Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - June 14, 2007


Emma Roberts is still in high school, but she's already an aspiring Hollywood veteran. The 16-year-old Roberts, who plays the unflappable girl detective "Nancy Drew," has already perfected the it-girl look of the star-bound ingenue.


A bit player in the 2003 hit "Bruce Almighty," Carell leaped to stardom in the interim, giving the filmmakers a ready-made stand-in when Carrey decided not to return for what became the sequel "Evan Almighty," opening June 22.

The third installment of the "Pirates of the Caribbean" films passed the $500 million mark worldwide in 20 days, including a record opening in China for the film's distributor, The Walt Disney Co.

Word of the Day
  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.