November 14, 2001 |
Famed celebrity biographer Andrew Morton has taken on Madonna. His book, released Nov. 6, covers the pop diva's combative marriage to Sean Penn, abortions and countless affairs, including the romance during Madonna's Warhol years with painter Jean-Michel Basquiat, and even a paramour that most fans have forgotten: Vanilla Ice. We chatted up Morton on Monday, during an afternoon interview at the Beverly Hills Hotel's Polo Lounge.
April 20, 2001 |
We now can tell you that Gillian Anderson of "The X-Files" was embroiled in her own contract dispute during co-star David Duchovny's highly publicized $25-million legal tiff with Fox. But her camp kept it quiet at the time, for fear of stirring up bad publicity. Now, while Duchovny is appearing in only half the episodes in the show's eighth season, Anderson is locked into a ninth season, even though she's been threatening since 1999 to stroll and focus on film roles.
February 27, 2001 |
Sunday's was the "X-Files" episode fans had waited all year for: finally, the long-advertised official return of their beloved character, FBI Agent Fox Mulder. Then he shows up in the final moments as a corpse, dumped from a UFO like a mob snitch from a Coupe De Ville. "Could it get worse?" wrote one fan, setting the tone of the irate messages on the official Web site of the Fox network series that began streaming in as soon as the show was over. "PLEASE! OH PLEASE!
February 24, 2001 |
The catch phrases are familiar to any viewers of "The X-Files": "Mulder, where are you?" and "Trust no one." But lately for many fans, the lines apply not to "Files' " fictional world, but to the real-life creative forces behind their beloved series.
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August 1, 2000 |
A member of a preproduction crew working on the season premiere of the hit series "The X-Files" was electrocuted and six others were injured Monday when a power line sent 4,800 volts through a scaffolding. "It charged the entire scaffolding," Fire Department spokesman Jim Wells said. Six of the victims were standing 15 feet up and one person was on the ground, he said.
May 18, 2000 |
David Duchovny has agreed to return next season in News Corp.-owned Fox's "The X-Files," ending a flurry of intense last-minute negotiations and legal wrangling. However, Duchovny, who stars as FBI Special Agent Fox Mulder, will appear in only half of the season's 22 episodes, sources said. Mulder will be abducted in this Sunday's season finale, and his partner, FBI Special Agent Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson) will spend the first part of the season looking for him.