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Tom Cruise Wings into Colombian Amazon

Hollywood superstar Tom Cruise, fresh off his latest "Mission: Impossible" hit, was in Colombia filming scenes for a new film in a remote Amazon basin region, military sources said Monday.

Cruise, 53, was "working on scenes for an upcoming film about the life of one of Pablo Escobar's pilots," said Major Cristian Caballero of Jungle Army Batallion 50.

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From Witness Chair, Terrence Howard Forced to Confront Past

Terrence Howard needed a break.

He stood up from his seat, declared "I'm angry right now" and, with permission, stepped out of the room. Howard wasn't channeling Lucious Lyon, his character from the smash Fox series "Empire." Instead, he was undergoing tough questioning in a Los Angeles courtroom by an attorney for his second ex-wife about allegations of violence, some dating back 15 years.

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Forest Whitaker to Make Broadway Debut this Spring

Forest Whitaker will make his Broadway debut this spring as a drunken, small time hustler in a revival of Eugene O'Neill's "Hughie."

The Academy Award and Golden Globe winner will play Erie, who tells his tale to a sympathetic soul in a rundown hotel lobby. He misses Hughie, the fleabag hotel's desk clerk who has just died. Michael Grandage will direct.

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Police Probe Mel Gibson's 'Angry Tirade' at Australian Photographer

Police were investigating claims on Monday that controversial Hollywood star Mel Gibson allegedly shoved and verbally abused an Australian photographer during an angry altercation.

Kristi Miller, a news photographer with Sydney's Daily Telegraph, said she had taken two pictures of Gibson leaving a cinema in the city with Rosalind Ross, 24, on Sunday evening when the actor aggressively confronted her.

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Hugh Jackman Brings Broadway to Australia

Hollywood star Hugh Jackman revealed Monday he will return to the stage in a personal show in Australia inspired by his successful Broadway performances. 

The Australian, best known for his role of Wolverine in the "X-Men" movies, said "Broadway to Oz" would be an "intimate look at my life, the stuff that I love".

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Dr. Dre Issues Statement Apologizing to 'Women I've Hurt'

Dr. Dre has issued a statement to the New York Times apologizing to "the women I've hurt" without specifically acknowledging the reason for the apology.

The 50-year-old music mogul says in comments published Friday on the New York Times website that he "deeply regret(s) what I did and know that it has forever impacted all of our lives."

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Nickelodeon Show Profiles Dying Children

Even though Linda Ellerbee has addressed many tough topics with young audiences before, it took a decade before Nickelodeon approved her idea of a "Nick News" episode where children with terminal illnesses talk about their lives.

Her show, "Before I Go ... Living With Dying," airs on the children's network Sunday. The four featured children who are incurably ill address losing friends, fears for themselves and others, and their changed outlook on life.

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Report: Megan Fox to Divorce Brian Austin Green

American actress Megan Fox reportedly filed for divorce Friday from Brian Austin Green, an actor best known for playing David in "Beverly Hills 90210," after five years of marriage and two children.

Fox, whose many roles include starring in "Transformers" and "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," filed the divorce petition in Los Angeles, citing "irreconcilable differences," according to People magazine.

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Two More Women Accuse Cosby

Two more women stepped out of the shadows Thursday to join the growing list of dozens who have accused disgraced TV star Bill Cosby of sexual assault in the 1970s.

They bring to around 50 the number of women who claim abuse at the hands of the pioneering African-American comedian who played a beloved family doctor on hit 1980s sitcom "The Cosby Show."

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Jennifer Lawrence Tops List of Highest-Paid Actresses

The odds really were in Jennifer Lawrence's favor last year as she raked in $52 million, topping a ranking of the highest-paid actresses by a wide margin.

The "Hunger Games" star easily surpassed the $35.5 million second-place Scarlett Johansson earned over the past 12 months, according to Forbes magazine's annual estimates of the earnings of Hollywood's top female stars, released Thursday.

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