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Sean 'Diddy' Combs Angling For Role In The Next 'Hangover'

April 23rd, 2012 12:49pm EDT
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Sean 'Diddy' Combs has sparked rumors he is fishing for a cameo role in the next The Hangover sequel after he was spotted meeting with director Todd Phillips.

The rapper has been pursuing an acting career over the last few years, landing a two-episode role in CSI: Miami, a slot on Hawaii Five-0 and a part opposite Russell Brand in 2010 comedy Get Him to the Greek.

He also won his first Oscar in February after working as an executive producer on sports documentary Undefeated, which was named Best Documentary Feature at the Academy Awards.

Combs is now said to be going after a role in t...
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Russell Brand And Katy Perry Buy Former 'Bachelor' Pad

June 30th, 2011 2:09pm EDT
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British funnyman Russell Brand and singer Katy Perry have silenced rumors their marriage is in trouble by purchasing a new love nest in Los Angeles.

The Get Him to the Greek star sparked speculation his relationship with Perry was in jeopardy when they placed their Hollywood Hills home up for sale earlier this year. Brand fuelled reports of a rift when he was photographed holding hands with an unnamed woman on the set of his new film last week.

However, it appears the pair's union is as strong as ever as it emerges they have splashed out on a luxury new home in California.

Brand and P...
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Russell Brand: 'I'd Love To Star In A Movie With My Beautiful Wife'

April 21st, 2011 8:51am EDT
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British funnyman Russell Brand is eager to star in a movie with his wife Katy Perry after their scene in Get Him To The Greek was axed.

The Arthur actor filmed a kissing clip with Perry for the comedy, just before they started dating in September 2009.

The pair became engaged before the movie was released, and Perry's cameo was axed for fear it would be "too cheesy" for viewers.

However Brand, who is now married to the I Kissed a Girl hit-maker, is hopeful he will one day get to appear on screen with the singer.

He tells Britain's Daily Star, "I'd love to star in a movie with my bea...
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Sean 'Diddy' Combs: 'I Am An Aspiring Actor For Hire!'

April 19th, 2011 12:31pm EDT
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Sean 'Diddy' Combs has made a public plea to movie bosses to consider him for upcoming projects and even offered to donate his pay check to charity in exchange for a good film role.

The rapper has dabbled with acting in recent years, appearing in Get Him To The Greek with Russell Brand and most recently making a cameo appearance in rebooted TV show Hawaii Five-0.

Combs is adamant he wants to expand his acting resume - and he is calling on film chiefs to give him a job.

In a series of posts on his Twitter.com page, he writes, "Attention all film directors, casting agents, producers, wri...
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Jonah Hill Dropped 30 Pounds For '21 Jump Street' Movie

March 11th, 2011 1:00pm EST
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Jonah Hill wanted to lose weight before filming his role in 21 Jump Street, based on the TV show of the same title. He looks great, and sources say the Get Him to the Greek star lost about 30 pounds!

A source told US Weekly, "[he] went on a diet for the movie, but gained weight at first!"

"Finally, he got a nutritionist and a trainer. Now he looks better and feels better."

Hill's partner in comedy Seth Rogen, on the other hand, is fighting the battle of the bulge now that he's off his Green Hornet workout regimen. He told Us Weekly, "I'm slowly outgrowing all the clothes I bought last ...
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Russell Brand Says 'Fame Isn't Making Him Happy'

February 22nd, 2011 8:09am EST
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British funnyman Russell Brand isn't happy despite his marriage to Katy Perry and his global success - because he insists fame isn't "all that good."

The former drug addict and reformed Lothario catapulted into the spotlight starring in movies including Get Him to the Greek, and last year he wed pop superstar Perry.

However, despite his large cash flow and celebrity status, Brand admits he's still struggling to be positive even though he's got everything he ever craved as a young boy.

In Brand's latest documentary, about happiness, he says, "I'm famous now. I didn't used to be but, wh...
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Adam Sandler Gave Russell Brand His Big Break

November 21st, 2010 8:11pm EST
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Comedian Russell Brand has Adam Sandler to thank for his blossoming Hollywood career - because the movie star was the first to suggest the Brit abandon his TV job and try out as an actor.

The "Get Him to the Greek" star previously worked as a presenter for MTV UK and it was only after a risque interview with Sandler that Brand began contemplating moving to the U.S.

He says, "I was in England minding my own business, presenting an MTV program, and Adam Sandler came on it as a guest.

"I was quite cheeky (to him) even though he was a big movie star and afterwards people said (to Sandler), '...
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Russell Brand Assault Lawsuit Dropped

November 19th, 2010 5:29pm EST
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British comedian Russell Brand has escaped punishment over allegations he assaulted a photographer during an airport clash in September - the charge has been dropped.

The Get Him to the Greek star was arrested and charged with battery after the run-in with an over-zealous snapper at Los Angeles International Airport, where he and his then-fiancée Katy Perry were due to board a flight.

Brand insisted he was defending the honor of the pop star as the paparazzo reportedly attempted to take a picture up her skirt. And he was given a lucky break when he appeared in a Los Angeles court on We...
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Rod Stewart: 'You Can't Bed Two Or Three Women A Day'

November 2nd, 2010 4:21pm EDT
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Rod Stewart has reignited his war of words with Russell Brand - he's once again cast doubt on the British funnyman's sexual prowess.

The Maggie May hit-maker famously clashed with Brand at an awards ceremony in London in 2006, when he forced the comic to back-track over boasts he bedded the rocker's daughter, Kimberly. Stewart told Brand it was wrong to brag about his womanizing, and goaded the Get Him to the Greek star to admit he "never touched" Kimberly.

Now, Stewart has taken another swipe at the self-proclaimed Lothario's sex boasts - insisting Brand's claim to have slept with 90 w...
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Russell Brand 'To Avoid Charges' Over Airport Fracas

October 8th, 2010 8:32am EDT
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British funnyman Russell Brand is set to avoid charges over his recent arrest in Los Angeles.

The comic was detained by police at Los Angeles International Airport last month following an alleged clash with a photographer. He was charged with battery and released on $20,000 bail. Brand insisted he was defending fiancée Katy Perry from an over-zealous snapper but American immigration officials revealed they were investigating the situation and could revoke his visa over the incident.

However, the Get Him To The Greek star looks likely to avoid charges if he attends a court hearing along ...
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Check Out 'Get Him To The Greek' On Blu-ray & DVD Sept. 28

September 25th, 2010 7:12am EDT
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An ambitious young record company executive attempts to transport an unpredictable rock star to L.A.'s Greek Theatre in time for his hotly anticipated comeback performance in "Get Him To The Greek," a spin-off of the comedy hit "Forgetting Sarah Marshall."

Aaron Green (Jonah Hill) has just landed his dream job in the record industry, and he's eager to prove his worth. His first assignment: travel to London and escort British rock god Aldous Snow (Russell Brand) to the show that will re-ignite his career. Before he departs, Aaron is warned by his boss Sergio Roma (Sean Combs) to never let A...
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Russell Brand Had A Secret Affair With Kate Moss

September 19th, 2010 7:30pm EDT
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Russell Brand has opened up about his one-time love for Kate Moss in his new autobiography - revealing a relationship would never have worked because he was infatuated with the supermodel.

The British funnyman was at the beginning of his career when he met Moss and her pal Sadie Frost at a gig in 2006.

Brand admits he was in awe of the beauty and they embarked on a secret whirlwind romance.

Both have remained tight-lipped about the encounter, until now - Brand has lifted the lid on their union in upcoming autobiography "Booky Wook 2: This Time It's Personal."

He explains, "I had a mad i...
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Katy Perry Defends Russell Brand After Arrest

September 19th, 2010 12:12pm EDT
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Katy Perry has defended her fiance Russell Brand following his arrest on suspicion of battery on Friday, insisting the funnyman was doing "his job" to protect her.

The "Get Him to the Greek" star was arrested after allegedly attacking a group of paparazzi as he walked through Los Angeles International Airport with Perry.

Brand was seen pushing through a throng of photographers before seemingly shoving one paparazzo out of the way - and police were called to the scene.

The 35 year old was taken into custody and was subsequently booked for battery.

But his fiancee has quickly come to the ...
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Wind Gives A View Of What's Under Katy Perry's Dress

September 17th, 2010 12:55pm EDT
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Katy Perry's skirt got caught in the wind, revealing a little tush as she was getting into her car on Thursday. Previously, the pop star and her fiance Russell Brand ate together at Dusty's Cafe in Silverlake, Calif.

Her easily stuck-in-your-head hit "California Gurls" was recently named the most popular song of the summer by Billboard. The music charting service says the ditty about girls donning Daisy Dukes with bikinis on top pretty much ruled the charts during all of June and July.

The pop star recently announced plans to obtain dual citizenship in the U.K., and she admits she's alre...
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Katy Perry Hired A Skywriter For Russell Brand

July 7th, 2010 4:30pm EDT
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Katy Perry's first love declaration for Russell Brand was an extravagant affair - she hired a skywriter to tell the funnyman her true feelings.

The pop star began dating Brand last year and she confessed her love by ordering a plane to write a special message in the sky above his Los Angeles home.

Perry tells Britain's Star magazine, "The first time I told Russell I loved him, I did it with skywriting. He had not told me he loved me yet, and I decided to take the chance because I could feel it was coming. So I got everything ready. We were at his house - he has a house on Sunset Bouleva...
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Russell Brand Says Katy Perry Will Be A 'Brilliant' Movie Star

June 25th, 2010 8:27am EDT
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British "funnyman" Russell Brand is convinced his fiancée Katy Perry will eventually swap music for movies, because the singer is a "brilliant" actress.

The I Kissed A Girl hit-maker is preparing to make her acting debut by voicing Smurfette in the upcoming big-screen adaptation of classic kids' show The Smurfs. Brand reveals Perry already has another role lined up, and he predicts his future wife will excel as a film star.

He says, "She's doing a film and she'll be a brilliant actor. That's what she'll probably end up doing as well. She's playing a Smurfette and is in another film whic...
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Russell Brand Is Used To This; Jonah Hill - Not So Much

June 21st, 2010 11:10pm EDT
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Russell Brand and Jonah Hill showed up to the "Get Him to the Greek" U.K. photocall yesterday, and we wonder if Katy Perry gets jealous when her fiance hangs out with bikini-clad models?

Katy recently banned all heterosexual men from the set of her "California Gurls" video because she didn't want them to see her naked. She told MTV.com, "You weren't allowed (on the set) unless you were a girl or you're gay; I think that's probably like the standard for all girlfriends." Yet Russell gets to hang out with nearly naked women...hmmm...double standard?

Jonah recently admitted he's scared of hi...
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'Toy Story 3' Makes $109 Million On Opening Weekend

June 21st, 2010 8:15am EDT
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Buzz Lightyear has helped "Toy Story 3" rocket to the top of the box office chart, with an impressive opening weekend haul of $109 million.

Disney Pixar's animated sequel, featuring the voice of Tom Hanks as Woody the cowboy, Tim Allen as Buzz Lightyear and Michael Keaton as Ken Doll, knocked "The Karate Kid" remake into number two, with second week profits of $29 million.

The martial arts movie, starring Jaden Smith and Jackie Chan, now boasts a $106.3 million total after 10 days on release.

"The A-Team" is in third place with $13.8 million, while comedy "Get Him to the Greek" and "Shre...
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Scar Reminds Jonah Hill To Work Hard

June 17th, 2010 10:37pm EDT
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Funnyman Jonah Hill wasn't laughing when he overheard medics talking about amputating his arm when a teenage joyride left him with a shattered limb.

The "Get Him to the Greek" star still bears the scar of the near-fatal accident that reminds him of his wild youth, when he "was not a good kid."

Hill tells Rolling Stone magazine he started behaving badly because he was convinced his mom was going to lose her cancer battle - and his life almost ended one night.

He recalls he was 15 when he and a pal took off on a late-night drive and flipped over a Sports Utility Vehicle. Hill had his arms ...
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Diddy Says It Was Totally 'Appropriate' To Buy His Son A $400,000 Car

June 11th, 2010 9:03am EDT
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Diddy defends buying his son Justin a $400,000 car for his 16th birthday.

He said, "I think it's appropriate to give my kids whatever I want to give my kids. I feel the way I raise my children, I don't have to explain to you or anyone else, 'cause nobody knows the way I raise my children...It's what I wanted to do. I could do whatever I want to do and you can't question me about it."

Diddy pulled the ultimate prank on his "Get Him To The Greek" co-star Jonah Hill during a night out in Los Angeles by convincing him he had a loaded gun on his person as they sped along Sunset Boulevard i...
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Summer 2010 Is Disappointing For Film Lovers

June 11th, 2010 8:54am EDT
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It looks like the summer of 2010 will be one moviegoers will soon want to forget. Many studios and filmmakers are already scratching their heads wondering why this summer (barely halfway over) is producing rather disappointing numbers at the box office.

Iron Man 2 and Shrek Forever After have made $291 million and $166 million respectively and are the only big-budget films that have come out during this crucial season to break even with their production budgets. Audiences’ clear love of Robert Downey Jr.’s cool superhero Tony Stark and the comedic storytelling-style have made this franchis...
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Katy Perry's Bodacious Blue Hair - Hot Or Not?

June 7th, 2010 5:41pm EDT
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Katy Perry was full of sex appeal at last night's MTV Movie Awards. She blew away other red carpet stars in two sensuous dresses. First, she sparkled in a super short silver and nude mini dress. We don't know where the dress starts and the skin stops!

She also wore a gray and green skintight gown that revealed quite a bit of her voluptuous figure. Oh, and did we mention she donned a blue wig? (And looked totally hot with it -ed.)

The pop star recently "threatened" to get pregnant in order to slow down her work schedule. She is struggling to cope with her hectic work life and insists sh...
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'Shrek Forever After' Continues Box Office Domination

June 7th, 2010 9:52am EDT
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Animated 3D movie "Shrek Forever After" has held onto its reign at the top of the box office for the third consecutive weekend, adding $25.3 million to its domestic earnings.

The third sequel in the franchise, featuring Mike Myers voicing the beloved green ogre, has raised a three-week domestic total of $183 million.

In second place was Jonah Hill and Russell Brand's rock 'n' roll comedy "Get Him to the Greek," which debuted with takings of $17.4 million.

Opening at three with $16.1 million was Katherine Heigl and Ashton Kutcher's "Killers," while Jake Gyllenhaal's "Prince of Persia: The...
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Trailer Talk: This Week In Movies - 'The A-Team,' 'The Karate Kid,' & More

June 7th, 2010 9:18am EDT
Karate Kid
Last week’s “Get Him to the Greek” turned out to be much funnier than I expected it would be. Jonah Hill plays a naïve record company intern tasked with watching the wild rock star Aldous Snow, portrayed by Russell Brand. It’s clear right from the beginning that Hill’s character is unable to fathom the mess he has gotten into taking care of Snow, and he quickly gives in to Snow’s party lifestyle.

Most of the film’s humor is based in the awkward interactions between Hill’s Aaron and Brand’s Aldous, with typical lowbrow laughs. However this formula just seems to fit very well for the mov...
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Jonah Hill:'I'm Scared Of Diddy'

June 4th, 2010 3:30pm EDT
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Rap mogul Diddy pulled the ultimate prank on his Get Him To The Greek co-star Jonah Hill during a night out in Los Angeles - by convincing him he had a loaded gun on his person as they sped along Sunset Boulevard in the actor's car.

The Superbad star thought it would be fun to hang out with the party king, but soon learned to be careful what you wish for as Diddy took over.

Hill says, "He called shotgun in my car, so I'm driving down the street... he's drinking a bottle of vodka and then he puts his foot down on the gas level... We're going, like, 100 miles an hour, swerves the car into...
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Trailer Talk: This Week In Movies - 'Killers,' 'Get Him To The Greek,' & More

June 1st, 2010 9:14am EDT
Get Him to the Greek
Lately I’ve been quite busy seeing movies. I saw three of the films that came out last week and I already caught one that opens this week. My review of the one premiering this week will be in next week’s column.

I subjected myself to “Sex and the City 2” last Monday which I appreciated it about as much as any man probably could: not very much. It was not a terrible film by any means though. Fans of the show should have a good time. My Grade: B-

Tuesday I saw “Prince of Persia” which I describe as a funnier version of “Clash of the Titans” since the dialogue is more entertaining. As ...
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Katy Perry Is Hot In A Metallic Dress With Thigh-High Slit At 'Get Him To The Greek' Premiere

May 26th, 2010 9:15am EDT
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Russell Brand and Katy Perry showed up at the "Get Him To The Greek" Los Angeles premiere yesterday and revealed some skin. Katy showed off her long legs in a silver dress and purple pumps, while Russell bared some chest hair in a white suit with gold boots.

Katy recently dismissed reports she and fiance Russell are to wed in India, insisting pal Rihanna had her facts wrong when she recently revealed all about the big bash. Katy has refused to offer any clues about where they would be exchanging vows, but revealed it would be a "location" ceremony.

She coyly revealed, "I think it's bette...
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Cameraman Was Disgusted By Russell Brand's Naked Ass

May 26th, 2010 8:55am EDT
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Russell Brand was humiliated while shooting a bottom-bearing scene in upcoming movie "Get Him To The Greek."

He explained, "There's one bit when my bum was out. I had to take my trousers and pants down and they were shooting me from behind. And in the middle of the scene, in this sensitive, close situation, the cameraman went, 'Can we stop now because this is horrible' - talking about my bottom. I felt shy about it."

In the film, an ambitious young record company executive (Jonah Hill) attempts to transport an unpredictable rock star (Brand) to L.A.'s Greek Theatre in time for his hotly...
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Russell Brand Is Tired Of Wimpy Rock Stars

May 25th, 2010 10:35pm EDT
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Funnyman Russell Brand fears rock 'n' roll has lost its edge because today's top stars are too conscientious.

The Brit, who plays wild rocker Aldous Snow in upcoming "Forgetting Sarah Marshall" spinoff "Get Him to the Greek," thinks today's stars are too soft and caring and he craves a return to an era when all they did was rocked.

He explains, "Bands are more preppy nowadays. That's why I think of Aldous Snow as a man out of time. He would've fit in better in the '60s or '70s. Rock stars didn't have to care back then. Early rock 'n' roll was about hedonism and escape.

"Now it's all abou...
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Russell Brand Wants 'Revenge' On Katy Perry, But Fears For His Testicles

May 10th, 2010 9:00am EDT
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British funnyman Russell Brand is threatening to post embarrassing photos of fiancee Katy Perry on the internet as revenge after she dubbed him a "bridezilla" and showed off a picture of him wearing a wedding dress.

The "Get Him To The Greek" star, who became engaged to the "I Kissed A Girl" hitmaker on New Year's Eve, is planning to exchange vows with his partner in India at the end of the year.

The pair has sparked an online battle after Perry pulled a prank on Brand by joking how obsessed he is with their impending nuptials.

Now Brand is busy plotting his revenge, but he's too scared ...
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