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Al Pacino Left With A Stoop After Playing Phil Spector

Hollywood legend Al Pacino was left with a stoop after spending months hunched over to play incarcerated music mogul Phil Spector in a new Tv movie.The Godfather star went to great lengths to adopt the...

Phil Spector's Wife Upset By New Tv Movie

Disgraced music mogul Phil Spector's wife has blasted the producers of a new Tv movie about the producer's murder trial, insisting the project makes her husband look like a monster.Rachelle Spector is still convinced her...

Cate Blanchett To Play Brave Cancer Victim

Cate Blanchett is taking on one of the most heart-rending roles of her career - she will play a breast cancer victim who battles the disease while planning her wedding.The Elizabeth star has joined forces...

Liberace's Former Lover Scott Thorson Charged With Burglary

Liberace's former toyboy lover Scott Thorson is facing a jail sentence amid allegations of burglary and identity theft.The 53 year old, also known as Jess Marlow, was arrested by police in Reno, Nevada on 22...

Sarah Jessica Parker: 'Sex And The City Made Girls Possible'

Sarah Jessica Parker is convinced her hit Tv show Sex And The City paved the way for Girls, insisting Lena Dunham's series would not have been possible without its glossy predecessor.The actress, who starred in...

Dennis Rodman Opens Children's Basketball Camp In North Korea

Retired athlete Dennis Rodman has jetted to North Korea to run a basketball camp for children.The former Chicago Bulls ace is teaming up with three members of New York City's Harlem Globetrotters to coach youngsters...

Adele Wants Beyonce-style Documentary For Awards Grand Slam

Adele wants to follow in Beyonce's footsteps by making a Tv documentary to get herself one step closer to winning all four of Hollywood's top prizes.The British singer is aiming for the Hollywood quadruple honour,...

Game Of Thrones Season 3 Trailer Finally Hits (Watch)

Game of Thrones season 3 is on it’s way, and if the dark television adverts aren’t enough to convince you, then the new trailer will have to do. And it’s good; oh it’s good. If...

Luck Screenwriter Brings Back Drama Via Blog

Characters from axed horseracing drama Luck have been brought back to life by the Tv show's screenwriter in a new blog.The Hbo series, starring Dustin Hoffman, Nick Nolte and Dennis Farina, was cancelled last year...

Time Warner Cable Channels Buoy Conglomerate

Time Warner may be the only media conglomerate among the top five -- the others are Comcast (NBC), News Corp (Fox), Disney (ABC) and National Amusements (CBS) -- without a broadcast network of its own...

Lena Dunham Working On New Tv Show

Girls creator Lena Dunham is expanding her Tv credentials by signing up to write a new show based on the memoirs of a stylist to the stars.Dunham, who writes, stars in and directs Girls, will...

Lena Dunham On Board For Betty Halbreich Based Comedy Hbo Show

If she wasn't already busy enough Lena Dunham is allegedly on board to help write the screenplay for personal shopper Betty Halbreich's autobiography, All Dressed Up and Nowhere to Go, according to The Hollywood Reporter.Dunham...

Doug Ellin Gets Go-ahead For Entourage Movie

Director Doug Ellin has officially been given the green light to take the boys from his hit Tv series Entourage to the big screen.The show, created by Ellin and executive produced by Mark Wahlberg, starred...

Stephen Merchant To Get U.s. Sitcom

British writer/actor Stephen Merchant is following his pal Ricky Gervais to Hollywood - Tv bosses want him to make a sitcom based on his stand-up comedy routine.Merchant teamed up with Gervais to help write hit...

Dustin Hoffman Targeted By Peta Again For 'Cold And Irresponsible' Luck Remarks

Dustin Hoffman has been blasted by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta) after suggesting Tv bosses were too quick to cancel his horse racing drama Luck amid outrage from the animal rights group.Hoffman,...

Dustin Hoffman: 'Tv Bosses Were Too Hasty To Cancel Luck'

Dustin Hoffman is convinced bosses at U.S. Tv network Hbo made a "hasty decision" to cancel horse-racing drama Luck following animal cruelty complaints, insisting the "facts were so distorted".Activists at People for the Ethical Treatment...

Tom Hanks And Steven Spielberg Making Tv Miniseries

Actor Tom Hanks is re-teaming with Steven Spielberg to make a new Tv miniseries about World War Ii.The pair's as-yet-untitled show for America's Hbo network will tell the story of aerial wars fought by bombers...

Jailed Russian Rockers Documentary A Hit At Sundance

A documentary about the plight of Russian punk band Pussy Riot has been picked up by executives at U.S. network Hbo after its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah.Pussy Riot - A...

Actor Robert F. Chew Dies

The Wire star Robert F. Chew has died at the age of 52.The heavyweight actor died in his sleep at his home in Baltimore, Maryland on Thursday (17Jan13).His cause of death has been identified as...

Actor Robert F. Chew Dies

The Wire star Robert F. Chew has died at the age of 52.The heavyweight actor died in his sleep at his home in Baltimore, Maryland on Thursday (17Jan13). His cause of death has been...

Beyonce Shares Photo Of Baby's First Sonogram

Notoriously-private superstar Beyonce has thrilled fans by showing off a photo of her baby daughter's first sonogram.In a new teaser for her upcoming Hbo documentary, Life Is But A Dream, the Single Ladies hitmaker talks...

Sick Zosia Mamet Thought She'd Lost Girls Part

Actress Zosia Mamet feared she had blown her chance at landing a role in hit U.S. drama Girls after showing up to her New York audition high on cold medication.The Mad Men star - the...

Time Warner Cfo Warns Cablers: Expect A Big Fee Hike

Time Warner CFO John Martin has served notice to cable operators that he intends to negotiate aggressively with them beginning this year when affiliate deals start to expire. By 2016, he observed, virtually all contracts...

Time Warner Cfo Warns Cablers: Expect A Big Fee Hike

Time Warner CFO John Martin has served notice to cable operators that he intends to negotiate aggressively with them beginning this year when affiliate deals start to expire. By 2016, he observed, virtually all contracts...

Steven Soderbergh: 'Hollywood Snubbed Gay Liberace Biopic'

Director Steven Soderbergh was forced to settle with turning his upcoming Liberace biopic Behind The Candelabra into a Tv movie after he was snubbed by every major studio in Hollywood - because the film was...

Director Says Liberace Biopic Was "Too Gay" For Studios

Despite being directed by an Oscar winner and starring two other Oscar winners, Behind the Candelabra, Steven Soderbergh's drama about flamboyant pianist/entertainer Liberace, received a pass from every major studio, Soderbergh told TheWrap.com. The film,...

Julia Roberts Signs Up For Doctor Role In Tv Drama

Julia Roberts is heading to the small screen for Ryan Murphy's Tv adaptation of award-winning stage play The Normal Heart.The Pretty Woman star will play wheelchair-bound physician Dr. Emma Brookner, who treats HIV-positive patients in...

Alleged Hbo Coverup: Woman Sacked For Exposing Horse Abuse On 'Luck'

In March of last year 'Luck', a show about horse racing starring Dustin Hoffman, was cancelled amid a scandal surrounding the treatment of the horses that appeared on the show. Now, HBO - the network...

Eddie Redmayne Lied To Tom Hooper At Tv Audition

British actor Eddie Redmayne was convinced his Les Miserables director Tom Hooper would never hire him again as he once lied to him during an audition at the start of his career.Redmayne was desperate to...

Martin Scorsese Creating Bill Clinton Documentary

Filmmaker Martin Scorsese has signed on to shoot a Tv documentary about former American President Bill Clinton.The Oscar winner will co-produce the project with actress Elizabeth Hurley's ex, Steve Bing, for Tv network Hbo, while...

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