"Girlfight" director takes on demonic cheerleader
Reuters - "Girlfight" filmmaker Karyn Kusama is in negotiations to direct "Transformers" vixen Megan Fox in "Jennifer's Body," a comedic horror movie about a possessed cheerleader.
Dr. Phil criticized for Britney brouhaha
AP - Dr. Phil's public brand of tough love sometimes makes him tough to love, particularly among mental health professionals who are accusing television's self-help guru of making an uncalled-for house call on Britney Spears this week.
Halle Berry honored at Palm Springs Festival
Halle Berry, Sean Penn, and Daniel Day Lewis were honored at the 19th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival. (Jan. 7)
Golden Globes scaled back
There will be no glitzy dinner party this year for Golden Globe nominees. Under pressure from striking writers, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and NBC agreed instead to a one-hour news conference scheduled for Jan. 13. (Jan. 7)
Oscar-winner Nicole Kidman pregnant
Reuters - Oscar-winning Australian actress Nicole Kidman is pregnant and has pulled out of shooting her next film "The Reader" with her baby expected around mid-2008.
Huckabee makes appearance on 'Late Show'
AP - NEW YORK Talk about judgment: Mike Huckabee says he has placed his political fate in the hands of David Letterman.
Viewers await return of Stewart, Colbert
AP - Jon Stewart was back Monday night for the first time since the Hollywood writers strike began, but he took care to draw a clear distinction between the show he was returning with and the show he hosted until two months ago.