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Has Val Kilmer Just Confirmed That 'Top Gun 2' Is Happening And Tom Cruise Is On Board?

Nearly 30 years after we were first introduced to Iceman and Maverick, it seems a sequel to Top Gun could finally be on its way, according to star Val Kilmer. In a Facebook status shared...

Dustin Hoffman's Stardom Was A 'Freak Accident'

Dustin Hoffman became a ''movie star'' by ''freak accident''.The 77-year-old two-time Oscar winner believes it was by complete chance that he made a name for himself as a Hollywood legend along with his close pals...

Dylan Mcdermott Fuming Over Gene Hackman Death Hoax

Actor Dylan Mcdermott is fuming after he was fooled into paying tribute to Hollywood veteran Gene Hackman when false reports of his death emerged this week (beg26Jan15).Fans flew into a panic and began offering tributes...

The Top 10 Movies Directed By Clint Eastwood

Having first installed himself within American culture with his recurring role as Rowdy Yates in the cowboy seriesRawhide, San Francisco native Clint Eastwood would become renowned across the world for his roles in a succession...

Elmore Leonard Dies Aged 87 - 'Justified' Cast Pay Tribute

Elmore Leonard, the crime novelist, died yesterday morning (20th August) of complications following a stroke. Leonard wrote such stories as Get Shorty and 3:10 to Yuma.Elmore Leonard with his award at the 72nd Peabody Award...

Mark Strong For Man Of Steel 2?

Mark Strong is reportedly being considered to play Lex Luthor in 'Man of Steel 2'.The 'Kick-Ass' actor is said to be director Zack Snyder's favourite choice for the iconic role of Superman's arch nemesis in...

'I'll Eat You Last' Sees Beth Midler At Her Very Best As The Witty And Cynical Sue Mengers

Bette Midler is Sue Mengers. In I’ll Eat You Last, the funny, outspoken actress plays the infamous 70s talent agent with such clarity and wit, that you can’t help but believe her throughout. Midler is...

William Friedkin Book Reveals Struggles With Al Pacino, Gene Hackman

William Friedkin’s career rose to pretty heady heights in the 1970s, with the highly revered French Connection, followed by The Exorcist – one of the most successful horror movies of the era (though Friedkin himself...

A Jamie Foxx As Electro Inspired Top 5 Superhero Villains!

With Jamie Foxx’s heavily rumoured inclusion in The Amazing Spiderman 2, we’ve racked our brains, and think he’ll do well to get into this top 5 of superhero villains with his mooted...

Gene Hackman Donated Clothes To The Homeless Man He Slapped

Actor Gene Hackman had given clothes, money and the odd ride to the homeless man he slapped in New Mexico this week, Fox News reports. It's a story corroborated by the homeless man, who confirmed...

Gene Hackman Had Provided Clothes For Homeless Man He Slapped

Gene Hackman knew the homeless man that he slapped on a downtown Santa Fe street this week, according to The New Mexican newspaper. Police reports provide more detail on the incident, which doesn't appear to...

Gene Hackman Admits Slapping A Homeless Person

Oscar-winning actor Gene Hackman has admitted to “slapping” a homeless man after the vagrant became hostile towards him and his wife.TMZ.com reported that the screen icon, whose filmography includes The French Connection, Superman and Unforgiven,...

Homeless Man Insults Gene Hackman's Wife, Gets Slapped In The Face

Gene Hackman allegedly slapped a homeless man who called his wife a c*** outside a New Mexico restaurant.TMZ learned that Hackman felt threatened by the man approaching him in the street and when he called...

Gene Hackman Quizzed By Cops Over Street Bust-up

Actor Gene Hackman was quizzed by cops on Tuesday (30Oct12) after allegedly slapping a homeless man who swore at his wife.The Royal Tenenbaums star lost his temper after a man, identified by Tmz.com editors as...

Tony Scott's Funeral Held Just Days After Suicide

Tony Scott's Funeral took place on Friday this week (August 24th), a mere five days after the famed director tragically took his own life by leaping from atop the Vincent Thomas Bridge in Los Angeles.The...

Tom Cruise Pays Tribute To Tony Scott

Tom Cruise has paid tribute to 'Top Gun' director Tony Scott.The movie director jumped to his death from Vincent Thomas Bridge into the Los Angeles Harbor, and Tom is remembering his former colleague fondly.He said:...

Gene Hackman Returns Home After Accident

Actor Gene Hackman is back at home following an accident which left him hospitalised.The French Connection star was reportedly knocked off a motorcycle in Key West, Florida on Friday afternoon (13Jan12) but early reports about...

Gene Hackman In Bicycle Accident

Gene Hackman was taken to hospital yesterday (13 Jan 2012) after he was knocked off his bicycle. Gene Hackman had been cycling in the Florida Keys when a truck knocked him over. Hackman had been...

Gene Hackman Airlifted To Hospital After Crash

Movie veteran Gene Hackman has reportedly been airlifted to a hospital in Florida after he was hit by a car during a bicycle ride on Friday afternoon (13Jan12).The French Connection star, 81, suffered serious injuries...

Bike Crash Kept Gene Hackman From Korean War Front Lines

Movie legend Gene Hackman missed out on serving his country in Korea during a stint in the U.S. Marines after breaking bones in a motorbike accident.The French Connection star was training in North Carolina when...

Brad Pitt To Narrate Super Bowl Film

BRAD PITT has narrated an upcoming documentary about American Football, reports The Associated Press. The Hollywood actor and star of 'Se7en' and 'Inglorious Basterds' has apparently lent his voice to a National Football League documentary...

Hackman Continues Tributes To Hopper

GENE HACKMAN has paid tribute to his HOOSIERS co-star DENNIS HOPPER, who died on Saturday (29May10) after losing his battle with prostate cancer.The 74 year old passed away at his home in Venice, California, surrounded...

Jack Nicholson's Last Outing

Jack Nicholson is set to play a womanising playboy in new movie 'LASt VEGAS'.The Oscar winner - famous for his own hellraising ways and appetite for beautiful women - has been approached to take on...

Dustin Hoffman's Tv Role

Dustin Hoffman is to star in a new TV show.The Oscar-winning actor has been cast in the pilot for prospective drama 'Luck', in which he will play an "intelligent, intuitive, tough man" who has a...

Starry Playhouse To Close

The California theatre where GENE HACKMAN, NICK NOLTE and DUSTIN HOFFMAN studied their craft is to close after 90 years.The curtain will come down for the final time at the Pasadena Playhouse on 7 February...

Leachman Reveals Hackman Fling

Veteran actress CLORIS LEACHMAN has opened up about her brief romance with GENE HACKMAN - the pair enjoyed one night of passion in the 1970s. The 82-year-old Oscar-winner reveals the brief affair in her forthcoming memoirs,...

Acting Teacher To The Stars Dies

Acclaimed Hollywood acting teacher MILTON KATSELAS, whose students included GENE HACKMAN, GEORGE CLOONEY and MICHELLE PFEIFFER, has died at the age of 75. Katselas enjoyed a successful theatre, TV and movie directing career; winning a...

Leachman Regrets Hackman Romance Reveal

Oscar winner-turned-reality TV favourite CLORIS LEACHMAN fears she has upset ex-lover GENE HACKMAN by revealing all about their fling on late-night TV. The Young Frankenstein star spoke out about her one-time romance with the movie...

Eastwood 'Saddened' By Hackman's Retirement

Actor-turned-director CLINT EASTWOOD has defended his friend GENE HACKMAN's decision to quit acting - insisting he has earned the right to retire. Hackman announced in 2004 that he was leaving the entertainment industry for good...

Hackman Snubs Films For Books

Double Oscar-winner GENE HACKMAN has vowed to never make another movie - because he is desperate to be taken seriously as an author. The French Connection star has "retired" from his acting career to spend...

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