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Leslie Jones' Premiere Dress Drama 'Is Her Own Fault'

The Saturday Night Live star is part of the female reboot of much loved ‘80s flick Ghostbusters, starring opposite Kristen Wiig and Melissa MCCarthy. Leslie recently took to Twitter to rant that no designers were...

Nia Vardalos Hasn't Ruled Out A Third Greek Wedding Film

The 53-year-old actress reprised her role as Toula in My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 earlier this year (16) - following on from the hugely successful 2002 movie. The sequel was equally popular, and Nia...

Nia Vardalos Performing On New York Stage For The First Time

The My Big Fat Greek Wedding actress will star in Tiny Beautiful Things, which will be based on Wild writer Cheryl Strayed's book of the same name - a collection of essays from...

Family Put Pressure On Young Actress To Land Greek Wedding Role

Kampouris, who plays the daughter of Nia Vardalos' character in the sequel, was brought up on the original 2002 movie, because her dad felt it would help her understand where she came from....

Joey Fatone Turns Wedding Officiant For Tv Nuptials

Kaitlin Roseman and John West, fans of U.S. breakfast show Today, recently won a contest to have their wedding staged on the programme as part of the promotion for romantic comedy My Big...

Nia Vardalos Speaks For Women In My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2

She uses her own wedding as an example: "My husband is an only child of only child parents," she says. "So on my side we had 250 or 300 people, and his side he had...

Greek Star's Family Strike It Rich By Finding Water

The half-Greek actress, who plays Nia Vardalos and John Corbett's daughter in the long-awaited sequel, reveals her family "of hunchbacks" are already a big deal on one of the least known islands off...

Nia Vardalos: 'New Big Fat Greek Wedding Script Is Much Racier'

The actress/writer included references to sex and genitalia in the sequel and admits she was worried when she first handed the screenplay over to her mother. "I give my scripts to my...

Nia Vardalos Recalls ‘Sad’ Process To Become A Mom

The 53-year-old Hollywood star shot to fame in the 2002 hit movie My Big Fat Greek Wedding, in which she played a single woman whose family dream of seeing her settle down and have children....

Tom Hanks Excited For 'Rock And Roll' Tour Experience

Rita, a successful actress and singer, heads on tour at the end of the month following the release of her self-titled album last Friday (11Mar16). And while two-time Oscar winner Tom has a busy work...

Nia Vardalos' Baby Struggles Helped Her Write My Big Fat Greek Wedding Sequel

Almost 14 years after the original film became a surprise hit in 2002, Vardalos and her castmates are preparing to update film fans on what became of Toula and Ian, and the actress/writer...

**Spoiler Alert** Joey Fatone Is Gay In Greek Wedding Sequel

The former 'N SYNC star played Angelo in the first film back in 2002 and he feared his character had been killed off in the upcoming follow-up when castmates asked him what he...

Nia Vardalos Needed Motherhood To Write My Big Fat Greek Wedding Sequel

The 2002 film became a cult classic and put the 53-year-old on the map, but despite its success it has taken her 14 years to write a follow up. The sequel sees Nia's character Toula...

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 Twitter.com 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 Twitter.com.The 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...

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