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US actress Jodie Foster marries girlfriend

Two-time Oscar winner Jodie Foster has married her girlfriend Alexandra Hedison, a spokeswoman for the veteran US actress told AFP on Wednesday. Foster, who made a speech at last year's Golden Globes widely seen as her official coming-out, tied the knot with photographer Hedison at the weekend, according to People magazine. The couple had been dating for almost a year, it said. The 51-year-old star's publicist, Jennifer Allen, confirmed the details, but gave no further comment.

US actress Jodie Foster marries girlfriend

Hollywood veteran and "Silence of the Lambs" star Jodie Foster has married her girlfriend Alexandra Hedison, a spokeswoman for the actress told AFP on Wednesday. Foster, who made a speech at last year's Golden Globes widely seen as her official coming-out, tied the knot with photographer Hedison at the weekend, according to People magazine. The couple had been dating for almost a year, it said. The 51-year-old star's publicist, Jennifer Allen, confirmed the details, but gave no further immediate comment.

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Katie Holmes, armed and dainty in vigilante satire 'Miss Meadows' NEW YORK (Reuters) - Do not mess with Miss Meadows, the tap dancing elementary school teacher played by actress Katie Holmes in the new film of the same name that has premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. She is a dainty sprite, bordering on fey in the mold of French film heroine "Amelie." But she also has some serious issues. Robin Williams confronts deep-rooted secret in drama 'Boulevard'

Depp flops, 'Captain America' rules US box-office

Hollywood heart-throb Johnny Depp suffered the worst box-office debut of his career while "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" maintained its grip on North American theaters, final figures showed Monday. Despite being one of the highest paid actors in Tinseltown, Depp's star power was unable to save $100 million science-fiction thriller "Transcendence" from crashing with just $10.9 million on its opening to take fourth spot.

Sony Pictures unable to cut deal with David Fincher to direct Jobs biopic

Los Angeles, Apr 16 (EFE).- Sony Pictures was unable to reach a deal with David Fincher to direct the movie about Apple co-founder Steve Jobs's life, The Hollywood Reporter said. The two sides could not reach an agreement because of Fincher's "aggressive demands for compensation and control," the entertainment publication said, citing sources. Sony Pictures wanted to team Fincher up again with screenwriter Aaron Sorkin.

Sony Pictures unable to cut deal with David Fincher to direct Jobs biopic

Los Angeles, Apr 16 (EFE).- Sony Pictures was unable to reach a deal with David Fincher to direct the movie about Apple co-founder Steve Jobs's life, The Hollywood Reporter said. The two sides could not reach an agreement because of Fincher's "aggressive demands for compensation and control," the entertainment publication said, citing sources. Sony Pictures wanted to team Fincher up again with screenwriter Aaron Sorkin.

US actor Michael Douglas fronts disarmament initiative

Hollywood actor Michael Douglas urged young people to use social media to push for arms control on Tuesday, as he launched a United Nations educational booklet on proliferation aimed at school and college students. The book "Action for Disarmament: 10 Things You Can Do" offers a list of ways grass-roots activists can get involved in arms control efforts, such as organizing film screenings and discussion groups, or mounting a campaign via Twitter.

US actor Michael Douglas fronts disarmament initiative

Hollywood actor Michael Douglas urged young people to use social media to push for arms control on Tuesday, as he launched a United Nations educational booklet on proliferation aimed at school and college students. The book "Action for Disarmament: 10 Things You Can Do" offers a list of ways grass-roots activists can get involved in arms control efforts, such as organizing film screenings and discussion groups, or mounting a campaign via Twitter.

'Hunger Games' wins big at MTV Movie Awards

The second installment of "The Hunger Games" saga dominated the MTV Movie Awards Sunday, with a best-film trophy and best actor awards for Josh Hutcherson and Jennifer Lawrence. Hutcherson accepted the movie of the year trophy on behalf of "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" while paying tribute to Philip Seymour Hoffman, who died in February and played the role Plutarch Heavensbee in the dystopian film series. "I know that if Phillip were here, he would really think that this is very cool," Hutcherson said.

'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' sweeps MTV Movie Awards

By Mary Milliken LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Young adult favorite "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" was voted 'movie of the year' and scooped top acting honors at the MTV Movie Awards on Sunday, reflecting the irreverent ceremony's appeal to young fans. The second installment of the hugely popular "Hunger Games" books beat out this year's Oscar best picture winner "12 Years a Slave" in online voting that continued through much of the show.
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