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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...

Che Remains In Storage

Two months after garnering a raft of enthusiastic notices and a best-actor award for its star, Benicio Del Toro, Steven Soderbergh's $65-million Che has still been unable to find a distributor, the Hollywood Reporter observed...

Ebert "Depressed" By Loss Of Show

Chicago Sun-Times film critic Roger Ebert says that having to announce his departure from the television show that he launched with the late Gene Siskel in 1975 left him feeling "depressed." Ebert notes on his...

Rossdale Blames Del Toro For Lack Of Movie Roles

British rocker-turned-actor GAVIN ROSSDALE blames BENICIO DEL TORO for his stalled Hollywood career - because the Latin star lands all the best movie roles. Rossdale, who is married to pop star Gwen Stefani, hit the...

Surprise Winner At Cannes Film Festival

Director Laurence Cantet's Entre les Murs (The Class), a film about a year in the life of suburban Parisian students, was the surprise winner of the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival Sunday. It...

Will Soderbergh's Che Be Released?

Steven Soderbergh's four-and-a-half-hour film Che had its debut at the Cannes Film Festival Wednesday night. The film, which stars Benicio del Toro in the title role of Argentine-born Cuban revolutionary Che Guevara, received mixed reviews,...

Johansson Denies Del Toro Lift Romp

SCARLETT JOHANSSON has laughed off rumours she had a steamy encounter in a lift with actor BENICIO DEL TORO - insisting the raunchy tale was just a joke. The pair was the subject of scandal...

Movie World Relocates As Cannes Begins

The great and the good of the film industry are congregating on the French Riviera ahead of today's opening of the 61st Cannes film festival.Fifty-seven full-length features will be shown over the next 12 days...

By on 14 May 2008

Weaving Joins The Wolfman

THE MATRIX villain HUGO WEAVING is to join BENICIO DEL TORO and SIR ANTHONY HOPKINS in the star-studded new remake of THE WOLFMAN. The Australian actor will play Detective Aberline in the movie, which will...

Del Toro Visits Bolivian Leader

Movie star BENICIO DEL TORO met with Bolivian President EVO MORALES on Monday (03Dec07) to discuss upcoming films about revolutionary CHE GUEVARA. The Oscar winner paid a visit to the presidential palace, where the two...

Del Toro Participates In Drug Counselling Session

Oscar-winning actor BENICIO DEL TORO stunned visitors at a health centre in New York by attending a meeting for drug addicts on the premises. The Traffic star made an appearance at a methamphetamine addiction group...

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