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Nbc's Source For Outsourced Praise Was Nbc

NBC has pulled a promo for its controversial new comedy series Outsourced after it turned out that a quote praising the show and attributed to Entertainment Weekly ("a hilarious culture clash") was actually culled from...

Justin Timberlake Unsure Of Music

Justin Timberlake doesn't know if he wants to make music again.The 'SexyBack' hitmaker - who has not released a record since 'Until the End of Time' in 2007 - admits he is currently focused on...

Katy Perry Is To Guest Star In Simpsons

Katy Perry is to guest star in 'The Simpsons'.The pop star - whose planned appearance on children's TV show 'Sesame Street' was axed after complaints it was too sexy - will appear with the residents...

Ronnie Wood Takes 'Forever' To Record

Ronnie Wood has included a 35 year old song on his latest solo album. The guitarist - who plays with The Faces and The Rolling Stones, as well as being a solo artist - told...

Gemma Arterton Talks Alien Prequel

Ridley Scott has approached Gemma Arterton about starring in the 'Alien' prequels.The 24-year-old actress admitted he has requested a meeting with her to discuss her starring in the project after he saw 'The Disappearance of...

In New Film Phoenix Descends To The Ashes

Casey Affleck's documentary about his brother-in-law, Joaquin Phoenix, turns out to be not the mockumentary it was expected to be. In a terse review on his website, Roger Ebert writes "A mind is a terrible...

Martin Freeman Still On For Hobbit Role?

Martin Freeman is back in negotiations to star in 'The Hobbit'.The British actor was initially believed to have missed out on playing Bilbo Baggins in the film - production on which is currently suspended due...

Andie Macdowell Lands Footloose Role

Andie MacDowell has landed a role in the 'Footloose' remake.The 'Four Weddings and a Funeral' actress will play Dennis Quaid's wife Vi in the movie, the second time she has played his spouse after working...

Jennifer Aniston Joining Cougars

Jennifer Aniston is to appear in 'Cougar Town'.The 'Switch' actress will reunite with her former 'Friends' co-star Courteney Cox Arquette when she makes a guest appearance in the first episode of the second series of...

Which Version Of Avatar Will You Choose?

Digital technology may allow film directors to borrow a page from Broadway stage directors, who sometimes tweak scripts and alter staging after a play opens and critical judgments are rendered. That became apparent following the...

James Cameron's Hurt Locker 3-D Belief

James Cameron thinks 'The Hurt Locker' would have been better in 3-D. The 'Avatar' director - whose ex-wife Kathryn Bigelow directed the war epic, winning the Academy Award for Best Director earlier this year -...

Twilight A Long Time Before Dawn

In a controversial move, Summit Entertainment plans to release the second installment of the Twilight Saga Breaking Dawn one year after the first installment hits the screens in November 2011. The two films are being...

Diaper Stuntman Ryan Reynolds

Ryan Reynolds wanted to wear an "adult diaper" whilst filming stunt scenes.The hunky American actor was left petrified during scary takes on 'Green Lantern' - where he plays test pilot-turned-superhero Hal Jordan - and worried...

Death On Discovery Channel Gets Ratings

Last Tuesday's episode of Discovery Channel's reality series Deadliest Catch , which dealt with the death of Captain Phil Harris drew 8.5 million viewers, making it the biggest draw for the cable network in 10...

Chad Ochocinco's Love Show

Chad Ochocinco is looking to find love through his new TV show.The NFL player - who came fourth in the recent series of 'Dancing With The Stars' with his dance partner Cheryl Burke - launched...

Idol Reduces Qualifying Age

Call it the latest Justin Bieber effect American Idol has announced that it is reducing the qualifying age for contestants from 16 to 15. (The maximum age remains 28.) "A lot of young, talented people...

Stephen Moyer's True Sex Scenes

'True Blood' stars Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer can get carried away during their sex scenes in the vampire drama. Stephen, 40, admits his real-life relationship with 27-year-old Anna means there are no boundaries on...

Tv Reviews 24 Finale

Critics bade farewell to 24 with generally respectful reviews but little acclamation. "Taken simply as two hours of TV, it was exciting in its own insane way," wrote Robert Bianco in USA Today. " And...

Solo Gossip Girl Taylor Momsen

Taylor Momsen isn't close to her 'Gossip Girl' co-stars. The 16-year-old actress says she and her castmates - who include Leighton Meester and Chace Crawford - have a good on-set relationship, but do not socialise...

Entertainment Weekly To Link Pages To The Web

Entertainment Weekly plans to include barcodes in its upcoming summer movie preview issue that, when scanned by a reader with a smartphone, will bring up trailers for the 20 movies featured in the issue. The...

Action Mom Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie does her own stunts to impress her children. The actress - who has an impressive number of action roles to her name, including her latest film 'Salt', 'Wanted' and 'Tomb Raider' - does...

Rachel Weisz To Play Jackie Kennedy?

Rachel Weisz is being lined up to play Jackie Kennedy in new movie 'Jackie'. The British actress would play the iconic US First Lady in the biopic, which tells the tale of the four-day period...

Chace Crawford Dances Out Of Footloose

Chace Crawford has pulled out of the 'Footloose' remake. The 24-year-old actor was initially cast after first choice Zac Efron decided against making the movie in a bid to pull away from musical films. However,...

Leonardo Dicaprio To Clean Up As Hoover?

Leonardo DiCaprio is set to star in a biopic on the life of J. Edgar Hoover. The 'Titanic' star could play the former 1st Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) in a movie...

Susan Sarandon Gliding Alone

Susan Sarandon thinks life alone is like flying a glider.The 'Lovely Bones' actress - who split from her partner Tim Robbins last December after 23 years together - is finding the latest stage in her...

Gus Van Sant For Breaking Dawn?

'Milk' director Gus Van Sant is among a number of filmmakers lined up to helm the final 'Twilight' movie. The 57-year-old Oscar-nominee has been selected by studio Summit alongside 'Marie Antoinette' director Sofia Coppola and...

Leno And Letterman -- Together Again

Aside from the victory of the New Orleans Saints in Sunday's Super Bowl game, the biggest surprise of the night came in a 15-second CBS promotional spot for Late Show with David Letterman, which included...

Cowell Said To Be Determined To Quit Idol

Simon Cowell is expected to leave American Idol next season in order to devote his full attention to launching a U.S. version of his U.K. talent show The X Factor , in which he will...

Why Kevin Smith Agreed To Change Title Of His Movie

Kevin Smith agreed to change the title of his latest movie to Cop Out , after learning that his previous title, A Couple of Dicks , would face the same sort of rejection by TV...

Sag Surprises With Good Wife Nomination

The thus-far unheralded drama The Good Wife found itself in good company today (Friday) as the Screen Actors Guild included the fledgling CBS show in its list of nominees for outstanding performance by an ensemble...

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