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Sean Penn's Inspirational Director

Sean Penn takes ''inspiration'' from 'This Must Be The Place' director Paolo Sorrentino. The 'Milk' actor plays Irish ex-rockstar Cheyenne in Sorrentino's new drama 'This Must Be The Place' and has been inspired by his...

Madagascar 3 Animals To Liven Up Cannes

Madagascar 3 Europe's Most Wanted is wanted at the Cannes Film Festival. The DreamWorks Animation film is being given its world premiere at the festival in May, out of competition, although a specific date was...

Cannes Names U.s. Film To Open Festival

The Cannes Film Festival has selected Wes Anderson's Moonrise Kingdom as its opening film on May 16. The film once again unites Anderson with Bill Murray who appeared notably in Anderson's Rushmore, The Royal Tenenbaums,...

Wes Anderson's Moonrise Kingdom To Open Cannes

Wes Anderson's 'Moonrise Kingdom' will open this year's Cannes Film Festival.The movie - about a pair of young lovers who run away from their home town, starring Bruce Willis, Tilda Swinton and Bill Murray -...

Nicole Kidman Returning To Stage?

Nicole Kidman is to return to the stage.The 44-year-old actress is in early negotiations to take the leading role in Terence Rattigan's 'After the Dance' - about a man who leaves his wife for a...

Piers Morgan Blasts 'Gruesome' Madonna

Piers Morgan claims Madonna's performance at the Super Bowl was "gruesome".The talk show host - who has had a long-running feud with the 'Hung Up' singer - was not impressed with Madonna's routine during the...

Italian Director To Preside Over Cannes Jury

Lauding his "corrosive wit," the Cannes Film Festival announced late Thursday that Italian director Nanni Moretti had been selected to head the jury at this year's festival. In a statement, festival chief Thierry Frémaux, who...

Cannes Film Festival Extends Term Of 81-Year-old Gilles Jacob

The board of administrators of the Cannes Film Festival on Tuesday voted to extend the term of its longtime chief, Gilles Jacob, 81, until 2014. He had been due to step down after next year's...

Madonna Praises Duchess Catherine's Style

Madonna is a big fan of Duchess Catherine's style.The 'Material Girl' singer praised Britain's Duchess of Cambridge for the way she manages to always look elegant, but never stiff or overly formal with her fashion...

Mike Leigh To Head Jury At Berlin Film Festival

The Berlin Film Festival has selected award-winning British director Mike Leigh to head the jury at next year's annual competition (February 9-17). In a statement, the festival said, "Over the course of his nearly 40-year...

Movie Reviews The Artist

The Artist is arguably the most enthusiastically reviewed movie of the years. Other movies may have received a similar amount of praise but not the kind of cheers that this black-and-white, mostly silent movie has...

Antonio Banderas Wants To Experiment

Antonio Banderas believes he needs to "experiment" with more diverse movie roles. The 51-year-old actor - who has performed in movies including 'Evita', 'The Legend of Zorro' and 'Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over' - still...

Director Von Trier Says He's Shutting Up

Lars Von Trier was clearly joking during a news conference at the Cannes Film Festival last May when he remarked that he had always believed that he had been born a Jew ("I was very...

Lars Von Trier Makes Silence Pledge

Lars Von Trier has vowed to give up speaking in public.The 'Melancholia' director has made the pledge after being probed by French police following remarks he made about Adolf Hitler at the Cannes Film Festival...

Von Trier 'Not Sorry' For Nazi Comments

Lars Von Trier is refusing to apologise for the controversial statements he made about Adolf Hitler at the Cannes Film Festival earlier this year (11), even though the remarks led to a ban.He stunned reporters...

Naomi Campbell's Charity Honour

Naomi Campbell is set to be honoured for her charity work.The supermodel - who has raised more than $7 million for charitable causes - and her boyfriend, Russian businessman Vladislav Doronin, will be awarded at...

New Point Break Movie Announced

Alcon Entertainment has announced plans for a remake of 'Point Break'.The film production company revealed the reboot of the 1991 movie - which starred Keanu Reeves, Patrick Swayze and Gary Busey and told the story...

Blake Lively 'Very Much In Love' With Leo

Blake Lively and Leonardo DiCaprio looked "very much in love" as they were spotted on a shopping spree in California. The couple - who were first linked together at the Cannes Film Festival in France...

Alexander Sakrsgard Joins The Vanguard

Alexander Skarsgard has signed up to play a Viking in 'The Vanguard'. While details of the plot are being closely guarded, it has been revealed the 'True Blood' star will play one of two brothers...

Lars Von Trier Regrets 'Foolish' Nazi Remarks

Lars Von Trier regrets making "foolish" comments about Nazism at the 'Melancholia' press conference at the Cannes Film Festival in May.The director believes "Danish humour" was to blame for the comments - in which he...

Naomi Campbell Becomes Fashion Designer?

Naomi Campbell has reportedly designed a line of jeans for Fiorucci. The British supermodel is set to show her debut collection for the Italian denim wear label at Milan Men's Fashion Week - which is...

Pippa Middleton To Relocate To France

Pippa Middleton wants to move abroad following her split from Alex Loudon.The 27-year-old beauty - the sister of Duchess Catherine - recently parted ways with her boyfriend of six months, and is planning to test...

Scarlett Johansson Reunites With Sean Penn?

Scarlett Johansson and Sean Penn are believed to be back together.The couple were rumoured to have separated last week but sparked speculation they have rekindled their romance after they were spotted together at the Spike...

Sean Penn Ends Relationship With Scarlett Johansson?

Scarlett Johansson and Sean Penn have reportedly ended their relationship. The reasons behind the split are now known, but the pair - who have a 24 year age gap between them - sparked rumours of...

Scarlett Johansson Splits From Sean Penn

Scarlett Johansson and Sean Penn have reportedly split.The pair sparked speculation their romance was in trouble when the actress failed to attend the Cannes film festival in France last month with Sean for his film...

For Warner Bros. First The Hangover , Then The Party

Talk about nursing a hangover! Moviegoers were doing just that in spades over the Memorial Day holiday as they spent $137.4 million between Thursday and Monday on The Hangover Part II , according to an...

Hangover Ii Cure For Industry's Headache?

The principal complaint from many critics about The Hangover II was that it lacked the surprise element of the first film and amounted basically to a copy of the original. But the actual surprise came...

Movie Reviews The Tree Of Life

Terrence Malick's The Tree of Life , which won the top prize, the Palme d'Or, at the Cannes Film Festival last weekend, continues to attract much applause from critics as it opens in limited release...

Holiday Box Office Likely To Set A Record

The Memorial Day weekend, which for Hollywood officially starts today (Thursday) and concludes on Monday, is expected to be memorable, with Warner Bros.' R-rated The Hangover II pulling in one camp of moviegoers and the...

Von Trier Apologizes Again For Hitler Remarks

Danish director Lars von Trier, who joked during a news conference at the Cannes Film Festival, about being a Nazi and understanding Hitler -- and wound up being declared persona non grata by the festival...

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