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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...

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...

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