Quote: "Also not nominated, I Love You, Phillip Morris - Jim Carrey and Ewan MCGregor, two heterosexual actors pretending to be gay, so the complete opposite of some famous Scientologists then. Probably. My lawyers helped me with the wording of that joke." Golden Globe Awards host Ricky Gervais in his opening monologue.
Fact: CHARLIE'S ANGELS director McG and LIVE FREE OR DIE HARD star Maggie Q are teaming up to revamp cult action film and TV series La Femme Nikita. The actress will play the titular character in the upcoming TV drama, taking on the assassin role previously played on the big screen by Anne Parillaud and by Peta Wilson in the late 1990s spin-off TV series.
Quote: "I told them to give me a couple of month's notice so I can run around (the) park. Otherwise I'll be (nicknamed) MCGut!" TV hunk JESSE WILLIAMS wants to know in advance if his GREY'S ANATOMY character Dr. Jackson Avery is expected to strip off on the show.
Fact: Britney Spears' Crossroads co-star Taryn Manning has joined the cast of the HAWAII FIVE-0 remake. She'll play the younger sister of TV series star ALEX O'LOUGHLIN's Detective Steve MCGarrett. Lost star Daniel Dae Kim will also be part of the regular cast.
Quote: "Roger (MCGuinn) doesn't like me. And that's unfortunate because I would love to make more music with him. He's an amazing musician... (and) Neil (Young)... is extremely difficult to predict." David Crosby on his "difficult" bandmates.
Quote: "Okay, I'm a strong personality, Christian's a strong personality. I'm winding him up, he's working hard. What you hear on the tape is just a reflection of the passion Christian brings. But he is not a mean, abusive person." TERMINATOR SALVATION director McG defends Christian Bale's foul-mouthed outburst which was caught on tape on the set of the sci-fi movie.
Fact: Hollywood actor George Clooney is preparing an all-star line-up for his big-screen adaptation of THE MEN WHO STARE AT GOATS, a book written by British journalist Jon Ronson. Clooney, who purchased the rights to the anti-war satire at the Cannes Film Festival earlier this year (08), will star alongside Jeff Bridges, Ewan MCGregor and Kevin Spacey in the movie, which is due to begin filming next month (Oct08).
Quote: "Even though a huge amount of the female population might think that snogging (kissing) Ewan McGregor is the best thing that might ever happen, for me it was not the most pleasant on-screen snog I've ever had. But at least I was his first." Jonathan Rhys Meyers on the same sex kiss he shared with his Velvet Goldmine co-star Ewan MCGregor in the 1998 movie.
Fact: An Aussie teen has beaten 28,000 BRITNEY SPEARS fans across the globe in an online competition to revamp the pop superstar's official MySpace.com page. Jordan MCGuire's efforts have been uploaded on to the site by bosses of the Toxic singer's record label, Jive.
Fact: Rock supergroup The Eagles are to headline the third day of this year's (May08) Stagecoach Festival in Indio, California. The country music extravaganza also features performances from Rascal Flatts, Tim MCGraw, Carrie Underwood and Big + Rich.
Quote: "I know a lot of people are shocked by it and think I should be shocked but he has put every one of his girlfriends in his videos... I was in three videos. Rose MCGowan was in two videos." Dita Von Teese insists she isn't shocked by her estranged husband Marilyn Manson's new video, which opens with the rocker making love to his new girlfriend, actress Evan Rachel Wood.