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Steven Seagal Demands an Apology, His Career Back

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Seagal Wants to Hear Two Simple Words: Five years after the FBI alleged that the nineties action-movie star was involved in a plot to intimidate journalists, Steven Seagal delivers an emotional karate chop to the bureau’s jugular, demanding that they say they’re sorry. [LAT via Defamer]

It’s Delpy, Not Depth-y: Julie Delpy, who just released her directorial debut, 2 Days in Paris, claims that she was not cast in The Da Vinci Code because the producers were looking for someone with more “depth.” Apparently, that person was Audrey Tatou. [MTV]

HBO Renews Entourage, Flight of the Conchords: The best two-thirds of HBO’s Sunday-night lineup has been renewed — new episodes of Entourage and Flight of the Conchords will premiere in 2008. [Aint It Cool]

Dark Knight Pics Leaked: Eighteen photos of Christian Bale and Heath Ledger in Batman Beyond sequel The Dark Knight have leaked. [Slashfilm]

Kracker Arrested: Kid Rock associate Uncle Kracker was arrested today in North Carolina and charged with a second-degree sex offense. The AP is also reporting that several of Kracker’s songs have “won acclaim,” which is news to us. [AP]

Steven Seagal Demands an Apology, His Career Back