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Thornton: 'Jolie Is One Of My Best Friends'

BILLY BOB THORNTON has praised his ex-wife ANGELINA JOLIE, calling her "one of my best friends in the world". The former couple married in 2000 and adopted seven-year-old son Maddox together, before divorcing in 2003....

Thornton To Star In Nightmare On Elm Street Remake

BILLY BOB THORNTON will star as FREDDY KRUEGER in a new NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET movie. The 53-year-old actor will take on the chilling role in a remake of the 1984 original. Robert Englund, who...

Thornton Swears Off Marriage

BILLY BOB THORNTON has vowed never to wed again, after five failed attempts at marriage. The 52-year-old actor has been dating Connie Angland - the mother of his three-year-old daughter Bella - for four years....

Thornton's Musical Duet With Ghost

BILLY BOB THORNTON received a little help recording his last solo album - from the musical ghost he shares his California mansion with. The actor/singer claims the talented spirit aided him through bouts of writer's...

Jolie And Thornton To Reunite Onscreen

ANGELINA JOLIE and her ex-husband BILLY BOB THORNTON are searching for a comedy movie to star in together. Nine years after they met on the set of 1999 movie Pushing Tin, and five years after...

Thornton Denies Slamming Jolie + Pitt

BILLY BOB THORNTON has denied reports he dismissed ANGELINA JOLIE's relationship with BRAD PITT as a "high school phase". The actor was quoted in an interview with AskMen.com, saying, "She is just going through a...

Bruce Willis 'Set To Star' In Videogame Adaptation

Bruce Willis is in negotiations to star in game adaptation Kane & Lynch: Dead Men for Lionsgate films, reports claim.If the Die Hard actor gives the deal his blessing, he will take the role of...

By on 04 June 2008

Thornton Accused Of Bugging Former Sister-in-law

BILLY BOB THORNTON is at the centre of a bizarre new police report, filed by his former sister-in-law. Elysabeth Cherniak claims the actor has bugged her home and regularly sends her insulting emails. According to...

Thornton Congratulates Pregnant Jolie

ANGELINA JOLIE's ex-husband BILLY BOB THORNTON has congratulated the star on her pregnancy. The Tomb Raider actress confirmed earlier this week (14May08) that she and partner Brad Pitt are expecting twins later this year (08)....

Thornton's Son Is Alleged Victim Of Unlawful Sex

Actor BILLY BOB THORNTON's teenage son is at the centre of a criminal investigation - after allegedly having sex with a woman eight years his senior. Fourteen-year-old Willie Thornton's alleged sexual relationship with a 22-year-old...

Ridley Scott And Casey Affleck To Collaborate On Kind One

Ridley Scott has been snapped up to direct upcoming literary adaptation The Kind One, reports claim.According to Variety, the Gladiator helmer has signed to adapt Tom Epperson's recently-published debut novel of the same name, with...

By on 17 April 2008

Halle Berry Reveals Daughter's Name Is Nahla Ariela Aubry

Actress Halle Berry has named her new baby daughter Nahla Ariela Aubry.The Oscar-winner gave birth at the weekend, her first child with model boyfriend Gabriel Aubry.And the Monster's Ball star has chosen an Arabic name...

By on 19 March 2008

Casey Affleck Is The Kind One

Oscar nominee Casey Affleck has signed to star in upcoming literary adaptation The Kind One, it has been reported.Though Tom Epperson's debut novel of the same name was published just two weeks ago, Affleck is...

By on 06 February 2008

Actor Renfro Dies At 25

Actor Brad Renfro has been found dead at a Los Angeles apartment aged just 25.The former child star had been tipped for the top after an impressive turn in the John Grisham adaptation The Client,...

By on 16 January 2008

Attenborough Tops Santa Poll

Legendary British actor Richard Attenborough has topped a poll of filmgoers' favourite on-screen Father Christmas.Attenborough beat other rosy-cheeked, loveable Santas for his role in the 1994 remake of the classic Christmas feel-good movie Miracle on...

By on 10 December 2007

Run Fatboy, Run Keeps Top Spot

Run Fatboy, Run has kept the number one spot in the UK box office for the fourth week running. Though a number of new entries shot into the top ten, the Simon Pegg comedy is...

By on 02 October 2007

Thornton Asks Visitors To Say Cheese

BILLY BOB THORNTON insists everyone entering his Hollywood home poses for pictures - in a photo booth he has had installed in his foyer. The Bad Santa star claims his new toy is his favourite...

Brave One Braves Lackluster Box Office

Demonstrating that even a winner can be a loser, the Jodie Foster starrer The Brave One opened at the top of the box office over the weekend with just $13.5 million. The vigilante flick, which...

Megaplexes Empty; Art Houses Packed

Theaters showing mainstream movie fare were mostly empty over the weekend, a traditionally slow period at the box office. On the other hand, those showing art-house fare were doing a land-office business. The Jodie Foster...

Foster's The Brave One Tops Us Charts

Jodie Foster's new film The Brave One has debuted at number one at the US box office, according to Screen International.The Death Wish-themed revenge thriller sees Foster play a bereaved radio DJ hunting down the...

By on 17 September 2007

Thornton + Scott Injured In Wrestling Smackdown

BILLY BOB THORNTON and SEANN WILLIAM SCOTT suffered for their art during a wrestling scene in new movie MR. WOODCOCK - both suffered severe injuries on the mat. Scott reveals the wrestling was one of...

Late-night Laughs As Thornton Addresses America

BILLY BOB THORNTON addressed America on Thursday night (13Sep07) when late-night chat show host DAVID LETTERMAN briefly handed over his THE LATE SHOW programme to the movie star. The Oscar winner read out Letterman's nightly...

Movie Reviews: Mr. Woodcock

Mr. Woodcock is the name of Billy Bob Thornton's character in the film, a high-school gym teacher who haunts the memories of his former students. One of them, as it turns out, is the character...

Brave One Likely No. 1

The R-rated vigilante flick The Brave One, directed by Neil Jordan (The Crying Game) and starring Jodie Foster, is expected to take the No. 1 spot at the box office this weekend. Analysts predict it...

Jolie Won't Get A Pitt Tattoo

Hollywood actress ANGELINA JOLIE has vowed never to have another man's name tattooed on her body - after spending thousands to have an etching of ex-husband BILLY BOB THORNTON removed. Jolie warns current beau Brad...

Thornton Unnerves Sarandon With Stalker Photos

BILLY BOB THORNTON unsettled co-star SUSAN SARANDON on the set of new movie comedy MR. WOODCOCK by pasting photos of the actress all over his trailer. Prankster Thornton, who plays Sarandon's tough sports teacher fiance...

Thornton: 'Jolie Would Still Be Sexy If She Was Ugly'

ANGELINA JOLIE is a rare catch, according to her ex-husband BILLY BOB THORNTON - because she's good looking and oozes sex appeal. The movie star insists good looks and sensuality rarely go together in a...

Thornton + Zevon Fight Over Ocd

BILLY BOB THORNTON and late pal WARREN ZEVON had late-night fights about who was the bigger obsessive compulsive disorder sufferer. Movie star Thornton has paid tribute to his own quirks in Always Countin', a song...

Stars Submit Weeds Theme Covers To Tv Bosses

RANDY NEWMAN, THE SHINS, LINKIN PARK and BILLY BOB THORNTON have been selected from the 90 acts who've sent TV bosses a cover of the WEEDS theme tune in the hope of having their submissions...

Thornton Grief Advice Was Perfect For Jolie

ANGELINA JOLIE credits ex-husband BILLY BOB THORNTON for giving her the best advice following the death of her mother. While the actress was struggling to cope with the grief of losing her mum, Marcheline Bertrand,...

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