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Elton John Wants Justin Timberlake for Rocketman

When a past-their-prime star announces who they’d like to portray them on the big screen, it’s usually a riotous occasion. Appealing to the lingering egos of their younger selves, divas like Aretha Franklin ignite the potential for mockery by insisting on a beauty queen. … Continue reading

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Gunsmoke Actor James Arness Passes Away at 88

James Arness, a towering actor at 6’7″, best known for his 20-year role as Marshal Matt Dillon on “Gunsmoke,” passed away Friday. He was 88 years old. The Los Angeles Times reported that the actor died of natural causes in … Continue reading

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The Real Pirates of the Caribbean

“Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides” is set to sword fight its way to the top of the box office this weekend as researchers attempt to salvage the anchor of the real Queen Anne’s Revenge that was replicated for … Continue reading

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Netflix and Miramax Films Join Forces!

Netflix Inc. and Miramax Films reached a multi-year agreement on Monday that will make several hundred movies from Miramax’s library available for instant viewing in the United States. Rumors of a deal in the works were first reported in March … Continue reading

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Run and Tell That: “Bed Intruder” Star Lands His Own Reality Show

Antoine Dodson, the star of the internet sensation “Bed Intruder Song,” has landed himself a reality show. What began as a simple news report featuring an interview with Antoine Dodson, brother of the victim of an attempted rape, exploded into a … Continue reading

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