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Hudson And Whitaker Triumph At Image Awards

FOREST WHITAKER and JENNIFER HUDSON picked up acting prizes at the NAACP Image Awards on Friday (02MAR07), just six days after their Oscar wins. Whitaker was named Best Actor for his performance as Ugandan dictator...

Travolta And Daughter Set To Star In Comedy

SWORDFISH star JOHN TRAVOLTA is in talks to star alongside wife KELLY PRESTON and daughter ELLA BLEU in the comedy OLD DOGS. Travolta is reteaming with his WILD HOGS director WALT BECKER for the 'buddy...

Degeneres In Tears Over Oscars Feat

Oscars host ELLEN DeGENERES burst into tears on her live post-Academy Awards TV talk show yesterday (26FEB07), after a string of celebrities poured praise on her via video. The humbled comedienne fought to regain composure...

Tucker Dating Arie?

RUSH HOUR star CHRIS TUCKER is reportedly dating soul singer INDIA.ARIE. The couple have been spotted together at star-studded events in Los Angeles, and were seen at the opening of OPRAH WINFREY's Leadership Academy For...

Newton Fought To Change Terrible Mother Character

Actress THANDIE NEWTON fought to change the plight of her character in WILL SMITH's new film THE PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS - because she couldn't portray a mother who would just give up a child. The...

Hollywood's Finest Hungry For Oscars

Hollywood's finest have gathered at the Beverly Hilton in California to attend the Oscar nominees lunch.The glitterati descended to congratulate each other and enjoy the first stage in the build-up to the Academy Awards set...

By on 06 February 2007

Whitaker: West Won't Understand Uganda

FOREST WHITAKER has said the Western world would never be able to fully understand the politics of the African country of Uganda.The actor, who has been nominated for an Oscar for his portrayal of Idi...

By on 05 February 2007

Balboa Continues His Reign At UK Box Office

SYLVESTER STALLONE's knockout drama ROCKY BALBOA has maintained its iron grip on the UK box office for the second week running. The sixth installment of the heavyweight franchise took GBP1.7 million ($3.3 million) to remain...

Dreamgirls: All Bets Are Off

Leaving many Oscar handicappers scratching their heads, Dreamgirls failed to win a nomination for best picture of the year despite garnering more nominations -- eight -- than any other film. Several film critics had suggested...

Anxious Wait For Oscars Hopefuls

Actors are waiting with bated breath today as the much-anticipated nominations for the 79th Academy Awards are set to be announced.Films expected to be given the nod for best picture include Babel, The Queen and...

By on 23 January 2007

Stallone Knock Out At UK Box Office

SYLVESTER STALLONE has proved he's still a movie heavyweight by battling to the top of the UK box office with fighting film ROCKY BALBOA. The sixth installment of the ROCKY series left the competition bruised...

Cannon Set For Love Match As Ashe

Actor NICK CANNON has been hired by WILL SMITH to play late tennis ace ARTHUR ASHE in a new biopic. Smith will produce the project, and BOBBY star Cannon can't wait to start taking tennis...

Denzel Washington: America's Favorite Star

Denzel Washington has dethroned Tom Hanks as the nation's favorite movie star, according to results of a Harris poll. Hanks had held the top spot for two years in a row but fell to second...

Smith Gives Teetotal Japanese Pm Wine

WILL SMITH was left red-faced after he presented teetotal Japanese Prime Minister SHINZO ABE with two bottles of wine earlier today (18JAN06). The star met Abe while promoting new movie THE PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS, and...

Cohen Has Stars In Stitches With Globes Gas Story

Funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN provided the comic highlight of last night's (15JAN07) Golden Globe Awards when he paid tribute to BORAT co-star KEN DAVITIAN's "rancid" gas. The BORAT star, who claimed one of the event's...

Smith Reveals Secret To Happy Marriage

Hollywood superstar WILL SMITH has named "good sex" as the secret ingredient to a happy and long-lasting marriage. Smith, who has been wed to JADA PINKETT SMITH for nine years, is adamant being passionate in...

Cohen Has Stars In Stitches With Globes Gas Story

Funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN provided the comic highlight of last night's (15JAN07) Golden Globe Awards when he paid tribute to BORAT co-star KEN DAVITIAN's "rancid" gas. The BORAT star, who claimed one of the event's...

British Talent Gears Up For Golden Globes

Some of Britain's top actresses are gearing up for one of the biggest awards ceremonies of the year  the Golden Globes.Brits Helen Mirren, Judi Dench and Kate Winslet have all been nominated for best...

By on 15 January 2007

Stomp The Yard Rules Us Box Office

Ben Stiller's Night At The Museum has been knocked off the number one spot in the US box office by urban dance film Stomp The Yard.Featuring Ricky Gervais, Robin Williams and Steve Coogan, Night At...

By on 15 January 2007

Row Over Real-life 'Villain' Of The Pursuit Of Happyness

The woman who inspired THANDIE NEWTON's character in WILL SMITH's new movie THE PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS is furious she has been portrayed as a sex-obsessed and cruel mother in the film. The film is about...

Smiths Keep Son Away From Tv News

WILL SMITH and his wife JADA PINKETT SMITH make sure their son JADEN doesn't watch the TV news, because otherwise the eight-year-old has nightmares for weeks. The Smiths are amazed by how Jaden, who co-stars...

Will Smith Never To Rap Again?

Rapper/actor WILL SMITH may never record music again, after his nephew "officially retired" him. The JUST THE TWO OF US star now plans to concentrate solely on his hugely-successful Hollywood career. He says, "My nephew...

Will Smith Pursues Happyness For The Prince's Trust

The charming WILL SMITH dropped into London last night to attend the premiere of his latest movie, THE PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS.But instead of livening up the crowd with cheeky and impromptu renditions of MEN IN...

By on 09 January 2007

Stiller's Museum Comedy Still On Top In America

BEN STILLER's family hit NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM is still making an exhibition of itself at the top of the US box office after taking over cinemas during the lucrative Christmas (06) and New Year...

Sag Bestows Double Laurels On Mirren, Dicaprio

In their annual self-congratulations, the Screen Actors Guild selected Leonardo DiCaprio and Helen Mirren as nominees in two different categories of the 13th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. DiCaprio received a best-actor nomination for his...

Dicaprio Leads Screen Awards Nominations

Leonardo DiCaprio has led the way at the Screen Actors Guild (Sag) awards with two nominations for 'outstanding' performances.His role as Archer in Blood Diamond earned him the nomination for outstanding performance by a male...

By on 04 January 2007

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...

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