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Kidman And Jackman Snubbed At Afi Awards

BAZ LUHRMANN's epic AUSTRALIA has been nominated for six Australian Film Institute awards - but stars NICOLE KIDMAN and HUGH JACKMAN have been passed over for the country's most prestigious ceremony.The $130 million (£81 million)...

Streep & Streisand Snubbed Luhrmann's Oscars Number

BARBRA STREISAND and MERYL STREEP snubbed moviemaker BAZ LUHRMANN and HUGH JACKMAN when the AUSTRALIA duo asked the ladies to perform at the Oscars. Luhrmann approached the divas and asked them to participate in the big...

Luhrmann Eyes Knowles/jackman Movie Musical

Filmmaker BAZ LUHRMANN is desperate to team BEYONCE KNOWLES and HUGH JACKMAN for a new movie musical after directing the stars for a medley of showtunes at the Oscars. Knowles and Jackman whizzed through renditions of...

Australia Becomes Homeland's Second Biggest Hit

BAZ LUHRMANN's World War II epic AUSTRALIA has become the the country's second highest grossing film of all time - despite the picture receiving a string of negative reviews. The Moulin Rouge director spent four years...

Jackman Calls On Luhrmann's Help For Oscars

HUGH JACKMAN has enlisted the help of his AUSTRALIA director BAZ LUHRMANN as he prepares to host the Oscars. The first non-American to present the Academy Awards has asked Luhrmann and his wife Catherine Martin to...

Kidman Ran Away From Australia Criticism

Hollywood actress NICOLE KIDMAN knew her performance in BAZ LUHRMANN epic AUSTRALIA would be savaged by critics, because she isn't proud of the work herself. The star appears opposite Hugh Jackman as British aristocrat Lady...

British Audiences Still Saying Yes To Jim Carrey Comedy

Jim Carrey comedy Yes Man has continued to attract UK cinemagoers, holding the top spot at the box office for a second week.The Warner Bros film, based on Danny Wallace's bestseller, sees the Liar, Liar...

By on 06 January 2009

Few View Pirated Copies Of Australia

Although pirated copies of the Baz Luhrmann epic Australia have been available on numerous BitTorrent sites since the film premiered last month, few people have bothered to download them, the U.K. tech site The Inquirer...

Baz Luhrmann Pays Tribute To Child Star Brandon Walters

Director Baz Luhrmann has praised the staggering talents of young Aboriginal actor Brandon Walters.The 12-year-old plays an integral role in Luhrmann's new film Australia as Nullah, a mixed-race Aboriginal child.And despite never having acted before,...

By on 24 December 2008

I Was The First To Faint, Admits Hugh Jackman

Australia star Hugh Jackman has owned up to being the first person to suffer the effects of the heat of the Outback on the set of his new film.Despite his macho image - and that...

By on 22 December 2008

Luhrmann Dismisses Australia's Bad Press

BAZ LUHRMANN has hit out at critics who rubbished his epic AUSTRALIA - insisting his films always attract negative reviews because they don't fit Hollywood's movie mould. The moviemaker spent four years and $130 million...

Baz Luhrmann To Take On The Great Gatsby

Australia director Baz Luhrmann's next project will take him to the decadence of the Jazz Age for an adaptation of The Great Gatsby.F Scott Fitzgerald's 1925 novel tells of the glamorous excesses of the roaring...

By on 19 December 2008

Hugh Jackman: Wife Couldn't Believe I Won Sexiest Man

When People magazine named Hugh Jackman the Sexiest Man Alive this year, the actor's wife was less convinced he deserved the honour, he has revealed.The Australia star followed in the footsteps of Matt Damon and...

By on 19 December 2008

Kidman And Luhrmann Will Never Work Together Again

Director BAZ LUHRMANN will never work with NICOLE KIDMAN again - because too many life-changing events occur when they team up. The pair first collaborated on 2001's Moulin Rouge! as Kidman's marriage to Tom Cruise...

Hugh Jackman To Host Oscars

Actor Hugh Jackman has been announced as the host of next year's Oscars.The 40-year-old Australian's appointment marks a change in direction by the event's organisers who in the past have gone for a comedian to...

By on 13 December 2008

Nicole And Hugh Grace Red Carpet At Australia Premiere

Antipodean actors Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman hit the red carpet in London last night for the premiere of their new film Australia.The stars were joined by the likes of Sir Elton John, Twiggy and...

By on 11 December 2008

Us In Festive Mood As Four Christmases Stays At No 1

Seasonal comedy Four Christmases has remained at the top of the US box office charts for a second week, it has been confirmed.The Vince Vaughn-Reese Witherspoon film took $18.2 million (12.2 million) in its second...

By on 08 December 2008

Kidman Shames Jackman With Faint Revelation

AUSTRALIA actress NICOLE KIDMAN has ruined her co-star HUGH JACKMAN's hunky image - after revealing he fainted on the first day of shooting the BAZ LUHRMANN epic. Kidman stars opposite the X-Men actor in the...

Luhrmann Had Several Endings For Australia

Director BAZ LUHRMANN planned several different endings to his new movie AUSTRALIA before making the final decision on the film's conclusion. The moviemaker was recently rumoured to have scrapped the original finale - because test...

Luhrmann: 'Obama's Lucky He Wasn't Born An Aussie'

Aussie moviemaker BAZ LUHRMANN is urging America's President-elect BARACK OBAMA to thank his lucky stars he wasn't born Down Under - because he would never have got the chance to become a world leader. The...

Luhrmann: 'Obama's Lucky He Wasn't Born An Aussie'

Aussie moviemaker BAZ LUHRMANN is urging America's President-elect BARACK OBAMA to thank his lucky stars he wasn't born Down Under - because he would never have got the chance to become a world leader. The...

Luhrmann Defends Australia's Big Budget

Moviemaker BAZ LUHRMANN has defended his right to blow a huge budget on shooting his new epic AUSTRALIA - insisting the movie will cheer up people affected by the global credit crisis. The Moulin Rouge!...

Oddball Supergroup Comes Together For Australia Theme

Moviemaker BAZ LUHRMANN returned to his music roots to compose and record the final theme for his AUSTRALIA epic with ELTON JOHN, folk star JOHN BUTLER and Aussie treasure ROLF HARRIS. The director and Elton...

Australia Bosses Deny Dispute With Luhrmann

Movie executives have played down reports that a feud with director BAZ LUHRMANN over his epic film AUSTRALIA has put the project in jeopardy just days before its world premiere. The Moulin Rouge moviemaker has...

About That Ending For Australia

Australian director Baz Luhrmann has brushed aside reports that 20th CenturyFox was so concerned about unenthusiastic audience response during testscreenings of his blockbuster movie Australia that it forced him tochange the tragic ending to a...

Luhrmann Rushes To Complete Australia Before Premiere

Director BAZ LUHRMANN will have just one day to finish his epic film AUSTRALIA before its world premiere next week (18Nov08). The Moulin Rouge moviemaker has spent four years shooting the $130 million (GBP84.2 million)...

Rolf Harris To Soundtrack Kidman Film

ROLF HARRIS has recorded his legendary wobbleboard for use on the soundtrack of forthcoming movie AUSTRALIA, which stars NICOLE KIDMAN and HUGH JACKMAN.Harris, 78, was asked to contribute the distinctive sound for a track on...

By on 11 November 2008

Kidman Is A Happy Camper

NICOLE KIDMAN relished the idea of camping in the outback while shooting new movie AUSTRALIA with HUGH JACKMAN and BAZ LUHRMANN - because the location was so remote, it was two hours away from the...

Luhrmann: 'Australia Shoot Was Punishing'

Aussie moviemaker BAZ LUHRMANN still can't believe he completed work on outback epic AUSTRALIA - because the set was struck by a string of problems. The Moulin Rouge! director had to cope with cast and...

Luhrmann Honoured In New York

Australian filmmaker BAZ LUHRMANN will be honoured by New York's Museum of Modern Art next month (Nov08) with a tribute gala. Hugh Jackman, Lurhmann's compatriot and the star of his new movie Australia, will host...

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