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Denzel Washington To Take Lead On The American Can?

Denzel Washington is being lined up for the lead role in Will Smith's Hurricane Katrina drama.Will had originally planned to take on the lead role in 'The American Can' - which has been in development...

Director Demme Shuns Blockbuster Budgets

Director Jonathan Demme may have been inordinately successful in the 1990s with such hits as Silence of the Lambs and Philadelphia , but the failure of his 2004 remake of The Manchurian Candidate left him...

Gene Simmons To Get Keys To The City Of Winnipeg

Kiss frontman Gene Simmons is set to receive keys to the city of Winnipeg.The 61-year-old singer/bassist - who stars in reality TV show 'Gene Simmons: Family Jewels' - will be honoured today (15.06.11) by St....

James Franco Graduates From Nyu

James Franco has graduated from New York University.The '127 Hours' actor - who was dressed in a traditional purple robe and black mortarboard - joined his peers at the university's Tisch School of the Arts...

Denzel Washington Handed Honorary Degree

Denzel Washington has been handed an honorary degree by officials at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.The actor donned traditional graduation robes to pick up the Honorary Doctor of Arts degree at a commencement ceremony...

Denzel Washington Receives Honorary Degree

Denzel Washington has received an honorary degree from the University of Pennsylvania. The Oscar-winning actor addressed some 5,000 graduates at the Ivy League school earlier today (16.05.11) as he accepted the award, admitting he felt...

Denzel Washington Set To Take Flight

Denzel Washington is being lined for the lead role in action film 'Flight'. The 56-year-old star is reportedly wanted by producers to play a pilot who becomes a hero when he rescues his aircraft after...

Denzel Washington Film Producers Apologise For Gunfire Disturbance

Producers behind Denzel Washington's new crime thriller Safe House have been forced to apologise to locals in South Africa after the sound of gunfire from the set sent residents into a panic.The Oscar winner has...

Denzel Washington To Deliver College Graduation Speech At Son's University

Denzel Washington has been selected as the guest speaker at the University of Pennsylvania's graduation ceremony.Washington, whose son Malcolm attends the prestigious Ivy League college, will deliver the commencement address and also receive an honorary...

Whoopi Goldberg Made Mistake Say New York Times

WHOOPI GOLDBERG branded a recent piece in the New York Times "sloppy" after it failed to name her in a list of previous black OSCAR winners, however, the newspaper has responded by saying the actress...

Pauly D Says Aniston Is Jersey Shore Fan

Jennifer Aniston is a huge fan of 'Jersey Shore'.The US reality TV series has attracted a massive celebrity following since it first aired on MTV and housemates Pauly D and Vinny can't believe that people...

Debbi Morgan Has Suffered From Lyme Disease For 15 Years

DEBBI MORGAN, the American television and film actress best known for her role as 'Dr Angie Hubbard' in the soap opera 'All My Children', has revealed that she has been suffering from the bacterial infection...

Halle Berry Has Doubts About Playing Aretha Franklin

Halle Berry is having doubts about playing Aretha Franklin in an upcoming biopic.The Academy Award-winning actress - who the soul legend recently tipped to portray her on the big screen – insists she would be...

Tim Mcgraw To Join Safe House?

Tim McGraw is in talks to join the cast of 'Safe House'. The country singer would join Denzel Washington and Ryan Reynolds in the action thriller directed by Daniel Espinosa if he were to sign...

Denzel Washington Happy For Wife

Denzel Washington is "excited" about his wife going back to work.The actor - who met spouse Pauletta Pearson on the set of 1977 TV movie 'Wilma' - is delighted the actress has decided to continue...

Denzel Washington's Train Driving Excitement

Denzel Washington found learning to drive a train "exciting".The 55-year-old actor portrays real-life engineer Jesse Knowlton in new movie 'Unstoppable' - which follows the dramatic halting of a runaway railway vehicle in northern Ohio in...

Washington Tackled Death-defying Unstoppable Stunts

DENZEL WASHINGTON took his life in his hands to film new action movie UNSTOPPABLE - the actor insisted on filming his own death-defying stunts.The Training Day star appears alongside Chris Pine in the story of...

Denzel Washington's Illegal Train Driving

Denzel Washington broke regulations by driving a train in new movie 'Unstoppable'.The Oscar-winning actor - who stars alongside Chris Pine in the action thriller - has revealed he was given the opportunity to learn how...

Denzel Washington: ''Comic Book Movies Are On Steroids'

Denzel Washington thinks comic book-adaptation movies are "on steroids".The Hollywood star believes comic movies such as 'Spider-Man' and 'Iron Man' have managed to recapture the spirit of a by-gone era thanks to the technology which...

Chris Pine Had Unstoppable Intimidation

Chris Pine was "intimidated" by Denzel Washington on the set of 'Unstoppable'. The 'Star Trek' actor - who stars alongside the Hollywood legend in the movie adaptation of a true story concerning two railway workers...

Washington Silenced Noisy Broadway Audiences With Stares

DENZEL WASHINGTON adopted an unusual technique to silence chattering audience members during his Broadway stint in hit play FENCES - he would stare down the noisy fans until they shut up.The Training Day star appeared...

Washington's Wife Knocked Down Cheering On Footballer Son

DENZEL WASHINGTON's wife was literally knocked off her feet during one of her son's recent American football games - after getting in the way of another player as she celebrated her boy's first touchdown of...

Washington's Life 'Changed' By 9/11

DENZEL WASHINGTON is still struggling to come to terms with the 9/11 terror attacks, insisting the traumatic events of the fateful day "changed his life" forever and made him even prouder to be a New...

Washington's Homely Dinner With Power Players

DENZEL WASHINGTON can count some of the world's most powerful people among his close friends - he once invited NELSON MANDELA and OPRAH WINFREY over to his house for a chicken dinner.The double Oscar winner...

Chris Pine's Oscar Nerves

Chris Pine got drunk before presenting at the Oscars.The 'Star Trek' actor thinks the show was one of his career highlights, but he admits he was petrified about the prospect of going on stage to...

Washington Supports Obama After Disappointing Election Results

Actor DENZEL WASHINGTON has come to the defence of U.S. President BARACK OBAMA after the American leader's party suffered a string of humiliating defeats in the country's mid-term elections on Tuesday (02Nov10).The Oscar-winner was a...

Denzel Washington Set To Host Concert

DENZEL WASHINGTON, the ACADEMY AWARD winning actor, is set to host the 17th annual Nobel Peace Prize Concert on December 11th 2010, reports USA Today. The event will be held in Oslo, Norway, and will...

Washington Movie Sparks Bomb Scare

DENZEL WASHINGTON's latest movie reportedly sparked a bomb scare on Tuesday (14Sep10) after dynamite props were discovered near the set.The Oscar-winner stars in Unstoppable, about two feuding engineers frantically working to prevent a train full...

Rock God Gene Simmons

Gene Simmons feels like an "Olympian god".The Kiss bass player and singer said the feeling he gets onstage is better than that felt by the most powerful people in the world, including religious figures and...

Jazz Singer Abbey Lincoln Has Died Aged 80

The influential jazz singer and songwriter ABBEY LINCOLN has died aged 80. Lincoln - who was born in Chicago, Illinois - had a long and distinguished career, and continued to perform until the time of...

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