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Friday, October 25, 2013
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FASCINATING FACT:

10/25/2013 - A reboot of the popular U.s. Tv series CHARMED, which starred Alyssa Milano, Rose Mcgowan, Holly Marie Combs and Shannen Doherty and ran from 1998 to 2006, is in the works, according to online reports....

FASCINATING FACT:

10/25/2013 - True Blood star Luke Grimes has been cast opposite Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson in the movie adaptation of the E. L. James' bestseller Fifty Shades of Grey. Grimes will play Christian Grey's...

JAMIE FOXX FOREVER GRATEFUL TO DOWNEY, JR. FOR SHOWING UP AT KID'S PARTY

10/25/2013 - Jamie Foxx will be forever grateful to Robert Downey Jr ., after the Iron MaN star showed up to...

THE THINGS THEY SAY:

10/25/2013 - "You know what my dream movie-memorabilia is? The necklace from Rosemary's Baby but Roman doesn't have it." Director Brett Ratner was hoping to land a classic film keepsake from pal Roman Polanski,...

LORENZO'S OIL INSPIRATION DEAD AT 80

10/25/2013 - The economist who inspired 1992 movie Lorenzo's Oil has died, aged 80. Augusto Odone rejected medical opinion and created an oil to save his son Lorenzo after he was diagnosed with neurological...

JAMIE FOXX: 'ANNIE CHARACTER IS SORT OF BASED ON COMBS'

10/25/2013 - Actor Jamie Foxx has revealed he studied Sean 'diddy' Combs to perfect his moneybags character in movie musical Annie. The Django Unchained star plays a modern-day...

DIRECTOR EXITS TV SERIES FOLLOWING MCPHEE KISSING SCANDAL

10/25/2013 - Michael Morris has dropped out of directing a U.s. Tv pilot following his kissing scandal with Katharine Mcphee. The married Smash director was photographed earlier this week (begs21Oct13) locking...

ACTRESS TIFFANY THORNTON PREGNANT

10/25/2013 - Disney star Tiffany Thornton is pregnant with her second child. The actress announced the happy news with a cryptic note on her WhoSay account, accompanying a photo of herself and a group of pals....

FASCINATING FACT:

10/25/2013 - Filmmaker Robert Zemeckis is set to direct a film based on the 2010 documentary Marwencol. The Flight director will helm the movie adaptation, which tells the story of Mark Hogancamp, a man who combated...

FOREST WHITAKER TO RECEIVE THE KIRK DOUGLAS AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN FILM

10/25/2013 - Actor Forest Whitaker is set to receive the Kirk Douglas Award For Excellence In Film at the eighth annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival. The Last King...

WE ARE BEST! NAMED TOP MOVIE AT TOKYO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

10/25/2013 - Swedish filmmaker Lukas Moodysson's movie adaptation of his wife's graphic novel picked up the top film prize at the Tokyo International Film Festival in Japan on Friday (25Oct13). We Are...

BEN AFFLECK: 'I WAS RELUCTANT TO TAKE ON BATMAN ROLE'

10/25/2013 - Ben Affleck was initially reluctant to take on the Batman role in the Man OF Steel sequel, revealing he didn't feel he was a good fit. The Argo star has been cast...

TORI SPELLING LEFT SWEATING DURING AWKWARD KATIE HOLMES ENCOUNTER

10/25/2013 - Actress Tori Spelling has slammed Katie Holmes in her latest book, recalling a very awkward encounter with the former Mrs. Tom Cruise, during which she appeared to have no knowledge of the Beverly...

OSCAR DE LA HOYA EXTENDS REHAB

10/25/2013 - Boxer and entertainer Oscar De La Hoya has extended his time in rehab. The champion-turned-promoter hit the headlines in September when he announced he was seeking help following a relapse...

THE THINGS THEY TWEET:

10/25/2013 - "So happy to be on twitter!!!!!! Sending first tweets from South Africa!!!!!" Katie Holmes finally joins the social networking site, years behind the rest of the world. ...

DANNY DYER HOPES TV ROLE WILL TRANSFORM CAREER AFTER STRING OF FLOPS

10/25/2013 - Actor Danny Dyer decided to accept a role in longrunning British soap opera EASTENDERS over fears his career had become a joke following a string of film flops. The Business star will join...

THE HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY TOUR SCRAPPED

10/25/2013 - A new tour of The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy starring the original TV show's lead actor Simon Jones has been axed due to poor ticket sales. Jones, who played hapless hero Arthur Dent...

BILLY CRYSTAL MAKING BROADWAY COMEBACK WITH 700 SUNDAYS

10/25/2013 - Billy Crystal is returning to Broadway with acclaimed 2004 production 700 SUndays to mark his 65th birthday. The When Harry Met Sally star is rebooting his poignant...

ROGER MOORE WAS UNABLE TO WALK AFTER PNEUMONIA BATTLE

10/25/2013 - Sir Roger Moore had to learn how to walk again after he was left bedridden for weeks with pneumonia. The former James Bond star was struck down with the potentially deadly lung illness last...

MIRANDA KERR PARTIED WITH FASHION PACK BEFORE SPLIT ANNOUNCEMENT

10/25/2013 - Supermodel Miranda Kerr took her mind off her marriage split from Orlando BLoom by mixing with the fashion crowd at a Vogue magazine prizegiving in Los Angeles on Wednesday night (23Oct13). A...

KEN LOACH MOVIE UNDER THREAT OVER TAPE SHORTAGE

10/25/2013 - Filmmaker Ken Loach fears his final movie will never be completed as the old fashioned editing equipment he insists on using is rapidly becoming obsolete. The British director is working on...

THE THINGS THEY SAY:

10/25/2013 - "The older I get, the gladder I am I don't have kids... I always think now that God didn't mean for me to have kids, so everybody's kids can be mine." Dolly Parton's huge family stops her from...

FASCINATING FACT:

10/25/2013 - The puppeteer behind Star Wars villain Jabba The Hutt has left the movie business to become a librarian. Toby Philpott, who worked the slug-like alien on Return of the Jedi, now works in Cardiff...

JACKIE STEWART AWARDED HONORARY DOCTORATE

10/25/2013 - Motor racing legend Sir Jackie Stewart was awarded an honorary degree on Thursday (24Oct13) for his work promoting awareness of dyslexia. The three times Formula 1 champion, 74, discovered he...

GERARD DEPARDIEU & TIM ROTH TO PLAY RIMET & BLATTER IN FIFA FILM

10/25/2013 - Gerard Depardieu and Tim Roth are to team up for a new film about the soccer world's governing body Fifa. The French actor will play former president Jules Rimet, whose name adorns the World...

CAROL VORDERMAN MAKES EMERGENCY LANDING IN PLANE

10/25/2013 - British TV presenter Carol Vorderman stared death in the face when she smelled smoke in her plane's cockpit during a solo flight. The Loose Women presenter, a keen amateur pilot, was climbing...

NAOMI CAMPBELL BREAKS DOWN OVER ANGER ISSUES

10/25/2013 - Supermodel Naomi Campbell broke down in tears during a U.K. interview while discussing her struggle with anger management. The famously fiery beauty underwent classes to help control her...

BOB SAGET: 'I'M NOT ENGAGED'

10/25/2013 - Full House star Bob Saget has confirmed his single status following rumours he was planning to wed a mystery woman. U.S. reports suggested the actor had proposed to an unnamed girlfriend...

ROGER MOORE HAS DIABETES

10/25/2013 - BOND star Sir Roger Moore has been diagnosed with diabetes. The British actor fell ill last month (Sep13) and spent a week passing out, shedding weight, and feeling "terrible", so his wife Kristina...

JOHN CRYER'S EX-WIFE WANTS $80,000 CHILD SUPPORT HIKE

10/25/2013 - Jon Cryer's ex-wife has accused the actor of making their son a subject of ridicule at school because his child support payments aren't enough to cover expensive holidays and parties. In 2011,...

ORLANDO BLOOM AND MIRANDA KERR SPLIT

10/25/2013 - Orlando Bloom and his model wife Miranda Kerr have split after three years of marriage. The pair confirmed they have been separated for several months on Friday (25Oct13). A statement...

THE THINGS THEY SAY:

10/25/2013 - "I know Peeta would be into it, for sure. He's very sensitive, in touch with his emotions. I think it really might solve a lot of their problems... I'm gonna pitch that idea."...

SCARLETT JOHANNSON FELL IN LOVE WITH 'COSY' GLASGOW WHILE FILMING UNDER T=

10/25/2013 - He Skin Scarlett Johannson has developed a fondness for one of Britain's toughest cities after spending a miserable, cold winter in Glasgow, Scotland filming Under The Skin. The Lost in Translation...

ETHAN HAWKE TO RETEAM WITH ANDREW NICCOL FOR THIRD FILM COLLABORATION

10/25/2013 - Actor Ethan Hawke is in talks to reunite with director Andrew Niccol for the third time on a new action thriller. The Before Sunrise star has been tapped to star in...

BILL CONDON BROUGHT IN TO REWRITE P.T. BARNUM BIOPIC

10/25/2013 - Filmmaker Bill Condon is set to rewrite the script for a planned movie musical starring Hugh Jackman as circus showman P.t. Barnum. The X-Men star originally signed...

EMMA THOMPSON HAD A BIG CRUSH ON PRINCE CHARLES

10/25/2013 - Actress Emma Thompson has confessed to a crush on Prince Charles in a new Time magazine expose on the heir to the British throne, revealing she would have gladly dated...

ROSIE O'DONNELL TO MAKE A COMEDY OF HEART ATTACK DRAMA

10/25/2013 - Actress/comedienne Rosie O'donnell is working on a new stand-up routine to help women understand what a heart attack feels like. The A League of Their Own star suffered a cardiac arrest in August,...

PRINCE GEORGE'S HISTORIC CHRISTENING PHOTOS BRING FOUR GENERATIONS OF ROY=

10/25/2013 - Als Together Newborn royal Prince George's official christening photos have made history by bringing together four generations of present and future British monarchs for a portrait for the first...

FASCINATING FACT:

10/25/2013 - Actress Kristin Chenoweth banked $3,000 (=C2£2,000) for breast cancer awareness charities this week (22Oct13) after facing her food fears during an appearance on America's The Tonight Show With...

FASCINATING FACT:

10/25/2013 - Singer/actress Eiza Gonzalez has stripped off to grace the cover of GQ magazine in her native Mexico. The sexy star, who was linked to Liam Hemsworth a day after his split...

THE THINGS THEY TWEET:

10/25/2013 - =E2=80=9CStow your twitchy palms ladies... our man is here. Welcome to #TeamFifty @JamieDornan1." Author E.l. James confirms actor Jamie Dornan has landed the role of Christian Grey in the movie adaptation...

THE HOBBIT CHARACTERS FEATURED ON STAMPS AND COINS IN NEW ZEALAND

10/25/2013 - The characters from The Hobbit sequel are set to appear on stamps and minted coins in New Zealand. Mail officials have created the postage and currency items, featuring Bilbo Baggins, Thranduil...

ANNA FARIS' CHILDHOOD BEST FRIEND WAS HER RETAINER

10/25/2013 - Actress Anna Faris was so lonely as a child, she befriended her dental retainer. The Lost in Translation star gave the device a name, Alex, and a British identity...

ROSE MCGOWAN SHARES HONEYMOON AND WEDDING SHOTS ONLINE

10/25/2013 - Actress Rose Mcgowan has opened up her photo album to share quirky wedding and honeymoon snapshots with fans online. The former Charmed star, who has dated Marilyn Manson and her Planet Terr=...

JESSICA LANGE WILL QUIT AMERICAN HORROR STORY AFTER FOURTH SEASON

10/25/2013 - Actress Jessica Lange is planning to walk away from hit U.S. drama series AMerican Horror Story next year , as she prepares to wind down her acting career. The Oscar-winning actress, who...

VITALI KLITSCHKO ANNOUNCES UKRAINIAN PRESIDENTIAL RUN

10/25/2013 - Heavyweight boxing champ Vitali Klitschko is fighting to become president of the Ukraine. Announcing his official run for his homeland's top job on Thursday (24Oct13), Klitschko revealed he...

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