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Entertainment News Archive - November 11, 2005

DUBAI (Reuters) - Hollywood Arab film director Moustapha Akkad has died in hospital from wounds sustained in the hotel bomb attacks in Jordan this week, Arab television stations said on Friday.

DUBAI (Reuters) - Hollywood Arab film director Moustapha Akkad has died in hospital from wounds sustained in this week's hotel bomb attacks in Jordan, Arab television stations said on Friday.

By Dean Goodman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Anthony Hopkins mocked Tom Cruise's boyish enthusiasm, and admitted that he had no idea what their collaboration, "Mission: Impossible 2," was about, as Britain's film industry honored the American actor, along with Elizabeth Taylor in Beverly Hills on Thursday.

By Gina Keating LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Movie studio DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc on Thursday posted a loss due to charges related to taxes and softer than expected North American box office receipts for its film, "Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit." The third-quarter net loss was $656,000, or 1 cent per share compared with a year-ago profit of $20.3 million, or 26 cents per share.

By Borys Kit LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Wesley Snipes and Mario Van Peebles, who teamed memorably for 1991's "New Jack City," are reuniting for "Hard Luck." Cybill Shepherd is joining Snipes, who is in final negotiations to headline the pulpy thriller, which Van Peebles is also directing and producing.

LONDON (Reuters) - Patrick Lichfield, one of the fashion world's best-known photographers, has died in hospital after suffering a stroke, a hospital spokeswoman said on Friday. He was 66.

By Dean Goodman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Anthony Hopkins mocked Tom Cruise's boyish enthusiasm, and admitted that he had no idea what their collaboration, "Mission: Impossible 2," was about, as Britain's film industry honored the American actor, along with Elizabeth Taylor in Beverly Hills on Thursday.

By Kimberly Speight LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Cable channel Spike TV is looking to make men's lives easier with a new series titled "The Playbook," which "Scrubs" star Donald Faison will host. The show, which premieres at 4 p.m.

By Borys Kit and Gregg Goldstein LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Scarlett Johansson is in negotiations to star in "The Nanny Diaries," an adaptation of the best-selling novel about a college student who works for a family from hell.

By Nellie Andreeva LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - The Camdens will bid farewell to viewers in May when the WB Network's top-rated family drama "7th Heaven" ends its run after 10 seasons in what sources said was largely a cost-cutting move.

Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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