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Tinker Bell Gets A Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame

September 26th, 2010 4:05pm EDT
Tinker Bell
Pixie was in generous supply on Hollywood's world famous "Walk of Fame" as Tinker Bell, the beloved fairy character who sprang from the pages of J.M. Barrie's literary classic, Peter Pan, to become an animated superstar and the Disney symbol for fun, enchantment and magic through films, television and theme park appearances, was honored with a star of her own. Tinker Bell's twinkling star ceremony coincided with the debut of Disney Fairies' latest feature film (from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment), "Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue," released nationwide on September 21, 2010. ...

Kate Beckinsale Has An Amazing Backside

May 21st, 2010 8:30pm EDT
Kate Beckinsale
A sexy Kate Beckinsale wore a silver Dior crystal gown at the "2010 amfAR's Cinema Against AIDS" gala held near Cannes on Thursday. We know the draped, jeweled part of the dress is supposed to be the focal point, but we can't our eyes off her shapely backside.

The actress is set to star in "Underworld 4." Co-starring Michael Sheen and Bill Nighy, the fourth installment of the popular franchise is scheduled to be ready for theaters in 2011.

Her most recent films include "Whiteout" and "Everybody's Fine."

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Carla Bruni To Star In Woody Allen's Paris Film

April 24th, 2010 4:47pm EDT
Carla Bruni
Woody Allen has confirmed he has cast France's First Lady Carla Bruni in his latest movie.

The former model will join Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams, Michael Sheen and Oscar winners Marion Cotillard and Kathy Bates in "Midnight in Paris."

The romantic comedy follows a family traveling to the city for business. The party includes a young engaged couple.

The movie is set to begin filming in Paris in July.

Michael Sheen To Play Liz Lemon's Love Interest On '30 Rock'

February 23rd, 2010 10:00am EST
Michael Sheen to guest on 30 Rock
You may know Michael Sheen from his portrayal of Tony Blair in the acclaimed historical drama The Queen, or as the first name in Frost/Nixon. Your kids may know him from New Moon as the evil vampire king, or the Underworld series' werewolf. Now you'll see him on TV.

"I did a couple of episodes of 30 Rock that'll be out soon," Sheen said. "I'm doing a bit of 30 Rock which is great."

It sounds like he'll play a love interest to Liz Lemon (Tina Fey). At least he spent all his time working with her. "I was with Tina and all my stuff was with Tina. She asked me if I would do these couple o...

Movies To Watch In Early 2010

December 17th, 2009 10:00am EST
Shutter Island
2009 is starting to wrap up with a few big blockbusters left for the Christmas season, but now it is time to look forward into 2010 to see what's coming up. The early months of a year may usually be quiet for movie goers, but there are some great new films releasing in January, February, and March. Take a look at the films you'll be wanting to buy tickets for in early 2010!

January (in order of release date)

"Daybreakers," rated R, is being released January 8th and stars Ethan Hawke, Willem Dafoe, and Sam Neill. This movie is taking advantage of the current vampire popularity, but thi...

Must-See Holiday Movies

November 4th, 2009 9:35am EST
The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus
The holidays are approaching, and if people are not busy running around thinking of Christmas or Hanukkah gifts, they're considering what to do with their family when they actually have to entertain everyone.

Every year there are big blockbuster films that come out around Thanksgiving and Christmas purposely devoted to people looking to enjoy time with their families, or to escape from them for a few blissful hours.

Here's a look at some of the movies coming out for the holiday season:

November 6 - Disney's A Christmas Carol

Disney is no stranger to taking beloved tales and ma...

Michael Sheen's Daughter Devastated With His 'Twilight' Role

September 21st, 2009 3:30pm EDT
Michael Sheen
Michael Sheen's 10 year old daughter is fuming after the actor landed a role in the new Twilight movie - accusing him of ruining the vampire franchise for her.

The Brit thought Lily - his fang-loving offspring with ex-girlfriend Kate Beckinsale - would be thrilled when he was cast as vampire king Aro in New Moon. Instead, she burst into tears.

Frost/Nixon star Sheen tells the New York Post, "When I told her I was definitely playing vampire Aro in Twilight, she cried. She was so overwhelmed and annoyed that I muscled in on something that was hers. She's already told me she'll be my d...

'Star Trek' Tops Spike TV 'Scream 2009' Awards With 17 Noms

September 7th, 2009 12:00pm EDT
Star Trek XI
"Resistance is futile" this October as Spike TV presents the fourth annual "Scream," the first and only global event of its kind to honor the best in sci-fi, fantasy, horror and comic genres. Taping on Saturday, October 17 at The Greek Theater in Los Angeles, CA, "Scream 2009" celebrates the hottest films, TV shows, comics, actors, creators, icons and pioneers who have influenced and shaped the industry. This year's show will also continue the tradition of featuring exclusive World Premieres from some of the most anticipated movies of 2010. The two-hour extravaganza will premiere on Spi...

Director Insists There Will Be No Nudity In 'Twilight Saga: New Moon'

August 3rd, 2009 8:36am EDT
New Moon
The director of upcoming Twilight sequel New Moon has been forced to deny rumors of nude scenes in the film - after British actor Jamie Campbell-Bower joked about stripping off onscreen.

The movie, which stars Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart, was rumored to feature more adult content and plenty of bare flesh after Campbell-Bower gave an interview suggesting several characters get fully naked in the picture.

The 20-year-old star, who plays a member of the Volturi vampire clan, told MTV.com, "We just all sit there, completely naked, for one scene. Yeah, it's me, Michael Sheen and C...

Michael Sheen Signs Up For 'New Moon'

April 12th, 2009 4:01pm EDT
Michael Sheen
Frost/Nixon star Michael Sheen is to star as a bloodsucking vampire in the highly anticipated Twilight sequel.

Sheen has agreed to take on a prominent role alongside fellow Brit Robert Pattinson in New Moon, director Chris Weitz has revealed. He will play the character Aro - the leader of an Italian vampire clan called the Volturi.

Weitz says," Michael's role is so important because he's the head of all vampires. Aro is, on the surface, a very gracious and friendly vampire, but beneath that he is a tremendous threat."

Sheen will reportedly receive $7.3 million for taking o...

'Underworld: Rise Of The Lycans' Soundtrack Out Now; Win It!

January 28th, 2009 6:00pm EST
Underworld: Rise Of The Lycans
Like the other two films in the series, the soundtrack for Underworld: Rise Of The Lycans boasts a top-notch lineup of rock, goth, and industrial acts remixed by the album's producer, Danny Lohner. Lohner is a former member of Nine Inch Nails and has performed with many of the artists who appear on the soundtrack including Puscifer and Black Light Burns. As a remixer Lohner uses the moniker of Renholder (re d.lohner backwards).

Another familiar artist returns to the Underworld series. Puscifer -- the alias of Tool and A Perfect Circle's Maynard James Keenan, contributing the tune "L...

2008 Overrated/Underrated Awards

January 16th, 2009 12:55pm EST
Katy Perry
All this year we've used this space to chronicle the annals of pop culture. Specifically, whether or not certain members of this all-encompassing umbrella term are overrated or underrated.

The time has come to focus our microscope a little more sharply and turn our critical eye on the year that was.

So, here they are, the first annual All Overrated/Underrated Awards in the fields of music, television and film.


The "'Everywhere' by Michelle Branch" Award for Most Underrated Record of the Year:

The Winner is: "Run (I'm a Natural Disaster) by Gnarls Barkley


2009 Early Oscar Nomination Predictions

December 23rd, 2008 12:10pm EST
The Dark Knight
The first major precursor award nominations were handed out this morning as the Screen Actors Guild revealed their 15th set of nominations.

This marks the end point of the first phase of the Oscar race as many of the critics awards have been handed out and the more reliable industry awards are starting to trickle in.

This is a perfect time to take a look at the locks, likely nominees, longshots and losers of the Oscar season thus far.

Best Picture

The Locks:

Slumdog Millionaire is the most certain nominee in this category after sweeping through the critics awards, p...

Russell Crowe To Play Bill Clinton?

December 17th, 2008 9:32am EST
Russell Crowe
Russell Crowe is reportedly lined up to portray former U.S. President Bill Clinton in a new biopic.

The forthcoming film, entitled The Special Relationship, will focus on Clinton's dealings with former British Prime Minister Tony Blair. Michael Sheen - who played Blair in 2006's The Queen - is reportedly set to take on the role again for the new movie.

A source tells Britain's Daily Express, "Russell is currently our favorite to play Clinton. He might not initially appear the obvious choice but it's felt he could turn out to be ideal. It's understood his involvement could be con...

12 Upcoming Films To See Before Oscar Night

November 12th, 2008 9:52am EST
Revolutionary Road
This year's Oscar race isn't very deep with talent, and at this point there are probably only eight films with a legitimate shot at getting a nod for Best Picture. But those that have a chance at a nomination also have a great chance of winning.

One such film, "The Dark Knight", has already hit screens, but the rest of this group will premiere in the coming weeks as studios scramble to get their prestige pictures on the big screen before the year-end deadline.

Every year, film fans are tormented by the true snobs who catch all these possible nominees before the big awards show att...

Mickey Rourke & Frank Langella Are Early Oscar Favorites

October 11th, 2008 4:54pm EDT
Mickey Rourke
Frank Langella and Mickey Rourke will wrestle it out for next year's Best Actor Oscar, while Frost/Nixon, Milk and The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button are musts for Best Film nominations, according to Academy Awards experts.

Revered movie awards watchers at GoldDerby.com have teamed up with a panel of top U.S. film critics for the first Oscars prediction list of the year.

The team agrees Harvey Milk biopic "Milk" and Brad Pitt's new movie "Button" will compete for the Best Film prize with the movie adaptation of hit play "Frost/Nixon," while Rourke and Langella have emerged as the...

Anthony Hopkins To Meet Up With Childhood Friends

October 19th, 2007 12:52pm EDT
Anthony Hopkins
Anthony Hopkins is returning to his native Wales to throw himself a 70th birthday party on New Year's Eve - and the Oscar winner is inviting childhood friends he hasn't seen in 65 years.

The Fracture star, who now lives in California, is also inviting Welsh celebrities including Catherine Zeta Jones, Tom Jones, Shirley Bassey and actor Michael Sheen to the lavish bash.

But Hopkins admits he's mostly looking forward to meeting up with his childhood chums.

He says, "I'm going back to Wales to see people I haven't seen for 65 years - kids I used to play with in the street, my l...

Kevin Bacon Joins 'Frost/Nixon' Movie

June 5th, 2007 9:44am EDT
Kevin Bacon
Actor Kevin Bacon has joined Frank Langella in the upcoming film version of stage play Frost/Nixon. Frost/Nixon is a dramatic reenactment of U.S. President Richard Nixon's famed 1977 TV interview with David Frost, and has wowed audiences in both London's West End and on Broadway.

Langella and Michael Sheen are reprising their stage roles as Nixon and Frost respectively in the film adaptation, to be directed by Ron Howard. Bacon will play Nixon's chief of staff Jack Brennan.

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(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)

Ex-Boyfriend Doesn't Blame Kate Beckinsale for Break Up

February 14th, 2007 9:56am EST
Kate Beckinsale
Michael Sheen has forgiven his ex-girlfriend Kate Beckinsale after she left him for the director of the film they were working on together. The British actor was in a relationship with the actress for nine years before she left him for director Len Wiseman while they were both filming the 2003 movie Underworld.

But Sheen, who has young daughter Lily with Beckinsale, insists he bears no grudges. He says, "The honest, truthful way of looking at it was that our relationship had come to an end, and the only option was for Kate to meet somebody else. I was never going to leave my daughter....

'The Queen' Leads BAFTA Nominations - Full List!

January 12th, 2007 10:37am EST
The Queen
The Queen is the frontrunner at this year's Orange BAFTA awards, after receiving an incredible 10 nominations. Dame Helen Mirren has been nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role, for her performance as Queen Elizabeth in the hit film about the British Royal Family after the death of Princess Diana, while Stephen Frears is in the running for the Achievement in Direction award. Full List of Nominations Below!

The British drama will also do battle with Casino Royale - which is named in nine categories - for Outstanding British Film of the Year. And Daniel Craig - who made his debut a...

'The Queen' Tops New York Critics Awards

December 11th, 2006 9:39am EST
The Queen
The Queen is the big winner at this year's New York Film Critics Online Awards, taking home five honors for the Helen Mirren-starring drama. Mirren plays British monarch Queen Elizabeth II during the aftermath of the 1997 death of Diana, Princess Of Wales in the movie, directed by Stephen Frears.

The film has been named Best Picture, Best Actress for Mirren, Best Supporting Actor for Michael Sheen, Best Director for Frears and Best Screenplay for Peter Morgan.

Meanwhile, former American Idol contestant Jennifer Hudson tied with Catherine O'Hara for the Best Supporting Actress ac...

LA Film Critics Choose Eastwood's 'Letters From Iwo Jima,' Sacha Baron Cohen of 'Borat'

December 11th, 2006 9:10am EST
Clint Eastwood
Clint Eastwood's World War II drama Letters From Iwo Jima has been named the top movie of 2006 by the Los Angeles Film Critics Association. Eastwood's movie, which is released in the United States on December 20, is the second war film from the actor/director this year, following Flags Of Our Fathers.

The Queen was named runner-up in the Best Picture category, but critics named Helen Mirren Best Actress for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II and co-star Michael Sheen as Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of British Prime Minister Tony Blair.

The winners will be presented w...

Kate Beckinsale Developed Breastfeeding Talents

June 19th, 2006 9:53am EDT
Kate Beckinsale
Kate Beckinsale has revealed she could squirt milk out of breasts and across the room after giving birth. The Underworld: Evolution star says she developed the unusual skill while breastfeeding daughter Lily, her child from her relationship with actor Michael Sheen.

Beckinsale – who is now married to film director Len Wiseman – told talk show host Jay Leno: “I do miss breastfeeding. I was good at it. I got more than my fair share - I could hit the wall from quite a distance! I do have some useless talents.”

Meanwhile, Beckinsale has ruled herself out of starring in the new Wonder ...

Kate Beckinsale Denies Marriage Crisis

June 11th, 2006 2:43pm EDT
Kate Beckinsale
Kate Beckinsale has slammed reports her two year marriage to Hollywood director Len Wiseman is on the rocks and she has moved out.

The Click actress is allegedly living in a luxury flat two miles from her home with Wiseman, with Lily, her daughter from a previous relationship with English actor, Michael Sheen.

A source tells British tabloid The Sun, "They have barely seen each other in the past week even though they are living just ten minutes apart. Everybody is mystified but Kate seems happy.

However Beckinsale's spokesman Leslie Sloan, slams rumours of a rift, insisting...

Kate Beckinsale Is 'Punk'd' By Ex-Boyfriend

April 5th, 2006 5:00pm EDT
Kate Beckinsale
Kate Beckinsale kicked off the new season of Ashton Kutcher's Punk'd show on Monday as the awkward subject of a prank played on her by ex-boyfriend Michael Sheen. Sheen contacted Kutcher and his fellow "Punk'd" producers and helped set up an elaborate restaurant prank, which left the actress fighting off the advances of a chubby admirer while her actor ex excused himself.

Sheen then got upset with another poolside diner, who he pretended to mistake for the man who bothered Beckinsale, hurling him into the pool as the actress protested, 'Mike, it wasn't him.'"

Distraught Beckinsa...

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