Entertainment News Archive - February 15, 2006

By Chris Marlowe LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter)

By Scott Roxborough BERLIN (Hollywood Reporter) - Berlin's European Film Market became the backdrop for yet another verbal battle between Wal-Mart and its filmmaker nemesis Robert Greenwald on Tuesday.

By Katie Hasty NEW YORK (Billboard) - Chris and Rich Robinson of the Black Crowes will hit the road together this spring on an all-acoustic tour. With performance dates in New York, Austin, Texas, San Francisco and Los Angeles, it marks the first such outing for the sometimes sparring siblings.

By Nellie Andreeva LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporte

By Nellie Andreeva LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Jeff Goldblum will soon be "Seeing Red." The actor is in final negotiations to star in the crime-drama pilot for NBC.

By Kimberly Speight LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - MTV is expanding its slate of documentary programs with greenlights given to three new unscripted series offering an unvarnished look at the lives of young people in settings not often seen in primetime.

LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - David L. Abell, whose Beverly Boulevard piano store served for 40 years as a resource for motion picture, pop, rock and jazz performers, died February 11 of lung disease at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He was 75. Instruments from David L.

LONDON (Reuters) - An 1842 watercolor by JMW Turner could well set a saleroom record when it goes under the hammer in June, auctioneers Christie's said on Wednesday.

By Nellie Andreeva LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - "Queer as Folk" star Gale Harold has landed the lead in the high-profile drama pilot "Vanished." Over the course of a season, Fox's "Vanished" will chronicle the disappearance of a senator's wife.

CHENNAI, India (Reuters) - An Indian actress is seeking 30 million rupees ($677,800) in damages from the local edition of British men's magazine Maxim after it published a faked picture of her in a skimpy swimsuit.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.