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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...

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...

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