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Washington Celebrates Town With Film Premiere

DENZEL WASHINGTON has paid tribute to the home of the debate team portrayed in his new movie THE GREAT DEBATERS by screening the film at a local theatre. Washington directs and stars in the...

Washington Tried Drugs As A Teen

Oscar winner DENZEL WASHINGTON has sullied his good guy image by confessing he took drugs as a teenager. The actor, who can be seen as drug lord Frank Lucas in biopic American Gangster, admits he...

Washington Starred In Film To Stop It Flopping

DENZEL WASHINGTON was forced to star in new movie THE GREAT DEBATERS after he was told it would be a flop if he stayed behind the camera. Washington only signed to direct and produce the...

Atonement Takes The Lead

Atonement, the British period romance which received strong reviews and has attracted solid box-office business in limited release, received seven Golden Globes nominations today -- more than any other film. Joining it among best drama...

Winfrey To Receive Producers Award

OPRAH WINFREY is to be honoured for her work as a producer on DENZEL WASHINGTON movie THE GREAT DEBATERS. The U.S. chat show host is among a group of four producers who will all receive...

Washington's Helping Hand For Wannabe

DENZEL WASHINGTON stunned one wannabe actor by helping him land a deal with a top agent during a shopping spree. The Training Day star was so impressed with the polite Los Angeles shop assistant that...

Press Goes Wild For Penn

Sean Penn's Into the Wild has headed the list of nominees for the Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA).The scenic drama - an adaptation of John Krakauer's book regarding the life of US vagabond Christopher McCandless...

By on 12 December 2007

Washington Recalls High School Sweetheart On Oprah

DENZEL WASHINGTON outed his high school sweetheart live on U.S. TV on Monday (26Nov07) when he recalled how he was smitten with his unspoken first love. The movie star was promoting new film The Great...

Drug Enforcement Agents Unhappy With American Gangster

DENZEL WASHINGTON and RUSSELL CROWE's hit new movie AMERICAN GANGSTER is at the centre of a new legal row, after upsetting a retired Drug Enforcement agent in New York. The narcotics detectives are far from...

Gangster Slays UK Box Office

Sir Ridley Scott's new Oscar-hopeful American Gangster has shot to the top of the UK and Ireland box office after its opening weekend.The crime epic, starring Academy award-winners Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe, took £2.5...

By on 20 November 2007

Bee Stings Gangster At Us Cinema

Family film Bee Movie buzzed to the top spot at the US box office this week, ahead of crime drama American Gangster.The animated comedy about the adventures of the honey-making insects grossed $26 million (£12.51...

By on 12 November 2007

Jay-z Not Looking To Impress Washington

Rapper SHAWN 'JAY-Z' CARTER is not bothered by what actor DENZEL WASHINGTON makes of his new album AMERICAN GANGSTER - it is the actor's 23-year-old son he cares about. The 37-year-old was so inspired by...

Julia Roberts Desperate To Work With Washington

Oscar-winning actress JULIA ROBERTS is desperate to work with DENZEL WASHINGTON because it's been "too long" since they last teamed up on screen. The Pretty Woman star collaborated with Washington for legal thriller The Pelican...

T.i. Learned Perfect Pitch For Washington Film

Rapper T.I. picked up a new skill on the set of DENZEL WASHINGTON's new movie hit AMERICAN GANGSTER - he learned how to throw a baseball. The young star - real name Clifford Harris -...

Gangster Kills At Us Box Office

Ridley Scott's new film America Gangster has stormed to the top of the US box office after its first three days on release.The Universal Studios crime thriller - starring Russell Crowe and Denzel Washington -...

By on 05 November 2007

Jay-z Recognises Denzel's Drug Dealer From The Mean Streets

Rap mogul JAY-Z connected with DENZEL WASHINGTON's real-life heroin dealer character in hit new film AMERICAN GANGSTER because drug lords were the only successful people in his neighbourhood when he was growing up. The rapper...

Whitaker To Star In American Gangster Tv Offshoot

DENZEL WASHINGTON and RUSSELL CROWE's new movie AMERICAN GANGSTER already has a TV spin-off, which will star another Oscar winner, FORREST WHITAKER. As American Gangster hits U.S. cinemas, cable network Showtime has announced Whitaker will...

Movie Reviews: American Gangster

Reviews of American Gangster, starring Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe, are split between love and hate. On the love side is Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun Times who awards it a four-star ranking. "This...

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...

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