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Foxx To Play Sinatra?

JAMIE FOXX has been tipped to play late Rat Pack crooner FRANK SINATRA, according to reports. Leonardo DiCaprio and Harry Connick Jr. were among the names rumoured to be in contention for the role after it...

Universal Confirms Scorsese Will Direct Sinatra Biopic

Martin Scorsese, whose films about musicians have previously been limited to documentaries ( Shine a Light, No Direction Home, The Last Waltz ), has agreed to direct an as-yet untitled drama about the life of...

Manilow Honoured With Friars Club Accolade

BARRY MANILOW has been inducted into New York's legendary Friars Club - following in the footsteps of FRANK SINATRA, BILLY CRYSTAL and WHOOPI GOLDBERG. The Copacabana singer, 65, was honoured on Saturday (14Feb09) by the private...

Bono's Newspaper Ode To Sinatra

Rocker-turned-journalist BONO has dedicated his new U.S. newspaper column to his hero and mentor FRANK SINATRA. The U2 frontman has joined forces with the New York Times to provide occasional opinion pieces for the publication....

Thousands Of Musicians Urge Pm Over Copyright Rules

The prime minister has been sent a video message from 38,000 musicians calling for an extension to copyright protection.Under current rules performers' copyright runs out after 50 years though for composers and authors it extends...

By on 26 November 2008

Sinatra's Alleged Suicide Attempt Detailed In New Book

FRANK SINATRA attempted suicide twice over his tumultuous love affair with screen siren AVA GARDNER, according to a new tell-all book about the legendary star. Sinatra, then 35, married 29-year-old Gardner in 1951, making her...

Diddy's Imaginary Friends With Sinatra

Rap mogul SEAN COMBS counts the late FRANK SINATRA as one of his "imaginary friends". The hip-hop star, who has previously hailed Sinatra as his style icon, pays homage to the entertainer in a new...

Paul Newman A Tv Footnote

It is not included even as a footnote in the obituaries about Paul Newman that have appeared since his death on Friday, but the Paley Center for Media (formerly the Museum of Broadcasting) rescued Paul...

The Who To Receive Us Honour

THE WHO are to receive a top US cultural honour from The Kennedy Centre, it has been reported.Artists from all disciplines are recognised by The Kennedy Centre lifetime contribution awards, with previous winner including BOB...

By on 16 September 2008

Moss Left Giddy By Sinatra Kiss

Legendary singer FRANK SINATRA proved age was no barrier to his womanising skills - by successfully seducing supermodel KATE MOSS, 50 years his junior. Moss, who has dated Hollywood superstar Johnny Depp, reveals the crooner...

Sinatra Jr. Finds Brazilian Through Newspaper Ad

LATEST: FRANK SINATRA's son has located the Brazilian boy the late RAT PACK star sponsored in the 1980s - after a local newspaper helped him launch a nationwide search. Frank Sinatra Jr. took out a...

Sinatra Jr. Finds Brazilian Through Newspaper Ad

LATEST: FRANK SINATRA's son has located the Brazilian boy the late RAT PACK star sponsored in the 1980s - after a local newspaper helped him launch a nationwide search. Frank Sinatra Jr. took out a...

Sinatra Jr. Wants To Meet Brazilian Sponsored By His Dad

FRANK SINATRA's son has launched a nationwide search in Brazil to find the boy the late RAT PACK star sponsored in the 1980s. Frank Sinatra Jr. wants to invite the now grown up male identified...

Sinatra's From Here To Eternity Turn Tops Acting Poll

Frank Sinatra's performance in From Here To Eternity has been voted the best ever acting performance by a musician.Ol' Blue Eyes was renowned for his voice but performances in On The Town, The Manchurian Candidate...

By on 01 August 2008

Rat Pack Revived In New Broadway Musical

A musical tribute to FRANK SINATRA, DEAN MARTIN and SAMMY DAVIS, JR. is heading for the Broadway stage. Producers are planning to revive the stage version of Sinatra's Robin and the 7 Hoods for a...

Ratner To Tell Sinatra Valet Story With Tucker

Moviemaker BRETT RATNER is set to reteam with RUSH HOUR star CHRIS TUCKER to take the story of FRANK SINATRA's valet to the big screen. Ratner will direct and produce the film adaptation of George...

Combs Models Himself On Sinatra

Hip-hop mogul SEAN COMBS has hailed FRANK SINATRA as his style icon. The star, who owns the Sean John clothes range, admits he models himself on the late singer in all his fashion picks. He...

Sinatra Continues Royalties Fight

FRANK SINATRA's daughter NANCY is continuing her late father's fight for musicians' rights - the singer is to urge the U.S. government to change the current law on radio royalties. Ten years before his death...

Sinatra Letter To Be Auctioned

An angry letter FRANK SINATRA sent to a Catholic priest attacking the men who were jailed for kidnapping his son is expected to fetch $36,000 (GBP18,000) at auction. The late crooner fired off the type-written...

Death Cab For Cutie Score Us #1 Album

US indie rock band Death Cab for Cutie have achieved their first ever number one album across the Atlantic, with new release Narrow Stairs topping the Billboard Hot 200.After selling an estimated 144,000 copies in...

By on 22 May 2008

Frank Sinatra Day Set For 13 May

The life of legendary entertainer FRANK SINATRA is to be celebrated annually across the U.S. after lawmakers declared 13 May to be Frank Sinatra Day. The singer and Oscar-winning actor died on 14 May 1998,...

Sinatra's Publicist Dies

FRANK SINATRA's legendary press agent WARREN COWAN has died, aged 87. The revered publicist, who also represented high-profile clients like Elizabeth Taylor and Paul Newman, lost his battle with cancer at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in...

Sinatra Offspring Debate Whether To Make A Film About Him

The three children of Frank Sinatra are at odds over a proposal to produce a theatrical documentary about the late singer's life, the Los Angeles Times reported on Sunday. The newspaper said that 59-year-old daughter...

Sinatra Widow Snubbed At Stamp Ceremony

LATEST: FRANK SINATRA's widow BARBARA was banned from a ceremony in his honour on Tuesday (13May08), reportedly because of a long-running row with the late star's children. A new postage stamp bearing the star's face...

Scorsese To Direct Sinatra Biopic?

Legendary filmmaker MARTIN SCORSESE will direct a biopic about the life of FRANK SINATRA - according to the singer's youngest daughter TINA. Scorsese, who recently made a new 'rockumentary' on The Rolling Stones, is planning...

Sinatra Honoured With U.s. Stamp

Singing legend FRANK SINATRA will appear on letters across America from next week (13May08) when a new postal stamp in his honour goes on sale. The late crooner's daughters Tina and Nancy and son Frank...

The Boss + The Chairman Join Streep + Buzz In Hall Of Fame

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, FRANK SINATRA and MERYL STREEP joined celebrated astronaut BUZZ ALDRIN as part of the first class of the New Jersey Hall of Fame on Sunday (04May08). The celebrities joined scientists Thomas Edison and...

Sinatra Retreat For Sale

The desert retreat FRANK SINATRA dubbed Villa Maggio - after his character in FROM HERE TO ETERNITY - has been put up for sale. The Palm Desert estate, which lies in the mountains above El...

Mcconaughey Takes Over Rat Pack Pad For Photo Shoot

MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY lived out one of his dreams during a recent Men's Health magazine photo shoot, posing for shots at FRANK SINATRA's former desert retreat. The Sahara star donned 'Rat Pack'-style casualwear and suits for...

Sinatra's Ex-wife Nancy Suffers Second Heart Attack

FRANK SINATRA's first wife is reportedly fighting for her life after suffering her second heart attack. Nancy Sinatra, who was married to the crooner for 12 years until their divorce in 1951, checked into Los...

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