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Francis Ford Coppola Regrets Godfather Sequels

Francis Ford Coppola has spoken of his regret at making The Godfather sequels, claiming he should have stopped after the first movie. Upon its release in 1974, The Godfather 2 won universal acclaim as well...

Charlie Sheen To Star In New Movie

Charlie Sheen is to star in new movie A Glimpse Inside The Mind of Charlie Swan III.The movie will follow the life of a successful graphic designer who has fame, money and charm but sees...

Al Pacino Admits Directing Is His Greatest Love

Al Pacino has admitted that his true love in Hollywood is found behind the camera rather than in front of it.Speaking to UK newspaper The Telegraph the legendary actor said "Once I started, the magic...

Sofia Coppola Marries Rocker Thomas Mars In Italy

Sofia Coppola, the multi-award winning filmmaker, married her longtime rocker beau THOMAS MARS during a civil ceremony in Italy on Saturday (27th August 2011). Sofia, the daughter of Francis Ford Coppola, married the Phoenix frontman...

Sofia Coppola Sets Wedding Date

Sofia Coppola and Thomas Mars have set a date for their wedding. The 'Somewhere' director will tie the knot with her longterm boyfriend on August 27 at her father Francis Ford Coppola's 19th century villa,...

Coppola Will Be Guest Of Honour At Deauville Film Festival

Legendary director Francis Ford Coppola will be celebrated for his career achievements at the upcoming Deauville American Film Festival in France.The Godfather filmmaker will be honoured alongside fellow director Todd Solondz and actors Danny Glover,...

Beck Designs Art For Coppola's Literary Magazine

Rocker Beck's will grace the cover and inside pages of moviemaker Francis Ford Coppola's literary magazine Zoetrope: All Story.The Loser singer agreed to design images for the latest issue of the quarterly publication. The summer...

Coppola's Hotel Targeted By Thieves

Moviemaker Francis Ford Coppola's hotel in Argentina was targeted by thieves over the weekend (17-19Jun11), according to reports.The director owns the Hidden Garden hotel in Buenos Aires, and cops were called to the establishment following...

Angelina Jolie Has Core Values For Louis Vuitton

Angelina Jolie is the latest celebrity to appear in Louis Vuitton's Core Values campaign. The 35-year-old actress follows Bono and his wife Ali Hewson, Sean Connery and Francis Ford Coppola and his daughter Sofia in...

Jones Regrets Snubbing Coppola Offer

Singer/songwriter Rickie Lee Jones regrets turning down Francis Ford Coppola's offer to pen tracks for One From The Heart because she's been shunned by movie-makers ever since.The Chuck E.'s In Love hitmaker was approached by...

Sofia Coppola To Marry This Summer

Sofia Coppola will marry longterm boyfriend Thomas Mars this summer.The 'Somewhere' director will tie the knot at father Francis Ford Coppola's 19th century villa, Palazzo Margherita, in Bernalda, Italy, her representative confirmed to Us Weekly...

Al Pacino Joins Gotti: Three Generations

Al Pacino has joined the cast of 'Gotti: Three Generations'. The legendary actor will star alongside John Travolta, Kelly Preston and troubled actress Lindsey Lohan in the project about the mafia family, directed by Marc...

Anjelica Houston Selling 18m Mansion

Anjelica Houston is selling her Los Angeles home for $18 million.The 'Addams Family' actress has put The Fortress - a warehouse-style property designed by her late husband, the sculptor Robert Graham situated in the trendy...

Opinionated Director Sofia Coppola

Sofia Coppola is an opinionated director. The 'Lost in Translation' director - whose father is legendary filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola - said although she doesn't believe in shouting at her actors, she is quite outspoken...

Motherhood Inspired Sofia Coppola To Write 'Somewhere'

Sofia Coppola was inspired to make her new movie 'Somewhere' after becoming a mother. The 'Lost in Translation' director - who has two daughters Romy, four, and Cosima, five months, with partner Thomas Mars -...

Sofia Coppola Doesn't Need Help From Dad Francis Ford Coppola

Sofia Coppola no longer consults her father for advice.The filmmaker only showed her director dad Francis Ford Coppola her latest movie 'Somewhere' when it was complete, a contrast to her earlier films when she regularly...

De Niro & Lucas Honour Coppola At Awards Ceremony

ROBERT DE NIRO and GEORGE LUCAS paid tribute to producer/director FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA on Saturday (13Nov10) when he was honoured with a prestigious lifetime achievement award.The Godfather director was handed the coveted Irving G. Thalberg...

Coppola Thought Academy Call Would Be Bad News

FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA held off returning a phone call from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences when officials contacted him about an upcoming honour - because he feared the message would be bad...

Godard Won't Appear For Oscar Ceremony After All

Jean-Luc Godard, who initially failed to acknowledge a letter from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences notifying him that he had been selected to receive an honorary Oscar this year, then wrote that...

Val Kilmer Gets Twixt Now And Sunrise

Val Kilmer is to play the lead role in Francis Ford Coppola's 'Twixt Now and Sunrise'. The 50-year-old actor - best known for his roles in 'Top Gun' and 'Alexander - will play the main...

Boardwalk Empire Premieres On Hbo

'Boardwalk Empire', the much anticipated new drama series starring STEVE BUSCEMI, premiered on HBO last night (19th September 2010). The show is set in Atlantic City, during the prohibition era of the 1920s, and follows...

Sofia Coppola Triumphs In Venice

SOFIA COPPOLA, the daughter of legendary filmmaker FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA, has won the prestigious GOLDEN LION award at the Venice Film Festival for her movie 'Somewhere'. The 39-year-old director won the top award with a...

Sofia Coppola's Win Defended

Sofia Coppola's Golden Lion win has been defended by Quentin Tarantino.The 'Pulp Fiction' filmmaker stepped in to support his former girlfriend - who won the coveted Best Film award at the Venice Film Festival on...

Coppola Steps In For Douglas At Hong Kong Event

Revered movie director FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA has stepped in to replace cancer-stricken actor MICHAEL DOUGLAS as the guest speaker at an upcoming brokerage convention in Hong Kong.The Wall Street star, 65, was forced to scrap...

Coppola To Receive Thalberg Award

Moviemaker-turned-vineyard owner FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA is to be honoured with the coveted Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' second annual Governors Awards.The Godfather director will join film...

Coppola Calls On Godfather Designer To Revamp Winery

Moviemaker FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA reteamed with Oscar-winning production designer DEAN TAVOULARIS to recreate Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen, Denmark at his wine estate in Alexander Valley, California.The two men worked together on The Godfather and the...

Jason Schwartzman Saved By Acting

Jason Schwartzman always felt he was the "wrong person" until he broke into acting.The 31-year-old star was delighted when he was offered an audition for his debut movie 'Rushmore' after a chance meeting at a...

Icahn "I Will Spare No Expense" Against Lions Gate

Carl Icahn stepped up his battle against the management of Lions Gate Entertainment Monday as he filed a lawsuit in Canada against the company alleging that the company acted illegally in a $100-million debt-for-equity exchange...

Francis Ford Coppola's Independent Love

Francis Ford Coppola doesn't want to make big movies.The 'Godfather' director admits he gets annoyed with people suggesting he should make a certain genre of film, and instead focuses on projects where he has creative...

Kristen Stewart Heading On The Road

Kristen Stewart is set to star in the film adaptation of 'On the Road'. The actress - who has been signed up to portray the character of Marylou, a disaffected drifter in the 1957 novel...

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