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    Jackie Mason bids farewell to UK

    Comedy legend Jackie Mason is set to tour the UK for the last time early next year.

    The veteran Jewish funnyman will bring his new show, Fearless, to the capital’s Wyndham Theatre for a five-week run which begins in February.

    And Jackie has promised that the show will take a candid look at the forthcoming American presidential race, plus feature his own take on British politics and other aspects of daily life.

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    Rock legend Gene Simmons finally ties the knot

    Kiss rocker Gene Simmons has finally married his long-term girlfriend, actress Shannon Tweed, in a ceremony at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

    The couple – who have been together for 28 years and have two children, Nick and Sophie – finally announced their engagement last month, and were wed in front of 400 guests, with the nuptials filmed for Gene’s reality show Gene Simmons Family Jewels. His publicist Dawn Miller later offered her “congratulations to the new married couple” on her Facebook page.

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    Mel Brooks set to deliver slasher movie Pizzaman

    Comedy legend Mel Brooks has revealed that his next movie will be a horror movie about a homicidal pizza delivery man.

    The 85-year-old – best known for such classics as The Producers, Young Frankenstein, Silent Movie and History Of The World Part I – is set to produce, rather than direct, the movie, which will go into production next year.

    “I’ve got a script and I’ve got a director,” Brooks told the film magazine Fangoria.

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    Israeli star Ayelet Zurer bags a Super film role

    Israeli actress Ayelet Zurer is set to play the role of Superman’s birth  mother in the upcoming blockbuster movie Man Of Steel.

    The 42-year-old – who until now has been relatively unknown outside of her home country – stepped in after actress Julia Ormond, who was originally cast, pulled out for unknown reasons.

    She will star as Lara Lor-Van in the film, opposite Oscar-winner Russell Crowe who is playing Superman’s dad Jor-El, and British actor Henry Cavill, who stars as the superhero himself.

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    Gwyneth Paltrow flashes the flesh at Emmy Awards

    Gwyneth Paltrow is known for her red carpet sense of style – and her latest effort for this year’s Emmy Awards was no exception.

    The actress turned up at the glittering ceremony – which is the TV equivalent of the Oscars – wearing a striking black lace dress which showed a hint of bare midriff through a sheer panel.

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    Calm down dear….it’s only Winner’s wedding!

    He’s been a single man his entire life but finally, at the age of 75, veteran British film director Michael Winner has tied the knot.

    The Death Wish filmmaker, restaurant critic and former star of the Esure TV ads wed Geraldine Lynton-Edwards, 70, at a registry office in Chelsea, south London on Monday – with actor Michael Caine among the guests.

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    Gordon-Levitt set for Man remake

    Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt could be in line for his biggest role yet – starring in a big-screen remake of the classic 60s TV series The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

    The 3rd Rock From the Sun star is among those tipped to join the cast of the film – to be directed by Steven Soderbergh – after a back injury forced original star George Clooney to pull out.