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Cate Blanchett Opens Cannes Film Festival

Cate Blanchett and Russell Crowe have opened the 63rd Cannes Film Festival in France.The Australian actors - who star in the festival's opening movie 'Robin Hood' - have arrived at the famous Mediterranean resort to...

Stars Shop With 40 Cents For New Hiv Campaign Ad

BONO, BENICIO DEL TORO and Spanish movie couple PENELOPE CRUZ and JAVIER BARDEM have teamed up for a star-studded new Lazarus Effect Campaign ad to raise awareness for medication in Africa.The stars all show off...

Benicio Del Toro Finds Ex To Grind

Cameron Diaz and Benicio Del Toro have been cast in new romantic comedy 'An Ex To Grind'. Del Toro - the new face of Magnum Gold ice creams - plays an athlete-turned lazy slob in...

Cannes Lineup Announced

British director Mike Leigh, who has already won the Cannes Film Festival's top Palme d'Or award twice, will be going for his third win this year with the announcement that his new film, Another Year...

Del Toro Wants To Direct

BENICIO DEL TORO hopes to put his acting career on hold in the future - because he's determined to step behind the camera to direct.The Puerto Rican star has already expanded his resume with a...

Del Toro Tapped Into Childhood Rage For Wolfman

BENICIO DEL TORO channelled the rage he felt upon losing his mother as a child to portray a vicious werewolf in THE WOLFMAN.The Puerto Rican actor plays a nobleman who transforms into a monster in...

Wolfman Inspired By Del Toro's Memorabilia Collection

Actor BENICIO DEL TORO is taking credit for bringing THE WOLFMAN back to cinemas - a poster for the original film which was hanging on his wall inspired the Hollywood remake.The Puerto Rican star takes...

Del Toro Is No Longer A Ladies' Man

BENICIO DEL TORO has left behind his days as a Hollywood Lothario, insisting he's "calmed down" after a series of short-lived flings.The Sin City star earned a reputation as a stud after he was linked...

Del Toro In Hairy Situation On Wolfman Set

BENICIO DEL TORO suffered for his art for new movie THE WOLFMAN - a team of aides was needed to help him speak due to his elaborate werewolf costume.The Puerto Rican actor plays a nobleman...

Del Toro Lost His Virginity At 13

Puerto Rican heartthrob BENICIO DEL TORO began chasing girls at an early age - he lost his virginity at just 13 years old.The Oscar winner's interest in the opposite sex began when he was very...

Benicio Del Toro's Teenage Sex Confession

Benicio del Toro lost his virginity aged 13.The 42-year-old actor first became interested in the opposite sex when he was a toddler, and claims it was a natural progression for him to sleep with a...

Del Toro Fights Monkey Farm

Oscar winner BENICIO DEL TORO has written to Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuno urging him to halt the construction of a massive monkey-breeding facility in Guayama.The Traffic star has discovered the facility will be run...

Simmons To Howl On Film

GENE SIMMONS is fulfilling a childhood dream, by providing the voice for the WOLF MAN in SIR ANTHONY HOPKINS and BENICIO DEL TORO's new movie.Simmons was asked by The Wolf Man director Joe Johnston to...

Soderbergh "I Can See The End Of My Career"

Following the failure of Che , his biopic of Cuban rebel leader Ernesto Che Guevara, starring Benicio Del Toro, and the recent last-minute decision by Sony to abort the production of his Moneyball , which...

Del Toro Visits Puerto Rican Prison

Movie star BENICIO DEL TORO stunned convicts at a Puerto Rican prison on Monday (06Jul09) when he turned drama teacher for a day.The Che star offered tips and encouragement to jailed theatre lovers at the...

Sean Penn Takes Career Break

Sean Penn has pulled out of two films because he wants to take a break from Hollywood. The Oscar-winning 'Milk' star has decided against appearing in 'The Three Stooges' and crime thriller 'Cartel', so he...

Penn, Carrey And Del Toro To Take On The Three Stooges

SEAN PENN, JIM CARREY and BENICIO DEL TORO have been lined up to star in a new movie based on 1930s comedy icons THE THREE STOOGES. Director siblings the Farrelly Brothers are behind the new project,...

Del Toro Enjoys Meeting With 'Nice' Chavez

Actor BENICIO DEL TORO has met with Venezuelan president HUGO CHAVEZ, becoming the latest celebrity to enjoy a one-on-one talk with the controversial leader. The star is in the South American country to promote his Ernesto...

Penn: 'I Should Be Competing For An Oscar With Del Toro'

SEAN PENN is stunned pal BENICIO DEL TORO hasn't been recognised for his portrayal of revolutionary CHE GUEVARA in biopic CHE.Penn singled out Del Toro as one name the film award organisations had overlooked during...

Del Toro And Cruz Lead Goya Awards

BENICIO DEL TORO and PENELOPE CRUZ were the toast of the Spanish film industry on Sunday (01Feb09) night - with the pair both landing nods at the country's prestigious Goya Awards. Puerto Rican star Del Toro...

Gilliam: 'Del Toro Was Frightening And Frustrating'

Moviemaker TERRY GILLIAM will think twice before working with BENICIO DEL TORO again - because the intense actor was such a distracting force on the set of FEAR + LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS. The British...

Del Toro Owns Up To Prank Calls That Forced Couple Out

Actor BENICIO DEL TORO has come clean about a teenage prank that forced a California couple to flee their home in fear. Reports have suggested the Oscar winner went too far with a practical joke...

Del Toro: 'Che Guevara Was A Warrior, Like Batman'

Oscar winner BENICIO DEL TORO has become such a big fan of ERNESTO 'CHE' GUEVARA after playing the revolutionary in director STEVEN SODERBERGH's four-hour epic, he's keen to defend the leader from his critics. The...

Del Toro's Revolutionary Film Gets Ok In Cuba

Cuban officials have given actor BENICIO DEL TORO's revolutionary new film CHE the green light to show in the country after satisfying the government with its depiction of former president FIDEL CASTRO. The forthcoming film,...

Soderbergh: Cleo Will Be Like An Elvis Musical

Steven Soderbergh has said his planned film about Cleopatra will be similar to "an Elvis musical".It was reported earlier this week that the Ocean's Eleven director hopes to pair the Catherine Zeta Jones with Hugh...

By on 26 October 2008

Del Toro And Soderbergh Defend Revolutionary Film

Actor BENICIO DEL TORO and director STEVEN SODERBERGH have brushed off critics of their new movie GUERRILLA, insisting the film was meant to "p**s off" audiences. The forthcoming film, which depicts the rise and fall...

Del Toro Was Autograph Hunters' Favourite At Toronto Film Festival

Actor BENICIO DEL TORO has been crowned the fans' favourite autograph signer at the recent Toronto Film Festival in Canada - because he never turned a devotee away. The Oscar winner was at the event...

Viva Che (Just When It Seemed Dead)

Nearly four months after it was screened at the Cannes Festival to widespread critical acclaim and a best-actor award for its star, Steven Soderbergh's Che has finally landed a distributor. IFC Films said that it...

52nd London Film Festival Programme Confirmed

The lineup for the Times BFI 52nd London Film Festival has been confirmed this morning.Speaking in the Odeon West End, BFI artistic director Sandra Hebron revealed that the festival will open with the world premiere...

By on 10 September 2008

Del Toro And Keener Dating?

Hollywood stars BENICIO DEL TORO and CATHERINE KEENER are secretly dating, according to reports. The pair was spotted enjoying a meal together at Los Angeles restaurant Green Door last week (29Jul08) - and onlookers claimed...

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