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Washington Defends New Yorkers

Oscar-winning actor DENZEL WASHINGTON has slammed criticism of his home city New York, insisting it isn't as unfriendly as people believe. The 51-year-old star, whose new movie INSIDE MAN is filmed in Manhattan, maintains the...

Washington Fears Racism Is Still Rampant

DENZEL WASHINGTON fears future generations will still be dogged by racism, because youngsters are still being taught colour prejudice. The MALCOLM X star, who portrayed murdered black South African activist STEVE BIKO in the 1987...

Simpson Linked With Comedic Co-star

JESSICA SIMPSON is reportedly becoming more than just good friends with her latest co-star, comedian DANE COOK, after the two were spotted holding hands and cuddling. The couple went to see DENZEL WASHINGTON's latest movie,...

Smith Prays With Muhammad Ali

Oscar winner DENZEL WASHINGTON advised WILL SMITH to pray with MUHAMMAD ALI before portraying the boxing legend in ALI. The MALCOLM X star insisted Smith would need to channel the spirit of the black leader...

Inside Man Robs Number One At The Us Box Office

SPIKE LEE's acclaimed new bank heist thriller INSIDE MAN has shot to the top of the US box office with a $28.9 million (GBP17 million) opening weekend. The clever film, which pits detective DENZEL WASHINGTON...

Lee And Washington Dismiss Awards

MALCOLM X director SPIKE LEE and actor DENZEL WASHINGTON are still bitter their efforts were not recognised at the 1992 Academy Awards. Washington received a nomination for his portrayal of the black nationalist leader but...

Washington Drug Smuggling Film Back On

DENZEL WASHINGTON's dream role as a drug kingpin is being realised, with RUSSELL CROWE joining him for AMERICAN GANGSTER. Washington has been behind the project for years but costs left the film languishing last year...

Washington: 'Crash Win Was No Shock'

Screen star DENZEL WASHINGTON knew CRASH would win Best Picture at the Oscars earlier this month (05MAR06) - despite widespread shock at its triumph. Washington insists there was no reason for anyone to be surprised...

Washington's Jolie Lust

DENZEL WASHINGTON has hailed sultry star ANGELINA JOLIE one of the sexiest in Hollywood. The double Oscar-winner insists Jolie, who once joked the best sex she ever had was with his paraplegic character in the...

Washington Slams Oscars Song Rumours

LATEST: DENZEL WASHINGTON has slammed reports he advised Oscar-nominee TERRENCE HOWARD to avoid performing a controversial song at the Academy Awards earlier this month (05MAR06). The TRAINING DAY star allegedly teamed up with fellow African...

Washington's Epic Research For Malcolm X

Oscar-winner DENZEL WASHINGTON took a year out of filming to prepare for his role in 1992 biopic MALCOLM X. Washington, 51, admits he was so worried about perfecting his performance as the African-American civil rights...

Washington Let Himself Go For Inside Man

DENZEL WASHINGTON had to play down his good looks for his latest part in the movie INSIDE MAN, because he had to be a convincing "regular guy". The Oscar-winner had to shave his head and...

Owen Almost Turned Down Inside Man

Actor CLIVE OWEN nearly turned down his latest film role opposite JODIE FOSTER and DENZEL WASHINGTON, because he spends most of the movie behind a mask. The DERAILED star had doubts about accepting his...

Freeman Honoured By Us College

Oscar-winner MORGAN FREEMAN urged wannabe actors to never give up their acting dreams as he accepted a university college honour yesterday (07MAR06). The UNFORGIVEN actor, 68, was honoured with the Spencer Tracy Award for lifetime...

Shaft Director Parks Dies

African-American directing pioneer GORDON PARKS died in New York yesterday (07MAR06). He was 93. The film-maker and photographer had been suffering ill health for some time, his nephew CHARLES PARKS confirms. Parks suffered a difficult...

Howard Dissuaded From Oscars Singsong

Rapper/actor TERRENCE HOWARD has been urged not to sing at this weekend's (05MAR06) Academy Awards, because other black Hollywood stars could be offended by his crude lyrics. The 36-year-old HUSTLE AND FLOW star, who is...

Denzel Fights Back At Broken Marriage Reports

DENZEL WASHINGTON has fired back at reports his marriage is in trouble due to his womanising ways. The Oscar-winner is still puzzled by the rumours of infidelity and love children, and he's breaks his...

Scott And Crowe Re-team For American Gangster

Influential British film-maker SIR RIDLEY SCOTT is in talks to resurrect production of 1970s crime drama AMERICAN GANGSTER. The movie, starring DENZEL WASHINGTON and RUSSELL CROWE, focuses on a Harlem drugs baron who smuggles...

Kilmer + Washington To Play Time-travelling Agents

VAL KILMER and DENZEL WASHINGTON are to team up for the first time to play time-travelling FBI agents in new movie DEJA VU. Kilmer will reteam with his TOP GUN director TONY SCOTT for...

Lathan Slams Washington Rumours

American actress SANAA LATHAN has hit out at rumours she had an affair with DENZEL WASHINGTON after they co-starred in the movie OUT OF TIME. The pair play onscreen lovers in the 2003 film,...

Publicist Denies Denzel's Divorcing

DENZEL WASHINGTON's publicist is angrily denying rumours the movie star is struggling to save his marriage. The reports have spread following an article in the new issue of American tabloid National Enquirer, which alleges...

Blige Wants Lessons From Washington

R+B star MARY J BLIGE is hoping to land some acting lessons fromDENZEL WASHINGTON, after signing up to portray NINA SIMONE in an upcoming biopic. The NO MORE DRAMA singer recently announced plans to...

Washington Beats The Cold With Cash Gift

DENZEL WASHINGTON has warmed the hearts and hands of Rocky Mount, Virginia, residents - by donating $25,000 (GBP14,000) to a charity which helps people struggling to meet winter heating costs. The TRAINING DAY star,...

Clooney To Be Given Freedom Award

GEORGE CLOONEY's movie-making skills are to be honoured by the Broadcast Film Critics Association in 2006. The movie hunk will join MUHAMMAD ALI and DENZEL WASHINGTON as a recipient of the Freedom Award....

Schwarzenegger And Thornton Join Celebrity Bike Guests

California Governor ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER and BILLY BOB THORNTON made surprise appearances on pal JAY LENO's THE TONIGHT SHOW on Monday (26SEP05) - just to add their signatures to a charity Harley Davidson. Funnyman Leno...

Close Raves About Little Dakota

Movie star GLENN CLOSE has joined the celebrity DAKOTA FANNING fan club after playing her mother in new film NINE LIVES. The child star has been highly praised by co-stars including DENZEL WASHINGTON, KURT...

50 Cent Takes On Hollywood

Hip-hop superstar 50 CENT is determined to be a permanent force in Hollywood and become the next DENZEL WASHINGTON. After the release of his new album THE MASSACRE, the rapper plans to concentrate on...

Keaton And Swank Abandon Films Following Katrina

LATEST: Hollywood stars MICHAEL KEATON and HILARY SWANK were forced to abandon filming on their latest movies this week, when Hurricane Katrina struck Louisiana. Hundreds of people are feared dead following the widespread devastation...

Howard Admits He's Difficult

Actor TERENCE HOWARD has confessed he can be difficult on movie sets, because he's a perfectionist. The 36-year-old admits to throwing tantrums during the filming of new movie HUSTLE + FLOW when he felt...

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