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Entertainment News Archive - June 29, 2006

By Sheigh Crabtree and Tatiana Siegel LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Sienna Miller is in final negotiations and Peter Sarsgaard is in talks to star in "The Mysteries of Pittsburgh," based on Michael Chabon's 1988 debut novel.

By Nellie Andreeva LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Four more key cast members of HBO's "The Sopranos" -- Lorraine Bracco, Aida Turturro, Robert Iler and Jamie-Lynn Sigler -- have deals in place or are close to deals to appear in the mob drama's final eight episodes.

By Jesse Hiestand LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong action movie star Jackie Chan is looking to bequeath half his fortune to charity, following in the footsteps of Warren Buffet and Bill Gates, local media reported on Thursday. "I have also written down (a will), ...

By Sheigh Crabtree LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporte

By Sheri Linden LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Oliver O'Grady was the kind of twinkly-eyed priest whose adoring California parishioners called him Father Ollie.

By Paul J. Gough NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - One of Madison Avenue's best-known analysts has cut his prediction for 2006 ad spending, delivering a still upbeat but slightly muted forecast. Universal McCann senior vp Robert J. Coen said in a report Wednesday that advertising in the U.S.

By Paul J. Gough NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - NBC News will dramatically expand its investigative unit in the latest of a wave of changes since Steve Capus ascended to the presidency of the news division.

DUBAI (Reuters) - A salesman tried to fleece a money exchanger in the United Arab Emirates by using an identity card bearing the picture of Hollywood heart-throb Brad Pitt, a local newspaper reported on Thursday.

DUBAI (Reuters) - A salesman tried to fleece a money exchanger in the United Arab Emirates by using an identity card bearing the picture of Hollywood heart-throb Brad Pitt, a local newspaper reported Thursday.

Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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