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Martin Short Romancing Harvey Fierstein In Hairspray Live!

The veteran comedian has been cast as Wilbur Turnblad, the doting husband of Edna Turnblad - played by Fierstein, in the upcoming adaptation for America's NBC network. Fierstein, who originated the role...

Nbc Greenlights New Maya Rudolph And Martin Short Variety Show

NBC has given the green light to a new variety show to be hosted by Maya Rudolph and Martin Short and produced by Lorne Michaels. According to Variety the project has been in the works...

Martin Short To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

The Father of the Bride star and former Saturday Night Live castmember will be presented with the honour in recognition of his exceptional contribution to Canadian TV and film. Martin Katz,...

David Letterman Comes Out Of Retirement Just To Mock Donald Trump

Former ‘Late Show’ host David Letterman came out of retirement on Friday night, to make a very special appearance onstage with comedians Steve Martin and Martin Short in San Antonio, Texas. Martin and Short are...

Owen Wilson Reveals 'Inherent Vice' Is Laced With Paranoia

'Inherent Vice' may be an absurd comedy with a rather complicated premise, but it could prove to have one of Owen Wilson's more serious roles, as he takes on a Coy Harlingen; a government informer...

Martin Short To Replace Nathan Lane In It's Only A Play

Veteran comedian Martin Short will replace Nathan Lane in Broadway show It's Only a Play in January (15).Lane and his The Producers co-star Matthew Broderick are currently starring in the updated version of Terrence MCNally's...

Martin Short's Jiminy Glick Inspiration Dead At 85

A talk show host who inspired comedian Martin Short's outrageous Jiminy Glick character has died.Skip E. Lowe, who hosted a long-running weekly show for public access cable television in the U.S., died at his home...

Angelina Jolie, Steve Martin & Angela Lansbury Earn Honorary Recognition From The Academy’S Governors Awards

Angelina Jolie, Steve Martin and Angela Lansbury were honoured on Saturday, 16 November, night at the Academy’s Governors Awards, in a night where emotions ran high and the awards circuit got off to a start....

Reese Witherspoon To Star In Inherent Vice

Reese Witherspoon is to star in 'Inherent Vice'.The 37-year-old actress will reteam with her 'Walk the Line' co-star Joaquin Phoenix in the movie, which will also star Owen Wilson Benicio del Toro, Martin Short and...

Martin Short Penning Memoir

Actor Martin Short is putting pen to paper to write his first memoir.The Father of the Bride funnyman has signed a deal with publishers at Harper to release his autobiography next autumn (14). Joking...

Martin Short Went On Tour To Cope With Wife's Death

Actor Martin Short went on tour as a stand-up comedian to cope with his grief after his wife Nancy Dolman passed away.The Canadian singer/actress lost her battle with ovarian cancer in August 2010, aged just...

Children's Choir, Samuel L. Jackson And Paul Mccartney Hit All The Right Notes For The Festive Show: Saturday Night Live Recap

Last night's Saturday Night Live (Dec 15) could have gone very wrong indeed in lieu of recent events in America, but for a nation in mourning the one thing that America needed was a healthy...

Stars Come Out To Join Paul Mccartney And Martin Short On U.s. Tv

The final Saturday Night Live of the year was a star-studded affair - Tom Hanks, Samuel L. Jackson and Alec Baldwin joined guest host Martin Short, and Eagles rocker Joe Walsh performed with Sir Paul...

Tim Burton In Frankenweenie Colour Snub

Tim Burton wouldn't have directed 'Frankenweenie' if it couldn't be in black and white. The 54-year-old helmer insisted the Disney comedy animation motion picture shouldn't be in colour because it would have lost its ''extra...

Tom Hanks Leads Star-studded Cast In Shakespeare Play

Tom Hanks and his actress wife Rita Wilson teamed up with Martin Short to form an all-star cast in Shakespearean classic A Midsummer Night's Dream for a charity performance on Thursday (27Sep12).Billy Crystal, Eddie Redmayne,...

Tim Burton's 'Frankenweenie' To Open London Film Festival

Tim Burton 's latest film, Frankenweenie, is set to kick off the Bfi London Film Festival, reports The Telegraph. The showing will be accompanied by an exhibition of the film's original artwork.Clare Stewart, the director...

Tim Burton Premieres Extra 'Frankenweenie' Footage At Comic-con

Tim Burton released a special extra- footage trailer of his upcoming animated film 'Frankenweenie' at Comic-Con in San Diego on Thursday (12 July 2012). The movie is in a characteristically B-movie style black and white...

Meg Ryan, Tom Hanks Attend Nora Ephron Memorial In New York

Yesterday (July 9, 2012), Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks were among the Hollywood celebrities that gathered together to remember the life and work of the late screenwriter Nora Ephron. Usa Today have published photos of...

Barbra Streisand Opens Malibu Home For Heart Disease Fundraiser

Barbra Streisand has hosted a lucrative, star-studded fundraiser in her Malibu home, to raise money for research into women's heart disease. During the glitzy event, Streisand performed live for her guests, who included the fashion...

Martin Short On Kathie Lee Gifford: People Make Mistakes

Ever the gentleman, Martin Short is willing to forgive and forget Kathie Lee Gifford for the uncomfortable position he found himself in during an interview on the Today show this week. Not realising that Short's...

Martin Short Accepts Kathie Lee Gifford's Apology

Actor Martin Short has accepted presenter Kathie Lee Gifford's apology after she quizzed him about his marriage to his late wife during a live U.S. TV interview on Wednesday (30May12).The funnyman was a guest on...

Is Kathie Lee Gifford's Martin Short Interview The Cringiest Ever?

Kathie Lee Gifford has become a serious contender for conducting the world's most cringiest interview, after asking comedy actor Martin Short on the 'Today Show' how his wife was holding up. Of course, Nancy Dolman...

Kathie Lee Gifford Thought Martin Short's Wife Was Alive?

Kathie Lee Gifford 's interview with comedy actor Martin Short got a little awkward on the Today show on Wednesday (May 30, 2012). Half way through an otherwise routine interview concerning new animated movie 'Madagascar...

Martin Short Brushes Off Embarrassing Tv Interview About Late Wife

Actor Martin Short brushed off marriage questions from TV presenter Kathy Lee Gifford during a live U.S. show on Wednesday (30May12) - because his tragic wife Nancy Dolman died two years ago.The funnyman was promoting...

Tom Hanks Bails Out Martin Short After Fender-bender

Martin Short has Tom Hanks to thank for bailing him out of a recent fender-bender, revealing the Cast Away star calmed the angry driver down by offering to hear his movie pitch.The Father of the...

Tim Burton's Sensitive Frankenweenie

Tim Burton's 'Frankenweenie' will be a "sensitive movie". The eccentric director is currently working on the feature length version of his 1984 short film about a pet owner who manages to bring his dead dog...

Short Will Collect Cancer Fund's Courage Award For Late Wife

U.S. funnyman MARTIN SHORT will collect an honour from the Women's Cancer Research Fund on behalf of his late wife, who lost her battle with the disease last year (10).The comedian's wife of 30 years,...

Short Mocks Stars In Rehab In Musical Spoof

Actor MARTIN SHORT gave U.S. TV audiences a late night laugh on Wednesday (19Jan11) with a song and dance spoof about troubled stars in rehab.Short was appearing as a guest on The Late Show with...

Short Returns For A Party After Family Tragedy

Funnyman MARTIN SHORT is set to return to the stage for the first time since his wife's death in August (10) for a one-night only show with SEINFELD star JASON ALEXANDER in Los Angeles.The star...

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