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Allison Janney Returning To Broadway In Six Degrees Of Separation

The Help star will appear opposite John Benjamin Hickey in John Guare's 1990 play, about a wealthy white couple whose lives are forever changed after being conned into believing a young black man...

Allison Janney Set For Walk Of Fame Star Honour

The Girl on the Train star will unveil her star on 17 October (17). Her former The West Wing castmate Richard Schiff will be among the celebrity friends who will salute the...

The West Wing Stars Reunite On Hillary Clinton Campaign Trail

Cast members of the NBC political drama - Janney, Richard Schiff, Bradley Whitford, Dule Hill, Joshua Malina and Mary MCCormack - are set for a return to politics - as they pledge their support for...

Allison Janney Returns To The White House

The actress, who portrayed White House Press Secretary C.J. Cregg on the longrunning political drama, slipped back into character as she returned to the Briefing Room podium at the presidential property during a...

Allison Janney: 'I Don't Believe In Getting Married'

The 56-year-old actress' romance with production coordinator Philip was first reported in September (15). He is 20 years her junior, and as they posed together at the premiere of her new movie Tallulah at the...

Allison Janney Starting New Thanksgiving Tradition With Tate Taylor

The director owns a vast property on a former plantation in Natchez, and every year he invites a large group of pals to celebrate the occasion with him for a "Friendsgiving". Janney...

Judy Greer To Make Directorial Debut With Common And Allison Janney

The Descendants star will step behind the camera for A Happening of Monumental Proportions, which is set in a Los Angeles school. Written by Gary Lundy, the script for the project was...

Stars Support Green Ribbon Campaign For Mental Health At Emmy Awards

The accessory supports the Green Ribbon Campaign, a movement which aims to open up discussion about mental health. Last year (14), celebrities at the TV prizegiving also wore the ribbon, weeks after...

‘Minions’ Conquers Box Office, Raking In $115.2 Million On Opening Weekend

Minions, the spin-off from the hugely popular Despicable Me films, has surpassed the earnings from the opening weekend of Despicable Me ($56.4 million) but hasn’t quite managed to beat the $142.1 million its sequel made...

Mcdonald’S: Minions Happy Meal Toys Are Not Swearing At Children

McDonald’s is adamant those Minions Happy Meal toys aren’t really swearing at children. Controversy arose this week when parents shared videos of their children’s Happy Meal toys seemingly saying ‘what the f**k. Some of the...

'Minions' Offers Freedom To Jon Hamm And Allison Janney

For the Despicable Me prequel Minions, filmmaker Pierre Coffin had no trouble finding A-list actors to voice characters because so many are fans of the earlier films. And most are looking for the freedom offered...

Bradley Cooper And Quentin Tarantino For Hollywood Walk Of Fame

Bradley Cooper, Michael Keaton and Quentin Tarantino will get stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame next year.The stars are among a string of famous faces who have been announced as recipients of the accolade,...

The West Wing Cast Reunites For Funny Or Die Sketch

Martin Sheen, Allison Janney and some of their former The West Wing castmates reunited on Tuesday (13Jan15) to film a comedy sketch for website FunnyorDie.Sheen and Janney, along with Dule Hill, Richard Schiff, Bradley Whitford,...

Adam Sandler Wants Wife To 'Show' Love

Adam Sandler joked he wanted his wife to ''show'' how much she loved him after the People's Choice Awards.The 'Blended' actor's spouse Jackie - with who he has daughters Sadie, eight, and six-year-old Sunny -...

Ben Affleck Undeserving Of People's Choice Award

Ben Affleck insisted other people were more ''deserving'' after he was named Favourite Humanitarian at the People's Choice Awards last night (07.01.14).The 42-year-old actor picked up the accolade after a touching tribute from his 'Batman...

The Help Director Hosting Cast Reunion For Thanksgiving

The Help director Tate Taylor will be spending America's Thanksgiving holiday with his leading ladies after inviting Allison Janney and his longtime pal Octavia Spencer to enjoy the feast with him.The actresses have flown to...

Creative Primetime Emmy Awards 2014 [Pictures]

The stars stepped out onto the red carpet for one of the glitziest ceremonies of awards season: the Creative Primetime Emmys.Having previously won for NBC's political drama 'The West Wing' as White House press secretary...

Allison Janney Wins Fifth Emmy Award For 'Masters Of Sex' Role

On Saturday night (Aug 16th) Allison Janney was awarded an Emmy trophy for her recurring role as the begrudging wife Margaret Scully in Showtime's period drama, 'Masters of Sex,' which stars Michael Sheen and Lizzy...

Melissa Mccarthy Shines In First Indie Project, "Tammy"

Melissa McCarthy’s star has risen rather rapidly over 2013 and 2014, with the world finally catching on to the comedienne’s brilliance. Now, despite a whole load of stupid that she has to deal with on...

Allison Janney To Appear In Finding Dory?

Allison Janney has confirmed talks to appear in 'Finding Dory'.The 54-year-old actress, who voiced the ochre starfish Peach in 2003's hit Disney-Pixar animation 'Finding Nemo', admits there has been some discussion about reprising the role...

Everything You Need To Know About Katie Holmes' New Movie

As the former wife of one of Hollywood’s most prolific and instantly recognisable screen icons, it is to be expected that Katie Holmes marriage to Tom Cruise will define much of her career for many...

Allison Janney Honoured At Annual New York Theatre Gala

Actress Allison Janney was honoured for her stage career at MCC Theater's annual Miscast gala in New York City Monday (31Mar14).The West Wing star was lauded at the Off-Broadway theatre company's annual fundraiser at the...

Justin Long Will Star With Anna Faris In Cbs' New Comedy 'Mom'

CBS' comedy Mom has added Justin Long to its cast. Chuck Lorre made the announcement at a promotional event for the series. He told the gathered press Octavia Spencer would also be making a guest...

Review Roundup: The Way, Way Back Charms Critics With Subtlety And Simplicity

The Way Way Back – a light, heart-warming comedy in the midst of an action-packed summer blockbuster season, saw its world premiere last month. The film hits US theatres (as a limited release) tomorrow, June...

Allison Janney's Dogs Sprayed By Skunks

Actress Allison Janney's relaxing summer vacation came crashing to an end recently after her three dogs were sprayed by a skunk minutes after she returned home.The former The West Wing star settled in for a...

Allison Janney Reveals An Upcoming Date With A Mysterious Childhood Sweetheart

Five-time Emmy Award-winning Allison Janney is hoping that a date with the man who gave her her first kiss will blossom into a rekindled romance. This comes after splitting up with actor Richard Jenik in...

Allison Janney Loses House To Foreclosure

Actress Allison Janney has lost her Californian property to foreclosure after it was taken over by her mortgage lender in October (12).The former West Wing star co-owned the five-bedroom Palm Springs house with longtime friend...

Leighton Meester Lived With Hugh Laurie And Allison Janney For Film Role

Leighton Meester lived in a house with Hugh Laurie and Allison Janney while they were filming new movie The Oranges and they became "like a family".The Gossip Girl star appears in the film as a...

Allison Janney Wants A Role In The Newsroom

The West Wing star Allison Janney has appealed to creator Aaron Sorkin to cast her in his new show The Newsroom as she is desperate to make a return to TV.The actress played press secretary...

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