Jockstrip:The world as we know it

In its latest attempt to develop space tourism, Russia is offering a pair of newlyweds a cosmic honeymoon on board the International Space Station.
ALEX CUKAN, United Press International

Gibson ranks as favorite movie star

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Dec. 22 (UPI) -- Americans have voted Australian actor Mel Gibson their favorite movie star, according to survey results released by the Harris Poll in Rochester, N.Y.

Rock star, cartoon skunk inspired Depp

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- American actor Johnny Depp may be the first actor to ever thank Keith Richards and Peppy Le Pew in his acceptance speech if he wins a Golden Globe next month.

61st Annual Golde Globe Award nominees

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Dec. 18 (UPI) -- A list of the nominees for the 61st Annual Golden Globe Awards, announced Thursday in Beverly Hills by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.

Golden Globe nominates top comedies

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- The Hollywood Foreign Press Association nominated "Bend It Like Beckham" and "Finding Nemo" for Golden Globes Thursday.

Top actors rule Critics' Choice nods

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Some of Hollywood's most popular actors and actresses ruled with nominations for the 9th annual Critics' Choice Awards, which were announced Tuesday.

'Pirates' treasure for Walt Disney Co.

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Tuesday's home video release of "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl" put an estimated $240 million into the Disney treasure chest.

'Pirates' shoot not all smooth sailing

Making a movie about swashbuckling pirates in the Caribbean is as much fun as it sounds, except on days when cast and crew are seasick.

Burton: Depp reception a little late

NEW YORK, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Filmmaker Tim Burton can't understand what took People magazine so long to declare Johnny Depp the sexiest man alive.

Analysis: Hollywood's hot summer

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- The U.S. box office sizzled with record grosses this summer, but the movie business -- still struggling to get ahead of last year's pace -- will need some prett
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Davenport ponders 'Coupling' in America

Actor Jack Davenport admits he is a bit curious about how American audiences will receive a U.S. version of his wildly popular British sitcom, "Coupling."

"Pirate" Depp channels Keith Richards

When it came time to prepare for his role as the roguish Captain Jack Sparrow in "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl," Johnny Depp sought in
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

Film review: 'Gentlemen' & 'Pirates'

LOS ANGELES, July 11 (UPI) -- A couple of American adventure movies set in British Empire days are bringing old-fashioned subject matter back to the theaters. Of the two, Johnny Depp's "Pira
STEVE SAILER, UPI National Correspondent

Depp excited about 'Jump Street' feature

LOS ANGELES, July 10 (UPI) -- Actor Johnny Depp says he loves the idea of a possible big-screen version of the 1980s cop show, "21 Jump Street."

Film review: Arnold in 'Terminator 3'

LOS ANGELES, July 3 (UPI) -- The fast and funny "Terminator 3: The Rise of the Machines" demonstrates a surprising advantage to being a sequel. An original film with T3's purported budget o
STEVE SAILER, UPI National Correspondent

'JAG' actor's death possible suicide

LOS ANGELES, June 10 (UPI) -- The Los Angeles coroner's office said Tuesday actor Trevor John Goddard may have died of a drug overdose.

The Almanac

Today is Monday, June 9, the 160th day of 2003 with 205 to follow.
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Hollywood Digest

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Entertainment Today: Showbiz News

Just three months after marrying Lisa Marie Presley in a romantic ceremony in Hawaii, actor Nicolas Cage has filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences as the reason for the split, Entertainment Tonight reports.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

Hollywood Digest

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Entertainment Today: Showbiz News

The rap world is mourning the death of one of its founders. Police in New York say 37-year-old Jam Master Jay, a founding member of the platinum-selling group Run-DMC, was shot in the head and killed Wednesday night in his Queens recording studio.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

Rock News Two: The week in pop

The Rolling Stones are not afraid of being too old to rock 'n' roll, lead guitarist Keith Richards told The New York Times.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

Ruben Blades' new album, "Mundo," is a breakthrough release for the Panamanian-born singer and songwriter, a visionary world music statement combining Latin, Celtic, Middle Eastern, African, Afro-Cuban Sounds and more.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Hollywood Digest

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