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Emma Stone Buys New Mansion With Andrew Garfield

Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield have splashed out on a new home.The couple - who have been dating for more than a year since meeting on the set of 'The Amazing Spiderman' and are both...

Emma Stone & Andrew Garfield Buy Dudley Moore's Pad

Hollywood couple Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield have taken their romance to the next level by buying up late comedian Dudley Moore's Beverly Hills spread.The Amazing Spider-Man co-stars paid $2.5 million (£1.5 million) for the...

Helen Mirren's Arthur Offence

Dame Helen Mirren found the original 'Arthur' "slightly offensive".The Oscar-winning actress stars in the 2011 remake alongside Russell Brand and while she isn't a huge fan of political correctness, she is pleased the new version...

Cross Refuses To Watch Brand's Revamped Arthur

Singer/songwriter Christopher Cross refuses to watch the Arthur remake because he hates the idea of Russell Brand recreating the role made famous by his late pal Dudley Moore.Cross recorded the theme to the 1981 movie...

Mark Ronson Ready For Movie Soundtracks

Mark Ronson "would enjoy" working on more movie soundtracks after his experience on 'Arthur'.The producer-and-musician had a great experience working on his first film - a remake of the 1981 comedy in which Russell Brand...

Russell Brand Felt 'Shy' In Arthur

Russell Brand admits he was "a bit shy" running around naked except for his underpants in 'Arthur'.The comedy actor plays the titular role in the movie - about a playboy who stands to be disinherited...

Brand's Concerns Over Alcohol In Arthur

Russell Brand fears his portrayal of a drunk in Arthur isn't as light-hearted as Dudley Moore's original turn - because alcoholism is now viewed as a disease and not a "giggly and frivolous" matter.The British...

Helen Mirren 'Always' Kisses Russell Brand

Dame Helen Mirren "always" kisses Russell Brand whenever she sees him.The Oscar-winning actress - who stars alongside the British star in a remake of classic Dudley Moore comedy 'Arthur' - always loves meeting up with...

Russell Brand For Lonny Role In Rock Of Ages

Russell Brand will play narrator Lonny in 'Rock of Ages'. The movie's director Adam Shankman - who has already cast Tom Cruise and Mary J. Blige in the forthcoming musical - announced on twitter the...

Russell Builds His Own Brand

It's certainly not often that one actor stars in the top two films at the box office (researchers are probably scrambling to see whether such a finish has ever occurred before), but Russell Brand nabbed...

Movie Reviews Arthur

Russell Brand is no Dudley Moore, just a dud. That's the general conclusion of critics reviewing Brand's performance in the remake of the 1981 film Arthur , which starred Moore. "Brand is unable to charm,"...

Box Office To Have A Brand Name

Russell Brand is just about guaranteed a first-place finish at the weekend box office. He's the voice behind the animated character in Hop , the top ticket-seller last weekend, and he's also the star of...

Jennifer Garner Gets Familiar With Brand's Anatomy

Jennifer Garner says she's "very familiar" with Russell Brand's "anatomy".The stunning actress - who has two daughters with actor Ben Affleck - stars alongside the British actor in new movie 'Arthur' and admits she had...

Helen Mirren Intimidated Arthur Director

Dame Helen Mirren "intimidated" 'Arthur' director Jason Winer so much he had to read up about tea etiquette before they met. The Oscar-winning actress did not agree to sign on to the remake of the...

Russell Brand Loves Hugh Laurie In Hop

Russell Brand is a "massive fan" of Hugh Laurie.The British comic used to love the 'House' star in UK sit-com 'Blackadder' so was thrilled to get the chance to work with him on new animated...

Jennifer Garner To Be Miss Marple

Jennifer Garner will play sleuth Miss Marple in a new movie. The 'Alias' actress will take on the role - previously made famous by stars including Gracie Fields, Angela Lansbury and Joan Hickson - in...

Russell Brand Not Concerned About Typecasting

Russell Brand isn't worried about being typecast.The British funnyman - who is married to pop star Katy Perry - plays the title character in 'Arthur', a remake of the Dudley Moore movie about a drunk...

Mark Ronson Writes First Film Score

Mark Ronson is scoring the film 'Arthur'.The 35-year-old producer was hired by the Hollywood remake's producers to helm the soundtrack after being recommended by leading man Russell Brand.Mark - who has produced tracks for Amy...

Russell Brand On 'Fairytale' Arthur

Russell Brand has compared his new movie 'Arthur' to a "fairytale". The British actor plays drunken millionaire playboy Arthur Bach in the remake of the popular 1981 film loved working on the movie because he...

Mirren Lays Into Original Arthur

THE QUEEN star DAME HELEN MIRREN was not amused by the original ARTHUR movie - insisting she didn't find DUDLEY MOORE's legendary role "remotely funny".The Oscar-winner was the surprise choice to play loyal valet Hobson...

Helen Mirren Praises 'Incredible' Brand

Dame Helen Mirren believes Russell Brand is an "incredible comedian". The Oscar-winning actress - who stars alongside Russell in the upcoming remake of classic 1981 movie 'Arthur' - admits working on the film has been...

Helen Mirren Cast In Arthur Remake

Dame Helen Mirren has joined the cast of 'Arthur'. The Oscar-winning actress - well known for playing matriarchal film roles - will play a nanny to British comedian Russell Brand in a reimagining of the...

Brand To Revamp Moore's Arthur?

British funnyman RUSSELL BRAND is poised to reprise DUDLEY MOORE's lovable rascal ARTHUR in a remake of the 1981 hit. The actor/comedian is in talks to play the movie's title character, a fun-loving playboy who...

Russell Brand 'Developing Remake Of Arthur'

Resigning from the BBC has given Russell Brand time to concentrate on new projects, with a remake of Arthur reportedly in the works.The comedian and actor is developing a remake of the 1981 Dudley Moore...

By on 04 December 2008

Spector Chased Youths With A Loaded Gun Over Moore Mistake

Record producer PHIL SPECTOR once chased a gang of star-struck young kids with a loaded gun after they mistook him for actor DUDLEY MOORE, a court heard on Tuesday (04Nov08). In the music mogul's ongoing...

Moore's Last Words Saved For Minnelli

Late British actor DUDLEY MOORE saved his last words to declare his love for close friend LIZA MINNELLI. Moore, who died of progressive supranuclear palsy in 2002, aged 66, starred opposite Minnelli in the 1981...

Bennett Astonished By Tony Hype

Tony Award-winning British playwright ALAN BENNETT is still reeling from the publicity attached to his win at Sunday's (11JUN06) New York City theatre extravaganza, because his last Tony prize went almost unnoticed. Bennett, who picked...

Golden Girl Getty Struggling With Dementia

Former GOLDEN GIRLS star ESTELLE GETTY has become so affected by senile dementia, she can no longer remember anything about the hit TV show she once starred in. The veteran actress can remember very...

Dudley Honoured In Hometown

Late British funnyman DUDLEY MOORE has been honoured in his hometown of Dagenham, Essex with an auditorium named after him. The ARTHUR star died in March 2002 following a bout of pneumonia in his...

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