|Jack Palance, the Academy Award-winning actor who will always be remembered for dropping and pumped out a series of one-armed pushups during his Oscar acceptance speech in 1992 for the movie City Slickers, died Friday. He was 87.
Annette Bening received the 2,324th star on the
Hollywood Walk of Fame Friday, with her husband, Warren Beatty looking on. "I love my work, I love my craft so much and I feel it's a journey that I'm still very much in the midst of," the actress said.
Royal Canadian Mounted Police said it's not in the public interest to file charges against Denise Richards for hurling two laptops from her hotel balcony and accidentally hitting an elderly woman in the arm, and that the actress has agreed to settle the matter privately.
Cameron Diaz told W magazine she's getting a nose job...but not out of vanity. "I cannot breathe at all. One side of my nose is totally shattered...my septum is basically like a train derailed," the actress said. Diaz broke her nose for the fourth time last year while surfing.
Two college students featured in Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan are suing 20th Century Fox, claiming members of their fraternity were tricked into getting drunk and engaging in other boorish behavior after being told that the movie wouldn't be screened in the U.S.
New Line's The Nativity Story has booked its world premiere at the Vatican on Nov. 26. The family-friendly retelling of the Christmas story (due in regular theaters on Dec. 1), stars Keisha Castle-Hughes as Mary and Oscar Isaac as Joseph. A studio rep told Variety that Pope Benedict XVI "has been invited, and we are 99
percent sure he will come."
Brian Cox, Anna Paquin, Dylan Baker, and Leslie Bibb will star in Trick 'r Treat, a Halloween-set, Bryan Singer-produced horror pic.
Per the Hollywood Reporter, Venezuelan actor Edgar Ramirez (Domino) will play a superkiller in The Bourne Ultimatum.
Alan Arkin, hot off the success of Little Miss Sunshine, is in talks to join Rendition, playing a senator who tries to help a pregnant woman (Reese Witherspoon) find her missing CIA analyst husband (Jake Gyllenhaal.)
Lionsgate has nabbed U.S. distribution rights to a live-action feature based on the Bratz dolls. Production starts in February, though no casting has been announced.