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Friday 23 August, 2013
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THE THINGS THEY SAY:

8/23/2013 - "I haven't been able to watch too much TV with a new baby, but I can't wait to get back into Sesame Street. That was my favorite show - and the Smurfs!" New mum...

THE THINGS THEY SAY:

8/23/2013 - "I think weed is a fine thing... (but) I don't use it socially because it does not improve my socialising skills. And I never, ever smoke unless it's the last thing I do that day because there's a...

LEE DANIELS ALL SET FOR JANIS JOPLIN BIOPIC

8/23/2013 - Moviemaker Lee Daniels will be throwing himself into his Janis Joplin biopic project as soon as he's completed promotional duties for his hit new film The Butler....

STAR WARS CINEMATOGRAPHER GILBERT TAYLOR DEAD AT 99

8/23/2013 - Gilbert Taylor, the veteran British cinematographer behind classic films StAr Wars, The Omen and Dr. Strangelove and The Beatles A Hard Day's Night, has died, aged 99. He passed away on Friday...

SHARLTO COPLEY: 'I WON'T BE PLAYING A REALLY BAD GUY AGAIN AFTER ELYSIUM'

8/23/2013 - ELYSIUM star Sharlto Copley insists his days as a movie bad guy are numbered because he hates making co-stars feel uncomfortable. The actor hated having to...

STEPHEN MOYER SET FOR TV ADAPTATION OF THE SOUND OF MUSIC

8/23/2013 - True Blood star Stephen Moyer will take on Christopher Plummer 's iconic role in The Sound Of Music for an upcoming TV revamp of the classic movie musical. Moyer...

PETITIONERS URGING MOVIE STUDIO TO DROP BEN AFFLECK AS BATMAN

8/23/2013 - Comic book fans have launched an online petition in a bid to convince the producers of the Man Of Steel sequel to drop...

WARNER BROS. BOSSES COMMISSION SUPERHERO FASHION LINE

8/23/2013 - Bosses at film studio Warners Bros. have enlisted the help of designer LaurEn Moshi to come up with a superhero-themed fashion range. Moshi will devise a line inspired by the studio, which owns...

GAY SOCCER STAR URGES AMERICANS NOT TO BOYCOTT RUSSIAN OLYMPICS

8/23/2013 - America's first openly gay soccer star Robbie Rogers has urged American sports officials not to boycott the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia because of the country's strict anti-homosexual rules...

NAOMI WATTS WEDGED COCKTAIL STICK IN HER MOUTH TO PERFECT DIANA LOOK

8/23/2013 - Actress Naomi Watts walked around with a cocktail stick wedged in her mouth as she prepared to play Princess Diana in a new biopic in an effort to alter her...

KENTUCKY CINEMA BOSSES WON'T SHOW THE BUTLER BECAUSE OF JANE FONDA

8/23/2013 - The owners of a cinema in Kentucky are refusing to screen Lee Daniels' The Butler because it briefly features...

SHARON STONE OFFERS YOUNG ACTRESSES ADVICE: 'GET NAKED FOR SEX SCENES'

8/23/2013 - Sharon Stone has taken aim at actresses who refuse to bare all in sex scenes, insisting it just isn't natural to cover up. The actress has never been afraid of nude...

AZIZ ANSARI TO TACKLE MODERN DATING WOES IN NEW BOOK

8/23/2013 - Comedian Aziz Ansari is set to dish out dating tips in a new book. The Parks and Recreation star has landed a deal with publisher Penguin Press to pen a tome about...

DANNY BOYLE RETURNING TO TV AFTER 12 YEARS

8/23/2013 - Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle is heading back to the small screen for the first time in 12 years to work on a new comedy series. The Slumdog Millionaire moviemaker will team up with the creatives...

GEORGE LUCAS BUYS SHARES IN STARBUCKS

8/23/2013 - Movie mogul George Lucas has bought up $10 million (=C2£6.6 million) worth of shares in coffee chain Starbucks, the company where his wife Mellody HObson is a...

EDDIE IZZARD CAMPAIGNS FOR SYRIAN REFUGEES

8/23/2013 - Funnyman Eddie Izzard is reaching out to fans to publicise the plight of child refugees in Syria following reports of chemical weapons attacks this week (ends23Aug13). Human rights groups fear...

SYLVESTER STALLONE ASKS FANS FOR MOVIE CASH

8/23/2013 - Sylvester Stallone is urging his fans to raise $250,000 (=C2£166,000) to get his latest movie Reach Me into cinemas. Stallone plays a retired sports coach who writes a self-help book in the...

THE THINGS THEY SAY:

8/23/2013 - "Mexican food for me is it right now. If someone's like, 'What do you want for breakfast?' I say Mexican. And I want it for lunch and dinner too!' That's pretty much all that I eat." Expectant actress...

BELOVED MOVIE AMELIE SET FOR THE NEW YORK STAGE

8/23/2013 - Beloved French film AMELIE is to be reinvented as a Broadway musical. Folk-rocker Dan Messe of Hem has teamed up with playwright Craig Lucas and lyricist Nathan Tysen to bring the 2001 film, starring...

ELIZABETH OLSEN IN TALKS FOR THE AVENGERS' SCARLET WITCH

8/23/2013 - Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen's little sister is reportedly in talks to play SCarlet Witch in director Joss Whedon's The Avengers sequel. Elizabeth Olsen appears to have replaced Irish actress Saorise...

PORN STAR CAMERON BAY TESTED FOR HIV

8/23/2013 - Adult star Cameron Bay has been identified as the actress who potentially tested positive for HIV and brought the porn film industry to a halt this week (beg19Aug13). Mark Schechter, who runs...

JENNIFER LOVE HEWITT FEELING CLOSER TO LATE MUM DURING PREGNANCY

8/23/2013 - Jennifer Love Hewitt's pregnancy has brought the actress "incredible joy" following the tragic loss of her beloved mother Patricia last summer . The Client List star was devastated when her...

BEN AFFLECK TO PLAY BATMAN IN MAN OF STEEL SEQUEL

8/23/2013 - Ben Affleck has another shot at playing a superhero after landing the role of BATMAN in the follow-up to...

FASCINATING FACT:

8/23/2013 - Johnny Depp's fifth Pirates Of The Caribbean movie will be titled Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. ...

FASCINATING FACT:

8/23/2013 - Game Of Thrones and The Tudors star Natalie Dormer has landed a leading role in The Hunger Games franchise. The actress will play Cressida in the third and fourth films,...

FASCINATING FACT:

8/23/2013 - The cast of GLEE have finally been given something to smile about after the death of Cory Monteith - Jane Lynch is to be honoured with the 2,505th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The actress...

HOLLYWOOD'S CHINESE THEATRE TO BECOME WORLD'S LARGEST IMAX CINEMA

8/23/2013 - Hollywood landmark the Chinese Theatre is to reopen to the public next month (Sep13) as the world's largest IMAX theatre. The Hollywood Boulevard tourist attraction, which once hosted the world's=...

COURTNEY STODDEN AND DUSTIN DIAMOND ENTER CELEBRITY BIG BROTHER HOUSE

8/23/2013 - Saved By The Bell star Dustin Diamond and actor Doug Hutchison's teenage wife Courtney Stodden are among the famous faces giving up their privacy for British reality TV show Celebrity Big Brother....

BRANDY'S TV BROTHER ARRESTED

8/23/2013 - Singer/actress BRANDY's former TV brother Marcus T. Paulk has surrendered to the authorities in Los Angeles after allegedly beating up his girlfriend. The Moesha star was placed under arrest on...

TINA FEY ON THE HUNT FOR THIEF WHO STOLE HER JOKES

8/23/2013 - Comedienne Tina Fey is on the hunt for her stolen jokes after a thief nabbed a computer from her new Manhattan, New York office. The 30 Rock star suspects a shady...

LEE THOMPSON YOUNG'S FUNERAL TO BE HELD AT PARAMOUNT PICTURES

8/23/2013 - The funeral of former child star Lee Thompson Young will be held on the Paramount Pictures=EF=BB=BF lot, where he filmed episodes of U.s. Tv cop drama Rizzoli &...

RALPH FIENNES AND CATE BLANCHETT TO BE HONOURED AT NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL

8/23/2013 - Cate Blanchett and Ralph Fiennes are set to be honoured at the 2013 New York Film Festival. ...

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