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Angelina Jolie scores victory, wins permission to film in Bosnia

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Days after she was blocked from filming her directorial debut in Sarajevo, Angelina Jolie received permission to shoot in Bosnia and is back on track. “I can now start preparations for the shooting, which I had to stop last week,” Scout Film executive Edin Sarkic, who[...]

Angelina Jolie blocked from filming her debut in Sarajevo

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Angelina Jolie’s directorial debut has hit a snag. Bosnia’s culture minister, Gavrilo Grahovac, reportedly has blocked the A-list actress from filming in Sarajevo because a screenplay wasn’t attached to the permit application, according to the BBC. The story goes on to say that an association of[...]

Roman Polanski released from home arrest

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: Roman Polanski was freed by a Swiss court today and released from home arrest after a ten month ordeal. The famed director has been detained in Switzerland at his estate since last winter when he was arrested. The Swiss court has finally decided at long last[...]

Ewan McGregor, Jim Carrey honored by France

Ewan McGregor and Jim Carrey are in Paris to promote their upcoming gay romance entitled “I Love You Phillip Morris,” and have been honored by France as well. AP reports they were both named knights in the prestigious National Order of Arts and Letters. French Culture Minister Frederic Mitterrand blurted[...]