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NEW DELHI, India (CNN) -- A dispute between Indian film director Shekhar Kapur and censors may prevent him from releasing his internationally acclaimed drama "Elizabeth" in his own country.
Kapur's distributor says the Central Board of Film Certification has given the movie an adult rating and demanded cuts from three scenes, one of which shows a severed head on a stake.
Sanjeev Bhargava of Quasar Films tells Reuters that Kapur has objected because cuts would muddy the narrative. Kapur plans to appeal when he arrives in Mumbai from Los Angeles on Friday.
Censor board officials weren't available to comment on the demand for cuts to the film about Britain's Queen Elizabeth I. The film, which won one Academy Award and five British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards, stars Cate Blanchett.
LOS ANGELES (CNN) -- Sylvester Stallone may enter the ring yet again as boxer Rocky Balboa. A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer spokesman says the actor is in early talks with the studio to write, direct and star in a "Rocky VI" film.
It's one of several movie projects that Chris McGurk, MGM vice chairman, mentioned as top priority for the studio in a telephone conference call Tuesday with Wall Street analysts and investors, spokesman Craig Parsons says.
A spokeswoman for Stallone, 53, declined to comment on the report, published in Wednesday's edition of the Hollywood Reporter, an entertainment trade paper.
The original "Rocky" (1976) won three Oscars, including best picture. Stallone, who became an overnight celebrity with the film's success, received acting and writing nominations. Stallone wrote the screenplays for the four sequels and directed three of them.
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- U.S. President Bill Clinton and Hillary Rodham Clinton took in a White House blues concert Wednesday, featuring guitar legend B.B. King and actress-singer Della Reese.
"The first thing I want you to do is relax, because I'm not going to play," Clinton quipped. He first attracted attention to his saxophone playing on an episode of "The Arsenio Hall Show" during the 1992 presidential campaign.
King played his trademark guitar, Lucille, and belted out hits, including "It Cost To Be the Boss," "Thrill Is Gone" and "You Don't Love Me Anymore."
Reese, who plays Tess on the CBS drama "Touched by an Angel," hosted the concert for for local public-television station WETA. Performers included John Cephas and Phil Wiggins, pianist Marcia Ball and 19-year-old singer-guitarist Jonny Lang, who recently spent a month touring with King.
"No disrespect to you, Mr. President -- I am privileged to be here with you tonight," Reese said with her arm around King. "But I really came because I got a chance to sing with B.B. King."
The concert is scheduled to air in early November.
LOS ANGELES (CNN) -- Janeane Garofalo has a new film, "Mystery Men," opening Friday. The comedy is based on the Dark Horse comic and features seven not-so-superheroes who try to save Champion City when Captain Amazing is put out of commission.
The film, in which Garofalo plays The Bowler, might earn her some new recognition. Her co-stars include Greg Kinnear, Ben Stiller and William H. Macy. But she tells the upcoming issue of USA Weekend magazine that she doesn't think she has what takes to be a big star.
"You have to have a lot more dedication to what I'll call 'the machine,'" Garofalo says. "I have 20 percent dedication. What's needed is 110 percent. You can't have it with the level of apathy I have."
Garofalo, currently dating "The Thirteenth Floor" star Craig Bierko, also explains why she gave up the idea of having children. She says baby fever "went away when I got my dogs." Everybody, she says "should have dogs before they have kids. Everybody."
Known for her lay-it-on-the-line attitude, Garofalo also justifies why she'd never wear a glamorous gown to the Academy Awards if she were to win a nomination:
"There's a let-them-eat-cake quality to the fashion that bothers me," she says in the interview. "I can't, in good conscience, read in the paper about a Bosnian rape camp, and then put on an $8,000 Versace dress. Something seems wrong. If I were to go, I would probably wear some sort of conservative, basic black moderately priced thing that I could wear again."
Reuters contributed to this report.
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