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Harrison Ford Confirms Engagement

May 13th, 2009 9:28am EDT
Harrison Ford
Hollywood legend Harrison Ford has finally confirmed he is set to wed longtime girlfriend Calista Flockhart - three months after engagement rumors first circulated.

Internet gossips claimed the Star Wars actor had proposed on St. Valentine's Day, asking the former Ally McBeal star to be his wife during a family vacation

The couple refused to comment on their plans to walk down the aisle, but Ford has finally confessed - after a TV reporter offered his congratulations.

During an interview for Entertainment Tonight, a reporter asked the actor if engagement congratulations we...

'Boston Legal' Season 5 Comes To DVD May 5

April 22nd, 2009 12:24pm EDT
Boston Legal
Please rise for the closing season of pure legal chaos at the law firm of Crane Poole & Schmidt, as Boston Legal Season 5 rests its case on DVD May 5 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. This final installment of the show that put a facetiously refreshing spin on the legal drama genre tackles timely and controversial judicial and personal issues without objection, including the 2008 presidential election, Mad Cow disease, gay marriage rights and health regulations for an unapproved Alzheimer's drug.

Headlining the outstanding ensemble cast are James Spader (Secretary, Sex Li...

Harrison Ford And Calista Flockhart To Wed?

March 22nd, 2009 7:00pm EDT
Harrison Ford
Hollywood couple Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart are reportedly preparing to marry after the actor proposed on St. Valentine's Day last month.

Star Wars actor Ford, 66, was said to have surprised the former Ally McBeal star, 44, with an engagement ring during a family vacation with Flockhart's adopted son Liam, reports

The pair has been together for seven and a half years.

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(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)

Portia De Rossi Denies IVF Reports

February 24th, 2009 9:03am EST
Portia De Rossi
Actress Portia De Rossi has denied reports she is planning to undergo fertility treatment in order to start a family with partner Ellen Degeneres.

The couple, who wed last year, were allegedly desperate to have a biological child - with a U.S. magazine last week claiming De Rossi was set to begin in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment. But the Ally McBeal star has shot down the rumors.

She tells Access Hollywood, "There's a story around right now about me that could not be further from the truth. (The IVF story) was just completely made up. The baby thing comes around annually. ...

Sister Spotlight: Elle And Dakota Fanning

January 21st, 2009 12:36pm EST
Fanning Sisters
The Fanning family is lucky. They have two pretty young girls, both are established or establishing themselves as respected actresses in an age when tween sexpots sell, and have managed to stay out of the unflattering light of Hollywood - thus far. Two talented daughters, bound to make large amounts of money due to their talent, must deal with the downfalls of normal child stardom. For those who are only familiar with Dakota Fanning, she has a younger sister, Elle, who is fast becoming just as well known as her sister. Let's investigate this perfect storm of child actors done right, and wha...

Five Shows That Suck (But Shouldn't)

November 10th, 2008 10:53am EST
Private Practice

When Private Practice debuted in May of last year, industry bible Variety released a less than glowing review: "Private Practice isn't a full-fledged screw-up, certainly, but so far it is a serious letdown."

The tragedy of the show is that not much has changed in its second season, despite a host of enviable advantages: The medical dramedy is helmed by successful head writer/creator Shonda Rhimes, is a spinoff of Rhimes' consistently popular and buzzworthy hit Grey's Anatomy and boasts a good cast featuring that once-wildly popular Grey's character, Addison Forbes Mo...

Calista Flockhart Struggled To Go Back To Work

October 6th, 2008 9:49am EDT
Calista Flockhart
Calista Flockhart fell apart when she gave up her role as a full-time mother to return to acting.

After raising adopted son Liam from infancy, the former Ally McBeal actress returned to the small screen in 2006 to star in the hit show Brothers & Sisters. And she never realized it would be so hard.

Flockhart tells C Magazine, "All of a sudden, I wasn't home to pick Liam up from school, and I realized it wasn't really OK, and I wasn't happy, and I was scratching my eyes out. I couldn't believe I'd put myself in this situation."

Flockhart was grateful she had boyfriend Harris...

Ellen DeGeneres Feels 'More In Love' Since Wedding

September 29th, 2008 9:12am EDT
Marital bliss Spokeswoman
Newlywed Ellen DeGeneres feels "blessed" since marrying longtime girlfriend Portia De Rossi - insisting married life has made her "more in love".

The beloved TV star wed former Ally McBeal actress De Rossi last month following the legalization of gay marriages in California in May. DeGeneres recently urged people to vote against the state's Proposition 8 bill which would change the law back to make same-sex marriages illegal.

However, the star believes her nuptials have changed her for the better - even though she is struggling to remember she now has a wife. She says, "My heart...

Thandie Newton Turned Down 'Angels' Role

September 8th, 2008 2:13pm EDT
Thandie Newton
Thandie Newton turned down a role in Charlie's Angels - because she was worried it would make her too famous.

The Crash star was about to start filming alongside Cameron Diaz and Drew Barrymore on the 2000 action film - but pulled out when she realized it would catapult her to a higher level of fame. She was replaced by Ally McBeal star Lucy Liu.

Newton says, "In career terms it was a platinum opportunity. Or, as my agent put it, 'a one-two punch'. I was going to do it for about 24 hours. But then I woke up and it just didn't feel right. It would have meant entering that virtual...

'Boston Legal' Season Four Debuts On DVD Sept. 23; Win A Copy!

August 28th, 2008 7:00pm EDT
Boston Legal
At the chaotic law firm of Crane Poole & Schmidt, there's no such thing as temporary insanity - it's more of a permanent condition! Amid torrid interoffice love affairs, and under the watchful eye of new senior partner Carl Sack, the firm's brilliant but volatile attorneys take on such burning social issues as the death penalty, gays in the military, euthanasia, mortgage foreclosures, going green, racism, obesity and animal rights. So enjoy a stiff drink and light a cigar as the fourth season of the seriously addicting legal drama Boston Legal lands on DVD September 23rd from Fox Home E...

The Emmy's 60th Anniversary: Fans Get To Vote For Best Comedy And Drama Moments

August 28th, 2008 11:27am EDT
All In The Family
As a means of celebrating its 60th Anniversary (really, are we just going to have a garish celebration for any year ending in 0 or 5 now?) Emmy has decided to name the most memorable moments from both Drama and Comedy on TV.

The best thing about this countdown is that the fans get to decide. On the Emmy website are a list of 20 funny moments and 20 serious scenes just begging for your vote. You only get to choose one in each category, so you're going to need some help. You'll find it below as each category is narrowed down to the five best. Also listed are some moments that shouldn...

Famous June Brides: Happily Ever After?

June 3rd, 2008 8:30am EDT
Nicole Kidman & Keith Urban
Historically, some married in the month of June to honor Juno, the Roman goddess of marriage. Others did it to time conception so births wouldn't interfere with harvest work. Brides in the 15th century chose to marry in June because it coincided with their "annual bath" - you read right - thus ensuring a relatively sweet-smelling honeymoon.

Centuries later, June has remained the most popular month to wed. In MGM's 1954 Academy Award-winning musical, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers the song "June Bride" trills: "Oh, they say when you marry in June, you're a bride all your life."


Harrison Ford And Calista Flockhart To Marry?

May 28th, 2008 3:08pm EDT
Harrison & Calista
Indiana Jones star Harrison Ford will marry long-term girlfriend Calista Flockhart in a low-key summer ceremony, according to reports.

The pair has dated since meeting at the 2002 Golden Globe awards, and Ford has raised Flockhart's seven-year-old adopted son Liam as his own. With two divorces under his belt, the 65-year-old has was reportedly reluctant to wed again - but sources tell the National Enquirer he has finally decided to make the 43-year-old former Ally McBeal star his wife.

Insiders tell the tabloid, "He said he'd marry Calista as soon as he's finished with the promo...

DeGeneres, De Rossi Plan To Marry

May 16th, 2008 8:25am EDT
Portia & Ellen
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Ellen DeGeneres is putting the California Supreme Court ruling in favor of gay marriage into action - she and Portia de Rossi plan to wed, DeGeneres announced during a taping of her talk show.

DeGeneres was taping the episode of ''The Ellen DeGeneres Show'' on Thursday, the day the state's high court struck down California laws against gay marriage, and it was to air Friday, a person close to the production said.

The person, who was not authorized to discuss the matter publicly, spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity.

Citing the court's...

Harrison Ford Praises Girlfriend Calista Flockhart

April 10th, 2008 12:36pm EDT
Harrison Ford
Harrison Ford has lavished praise on his girlfriend Calista Flockhart - thanking her for welcoming him into her family. Ford met the former Ally McBeal star at the 2002 Golden Globe Awards and the couple has been dating ever since.

And the Indiana Jones actor is grateful for their relationship, as it has allowed him to bond with Flockhart's seven-year-old son Liam, whom she adopted as a baby in 2001. Ford insists his time with Liam feels extra special because his other children have all grown up.

He says, "She's brought a child back into my home. My youngest, other than (Calista...

8 Sexy Redheads Who Leave Us Hot & Bothered

March 28th, 2008 12:00pm EDT
Amy Adams
Despite recent rumors that redheads are going extinct, they're here to stay. According to new research from Germany, they also have more sex than their blonde and brunette counterparts. Who needs blondes and brunettes when we have redheads to help us start a fire? Here are a few who leave us feeling all hot and bothered:

The Veterans: Seasoned redheaded beauties who've paved the way. "Veteran" is in no way a negative term here, it's an accolade. We're paying homage.

Marcia Cross

Age: 46

Notable Work: "Desperate Housewives," "Everwood," "Seinfeld," "Melrose Place," "K...

Anne Heche In Negotiations To Strip On Screen

March 7th, 2008 8:10am EST
Anne Heche
Anne Heche is set to shock fans by flashing her flesh in new movie comedy Spread - and she's currently negotiating just how much she'll bare. The former Ally McBeal star admits "there's a lot of" nudity in the film, in which she stars alongside Ashton Kutcher and Laura Linney.

She says, "They (producers) asked me, 'Just how much will you do?' They'll pay me a lot of money to do it - I told them they would have to... It goes by inches: 'How much will you pay for a knee?'"

-Anne Heche Pictures

(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)

TV Spotlight: 'Brothers & Sisters' Producer Greg Berlanti

February 29th, 2008 1:00pm EST
Brothers & Sisters
Dick Wolf, David E. Kelley, Shonda Rhimes and Joss Whedon have all done it. You may be wondering what IT is exactly. They've all at some time point created a spin-off or expanded their TV show into a franchise (see Law & Order). They've all done crossovers between their shows, if you count the backdoor Private Practice pilot on Grey's Anatomy last season.

But those crossovers would not have been possible if they didn't all share one common trait: all of them are showrunners who have, in recent memory, shepherded multiple television shows, sometimes across different channels.

The ...

'Melrose Place': Where Are They Now?

February 25th, 2008 12:00pm EST
Melrose Place
Sixteen years ago we were first introduced to Melrose Place, an innocent (at least it started that way) spin-off of Beverly Hills, 90210 that took place in a West Hollywood apartment complex. I know as an 8-year-old boy I was excited to see what the lives of 20-something people would be like. I assumed lots of swimming and talking about art. I was wrong, so very very wrong. Seeing as the show ended its run almost 10 years ago we should look back and see just where those over-sexed and off-kilter roommates have gone. Now I can relate to what the show was about!

Thomas Calabro (Dr. ...

The Future Seems Bright For '27 Dresses' Star James Marsden

February 1st, 2008 10:52am EST
James Marsden
Chances are you've come across James Marsden's dimples on the big screen and been charmed by the man behind them. There's a boyish quality to Marsden, but there's also strong leading man potential, which Marsden is finally beginning to enjoy.

After playing a string of good boys who can't quite hold onto the girl in films such as X-Men, Superman Returns and The Notebook, Marsden joked to Entertainment Weekly that his action figure line would be called, "'The Other Guy Series'-the guy-that-doesn't-get-the-girl action figures."

Marsden isn't destined to be "The Other Guy" much long...

Michelle Pfeiffer: 'My Husband Nearly Ended Up With My Sister'

January 31st, 2008 11:28am EST
Michelle Pfeiffer
Actress Michelle Pfeiffer faced a battle to win the affections of her producer husband David E. Kelley when they first met - because he was more attracted to her sister.

The One Fine Day beauty was set up on a blind date with the Ally McBeal creator in 1993, but love didn't blossom straight away because Kelley spent all night flirting with the actress' sibling.

Pfeiffer says, "It wasn't instant love with David. We met on a blind date at a restaurant with a group of other people. We didn't speak to each other that night. He talked to my sister and I talked to his friend. And he a...

Celebrity Birthdays, November 11

November 11th, 2007 3:00am EST
Leonardo DiCaprio
Happy Birthday to actor Leonardo DiCaprio (1974), Jason White (1973) of pop-rockers Green Day, La Femme Nikita's Peta Wilson (1970), Ally McBeal's Calista Flockheart (1964), actress Demi Moore (1962), actor/director Stanley Tucci (1960), singer Marshall Crenshaw (1953), comedic actor Jonathan Winters (1925), novelist Kurt Vonnegut (1922), baseball player Rabbit Maranville (1891; d. 1954), General George S. Patton (1885; d. 1945), and Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1821; d. 1881).

Anne Heche Buys A Cabin In The Woods

October 12th, 2007 9:39am EDT
Anne Heche
Actress Anne Heche has developed such a love for the wild and rugged after shooting hit new show Men In Trees, she's bought herself a log cabin in remote Vancouver, Canada.

The former Ally McBeal star plays a self-help writer who trades her native New York for Alaska in the series, and now she's bought a cabin in the woods - just like her character, Marin First.

She says, "I have so fallen in love with not only our show, but Marin and I just bought myself a log cabin and I live on an acre of land."

-Anne Heche Pictures

(This news article provided by World Entertainment...

Lucy Liu's Skin Secrets

October 10th, 2007 10:00am EDT
Lucy Liu
Charlie's Angels star Lucy Liu is one of the few Hollywood stars who shies away from facials - because she thinks they do more harm than good. The Asian-American actress insists on keeping her skin clean and thinks drinking plenty of water is the secret to healthy, glowing looks, not spa treatments.

She tells InStyle magazine, "I drink a lot of water, and I've never had coffee. I think caffeine can be really bad for your skin. And I don't get facials, ever. I think they damage your skin. People are getting peels and dermabrasion, and anything with the word 'abrasion' doesn't work for ...

Courtney Thorne-Smith's Pregnancy Written Into Sitcom

September 23rd, 2007 12:30pm EDT
Courtney Thorne-Smith
Former Ally McBeal star Courtney Thorne-Smith is to quit hit TV sitcom According To Jim as a new mom both on and offscreen. The actress hopes to return to playing Jim Belushi's onscreen wife in the future, but insists she'll be taking a break to play mom first.

Thorne-Smith's pregnancy is to written into the comedy series' upcoming season.

The 39-year-old tells USA Today newspaper, "My character is going to get pregnant, and hopefully it will be soon, because I'm growing by leaps and bounds. I'll probably shoot at least 10 episodes, and then they're going to do half the season wit...

Criticism Nearly Made Calista Flockhart Quit 'Brothers & Sisters'

September 11th, 2007 11:48am EDT
Calista Flockhart
Calista Flockhart was so disheartened by negative criticism of her TV show Brothers & Sisters she considered quitting. The drama - Flockhart's first show since Ally McBeal - was badly received when it first aired in 2006, and she agreed with the critics.

She says, "At times I agreed. I'd say, 'Yeah, this is train wreck, this is a disaster and thank God because I don't want to do it. I'll get to go home and not work anymore.' But now we're having great fun."

-Calista Flockhart Pictures

(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)

Joely Richardson Goes Gay For 'Nip/Tuck'

August 29th, 2007 11:18am EDT
Joely Richardson
British actress Joely Richardson is going gay for the upcoming season of hit TV plastic surgery drama Nip/Tuck - as the lover of real-life lesbian Portia De Rossi. The 101 Dalmatians star will lock lips with former Ally McBeal regular De Rossi after discovering her character, Julia McNamara, prefers women to men.

And the two actresses will be getting romantic in pretty impressive surroundings, according to TV Guide magazine - producers are recreating a suite at swanky Los Angeles hotel the Chateau Marmont on the set, as the couple's love nest.

De Rossi was announced as the latest ...

Calista Flockhart: 'I Have Honestly Never Dieted In My Life'

July 3rd, 2007 2:30pm EDT
Calista Flockhart
Calista Flockhart blames the success of 1990s TV show Ally McBeal for her dramatic weight loss and ill health. The Emmy award-nominated actress once collapsed through dehydration during filming and was often criticized for her thin appearance.

But Flockhart denies she ever suffered from an eating disorder and blames the stresses and success of the TV show for her slim figure.

She says, "I have honestly never dieted in my life. My parents and friends tell me that I have always looked the same since high school. But during (Ally McBeal), when we were filming and working so hard, I...

Celebrity Birthdays, July 1

July 1st, 2007 3:00am EDT
Pamela Anderson
Happy Birthday to "One Tree Hill" actress Hilarie Burton (1982), "Lord of the Rings" actress Liv Tyler (1977), Dutch footballer Ruud Van Nistelrooy (1976), musician Sufjan Stevens (1975), "Antitrust" actress Claire Forlani (1972), hip-hop singer Missy Elliott (1971), "Ally McBeal" actress Julianne Nicholson (1971), ultimate "Baywatch" babe Pamela Anderson (1967), Canadian singer Michelle Wright (1961), Diana, Princess of Wales (1961; d. 1997), singer Evelyn King (1960), comedic actor Dan Aykroyd (1952), B-52s singer Fred Schneider (1951), Blondie singer Deborah Harry (1945), actress Karen B...

Portia De Rossi To Play A Lesbian On Nip/Tuck

June 28th, 2007 10:37am EDT
Portia De Rossi
Former Ally Mcbeal star Portia De Rossi is set for a return to TV in America after signing up to play a manipulative lesbian mother in plastic surgery drama Nip/Tuck.

The real-life lesbian lover of comedienne Ellen DeGeneres will join Rosie O'Donnell and Oliver Platt among the special guests in the upcoming season of the hit show.

-More Portia De Rossi Pictures

(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)

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