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'The Best of Warner Bros. 20 Film Collection: Romance' Arrives On DVD April 2

March 31st, 2013 6:55am EDT
The Best of Warner Bros. 20 Film Collection: Romance
Warner Bros. is releasing another new DVD box set as part of their 90th Anniversary initiative running throughout 2013. "The Best of Warner Bros. 20 Film Collection: Romance" will be available April 2 - just two days before the actual 90th anniversary. The collection features several romantic classics and modern favorites.  

Relive your favorite moments with Rhett and Scarlett in "Gone With the Wind." Watch Russian doctor Doctor Zhivago pursue the woman he loves during Russia's turbulent political changes of World War I. See Elizabeth Taylor and Paul Newman in "Cat On A Hot Tin Roof."

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Scarlett Johansson 'Terrified' To Return To Broadway In 'Cat On A Hot Tin Roof'

May 3rd, 2012 9:25am EDT
Scarlett Johansson
Scarlett Johansson is close to signing a deal to return to Broadway in a revival of Tennessee Williams' Cat On A Hot Tin Roof.

The actress, who made her New York stage bow in A View From The Bridge in 2010 - and picked up a Tony Award for her performance, is slated to take on the role made famous by the late Elizabeth Taylor in the 1958 movie adaptation of the play.

She tells Variety, "I'm close to making a deal on it. I cannot wait absolutely to get to it. I'm exhilarated, I'm terrified, but I think in a good way."

The actress' The Avengers co-star, Jeremy Renner, has also been linke...
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Megan Fox In Talks For Elizabeth Taylor Role

January 17th, 2012 8:35am EST
Megan Fox
Lindsay Lohan is facing tough competition to play Hollywood legend Elizabeth Taylor on TV - Megan Fox is also in the running for the role.

Fans of the Cat On A Hot Tin Roof icon were surprised when the troubled Mean Girls star was named as one of the frontrunners to play her in the Lifetime network biopic, which will focus on Taylor's love affair with Richard Burton.

Now, executive producer Larry Thompson has revealed he has also been in talks with Fox about the sought-after part.

He tells E! News, "I've been talking to Lindsay Lohan directly, and with her reps, and have been in conve...
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Elizabeth Taylor: The Best Performances

March 25th, 2011 11:00am EDT
Elizabeth Taylor
When Elizabeth Taylor died Wednesday, she hadn’t had a movie role in 17 years, and no major role in film in much longer than that. Yet she was always in the public eye. Between her humanitarian efforts, her tweets, her failed romances, and even White Diamonds, she never faded from memory. Yet, it’s those awesome film roles that made her an icon in the first place.

Here, then, are what I consider to be her five best film performances. Everyone will have a different opinion on this subject, but I’m guessing everyone can agree on a couple of them.

Here they are, in descending order.

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Elizabeth Taylor To Be Honored With TV Marathon

March 23rd, 2011 5:29pm EDT
Elizabeth Taylor
Late Hollywood icon Elizabeth Taylor's life will be celebrated as part of a 24-hour movie marathon on TV on April 10th.

Bosses at the Turner Classic Movies (TCM) network have scrapped all programming and will run back-to-back Taylor films instead - to honor the passing of the two-time Oscar winner.

The tribute will begin with a showing of Butterfield 8 at 6am (ET) and feature screenings of classics like Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Giant, Lassie Come Home, National Velvet and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. The network will also air the 1949 spy drama Conspirator, which features Taylor in he...
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Elizabeth Taylor's Career, In Photos And Videos

March 23rd, 2011 10:52am EDT
Elizabeth Taylor
Elizabeth Taylor made her big screen debut at the age of 10 in There's One Born Every Minute. By the age of 19, Taylor was making over $5000 a week and had an acclaimed movie under her belt: A Place in the Sun. However, it was still just the beginning for her career.

Taylor would then star in Father's Little Dividend, the sequel to Father of the Bride. She was on the verge of disappearing from the national spotlight in the mid-50s, until she starred in Giant and its sequel Raintree Country in 1956 and 1957, respectively. The latter film earned her a Best Actress Oscar nominat...
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