Studio planning 'Hairspray' sequel

Studio planning 'Hairspray' sequel

LOS ANGELES, July 24 (UPI) -- New Line Cinema reportedly is planning a sequel to the movie musical "Hairspray," which was based on a U.S. stage musical, inspired by a non-musical film.

Clinton movie script being shopped

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- A screenplay for a movie about former U.S. President Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky, featuring Elvis Presley's music, is being shopped around Hollywood.

Bynes stars in new milk ad

WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- U.S. actress Amanda Bynes is the latest celebrity to join the "Body by Milk" campaign, created to encourage teens to be active and drink more milk.

N.J. to host 'Hairspray' premiere

NEWARK, N.J., July 16 (UPI) -- Newark, N.J., is rolling out the red carpet for the cast of the new movie musical, "Hairspray."

Pfeiffer plays villain in 'Hairspray' film

TORONTO, July 17 (UPI) -- Michelle Pfeiffer is rounding out the cast of the film version of the Tony-award-winning musical "Hairspray," with shooting set to begin in Toronto Sept. 5.

Fashion awards a big success

NEW YORK, June 6 (UPI) -- The big winners at the CFDA fashion awards in New York this year were Francisco Costa, Thom Browne and Tom Binns.

More stars added to 2006 MTV Movie Awards

NEW YORK, May 22 (UPI) -- The 2006 MTV Movie Awards expanded its star-studded lineup Monday with Colin Ferrell, Jessica Simpson, Amanda Bynes and Dane Cook.

Amanda Bynes learns manliness from 'D'

LOS ANGELES, March 13 (UPI) -- Teen actress Amanda Bynes tells People magazine she listened to a lot of Tenacious D to prepare for her gender-bending role in "In She's the Man."

Forbes reveals most powerful under 25 list

NEW YORK, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen earned an estimated $21 million last year to make Forbes' list of the most powerful celebrities under 25.

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NBC reporter David Bloom has died of natural causes while covering the war in Iraq. He was 39.
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'Phone Booth' tops box office

HOLLYWOOD, April 6 (UPI) -- The opening of action-thriller "Phone Booth" topped a moderate weekend at the nation's box office with an estimated $15 million at 2,481 theaters during the Friday-Sunday period, studio sources said Sunday.

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Box office victory for 'Head of State'

HOLLYWOOD, March 30 (UPI) -- The opening of Chris Rock's political comedy "Head of State" topped the U.S. box office with an estimated $14 million at 2,151 theaters for the Friday-Sunday period, studio sources said Sunday.

Commentary: Joe Bob's Week in Review

NEW YORK, March 27 (UPI) -- A mysterious disease that started in Hong Kong has killed 386 people in 14 countries since Feb. 1 and is now classified by the World Health Organization as a gl

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