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Entertainment News Archive - December 28, 2005

By Nellie Andreeva LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Emmy-winning "Curb Your Enthusiasm" director-producer Robert B. Weide is venturing out on his own, developing a comedy for ABC. The project revolves around a single young woman (Cate Cohen) in the city.

By Andrew Wallenstein LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - A conservative watchdog group is taking issue with NBC about its upcoming midseason series "The Book of Daniel" for its risqué depiction of a fictional Christian community.

By Brooks Boliek WASHINGTON (Hollywood Reporter) - When Mike Mashon, head of the Library of Congress' moving image section, sent for a print of the 1933 Barbara Stanwyck movie "Baby Face" for an exhibition abroad, he was expecting the original release, kept at the library's Dayton, Ohio, facility.

HANOI (Reuters) - Vietnam will try 61-year-old British glam rocker Gary Glitter for child molestation late next month or early in February, his lawyer said on Wednesday.

By Kimberly Speight LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Oxygen has given the green light to a reality series that follows former "America's Next Top Model" judge Janice Dickinson as she starts a Hollywood modeling agency.

By Jonathan Wright CAIRO (Reuters) - With a mixture of black comedy, sexual titillation and old-fashioned patriotism, film director Mohamed Amin has struck a chord with Egyptian audiences with his new fantasy political film "The Night Baghdad Fell." At screenings in the Cairo film festival this month and at a preview for journalists on Tuesday evening, audiences clapped and cheered at the tale of a plucky Egyptian family which defies all the odds to build a secret weapon to deter U.S.

By Bob Tourtellotte LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Brokeback Mountain," it ain't. And Greg Kinnear, for one, is happy to admit it. Kinnear stars in new movie "The Matador" alongside Pierce Brosnan.

By Bob Tourtellotte LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Brokeback Mountain," it ain't. And Greg Kinnear, for one, is happy to admit it. Kinnear stars in new movie "The Matador" alongside Pierce Brosnan.

By Fernanda Ezabella RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (Reuters) - With her tropical-fruit headdresses and a smile as wide as Copacabana Beach, Carmen Miranda remains an instantly recognizable show business figure 50 years after her death.

By Cynthia Littleton LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Primetime was deadsville Wednesday as repeats and specials dominated the landscape. CBS won the night in total viewers (11.2 million) with its 8-11 p.m.