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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...

Will Smith -- The Only Sure Thing At The Box Office

Will Smith has again emerged as the film star whose name on the marquee guarantees a movie's success, according to most analysts. In Forbes magazine's Star Currency survey, Smith was the only film star to...

Will Smith Named Most Bankable Movie Star

Actor Will Smith has been named the most bankable film star in the world in a new survey from Forbes.comThe financial website awarded the Hancock star a perfect 10 in its latest celebrity monitor, based...

By on 11 February 2009

Washington Tops Favourite Actor Poll Again

Actor DENZEL WASHINGTON has been named America's favourite movie star for the third year in a row. The Training Day Oscar winner triumphed over Hollywood legend Clint Eastwood, who came in at two, and the late...

Stars At War Over Hollywood Hills Access Road

SAMUEL L. JACKSON, EDDIE MURPHY and DENZEL WASHINGTON are among the stars caught up in a messy neighbourhood battle in the Hollywood Hills. The trio lives in the swanky Beverly Park compound near Mulholland Drive...

Cher's Ex Pilots Celebrity Planes

CHER's toyboy ex ROB CAMILLETTI now pilots G5 planes which fly celebrities like TOM CRUISE and DENZEL WASHINGTON around the world. Cruise is another former flame of the If I Could Turn Back Time singer....

Barack Obama The Movie, Starring Will Smith

Britons believe Will Smith would be the perfect choice to play US presidential hopeful Barack Obama in a film of his life, a new poll has revealed.The Democratic senator is currently leading Republican nominee John...

By in Movies / TV / Theatre on 18 October 2008

Movie Drug Lord To Preach To Kids

The drug king portrayed by DENZEL WASHINGTON in 2007 RIDLEY SCOTT movie AMERICAN GANGSTER is embarking on a 20-city U.S. tour to preach to kids against violence and crime. Frank Lucas, who once controlled much...

Washington Urges Americans To Consider Kids Crisis

DENZEL WASHINGTON has urged his fellow Americans not to overlook youth concerns as they focus on the upcoming presidential elections, environmental and economic issues facing the nation. In a commentary piece the actor has written...

Cheadle + Poitier Named Among The Kings Of Cool

DON CHEADLE, SIDNEY POITIER, LENNY KRAVITZ and DENZEL WASHINGTON have joined U.S. presidential hopeful BARACK OBAMA on a new list of the coolest African-Americans. Music producer Quincy Jones, Richard Roundtree, Sammy Davis Jr., Jay-Z, Prince,...

Stars Come Out For Elton

Stars including DENZEL WASHINGTON, SIR MICHAEL CAINE, ELLE MACPHERSON, and British model ELIZABETH HURLEY all turned out to support SIR ELTON JOHN at his 10th annual White Tie and Tiara Ball. The Rocket Man hitmaker...

Tax Troubles Earn Wesley Snipes Three-year Jail Sentence

Wesley Snipes has been sentenced to three years in prison after being found guilty of several tax offences.The Blade star appeared in court in Ocala, Florida, in February, accused of failing to pay tax on...

By on 25 April 2008

Denzel + Woody Offer Snipes Aid

DENZEL WASHINGTON and WOODY HARRELSON have come to troubled pal WESLEY SNIPES' aid in a bid to keep the BLADE star out of prison. The two stars have written letters to the judge overseeing the...

Montag: 'I Wouldn't Do The Hills Movie'

THE HILLS star HEIDI MONTAG isn't keen on starring in a movie version of the hit reality TV show - because she sees herself suited to an acting role opposite Hollywood superstar DENZEL WASHINGTON....

Stuntman Hurt On New York Movie Set

A stuntman has been injured on the New York set of DENZEL WASHINGTON's new movie THE TAKING OF PELHAM 123. The unnamed stand-in was hurt during a stunt on Saturday (05Apr08), in which the police...

Reitman And Carrey Team Up For French Farce Pierre Pierre

Oscar-nominated director Jason Reitman and Hollywood funnyman Jim Carrey have been confirmed for upcoming comedy Pierre Pierre.Canadian-born Reitman, who received an Academy award nod for acclaimed teen pregnancy movie Juno, is in line to produce...

By on 06 March 2008

Washington To Receive Black Education Award

Hollywood actor DENZEL WASHINGTON is to be honoured for his work in helping black students complete their education. The actor recently directed and starred in The Great Debaters - a movie inspired by a black...

Drug Agents Fail To Sue American Gangster Makers

The studio behind RUSSELL CROWE and DENZEL WASHINGTON's hit movie AMERICAN GANGSTER is "gratified" after a judge threw out a $60 million (GBP30 million) lawsuit against it. U.S. District Judge Colleen MCMahon dismissed a case...

Great Debaters Wins Top Image Award

The Great Debaters, directed by and starring Denzel Washington, has received the NAACP's 2007 Image award as best film of 2007. Washington, along with costars Jurnee Smollett and Forest Whitaker, also received acting awards for...

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