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Arrested Development returns for new series and film

By BANG Showbiz on October 3, 2011

Jason Bateman, pictures, picture, photos, photo, pics, pic, images, image, hot, sexy, latest, new, 2011LOS ANGELES – 'Arrested Development' is returning to TV screens and is getting made into a film.

The comedy TV series - which starred Jason Bateman, Michael Cera and Portia de Rossi - is getting 10 new episodes which will then lead into the big screen version.

Speaking at a cast reunion at The New Yorker Fest, creator Mitchell Hurwitz said: "We're all game. We've hated being coy, but we've been trying to put together this ambitious idea."

Arrested Development returns for new series and film

By BANG Showbiz on October 3, 2011

Jason Bateman, pictures, picture, photos, photo, pics, pic, images, image, hot, sexy, latest, new, 2011LOS ANGELES – 'Arrested Development' is returning to TV screens and is getting made into a film.

The comedy TV series - which starred Jason Bateman, Michael Cera and Portia de Rossi - is getting 10 new episodes which will then lead into the big screen version.

Speaking at a cast reunion at The New Yorker Fest, creator Mitchell Hurwitz said: "We're all game. We've hated being coy, but we've been trying to put together this ambitious idea."

Elisabetta Canalis eliminated from 'Dancing With the Stars'

By BANG Showbiz on September 28, 2011

Elisabetta Canalis, pictures, picture, photos, photo, pics, pic, images, image, hot, sexy, latest, new, 2011LOS ANGELES – Elisabetta Canalis has been eliminated from 'Dancing with the Stars'.

The Italian actress and TV presenter - who is the ex-girlfriend of George Clooney - was voted off the show by viewers last night, despite her and professional partner Val Chmerkovskiy landing in third place with a score of 21 out of 30 the previous evening.

Charlie Sheen finalizes 'Two and a Half Men' settlement

By BANG Showbiz on September 27, 2011

Charlie Sheen, pictures, picture, photos, photo, pics, pic, images, image, hot, sexy, latest, new, 2011LOS ANGELES – Charlie Sheen has reached an out of court settlement for his dismissal from 'Two and a Half Men'.

The eccentric actor had filed a $100 million lawsuit against the show's makers, Warner Bros., which has now been resolved, although its terms will remain confidential.

Ricki Lake tops 'Dancing With the Stars' leaderboard

By BANG Showbiz on September 27, 2011

Ricki Lake, pictures, picture, photos, photo, pics, pic, images, image, hot, sexy, latest, new, 2011LOS ANGELES – Ricki Lake and Derek Hough topped the 'Dancing with the Stars' leaderboard last night.

The chat show host and her professional partner earned 23 points for their thrilling jive from show judges Carrie Ann Inaba, Bruno Tonioli and Len Goodman, with army veteran J.R. Martinez - paired with Karina Smirnoff - and former 'The Hills' star Kristin Cavallari and her partner Mark Ballas coming joined second with a score of 22.

Charlie Sheen impressed by Ashton Kutcher's 'Two and a Half Men' debut

By BANG Showbiz on September 26, 2011

Charlie Sheen, pictures, picture, photos, photo, pics, pic, images, image, hot, sexy, latest, new, 2011LOS ANGELES – Charlie Sheen thought Ashton Kutcher was "terrific" on his 'Two and a Half Men' debut.

The 46-year-old actor - who was replaced by the 33-year-old star after he was sacked from the show earlier this year following erratic behavior - found it "bizarre" watching the program after spending seven years on it, but he was "really impressed".

'Two and a Half Men' crew miss Charlie Sheen

By BANG Showbiz on September 24, 2011

Charlie Sheen, Two and a Half Men, pictures, picture, photos, photo, pics, pic, images, image, hot, sexy, latest, new, 2011LOS ANGELES – The 'Two and a Half Men' crew are missing Charlie Sheen.

The production team behind the sitcom – on which Ashton Kutcher replaced Charlie after his hard partying lifestyle led to him being fired from the show – miss the way the actor used to joke around with them on set.

A source told HollywoodLife.com: "Ashton is nice and he tries to do things to get us to like him more and more, but he kind of feels like a step dad.

Eva Longoria says 'Housewives' are desperately upset

By BANG Showbiz on September 23, 2011

Eva Longoria, pictures, picture, photos, photo, pics, pic, images, image, hot, sexy, latest, new, 2011LOS ANGELES – Eva Longoria feels "sad" every day filming 'Desperate Housewives'.

The drama show is set to finish at the end of the ninth series and the actress - who has played Gabrielle Solis since it began - admits everyone on set is constantly "emotional" because they are so upset that the program is coming to an end.

Asked how she will feel at the end of filming, Eva told 'Access Hollywood': "I can't - you're going to make me cry already.

Simon Cowell Wants to Beat 'American Idol'

By BANG Showbiz on September 22, 2011

Simon Cowell, pictures, picture, photos, photo, pics, pic, images, image, hot, sexy, latest, new, 2011LOS ANGELES – Simon Cowell wants the US 'X Factor' to be more successful 'American Idol'.

The music mogul - who quit as a judge on 'American Idol' to kick start the new version of the pop star search show - will "die trying" to be the most watched program, and he is confident 'The X Factor' will become the best series of its kind.

Cheryl Cole Wows U.S. Critics

By BANG Showbiz on September 22, 2011

Cheryl Cole, pictures, picture, photos, photo, pics, pic, images, image, hot, sexy, latest, new, 2011LOS ANGELES – Cheryl Cole's short stint on the US 'X Factor' has wowed critics.

The Geordie beauty was replaced on the show's judging panel by Nicole Scherzinger after just four auditions, but the Pussycat Dolls singer - who was originally co-host of the show alongside Steve Jones - has been slammed as a "downgrade".

Denise Richards Offered Mad 'Two and a Half Men' Money

By BANG Showbiz on September 21, 2011

Denise Richards, pictures, picture, photos, photo, pics, pic, images, image, hot, sexy, latest, new, 2011LOS ANGELES – Denise Richards was reportedly offered $100,000 to appear in 'Two and a Half Men'.

The makers of the sitcom approached Denise, the ex-wife of Charlie Sheen - who was fired during filming of the last series - to appear on screen at the funeral for his character, which aired on Monday night.

A source told LifeandStylemag.com: "They wanted to bring back a real ex."