Michael Douglas has been diagnosed with a tumor in his throat and will undergo eight weeks of radiation and chemotherapy. Doctors expect the 65-year-old star to make a full recovery. "I am very optimistic," Douglas said in a statement that first appeared on People.com. According to The Hollywood Reporter, a spokesman for the star said that Douglas is expected to be well enough to do promotion for the upcoming 'Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps,' which is due for release Sept. 24. He also has completed an acting assignment in the movie 'Haywire,' which is due for release in January 2011. Michael Douglas has been diagnosed with a tumor in his throat and will undergo eight weeks of radiation and chemotherapy. Doctors expect the 65-year-old star to make a full recovery. "I am very optimistic," Douglas said in a statement that first appeared on People.com. According to The Hollywood Reporter, a spokesman for the star said that Douglas is expected to be well enough to do promotion for the upcoming 'Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps,' which is due for release Sept. 24. He also has completed an acting assignment in the movie 'Haywire,' which is due for release in January 2011.

Briefs: Clint Eastwood's supernatural thriller 'Hereafter' will be the closing night film at the 48th New York Film Festival, which will be held Sept. 24-Oct. 10. The film stars Matt Damon, Cecile de France, Jay Mohr and Bryce Dallas Howard ... Mel Gibson crashed his 2008 Maserati Sunday night in Malibu, according to the California Highway Patrol. The car careened off southbound Malibu Canyon Road into a hillside. Gibson was uninjured ... Oscilloscope Laboratories has picked up U.S. rights to 'Monogamy,' a thriller that stars Chris Messina ('Julie and Julia') as a photographer who is hired by people to snap stalker-ish photos of them as they go about their lives. Rashida Jones co-stars as the photographer's fiancee. Oscilloscope is aiming for an early 2011 theatrical release for the film, which premiered at the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival.[Variety]

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