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Avatar On Top For A Fifth Week In The U.s.

AVATAR has become the first film since 1999's THE SIXTH SENSE to spend five weeks at the top of the U.S. box office after fighting off competition from DENZEL WASHINGTON's new action film THE BOOK...

Fox Throws The Book At Avatar

Despite complaints from some liberal groups and individuals that the Avatar plot runs counter to Martin Luther King's dream of racial equality, the national holiday honoring the civil rights leader is expected to see the...

Washington's Shame Over Mother's Trump Outburst

DENZEL WASHINGTON was left red-faced when DONALD TRUMP offered him a ride on his private plane - because his realtor mother began giving the property mogul business advice.The Hollywood actor flew from Florida back to...

Washington Almost Lost Eli Role Due To Race

Movie executives behind DENZEL WASHINGTON's new movie THE BOOK OF ELI had reservations about casting the Oscar winner in the lead role - because they feared the African-American star was not bankable enough across the...

Washington Considers Permanent Broadway Move

DENZEL WASHINGTON wants to return to his acting roots and leave Hollywood behind for a full-time career in theatre.The double Oscar winner, who is set to appear on Broadway in April (10), admits he's become...

Washington Had To Be Talked Into Attending Oscars

DENZEL WASHINGTON almost missed out on his big night at the 2002 Oscars - because he didn't feel like mingling with celebrities after shooting harrowing movie HURRICANE, for which he was nominated.The actor had to...

Washington Regrets Turning Down Seven

DENZEL WASHINGTON will always regret turning down BRAD PITT's role in SEVEN - because he thought the film would be too dark.Washington was director David Fincher's first choice to play Det. David Mills in the...

Regular Dad Denzel Washington

Denzel Washington's job is being a dad.The 'American Gangster' star - who has son John, 25, daughter Katie, 22, and twins Olivia and Malcolm, 18 with wife Pauletta- says being a father has helped keep...

P. Diddy's $3m Party

P. Diddy spent $3 million on his 40th birthday party.The hip-hop star celebrated the landmark day with Jay-Z, Bono, Nelly and Denzel Washington at the Garden of Eden-themed bash held at New York's Plaza Hotel...

Washington Movie Hit With Further Problems

DENZEL WASHINGTON's latest movie UNSTOPPABLE has hit another setback - residents living near the filmset have complained about the numerous road closures around the production.Washington walked away from the film in June (09) amid rumours...

Washington Returning To Broadway

DENZEL WASHINGTON is returning to Broadway next spring (10) - in an upcoming revival of Tony Award-winning play FENCES.Washington will take to the New York stage in April in the August Wilson play, which centres...

Clooney, Winfrey & Washington On President's Invite List

GEORGE CLOONEY, DENZEL WASHINGTON and OPRAH WINFREY were among the first big names to land an invitation to meet with U.S. President BARACK OBAMA during his first few months in office, according to official White...

Washington Thrills Tokyo Commuters As Train Conductor

Oscar-winning actor DENZEL WASHINGTON gave commuters in Tokyo a thrill on Thursday (20Aug09) - after taking command of a Japanese train station.The star plays a train dispatcher forced to negotiate with hijacker John Travolta in...

Washington Set To Produce Cop Drama

Oscar-winning actor DENZEL WASHINGTON is setting his sights on a return to the small screen - he's in negotiations to produce a new police drama.The Training Day star is eyeing a role as executive producer...

Washington Thrills Newlyweds

DENZEL WASHINGTON delighted a pair of newlyweds recently after posing alongside them for their wedding pictures.The actor was eating lunch at an outdoor cafe with wife Pauletta when he spotted the new husband and wife...

Falling Stars

With virtually all movie studios reporting a downturn in profits, top stars and directors are being forced to take sizable paycuts, the Los Angeles Times reported Tuesday. They include Denzel Washington, who did not receive...

Washington Came Close To A Life Of Crime

DENZEL WASHINGTON credits his acting ambitions with saving him from a life of crime - he fell in with a bad crowd as a teenager.The Oscar-winning actor plays a man who takes a bribe from...

Denzel Washington's Whip Intrigue

Denzel Washington likes the idea of being whipped.The Oscar-winning star has revealed he is intrigued by sadomasochism but would rather play a character who likes it than be exposed to violent sexual acts himself.He quipped:...

Washington Stuffed Himself For Pelham

DENZEL WASHINGTON was delighted when movie bosses ordered him to fatten up for his latest movie role - because he thoroughly enjoyed stuffing his face with junk food.The actor appears in The Taking of Pelham...

Washington 'Lands Obama Role'

DENZEL WASHINGTON is celebrating after reportedly landing the role of U.S. President BARACK OBAMA in a new movie.The 54-year-old Oscar winner has long voiced his interest in playing Obama, 47, in a film - but...

Washington Hops Back On Board Unstoppable

Oscar winner DENZEL WASHINGTON has rejoined the cast of action thriller UNSTOPPABLE, just weeks after withdrawing his name from the project.The Training Day star was all set to reteam with director Tony Scott for their...

Washington Faced Subway Fear On Pelham Set

DENZEL WASHINGTON nearly passed up an offer to reteam with director TONY SCOTT for a fourth time - after discovering he'd have to face his fear of public transport for new film THE TAKING OF...

Movie Reviews The Taking Of Pelham 123

The Taking of Pelham 123 is getting fairly decent reviews from critics, several of whom remark that while there isn't much to dislike about the movie, there's also nothing much to get excited about either....

Washington: 'I'm Too Old To Play Obama'

DENZEL WASHINGTON has given up hope he will ever play U.S. President BARACK OBAMA on the big screen - because he will be "too old" for the role.The 54-year-old Oscar winner is desperate to play...

Grieving Travolta Pulls Out Of Promotional Appearances

Grieving star JOHN TRAVOLTA has left DENZEL WASHINGTON to do the media promotion for their new movie THE TAKING OF PELHAM 1 2 3 because he is still struggling to cope with the death of...

Washington Poised For Fifth Scott Movie

DENZEL WASHINGTON is set to reteam with director TONY SCOTT for the fifth time in his career - he's poised to sign on to new movie UNSTOPPABLE. The pair has previously worked together on Crimson Tide,...

Washington Saves Boys & Girls Club

Oscar winner DENZEL WASHINGTON has donated $50,000 (GBP33,500) to save a Boys & Girls club in New Mexico. The generous star stepped in after discovering the organisation in Roswell - where he is shooting new movie...

Wsj Front-end Deals Are Passé

With third-party financing deals drying up and DVD sales falling, Hollywood's major studios are now cutting first-dollar deals with top stars -- that is, deals that guarantee the actors a percentage of the gross whether...

Lansbury Slams Manchurian Remake

ANGELA LANSBURY has slammed DENZEL WASHINGTON's THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE remake, insisting it was destined to flop. Lansbury was Oscar-nominated for her role as the domineering mother of a brainwashed soldier in the John Frankenheimer film, and...

Cruise And Washington Sign Up For New Spy Thriller

Hollywood superstars TOM CRUISE and DENZEL WASHINGTON are joining forces to star in a new thriller - written by the brains behind the BOURNE trilogy. The pair will play rival spies who team up to take...

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