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Kidman Is Always Graceful Says Director's Wife

The wife of director BAZ LUHRMANN has spoken of her admiration for NICOLE KIDMAN, and claims there are enormous parallels between the actress's role in a CHANEL NO 5 advertisement and her real self....

Farrell Not Bothered By Luhrmann's Alexander

Hollywood actor COLIN FARRELL is so confident forthcoming movie ALEXANDER will be a triumph, he refuses to consider another big screen version of conqueror ALEXANDER THE GREAT's life a threat. The Irish actor, who...

Ewan's Moulin Rouge Biking Deal

EWAN McGREGOR insisted on breaking the usual on-set insurance rules while filming MOULIN ROUGE in Australia - by taking off to the outback on his motorbike. The Scottish actor only agreed to star in...

Kidman Parties With Lagerfeld At Chanel Launch

KARL LAGERFELD held a star-studded dinner for NICOLE KIDMAN at his Hotel Pozzo di Borgo home on Sunday night (10OCT04) to mark the launch of CHANEL NO 5's biggest advertising campaign ever. The star...

Ash Star Tested For Moulin Rouge! Role

ASH frontman TIM WHEELER screen-tested for EWAN McGREGOR's role as lovelorn writer CHRISTIAN in musical hit MOULIN ROUGE! The SHINING LIGHT singer was invited by director BAZ LUHRMANN to screen test for NICOLE KIDMAN's...

Luhrmann Tells Of Miscarriage Heart-break

Australian director BAZ LUHRMANN was heartbroken after his wife CATHERINE MARTIN suffered two miscarriage before they finally welcomed young LILLIAN into the world. American magazine VOGUE has published extracts from the MOULIN ROUGE! movie...

Luhrmann And Kidman In 'Epic Motion Picture' Chanel Ad

Australian director BAZ LUHRMANN is so proud of his CHANEL NO.5 advertisment starring NICOLE KIDMAN - he's hailing the commercial as a potential epic film. The American edition of VOGUE magazine has just published...

Charlize Theron The New Face Of J'adore

OSCAR-winning actress CHARLIZE THERON is the new face of bestselling CHRISTIAN DIOR perfume J'ADORE. The MONSTER beauty, who will reportedly earn $3 million - $5 million (GBP1.6 - GBP2.7 million) for the three-year gig,...

Luhrmann Rubbishes Reports He's Scrapped Alexander Biopic

MOULIN ROUGE! director BAZ LUHRMANN has denied reports he's shelved plans to film a biopic on ALEXANDER THE GREAT - insisting he's still working on the final script. The Australian film-maker had reportedly scrapped...

Zeta-jones' Moulin Rouge! Fury

British actress CATHERINE ZETA-JONES is still smarting over losing out on the lead role in MOULIN ROUGE! to OSCAR winner NICOLE KIDMAN. The CHICAGO beauty is reportedly intensely jealous of flame-haired Nicole and has...

Kidman Has Sneaky Snappers Sacked

Extras on the set of NICOLE KIDMAN's advert for CHANEL have been fired, after being caught trying to sneak snaps of the Hollywood star. Two extras playing cameramen in the COLD MOUNTAIN star's commercial...

Lurhmann's 'Alexander' Back On

BAZ LUHRMANN's film version of ALEXANDER THE GREAT will be going ahead, contrary to reports in Britain. HEAT magazine reported last week (begs1DEC03) that the project was called of, allegedly because of problems attracting...

Luhrmann's Alexander Off

Director OLIVER STONE is breathing a sigh of relief after learning Australian BAZ LUHRMANN's rival film about ALEXANDER THE GREAT has been called off. Stone has already begun filming his epic ALEXANDER in Morocco...

Stipe Turned Down Se7en

REM frontman MICHAEL STIPE turned down the chance to become an actor, by refusing a lead role in 1995 DAVID FINCHER movie SE7EN. The rocker had to turn down the terrifying part of the...

Ewan Mcgregor Upset At Bafta Nomination Snub

Superstar actor EWAN McGREGOR has blasted British movie bosses for failing to recognise his work in hit musical MOULIN ROUGE! at the native BAFTA awards last February (03). The Scottish star was upset his...

Kilmer To Play Farrell's Dad In Alexander Epic

VAL KILMER is to play COLIN FARRELL's dad in OLIVER STONE's ambitious ALEXANDER THE GREAT epic. THE DOORS star has signed on to play Macedonian king PHILIP opposite the Irishman and ANGELINA JOLIE, who'll...

Kidman Sparks Absence Concern

Antipodean stunner NICOLE KIDMAN has sent the set of STEPFORD WIVES into turmoil with the news she'll have to take time out to shoot a perfume ad. According to America's NEW YORK DAILY NEWS,...

Baz Luhrmann Searches For A Young Leonardo Dicaprio

Australian director BAZ LUHRMANN has launched a global search for a young actor to star as his lead in upcoming movie ALEXANDER THE GREAT. The epic movie will see Luhrmann reunited with his ROMEO...

Angelina Jolie Bags Role In Oliver Stone Movie

Hollywood beauty ANGELINA JOLIE has joined the cast of legendary director OLIVER STONE's new biopic of ALEXANDER THE GREAT. The TOMB RAIDER star is adding yet more glamour to the cast by playing the...

Leonardo Dicaprio's Parents Get Younger

Australian beauty NICOLE KIDMAN has been lined up to play LEONARDO DiCAPRIO's mother - even though she is just eight years older than him. MAD MAX star MEL GIBSON, 47, will play Leonardo's dad...

La Boheme Producer Blames Closure On 'Snob Hit Appeal'

LATEST: BAZ LUHRMANN's Broadway show LA BOHEME lost a whopping $5.4 million (GBP3.6 million) because its appeal wasn't broad enough, according to producer JEFFERY SELLER. The Australian MOULIN ROUGE! director's version of the GIACOMO...

La Boheme Closes On Broadway

MOULIN ROUGE! director BAZ LUHRMANN's critically-acclaimed Broadway play LA BOHEME is closing on 29 June (03), after a disappointing seven-month run. The production also suffered losses of around $6 million (GBP4 million). La...

Hairspray Stiffs Drama Desk Competition

Hit musical HAIRSPRAY beat out the competition at Sunday's (18MAY03) DRAMA DESK awards, capturing 10 honours - a take exceeded only by THE PRODUCERS' 11 wins two years ago. BAZ LUHRMANN's production of LA...

Farrell And Hopkins Beat Kidman And Dicaprio To Screens

NICOLE KIDMAN and LEONARDO DiCAPRIO's version of ALEXANDER THE GREAT is set to be beaten to the screens by COLIN FARRELL and ANTHONY HOPKINS' planned flick - by at least a year. MOULIN ROUGE!...

Luhrmann Teases Kidman

Director BAZ LUHRMANN teased his actress friend NICOLE KIDMAN during the GAY AND LESBIAN ALLIANCE AGAINST DEFAMATION (GLAAD) awards on Monday (07APR03). He asked his MOULIN ROUGE! star, "So you won the OSCAR. What...

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