Entertainment News Archive - February 02, 2006

Pop star Britney Spears will give her first public performance since giving birth last fall when she appears in an upcoming episode of the NBC sitcom "Will & Grace."

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By Jonathan Cohen NEW YORK (Billboard) - The long-awaited career-spanning Pretenders boxed set, "Pirate Radio," will finally see the light of day March 14, a week before the band begins a brief U.S. tour in Los Angeles.

By Anne Thompson LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Joel and Ethan Coen are in advanced talks to write, direct and produce an adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's 2005 novel "No Country for Old Men." Tommy Lee Jones is in negotiations to star.

By Nellie Andreeva LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Fox has picked up two pilots, the comedy "'Til Death" and the drama "Beyond." "'Til Death" centers on a hopeful just-married couple who move in next door to a long-married older couple.

By Jesse Hiestand LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - The writer/director of "Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room" is the second winner of the Writers Guild of America's award for best documentary writing, the union said Wednesday.

By Thomas K. Arnold LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - "The Little Mermaid" will be the next Walt Disney animated classic to get the full VIP treatment on DVD.

By Nellie Andreeva LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporte

By Andrew Wallenstein LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - ABC announced a rash of primetime midseason changes Wednesday that will go into effect beginning next month.

By Mike Collett-White LEEDS (Reuters) - They hold the British record for fastest-selling debut album, have been labeled the next Oasis and are hailed as the first superstars of the iPod age.

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