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Carrey Takes Festive Scrooge Role
Actor Jim Carrey is to play Ebenezer Scrooge and the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future in a Walt Disney remake of A Christmas Carol.
Transformers conquer US cinemas
The Transformers TV show and toys were hugely popular in the 1980s. Sci-fi blockbuster Transformers has entered the North American box office chart at number one, with takings of $67.6m (£33.6m) in its first weekend.
Petition seeks extra Potter books
Author JK Rowling has said two characters will die in the last book. Harry Potter fans are being urged to sign a petition set up by a book shop chain begging author JK Rowling to write further novels in the series.
Madonna used foul language when she encouraged fans at Wembley Stadium to “start jumping up and down” as a way to “save the planet”. The BBC was “sorry for any offence” caused by swearing and its presenters had been “quick to apologise”, the spokeswoman said.