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Sex And The City 2 Confirmed

A sequel to last year's Sex and the City movie has been confirmed after all four main stars signed up.Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Cynthia Nixon and Kristin Davis have agreed to star in a...

By on 06 February 2009

Polanski Suffers A New Legal Setback

Director Roman Polanski has lost a legal bid to have a Los Angeles hearing on whether rape charges against him should be dismissed moved to a different county. Polanski had claimed he could not receive...

Netflix May Add Premium Online Service -- At A Cost

Netflix, which already allows its subscribers to watch thousands of older movies online without additional charge, is considering adding a "premium tier" to its streaming service that, for a fee of around $10.00, would give...

Barkin To 'Seek Revenge With Tv Series'

ELLEN BARKIN's new TV series about an older woman wrapped up in a bitter divorce is based on her own split from her billionaire ex RON PERELMAN, according to new report. Hollywood sources reported on Thursday...

Barkin Eyes First Starring Role In Tv Series

ELLEN BARKIN has been tapped for her first starring role in a TV series - playing an older woman who finds herself newly single after ending her high-profile marriage. Ironically, the 54-year-old actress walked out on...

New Movie Channel Debut -- First On The Web

The internecine battle between Viacom's Paramount Pictures and CBS's Showtime Networks heated up Tuesday as Paramount, along with Lionsgate and MGM, announced the formation of a new movie channel, called Epix. Last year, the three...

Polanski Case Put On Hold

A Los Angeles court hearing scheduled for today (Wednesday) on Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski's effort to have his 1977 rape case dismissed was put on hold Tuesday by a California appeals court. The 2nd District...

Hbo Dominates Tv Globes Awards

At the Golden Globes awards Sunday night, HBO's seven-part miniseries about the life of the second U.S. president dominated the presentations as John Adams picked up awards for best mini-series, best actress in a miniseries...

Inaugural Show On Hbo -- Free

HBO has purchased the rights to televise the January 18 Presidential Inaugural Opening Ceremony -- a star-studded entertainment event at the Lincoln Memorial -- and will make it available for free not only to HBO...

Little Britain Duo Wins Libel Battle

British comedians MATT LUCAS and DAVID WALLIAMS have accepted libel damages from a U.K. newspaper over a report alleging their TV show LITTLE BRITAIN USA had offended gay groups. The comic duo was accused of...

Matt Lucas And David Walliams Awarded Libel Damages

The creators of Little Britain have accepted libel damages over claims their show had outraged gay rights groups.Neither Matt Lucas nor David Walliams appeared at the high court hearing in London, during which Express Newspapers...

By on 19 December 2008

Winfrey Lands New Tv/movie Deal

TV queen OPRAH WINFREY has signed an exclusive new deal to develop movies and miniseries for cable network HBO. The talk show host will develop the projects as part of a three-year deal with her...

Klein And Goodwin Call It A Day

AMERICAN PIE star CHRIS KLEIN and actress girlfriend GINNIFER GOODWIN have ended their relationship after two years together. The He's Just Not That Into You star Goodwin returns to HBO's Big Love in January, and...

Cruz Dazzles At Gotham Awards

PENELOPE CRUZ dazzled on the red carpet at the Gotham Awards in New York on Tuesday (02Dec08) night, and walked away with an award for her role in WOODY ALLEN movie VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA. Cruz...

Polanski Demands Sex Charges Be Dropped

Shamed filmmaker ROMAN POLANSKI has filed a request asking a judge in Los Angeles to dismiss child-molestation charges against him - 30 years after he fled the U.S. to escape prosecution. In 1978 the Academy...

Ppv Fight Viewers Could Get Their Money Back

The Oscar De La Hoya-Manny Pacquiao welterweight championship bout will cost$54.95 on pay-per-view but HBO indicated Monday that many viewers will beable to watch it for far less than that if they take advantage of...

Corbett Eyes Sex Return

SEX AND THE CITY star JOHN CORBETT is keen to reprise his role in the hit TV show for a sequel to this year's (08) hit movie. The HBO series was transformed for the big...

Second Series For Little Britain USA Despite Controversy

Matt Lucas and David Walliams' Little Britain USA will return for a second series despite reports that it was too rude for American viewers.The HBO show received underwhelming reviews from stateside television critics while headlines...

By on 28 November 2008

Watergate Newspaper Boss Set For Biopic

The newspaper publisher who helped bring down U.S. President RICHARD NIXON is to have her life story turned into a TV movie. Katherine Graham led the Washington Post during the Watergate scandal of the 1970s,...

Sutherland: '24 Is Not Right Wing'

24 star KIEFER SUTHERLAND has blasted claims the hit drama promotes right-wing politics through its plotlines. Critics claim producers of the hit HBO show express their Republican leanings through the use of guns, torture and...

Kiedis' Life Story To Hit Tv

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS frontman ANTHONY KIEDIS is turning his extraordinary life story into a new TV drama series. U.S. cable network HBO plan to turn Kiedis' 2004 autobiography Scar Tissue into a show. The...

Norton Produces Obama Documentary

Actor EDWARD NORTON has produced a documentary chronicling America's next President BARACK OBAMA's path to the White House. The Fight Club star's production company Class 5 Films has closed a deal with bosses at American...

Kudrow Sparks Reports Of Tv Comeback

American actress LISA KUDROW has sparked reports she's making her second attempt at a television comeback, four years after the end of hit U.S. show FRIENDS The star has signed on as the executive producer...

Norton Produces Obama Documentary

Actor EDWARD NORTON has produced a documentary chronicling America's next President BARACK OBAMA's path to the White House. The Fight Club star's production company Class 5 Films has closed a deal with bosses at American...

Dark Knight Lights Up Time Warner's Books

The Dark Knight came to the rescue of Time Warner, helping it toboost third-quarter revenue. The film has grossed $527 million worldwide.DVD sales were OK, largely as a result of the popularity of the Sex...

Connolly Signed To Shoot New Game Video

ENTOURAGE star KEVIN CONNOLLY is taking his directorial career in a new direction - he's making music videos for rapper THE GAME and R+B singer NE-YO. The actor, best known for his role as Eric...

Lopez Tapped To Host Late-night Tv

Comedian GEORGE LOPEZ has been tapped as the latest celebrity to host his own late-night talk show. The 47 year old's star turn in the Sandra Bullock-produced The George Lopez Show secured him a leading...

Sam Mendes To Take Legendary Comic Preacher To Screen

Sam Mendes has been named as the man to take Preacher, one of the most acclaimed comic book series ever, to the big screen.The 75-issue series, created by writer Garth Ennis and artist Steve Dillon,...

By on 30 October 2008

The Sopranos Bottle-up Success With Italian Wineries

Hit U.S. TV series THE SOPRANOS may have been killed off last year (08) - but a group of wine makers are bottling up its success and putting it on shelves this autumn (08). Sopranos...

West Comedy Show Stalled

KANYE WEST's TV comedy plans have stalled - because his new cable show is too outrageous. The rapper was set to star in Seinfeld and Curb Your Enthusiasm creator Larry Charles' latest project, but the...

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