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Rush Hour Pair Team Up For Sinatra Story

CHRIS TUCKER is to play FRANK SINATRA's longtime valet GEORGE JACOBS in a new movie by his RUSH HOUR director BRETT RATNER. Tucker has been spending time with Jacobs in Las Vegas to prepare for...

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"BRETT RATNER's directing, BRIAN GRAZER is producing. They've talked about HUGH JACKMAN to play me." Playboy boss HUGH HEFNER on plans for a new movie about his life....

Ratner Recreates Newton's Iconic Newton-john Pose

Director BRETT RATNER has conjured up late photographer HELMUT NEWTON's iconic topless image of OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN holding a riding crop for a new advertising campaign. The Rush Hour director shot photos of supermodel HEIDI KLUM...

Paris Problems For Ratner

Moviemaker BRETT RATNER has warned his peers about shooting films in Paris, France after falling foul of the country's strict union laws while making RUSH HOUR 3. The director reveals producers were forced to pay...

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"I'm a pretty normal guy. I'm very serious about my work. I do have a disco in my basement, but I didn't put it there. It was in the house when I bought it." Moviemaker...

Ratner's Cash Woes?

Moviemaker BRETT RATNER is demanding a $10 million (GBP5 million) fee to direct a movie after "running low" on money, according to reports. The director made a reported $ 7 million (GBP3.5million) for his work...

Traffic Slows For Rush Hour 3

Ordinarily a film that grosses $49.1 million in its opening weekend is considered a probable moneymsker, but some box-office analysts are suggesting that the results for Rush Hour 3 are not only disappointing but probably...

Rush Hour Tops U.k Box Office

BRETT RATNER's new movie RUSH HOUR 3 has raced to the top the U.K and Ireland box office. The action adventure, which stars Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker, earned GBP2.73 million ($5.46 million) in its...

Ratner Plans All-black Ocean's Eleven

RUSH HOUR director BRETT RATNER is set to revisit Rat Pack classic OCEAN'S ELEVEN - with EDDIE MURPHY, CHRIS TUCKER and CHRIS ROCK fronting an all-black cast. Unlike the original and George Clooney and Brad...

Ratner Chooses Paris For Rush Hour 3 To Appease Battling Stars

Moviemaker BRETT RATNER moved the location to RUSH HOUR 3 to Paris, France because his stars didn't want to shoot the film on their native continents. Film star Jackie Chan admits he was all set...

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"It took 20 years to build the pyramids, 13 years to build Mount Rushmore, 13 years to lose my virginity, and it took CHRIS TUCKER six years to get on a plane to Paris." RUSH...

Ratner's Transvestite Experience

Director BRETT RATNER has confessed he based a scene in his upcoming movie RUSH HOUR 3 on a sexual encounter he once had with a transvestite. The filmmaker claims a scene where Chris Tucker's...

Ratner's Gay Experience

One of director BRETT RATNER's first sexual experiences was with a man dressed in drag - who he initially thought was a woman. Ratner insists he isn't ashamed of the experience and has written it...

Ratner Skipped School To Watch Scarface Filming

RUSH HOUR filmmaker BRETT RATNER knew he was destined to become a movie director when he skipped school to watch how AL PACINO worked on the set of SCARFACE. The 38-year-old was a teenager when...

Ratner Hosts Clinton Party

Moviemaker BRETT RATNER is throwing his support behind presidential hopeful HILLARY CLINTON by hosting a fundraiser for the Democrat at his Hollywood Hills home. Tickets for the party, which is aimed at young Hollywood, cost...

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Music legend QUINCY JONES and moviemaker BRETT RATNER are set to team up to make an ambitious documentary about Brazil's annual street carnival in Rio de Janeiro. The odd couple plan to make Carnaval 3D:...

Fisher, Ratner + Marshall Join Spielberg On The Lot

STAR WARS icon CARRIE FISHER and movie moguls GARRY MARSHALL and BRETT RATNER will serve as judges on STEVEN SPIELBERG's new reality TV contest ON THE LOT. The trio will join director Jon Avnet as...

Ratner Too Busy For Women

Filmmaker BRETT RATNER has been forced to drop out of directing duties for new TV drama WOMEN'S MURDER CLUB because he's too busy finishing RUSH HOUR 3. The X-MEN: THE LAST STAND moviemaker was scheduled...

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RUSH HOUR director BRETT RATNER's grandmother has landed her own reality TV show in America. FANITA PRESMAN has shot a VH1 pilot called MY GRANDSON, THE DIRECTOR, in which she lives and parties with Ratner...

Ratner, Murphy And Rock Ready To Rob Trump

RUSH HOUR director BRETT RATNER is set to helm a heist drama with EDDIE MURPHY and CHRIS ROCK as a pair of janitors who plan to rob real estate mogul DONALD TRUMP. The untitled film...

Chan Admits English Language Problems

Hong Kong action star JACKIE CHAN is struggling to shoot new movie RUSH HOUR 3 because he can't get his mouth around the tricky dialogue. Despite his advancing years, the 52-year-old has no difficulties completing...

Polanski To Play Cop In Rush Hour 3

Movie maker ROMAN POLANSKI is set to step out from behind the camera to play a French cop in the latest RUSH HOUR film. The part marks THE PIANIST director's first Hollywood acting appearance since...

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Hollywood director BRETT RATNER will be directing the video for COURTNEY LOVE's new song LETTER TO GOD. Love is also set to take the lead role in an upcoming film on the life of 1970s...

Ratner Reaches For The Stars

Movie-maker BRETT RATNER is keen to turn his RUSH HOUR 3 movie into an all-star sequel after negotiating parts for his X-MEN: THE LAST STAND star SIR IAN MCKELLEN and former SEINFELD star MICHAEL RICHARDS....

Ratner To Remake Boys From Brazil

Movie maker BRETT RATNER has signed up to revamp cult 1978 thriller THE BOYS FROM BRAZIL. The original film, based on IRA LEVIN's novel of the same name, starred LAURENCE OLIVIER and GREGORY PECK, and...

Ratner To Direct Real-life Tv Cop Drama

RUSH HOUR director BRETT RATNER has been given the go-ahead to shoot a TV drama series pilot about a Harvard-educated beat cop. The film-maker will direct BLUE BLOOD, which is based on ED CONLON's 2004...

Lohan Slams Simpson 'Feud'

Hollywood star LINDSAY LOHAN has slammed reports she offered to fight JESSICA SIMPSON for the attentions of director BRETT RATNER. Lohan reportedly stormed up to Simpson in Los Angeles nightspot Dime in April (06) after...

Longoria, Applegate And Milian Skate With Simpson

LATEST: JESSICA SIMPSON enlisted sexy pals EVA LONGORIA, CHRISTINA APPLEGATE and CHRISTINA MILIAN to join her for a rollerskating themed shoot for her latest video on Friday (23JUN06). The celebrity friends shot the music video...

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"We're doing it on Friday and I'm getting in shape for it... I haven't roller-skated for a long time." Actress EVA LONGORIA on appearing in pal JESSICA SIMPSON's new video PUBLIC AFFAIR, which is being...

Ratner Explains Hotel Du Cap Ban

LATEST: Movie maker BRETT RATNER was banned for life from top hotel the Hotel du Cap in Cannes, France, after flouting its stringent room-hire policies. The X-MEN: THE LAST STAND director had the ban revoked...

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