Entertainment News Archive - June 19, 2006

By Kimberly Nordyke LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Chris O'Donnell has taken a job at "The Company." The actor has been cast as one of the leads in TNT's upcoming limited series.

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Piracy in China cost film makers $2.7 billion last year, with domestic firms shouldering more than half those losses, according to a study commissioned by a trade group representing the major Hollywood studios.

By Michael Perry SYDNEY (Reuters) - Oscar-winning actress Nicole Kidman and her fiance country music star Keith Urban said on Monday they had returned to Australia to be married. "We are very happy to be back in Australia.

Corrects name throughout to Albert Cheng, instead of Chang.

By Gregg Kilday LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Michael Hazanavius' "OSS 117: Nest of Spies," a French spy spoof, earned the Golden Space Needle Audience Award as best film at the 32nd annual Seattle International Film Festival, which concluded its 25-day run Sunday.

By Gina Keating LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Prime-time ABC television shows were viewed more than 11 million times on the Web in the first month of a test by the Walt Disney Co. of whether consumers will watch ads online if the shows are free.

Word of the Day
  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.