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Loretta Lynn Chooses Zooey Deschanel To Play Her In Broadway's 'Coal Miner's Daughter'

May 11th, 2012 9:50am EDT
Loretta Lynn
Loretta Lynn has signed up Zooey Deschanel for the lead role in a new musical stage show based on the country star's life story.

The 80 year old singer has been working on a Broadway show based on her 1976 autobiography Coal Miner's Daughter, which became a 1980 biographical film and won an Oscar for its star Sissy Spacek.

Lynn has tapped Deschanel for the lead role in the new stage project and she made the big announcement by bringing the actress/singer on stage with her during a concert in Nashville, Tennessee on Thursday night. The move mirrored the moment in 1979 when Lynn brought S...
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Chloe Moretz Talks 'Carrie' Remake & Going Really 'Deep' Into The Role

May 1st, 2012 9:02am EDT
Chloe Moretz
Chloe Grace Moretz is getting hands-on as she prepares to star in a remake of classic horror film "Carrie" - she's designing her own costume for the movie.

The actress, 15, will portray possessed teenager Carrie White in the chilling tale, taking on the part made famous by a young Sissy Spacek in director Brian De Palma's 1976 adaptation of the Stephen King novel.

Production on the project doesn't begin until June 1, but Moretz has been keeping busy creating her character's outfit to wear in the film's key prom scene, in which Carrie wreaks havoc with her supernatural powers.

She tells E...
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Chloe Moretz To Star In Remake Of 'Carrie'

March 27th, 2012 2:23pm EDT
Chloe Moretz
Child star Chloe Moretz has landed the leading role in a movie remake of Stephen King's chilling horror tale Carrie.

The Hugo actress, 15, will portray possessed teenager Carrie White in the supernatural film, taking on the part made famous by a young Sissy Spacek in director Brian De Palma's classic 1976 adaptation.

Filmmaker Kim Pierce will direct the new project and Moretz is thrilled at the prospect of bringing Carrie to a new generation.

In a Twitter.com post on Tuesday, she writes, "Never been so happy in my life! Thank you Kim Pierce and thank u MGM for the chance of a lifetime...
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'The Help' Cast To Be Honored At Hollywood Film Awards

September 20th, 2011 8:14am EDT
The Help
The star-studded cast of hit movie The Help will reunite to accept an ensemble honor at the upcoming Hollywood Film Awards.

Viola Davis, Bryce Dallas Howard, Jessica Chastain, Octavia Spencer and Emma Stone will be together onstage to pick up the Ensemble Award at the 15th annual ceremony, which kicks off the film awards season.

The leading ladies of the drama will be joined by fellow cast members Allison Janney, Chris Lowell, Ahna O'Reilly, Sissy Spacek, Mary Steenburgen and Cicely Tyson, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

The Help took the box office by storm this summer, raking i...
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Surprise Oscar Wins: Is There A Pattern?

February 18th, 2011 5:23pm EST
Juliette Binoche
Some years, certain nominees seem to be locks to win Oscars. Yet almost every year, there is some sort of major upset at the Academy Awards. Some years there are none, but other years there are multiple. What will this year have in store? At this point, it's anybody's guess.

Looking back at the 10 most surprising wins of the last 15 years, can we notice any patterns? Here they are, in chronological order.

1. Juliette Binoche (The English Patient) beats Lauren Bacall (The Mirror Has Two Faces) for Supporting Actress (1996)

Binoche looked like someone whacked her on the side of the h...
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Sarandon Stranded By Snowstorm

January 31st, 2011 11:16pm EST
Susan Sarandon
Susan Sarandon had to phone in her appearance on Monday's Oprah Winfrey Show - because she couldn't get a flight to Chicago, Illinois from New York.

The actress was billed to appear live on Winfrey's sofa, alongside fellow Oscar winners Sissy Spacek and Holly Hunter, but had to scarp her plans due to the Big Apple's ongoing winter white-out snowstorm.

At the top of the show Winfrey explained, "Susan got up at four in the morning and tried to get here... but all flights were canceled."

The Dead Man Walking star joined the get together via satellite.

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Miranda Lambert Triumphs At Country Music Awards; See Full List Of Winners

November 11th, 2010 8:13am EST
Miranda Lambert
Miranda Lambert had a very special 27th birthday at the 44th annual Country Music Association Awards in Nashville, Tennessee on Wednesday - she took home Song, Video and Album of the Year honors and was named Female Vocalist of the Year.

Her fiance Blake Shelton was also a big winner, claiming the Male Vocalist and Musical Event of the Year awards.

Lady Antebellum were the only other multiple winners, picking up accolades for Vocal Group and Single of the Year, and it was a huge night for event co-host Brad Paisley, who claimed the Entertainer of the Year prize.

Lambert, who was nominate...
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'Glee,' HBO's 'The Pacific' Land Massive Emmy Nominations

July 8th, 2010 10:26am EDT
Glee
Hit TV musical "Glee" is set to be the toast of the 2010 Primetime Emmy Awards after landing a massive 19 nominations.

The comedy about a group of high school students in a choir club will fight for the Outstanding TV Comedy prize against "Curb Your Enthusiasm," "Modern Family," "Nurse Jackie," "The Office" and "30 Rock," which has taken home the title for the last three years.

"Glee's" leading stars Matthew Morrison and Lea Michele have been nominated in the male and female categories for the outstanding comedy actor awards, while their co-star Chris Colfer has received a best supporting...
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'Get Low' Star Bill Murray Amuses Audience At SXSW

March 25th, 2010 8:33am EDT
Bill Murray
Bill Murray made a public appearance at the Austin premiere of his latest film. "Get Low", a comedy in which he plays a funeral director trying to plan a man’s funeral party while he’s still alive, screened at the South by Southwest film festival on March 17. On stage at a Q&A following the film, Murray mugged and joked with the thousands of people who saw "Get Low" for the first time.

“It’s really a pleasure to come out with this film, because Austin’s not a safe town for people like us,” Murray said. “When we come out with a film like this, we’ve got two or three hours where we’re safe a...
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Check Out 'Four Christmases' On Blu-Ray, DVD, On Demand & More Nov. 24

November 24th, 2009 8:00am EST
Four Christmases
In Four Christmases, a crafty couple run the Christmas Day gauntlet by racing to visit their divorced parents' four separate households in this Vince Vaughn/Reese Witherspoon comedy that proves the holidays are no time for relaxing.

Brad (Vaughn) and Kate (Witherspoon) have made something of an art form out of avoiding their families during the holidays, but this year their foolproof plan is about go bust -- big time. Stuck at the city airport after all departing flights are canceled, the couple is embarrassed to see their ruse exposed to the world by an overzealous television reporter....
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The Best Four Years Of Your Life: Top 10 High School Movies

April 2nd, 2008 2:30pm EDT
Sixteen Candles
Before Lindsay Lohan became a Mean Girl and Vanessa Hudgens and Zac Efron became High School Musical sweethearts, Winona Ryder was a Heather and Molly Ringwald and Andrew McCarthy were our favorite couple from two different worlds.

Today's popular teen flicks would have never existed without the high school classics that made and shaped the genre. What makes a great high school movie is the legacy they've made on generations of teenagers, despite the decade they grew up in. These are the movies with the unforgettable characters, witty lines, and the feeling of being forever young. The...
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Golden Globes Ceremony May Be Cancelled But We Still Have Our Predictions

January 8th, 2008 3:17pm EST
Juno
The writers' strike has officially infiltrated awards season. The Golden Globes have been reduced to a lackluster news conference. That means no best and worst dressed list. No boozy celebrities making a fool of themselves. All that remains is an hour-long meeting at the Beverly Hilton Hotel with angry WGA picketers surrounding the premises.

So, until the Hollywood powers-that-be finally buckle down and give the writers what they want and deserve, we here at Starpulse are going to call the winners and losers. We looked at reviews, other expert predictions, viewer attitudes and who we ...
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Celebrity Birthdays, December 25

December 25th, 2007 3:00am EST
Sissy Spacek
Happy Birthday to English singer Dido (1971), Cranberries guitarist Noel Hogan (1971), stolen base leader Rickey Henderson (1958), Eurythmics singer Annie Lennox (1954), "Carrie" actress Sissy Spacek (1949), country singer/actress Barbara Mandrell (1948), Margaritaville singer Jimmy Buffett (1946), Jimi Hendrix Experience bass player Noel Redding (1945; d. 2003), baseball legend Nellie Fox (1927; d. 1975), Twilight Zone writer/creator Rod Serling (1924), American bandleader Cab Calloway (1907; d. 1994), Casablanca star Humphrey Bogart (1899; d. 1957), actresss Evelyn Nesbit (1884; d. 1967),...
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Witches, Werewolves And Warlocks Invade ABC Family's Ninth Annual '13 Nights Of Halloween'

October 17th, 2007 8:00pm EDT
13 Nights of Halloween
ABC Family has a frightful line-up of new programming for its ninth annual '13 Nights of Halloween' programming event. The new ABC Family original movie "Nature of the Beast" and the basic cable premieres of "An American Haunting" and "Boogeyman" will join other Halloween themed programming airing the 13 nights leading up to Halloween (October 19 - October 31).

ABC Family's new original movie "Nature of the Beast," premiering Sunday, October 21 (8:00 - 10:00 PM ET/PT) is a darkly wicked tale of one happy couple's road to wedded bliss. Julia and Rich are in the throes of planning the...
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Andy Samberg Stars In 'Hot Rod,' Coming To Theaters August 3

June 30th, 2007 9:00am EDT
Hot Rod
Amateur stuntman Rod Kimble (Andy Samberg) has a problem – his step-father Frank (Ian McShane) is a jerk. Frank picks on Rod, tosses him around like a rag doll in their weekly sparring sessions, and definitely doesn't respect him, much less his stunts.

But when Frank falls ill, it's up to Rod to stage the jump of his life in order to save his step-father. The plan: Jump 15 buses, raise the money for Frank's heart operation, and then... kick his ass.

There are 5 hilarious Hot Rod videos live on www.stuntmanforever.com, a website created for Rod Kimble by his half-brother Kevin Po...
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Show Your Best Kiss And Win An iTunes Gift Card

February 11th, 2007 8:00pm EST
Heather Graham
Valentine's Day is approaching and it's time to pucker up [for the camera]! The buzz is Gray Matters has the sexiest, steamiest screen kiss we've seen in years. Think you can beat it?

If you think you have the best kiss – better than the one between Gray (Heather Graham) and Charlie (Bridget Moynahan) in Gray Matters – then prove it and enter the Show Us Your Best Kiss contest for your chance to win a $100 gift card to I-Tunes or Sephora.

The Show Us Your Best Kiss contest is featured on the Gray Matters official site and YouTube.

A sophisticated comedy about love, life and b...
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Celebrity Birthdays, December 25

December 25th, 2006 3:00am EST
Annie Lennox
Happy Birthday to English singer Dido (1971), Cranberries guitarist Noel Hogan (1971), stolen base leader Rickey Henderson (1958), Eurythmics singer Annie Lennox (1954), "Carrie" actress Sissy Spacek (1949), country singer/actress Barbara Mandrell (1948), Margaritaville singer Jimmy Buffett (1946), Jimi Hendrix Experience bass player Noel Redding (1945; d. 2003), baseball legend Nellie Fox (1927; d. 1975), Twilight Zone writer/creator Rod Serling (1924), American bandleader Cab Calloway (1907; d. 1994), Casablanca star Humphrey Bogart (1899; d. 1957), actresss Evelyn Nesbit (1884; d. 1967),...
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Opens May 5: An American Haunting

May 3rd, 2006 9:41am EDT
The wind whispers ominous warnings of death before a malevolent entity arrives to claim the life of a young girl as director Courtney Solomon brings author Brent Monahan's chilling, fact-based tale of supernatural murder to the screen in this tale of terror starring Donald Sutherland and Sissy Spacek.

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Cast:

Donald Sutherland

Sissy Spacek

James D'Arcy

Rachel Hurd-Wood

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Today's Celebrity Birthdays, Dec. 25

December 25th, 2005 3:00am EST
Jimmy Buffett
Happy Birthday to English singer Dido (1971), Cranberries guitarist Noel Hogan (1971), stolen base leader Rickey Henderson (1958), Eurythmics singer Annie Lennox (1954), "Carrie" actress Sissy Spacek (1949), country singer/actress Barbara Mandrell (1948), Margaritaville singer Jimmy Buffett (1946), Jimi Hendrix Experience bass player Noel Redding (1945; d. 2003), baseball legend Nellie Fox (1927; d. 1975), Twilight Zone writer/creator Rod Serling (1924), American bandleader Cab Calloway (1907; d. 1994), Casablanca star Humphrey Bogart (1899; d. 1957), actresss Evelyn Nesbit (1884; d. 1967),...
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IFP Announces Gotham Award Nominees

October 27th, 2005 11:43am EDT
Capote
The Independent Film Project (IFP) just announced the nominations for the 15th Annual Gotham Awards. Winners will be awarded at the ceremony on Nov. 30 in New York City. The nominees were selected by three separate nominating committees composed of critics and film programmers. Nominees for “Best Feature” are Brokeback Mountain, Capote, A History of Violence, Keane, and Me and You and Everyone We Know.

The annual Gotham Awards celebrate the authentic voices behind and in front of the camera in films made this year. By recognizing that the best films come from a place that is more fir...
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