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|Lindsay Lohan's mother Dina told E!'s Ryan Seacrest that her hard-partying daughter has been attending Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, though denies she has formally entered the program. Lindsay Lohan's rep, Leslie Sloane Zelnick, lashed out at the media for mocking the actress' incoherent but heartfelt statement in the wake
of Robert Altman's death, which closed with the sign-off "BE ADEQUITE." Zelnick told Reuters Lohan was devastated by Altman's death and typed up the message quickly on her BlackBerry without concern for her grammar or spelling. "Everybody has got to get a life. People need to get off her back," Zelnick said.
Sandra Bullock and her husband, Jesse James, are denying speculation they are expecting a child. "We are not with child, but we are pregnant with ideas," the couple said in a statement to People.
George Clooney told NBC's "Today" show that he woke up "still drunk" the morning after going out on the town with Danny DeVito Tuesday, and admitted that he was "pretty hung over" for his Wednesday appearance on "Live with Regis & Kelly."
Though Ben Affleck recently said he's eager to have more children, Jennifer Garner told Elle magazine that she is most definitely not pregnant, just a little chubby (for her.) The actress, who appears on the cover of the magazine's January issue, claimed she is "as physically unfit as I've probably been in my whole life."
Producer Saul Zaentz is filing a $20 million lawsuit against Walt Disney Co. and its Miramax Films unit, accusing them of failing to share profits from his 1996 Best Picture Oscar winner, The English Patient, per the Hollywood Reporter.
Friday marked the deadline for filmmakers to submit their movies for Oscar consideration. The 79th Annual Academy Awards will be presented Feb. 25.
Every Arab nation except Lebanon is banning the film Borat due to its gross-out humor, Daily Variety reports.
Martin Scorsese is developing a new film set in medieval France, Daily Variety reports. The director taking on a big-screen adaptation of the historical novel The Last Duel: A True Story of Crime, Scandal and Trial by Combat in Medieval France. The project is his first under his new deal with Paramount.
|Selma Blair's divorce from husband Ahmet Zappa is finalized, per court documents, though neither will be free to remarry until Dec. 27, when their couplehood status is officially terminated. Blair filed for the split in June after two and a half years of marriage, citing irreconcilable differences.
Eddie Murphy has signed on for a fourth installment of Beverly Hills Cop, Daily Variety reports. We can't wait to see what Axel Foley's been up to in the 12 years since Beverly Hills Cop III bombed at the box office.
After making a drunken appearance on "The View" Wednesday, Danny DeVito is attempting to reach out to Barbara Walters to apologize, his rep told People. The actor, who was on the chatfest to promote his new movie, Deck the Halls, slurred his words, used obscenities, and even sat on Rosie O'Donnell's lap at one point.
|Nicole Kidman and her $16 million-$17 million salary-per-picture topped Hollywood Reporter's fifth annual list of the industry's highest-paid actresses. Reese Witherspoon, Renée Zellweger, Drew Barrymore, and Cameron Diaz rounded out the top five with a paltry $15 million apiece. Julia Roberts, whose usual $20 million
per movie made her the perennial number one, is off the list for the first time its inception in 2002.
Kate Hudson has broken off another relationship...this time, with her agent. The actress has ditched CAA for rival talent agency Endeavor, Daily Variety reports.
Christian Slater and estranged wife Ryan Haddon became officially divorced Nov. 21. The couple married on Valentine's Day in 2000 and celebrated New Year's Day in 2004 by separating. Slater had been seeking joint custody of their two children, ages 5 and 7, but court documents didn't reflect the outcome of that request.
Happy Feet danced atop the box office for a second week in a row with an estimated $37.9 million, while Casino Royale held onto to second place with an estimated $31 million. Denzel Washington's Déjà Vu opened at third place with $20.8 million, the holiday comedy Deck the Halls came in fourth place with an estimated $16.9
million, Darren Aronofsky's The Fountain came in tenth place with an estimated $5.4 million, and Tenacious D in: The Pick of Destiny came in eleventh place with an estimated $5.2 million. Emilio Estevez's star-studded ensemble drama Bobby entered the top ten in its second week of release with an estimated $6 million.
Little Miss Sunshine and Half Nelson lead the field in nominations for the 2007 Independent Spirit Awards, with five apiece, including dueling nods in the Best Feature category.
Sofia Coppola welcomed a baby girl named Romy Tuesday, E! Online's Marc Malkin reports; it's the first child for the director and her boyfriend, Thomas Mars.
Chicago city officials are requesting that organizers of a traditional Christmas festival not accept ads for New Line Cinema's Nativity Story, because of fears that non-Christian shoppers would be offended by the film's message.
The Golden Globes have included Apocalypto and Letters from Iwo Jima on its short list for foreign language films, though neither is eligible for an Academy Award in the same category.
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie spent Thanksgiving in Vietnam, where they visited an orphanage and passed out toys and candy, a local newspaper reported. The couple reportedly left empty-handed.
All news gathered from E! Online and other sources