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|The Weinstein Co. are suing Columbia Pictures and seeking a court declaration affirming it holds the option rights to five books by Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon author Wang Du Lu.
Paramount Pictures Chairman Brad Grey has given two
interviews to FBI officials about his alleged ties to Hollywood private eye Anthony Pellicano, who's been indicted on federal wiretapping charges.
Universal Studios Home Entertainment will release Steven Spielberg's Oscar-nominated thriller, Munich, on DVD May 9.
George Lucas will serve as Guest Director for the 2006 Los Angeles Film Festival slated to kick off on June 22 and run through July 2. The Star Wars mastermind will also select a special sidebar program of films as well.
Miramax is picking up Elton John's animated musical, Gnomeo & Juliet, a takeoff on Shakespeare's tragic romance set in the world of garden gnomes. The move comes weeks after Disney scrapped the project.
Disney has reopened its Mission: Space ride at Disney World's Epcot theme park in Florida after inspectors determined nothing was wrong with the rocket simulator following Wednesday's death of a 49-year-old German woman.
Jane Fonda, Salma Hayek, Isabella Rossellini, and Gloria Steinem are among the women participating in Until the Violence Stops: NYC, a two-week performance festival in June highlighting violence against women and girls.
Alicia Keys has landed a role in the upcoming big-screen adaptation of The Nanny Diaries, her rep confirmed Thursday.
|McDonalds is developing a "crisis management" plan to fight back against any negative publicity stemming from 20th Century Fox's upcoming release of Fast Food Nation and the publication of author Eric Schlosser's sequel, Chew On This: Everything You Didn't Want to Know about Fast Food.
Ewan McGregor and wife Eve Mavrakis confirmed to People that they have adopted a four-year-old girl from Mongolia. The couple, married since 1995, also have two biological daughters, Esther and Clara.
Muhammad Ali has sold 80 percent of the marketing rights to his name and famous mug to a firm for $50 million which is expected to put it to good use in advertising campaigns.
Mission: Impossible III will have its U.S. premiere at New York's Tribeca Film Festival on May 3. During that day, star Tom Cruise will also crisscross Manhattan by speedboat, helicopter, and subway to attend a series of events around the city hyping the film.
Per Variety, Will Smith is set to headline Greenbacks, an action thriller about an American ex-patriot in Morocco who stumbles onto a scheme to destabilize the world's economy by flooding the market with perfect counterfeit greenbacks.
Per Variety, Queen Latifah is set to star in Welfare Queen about a woman who got rich by taking advantage of the welfare system.
Shin Sang-ok, a South Korean film director who was kidnapped by North Korean agents to make propaganda movies for the totalitarian regime, died Tuesday due to complications following a liver transplant. He was 79.
|Maggie Gyllenhaal and Peter Sarsgaard are engaged and are expecting a baby, People magazine reports. The couple have been together for more than four years.
Ice Age: The Meltdown topped the box office for the second week in row, grossing an estimated $34.5 million in its sophomore weekend. Despite negative reviews, The Benchwarmers finished second with an estimated $20.5 million. Take the Lead came in third with an estimated $12.7
million, Lucky Number Slevin came in fifth with an estimated $7.1 million, Phat Girlz came in ninth with an estimated $3.1 million, and Friends with Money came in eighteenth with an estimated $637,000. Thank You for Smoking entered the Top 10 in tenth place with an estimated $2.4 million in its fourth week of release.
Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin welcomed their second child, a baby boy named Moses Martin, over the weekend. The couple's daughter, Apple, turns two next month.
Actress Ali Landry married film director Alejandro Gomez Monteverde on Saturday in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, People reports. The couple reportedly met at Bible study last year and got engaged over Memorial Day weekend.
Michael Douglas is claiming he was misquoted in a GQ article last month in which he questioned Pitt's decision to leave Jennifer Aniston to "go hold orphans" for Jolie.
Jennifer Lopez suing ex-husband Ojani Noa to stop publication of a tell-all book he's been shopping around. Her lawsuit claims that Noa offered to stop pursuing publication if she paid him $5 million.
Robin Williams, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Matthew Broderick, and Barbara Walters were among the myriad celebrities and notables paying their respects to Dana Reeve. A memorial for the singer, activist, and widow of Christopher Reeve was held Monday in New York. Dana died last month of lung cancer.
Designer Niklas J. Palm is suing Melanie Griffith for allegedly refusing to pay almost $26,000 after he dressed her and her daughters for a red carpet event, and reneging on a promise to mention his name on the red carpet.
A Massachusetts correctional officer has been disciplined for screening Brokeback Mountain for inmates at the state's largest prison because the film's explicit sexual content was deemed inappropriate.
Danny DeVito has launched a documentary channel on ClickStar, the broadband entertainment service founded by Morgan Freeman and producer Lori McCreary in 2005.
Comcast and Sony will unveil a new horror and thriller network this Halloween through video-on-demand in the first collaboration between the two companies to create new cable channels.
All news gathered from E! Online and other sources