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THE THINGS THEY SAY:

8/26/2013 - "She was channelling Oprah. She was like, 'Everybody gets a cruise, everybody gets a cruise!'" Patrick Dempsey on Grey's Anatomy creator Shonda Rhimes' announcement that cast and crew were all getting...

THE HELP DIRECTOR TATE TAYLOR TO TACKLE JAMES BROWN'S STORY IN MISSISSIPP=

8/26/2013 - I Soul legend James Brown's life is to be turned into a new biopic directed by The Help's Tate Taylor. Taylor announced he will be making the film in and around his hometown of Jackson,...

LYNDA CARTER TO JOIN TWO AND A HALF MEN CAST

8/26/2013 - Former Tv Wonder Woman Lynda Carter is heading back to the small screen to join the cast of Two And A Half Men. The actress will play "a version of herself" in the upcoming 11th season of the...

KRISTIN CHENOWETH STUNNED BY TALENTED FAN AT HOLLYWOOD BOWL GIG

8/26/2013 - Broadway star Kristin Chenoweth was left stunned during a show at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles on Saturday (24Aug13) when a fan joined her onstage for a WICKED duet and became an instant star....

FOREST WHITAKER WAS 'HUMILIATED' DURING SHOPLIFTING INCIDENT

8/26/2013 - Forest Whitaker has broken his silence about his "humiliating" shoplifting accusation in a new TV interview. The Oscar winner was mistaken for a common crook at the...

BRYAN CRANSTON CAST AS LEX LUTHOR - REPORT

8/26/2013 - Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston has been cast as Lex Luthor in the Man Of Steel sequel, according to U.S. reports. The actor has reportedly signed a deal that will...

FASCINATING FACT:

8/26/2013 - Funnyman Bill Murray will turn back the clock on The Late Show With David LEtterman on Thursday (29Aug13) when he helps celebrate the hit U.S. programme's 20th...

JACK KEROUAC'S MYSTERY MUSE DIES

8/26/2013 - Beatrice Kozera, the woman who was writer Jack Kerouac's secret muse, has died, aged 92. Kozera, who had a brief romance with the cult author in the late 1940s, only learned that she was the...

MARK WAHLBERG LOVED WORKING WITH NEIGHBOUR AND MENTOR DENZEL

8/26/2013 - Mark Wahlberg jumped at the chance to work with his neighbour, Denzel WashiNgton, on new movie 2 Guns - because the GLORY star has always looked out for the former...

MICHELLE PFEIFFER GLAD TO FINALLY ACT WITH DE NIRO

8/26/2013 - Michelle Pfeiffer was thrilled to actually get the chance to act opposite RObert De Niro in new film The Family after appearing in two movies with the actor and...

AL PACINO CHANNELS FATHER IN BROADWAY SHOW

8/26/2013 - Al Pacino is channelling the spirit of his late father for his role as a salesman in the Broadway version of Glengarry Glen Ross. The actor put in some intense...

STEF DAWSON JOINS THE HUNGER GAMES

8/26/2013 - Little-known Australian actress Stef Dawson has joined the cast of The HungEr Games film franchise. The newcomer has been plucked from relative obscurity to play District 4 victor Annie Cresta...

JAMIE CAMPBELL BOWER INDULGES IN INKING HOBBY AFTER FINISHING FILMING

8/26/2013 - Actor Jamie Campbell Bower 's movie career is leaving its mark on the star - he has a new tattoo after wrapping each film. The Twilight star has several...

RON ATKINSON SPARKS NEW CONTROVERSY

8/26/2013 - Former soccer coach Ron Atkinson has been carpeted by bosses of U.K. reality TV show Celebrity Big Brother for making an inappropriate remark toward a female contestant. The ex-Manchester United...

MIKE TYSON CAME CLOSE TO SUICIDE AFTER DAUGHTER'S DEATH

8/26/2013 - Boxing legend Mike Tyson came close to committing suicide after the tragic death of his daughter in 2009. The star, who has struggled with substance abuse issues since his career in the ring...

O. J. SIMPSON'S HOUSE TO BE REPOSSESSED

8/26/2013 - Former American football hero O.j. Simpson's luxury house is set to be repossessed on Tuesday (27Aug13). The disgraced sports star stopped paying the mortgage on the four-bedroom property...

ERIC CHRISTIAN OLSEN IS A FIRST-TIME DAD

8/26/2013 - Ncis: Los Angeles star Eric Christian Olsen has become a father for the first time after his actress wife Sarah Wright gave birth to a son on Friday (23Aug13). The couple announced they were...

THE THINGS THEY SAY:

8/26/2013 - "We thought there should be a spin-off show, Game of Thrones in Heaven. You have all the dead characters in a sitcom, sitting in a room together." Game of Thrones co-creator, writer and executive...

THE THINGS THEY SAY:

8/26/2013 - "You turn up and there's a thin stuntman wearing one of those sumo suits, those weird things where you look like (Charlie & the Chocolate Factory character) Violet Beauregarde after she's turned into...

THE THINGS THEY SAY:

8/26/2013 - "The joke is that you start in the company playing Barnardo in the first act of Hamlet, then you graduate to play Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, then it=E2=80=99s Horatio, then maybe Laertes and possibly...

HUGH JACKMAN CAN'T WAIT TO GET BACK IN THE SADDLE FOR WESTERN ADVENTURE

8/26/2013 - Hugh Jackman has signed on to star in Madeleine Stowe's directorial debut because he's keen to saddle up and play an all-American cowboy. The movie star studied...

DIRECTOR MARC WEBB UPSET FILM FANS CAN NO LONGER SIT ON SUMMER PARK BENCH

8/26/2013 - director Marc Webb has been left heartbroken after learning a park bench that played a pivotal role in his moviemaking debut is no longer available for film fans to sit...

UNPUBLISHED J.D. SALINGER BOOKS SET FOR RELEASE

8/26/2013 - Unseen stories by iconic writer J.d. Salinger are to be published for the first time, five years after his death, according to an upcoming biopic. The reclusive author achieved legendary status...

KATIE HOLMES SINGS WITH LENNY KRAVITZ AT THEATRE FUNDRAISER

8/26/2013 - Actress Katie Holmes joined rocker Lenny Kravitz, funnywoman Ellen DegenereS and politician Colin Powell onstage for a bizarre finale at a party thrown by businessman Ron Perelman at the weekend (24-25Aug13)....

SARAH FERGUSON DENIES PRINCE ANDREW ROMANCE RUMOURS

8/26/2013 - British royal Sarah Ferguson has denied rumours she and her ex-husband PrinCe Andrew are rekindling their romance 17 years after their divorce. The Duchess of York hit back at speculation suggesting...

JAMES FRANCO ENDURES ROASTING FROM HOLLYWOOD PALS

8/26/2013 - Funnymen Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill and Bill Hader led the bawdy tributes to their pal James Franco...

PRINCESS DIANA'S FORMER LOVER SLAMS BIOPIC

8/26/2013 - Diana, Princess Of Wales' former lover Dr. Hasnat Khan has slammed an upcoming film examining their romance, branding the biopic "completely wrong". The world renowned surgeon insists the story...

FASCINATING FACT:

8/26/2013 - New Kids On The Block star Donnie Wahlberg and actress/model Jenny McCARTHY took their romance to the red carpet on Saturday (24Aug13) by showing up hand-in-hand at a Dancing with the Stars charity...

THE THINGS THEY TWEET:

8/26/2013 - "The brilliant, incandescent Julie Harris has died. Unforgettable, magical and irreplaceable." Bette Midler pays tribute to late actress Julie Harris, who died aged 87 on Saturday (24Aug13)....

LIAM HEMSWORTH'S BURGER STORY EARNS HIM $20,000 FOR CHARITY

8/26/2013 - Bosses at U.S. burger chain White Castle have offered to give $20,000 (=C2£13,300) to a charity of Liam Hemsworth 's choice after the movie hunk boasted about...

MIKE TYSON SHOWS UP AS SURPRISE AT WEDDING

8/26/2013 - Boxer and actor Mike Tyson stunned a wedding party in upstate New York over the weekend (24Aug13) when he showed up and agreed to pose for pictures with the bride and groom. The champ was...

PATRICK DEMPSEY NO LONGER BREWING UP BUSINESS WITH COFFEE CHAIN TULLY'S

8/26/2013 - Actor Patrick Dempsey has stepped down as the face of Seattle, Washington-based coffee company Tully's after resolving a legal spat with his business partner. The Grey's Anatomy star and California...

JENNY SEAGROVE'S HORSE SANCTUARY RANSACKED

8/26/2013 - British actress Jenny Seagrove has been left heartbroken after thugs broke into her horse sanctuary and stole expensive equipment. The A Chorus of Disapproval star has set up Mane Chance in Surrey,...

BRITISH COMIC MIKE WINTERS DIES

8/26/2013 - Beloved British funnyman Mike Winters has died at the age of 82. The comic passed away at his home in Gloucestershire, England following a short illness. Winters shot to fame with his...

THE THINGS THEY TWEET:

8/26/2013 - "You read for a part, you feel good about it, you feel confident, then they cast Ben Affleck." JAWS star Richard Dreyfuss jokes about competing for the new Batman...

THE THINGS THEY TWEET:

8/26/2013 - "I just tore off a taste bud with my tongue scraper! It's bleeding... will I be ok?" Actress/model Kelly Brook is feeling sore after taking her dental hygiene a little too far. ...

THE THINGS THEY SAY:

8/26/2013 - "I haven't had a drink in three years... People often ask us, 'Was it real beer?' Of course it wasn't." Funnyman Simon Pegg assures fans he wasn't really getting...

THE THINGS THEY SAY:

8/26/2013 - "All my friends hate it. Audiences who like it, like it enormously. It=E2=80=99s very old fashioned, and Derek and I, we act something shamelessly in it." Sir Ian McKELLEN on his new British sitcom...

FASCINATING FACT:

8/26/2013 - Actor Scott Patterson has given photographer Tyler Shields the cash he needs to start work on his first movie by purchasing one of his iconic snaps - for $500,000 (=C2£333,000). Shields, who has...

JURASSIC PARK 3D DOES MONSTER BUSINESS IN CHINA TO LAND AT THE TOP OF GLO=

8/26/2013 - Bal Box Office Steven Spielberg's revamped dinosaur movie Jurassic Park 3d has shot to the top of the global box office thanks in part to a monster interest in China.. The film picked up...

JOSS WHEDON TURNS HIS BACK ON TWITTER

8/26/2013 - Writer and filmmaker Joss Whedon has become the latest celebrity to quit Twitter after insisting the constant back-and-forth with fans was taking up too much of his day. The man behind Buffy...

THE BUTLER STILL ON TOP IN THE U.S.

8/26/2013 - Lee Daniels' The Butler has served up a second week at the top of the U.S. box office. The biopic claimed $17 million (=C2£11.3 million) in its second weekend=...

JERRY SEINFELD: 'I ALMOST HOSTED THE OSCARS'

8/26/2013 - Comedian Jerry Seinfeld has revealed he turned down the chance to host the Oscars because he wouldn't want to be part of the "most controlled possible environment". The Seinfeld star admits...

HIV-INFECTED PORN STAR THANKS FANS FOR SUPPORT

8/26/2013 - The porn actress who brought California's X-rated film industry to a standstill last week (ends23Aug13) after testing positive for HIV has thanked fans and well-wishers for their support as she comes...

ELMORE LEONARD'S SON IN TALKS TO COMPLETE AUTHOR'S FINAL NOVEL

8/26/2013 - Late author Elmore Leonard's son has announced he hopes to complete the literary legend's last novel. Leonard, who wrote the books that inspired films like Get Shorty and Out of Sight, died...

KHLOE KARDASHIAN FIRES BACK AT LATEST MARRIAGE RUMOURS

8/26/2013 - Kim Kardashian's sister Khloe has blasted critics amid speculation she has kicked husband Lamar Odom out of their home for abusing drugs. The reality TV couple recently fended off unfounded allegations...

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