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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

Schwarzenegger To Present Globes Top Prize

California Governor ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER will put politics on hold to present the Best Picture (Drama) award at tonight's (15JAN07) Golden Globes. The former Hollywood action man, who was inaugurated as Governor for a second term...

Movie Reviews: Perfume: The Story Of A Murderer

Among the films being released in a few theaters so that it could qualify for Oscar nominations before the end of the year was Perfume: The Story of a Murderer, starring Dustin Hoffman, Ben Whishaw...

Hoffman's Stroll Scores Walk-on Role

Oscar-winner DUSTIN HOFFMAN ended up appearing in new film THE HOLIDAY with KATE WINSLET and JACK BLACK after taking a walk in his neighbourhood and stumbling upon a film shoot. The curious actor decided to...

Emma Thompson Admits Depression Battle

Emma Thompson has said that she has struggled with depression and at times it was so bad it left her unwilling to wash and change her clothes.The Oscar winning actress admitted to Easy Living magazine...

By on 06 December 2006

Hoffman: 'Bush Manipulates 9/11'

Acclaimed screen star DUSTIN HOFFMAN has slammed US President GEORGE W BUSH for manipulating the 9/11 terrorist attacks to facilitate the invasion and occupation of Iraq. The RAIN MAN actor now feels "self-conscious" about being...

Hoffman Kids: 'Dad Played Himself In Meet The Fockers'

DUSTIN HOFFMAN's children insist their father was playing himself when he appeared as BEN STILLER's embarrassing dad in the 2004 movie MEET THE FOCKERS. Hoffman claims he had plenty of practise for the kooky role...

Hoffman: 'I Turned Down Close Encounters'

DUSTIN HOFFMAN rejected a leading role in STEVEN SPIELBERG's CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND in the mid-1970s because he was uncomfortable with being a Hollywood superstar. The veteran actor star regularly turned down the...

Princess Diana Flirted With Hoffman

DUSTIN HOFFMAN will never forget his first meeting with late British royal DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES, because she flirted with him. The MIDNIGHT COWBOY actor knew she was only having fun and was delighted Diana...

Hoffman's 'Lovebird' Longing

DUSTIN HOFFMAN still can't bear to be away from his wife, insisting they are "lovebirds" even after 30 years of marriage. The GRADUATE star attended a night out with friends whilst LISA GOTTSGEN was abroad...

Hoffman's Sequel Desires

DUSTIN HOFFMAN would love to star in sequels of the films that made him famous. The veteran actor dreams of the opportunity to revisit old characters because he has so many inventive script ideas. Hoffman says,...

Hoffman's Mother Urged Him To Have Nose Job

DUSTIN HOFFMAN almost changed his trademark shapely nose as a teenager, because his mother told him he would be happier if he underwent cosmetic surgery. THE GRADUATE legend was almost convinced by his parent, who...

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