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Richard Gere to Receive the Chairman’s Award

The 24th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) will present Richard Gere with the Chairman’s Award on January 5 at the Awards Gala. Presented by Cartier, the Awards Gala will be held at the Palm Springs Convention Center. Hosted by Mary Hart, the Gala will also present[...]

NO MORE BULLYING: 13 million kids get bullied every year

HollywoodNews.com: Today is Twitter Tuesday! Dedicate your Tweets to Stop Bullying. NO MORE BULLYING: 13 million kids get bullied every year. It’s time to take a stand. RT to STOP Bullying. #BULLYMOVIE “BULLY,” the highly anticipated anti-bullying documentary (in theaters March 30th), has sparked a protest and now a movement, as[...]

George Lucas Talks About Star Wars

HollywoodNews.com: Sirius XM Radio today announced that it will broadcast an in-depth interview conducted by Senator Bill Bradley with award-winning filmmaker George Lucas—the legendary creator of the Star Wars Saga and Indiana Jones series and chairman of Lucasfilm, Ltd.—on a special edition of Senator Bradley’s SiriusXM show American Voices. Lucas discusses[...]

George Clooney Keeps on Giving – Launches $350 Million Fundraising Campaign

HollywoodNews.com: Jeffrey Katzenberg, CEO of DreamWorks Animation and Chairman of the MPTF Foundation Committee, today announced the launch of the Motion Picture & Television Fund’s $350 million campaign to sustain the charity’s activities for the foreseeable future. At a media breakfast at the Beverly Hills Hotel, Katzenberg also introduced Board[...]

Elton John Does a Lot of Good – Donated $8.3 million last year

HollywoodNews.com: The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) today announced over $3.2 million in new grants that will further its mission to assist the most marginalized populations vulnerable to HIV infection. These new awards brought EJAF’s final total grant-making commitments for calendar 2011 to a record $8,316,871, with disbursements totaling $7,006,871[...]

Kim Kardashian, Kris Humphries putting off honeymoon

HollywoodNews.com: It looks like Kim Kardashian will be getting the wedding of her dreams this weekend, but the honeymoon of her dreams will apparently have to wait. It is rumored that Kim and Kris Humphries will be headed back to work soon after the marriage, states E! News. The two will[...]

Cameron Diaz, Justin Timberlake’s “Bad Teacher” shifted to summer

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: It kind of makes sense that a movie titled “Bad Teacher” would come out in the summertime. That’s what’s happening, now that Sony has shifted Jake Kasden’s black comedy “Bad Teacher” to its new release date, June 17, 2011. “We love how this movie is shaping up, and[...]

“Despicable Me” will cross $500 million

hollywoodnews.com: “Despicable Me” will cross $500 million at the worldwide box office, Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment announced today. With a current domestic gross of more than $248 million, the inaugural 3D CGI feature from Universal and Illumination is second only to Toy Story 3 in domestic gross among[...]

“127 Hours'” Danny Boyle and Christian Colson at the Hollywood Awards Gala

HollywoodNews.com: DANNY BOYLE’s (Director/Screenwriter/Producer) career started in the theatre with Howard Barker’s “Victory,” Howard Brenton’s “The Genius” and Edward Bond’s “Saved,” which won the Time Out Award. Boyle also directed five productions for The Royal Shakespeare Company before moving into television where his work included producing Alan Clark’s controversial “Elephant”[...]

Katie Couric being courted by other networks

HollywoodNews.com: Katie Couric is the belle of the TV news ball. Turns out her contract with “CBS Evening News” is up at the end of May, and she’s being approached by a number of suitors. That’s not to say Couric will depart the Tiffany Network where she clears a[...]
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