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'Pirates' continues lucrative haul

``Pirates of the Caribbean" is looking more and more like ``Treasure Island." The blockbuster starring Johnny Depp and Orlando Bloom raked in another $62.2 million over the weekend, raising its 10-day total to $258.2 million, according to studio estimates yesterday. It's now the year's top-grossing film, moving past ``X-Men: The Last Stand," which has taken in $232 million in eight weeks.

NYC rescuers can see 9/11 film for free
The New York police and firefighters who were among the first responders on 9/11 will attend private screenings of Oliver Stone's new movie, ``World Trade Center," but one police union is warning that the experience could be too traumatic for the rescuers. Stone's movie stars Nicolas Cage as one of two Port Authority of New York and New Jersey police officers who survived the towers' collapse and were rescued from the trade center's rubble after 22 hours. It opens nationwide Aug. 9. Police and firefighters have been invited to free, private screenings at area multiplexes this week.

Lavigne, Whibley marry
Avril Lavigne married Sum 41 frontman Deryck Whibley Saturday at a private estate in Montecito, Calif., according to People. While Mendelssohn's ``Wedding March" played, Lavigne (left) was walked down the aisle by her father, John. She wore a Vera Wang gown and carried a bouquet of white roses. Many of the 110 guests were family and friends from the couple's native Ontario. Lavigne, 21, and Whibley, 26, have been together for two years.

Biel fund-raiser reaches out to teen
Want to do lunch with Jessica Biel? One lucky person will. Esquire's ``Sexiest Woman Alive" is offering someone a lunch date as part of a fund-raiser for a Colorado teen who lost her leg in a horrific prom-night limo accident. The fund-raiser -- dubbed ``Mollypalooza" -- is to help Molly Bloom's family with medical expenses. It takes place tomorrow Denver. A Boulder native, Biel is busy filming ``Next," but she's offering a lunch date to assist Bloom. The teenager was run over and dragged by a Hummer stretch limousine. The driver faces a misdemeanor charge of careless driving resulting in serious bodily injury.


Just like Mom?
"Julia Roberts is probably the closest. There's a naturalness about her. She's approachable, a good girl -- beautiful, but not in an intimidating way."
Actress Isabella Rossellini, asked by Time to name an actress who reminds her of her late, great mom, Ingrid Bergman

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