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Entertainment News Archive - June 23, 2006

By Michael Perry SYDNEY (Reuters) - Oscar-winning actress Nicole Kidman, who will marry country singer Keith Urban this weekend in Sydney, may have at last found true love, said the Catholic priest who will perform the ceremony.

By Borys Kit LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Zach Snyder, who made his feature filmmaking debut with 2004's "Dawn of the Dead," has come aboard to develop and direct "Watchmen," based on the seminal DC Comics saga of a vigilante superhero.

By Kirk Honeycutt LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - "The Devil Wears Prada," as that spot-on title would indicate, takes place in the world of haute couture. And that pretty much sums up the movie. Otherwise, it would be just another Queen of Mean, boss from hell movie.

By Brian Fuson LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Moviegoers who have wondered what it would be like to channel surf reality should have fun with "Click," the latest comedy from Adam Sandler and the film certain to top the box office this weekend.

By Brian Fuson LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Moviegoers who have wondered what it would be like to channel surf reality should have fun with "Click," the latest comedy from Adam Sandler and the film certain to top the box office this weekend.

By Kirk Honeycutt LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - "The Devil Wears Prada," as that spot-on title would indicate, takes place in the world of haute couture. And that pretty much sums up the movie. Otherwise, it would be just another Queen of Mean, boss from hell movie.

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - NBC, desperate for a summer hit, launched its much-ballyhooed "America's Got Talent" contest to promising numbers on Wednesday night, with more than 12 million viewers tuning in to the Regis Philbin-hosted show.

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Rock producer Phil Spector will go on trial in January for killing a B-movie actress, nearly four years after the fatal shooting took place, a judge said on Friday.

By Bob Tourtellotte LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - One saves the world and the other robs it, but what Superman and pirate Captain Jack Sparrow share this summer is Hollywood's hope they will rescue it from the brink of a two-year losing streak at U.S. box offices.

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Prolific television producer Aaron Spelling, whose shows such as "Beverly Hills 90210" and "Dynasty" helped shape U.S. prime-time television, died on Friday, days after suffering a stroke, according to media reports. He was 83.

Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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