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Bend It Like Beckham Creator Invites Women's Soccer Team To Stage Show

The stage version of the hit film, which tells the story of a London-based Indian girl who loves soccer, opened in the U.K. capital on Wednesday (24Jun15). Chadha has now revealed that...

Jamie Campbell Bower To Star In Bend It Like Beckham Musical

British actor Jamie Campbell Bower will appear in a stage adaptation of 2002 soccer film Bend It Like Beckham.The Twilight Saga star will portray soccer club manager Joe, who recruits the lead character Jess for...

Bend It Like Beckham To Hit The West End Stage

A musical version of hit British comedy film Bend It Like Beckham is to open in the West End in May (15).The 2002 soccer movie, the breakthrough film for its stars Keira Knightley and Parminder...

Keira Knightley Won't Act 'Forever'

Keira Knightley doesn't want to be an actress forever. The 'Pirates of the Caribbean' star - who shot to fame in 2002 movie 'Bend it Like Beckham' - admits she isn't keen on pursuing the...

Keira Knightley Is Crippled By Self-doubt

Keira Knightley works hard to convince herself she is ''not s**t.''The 'Anna Karenina' actress says she took a ''massive slamming'' earlier in her career which has had a permanent negative effect on her self-confidence. In...

Manolo Blahnik Wants To Design Keira's Shoes

Manolo Blahnik would love to design a pair of shoes for Keira Knightley.The iconic footwear designer is a huge fan of the stunning actress and says it would be a dream come true to create...

Nagra Files For Divorce

Bend It Like Beckham star Parminder Nagra has filed for divorce to end her three-year marriage.The British actress, who also became a regular on E.R., wed photographer James Stenson in 2009. Nagra is citing irreconcilable...

Bend It Like Beckham Musical On The Way

Keira Knightley's breakout movie Bend It Like Beckham is to be transformed into a West End and Broadway musical.The British beauty shot to fame as a female soccer player in the 2002 movie alongside E.R....

Anjelica Huston's Acceptance Shocked Director

Nick Moore "couldn't believe it" when Anjelica Huston signed up for 'Horrid Henry'.The directed was delighted when the American actress agreed to do the family movie - which is based on the books and TV...

Jonathan Rhys Meyers Has Fourth Rehab Stay

Jonathan Rhys Meyers has undergone his fourth stint in rehab.The 33-year-old actor - who has already checked into rehabilitation facilities three times in the past to seek help for alcohol addiction - reportedly spent 10...

North Korea Screens Bend It Like Beckham

North Korean censors have lifted a movie ban to give citizens to a rare treat this week - a televised screening of British film BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM.Western films are largely banned in the country...

Knightley's Poor Soccer Skills

Actress KEIRA KNIGHTLEY failed to retain any of the soccer skills she learned while filming BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM - and was humiliated while recently playing with friends.The British beauty shot to fame in the...

U.k. Film Council Axed

The organisation behind funding for films like the LAST KING OF SCOTLAND, VERA DRAKE and BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM has been scrapped in a cost-cutting drive by the new British government.The U.K. Film Council, which...

Boris Backs Film Ahead Of Mayor's Gala Screening

Before the mayor of London's gala as part of the London Film Festival, Boris Johnson has unveiled a new set of priorities for filming in London.Mr Johnson said new legislation would help filmmakers working in...

By on 22 October 2008

Spacey Hails Short Film Award Winners

Two-time Academy award winner Kevin Spacey has hailed some of Britain's best short film talent at the Virgin Media shorts awards.The Hollywood actor turned Old Vic artistic director was among the judging panel that awarded...

By on 30 September 2008

Chart-topping UK Debut For The Dark Knight

The Dark Knight has debuted at the top of the UK box office chart after its opening weekend on release.The Batman Begins sequel - which has shattered global box office records following its US release...

By on 29 July 2008

Four Weddings Wins British Film Poll

Four Weddings and a Funeral has beaten Life of Brian in a poll to find Britain's best film.The Virgin Media Shorts survey found Richard Curtis' 1994 blockbuster Four Weddings and a Funeral was more popular...

By on 30 June 2008

UK's First Bollywood Acting School To Be Set Up In London

The first UK Bollywood acting school is to be set up in London later this year, organisers have said.The acting school will be based in Ealing, west London, and will act as a spin-off from...

By on 06 March 2008

Rocky Ii Scene Is Best Film Sporting Moment Of All Time

A scene from the 1979 hit ROCKY II where SYLVESTER STALLONE's character knocks out APOLLO CREED has been voted the best film sporting moment of all time. Second place in the poll by movie advertising...

Meyers Was Ashamed To Bend It Like Beckham

Movie hunk JONATHAN RHYS MEYERS was so ashamed of his role in soccer film BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM he pretended he wasn't part of it. The Irish actor felt sure the 2002 film, which also...

Chadha Expecting Twins

Director GURINDER CHADHA is pregnant for the first time - and is expecting twins. The 46-year-old BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM filmmaker, who is currently working on the script for the movie version of 1980s series...

Knightley: 'I Need Rest'

Hollywood star KEIRA KNIGHTLEY's rapid rise to fame has come at a price - the 21-year-old actress is exhausted and desperate for a break. Knightley has starred in a series of blockbuster films, including PRIDE...

Dallas Movie In More Trouble

The big screen re-make of hit 1970s TV show DALLAS is in more jeopardy after losing most of its cast and the original screenplay. When the film was first announced stars like JENNIFER LOPEZ, JOHN...

Bend It Like Beckham Star Finds Dating In Los Angeles 'Bizarre'

BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM star PARMINDER NAGRA is intimidated by dating in Los Angeles because people regularly go out with several different suitors at the same time. The British actress moved to Los Angeles to...

Lopez Drops Out Of Dallas

JENNIFER LOPEZ has abruptly quit the much-anticipated big screen remake of classic 1970s show DALLAS. The MAID IN MANHATTAN actress was set to star opposite JOHN TRAVOLTA - who will play JR EWING - as...

Dance Collects Obe

Veteran actor CHARLES DANCE received an Order Of The British Empire (OBE) from QUEEN ELIZABETH II yesterday (16JUN06). The GOSFORD PARK star was one of several film-makers to be honoured in the monarch's 80th birthday...

Travolta Helps With Dallas Casting

LATEST: JOHN TRAVOLTA is actively involved in casting his co-stars in the movie adaptation of TV soap DALLAS. Director GURINDER CHADHA says the PULP FICTION star, who is playing oil tycoon JR EWING in the...

No Cameos For Dallas

LATEST: DALLAS director GURINDA CHADHA has disappointed fans by insisting there will be no cameos in the movie version of the hit 1980s TV series. The BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM film-maker was appalled by DAVID...

Chadha Confirms Dallas

LATEST: BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM director GURINDER CHADHA has confirmed she'll direct the movie adaptation of TV soap DALLAS with JOHN TRAVOLTA and JENNIFER LOPEZ as her leading stars. The British film-maker revealed this morning...

Knightley's Father Tells Her To Sleep Around

British beauty KEIRA KNIGHTLEY wishes she had found Hollywood stardom in her mid-twenties, so she could have experimented sexually without being scrutinised by the media. The PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN star, who celebrated her 21st...

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