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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...

Loach Honoured By London Critics

British film-maker KEN LOACH will be honoured for his outstanding contribution to cinema by the London Critics Circle. The director will receive a special award for a 40-year career, marked by movies including KES,...

Rush Said No To Sellers Film Twice

OSCAR winner GEOFFREY RUSH twice turned down the chance to play PETER SELLERS in new movie THE LIFE + DEATH OF PETER SELLERS before his role as a ghostly pirate gave him the edge he...

Rush's Naked Ambition

QUILLS star GEOFFREY RUSH credits his desire to strip off his clothes with igniting his acting career. The Australian actor had no plans to enter the realm of acting, until his need to raise...

Kidman To Be Crowe's Aussie Co-star

Actor RUSSELL CROWE's reported quest to attach an Australian female co-star in new movie EUCALYPTUS is poised for success - NICOLE KIDMAN is in talks to sign up for the role. Last month (SEP04),...

Rush's Chest Wig Ruined Sex Scenes

Actor GEOFFREY RUSH found sex scenes with CHARLIZE THERON tricky on the set of new movie THE LIFE AND DEATH OF PETER SELLERS - because he was worried about his chest wig falling off....

Rush: My Mum Fell Off Chair When I Won My Oscar

Australian actor GEOFFREY RUSH is particularly proud of his Best Actor ACADEMY AWARD, because of what he had to overcome to win it. The 52-year-old stunned Hollywood in 1997 when he lifted the gong...

Rush 'Turned Down' Sellers Rol

GEOFFREY RUSH originally rejected the lead role in THE LIFE AND DEATH OF PETER SELLERS - because he was so intimidated by the late comedian. The OSCAR winner's portrayal of the PINK PANTHER legend...

Theron Bonds With Britt Over Rumour Control

CHARLIZE THERON was so devastated to hear BRITT EKLAND wasn't happy with her portrayal of the 1960s icon in the new PETER SELLERS biopic, she insisted on taking her to see the film at the...

Theron And Rush To Miss Oscars

OSCAR winner CHARLIZE THERON won't get the chance to defend her ACADEMY AWARD next year (04), because her new movie is being premiered on American television. Broadcasting giants HBO, who own the rights to...

Sellers' Son Gives Film Thumbs Up

The new biopic of British comedy legend PETER SELLERS has been given the approval of the actor's son, just months after he attacked the film. MICHAEL SELLERS, 50, condemned THE LIFE AND DEATH OF...

Sellers Film: Most Emotional Experience Of Ekland's Life

BRITT EKLAND was so overwhelmed watching the eagerly-waited biopic on her late husband PETER SELLERS, she's labelled the exclusive screening the most emotional experience of her life. The Swedish actress - who until...

Ekland Threatens Legal Action Over Sellars Film

BRITT EKLAND is threatening to take legal action to block the new bio-pic of her late ex-husband PETER SELLARS. The Swedish actress is furious as the film - THE LIFE AND DEATH OF...

Sellers Children Reveal All

The three children of late comic PETER SELLERS are joining forces to star in a positive documentary on the PINK PANTHER star. MICHAEL, SARAH and VICTORIA have agreed to speak about their famous father,...

Peter Sellers Musical Planned

The life of legendary comedian PETER SELLERS is set to be turned into a musical on London's West End stage. Sellers biographer ROGER LEWIS hopes he can get OSCAR-winner GEOFFREY RUSH - who is...

Rush Adds Australian Touch To Intolerable Cruelty

Australian actor GEOFFREY RUSH insisted his character in INTOLERABLE CRUELTY had to have his native accent - because he's noticed his antipodean background is quite trendy at the moment. The Queensland native makes a...

Bloom The Big Head?

Acting sensation ORLANDO BLOOM has been accused of being arrogant by a British tabloid after acting a diva at the London premiere of his new movie PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN. According to the DAILY...

Depp's Pirate Epic Sinks Box Office Opposition

JOHNNY DEPP's high seas epic PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: CURSE OF THE BLACK PEARL has sailed to the top of America's box office charts taking a staggering $70.4 million (GBP44 million) in its opening five-days....

Depp's Surreal Premiere

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN star JOHNNY DEPP attended the premiere of his adventure movie on Saturday night (28JUN03) in DISNEYLAND - and found the whole experience 'surreal'. The sexy actor was joined at the...

Geoffrey Rush Rushes Back To See Ill Wife

Actor GEOFFREY RUSH has fled filming in England to hurry back to his native Australia to take care of his wife, who has been diagnosed with breast cancer. The SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE star was...

Rush Wows As Tragic Sellers

OSCAR winner GEOFFREY RUSH is leaving the cast and crew on the PETER SELLERS biopic speechless - because he's the spitting image of the tragic comic. Even Sellers' biographer ROGER LEWIS admits Rush has...

Sellers Stars On Parade In Cannes

The cast of a new film about comic genius PETER SELLERS has been paraded at the CANNES FILM FESTIVAL - and actor GEOFFREY RUSH can't wait to portray the funnyman. THE LIFE AND DEATH...

Idle To Make Spoof Costume Drama

MONTY PYTHON funnyman ERIC IDLE is to make a MERCHANT IVORY PRODUCTIONS spoof called REMAINS OF THE PIANO. LORD OF THE RINGS hunk ORLANDO BLOOM and Aussie OSCAR-winner GEOFFREY RUSH are among the big...

Sellers' Son's Fury Over Film

The son of PETER SELLERS has slammed a new bio-pic about his father - because he claims it's based on a biography that mistook the movie legend's comic genius for insanity. MICHAEL SELLERS, 50,...

Sellers Biographer Delighted With All.star Film

The biographer of PETER SELLERS is delighted with a new film adaptation of his book on the legendary actor - because stars like GEOFFREY RUSH and CHARLIZE THERON are starring in it. ROGER LEWIS,...

Top Drawer Talent In Sellers Biopic

American TV network HBO is lining-up a selection of top-drawer talent for its biopic of comic legend PETER SELLERS. MAID IN MANHATTAN star STANLEY TUCCI, who will play legendary film director STANLEY KUBRICK, and...

Johnny Depp.s Rotten New Look

Hollywood hunk JOHNNY DEPP has thrown his good looks overboard to don rotting teeth for his new movie PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: THE CURSE OF THE BLACK PEARL. The BLOW star had the...

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