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Seth Rogen and wife working to raise Alzheimer's disease awareness

September 3rd, 2013 8:41pm EDT
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Actor Seth Rogen and his wife Lauren Miller are working to raise awareness for Alzheimer's disease among young people and Hollywood, after their family's "brutal" experience with the disease.

Miller's mother Adele was diagnosed with the disease in 2006, at the age of 55, and the actress admits the situation has been very hard on her.

In an interview with U.S. breakfast show Today, she says, "It can be brutal. I'm sort of at that point in my life where a lot of my girlfriends are becoming best friends with their mother and, you know, on Sunday I fed my mom dinner."

The Knocked Up star an...
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Katherine Heigl planning TV return with spy series

August 12th, 2013 3:11am EDT
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Actress Katherine Heigl is eyeing a return to the small screen, three years after quitting hit medical drama Grey'S Anatomy.

The 34 year old is producing a new political spy drama about America's Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), in which she will star as an adviser to the president, and she has been pitching the new series to network bosses in the hope of making her TV comeback.

The script is being written by The Following's Alexi Hawley.

Heigl abruptly left Grey's Anatomy in 2010 after five years as Dr. Izzie Stevens, a role which landed her the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Su...
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Katherine Heigl And Josh Kelley Adopt A Second Child

April 25th, 2012 8:24pm EDT
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Actress Katherine Heigl and her singer husband Josh Kelley have adopted a second child.

The couple adopted baby daughter Naleigh from South Korea in 2009 when she was 10 months old, and now the Knocked Up star has become a mom once again.

A representative for Heigl confirms to ET Canada that she and Kelley have taken in another girl, although further details were unavailable as WENN went to press.

The actress will be hoping she forms a bond with the new baby quicker than she did with little Naleigh.

She recently said, "People are always talking about the strong bond between mother a...
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Jonah Hill Says He's 'Bored' With Comedy Roles

March 15th, 2012 12:37pm EDT
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Jonah Hill is eager to move away from the comedy roles which made him famous, insisting they're "boring" and "just not as inspiring" as working on drama movies.

The actor helped make 2007 hits Superbad and Knocked Up box office success stories, but his turn in Brad Pitt's sports movie Moneyball last year prompted nominations for a slew of top honors.

Hill now wants to focus on more serious roles, admitting funny films no longer stimulate him as much as they once did.

He tells Reuters, "The past 10 years, I've made a lot of comedy films. It's just not as inspiring to me anymore as an a...
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Judd Apatow To Receive WGA Honor

February 1st, 2012 7:58pm EST
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Filmmaker Judd Apatow is to be honored for his comedy work by the Writers Guild of America (WGA).

The Knocked Up screenwriter and director will receive the Herb Sargent Award for Comedy Excellence from Bridesmaids star Kristen Wiig at the WGA's East Coast Awards in New York on February 19.

Apatow served as producer on Bridesmaids.

His writing credits include Seth Rogen's Pineapple Express and Adam Sandler's You Don't Mess With the Zohan.

TV writer Clair Labine, who has worked on soaps General Hospital, Ryan's Hope and One Life To Live, will be handed the McLellan Hunter Award, while The...
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Katherine Heigl Wants To Return To 'Grey's Anatomy'

January 20th, 2012 8:25am EST
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Katherine Heigl is eager to return to her breakthrough role on Grey's Anatomy, two years after walking away from the TV show.

The actress got her big break playing popular character Dr. Izzie Stevens for six years on the hit medical drama.

She was dogged by rumors of a rift with co-stars and producers following her success in 2007 movie Knocked Up, and she finally left the series after adopting her daughter Naleigh in late 2009.

Heigl has carved out a big screen career since her departure, but she has now declared her desire to return to the show because she is desperate to find out w...
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Katherine Heigl: 'I'm Just That A**hole Who Really Wants Everyone To Like Me'

December 21st, 2011 8:21am EST
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Katherine Heigl was dropped by her own publicist following a string of bad press in 2008 because she consistently exhibited "diarrhea of the mouth."

The star courted controversy after claiming director Judd Apatow's script for her hit film "Knocked Up" was "a little sexist."

She then infuriated a number of her TV co-stars soon afterwards by insisting she didn't deserve an Emmy Award for her work on "Grey's Anatomy" because her character "had no material worthy to submit."

Heigl's publicist worked overtime to repair the damage the comments had done to her reputation, but when the actress ...
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Chris Tucker Plans Movie Comeback With Two New Roles

September 8th, 2011 8:31am EDT
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Comedian Chris Tucker is preparing to make his Hollywood comeback - he's in talks for two new movie roles starring alongside Robert De Niro, Bradley Cooper and Ben Stiller.

The funnyman, who was last seen on the big screen in 2007's "Rush Hour 3," is negotiating a part in director David O. Russell's drama "The Silver Linings Playbook," based on the novel by author Michael Quick.

The film follows a former teacher who tries to rebuild his life after four years in a mental institution and would see him work with De Niro, Cooper and Oscar nominee Jennifer Lawrence.

Meanwhile, Tucker has also...
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Megan Fox Wears A Tight Mini Dress On 'This Is Forty' Set

August 23rd, 2011 8:47am EDT
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We spotted Megan Fox wearing a gray form-fitted mini dress on the set of "This Is Forty" in Los Angeles yesterday. The slim star can't hide any bumps in that little number!

The film is helmed by Judd Apatow, who made "Knocked Up" and "The 40-Year-Old Virgin." Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann are reprising their "Knocked Up" characters Pete and Debbie.

"This Is Forty" also stars Albert Brooks and John Lithgow. The film is set for a summer 2012 release.
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Heather Locklear's Daughter To Make Film Debut In Judd Apatow Comedy

August 11th, 2011 8:58am EDT
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Heather Locklear's teenage daughter is following in the actress' footsteps - she's landed a part in Judd Apatow's new movie.

Ava Sambora, the 13-year-old daughter of the Melrose Place beauty and Bon Jovi rocker Richie Sambora, will make her debut in the as-yet-untitled comedy, according to TheWrap.com.

Ava will play the best pal of the movie's central teen character, Sadie, played by Apatow's daughter Maude.

The film is a spin-off of smash 2007 hit Knocked Up, with Paul Rudd and Apatow's wife Leslie Mann reprising their roles as bickering husband and wife.

Megan Fox will also star i...
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Jason Segel & Leslie Mann Work Out Together For Apatow's 'This Is Forty' (Photos)

July 21st, 2011 11:00am EDT
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We spotted Leslie Mann and Jason Segel working out during a scene for the film "This is Forty" in Los Angeles. Jason's character is playing a personal trainer.

The film is helmed by Mann's husband Judd Apatow, who made "Knocked Up" and "The 40-Year-Old Virgin." Paul Rudd and Mann are reprising their "Knocked Up" characters Pete and Debbie.

"This Is Forty" also stars Megan Fox, Albert Brooks and John Lithgow.
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Megan Fox To Star In 'Knocked Up' Sequel?

March 17th, 2011 9:11am EDT
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"Transformers" beauty Megan Fox is swapping action for comedy - she's in talks to star in the sequel to Judd Apatow's box office hit "Knocked Up."

Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann are set to reprise their roles in the 2007 film, which originally featured Seth Rogen and Katherine Heigl as expectant parents dealing with the consequences of a one-night stand. Rudd enjoyed a supporting role as Heigl's onscreen brother-in-law, with Mann, Apatow's real-life spouse, playing his movie wife.

Details about the role Fox is in negotiations for have not been released, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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Check Out Katherine Heigl's New Short Hairdo

March 12th, 2011 7:55am EST
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Move over Kate Winslet: Katherine Heigl is copying your 'do.

Heigl, best known for her role as Izzy on Grey's Anatomy, isn't just settling for a change of color anymore. The 32-year-old actress was spotted...

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Kevin Smith Credits Seth Rogen For 'Re-Energizing' His Career

February 11th, 2011 11:32am EST
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Director Kevin Smith credits actor Seth Rogen with helping to revitalize his career - by indulging in on-set dope-smoking sessions.

The moviemaker worked with the Knocked Up star in box office flop Zack and Miri Make a Porno, which only managed to double its $24 million budget when it opened in 2008.

However, Smith insists the experience was worth it for one reason - he smoked pot during filming. Rogen, who admits he is a regular cannabis user, smoked continuously on-set and urged Smith to join him in a bid to boost his creativity. And the director insists his new found hobby has "re-e...
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Brianna Brown: Busy And Loving It

February 8th, 2011 9:10pm EST
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Brianna Brown is good at keeping herself busy – sometimes in spite of herself.

The energetic actress, a Twin Cities native who landed in Hollywood over a decade ago, is currently enjoying the success of her most recent role, Dr. Lisa Niles on ABC’s ‘General Hospital.’ She took over the part early last year in what she calls a ‘Fatal Attraction’ storyline. Her arc piqued so much interest it helped the storyline to be named Soap Opera Digest’s best of 2010.

In a phone interview, the witty Brown fondly describes Lisa as “just really manipulative.” It’s a departure from her earlier roles...
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Paul Rudd To Star In 'Knocked Up' Sequel

January 7th, 2011 11:19am EST
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Actor Paul Rudd has signed up to star in a sequel to hit comedy Knocked Up, reprising his role from the 2007 original.

Seth Rogen and Katherine Heigl featured in Judd Apatow's Knocked Up as expectant parents dealing with the consequences of a one-night stand.

Rudd enjoyed a supporting role as Heigl's onscreen brother-in-law, with Apatow's real-life spouse, Leslie Mann, playing his movie wife.

It has now been confirmed Rudd and Mann will reteam in a follow-up, which will be written and directed by Apatow. It is not known whether Rogen or Heigl will be joining the cast.

The sequel is ...
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Natalie Portman Launches Movie Production Company To Make 'Female Comedies'

December 14th, 2010 11:40pm EST
Natalie Portman
Hollywood star Natalie Portman wants to boost the profile of women in comedy by making funny films via her new production company Handsomecharlie Films.

The Black Swan star has set up the firm with her business partner Annette Savitch and they aim to emulate the style of raunchy comedy made famous by Judd Apatow in his hit 2007 movie Knocked Up.

Describing the projects as "female comedies", Portman tells Vogue magazine, "Women... are generally not allowed to be beautiful and funny, and certainly not vulgar.

"There's a difference between being in a bra and underpants as an object on a men...
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Seth Rogen's Topless Marriage Proposal Nightmare

November 9th, 2010 3:49pm EST
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Actor Seth Rogen's romantic proposal plans turned into a nightmare when he realized his actress girlfriend was topless as he nervously fumbled with her engagement ring.

The Knocked Up star asked Lauren Miller to marry him in September and admits he had no idea how stressful the magic moment would be.

He recalls, "When I got the ring, it was so nerve-wracking, it was like someone gave me a truck load of heroin to hold onto... I felt like the Feds (federal agents) were gonna kick in my door at any moment. I couldn't have a conversation with my girlfriend; all I could think about was this ...
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Best/Worst Movies Of Katherine Heigl

October 22nd, 2010 2:54pm EDT
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Katherine Heigl is a well known actress now, but earlier in her career she struggled to find the right films to get involved with. It was really television acting that helped her climb the ranks of popularity, from the sci-fi drama Roswell and then eventually the multiple Emmy award-winning show Grey's Anatomy. It was after gaining a lot of recognition for that show as Izzie Stevens that she got offered a big role in Judd Apatow's new film Knocked Up, and her career just took off from there. Although her newest movie has not been doing exceptionally well, Heigl is still in the spotlight. Sh...
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Neighbor Screams Obscenities At Katherine Heigl & Josh Kelley

October 12th, 2010 10:48pm EDT
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Police were called to Katherine Heigl's house on Monday night after a neighbor complained about the level of noise coming from the property.

The "Knocked Up" actress and her husband Josh Kelley were reportedly enjoying a dip in their hot tub when a local resident began screaming obscenities at them, urging them to keep the noise down.

Heigl's security guard called the police and officers arrived to investigate the incident, reports TMZ.com.

The cops spoke with Heigl and Kelley, who claimed the same neighbor had been complaining about noise from other homes in the area.

No arrests were m...
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Seth Rogen Gets Engaged

September 28th, 2010 9:41pm EDT
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"Knocked Up" star Seth Rogen has proposed to his longtime girlfriend.

The actor has been dating writer/actress Lauren Miller since 2004. Both are 28.

A source close to the couple tells Life & Style magazine, "He surprised her with the proposal. She'd started giving up hope that he would ever pop the question."

Rogen is sure to be one happy man - he previously stated, "I have a girlfriend who is far prettier than I should have."

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Katherine Heigl Injured In Horse Riding Accident

September 28th, 2010 12:30pm EDT
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Katherine Heigl is having second thoughts about becoming an equestrian after injuring herself in a horse riding accident at her Utah ranch.

The Knocked Up star recently took up competitive horse training on her sprawling 25-acre estate, but admits she's "having a hard time getting back in the saddle" after losing control and splitting her knee open in a fall.

She explains, "I have no idea what I'm doing... it's very difficult. He (the horse) is great and he wasn't trying to kill me but I just lost control and I couldn't stop him. The more upset I'd get, the faster he'd go. He was runnin...
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Katherine Heigl Hated Husband's 'Metro' Haircut

September 10th, 2010 2:30pm EDT
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Katherine Heigl bullied her husband to change his hairdo - because his fashionable style turned her off.

The Knocked Up actress was left stunned by her rocker husband Josh Kelley's new look when he came back from the salon, and demanded a change. After Kelley stood his ground, Heigl admits her attraction towards him started to wane - because she couldn't find him sexy with his trendy style.

She tells Britain's Cosmopolitan, "I gave Josh a hard time recently because he had this haircut I really didn't like. I told him, 'It's not you. You're really sexy, you're a manly man and this is sor...
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This Week's Shining & Falling Stars: Pee-wee Herman & Chris Brown

July 2nd, 2010 9:18am EDT
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Shining Star of the Week - Pee-wee Herman: Who would've thought that in 2010 Pee-wee could be the "Shining Star of the Week"?

Director Judd Apatow, the guy behind "The 40-Year-Old Virgin" and "Knocked Up", says he's on board to produce a new movie that would bring back the character from the 80's cult classic T.V. show and movies. Apatow told Variety, “Let’s face it, the world needs more Pee-wee Herman,".

Pee-wee himself, actor Paul Reubens, is also signed on for the flick (come on, what else is he doing these days?).

The only potential downside of a new Pee-wee movie? Millions of kids ...
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Katherine Heigl: 'I Didn't Adopt To Be Trendy'

June 10th, 2010 9:12am EDT
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Katherine Heigl has laughed off rumors she adopted her baby daughter to be "trendy" - calling accusations she wants to be a fashionable celebrity mother "funny".

The Knocked Up star became a first-time mom last September, when she and her husband Josh Kelley adopted daughter Naleigh from South Korea, and she recently fueled speculation of a possible second adoption by revealing she is desperate to help orphans in Haiti.

Heigl has since faced accusations she's joined the growing celebrity trend of taking in children from abroad, following in the footsteps of stars including Angelina Joli...
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Katherine Heigl To Adopt A Baby From Haiti?

June 2nd, 2010 4:30pm EDT
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Katherine Heigl is planning to expand her family with another child - she's hoping to adopt a baby from earthquake-ravaged Haiti.

The Knocked Up star became a first-time mother last September, when she and her husband Josh Kelly adopted daughter Naleigh from Korea.

Heigl admits she's so happy with her role as a new mom, she wants to bring another child into the family - and she's considering heading to Haiti to help the youngsters who lost their parents in January's devastating tremor.

She tells Germany's Gala magazine, "We would like to have a second child - adopted or biological. We...
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Katherine Heigl's Black Ruffled Dress & Killer Pink Belt - Hot Or Not?

June 2nd, 2010 11:25am EDT
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Katherine Heigl looked playful at the "Killers" premiere in Hollywood yesterday. The brown-haired beauty wore a black ruffled skirt with a pale pink sleeveless blouse and a hot pink belt. Don't know about you, but we think she kind of blends into the background a bit, no?

The new mom recently confessed she's carefully choosing her film projects because she doesn't want her daughter to be "ashamed" of mom's work. She explained, "I love stories and opportunities to play different characters, but I won't do anything that's shocking and horrible in terms of playing someone totally despicable."...
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Katherine Heigl: 'I Won't Do Anything That's Shocking And Horrible'

June 1st, 2010 6:30pm EDT
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Actress Katherine Heigl is choosing her next movie projects carefully now she's a mother - because she doesn't want her daughter to be "ashamed" of mom's work.

The Knocked Up star and her husband Josh Kelley adopted little Naleigh last September and Heigl has vowed to scale back her hectic movie schedule to fully embrace motherhood. Heigl admits any new jobs she takes on will be made with Naleigh in mind - but she refuses to limit herself to just making kids' films.

She explains, "I'd hope to never do anything that I would be ashamed for her to see, but now that I've got a child I'm not...
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Katherine Heigl's Baby Is 'Fine' After Heart Surgery

May 20th, 2010 5:00pm EDT
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Katherine Heigl's adopted daughter is "100 per cent fine" after undergoing open heart surgery. The Knocked Up star and her singer husband Josh Kelley welcomed baby Nancy Leigh into their family from Korea last September, when the baby was 10 months old.

Heigl revealed the tot, nicknamed Naleigh, had special needs, as well as a congenital heart defect. The baby underwent life-saving surgery when she was just two months old to repair a hole in her heart.

The baby girl had another operation just before Heigl took her home to Los Angeles and the actress insists Naleigh is now in perfect heal...
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Katherine Heigl Calls For Animal Abusers To Be Prosecuted

May 5th, 2010 9:24am EDT
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Katherine Heigl is urging the public to help bring animal abusers to justice - after she helped save a dog that had been cruelly treated by its owner.

The pooch was discovered with its legs tied together in a muddy field in Bakersfield, California last month. James Worley, 52, has since been arrested and faces a possible charge of felony animal cruelty.

Meanwhile the pit-bull, named England after the animal control officer who saved him, Kristen England, will be placed into a new home on Wednesday, thanks to the Grey's Anatomy star's The Heigl Foundation.

The actress held a press conf...
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