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Wga Names Sopranos Best-written Series Ever

The HBO gang drama The Sopranos has been named the best-written U.S. TV series in history in a list of the top 101 shows selected by the Writers Guild of America. Seinfeld ranked No. 2....

Aaron Sorkin Takes Charge Of Steve Biopic

Aaron Sorkin will write the script for the forthcoming Steve Jobs biopic. The 'West Wing' creator - who won an Oscar for penning 'The Social Network' - will take charge of 'Jobs: Get Inspired', which...

Richard Schiff Joins Man Of Steel

Richard Schiff has joined the cast of 'Man of Steel'. The 'West Wing' star is set to play Dr. Hamilton in the Warner Bros. movie, which is set to star Henry Cavill as Clark Kent...

Hugh Jackman Plans Broadway Return

Hugh Jackman is set to return to Broadway to play Harry Houdini.The 'Real Steel' actor will star as the famed illusionist in 'Houdini' which will be penned by 'West Wing' scribe Aaron Sorkin and is...

Rob Lowe Proud Of Brat Pack

Rob Lowe "loves" the term Brat Pack and is proud he was part of it. The 'St Elmo's Fire' actor was part of a group of young, hard-partying actors - along with stars including Emilio...

Charlie Sheen Making Music With Snoop Dogg?

Charlie Sheen is set to record a single with Snoop Dogg.The troubled actor - who kicks off his 'Violent Torpedo of Truth' tour this Saturday (02.04.11) in Detroit - is enlisting the help of the...

Charlie Sheen Sued For 20m Over Reality Show

Charlie Sheen is being sued for $20 million.The former 'Two and a Half Men' star has been accused of destroying a planned reality TV project about himself and his family by a television producer working...

Martin Sheen Says Charlie's Addiction Is Like 'Cancer'

Martin Sheen says his son Charlie's battle with substance abuse is like having "cancer".The 'West Wing' star admits it has been painful to watch the 45-year-old actor - who is currently receiving home rehab treatment...

Webster Takes Aim At Landlord Over Smoke Alarms

Former WEST WING star KIM WEBSTER is planning to take legal action against her landlord after a blaze broke out in her Los Angeles apartment block and she didn't hear a fire alarm.The actress was...

Sorkin To Turn Aide's Mistress Tale Into Edwards Film

WEST WING creator AARON SORKIN is set to tackle the underbelly of politics again after signing on to turn ANDREW YOUNG's bestseller THE POLITICIAN - about the downfall of cheating former presidential candidate JOHN EDWARDS...

Whitford Worried About Real-life Cop Research

Former WEST WING star BRADLEY WHITFORD is anxious about going all the way with research into his new TV cop character - because he fears he'd cower in terror if a ride-along with real detectives...

Schiff's Fears Over Religious Role

WEST WING star RICHARD SCHIFF feared a career backlash over his new religious-themed comedy THE INFIDEL.The Emmy winner took a pay cut to jet to London and shoot the low budget comedy, about a Muslim...

Robinson Sued Over German Shepherd

NICOLE ROBINSON is facing legal action from a New York woman who alleges she was injured by the WEST WING star's dog.A babysitter has filed a lawsuit in Manhattan Supreme Court alleging the German shepherd,...

West Wing Star To Support Lopez In Dog Lawsuit

WEST WING actress NICOLE ROBINSON has vowed to support JENNIFER LOPEZ when her dog lawsuit goes to court - as she is the pooch's new owner.Lopez and her husband Marc Anthony were sued earlier this...

Kaczmarek Blasts Custody Battle Rumours

MALCOLM IN THE MIDDLE star JANE KACZMAREK has blasted rumours she's fighting for full custody of her kids with her estranged husband, former WEST WING actor BRADLEY WHITFORD.After the couple ended its 16-year marriage earlier...

Pitt's Moneyball On Again

BRAD PITT's baseball movie MONEYBALL is rolling again, with WEST WING creator AARON SORKIN rewriting the screenplay.The Billy Beane biopic was scheduled to go before cameras at the end of last month (Jun09) but filming...

Sheen Turned Down 'Boring' Political Role

Former WEST WING president MARTIN SHEEN turned down the chance to become a real-life politician because he "couldn't bear sitting in meetings all day". The actor, who played President Josiah 'Jed' Bartlet in the hit drama...

West Wing Actor Dies Of Cancer

Actor Ron Silver, best known for his performance on the US TV show The West Wing, has died of cancer.The Emmy-nominated actor is reported to have died peacefully in his sleep with his family around...

By on 16 March 2009

West Wing Creator To Pen Clooney Court Drama

Aaron Sorkin, the creator of The West Wing, is to collaborate with George Clooney on upcoming courtroom drama The Challenge.Variety reports Clooney's production company Smoke House is to develop the film, based on the trial...

By on 03 February 2009

Wildfires Strike California Celeb Enclave

Wildfires fanned by winds of up to 70mph in California have forced some of Hollywood's leading lights to flee their multimillion dollar mansions.The exclusive town of Montecito in the US state has been especially badly...

By on 15 November 2008

West Wing Writer Aaron Sorkin To Pen Facebook Film

Aaron Sorkin, creator of The West Wing, is to write a movie based on the rise of Facebook, he has confirmed.The screenwriter is in negotiations to create an as-yet-untitled film about the social networking site,...

By on 28 August 2008

Alan Dale And Kelly Brook Join Moving Wallpaper Cast

Ugly Betty actor Alan Dale and model Kelly Brook are to join the cast of ITV1's Moving Wallpaper, it has been revealed.The Australian actor - once renowned for his role as Jim Robinson in Neighbours...

By on 18 August 2008

Sorkin Says Writer-producers Forced End Of Writers' Strike

TV writer-producer Aaron Sorkin ( The West Wing, Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip ) has disclosed that as the writers' strike dragged on into January, he and "seven or eight" other top screenwriters were...

Sheen Honoured For Humanitarian Work

WEST WING star MARTIN SHEEN has been honoured for his role as a peace activist and for his humanitarian work. The 67-year-old actor was awarded the Laetare Medal by the University of Notre Dame in...

Rob Lowe Asks Court To Dismiss Nanny's Wage Claims

Rob Lowe has requested that a court dismiss a former nanny's claims of wage violations, it has been reported.Jessica Gibson, who worked as a nanny for the actor and his family on and off over...

By on 16 May 2008

Rob Lowe's Wife: New Nanny Claims Are Sickening

Rob Lowe's wife has attacked a sexual harassment allegation made by a former nanny as "sickening".Laura Boyce, who worked for the West Wing star and family for seven months in 2007, this week filed a...

By on 02 May 2008

Rob Lowe's Lawyer Criticises New Sexual Harassment Claim

Rob Lowe's legal team have denounced a second sexual harassment claim made against the actor and his wife as "false".The couple's former nanny Jessica Gibson filed a lawsuit in Santa Barbara, California last month, claiming...

By on 01 May 2008

Lowe Nearly 'Blinded' By Gervais

WEST WING star ROB LOWE was nearly blinded by RICKY GERVAIS after the British comedian hit him in the eye with a toy gun. The pair star in new movie This Side of The Truth...

West Wing's Sheen Backs Obama For President

Venerable Hollywood actor Martin Sheen has publicly backed Barack Obama as the Democratic party's presidential nominee for the first time.Campaign groups representing Obama and his rival Hillary Clinton had both previously approached the 67-year-old seeking...

By on 24 April 2008

Hill Offers Lowe Support

LATEST: ROB LOWE's WEST WING co-star DULE HILL has offered his public support to the troubled actor as he fights sexual harassment accusations from a former nanny. Hill admits he's shocked by 24-year-old Jessica Gibson's...

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