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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...

Washington's Movie Leads Image Awards

DENZEL WASHINGTON's 2007 movie THE GREAT DEBATERS has taken the top prize at the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Image Awards in Los Angeles. The movie - which Washington both directed...

Washington Teaches Kids To Ignore Hatred

DENZEL WASHINGTON was inspired by late civil rights leader MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. to teach his kids to avoid becoming "a hater". The father-of-four revealed his parenting philosophy on Monday (21Jan08), as America celebrated Martin...

Ganging Up On Gangster

Revelations that most of the screenplay of American Gangster is based on rumors and speculation and contains untrue accounts of what actually occurred could crush the film's Oscar chances, the Associated Press observed Thursday in...

Washington Named America's Favourite Movie Star

DENZEL WASHINGTON has topped the list of America's favourite movie stars for the second consecutive year. The American Gangster star beat Tom Hanks to the number one spot in the annual Harris Poll, and Johnny...

Washington Terrorised Daughter's Boyfriend

DENZEL WASHINGTON terrorised his 20-year-old daughter's boyfriend, so the suitor would be too afraid to mess her around. The dad of four is a proud and protective father and dreaded meeting Yale University student Katia's...

Drug Agents Sue Over American Gangster Depiction

A group of retired federal drug enforcement agents are suing the studio behind RUSSELL CROWE and DENZEL WASHINGTON's hit new movie AMERICAN GANGSTER, claiming they're portrayed as bad guys in the film. The class action...

Golden Globes Countdown Begins

The final wait to find out which actors and actresses will fail to pick up their gongs for this year's Golden Globes awards is underway.Instead of the usual star-studded ceremony the Hollywood Foreign Press Association...

By on 13 January 2008

Washington's Great Debaters Leads Image Awards Nominations

DENZEL WASHINGTON's new movie THE GREAT DEBATERS is leading the nominations for the NAACP Image Awards after landing nods including Best Picture. The film, about a Texas professor who takes his African-American students to debate...

Depp Top Draw In 2007

Johnny Depp, who was once relegated to relatively low budget films because producers thought him too outré to attract sizable audiences, was named Top Money Making Star for the second year in a row in...

Washington Movie Is 'Inaccurate'

DENZEL WASHINGTON's new movie THE GREAT DEBATERS has been slammed for its historical inaccuracies - by the college students the film is based on. In the film, which Washington also directed, the Oscar winner plays...

Berry Desperate To Work With Washington

HALLE BERRY is desperate to work with fellow Oscar-winner DENZEL WASHINGTON - but is determined to wait until she's offered the perfect script. The star won an Academy Award for her role in 2001's Monster's...

Directing Debut Left Washington In Pain

DENZEL WASHINGTON was left doubled up in pain on the set of his directorial debut in 2002 - because he couldn't cope with the stress. The Oscar winner realised he was in over his head...

Washington Calls Mothers To The Phone Over Weinstein Dispute

DENZEL WASHINGTON was so locked in financial negotiations with producer HARVEY WEINSTEIN over new film THE GREAT DEBATERS, he created a summit meeting for the moguls' mums. The actor initially refused to appear in the...

Movie Reviews: The Great Debaters

The Great Debaters, directed by Denzel Washington is receiving mostly respectful reviews. Stephen Holden in the New York Times observes that it "may not aspire to be more than inspirational pop entertainment in the Oprah...

Christmas In The Caribbean For Denzel Washington

Movie star DENZEL WASHINGTON risks the holiday travel rush every year so he and his family can spend Christmas night in the Caribbean. The American Gangster star reveals he and his family exchange gifts early...

Washington Fears An End To Acting Career

DENZEL WASHINGTON decided to try his hand at directing, because he fears his career as an actor is coming to an end. The Oscar winner stars in and directs new movie The Great Debaters, his...

Washington's Bible Breakfast

DENZEL WASHINGTON reads the Bible every day, and draws on its teachings to give him strength and inspiration. The actor is a devout Christian, and insists on starting the day with a chapter from the...

Washington Plans Broadway Return

Oscar winner DENZEL WASHINGTON is desperate to return to the Broadway stage, three years after he stole the show as BRUTUS in JULIUS CAESAR. The New York native recently bought a new home in the...

Washington's $1 Million Debate Donation

DENZEL WASHINGTON has donated $1 million (GBP500,000) to a Marshall, Texas, college in a bid to help the school re-establish its debate team. The Oscar winner's new movie, The Great Debaters, is based on the...

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