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Onlookers Make Fun Of Crowe, Worship Washington

RUSSELL CROWE endured a lesson in humility on the New York set of new film AMERICAN GANGSTER, when onlookers poked fun at his appearance, while his co-star, DENZEL WASHINGTON, was treated like a hero. Crowe...

Crowe Caught Out By Son At Junket

RUSSELL CROWE's young son almost brought the Oscar winner's latest press junket with DENZEL WASHINGTON to a halt - when he insisted on telling the gathered journalists jokes. Young Charles was sitting on Crowe's lap...

Washington And Grazer Buy Drug Lord A Home

DENZEL WASHINGTON and Hollywood producer BRIAN GRAZER have joined forces to buy a home for a former New York drug kingpin. The movie heavyweights were so impressed with wheelchair-bound Frank Lucas when he offered advice...

Roberts Receives Hollywood Recognition

Julia Roberts was awarded the 2007 America Cinematheque (AC) award at a dazzling ceremony in Hollywood last night.The Notting Hill star was presented with her gong by former winner Denzel Washington at the Beverly Hilton...

By on 13 October 2007

Denzel's Son Plays Football In Germany

DENZEL WASHINGTON's son J.D. has spent the summer (07) perfecting his footballing skills with NFL Europa team the Hamburg Sea Devils. The 23-year-old running back was drafted by the St. Louis Rams in May 2006...

Washington Set For Bafta/la Honour

Oscar winner DENZEL WASHINGTON is set to pick up the Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for Excellence in Film at the BAFTA/LA Cunard Britannia Awards later this year (07). The Training Day star will be honoured...

Whitaker + Washington A Dream Team In Debate Drama

Oscar winners FOREST WHITAKER and DENZEL WASHINGTON are to team up in a new fact-based drama about a group of college debaters from a small Texas school who challenged the brains of Harvard University. Washington...

Denzel Washington: America's Favorite Star

Denzel Washington has dethroned Tom Hanks as the nation's favorite movie star, according to results of a Harris poll. Hanks had held the top spot for two years in a row but fell to second...

Franklin Asks Washington For Help With Film Roles

Music legend ARETHA FRANKLIN is so desperate to land another film role she is asking DENZEL WASHINGTON to use his influence in Hollywood on her behalf. The THINK singer hasn't been offered a role on...

Washington's Racial Quest

DENZEL WASHINGTON has turned down film roles and forced directors to alter scenes in a bid to promote racial equality in Hollywood. The African-American actor confesses he turned down a love scene with JULIA ROBERTS...

Washington Saved From Drugs By His Mother.

DENZEL WASHINGTON rescued himself from a life of crime and drug-taking when he realised his bad behaviour was hurting his mother. The Oscar-winning star was heavily involved with drug-taking street gangs in his youth, and...

Washington Urges Wife To Start Singing Again

DENZEL WASHINGTON is urging his wife of 23 years to come out of retirement and resume her singing career. Singer PAULETTA PEARSON gave up her career as a Broadway actress and singer to marry Washington...

Scott Blasts Movie Critics

Director TONY SCOTT doesn't mind that film critics hate his visual style - insisting he only cares that the audience find favour with his movies. TOP GUN helmer Scott, who recently directed DENZEL WASHINGTON starrer...

Washington's On Set Injury

DENZEL WASHINGTON avoided a serious injury on set of new film DEJA VU after co-star PAULA PATTON accidentally stuck her fingers in his eyes twice. It was Hollywood newcomer Patton's first day on the set...

Penguins, 007 + Denzel Keep Jesus Off The Top

The penguins, JAMES BOND and DENZEL WASHINGTON have kept JESUS from the top of the US box office after newly-released religious epic THE NATIVITY STORY seriously under-performed in its first weekend. Despite becoming the...

Hg Wells Film Tops Time-travel Poll

MALCOLM MCDOWELL's turn as scientist/author HG WELLS in TIME AFTER TIME has helped the film top a new time-travelling movie poll. The 1979 movie, which also featured DAVID WARNER as murderer JACK THE RIPPER beat...

Happy Feet Keeps Dancing At Top Of Us Box Office

Animated penguin film HAPPY FEET has retained the top spot at the US box office over the long Thanksgiving holiday weekend with takings of $37.9 million (GBP21 million). In second place is the new JAMES...

This Year, Thanksgiving Bird Is The Penguin

Families feasted not only on turkeys but also on penguins as the Thanksgiving holiday got underway at the box office. Warner Bros.' animated Happy Feet appeared to ice the No. 1 spot as it took...

A Feast Of Films For Thanksgiving

The major studios are unveiling a wide array of new films over the five-day Thanksgiving Day holiday to compete with last weekend's champs, Happy Feet and Casino Royale and the still-running-strong Borat: Cultural Learnings of...

Colombia Rebels Appear To Washington, Stone And Moore For Help

A Colombian rebel group has appealed to actor DENZEL WASHINGTON and film-makers OLIVER STONE and MICHAEL MOORE to advocate a deal with the US government to swap imprisoned guerrillas for American hostages. The Revolutionary Armed...

Mckellen Apologises For 'Black' Joke

Acclaimed British actor SIR IAN MCKELLEN has apologised for a joke insinuating he lost out on an Oscar in 2002 because it was "the year of the blacks". The LORD OF THE RINGS star was...

Denzel Brushes His Teeth To Stay Awake

Brushing his teeth helped DENZEL WASHINGTON get into character as a sleep-deprived agent in his new movie DEJA VU, after a real-life crimebuster revealed it is his trick to staying awake. The Oscar winner worked...

Christ Reference Turns Denzel Thriller Into A Comedy

A reference to JESUS CHRIST had to be taken out of the climax of DENZEL WASHINGTON and JIM CAVIEZEL's new movie because film fans found the scene at the end of the tense thriller hilarious....

Washington's Escape

Oscar winner DENZEL WASHINGTON credits acting with saving him from a life of crime. After discovering his creative flair, the 51-year-old watched many of his childhood friends go off the rails. He says, "It's a...

Denzel Fights Tears On Oprah

DENZEL WASHINGTON fought back tears during a surprise-filled appearance on US TV talk show OPRAH yesterday (31OCT06) when his American football player son paid a special tribute to him. Joined on the show by his...

Washington: 'Whitney Is Clean And Clear'

Oscar winner DENZEL WASHINGTON has praised his THE PREACHER'S WIFE co-star WHITNEY HOUSTON for overcoming her drug habit, hailing the singer "clean and clear". The MALCOLM X actor has kept in touch with Houston since...

Luke Made Christmas Sparkle For South African Orphans

DEREK LUKE played Santa Claus to an orphanage in a tiny South African town last year (05) when he delivered the first Christmas tree locals had ever seen. The tree gift was a thank you...

African-american Stars Tell Bible Stories

DENZEL WASHINGTON, SAMUEL L JACKSON, CUBA GOODING JR and FAITH EVANS are among the stunning list of African-American stars joining forces to get biblical for a new 70-hour audio cassette package. The celebrities rallied behind...

Hanks Is America's Most Trusted Celebrity

Oscar-winning actor TOM HANKS has been named the most trusted celebrity in the US by business publication Forbes. The FORREST GUMP star topped a list of 1,500 celebrities ranked for supposed trustworthiness, beating TV star...

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