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2008-09-05 18:00:16

***** DVD In Las Vegas, dreams occasionally come true but for Joy (Diaz) and Jack (Kutcher), the Nevada desert is the beginning of a nightmare. She arrives on the strip with best friend Tipper (Bell), shortly after being publicly dumped by her fiance Mason (Sudeikis). He arrives at the same time with best buddy Hater (Corddry), determined to forget about losing his job. A shared night of drink and debauchery leads down the aisle and Joy and Jack wake the next morning with more than a...

2008-09-05 09:00:15

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- An air conditioning repairman pleaded not guilty Thursday to the stabbing deaths of two women, including a former girlfriend of actor Ashton Kutcher. Michael Thomas Gargiulo, 32, of Santa Monica faces two counts of murder and two counts of burglary in connection with the killings of 22-year-old Ashley Ellerin, Kutcher's former girlfriend, and Maria Bruno in Monterey Park, prosecutors said. Ellerin who was found dead in February 2001 in her Hollywood Hills home. Bruno...

2008-08-10 00:00:17

By F N D'Alessio Bernie Mac, the Emmy and Golden Globe nominated actor and comedian who worked his way to Hollywood success after an impoverished upbringing on Chicago's South Side, died yesterday at 50. His film career started with a small role in the 1992 movie Mo' Money. Mac went on to star in the Ocean's Eleven franchise with Brad Pitt and George Clooney, and his turn with Ashton Kutcher in 2005 in Guess Who was a huge hit. He attracted acclaim with his Fox television series The...

2006-05-05 02:21:43

By Tatiana Siegel LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Ashton Kutcher is set to star in a romantic comedy described as a modern-day "Shampoo" set amid the world of florists. The untitled project is set up at Columbia Pictures, which acquired the pitch from Kutcher and Kevin Bisch in a deal pegged by sources at more than $1.5 million. Kutcher recently teamed with Columbia on the interracial romantic comedy "Guess Who," which earned $68 million at the box office. Bisch wrote the...

2006-02-16 08:45:36

LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Martin Lawrence will twist his throttle for "Wild Hogs," a comedy for Touchstone Pictures. Lawrence is joining John Travolta and Tim Allen for the movie, which revolves around a group of frustrated middle-aged suburban biker wannabes who hit the open road in search of adventure, only to encounter a real Hells Angels group. The script is by Brad Copeland, who has written for the series "NewsRadio," "Grounded for Life" and "Arrested Development."...

2006-02-16 05:42:48

LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Martin Lawrence will twist his throttle for "Wild Hogs," a comedy for Touchstone Pictures. Lawrence is joining John Travolta and Tim Allen for the movie, which revolves around a group of frustrated middle-aged suburban biker wannabes who hit the open road in search of adventure, only to encounter a real Hells Angels group. The script is by Brad Copeland, who has written for the series "NewsRadio," "Grounded for Life" and "Arrested Development."...

2006-02-13 16:09:35

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The creators of hit MTV show "Punk'd" plan to create short-form shows for AOL.com and the AOL Instant Messenger service, AOL said on Monday. The deal with Katalyst Films Inc., co-owned by "That '70s Show" actor Ashton Kutcher and producer Jason Goldberg, calls for the creation of five programs with at least 20 episodes per program. In a phone interview, Goldberg was cagey about the shows' details, saying only that it would be comedy-based. The shows will debut...

2006-02-13 16:26:40

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The creators of hit MTV show "Punk'd" plan to create short-form shows for AOL.com and the AOL Instant Messenger service, AOL said on Monday. The deal with Katalyst Films Inc., co-owned by "That '70s Show" actor Ashton Kutcher and producer Jason Goldberg, calls for the creation of five programs with at least 20 episodes per program. In a phone interview, Goldberg was cagey about the shows' details, saying only that it would be comedy-based. The shows will debut...

2006-01-16 14:29:27

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actress Brittany Murphy, who played a newlywed opposite Ashton Kutcher in the film comedy "Just Married," became engaged to her boyfriend over Christmas, People magazine reported on Monday. Murphy, who also starred alongside Dakota Fanning in "Uptown Girls," got engaged to Joe Macaluso over the Christmas holidays, the magazine reported on its Web site. According to People, the Georgia-born Murphy, 28, met Macaluso, a production assistant, on the set of her...

2005-11-08 02:16:09

By Tatiana Siegel LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Sela Ward has signed to join Kevin Costner in "The Guardian," an action drama that also stars Ashton Kutcher. The Disney project revolves around the relationship between a rebellious Coast Guard enlistee (Kutcher) and a legendary rescue swimmer (Costner). Ward will play Costner's wife in a troubled marriage. The film reteams Ward with Andy Davis, who directed her in "The Fugitive." Shooting begins next month in Shreveport, La....


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  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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