Articles Posted October 2008

  • No Plans For Friends Movie

    No Plans For Friends Movie

    David SchwimmerFormer Friends star David Schwimmer has quashed rumours of a movie version of the hit TV series – blaming the press for fuelling speculation about a reunion.

    The show came to an end in 2004 after 10 seasons, but the cast have been dogged by rumours of a possible big screen adaptation ever since.

  • Rogen Wants To Strip On Screen

    Rogen Wants To Strip On Screen

    Funnyman Seth Rogen is desperate to film a full frontal nude scene – because he’s convinced it’s the only way for a comedic actor to succeed in the movie business.

    Rogen pulled his pants down to show his naked backside in forthcoming film Zack and Miri Make a Porno.

    But he insists it was a captivating performance by his pal, actor Jason Segel, which convinced him that going fully nude should be his next step on set.

  • Downey Jr In The Avengers

    Downey Jr In The Avengers

    Actor Robert Downey Jr has signed a new deal with Marvel Studios to reprise his role in The Avengers.

    The star will also appear in two more Iron Man movies as part of the contract, reports industry magazine Variety.

    Iron Man 2 is due for release in 2010 while the next installment of The Avengers will hit cinemas in 2011.

  • Death Of Reiner

    Death Of Reiner

    Estelle Reiner – who famously¬†said “I’ll have what she’s having” in When Harry Met Sally -¬†has died at the age of 94.

    The singer/actress, wife of funnyman Carl Reiner and mother of actor/director Rob Reiner, passed away at her home in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles on Tuesday.

    She became a Hollywood legend for her cameo role in the 1989 romantic comedy in which she uttered the immortal line to a waiter at a New York delicatessen after Meg Ryan’s character faked an orgasm.

  • Spelling Envious Of Alba Figure

    Spelling Envious Of Alba Figure

    Actress Tori Spelling had a hard time regaining her pre-pregnancy figure, but looked to JESSICA ALBA for inspiration to shed the weight.

    The star welcomed her second child, Stella Doreen, on 9 June, whilst Alba gave birth to Honor Marie a few days earlier, on 7 June.

    And it was seeing photos of the slim The Fantastic Four actress that spurred Spelling on to get back in shape.

  • Rita’s Big Night

    Rita’s Big Night

    Rita SimonsEastEnders actress Rita Simons has won one of the top prizes at the annual National Television Awards.

    The 31-year-old – who is the niece of businessman Sir Alan Sugar – received the Best Newcomer award at the ceremony, held at London’s Albert Hall for her role as Roxy Mitchell in EastEnders.

    The awards are voted for by members of the public, and Simons beat stars from Casualty, Hollyoaks and Coronation Street to take the prize.

  • Sachs Won’t Call Police

    Sachs Won’t Call Police

    Andrew SachsFawlty Towers actor Andrew Sachs will not be filing a police complaint against controversial comedian Russell Brand over a crude phone prank, because he’s “not out for revenge”.

    Brand quit his job as a BBC radio presenter following a stunt with chatshow host Jonathan Ross on 18 October, which saw the pair leave four lewd voicemail messages on Sachs’ phone. In the messages, they discussed Brand’s fling with the 78-year-old’s granddaughter Georgina. They also joked about breaking into his house and molesting him, although that dialogue was cut from the aired broadcast.