Entertainment News Archive - June 05, 2006

HBO has reached an agreement with David Milch, the creator and executive producer of the Western drama series, to wrap up the show as a pair of two-hour movies rather than as full-blown fourth season.

By Andrew Wallenstein LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Repo

By Jesse Hiestand LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - A feud involving the producers of the Oscar-winning movie "Crash" has spread to their next movie, "The Illusionist," starring Edward Norton.

By Frank Segers LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - "The Da Vinci Code" led the foreign box office for a third weekend, as its total raced to $410 million -- more than double its North American haul of $172.7 million.

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Sick and tired of souped-up cars with loud engines and pulsing music? Barry Manilow may be the answer.

By Nellie Andreeva LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - The creator of "Grey's Anatomy" has renegotiated her production pact at Touchstone Television for at least three years, extending it through the 2008-09 season.

By Paul J. Gough NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - The executive producer of "Good Morning America" will leave the No. 2 breakfastcast at the end of September, adding another wrinkle to the world of the network morning shows.

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - In the four weeks since he became a dad, Adam Sandler has learned at least one lesson: how to avoid changing diapers.

By Bob Tourtellotte LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Think last summer's slate of poorly reviewed Hollywood movies helped lead to the slump at the box offices? Think again. So far, Hollywood's Summer 2006 movies including last weekend's No.

By Alex Woodson NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - With Jon Stewart hosting and "South Park" as one of the honorees, the 65th annual Peabody Awards ceremony Monday had a comedic bent.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.