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Celine Dion Likens Labrinth To Denzel Washington

Celine Dion says Labrinth reminds her of Denzel Washington.The 49-year-old star is a self-confessed fan of the London-born rapper, and has claimed she can see similarities between Labrinth and the Academy Award-winning actor.She said: ''Labrinth,...

Samuel L. Jackson Wasn't First Choice For Kong: Skull Island Role

Samuel L. Jackson was not the first choice to play Lieutenant Colonel Preston Packard in 'Kong: Skull Island'.The 68-year-old actor has earned many plaudits for his performance as the Vietnam War veteran who becomes obsessed...

Training Day Cast And Crew Dedicate New Episode To Bill Paxton After Actor's Shock Death

The TV follow-up to the 2001 film, which earned Denzel Washington his second Best Actor Oscar, kicked off in early February (17), with only four episodes screened before Bill’s shock death on Saturday (25Feb17).Before episode...

Oscars Prank Star Was In Jail Three Days Before Hollywood's Big Night

Gary Alan Coe, who introduced himself as Gary from Chicago to Oscars host Jimmy Kimmel during a prank the comedian pulled, was released from prison three days before, according to WLS TV....

Casey Affleck And Emma Stone Take Top Acting Honours At Oscars

Casey Affleck and Emma Stone have picked up the top acting honours at the Academy Awards.The 41-year-old actor beat off competition from the likes of Andrew Garfield, Ryan Gosling, and Viggo Mortensen to pick up...

Mel Gibson Would Be A Chef

Mel Gibson would be a chef if he wasn't famous.The 'Hacksaw Ridge' filmmaker is very skilled in the kitchen, but joked that sometimes his dishes can be a bit too spicy.Asked what his alternative career...

Viola Davis: 'Missing Out On An Oscar Is Like Falling From A High-rise Building'

The 51-year-old star has landed her third Academy Award nomination for her performance in drama Fences this year (17) and is battling it out against Nicole Kidman, Michelle Williams, Naomie Harris and her The Help...

Viola Davis Says It's Hard Being An Oscars Favourite

Viola Davis says being the favourite to win an Oscar and then losing is ''devastating''.The 51-year-old actress is the odds on favourite to take home the gong for Best Supporting Actress for her role as...

Queen Latifah To Be Feted At American Black Film Festival Honors

The Chicago star will be feted during a ceremony in Los Angeles on Friday (17Feb17), and she is flattered by the accolade. "It means so much to me coming from fellow entertainers...

Denzel Washington Couldn't Afford Cab Fare Home After First Date With Wife

The Training Day star was a hard-up actor when he started romancing Pauletta, now his wife of 33 years, and he hadn't budgeted for the taxi ride home. "I was gonna splurge...

Viola Davis: Suicide Squad Has Given Me Box Office Clout

Viola Davis says her role in blockbuster 'Suicide Squad' gives her the ''clout'' to pursue a diverse range of projects.The 51-year-old actress portrays intelligence officer Amanda Waller in the DC Extended Universe film, the woman...

Denzel Washington's Parenting Advice For George And Amal Clooney

Denzel Washington has offered some advice to George and Amal Clooney about becoming parents to twins.The 'Fences' star - who has twins Olivia and Malcolm, 25, as well as John, 32, and Katia, 29, with...

Father Of Twins Denzel Washington Advises Dad-to-be George Clooney To 'Sleep Now'

Fences star Denzel is father to 25-year-old twins Olivia and Malcolm with wife Pauletta. Following the news that George and Amal are expecting double trouble themselves, Denzel shared his biggest piece of advice for the...

Viola Davis 'Always Surprised' By Award Show Invites

Viola Davis is ''always surprised'' to be invited to award ceremonies.The 'Fences' star admits she sometimes finds it hard to believe that she has been asked to attend so many award shows despite winning a...

Taraji P. Henson And Viola Davis Win Big At Naacp Image Awards

Henson's movie Hidden Figures was a big winner at the 48th annual ceremony held at the Pasadena Conference Center, California, on Saturday (11Feb17), scooping Outstanding Motion Picture and Outstanding Actress in a Motion...

Denzel Washington's Fences Shoot Was Continuously Interrupted By Elderly Neighbour

The Training Day actor had double the responsibility on Fences, a film adaptation of August Wilson's play, as he served as director and actor, portraying the downtrodden Troy alongside Viola Davis, who plays his...

Denzel Washington: Meryl Streep Should Be The Oscar Statue

Denzel Washington says The Academy should re-design the Oscar statuette to look like Meryl Streep - in recognition of her success at the ceremony.The 62-year-old Hollywood star's film 'Fences' is up for four Oscars at...

Denzel Washington: 'Viola Davis Better Win The Oscar!'

Denzel directed the big screen adaptation of August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize winning play of the same name, reprising his role as sanitation worker Troy Maxon opposite his Broadway co-stars Viola, actors Stephen Henderson, Russell Hornsby...

Mel Gibson's Son Growing Well

Mel Gibson's son is a ''little pig''.The 'Hacksaw Ridge' filmmaker and partner Rosalind Ross welcomed baby Lars into the world last month and the 61-year-old star is delighted with how quickly the tot has growing...

Denzel Washington's Future Was Laid Out For Him During Beauty Parlour Prophecy In 1975

A respected elderly woman from his mother's church visited her beauty salon one afternoon as young Denzel was trying to piece his life together - and she couldn't take her eyes off the...

Colin Farrell In Talks For Inner City Role

Colin Farrell is set to join the cast of thriller 'Inner City'.The 40-year-old actor is in talks to join Denzel Washington in the movie which is being brought to the big screen by director Dan...

Viola Davis Set To Star With Julia Roberts In Small Great Things

Viola Davis is to star with Julia Roberts in new movie 'Small Great Things'.The 51-year-old actress - who last weekend won the Screen Actors Guild award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a...

Scarface Remake Loses Director Antoine Fuqua

Antoine Fuqua has quit the 'Scarface' remake.The 51-year-old director was set to helm Universal's reimagining of the iconic gangster film but, according to Variety, Fuqua has left the project to work on 'The Equalizer' sequel.Sony...

Denzel Washington Credits Trailblazing Black Actors For His Success

The Fences star won his first-ever Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Award on Sunday (29Jan17), as he was honoured with the Male Actor in a Leading Role prize for his role as tough family...

Viola Davis' Husband Cried At Fences

Viola Davis' husband cried watching 'Fences'.The 51-year-old actress picked up the Screen Actors Guild award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role at Sunday's (29.01.17) ceremony and Julius Tennon - with...

Casey Affleck Didn't Need To Thank Ben For Golden Globe Win

Casey Affleck insists he had no reason to thank his brother Ben at the Golden Globe Awards.The 'Manchester by the Sea' star can't understand why his older sibling said he was ''taken aback'' at not...

Denzel Washington Predicted Casey Affleck Win

Denzel Washington expected Casey Affleck to win the Screen Actors Guild Award for best actor.The 'Fences' star was stunned to pick up the Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role award at...

Fences Triumphs At Sags

'Fences' stars Denzel Washington and Viola Davis triumphed at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards on Sunday (29.01.17).The 62-year-old actor was amazed to scoop his first-ever SAG, the Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in...

Denzel Washington Shocked By Sag Win

Denzel Washington was stunned to pick up his first-ever Screen Actors Guild (SAG) award on Sunday (29.01.17).The 62-year-old actor admitted he didn't have ''faith'' in himself and hadn't written a speech as he had expected...

Sag Winners Criticise Immigration Ban

Ashton Kutcher, Mahershala Ali, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and a host of other stars criticised President Donald Trump at the Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday (29.01.17).The 38-year-old actor opened the show with a pointed barb about...

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