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Sopranos Mob Boss Greets U.S. Soldiers | James Gandolfini

Sopranos Mob Boss Greets U.S. Soldiers

Originally posted 11/18/2004 08:00AM

Ruthless as he is, even Tony Soprano doesn't want to run afoul of U.S. troops.

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Will Smith Calls Out Cruise

Originally posted 06/16/2004 06:00AM

Will Smith loves sharing the stage with wife Jada – the karaoke stage, that is. "We're Peaches & Herb. We make beautiful music together," says Smith, 35, who was in Europe to support his wife's band, Wicked Wisdom, while they toured with Britney Spears recently. But when it comes to going solo, Will says he's still the fresh prince. "Nobody can touch me in karaoke – I'm the best ever," boasts the actor, who hopes to square off against one superstar in particular: "Tom Cruise thinks he can karaoke, so we're going to have a battle." Warm up those pipes, Tom...

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'Sopranos' Take a Whack at New Blood

Originally posted 02/11/2004 12:00PM

It looks like television critics previewing the fifth season of HBO's popular Mafia-family drama "The Sopranos" will have blood on their hands -- and on their TV screens.

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Gandolfini Ready to Rumble as Tony

Originally posted 01/09/2004 10:00AM

Mob bosses may be tightlipped, but actors playing them are not.

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WEEK IN REVIEW: New Brides in Season

Originally posted 06/13/2003 01:00PM

JUNE BRIDES: Ed Burns, 35, married his longtime on-again, off-again companion, supermodel Christy Turlington, 34, Saturday in San Francisco in a Roman Catholic ceremony, where the bride wore a Galliano gown. Guests included Sting and Vin Diesel, while U2 singer Bono gave the bride away and reportedly sang at the ceremony. Also, "American Beauty" director Sam Mendes, 37, married "Titanic" star Kate Winslet, 27, "in late May in a very small ceremony whilst on holiday in the West Indies," said their publicist. "Present were Kate Winslet's (2-1/2-year-old) daughter, Mia, and three close friends."

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Gandolfini Shares His Wealth with Cast

Originally posted 06/12/2003 11:35AM

TV fans may know James Gandolfini as New Jersey Mob boss Tony Soprano, but his fellow cast members on HBO's "The Sopranos" may now think of him as Santa Claus.

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WEEK IN REVIEW: Colin Farrell to Play Dad

Originally posted 03/21/2003 11:00AM

FATHER FARRELL: Hotshot actor Colin Farrell has a new role coming up: dad. Sounding excited, the 27-year-old serial playboy and "Daredevil" costar recently confirmed reports of his impending paternity to a British ITV interviewer. "It's cool," he said. "I'm chuffed, so over the moon. (The baby's) due in about six months." Farrell didn't name the mother, though there are plenty of possibilities: The Irish-born actor, whose other 2003 films include "The Recruit" and the upcoming "Phone Booth," has been linked in the past with Playboy Playmate Nicole Narain and actress Demi Moore, and cameras caught him smooching pop princess Britney Spears at a January premiere.

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HBO Keeps Its Mob Boss Happy

Originally posted 03/19/2003 01:00PM

Looks like James Gandolfini is going to take a whack at a fifth season, after all.

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James Gandolfini and HBO Mend Fences

Originally posted 03/17/2003 01:00PM

They may not go to the mattresses after all: "The Sopranos" star James Gandolfini and HBO have reportedly inched closer to deal that could keep the mob boss around and put the hit Mob series back on track for its fifth season, The New York Times reports.

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WEEK IN REVIEW: Soprano Plays Hardball

Originally posted 03/14/2003 12:20PM

'SOPRANOS' STOPPED: The legal battle between HBO and "The Sopranos" star James Gandolfini, 41, has halted production on the series' fifth season, said the Hollywood Reporter. The show, which was due to resume production on March 24, is on hold indefinitely. It has been reported that Gandolfini instigated his legal action against HBO (which has since countersued) as a salary-negotiating ploy. He currently is paid a reported $400,000 per episode, and was seeking to double that figure.

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