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Entertainment News Archive - August 08, 2006

By Nellie Andreeva LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporte

By Tatiana Siegel and Kimberly Nordyke LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Nick Cannon, who lends his voice to "Monster House," has signed a deal to develop, produce and appear in projects at MTV.

By Nellie Andreeva LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Comedy Central has given the green light to "Three Strikes," a comedy pilot from Jon Stewart's production company. The project is a character-based comedy set in the world of minor league baseball.

LONDON (Reuters) - Heather Mills McCartney laughed off being locked out of estranged husband Paul McCartney's London home, her spokesman said on Tuesday, but her divorce battle with the former Beatle appears to be turning sour.

By Paul Majendie EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Actor Charles Ross first went to a galaxy far, far away on a remote farm in Canada. With The Force with him, he ended up performing his one-man Star Wars trilogy show to 30,000 fans at film conventions across the United States.

Some sperm donation clinics invite men to leave a message behind for their unborn child to hear when they are 18. What do they say?

By Paul Majendie EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Some sperm donation clinics invite men to leave a message behind for their unborn child to hear when they are 18.

By Jonathan Cohen NEW YORK (Billboard) - Bob Dylan has teamed with Apple's iTunes Music Store to offer fans who pre-order his new album through the retailer first crack at tickets for shows on his fall tour. "Modern Times," his first release in almost five years, is due August 29 via Columbia.

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood will release a two-disc retrospective in September, collecting tracks from his solo outings and his work with the Stones, the Faces, the Jeff Beck Group, and the Creation.

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The T-Birds and the Pink Ladies of "Grease" are coming back to Broadway, where producers are turning to a reality television show to cast the lead roles.

Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.