Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Meryl Streep to play wannabe opera diva

Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 6:29 AM
Meryl Streep has been cast to play wannabe opera singer Florence Foster Jenkins in a new biopic. The Oscar winner will star in a film called Florence, which is based on the true story of New York heiress and socialite Jenkins, who had aspirations to become a famous soprano. However, she was the... Read more

Kim Basinger reteaming with Russell Crowe for 'The Nice Guys'

Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 6:29 AM
Kim Basinger is reuniting with her L.A. Confidential co-star Russell Crowe for another period thriller. The two actors will join new dad Ryan Gosling and Matt Bomer in director Shane Black's The Nice Guys. Set in 1970s Los Angeles, the film follows the fortunes of a private eye, played by Gosling... Read more

Ellen Page's gay rights drama banned from Catholic school

Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 6:29 AM
The producers of Julianne Moore and Ellen Page's new civil rights drama Freeheld were left scrambling for a new location after officials at Salesian High School in New York refused to let them shoot there due to the film's "subject matter". The movie is based on a 2007 documentary, which centered... Read more

Donald Faison to be a dad again

Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 6:29 AM
Actor DONALD FAISON's wife CACEE COBB is expecting their second child. The former Scrubs star and Jessica Simpson's best friend are already parents to 14-month-old son Rocco, and on Tuesday (21Oct14), Cobb used her adorable son to share the exciting baby news with her followers. She posted a photo... Read more

Billy Bob Thornton: 'Angelina Jolie marriage was all about weird stories'

Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 6:29 AM
BILLY BOB THORNTON revisited his ANGELINA JOLIE romance during a recent The Hollywood Reporter interview, recalling it was a wild and crazy time in his life full of ridiculous headlines and bizarre tales. The Sling Blade star dated Jolie from 1995 to 2000, when the two stars began a three-year marriage... Read more

U.S. toy retailer shelves controversial Breaking Bad action figures

Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 6:29 AM
Bosses at American retailer Toys 'R' Us have acquiesced to a petition from concern parents calling for action figures based on drug drama BREAKING BAD to be removed from their stores. Susan Schrivjer from Florida created the petition last week (ends19Oct14) urging bosses of the chain store to stop selling... Read more

Primus send fans on hunt for lifetime tickets

Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 6:29 AM
Rockers PRIMUS are offering fans lifetime passes to their gigs if they find a golden ticket inside the vinyl version of their WILLY WONKA AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY cover album. The band's latest record, Primus and the Chocolate Factory With the Fungi Ensemble, was released on Tuesday (21Oct14), and taking... Read more

Pete Wentz joins Cobra Starship

Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 6:29 AM
FALL OUT BOY star PETE WENTZ has joined COBRA STARSHIP as a replacement for departing bassist ALEX SUAREZ. Frontman Gabe Saporta hinted about the band's latest member while bidding farewell to Suarez and guitarist Ryland Blackinton in a post online, and now new dad Wentz has confirmed he's the new recruit... Read more

Newlywed George Clooney expands tequila empire

Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 6:29 AM
GEORGE CLOONEY has expanded his tequila brand after perfecting a new anejo. The actor, who handed out bottles of his Casamigos Tequila to guests at his wedding last month (Sep14), announced the new tipple in a statement on Tuesday (21Oct14). It read: "We are extremely excited and proud to add our anejo... Read more

Miguel Bose and Calle 13 to honor Joan Manuel Serrat

Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 6:29 AM
Spanish musician JOAN MANUEL SERRAT will be feted by the likes of MIGUEL BOSE and CALLE 13 when he is honored as the Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year. The singer/songwriter is one of the entertainers who will be celebrated by the organizers of the Latin Grammy Awards at a gala and tribute dinner... Read more
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