P461 Teletext 469 Oct30 21:00:01    ———  NEWS AND GOSSIP ROUND-UP —————— CRUISE TAKES LOW-PROFILE ROLE Fresh from his court victory over the Express on Sunday, Tom Cruise is in final talks to join the ensemble cast of $30m drama, Magnolia. Cruise, 36, will not be billed in the film, a series of six interwoven tales set in the San Fernando Valley dealing with parents, love and loneliness. Production begins in January under Boogie Nights director Paul Anderson. ——————————————————————————————————1/5—— By Simon Holden NOW IT'S EVEN EASIER TO FIND LOVE: TELETEXT DATING ITV p390 Film Videos Local films Teens
P461 Teletext 461 Oct30 21:01:00    ———  NEWS AND GOSSIP ROUND-UP —————— SHEEN SHARES DRUG EXPERIENCES Actor Charles Sheen (he prefers it to Charlie these days) shares his drug experiences with troubled stars Robert Downey Jr and Christian Slater. "We talk frequently, we are all casualties of young Los Angeles," says Sheen, 33. "I don't have a girlfriend, I'm out of work and I'm in treatment. But I'm happy." Sheen spoke after walking out of a cocaine clinic following two days' treatment for drug abuse. ——————————————————————————————————2/5—— More on Charlie Sheen: next page>>> IN-DEPTH TAROT READINGS p623 Film Videos Local films Teens
P461 Teletext 461 Oct30 21:05:11    ———  NEWS AND GOSSIP ROUND-UP —————— SHEEN SHARES DRUG EXPERIENCES Charles Sheen was checked into a drug rehab clinic by his father Martin in May after being arrested when he broke probation imposed for an attack on an ex-girlfriend. His marriage to Donna Peel broke down and he has dated a string of porn stars and strippers. "There was a time when I couldn't leave the house unless I'd smoked three joints and drunk a bottle of bourbon," Sheen junior said. ——————————————————————————————————3/5—— Letters: e-mail screen@teletext.co.uk NOW IT'S EVEN EASIER TO FIND LOVE: TELETEXT DATING ITV p390 Film Videos Local films Teens
P461 Teletext 469 Oct30 21:00:11    ———  NEWS AND GOSSIP ROUND-UP —————— DOUGLAS FINDS MUTUAL ATTRACTION Oscar-winning actor Michael Douglas has found a new female companion after divorcing his wife Diandra. He is dating New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd. The couple were first spotted together at a party given by Art Garfunkel. "We had a great time and we've been out several times since," says Douglas. Douglas has a "civilised" relationship with his ex-wife. She pocketed a $45m settlement. ——————————————————————————————————4/5—— Letters: e-mail screen@teletext.co.uk NOW IT'S EVEN EASIER TO FIND LOVE: TELETEXT DATING ITV p390 Film Videos Local films Teens
P461 Teletext 469 Oct30 21:00:10    ———  NEWS AND GOSSIP ROUND-UP —————— VAN DAMME GETS MAD Muscleman Jean-Claude Van Damme was left fuming in Los Angeles when he heard his former trainer testify against him in court. Frank Dux is suing the actor for $1.5m, alleging he co-wrote The Quest in 1995. At the movie's premiere Dux says Van Damme told him: "I owe you another $50,000. You handled this with a lot of class." Van Damme shouted: "I won't take that from him" in court. ——————————————————————————————————5/5—— WIN a camcorder 465 NOW IT'S EVEN EASIER TO FIND LOVE: TELETEXT DATING ITV p390 Film Videos Local films Teens