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Wednesday, January 22, 2014
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THE THINGS THEY SAY:

1/22/2014 - "There's a lot of these projects I can't really talk about... I've been linked to a lot of different films. You can't do everything, so it's kind of cool to be in the conversation..." Actor Michael...

THE THINGS THEY SAY:

1/22/2014 - "Being Howard Stern's wife is a lot of pressure. There are a lot of women that are in love with him and (there's) a lot of scrutiny with his fans. And sometimes I feel not worthy. I'm just a...

SHANOLA HAMPTON BECOMES A FIRST-TIME MOTHER

1/22/2014 - Actress Shanola Hampton has given birth to her first child. The Shameless star and her producer husband Daren Dukes welcomed daughter Cai MyAnna Dukes on Monday (20Jan14). The couple...

AMY ADAMS TO RECEIVE COSTUME DESIGNERS GUILD AWARD

1/22/2014 - Actress Amy Adams is set to add another prize to her trophy cabinet after landing a top honor at the 2014 Costume Designers Guild Awards (CDGAs). The Oscar nominee...

MICK JAGGER KEEN TO TURN OSCAR-NOMINATED DOCUMENTARY INTO TV DRAMA

1/22/2014 - Mick Jagger is in talks to turn Oscar-nominated documentary 20 Feet From StArdom into a TV series. The Rolling Stones star is hoping to executive produce the drama...

CARRIE FISHER: 'WE'LL BE BACK FOR STAR WARS: EPISODE VII'

1/22/2014 - Carrie Fisher has confirmed she will be reprising her role as Princess Leia in the upcoming Star Wars: Episode Vii. Fisher, Harrison Ford and Mark Hamill have...

MACAULAY CULKIN'S DAD HOSPITALISED

1/22/2014 - Actor Macaulay Culkin's estranged father has been hospitalised after suffering a major stroke. Kit Culkin fell ill while at home in Oregon on Tuesday (21Jan14) and was admitted to a nearby medical...

SPIKE LEE LANDS OWN RADIO SHOW

1/22/2014 - Director and basketball fanatic Spike Lee is adding radio presenter to his resume after landing his own sports talk show. The Inside Man filmmaker is a passionate New York Knicks supporter and...

DAVID SPADE SPENT $125,000 ON MCCARTNEY TICKETS

1/22/2014 - Funnyman David Spade feels a little cheated after spending $125,000 (=C2£78,000) on special access to a Sir Paul McCARTNEY concert at a charity auction - because he has yet to see the former Beatle...

GEORGE CLOONEY GIVES PAL'S TEENAGE DAUGHTER HER BIG BREAK

1/22/2014 - George Clooney is about to turn a pal's talented teenage daughter into a star after using her rendition of festive tune Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas in his...

ZOEY DEUTCH TO PLAY ALLMAN'S GROUPIE LOVER IN BIOPIC

1/22/2014 - Beautiful Creatures star Zoey Deutch has landed the female lead in the upcoming Allman Brothers biopic, Midnight Rider. The young star will play a rock groupie...

FILM BODY BOSS DENIES NICOLE KIDMAN RECEIVED TAX CASH FOR FILM TRIP

1/22/2014 - The boss of the Australian government's film body has denied claims taxpayers' money was used to fund Nicole Kidman 's trip to the Toronto International Film Festival...

FASCINATING FACT:

1/22/2014 - Actor Jared Padalecki has called his newborn son Shepherd. The tot was born on 22 December and is the Supernatural star's second son with Genevieve Cortese Padalecki. ...

FASCINATING FACT:

1/22/2014 - Lars Von Trier's erotic epic NYMPHOMANIAC was a surprise addition to the schedule at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah on Tuesday night (21Jan14). The film was screened at a secret showing. (...

IDRIS ELBA ASKS LENA DUNHAM FOR GIRLS ROLE

1/22/2014 - British actor Idris Elba has asked Lena Dunham for a role in her hit TV series GIRLS after meeting the writer/director on a U.K. chat show. The Wire star sat next to...

SIR KENNETH BRANAGH FEARED HURTING ROYAL DOGS

1/22/2014 - Actor/director Sir Kenneth Branagh was terrified he would upset Queen ElizaBeth Ii by kneeling on her beloved corgi dogs when he was knighted at Buckingham Palace. The Harry Potter actor was...

CATE BLANCHETT TO MOVE INTO DIRECTING

1/22/2014 - Australian actress Cate Blanchett is hoping to make the transition into directing this year . The Oscar-winning Elizabeth star wants to step behind the camera so she...

PORSHA WILLIAMS SUED OVER APARTMENT BILLS

1/22/2014 - U.S. reality TV star Porsha Williams has been sued over allegations she failed to keep up with payments at her apartment building. The 32 year old, who appears in The Real Housewives of Atlanta,...

ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER DONS DISGUISE TO PRANK GYM MEMBERS

1/22/2014 - Hollywood action man Arnold Schwarzenegger donned a fake moustache and a ponytail to play a prank on gym-goers in California as part of a charity stunt. The...

RUSSELL BRAND BACKS NEWSPAPER BAN ON TOPLESS WOMEN

1/22/2014 - British funnyman Russell Brand has thrown his support behind a campaign to ban pictures of topless women from U.K. newspapers. The Forgetting Sarah Marshall star is...

FASCINATING FACT:

1/22/2014 - Top U.S. broadcaster Elizabeth Vargas will be back in front of the cameras as co-anchor of TV show 20/20 on Friday (24Jan14) after returning from rehab. Vargas checked into a medical facility to receive...

THE THINGS THEY TWEET:

1/22/2014 - "Thanks for all the kind words and well wishes. Willow is a little poop machine and I could not be more in love." Actor A.j. Buckley thanks fans for their messages after the birth of his first daughter...

THE THINGS THEY SAY:

1/22/2014 - "She's just heaven! She's so kind and so stylish. Every time I would see her wear a new nail polish color, I'd be like, 'I'm going to wear green nail polish like her!' But then, damn, it doesn't make...

FASCINATING FACT:

1/22/2014 - The luxury London spa where Joan Collins filmed saucy scenes for her 1978 erotic movie The Stud is to close after 40 years in business. The Sanctuary will shut its doors in May . (Lr/wntma/zn)...

BILL NIGHY NOMINATED FOR BRITISH ANIMATION AWARD

1/22/2014 - Actor Bill Nighy is an unlikely contender for a top prize at this year's (14) British Animation Awards. The Love Actually star is nominated for Best Voice...

MARLON BRANDO'S CONTACT BOOK UP FOR AUCTION

1/22/2014 - Legendary actor Marlon Brando 's star-studded address book is expected to fetch thousands of dollars in an online auction. The file contains the contact details of...

RUSSELL BRAND'S ANTI-VOTING RANT CONDEMNED BY POLITICIAN

1/22/2014 - Russell Brand has come under fire from a high profile U.K. politician who has accused the comedian of eroding the country's democratic system by encouraging youngsters...

OSVALDO ARDILES INJURED IN CAR CRASH

1/22/2014 - Argentine soccer legend Osvaldo Ardiles is recovering in hospital after suffering head injuries in a car crash. The World Cup-winning star was shooting a documentary in the Falkland Islands...

INDIAN MOVIE STAR AKKINENI NAGESWARA RAO DEAD AT 90

1/22/2014 - Indian movie veteran Akkineni Nageswara Rao has passed away at the age of 90. The actor died in the early hours of Wednesday morning (22Jan14) while receiving treatment for intestinal cancer...

QUENTIN TARANTINO SCRAPS WESTERN PLANS AFTER SCRIPT LEAK

1/22/2014 - Director Quentin Tarantino has axed plans to shoot a new Western after the script was leaked. The Pulp Fiction filmmaker was in the early stages of putting together his next movie, The Hateful...

FASCINATING FACT:

1/22/2014 - Jonah Hill teamed up with his ex-girlfriend's brother in The Wolf Of Wall STreet - Jake Hoffman, who plays shoe designer Steve Madden in the film, is Ali Hoffman's...

FASCINATING FACT:

1/22/2014 - Leonardo D iCAPRIO will hit the Academy Awards stage in March if his film The Wolf Of Wall Street wins the Best Picture Oscar after officials at the Academy of Motion...

FASCINATING FACT:

1/22/2014 - Actor Sacha Baron Cohen is in talks to reunite with his Sweeney Todd co-star Johnny Depp for the sequel to the 2010 film Alice In Wonderland, playing a villain named Time....

THE THINGS THEY SAY:

1/22/2014 - "One couldn't feel more safe as an actor than knowing that the director's your husband. It's like, 'Oh, if I really make a fool of myself, I can just say, 'Honey, can you please not put that in the...

FASCINATING FACT:

1/22/2014 - Portuguese soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo was presented with one of his home country's highest honours on Monday (20Jan14), when he was awarded the grade of Grand Officer of the Order of...

FULL HOUSE CAST REUNITES FOR SUPER BOWL ADVERT

1/22/2014 - Former Full House co-stars John Stamos, Bob Saget and Dave Coulier have reunited for a new Super Bowl commercial. The actors who starred in the popular 1990s sitcom have come together for ...

AMBER RILEY CLEARS OUT CLOSET THROUGH ONLINE STORE

1/22/2014 - GLEE star Amber Riley has sold off personal items from her own closet by launching an online store for her fans. The actress and her sister Ashley Riley have teamed up to create Rileyland Fashions,...

RASHIDA JONES REUNITES WITH THE OFFICE'S STEVE CARELL IN NEW SITCOM

1/22/2014 - Rashida Jones is reuniting with her former The Office co-star Steve Carell in a new sitcom. Just days before she makes her final appearance on hit TV show Parks and...

BRADLEY COOPER SET FOR BROADWAY REVIVAL OF THE ELEPHANT MAN

1/22/2014 - Bradley Cooper is returning to Broadway after eight years to play The ElephAnt Man. The American Hustle star is reprising his role of the severely deformed John...

ELLEN DEGENERES' DAYTIME TALK SHOW TO BE AIRED IN CHINA

1/22/2014 - Comedienne Ellen Degeneres' daytime talk show is set to become the first American program of its kind to be aired in China. The funnywoman's TV series has been a staple in the U.S. since its...

MURDER, SHE WROTE REBOOT AXED

1/22/2014 - Executives at America's NBC network have scrapped plans to revive Dame AngeLa Lansbury's popular TV series Murder, She Wrote. Bosses at the network announced plans to revamp the mystery series...

JOHN WELLS TO BE HONOURED BY AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CINEMATOGRAPHERS

1/22/2014 - August: Osage County director John Wells is to be honoured with the American Society of Cinematographers' (Asc) Board of Governors Award. The...

THE THINGS THEY SAY:

1/22/2014 - "I was a brush-your-teeth-and-have-a-shower kind of guy. I can't tell if it's because of my association with Dior or because I'm older, but I've started moisturising. It's been a quite a profound...

KATIE LOWES USED TO WORK AS CONNIE BRITTON'S BABYSITTER

1/22/2014 - SCANDAL star Katie Lowes used to babysit actress Connie Britton's son before landing her big break on the hit TV series. Britton reveals the 32 year old, who portrays Quinn Perkins on Kerry Wash=...

JONAH HILL: 'I WAS SHAMED BY ROLLING STONE INTERVIEW'

1/22/2014 - Jonah Hill has opened up about his lowest moment as a celebrity - when he lost his cool during an awkward Rolling Stone magazine interview. Last year , The Wolf of...

DONALD TRUMP TO BECOME A GRANDAD AGAIN

1/22/2014 - Donald Trump is set to become a grandfather again - his son Donald, Jr. is expecting his fifth child. The businessman, who has appeared on his dad's reality TV show The Apprentice, and his wife...

JONAH HILL RECEIVED JUST $60,000 FOR THE WOLF OF WALL STREET

1/22/2014 - Oscar nominee Jonah Hill was so excited at the prospect of working with his "absolute hero" Martin Scorsese on The Wolf Of Wall Street, he accepted the job for just...

12 YEARS, MCCONAUGHEY & BLANCHETT WIN AGAIN AT DORIAN AWARDS

1/22/2014 - 12 Years A Slave has been given yet another big Oscars boost after landing the Best Film Award at the Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association's 2014 Dorian...

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