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Ginnifer Goodwin Lands Role of Snow White in new TV Pilot

3/3/2011 10:47pm EST
Ginnifer Goodwin
Big Love star Ginnifer Goodwin is set to live the fairytale life after landing the lead role in yet another Snow White project.

The actress will star in dreamy TV pilot Once Upon a Time, about a nun who discovers she might have been Snow White in a past life.

She'll join TV regular Lana Parrilla in the project, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Meanwhile, Julia Roberts and Charlize Theron will play evil queens in rival Snow White movies The Brothers Grimm: Snow White and Snow White and the Huntsman.

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Julia Roberts Confirmed For 'Snow White' Witch Role

2/9/2011 1:08pm EST
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A producer behind one of the upcoming Snow White movies has confirmed Julia Roberts is on board to play the fairy tale maiden's evil stepmother.

It was rumored earlier this month that film bosses behind The Brothers Grimm: Snow White were eager for Roberts to play the wicked queen in the movie.

Now, producer Ryan Kavanaugh has revealed Roberts has signed up to play the mirror-questioning queen.

He says, "Julia was our first and only choice to play the queen. She is an icon. We know that she will make this role her own in a way that no one else could."

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Julia Roberts, Pink & More Stars Say 'Happy Birthday' To Ellen DeGeneres (Video)

1/27/2011 2:00pm EST
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Julia Roberts, Pink and Colin Farrell gave comedienne Ellen DeGeneres a birthday to remember by showing up unannounced on her daytime TV show to wish her all the best.

Pregnant pop star Pink was the first celebrity to show up, confessing, "I'm here because there's cake..."

The singer then recalled a time before DeGeneres "became too famous" when they used to party and drink together.

Pink then revealed she's her unborn child's "baby momma."

She then got serious and said, "In a world that focuses so much on what's dark and what's mean, you are a constant light for me, for all of us... I ...
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Julia Roberts Will Be Outraged If Javier Bardem Doesn't Get Oscar Nod

1/5/2011 8:15pm EST
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Julia Roberts has joined calls for Javier Bardem to be awarded an Oscar for his emotional performance in new movie "Biutiful."

The Spanish actor has received rave reviews for his portrayal of a dying cancer patient, and the film's director, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu previously declared Bardem's performance worthy of an Academy Award.

Roberts has now thrown her weight behind her "Eat Pray Love" co-star, hosting a special screening of the film for her industry pals in Los Angeles on Tuesday night.

And the Pretty Woman actress is adamant Bardem deserves recognition for his efforts, tellin...
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Spotted: Goldie Hawn Looking Warm & Toasty In Aspen

12/22/2010 1:01pm EST
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We spotted Goldie Hawn bundled up in a long, fur lined coat as she went Christmas shopping at an antique store in Aspen.

Julia Roberts, Forest Whitaker and Goldie have signed TV deals with media queen Oprah Winfrey to develop documentaries for the mogul's new network.

The trio, along with Mariel Hemingway and Gabriel Byrne, will produce documentaries for Winfrey's new OWN TV network, set to launch next year.

The shows will be part of a monthly Documentary Film Club.

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Lyle Lovett To Star In Shakespeare Play

12/5/2010 12:45pm EST
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Country star Lyle Lovett is set to tackle Shakespeare in a new production of Much Ado About Nothing.

Julia Roberts' ex-husband has already composed the score for the play, and has now been asked to join the cast by taking on the musical role of Balthasar, an attendant to Don Pedro.

The production, which also stars Helen Hunt and Meryl Streep's daughter Grace Gummer, runs until December 19 at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City, California.
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Julia Roberts Wants To Rub Natalie Portman's Feet Over 'Black Swan' Performance

11/30/2010 9:28am EST
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Julia Roberts has heaped praise on her pal Natalie Portman for her portrayal of a troubled ballet dancer in new drama "Black Swan," insisting the actress' performance makes her want to "rub her weary feet."

The "Pretty Woman" star was among the Hollywood stars asked to write a commentary for industry publication Daily Variety on a selection of films tipped for success at next year's Screen Actors Guild Awards, and Roberts had nothing but good things to say about Portman in the Darren Aronofsky movie.

Roberts gushes, "Natalie Portman in the new film by Darren Aronofsky is a ballerina. I ca...
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Bryan Cranston: 'She's Giggling And I Am Completely Naked'

11/27/2010 10:30am EST
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Actor Bryan Cranston can boast about sharing a bed with Julia Roberts - even if the actress was fully clothed and he was cold and naked under the sheets.

The former Malcolm in the Middle actor co-stars with Roberts in Tom Hanks' new movie Larry Crowne, and admits he loved playing the Oscar winner's husband.

However, there was one bedroom scene he'll always remember.

Cranston tells Eonline.com, "She's giggling and I am completely naked. She is completely in sweats (under the blanket), but I'm naked underneath because I have to make an exit and you see that he has nothing on."

"She sa...
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Fergie Is Red Hot & Shows Some Leg At 'Women Of The Year' Awards

11/9/2010 11:00am EST
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Fergie appeared at the Glamour Magazine Women of the Year Awards in New York City yesterday wearing a red hot red dress.

The pop star landed three different covers for the publication's 20th anniversary issue and received the prestigious "Woman of the Year" award.

This year Fergie won three Grammy Awards and launched a new fragrance. On Dec. 4 the Black Eye Peas' are releasing their new album "The Beginning."

Other Glamour honorees include: Julia Roberts, Cher, Donatella Versace, Diane von Furstenberg, Mia Hamm, and Lindsey Vonn.

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Celebrity Birthdays - October 28, 2010

10/28/2010 3:00am EDT
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Happy Birthday to:

Pretty Woman Julia Roberts (1967)

Actor Joaquin Phoenix (1974)

Singer/songwriter Ben Harper (1968)

Software tycoon Bill Gates (1955)

Kim Kardashian's Olympic runner stepfather Bruce Jenner (1949)

NYPD Blue actor Dennis Franz (1944)

Southern rock fiddler, Charlie Daniels (1937)

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Julia Roberts Is Gorgeous Because Of Genetics, Not Exercise

10/23/2010 8:22am EDT
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Julia Roberts is tired of her fellow celebrities insisting their good looks are down to exercises and healthy living.

She explained, "It is 97 percent genetics. Don't let anybody tell you any c**p about anything else because that's what it is: 97 percent genetics and 3 percent just getting your a** moving. I should know because I've never met a cookie I didn't like."

Julia stars in the upcoming film "Larry Crowne" centering on a man (Tom Hanks) who heads back to college after being laid off, only to draw the attention of one of his professors (Julia Roberts). Hanks helms from his own scri...
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Emma Roberts Buys Movie Tickets For Good Luck

10/12/2010 11:15pm EDT
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Julia Roberts' actress niece, Emma, has a good luck tradition every time one of her movies is released - she visits her local cinema, buys a ticket and then leaves.

The "It's Kind of a Funny Story" star admits she doesn't even have to show up at the ticket office in disguise - because she rarely gets recognized.

Roberts tells WENN, "I go to the movie theater and I buy a ticket for good luck, but I don't stay and watch (the film).

"I can just show up because I don't get recognized that much, because I'm much smaller in person than people assume.

"They think I'm really, really tall, so I ...
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Eric Roberts' Insomnia Ended When He Kicked His Weed Addiction

9/24/2010 3:30pm EDT
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Recovering pot addict Eric Roberts is enjoying the most peaceful nights' sleep he has had in years after discovering his marijuana habit had done nothing to cure his long-running problems with insomnia.

The Expendables star, who is Julia Roberts' brother and the father of actress Emma Roberts, entered a drug rehabilitation facility over the summer in a bid to kick his 16-year weed addiction once and for all. His treatment was documented for the new season of celebrity counselor Dr. Drew Pinsky's reality show Celebrity Rehab and Roberts has now been sober for over two months.

He says, "I...
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Hot Legs: Julia Roberts Promotes 'Eat Pray Love' In San Sebastian, Spain

9/21/2010 12:39pm EDT
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Julia Roberts showed off her lean legs while promoting "Eat Pray Love" at the San Sebastian International Film Festival on Monday.

Julia was honored with a Lifetime Achievement award at the film festival in Spain. Her "Eat Pray Love" co-star Javier Bardem presented her with the Donostia Award last night.

The 42-year-old Oscar winner told the audience she was overwhelmed to receive the prize. She said, "What a fortunate woman I've been in my life for a variety of reasons. If we were having dinner, I'd tell you all of them. But now, I'll just say thank you from the bottom of my heart. And ...
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Julia Roberts' Black Lace Dress - Hot Or Not?

9/19/2010 10:31pm EDT
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We think Julia Roberts looked a bit matronly at the "Eat Pray Love" Rome premiere on Thursday. The long black lace dress really didn't do much for her figure. What do you think?

Catholic Church leaders gave Julia's new movie the thumbs down for ignoring the faith. Catholic News Service officials in Washington, D.C. suggested faithful film fans should give the adaptation of Elizabeth Gilbert's bestselling travel memoir a miss because Roberts, as Gilbert, fails to seek spiritual guidance in Rome, Italy, during the 'Eat' section of the movie.

Meanwhile, a leading Hindu scholar offered to sch...
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Ellen DeGeneres Inspired Jane Lynch To 'Come Out'

9/15/2010 11:36am EDT
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Glee actress Jane Lynch vowed to 'come out' after TV host Ellen DeGeneres inspired her by publicly discussing her sexuality.

The TV star, who married her partner Lara Embry in May, spent years hiding the truth about her preferences and was terrified of her secret becoming public. However, when DeGeneres came out after appearing on the cover of Time magazine in 1997, Lynch felt it was time to do the same.

She tells DeGeneres, "I used to lay in bed and go, 'How will I come out or will I come out?' You were at the height of your fame and you came out. And that just blazed a trail for me. ...
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Diane Kruger Looks Like A Pot Holder

9/10/2010 3:30pm EDT
Diane Kruger
Diane Kruger attended the re-opening of the Chanel Soho Boutique in New York City on Thursday wearing an unusual black, blue and white ruffled dress. She paired it with boot-like high heels. The dress sort of reminds us of those pot holders we made as a kid.

Diane was recently named one of the world's most stylish stars by Vanity Fair Magazine. Other best dressed stars include Lady Gaga, Michelle Obama, Carey Mulligan and Carla Bruni.

The actress was also listed in People magazine's Most Beautiful list alongside stars such as Julia Roberts, Scarlett Johansson, Jennifer Aniston and Katy P...
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'Last Exorcism' Wins Weekend Box Office; 'Avatar' Re-Release Is A Flop

8/30/2010 9:50am EDT
Last Exorcism
James Cameron's re-release of sci-fi epic "Avatar" was a flop at the box office over the weekend, as "The Last Exorcism" held on to a thin lead over bank heist movie "Takers."

The horror film came out on top, debuting with $21.3 million in earnings, followed closely by "Takers" - the crime drama starring Chris Brown, Hayden Christensen and Matt Dillon opened with $21 million.

But the figures were so close, experts have warned the films could make a switch in the number one and two spots ahead of Monday's final weekend results.

Meanwhile, Cameron's 3-D special edition of "Avatar," which i...
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Celebrities And Their Alma Maters

8/24/2010 9:00am EDT
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Celebrities have the reputation of being talented, gorgeous, rich and famous. But if they weren't stars, what would they be doing? Some never even finished high school and some were brought up in the theater, never knowing anything outside of the world of acting. However, there are a handful of stars who attended college and some even hold a degree, proving education is important to them as well. Here are a few of our favorite celebrities and their Alma Maters.

Actress Ashley Judd attended the University of Kentucky when she was younger but dropped out to pursue acting. Clearly, she exce...
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Jennifer Aniston Flick 'The Switch' Is A Box Office Flop

8/23/2010 8:26am EDT
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Jennifer Aniston's new sperm donor comedy has flopped at the box office, despite the actress' massive publicity campaign and her spat with newsman Bill O' Reilly.

O'Reilly took issue with comments Aniston made about wannabe mums seeking out donors, making her movie "The Switch" a big talking point - but even that wasn't enough to lure in film fans.

The movie, which co-stars Jason Bateman, opened with a disappointing $8.1 million and didn't even make the top five. It landed in eighth spot behind the debuts of "Twilight" spoof "Vampires Suck," "Lottery Ticket" and "Piranha 3D."

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Catholic Church Finds Content Of 'Eat Pray Love' Troubling

8/18/2010 8:27am EDT
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Catholic Church leaders have given Julia Roberts' new movie "Eat Pray Love" the thumbs down for ignoring the faith.

Catholic News Service officials in Washington, D.C. have suggested faithful film fans should give the adaptation of Elizabeth Gilbert's bestselling travel memoir a miss - because Roberts, as Gilbert, fails to seek spiritual guidance in Rome, Italy, during the 'Eat' section of the movie.

A review of the film written by CNS' John Muldering reads, "Though she (Roberts' character) seemingly hits every restaurant in town, she gives the churches a pass, the implication being that ...
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Sylvester Stallone 'Plotting' An 'Expendables' Sequel

8/16/2010 5:30pm EDT
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Action icon-turned-director Sylvester Stallone is "plotting" a sequel to his hit film The Expendables after the movie muscled its way to number one at the U.S. box office.

The movie features Stallone alongside a host of stars including Jet Li and Jason Statham, with cameos from action icons Bruce Willis and Arnold Schwarzenegger. It debuted with earnings of $35 million this weekend, and even Stallone is shocked The Expendables managed to beat Julia Roberts' feel-good film Eat Pray Love to the top of the box office chart, admitting his film was "up against some tough competition."

Now, ...
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Sly Stallone Kicks Julia Roberts' Butt At Box Office

8/16/2010 8:09am EDT
The Expendables
Sylvester Stallone has climbed to the top of the box-office - the actor/director's new action movie "The Expendables" debuted with $35 million takings at the weekend.

The movie, starring Sly alongside Jet Li and Jason Statham, and also features cameos from action icons Bruce Willis and Arnold Schwarzenegger, kicked Julia Roberts' "Eat Pray Love" to number two.

Roberts' feel-good film, based on Elizabeth Gilbert's best-selling memoir of the same name, opened with $23.7 million.

Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg kept cinemagoers laughing with "The Other Guys," which followed at three after ra...
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'Eat Pray Love' Director Reveals Truth About Julia Roberts' Weight Gain

8/12/2010 11:00am EDT
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Whenever an actor gains weight for a role, they get lots of acclaim and awards. It all goes back to Robert DeNiro in Raging Bull. Julia Roberts didn’t quite go that far for her latest movie, but Eat Pray Love required her to gain a few pounds to play author Liz Gilbert. The film’s director, Ryan Murphy, explained how he talked America’s Sweetheart into it.

“Well, I didn’t want to do it with fat pads because I thought that would be awful and Julia would never do that as a great actor,” Murphy said. “So I think the thing that I did do to protect that was to shoot the movie in chronological o...
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Julia Roberts Welcomed Into Hindu Community

8/11/2010 10:21pm EDT
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A leading Hindu scholar has offered to school Julia Roberts on the history of the ancient religion after the Hollywood star revealed she has converted to Hinduism.

The "Pretty Woman" actress became captivated by the faith while shooting her new movie "Eat, Pray, Love" in India, a big screen adaptation of Elizabeth Gilbert's travel memoir, which sees Roberts travel to the country as part of a spiritual pilgrimage to learn about yoga, meditation and life in an ashram.

She recently told Elle magazine, "I'm definitely a practicing Hindu", adding that she regularly goes to temple to "chant, pr...
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Julia Roberts' Black Short Suit - Hot Or Not?

8/11/2010 9:02am EDT
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Julia Roberts showed up at the "Eat, Pray, Love" New York City premiere on Tuesday wearing a simple black ensemble comprised of shorts and a jacket. It's tough to make short suits look sexy, but somehow she pulls it off. What do you think?

Julia recently told Elle magazine, "I have no acting technique. And there’s nothing more boring than actors sitting around talking about acting."

Her new film centers on a woman who once made it her goal in life to marry and rear a family but who finds her priorities suddenly shifting. On the heels of a painful divorce, the woman who had previously look...
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Would 'Great Singer' Julia Roberts Do A 'Glee' Cameo?

8/11/2010 8:36am EDT
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Julia Roberts refuses to join the ranks of stars making cameo appearances on musical TV series Glee despite branding herself a "great singer."

The hit comedy about a high school show choir boasts a huge list of celebrity fans, and A-list stars including Jennifer Lopez and Britney Spears have been confirmed for roles in future episodes.

"Glee" creator Ryan Murphy recently directed Roberts in her new movie "Eat Pray Love," but she is adamant he'll never persuade her to sing on the show.

She tells Reuters, "(Actor) Billy Crudup and I were in a Woody Allen musical a couple of years ago and s...
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Emma Roberts Considers Doing A Full-On Sex Scene

8/11/2010 8:20am EDT
Emma Roberts
Julia Roberts' 19-year-old actress niece Emma Roberts contemplates baring all on the big screen.

She explained, "I don't know that I'd do a full-on nude scene, ever. I've never had a full-on sex scene...but we'll see."

Emma is glad she grew up in Hollywood because it fueled her urge to build a film career.

The 19 year old, who starred in "Valentine's Day" alongside her famous aunt earlier this year, spent her childhood visiting the "Pretty Woman" actress on film sets. And the experience gave the young star a taste for acting because she got to meet so many famous faces.

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Emma Roberts Is No Julia

8/10/2010 8:59pm EDT
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Emma Roberts, niece of "Eat, Pray, Love" star Julia Roberts, showed up at the Teen Choice Awards wearing a strapless lime green dress with chunky black boots.

We always thought Emma was cute, but that virtue is definitely not showing through in this ensemble. What do you think?

Emma's dad Eric recently conquered his longtime addiction to marijuana with the help of TV's Dr. Drew Pinsky. The actor checked into rehab for the medic's reality show. The rehab program is going so well, it allowed him to walk the red carpet sober for the first time ever at the Los Angeles premiere of his action ...
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Will There Be Any Surprise Movie Gems in August?

8/10/2010 11:14am EDT
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This past weekend, “The Other Guys,” starring Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg, unseated “Inception” for the top spot at the box office. Notorious for mediocre movies, August is typically the worst month of the year for any moviegoer who craves an inspired experience at the theater.

This August, however, may be different as “The Other Guys” has already gotten solid reviews from critics and a $35 million opening weekend. The re-teaming of Ferrell and writer/director Adam McKay has already spiced up the box office for the early part of August and several other titles makes one wonder if the re...
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