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Fruitvale Station Stuns Sundance And Cannes, Next Stop The Oscars? [Trailer]

Few had even heard of Ryan Coogler's Fruitvale Station before it won the Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year. It was snapped up by Harvey Weinstein, who...

Octavia Spencer Felt Sexy In Tadashi Shoji's Gown

Octavia Spencer felt ''sexy and confident'' in Tadashi Shoji's gown at the Cannes Film Festival. The 42-year-old actress dressed to impress on the red carpet for the premiere of her new film 'Fruitvale Station' last...

Jennifer Aniston Steals The Show At 'Call Me Crazy' Premiere [Pictures]

Jennifer Aniston stunned at the Los Angeles premiere of her upcoming television movie 'Call Me Crazy: A Five Film' this week. The former Friends star executive produced the movie - a compilation of short films...

Spanx Fan Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt wears Spanx.The 49-year-old actor - who raises six children with fiancee Angelina Jolie - is reportedly so worried middle age has taken its toll on his physique that he has taken to wearing...

Julianne, Derek Hough Show Set For Starz

Julianne and Derek Hough are creating a new TV show about ballroom dancing.The 'Dancing With the Stars' siblings will choreograph and produce a brand new drama series set in the cut-throat world of international competitive...

Octavia Spencer Undergoes Breast Lift

Actress Octavia Spencer has undergone a breast lift to give her a more youthful appearance.The Help star declared she would treat herself to a mastopexy after winning gold at the Oscars last year (12)....

Best Actress Winners To Present At Oscars

Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman, Halle Berry and Reese Witherspoon will present at this year's Oscars.The quartet of actresses - who have all won the coveted Best Actress award in the past - have been added...

Octavia Spencer Craving Jessica Chastain's Vegan Soul Food

Actress Octavia Spencer is patiently waiting for the Hollywood awards season to end - so her busy pal Jessica Chastain will have time to cook her another hearty meal.The star has been the toast of...

Channing Tatum To Present At Oscars

Channing Tatum has joined the Oscars presenting line up.The 'Magic Mike' hunk will take to the stage alongside fellow thespians Charlize Theron, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Daniel Radcliffe to help present the 85th Academy Awards live...

Meryl Streep To Present At Oscars

Meryl Streep and Jean Dujardin will present at this year's Oscars.The actors - who took the top acting prizes at last year's Academy Awards - will be joined by fellow acting award winners, Christopher Plummer...

Stars Give Away Sundance Swag Bags To Charity

Actresses Octavia Spencer, Jane Lynch and Jennifer Coolidge are among the stars putting their celebrity status to good use at the Sundance Film Festival by giving away their swanky gift bags to charity.Throughout the 10-day...

Octavia Spencer Launches Film Contest

The Help star Octavia Spencer is spearheading a short film contest for budding directors.The actress, who scooped the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2011, is inviting amateurs to create 20-minute films for her...

Octavia Spencer Giving Up On Love

Actress Octavia Spencer has given up looking for love after failing to find her ideal man.The Oscar-winning The Help star hasn't had much luck with dating and Spencer insists she is now letting fate take...

Octavia Spencer Pens Books For Schoolchildren

Oscar-winning THE HELP star Octavia Spencer has turned author to pen a series of books for schoolchildren.The actress has signed a deal with bosses at publishing house Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers and...

Sarah Jessica Parker Says Carrie Was A Unique Character

Sarah Jessica Parker will never play another character like Carrie Bradshaw again. The 'Sex And The City' star has opened up about playing the famous role of Carrie Bradshaw in the hit TV series and...

Tom Hanks 'Saddened' By Michael Clarke Duncan's Death

Tom Hanks is ''terribly saddened'' by the death of Michael Clarke Duncan.Tom's 'Green Mile' co-star passed away suddenly in a Los Angeles hospital at the age of 54 on Monday (03.09.12) and Tom was one...

Mia Farrow & Mike Tyson Horrified By Wisconsin Temple Shooting

Mia Farrow, Octavia Spencer and boxer Mike Tyson have expressed their horror after a gunman opened fire at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin, killing six people.Police reveal the shooter opened fire at the gurdwara at...

Stars Congratulate Gymnast Gabrielle Douglas On Olympic Victory

Stars including Beyonce, Octavia Spencer, Oprah Winfrey and Nicki Minaj have reached out to teenage American gymnast Gabrielle Douglas after she made history at the London Olympics on Thursday (02Aug12).The 16 year old was part...

Rush Hour 4 In Production

'Rush Hour' producers have confirmed a fourth movie is currently in production. Arthur Sarkissian has teamed up with Chris Tucker and Jackie Chan again to work on a follow up to the 2007 action movie,...

Matthew Mcconaughey & Michelle Yeoh Invited To Oscars Board

Newlywed Matthew Mcconaughey, former Bond girl Michelle Yeoh and 2012 Oscar winner Octavia Spencer have been invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.The three stars are among the 176 actors, film...

Octavia Spencer Directs Short Film On Bullying

Oscar winner Octavia Spencer has stepped behind the camera to make a short film about bullying.The Help star, who scooped an Academy Award in February (12), has directed The Unforgiving Minute, about a young boy...

Octavia Spencer Wants More Movies Filmed In Alabama

Oscar-winning actress Octavia Spencer has called on Hollywood bosses to shoot more movies in her native Alabama to help boost the economy in the state.The actress, who claimed Oscar gold last month (Feb12) for her...

Octavia Spencer Set For Day Honour In Alabama

Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer is set to be honoured with her own day in her native Alabama.The actress, who claimed Oscar gold last month (Feb12) for her critically acclaimed role in The Help, will...

Russell Brand Arrest Warrant Issued For Window Smash

Russell Brand has some serious explaining to do after New Orleans police issued a warrant for his arrest. Fresh from his split with Katy Perry, the British comedian is wanted for criminal damage to property...

Jessica Chastain: I Was Bullied As A Child

Jessica Chastain may not have won an Oscar for her role in The Help (that accolade went to her co-star Octavia Spencer) but the last 12 months have been hugely successful for her, nonetheless. She...

Octavia Spencer Wants Publishing Deal For Kids' Books

Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer is hoping to reinvent herself as a storybook author after writing a spy caper for kids.Spencer, who scooped the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for The Help on Sunday (26Feb12), is...

Octavia Spencer Left Speechless By Oscars Win

Octavia Spencer has told the New York Post that the one thing that can make her speechless is "winning an Oscar." She was asked the question after the star-studded Academy Awards ceremony had ended on...

Will Billy Crystal's Blackface Force Oscars 2013 To Think Different?

A report by the Los Angeles released shortly before the 84th Academy Awards showed that the majority of Oscar voters were mainly white, old and male. The story was an eye-opener for cinema fans, and...

Oscars 2012: Billy Crystal Hosting Risks Accusations Of Racism

Billy Crystal was brought in as Oscar's host following Eddie Murphy's decision to bow out after his friend Brett Ratner left his role as the event's producer following homophobic slurs. How good then to have...

Oscars 2012: Miley Cyrus Blasts Death Threat Tweets

Miley Cyrus attended Elton John's 20th Annual Aids Foundation Oscars Bash in Hollywood on Sunday (February 26, 2012), though took to Twitter to blast some users who had wished her dead before the party. The...

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