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Bob Hoskins For Digital Roger Rabbit Return?

Bob Hoskins could return for the 'Who Framed Roger Rabbit' sequel in digital form. The late actor - who died in April 2014 aged 71 - may reprise his role as Eddie Valiant in 'Who...

Bob Hoskins Death Confusingly Trends On Twitter Two Years Later

Bob Hoskins died for a second time today (May 1st), after some confused social media users thought the actor had passed away more than two years after his death. Hoskins died from pneumonia on April...

Joan Rivers Snubbed In Oscars' In Memoriam Segment

Joan Rivers was left out of the Oscars' In Memoriam segment.The actress and comedienne died last September aged 81 but was omitted from the annual rollcall of the most notable Hollywood stars who have passed...

Bafta Bosses Explain Bob Hoskins Snub

Organisers of the Bafta Awards have explained their decision to leave beloved British actor Bob Hoskins out of the event's In Memoriam segment following a slew of complaints about the snub.The Who Framed Roger Rabbit...

Prince William Makes Richard Attenborough Tribute

Prince William paid tribute to Lord Richard Attenborough at the BAFTA Awards last night (08.02.15). The 32-year-old royal praised the director and former BAFTA president, who died aged 90 last year, for being ''a leader...

Bob Hoskins Left Entire Estate To Wife Linda

Bob Hoskins left more than £1 million to his wife of 32 years following his death in April.The acclaimed actor passed away at the age of 71 after battling Parkinson's disease and new records show...

Bob Hoskins Leaves $1.6 Million In His Will

Beloved British actor Bob Hoskins left $1.6 million (£1 million) in his will.The Who Framed Roger Rabbit star passed away in April (14) at the age of 71 after succumbing to a bout of pneumonia,...

Bob Hoskins' Daughter Writes Father's Day Tribute

Bob Hoskins' daughter marked Father's Day on Sunday (15Jun14) by writing an emotional tribute to her late father.The Who Framed Roger Rabbit actor passed away in April (14) at the age of 71, prompting an...

Bob Hoskins Ruined Zulu Dawn Shoot By Wearing Sunglasses

Late British actor Bob Hoskins once ruined an entire day of shooting for a historical epic by failing to remove his sunglasses.The veteran actor starred in the 1979 movie Zulu Dawn alongside fellow Brit actor...

Helen Mirren Pays Tribute To Movie Brother Hoskins

Dame Helen Mirren has paid tribute to her Last Orders and The Long Good Friday co-star Bob Hoskins following his death on Tuesday (29Apr14), calling the actor "a spectacular firework".Stars like Hugh Jackman, Evan Rachel...

"Never Give Up" Bob Hoskins Leaves 11 Life Lessons For Daughter

The daughter of the late actor Bob Hoskins has posted a touching blog article, revealing the 11 life lessons that the famous actor gave her before dying in hospital on Wednesday (May 30, 2014). Hoskins...

Tributes For The Late Bob Hoskins Come Flooding In Following The Tragic News

The death of beloved British actor Bob Hoskins on Tuesday took the entertainment world by surprise. The 71-year-old actor had more than 80 movies under his belt, including the favorite of several generations of kids,...

Bob Hoskins Has Passed Away Aged 71

Bob Hoskins has passed away aged 71.The 'Hook' actor from Suffolk, England, died in hospital on Tuesday (29.04.14) surrounded by his family after battling pneumonia.His wife Linda and children Alex, Sarah, Rosa and Jack have...

Bob Hoskins' Wife Leads Tributes For The 'Beloved' Actor

Bob Hoskins' wife has paid tribute to her ''beloved'' husband. The award-winning actor died ''peacefully'' at the age of 71 after suffering from pneumonia and his wife Linda and their children Rosa and Jack, as...

Tributes Pour In For Bob Hoskins

Tributes are flooding in from celebrities following the death of British acting legend Bob Hoskins.The Who Framed Roger Rabbit star passed away on Tuesday night (29Apr14) after suffering from a bout of pneumonia. He had...

Bob Hoskins Has Died Age 71

Bob Hoskins has died age 71.The actor, who was born in Suffolk, England, passed away after suffering from pneumonia, according to his agent. The condition results in inflammation of the tissue in one or both...

Bob Hoskins, One Of Britain's Best Loved Actors, Dies Aged 71

Bob Hoskins, the best-loved British actor whose career in film spanned more than 30 years, has died - he was 71. Hoskins retired in 2012 following a diagnosis with Parkinson's disease in the previous autumn....

Bob Hoskins Dies Aged 71

British acting legend Bob Hoskins has died, aged 71.The Who Framed Roger Rabbit star passed away on Wednesday (30Apr14) after suffering from pneumonia. The actor retired from movies in 2012 after he was...

Watch! Who Framed Roger Rabbit 25th Anniversary Film Clips (Video)

There was sadness all around last year when Bob Hoskins announced that he was retiring from acting following his ongoing battles with Parkinson’s Disease. Right on cue then, in 2013, comes the 25th anniversary re-release...

Sequel In The Works For Who Killed Roger Rabbit?

A 'Who Killed Roger Rabbit?' sequel is in the pipeline.The film's original director Robert Zemeckis has admitted he has a follow-up script ready for the 1988 cartoon caper and wants to bring it up to...

Jude Law And Michael Gambon Set For Bifa Honours

Jude Law and Sir Michael Gambon will be honoured at the British Independent Film Awards.The 'Alfie' actor is set to pick up the Variety Award for helping the British film industry gain international notoriety, while...

Snow White And The Huntsman's Dwarf Success

Snow White and the Huntsman's dwarves ''had to like each other'' off-screen for the film to be successful. Brian Gleeson - who portrays Gus, the youngest of the dwarves, who are also played by Ian...

Acting World Bids Farewell To Bob Hoskins, Who Retires Aged 69

The acting profession will be bidding a sad farewell to Bob Hoskins, who is suffering from Parkinson's disease. Hoskins has had a glittering career, spanning four decades and he's cherished both in his homeland, the...

Bob Hoskins, 72, Retires From 'Acting Lark' After Diagnosis

Bob Hoskins , one of the best loved British actors of recent times, has announced his retirement after being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. The cockney-accented star, who often played the menacing hard man, said...

Bob Hoskins Retires From Acting

Bob Hoskins is retiring from acting after being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.The 69-year-old actor has announced he is giving up his profession after being diagnosed with the degenerative nervous system disorder last autumn.He has thanked...

Bob Hoskins Retires From Acting

Bob Hoskins is retiring from acting after being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.The 69-year-old actor has announced he is giving up his profession after being diagnosed with the degenerative nervous system disorder last autumn.He has thanked...

Bob Hoskins Retiring Following Parkinson's Diagnosis

Veteran British star Bob Hoskins is retiring from acting after learning he is battling Parkinson's disease.The 69 year old's representative announced the news on Wednesday (08Aug12), revealing the actor was diagnosed with the same degenerative...

Bob Hoskins Retires After Parkinson's Diagnosis: His Five Greatest Roles

With the sad news being reported today that English acting legend Bob Hoskins is retiring from the business following his diagnosis of Parkinson's disease, we here at Contactmusic.com thought it only right to...

Winstone Played Pranks On Castmates

Ray Winstone played pranks on his castmates while filming 'Snow White and the Huntsman'.The 'Hugo' actor stars as Gort - one of the eight dwarves in the big screen re-imagining of the popular fairytale 'Snow...

Ralph Fiennes To Receive Film Prize

Ralph Fiennes and Kenneth Branagh are set to earn major prizes at the Moet British Independent Film Awards.The 'Harry Potter' star will pick up the Richard Harris Award - which recognises an outstanding contribution to...

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