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Burnett's The Bible Being Made Into A Movie

It has been a hit miniseries on the History Channel, a book based on the miniseries, a boxed DVD and Blu-ray set, and now, says executive producer Mark Burnett, The Bible is being condensed for...

Elizabeth Taylor Was 'Beautiful Beyond Pornography'

Elizabeth Taylor was ''beautiful beyond the dreams of pornography'', according to Richard Burton's diaries.The actor's private writings are to be published later this year, and extracts reveal his intimate thoughts about Elizabeth, whom he was...

Ice-t Launches The Art Of Rap In London

Ice-T was joined by a host of rap superstars to launch 'Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap' in London last night (19.07.12).The legendary 'Cop Killer' hitmaker was joined by Public Enemy's Chuck D, Wu...

Simon Cowell 'Was Engaged To Glamour Model'

Simon Cowell was reportedly once secretly engaged to a Page 3 girl.The 52-year-old music mogul apparently proposed to glamour model Louise Payne - who he met in 1995 following the breakdown of her marriage to...

Queen Mother Remembered In Memorial

Britain's late Queen Mother and Princess Margaret were praised for the way the ''significantly enriched'' people's lives at a memorial service yesterday (30.03.12).The two royals were honoured at Windsor Castle's St. George's Chapel in a...

Liam Hemsworth Happy For Hunger Tears

Liam Hemsworth is excited by the ''passion'' people have with 'The Hunger Games'.The Australian actor - who plays the role of Gale Hawthorne in the eagerly-anticipated sci-fi action film - admits he has only recently...

Frida Giannini Creates Clothes For Charlotte

Frida Giannini has created a special line of clothing for Charlotte Casiraghi.The Monaco royal was recently named as the new face of the Italian fashion house and its creative director was keen to pay homage...

Shatner Says He Was "Shocked" By Priceline Decision

William Shatner maintains that he did not learn that his iconic Priceline character The Negotiator would be killed off in a new commercial until he was handed the script for it. "No one was more...

Gerard Butler's Shakespearian Experience

'Coriolanus' is like "Shakespeare meets 'The Hurt Locker', according to Gerard Butler. The 42-year-old actor stars as gruff warlord Tullus Aufidus in the Ralph Fiennes directed movie which updates the Shakespearian setting to a Balkan...

Harvey Weinstein To Make James Corden A Hollywood Star

Harvey Weinstein has vowed to make James Corden a big Hollywood star. The film producer - who has worked on hit films 'The English Patient', 'The Reader' and 'Pulp Fiction' - has been so impressed...

Iron Maiden Announce En Vivo! Live Album

Iron Maiden are releasing a live album of their The Final Frontier World Tour, called 'En Vivo!' The album was recorded in Santiago, Chile, in April 2011 as part of the Round The World In...

U2'S Effortless Albums

U2 make their records in a way so that they sound "like they didn't try too hard".The 'Vertigo' band work meticulously in the studio, but always aim for their albums to sound effortless and full...

Movie Reviews Hugo

Most critics are hailing Martin Scorsese's Hugo with the passion of confirmed acolytes. Among all of them, Mick LaSalle of the San Francisco Chronicle stands out as the apostate. Scorsese, he writes, is trying to...

Movie Reviews In Time

The critics all seem to agree, the premise of In Time , the sci-fi movie starring Justin Timberlake and Amanda Seyfried, is intriguing. It concerns a future time when time is literally money -- when...

Lady Gaga Cries For Japan

Lady Gaga shed tears for Japan's disaster victims as she appeared in Tokyo today (23.06.11). The 'Edge of Glory' hitmaker cried as she talked of her love of the nation, which is struggling to rebuild...

Richard Gere's Passionate Career

Richard Gere and Martin Sheen "have the most passion for acting".'The Business' star Tamer Hassan says the 'Pretty Woman' and 'Catch Me If You Can' actors - who he stars alongside in forthcoming spy film...

Selena Gomez Doesn't Like Hiding Relationship

Selena Gomez doesn't like "hiding" her relationship with Justin Bieber. The former 'Wizards of Waverly Place' star won't hold back from falling in love with her teen heartthrob boyfriend, but knows they have to be...

Christina Aguilera Laughs Off Troubles

Christina Aguilera has learned to laugh about the recent "hiccups" in her personal life. The 'Burlesque' star split from husband Jordan Bratman last year and was arrested for public intoxication along with new boyfriend Matt...

Shia Labeouf Signs Up For Horns

Shia LaBeouf has signed up to star in 'Horns'. The 'Transformers' actor will appear in and develop the movie based on the Joe Hill novel with Keith Bunin writing the adaptation. Cathy Schulman from Mandalay...

Colin Firth Celebrates Oscar Nod With Champagne

Colin Firth celebrated his Best Actor Oscar nomination with some early morning champagne.The 50-year-old star - who is favourite to win the prestigious award at next month's ceremony for his portrayal of stuttering British monarch...

Jeff Bridges' Marriage Gets Better With Time

Jeff Bridges finds marriage gets better with time.The 61-year-old actor thought his union with Susan Geston - who he wed in 1977 - would grow less passionate as they got older and was pleasantly surprised...

Victoria Beckham's Soulmate Spouse

Victoria Beckham believes her husband David is her "soulmate".The singer-turned-fashion designer - who has been married to the soccer player for 11 years - thinks herself "lucky" to have found David her partner, even though...

Cave Rethinks After Seeing 'Christ'

Rocker-turned-screenwriter NICK CAVE was forced to rework part of his new Australian western movie after viewing THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST. The musician - who penned the screenplay for THE PROPOSITION, an...

Robots Tops Us Box Office

Animated family film ROBOTS has toppled VIN DIESEL's comedy THE PACIFIER to debut at the top of the American box office with a $36.5 million (GBP19.2 million) haul. The Pacifier, the previous weekend's number...

Gibson's Alleged Stalker Ordered To Stand Trial

LATEST: The man accused of stalking MEL GIBSON has been ordered to stand trial. Los Angeles Superior Court judge LELAND HARRIS ruled yesterday (02DEC04) that there was enough evidence to try 34-year-old drifter ZACK...

French Court Drops The Passion Court Case

Three French Jewish brothers have failed in their bid to get MEL GIBSON's controversial film THE PASSION banned in France this week (ends02APR04). PATRICK, JEAN-MARC and GERARD BENLOLO, who branded the film "anti-Semitic", were...

Mel To Release The Passion Every Easter

MEL GIBSON is eager to release his controversial epic THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST every Easter, because he's convinced church-goers will always flock to see it. The Hollywood actor-turned-director believes his violent depiction of...

Actress Claims Mel Bedded Her

MEL GIBSON is bracing himself for another controversy after a little-known actress has claimed the Hollywood star cheated on his wife with her 15 years ago. DIANA ALOUISE has gone public with her affair...

The Passion Spurs On Monty Python Re-release

Movie distributors are planning to re-release MONTY PYTHON classic LIFE OF BRIAN as a light-hearted alternative to MEL GIBSON's harrowing epic THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST . To mark the 25th anniversary of the...

Gibson Planning Jewish Movie

Hollywood star MEL GIBSON is already planning his next foray into the weighty world of religious film-making - he wants to make a movie about the origins of the Jewish holiday of HANUKKAH. Gibson...

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