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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...

Berry Goes Public With Versace Model

Stunning actress HALLE BERRY went public with her new model boyfriend GABRIEL AUBRY at a Versace party on Tuesday (07FEB06). The twice-divorced actress has been quietly dating 30-year-old Aubry after they met in December...

Ormond Joins Soderbergh For Revolutionary Film

British beauty JULIA ORMOND has signed to star in director STEVEN SODERBERGH's latest film CHE. The LEGENDS OF THE FALL actress will act opposite BENICIO DEL TORO, who plays communist revolutionary ERNESTO 'CHE' GUEVARA...

Farrellys Want Del Toro And Daniels For Stooges

BENICIO DEL TORO and JEFF DANIELS are set to make up two of THE THREE STOOGES if movie-maker brothers PETER and BOBBY FARRELLY get their way. The THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT MARY directors are bringing...

Soderbergh To Use Cia Files For Che Biopic

Oscar-winning director STEVEN SODERBERGH will use recently declassified Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) files to help make his forthcoming ERNESTO 'CHE' GUEVARA biopic. Speaking at the Venice Film Festival in Italy yesterday (06SEP05), Soderbergh announced...

De Cadenet Captures The Stars In New Photo Book

Former wild child-turned-photographer AMANDA DE CADENET has compiled her most candid shots of her famous friends for a new book, RARE BIRDS. The starry photo album features party snapshots of pals like BENICIO DEL...

Johansson Haunted By Del Toro 'Elevator Tryst'

SCARLETT JOHANSSON believes she will be haunted forever by fables of her 'liaison' with BENICIO DEL TORO in a hotel elevator. The 20-year-old beauty is amazed her sarcastic joke about making love to the...

Spacey Desperate To Make 'Usual Suspects' Sequel

KEVIN SPACEY is reportedly keen to star in a sequel to 1995 hit movie THE USUAL SUSPECTS. Spacey, 45, announced his desire to play limping baddie ROGER "VERBAL" KINT again to director BRYAN SINGER,...

Del Toro's Career Almost Crushed By Bad Reviews

BENICIO DEL TORO's screen career was nearly ruined by the media's scathing response to his appearance in FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS seven years ago (98). The Oscar-winning actor found it impossible to...

Del Toro Takes Media Criticism In His Stride

BENICIO DEL TORO takes the negative comments written about him in the press in his stride because he knows it's just part of his job. The Oscar-winning actor's appearance is often put under the...

Del Toro Paid Millions For Doing Nothing

Actor BENICIO DEL TORO was recently paid a staggering $5 million (GBP2.7 million) - for doing nothing. Del Toro, 38, was recruited to star in a DENZEL WASHINGTON thriller, but the Hollywood studio pulled...

Del Toro 'Too Slow' For Johansson Elevator Tryst

BENICIO DEL TORO has responded to reports of a raunchy tryst with SCARLETT JOHANSSON in a hotel elevator, insisting he isn't fast enough to get naked in the eight-storey Chateau Marmont Hotel. Last year...

Rodriguez: 'Speed Attracts A-list Actors'

ROBERT RODRIGUEZ advises other directors to follow his example, by making quick movies if they want to attract A-list actors. The film-maker insists busy Hollywood stars like BENICIO DEL TORO, CLIVE OWEN and MICKEY...

Alba To Act Unpaid For Aids Foundation

SIN CITY star JESSICA ALBA has displayed her generous side at the CANNES FILM FESTIVAL by offering her acting talents for free - to raise money for AIDS charity AMFAR. The French industry event,...

Del Toro Rescues Cruz From Elevator

BENICIO DEL TORO has come to the rescue of PENELOPE CRUZ and her mother after they all got stuck in an elevator at the CANNES FILM FESTIVAL in France. The OSCAR-winning actor saved the...

Del Toro Battles The Bulge

Screen hunk BENICIO DEL TORO vowed he would never pile on the pounds again after plumping up for FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS seven years ago (98) - but he has already gone back...

Robinson Takes Over Hunter's Rum Diary

BENICIO DEL TORO has passed on directing a movie adaptation of HUNTER S THOMPSON's THE RUM DIARY because it has taken 18 months to get cameras rolling. According to the film's star, JOSH HARTNETT,...

Sin City Tops American Box Office

New movie SIN CITY has raced to the top of the American box office with a weekend haul of $28.1 million (GBP14.7 million). The comic book adaptation, which counts BRUCE WILLIS, ROSARIO DAWSON, BRITTANY...

Hotel Rwanda Director Takes Over Cancelled Washington Film

HOTEL RWANDA writer and director TERRY GEORGE will resurrect cancelled film AMERICAN GANGSTER, only six months after the thriller was pulled by studio bosses. OSCAR-winners DENZEL WASHINGTON and BENICIO DEL TORO were set to...

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