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    ason Lee wasn't looking to do a television series

    ason Lee wasn't looking to do a television series when the pilot script for My Name Is Earl came his way. The actor, a favorite of directors Kevin Smith (Chasing Amy, Dogma) and Cameron Crowe (Almost Famous and Vanilla Sky), had long excelled in supporting roles, playing the affable ...

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    Broderick, Lane Get Walk of Fame Stars

    Matthew Broderick had a request for people strolling the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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    NAACP Image Awards Announces Nominations

    For the NAACP Image Awards, Terrence Howard had two acting nominations for the films "Hustle & Flow" and "Crash."

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    udi Dench normally simmers onscreen. We look

    udi Dench normally simmers onscreen. We look forward to her slow burns in As Time Goes By, her BBC series currently in reruns in the United States. We adored her smoldering Queen Elizabeth in Shakespeare in Love. Her Agnis in The Shipping News was exquisitely calm. Her take on Alzheimer ...

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    eath Ledger's achievements as a serious,

    eath Ledger's achievements as a serious, dedicated artist have been confirmed by his work in diverse film roles, so it's ironic that he is being confronted with sophomoric interview questions such as "Was it difficult to kiss another man for this role?" While the film—and this performance ...

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    Hollywood Aims Big with 2006 Films

    In good years, Hollywood beats its chest and crows, "It's all about the movies!" In bad years, like 2005, Hollywood looks for something to blame.

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    L.A. Auditions at a Glance

    Culled from the hundreds of casting notices listed daily on BackStage.com, below are this week's audition highlights, organized by West Coast and by the day the auditions are being held.

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    Lindsay Lohan Admits Drug Use, Bulimia Battle

    Teen actress Lindsay Lohan said dabbling in drugs and battling bulimia pushed her close to emotional and physical collapse.

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    Disney to Buy Pixar for $7.4 Billion

    The Walt Disney Co on Tuesday said it has agreed to acquire Pixar Animation Studios in a $7.4 billion all-stock transaction.

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    Laura Dern, Ben Harper Wed in Los Angeles

    Laura Dern and her longtime musician boyfriend Ben Harper were married Friday in a sunset ceremony filled with Christmas decorations.