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Fanning Slams Film Critics For Attacking Family

LATEST: Child star DAKOTA FANNING has hit back at critics who attacked her parents for allowing her to film a simulated rape scene in her new movie. Several religious groups have protested the movie HOUNDDOG,...

Religious Group Campaigns To Ban Fanning Film

LATEST: A US religious group is demanding a global ban of controversial new movie HOUNDDOG, insisting it "celebrates" paedophilia. The film has sparked outrage following its premiere at Utah's Sundance Film Festival on Monday (22JAN07),...

O'neal Defends Dakota Fanning Rape Scene

Former child star TATUM O'NEAL finds nothing wrong with DAKOTA FANNING appearing in a rape scene because the 12-year-old actress is just playing a part. O'Neal was eight-years-old when she appeared in the film PAPER...

Former Tv Star Attacks Director Over Fanning Rape Scene

LATEST: US TV star-turned-child actor advocate PAUL PETERSEN has blasted director DEBORAH KAMPMEIER in an internet essay over rape scenes in her new film HOUNDDOG which feature 12-year-old DAKOTA FANNING. Petersen is far from convinced...

Roberts Confirms Pregnancy Reports

LATEST: JULIA ROBERTS has confirmed reports she is expecting her third child with husband DANNY MODER. The 39-year-old actress and Moder were married in 2002 and welcomed twins HAZEL and FINN (short for PHINNAEUS) in...

Dakota Can't Wait For Her Christmas Pyjamas

DAKOTA FANNING can't wait for Christmas Eve (24DEC06) because she loves finding out what her festive pyjamas will look like. The little WAR OF THE WORLDS star and her entire family exchange nightwear and ornament...

Us Box Office Welcomes Homegrown Children's Lit

British-written or themed children's novels have always held a rare fascination in America, with HARRY POTTER, THE LORD OF THE RINGS and THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE just three examples of recent Hollywood...

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Fanning's Directing Dreams

DAKOTA FANNING hopes to become a director when she grows up, after mastering a successful acting career as a pre-teen. The 12-year-old WAR OF THE WORLDS star admits she has closely studied the methods of...

Dakota's Director Defends Herself Against Sex Scene Reports

The director of WAR OF THE WORLDS star DAKOTA FANNING's new movie HOUNDDOG is defending himself against allegations he exploited the actress in a controversial sex scene. Authorities in North Carolina investigated moviemaker DEBORAH KAMPMEIER...

Fanning Forgoes Pork After Pig Film

WAR OF THE WORLDS star DAKOTA FANNING refuses to eat pork after starring in the classic children's tale CHARLOTTE'S WEB. The 12-year-old actress became attached to her cuddly co-stars while filming the movie in Australia...

Hounddog Investors Withdraw Cash

LATEST: Investors have withdrawn cash from controversial movie HOUNDDOG - which sees child actress DAKOTA FANNING appear in graphic rape scenes. Fanning, who is just 12 years old, plays a sexually abused girl who seeks...

Fanning Hoping Hounddog Will Win Her An Oscar

Child actress DAKOTA FANNING is set to shock fans in new movie HOUNDDOG, because she has shot child rape scenes and appears semi-naked. The controversial film written and directed by DEBORAH KAMPMEIER is a dark...

Younger Voters Invited To Oscar Club

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which has often been accused of being an old-man's club that is out of touch with the sensibilities of young filmmakers, has invited 120 actors, directors, producers,...

Dakota Joins Oscars Panel

Little DAKOTA FANNING has become a major player in Hollywood after being named among the 120 new members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts + Sciences (AMPAS). The 12-year-old will join JOAQUIN PHOENIX, FELICITY...

Hatcher To Play Little Dakota's Mums

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star TERI HATCHER will voice DAKOTA FANNING's two mums in new animated movie CORALINE. The actress will play the WAR OF THE WORLDS star's real mother and her mum in a parallel universe...

Collins Chooses Zeta-jones To Play Her

Veteran British actress JOAN COLLINS names Welsh star CATHERINE ZETA-JONES as the perfect person to play her in a hypothetical film of her life. The 72-year-old DYNASTY star is a huge fan of the 36-year-old...

Biopics Lead The Way At Sags

Biopics including WALK THE LINE, CAPOTE and CINDERELLA MAN led the way at the Screen Actor's Guild (SAG) Awards last night (29JAN06), with stars REESE WITHERSPOON, PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN and PAUL GIAMATTI picking up acting...

Spielberg Tries To Force Griffin To Apologise

Film-maker STEVEN SPIELBERG has infuriated US comedienne KATHY GRIFFIN by pressuring her to apologise after she joked his 10-year-old acting protegee DAKOTA FANNING had been admitted to rehab. Griffin made the joke at last...

Tom Cruise Tops Money-maker List For A Seventh Year

TOM CRUISE has topped a new poll of money-making celebrities after raking in a fortune for cinema bosses in 2005. It's the seventh time the WAR OF THE WORLDS star has topped the annual...

Camilla Tops Walters' Fascinating People List

British royal CAMILLA, DUCHESS OF CORNWALL has been given the seal of approval by America's top TV broadcaster BARBARA WALTERS, who has voted her the most fascinating person of the year in her annual list....

Vaughn Honoured For Innovation

Movie star VINCE VAUGHN is to be honoured at the 13th annual Diversity Awards with the event's Innovator Award. The SWINGERS star, who is reportedly dating JENNIFER ANISTON, will pick up his award at...

Rourke Is British Movie Fans' "Man Of The Year"

MICKEY ROURKE has been named Man Of The Year by British film fans for his role in SIN CITY. Rourke, who has enjoyed a series of high profile parts following his return from a...

Fanning Teases Friends With Headgear

THE WAR OF THE WORLDS star DAKOTA FANNING is having so much fun wearing braces she's now taken to startling house guests with the metallic headgear she has to wear to bed at night....

Russell Buys Fanning A Horse

KURT RUSSELL was so impressed with child actress DAKOTA FANNING when he worked with her on their new movie DREAMER he bought her an expensive parting gift - a horse. Fanning, 11, fell in...

Close Raves About Little Dakota

Movie star GLENN CLOSE has joined the celebrity DAKOTA FANNING fan club after playing her mother in new film NINE LIVES. The child star has been highly praised by co-stars including DENZEL WASHINGTON, KURT...

Tsotsi Wins Big In Toronto

British/South African movie TSOTSI was the surprise winner of the People's Choice award at Canada's Toronto International Film Festival on Saturday (17SEP05). The movie about a Johannesburg gangster who steals a car and finds...

Russell Blown Away By Fanning

Child star DAKOTA FANNING has stunned co-star KURT RUSSELL with her acting ability and well-rounded attitude. The talented youngster stars alongside veteran actor Russell in forthcoming film DREAMER, in which she plays his...

Fanning To Join The Girl Scouts

I AM SAM star DAKOTA FANNING is set to officially become a member of the Girl Scouts of the USA on Thursday (22SEP05). Once the 11-year-old is inducted into the Girl Scouts of California's...

The Game Auctions Bentley For Charity

Hip-hop star THE GAME is donating his brand new customised Bentley Continental GT to MORGAN FREEMAN's charity to raise funds for Hurricane Katrina victims. The rapper, real name JAYCEON TAYLOR, has donated his luxury...

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