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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...

Brando Son Sold Celebrity Contacts

MARLON BRANDO's son CHRISTIAN allegedly sold his late father's address book of celebrity contact details to a mystery buyer. PageSix.com reports the buyer then tried to sell the Rolodex on online auction eBay before Christian's...

Pacino Is King Of The Heist Movie

AL PACINO movie DOG DAY AFTERNOON has been voted the best heist film of all time. The 1975 classic, directed by SIDNEY LUMET, beat another Pacino movie, HEAT, to first place in the poll of...

Rappers Sign On For Roles In America Gangster

Rappers COMMON, TI and RZA have joined the cast of director RIDLEY SCOTT's new film AMERICAN GANGSTER. Common, real name LONNIE RASHID LYNN JR, TI, real name CLIFFORD JOSEPH HARRIS JR, and RZA, real name...

Foxx Begs Berry For Date

JAMIE FOXX is pleading with HALLE BERRY to date him, because his crush on her has developed into an obsession. The MIAMI VICE star confesses Berry's the one woman who could convince him to give...

Foxx Recommends Diddy And Washington For 007

Oscar winner JAMIE FOXX has hailed rap mogul SEAN COMBS and actor DENZEL WASHINGTON as the perfect candidates for the first black JAMES BOND. While DANIEL CRAIG has recently taken over 007 from Irish heart-throb...

Denzel Wants Jackson For New Movie

DENZEL WASHINGTON is desperate to team up with KING KONG movie-maker PETER JACKSON on an ambitious upcoming film project. The two Oscar-winning heavyweights are set to team up for a secret new project after Washington...

Gucci Family Get Movie

GLADIATOR director RIDLEY SCOTT is set to bring the story of the turbulent GUCCI clan to the big screen. The story will span many years and several locations while tracking the lives of the famous...

Sting Buys Luxury Penthouse

Rocker STING is buying a luxury five-bedroom flat in New York City for a staggering $29 million (GBP16 million). The ex-POLICE frontman and wife TRUDIE STYLER's 5,500 square foot penthouse is in the same building...

Houston Cleans Up After Secret Trip To Los Angeles

Troubled soul star WHITNEY HOUSTON has turned her back on drugs and is now aiming to literally clean up her messy life, according to the singer's best friend CHERELLE. The former R+B star has revealed...

Denzel Interested In Church Building Home

DENZEL WASHINGTON is looking to buy an exclusive apartment in a former New York church. The actor has been spotted visiting the former Washington Square Methodist Church, in Manhattan, which is being converted into eight...

Washington's Son To Play Pro Football

Hollywood actor DENZEL WASHINGTON's son JOHN DAVID signed to play for American football team the St Louis Rams yesterday (01MAY06). The athlete is a running back for the Rams, and has so far enjoyed success...

Inside Man Holds Onto UK Box Office Top Spot

SPIKE LEE's heist movie INSIDE MAN has stolen a second week at the top of the UK box office. Lee's thriller, which stars DENZEL WASHINGTON, CLIVE OWEN and JODIE FOSTER, managed to hold onto the...

Inside Man Star Is Real Life Action Hero

DENZEL WASHINGTON's co-star in bank heist thriller INSIDE MAN has been hailed a real-life action hero after rushing to the aid of a woman being raped. JAMES 'PJ' RANSONE was so alarmed on hearing muffled...

Ice Age 2 Heats Up Us Box Office

ICE AGE: THE MELTDOWN heated up the US box office with a mammoth $70.5 million (GBP40.3 million) take this weekend (01-02APR06). The ICE AGE sequel had the second biggest opening for a non-summer, non-holiday,...

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...

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