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April 27th, 2011
10:12 AM ET

From rapper to author: ICE-T opens up in new autobiography

ICE-T may be the original gangster rapper but he is also an actor in NBC’s "Law and Order SVU" as well as an author.

His latest book, “ICE: A Memoir of Gangster Life and Redemption—From South Central to Hollywood”, is a personal account of his life and career and hit shelves Tuesday.

ICE-T speaks to Ali Velshi and Christine Romans about his new book and about life as a rapper, husband and motivational speaker.


Filed under: Books • Entertainment
April 25th, 2011
09:24 AM ET

Hayden Panettiere talks about new film 'Hoodwinked Too!'

The family film Hoodwinked Too!, an animated adaptation of the classic tale Little Red Riding Hood, opens Friday. The film features the voice of actress Hayden Panettiere as “Red”.

CNN’s Ali Velshi and Christine Romans talk to the Panettiere about her latest role.


Filed under: Entertainment
April 11th, 2011
11:49 AM ET

Ashley Judd's world: bitter and sweet

Ashley Judd is renowned actress but little is known about her early life. CNN's Alina Cho speaks to Ashley Judd about her new autobiography 'All That Is Bitter & Sweet,' in which she discusses a painful past her humanitarian work that allows her to do her favorite thing, connect with people and be outside of her self.


Filed under: Controversy • Entertainment
April 4th, 2011
09:51 AM ET

Documentary chronicles producer's five decades in Hollywood

You may recognize him from Ocean’s Eleven films, but it’s his behind-the-scenes work that gives a glimpse into the building of some of Hollywood’s most famous stars.

Frank Sinatra, Bob Dylan, Led Zeppelin, Neil Diamond, Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts—he’s worked with them all. Prolific film producer and personal manager Jerry Weintraub, who got his start promoting Elvis Presley, has worked in Hollywood for five decades.

Today on American Morning he previews his HBO documentary “His Way" chronicling his Hollywood career. The documentary, premiering Monday at 9 pm ET, features commentary from George H.W. Bush, George Clooney, Bruce Willis and Brad Pitt, among many others. What's it about Weintraub that's enabled him such longevity in Hollywood?


Filed under: Celebrity • Entertainment
March 31st, 2011
09:32 AM ET

'Miral', new film by Julian Schnabel, documents Palestinian story

'Miral', a new film from director Julian Schnabel, documents the story of Palestinian women during the years of the Middle East conflict. The film, based on screenwriter Rula Jebreal's life, opens Friday.

Schnabel and Jebreal talk to American Morning's Kiran Chetry.


Filed under: Entertainment • Middle East
March 25th, 2011
09:28 AM ET

Bradley Cooper talks starring role in new movie 'Limitless'

"Limitless", starring Bradley Cooper, debuted at number one, making $18.9 million at the box office last weekend. In the action thriller, Cooper plays a struggling writer whose life changes when he gets introduced to a new pharmaceutical drug that allows him to reach his full potential.

Cooper, who is known for his comedic roles in "The Hangover" and "Wedding Crashers", stops by American Morning to talk about his starring role in "Limitless".


Filed under: Entertainment
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