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The Nutty Professor Remake In The Works

'The Nutty Professor' is getting a remake from the team behind 'Scream 5'.Project X Entertainment's James Vanderbilt, William Sherak and Paul Neinstein have acquired the right to the classic comedy, which originally starred Jerry Lewis...

The World Mourns Death Of Comedy Legend Jerry Lewis

It's official: the world has become a little less funny with the death of comic genius Jerry Lewis, who passed away at the grand old age of 91 last week at his Las Vegas home....

Jerry Lewis: 'Donald Trump Needs To Be America's Next President'

The funnyman hasn't been a fan of the "uncertainty" surrounding current President Barack Obama's decisions, and so he's endorsing the controversial Republican candidate to take over in 2016. "You can't really...

Jerry Lewis' The Day The Clown Cried To Be Released In A Decade

The funnyman wrote, directed and starred in the 1972 film, about a clown forced to lead Jewish children into the gas chambers of a Nazi concentration camp during World War Two, but he...

Joan Collins Honoured By Friars Club

The Dynasty star joined the comedy institution in a ceremony at the fabled Manhattan club which was hosted by veteran comedian Jerry Lewis, and she made the crowd laugh with a self-deprecating speech....

Jerry Lewis' Labor Day Telethon Scrapped

Officials at the charity insist the the event has become less appealing in recent years. Celebrities like Frank Sinatra, John Lennon and Michael Jackson have performed on the telethon, which was first...

Jerry Lewis To Be Honoured By Broadcasters Association

The TV and movie legend has been named this year's (15) recipient of the organisation's Distinguished Service Award, in honour of his decades of work in entertainment, and his ongoing efforts as the...

Polly Bergen, Us Actress Known For 'Cape Fear', Has Died Aged 84

Polly Bergen, the US actress best known for her roles in such classic films as Cape Fear and for her television appearances on The Sopranos and Desperate Housewives, has died at the age of 84.Polly...

Quentin Tarantino At Cannes: "Digital Projection Is The Death Of Cinema"

Quentin Tarantino has spoken out again about the changes and development in cinema since his youth. Digital Vs. traditional technology continues to be a hot topic amongst film makers with numerous high profile names arguing...

Jerry Lewis Is Still Not A Fan Of Female Comedians

Jerry Lewis say wha-??? The beloved comedian has earned his right to an opinion in the standup world, but his latest statement had more than a few eyebrows raised. On Saturday, Lewis left his hand...

Jerry Lewis' Controversial Clown Film Footage Released After 41 Years

Acclaimed entertainer and director Jerry Lewis has seen footage of a film he helped make 41 years ago surface online after he swore it would never see the light of day. The movie, entitled The...

"Lost" Jerry Lewis Film Debuts On Youtube

Ordinarily it's a cause for celebration when a long lost film is found, but it won't be for Jerry Lewis, who has done his best over the years to keep his The Day the Clown...

87-Year-old Jerry Lewis In France For Screening Of New Movie

Jerry Lewis returned to the country where he is regarded as a veritable cinematic deity. At the Cannes Film Festival, where his film Max Rose is being screened out of the main competition, the 87-year-old...

Robert De Niro, Jerry Lewis And Martin Scorsese Reunite For King Of Comedy Screening At Tribeca Film Festival

The King of Comedy is thirty years old and to celebrate the momentous anniversary, the star of the mad-cap kidnap comedy Robert De Niro decided to air a special screening of the movie at the...

Jerry Lewis Collapses Before Tom Cruise Award Presentation

Jerry Lewis was rushed to hospital on Tuesday night (June 12, 2012) just moments before he was due to present Tom Cruise with an award at a prestigious Friars Club event. 86 year old Lewis...

Jerry Lewis Scraps More Shows

Veteran comedian Jerry Lewis has cancelled the Sydney leg of his Australian charity tour as he recovers following his hospitalisation for exhaustion.The comedian/actor planned the shows to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Foundation, of...

Jerry Lewis Rushed To Hospital In Sydney

Jerry Lewis, the legendary Hollywood actor and comedian, was taken ill last night in Sydney, and was unable to take the stage. E! Online reported that 85 year-old Jerry Lewis, who shot to fame as...

Lewis' Comedy Remakes Heading To The Big Screen

JERRY LEWIS' slapstick humour is heading back to the big screen - the funnyman has signed a deal to remake his most successful comedies.Artificial Intelligence Entertainment and Social Capital Films have acquired the remake rights...

Gary Lewis Slates His Father Over His Brother's Death

Gary Lewis, the pop star son of comedian Jerry Lewis, has blamed his father for the death of his younger brother. The 1960s Gary Lewis and The Playboys frontman has suggested that his comedian father...

Actor Kim Chan Dies

Chinese actor KIM CHAN, who has starred in films alongside ROBERT DE NIRO, JERRY LEWIS and JACKIE CHAN, has died. Kim Chan, born in 1917, passed away on Sunday (05Oct08) in Brooklyn, New York. His...

Sinatra Biographers Uncover Truth About Mafia Ties

FRANK SINATRA biographers ANTHONY SUMMERS and ROBBYN SWAN have unearthed new evidence linking the late crooner to the Mafia, thanks to the confession of a dying mob boss. The husband-and-wife team published SINATRA: THE LIFE...

Lewis Praises Martin's Daughter For Tell-all Book

Comic JERRY LEWIS has praised his former partner DEAN MARTIN's daughter for telling the truth in her new book - and revealing the late crooner was a terrible father. DEANA MARTIN has come under...

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