Katherine Heigl Out Of ‘Adaline’

Mike Fleming

UPDATE: Lakeshore and the actress’ camp are denying she was fired, said producer Gary Lucchesi: “Heigl’s Paradigm agent Norm Aladjem called us last night, saying that Heigl asked to withdraw. There was no drama here.”

EXCLUSIVE: Katherine Heigl this … Read More »

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Angela Lansbury To Play Katherine Heigl’s Daughter In ‘Adaline’

Mike Fleming

Give director Andy Tennant credit for thinking outside the box. Faced with having to cast an actress to play the daughter of Katherine Heigl, he chose Angela Lansbury. No, really.

The film is Adaline, the Sidney Kimmel Entertainment?Lakeshore co-production that stars … Read More »

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Katherine Heigl Admits To Image Problem

By | Thursday October 7, 2010 @ 10:03am PDT

High profile media stories are harping on Katherine Heigl’s “image problem” during pre-release publicity for her new movie Life As We Know It. As a result, prior to her satellite press tour this morning, TV types were asked to “please keep the questions strictly about the movie and her charity”. But my KTLA pal … Read More »

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Debbie Reynolds Lands Role Opposite Heigl

Mike Fleming

Debbie Reynolds, who hasn’t been on camera since Will & Grace in 2006, has been lured back to the screen by Katherine Heigl in One For The Money, the Lakeshore / Sidney Kimmel Entertainment adaptation of the Janet Evanovich novel series. Heigl stars as bounty hunter Stephanie Plum for director Julie Anne Robinson, and Reynolds will play Grandma Mazur, the outspoken and outrageous advisor and maternal grandmother to Heigl’s character. “Grandma Mazur is such a great character,” Heigl said. “She’s really feisty and Read More »

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Another Katherine Heigl Film For Sidney Kimmel And Lakeshore

Mike Fleming

katherine_heigl_112Sidney Kimmel, the schmatta magnate who verged on quitting the movie biz after making a bunch of good indie films that flopped, seems reinvigorated with a new strategy: make every film possible with Katherine Heigl.

Kimmel has joined forces with Lakeshore Entertainment … Read More »

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St Martin’s Losing Biggest Fiction Author

Mike Fleming

janetIn a shocking development, bestselling author Janet Evanovich is leaving St. Martin’s Press after 15 years. The publisher refused to pay her request for $50 million for her next four books — so now her son/agent Peter Evanovich is expected to … Read More »

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