Entertainment News Archive - July 17, 2006

In life, Johnny Cash was merely a legend. In death, he is proving immortal. Almost three years after he died at the age of 71 after a decade of poor health, the country outlaw is the most popular artist in the United States, currently at No. 1 on the pop and country charts with an album of new material.

They broke out of the independent movie pack at the Sundance Film Festival in the mid-1990s as voices of Generation X, and a decade later writer/directors Kevin Smith and Edward Burns have something new to tell their peers: Grow up.

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LONDON (Reuters) - British movie "Stormbreaker," an adaptation of a successful teenage spy novel, gets its world premiere in London on Monday, kicking off what its backers hope will be a lucrative film franchise.

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Former "Baywatch" babe Carmen Electra and her rocker husband Dave Navarro, who once starred in MTV television show "Til Death Do Us Part: Carmen + Dave," have separated, the couple's publicist said on Monday. "They are amicably separating," said publicist Brit Reece.

By Ray Waddell NASHVILLE (Billboard) - The Red Hot Chili Peppers and the Who will headline the U.S. version of the Virgin Festival, set for September 23 at the Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. The festival, presented by Virgin Mobile, will also visit Toronto on September 9-10.

Word of the Day
  • A hairdresser.
The word 'friseur' comes from French friseur, from friser ("to curl, frizz").