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Jane Fonda Set To Play Nancy Reagan

Jane Fonda is in negotiations to play Nancy Reagan in a forthcoming film. The 74-year-old actress - who was once a vocal advocate for civil rights - has been in talks with 'Precious' director Lee...

Jane Fonda To Play Nancy Reagan

Jane Fonda is to play Nancy Reagan in 'The Butler'. The iconic actress - who has won two Oscars in her career - will take on the part of the of the wife of former...

Jimmy Kimmel To Host Emmy Awards

Jimmy Kimmel is to host the Emmy Awards for the first time.The talk show host has been unveiled as presenter of the prestigious ceremony, which honours the best in television and takes place on September...

Pbs, Cbc To Air Documentary About News Corp Scandal

PBS in the U.S. and the CBC in Canada plan to air a Frontline documentary on Tuesday, March 27 titled "Murdoch's Scandal," dealing with the telephone hacking and bribery scandal that threatens to bring down...

Report Obama Letter Helped Open China To Hollywood

In late December, President Obama wrote a personal letter to Chinese president Hu Jintao urging the Chinese leader to make good on repeated promises to allow more foreign films to be shown in the country...

Mick Jagger And Barack Obama Party At Blues Concert

Mick Jagger and Barack Obama have partied together at a blues concert. The Rolling Stones frontman performed at the gig in the East Room of the White House which was attended by blues stars of...

Former Tabloid Editor Admits Using Unreliable Informants

The former investigations editor of the now-defunct British newspaper News of the World has told a panel looking into journalistic ethics that he has used people as sources for stories that police have considered "unreliable."...

Nypd's Top Official Regrets Endorsing Anti-islam Film

New York's top police official has made a 180-degree shift from a previous stance and has now admitted that he agreed to appear in a documentary that claims that much of Muslim leadership in America...

Venezuela Blames Ouster Of Diplomat On Univision

The Venezuelan government has accused U.S. Spanish-language broadcaster Univision of airing "groundless accusations" in a TV documentary that led to its consul general, Livia Acosta Noguera, in Miami being declared persona non grata by the...

Angelina Jolie And Brad Pitt Visit President Obama

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have paid a visit to the White House to meet President Obama. The Hollywood stars - who were in Washington for the launch of the brunette beauty's new film 'In...

Scarlett Johansson Wants Obama Re-elected In 2012

Scarlett Johansson's only Christmas wish is for President Barack Obama to be re-elected in 2012.The actress is a big supporter of the current resident of the White House and is hoping the American public vote...

Lady Gaga Visits The White House

Lady Gaga has visited the White House to discuss her plans for an anti-bullying campaign. The 25-year-old pop superstar - who has supported measures to put an end to bullying in American high schools following...

Eric Bana To Play Elvis Presley

Eric Bana will play Elvis Presley in a new movie. The 'Star Trek' actor has signed up to star as the 'Blue Suede Shoes' hitmaker in the indie film 'Elvis & Nixon' opposite Danny Huston...

Barack Obama Requests Song During Janelle Monae's White House Show

Janelle Monae was astonished when U.S. President Barack Obama asked her to perform his favourite track during her show at a White House state dinner this week (beg10Oct11).The R&B star was invited to entertain 220...

Are You Ready For An Apology??!!

Hank Williams Jr., who issued an unapologetic statement following ESPN's decision to yank his "Are You Ready for Football?" opener from Monday night's NFL telecast after he compared President Obama to Adolf Hitler, issued a...

Abc News Content Coming To Yahoo!

ABC News and Yahoo! are teaming up to offer original news features from the network online, beginning today (Monday) with the launch of a new series called Newsmakers . The first webcast features ABC News...

Daryl Hannah Proud To Be Arrested For Protesting

Daryl Hannah says being arrested was "the point" of her recent protest.The 50-year-old actress was taken into police custody last month after participating in a sit-in demonstration outside the White House in Washington DC to...

Daryl Hannah Arrested Outside White House

Daryl Hannah was arrested outside the White House today (30.08.11) during an environmental protest.The 'Kill Bill' star was handcuffed and led away by police after joining a sit-down protest on the sidewalk outside President Barack...

Bin Laden Film Blasted By Conservatives

Conservative commentators have denounced plans to release a movie about the hunt for Osama bin Laden next October 12, just before the presidential election. On his BigHollywood blog, Andrew Breitbart remarked on Wednesday that the...

Another Msnbc Commentator Is Out

MSNBC has suspended yet another commentator. This time it's Mark Halperin, an editor-at-large for Time magazine, who remarked during an interview on Joe Scarborough's Morning Joe program Thursday that he thought President Obama "was kind...

The Killers Proud To Rock Obama

The Killers star Ronnie Vannucci Jr. says performing for President Barack Obama has been the highlight of his career.The musician and his bandmates - singer Brandon Flowers, guitarist Dave Keuning and bassist Mark Stoermer -...

Animated Man Zach Galifianakis

Zach Galifianakis is "treated like a cartoon" when people want pictures with him.The 'Hangover II' actor - who plays Alan in the comedy movie - is not always in the mood to have his photograph...

Scarlett Johansson Splits From Sean Penn

Scarlett Johansson and Sean Penn have reportedly split.The pair sparked speculation their romance was in trouble when the actress failed to attend the Cannes film festival in France last month with Sean for his film...

Justin Bieber Set To Meet 9/11 Victim

Justin Bieber is set to meet a 9/11 victim's daughter after a request from US President Barack Obama.The 'Baby' hitmaker has implied he will keep a promise made by the American leader that he would...

Osama Killing Was Taped, But Will It Ever Be Shown?

The Navy SEAL strike that killed Osama bin Laden on Sunday was reportedly watched by President Obama and White House staffers as it occurred, thanks to tiny cameras integrated into the helmets of the strike...

Trump Gets Dumped

Clearly Donald Trump has seen better weekends. Skewered mercilessly by President Obama and Saturday Night Live comic Seth Meyers at the White House Correspondents Dinner on Saturday, Trump saw the final minutes of his Celebrity...

The Killers Confirmed As Hard Rock Calling Headliners

The Killers have been confirmed to headline the UK's Hard Rock Calling festival.The 'When You Were Young' band will top the bill on the Friday night of the festival on June 24, their first show...

Alteration Key For Michelle Obama

Peter Sornen always makes sure the dresses he designs for Michelle Obama can be "altered". The designer - who has created outfits for the fashionable First Lady on six separate occasions - is often given...

Tv Reviews The Kennedys

So what was all the fuss over The Kennedys all about? That's what the critics of the eight-part miniseries debuting Sunday on ReelzChannel appear to be asking. Certainly, they say, the series has its faults...

U.k.'S Hackergate Scandal "Lost" Emails Found

In a development that could turn out to be the British equivalent of the release of the infamous White House tapes that brought down the Nixon presidency, The News of the World , Rupert Murdoch's...

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