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Coppola Rounds On Trio

Renowned director Francis Ford Coppola has accused three of Hollywood's leading lights of losing their touch.The Godfather director rounded on Al Pacino, Robert De Niro and Jack Nicholson in an interview with GQ magazine.He attacks...

By on 18 October 2007

Coppola: 'Nicholson Is A Waste Of Talent'

Filmmaker FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA has accused JACK NICHOLSON of putting his love of money before his career. The Godfather director is disappointed Nicholson has halted his acting career in favour of enjoying a luxury lifestyle...

Coppola Lost 15 Years Of Data In Burglary

LATEST: Filmmaker FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA lost 15 years of computer data during a recent burglary at his Argentinean home. Five thieves broke into The Godfather director's Buenos Aires house and made off with a laptop...

Rome Film Fest Lineup Unveiled

The lid has been lifted on the second Rome Film Fest, which this year features 11 world premieres.Taking centre stage is the long-awaited directorial return of Francis Ford Coppola in Youth Without Youth, based on...

By on 28 September 2007

Godfather Director's Laptop Stolen

Thieves have broken into the home of Oscar winning director Francis Ford Coppola in Buenos Aires and stolen a laptop containing the script for a new film.The filmmaker, who is best-known for directing the Godfather,...

By on 28 September 2007

Setback In Coppola Film After Burglary

Filmmaker FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA'S new film has suffered a setback after thieves stole vital equipment and injured a member of the production crew during a burglary in Argentina. Five thieves broke into The Godfather director's...

Coppola To Buy Brazilian Tourist Resort

FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA has travelled to Brazil to find a location for a planned tourist resort, according to reports. The Godfather director arrived in the South American country earlier this week (begs27Aug07) to scout land...

Coppola Honoured By French Legion

Legendary American filmmaker FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA has been honoured by the French Legion after they promoted his rank from 'Chevalier' to 'Officer'. The Legion of Honour is the highest award given by the French...

Oldman Ignores Difficulties With Coppola

Actor GARY OLDMAN holds director FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA in high regard, despite their difficulties filming Bram Stoker's Dracula in 1992. The Batman Begins actor writes off his negative experience as the famed director struggling with...

Roth's Letter Leads Him To Hero Coppola

Movie star TIM ROTH's career has come full circle - he's just wrapped a new movie with FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA, who he wrote to asking for work as a teenager. The then-naive actor had no...

Coppola's First Movie In A Decade Gets Release Date

Legendary director FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA's first film in 10 years has been slated for release later this year (07). Coppola has written, directed and produced World War One epic YOUTH WITHOUT YOUTH - a decade...

Coppola + Cruise Set To Team Up For New Film Project

Movie moguls FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA and TOM CRUISE are set to reunite for the first time since 1983. Cruise and his partners at the revamped United Artists studio are in talks to acquire Coppola's first...

Barrymore Befriended Grant After Prostitute Incident

DREW BARRYMORE and HUGH GRANT's friendship stretches back further than their recent movie collaboration - the actress wrote to Grant after he was caught with prostitute DIVINE BROWN in 1995. Barrymore and Oscar-winning director FRANCIS...

Coppola To Direct Autobiographical Movie

Veteran filmmaker FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA is making an autobiographical movie based on the conflicting generations of an artistic family. TETRO, which Coppola will produce and direct, is based on what the 67-year-old describes as his...

Ryan O'neal Defended Himself Against Son

LATEST: Actor RYAN O'NEAL was forced to defend himself against his son after he became violent at a house party, the LOVE STORY star's manager insists. The troubled Hollywood star was booked on charges of...

Ryan O'neal Arrested For Allegedly Pulling Gun On Son

Actor RYAN O'NEAL was arrested at his Malibu, California home and booked on charges of assault with a deadly weapon and negligent discharge of a firearm after a fight with his son GRIFFIN on Saturday...

Barrymore Sent Letter Of Support To Grant During Scandal

HUGH GRANT was shocked when he received a letter of support from DREW BARRYMORE after he was arrested in 1995 for picking up prostitute DIVINE BROWN in Hollywood. The two are currently starring in the...

Schwartzman Keeps It In The Family

Actor JASON SCHWARTZMAN prefers working with his famous film-making family - because they understand his feelings better. The 26-year-old star, whose mother is TALIA SHIRE and uncle is director FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA, admits being directed...

Pacino: 'My Grandfather Was Born In Corleone'

AL PACINO has broken more than three decades of silence by revealing his grandfather was born in Corleone, Sicily - the town his character's family in THE GODFATHER hailed from and was named after. Pacino...

Coppola Finances Movie With Winery Profits

Academy Award winner FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA is financing his latest movie using profits from his Californian winery. Coppola decided to make YOUTH WITHOUT YOUTH without Hollywood backing, so he could direct it without compromising himself...

Hopper's Addiction Took Him To Jail

Veteran actor DENNIS HOPPER ended up in seven different jails after an alcohol detox in Mexico in 1982 made him hallucinate and forget who he was. The APOCALYPSE NOW star, who was addicted to alcohol...

Dracula Sequel Set For Big Screen

Film-maker JAN DE BONT has received special permission from the descendants of BRAM STOKER to make a sequel to DRACULA. THE UN-DEAD will be the first authorised sequel to FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA's 1992 movie, which...

Durst: 'Limp Bizkit Halted My Directing Career'

US rocker FRED DURST insists he would be an acclaimed film director if his band LIMP BIZKIT hadn't enjoyed so much success. The ROLLIN' hitmaker is set to direct two upcoming feature-length movies -...

Goodfellas Named Greatest Movie Of All Time

Director MARTIN SCORSESE's classic mafia drama GOODFELLAS has been voted the greatest movie of all time in a poll of experts by British magazine Total Film. The 1990 movie, which stars ROBERT DE NIRO,...

Cage Laughs Off Coppola Closeness

Oscar winner NICOLAS CAGE has laughed off his fans' perception he regularly enjoys family get-togethers with his film-making family the Coppolas, insisting everyone is too busy to meet. Cage, whose real name is NICHOLAS...

Coppola Returns To The Big Screen For The First Time Since 1997

OSCAR-winning director FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA is still so obsessed with the themes that inspired him as a student, he has decided to explore them again in his first movie since 1997. Coppola, best known...

Death Scene Kept Pacino In The Godfather

AL PACINO is convinced that were it not for one pivotal scene in THE GODFATHER, he would have been fired. The movie great admits he was at his most insecure making the 1972 classic...

Caan Rues The Bad Choices That Prompted Him To Turn Down Movies

JAMES CAAN missed out on starring in a host of top 1970s movies because he felt sure every one would be a flop. The actor was offered a string of top films after receiving...

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