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Monday, July 13, 1998 Published at 14:18 GMT 15:18 UK


Boyzone move into the world of advertising

The Boyz go fizzy pop

Pop stars Boyzone are following in the footsteps of the Spice Girls and appearing in a Pepsi advert.

The Irish heart-throbs have recorded a TV commercial which sees them singing a re-mixed version of one of their tracks Let The Message Run Free.

Lead singer Ronan Keating plays the hero of the ad as he helps a fan who has left her radio in a cafe.

[ image: Kate Moss waging the war against split ends]
Kate Moss waging the war against split ends
Kate Moss a cut above the rest

Supermodel Kate Moss has proved a cut above the rest after being picked to star in a high-profile advertising campaign for hair care products.

The south London beauty follows in the footsteps of footballer David Ginola and Friends star Jennifer Aniston after landing a contract with L'Oreal Paris.

She will be seen in a futuristic military bunker waging war against damaged hair, equipped with L'Oreal Elvive Nutri-Ceramide!

[ image: Dionne Warwick :
Dionne Warwick : "I was enormously gratified by the response"
It's a rap as Dionne Joins the boys

Singer Dionne Warwick has been hanging out with some of the hippest rap and hip hop stars in town during recording for her new album.

Coolio, Flesh-N-Bone, Big Daddy Kane and Ray J are among the acts who came together for a new version of Dionne's What The World Needs Now Is Love. "I was enormously gratified by the response," she said. "Music is the great communicative art".

Her new album is called Dionne Sings Dionne.

[ image: Woody Allen is playing down DiCaprio's cameo]
Woody Allen is playing down DiCaprio's cameo
DiCaprio role may boost Woody's audiences

Veteran film director Woody Allen has denied that he has tried to cater to a more mainstream audience by signing up Leonardo DiCaprio for his next film.

The 62-year-old Oscar-winner told Newsweek that the heart-throb agreed to take a small part in Celebrity before Titanic became a box office hit.

Although Allen claims that casting Leo was not intended to boost the audience for his film, Hollywood insiders say it could attract younger moviegoers.

[ image: Hoboken honouring Frank Sinatra again]
Hoboken honouring Frank Sinatra again
Another hometown honour for Sinatra

Hoboken is honouring hometown hero Frank Sinatra again by naming a waterfront park after the late crooner.

Sinatra, who died last month aged 82, grew up in Hoboken, just across the Hudson River from New York City.

His daughter, Nancy, and New Jersey Governor Christie Whitman will christen the park at a ceremony tomorrow. There is already a road in Hoboken named Frank Sinatra Drive.

[ image: Jessica Lange hosting Insider Art]
Jessica Lange hosting Insider Art
Jessica Lange to host prison art show

Oscar-winning Hollywood actress Jessica Lange is hoping to help rehabilitate prisoners by hosting a special art event called Insider Art.

The exhibition supported by Lange will include paintings, drawings and other artworks by 60 inmates of prisons in the American state of Minnesota.

The 49-year-old film star has organised the event, along with a "prison" film festival, in co-operation with AMICUS a prisoner rehabilitation agency.

[ image: Godzilla sausages, possibly sought after relics]
Godzilla sausages, possibly sought after relics
Scott goes mad for Godzilla bangers

Monster-mad movie fan Scott Pullman is hoping to make a packet by buying special Godzilla sausages and hoarding them in the deep freeze for 10 years.

The 20-year-old has decided against spending out on the usual paraphernalia like books and posters and reckons the bangers will make him a fortune.

Scott, a cook for the Post Office in London, believes he will be the only person to keep the 1.29 packs of skinless pork sausages.

Stars of yesteryear mark Berle's 90th

Veteran Hollywood stars saluted the American comedy institution Milton Berle during his 90th birthday bash at the Beverly Hills Hotel on Sunday night.

Berle's career has spanned more than eight decades and he dominated the comedy scene of the 1950s earning himself the nickname "Mr Television".

Cyd Charisse, Red Buttons, Sid Caesar, and Richard Dreyfuss were among the guests. President Clinton will attend another party planned for October 5.

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