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Film producer: 'Heist' based on Madoffupdated: Fri Nov 04 2011 10:16:00

"Tower Heist" producer Brian Grazer tells Piers Morgan how the new movie is based on Bernie Madoff.

People.com: Justin Timberlake Gets 'Social' at N.Y. Rooftop Bashupdated: Fri Oct 01 2010 11:49:00

• He's getting social! After screening his new movie The Social Network in New York, Justin Timberlake headed to the Gansevoort Park Avenue, where he celebrated with a rooftop bash. Though girlfriend Jessica Biel wasn't there, the singer-actor was happy to chat with other party guests, and he spent most of his time in the Red Room. "Justin was really so low key," a guest says. Before the party, which also drew out Gabourey Sidibe and Lance Bass, Timberlake hosted a poolside dinner and hung out at Plunge Bar.

People.com: Gabourey Sidibe's New Celeb Crush - No, Not Justin Timberlake!updated: Mon Jul 19 2010 08:47:00

The Oscar nominated actress is "super crushing" on singer Trey Songz right now

People.com: Who's Up for Breakout Star at MTV Movie Awards?updated: Wed May 12 2010 13:52:00

Precious star Gabourey Sidibe and The Hangover's Zach Galifianakas will face off June 6

People.com: Gabourey Sidibe to Host Saturday Night Liveupdated: Fri Apr 02 2010 06:47:00

The Oscar-nominated actress is headed to New York for the April 24 show

Can talent outweigh size in Hollywood?updated: Thu Mar 11 2010 18:29:00

Not even a full week has passed since Gabourey Sidibe attended the 82nd Annual Academy Awards as a best actress nominee and we're already questioning whether her career is over.

Too heavy for Hollywood?updated: Thu Mar 11 2010 18:29:00

HLN's Joy Behar and her panel discuss reports that casting directors say Gabourey Sidibe is too obese to get parts.

People.com: Oprah Winfrey Sees Herself in Gabourey Sidibeupdated: Tue Mar 09 2010 15:32:00

The Precious star says Winfrey's kind words make her feel like she "just might be a movie star"

People.com: What's Your Fantasy Oscars Red Carpet Sighting?updated: Sun Mar 07 2010 22:55:00

From a K-Stew/R-Pattz smooch to a surprise visit by Brad and Angelina - what would you most want to see before the big awards show?

People.com: Which Oscar Virgin Are You Rooting For?updated: Sun Mar 07 2010 20:33:00

With numerous (yet wide-ranging) first-timers, who'll get the popular vote vs. the Academy's

People.com: Stars Reveal When They Became Independentupdated: Sun Mar 07 2010 17:27:00

From moving cross-country to receiving their first paycheck, Gabourey Sidibe, Johnny Weir and more talk freedom at the 2010 Spirit Awards

People.com: Gabourey Sidibe: From $2 a Day to Independent Spirit Awards Winupdated: Sat Mar 06 2010 19:28:00

Plus: Find out what the other Spirit Awards honorees said as we count down to Oscar!

People.com: Gabourey Sidibe Is Oprah Winfrey's Dream Oscars Dateupdated: Fri Mar 05 2010 17:48:00

Even so, the Precious star finds Oprah's offer "too cool"

Review: 'Precious' displays power of filmupdated: Fri Feb 19 2010 14:54:00

Part of the great power of movies is that they can take us perilously close to the life of someone we might otherwise feel perilously far from.

People.com: Gabourey Sidibe Psyched 'The Jerk' Will Co-Host the Oscarsupdated: Wed Feb 17 2010 06:37:00

The Precious star says she and her mom used to be addicted to the Steve Martin comedy

People.com: Gabourey Sidibe Has an Oscar Date - But It's Not Justin Timberlakeupdated: Fri Feb 12 2010 20:32:00

The Precious star had sent out public invitation to the pop star for the awards show

People.com: Gabourey Sidibe to Justin Timberlake: Be My Oscar Date!updated: Thu Feb 04 2010 06:37:00

The Precious actress is on the hunt for an escort to the award show - and has a certain singer in mind

People.com: Precious's Gabourey Sidibe Thrilled with Oscar Nodupdated: Wed Feb 03 2010 06:50:00

The young actress is basking in the limelight of her highly acclaimed movie

Screen Actors Guild film nomineesupdated: Thu Jan 14 2010 16:43:00

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture:

People.com: Precious Star Gabourey Sidibe Calls Oscar Buzz 'Weird'updated: Wed Jan 13 2010 06:13:00

The Golden Globe-nominated star is grateful for the praise but says she didn't make the movie for "any accolades"

People.com: Precious Tops NAACP Image Awardsupdated: Wed Jan 06 2010 15:49:00

The film garners eight nominations, including one for Mariah Carey

People.com: Gabourey Sidibe on Globe Nod: Justin Timberlake Said My Name!updated: Tue Dec 15 2009 18:31:00

"I watch these things happen," the Precious star tells PEOPLE, "but they don't happen to me!"

People.com: Up in the Air Tops Golden Globe Nominationsupdated: Tue Dec 15 2009 13:09:00

The drama, starring George Clooney, gets six nods, while Meryl Streep will compete against herself

'Precious,' 'Last Station' lead Spirit nomsupdated: Wed Dec 02 2009 14:01:00

"Precious," a movie about a 1980s-era Harlem teen who strives to overcome abuse, neglect and illiteracy, pulled five Independent Spirit Award nominations Tuesday morning.

When actresses turn ugly ...updated: Wed Nov 11 2009 19:14:00

One movie, more than any other, has planted its flag in the sand as the movie industry gears up for the awards season.

'Christmas Carol' No. 1 at box officeupdated: Mon Nov 09 2009 11:45:00

It may be only the first week of November, but Disney's "A Christmas Carol" got the holiday season started by spiriting $31 million at the box office, according to early estimates by Hollywood.com Box Office.

Early Christmas at the cinemaupdated: Mon Nov 09 2009 11:45:00

AOL's Russ Leatherman reviews the movies "A Christmas Carol," "The Fourth Kind" and "The Men Who Stare At Goats."

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