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Hoffman Regrets Rejecting Spielberg

Actor DUSTIN HOFFMAN has vowed to never again reject a script offered to him by STEVEN SPIELBERG - because he regrets shunning the director in the past. The Graduate star has turned down the...

Hoffman Turned Down 'Crazy' Scorsese

DUSTIN HOFFMAN once turned down a role offered to him by MARTIN SCORSESE - because he thought the filmmaker was "crazy". The Graduate actor was approached by the director to star in the now classic...

Hoffman: 'Acne Keeps Me Looking Young'

Hollywood actor DUSTIN HOFFMAN has a secret behind his youthful looks - he still suffers from acne. The 70-year-old still takes medication for the skin condition and insists that the drugs have helped slow down...

Hoffman Happy To Work With Kids And Animals

Actor DUSTIN HOFFMAN has no problem breaking the age-old Hollywood rule forbidding actors from working with children and animals. The 70-year-old star plays a toy shop owner in new movie Mr Magorium's Wonder Emporium and...

Hoffman Replaces Wife With Computer

DUSTIN HOFFMAN is pining for his wife LISA GOTTSEGEN - because their successful careers are keeping them apart. While Hoffman travels the world shooting and promoting movies, Gottsegen is doing the same on behalf of...

Hoffman Modelled Character On Wolfe

DUSTIN HOFFMAN modelled his latest film role on eccentric novelist TOM WOLFE. The actor plays a 243-year-old toy shop owner in Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium - and he insisted on having a say on his...

Hoffman Puts Off Retirement

Actor DUSTIN HOFFMAN has vowed to work well into old age - unless his body refuses to let him do so. The 70-year-old Midnight Cowboy star is in no hurry to retire from acting and...

Hoffman Still Fears Unemployment

DUSTIN HOFFMAN lives in fear that every job he takes will be his last. The two-times Oscar winner, who recently turned 70, has always suffered from chronic insecurity about his longevity in the business. And...

Hoffman Thanks Wife For Mr. Magorium Quirk

DUSTIN HOFFMAN perfected his role as a 243-year-old toy shop proprietor in MR. MAGORIUM'S WONDER EMPORIUM after his wife reminded him of an 'ostrich-routine' the actor performs. The Tootsie star was struggling to develop his...

Movie Reviews: Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium

Critics find much to be delighted about in Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium, mostly in the performance of Dustin Hoffman as the 243-year-old Mr. Magorium -- and the emporium, a magical toy store, itself. But there...

Hoffman Played Matchmaker For Portman

NATALIE PORTMAN will never forget the first time she met screen legend DUSTIN HOFFMAN - he tried to set her up with his son. Portman, who stars alongside the movie great in new family film...

Hoffman Only Flies If He's Wearing Lucky Socks

Veteran actor DUSTIN HOFFMAN wears lucky socks to conquer his fear of flying. The Oscar winner has a special pair of socks he has been wearing for years whenever he flies. He says, "They're the...

Hoffman Thought He'd Be Fired From Graduate Set

DUSTIN HOFFMAN was convinced he'd be fired from the set of classic movie THE GRADUATE. The paranoid Oscar winner was left fearing the worst after producers decided his then-roommate, Gene Hackman, was badly cast in...

Portman To Make Directing Debut

Closer actress Natalie Portman is to try her hand at directing after signing a two-year deal with Participant Productions.Through her Handmadecharlie Films production company, Portman will make her directorial debut with war memoir A Tale...

By on 02 November 2007

Cruise + Penn Stalked Stars In The Hollywood Hills

TOM CRUISE and SEAN PENN enjoyed a magical night in the Hollywood Hills at the beginning of their acting careers - cruising past legends DUSTIN HOFFMAN, JACK NICHOLSON and MARLON BRANDO's homes. Cruise recalls his...

Hill Credits Hoffman For Big Break

SUPERBAD star JONAH HILL credits DUSTIN HOFFMAN for giving him his big break after impressing the Hollywood legend at a poetry session. The funnyman was at an open mic poetry night when he was spotted...

Hoffman Spies On Shoe Shoppers

DUSTIN HOFFMAN has an odd hobby - he likes to watch women shopping for shoes. The Tootsie star admits he hides in department stores and discreetly watches shoe shoppers. He tells U.S. magazine the Globe,...

Hoffman, Sarandon And Williams Call For Aung San Freedom

LATEST: DUSTIN HOFFMAN, SUSAN SARANDON and ROBIN WILLIAMS have joined JIM CARREY's pleas for military-ruled Myanmar to release imprisoned Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi. Democracy leader Aung San, 62, has spent the majority of...

Mendes: 'Mcavoy Is The New Hoffman'

Director SAM MENDES has lavished praise on Scottish actor JAMES MCAVOY - likening the star to screen legend DUSTIN HOFFMAN. The filmmaker insists the Last King Of Scotland star is just as good as The...

Hoffman To Finally Make Directorial Debut

Veteran actor DUSTIN HOFFMAN is to direct his first movie, 30 years after his last attempt at filmmaking led to him firing himself. Hoffman was the original director of the 1978 film Straight Time, in...

Hoffman Missed Out On Wonka

Movie star DUSTIN HOFFMAN has revealed he fought JOHNNY DEPP for the role of WILLY WONKA in director TIM BURTON's movie adaptation of Roald Dahl's Charlie + The Chocolate Factory. The 69-year-old Tootsie star tells...

Tomlin 'Scared' Of Wahlberg

LILY TOMLIN has been accused by DUSTIN HOFFMAN of picking on everyone on the set of I HEART HUCKABEES apart from tough guy actor MARK WAHLBERG because she was scared of him. Leaked video footage...

Huckabees Tirade Hits Cyberspace

Outtakes from 2004 movie I HEART HUCKABEES featuring actress LILY TOMLIN and director DAVID O'RUSSELL in an obscenity-laced tirade have left internet surfers stunned. The clips started appearing on websites on Friday (23MAR07) and were...

Williams Honoured With Film Award

Robin Williams' prolific Hollywood career will be honoured later this year by the San Francisco Film Society.The legendary actor is set to receive the Peter J Owens acting award on May 3rd at the San...

By on 22 March 2007

Hoffman Clears London Home

Hollywood star DUSTIN HOFFMAN is clearing his London home of more than $80,000 (GBP40,000) worth of antiques. A selection of 42 items from Hoffman's Kensington pad will go under the hammer at Christie's auction house...

Harvard Honours Scarlett Johansson

Scarlett Johansson led a parade through the streets of Cambridge, Massachusetts, yesterday after being appointed woman of the year by Harvard University's prestigious acting group Hasty Pudding Theatricals.The stunning blonde actress braved ice-cold weather as...

By on 16 February 2007

Moore And Kutcher Won't Do Graduate

DEMI MOORE and her husband ASHTON KUTCHER have decided not to go ahead with a planned remake of the 1967 hit film THE GRADUATE, because couples who are together in real life never work well...

Beatty Berates Workaholic `Great' Pals

WARREN BEATTY poked fun at pals CLINT EASTWOOD, JACK NICHOLSON and DUSTIN HOFFMAN at the Golden Globe Awards last night (15JAN07), after suggesting they all worked too hard to be great. The Cecil B Demille...

Beatty Berates Workaholic, `Great' Pals

WARREN BEATTY poked fun at pals CLINT EASTWOOD, JACK NICHOLSON and DUSTIN HOFFMAN at the Golden Globe Awards last night (15JAN07), after suggesting they all worked too hard to be great. The Cecil B Demille...

British Talent Gears Up For Golden Globes

Some of Britain's top actresses are gearing up for one of the biggest awards ceremonies of the year  the Golden Globes.Brits Helen Mirren, Judi Dench and Kate Winslet have all been nominated for best...

By on 15 January 2007

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