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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...

Luhrmann Predicts Big Things For Young Australia Star

Director BAZ LUHRMANN has tipped NICOLE KIDMAN's 12-year-old AUSTRALIA co-star to become the country's next big thing. Aboriginal boy Brandon Walters was hand-picked by Luhrmann to appear in his forthcoming film, which also stars Hugh...

Jackman Stuns Kidman With Buff Body And Horse Skills

HUGH JACKMAN got into character to play a stockman in BAZ LUHRMANN's AUSTRALIA by learning to ride a horse like a pro, working out daily and eating every three hours. The Aussie actor was so...

Nicole Kidman Pleads For Privacy From Australian Media

Nicole Kidman has requested that the Sydney press give her and her newborn baby "a little space" while they visit the city.The actress, husband Keith Urban and their one-month-old daughter Sunday Rose are in Australia...

By on 07 August 2008

Nicole Kidman's Father Reveals Truth Behind Baby Name

Nicole Kidman's father has explained why his new granddaughter was given the name Sunday Rose.The baby girl was born on Monday morning, weighing 6 lbs, 7.5 oz, and is Kidman's first child with her country...

By on 09 July 2008

Nicole Kidman Gives Birth To Baby Girl Sunday Rose

Nicole Kidman has given birth to a baby girl named Sunday Rose in Nashville, Tennessee.The Oscar-winning actress' pregnancy was confirmed in January this year, and she has today delivered her first natural child, her husband...

By on 07 July 2008

Nicole Kidman Gives Birth To Baby Girl

Nicole Kidman has given birth to a baby girl named Sunday in Nashville, Tennessee.The Oscar-winning actress' pregnancy was confirmed in January this year, and she has today delivered her first natural child, her husband Keith...

By on 07 July 2008

Nicole Kidman Pregnant

Actress Nicole Kidman is expecting a child with her country singer husband Keith Urban, it has been confirmed.A statement from her publicist said the glamorous couple were "thrilled".Reports claiming the Oscar-winner was pregnant first emerged...

By on 08 January 2008

Radcliffe Lands Coveted Role

Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe has beaten some tough competition to land one of his most challenging roles to date.The 18-year-old actor is to star as Dan Eldon, a young photographer who was stoned to...

By on 02 January 2008

Luhrmann Wheelchair-bound?

Aussie moviemaker BAZ LUHRMANN has truly suffered for his art - his latest film has put him in a wheelchair. The Moulin Rouge! director has been hobbling around on crutches for the past two weeks...

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