominent actors on Wednesday endorsed a dissident group of not-so-well-known actors who...

Hanks Drops Big Fat Greek Wedding Lawsuit

LATEST: TOM HANKS, his wife RITA WILSON and actress NIA VARDALOS have dropped their legal battle over profits from hit 2002 movie MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING. Vardalos wrote the script for the comedy, while...

Double Reunion For First-time Director Vardalos

Actress NIA VARDALOS is set for a double reunion on the set of her directorial debut - with two of her favourite co-stars. In I Hate Valentine's Day, the movie star reteams with My Big...

Hanks, Wilson + Vardalos Fight On For Wedding Cash

TOM HANKS, his wife RITA WILSON and NIA VARDALOS, the star of their hit MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING production, are set to go to trial to fight for money they claim they're owed. The...

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Trumbo - Review

Trumbo - Review

In 1947, Dalton (Bryan Cranston) is the film industry's top-paid screenwriter, so of course the House Un-American Activities Commission goes after...

Pride And Prejudice And Zombies Was A New Kind Of Costume Drama For Lily James

Pride And Prejudice And Zombies Was A New Kind Of Costume Drama For Lily James

Seth Grahame-Smith's Pride and Prejudice and Zombies graphic novel has been made into a film.

Sir Elton John Surprises London Commuters With Early Morning St. Pancras Performance

Sir Elton John Surprises London Commuters With Early Morning St. Pancras Performance

Sir Elton's new album, 'Wonderful Crazy Night', came out the next day.

Coldplay And Beyonce's 'Hymn For The Weekend' Video Accused Of Cultural Insensitivity

Coldplay And Beyonce's 'Hymn For The Weekend' Video Accused Of Cultural Insensitivity

The video for 'Hymn For the Weekend' was filmed in Mumbai, India.

'Orange Is The New Black' Adds Three Years To Its Netflix Sentence

'Orange Is The New Black' Adds Three Years To Its Netflix Sentence

Three more seasons to go for this adored comedy.

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Matt LeBlanc "Couldn't Believe" The Response To His 'Top Gear' Appointment

LeBlanc was announced as one of Chris Evans' co-hosts on the brand new 'Top Gear' on Thursday.

Fun Lovin' Criminals - Come Find Yourself (20th Anniversary Edition) Album Review

Fun Lovin' Criminals - Come Find Yourself (20th Anniversary Edition) Album Review

New York trio Fun Lovin' Criminals first made an impact back in 1996 with the release of their since acclaimed debut LP Come Find Yourself.

Goosebumps - Review

Goosebumps - Review

This lively romp is entertaining enough to amuse the audience even when it veers off the rails.

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