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|Julia Roberts made her Broadway debut Wednesday in Three Days of Rain. Celebrities including Oprah Winfrey, James Gandolfini, Dave Matthews, and Diane Sawyer turned out for the performance, which received generally negative reviews from critics.
Just days after he and Katie Holmes welcomed daughter Suri, Tom Cruise is already doing media rounds for Mission: Impossible III, directed by Abrams. The actor told ABC's "20/20," "it was everything that we wanted it to be...spiritual."
Expectant father Brad Pitt has teamed with Global Green to create a design contest in New Orleans with the aim of helping to rebuild the city.
The Da Vinci Code, United 93, and X-Men: The Last Stand are among the films showing out of competition at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival. The American films in competition include Sofia Coppola's Marie-Antoinette and Richard Kelly's Southland Tales.
J.J. Abrams ("Lost," "Alias," Mission: Impossible III) is coming aboard to helm the first Star Trek feature
since 2002 that will reportedly focus on the early days of Kirk and Spock and their first outer-space mission.
Lindsay Lohan, Felicity Huffman, and Jane Fonda are attached to star in Georgia Rule about a young woman who has a dysfunctional relationship with her mother and is sent to spend the summer with her grandmother, per Daily Variety.
Campy musical Mamma Mia, inspired by the music of ABBA, is being adapted to the big screen by Tom Hanks' production company, per Daily Variety.
Ron Howard has signed on to direct The Look of Real, an ensemble film about young women in the fashion industry that he hopes will star his daughter, Bryce Dallas Howard.
Brendan Fraser has come aboard New Line Cinema's 3-D remake of the Jules Verne' classic Journey to the Center of the Earth, per Variety.
Lewis Alsamari, an Iraqi actor who plays a hijacker in United 93, the movie about the 9-11 United Flight that crashed in Pennsylvania, was denied entry into the U.S. to attend the film's premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York next week.
Will Smith accidentally crashed the bar mitzvah of a 13-year-old boy on Thursday when he turned up to visit Jerusalem's revered Western Wall. After creating a ruckus, the actor was kind enough to pose for pictures with the youngster.
|Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes, and baby Suri returned home to their Beverly Hills abode, where a fleet of paparazzi, news crews, and curious onlookers awaited them. Holmes reportedly had an epidural during the birth, People reporter Susan Schindehette told "Good Morning America."
Tickets went on sale Wednesday for Love, a new Las Vegas Cirque du Soleil show that combines the acrobatic troupe's signature high-flying antics with classic Beatles tunes. The Fab Four's original producer, Sir George Martin, helped arrange the score. Love premieres June 30 at the Mirage hotel.
Brian Grazer has filed for legal separation from his wife of eight years, Gigi Levangie-Grazer, citing irreconcilable differences. The Oscar-winning producer is seeking joint custody of his sons, ages six and two.
Eddie Murphy and wife and former model Nicole Murphy's divorce became final Monday. The comedian will pay child support to his ex, with whom he has five children.
|Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes welcomed their first child together, a baby girl named Suri, on Tuesday, E! Entertainment has confirmed. The baby weighed in at 7 pounds, 7 ounces; both mother and daughter were said to be doing well.
Brooke Shields and Chris Henchy welcomed their second child, a daughter
named Grier Hammond Henchy, on Tuesday.
Per the New York Daily News, Colin Farrell and ex-gal-pal Nicole Narain have reached an "amicable settlement" in their legal spat over the sex tape they made in 2003 that the former Playboy Playmate had hoped to distribute. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. The actor's ongoing suit against the Internet Commerce Group to prevent the
company from releasing the explicit footage is still pending, however.
Eddie Murphy and wife and former model Nicole Murphy's divorce became final Monday. The funnyman will pay child support to his ex, with whom he has five children.
Academy Award organizers have announced Feb. 25, 2007 as the date for next year's Oscars. This year's ceremony was moved to March to avoid a face-off with NBC's broadcast of the Winter Olympics.
Per Variety, Renée Zellweger will headline the Paramount Pictures horror thriller Case 39, about a social worker who saves an abused 10-year-old girl from her parents only to discover the parents aren't the ones exactly causing trouble. The film starts shooting in Vancouver in July.
Per Variety, Russell Crowe will star in Aussie director John Polson's indie thriller Tenderness, playing a cop who helps unravel a teenage runaway's mysterious past.
Woody Allen has foregone Paris as the setting of his latest picture, starring David Krumholtz and Michelle Williams, for budgetary reasons and will once again return to the streets of London, where he shot his last two flicks.
Per the Hollywood Reporter, Matthew Perry will star in the indie black comedy Numb, about a screenwriter who falls for a girl while suffering from a disorder that makes his chronically depressed self always appear chipper.
Filmmaker Marshall Herskovitz has topped the list of nominees for president of the Producers Guild of America, after Kathleen Kennedy leaves office after a five-year term. Results will be announced June 12.
Scary Movie 4 grossed an estimated $41 million in its debut weekend, the highest Easter opening ever. The spoof also became the first No. 1 hit for the Weinstein Company, the new venture founded by the former Miramax bosses. The CGI Disney movie The Wild came in fourth with an estimated $9.5 million. The Columbian drama La
Mujer de mi Hermano came in thirteenth place with an estimated $1.025 million.
Oprah Winfrey are denying rumors that she is throwing an $8 million wedding for Jennifer Aniston and Vince Vaughn. Aniston called into Monday's "Oprah Winfrey Show" and called the rumors "so unbelievable."
A Namibian governor told the local newspaper that Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt will have their baby in his country and are considering giving it a Namibian name.
Tom Cruise and fiancée Katie Holmes are running seminars with their families "just to educate them," about Katie’s pregnancy, the actor tells GQ magazine in upcoming issue.
Columbia Pictures has announced that the studio's star-laden remake of All the King's Men is due out Sept. 22. Sean Penn, Jude Law, Kate Winslet, James Gandolfini, Anthony Hopkins, Mark Ruffalo, and Patricia Clarkson make up the heavy-hitting ensemble.
John McTiernan, director of Die Hard and Predator, has agreed to plead guilty in the Anthony Pellicano wiretapping case.
Jane Fonda said she would like to tour the U.S. in protest of the war in Iraq, but that her controversial stance on the Vietnam war left her with "too much baggage."
Steven Spielberg is teaming with Zhang Yimou to help design the opening and closing ceremonies for the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
Conservative religious group Opus Dei is requesting a disclaimer on the upcoming big-screen adaptation of The Da Vinci Code, which it claims offers a deformed image of the Catholic church.
All news gathered from E! Online and other sources