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Bert And Ernie Aren't Gay: The Big Difference Between Frank Oz And Sesame Street's Statements

The relationship status of 'Sesame Street' favourites Bert and Ernie has long been questioned, with many now-adult fans convinced that they were in fact a gay couple. A former writer for the show took it...

Frank Oz Hasn't Been Asked To Work With The Muppets For A Decade

Frank Oz would love to continue working with 'The Muppets' but no one has asked him.The 73-year-old American puppeteer was one of the original stars working with 'The Muppets' creator Jim Henson - who died...

Mark Hamill Gets Emotional Seeing Yoda While Filming Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Mark Hamill got emotional when he saw the Yoda puppet while filming 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'.The 66-year-old 'Star Wars' legend reprised his role as Luke Skywalker in the eighth instalment of the popular sci-fi...

Rian Johnson Recreated Yoda Puppet For Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Rian Johnson ''recreated'' the Yoda puppet from the original 'Star Wars' trilogy for 'The Last Jedi'.The 44-year-old filmmaker helmed the eighth movie in the sci-fi franchise and in a surprising scene, the little green Jedi...

Rebel Wilson And Josh Gad Eyed For Little Shop Of Horrors Remake

Rebel Wilson and Josh Gad are being eyed for the remake of 'Little Shop Of Horrors'.Wilson, who shot to fame in the hit acapella series 'Pitch Perfect', looks set to take on the role of...

Frank Oz Sparks Speculation Yoda Is In The Last Jedi

Frank Oz has sparked speculation Yoda is to appear in 'Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi'.The 72-year-old puppeteer was responsible for bringing the diminutive green alien to life in original trilogy films 'The...

Christopher Reeves' Superman Is The Greatest Sci-fi Star

A recent poll put together to celebrate the release of the board game Stratego Sci-Fi has found that the late Christopher Reeves as the Man of Steel is the public's favourite sci-fi star to grace...

Muppets Fail To Break Breaking Dawn's Hold On First Place

Where's Oscar the Grouch when you need him? Many box-office forecasters had predicted that this would be the weekend when Disney's The Muppets took over first place from Summit Entertainment's The Twilight Saga Breaking Dawn...

Oscar The Grouch To Host The Oscars?

In a radio interview more than 35 years ago, the late Jim Henson and Frank Oz discussed the possibility of doing a Muppets sketch in which Oscar the Grouch would host -- what else? The...

Spielberg Set For Another Honour

Movie mogul STEVEN SPIELBERG is to receive the Art Directors Guild's (ADG's) coveted Outstanding Contribution to Cinematic Imagery Award at a ceremony in February (06). Previous recipients of the honour, given to an individual...

Broderick Would Love A Stepford Wife

Comedy actor MATTHEW BRODERICK "likes the idea" of the domestic goddesses in FRANK OZ's movie remake THE STEPFORD WIVES. The 42-year-old - husband of SEX AND THE CITY star SARAH JESSICA PARKER - confesses...

Broderick Admits Stepford Tension

THE STEPFORD WIVES star MATTHEW BRODERICK has confirmed reports the set of the eagerly-anticipated remake was rife with tension. The GODZILLA actor plays WALTER KRESBY - husband of NICOLE KIDMAN's character JOANNA EBERHART -...

Oz Slams The Idea Of Stepford Cameos

THE STEPFORD WIVES director FRANK OZ refused to invite any of the original film's stars to make cameo appearances in his remake - because it would have damaged the credibility of the film. Oz...

Kidman Lacks Domestic Skills

Hollywood star NICOLE KIDMAN was an inappropriate choice to play a dream wife in FRANK OZ's movie remake of the STEPFORD WIVES - because she has no domestic skills in real life. The 36-year-old...

Stepford Wives Hits More Trouble

The remake of THE STEPFORD WIVES has hit further delays - director FRANK OZ is fighting scheduling difficulties with NICOLE KIDMAN to bring her back for more scenes. After filming on the re-working of...

Frank Oz's Tense Remake

Filming on NICOLE KIDMAN's new movie THE STEPFORD WIVES has descended into chaos after a number of violent rows between the cast and crew. Director FRANK OZ has confessed tensions are high on the...

Filming Halts On Stepford Wives

Filming on the remake of THE STEPFORD WIVES has had to be stopped because director FRANK OZ is unwell. Stars of the movie including NICOLE KIDMAN, MATTHEW BRODERICK, BETTE MIDLER, CHRISTOPHER WALKEN, GLENN CLOSE...

Bette Is Back

BETTE MIDLER is going back into the studio - to record an album of ROSEMARY CLOONEY songs with BARRY MANILOW. The RUTHLESS PEOPLE star is singing with the man who was her piano-playing accompanist...

Faith Hill Set To Move To Stepford.

Country star FAITH HILL could be making her big-screen debut in the remake of THE STEPFORD WIVES. The WAY YOU LOVE ME singer is in talks with movie studio PARAMOUNT about taking the role...

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