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Johnny Depp Slams Modern Movie Vampires

16th March 2012

Johnny Depp is not impressed with modern movie vampires. The 'Edward Scissorhands' actor believes the portrayal of vampires on screen in recent years, in films such as 'Blade' and 'The Twilight Saga' has changed dramatically...

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Wizard Of Oz Lion Costume To Fetch 3m

2nd December 2011

The Cowardly Lion costume from 'The Wizard of Oz' is set to fetch $3 million at auction next month.The outfit - made from real lion hide - has been carefully preserved at the Los Angeles...

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Lugosi's Dracula Cape Up For Auction

27th October 2011

The cape Bela Lugosi wore as Dracula in 1931 movie COUNT Dracula is to be auctioned off as part of one of the year's biggest memorabilia sales.The clothing item will be one of 17 Lugosi...

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Bela Lugosi's Fabled Castle Sells For $2.25 Million

29th August 2011

Horror movie icon Bela Lugosi's fabled Tudor-style castle in the Hollywood Hills has sold for $2.25 million (£1.4 million).Lugosi, who made his name on the silver screen as Count Dracula, died in 1956. His former...

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Fascinating Fact 6122

7th October 2008

Count Dracula is set to be resurrected in a new novel entitled Dracula: The Un-Dead. The book marks the first vampire project authorised by the estate of original author BRAM STOKER since the 1931 film...

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Fascinating Fact 2569

7th December 2006

Items going under the hammer at a Profiles In History movie memorabilia auction in Hollywood next week (14-15DEC06) include the only known script from BELA LUGOSI's 1931 DRACULA and rare concept art from Christmas movie...

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Cheech Revisits Lugosi's Spanish Dracula

26th August 2005

Stoner movie icon CHEECH MARIN is revisiting the set of horror hero BELA LUGOSI's most famous film to make a new comedy. The CHEECH + CHONG star, who is famous for marijuana-fuelled movies like...

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Cooper Promises To Polish Hollywood Star

3rd December 2003

ALICE COOPER's new Hollywood Walk Of Fame star will be the cleanest on the street - because the rocker's promised to polish it himself. The flamboyant singer attended the unveiling ceremony yesterday (02DEC03) clad...

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Hammer Films Set To Return

17th August 2003

Britain's cult HAMMER FILMS are set for a resurgence - almost 30 years after the last one finished production. Hammer movies launched the careers of CHRISTOPHER LEE and PETER CUSHING, among others, and now...

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