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Hard Childhood Inspired Seal To Write Song

Grammy-award winning singer SEAL was inspired to write a song for the WILL SMITH film THE PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS based on his own traumatic upbringing as a child. Seal's lyrics focus on a father's need...

Happy New Year For Stiller + Smith

BEN STILLER and WILL SMITH have started off 2007 on a high note by taking charge of the US box office for a second week. Stiller's family comedy NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM starts the New...

Museum Exhibits Staying Power

Having already nailed a win at the box office over the Christmas holiday weekend, Night at the Museum, starring Ben Stiller, is easily winning the New Year's holiday weekend as well. Indeed, the movie is...

A Dream Debut For Dreamgirls

It only played in 852 theaters during just one day of the four-day holiday weekend, but Dreamgirls managed to place seventh on the list of top box-office performers for the penultimate weekend of the year...

Box-office Blahs At Christmas

Like the holiday stockings hanging at the fireplace, the Christmas box office turned out to be pretty much a mixed bag. Although some studios revised their estimates for the Friday-to-Sunday period, they did not release...

Stiller Tops Movie Charts

Ben Stiller's new movie, Night at the Museum, has proved itself to be a festive family favourite at the box office.The film sees Stiller star alongside British comedian Ricky Gervais and Mrs Doubtfire actor Robin...

By on 26 December 2006

Stiller Wins, But Sly Makes Credible Comeback

Going into the final rounds of the holiday battle at the box office today (Monday), Ben Stiller's Night at the Museum was pounding Sylvester Stallone's Rocky Balboa. The Stiller comedy has earned an estimated $30.8...

Cruise Convinces Smith To Have Big Wedding

WILL SMITH and his wife JADA PINKETT SMITH were satisfied with the small wedding ceremony they held in 1997, until they attended TOM CRUISE and KATIE HOLMES Italian nuptials last month (NOV06). The MEN IN...

Smith Wants More Kids

WILL SMITH wants to add to his family but is struggling to persuade wife JADA PINKETT SMITH to fall pregnant. The ALI actor already has son JADEN, eight, and daughter WILLOW, six, with his wife...

The Things They

"His wedding was world news. I am so jealous of him right now! World news! Iraq and Tom." WILL SMITH jokes about TOM CRUISE's level of fame....

Hot Pursuit

Will Smith's The Pursuit of Happyness left all rivals in hot pursuit over the weekend as the movie took in $26.5 million, well ahead of the expected winner, 20th Century Fox's Eragon, which earned $23.2...

Dreamgirls Breaks Records At Black Reel Nominations

Movie musical DREAMGIRLS has set a new record at the Foundation for the Advancement of African-Americans in Film (FAAAF) Black Reel Awards by becoming the first film to land more than 10 nominations in the...

Happyness Rolls Lucky 13 For Sony

Box-office receipts for The Pursuit of Happyness were the source of happiness for Sony execs over the weekend as the film raked in $27 million in ticket sales, well ahead of expectations. The film, starring...

Smith's Happyness Debuts At Number One

Christmas has come early for WILL SMITH - days after landing his first Best Actor Golden Globe nomination, his new movie THE PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS has shot to the top of the US box office...

Mayor Hopes To Inspire Homeless With Will Smith Film

Chattanooga, Tennessee Mayor RON LITTLEFIELD is hoping to inspire his city's homeless population after screening WILL SMITH's new rags-to-riches movie THE PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS for them. The new film, in which Smith portrays real-life homeless...

Smith Shuns Scientology

WILL SMITH has laughed of rumours he has become a Scientologist, insisting he would upset his late grandmother by adopting the religion. The MEN IN BLACK star is a close friend of outspoken Scientologist TOM...

Movie Reviews: The Pursuit Of Happyness

Will Smith is drawing some of the strongest reviews in his career for his performance in The Pursuit of Happyness, based on a true story about the struggle of a single father to work his...

Smith's Real Life Role Model Unimpressed With His Stardom

The real-life hero whose rags-to-riches story features in WILL SMITH's latest film was far from impressed when he discovered the I, ROBOT star was playing him on the big screen. Entrepreneur CHRISTOPHER GARDNER, who went...

Newton: 'It's Hard Being Horrible To Will'

THANDIE NEWTON failed to bond with her co-star WILL SMITH on the set of THE PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS, and admits they "never got to know each other". Newton and Smith's characters are at odds in...

Sony Credits Marketing For Record Results

With Sony Films seemingly poised to extend its record of 12 No. 1 opening weekends this year with the premiere of the Will Smith starrer The Pursuit of Happyness on Friday, the studio is crediting...

Smith's Son Can't Tell A Lie

WILL SMITH's son JADEN once wrecked his father's plans to throw a huge birthday surprise for actress wife JADA PINKETT SMITH - because he found it heartbreaking to lie to his mother. The young actor...

Smith Donates One Million Dollars To School

Hollywood star JADA PINKETT SMITH has donated $1 million (GBP510,000) to her high school, Baltimore School for the Arts. Smith, who is married to actor WILL SMITH, will have the new school theatre named after...

Cruise Is A Turn Off In New Poll

MISSION IMPOSSIBLE star TOM CRUISE is the actor most likely to turn Americans off watching a film, according to a new poll in trade magazine Editor and Publisher. In the survey, one in three people...

Cruise Wedding Goes On, And On

Nearly a month after Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes walked down the aisle, the celebrations are still continuing.The couple are reportedly holding a post-wedding party in Los Angeles this Saturday for all of their friends...

By on 08 December 2006

Smith Had Scuffle With Tax Collectors

WILL SMITH insists he could identify with the character he plays in his new movie because they both have had brushes with the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Smith plays CHRIS GARDNER in the movie...

Smith Tribute Turns Into Emotional Family Night

WILL SMITH held back tears as he was honoured in New York at the weekend (03DEC06) when his proud wife JADA PINKETT SMITH sobbed about what it's like being married to a great man. Pinkett...

Foxx Mocks Winfrey's Female Friendship

JAMIE FOXX left OPRAH WINFREY squirming when he mocked the TV star's relationship with her friend GAYLE KING at a tribute to WILL SMITH on Sunday (03DEC06). The Oscar winner played on rumours suggesting Winfrey...

Newton Scared By Film Role

Actress THANDIE NEWTON fought an emotional battle in new movie THE PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS, because she thought portraying a wayward mother could "demonise" her. Newton, who has two children, RIPLEY and NICO, with writer OL...

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