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West Premieres New Film

KANYE WEST has premiered his 35-minute film RUNAWAY during a whistle-stop promotional trip to Europe.The rapper presented the short film in Paris, France on Tuesday (05Oct10) and officially premiered the project at the British Academy...

Richardson Puzzled By Acting's Prestige

Oscar-nominee MIRANDA RICHARDSON can't understand the snobbery surrounding the acting profession, and was left astounded at the lengths stars go to for an Academy Award.The Brit is a stalwart of the U.K. theatre, TV and...

Randy Quaid Arrested For Squatting

Actor RANDY QUAID and his wife are facing burglary charges after being arrested for squatting in their former home. The new owners of the house reported to police that Quaid had been living there without...

Nolan & Sheen To Be Honoured At Bafta/la Awards

Director CHRISTOPHER NOLAN and actor MICHAEL SHEEN will be honoured with special British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles (BAFTA/LA) awards at an upcoming ceremony.British moviemaker Nolan, whose current hit Inception, starring Leonardo...

Allison Janney Is Completely 'Shameless'

Award winning actress ALLISON JANNEY has taken on the role of Sheila in a brand new adaptation of hit UK show 'Shameless' to be aired in January 2011 on Showtime. Shameless is a remake of...

Glee Lands Nomination At Tv Choice Awards

GLEE continues to take the world by storm - the hit TV musical has landed a nomination at the U.K.'s TV Choice Awards.The BAFTA-nominated small screen comedy, about a high school glee club, will go...

Kendrick Praises Awards Rival Mo'nique

ANNA KENDRICK refused to be disheartened after failing to win any major acting accolades at this year's (10) glitzy awards ceremonies - because she was delighted to see rival MO'NIQUE win a huge haul for...

Kearns Disappointed Harrelson Is Not Shameless

Former SHAMELESS star GERARD KEARNS has thrown his support behind an upcoming American adaptation of the hit British TV show - but he's disappointed WOODY HARRELSON won't be taking the lead role.The BAFTA award-winning drama...

Screenwriter Plater Dies

British screenwriter ALAN PLATER died on Friday (25Jun10) after a battle with cancer. He was 75.Plater's agent tells the BBC he had been "very robust" until he was checked into a London hospice for his...

Oscar-winning Filmmaker Strick Dies

Oscar-winning director, screenwriter and producer JOSEPH STRICK has died from congestive heart failure at the age of 86.Strick, who was born in Pennsylvania, died on 1 June (10) in Paris, France, where he had lived...

Walters Calls For Drama Funding

Veteran actress JULIE WALTERS has urged TV companies to invest more in drama productions, because the shows are "important" to viewers.The Harry Potter star is a popular small screen regular in her native U.K. and...

Cowell Is Double Winner At Baftas

SIMON COWELL was delighted after taking home two prizes at the British Academy (BAFTA) Television Awards in London on Sunday (06Jun10).The former American Idol judge received a standing ovation as he accepted the Special Award...

Cowell To Be Honoured With Special Tv Bafta

SIMON COWELL will be presented with a special honour at next month's (Jun10) British Academy (BAFTA) Television Awards.The music mogul has been chosen by the Bafta committee to receive a trophy for his "outstanding contribution...

Harry Potter Stars Lead Bafta Tv Awards

HARRY POTTER stars HELENA BONHAM CARTER and JULIE WALTERS will battle it out at this year's (10) British Academy (BAFTA) Television Awards after they both received nominations in the Best Actress category.Bonham Carter's turn as...

Bowie's Ex Regrets Giving Up Child Custody

DAVID BOWIE's ex-wife regrets giving up custody of the former couple's son, moviemaker DUNCAN JONES - and wishes she could now be part of his life.Angie Bowie married the rocker in 1970 and they welcomed...

British Director Digby Dead

British director and TV presenter KRISTIAN DIGBY has been found dead at his home in London. He was 32.Digby was discovered at his home in Stratford, London on Monday morning (01Mar10) and pronounced dead by...

A Prophet Enchants Cesar Awards

Gritty prison drama A PROPHET dominated France's Cesar Awards on Saturday night (27Feb10) scooping nine of the coveted trophies.The movie, which won the best foreign film prize at the recent British Academy of Film and...

Avatar Leads Empire Awards Nominations

JAMES CAMERON's AVATAR is tipped to continue its winning streak at the upcoming Empire magazine film awards, after landing five top nominations.The 3D blockbuster received nods in the Best Film and Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy categories, while...

Hoffman's Bafta Stage Fright

Veteran actor DUSTIN HOFFMAN was crippled with fear when he presented a prize at the recent BAFTA Awards in London - because his stage fright kicked in just before the crucial moment.The Rain Man star...

Firth Credits Repair Man With Bafta Win

COLIN FIRTH has credited a repair man with landing him his first BAFTA Award - because he was preparing to turn down his role in A SINGLE MAN until he was interrupted by a worker...

Campbell In Tears At Elle Awards

NAOMI CAMPBELL fought back tears as she accepted a prize for her charity work at the Elle Style Awards, dedicating the honour to tragic designer ALEXANDER MCQUEEN.The supermodel was handed the outstanding contribution accolade by...

Rourke To Perform With Rock Band

MICKEY ROURKE is preparing to swap acting for music - he's set to perform with rock band THE ROTTEN HILL GANG onstage at a London night club.The Wrestler star will play percussion with the group...

Pattinson 'Confirms Stewart Romance'

TWILIGHT hunk ROBERT PATTINSON has reportedly confirmed he is dating co-star KRISTEN STEWART, ending months of speculation.The Brit has been romantically linked to Stewart ever since the pair starred in the first movie in the...

The Hurt Locker Wins Big At Baftas

THE HURT LOCKER stole the show at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards on Sunday night (21Feb10) - scooping six trophies including Best Film and Best Director for KATHRYN BIGELOW.The war...

Jones Credits Bowie With Awards Triumph

DUNCAN JONES has credited his rocker dad DAVID BOWIE after scooping a top honour at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards.Filmmaker Jones took the prize for Outstanding Debut by a British...

The Hurt Locker Wins Big At Baftas

THE HURT LOCKER stole the show at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards on Sunday night (21Feb10) - scooping six trophies including Best Film and Best Director for KATHRYN BIGELOW.The war...

Bowie's Son Jones Wins Outstanding Debut Award At Baftas

DAVID BOWIE's son DUNCAN JONES choked back tears as he picked up the award for outstanding debut by a U.K. film-maker for his first movie Moon at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts...

Bowie's Son Jones Wins Outstanding Debut Award At Baftas

DAVID BOWIE's son DUNCAN JONES choked back tears as he picked up the award for outstanding debut by a U.K. film-maker for his first movie Moon at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts...

Wright Confirms She's Dating Movie Vampire

HARRY POTTER star BONNIE WRIGHT has confirmed she's dating TWILIGHT vampire JAMIE CAMPBELL BOWER.Reports of romance swirled around the young British stars after they attended a British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) event...

Saoirse Ronan's La Refusal

Saoirse Ronan would never move to Los Angeles. The 15-year-old 'Lovely Bones' star claims she would never move to Hollywood as it has a bad effect on young people. She said: "I would never want...

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