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Disney star Selena Gomez has become the latest teen celebrity to promise celibacy before marriage. The 15-year-old actress, who has been dubbed the new Miley Cyrus, joins the Jonas Brothers in going public with her plans to abstain from sex until marriage.
David Schwimmer is to further his love of British culture by directing the Los Angeles studio segments of hit sitcom Little Britain's U.S. spin-off. Schwimmer fell in love with London life while acting onstage there, and will take charge of segments for the six-episode transplant of the cult sketch comedy series, starring comedians David Walliams and Matt Lucas.
"I was the first one to be asked to do Rambo (but) it was a little too much violence." Dustin Hoffman jokes about past casting.
Fans of cult TV show Buffy The Vampire Slayer are studying the series as part of a three-day academic conference at Henderson State University in Arkansas, which began on Friday. Among the 90 papers discussed as part of philosophy professor Kevin Durand's weekend course are "Buffy and Feminism and Hero's Journey, Heroine's Return: Buffy, Eurydice and the Orpheus Myth."
It pays to know funnyman Jack Black - pal and Tenacious D bandmate Kyle Gass and his wife Tanya Haden both have speaking parts in his new animated film Kung Fu Panda.
Cult TV series Twin Peaks started out life as "North West Passage" as co-creators David Lynch and Mark Frost attempted to craft a drama set in North Dakota over meals at Studio City restaurant Dupar's and during writing sessions at Frost's home.
"He went to the church and got it (ring) blessed. He actually used me as an example for other kids. I'm going to keep my promise to myself, to my family and to God." Selena Gomez' father had her virginal 'promise ring' blessed.
Stylish Brad Pitt's latest Swiss shopping spree has been exposed by website Eonline.com. The movie hunk was a surprise shopper at Design Miami/Basel in Switzerland earlier this week, where he bought lamps, a table, chairs and a rug from various dealers. The website reports Pitt spent more than $290,000 for a marble rococo-style table by Dutch designer Jeroen Verhoeven and $50,000 on two Bronze Poly Chairs by London-based Max Lamb.
(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)
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