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Contractor Protests Outside Australia Studio Over Unpaid Invoice

An Australian contractor has held a one-man protest in Sydney, after accusing director BAZ LUHRMANN's production company of failing to pay him $16,000 (GBP8,000) for work on the filmmaker's new movie AUSTRALIA. Darren Foster, a...

Crow Slams Luhrmann For Non Payment

RUSSELL CROWE has slammed fellow Australian BAZ LUHRMANN for failing to pay for stables the actor built for him. Horse riding enthusiast Crowe set up the stables on his ranch near Sydney for Luhrmann's forthcoming...

Luhrmann Inspired By Teenage Rejection

BAZ LUHRMANN credits being turned away from Australia's National Institute Of Dramatic Art with spurring him on to become a movie director. The Moulin Rouge! filmmaker was devastated when he was rejected from the prestigious...

Luhrmann Dreams Of Lord Of The Rings Success

Filmmaker BAZ LUHRMANN hopes his new movie Australia will match the LORD OF THE RINGS' success in boosting tourism for the country. The Oscar-winning director hopes his film - starring Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman...

Luhrmann Fences Off New Movie As Tourists Flock To Bowen

Moviemaker BAZ LUHRMANN has been forced to fence off the set of his new movie Australia after film fans descended on the sleepy coastal town to catch a glimpse of stars like NICOLE KIDMAN. Luhrmann...

Kidman Jets To Sydney To Meet Her Baby Niece

NICOLE KIDMAN met her new baby niece for the first time yesterday (08APR07) after spending much of the Easter weekend in the air. The actress and country star husband KEITH URBAN jetted to their native...

Nicole Kidman "Not Pregnant"

Australian actress Nicole Kidman is "100 per cent not pregnant" according to her publicist.The News of the World today claimed that Kidman and her country singer husband Keith Urban were "over the moon" about their...

By on 08 April 2007

Kidman Learns How To Castrate Bulls For New Movie

Oscar winner NICOLE KIDMAN has been learning how to castrate young bulls for her new movie AUSTRALIA. The BAZ LUHRMANN-directed film will see Kidman play a 1930s English aristocrat who inherits a cattle station in...

Dicaprio Flew To Australia For Free To Shoot Romeo + Juliet

LEONARDO DiCAPRIO was so committed to making cult movie ROMEO + JULIET he flew coach to Australia for no money just to shoot promotional scenes with director BAZ LUHRMANN. The TITANIC star treated the week-long...

Major Defection At Top Talent Agency

Representing a big boost to the relatively young Endeavor talent agency, Robert Newman, head of rival ICM's motion picture group, said Wednesday that he and Matt Solo, former head of ICM's television literary department, will...

Crowe: 'I Don't Do Charity Work For Studios'

RUSSELL CROWE has branded acting on BAZ LUHRMANN's new Australian outback movie "charity work for major studios." The Antipodean star was due to feature in the as yet untitled movie alongside NICOLE KIDMAN, but quit...

Jackman Satisfied To Be Second Choice

HUGH JACKMAN insists he is happy to take on movie roles other actors have turned down - even though he knows he wasn't the first choice for the part. His latest project THE FOUNTAIN...

Stubborn Stone Plans Third Alexander Release

OLIVER STONE is refusing to give up on his ALEXANDER flop - he's planning a third release of the historical epic. The film, which starred COLIN FARRELL as the historic leader, was a critical and...

Luhrmann Enchanted By Kidman And Urban's 'Love Story'

NICOLE KIDMAN and KEITH URBAN snubbed showbiz glitz for a simple, intimate wedding ceremony today (25JUN06), prompting guest BAZ LUHRMANN to hail their nuptials as the ultimate fairytale romance. The loved-up pair, who wed in...

Kidman's Birthday Gift To Snappers

NICOLE KIDMAN and KEITH URBAN have quenched the thirst of paparazzi photographers camped outside the actress' Sydney, Australia, home ahead of their weekend (24/25JUN06) wedding - by handing them a crate of beer to toast...

Kidman And Mcgregor To Take Moulin Rouge! To The Stage?

NICOLE KIDMAN and EWAN MCGREGOR are set to reprise their MOULIN ROUGE! roles in a London stage show being organised by the film's director BAZ LUHRMANN. The two superstars have been approached by Luhrmann about...

Kidman And Urban Confirm Marriage Plans

LATEST: NICOLE KIDMAN and KEITH URBAN have confirmed media reports they have returned home to Australia to marry. The MOULIN ROUGE! actress is expected to exchange vows with country singer Urban at Sydney's Mary MACKillop...

Jackman Replaces Crowe

LATEST: Actor HUGH JACKMAN has stolen fellow Australian RUSSELL CROWE's lead role in BAZ LUHRMANN's new film epic, after the GLADIATOR star was reportedly dumped by the director. The X-MEN star wowed the MOULIN ROUGE!...

Ledger Rejects Crowe Role

LATEST: HEATH LEDGER has turned down the chance to replace RUSSELL CROWE in BAZ LUHRMANN's new $150 million (GBP83 million) untitled film epic. The GLADIATOR star was set to play NICOLE KIDMAN's lover later this...

Crowe Dumped For Ledger

Oscar-winner RUSSELL CROWE has reportedly been dumped from director BAZ LUHRMANN's new $150 million (GBP83 million) film epic in favour of HEATH LEDGER. The GLADIATOR star was set to play NICOLE KIDMAN's lover later...

Crowe/kidman Collaboration In Doubt

The eagerly anticipated first screen pairing of Australian stars RUSSELL CROWE and NICOLE KIDMAN has been put on hold, after crew on their latest movie were mysteriously released. Director BAZ LUHRMANN confesses the ambitious project...

Crowe And Kidman Finally Co-star

Antipodean stars RUSSELL CROWE and NICOLE KIDMAN are set to realise their dream and co-star in a homegrown movie, according to movie-maker BAZ LUHRMANN. The MOULIN ROUGE! director is thrilled to have bagged the...

Crowe And Kidman To Finally Star Together

Close friends RUSSELL CROWE and NICOLE KIDMAN will finally star opposite each other when filming for BAZ LUHRMANN's latest movie gets underway in Australia in June (06). The Oscar-winners have been keen to secure...

Crowe And Kidman Head For Crocodile Farm

Movie stars NICOLE KIDMAN and RUSSELL CROWE look set to make a crocodile farm in remote Australia home as they embark on their latest project. The pals have been keen to find a film...

Crowe And Kidman To Star In Luhrmann Romance

Australian actor pals RUSSELL CROWE and NICOLE KIDMAN are hoping to play lovers in an upcoming BAZ LUHRMANN film. Kidman was disappointed earlier this year (05) when the independent Aussie film EUCALYPTUS was cancelled,...

Kidman + Crowe Plan A Fine Film Romance With Baz

NICOLE KIDMAN and RUSSELL CROWE seem to be keen to put the disastrous EUCALYPTUS behind them and move on with their plans to team up for a movie. The couple had signed on to...

Mcgregor Desperate For Moulin Rouge! Sequel

Scottish actor EWAN McGREGOR is urging movie bosses to make a sequel to his movie musical debut MOULIN ROUGE! McGregor was so impressed by the surreal filming experience created by Australian director BAZ LUHRMANN,...

Kidman Desperate To Play Elizabeth I

There's just one movie role NICOLE KIDMAN is desperate to take on before her movie career slows down - British Tudor queen ELIZABETH I. Kidman has reportedly begged director pal BAZ LUHRMANN to make...

Luhrmann's Alexander To Be Made After All

BAZ LUHRMANN's scrapped ALEXANDER THE GREAT movie may be made after all - after the disappointing response to OLIVER STONE's take on the life of the Macedonian leader. The two films were due to...

Kidman: 'Luhrmann Not Doing Alexander Film'

Australian director BAZ LUHRMANN has officially dumped his delayed ALEXANDER THE GREAT biopic, according the film's would-be star NICOLE KIDMAN. The OSCAR-winner was set to play OLYMPIAS - the mother of LEONARDO DiCAPRIO's Macedonian...

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