Entertainment News Archive - July 12, 2006

By Sheigh Crabtree LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Claire Danes, Vanessa Redgrave and Toni Collette are in negotiations to star in "Evening," Focus Features' screen adaptation of Susan Minot's best-selling novel of the same name.

By Gregg Goldstein NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - Ashley Judd's star turn as a promiscuous Southern alcoholic will hit theaters in the fall. Roadside Attractions has picked up U.S. theatrical rights to "Come Early Morning," the feature directorial debut of actress Joey Lauren Adams.

By Brooks Boliek WASHINGTON (Hollywood Reporter) - In its continuing crackdown on on-air profanity, the FCC has requested numerous tapes from broadcasters that might include vulgar remarks from unruly spectators, coaches and athletes at live sporting events, industry sources said.

By Kimberly Nordyke PASADENA, California (Hollywo

By Andrew Wallenstein and Kimberly Nordyke LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Oxygen and Turner Broadcasting are closing in on shared cable rights to the ABC hit series "Grey's Anatomy," sources said.

By Jeremy Lovell LONDON (Reuters) - A complete First Folio edition of William Shakespeare's plays, in prime condition and still in its 17th century calf leather binding, is expected to fetch up to 3.5 million pounds ($6.10 million) at auction on Thursday.

By Stephen Brown ROME (Reuters) - Historians and scientists have exhumed the remains of legendary castrato Farinelli in Italy to study the anatomical effects of castration carried out on young boys to turn them into high-pitched stars of the opera.

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A celebrity photographer arrested outside the school where Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie send their son will not face trespassing charges, prosecutors said on Wednesday, citing a lack of evidence.

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By Katie Hasty NEW YORK (Billboard) - Even in death, Johnny Cash is still mighty enough to top the Billboard 200. "American V: A Hundred Highways" earned the Man in Black his first No.

Word of the Day
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'