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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...

Harvey Asked To Design Coppola's Arts Magazine

Rocker P.J. HARVEY has signed on to design the summer 2010 issue of moviemaker FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA's Zoetrope: All Story magazine.In a post to fans online, the Brit reveals she has selected never-before-seen artwork, sculptures...

Another Coppola Joins Family Business

FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA's granddaughter GIA has become the latest member of the family to follow in the director's footsteps - she's shot her first short film.The 23 year old, whose father is Coppola's eldest son...

Apocalypse Now Is Critics' Top Film

Top critics have voted FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA's war movie APOCALYPSE NOW the best film of the last 30 years.The 1979 drama, starring Marlon Brando and Martin Sheen, is number one on a new poll celebrating...

Jason Schwartzman Marries

Jason Schwartzman has married his girlfriend Brady Cunningham.The 'Funny People' star exchanged vows with the eco-friendly fashion designer in a low-key ceremony at their San Fernando Valley home last month.The 29-year-old actor's representative said: "It...

Coppola Was Warned Off Casting 'Fabulous' Gallo

FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA defied the warnings of friends and Hollywood colleagues to cast eccentric VINCENT GALLO in his new film.Actor and filmmaker Gallo has been blacklisted by a number of filmmakers and actors after clashing...

Coppola Blasts Brando's Bad Reputation

Late acting legend MARLON BRANDO was a misunderstood eccentric, according to FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA, the director who knew him best.Coppola cast Brando in two of his most famous roles as mafia boss Don Vito Corleone...

Coppola To Screen Latest Film At Cannes

The Cannes Film Festival's "sidebar" known as the Directors Fortnight, which has often brought new directorial talent to the fore, will open this year with the latest work of an old hand -- Francis Ford...

Coppola To Be Honoured In San Francisco

THE GODFATHER filmmaker FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA will be honoured at the San Francisco Film Festival in April (09). Coppola, who owns a winery near the city, will be presented with the founder's directing award at a...

Puzo Estate Accepts Offer Over Godfather Video Game

The estate of author Mario Puzo has reached a settlement over a video game based on The Godfather, lawyers have confirmed.The author's representatives filed a suit against Paramount Pictures in June last year over The...

By on 07 February 2009

Godfather Movies Restored

The Godfather The Coppola Restoration is being released today (Tuesday) as a five-disc collection of all three Godfather films , as well as two discs of bonus features, on DVD ($73.00) and Blu-ray disc ($120.00)....

Coppolas Pose For Louis Vuitton

Moviemaker FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA and his daughter SOFIA COPPOLA have posed for a family portrait to promote exclusive fashion company Louis Vuitton's latest luggage campaign. In the new campaign picture, Lost In Translation director Sofia...

Coppola Slams Reports Of Tetro Production Problems

Director FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA has blasted reports alleging production on his new movie TETRO has been shut down. Production on the film, which is set in Argentina, was rumoured to have been brought to a...

Bardem Pulls Out Of Nine

Oscar-winner JAVIER BARDEM will no longer be displaying his musical talents in the upcoming film NINE, according to reports.Empire magazine claims that Bardem - who won the best supporting actor accolade at this year's Academy...

By on 01 May 2008

Coppola Launches New Wine Line With Online European Tour

Movie mogul and vintner FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA is launching a new travel blog to help him promote his new collection of European wines. Knowine.com will offer wine-drinking anecdotes and vineyard critiques from all over Europe....

Bardem Pulls Out Of Coppola's Tetro, Replaced By Maura

Oscar-winning actor JAVIER BARDEM has pulled out of FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA's new movie TETRO - only to be replaced by Spanish actress CARMEN MAURA. The legendary director originally wrote the part for a male lead,...

Nicolas Cage To Sue Kathleen Turner Over Book Allegations

The actor Nicolas Cage is to sue actress Kathleen Turner over allegations made in her autobiography regarding his behaviour on a film set.London's high court has had a "defamation, libel and slander' case issued, a...

By on 12 February 2008

Nicholas Cage Issues Libel Law Suit Against Kathleen Turner

NICHOLAS CAGE is suing KATHLEEN TURNER over allegations made against him in the actress's autobiography.A spokesperson for the actor confirmed that libel proceedings have been issued against his former co-star at the High Court in...

By on 12 February 2008

Coppola: 'I Was The Black Sheep'

Director FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA's family was stunned he became a big star, because he grew up an ugly, untalented "black sheep". Coppola boasts a glittering back catalogue of movies, including the Godfather trilogy and Apocalypse...

Coppola Almost Quit After 9/11

Movie mogul FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA almost quit Hollywood after the 9/11 terrorist attacks wrecked his plans to make MEGALOPOLIS in New York City. The Godfather director had spent more than a year planning the ambitious...

Roth Returns Thanks To Coppola And Winstone

TIM ROTH credits FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA and fellow Brit RAY WINSTONE with dragging him out of acting retirement and back onto the big screen. The Pulp Fiction star walked away from his movie career after...

Coppola Slams Safe Studios

Filmmaker FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA has accused Hollywood studios of recycling movie ideas because they are only interested in making money. The Godfather director claims studios won't take risks on creative new ideas, because it's easier...

Big Freeze For Roth In Bulgaria

TIM ROTH's dream of working with movie mogul FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA turned into a nightmare when the director made the Brit wade into the freezing waters of the Black Sea - in his pyjamas. The...

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