Entertainment News Archive - July 11, 2006
By Borys Kit LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - L
By Tatiana Siegel LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Paul Haggis wants to appoint Vince Vaughn to the post of treasury secretary in his hot-button political drama "Against All Enemies," the film version of Richard Clarke's Washington memoir.
Nielsen Media Research plans to measure how many people actually watch TV commercials starting in November, a move that could result in a decline in advertising rates, The Wall Street Journal said on Tuesday.
LONDON (Reuters) - Syd Barrett, a founding member of Pink Floyd, has died aged 60, the BBC reported on Tuesday.
By Mike Collett-White LONDON (Reuters) - Syd Barrett, the troubled founding member of Pink Floyd, has died aged 60, after living the life of a recluse for the last 30 years. "The band are naturally very upset and sad to learn of Syd Barrett's death," Pink Floyd said in a statement on Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Country music singer LeAnn Rimes underwent outpatient surgery on Tuesday for an infected leg injury, forcing her to cancel three upcoming weekend appearances while she recovers, her publicist said.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Oscar organizers on Tuesday said they invited 83 countries to submit movies for foreign-language film nominations for the movie industry's top honors, including first-timers Azerbaijan and Kyrgyzstan.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Former ABC News "Nightline" anchor Ted Koppel will return to his old show as a guest on Tuesday, marking his first appearance on the program since he stepped down as host last November, the network said.
By Mike Collett-White LONDON (Reuters) - Syd Barrett, the troubled founding member of British rock group Pink Floyd, has died at age 60 after living the life of a recluse for the last 30 years.
By Lisa Jucca MILAN (Reuters) - They may have a combined age of 248 years, and a guitarist who has just recovered from head injuries sustained when falling out of a tree, but the Rolling Stones proved on Tuesday that they can still entertain.
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