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Entertainment News Archive - October 25, 2005

By Gregg Goldstein ORLANDO, Florida (Hollywood Reporter) - As Hurricane Wilma swamped southern Florida on Monday, studio and movie theater executives gathered at their annual ShowEast convention in Orlando to confront their own storms.

By Jonathan Cohen NEW YORK (Billboard) - Mary J. Blige went straight to the source for her new cover of U2's "One," drafting Bono to join her on vocals. The recording will be found on the R&B singer's retrospective, "Reminisce," due December 6 via Geffen.

NEW YORK (Billboard) - Paul Simon and Jon Bon Jovi will add some local flavor to the 39th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards, which will take place for the first time in the Big Apple on November 15 at Madison Square Garden.

By Paul Majendie LONDON (Reuters) - Bob Geldof said on Tuesday that the Live 8 concerts in July were "not the blinking of an eye but a devastating bomb" that could motivate the young to care about Africa's woes.

By Paul Majendie LONDON (Reuters) - Bob Geldof said on Tuesday that the Live 8 concerts in July were "not the blinking of an eye but a devastating bomb" that could motivate the young to care about Africa's woes.

A Few Good Men By Ray Bennett LONDON (Hollywood Reporter) - "The West Wing" creator Aaron Sorkin's entertaining courtroom drama "A Few Good Men" survives the journey from its Cold War roots in David Esbjornson's production at the Theater Royal, Haymarket, in London, but it cannot escape the shadow of the star power in Rob Reiner's 1992 film version.

A Few Good Men By Ray Bennett LONDON (Hollywood Reporter) - "The West Wing" creator Aaron Sorkin's entertaining courtroom drama "A Few Good Men" survives the journey from its Cold War 1 roots in David Esbjornson's production at the Theater Royal, Haymarket, in London, but it cannot escape the shadow of the star power in Rob Reiner's 1992 film version.

By Ellen Wulfhorst NEW YORK (Reuters) - It takes a thick skin to get discovered in the refined world of fashion.

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Britain's Prince Charles has given a rare interview to U.S. television that will be broadcast on the eve of his first joint official tour with his new wife, Camilla.

By Paul Majendie LONDON (Reuters) - Irish rock star Bob Geldof said on Tuesday that the Live 8 concerts in July had been successful in motivating the young to care about Africa's woes.

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