Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty
is set to open a chain of curry restaurants throughout Britain. The flagship store will open in central London, where the 31-year-old star is rumoured to be buying a house. The star's agent says, "Work is moving very swiftly and final details are being drawn up."
Ewok actor Ron Phillips has died in a British hospital. He was 95. The actor, who was hospitalized after a series of falls, played an alien in 1983 Star Wars
movie Return Of The Jedi
. The short actor stood at a mere four feet six inches after a damaged pituitary gland from his childhood stunted his growth.
Scottish funnyman Billy Connolly
has trashed reports that he supports the British National Party. The Mrs. Brown
star has slammed claims that he is a supporter of their far-right policies, insisting he "detested" their beliefs. Party member Deryk Smith previously claimed Connolly "endorsed" the political group's politics.
Actress Nicole Kidman
will star in a remake of 1950s classic How To Marry A Millionaire
. The Oscar-winning actress - who has already starred in remakes of Bewitched and The Stepford Wives - will play Marilyn Monroe
's role in the movie, which tells the story of three women's quest for eligible millionaire husbands.
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