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Rachel Weisz's Unemployment Worries

Rachel Weisz is always worried she will be unemployed.The Oscar-winning actress - who married James Bond star Daniel Craig earlier this year - admits she is constantly concerned she will not have any work even...

James Franco Treated To A Hot-air Balloon Flight

James Franco's acting agent gifted the star with a balloon flight after he won the lead in Wizard Of Oz prequel OZ: The Great & Powerful.The 127 Hours actor plays the titular wizard in the...

Sam Raimi To Remake The Evil Dead

Sam Raimi is set to remake 'The Evil Dead'. The 'Spider-Man' director - who rose to fame with the horror film in 1981 - is heading back to work on a remake of the project,...

Abigail Spencer Lands Oz, The Great And Powerful Role

Abigail Spencer has joined the cast of 'Oz, The Great and Powerful'. The 'Mad Men' actress will star as an assistant to James Franco's titular character at the beginning of the movie, while he is...

Lady Gaga Loves Antique Shows

Lady Gaga is hooked on 'Antiques Roadshow'. The 25-year-old singer - who is well known for her eccentric tastes - is obsessed with the British TV show where people bring in their valuables to find...

Marilyn Monroe Dress Fetches 4.6 Million

Marilyn Monroe's iconic dress from 'The Seven Year Itch' has fetched $4.6 million at auction. The white dress - which the late actress wore during a scene where a gust of wind from the subway...

Julie Andrews' Movie Costumes For Sale

Julie Andrews' costumes from 'The Sound of Music' are among 3,500 items to be auctioned off from a collection owned by Debbie Reynolds.'Singin' in the Rain' star Debbie - the daughter of actress Carrie Fisher...

Zach Braff Joins Oz: The Great And Powerful

Zach Braff is being lined up to join the cast of 'Oz: The Great and Powerful'.The 'Garden State' actor has been approached to take on the role of Frank, the loyal assistant of Oz (James...

Michelle Williams To Play Glinda In Oz: The Great And Powerful

Michelle Williams will play Glinda the Good Witch in 'Oz: The Great and Powerful'. The 'Blue Valentine' actress will star alongside James Franco as the titular wizard and Mila Kunis as her sister Theodora in...

Oprah Winfrey Gets Tributes From Madonna And Tom Cruise

Madonna, Tom Cruise and Arnold Schwarzenegger's estranged wife Maria Shriver were among the stars at the taping of Oprah Winfrey's final chat show episodes. Around 13,000 people attended the recording at the United Centre in...

Williams To Play Glinda In Oz Prequel

Michelle Williams is set to make movie magic after landing the coveted role of Glinda The Good Witch in the star-studded Wizard Of Oz prequel.Variety reports the Brokeback Mountain star has beaten Hilary Swank to...

Rachel Weisz For The Bourne Legacy?

Rachel Weisz is set to star in 'The Bourne Legacy'. The 'Constant Gardner' actress has entered negotiations for a role in the spinoff - which will follow on from the first three Bourne films starring...

Rachel Weisz To Play Evanora In Oz: The Great And Powerful

Rachel Weisz is set to play the evil witch in 'Oz: The Great and Powerful'. The 'Constant Gardner' actress has entered negotiations to star alongside James Franco as the titular wizard and Mila Kunis as...

James Franco Excited For Sam Raimi On Oz Movie

James Franco wanted to work on 'Oz: The Great and Powerful' so he could team up with Sam Raimi.The '127 Hours' actor collaborated with the director on the 'Spider-Man' movie series - starring Tobey Maguire...

Lady Gaga Given Judy Garland's Shoes

Lady Gaga received Judy Garland's original ruby red slippers from 'The Wizard of Oz' movie for her 25th birthday yesterday (28.03.11). The 'Born This Way' singer revealed the present meant so much to her because...

Mila Kunis Joins Oz, The Great And Powerful

Mila Kunis has signed up for 'Oz, the Great and Powerful'. The 'Black Swan' star will play witch Theodora in the 'Wizard of Oz' prequel, opposite James Franco as the titular wizard.The movie tells the...

Mila Kunis Lands Oz Role

Mila Kunis is set to star in 'Oz, The Great and Powerful'.The 'Black Swan' actress is in talks to Theodorah, the woman who ends up as the Wicked Witch of the West in the Disney...

Crawford Triumphs Over Disease To Make West End Comeback

Musical star MICHAEL CRAWFORD has told how he overcame chronic fatigue syndrome to make his comeback in ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER's WIZARD OF OZ revamp.The British singer/actor returned to London's West End in the new production...

James Franco In Talks For Oz: Great And Powerful?

James Franco is in talks for 'Oz: Great and Powerful'. The '127 Hours' star is reportedly wanted by film bosses to take on the lead role in the 'Wizard of Oz' prequel to be directed...

Anne Hathaway Nervous Performing In Front Of Will.i.am

Anne Hathaway was "intimidated" about singing in front of will.i.am.The actress loved working on new animated movie 'Rio' - in which she voices the character of outspoken macaw Jewel - and though she was happy...

Johnny Depp For Wizard Of Oz Prequel?

Johnny Depp is in talks for 'Oz: Great and Powerful'. Robert Downey Jr. was initially expected to play the lead role in the prequel to the 'Wizard of Oz' story - directed by Sam Raimi...

Webber Planning To Take Oz To Kansas After U.s. Talent Search

ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER is in talks with U.S. TV executives over plans to bring his WIZARD OF OZ talent search to America.The composer is hoping to launch a television casting show to find an unknown...

Anne Hathaway's Judy Garland Biopic Fan Worries

Anne Hathaway's is concerned Judy Garland fans will scream "murder" when she sings in a forthcoming biopic. The Oscar-nominated beauty has been in talks to star as the screen legend - best known for her...

Johnny Depp A Thin Man?

Johnny Depp is to play the lead role in an adaptation of 'The Thin Man'. The Hollywood heartthrob is keen to get 'Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides' director Rob Marshall to direct him...

Sade Turned Jay-z Down

Sade has turned down working with Jay-Z as she is "too scared" to collaborate. The English 'Fast Car' singer said she has been approached by a number of Hip Hop stars about using the tracks...

Sam Raimi To Direct Oz Prequel

Sam Raimi is set to direct the 3D prequel to 'The Wizard of Oz'.The former 'Spider-Man' director has reportedly signed up to make Disney's 'Oz, The Great and Powerful', which is believed to be starring...

Crawford Signs Up For Lloyd Webber's Wizard Of Oz

MICHAEL CRAWFORD, the king of the musicals, is set for a West End return - in ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER's WIZARD OF OZ revamp.The Phantom of the Opera and Barnum superstar will join the cast of...

Rice To Join Lloyd Webber For New Oz Musical

ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER and TIM RICE are to recreate their musical magic for the revamp of the WIZARD OF OZ, according to reports.Rice has let it slip that he'll join his former songwriting partner for...

Barrymore Headed To Oz

DREW BARRYMORE is stepping behind the camera again to direct a WIZARD OF OZ sequel, according to a new report.The former child star has signed on to direct Surrender Dorothy, about the great-great-granddaughter of Dorothy...

Downey Jr. To Play Wizard Of Oz?

ROBERT DOWNEY JR. is reportedly set to team up with director SAM MENDES to bring the WIZARD OF OZ back to life.The original 1939 movie, starring Judy Garland, became a cinematic classic, while another film...

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