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Geena Davis Institute Lands $1 Million Google Grant

Geena Davis' organisation for gender equality has been given a boost after winning a $1.2 million (£750,000) grant from Internet giant Google.The Google Global Impact money will be used to help further research at the...

Geena Davis Launched Gender Initiative For Her Daughter

Actress-turned-activist Geena Davis launched her organisation for gender equality after growing frustrated by the lack of female characters in her young daughter's movies.The Thelma & Louise star founded the Geena Davis Institute of Gender in...

Stars Invited To Perform For Michelle Obama

Sigourney Weaver, Cynthia Nixon and Geena Davis have been invited to perform in a presidential-themed stage show to raise funds for U.S. leader Barack Obama's re-election campaign.Director Mick Nichols is to helm the production, in...

Winona Ryder To Star In Beetlejuice Sequel?

Winona Ryder is in talks with Tim Burton about starring in a 'Beetlejuice' sequel. The 40-year-old actress played goth adolescent Lydia Deetz in the original 1988 comedy horror movie and she is set to meet...

Lindsay Lohan Wants Thelma And Louise Remake

Lindsay Lohan wants to star in a remake of 'Thelma and Louise' with Jennifer Lawrence. The 'Mean Girls' actress was so impressed with blonde beauty's ''genius'' performance in this year's 'Hunger Games' movie that she...

Geena Davis Appointed United Nations Envoy

Actress/activist Geena Davis has been appointed a special envoy for the United Nations.The Thelma & Louise star is a longtime campaigner for gender equality and even founded the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media...

Tim Burton Hints Beetlejuice 2 Involvement

Tim Burton says he might work on a 'Beetlejuice' sequel if the script is ''interesting''.The filmmaker helmed the original horror movie - which starred Alec Baldwin and Geena Davis - in 1988 and he has...

Geena Davis Elected To Chair Equality Commission

Actress Geena Davis has landed a new leadership role as part of the California Commission on the Status of Women.The Thelma & Louise star has been elected to chair the non-partisan agency, which promotes equality...

Brad Pitt Clarifies 'Retirement' Remarks

Brad Pitt has stunned fans by declaring that he intends to quit acting within "three years" - the revelation occurring on Australian TV show '60 Minutes' - and though he was initially vague about what...

Geena Davis Introduces Bill In Washington, D.c.

Actress Geena Davis visited Washington, D.C. on Wednesday (13Jul11) to lobby for a bill encouraging positive portrayal of women in the media.The Thelma & Louise star travelled to Capitol Hill to promote the legislation, which...

Taylor Swift And Shania Twain Become 'Thelma And Louise'

Taylor Swift, the 21-year-old country singer-songwriter, teamed up with Shania Twain to open Wednesday's Cmt Music Awards with a parody of the classic road movie 'Thelma & Louise'. Taylor Swift also walked away with the...

Taylor Swift And Shania Twain Star In Thelma & Louise-themed Promo

Taylor Swift and Shania Twain have channelled Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis' performances in Thelma & Louise to film a promo clip for the 2011 Cmt Music Awards.The country singers shot the Thelma & Louise-themed...

Susan Sarandon Set To Reunite With Geena Davis

Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis are set to reunite to celebrate the 20th anniversary of 'Thelma and Louise'.The actresses - who both received Oscar-nominations for their leading roles in the iconic film - will appear...

Jeff Goldblum Dating Model

Jeff Goldblum is reportedly dating model Lydia Hearst-Shaw.The 'Independence Day' actor was spotted kissing the 26-year-old actress - who is the eldest daughter of heiress Patricia Hearst - in Los Angeles. Lydia is the latest...

Davis And Sarandon To Revive Thelma & Louise

GEENA DAVIS and SUSAN SARANDON are set to reprise their roles as THELMA & LOUISE for a new photoshoot to mark the 20th anniversary of the film's release.The actresses both scored Academy Award nominations for...

Davis Lectures Students On Hollywood's 'Gender Gap'

GEENA DAVIS has returned to college to address students about the perceived gender gap in Hollywood - insisting male stars outnumber females by "three to one".The Thelma & Louise actress has long campaigned for women's...

Susan Sarandon Never Thought She'd Split From Tim Robbins

SUSAN SARANDON, the Academy Award winning actress, has admitted that she never thought she's split from her long-term partner TIM ROBBINS. In an interview with British newspaper The Telegraph, the 64-year-old spoke of the public's...

Schwarzenegger Appoints Davis To California Women's Panel

Action man-turned-California Governor ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER has appointed actress GEENA DAVIS to a state commission established to promote women's equality.The Thelma and Louise star, a Democrat, was appointed to California's Commission on the Status of Women...

Keaton Joins Calls For Beetlejuice Sequel

MICHAEL KEATON has joined his BEETLEJUICE co-star GEENA DAVIS in calling on movie bosses to commission a sequel - insisting he would reprise his role "in a heartbeat".Rumours of a possible follow-up to Tim Burton's...

Davis Wants Beetlejuice Sequel

GEENA DAVIS is hoping rumours of a BEETLEJUICE sequel are true - because she is keen to reprise her role in TIM BURTON's ghoulish comedy.The Thelma & Louise actress starred in the original 1988 picture...

Jeff Goldblum's Young Love

Jeff Goldblum is dating a woman 35 years his junior.The 56-year-old actor was seen smooching 'Lost' actress Tania Raymonde, 21, during a meal at Los Angeles' Toast Bakery Cafe.An onlooker said: "Despite the age-gap, Jeff...

Jackson And Harlin Keen To Kiss Again

SAMUEL L. JACKSON and RENNY HARLIN are in talks to revisit their 1996 action movie THE LONG KISS GOODNIGHT without the director's former leading lady and ex-wife GEENA DAVIS. Jackson has been quietly developing the project...

Davis Filming Halted By Australian Residents

LATEST: Hollywood actress GEENA DAVIS has had filming for her forthcoming movie cut short - because residents in an upmarket Sydney, Australia suburb launched a campaign to stop the crew shooting in the area. The...

Australians Campaign To Ban Davis

Hollywood actress GEENA DAVIS is facing disruption on the set of her new movie - residents in an upmarket Sydney, Australia suburb have launched a campaign to stop the crew filming in the area. The...

Davis Sues 'Copycat' Charity

Hollywood star GEENA DAVIS is taking legal action against two Minnesota residents for allegedly stealing her idea for a charitable foundation and promoting it as their own. The Long Kiss Goodnight actress, who filed her...

Report: Geena Davis To Replace Mandy Patinkin On Minds

Shemar Moore, who plays Special Agent Derek Morgan on CBS's Criminal Minds, has told TV Guide Online that Geena Davis is likely to succeed Mandy Patinkin on the series. Moore was critical of Patinkin's abrupt...

Davis Honoured For Female Role Models Campaign

Actress GEENA DAVIS has been honoured with the second annual USA Today Hollywood Hero Award. The Oscar-winning star was feted for her Sea Jane project, which seeks to increase the number of female role models...

Davis Editorial Calls On Positive Role Models

Oscar winner GEENA DAVIS has called on the entertainment industry to halt gender distortion in children's movies and TV and bring in positive role models for girls and boys. The Thelma + Louise star was...

Pitt Turns Investigative Journalist

BRAD PITT is set to star in a Hollywood version of hit British TV crime drama STATE OF PLAY. The BBC mini-series, written by PAUL ABBOTT, creator of popular British TV show SHAMELESS, was originally...

Davis Determined To Resurrect Commander In Chief

COMMANDER IN CHIEF star GEENA DAVIS insists a made-for-TV movie version of the show is the key to getting it back on the air as a series. The Emmy Award-nominated star was gutted when the...

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