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Wednesday, 30 August, 2000, 16:16 GMT 17:16 UK
Harrison stalker freed
A stalker who broke into the Hawaiian home of former Beatle George Harrison has been released from jail on probation.

Cristin Keleher, 27, was arrested in the star's Maui home last December, eating pizza taken from the freezer and doing her laundry.

She had been stalking Harrison since mid-October and expected him to be there for Christmas, a court in Hawaii was told.

Keleher, of New Jersey, was released on one year's probation after serving four months in jail. She told the court she loved the musician and had not meant him any harm.

A month after the incident, Harrison suffered a collapsed lung when an intruder broke into his Oxfordshire mansion and stabbed him.


Caine to be honoured again

Sir Michael Caine is to receive the Donostia award for career achievement at the San Sebastian Film Festival next month.

The event, which runs from 21-30 September, will also premiere Sir Michael's new film Shiner, a gritty thriller set in London's East End in which he plays the father of a promising young boxer.

The 67-year-old star is the latest British actor to win the prestigious Donostia award. Previous recipients include Vanessa Redgrave and Jeremy Irons.


No change for Shaft star Jackson

Shaft star Samuel L Jackson is in talks to reunite with the film's producer for new movie Changing Lanes.

The psycho-drama tells the story of a lawyer and a businessman whose chance involvement in a small traffic accident culminates in an adversarial battle.

Jackson is in line to play the ordinary businessman, with Ben Affleck taking the role of the affluent attorney.

Roger Michell, the man behind last year's hit Notting Hill, will direct the film.


Carrey ponders amnesia role

Man on the Moon star Jim Carrey is in negotiations to appear in Bijou, a romantic comedy directed by The Green Mile's Frank Darabont.

Set in 1951, the film tells the story of a writer who suffers amnesia and is mistaken as the long-estranged son of a small town movie theatre owner.

Carrey will shortly be seen in the controversial Farrelly brothers comedy, Me Myself and Irene playing a schizophrenic.

Me Myself and Irene opens across the UK at the end of September.


Winslet 'at home' in the country

British actress Kate Winslet has bought an 800,000 home in southern England, it has been reported.

The 24-year-old star of Titanic, who is due to give birth to her first child next month, moved in a few weeks ago, according to The Mirror newspaper.

The riverside house is believed to be fitted with an elaborate security system following a string of death threats on Winslet's fan club website.

The actress, who recently finished filming Enigma, is enjoying a career break.

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