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Actor's Doppelganger Found Guilty

English court convicts thief in viral photo

(Newser) - David Schwimmer had an alibi, but Abdulah Husseini did not. So the latter was convicted of theft and fraud Thursday in England, the BBC reports. The case became infamous when Blackpool police posted a surveillance photo of a thief, who looked a lot like the actor who played Ross in... More »

UK Cops Bust Ross Geller Doppelganger

David Schwimmer in the clear after 36-year-old alleged thief arrested in London

(Newser) - UK police say they've identified the Ross Geller lookalike wanted for an alleged theft from a Blackpool restaurant in September. David Schwimmer's alibi must've proved solid as Lancaster Police on Tuesday announced the arrest of a 36-year-old man in Southall, west London, per the BBC . "Thank... More »

'Inundated' Cops: We Know Whether Friends Star Stole

Blackpool police appear to give David Schwimmer a pass

(Newser) - Alas, David Schwimmer didn't steal a case of beer in England after all—or so police are saying, CNN reports. "Could we BE any more overwhelmed with the response to our CCTV appeal about a theft at a restaurant in Blackpool?" police tweeted Thursday. "Most importantly, we'... More »

David Schwimmer Provides His Alibi

'As you can see, I was in New York'

(Newser) - Police investigating a restaurant theft in England may have given him the benefit of the doubt, but that wasn't enough for David Schwimmer. Given his resemblance to the suspect , the Friends star apparently felt the need to provide his alibi on Twitter . "Officers, I swear it wasn't... More »

UK Police Hunting Ross Geller Lookalike

Or is it Russ?

(Newser) - David Schwimmer is not accused of stealing a phone, wallet, and jacket from an English restaurant on Sept. 20, but that is the case for someone who looks an awful lot like him. Blackpool Police are on the lookout for a thief , spotted on CCTV footage with a case of... More »

Friends Reunion Finally Happening ... Maybe

All 6 stars will take part in upcoming NBC special

(Newser) - It's finally (maybe) happening: All six Friends stars are reuniting (possibly). Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Matthew Perry, Matt LeBlanc, Lisa Kudrow, and David Schwimmer will all participate in an upcoming 2-hour NBC special honoring "veteran sitcom director" James Burrows and the 1,000 TV episodes he's directed,... More »

14 Secret Celeb Weddings

Natalie Portman and Benjamin Millepied aren't the only ones

(Newser) - Natalie Portman got secretly married to Benjamin Millepied—at least, according to her jeweler —but it turns out she's not the only one in Tinseltown who can keep her mouth shut and her wedding private. The Frisky rounds up 13 more secret Hollywood marriages:
  • Daniel Craig and Rachel
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Madagascar Sequel Not Wildly Different

(Newser) - Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa brings back the on-the-run New York menagerie, and DreamWorks hasn't monkeyed much with the first movie's winning, if slightly tired, formula, say critics. The celebrity-voiced animals' new adventure "is aimed mostly at children and should score a direct hit," Kirk Honeycutt writes in the... More »

Friends Film Not Happening

'No truth' to rumors sitcom cast, excited over Sex and the City success, would reunite

(Newser) - Media reports of a coming Friends movie are false, the BBC reports. Warner Brothers' publicity director said there was “no truth” to stories of a film project that have circulated since the Sex and the City film became a blockbuster. Publicists for stars Mathew Perry and Courteney Cox say... More »

'Friends' Clique Ready for Flick?

Inspired by SATC 's success, Aniston et al, ready for big screen reprisal

(Newser) - Inspired by Sex and the City's wild silver-screen success, all six cast members—including holdout Jennifer Aniston—are on board to reunite for the big-screen adaptation of the hit sitcom “Friends,” the Daily Mail reports. Produced by Warner Brothers, Friends: The Movie would get under way within the... More »

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