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Stars Light Up 3rd Night of DNC

Angela Bassett, Sigourney Weaver, Lenny Kravitz, most of Broadway, among those who turn out

(Newser) - Angela Bassett and Sigourney Weaver, Empire producer Lee Daniels, and rocker Lenny Kravitz are providing the celebrity power Wednesday on Day 3 of the Democratic National Convention. Weaver introduced a climate-change film by director James Cameron, "Not Reality TV," featuring Jack Black, Don Cheadle, America Ferrera, and the... More »

7 Celebs Who Aren't Nice to Work With

From Katie Couric to Gwyneth Paltrow

(Newser) - For every celebrity who throws a lavish party for the people they work with, there's a diva who throws temper tantrums instead. Below are seven famous folks who've gained a reputation for being difficult to work with:
  • Katie Couric: The talk show host is reportedly trying to return
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James Cameron's Next Project: All-Vegan School

School founded by his wife, backed by him, is going 'plant-based'

(Newser) - This fall, the US will have its first vegan school, courtesy of that onetime king of the world, James Cameron. Sort of. Suzy Amis Cameron, wife of the Titanic and Avatar director, opened the nonprofit MUSE School in Calabasas, Calif., with her sister Rebecca Amis in 2006 ( E! and... More »

10 Most-Thanked People in Oscar History

And the winner is ... Steven Spielberg

(Newser) - In anticipation of the Oscars on Sunday, Vocativ analyzed all 1,396 acceptance speeches the Academy has archived on its website to figure out which Hollywood bigwigs get thanked the most. The results:
  1. Steven Spielberg: He's been thanked 42 times—and even by people who have simply been inspired
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3 Avatar Sequels Will Be Made in NZ

Cameron wants first one out by Christmas 2016

(Newser) - New Zealand is about to get a major case of the blues—Avatar director James Cameron has announced that he plans to return to the country to shoot three sequels about the blue-skinned inhabitants of the fantasy world of Pandora. The director and Twentieth Century Fox have guaranteed that the... More »

31 Celebrity Atheists

Daniel Radcliffe, Keira Knightley, and other stars who don't believe in God

(Newser) - Not all celebrities are thanking God when they practice their Oscar acceptance speeches. CNN rounds up 31 famous atheists:
  • Daniel Radcliffe: "I'm an atheist, but I'm very relaxed about it. I don't preach my atheism, but I have a huge amount of respect for people like
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5 Stars Whose Siblings Are Crazy Talented

James Cameron's brother: aerospace engineer

(Newser) - We've all heard of Steve Jobs, James Cameron, and Art Garfunkel, but the siblings of those stars and more are also pretty darn impressive in their own right. Cracked offers up five such examples:
  • Mona Simpson, Jobs' sister, has won a ton of awards and literary prizes for her
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James Cameron Donates Historic Sub to Researchers

Still, 'I'd like to go dive the sub again'

(Newser) - Science is getting an anniversary present from James Cameron. It's been a year since the director became the first person to reach the ocean's deepest spot alone. Now, he's giving the sub that made the Mariana Trench journey to the renowned Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Massachusetts,... More »

Yes, It's Real: New Company Will Mine Asteroids

It will scour near-earth sites for precious metals

(Newser) - It's official, earthlings: The world's first asteroid-mining company has launched. Planetary Resources had its official coming out party today, the AP reports, with its co-founders laying out their plan to mine outer space for precious metal. The company, which is backed by such big-name investors as James Cameron... More »

James Cameron's Next Trick: Mining Asteroids?

He, Google execs back new space venture

(Newser) - After hanging out in the deepest depths of the oceans , how does a Hollywood super-director top himself? By space mining, of course. James Cameron has teamed up with two Google billionaires, several ex-NASA officials, and some other ambitious investors to form Planetary Resources Inc., a space exploration company that seems... More »

Astronomer Gets Cameron to Re-Shoot Titanic Scene

Stars were in wrong positions

(Newser) - Remember the scene in Titanic in which Kate Winslet clings to a piece of wood, promising Leonardo DiCaprio that she'll "never let go?" (And then she lets go?) Well, apparently, the stars shown in the night sky during that scene were all wrong. But never fear: James Cameron... More »

James Cameron's Sub Sprung Leak

Director: I didn't find anything 'interesting'

(Newser) - James Cameron's trip to the world's deepest spot sounds a wee bit like something of a disappointment. The six hours he intended to spend at the bottom of the sea—filming and gathering geology samples—was cut in half when hydraulic fluid started leaking in his submersible.... More »

James Cameron Back From Planet's Deepest Spot

Complete first-ever solo dive 6.7 miles to Mariana Trench

(Newser) - James Cameron is back from a solo dive to the deepest place on earth , having spent three hours exploring the scene 35,756 feet below the ocean's surface, reports CNET . (To put things in perspective, Mount Everest is 29,029 feet tall.) To allow him to film and... More »

James Cameron Reaches Deepest Spot on Planet

Famed director descending into Mariana Trench

(Newser) - Lights, camera, action. Director James Cameron today set off to do what no man has done before—dive to the Mariana Trench and truly explore it—and he's apparently well on his way. The AP confirms that Cameron has descended seven miles into the Pacific Ocean and has reached... More »

James Cameron Plans Deepest Ocean Dive Ever

'Avatar' director heading into Mariana Trench

(Newser) - James Cameron has already made the two highest-grossing movies ever, and now the Avatar and Titanic director wants to set another record ... under the sea. Later this month, Cameron plans to go almost seven miles down into the Pacific Ocean's Challenger Deep, the world's most inaccessible spot, in... More »

Avatar Tops List of Most Pirated Movies

'Dark Knight' and 'Transformers' aren't far behind

(Newser) - The 2009 3D blockbuster Avatar ranks No. 1 on the list of most pirated movies, reports MovieFone via TorrentFreak . Despite director James Cameron's prediction that 3D would discourage illegal copies, pirates still downloaded Avatar 21 million times. (It's still the highest-grossing movie of all time.) Runners-up for... More »

Coming Soon: Avatar Theme Parks

Disney strikes deal to build them within its own parks

(Newser) - Avatar fans who couldn't get quite close enough to the lush world of Pandora via 3D will be able to visit in real life. Or at least real life as brought to you by Disney. The company has struck a deal with James Cameron to build "Avatar Lands"... More »

Cameron's 3-D Thriller Sanctum Is All Wet

He's the executive producer, and critics are unimpressed

(Newser) - Critics disagree over whether Sanctum, executive-produced by James Cameron, looks good on the screen—but they agree that nothing else about it is too impressive.
  • The film may be “the high-type 3-D” rather than converted 2-D, but “the characters, the dialogue, the water-based peril—the stuff the 3-D
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Governator: Congress Is Full of Wimps

Schwarzenegger eyes return to acting

(Newser) - California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is on his way out of office with dismal approval ratings and a proposition to dismantle much of his legacy on the ballot—but he's going out fighting. In an interview with ABC' s Diane Sawyer, the once-and-future Terminator slammed the "wimps" in Congress for... More »

New Expedition to 'Virtually Raise' Titanic

Scientists will create 3D map of deteriorating wreck

(Newser) - Scientists plan to "virtually raise the Titanic" next month in what's being billed as the most advanced expedition yet to the wreck. A team of some of the world's leading archeologists, oceanographers, and other scientists will visit the site to assess the state of the shipwreck and create a... More »

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