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Fast Track: Blake Edwards, R.I.P.

December 17, 2010
  • Blake Edwards received an honorary Oscar during the 76th annual Academy Awards at the Kodak Theatre in 2004.
Blake Edwards received an honorary Oscar during the 76th annual Academy… (Frank Micelotta / Getty…)

Blake Edwards: the man who gave us a million pratfalls, has died at 88. (Los Angeles Times)

Larry King ends his CNN show with a question. (Los Angeles Times)

Broadway's " Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" needs some more time to perfect the web-slinging. (Los Angeles Times)

Disney's so hot on attraction-based movies that it's now making movies based on attractions that weren't even built. (Los Angeles Times)

Charlie Kaufman and Spike Jonze are looking to team up once again. (Los Angeles Times)

Former "Melrose Place" actress Amy Locane has been indicted on manslaughter charges after a DUI accident in New Jersey. (Associated Press)

SyFy serves up a holiday lump of coal to the cast and crew of "Stargate Universe." (TV Guide)

And Fox delivers the same bad news to the cast and crew of "The Good Guys." (TV by the Numbers)

Sandra Bernhard says she never slept with Madonna, but that they also don't speak anymore. (New York Post)

Julia Stiles says she has nothing to do with the divorce of her "Dexter" costar, Michael C. Hall. (Entertainment Weekly)

Roger Ebert's looking for a critic for his new show. (Chicago Sun-Times)

Eric Bana is thinking about starring in " Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter." (The Wrap)

"The King's Speech" and "The Fighter" seem to have the Oscar momentum after the Screen Actors Guild nominations. (The Envelope)

MTV News proclaims Lady Gaga as Woman of the Year and Kanye West as Man of the Year. (MTV)

The Weinstein brothers will partner with Miramax for sequels of "Shakespeare in Love" and "Bad Santa." (Company Town)

Meet Milton Hebald, the most famous sculptor you never knew. (Los Angeles Times)

"40-Year-Old Virgin" actor Shelley Malil gets life in prison after stabbing ex-girlfriend Kendra Beebe more than 20 times. (Los Angeles Times)

Jessica Simpson's ex-boyfriend Tony Romo has gotten engaged to Candice Crawford, the sister of "Gossip Girl" star Chace Crawford. (People)

Did you get a Kardashian Christmas card? Uh huh, thought so. So why do you care what it looks like? (Ministry of Gossip)

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