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Jen is 'world's most eligible single woman'

Last updated on: October 5, 2010 16:02 IST

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Former Friends star Jennifer Aniston has been named the most eligible single woman in the world in a new survey.

The 41-year-old won 29 per cent of the vote in Vanity Fair's poll.

27 per cent of men voted for Aniston and 32 per cent of women, reports the Sun.

Actress Halle Berry, Tiger Woods'' ex Elin Nordegren, Golden Girls star Betty White, 88, and pop star Lady Gaga made up the top five.

Elena Kagan -- the US Supreme Court's newest justice -- landed the sixth spot.

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Image: Jennifer Aniston on the cover of Harper magazine

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The man behind new Superman movie

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Zack Snyder is set to direct the new Superman movie.

The Warner Bros film, due for release next year, will be written by Christopher Nolan, the director of the Dark Knight movie.

Reports have claimed Snyder, the director of Watchmen and 300, was one of several filmmakers in negotiations for the job including Darren Aronofsky, Ben Affleck, Matt Reeves and Tony Scott.

Such was demand for the role that Robert Zemeckis, who has retired to the world of performance-capture animation, was said to have also considered returning to live-action filmmaking in order to get the coveted job.

The script is said to similar to Superman Returns with a connection to Richard Donner's Superman films more than 30 years ago.

The new film will have a "villain connection" -- General Zod, who was played by Terence Stamp in Superman (1978) and Superman II (1980).

The Superman movie is said to be one of the studio's top priorities.

Snyder said he was "psyched" but surprised to have won the role.

'I had always been a huge fan of the character, but this is out of the blue,' the Telegraph quoted him as saying.

'In the initial meetings, he (Nolan) has been super-amazingly smart and also amazingly kind, filmmaker-to-filmmaker.

'I definitely expressed my love for the character and interest in seeing him treated right. The character deserves to be loved. It's his time,' he added.


Image: Zack Snyder
Photographs: Mike Blake/Reuters
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Jolie enrolls kids in school in Hungary

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Angelina Jolie and her children have temporarily relocated to a new home in Budapest surroundings.

With Brad Pitt is filming Moneyball in Boston, Jolie has taken the couple's children with her to Hungary, where she just began shooting her directorial film debut.

'Angelina has enlisted her children into (an) elite French-American school that they will attend from next week on,' People mag quoted as source as saying.

'The school has kindergarten, too, where Zahara and Shiloh will attend,' source said.

Jolie is mingling with the Budapest locals too.

'She came over to everyone in the vicinity, shook everyone's hands and introduced herself, as if we didn't know who she was,' source added.


Image: Angelina Jolie with her children Maddox, Zahara, Pax Thien and Shiloh (L-R)
Photographs: Toru Hanai/Reuters
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Source: ANI