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Ang Lee To Help Develop Olympics Ceremonies

Director Ang Lee, famous for his martial arts films like Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and winner of the best-director Oscar for last year's Brokeback Mountain, has been asked to help develop the opening and closing...

Ledger Tired Of Promoting Brokeback Mountain

HEATH LEDGER quickly tired of the extensive promotion required for Oscar-winning movie BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN, and was relieved when he no longer had to make appearances. Ledger, who was nominated for an Academy Award for his...

Gyllenhaal Laughs Off Batman Ledger Reunion

JAKE GYLLENHAAL has laughed off internet rumours claiming he will reunite with his BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN co-star HEATH LEDGER in the forthcoming BATMAN BEGINS sequel. Gyllenhaal was reportedly in talks to play HARVEY 'TWO-FACE' DENT -...

Black Dahlia Opens Venice Film Festival

The 63rd Venice Film Festival was scheduled to open today (Wednesday) with the world premiere of The Black Dahlia, starring Scarlett Johansson, who was expected to be on hand for the opening festivities. The film...

Hathaway Joins Philanthropist Boyfriend In Central America

Actress ANNE HATHAWAY is spending her summer (06) vaccinating children in South America against Hepatitis A after her boyfriend set up a health foundation. The BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN star and Italian boyfriend RAFFAELLO FOLLIERI have been...

Gyllenhaal Speechless After Meeting Donohoe

CASTAWAY star AMANDA DONOHOE has a crush on Hollywood heart-throb JAKE GYLLENHAAL - and it appears the feeling is mutual. The British actress, 44, recently met the BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN hunk, who was too stunned by...

Craig Named World's Best-dressed Man

JAMES BOND actor DANIEL CRAIG has been named the world's best-dressed man by the American edition of men's magazine Esquire. The 38-year-old beat out competition from R+B singer JOHN LEGEND to claim the coveted accolade,...

Focus Features Releasing Anti-iraq-war Documentary

Focus Features, the arthouse unit of Universal Pictures that achieved success with The Constant Gardener and Brokeback Mountain, said Monday that it will release the Iraq war documentary The Ground Truth in theaters on September...

Brokeback Ushers In Movies With Gay Characters

The box-office success of Brokeback Mountain has opened the door for other gay characters in movies, a fact that will be particularly obvious this weekend when The Night Listener, starring Robin Williams as a gay...

Ledger To Join Batman Cast As Joker?

BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN star HEATH LEDGER has scored the coveted role of THE JOKER in the BATMAN BEGINS sequel, according to press reports in Australia. The actor was reportedly offered the plum part last week (ends23JUL06)...

Pirate Fans Call For Depp + Bloom To Go Gay

Fans of magazine gossip are campaigning for PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN co-stars ORLANDO BLOOM and JOHNNY DEPP to star in a gay love scene together. When readers of America's Jane magazine were asked who they'd...

Hathaway Helps With Hepatitis A Vaccinations In Nicaragua

BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN actress ANNE HATHAWAY donned her hiking boots this week (24JUL06) to help vaccinate children against Hepatitis A in a rural Nicaraguan coffee community. The PRINCESS DIARIES star was asked by her boyfriend, real...

Hathaway Feared She Didn't Measure Up To Streep's Standards

ANNE HATHAWAY was terrified MERYL STREEP thought she was too inexperienced to be her co-star, after the Oscar-winner constantly talked about all the other "brilliant" young actresses she had worked with in the past....

Hathaway Hates 'Regular' Girl Label

BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN star ANNE HATHAWAY hates being called a "regular" girl in Hollywood, because she insists it insinuates she is fat. The 23-year-old actress attacks the fashion industry's obsession with weight in new film...

Hathaway's Topless Departure

Hollywood actress ANNE HATHAWAY believes her topless scene in gay cowboy movie BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN has sealed her move away from teen films. Hathaway starred alongside HEATH LEDGER and JAKE GYLLENHAAL in the Oscar-winning movie in...

Bidding For Jackson's Jacket Hits $1,000

LATEST: Fans of SAMUEL L JACKSON can pick up a rare item from the movie star's wardrobe - bidding on his signed SHAFT jacket has reached $1,000 (GBP555) with a day of online sales remaining....

China Bans Gay-themed Korean Blockbuster

China's censorship board, the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television, has banned South Korea's biggest hit "because of the homosexual code and sexually explicit language in the movie," an official of the South Korean...

Witherspoon And Banks Design Charity Wedding Dresses

REESE WITHERSPOON and TYRA BANKS are designing wedding gowns for an upcoming online charity auction. The ladies are busy creating fairytale dresses which will be sold off to benefit the American Cancer Society during an...

Mckellen Rubbishes Director's Gay Actor Theory

SIR IAN MCKELLEN has hit out at a Hollywood director's suggestion that homosexual actors should keep their sexuality hidden from the public. The openly gay X-MEN star, 67, is appalled by the unnamed film-maker's belief...

Mcmurtry Nominations Make It A Great Year For Americana Family

Oscar-winning screenwriter and novelist LARRY MCMURTRY's singer/songwriter son JAMES has topped the nominees for the fifth annual Americana Honors + Awards. The country/folk star, whose father co-wrote the screenplay for BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN, scored three nominations...

Hathaway Terrified By Streep

ANNE HATHAWAY was terrified when she had to shoot scenes for her new film THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA with MERYL STREEP, because she was incredibly intimidated by the acting legend. The 23-year-old found working with...

Water Pistol Attack Left Ledger In Tears

LATEST: HEATH LEDGER burst into tears after paparazzi attacked him with water pistols at the Australian premiere of BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN in Sydney earlier this year (06), according to his father. The actor's relationship with...

Ledger Rejects Crowe Role

LATEST: HEATH LEDGER has turned down the chance to replace RUSSELL CROWE in BAZ LUHRMANN's new $150 million (GBP83 million) untitled film epic. The GLADIATOR star was set to play NICOLE KIDMAN's lover later this...

Smith's Brokeback Ordeal

Hollywood director KEVIN SMITH's personal experience of anal problems makes him watch BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN in a whole new light. The CHASING AMY film-maker regularly suffers from haemorrhoids and after one bout left him with particularly...

Quaid Brokeback Lawsuit Takes Curious Turn

LATEST: Actor RANDY QUAID has dropped his $10 million (GBP5.8 million) lawsuit against the producers of BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN, insisting they have reached an agreement to pay him a bonus. The star filed the suit...

Ang Lee In Top 100 List

Taiwanese director ANG LEE has made Time magazine's list of the 100 most influential people who are shaping the world. The acclaimed film-maker, who recently won a Best Director Academy Award for BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN, was...

Ledger Snubs Homeland Over Water Stunt

HEATH LEDGER refused to attend the Australian premiere of his latest movie, after being squirted by water pistols carried by members of the paparazzi at his BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN premiere in January (06). The Australian star...

Ang Lee Honoured In Hometown

Oscar-winner ANG LEE was today (28AUG06) honoured in his hometown of Tainan, Taiwan, for his achievements in making gay cowboy romance BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN. During his first trip back to Taiwan since picking up the Best...

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