Entertainment News Archive - May 10, 2006

By Tatiana Siegel LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Ali Larter, R&B singer Ashanti and Chris Egan have joined the cast of "Resident Evil 3," which starts shooting Monday in Mexico.

By John Gaudiosi LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Filmmaker Guillermo Del Toro is reuniting with "Hellboy." The director of the 2004 feature will work with the creator of the comic book to develop an original video game based on the big, red, paranormal hero.

By Gail Schiller LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter)

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippine government should ban the controversial movie "The Da Vinci Code," a senior official in the mainly Catholic country said on Wednesday, describing the religious thriller as blasphemous.

NICE, France (Reuters) - Local police in Cannes plan to strike during next week's film festival on the French Riviera, a trade union delegate said on Wednesday.

ROME (Reuters) - Three top Vatican cardinals have bemoaned the religious ignorance they say fuels worldwide interest in the best-selling novel "The Da Vinci Code," whose film premiere is due on May 17.

By Jeffrey Goldfarb LONDON (Reuters) - Readers on

By Katie Hasty NEW YORK (Billboard) - Rock acts grabbed the top two slots on the U.S. album charts Wednesday, with Tool's "10,000 Days" more than doubling the sales of Pearl Jam's self-titled set.

By Wes Orshoski NEW YORK (Billboard) - Metal band Tool plans to release a DVD single in the coming weeks to promote "Vicarious," the seven-minute single from its chart-topping new album.

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Days after Tom Cruise's movie, "Mission: Impossible III," opened to lackluster ticket sales, a new opinion poll may explain why -- the actor's star power has dimmed considerably in the eyes of the public.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.