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Movie Reviews: Everyone's Hero

The animated Everyone's Hero was directed in part by Christopher Reeve, who died while it was in production. His wife Dana, who took over as executive producer of the film, died last year. It's probably...

Carlson: 'Christopher Reeve's Accident Was His Own Fault'

NIP/TUCK actress KELLY CARLSON blames CHRISTOPHER REEVE for the horse-jumping accident that left the SUPERMAN actor paralysed in 1995. Reeve, the star of four Superman movies between 1978 and 1987, died in 2004 from complications...

Church-going Producer Urged Animators To Attack Reeve

SOUTH PARK creators TREY PARKER and MATT STONE wrestled with an idea to poke fun at late paraplegic actor CHRISTOPHER REEVE on their irreverent cartoon show for a year - before their church-going producer urged...

Routh Has Been Superman Since He Was A Kid

BRANDON ROUTH's parents are convinced he was destined to become SUPERMAN, because he started practicing to be the superhero from a young age. Routh's dad RON says the 26-year-old spent hours glued to CHRISTOPHER REEVE...

Superman Director Warns 'Curse Lives On'

LATEST: SUPERMAN RETURNS director BRYAN SINGER has rejected star BRANDON ROUTH's dismissal of the supposed jinx surrounding the Man of Steel. Routh has laughed off suggestions he is destined for personal tragedy, because a "curse"...

Routh Laughs Off Superman Curse

SUPERMAN RETURNS newcomer BRANDON ROUTH has laughed off suggestions he is destined for personal tragedy, because a "curse" has befallen the stars of previous movies based on the superhero. Routh was plucked from obscurity to...

Routh Is Superman, Second Time Lucky

SUPERMAN RETURNS actor BRANDON ROUTH became the Man of Steel at the second time of asking - after trying out and failing to land the role in TV series SMALLVILLE. Routh was urged to audition...

Superman's Rival Praises New Man Of Steel

The actor who fought BRANDON ROUTH for the role of the Man of Steel in new movie SUPERMAN RETURNS has heaped praise on his rival, insisting the former bartender was the best choice for the...

Routh Worried He Was Copying Reeve's Superman

New SUPERMAN BRANDON ROUTH found replacing CHRISTOPHER REEVE as the superhero so daunting, he often felt like he was impersonating the late actor. Routh, 26, was concerned he was subconsciously copying Reeve's acting style while...

Superman Routh Boosted By Reeve's Letter

New SUPERMAN star BRANDON ROUTH's nerves about taking over CHRISTOPHER REEVE's cape and playing the Man of Steel on the big screen were calmed when the late actor's wife wrote to him before she died....

Christopher Reeve's Widow Passes Away And Leaves Son To Friends

The late widow for Christopher Reeve, Danna, pleaded on her deathbed that her son, Will, should be brought up by friends in New York State instead of family members. Dana passed away from lung cancer...

Routh Laughs Off 'Curse'

SUPERMAN RETURNS actor BRANDON ROUTH refuses to be frightened by the notorious Superman curse. The superhero saga has seemingly been plagued by bad luck - as well as a string of incidents affecting crew members,...

Bon Jovi To Be Honoured For Charity Work

Rocker JON BON JOVI will be honoured, along with film-maker MARTIN SCORSESE, at HELP USA's annual Tribute Awards Dinner. The award ceremony recognises efforts that offer assistance, mentorship and support. The dinner will be held...

Stars Pay Tribute To Dana Reeve

LATEST: A host of stars paid tribute to CHRISTOPHER REEVE's brave wife DANA at a special memorial service in New York City yesterday (10APR06). The actress/singer lost her battle with lung cancer on 6 March...

Dana Reeves Remembered In New York

CHRISTOPHER REEVE's brave wife DANA will be remembered by family and friends at a special memorial service in New York today (10APR06). The actress/singer lost her battle with lung cancer on 6 March (06), but...

Dana Reeve To Be Honoured On Broadway

CHRISTOPHER REEVE's late wife DANA REEVE will be honoured at a memorial service on New York City's Broadway on Monday (10APR06). The actress and paralysis campaigner died last month (06MAR06) after a battle with lung...

Will Reeve Custody Plans

Before her death from lung cancer on 6 March (06), DANA REEVE made arrangements to insure her 13-year-old son WILL would be able to live with his best friend's family. Reeve died 17 months after...

Routh Received Reeve's Blessing

New SUPERMAN BRANDON ROUTH was thrilled when he received a letter from CHRISTOPHER REEVE's widow, DANA, giving him her blessing to take over the famed role. Dana Reeve died last week (06MAR06), after a short...

Cuba Regrets Saying No To Spielberg After Oscar Win

CUBA GOODING JR regrets turning down the chance to play a slave in STEVEN SPIELBERG's epic AMISTAD, admitting he was too bigheaded after his Oscar win to accept certain roles. The JERRY MAGUIRE star accepts...

Friends Pay Tribute To Dana Reeve

LATEST: Celebrity friends of DANA REEVE have paid tribute to the late actress, who died from lung cancer on Monday (06MAR06). The widow of SUPERMAN actor CHRISTOPHER REEVE lost her battle with the disease, only...

Dana Reeve Dies

CHRISTOPHER REEVE's widow DANA has died of lung cancer at the age of 45. The New York-born actress lost her battle on Monday (06MAR06). Reeve found fame as an actress, starring in a number of...

Dana Reeve Agonised Over Telling Her Son About Cancer

CHRISTOPHER REEVE's widow DANA feared telling the couple's teenage son that she had been diagnosed with lung cancer, because she felt he'd been through far too much heartache for one year. Reeve learned she...

Reeve's Widow 'Beating Cancer'

CHRISTOPHER REEVE's widow DANA is winning her battle against lung cancer, as her tumour is "shrinking and shrinking and shrinking". The 43-year-old, who supported her paralysed spouse for a decade until his tragic death...

Reeve's Widow Bravely Fights Cancer Battle

The widow of the late CHRISTOPHER REEVE has been praised for her courage as she battles lung cancer, just over a year after her SUPERMAN star husband died. DANA REEVE, 43, supported her paralysed...

Reeve's Disabled Inspiration Aims For Politics

The disabled subject of late actor CHRISTOPHER REEVE's final complete film is embarking on a political career in New York state. BROOKE ELLISON, whose struggle with paralysis was the subject of TV movie THE...

Spacey Not Daunted By Gene Hackman Role

Hollywood actor KEVIN SPACEY is confident he can match GENE HACKMAN's performance as megalomaniac LEX LUTHOR when he takes up the comic book role in next year's (06) SUPERMAN RETURNS movie. Hackman played the...

Crystal Plays Coach To Yankees Coach Torre

BILLY CRYSTAL has signed on to coach his favourite coach as New York Yankees boss JOE TORRE prepares to make his animated movie debut. Torre will lend his voice to upcoming baseball movie YANKEE...

Stars Add Their Voices To Unfinished Reeve Film

WHOOPI GOLDBERG and WILLIAM H MACY have joined forces to make sure tragic SUPERMAN star CHRISTOPHER REEVE's final movie project is completed. Reeve had started directing computer-animated movie YANKEE IRVING before he died last...

Paltrow's Reeve Sympathy

GWYNETH PALTROW has expressed her sorrow at the news DANA REEVE is suffering lung cancer. Paltrow is a longterm family friend of Dana and her late husband CHRISTOPHER REEVE, and lost her father BRUCE...

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