Main News Archive for Jul 2000

Dreamworks catches Leo

Jul 31, 2000 – Leonardo DiCaprio may star in the Dreamworks flick Catch Me if You Can.

Tobey Maguire does whatever a spider can

Jul 31, 2000 – Cider House Rules star to play Spider-Man

Audiences are nutty about Eddie’s professor too

Jul 30, 2000 – Sunday box office estimates peg sequel’s opening at almost twice the original.

Pitt and Aniston make it official

Jul 28, 2000 – After weeks, no, months of speculation, Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston announce they’re getting married.

News Flash: U.S. judge rules against Napster

Jul 26, 2000 – Injunction prohibits file-sharing site from allowing major labels’ songs to be traded on its site.

Toronto International Film Festival announces free audience favorites

Jul 25, 2000 – 21 of the People’s Choice winners will be available for free screenings.

Winkler loses an Emmy nod

Jul 24, 2000 – Henry Winkler has one of his Emmy nominations removed after a mix-up.

Ford and Pfeiffer make surprise number 3

Jul 23, 2000 – Despite the reviews, What Lies Beneath hits #1.

Wolverine is the new Ginsu spokesmutant

Jul 22, 2000 – X-Men star Hugh Jackman joins our Celebrity Row.

Friends and lovers

Jul 21, 2000 – Jennifer Aniston hits the headlines with an Emmy nod and wedding rumours.

Emmy nominations announced

Jul 20, 2000 – The Emmy nominations were announced today in Los Angeles.

Babs says bye bye

Jul 19, 2000 – Barbra Streisand announces final concerts in New York and Los Angeles.

Hurley in possible hot water

Jul 18, 2000 – Elizabeth Hurley shoots a commercial…in the middle of a strike.

Brooke gets engaged

Jul 17, 2000 – Brooke Shields gets ready for wedding #2.

What’s $3 million between friends?

Jul 17, 2000 – Final tally for X-Men drops it to sixth best three-day opening ever.

X-Men surprises analysts with big box office

Jul 16, 2000 – Estimated $57.5 million opening second only to MI:2 this summer.

The Force is with Smits

Jul 14, 2000 – Jimmy Smits to join the cast of Star Wars Episode II

Big payday for Diaz?

Jul 14, 2000 – Cameron Diaz may take home up to $15 million for her next flick.

Happy Birthday Patrick

Jul 13, 2000 – X-Men star Patrick Stewart turns 60 and joins our Celebrity Row.

Actor Justin Pierce commits suicide

Jul 13, 2000 – Young actor found hanging in Las Vegas hotel.

Film Fest Flick Finally Famous

Jul 13, 2000 – Cameron Crowe’s new project, set to premiere at the Toronto Film Festival, finally has a title.

Drew and Tom engaged

Jul 12, 2000 – Actress and goof to tie the knot.

Liam Neeson hurt in bike crash

Jul 12, 2000 – Actor hits a deer while riding his motorcycle.

Quaid throws in the towel

Jul 11, 2000 – Dennis Quaid files for divorce from Meg Ryan.

Breathe easy folks, Britney’s still single

Jul 11, 2000 – Pop diva denies rumours that she’ll marry Justin Timberlake.

Mike Myers fires back at Universal and Imagine

Jul 11, 2000 – Austin Power’s star countersues Dieter producers for more than $20 million.

Scary Movie shocks analysts by topping box office

Jul 10, 2000 – The spoof’s $42.5 million take highest opening for an R-rated film.

Brit tabloids claim Justin and Britney engaged

Jul 09, 2000 – The News of the World claims that Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake will marry.

Mike Myers faces yet another lawsuit.

Jul 07, 2000 – Imagine Entertainment slaps the funnyman with another lawsuit to add to the one he’s facing from Universal.

Digital Hit’s new home

Jul 05, 2000 – We made the move to a new server.

Toronto International Film Festival Announces Galas and Events

Jul 04, 2000 – One of the world’s most popular film festivals announces some of its lineup of films and birthday events.

Walter Matthau dies at age 79

Jul 01, 2000 – The Oscar®-winning actor, known for his grumpy but lovable characters, died of a heart attack on Saturday.