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Bill Murray Signs Up For Supernatural Comedy

Bill Murray and Seth Rogen have signed up for 'BOO: Bureau of Otherworldly Operations'.The A-list pair will lend their voices to characters in the animated movie, which is being prepared by Dreamworks.The comedy will centre...

New Take 'Murder, She Wrote' With Octavia Spencer In The Works

One of television's most popular crime shows, Murder, She Wrote is to be revived by NBC in a new series that will offer a fresh take on the long-running Angela Lansbury drama with the casting...

Murder She Wrote Reboot In The Works Starring Octavia Spencer

Beloved U.S. Tv series Murder She Wrote is set for a revamp with Oscar-winner Octavia Spencer in the leading role.Angela Lansbury played mystery writer and amateur detective Jessica Fletcher in the series, which ran from...

Nbc Producing Pilot For The Revival Of "Murder. She Wrote" Starring Octavia Spencer

CBS’s Murder, She Wrote, might be getting a much needed revival to NBC, according to the network’s announcement. NBC has ordered a pilot of the long-running series, Deadline reports. The series will benefit from the...

Octavia Spencer Writes Kids Mystery Book

Oscar winner Octavia Spencer has released a new children's novel about a young crime-fighting ninja.The Help star's new book, Randi Rhodes: Ninja Detective, was released on Tuesday (15Oct13) and tells the tale of the adventure-loving...

Viola Davis And Octavia Spencer Join James Brown Biopic

Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer will star in James Brown biopic 'Get On Up'.'The Help' director Tate Taylor has cast two of the stars of his hit 2011 film in his latest project about the...

Octavia Spencer Sues Diet Company Bosses For Breach Of Contract

Oscar winner Octavia Spencer is suing the bosses of a diet company, insisting they owe her for endorsing their products.The Help star has filed legal documents against Sensa Products executives, accusing them of breaching contract...

'Paradise' - Julianne Hough Is A Little Lamb Coming Of Age [Trailer + Stills]

In Paradise, the appropriately named Lamb Mannerheim takes the scenic route in coming of age. Scarred for life but still alive after a plane crash, Lamb shocks her home-town by taking off to Las Vegas...

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...

Octavia Spencer Saved New Movie From Financial Woes

Oscar-winning actress Octavia Spencer saved her new independent movie from disaster by investing her own money and convincing her wealthy friends to hand over their cash after the project fell into financial difficulties.The Help star...

Go See This Movie: 'Fruitvale Station' Is An 'Unstoppable Cinematic Force'

Fruitvale Station - the new Oscar-tipped most by Ryan Coogler - tells the story of one of America's most unjust killings. In the early hours of New Year's Day, 2009, a young Bay Area kid...

Critics Say Ryan Coogler's Debut 'Fruitvale Station' Is "Magnificent"

Fruitvale Station is released on Friday 12th July. The movie follows 22-year-old Oscar as he encountered acquaintances around San Francisco Bay on New Year's Eve 2008. His day ended in tragedy when he was accidentally...

Why The Weinstein's 'Fruitvale Station' Might Be The Finest Movie Of 2013

Winner of both the Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival, Ryan Coogler's Fruitvale Station is emerging as one of the leading movies of the year.Based on a true story, it...

Octavia Spencer Loses 20 Pounds On Weight-loss System

Actress Octavia Spencer has signed on as the new spokesperson for Sensa after losing 20 pounds (9 kilograms) on the weight-loss system.The Help star has often struggled to keep her figure red carpet-ready, but she...

Fruitvale Station Stuns Sundance And Cannes, Next Stop The Oscars? [Trailer]

Few had even heard of Ryan Coogler's Fruitvale Station before it won the Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year. It was snapped up by Harvey Weinstein, who...

Octavia Spencer Felt Sexy In Tadashi Shoji's Gown

Octavia Spencer felt ''sexy and confident'' in Tadashi Shoji's gown at the Cannes Film Festival. The 42-year-old actress dressed to impress on the red carpet for the premiere of her new film 'Fruitvale Station' last...

Jennifer Aniston Steals The Show At 'Call Me Crazy' Premiere [Pictures]

Jennifer Aniston stunned at the Los Angeles premiere of her upcoming television movie 'Call Me Crazy: A Five Film' this week. The former Friends star executive produced the movie - a compilation of short films...

Spanx Fan Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt wears Spanx.The 49-year-old actor - who raises six children with fiancee Angelina Jolie - is reportedly so worried middle age has taken its toll on his physique that he has taken to wearing...

Julianne, Derek Hough Show Set For Starz

Julianne and Derek Hough are creating a new TV show about ballroom dancing.The 'Dancing With the Stars' siblings will choreograph and produce a brand new drama series set in the cut-throat world of international competitive...

Octavia Spencer Undergoes Breast Lift

Actress Octavia Spencer has undergone a breast lift to give her a more youthful appearance.The Help star declared she would treat herself to a mastopexy after winning gold at the Oscars last year (12)....

Best Actress Winners To Present At Oscars

Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman, Halle Berry and Reese Witherspoon will present at this year's Oscars.The quartet of actresses - who have all won the coveted Best Actress award in the past - have been added...

Octavia Spencer Craving Jessica Chastain's Vegan Soul Food

Actress Octavia Spencer is patiently waiting for the Hollywood awards season to end - so her busy pal Jessica Chastain will have time to cook her another hearty meal.The star has been the toast of...

Channing Tatum To Present At Oscars

Channing Tatum has joined the Oscars presenting line up.The 'Magic Mike' hunk will take to the stage alongside fellow thespians Charlize Theron, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Daniel Radcliffe to help present the 85th Academy Awards live...

Meryl Streep To Present At Oscars

Meryl Streep and Jean Dujardin will present at this year's Oscars.The actors - who took the top acting prizes at last year's Academy Awards - will be joined by fellow acting award winners, Christopher Plummer...

Stars Give Away Sundance Swag Bags To Charity

Actresses Octavia Spencer, Jane Lynch and Jennifer Coolidge are among the stars putting their celebrity status to good use at the Sundance Film Festival by giving away their swanky gift bags to charity.Throughout the 10-day...

Octavia Spencer Launches Film Contest

The Help star Octavia Spencer is spearheading a short film contest for budding directors.The actress, who scooped the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2011, is inviting amateurs to create 20-minute films for her...

Octavia Spencer Giving Up On Love

Actress Octavia Spencer has given up looking for love after failing to find her ideal man.The Oscar-winning The Help star hasn't had much luck with dating and Spencer insists she is now letting fate take...

Octavia Spencer Pens Books For Schoolchildren

Oscar-winning THE HELP star Octavia Spencer has turned author to pen a series of books for schoolchildren.The actress has signed a deal with bosses at publishing house Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers and...

Sarah Jessica Parker Says Carrie Was A Unique Character

Sarah Jessica Parker will never play another character like Carrie Bradshaw again. The 'Sex And The City' star has opened up about playing the famous role of Carrie Bradshaw in the hit TV series and...

Tom Hanks 'Saddened' By Michael Clarke Duncan's Death

Tom Hanks is ''terribly saddened'' by the death of Michael Clarke Duncan.Tom's 'Green Mile' co-star passed away suddenly in a Los Angeles hospital at the age of 54 on Monday (03.09.12) and Tom was one...

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