Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Entertainment News as of 5 P.M. Friday, Nov. 22

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Entertainment News as of 5 P.M. Friday, Nov. 22

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Entertainment News Advisory


Friday, Nov. 22, 2013

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.

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Allison Janney is a comedy buff at home in 'Mom'


BURBANK -- Allison Janney extends the maxim that the best actors can entertain simply by reading a phone book. She manages with commercials.Her voice is warm and burnished with compassion on radio and TV voiceover spots for a health care provider, possibly the most melodic soft-sell ever. PHOTO.


Chris Brown seeks to skip court date in DC


WASHINGTON -- R&B singer Chris Brown is asking a judge's permission to be absent from court next week in his misdemeanour assault case in the District of Columbia.Brown's lawyers will ask a judge Friday to let Brown skip a Monday status conference in D.C. Superior Court. He was ordered into anger management rehabilitation this week following a Los Angeles court appearance.


Actor Hugh Jackman treated for skin cancer on nose


CANBERRA -- "The Wolverine" star Hugh Jackman revealed he has been treated for skin cancer and shared a selfie showing his bandaged nose."Deb said to get the mark on my nose checked. Boy, was she right!" he wrote on Instagram, referring to his wife, Deborra-Lee Furness. PHOTO.


Xbox One hits the stores, hot on heels of PS 4


And now it's Xbox's turn.Microsoft unveils its new Xbox One console Friday, one week after the release of the rival PlayStation 4. PHOTO.


Cary Elwes writing memoir about 'Princess Bride'


NEW YORK -- More than 25 years later, Cary Elwes ('EL-wez) still has the fondest memories of starring in "The Princess Bride. …

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