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Winterbottom Deserts Soccer Film

Controversial director MICHAEL WINTERBOTTOM has furiously walked out on the soccer movie GOAL! due to "creative differences". The 43-year-old directed early material for the $101 million (GBP55 million) film - including footage from...

Versace Bids For Serena Tennis Lesson

Designer DONATELLA VERSACE has paid $25,000 (GBP13,890) for a one-hour tennis lesson from SERENA WILLIAMS. Versace won the chance to learn from the tennis superstar in an AIDS auction at the CANNES FILM FESTIVAL....

Pitt And Aniston Walk Out On Troy

Hollywood hunk BRAD PITT caused outrage at the CANNES FILM FESTIVAL last week (20MAY04) - by walking out of the official screening of his film TROY before it had started. The 40-year-old actor got...

Shrek Stars Adopt Champagne Cocktail

Expensive champagne cocktail the BELINI has become the SHREK cast's tipple of choice after they spent hours drinking together in Cannes. The cast teamed up at the CANNES FILM FESTIVAL in France, and...

Dreamworks Treat Banderas With Cannes Wedding Celebrations

Movie bosses at DREAMWORKS rewarded ANTONIO BANDERAS for his work in smash hit SHREK 2 by paying for his wedding anniversary celebrations in Cannes. Banderas and MELANIE GRIFFITH celebrated their eighth anniversary while they...

Campbell In Brody Romance Riddle

Supermodel NAOMI CAMPBELL is reportedly enjoying a new romance with OSCAR-winning actor ADRIEN BRODY. The British beauty hit it off with hunky Brody - the star of harrowing Holocaust drama THE PIANIST - when...

Theron Gets Broody

South African actress CHARLIZE THERON is ready to settle down and have a baby after winning her Best Actress OSCAR earlier this year (FEB04). The blonde beauty, 28, admits now she has established herself...

Tarantino Defends Moore's Palme D'or Winning Film

Director QUENTIN TARANTINO has lashed out at reports he awarded MICHAEL MOORE the prestigious PALME D'OR at the CANNES FILM FESTIVAL for political reasons. Tarantino headed the jury at the annual movie event on...

Sellers Film: Most Emotional Experience Of Ekland's Life

BRITT EKLAND was so overwhelmed watching the eagerly-waited biopic on her late husband PETER SELLERS, she's labelled the exclusive screening the most emotional experience of her life. The Swedish actress - who until...

Moore's Anti-bush Documentary Scoops Top Cannes Prize

Controversial director MICHAEL MOORE's controversial documentary FAHRENHEIT 9/11 has won the PALME D'OR best movie award at the CANNES FILM FESTIVAL last night (22MAY04). The victory has shocked DISNEY - the parent company of...

Tarantino 'Takes Out Stress On Waiter'

Director QUENTIN TARANTINO is suffering from the stress of being president of the jury at the CANNES FILM FESTIVAL, after he lost his temper with a waiter at a party on Wednesday night (19MAY04)....

Cuaron's Potter Exhaustion

Movie-maker ALFONSO CUARON is thrilled to have finished making HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN, because the movie left him exhausted. The Mexican director has spent the last two years making the third...

Film Actress Defends Sexy Movie

Unknown American actress MARGO STILLER has hit back at criticism of her new movie NINE SONGS - dubbed the most sexually explicit mainstream film ever. The movie, made by British director MICHAEL WINTERBOTTOM, has...

Carlyle To Ply Meat Trade

JAMES BOND star ROBERT CARLYLE is to appear in a macabre new movie, written by TRAINSPOTTING creator IRVINE WELSH. Carlyle, whose Hollywood career was kick-started after he starred as psychotic BEGBIE in the 1995...

Hanks Gaffes Again

Hollywood star TOM HANKS made a PR faux-pas while being quizzed about his latest film THE LADYKILLERS at the CANNES FILM FESTIVAL earlier this week (begs17MAY04). When asked why he joined filmmakers the COEN...

Rupert Everett: I Won't Be The First Gay Bond

British hunk RUPERT EVERETT has dismissed claims he's vying to play the first gay JAMES BOND. The IDEAL HUSBAND star - who has often been linked to the role of 007 - has ruled...

Bacon Finds It Hard To Talk About Paedophile Role

KEVIN BACON found playing a paedophile in new film THE WOODSMAN so "very unpleasant", he's finding it difficult to promote the movie. The JFK actor is promoting the movie at the current CANNES FILM...

Tarantino's French Honour

American director QUENTIN TARANTINO has been made an OFFICER OF ARTS AND LETTERS by the French government. The KILL BILL filmmaker - who is currently acting as the head of the CANNES FILM FESTIVAL...

Brando To Play Himself

Heavyweight Hollywood star MARLON BRANDO is returning to the big screen - to play himself. The 80-year-old has agreed to his first film role since 2001's THE SCORE, which will follow a young boy...

Bettany And Connelly For Brideshead Revisited

Hollywood husband and wife PAUL BETTANY and JENNIFER CONNELLY are planning to star together in a new big screen version of British TV period drama BRIDESHEAD REVISITED. According to sources at the CANNES FILM...

Moore Film 'Favourite For Prize'

Director MICHAEL MOORE's controversial movie FAHRENHEIT 9/11 is leading the race to scoop the CANNES FILM FESTIVAL's top prize, the PALME D'OR. Trade paper SCREEN INTERNATIONAL have hailed the film - which exposes links...

Winterbottom Defends Explicit New Film

MICHAEL WINTERBOTTOM has defended his sexually explicit film NINE SONGS from controversy at the CANNES FILM FESTIVAL. The movie - about a couple living in London - has been described as the most sexually-explicit...

Hannah's Heel Embarrassment

DARYL HANNAH suffered embarrassment at the CANNES FILM FESTIVAL on Sunday (16MAY04) when a woman got her shoe stuck in her dress. Hannah was attending the after-show party following the screening of KILL BILL:...

Diaz Set For Ab Fab?

Hollywood actress CAMERON DIAZ is planning a cameo role in the next series of British TV comedy hit ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS. The VANILLA SKY star has been spotted deep in conversation with Ab Fab actress...

Family Keeps Cruz Sane At Cannes

Movie beauty PENELOPE CRUZ is so overwhelmed by the "crazy" surroundings at the CANNES FILM FESTIVAL, she's constantly on the phone to her family to keep her sane. Cruz, ex-girlfriend of TOM CRUISE, finds...

Thurman And Hannah Continue Feud

KILL BILL co-stars UMA THURMAN and DARYL HANNAH have again demonstrated their ill-feeling towards each other at the CANNES FILM FESTIVAL. Reports of a feud between the pair surfaced following the British premiere of...

Portman Ditches Bernal

STAR WARS beauty NATALIE PORTMAN is a single woman again - after ditching hunky boyfriend GAEL GARCIA BERNAL. The stunning 22-year-old actress has been dating the BAD EDUCATION star since meeting him at a...

Angelina Tells Uma To 'Grab Happiness With Both Hands'

Movie superstar UMA THURMAN has reportedly accepted a proposal from lover ANDRE BALAZS - on the advice of new confidante ANGELINA JOLIE. The gorgeous duo bonded over drinks at the CANNES FILM FESTIVAL this...

Moore Slams Blair At Film Launch

MICHAEL MOORE has used the high-profile launch of his controversial documentary FAHRENHEIT 9/11 to blast British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR - calling his friendship with American President GEORGE W BUSH an "embarrassment". The outspoken...

Izzard Films Documentary

Comedic actor EDDIE IZZARD has been secretly filmed for the last three years for a new documentary movie about his life. The British VELVET GOLDMINE star - who is a major draw on the...

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