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Sharon Stone Says She's Not Dating Christian Slater

December 20th, 2006 1:17pm EST
Sharon Stone
Hollywood beauty Sharon Stone has slammed reports she is dating her Bobby co-star Christian Slater. The pair recently attended several premieres of the Emilio Estevez-directed movie together, sparking rumors they were romancing.

However, Stone's representative tells gossip site The Scoop, "They did 'Bobby' together and went to two of the premieres together. Nothing else."

(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)

Demi Moore Took Acting Break To Raise Family

December 18th, 2006 9:16am EST
Demi Moore
Demi Moore took a self-imposed hiatus from acting after deciding to raise her family instead - and is only returning because her kids became sick of the sight of her. The actress gave up acting after her flop 1997 film GI Jane and, apart from a cameo in Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle, spent most of her free time raising children Rumer, Scout and Tallulah after she divorced Bruce Willis in 2000.

And Moore says she only appeared in new Emilio Estevez movie Bobby because her children pestered her to get out of the house and start acting again.

She says, "I knew if I wasn't with th...

Freddy Rodriguez Was Thrilled To Be Part Of Star-Studded 'Bobby'

November 28th, 2006 9:55am EST
Freddy Rodriguez
Freddy Rodriguez was overjoyed to land a role in political drama Bobby after finding out about the movie's star-studded cast. Rodriguez was asked to appear in the film by director Emilio Estevez, and he was left speechless when he heard he'd be working alongside Hollywood stars including Sharon Stone, Anthony Hopkins, William H. Macy, Laurence Fishburne and Demi Moore.

Rodriguez was particularly excited to be working with Moore, because he had a crush on the actress during his teenage years. He says, "Emilio called out of nowhere about it, and I was like, 'Wow, Emilio Estevez, man!' Y...

Making 'Bobby' Gave Christian Slater Other Film Opportunities

November 22nd, 2006 8:23am EST
Christian Slater
Christian Slater used the time he spent on the set of new movie Bobby networking and seeking more work with his heroes. The ambitious star took every opportunity to promote himself when cameras weren't rolling on Emilio Estevez's star-studded movie. And Slater wound up landing roles in two other movies alongside his acting heroes and "Bobby" co-stars William H. Macy and Anthony Hopkins.

He says, "There was a lot of wonderful stuff that came out of 'Bobby.' I got to meet and shake hands with a lot of wonderful actors and handed Bill Macy, who plays my boss in the film, a script and we ...

Emilio Estevez Nearly Sold His Soul To Make 'Bobby'

November 18th, 2006 9:13am EST
Emilio Estevez
Emilio Estevez was so broke while he was writing and selling the script for his new movie Bobby he was reduced to signing 'trading cards' to save his Hollywood home. The star was so committed to making the film, which focuses on the last 16 hours of political hero Robert F. Kennedy before he was assassinated in 1968, he held back his career to complete it.

He says, "You do what you have to do to keep the wolves on the other side of the door. I cashed in my pension fund, I sold artwork; at one point I was signing these cards that had my likeness on them, like a trading card, to make a ...

Celebrity Wedding Plans

November 17th, 2006 10:25am EST
Jaime Pressly
Jaime Pressly is in no rush to marry fiancé Eric Cubiche despite being four months pregnant with his child. The 29-year-old feels no pressure to pay attention to convention and rush down the aisle before she exchanges vows with Cubiche.

She says, "I do want to be a princess for a day but it's not necessary to do that before you have kids. A lot of women do it later. It takes a lot of work and planning."

Meanwhile, Emilio Estevez is planning to marry his long-term girlfriend Sonja Magdevski in the very near future. The actor/director has confirmed he and his girlfriend will finall...

Aretha Franklin Couldn't Resist Singing for 'Bobby'

November 15th, 2006 9:51am EST
Aretha Franklin
Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin jumped at the chance to sing a song for new movie Bobby because she was a huge fan of Bobby Kennedy. The film focuses on the day Kennedy was assassinated in Los Angeles and was written and directed by Emilio Estevez.

When Franklin received the call to sing a new gospel song for the film's soundtrack, she says she couldn't resist. Franklin teams up with Mary J. Blige on the song "Never Gonna Break My Faith," which was written by Bryan Adams.

She tells Fox News, "(The song) is one of the best I've heard in years. When I heard it, I had to do it. It's ...

Opening November 17: Bobby

November 14th, 2006 12:19pm EST
Twenty-two people become unwitting participants in a tragic and defining moment of the 1960's in this period drama from actor and director Emilio Estevez. It's early June in 1968, and the California presidential primary elections are occupying the minds of many in the Golden State, with Robert F. Kennedy in a close race against Eugene McCarthy and Hubert Humphrey. Continue Summary...

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Nick Cannon Says Harry Belafonte Changed His Life

November 14th, 2006 10:25am EST
Nick Cannon
Singer/actor Nick Cannon was thrilled when legendary star Harry Belafonte took him under his wing while shooting the film Bobby. The 26-year-old is trying to emulate Belafonte's success and is releasing a new album next year and appearing in three upcoming films.

The pair became close while shooting Emilio Estevez's feature that's set on the day of Robert F. Kennedy's assassination.

Cannon says the 79-year-old "downloaded me with so much wisdom - this man who was one of the cornerstones of the civil rights movement, the first man to ever sell a million records. We have spent tim...

Kennedy's Daughter Supports 'Bobby'

November 10th, 2006 8:54am EST
Robert F. Kennedy's family has given their blessing to Emilio Estevez's new movie Bobby about the assassination of the beloved politician - even though only his daughter Kerry has agreed to watch the harrowing movie.

Most of Kennedy's family are refusing to go to see the film because they fear footage showing the Senator's last minutes at The Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles in 1968 will be too painful. But director Emilio Estevez did persuade Kerry Kennedy to attend a screening - in a desperate attempt to get the OK from the Kennedy family.

He says, "Kerry Kennedy is the only me...

Martin Sheen Gets Choked Up As He Remembers Kennedy Assassination

November 8th, 2006 8:23am EST
Martin Sheen
Martin Sheen fought tears on TV yesterday as he recalled political hero Robert F. Kennedy's final moments on Oprah. The actor took time out of his studies at Ireland's Trinity College to pay tribute to his son Emilio Estevez, who wrote and directed the "powerful" new film, on the program.

But Sheen had to stop and compose himself when he remembered walking into the coffee shop at Los Angeles' Ambassador Hotel, where Kennedy was gunned down in 1968. Estevez, who joined Bobby cast members on the show to promote the new film, was given special access to the remains of the hotel to shoot ...

Mary J. Blige & Aretha Franklin Duet For 'Bobby'

November 7th, 2006 10:04am EST
Mary J. Blige
Soul queens Mary J. Blige and Aretha Franklin have teamed up for the soundtrack of Emilio Estevez's much-anticipated new movie Bobby. The singers have recorded Bryan Adams tune "Never Gonna Break My Faith."

The soundtrack features 1960s soul classics like "I Was Made To Love Her" by Stevie Wonder and Smokey Robinson & The Miracles' "Tracks Of My Tears" and a cover of The Kingsmen's "Louie Louie" performed by Demi Moore, who plays a heavy-drinking cabaret performer in the film.

(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)

Notable Quotables

October 21st, 2006 9:30am EDT
Emilio Estevez
"Lindsay's agents were rabid in attaching her to the movie. Rabid. They wanted to give her an extreme career makeover." Emilio Estevez admits he had no problems casting his acclaimed new movie Bobby.

"She wouldn't let me. She didn't want to put my face to it because it's her thing." Megastar Bono's offer to model his wife Ali Hewson's new ethical fashion range Edun One was well and truly snubbed.

"I did Sharon Osbourne's show the other day, and I had a push-up bra on. She kept grabbing my tits! Sharon is a sex pest - the first time I met her she kept pinching my bum!" English jazz...

Emilio Estevez Created Special Film Role To Get Financing for 'Bobby'

October 20th, 2006 8:52am EDT
Actor/director Emilio Estevez had to create a role in his acclaimed new movie Bobby for actress Svetlana Metkina when her financier husband offered to fund the film in return. The star initially cast producer Michel Litvak's Russian bride as the wife of his father Martin Sheen's character in the star-studded film, which focuses on the assassination of Senator Robert F. Kennedy at Los Angeles' Ambassador Hotel.

But he had to reconsider when Helen Hunt joined the cast and took over the part. Estevez explains, "She (Metkina) was too young, and she didn't really have an command of the Eng...

The Kennedys Support Upcoming Film 'Bobby'

October 9th, 2006 11:44am EDT
The Weinstein Company is proud to announce that the Kennedy Family has given their support to the upcoming motion picture Bobby, which will be released in limited theaters on November 17 and in theaters across the country on November 23.

Mrs. Robert F. Kennedy stated, "Our family is grateful to Emilio Estevez and the extraordinary cast of 'Bobby' for remembering Robert Kennedy's life and his commitment to social justice, peace and equality. Hopefully the film will inspire a new generation to make gentle the life of the world."

Kerry Kennedy stated, "To remember Robert Kennedy'...

Emilio Estevez Googles Himself, Finds Results Hurtful

September 27th, 2006 9:14am EDT
Emilio Estevez
Emilio Estevez has hit out at overly-critical journalists after making the mistake of searching his own name on the internet. The star was amazed at how nasty some write-ups of his performances are, but still continued seeking out bad reviews.

Estevez says, "It's a cruel world out there. I've been at the unpleasant end of that poisoned pen. When journalists think that actors don't read what is written about them, they are mistaken. I would put my name in a Google site and see what came up and often it was very hurtful.

"Hollywood is guilty of turning out s**t. I've turned it out...

Notable Quotables

September 16th, 2006 10:00am EDT
Sharon Stone
"I never ask for race, gender. I just see what happens and ended up with three fair-haired blue-eyed boys, so I think that's what was meant to be." Sharon Stone on the fact her three adopted sons all look a little like her.

"Sending pictures is a great, great invention and we definitely use a web camera!" Singer Fergie on how she keeps things romantic with boyfriend Josh Duhamel while she's off promoting her debut solo album.

"It was overwhelming and I started to weep like a grandmother." Emilio Estevez was overcome with emotion when his new movie Bobby was given a seven-minute st...

Survey Says 'The Breakfast Club' Is Best High School Movie

September 8th, 2006 9:13am EDT
The Breakfast Club
Cult movie The Breakfast Club has topped a new poll of the "50 Best High School Movies." The 1985 John Hughes detention film, which starred Molly Ringwald, Emilio Estevez and Judd Nelson, beat Sean Penn's big break in Fast Times At Ridgemont High and 1993's Dazed & Confused to claim the top spot in the Entertainment Weekly magazine.

Ringwald is still Hollywood's favorite Prom Queen - she stars in three of the 50 films on the high school list.

The top 10 are:

1. The Breakfast Club

2. Fast Times At Ridgemont High

3. Dazed & Confused

4. Rebel Without A Cause

5. He...

Lindsay Lohan Urges Peers To Be Politically Active

September 6th, 2006 12:53pm EDT
Lindsay Lohan
Lindsay Lohan is planning to use her role in political drama Bobby to encourage her fans to become engaged in national issues. Emilio Estevez's movie focuses on the 22 people who were in Los Angeles' Ambassador Hotel when Presidential hopeful Robert Kennedy - brother of slain President John F Kennedy - was assassinated in June 1968.

And Lohan - who stars alongside Anthony Hopkins, Martin Sheen and Sharon Stone - hopes her role as a bride, who is marrying her boyfriend's brother so he can dodge the Vietnam War draft, will encourage young people to vote.

The 20-year-old says, "For...

'Bobby' Director Praises Lindsay Lohan

September 6th, 2006 9:34am EDT
Lindsay Lohan
Bobby director Emilio Estevez has spoken out in defense of Lindsay Lohan, praising her commitment to the movie in the face of stinging criticism from co-stars. William H. Macy reportedly described the actress' lack of time-keeping as "disrespectful" to the film's crew and cast, but Estevez insists his young star gave her all in her role as a politically motivated bride.

He says, "She really dug into it and was so committed. Lindsay came to this wanting to be a part of something bigger. It wasn't about just putting her name on something. She really believed in this and we were lucky to...

Emilio Estevez Gets Engaged Over Labor Day Weekend

September 5th, 2006 3:21pm EDT
Emilio Estevez made Labor Day yesterday in America extra special by becoming engaged. The star proposed to journalist Sonja Magdevski over the holiday weekend and broke the news this morning at the Venice Film Festival in Italy, where he is promoting his new movie Bobby.

Estevez, who was previously married to '80s pop star Paula Abdul, says, "I'm just so excited to start this next chapter in my life."

(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)

Celebrity Birthdays, May 12

May 12th, 2006 3:00am EDT
Yogi Berra
Happy Birthday to "Lost" actor Malcolm David Kelley (1992), "American Pie" actor Jason Biggs (1978), "The Facts of Life" star Kim Fields (1969), skateboard phenom Tony Hawk (1968), actor Stephen Baldwin (1966), actress/singer Vanessa Williams (1963), actor Emilio Estevez (1962), Brooks & Dunn singer Kix Brooks (1955), "The Usual Suspects" actor Gabriel Byrne (1950), singer/songwriter Billy Squier (1950), "Tron" star Bruce Boxleitner (1950), Traffic founder Steve Winwood (1948), comedian George Carlin (1937), TV host Tom Snyder (1936), singer/composer Burt Bacharach (1928), New York Yankees ...

Lindsay Lohan Gets Serious

October 28th, 2005 3:26pm EDT
Lindsay Lohan
In a departure from her teen flick roles, Lindsay Lohan has been cast in “Bobby,” an independent film about the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy. Other cast members include Anthony Hopkins, Demi Moore, Sharon Stone, Elijah Wood, Nick Cannon and Freddy Rodriguez.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, the film is being directed by Emilio Estevez and will chronicle the lives of those present at L.A.'s Ambassador Hotel in the hours leading up to Kennedy’s 1968 assassination. Lohan will portray a woman who marries her boyfriend’s brother (Wood) to keep him from going to Vietnam. The two...

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