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First Look: Bill Paxton, Ray Liotta and Brendan Fraser Get Wild in the West with Texas Rising

Originally posted 01/09/2015 03:45PM

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On Memorial Day, the West is getting wilder than ever!

In an exclusive new First Look trailer for History's Texas Rising, cast members Bill Paxton, Ray Liotta and Brendan Fraser get roped into plenty of action, including a steamy bathtub encounter!

From the same producers of the network's 2012 hit Hatfields and McCoys, the eight-hour miniseries (premiering May 25) details the Texas revolution against Mexico and the rise of the legendary Texas Rangers.

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Airheads Turns 20: Celebrate with the Dudes from The Lone Rangers

Airheads Turns 20: Celebrate with the Dudes from The Lone Rangers

Originally posted 08/05/2014 04:40PM

On August 5, 1994, the world was introduced to The Lone Rangers, a band of heavy-metal misfits who just wanted their band to get heard, via Airheads. Today, the film that seems both improbably quaint (Who would even know where to find a radio station today, much less with the intent of holding it hostage?) and jam-packed with talent turns 20 years old.

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50 Cent's Dentist Visit, Exploding Actresses & More Awesome Things on the 'Net (This Week)

Cheese Slicing, Pharoah's Curse & More: The 5 Most Important Things on the Internet (This Week)

Originally posted 06/30/2013 05:00PM

The biggest thing on the Internet this week was obviously the Supreme Court's historic marriage equality ruling. But while people (like me) were Tweeting in celebration, the Internet also continued to chug along, spitting out little nuggets of weirdness.

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Brendan Fraser, Wife Split After Nine Years | Brendan Fraser

Brendan Fraser, Wife Split After Nine Years

Originally posted 12/27/2007 09:20AM

Brendan Fraser and his wife Afton, married since 1998, are going their separate ways.

The Mummy star, 39, announced through his publicist Wednesday that the couple are ending their marriage.

"They continue to maintain a close and caring friendship," representative Ina Treciokas said in a statement, the Associated Press reports.

The Frasers have three children: Griffin, Holden and Leland.

Brendan Fraser on a Hot Tin Roof

Originally posted 08/22/2001 01:00AM

"The Mummy" star is trading in his explorer's outfits for a bathrobe to play Brick in a London version of the Tennessee Williams stage classic.

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Fraser Goes 'Around the World'

Originally posted 02/11/1999 12:00AM

Now that "The Mummy" has secured star status for its leading man, Brendan Fraser, Warner Bros. wants the actor to star as Phileas Fogg in yet another remake of the Jules Verne adventure story "Around the World in 80 Days." (The story served as the basis for the 1956 Best Picture Oscar-winner, starring David Niven, and for a TV mini-series a few years ago, starring Pierce Brosnan.) Warners wants "Mummy" director Stephen Sommers to direct the new picture, says Variety. Meanwhile, Fraser and Sommers may also reteam for a sequel to "The Mummy." Fraser will soon be seen as the title character in "Dudley Do-Right," a live-action version of the '60s cartoon.

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Fraser's Big Salary

Originally posted 01/26/1999 12:00AM

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Mummy Goes for a Ride

Originally posted 01/14/1999 12:00AM

"The Mummy" with Brendan Fraser is already a certified hit, with a domestic gross approaching $160 million. Now comes word that its studio, Universal, is further capitalizing on the movie's popularity by turning it into an attraction at Universal Studios Hollywood. Stephen Sommers, who wrote and directed the movie, has also directed the development of "The Mummy Maze." It will be featured as part of the theme park's "Halloween Horror Nights III," an interactive haunted house. The presentation will feature original props from the movie. Sommers is also working on a movie sequel.

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