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Langham In Court Over Child Porn Charges

British comedian CHRIS LANGHAM appeared in a Kent, England court yesterday (22NOV06) charged with 15 counts of making indecent images of children. The BAFTA-winning actor, 57, only spoke to confirm his name and that he...

Wallace And Gromit Up For Double Bafta

British animated characters WALLACE and GROMIT could do the BAFTA double at the upcoming (26NOV06) Children's British Academy of Film and Television Arts awards (BAFTA) after their movie THE CURSE OF THE WERE-RABBIT earned a...

Corbett Denies Cocaine Rumours

British TV star RONNIE CORBETT has laughed off rumours of drug abuse after convincingly simulating cocaine use on RICKY GERVAIS' comedy series EXTRAS last week (05OCT06). The episode saw Corbett, 75, and Gervais in a...

Langham In Court Over Child Porn Charges

LATEST: British comedian CHRIS LANGHAM appeared in a Kent, England court yesterday (02OCT06) charged with 15 counts of making indecent images of children. The BAFTA-winning actor, 57, only spoke to confirm his name, address and...

Langham Appears In Court

LATEST: British comic actor CHRIS LANGHAM has appeared in court on charges of nine child sex offences and 15 child porn charges. The BAFTA award-winning star, from Cranbrook, Kent in England, appeared before magistrates in...

Langham Charged With New Sex Offences

British comedy actor CHRIS LANGHAM has been charged with nine sex offences today (13SEP06) - just four months after he was landed with 15 child porn charges. The BAFTA award-winning star of sitcom THE THICK...

Stone Plans Second 9/11 Movie

Director OLIVER STONE wants to make another movie about the 9/11 terrorist attacks, because the subject matter is too "huge" to cover in one film. The NATURAL BORN KILLERS director's new film WORLD TRADE CENTER...

Stone Defends World Trade Center To Bafta Members

OLIVER STONE has again defended his decision to make WORLD TRADE CENTER so soon after the 9/11 tragedy - before members of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts in London. The director has...

Stars Sign And Design Charity Teapots

The DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES cast and actresses LUCY LAWLESS and GILLIAN ANDERSON are brewing up some creativity after designing and autographing teapots for the British Academy Of Film And Television Arts/Los Angeles' (BAFTA/LA) annual Emmys party....

Brando Auction Opens Door On Legend's Life

MARLON BRANDO's personal script from movie THE GODFATHER is among a collection of the movie legend's possessions being auctioned in America later this year (06). Around 100 items, including Brando's harmonica, his BAFTA award for...

Langham Case Adjourned Again

LATEST: British comedian CHRIS LANGHAM's child pornography case has been adjourned until 30 August (06). The 57-year-old award-winning funnyman/actor was arrested last November (05) and subsequently charged in May (06) with 15 counts of making...

Anderson Pregnant

THE X-FILES star GILLIAN ANDERSON is reportedly expecting her new lover's baby, just three months after splitting form second husband JULIAN OZANNE. The 37-year-old has confided in friends that she is expecting a child with...

Sci-fi Guru Val Guest Dead At 94

Science-fiction movie-maker VAL GUEST has lost his battle with prostate cancer in a Palm Desert, California hospital. He was 94. The British-born director and screenwriter is best known for his work on films like THE...

Director Puttnam Plans Film Comeback

Award-winning director LORD PUTTNAM is planning a return to movie-making - but the CHARIOTS OF FIRE star insists he'll be steering clear of his usual Hollywood hits. David Puttnam, who was awarded an Academy Fellowship...

Imbruglia Silences Marriage Reports

Australian pop beauty NATALIE IMBRUGLIA has silenced reports her two year marriage to SILVERCHAIR rocker DANIEL JOHNS is in trouble - she's joining his band's tour. The TORN singer, 31, and Johns, 26, have been...

Theron And Townsend Split?

Hollywood beauty CHARLIZE THERON has reportedly split from her long-term love STUART TOWNSEND after work commitments forced the pair apart. Theron, who dated the Irish actor for five years, has been spotted attending recent showbiz...

Coltrane And Staunton Honoured By Queen

HARRY POTTER giant ROBBIE COLTRANE and VERA DRAKE star IMELDA STAUNTON will both receive honours from British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II. Coltrane, who plays Potter's over-sized friend HAGRID in the boy wizard series, is being...

Newton: 'Films Are Disposable'

Zambian-born star THANDIE NEWTON insists raising a family is more important than her glittering career - even if it means turning down multi-million dollar projects. The actress, who won a BAFTA for her supporting...

Nighy Fears Award Shows

British actor BILL NIGHY fears award ceremonies, because he was a hopeless underachiever at school. The SHAUN OF THE DEAD star, who is the proud owner of two BAFTA awards, is keen to dispel...

Hilton Hits Back At Barton

LATEST: PARIS HILTON has hit back at MISCHA BARTON, after the actress blasted the hotel heiress for "hating everyone around her age who is more successful". THE OC star, 20, reportedly fell out with...

Ledger Asks Gyllenhaal To Be Godfather

HEATH LEDGER is so close to his BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN co-star JAKE GYLLENHAAL, he has asked him to be Godfather to his four-month-old daughter MATILDA. Gyllenhaal, whose turn in the movie earned him a Best...

Weisz Cheered By Style Award

Pregnant starlet RACHEL WEISZ has something to smile about after her BAFTA defeat - she was crowned Most Stylish Actress at the Elle Style Awards in London last night (20FEB06). AEON FLUX star CHARLIZE...

Brokeback Shines At Baftas

Brokeback Mountain's momentum as Oscar ceremonies near showed no letup as the movie dominated Britain's BAFTA awards Sunday. The film was voted the best film of 2005, and it also picked up awards in three...

Zellweger's Dress Ruined

Hollywood beauty RENEE ZELLWEGER "completely ruined" her Carolina Herrera dress at the British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs) last night (19FEB06). The blonde actress donned a strappy, black gown for the soggy London ceremony, where...

Hoffman's Capote Battle

PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN has branded his screen alter ego TRUMAN CAPOTE an enigma, despite winning a Best Actor BAFTA last night (19FEB06) for his portrayal of the author. CAPOTE is tipped for five Oscar...

Clooney's Bafta Snoozefest

GEORGE CLOONEY struggled to stay awake throughout the BAFTAs last night (19FEB06), after going without sleep to make the event. The actor/director jetted in from New York City to make the London bash, where...

Macy Turns To Whisky In Bafta Boredom

BAFTA presenter WILLIAM H MACY sneaked a bottle of whisky into the BAFTAs last night (19FEB06), to stave off the boredom of the ceremony. Despite handing the Best Supporting Actress award to THANDIE NEWTON,...

Ledger Takes A Break To Be 'Mr Mum'

HEATH LEDGER will abandon acting after the Academy Awards next month (MAR06), so he can spend time with baby daughter MATILDA. The Australian actor wants to let his partner MICHELLE WILLIAMS pursue her acting...

Clooney Teases Press About Pitt And Jolie Wedding Rumours

GEORGE CLOONEY has taunted journalists in Britain by hinting ANGELINA JOLIE and BRAD PITT may be marrying at his Italian home. Recent reports claim the superstar couple are planning to tie the knot near...

Bafta Stars Brave British Weather

Hollywood glamour had to contend with traditional British rainy weather at the BAFTAs as attending stars dodged puddles outside London's Odeon Leicester Square cinema. Many stars made last minute fashion changes and turned to...

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