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‘The Notebook’ set for TV adaption

The romantic drama, which was released in 2004, was based on author Nicholas Sparks' bestselling 1996 novel of the same name, and now he is developing the story for a TV series.

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Facebook study looks at how we LOL online

Turns out the language of laughter is not so universal.

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The FDA is not a fan of Kim Kardashian

It appears even a Kardashian can reveal too much.

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Daredevil Nik Wallenda walks 1,500-foot-tightrope high above Wisconsin Fair

WATCH: The high wire stunt man complete his longest walk yet.

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Tired, speeding driver held responsible in Tracy Morgan crash

A speeding Walmart truck driver who had been awake for 28 hours was held responsible for a 2014 crash that left the "30 Rock" star with brain injuries and killed a fellow comedian.

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Winona Ryder confirms ‘Beetlejuice’ sequel is happening

The actress says a sequel to the 1988 Tim Burton classic is coming!

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Today in entertainment history: Aug. 12

A look at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

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Time Machine: Chris Hemsworth

HAPPY BIRTHDAY: From Aussie soap star to one of the "sexiest men alive," Chris Hemsworth has come a long way. Let's celebrate his birthday by taking a look back.

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#LastDaysofDownton documents final filming

"Downton Abbey" stars including Michelle Dockery and Joanne Froggatt have been saying farewell to the show by sharing pictures of their final days on set on social media.

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Sofia Vergara gets animated for ‘The Simpsons’

The "Modern Family" star has been cast as teacher Mrs. Berrera, who Bart Simpson starts to develop feelings for as he goes through early puberty.

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Zac Efron, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson to star in ‘Baywatch’ movie

The film won't be as family friendly as the 1980s TV show.

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Korean ‘Star Wars’ trailer reveals new details about year’s most anticipated release

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" is due in theaters on Dec. 18. We cannot wait.

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Startup brings new ‘Star Wars’ droid to life

Coming soon to a living room near you!

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‘Little House’ star Gilbert to run for U.S. Congress in Michigan

Melissa Gilbert, best known for playing Laura Ingalls Wilder in the 1970s television drama "Little House on the Prairie," has thrown her bonnet in the ring for a U.S. congressional seat in Michigan.

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Today in entertainment history: Aug. 11

A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.

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Jimmy Kimmel officiated at Jennifer Aniston’s wedding

The late night TV host was on hand to pronounce the happy couple as the new Mr. and Mrs. Theroux.

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WATCH: 6 celebs accused of canoodling with their staff

Whether they're politicians or Hollywood celebs, these famous figures all found themselves amidst rumors of running into the arms of their hired help.

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Bill Murray spotted on set of new ‘Ghostbusters’ movie

Rumor has it the comedian will team up with his "St. Vincent" co-star Melissa McCarthy for the franchise reboot.

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Blake Griffin channels ‘SpaceJam’ in dunk contest

This promises to be one silly shoe commercial.

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Melissa McCarthy’s daughter lands movie role next to her mom

McCarthy's eight-year-old daughter Vivian was originally cast as an extra in the project, but she has now been promoted to portray a child version of her mother.

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State Rep. Jack Franks will propose closing tax loopholes and eliminating what he considers to be unfair credits for businesses.