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Fascinating Hollywood Facts

1. The Chateau Vaux-le-Vicomte, where Eva Longoria will exchange vows with fiancé Tony Parker next month, was the setting for 2006 historical epic Marie Antoinette.

2. Rich fans of jailed Paris Hilton now have the chance to live across the road from the socialite–The Calling rocker Aaron Kamin has put his Sunset Strip-area house, which overlooks Hilton‘s home, on the market for $2.3 million.

3. X-Men star James Marsden is the cabaret crooner heard in the background of the TV commercial for actress Sarah Jessica Parker‘s new fragrance, Lovely.

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4. Iggy Pop has provided his voice for hit new animated series Lil’ Bush. The punk icon plays former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld as a child.

5. Journey’s 1981 rock anthem “Don’t Stop Believin'” is the No. 1 download on the iTunes Rock Chart (as of June 19), following its use in The Sopranos‘ final scene on TV June 10.

6. Rapper Pharrell Williams felt so badly about arriving too late to appear on Ryan Seacrest‘s morning radio show on June 19, he sent the crew a bottle of fine champagne and has offered to pay for their coffee and doughnuts for the rest of June.

7. Clive Owen is re-teaming with Sin City writer/co-director Frank Miller for an upcoming adaptation of Raymond Chandler novella Trouble Is My Business.

8. Actor John Cusack‘s crooked nose comes from surgery for a deviated septum. The actor needed the operation after breaking his nose in a baseball accident.

9. Robin Williams has donated $20,000 to an upcoming tribute gala honoring comedian Mort Sahl because he’s a huge fan of the comic. Woody AllenJay Leno and Drew Carey are among the stars who will honor Sahl at the Westwood, California, event, to mark the comic’s 80th birthday, on June 28.

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10. Legendary filmmaker Bernardo Bertolucci will be honored with the Golden Lion award at Italy’s Venice Film Festival in September.


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