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Deschanel Confirmed For Joplin Film

LATEST: ELF actress ZOOEY DESCHANEL has replaced singer PINK as JANIS JOPLIN in the biopic GOSPEL ACCORDING TO JANIS. The STUPID GIRLS singer pulled out of the PENELOPE SPHEERIS film earlier this year (06) and,...

Deschanel Beats Spears And Lohan To Joplin Role

ZOOEY DESCHANEL has beaten LINDSAY LOHAN, BRITNEY SPEARS and SCARLETT JOHANSSON to the coveted role of JANIS JOPLIN in the forthcoming movie biopic of the tragic singer. Pop punk PINK was originally director PENELOPE SPHEERIS'...

Spears Laughs Off Joplin Rumours

LATEST: Pop star BRITNEY SPEARS has laughed off reports she is vying to play JANIS JOPLIN in an upcoming film on the tragic singer. Spears was one of the big names, including LINDSAY LOHAN and...

Pink Drops Out Of 'Casting Circus' Surrounding Joplin Film

Punk star PINK has taken herself out of the running to play JANIS JOPLIN in a new film, accusing the film-makers of turning the casting process into a circus. Hollywood stars including BRITNEY SPEARS, LINDSAY...

Spears Battling Pink For Joplin Biopic

Hollywood stars including PINK, LINDSAY LOHAN, ZOOEY DESCHANEL, SCARLETT JOHANSSON and BRITNEY SPEARS are battling it out to see who will land the coveted role of JANIS JOPLIN in a new biopic. Director PENELOPE SPHEERIS...

Wife Is Behind Pryor Lawsuit, Claims Daughter

RICHARD PRYOR's daughter RAIN is blaming her father's wife JENNIFER LEE PRYOR for the lawsuit against her and movie-maker PENELOPE SPHEERIS. The ailing comedian, who has been crippled by multiple sclerosis, reportedly claims that...

Zellwegger Too Old For Joplin Role Says Rival Director

OSCAR winner RENEE ZELLWEGER is too old to play rock legend JANIS JOPLIN, according to the director of a rival biopic. PENELOPE SPHEERIS is directing rocker PINK in her leading role debut in THE...

Pink Is A Reincarnation Of Janis Says Director

Rocker PINK is the reincarnation of late music legend JANIS JOPLIN, according to Hollywood director PENELOPE SPHEERIS. The WAYNE'S WORLD movie maker cast the pop singer in the role of Joplin in THE GOSPEL...

Pink Beats Competition To Play Joplin

Feisty pop punk PINK is set to become a big screen leading lady, after signing to star in a movie biopic of rock singer JANIS JOPLIN. Pink's ability to replicates Joplin's vocal style convinced...

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Bjork Announces Virtual Reality Exhibition In London, Plus Single Live Show

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Bjork Digital comes to London's Somerset House in September, along with a single live show at the Royal Albert Hall.

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'Poldark' And 'X Factor' Set For TV Clash In September

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Guns N' Roses detained for gun possession

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