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Anjelica Huston tears into Diane Keaton, Robert De Niro. Anjelica Huston managed to diss Diane Keaton, Robert De Niro and even Oprah Winfrey in a new interview with New York Magazine. "The Addams Family" star said that these days she's only interested in films "that aren't apologetically humble or humiliating, like 'Band of cheerleaders gets back together for one last hurrah.'?" (That's the plot of Keaton's "band of cheerleaders" movie "Poms," which opens next week.) Meanwhile, the legendary actress and Hollywood royal mused that older actors, such as De Niro, do lesser films for the dough. "Although, how big can this nut be?" she wondered of De Niro. "I guess he has maybe a couple of ex-wives, right? Not many, but what does this fellow spend his money on? He's got Nobu. He's got the Tribeca Film Festival -- he's not spending the film money on that." She added, "I don't want to see Jack [Nicholson] doing 'Meet the Fockers.'" Al Pacino, she quipped, "does some schlock," but he's " more experimental." Of Winfrey, Huston revealed: "She never had me on her show, ever. She won't talk to me." Huston won an Oscar for "Prizzi's Honor" the same year Winfrey was nominated in "The Color Purple." (PageSix)

Dennis Quaid says new film will make audiences scream. Never buy a house from Dennis Quaid. In "The Intruder" he's chewing the scenery of his own home. Dennis: "My character's a little off. This film has a house that's been in his family three generations. He sells it. Like a bad relative, the people in it won't leave. So he goes over over the top. "I like strong directors because I then get to go out there, get crazy, have someone tell me 'hey that's way too much' and bring me back in. Audiences at this movie shout at the screen because I scream like a 6-year-old girl." (PageSix)

Cannes Adds Quentin Tarantino's 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' to Competition Lineup. The addition will bring Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio and Margot Robbie to the red carpet, while Abdellatif Kechiche and Gael Garcia Bernal also join the lineup. Quentin Tarantino's highly anticipated Once Upon a Time in Hollywood will have its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, the film festival unveiled Thursday. The addition means that Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio and Margot Robbie will be adding a burst of star power to this year's festival. The film had been expected in the original lineup, unveiled on April 18, but artistic director Thierry Fremaux told reporters that day that the film wasn't ready. In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, he said he was "really, really, really focused" on Tarantino finishing the film in time to make the festival. He compared the director to Orson Welles and Martin Scorsese and said Tarantino was part of the Cannes family. While Fremaux had hinted there would be one or two titles named to the lineup, he added a slew of films in the announcement Thursday. Alongside Tarantino, Palme d'Or winner Abdellatif Kechiche will also be in competition with the second part of his Mektoub, My Love epic series. The Intermezzo installment of the young love story will unspool at four hours. Out of competition, Gaspar Noe's mid-length Lux Aeterna starring Charlotte Gainsbourg and Beatrice Dalle will take a midnight screening berth, apropos for his story about witches. Gael Garcia Bernal's Chicuarotes will join the lineup as a special screening, alongside Patricio Guzman's La Cordillera de los Suenos, Leila Conners's Ice on Fire and Dan Krauss's Ward 5B. Lorenzo Mattotti's La Famosa Invasione Degli Orsi in Sicilia and Larissa Sadilova's Odnazhdy v Trubchevske will join the Un Certain Regard lineup. Festival regular Tarantino, who won the Palme d'Or for Pulp Fiction, screened Death Proof and Inglorious Basterds in competition in Cannes and served as president of the jury last year, will join Pedro Almodovar, Terrence Malick and Ken Loach among the famed directors in this year's lineup. (Hollywood Reporter)

'Avengers: Endgame' Midnight Audience Potentially Exposed to Measles. The Orange County Health Care Agency (HCA) confirmed its first case of measles in 2019, which is a twenty-something resident of Placentia, who reported recent international travel to one of the countries experiencing a widespread measles outbreak. An audience attending a midnight showing of Avengers: Endgame last week may have been exposed to measles, health officials said Wednesday. The Orange County Health Care Agency (HCA) confirmed its first case of measles in 2019, which is a 20-something resident of Placentia, who reported recent international travel to one of the countries experiencing a widespread measles outbreak. The Placentia resident attended a midnight showing of Endgame on April 25 at the AMC Movie Theater located at 1001 S. Lemon St. in Fullerton. Guests at the theater from 11 p.m. until 4 a.m. may have been exposed to the virus, the HCA warned. The health department posted a notice at the location. The individual was considered infectious between April 23 to May 1 and is currently under voluntary isolation at their home. "Measles is a highly contagious and potentially severe disease that causes fever, rash, cough and red, watery eyes," said Orange County interim health officer Dr. Nichole Quick in a statement. "The MMR vaccine is a simple, inexpensive and very effective measure to prevent the spread of this serious virus." Other potential exposure locations are 5 Hutton Centre Dr., Santa Ana, on April 23 & 25 from 7:45 a.m. to 7:15 p.m. and St. Jude Emergency Department, 101 E. Valencia Mesa Dr. in Fullerton, on April 27 from 7 -- 9 a.m., according to HCA officials. Health officials have been working with the facilities, trying to contact people who may have been exposed and who are now at increased risk of severe outcomes, such as infants, pregnant women and those with compromised immune systems. So far in 2019, 38 people have been infected with measles in California, state health officials recently announced. Of those cases, 14 were in international travelers. Twenty-two cases were due to spread from travelers to others in California, and two cases are of unknown source. n"Vaccination is the only way to ensure you and your family members will not get measles," State Public Health Officer and CDPH Director Dr. Karen Smith said. "Many countries are currently experiencing widespread measles activity. Make sure you and your family are fully vaccinated before traveling internationally and contact your healthcare provider immediately if anyone develops a rash and a fever while you are abroad, or when you return." (Hollywood Reporter)

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