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Rush Honoured With Film Award

Actor GEOFFREY RUSH was honoured for his contribution to the Australian film industry on Saturday night (01Aug09) at a ceremony in Melbourne.The Pirates Of The Caribbean star received the Raymond Longford Award, named after the...

Ratings For Tony Awards Jump -- So Do Nba's

Broadway's Tony Awards ceremonies made a game attempt to compete against the NBA finals Sunday night. The CBS telecast, which aired from 8 00 p.m. to 11 00 p.m. averaged 7.3 million viewers, 18 percent...

Billy Elliot Storms Tony Awards Nominations

The stage adaptation of Billy Elliot has dominated the shortlist for the 2009 Tony awards, with 15 nominations.The Broadway production of the West End musical - based on the hit British film - is nominated...

By on 05 May 2009

Rush Reaps Critics' Praise For Broadway Debut

GEOFFREY RUSH is the toast of the New York theatre world - his Broadway debut in EUGENE IONESCO's EXIT THE KING has been lauded by critics - with the Australian actor outshining his co-star SUSAN...

Rush To Make Broadway Bow With Sarandon

Aussie actor GEOFFREY RUSH is to make his Broadway bow opposite fellow Oscar winner SUSAN SARANDON in EUGENE IONESCO's EXIT THE KING. Rush will reprise his role as the king in the play, which was...

Dame Helen Mirren And Russell Brand Take On The Tempest

Dame Helen Mirren and Russell Brand are among the cast members of an experimental upcoming film of Shakespeare's The Tempest.According to the Hollywood Reporter, Julie Taymor's take on the Bard sees Mirren as Prospera, a...

Aussie Stars Pay Tribute To Ledger

Fellow Australians CATE BLANCHETT and GEOFFREY RUSH have paid tribute to HEATH LEDGER after learning of his death at the age of 28. Ledger was found dead in his New York apartment on Tuesday (22Jan08)...

Gibson Shuts Down Australian Production Company

A movie production company launched by Mel Gibson and Australia's leading talent agency, Shanahan Management, to make movies in Australia featuring some of the country's top stars, including Nicole Kidman, Toni Collette and Geoffrey Rush,...

Pirate Plunder Falls On Last Film

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End is top of the US box office, but its sales are still likely to disappoint its studio backers.The third film in the piratical franchise, which stars Johnny Depp...

By on 28 May 2007

Movie Reviews: Pirates ... At World's End (Pt. 2)

A second wave of reviews for Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End came ashore today, and by and large they are much more propitious than the first. Washington Post critic Stephen Hunter, who was...

Rush Reveals All About Sex-change Pirates Monkey

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN star GEOFFREY RUSH has revealed one of the film franchise's biggest secrets - his character's male monkey pal is a girl. The Aussie actor loved working with his simian companion in...

Blanchett Used Humour To Land Husband

CATE BLANCHETT instantly knew husband-to-be ANDREW UPTON was the man for her when he laughed at a dirty joke she told him. The humorous story thawed icy relations between the pair because they initially took...

Jackman Pulls Hair To Spark Tears

Hollywood star HUGH JACKMAN has an odd way of preparing for teary film scenes - he tugs at his own pubic hair. The upbeat actor admits he struggles to conjure up tears on cue for...

Clooney Honoured By Hollywood Stars

Hollywood heart-throb GEORGE CLOONEY was toasted by a host of fellow stars when he received the 2006 American Cinematheque Award in Beverly Hills on Friday (13OCT06). The lavish event, which was held to raise money...

Rush Protests Eyesore Tower Block

Australian Oscar-winner GEOFFREY RUSH is leading a campaign against plans to build a 15-storey towerblock near his home in Melbourne. The SHINE star is furious developers have ignored planning guidelines and is calling on his...

Urban And Kidman Top Aussie Rich List

Country star KEITH URBAN has made a surprise appearance at the top of Australia's rich list, beating off competition from fellow Antipodeans RUSSELL CROWE and ERIC BANA. The 38-year-old singer's recent success in America has...

Blanchett To Reprise Elizabeth I Role

Hollywood actress CATE BLANCHETT is returning to her role as QUEEN ELIZABETH I in new film THE GOLDEN AGE - the sequel to 1998 movie ELIZABETH. The SHEKHAR KAPUR-directed biopic, which will begin filming next...

Rush's Daughter Dolls Up Oscar

SHINE star GEOFFREY RUSH has revealed he gave his Best Actor Oscar to his 13-year-old daughter ANGELICA to use as a plaything. Angelica even dresses the nine-year-old gong in Barbie underwear. Rush reveals, "You know...

Spielberg Asks Clinton For Help With Munich

Hollywood director STEVEN SPIELBERG is so worried about the reception his new based-on-fact terrorist drama will receive, he has enlisted the assistance of former US President BILL CLINTON. MUNICH, about the hunting down of...

Blanchett Suggests She's Snubbing Elizabeth Sequel

CATE BLANCHETT is leaving fans guessing about her regal return as British queen ELIZABETH I after insisting industry reports about a sequel to the hit 1998 movie ELIZABETH are untrue. The actress has reportedly...

New Spielberg Movie Called Munich

STEVEN SPIELBERG has confirmed his new movie dealing with the murder of 11 Israeli competitors at the 1972 Olympic Games will be named MUNICH. The hard-hitting movie, which is currently filming in the US,...

Peter Sellers Biopic And Warm Springs Lead Emmy Race

THE LIFE AND DEATH OF PETER SELLERS and WARM SPRINGS are the front-runners at the 57th annual Primetime Emmy Awards after receiving 16 nominations each. DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES and WILL + GRACE follow close behind...

Bana To Star In Spielberg Movie

STEVEN SPIELBERG has recruited Australian actor ERIC BANA to star in his new movie focusing on Israeli retribution following the terrorist attack on the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich. The TROY hunk will play...

Williams Tipped To Play Sellers In London Play

Funnyman ROBIN WILLIAMS is considering playing PETER SELLERS in a London play covering the final years of the comedy legend's life. The movie THE LIFE AND DEATH OF PETER SELLERS, starring GEOFFREY RUSH and...

Ledger And Williams In Pregnancy Riddle

Hollywood couple HEATH LEDGER and MICHELLE WILLIAMS are at the centre of a pregnancy riddle after the former DAWSON'S CREEK beauty was spotted at a pre-natal yoga class. The Australian heart-throb, 25, and American...

Geoffrey Rush To Star In Fairytale Movie

Australian actor GEOFFREY RUSH is set to star in a new Hollywood epic about the life of Danish fairytale writer HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN. The biopic of the author, best known for children's tale HANSEL...

Sideways Shocks The Sags

Wine-drinking comedy SIDEWAYS stunned Hollywood last night (05FEB05) when it claimed the big prize at the 11th annual SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS. The film's stars, VIRGINIA MADSEN, PAUL GIAMATTI and THOMAS HADEN CHURCH, were...

Rush's Domestic Abuse Memories

Australian actor GEOFFREY RUSH used personal experience to play an abusive father in his movie SWIMMING UPSTREAM - he grew up in the midst of people suffering domestic abuse. The screen star plays the...

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