April 27, 2017

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Jay-Z, Kanye West sued by songwriter

By Kim Palacios hollywoodnews.com: In a suit filed in an Illinois U.S. District Court on Friday, musician Syl Johnson alleged that rappers Kanye West and Jay-Z pinched one of his songs. Specifically, Johnson’s suit accuses the music moguls of sampling his 1967 song “Different Strokes” in their recent[...]

Sacha Baron Cohen wants J.B. Smoove for “Dictator”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Curb your enthusiasm about this next casting announcement; “Curb Your Enthusiasm” co-star J.B. Smoove has a new gig. The comedian has joined “The Dictator,” Sacha Baron Cohen’s in-production comedy about a despot who “risked his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so[...]

Christina Aguilera, Cee Lo Green release collaboration

HollywoodNews.com: ‘The Voice’ isn’t the first time Christina Aguilera and Cee Lo Green worked together, as they have now released an older collaboration. The two have now released a duet they worked on called “Nasty,” states Just Jared. “It actually was supposed to make the ‘Burlesque’ soundtrack, but it didn’t make[...]

Oscars: “The Fighter” editor Pamela Martin on David O. Russell, “Raging Bull” and her first nom

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: You never can tell when that first Oscar nod will arrive. So on the morning that nominations for the 83rd annual Academy Awards were announced, Pamela Martin admits that she was in bed with the TV off. “When I heard my husband’s cell phone ping at 6 a.m.,[...]

Academy Awards producer dishes on Oscar’s opening number

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: We’re weeks away from the Feb. 27 Oscar telecast, which means behind-the-scenes preparations are heating up. And if there’s one segment that the majority of channel surfers will want to tune in, it’s the show’s opening, where we’ll get to see rookie hosts James Franco and Anne[...]

Sacha Baron Cohen’s Next Comedy “The Dictator”

hollywoodnews.com: Paramount Pictures announced today that Sacha Baron Cohen’s new comedy THE DICTATOR will be released worldwide on May 11, 2012. The studio also announced that Larry Charles (‘Borat’, ‘Bruno’) has come aboard to direct. The film tells the heroic story of a dictator who risked his life to ensure[...]

Russell Brand isn’t crazy about royalty, loves meeting them

HollywoodNews.com: Russell Brand can’t quite make up his mind about how he feels about royalty in Europe, but he’s working through the issue. Brand admits he isn’t really into “hierarchical structures, which accentuate privilege and oppress people,” states Digital Spy. However, when he does get the chance to meet royalty, he[...]

Kate Hudson resolves cosmetics matter

HollywoodNews.com: Kate Hudson can move forward from a legal matter where she was being sued over a cosmetics dispute. Hudson was being sued for allegedly stealing trade secrets for her new cosmetics line, reports Digital Spy. 220 Laboratories accused the actress of taking their samples to create her own beauty products. According[...]

Interview: “Dinner for Schmucks” director Jay Roach on Steve Carell, Paul Rudd and Sacha Baron Cohen

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Don’t call it a remake. Yes, Jay Roach’s latest comedy “Dinner for Schmucks,” which opens this Friday, drops Steve Carell and Paul Rudd into hilariously uncomfortable situations that are reminiscent of French director Francis Veber’s 1998 comedy, “The Dinner Game.” But Roach, who recently spoke with Hollywood[...]

Sacha Baron Cohen weds to Isla Fisher

BY STAFF According to Women’s Day “Borat” and “Bruno” star Sacha Baron Cohen has sealed the deal with his longtime girlfriend, Australian actress Isla Fisher. They reported that the ceremony took place in Paris, where the couple spent a week at the Hotel Ritz and were spotted touring the Place Vendome[...]
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