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The Canadian actor Corey Haim achieved fame when he starred in the tale of teenage vampires in California, The Lost Boys (1987), which established the tousle-haired, lanky young man with a cheeky grin as a teen heart-throb.

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Hugh Grant has already starred in two romantic comedies written and directed by Marc Lawrence – Two Weeks Notice in 2002 and Music & Lyrics in 2007.

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Editor-At-Large: What a bunch of whingers, and the women are worst

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Sex and the City: How long can this Carrie on?

As filming on the sequel to 'Sex and the City' begins, Emma Love wonders if its stilettoed heroines are heading for a fall

Sarah Jessica Parker has twins via surrogate

Sex and the City actress Sarah Jessica Parker and her actor husband Matthew Broderick had twin daughters via a surrogate mother, the couple's publicists said yesterday.

Sarah Jessica Parker concerned for surrogate

Sarah Jessica Parker says she's concerned for the safety and well-being of the surrogate through whom she and husband Matthew Broderick are expecting twins.

'I love giving the gift of a child to a couple that can't have one'

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Surrogacy and the City: Parker awaits delivery of twins

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