Entertainment News Archive - July 21, 2006

By Tatiana Siegel LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Not all foreign auteurs aspire to conquer Hollywood. Take Francois Ozon. After scoring an international hit with his 2003 English-language thriller "Swimming Pool," the French writer-director ignored the siren call of the major studios.

By Thomas K. Arnold SAN DIEGO (Hollywood Reporter) - On the heels of "Superman Returns" storming the box office, the four original "Superman" movies starring Christopher Reeve are set to get the special DVD treatment.

By Gregg Goldstein NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter)

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Irish actor Colin Farrell was confronted by a woman who leapt up from the audience as he was taping an episode of "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" on NBC in Los Angeles, a police spokesman said on Friday.

By Cynthia Littleton LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Repor

LONDON (Reuters) - A new James Bond novel will be published in 2008 to mark the centenary of creator Ian Fleming's birth, but the identity of the new author is being kept under wraps.

By Jonathan Cohen NEW YORK (Billboard) - The Who principal Pete Townshend's solo catalog, a number of titles from which have been out of print for years, will be reissued in expanded editions August 29, coinciding with the band's North American tour.

By Bob Tourtellotte PASADENA, California (Reuters) - NBC on Friday said it plans to air a two-hour concert by global pop star Madonna this November as it struggles to climb from the basement of U.S. television ratings.

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Oscar-nominated character actor Jack Warden, best known for starring alongside Warren Beatty in "Shampoo" and "Heaven Can Wait," has died at 85, his longtime business manager said.

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  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
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