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Columbus: `Rent Has A Big Aids Message For Kids'

Director CHRIS COLUMBUS hopes teenagers dash out to see his new movie musical RENT because he's convinced it will put them off having unsafe sex and taking drugs and protect them from Aids. The...

Gilliam Vows Never To Direct Harry Potter

Veteran film-maker TERRY GILLIAM has vowed never to direct a future HARRY POTTER film after being passed over for the first two instalments. The former MONTY PYTHON star was "enthusiastic" and "excited" about making...

Directorial Duel

Heavyweight Hollywood directors QUENTIN TARANTINO and CHRIS COLUMBUS almost came to blows during a heated row last year (04). Tarantino let slip about the battle during last week's (18-24OCT05) Hollywood Film Festival, reports the...

Gilliam Still Upset About Harry Potter Snub

British film-maker TERRY GILLIAM is still bitter about being snubbed as the director of the first two HARRY POTTER movies. The eccentric former MONTY PYTHON star felt sure he had landed the dream job...

Reynolds Stuck Over Comic Book Characters

VAN WILDER star RYAN REYNOLDS is facing a tough movie choice - whether to play THE FLASH or THE SUB-MARINER. The movie star, who is engaged to rocker ALANIS MORISSETTE, is the favourite to...

Nair Pipped For Harry Potter Job

Indian director MIRA NAIR has been approached to take charge of the fifth HARRY POTTER film in 2007. The MONSOON WEDDING movie-maker is currently reading the script for HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF...

Columbus Giving Timberlake No Special Treatment For Rent

Director CHRIS COLUMBUS is refusing to give JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE special treatment in the forthcoming auditions for the big screen version of musical RENT - the pop star will have to prove he can act....

Potter Director Gets Rent

HARRY POTTER director CHRIS COLUMBUS has taken on another huge project - he has been chosen to bring hit musical RENT to the big screen. The updated version of PUCCINI opera LA BOHEME has...

Malkovich Signs For Potter Iv

Hollywood star JOHN MALKOVICH has landed a starring role in the next HARRY POTTER movie, playing evil LORD VOLDEMORT. The DANGEROUS LIAISONS actor's daughters AMANDINE, 13 and LOWRIE, 12 - huge fans of the...

Newell: Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire Will Be One Movie

New HARRY POTTER director MIKE NEWELL has scotched suggestions the fourth book THE GOBLET OF FIRE is too long to be adapted into a single movie. The FOUR WEDDINGS AND A FUNERAL filmmaker says...

Mike Newell: I'll Bring My Own Touch To Potter

British director MIKE NEWELL is determined to bring his own vision to the fourth HARRY POTTER film, but has vowed to keep the identity of the previous movies. The FOUR WEDDINGS AND A FUNERAL...

Harry Potter Trailer On The Net

A sneak preview of the third HARRY POTTER movie has appeared on the internet. HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN isn't released until next June (04), but movie makers WARNERS have posted a...

Mike Newell To Direct Fourth Potter Movie

British director MIKE NEWELL has been confirmed as the director of the fourth HARRY POTTER movie. The FOUR WEDDINGS AND A FUNERAL director will commence work on HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE...

Cuaron: Potter Villain Is A Mixture Of Bush And Hussein

HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN director ALFONSO CUARON believes the boy wizard's arch enemy VOLDEMORT is a cross between GEORGE W BUSH and SADDAM HUSSEIN. The Mexican filmmaker has taken over the...

Draco Upset By Crying Kids

Young actor TOM FELTON is growing tired of his HARRY POTTER alter-ego, DRACO MALFOY, because he's sick of making young kids cry. The teenager, who plays boy wizard Potter's arch-foe at magic school HOGWARTS...

Columbus. Kids Criteria

HARRY POTTER director CHRIS COLUMBUS has confessed casting child actors for the first two fantasy films was a gruelling task - because he insisted on auditioning their parents as well. The American movie maker,...

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