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Carolina Chocolate Drops Star Named Recipient Of 2016 Steve Martin Prize

The seventh annual prize recognises an individual or group for outstanding accomplishments in the field of five-string banjo or bluegrass music. Giddens is the co-founder of Grammy Award-winning string band the Carolina...

Tributes Pour In For Gene Wilder Who Has Died Aged 83

Tributes have poured in for actor and writer Gene Wilder who has died aged 83. Wilder’s death was announced by his family on Monday, who revealed he had been secretly battling Alzheimer’s for three years....

Rebel Wilson To Star In Dirty Rotten Scoundrels Remake

The original movie featured Michael Caine and Steve Martin as swindlers competing to cheat an heiress out of her fortune, and the revamp will be all about the girls. Rebel will play...

Steve Martin Grateful For Final Years With His Dad

The funnyman admits he had a "complicated" relationship with his father, because he was so critical of his success. "There was a big premiere of The Jerk in Hollywood and four of...

Bright Star To Fade Away From Broadway

Just two days after going home empty-handed at the 2016 Tony Awards, producers of the show announced on Tuesday (14Jun16) that the cast will play its final performance on 26 June (16)....

Steve Martin Financing Bright Star To Keep It Shining On Broadway

The comedian wrote the bluegrass musical with his frequent collaborator Edie Brickell, but box office sales aren't as high as the duo had hoped. For the week ending 29 May (16), the...

Stars Honour U.s. Armed Forces On Memorial Day

Celebrities far and wide took to social media on Monday (30May16) to mark the holiday and pay their respects to military personnel, and bluegrass musician and comedian Steve was among the first to...

Claire Danes Lands Art Hosting Tv Gig

The Homeland star will helm the upcoming eighth season of Public Service Broadcasting's (PBS) acclaimed series, with each episode focusing on a different city, and four artists who have made a name for...

Steve Martin Curates Art Exhibit

The Pink Panther star, who is an avid art collector, previewed The Idea of North: The Paintings of Lawren Harris on Friday (11Mar16) and the exhibition officially opened at the Museum of Fine...

Steve Martin Returns To Stand-up Stage As Jerry Seinfeld's Opening Act

Martin was revealed as the "very special guest" to stunned comedy fans at Jerry Seinfeld's Beacon Theatre show, and performed a 10-minute warm-up for the headliner - his first stand-up gig since 1981....

All Of Me Comedy Film Set For Tv Remake

The body-swapping film, directed by Carl Reiner, will serve as the inspiration for a new small screen project developed by officials at America's NBC network, reports Deadline.com. Betsy Thomas has been tapped...

Steve Martin's Play Lands On Broadway

Bright Star, which premiered in San Diego, California in 2014, is set for a winter (15) run at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., and now the stars will be heading to the...

Steve Martin Performs In A Crowded Elevator For New Video

Paul Simon's wife sings the track in a lift with funnyman Martin on banjo as they're joined by a ballet dancer on backing vocals, a bass playing Rabbi, a police officer with a...

Steve Martin & Edie Brickell Record Second Album

The duo tasted success with 2013's Love Has Come for You, and now they've returned to the studio for So Familiar, which will be released in October (15). Martin says, "I guess...

Steve Martin To Receive Top Honour At International Bluegrass Music Awards

The Grammy-winning banjo player will be presented with a Distinguished Achievement prize by officials at the International Bluegrass Music Association in recognition of his "significant contributions" to the bluegrass genre. The other...

David Letterman Comes Out Of Retirement Just To Mock Donald Trump

Former ‘Late Show’ host David Letterman came out of retirement on Friday night, to make a very special appearance onstage with comedians Steve Martin and Martin Short in San Antonio, Texas. Martin and Short are...

Steve Martin 'Honoured' With Accolade

Steve Martin is ''so honoured'' to receive the 43rd American Film Institute Life Achievement award.The 69-year-old actor will accept the prestigious accolade during a tribute airing on TBS on Saturday (13.06.15) and believes he has...

Stars Honour Steve Martin At Afi Gala

The Father of the Bride star was handed the AFI's 43rd Life Achievement Award by previous winner Mel Brooks during a ceremony in Los Angeles on Thursday night (04Jun15). Fellow funnyman Black...

Stars Pay Tribute To Late Anne Meara

Meara, the mother of movie star Ben Stiller and wife of comedian Jerry Stiller, passed away on Saturday (23May15), aged 85, and funnyman Martin was among the first to offer praise. Martin...

David Letterman's 'Late Show' Set Dismantled Less Than 24 Hours After Final Episode

David Letterman's Late Show set has already been thrown in the trash. The talk show host's last show was on Wednesday night (20th May) but within 24 hours the set had been dismantled and parts...

Stars Bid Farewell To David Letterman

The veteran U.S. talk show host has presented The Late Show with David Letterman since 1982, but he announced last year (14) that he was retiring and being replaced by Stephen Colbert....

Kim Gordon And Steve Martin Lead Tributes To Late Artist

The sculptor and performance artist died aged 69 at his California home after battling cancer, his art dealer pal Larry Gagosian confirmed. Burden was known for his controversial installations and caused...

Steve Martin To Be Inducted Into American Banjo Museum Hall Of Fame

The stars will be feted for contributions to the banjo-playing community alongside fellow Class of 2015 honourees Eddy Davis, Tim Allan and banjo designer Albert Grover at a ceremony in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma...

'Home' Is A Hit Even Before It Opens

While 'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' held on to the top spot on the British box office chart for the third straight week, the real champion last weekend was the riotously enjoyable DreamWorks animated...

Will Ferrell Doesn't Care About His Appearance

Will Ferrell doesn't ''give a s**t'' how he looks.The 47-year-old comedian recently gatecrashed the birthday party of a 100-year-old woman at an assisted living facility in Los Angeles - where he sang alongside two elderly...

Steve Martin To Join Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk

Steve Martin is to join the cast of 'Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk'.The 'Cheaper By The Dozen' star is set to take a role in the adaptation of the novel of the same time.Deadline reports...

Mike Myers Feared Saturday Night Live Sack 'Every Week'

Mike Myers thought he was being fired from 'Saturday Night Live' ''every week''. The 51-year-old actor was so desperate to remain on the late-night TV sketch show - which he was a featured performer on...

Tina Fey Wants Neil Patrick Harris To Sing

Tina Fey wants Neil Patrick Harris to sing at the 2015 Oscars.The 'This Is Where I Leave You' actress, who is set to host the Golden Globe Awards for the second time with close friend...

Steve Martin Awarded Afi's Life Achievement Award

Steve Martin will receive the "highest honour in film", the American Film Institute's Life Achievement Award. The AFI announced the news on their website on Friday (3rd October).Steve Martin has been awarded the AFI Life...

Steve Martin To Receive Afi Life Achievement Award

Steve Martin has been announced as the next recipient of the American Film Institute’s highest honour, their Life Achievement Award. The 69 year old will receive the award at a special gala tribute to take...

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