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The Top 10 TV Shows That Should Be Brought Back, Rebooted Or Just Re-Run

October 5th, 2012 3:07pm EDT
Miami Vice
TV remakes are either hit-or-miss, but with hollywood lacking many new ideas (seems like every other show is a crime drama or takes place in a hospital these days) we've thought of a few classic shows that we think would make the cut and stick around for a while -- if they're done correctly.

There are a number of old shows from the 70s and 80s that have been brought back in recent years, some with all new casts and edgier than their predecessors, and others featuring some of the original cast members. Others were revamped entirely, and some casting decisions killed a couple before they wer...
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Colin Farrell Realized His Addictions Were A Problem On 'Miami Vice' Set

April 10th, 2010 1:47pm EDT
Colin Farrell
Colin Farrell knew it was time to curb his wild ways when he started becoming "really bad news" on the set of movie flop "Miami Vice."

The Irish actor checked into rehab for six weeks shortly after wrapping the Michael Mann film because he started to realize his addictions were becoming a big problem.

Now clean and sober, Farrell admits he has little memory of making "Miami Vice" with Jamie Foxx.

He tells Entertainment Weekly magazine, "I was always very functional, but that was the first film where there were a couple of days I missed because I was f**ked. My kind of romantic fecklessne...
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This Week's Movie Buzz: See It, Rent It, Or Skip It?

June 29th, 2009 10:48am EDT
Public Enemies
I saw "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" last week, and I really enjoyed it. Apparently among critics I was in the minority on that one. The film certainly wasn't perfect, but I didn't think it was nearly as bad as people were saying.

The surprising thing for me though, was how divided people's opinions were about it. For the most part I found that people who viewed the film fell into two camps: those that loved it and those that hated it. I didn't really encounter a many people who fell in between.

July starts out a bit slow this week with "Public Enemies," "Ice Age: Dawn of...
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Colin Farrell Hands Out Toys At A Children's Hospital

January 10th, 2008 3:07pm EST
Colin Farrell
Hollywood actor Colin Farrell made it a worthwhile Christmas for children suffering from leukemia after making a surprise visit to a hospital in his native Ireland.

Farrell paid a visit to Crumlin Children's Hospital on Christmas Day, a journey he has made for the past four years. And the Miami Vice star turned Father Christmas for the day when he turned up with a trolley full of toys.

Teenage patient Emmet Rabitte's mother, Joan, says, "He made Emmet's Christmas and he made our Christmas."

-More Colin Farrell Pictures

(This news article provided by World Entertainme...
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Jamie Foxx Offends Fans With 'Thumbs Up' Action

October 5th, 2007 1:25pm EDT
Jamie Foxx
Actor Jamie Foxx landed in hot water in the Middle East - when he greeted fans with an 'offensive' thumb gesture. The Hollywood action hero arrived in the United Arab Emirates to film his latest movie The Kingdom making thumbs-up signs to adoring fans.

But the 39-year-old Miami Vice star was misinterpreted by locals - who took the popular Americanized hand action as a sign of disrespect. It's similar to 'giving the finger' in the West.

He says, "You've got to be careful with things out there - if you stick your thumbs up that means something completely different. So when I first ...
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Notable Quotables

March 15th, 2007 12:00am EDT
Sandra Bullock
"I'd get really, really large breasts, really big knockers, and then I'd wear, like, one of those little triangle bikinis and then go to the beach all the time." Sandra Bullock jokes about her plastic surgery dreams.

"I did not see the movie and apparently I'm not the only one." Don Johnson hasn't seen Michael Mann's big screen Miami Vice remake, he tells radio station Heart FM.

(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)
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Former Stylist Sues Jamie Foxx

February 17th, 2007 6:43pm EST
Jamie Foxx
Jamie Foxx is being sued by a former fashion stylist who claims the star refused to pay her for her services. Stacy Young filed a lawsuit Wednesday in Los Angeles Superior Court alleging the star and his company, Foxxhold Records, failed to pay her for styling services she provided in 2006.

Young says she was hired to work with Foxx for his appearance at the BET Awards at a rate of $2,850 a day as well as for the Miami Vice press junket at the rate of $3,000 a day. In the lawsuit, she is asking for financial relief from the courts, but does not state a specific monetary amount.

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New Movies on DVD, Dec. 5

December 5th, 2006 8:00am EST
Dead Man
The enormously popular Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest comes out on DVD this week. Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) returns to the big screen for another round of supernatural adventures on the high seas in this spirited sequel to the 2003 Disney hit. Also on DVD: Pulse, Beerfest, How To Eat Fried Worms, Miami Vice, Idlewild, and The OH in Ohio.
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China Delays Release of US Films; Moviegoers Get Upset

October 11th, 2006 9:22am EDT
Colin Farrell stars in Miami Vice
Anger is mounting among Chinese moviegoers after the government postponed releasing a string of Hollywood blockbusters, such as Miami Vice, in favor of homegrown films. The country's Ministry of Culture put back the Michael Mann movie - starring Chinese actress Gong Li - to next month to promote the 'October Golden Autumn Excellent Domestic Film Exhibition Month'. The festival celebrates China's revolutionary past and heroic figures through 10 local films.

Tong Gang, director of the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television, says, "These 10 movies variously involve weighty re...
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Goldfrapp Sparkles Again With Remix Album "We Are Glitter," Oct. 17; Listen To "Fly Me Away"

September 19th, 2006 11:10am EDT
Goldfrapp
Riding high on the success of their third album, Supernature, red-hot U.K platinum act Goldfrapp - Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory - have a new offering for U.S. fans only with We Are Glitter. Due out October 17 on Mute Records, "We Are Glitter" is a collection of the best remixes of tracks from Goldfrapp's critically acclaimed Supernature. Adventurous and risk-taking, "We Are Glitter" celebrates and re-imagines Goldfrapp and Supernature with each track selected by the band.

The album features work from white-hot remixers The Flaming Lips, DFA, C2 (aka Carl Craig), Benny Benassi, E...
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Colin Farrell Considers Returning To His TV Roots

August 15th, 2006 10:10am EDT
Colin Farrell
Colin Farrell would love to return to his roots and star in the British TV drama series that launched his career. The actor, who is currently promoting new movie Miami Vice, found fame on hit show Ballykissangel and has told producers who would consider being the leading man in a revamped version of the now defunct drama.

He says, "If the part was right, I would take it. I started out in Ballykissangel and loved it."

The U.K. series "Ballykissangel" centers on an English priest who is transferred to a small Irish village.

(This news article provided by World Entertainment Ne...
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Crew Member Dies on Set of Jennifer Garner's Film 'The Kingdom'

August 14th, 2006 12:30pm EDT
Jennifer Garner
Jamie Foxx and Jennifer Garner's latest movie The Kingdom has been marred by tragedy after a young man was killed in a carting accident on set. Assistant propmaster Nick Papac, 25, was driving a motorized cart on a closed section of the Loop 202 Red Mountain Freeway in Mesa, Arizona, on Saturday when he crashed into a sports utility vehicle, which was carrying director Peter Berg.

Papac was thrown from the vehicle and suffered "very, very serious" head injuries, but died upon arrival at the hospital, a statement from the Arizona Department of Public Safety confirmed. Filming was suspe...
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Nicotine Fortified Suit Helped Colin Farrell Get Through 'Miami Vice'

August 8th, 2006 8:50am EDT
Colin Farrell
Irish actor Colin Farrell had a special suit commissioned for him during the filming of Miami Vice last year - complete with nicotine patches. The heartthrob is addicted to cigarettes, and producers told him he couldn't light up on set due to the high quantity of explosives in the vicinity.

Farrell says, "I couldn't smoke while I was doing any of the scenes because of all the pyrotechnics and explosives and stuff we had on set. The wardrobe department made a suit for me that included nicotine patches, but they kept melting in the Miami sun."

-See photos of Colin.

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'Talladega Nights' Wins Weekend Box Office

August 7th, 2006 9:52am EDT
Talladega Nights
Funnyman Will Ferrell's NASCAR comedy Talladega Nights: The Ballad Of Ricky Bobby has raced to the top of the U.S. box office with a staggering $47 million opening weekend take. The film, about a clueless racecar driver, led four new entries in the new top 10 but made more money than the remainder of the top five put together.

Animated comedy Barnyard came in a distant second with a $16 million opening weekend take. Former number ones Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest and Miami Vice slipped to three and four respectively. Horror movie The Descent debuted at number five with $...
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Au Pair Compares Colin Farrell's Lovemaking to Mickey Mouse

August 7th, 2006 9:25am EDT
Colin Farrell
Colin Farrell has been lambasted by Woody Allen's former au pair for being such a disappointment in bed. French siren Angelique Jerome and Farrell hooked up just hours before his London premiere of Miami Vice on the set of Allen's new movie, starring Farrell and Ewan McGregor.

However, despite the 24-year-old brunette's delight at being singled out by the actor with an invitation to his hotel, Jerome has slammed his lovemaking as overrated and bad-boy image as a myth.

She says, "He must have told me I was beautiful eight times. I like bad boys. But he was too nice. He kept telli...
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Colin Farrell Defends Colombia

August 3rd, 2006 1:31pm EDT
Colin Farrell
Miami Vice star Colin Farrell has attacked Colombia's reputation as the cocaine capital of the world, insisting the country offers much more than narcotics. The actor is furious with the stereotyping after meeting people from the South American country on the set of the cop drama.

He says, "I would never paint a whole culture with that one very damaging brush. I've never been to Colombia but I've met Colombian people and they've all been great. It's unfortunate that it is known for its greatest export."

(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)
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Quotes About a Wife Beater, Gay Maddona Fan & More

August 2nd, 2006 11:26am EDT
Mary Louise Parker
"When I got to the gym the next day my friend Lee said, 'You know what people are calling you - the wife beater.'" Mary Louise Parker recalls being given a new nickname after beating four of the Desperate Housewives stars to win a Golden Globe award earlier this year.

"I nearly had an accident in my pants!" Colin Farrell insists the more frightening scenes in his new movie Miami Vice were a little too realistic.

"I always loved Madonna videos because I'm gay. Every gay in the world... grows up loving a Madonna video; that's how you know you are gay." Designer Isaac Mizrahi on how ...
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Don Johnson Snubs Colin Farrell

August 2nd, 2006 8:21am EDT
Colin Farrell
Colin Farrell was stunned when he attempted to contact original Miami Vice star Don Johnson because the screen star snubbed him completely. Johnson played undercover cop Sonny Crockett in the original 1980s TV series, while Farrell takes the same role in the current big screen version.

Farrell insists his calls to the star were ignored, but was even more shocked when his co-star Jamie Foxx bumped into Johnson in Los Angeles because Johnson wasted no time in making a cheeky joke about him.

He says, "I put a call into him, and he never returned my call. But Jamie (Foxx) met him at...
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Jamie Foxx Denies Corrupting Colin Farrell

July 31st, 2006 10:58am EDT
Jamie Foxx
Jamie Foxx insists his hard partying with co-star Colin Farrell while filming Miami Vice had nothing to do with the Irish star's decision to go into rehab after the film wrapped. Foxx appeared on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno Friday where the talk show host quizzed him about things getting too crazy on the film's set.

The star explained, "Maybe there was too much fun. I had nothing to do with it, man! You're asking them cop questions... 'Where were you, Jamie?' You sound like a policeman! You know, that's what we're supposed to do!

"We're making money, we're doing movies...som...
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'Miami Vice' Knocks 'Pirates' Off Its Pedestal

July 31st, 2006 9:13am EDT
The big screen remake of 1980s iconic TV show Miami Vice finally toppled blockbuster Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest for the top spot at the U.S. box office. The gritty cop drama took in $25.2 million in its first week in release, knocking the Johnny Depp movie into second place with $20.5 million, after three weeks in the number-one position.

Pirates posted the biggest opening weekend of all time and has a total box office takes of $358.4 million.

Teen comedy John Tucker Must Die, starring former Desperate Housewives star Jesse Metcalfe, debuted in third place with a...
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Colin Farrell Gets Up Close & Personal With Co-Star Gong Li

July 31st, 2006 8:42am EDT
Colin Farrell
Colin Farrell has been caught romancing his Miami Vice co-star Gong Li at the movies's intimate post-premiere party. The Irish star was getting up close and personal with the Memoirs Of A Geisha beauty, who is ten years his senior.

Farrell, 30, who was recently linked to former Lake Bell, enjoyed a romantic rendezvous with Li at London's Sanderson Hotel. They arrived at the party hand-in-hand where they sat whispering to each other all night - and although Farrell was getting plenty of attention from the ladies he only had eyes for Li.

This isn't the first time Farrell has mad...
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Notable Quotables

July 29th, 2006 3:12pm EDT
Paris Hilton
"I don't know what he sings, but he's sexy." Paris Hilton insists singer Barry Manilow is one of her favorite musicians - just don't ask her to name any of his songs.

"Mullets are definitely not going to come back in fashion." Miami Vice star Colin Farrell is no fan of 80s style.

"As in had sexual intercourse with a policewoman? Ha! Ummm, you know, I don't think so ..." Rapper Ice Cube insists he never lived out his most famous lyric, "F**k Tha Police."

"I have seen children in more than 40 countries and never stopped. I can make people smile. I watched Elvis do it. I watch M...
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Jay Leno Subs for Roger Ebert

July 28th, 2006 4:01pm EDT
Jay Leno
"Tonight Show" host Jay Leno will be the first replacement co-host on the TV series "Ebert & Roeper" as film critic Roger Ebert recovers from cancer surgery. Leno's episode will air on August 5 where he will review the movies Talladega Nights: The Ballad Of Ricky Bobby, Miami Vice, Little Miss Sunshine, The Night Listener and Shadow Boxer.

The show will be relocating from its home base in Chicago, Illinois, to Los Angeles to accommodate Leno's schedule. Clerks II director Kevin Smith will sub for Ebert the week of August 12.

Ebert is recovering from surgery to he had in June and...
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A 'Miami Vice' Sequel?

July 28th, 2006 8:25am EDT
Miami Vice director Michael Mann will only commit to a sequel of the undercover cop film if he is inspired by a new plot. He tells Empire Online, "If I have an idea for a story that I think I want to do then we'll see what happens."

The coy filmmaker, speaking at the European premiere of the movie in London last night, refused to give a definitive answer to fans desperate to see stars Colin Farrell and Jamie Foxx reprise their roles as Sonny Crockett and Ricardo Tubbs in the big-screen adaptation of the hit 80s TV show.

(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Netw...
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Opens July 28: Miami Vice

July 26th, 2006 12:49pm EDT
Summary:

Writer and director Michael Mann updates the groundbreaking television crime series he created in the 1980s with this stylish thriller.

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Cast and Crew:

Colin Farrell - (Sonny Crockett)

Jamie Foxx - (Ricardo Tubbs)

Gong Li - (Isabella)

Pasha D. Lychnikoff

Naomie Harris - (Trudy)

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'Miami Vice' Actress Refused To Do Nude Scene

July 24th, 2006 8:56am EDT
Naomi Harris
Naomie Harris turned down the chance to get naked for a shower scene with Jamie Foxx in Miami Vice because she didn't feel it required her to strip. Instead the actress insisted director Michael Mann hired a body double to shoot the steamy shower scene with Oscar-winner Foxx, who didn't have the same nudity concerns.

She says, "When I arrived to do the scene, he (Foxx) was amazing at calming me down... He was there, buck-naked, and he had tied his nether regions in a little sack with a bow tied around it. But you're seeing a body double in the shower scene... I don't think that's part...
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Colin Farrell Stung By Hoax Drug Sting

July 23rd, 2006 4:04pm EDT
Colin Farrell
Colin Farrell was left fearing for his life on the set of new movie Miami Vice when drug enforcement cops made him believe a hoax cocaine deal was the real thing.

The Irish actor was researching his role in the movie adaptation of the hit TV series when Miami, Florida detectives asked him if he wanted to be part of a real sting operation.

Unbeknownst to Farrell, director Michael Mann had set up the ruse and was filming his star as a fake gun was pulled on him.

The Alexander star, who is still recovering from the ordeal, recalls, "We were running fake scenarios in a car par...
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Lawsuit-Happy Woman Confronts Colin Farrell on 'Tonight Show'

July 21st, 2006 10:36am EDT
Colin Farrell
"Access Hollywood" broke the news that Colin Farrell was surprisingly confronted on stage as he appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno by a woman who sued him for harassment. Dessarae Bradford alleged in a small-claims lawsuit that Farrell stalked her with inappropriate calls and text messages, but her lawsuit against Farrell was dismissed.

Yesterday, Bradford was a studio audience guest at "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" and surprisingly confronted him walking up to him on the stage. According to other audience members, Bradford left a copy of her self-published book, "Colin Far...
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After Two Years, Director Michael Mann Agreed to Do 'Miami Vice' Movie

July 21st, 2006 8:36am EDT
Jamie Foxx
Oscar winner Jamie Foxx spent two years trying to persuade director Michael Mann to make a big screen version of 1980s TV series Miami Vice. Foxx met Mann at a birthday party for legendary boxer Muhammad Ali in 2001, and immediately set about pitching his dream of starring in a Miami Vice movie.

Mann says, "Jamie said I should make 'Miami Vice.' He did 20 minutes on why I should do it, doing the sound effects and the cars and everything. Then he worked on me for about two years and finally I succumbed."

(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)
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Jamie Foxx Serenaded Miami Vice Co-Star

July 9th, 2006 9:30pm EDT
Jamie Foxx
Actor/singer Jamie Foxx brought his Miami Vice co-star Naomie Harris to tears with a private rendition of his latest album.

The British actress found ladies' man Foxx "really sweet" and was touched to be one of the first to hear songs from his Unpredictable disc.

She says, "He was really sweet, he was recording his album while we were making the film and he'd take me into the studio-bus thingy he had on set with him and sing to me and make me cry."

Colin Farrell also stars in the film.

Check out more on the original TV series Miami Vice

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