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"Greatest Baseball Game Ever" To Air Tonight

In what is likely to attract just about every baseball fan in the country, the MLB Network is scheduled to rebroadcast Game 7 of the 1960 World Series tonight (Wednesday), regarded by many as the...

Pirates Star Green Dead At 65

Former JOHNNY KIDD & THE PIRATES star MICK GREEN has died, aged 65.Green also recorded and played with Van Morrison and Sir Paul MCCartney. As a member of The Pirates, he recorded 1960s hits like...

Sweeney Todd Slashes Its Way To Top Of UK Box Office

Tim Burton's Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street has carved a bloodthirsty path to the top of the UK box office after its opening weekend.The gore-drenched musical, an adaptation of Stephen Sondheim's famed...

By on 29 January 2008

Bb Hijackers Told To Leave

They were asked to take over the BIG BROTHER: CELEBRITY HIJACK house for the day, but NICOLE APPLETON and MELANIE BLATT of ALL SAINTS may have gone too far.After setting a testing challenge for the...

By on 23 January 2008

Crook Introduces Bb Nerd Day

Mackenzie Crook has taken over the Big Brother house and announced he is implementing 'Nerd Day'.The new hijacker, famed for playing Gareth Keenan in The Office, told the housemates that his experiences playing "the ultimate...

By on 22 January 2008

Bucket List Tops Box Office

Sentimental drama The Bucket List has jumped 22 places to become the biggest film at the North American box office.Screen International said the Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman-starring film took $19.5 million (9.9 million) over...

By on 14 January 2008

Depp: I Never Wanted To Act

Johnny Depp has said that he never wanted to be an actor and that music was always his "first love".In an interview with Rolling Stone magazine the star, who is currently promoting his new musical...

By on 11 January 2008

Bloom 'Sober' In La Crash

Orlando Bloom was not under the influence when he drove his Toyota Matrix into two parked cars yesterday morning, police have confirmed.The Pirates of the Caribbean star was at the wheel when his car was...

By on 13 October 2007

Halloween Film Tops Us Summer Box Office

A remake of horror film Halloween has topped the US box office with opening weekend takings of $26.5 million (13.14 million).The horror film comfortably overtook last week's number one Superbad as movie studios celebrate the...

By on 03 September 2007

Knightley: I Did Pirates Without A Script

Actress Keira Knightley has said that she played scenes in the Pirates of the Caribbean films without a script.In an interview appearing in the October issue of Empire Magazine, the star, who was first noticed...

By on 31 August 2007

Shrek Fends Off Mcclane At Box Office

Shrek the Third has retained the top spot at the UK box office after fending off the challenge of Die Hard 4.0, which has entered the chart at number two.The third film in the ogre-caper...

By on 11 July 2007

Pirates Loot The Gold At The Box Office

The latest instalment in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise has been a box office success, as expected.Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End sees the cast from the previous two films reunited for one...

By on 30 May 2007

Knightley Wins Libel Case Over 'Anorexia' Article

Actress Keira Knightley has accepted 3,000 in libel damages from the Daily Mail newspaper over an article which implied she had an eating disorder.A picture of the star on the beach was placed alongside an...

By on 24 May 2007

Pirates Star Says Richards Is 'A God'

Pirates of the Caribbean star Johnny Depp has labelled his co-star and rock 'n' roll legend Keith Richards 'a God'.The actor, who portrays the swashbuckling Captain Jack Sparrow in the latest Pirates movie, said he...

By on 22 May 2007

Depp Thanks Great Ormond Street

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN star JOHNNY DEPP has spoken of his gratitude to Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital in London for saving daughter LILY-ROSE's life.The 47-year-old actor was filming at London's Pinewood Studios when his...

By on 21 May 2007

Bloom: I Need A Girlfriend

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN star ORLANDO BLOOM has admitted the dating game is not his strong point and he has struggled to find the right woman.The 30-year-old actor claimed that, following his split from girlfriend...

By on 18 May 2007

Depp Opens Up On Daughter's Illness

Johnny Depp has admitted that his daughter's recent illness gave him and his long-term partner Vanessa Paradis a "great scare".Seven-year-old Lily-Rose was admitted to hospital with potentially fatal food poisoning two months ago, causing filming...

By on 10 May 2007

Depp's Film 'On Hold' For Sick Daughter

Filming of Johnny Depp's latest movie has been put on hold until his daughter has recovered from her illness.According to the Sun newspaper, the Pirates of the Caribbean actor has vowed not to return to...

By on 13 March 2007

Depp's Daughter 'Improving'

Johnny Depp's daughter is said to be showing signs of improvement after being treated in a London hospital.Details of Lily-Rose's condition have remained sketchy as Depp and his partner Vanessa Paradis have sought to maintain...

By on 09 March 2007

Depp 'In Bedside Vigil' For Sick Daughter

Johnny Depp has been keeping a bedside vigil for his seriously ill daughter in hospital, according to reports.The Pirates of the Caribbean actor and his partner Vanessa Paradis have spent the last nine days with...

By on 08 March 2007

Keira To Take A Break

British actress Keira Knightley has told media that she has decided to take a break.The actress, who has been working on back to back films has said in an interview that it is time that...

By on 08 February 2007

Keira Knightley Sues Over Eating Disorder Claims

Keira Knightley has begun legal action against a newspaper publisher over allegations that she lied about an eating disorder.The Pirates of the Caribbean (PoTC) actress was pictured in the Daily Mail newspaper on the beach...

By on 22 January 2007

Pirates Takes Home Awards Haul

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest was the big winner at last night's People's Choice Awards, with the blockbuster being named favourite movie and best film drama of the last year.Star Johnny Depp, who...

By on 10 January 2007

Bond Star Eva Earns Bafta Nomination

Latest Bond girl Eva Green has been nominated as the rising star of the year by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Baftas).Starring as Treasury worker Vesper Lynd who steals Bond's heart in...

By on 08 January 2007

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