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Hudson To Headline Wizard Of Oz Concert

New mum JENNIFER HUDSON is to headline a free concert to launch the newly-remastered WIZARD OF OZ movie in New York's Central Park.The Oscar-winner will be one of several singers performing classic songs from the...

Hathaway To Play Garland On Stage And Screen

Oscar nominee ANNE HATHAWAY is to double up as JUDY GARLAND in an ambitious new theatre and film project, which will bring the beloved WIZARD OF OZ star's life story to the stage and the...

Munchkins To Be Honoured On Walk Of Fame

THE MUNCHKINS from the WIZARD OF OZ have another brick road to celebrate after landing a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Little people Betty Ann Bruno, Mickey Carroll, Ruth Duccini, Joan Kenmore and...

Iconic Hollywood Props Sold On Ebay

Some of Hollywood's most famous props, including heads of STAR WARS R2-D2 and C3PO, are to go under the hammer on auction website eBay. Valued at a total of GBP1.7 million ($3.1 million), the sale...

Will Snatches Wicked Role

British pop star WILL YOUNG is keen to explore his dark side after auditioning to play the male lead in West End WIZARD OF OZ spin-off WICKED. The singer - who launched his acting career...

Gest Denies 'Garland Obsession'

Music promoter DAVID GEST is baffled by his persona as a JUDY GARLAND fanatic - insisting he has never had any interest in the iconic star. Gest, who split up with Garland's daughter LIZA MINNELLI...

Idol Runner-up Lands Record Deal

AMERICAN IDOL runner-up KATHARINE MCPHEE has been given a boost after losing out on victory to soul man TAYLOR HICKS - she has been signed to Idol creator SIMON FULLER's 19 Recordings Limited and RCA....

Coachella Rocks As 60,000 Hit The Desert

California's Coachella Valley Music + Arts Festival smashed attendance records over the weekend (29-30APR06) as more than 60,000 music fans basked in the sun at the Indio event. Temperatures hit surpassed 90 degrees Fahrenheit (32...

Gay Activist Bought Brokeback Shirts

LATEST: Longtime gay activist TOM GREGORY was thrilled when he placed the winning bid of $101,100 (GBP59,000) for two cowboy shirts featured in the movie BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN. The items were listed on auction website...

Minnelli Convinced Garland Did Not Commit Suicide

LIZA MINNELLI laughs off constant rumours that her famous mother JUDY GARLAND committed suicide - because there's no way the drama queen would have killed herself without getting dressed up. The CABARET star admits...

Alyssa's Hallowe'en Treat

Actress ALYSSA MILANO thrilled fans on American chat show ELLEN this morning (29OCT04) by dressing up as STAR WARS heroine PRINCESS LEIA to celebrate Hallowe'en. The CHARMED star also draped a cloth over her...

Moore To Join Wicked Cast?

Acting and singing superstar MANDY MOORE is considering a starring role in hit Broadway musical WICKED. The SAVED! beauty told fans on her official website about her love for the WIZARD OF OZ prequel,...

Somewhere Over The Rainbow Tops Afi Movie Music List

JUDY GARLAND's WIZARD OF OZ tune SOMEWHERE OVER THE RAINBOW has topped another movie music poll. The beloved song, which was voted the best tune of the last millennium in a 2000 poll, has...

Jackman Scoops Top Tony Award

Australian movie heart-throb HUGH JACKMAN was the toast of Broadway last night (06JUN04) after scooping the Best Leading Actor In A Musical award at the 58th TONYS in New York. The X-MEN star was...

Sigourney Presents Aliens Egg To Museum

Actress SIGOURNEY WEAVER has presented the alien-producing egg from her 1986 movie ALIENS to a museum in Washington, DC. Weaver handed the silver egg to the NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN HISTORY on Wednesday (10DEC03),...

Taye Diggs Joining Wife On Broadway

Former ALLY McBEAL star TAYE DIGGS is joining his wife, IDINA MENZEL, in the Broadway musical WICKED on Christmas night (25DEC03) for a three-week run. Diggs will play FIYERO, the romantic lead in the...

1939 Voted Hollywood's Greatest Year

Hollywood was better in the good old days - a new survey has found 1939 was the greatest year in the history of Tinseltown. Movie classics GONE WITH THE WIND, GOODBYE MR CHIPS, WUTHERING...

Somewhere Over The Rainbow Should Be Banned: Garland's Daughter

JUDY GARLAND's singer daughter LORNA LUFT has hit out at stars who perform her mother's signature tune SOMEWHERE OVER THE RAINBOW - because none of them understand the song. Luft, who performs a melody...

Lisa Marie Insists Jacko's Perfectly Normal

LISA MARIE PRESLEY has laughed off all the bizarre rumours surrounding her ex MICHAEL JACKSON, insisting he's quite normal. The upcoming singer, daughter of ELVIS PRESLEY, wed pop's reclusive king in the Dominican Republic...

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