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FX Buys Charlie Sheen's New Sitcom Anger Management

Charlie Sheen

He's baaaaack. FX has bought Charlie Sheen's new sitcom, Anger Management, to air next summer, the cable network announced Thursday.

The project, based loosely on the 2003 Adam Sandler-Jack Nicholson film of the same name, will begin production in early 2012 on the 10-episode first season. Like Nicholson's character, Sheen will play an anger management therapist who is in need of some serious couch time himself and wreaks havoc on his patients' personal lives. Sheen will retain a... read more

Peter Facinelli to Produce Film Based on Life of Whitey Bulger

Peter Facinelli

Twilight and Nurse Jackie star Peter Facinelli plans to produce a Whitey Bulger biopic, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The film would be based on the 2003 book Street Soldier: My Life as an Enforcer for Whitey Bulger and the Boston Irish Mob by Edward MacKenzie Jr., and Phyllis Karas...
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Who Should Be Cast in the Whitey Bulger Miniseries? (Because You Know There'll Be One)

James 'Whitey' Bulger

Now that reputed crime boss Whitey Bulger has been captured, can a movie or TV miniseries be far behind?

After all, he was second only to Osama bin Laden on the FBI's 10 most-wanted list.

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Last Tango in Paris Actress Maria Schneider Dies at 58

Maria Schneider

Maria Schneider, who shot to international fame with Bernardo Bertolucci's 1972 film Last Tango in Paris, has died after a long bout with cancer, her family told AFP. She was 58.

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Hollywood's Golden Night

Ricky Gervais

Armageddon seemed just a wee bit closer the day the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced its nominations for the Golden Globe Awards. That's because one of the year's biggest Oscar-buzz films, True Grit, was snubbed in every ...
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Exclusive: Louise Fletcher to Guest-Star on Private Practice

Louise Fletcher

Nurse Ratched is scrubbing into Private Practice!

Louise Fletcher, who played Jack Nicholson's stern caretaker in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, has been cast as... read more

Arthur Penn, Director of Bonnie and Clyde, Dies at 88

Arthur Penn

Arthur Penn, the stage and film director whose iconic Bonnie and Clyde ushered in the post-classical age of Hollywood, has died. He was 88.

Penn died Tuesday — the day after his 88th birthday — his friend and accountant, Evan Bell, told The New York Times. Bell said Penn had been sick for a year, but did not disclose the cause of death.

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A Philadelphia native and brother of the late still photographer Irving Penn, Penn first made his name directing television dramas and Broadway plays in the 1950s and '60s. He earned Tony nominations for his stage productions of Two for the Seesaw, The Miracle Worker and All the Way Home, winning for The Miracle Worker. Star Anne Bancroft also won a Tony.

Penn first directed ...
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Stars Gather for Dennis Hopper Memorial

Dennis Hopper

Jack Nicholson and Val Kilmer were among those who attended Dennis Hopper's memorial Mass on Wednesday, according to The Associated Press.

Dennis Hopper dead at 74

The two-time Oscar nominee died Saturday after... read more

Dennis Hopper Dead at 74

Dennis Hopper

Dennis Hopper, the Easy Rider director best remembered for playing whacked-out characters during an acting career that spanned six decades, died from complications of prostate cancer. He was 74.

Hopper died Saturday at 8:15 a.m. in his Venice, Calif., home surrounded by family and friends, the Hopper family said in a statement.

Look back on Dennis Hopper's most memorable roles

Critics and fans often said no one did ...
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Dennis Hopper Receives Hollywood Walk of Fame Star

Dennis Hopper

A frail-looking Dennis Hopper was honored Friday with the 2,403rd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Dennis Hopper diagnosed with prostate cancer

The ailing 73-year-old actor —known for his roles in Speed, Blue Velvet and Hoosiers — appeared... read more

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