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Coldplay Working With Ash Frontman

Coldplay have been recording with Ash frontman Tim Wheeler.Northern Irish rocker Tim was invited to sessions for the 'Viva La Vida' band's new album by singer Chris Martin because he is a big fan of...

Naomi Watts Joins J. Edgar

Naomi Watts is to star in Clint Eastwood's biopic 'J. Edgar'.The Australian actress will star as the FBI director John Edgar Hoover's secretary of 54 years Helen Gandy, who after his death destroyed his personal...

Coldplay Finalising Album Tracks

Coldplay have narrowed their next album down to 15 songs and are trying "risky things" with them. 'The Scientist' rockers have narrowed the potential tracks for their fifth album down, but lead singer Chris Martin...

Ozzy Osbourne's Tv Chat-up Lines

Ozzy Osbourne used to ask women if he could watch TV at their house in a secret bid to bed them.The Black Sabbath rocker - who has been married to Sharon Osbourne since 1982 -...

Naomi Watts For The Birds Remake?

Naomi Watts hopes she can star in a remake of Alfred Hitchcock's 'The Birds'. The Australian actress reveals plans are afoot for a remake of the project, but no script has currently been written for...

Take That Have Girls Night

Take That have monthly "band and the birds" evenings.The five-piece British band - who have recently welcomed back Robbie Williams after he quit in 1995 - have revealed that once a month they get their...

Hedren Set To Take On Big Cat Villains Again

THE BIRDS star TIPPI HEDREN is set to take on America's most menacing big cat breeders again - years after their death threats turned her into a virtual recluse. The actress mother of Melanie Griffith, who...

Clooney Tipped To Star In The Birds

THE BIRDS star ROD TAYLOR was wary of a remake of the 1963 movie - until he learned GEORGE CLOONEY is favourite to take the lead role. Clooney is tipped to play lawyer Mitch Brenner...

Hedren Going Broke

THE BIRDS star TIPPI HEDREN is desperate for acting work - because she's broke. The 78-year-old admits she's sunk so much cash into her big cat wildlife preserve Shambala in California, she has none left...

Watts To Face The Birds

New mum NAOMI WATTS is to take on TIPPI HEDREN's iconic film role in a remake of ALFRED HITCHCOCK thriller THE BIRDS. The actress will play Melanie Daniels in the new film, an updated adaptation...

Watts To Battle The Birds?

Australian actress NAOMI WATTS has been offered the lead role in the remake of ALFRED HITCHCOCK's 1963 horror classic THE BIRDS. ARMAGEDDON director MICHAEL BAY's company will produce the new version of the film. She...

Pleshette Battling Cancer

Beloved US TV legend SUZANNE PLESHETTE is battling lung cancer, according to press reports. The 69-year-old star of THE BIRDS is undergoing chemotherapy treatment at Los Angeles' Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, but feels like she's got...

Neverland Animals Find New Homes

Pop star MICHAEL JACKSON is moving one step closer to permanently closing his Neverland ranch, after finding homes for most of the animals residing on the California estate. The star has been living in Bahrain...

Hedren Offers Fans A Safari Camp-out

Movie veteran TIPPI HEDREN is raising funds for her California wildlife reserve by offering fans the chance to spend the night in a safari tent with her. THE BIRDS actress is offering adventurers the...

Mcgregor To Star In New Hitchcock Film

Scots heart-throb EWAN McGREGOR has signed up to appear in a new film based on the life of ALFRED HITCHCOCK. The film will focus on the director's early years growing up in London, and...

Ed Mcbain Dies

American writer ED McBAIN died on Wednesday (06JUL05) following a battle with throat cancer. He was 78. McBain sold more than 100 million copies of his crime novels, including the 87th PRECINCT series, and...

The Birds Flying Back To The Big Screen

ALFRED HITCHCOCK's eerie THE BIRDS is the latest classic heading for a remake. PEARL HARBOR director MICHAEL BAY and Hollywood heavyweight PETER GUBER are working on the revamped version of the 1963...

Kilmer Makes A Mint At Celebrity Show

Actor VAL KILMER reportedly raked in a small fortune at a Los Angeles autograph show last weekend (4/5OCT03) - by making fans pay to get their picture taken with him. According to the PAGE...

The Birds Problems Revealed By Tippi Hedren

Filming on the set of cult ALFRED HITCHCOCK thriller THE BIRDS was brought to a standstill one afternoon when one of creature handler RAY BREWICK's seagulls flew off. Brewick trained three gulls to fly...

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Spinal Tap's Derek Smalls To Drop Debut Solo Album In Character

Spinal Tap's Derek Smalls To Drop Debut Solo Album In Character

'Smalls Change (Meditations Upon Ageing)' arrives in April.

Dolly Parton Picks Up TWO Guinness World Records

Dolly Parton Picks Up TWO Guinness World Records

The two awards have made for a great 72nd birthday present for the country music icon.

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