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Hbo's Cancelled Show Luck Facing Lawsuit

A lawsuit filed against HBO for the mistreatment of horses on the show has been dismissed by the show's head trainer, The New York Daily News reports. American Humane Association staff member, Barbara...

Dustin Hoffman To Learn A New Language In 2013

Dustin Hoffman has decided to learn a new language as part of his New Year's resolutions.The Graduate star has made a list of plans to complete in 2013 and he wants to start by educating...

Alleged Hbo Coverup: Woman Sacked For Exposing Horse Abuse On 'Luck'

In March of last year 'Luck', a show about horse racing starring Dustin Hoffman, was cancelled amid a scandal surrounding the treatment of the horses that appeared on the show. Now, HBO - the network...

Hbo's 'Luck' Runs Out Again As They're Sued For Horse Death Cover-up

The curious case of cancelled HBO drama Luck took another turn this week after it was reported by The Hollywood Reporter that Barbara Casey, who worked as the director of production in the American Humane...

Dustin Hoffman Directed Quartet On Wife's Orders

Dustin Hoffman only agreed to step behind the camera for his directorial debut because his wife pushed him into accepting the job.The Rain Man actor helms new comedy Quartet and admits the project helped him...

Dustin Hoffman's Career Accident

Dustin Hoffman believes his career has been a ''freak accident''. The 75-year-old actor - who shot to fame after starring in 'The Graduate' in 1967 - insists he ''barely survived'' his childhood and doesn't think...

Dustin Hoffman Joins Harvey Weinstein For Holiday Fundraiser

Actors Dustin Hoffman and Emile Hirsch joined movie mogul Harvey Weinstein at a charity holiday party in Los Angeles on Wednesday (19Dec12) to continue raising money for the ongoing Sandy relief effort.Hollywood producer Weinstein helped...

Dustin Hoffman Regrets Snubbing Samuel Beckett Meeting

Dustin Hoffman feels "ashamed" to have once skipped a meeting with revered novelist/playwright Samuel Beckett.The Rain Man legend was due to see Beckett in Paris, France to discuss a possible production of his play Waiting...

Dustin Hoffman Opens Up About Jogger Collapse Drama

Dustin Hoffman was stunned when he made headline news for helping a jogger who suffered a heart attack in a London park earlier this year (12) because his role in the drama was minimal.The Rain...

Dustin Hoffman Has Directing Regrets

Dustin Hoffman regrets not becoming a director sooner in his career.The two-time Academy Award winner has just made his directorial debut with 'Quartet' - about four retired opera singers - at the age of 75.But...

Starstruck Sheridan Smith Wept During Dustin Hoffman Meeting

British actress Sheridan Smith broke down in tears after Hollywood legend Dustin Hoffman turned up unannounced in her dressing room during a West End run.The Kramer vs. Kramer star hired Sheridan to star in his...

Dustin Hoffman Puckers Up For Niall Horan

Dustin Hoffman gave One Direction's Niall Horan a warm welcome during a recent taping of America's Late Show With David Letterman by pretending to passionately kiss him on the lips.The movie legend and the boyband...

Dustin Hoffman: 'Watching Career Highlights Is Like Attending Own Funeral'

Veteran actor Dustin Hoffman had mixed feelings as he watched a film reel of his career highlights at the 2012 Kennedy Center Honors event on Saturday (01Dec12) because it felt like "a eulogy".The Rain Man...

Dustin Hoffman Picked Up Directing Tips From Nichols And Levinson

Dustin Hoffman drew from his on-set experiences with The Graduate's Mike Nichols to ensure he got the best out of his lead stars when he stepped up to direct Quartet.The Tootsie star admits he had...

Aretha Franklin's White House Wardrobe Malfunction

Aretha Franklin had a wardrobe malfunction at the White House on Saturday night (01.12.12). The 'Respect' hitmaker managed to remain cool, calm and collected after the upper half of her pink dress, complete with an...

Barack Obama Amongst The Quick-witted To Address The Kennedy Center Honourees

As entertainers from stage and screen were recognized for their contributions to the arts and American culture at the Kennedy Center Honors, it seemed as though a competition was forming: who could grab the most...

Dustin Hoffman, David Letterman, Buddy Guy, Natalia Makarova And Led Zeppelin Honoured Kennedy Center

Made a significant contribution to American culture recently? Well unless you're in that headline, you've not done well enough. Dustin Hoffman, David Letterman, Buddy Guy, Natalia Makarova and Led Zeppelin have, and they've been recognized...

Jude Law And Michael Gambon Set For Bifa Honours

Jude Law and Sir Michael Gambon will be honoured at the British Independent Film Awards.The 'Alfie' actor is set to pick up the Variety Award for helping the British film industry gain international notoriety, while...

Dustin Hoffman Encouraged Maggie Smith To Be A Diva For Film Role

Dustin Hoffman asked Dame Maggie Smith to channel her inner "diva" while working on his directorial debut Quartet.The Rain Man star stepped behind the camera to tackle the story of a group of retired opera...

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Sequel In Development

A sequel to 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' is in the pipeline.Screenwriter Ol Parker is said to be delivering a script for a follow-up to the 2011 original film - which tells the story of...

Stars Honoured At Hollywood Film Awards Gala

Dustin Hoffman, Richard Gere and Bradley Cooper were among the stars honoured at the 16th annual Hollywood Film Awards in Los Angeles on Monday night (22Oct12).Hoffman was named Hollywood Breakthrough Director for his filmmaking debut...

Dustin Hoffman Did School Run In Drag

Dustin Hoffman got in touch with his feminine side for his role as a cross-dressing actor in 1982 comedy Tootsie and picked up his daughter from school while dressed in drag.The Rain Man star put...

Dustin Hoffman Wells Up Recalling Acting Past

Dustin Hoffman had to wipe away the tears as he spoke at a British Academy of Film & Television event last night (October 16, 2012). Hoffman was at an invite-only event at the HQ of...

Dustin Hoffman Cut Stars' Aria From Opera Movie

Dustin Hoffman cut Dame Maggie Smith and Sir Tom Courtenay's singing scene from his opera comedy Quartet after the veteran stars put in a less than impressive performance.The Rain Man actor stepped behind the camera...

Dustin Hoffman Cries During Career Retrospective

Dustin Hoffman broke down in tears at a special British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) event honouring his lengthy career on Tuesday (16Oct12).The Rain Man legend was the subject of a Life in...

Sheridan Smith's 'Overwhelming' Quartet Role

Sheridan Smith felt like she had to ''curtsy every morning'' on the set of 'Quartet'. The 31-year-old actress appears alongside a star-studded cast including Dame Maggie Smith, Billy Connolly, Sir Michael Gambon and Pauline Collins...

Maggie Smith 'Baffled' About Lack Of Elderly Films

Dame Maggie Smith is ''baffled'' as to why there aren't more films aimed at elderly people. The 77-year-old actress thinks there should be more movies created to please an older audience because she believes...

Dustin Hoffman Slams Film Directors And Editors

Dustin Hoffman believes acting is a ''b*****d art form. The actor-turned-director has slammed the industry for not allowing film stars to be part of the scene selection and editing process and he believes the reason...

Led Zeppelin And Dustin Hoffman Among Winners At 35th Kennedy Center Awards

The Kennedy Center Honours are widely regarded as the most prestigious honour you can gain in the USA if you’ve worked in the creative or arts industries, and proof of that has once again been...

Dustin Hoffman And Led Zeppelin Land Kennedy Center Honors

Actor Dustin Hoffman, rockers Led Zeppelin and late night U.S. TV host David Letterman will be rewarded for their cultural contributions to the arts as this year's (12) recipients of the Kennedy Center Honors in...

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