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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...

Motherly Film Part Encouraged Berry To Have Baby

HALLE BERRY looked positively glowing as she attended the gala performance of her new movie in Leicester Square last night (October 24th).The mum-to-be showed off her new baby bump in a low-cut purple dress as...

By on 25 October 2007

Movie Reviews: Things We Lost In The Fire

"Earnest" is an adjective that keeps cropping up in the generally polite reviews of Things We Lost in the Fire, starring Halle Berry and Benicio Del Toro and directed by Danish writer-director Susanne Bier. "This...

Plethora Of New Releases Floods Theaters

Eight new films -- count 'em, eight! -- enter the box-office competition this weekend, each on more than 500 screens, which is likely a record. Box-office forecasters are by no means united on which film...

Del Toro To Swap Acting For Directing

Oscar-winner BENICIO DEL TORO is to take a break from acting - because he is desperate to direct movies not star in them. The 40-year-old, who claimed the Best Supporting Actor award for his...

Del Toro's Beard Helps Him Bond With The Homeless

Oscar winner BENICIO DEL TORO has discovered he has an unspoken bond with homeless men after growing a long beard for his new film. The actor has grown his facial hair for his role as...

London Film Festival Lineup Confirmed

The Odeon West End played host to a veritable media scrum this morning, as the full lineup of the Times 51st BFI London Film Festival was confirmed.Long-awaited Closing Night Gala Screening of Wes Anderson's The...

By on 13 September 2007

Berry Lands 'White' Roles

American film star HALLE BERRY has landed the star role in upcoming drama THINGS WE LOST IN THE FIRE, despite directors originally wanting a caucasian actress. The African-American beauty, who co-stars with BENICIO DEL TORO...

Soderbergh To Direct Back-to-back Che Biopics

OCEAN'S ELEVEN director STEVEN SODERBERGH is set to shoot two back-to-back films about Latin American revolutionary CHE GUEVARA. Soderbergh and BENICIO DEL TORO, who will play Guevara, have been working on the movies since they...

Johansson: 'I'm Not Promiscuous'

SCARLETT JOHANSSON has slammed reports she is promiscuous, after being linked to various celebrity men before finding love with JOSH HARTNETT. The 21-year-old denies her alleged reputation as a wanton actress after tabloids linked her...

Johansson's Stance On Sexy Rumours

SCARLETT JOHANSSON has never been bothered by reports she had a fling with actor BENICIO DEL TORO - but she was less than thrilled over reports of her sharing a lesbian kiss with a friend....

Stars Line Up To Support Hannah's Farm Protest

KILL BILL star DARYL HANNAH insists she'll fight on to save America's largest urban farm after gaining support from a host of celebrity pals. The actress, who was arrested last Tuesday (13JUN06) for resisting arrest...

Where The Wild Things Are Casts Creatures

BENICIO DEL TORO, FOREST WHITAKER, MICHELLE WILLIAMS and CATHERINE O'HARA will provide the voices for creatures in the big screen adaptation of the classic children's book WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE. BEING JOHN MALKOVICH...

Lohan Laughs Off Numerous Romances

Teen queen LINDSAY LOHAN has laughed off her numerous reported romances, declaring she would "be dead" if she dated that many people. The MEAN GIRLS star, 19, has been romantically linked to LEONARDO DiCAPRIO, JARED...

Washington Drug Smuggling Film Back On

DENZEL WASHINGTON's dream role as a drug kingpin is being realised, with RUSSELL CROWE joining him for AMERICAN GANGSTER. Washington has been behind the project for years but costs left the film languishing last year...

Del Toro To Play Wolf Man

Oscar-winner BENICIO DEL TORO is set to play a classic movie monster in the big screen remake of THE WOLF MAN. The SIN CITY actor will star in and co-produce the new version of the...

Soderbergh Challenged By Motorcycle Diaries

STEVEN SODERBERGH is finding making his ERNESTO 'CHE' GUEVARA biopic even more difficult, after the success of 2004 movie THE MOTORCYCLE DIARIES. While Soderbergh was unimpressed with early films about the Argentine revolutionary, he...

Soderbergh Pans Sharif's Che!

Director STEVEN SODERBERGH is confident his upcoming biopic on Argentine revolutionary ERNESTO 'CHE' GUEVARA will be better than the 1969 original. Egyptian actor OMAR SHARIF played the medical student-turned communist, who assisted FIDEL CASTRO's...

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