Entertainment News Archive - February 10, 2006

By Chris Morris LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter)

By Mike Collett-White BERLIN (Reuters) - The gritty reality Berlin's film festival prides itself on bringing to the screen blends with Hollywood glamour on Friday when Oscar nominee George Clooney takes his political thriller "Syriana" to Europe.

By Scott Roxborough BERLIN (Hollywood Reporter) -

By Tatiana Siegel LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter

By Nellie Andreeva LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - E! Entertainment Television has ordered eight episodes of "The Chelsea Handler Show," a primetime series starring the saucy comedian.

By Tatiana Siegel LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter

By Borys Kit LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Jennifer Beals has come aboard "The Grudge 2," a sequel to the 2004 horror hit. Amber Tamblyn is starring in the film, which is set to begin shooting next week in Tokyo. Columbia Pictures is eyeing an October release. Takashi Shimizu directs.

By Tim Castle LONDON (Reuters) - TV entertainer Michael Barrymore avoided legal action over a man who drowned at a party held at his Essex mansion five years ago after a judge on Friday dismissed a request for a private prosecution.

George Clooney brought gritty reality to go with Hollywood glamour at the Berlin Film Festival on Friday, launching his Middle East spy thriller "Syriana" in Europe.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.