Entertainment News Archive - May 30, 2006

By Ray Bennett CANNES (Hollywood Reporter) - Brit

By Gail Schiller LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter)

By Kerri Mason NEW YORK (Billboard) - If you want something released right, release it yourself. That is Frankie Knuckles' stand.

By Thomas K. Arnold LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Ridley Scott's sci-fi classic "Blade Runner," one of the first movies to appear on DVD in 1997, is being restored and remastered for a brief reissue in September.

By Nellie Andreeva LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - "The Sopranos" co-stars Michael Imperioli and Vincent Curatola have closed deals to appear in the final eight episodes of HBO's mob drama.

By Paul Sexton LONDON (Billboard) - A chance encounter at school set young British pop singer Katie Melua on the path to international stardom.

HANOI (Reuters) - A Vietnam court has rescheduled an appeal hearing of disgraced British "glam rocker" Gary Glitter over his three-year sentence for molesting children to June 15, his lawyer said on Tuesday.

NEW YORK (Billboard) - Destiny's Child principal Beyonce Knowles will release her second solo album, "B'Day," on September 5 in the United States, and a day earlier internationally, which will be her 25th birthday.

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Oscar-winning actress Mira Sorvino has given birth to a baby boy named Johnny, the second child with her husband Chris Backus, her spokeswoman said on Tuesday. The child was born late on Monday afternoon in Beverly Hills, and he weighed 7 lb., 14 oz.

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Time Warner Inc. networks CNN and Cartoon Network have sued Cablevision Systems Corp. in an attempt to block the cable operator's plans to roll out a network-based digital video recorder service.

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.