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Entertainment News Archive - October 24, 2008

By William Keck Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens, Corbin Bleu and the other High School Musical principals will walk away from East High after Part 3, Senior Year, which opens nationwide today. But that doesn't mean Disney is done with the franchise.

By Claudia Puig Playing the anguished mother of a missing child, Angelina Jolie is incarcerated in a mental hospital in a key dramatic sequence of Changeling. This stately-looking film, directed by Clint Eastwood and based on actual events, could also have been called Mom, Interrupted.

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Right now, the woman turned pop-culture marvel for her impression of Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin is wiped out.

Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:ERTS) today announced that the company has closed a deal with Universal Pictures to bring EA's new franchise and top-selling videogame, ARMY OF TWO(TM), to the big screen.

NEW YORK, Oct. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Multi-platinum Island Records band Fall Out Boy announced today that they are attempting to set a Guinness World Record for the Most Interviews on Radio in a 24 Hour Period by a Pair of Two.

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Activision Publishing, Inc.'s Guitar Hero(R) is putting famous fans front and center in its television ads for the October 26 release of Guitar Hero(R) World Tour, the latest installment in the #1 best-selling video game franchise of 2007.

Classic Cinemas today opens its newest location inside the North Riverside Park Mall at Cermak Rd. and 1st Avenue in suburban North Riverside, IL. The expansion marks the 13th theatre with a total of 97 screens in the Chicagoland and Northern Illinois area operated by the independent company.

Actor Will Ferrell has reprised his role of U.S. President George W. Bush on the special "Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursday." Ferrell and his fellow former "SNL" player Tina Fey both appeared in the half-hour live, prime-time broadcast that aired Thursday night on NBC.

The big-screen adaptation of John Patrick Shanley's stage drama "Doubt" is to replace "The Soloist" as the AFI Fest's opening-night movie, organizers said.

Crispin Glover, a U.S.

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