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Entertainment News Archive - October 27, 2005

By Borys Kit LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Lindsay Lohan is joining the cast of "Bobby," an indie film about the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy, which Emilio Estevez wrote and is directing.

By Borys Kit LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - South African director Gavin Hood, coming off the acclaimed feature "Tsotsi," has signed on to direct "Prodigy," the true story of an 11-year-old college graduate.

By Borys Kit LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Danny Glover has been cast in "Dreamgirls," a musical feature based on the stage hit about a female singing group called the Dreamettes. The play was a thinly veiled story of the Supremes.

By Chris Morris LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - In a surprising development, saxophone trailblazer John Coltrane accounted for two of the top three jazz albums last week, 38 years after his death. The two-disc Impulse! set "One Down, One Up: Live at the Half Note" entered at No.

By Kimberly Speight LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - The best time to take chances on risky programming is when a network's ratings have slipped significantly, a panel of network chiefs agreed Wednesday during a seminar in Beverly Hills.

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Italy, known for risqué taste in its television shows, will keep its Winter Olympics performers bundled up for U.S. prime-time television, organizers said on Wednesday.

Counting Crows, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra , Disney Hall, Los Angeles) By Darryl Morden LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - While a brave attempt, Counting Crows' collaboration with the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra at Disney Hall Tuesday rarely achieved its goal of blending the band's brooding sounds with symphonic coloring.

By Jonathan Cohen NEW YORK (Billboard) - Some of the biggest names in hip-hop, both dead and alive, have contributed to "The Notorious B.I.G. Duets: The Final Chapter," including Eminem, Tupac Shakur, Jay-Z, Nas, Snoop Dogg and Missy Elliott.

By Chris Morris LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - In a surprising development, saxophone trailblazer John Coltrane accounted for two of the top three jazz albums last week, 38 years after his death. The two-disc Impulse! set "One Down, One Up: Live at the Half Note" entered at No.

LONDON (Reuters) - Two historians are suing the publishers of Dan Brown's best-selling religious thriller "The Da Vinci Code" in a case which lawyers said on Thursday was due to start early next year.

Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.