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Demi Lovato Replaces Katy Perry In Smurf Franchise

Demi Lovato is replacing Katy Perry as the voice of Smurfette in the third Smurfs feature film.The 22-year-old singer will voice the part in the sequel 'Get Smurfy' and takes the place of Katy, who...

Nicholas Cage Comedy 'Army Of One' Adds Russell Brand And Rainn Wilson To Growing Cast

Russell Brand and Rainn Wilson have joined the cast of Nicolas Cage’s upcoming comedy Amy Of One, adding to a list which already includes Denis O’Hare, Ken Marino, Paul Scheer and Wendi McLendon-Covey. The film...

Is Rainn Wilson Tv's New Hero Detective?

Remember yesterday when we previewed Rainn Wilson's new cop-drama Backstrom? Well, now that it's premiered, the big-hitting critics have had their say, and, well, there's good and bad. Originally developed for CBS but now...

Rainn Wilson Plays Alcohol Detective On Fox's 'Backstrom'

Rainn Wilson's run as an alcohol detective on Fox's Backstrom begins on Thursday (January 22) and the former Office man has been discussing his transformation from the classic TV comedy to something a little darker....

Rainn Wilson Drops Social Media Star From New Project After Backlash

Funnyman Rainn Wilson has dropped Internet star Curtis Lepore from his new scripted series after receiving backlash from fans appalled by the fact he had recruited a man involved in a rape case.The Office star...

Rainn Wilson Heading Back To Television

Former The Office star Rainn Wilson is returning to the small screen in a new U.S. drama series.The Emmy-nominated actor wrapped his nine-year run on the popular sitcom last May (13), and now he is...

Rainn Wilson Producing Mental Health Tv Special

Actor Rainn Wilson is helping to raise awareness about mental health issues by producing a new Tv special.The Office star is producing Life Continued: Defeating Depression for his SoulPancake company and the show will air...

Rainn Wilson Pens 'Memoir'

Actor Rainn Wilson has turned author after penning his first 'memoir'.The Emmy Award nominee, who is best known for his role as awkward paper salesman Dwight Schrute on hit U.S. Tv show The Office, has...

Michael Scott Returns To Scranton In Fitting Office Finale

Steve Carell has come a long way since he first introduced himself to America as Michael Scott, the hapless boss of Dunder Mifflin's Scranton branch, but even after two years (and two seasons) away from...

The Office Stars Stranded After Flight Leaves Early

The Office star Rainn Wilson has taken aim at airline chiefs after he and his castmates were left stranded on Friday (03May13) when their plane took off without them.The show's stars were on their way...

Youtube To Offer Comedy Week Beginning May 19

For all of those people who find exploring YouTube on their own too daunting and wait for a friend to email them a link to something they've found to be compelling, innovative, clever, or humorous,...

Stars Defend Oscars Host Seth Macfarlane

Russell Crowe and Steve Martin are among the stars to have defended Seth MacFarlane's stint hosting the Oscars.The 'Family Guy' creator has come under fire for some of his more daring jokes at the Academy...

The Office's Rainn Wilson In Hilarious Angus T Jones 'Filth' Spoof

The Office star Rainn Wilson (he plays the role of Dwight) has recorded a spoof of Angus T Jones’ recent interview, in which he branded Two and a Half Men (the show he’s paid thousands...

U.s Office Spin Off Given The Red Light

Fans of The Office won't be swapping filing cabinets and printers for scenic views and organic vegetables, as the rural spin off, previously announced in January and starring Dunder Mifflin's egomaniac salesman Dwight Schrute has...

Rainn Wilson's Office Spin-off Not Picked Up

Funnyman Rainn Wilson's The Office spin-off has been shelved by bosses at U.S. Tv network Nbc.Earlier this year (12) the comedian shot a pilot episode of The Farm, which centred around his character Dwight Schrute's...

Rainn Wilson's The Office Spinoff 'The Farm' Cancelled

As the end of The Office is nigh, it was expected that various spinoff shows would be tried and tested. The idea that got farthest is The Farm which even had a pilot made. The...

Seth Rogen Plays The Dude In The Big Lebowski Play

Actors Seth Rogen, Christina Hendricks, and Rainn Wilson hit the stage in Los Angeles on Thursday (29Mar12) for an adaptation of cult classic The Big Lebowski.Rogen played slacker The Dude/Jeffrey Lebowski, portrayed onscreen by Jeff...

Funnyman Rainn Wilson Stirs Controversy With Date Rape Joke

Comedian Rainn Wilson has vowed never to joke about date rape again after coming under fire for a crude remark he posted on Twitter.com on Monday (20Feb12).The Office actor, 46, caused a stir when he...

Rainn Wilson's 'Dwight' To Star In Office Spin-off?

The U.S. Office character Dwight Schrute, played by actor Rainn Wilson, looks to be getting a promotion, with news emerging that he will front a Nbc spin-off show in 2013, according to Deadline.com. The show...

Rainn Wilson For The Office Spinoff?

NBC is reportedly planning a spinoff of 'The Office' featuring Rainn Wilson. The actor plays the eccentric Dunder Mifflin staffer Dwight Shrute and network bosses are said to be considering giving him his own show...

Ed Helms, Jon Cryer And Wilson Complete Gruelling Triathlon

Funnymen Ed Helms, Jon Cryer and Rainn Wilson put themselves to the test on Sunday morning (18Sep11) when they competed in a gruelling triathlon in California - all in the name of charity.The Hangover star...

Jenna Fischer Is Expecting A Boy

Jenna Fischer has revealed she is having a boy.The 37-year-old actress - who stars as Pam Beesly in the US adaptation of 'The Office' - is expecting a baby with her screenwriter husband Lee Kirk in...

Natalie Portman And Benjamin Millepied Welcome Son

Natalie Portman and her choreographer fiance Benjamin Millepied have welcomed a baby-son. Oscar winning actress Portman is reported to have given birth on Tuesday (14th June 2011) but no further details have been released, according...

Natalie Portman Could Quit Hollywood For Children

Natalie Portman, the American actress who scooped the Oscar for 'Best Actress' in February, has hinted that she may quit acting for the sake of her children. Natalie Portman is currently expecting her first child...

Steve Carell's Replacement Rumours Intensify

Steve Carell, the American actor and comedian, has officially left Nbc's hit show 'The Office' having played the hapless manager 'Michael Scott' for seven seasons, reports the Press Association. Steve Carell's character departed during a...

Liv Tyler 'Liberated' In New Movie Super

Liv Tyler's new film 'Super' was a labour of love, according to the actress.Liv Tyler, daughter of Aerosmith's Steven Tyler and star of Lord of the Rings, was speaking in an interview with Screencrave. She...

Elizabeth Banks Names First Child Felix

Elizabeth Banks has welcomed her first child and named the baby-boy 'Felix'.Elizabeth Banks, the American actress and star of '30 Rock', has welcomed her first child via surrogate, reports the Los Angeles Times.Banks and husband...

Steve Carell To Be Joined By Will Ferrell On The Office

STEVE CARELL is to be joined by WILL FERRELL on the US sitcom 'The Office: An American Workplace'STEVE CARELL, the American comedian and actor who plays the hapless boss Michael Scott on 'The Office: An...

Christina Perri Performs Live On Conan Show

CHRISTINA PERRI, the 24-year-old American singer songwriter who rose to fame after making a video of herself singing in her bedroom, performed live on the CONAN O BRIEN show last night (7th December 2010) to...

Wilson Blown Away By Bizarre Drug Tip

THE OFFICE star RAINN WILSON accidentally tried cocaine when he was waiting tables as a struggling actor in New York City - after a patron gave him a bag of the drug to pay for...

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