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Jennifer Saunders undergoing hypnotherapy to boost productivity

March 3rd, 2014 3:10am EST
Jennifer Saunders
British comic Jennifer Saunders is undergoing hypnotherapy sessions in a bid to stop her procrastinating.

The Absolutely Fabulous star is currently trying to pen the script for a big screen version of her acclaimed comedy, but has sought out professional help after struggling to focus full-time on the project.

Speaking at The Independent Bath Literature Festival in the U.K., she revealed, "I'm writing it (screenplay) now; I have a deadline for the treatment.

"I am actually having treatment, hypnotherapy, for procrastination. It's true, What my hypnotist said was to get rid of the backpac...
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Jennifer Saunders confirms Absolutely Fabulous movie

January 6th, 2014 6:10am EST
Jennifer Saunders
Comedienne Jennifer Saunders has confirmed reports she is developing an Absolutely Fabulous movie.

In a new British TV interview with Jonathan Ross, Saunders revealed she has bowed to pressure from co-star Joanna Lumley to come up with a script for a film.

In the cult TV comedy series, which ran from 1992 to 2005 and returned for three anniversary episodes in 2012, Saunders and Lumley played boozy socialites Edina Monsoon and Patsy Stone.

Saunders says, "I have to do it now because I’ve threatened to a lot, and then she (Lumley) kept announcing it and saying, 'Yes, she’s going to do it,’...
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American Version Of 'Absolutely Fabulous' In The Works

January 25th, 2009 5:36pm EST
Absolutely Fabulous
Cult British comedy Absolutely Fabulous is getting a makeover for American TV. Bosses at the Fox network have signed to make a U.S. version of the hit BBC show - which ran in the U.K. from 1992 to 1996 and 2001 to 2005.

The show starred Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley as booze-swilling fashionistas, and went on to win a Bafta Award and an Emmy.

Saturday Night Live writer Christine Zander will helm the U.S. version, and is working with Saunders on the pilot, which is slated to debut later this year.

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'Robin Hood' Episode Review: Sister Hood

April 30th, 2008 10:51am EDT
Robin Hood
Well, hello there Torchwood fans. Are you all feeling a little lonely now that Captain Jack is on holiday until next year? How will you fill your normally BBC America filled Saturday evenings? You could find old episodes of Absolutely Fabulous and giggle knowingly whenever Toshiko actress Naoko Mori shows up as Saffy's constantly abused friend. Or maybe you can check out "Torchwood's" timeslot replacement, the second season of Robin Hood. I chose this route instead and am happy to report that BBC America has another hit on its hands. Off to Sherwood Forest we go.

Before I take a look a...
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Celebrity Birthdays, May 1

May 1st, 2007 3:00am EDT
Tim McGraw
Happy Birthday to "Rushmore" director Wes Anderson (1969), Smashing Pumpkins bassist D'arcy Wretzky (1968), country superstar Tim McGraw (1967), "The Passion of the Christ" actress Maia Morgenstern (1962), "Ghostbusters" singer Ray Parker Jr. (1954), "Law & Order SVU" actor Dann Florek (1950), action director John Woo (1946), "Absolutely Fabulous" actress Joanna Lumley (1946), singer Rita Coolidge (1945), folk singer Judy Collins (1939), "War of the Worlds" (2005) actress Ann Robinson (1935), "Superman The Movie" actor Glenn Ford (1916), God Bless America singer Kate Smith (1909; d. 1986), ...
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Celebrity Birthdays, May 1

May 1st, 2006 3:00am EDT
Tim McGraw
Happy Birthday to "Rushmore" director Wes Anderson (1969), Smashing Pumpkins bassist D'arcy Wretzky (1968), country superstar Tim McGraw (1967), "The Passion of the Christ" actress Maia Morgenstern (1962), "Ghostbusters" singer Ray Parker Jr. (1954), "Law & Order SVU" actor Dann Florek (1950), action director John Woo (1946), "Absolutely Fabulous" actress Joanna Lumley (1946), singer Rita Coolidge (1945), folk singer Judy Collins (1939), "War of the Worlds" (2005) actress Ann Robinson (1935), "Superman The Movie" actor Glenn Ford (1916), God Bless America singer Kate Smith (1909; d. 1986), ...
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