Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Entertainment News as of 5 P.M. Nov. 23

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Entertainment News as of 5 P.M. Nov. 23

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Entertainment News Advisory


Friday, Nov. 23, 2012

5 p.m.


Here are the top Entertainment stories from The Canadian Press as of 5 p.m. ET. All times Eastern unless otherwise stated. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries are subject to change as news develops.

Contact the Entertainment Desk at 416-507-2163


Lohan's comeback bid front and centre in "Liz & Dick"


TORONTO -- The made-for-TV movie "Liz & Dick" is ostensibly about the roller-coaster romance of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. But as soon as tabloid staple Lindsay Lohan was attached to star, it was clear that her own roller-coaster life would overshadow much of the project, says co-star Grant Bowler.


4th season of 'Downton Abbey' confirmed


LONDON -- British television channel ITV has confirmed that hit drama "Downton Abbey" will return for a fourth season.Filming of eight new episodes for the award-winning period series will begin in southern England's Highclere Castle and London's Ealing Studios early next year.


After 'Psycho,' a shower of violence in movies


NEW YORK -- For his first professional acting job, a 22-year-old Anthony Hopkins took a train from South Wales to Manchester. With time to kill on a rainy day, he dropped off his bags and headed to the movies, where a long queue wound outside the cinema."It was packed," Hopkins recalls. "I sat down and I didn't know what the hell I was in for. I had heard stories about it. When it got to the shower scene, I don't think I've ever been so scared in my life." PHOTO.


1870s style gets 50s twist in 'Anna Karenina'


TORONTO -- Jacqueline Durran painstakingly pored over paintings and photos from the 19th century to prepare for designing the elaborate fashions featured on the big screen in "Anna Karenina."But the costume designer said director Joe Wright had his own take on interpreting 1870s Russian style for the film adaptation of the classic novel -- and exact fashion replicas of the era weren't chief among them. …

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