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Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ:SIRI) to Honor MTV’s 30th Birthday

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July 26, 2011
Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ:SIRI) to Honor MTV’s 30th Birthday

By Demian Russian Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ:SIRI) has announced that four of the original MTV VJs and current Sirius XM Satellite Radio hosts Martha Quinn, Alan Hunter, Mark Goodman and Nina Blackwood will host ‘The ‘80s on 8 30th Anniversary VJ Special’  thirty years to the day after the debut of MTV. This exclusive...
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Amy Winehouse Dead at Age 27

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July 23, 2011
Amy Winehouse

Award winning British singer/songwriter Amy Winehouse was found dead today in her London apartment. She was only 27 years of age. Police are treating the cause of death as unexplained. Winehouse was known for her powerful contralto vocals as well as her eclectic blending of different music genres, which included R&B, Soul and Jazz....
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Cheryl Cole Cast In ‘Street Fighter: The Musical’

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July 20, 2011
Cheryl Cole Cast In 'Street Fighter: The Musical'

The Big Screen can now reveal that Cheryl Cole has been cast in a musical reworking of 1994′s Street Fighter. Despite the fact that a director is still to be named and the script not yet written, Cheryl Cole has signed on to play the role of megalomaniac General M. Bison. Following a stuttering few...
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Ted Danson Will Move Into CSI Replacing Laurence Fishburne

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July 14, 2011
Ted Danson

The Award winning film and television actor Ted Danson has agreed to appear in season 12 of the crime drama series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. The news follows recent revelations that actor Laurence Fishburne, who is the current lead character in the show and who replaced William Petersen in 2008, will not be returning...
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Vin Diesel to Star and Produce in Untitled Action Movie

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July 13, 2011
Vin Diesel

Vin Diesel is lined up for yet another high-octane role in an action thriller flick which has yet to be titled. The actor will not only play the leading role but also produce the movie through his own company, One Race Prods, in partnership with another newly formed production company, The Ink Factory. Two...
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Christopher Walken to Star in ‘Gods Behaving Badly’

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July 9, 2011
Chris Walken

Shooting for the film adaptation of Gods Behaving Badly, will begin this month in New York City with an all star cast. Marc Turtletaub, who up until now has been producing and financing film projects, will be directing for the first time. Turtletaub was the producer behind Little Miss Sunshine (2006), directed by Jonathan...
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Disney in Discussions With Johnny Depp For Pirates 5

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July 7, 2011
Johnny Depp - Pirates of the Caribbean

The Pirates of the Caribbean franchise has grossed more than $1 billion at the global box office so far, much to Disney’s delight. Pirates is no doubt a hugely successful and lucrative franchise, one that Disney wishes to further capitalise on. So it should come as no surprise to anyone to learn of Disney’s...
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Could ‘Oldboy’ Remake be Spike Lee’s Next Project?

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July 6, 2011
Spike Lee

Hollywood has long been planning a remake of the south Korean thriller Oldboy (2003), a film directed by Park Chan-Wook. The film was based on a Japanese Manga of the same name and was written by Garon Tsuchiya and Nobuaki Minegishi. The film was well received in the United States and earned an 80%...
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Introduces Four New Governors

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June 27, 2011
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences - Oscar Awards

At the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the real bosses are the board of governors. They have the powers to elect the president, presently Tom Sherak, and he of course oversees the Oscar show through approving the hosts and hiring the producers. The new co-chairmen at AMPAS, Dawn Hudson and Ric Robertson,...
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Peter Falk Dies at 83

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June 24, 2011
Peter Falk

The actor Peter Falk, known and loved worldwide as the scruffy, yet genius detective Columbo, has died at age 83. Falk had been suffering from dementia and Alzheimer’s disease for some years, his family said that he died peacefully at his Beverly Hills home on Thursday evening. Throughout his career, Falk had appeared in...
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Woody Allen’s Next Project

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June 21, 2011
Woody Allen

Woody Allen’s next movie, to be titled The Bop Decameron, will begin filming in Rome next month on July 11th, and will be the first time he has ever worked there. The famous New York director will also be starring in his next film. Allen, who is also a screenwriter, jazz musician and playwright,...
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Morgan Freeman at the AFI Lifetime Achievement Awards

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June 12, 2011
Morgan Freeman

Morgan Freeman won the 39th AFI Achievement Award amidst much warmth and affectionate praise. Most of the guests at the event talked warmly about Freeman’s film career, which began at the age of 50. Prior to this he had been a dancer and stage actor for many years. Dame Helen Mirren who co-starred with...
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Angelina Jolie: Choosing Her Roles With Care

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June 10, 2011
Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie turned down a sequel to Wanted (2008), a decision that later cost her a role in Gravity (2012), but she know’s a good franchise when she sees one. The role she chose over Wanted’s sequel was for a role in an action movie called Salt (2010), a role in which she did...
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