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NBC To Air 'Miami Vice' Special

July 5th, 2006 1:00pm EDT
Miami Vice
Experience a blast from the past on Saturday, July 22, when NBC airs a three-hour Miami Vice special hosted by Colin Farrell and Jamie Foxx, the stars of the upcoming movie adaptation. Two hours will be devoted to the 80s TV series' pilot episode.

Set in (where else?) Miami, the series starred Don Johnson and Philip Michael Thomas as hard-nosed Miami-Dade PD vice detectives Sonny Crockett and Ricardo Tubbs.

Also included in the special will be a featurette about director Michael Mann's interpretation of the popular series. The show airs from 8 to 11 p.m.

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Negative Buzz Surrounds 'Miami Vice' Remake

June 21st, 2006 8:49am EDT
Jamie Foxx stars in Miami Vice
The film version of 1980s TV series Miami Vice is in serious trouble after experiencing budget problems and less-than-stellar reviews, according to press reports. The movie stars Oscar winner Jamie Foxx and Colin Farrell and is set for its American release on July 28. The remake cost $125 million to make.

A source at Universal Pictures tells "Fox News" correspondent Roger Friedman, "And that's just what we're admitting to. It's probably more like $150 million."

Director Michael Mann has reportedly been furiously editing the film, which apparently fails to capture the spirit of t...

Jessica Alba To Host 2006 MTV Movie Awards

June 1st, 2006 8:00pm EDT
Jessica Alba
Covering Hollywood’s most anticipated blockbuster from every angle, MTV News will present exclusive pre and post show coverage of the "2006 MTV Movie Awards." From backstage to the red carpet, the MTV News team will cover every angle of the big show including exclusive celebrity interviews, musical performances, and much more. Additionally for the first time, fans will be able to access MTV News’ comprehensive Movie Awards coverage on-air and through broadband network, MTV Overdrive ( — each with a unique and exclusive take on the show.

MTV News pre show coverage...

Colin Farrell Is a 'Superstar In Waiting,' Says Jamie Foxx

April 27th, 2006 1:27pm EDT
Colin Farrell
Oscar-winner Jamie Foxx is predicting great things for his Miami Vice co-star Colin Farrell after being bowled over by his acting brilliance. Foxx initially feared the Irish heartthrob's reported arrogance would spoil any chance of a friendship, but he was thrilled to find Farrell's confidence is not misplaced.

And Foxx was even more delighted to discover Farrell's intensity on camera is mirrored in his social life, insisting the star is the life and soul of any party. He says, "He's a superstar in waiting. He is as great as he thinks he is. We've had some pretty wild nights out while...

Jamie Foxx Says Colin Farrell Is A Momma's Boy

April 24th, 2006 9:21am EDT
Jamie Foxx
Jamie Foxx has revealed the secret to Colin Farrell success as a ladies' man - he is a big momma's boy. The Oscar-winning, who is also renowned for his womanising ways, believes it is the Irish hellraiser's relationship with his mother that makes him so desirable.

He said: "He's so close to his mum, sisters, parents - he is like a little boy. I think that's what the girls like about him. How he treats his family."

Foxx has also revealed he has shared a number of wild nights out with Farrell - who has reportedly bedded a host of famous beauties, including Britney Spears and Lindsay...

Miami Vice: The Game. Need We Say More?

April 20th, 2006 1:33pm EDT
Miami Vice
Vivendi Universal Games' Sierra Entertainment has announced the development of Miami Vice The Game, a thrilling third-person action shooter inspired by the Universal Pictures crime drama, Miami Vice (based on the television series), in cinemas July 28, 2006. Developed by UK-based Rebellion, Miami Vice The Game will be available exclusively for the PSP (PlayStation Portable) system in July 2006.

"By taking full advantage of the advanced technology on the PSP system, Miami Vice The Game will deliver action-packed missions and highly-detailed locations that capture the danger-filled lives...

Jamie Foxx Didn't Criticize 'Miami Vice' Director

February 16th, 2006 9:02am EST
Jamie Foxx
Jamie Foxx has denied lashing out at director Michael Mann for unreasonable filming demands during the making of Miami Vice. Reports last week suggested the star had blasted his director on the police remake for forcing the cast to film in dangerous hurricane conditions and prolonging the shooting schedule against the actor's wishes.

But Mann's publicist Pat Kingsley insists the filmmaker has been in contact with Foxx over the allegations, who vehemently denies making them. Kingsley says, "Mr. Mann has telephoned Jamie Foxx who claims the story is erroneous. Mr Mann takes him at his wo...

Celebrity Snippets: Eva Longoria, Beyonce & More

February 8th, 2006 12:15pm EST
Eva Longoria
* Eva Longoria has laughed off reports she has her boyfriend Tony Parker’s initials tattooed "in an intimate place". Reports surrounding the actress' alleged body art once became so rampant, even her basketball-playing lover started to have doubts. She says, "There's another rumor I got Tony's initials tattooed on my body and I did not. A sportscaster interviewed Tony and said, 'So, what does Eva's tattoo look like?' And Tony goes, 'She didn't get a tattoo' and he goes, 'Aw, come on!' and Tony started to believe it. He was going to call me and say, 'Did you do it since yesterday?' He was ...

Making 'Miami Vice' Was Problematic, Says Jamie Foxx

February 8th, 2006 8:50am EST
Jamie Foxx
Jamie Foxx has lashed out at director Michael Mann for his brutal filming tactics during the making of Miami Vice, accusing him of forcing the cast to film during hurricanes. The Miami Vice remake was plagued by problems, including a drawn-out shooting schedule, bad weather and a budget blow-out from $120 million to $200 million.

The star says, "What was so hard about this movie was Michael Mann. We shot this movie for 10 months - it was supposed to be three months."

The director, who has a reputation for being a perfectionist, even insisted on rolling the cameras when hurricanes ...

Colin Farrell Is Not at Rehab, Reports Jamie Foxx

December 22nd, 2005 10:00am EST
Colin Farrell
Jamie Foxx has laughed off reports his Miami Vice co-star Colin Farrell, 29, had checked into a rehabilitation clinic to control an addiction to prescription drugs, insisting he's staying with him at his Hollywood home. Earlier this month, Farrell's publicist Dancia Smith said the star was being treated for exhaustion and dependency on prescription medication.

But Foxx, 38, insists relaxation with friends was the only treatment Farrell ever needed. He says, "Colin Farrell is great. Don't believe all of the hype. He is at my crib kicking it. That's where he was anyway. All the rehab ...

Colin Farrell Denies Reports He Overdosed

December 14th, 2005 9:24am EST
Colin Farrell
As Irish actor Colin Farrell recovers from exhaustion, he's fighting off a fresh set of reports suggesting he was hospitalized after taking an overdose. The star's publicist announced yesterday he had entered a treatment center suffering from exhaustion and dependency on prescription medication, which was prescribed to him after he sustained a back injury.

But as Farrell takes time out, he's now been hit with reports that he was rushed to an emergency room in Uruguay on Friday after suffering an overdose. A radio station in the South American country reports that traces of marijuana,...

Colin Farrell Admitted to Rehab

December 13th, 2005 9:01am EST
Colin Farrell
Colin Farrell has reportedly checked into rehab for drug addiction and exhaustion. The Irish hellraiser became addicted to prescription painkillers after being given them for a bad back. He reportedly went into a treatment center after collapsing at the wrap party of his new movie Miami Vice, on Sunday.

Farrell's Los Angeles publicist, Danica Smith, said: "Colin Farrell has checked himself into a treatment centre for exhaustion and a dependency to prescription medication, which was prescribed to him for a back injury. No other comments will be made at this time." A source is quoted in...

Real-Life Shooting Interrupts Miami Vice Production

October 27th, 2005 8:52am EDT
Colin Farrell
Colin Farrell's new movie Miami Vice has been thrown into chaos by a real-life shooting. Production on the remake of the hit '80s TV show, which also stars Oscar-winner Jamie Foxx and is being directed by Michael Mann, had to be halted in the Dominican Republic capital of Santo Domingo after a soldier shot an armed man near the hotel where the cast and crew were working.

The soldier, who is part of a team assigned to provide security for Farrell and Foxx and the rest of the cast, had been standing guard outside the hotel when he was approached by Mario Torres who suddenly pulled out a ...

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