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Happy 58th Birthday, Tom Hanks! Check Out the Oscar Winner's Adorable Childhood Photo

9 July 2014 2:01 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Happy birthday, Tom Hanks! The Oscar winner turns 58 years old today and continues to prove he only gets better with age. In celebration of his big b-day, the actor shared an adorable childhood photo with the caption, "This goofy kid turns 58 years old today. Hanx." In the precious black and white pic, a very young Hanks flashes a super-cute smile. Hanks' wife Rita Wilson wished her hubby a happy b-day on Twitter, writing, "@tomhanks , love of my life, partner in time , best best friend, Happy Birthday!!!!!!" But Rita wasn't the only one. Ellen DeGeneres also sent Hanks a hilarious tweet today. "Happy birthday, @tomhanks! 'Apollo 13,' 'Forrest Gump,' »

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Justin Bieber, Ed Sheeran, Tom Hanks and More Stars Celebrate Scooter Braun's Wedding—See the Pics!

7 July 2014 12:42 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Scooter Braun's wedding to longtime girlfriend Yael Cohen was without a doubt a star-studded affair. From the guest list to the performers, the music manager's nuptials had Hollywood written all over it. So let's go over exactly who attended the swanky affair, and how they stole the show! First up is none other than Justin Bieber. The pop star, a client of the groom, serenaded the newlyweds after they exchanged their vows to The Beatles' hit "All You Need Is Love." The Biebs had a band join him in the background and sang from the last row among the guests. And just who was sitting right in front of the crooner? Why, Rita Wilson, of course! The beloved actress sang »

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Scooter Braun's Wedding -- Justin Bieber's Manager is a Married Man

7 July 2014 11:30 AM, PDT | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

Justin Bieber's manager is now in an exclusive club -- a manager who has been made an honest man -- just a joke Scooter!Scooter Braun tied the knot with Yael Cohen in Whistler over the weekend.  Justin was there, along with Carly Rae Jepsen, Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson, Sophia Bush, Ed Sheeran and a bunch of others.When Scooter kissed the bride, Justin broke into the Beatles' song, "All You Need is Love. »

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‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ Season 5 to Feature Cynthia Nixon, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Rachel McAdams (Exclusive)

4 June 2014 8:00 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

The second season of TLC's genealogy docu-series “Who Do You Think You Are?” will feature six new journeys with Valerie Bertinelli, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Lauren Graham, Kelsey Grammer, Cynthia Nixon, Rachel McAdams and her sister, Kayleen McAdams. Also, TLC has acquired 10 episodes from the show's previous seasons on NBC. The episodes feature Matthew Broderick, Lisa Kudrow, Rob Lowe, Reba McEntire, Tim McGraw, Gwyneth Paltrow, Sarah Jessica Parker, Brooke Shields, Vanessa Williams and Rita Wilson. See video: ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ Preview: Cindy Crawford Stumbles Upon Royal Roots (Exclusive) The show returns for its second season on TLC and its fifth season. »

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‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding’ Is Back

29 May 2014 2:30 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

If you’re one of the many who enjoyed 2002′s hugely successful My Big Fat Greek Wedding, then you’re in luck – there’s a sequel in the works.

Both written by and starring Nia Vardalos, the first film follows Greco-American Toula (Vardalos) and her relationship with Us “Wasp” Ian (John Corbett).

It looks like much of the original team in on board for the sequel. Vardalos will once again write and star in the movie, while Corbett is also reprising his role as the husband. Playtone, HBO and Gold Circle are all involved again too, as are a whole bevy of producers (Rita WilsonTom Hanks, Gary Goetzmanare, Paul BrooksScott NiemeyerNorm Waitt and Steve Shareshian). However whether original director Joel Zwick returns remains to be seen.

All we know of the new script at the moment is it features a family secret and, of course, another Greek wedding. »

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'My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2' is happening because what the heck

28 May 2014 3:18 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Get ready for more Windex jokes. Nia Vardalos is making a sequel to "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" more than 12 years removed from the first film's blockbuster run in 2002, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Vardalos has already written the script and will reprise her role as Toula Portokalos, a Greek-American woman who in the first film met and married a non-Greek man (John Corbett) while trying to get her large overbearing family to accept him into the fold. Corbett is also set to return in the follow-up, which "involves the reveal of a family secret and a new wedding, described as bigger and fatter, that brings the Greek clan together again." “Now that I'm experiencing motherhood, I'm ready to write the next chapter of my family story,” said Vardalos in a statement. “Of course a few jaded folks in the press corps will claim I ran out of money or »

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My Big Fat Greek Wedding Gets A Big Fat Greek Sequel

28 May 2014 9:07 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

It has been more than a decade since the release of Nia Vardalos’s comedy My Big Fat Greek Wedding, a film that earned her an Oscar nomination for best screenplay, and resulted in an ill-fated television show and some equally ill-fated copycat films. It seems that the actress is now planning a comeback, of sorts, in the form of a sequel to her successful film.

Vardalos will reprise her role as first-generation Greek woman Toula, who fell in love with decidedly non-Greek Ian (John Corbett, also returning). The sequel will feature the reveal of a family secret and yet another big fat wedding to bring the Greek clan together again. Presumably, this will take place ten years after the event of the original film. Vardalos penned the script for the sequel, and also plans to executive produce alongside original producers Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson, and Gary Goetzman. Given the »

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My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 Is On Its Way

28 May 2014 7:44 AM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

It's been 12 years since Nia Vardalos won over audiences with her rowdy and sweet romantic-comedy My Big Fat Greek Wedding. And in her mind, it's time for a good old-fashioned sequel. Variety reports Gold Circle Films and HBO Films are reteaming to produce My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2, which has not yet released an official title. Nia Vardalos and John Corbett, who starred in the first film, will be back reprising their roles, and it's likely producers will work to reunite much of Vardalos' onscreen family as well. Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson are back on board as producers, alongside Gary Goetzman. Paul Brooks, Norm Waitt, Steven Shareshian return as executive producers, adding Scott Niemeyer and Vardalos herself. In a statement, Nia Vardalos, who also wrote the script for My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2, was quick to explain the inspiration for the sequel, while defending it against anticipated cynical attacks. »

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"Big Fat Greek Wedding" Sequel In The Works

28 May 2014 7:33 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Playtone, HBO and Gold Circle are confirmed to be developing a sequel to Nia Vardalos' 2002 hit comedy "My Big Fat Greek Wedding".

Vardalos has written the sequel and both she and John Corbett will reprise their roles from the first film. Rita Wilson, Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman are also back as producers.

The sequel will deal with the reveal of a family secret and a new wedding that brings the Portokalos family back together again.

Vardalos says: "Now that I'm experiencing motherhood, I'm ready to write the next chapter of my family story. Of course a few jaded folks in the press corps will claim I ran out of money or just want to kiss John Corbett again. One of these things is true."

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It's Sequel Time for 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding'

28 May 2014 7:30 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

It's been over a decade since we've visited Dancing Zorba's and witnessed the magical healing powers of Windex, but all that's about to change. Nia Vardalos, the writer and star of "My Big Fat Greek Wedding," has penned a sequel that's getting big-screen treatment, with help from producers Rita Wilson and Tom Hanks. Thankfully, her co-star John Corbett is also returning; the "Northern Exposure" (and, Ok, "Sex and the City") star played her hunky but most definitely not Greek husband in the original film.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, there will be yet another giant Greek wedding at the heart of this sequel, as well as a big family secret. Vardalos told THR, "Of course a few jaded folks in the press corps will claim I ran out of money or just want to kiss John Corbett again. One of these things is true." Hey, who could blame her?

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- Jenni Miller

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Tom Hanks and Main Actors Returning for My Big Fat Greek Wedding Sequel

27 May 2014 7:40 PM, PDT | WorstPreviews.com | See recent Worst Previews news »

"My Big Fat Greek Wedding," which was produced by Tom Hanks, was a surprise hit when it was released in 2002. The comedy cost only $5 million to make, but went on to gross almost $370 million worldwide. It's considered one of the most successful independent movies of all time. Now comes word that a sequel is in development, and all the stars and producers have re-united to make it happen. Nia Vardalos has written and the script and will reprise her role as a first-generation Greek-American woman, while John Corbett is attached to reprise his role as the non-Greek who fell in love with her. Hanks is also returning to produce and so are the rest of the producers, like his wife Rita Wilson. Joel Zwick directed the first movie, but it doesn't seem that he's coming back. At this point, a director is not attached. The plot of the new script »

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Nia Vardalos and John Corbett Will Return for 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2'

27 May 2014 5:04 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Nearly 12 years after the indie comedy My Big Fat Greek Wedding made waves at the box office, stars Nia Vardalos and John Corbett will reprise their roles for a sequel.

Nia Vardalos wrote the script for the follow-up, which centers on a new wedding that brings this big family together again, along with the revelation of a family secret. The writer will return to play Toula Portakalos, with John Corbett returning as her husband Ian. The original 2002 comedy, which followed Toula's marriage to the non-Greek Ian, earned more than $241 million at the domestic box office, making it one of the most successful indie films of all time.

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson, who produced the original My Big Fat Greek Wedding, are returning to produce the follow-up through their Playtone Pictures company, alongside Gary Goetzman. Nia Vardalos will serve as executive producer, alongside Paul Brooks, Scott Niemeyer, Norm Waitt and Steve Shareshian. »

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Greek Wedding sequel in the works

27 May 2014 4:55 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Nia Vardalos has written sequel to hit comedy My Big Fat Greek Wedding.

Playtone, HBO and Gold Circle are developing a sequel to 2002’s hit comedy My Big Fat Greek Wedding.

Nia Vardalos and John Corbett will reprise their roles from the first film.

Written by Vardalos, the sequel will be produced by Rita Wilson, Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman.

Paul Brooks, Scott Niemeyer, Norm Waitt and Steven Shareshian will executive produce, along with Vardalos.

Good Universe will handle international sales.

The sequel will centre on the reveal of a family secret and a new wedding that brings the Portokalos family back together again.

Vardalos commented: “Now that I’m experiencing motherhood, I’m ready to write the next chapter of my family story. Of course a few jaded folks in the press corps will claim I ran out of money or just want to kiss John Corbett again. One of these things is true.”

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Greek Wedding sequel in development

27 May 2014 4:55 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Nia Vardalos has written sequel to hit comedy My Big Fat Greek Wedding.

Playtone, HBO and Gold Circle are developing a sequel to 2002’s hit comedy My Big Fat Greek Wedding.

Nia Vardalos and John Corbett will reprise their roles from the first film.

Written by Vardalos, the sequel will be produced by Rita Wilson, Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman.

Paul Brooks, Scott Niemeyer, Norm Waitt and Steven Shareshian will executive produce, along with Vardalos.

Good Universe will handle international sales.

The sequel will centre on the reveal of a family secret and a new wedding that brings the Portokalos family back together again.

Vardalos commented: “Now that I’m experiencing motherhood, I’m ready to write the next chapter of my family story. Of course a few jaded folks in the press corps will claim I ran out of money or just want to kiss John Corbett again. One of these things is true.”

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- ian.sandwell@screendaily.com (Ian Sandwell)

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Back To Altar With ‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2′

27 May 2014 3:35 PM, PDT | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

Some 12 years after it was released and became one of the biggest independent films of its era, My Big Fat Greek Wedding is getting a feature sequel from Gold Circle, HBO and Playtone. Nia Vardalos, who wrote the first, has scripted the second installment and will star with John Corbett, her groom in the original Joel Zwick-directed romantic comedy. Also back is the brash Portokalos family. Rita Wilson is producing with Playtone partners Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman, with Gold Circle’s Paul Brooks exec producing with Scott Niemeyer, Norm Waitt, Steven Shareshian and Nia Vardalos. Good Universe is handling international sales. That is a long wait for a sequel, but the original reflected the sensibilities of Vardalos, and it took time for her to find the second installment. “Now that I’m experiencing motherhood, I’m ready to write the next chapter of my family story,” Vardalos said in a statement. »

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‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding’ Sequel in the Works

27 May 2014 3:30 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Gold Circle and HBO films have begun developing a sequel to the box office hit “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” with stars Nia Vardalos and John Corbett set to return.

Vardalos will write and direct with Playtone’s Rita Wilson, Tom Hanks, and Gary Goetzman producing. Paul Brooks, Scott Niemeyer, Norm Waitt, Steven Shareshian and Vardalos are exec producing.

The story follows the lovably loud Portokalos family who return after a family secret is revealed and a bigger, fatter wedding brings the big fat Greek family back together again.

“Now that I’m experiencing motherhood, I’m ready to write the next chapter of my family story,” said Vardalos. “Of course a few jaded folks in the press corps will claim I ran out of money or just want to kiss John Corbett again. One of these things is true.”

Vardalos is currently in development on “Leftovers” for Paramount and »

- Justin Kroll

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Nia Vardalos, Playtone Reuniting for 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' Sequel

27 May 2014 3:30 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Get ready for a big fat Greek sequel. The stars and producers of 2002's My Big Fat Greek Wedding have reunited to make a sequel to one of the most successful independent movies of all time. Nia Vardalos has written the script for the project and will reprise her role as a first-generation Greek-American woman, while John Corbett is attached to reprise his role as the non-Greek who fell in love with her. Photos: Cameos in Prequels, Reboots and Remakes Playtone, HBO and Gold Circle are back as the entities behind the new project. Rita Wilson, Tom

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Oddsmaker gives likelihood of Kimye divorce as compared to other Hollywood couples

27 May 2014 12:47 PM, PDT | EW.com - PopWatch | See recent EW.com - PopWatch news »

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are officially a married couple, which means that the next question people are asking is: How long will it last? Sure, it’s a depressing thought, but it’s one that can be backed up by many a Hollywood couple tying the knot only to decide to end things 72 days later. Ok, maybe that was just one couple, but still.

That being said, it’s not really a question we can answer, which is why we reached out to Kevin Bradley, Sportsbook Manager of Bovada.lv, who gave us some official odds on the situation. »

- Samantha Highfill

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Hollywood Stars Turn Out to Raise Cash for Wendy Davis' Texas Gubernatorial Bid

22 May 2014 10:57 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

A Hollywood crowd of about 150 people, including actresses Jennifer Garner, Rita Wilson and Elizabeth Shue, turned out Thursday evening to meet Texas State Senator Wendy Davis and raise money for her gubernatorial bid. With attendees paying between $150 and $25,000 to attend the event, the group gathered on the rooftop of director J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot production studio in Santa Monica. Davis -- known for filibustering a Texas anti-abortion bill -- addressed the crowd for about a half hour. "She talked about the importance of electing more Democratic women to office," said one attendee. "You could see

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Own Plans a Michael Sam Docu-Series, FX Cancels “Chozen” and John Oliver’s Search for “Representative Old Man Penis”

15 May 2014 4:32 AM, PDT | The Backlot | See recent The Backlot news »

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CBS announced its fall schedule which is both a big shake-up and a return to CBS’ conservative scheduling. The network is moving away from serialized shows like Hostages but every night’s line-up will be changed. Probably the biggest move is dropping the two-hour comedy block on Mondays. The last time CBS aired a drama on Monday it was Scarecrow & Mrs. King in 1986.

CBS joined the networks promising year-round programming, noting that one of the season’s biggest new dramas was the summer show Under the Dome. There’s a good number of new and returning shows not on CBS’ announced schedule, they’ll be used to limit the number of repeats throughout the year.

At least Under the Dome had Mike Vogel to look at.

Vulture breaks down why CBS passed on How I Met Your Dad. Explanations include that CBS didn’t like two actors (though reports »

- Lyle Masaki

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