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Johnny Depp To Star In The Libertine

In the Brett Ratner directed movie, which has a script by Ben Kopit, Johnny will play a French diplomat who is accused of sexual assault and is subsequently put under house arrest. According to Deadline,...

Catherine Deneuve And Gerard Depardieu Lead Cesar Awards

The veteran screen beauty has received a nod in the Best Actress category for her turn in Standing Tall ahead of the French version of the Oscars, which take place in Paris on...

Gerard Depardieu To Play Joseph Stalin In New Film

The French actor, who became a Russian citizen in 2013, will portray the controversial leader in a film tentatively titled Le divan de Staline (Stalin's Sofa), which will be based on Jean-Daniel Baltassat's...

Fred Durst Banned From UKraine - Report

The Limp Bizkit frontman recently expressed an interest in purchasing a home in Crimea, a peninsula located near the southern Ukrainian region which was invaded by Russian forces last year (14)....

Gerard Depardieu Keen To Learn Russian For Ivan The Terrible Film Role

The Green Card star, who gained Russian citizenship in 2013, now wants to master the language of his adopted home so he can portray the country's first Tsar authentically. In a new...

Gerard Depardieu Among 14 Entertainers Banned From UKraine

Depardieu, who received a Russian passport in 2013 after fleeing to the country over France's income tax, was banned from entering Ukraine last month (Jul15) for five years. The actors and singers...

Gerard Depardieu Banned From UKraine For Pro-russian Views

French actor Gerard Depardieu has been banned from entering Ukraine for a period of five years because of his apparent comments last year in support of Russia’s annexation of the Crimea, according the state’s security...

Gerard Depardieu Banned From UKraine For Five Years - Report

The Cyrano de Bergerac star became a Russian citizen in 2013 following a dispute over taxes in his native France, and he has been full of praise for his adopted country and its...

Gerard Depardieu Blacklisted By UKrainian Officials - Report

The Cyrano de Bergerac star took up citizenship in Russia in 2013 following a dispute over taxes in his native France, and he has been full of praise for his adopted country ever...

Gerard Depardieu In Talks To Star In Political Tv Series

The Cyrano de Bergerac star is poised to appear in Marseille, playing the Southern French city's mayor for the past 25 years, according to Variety. The programme will be Netflix's first French-language...

Abel Ferrara Furious About Edited U.s. Release Of New Film

Ferrara's movie, in which Gerard Depardieu portrays disgraced former International Monetary Fund boss Dominique Strauss-Kahn, has already screened throughout Europe, picking up some of the best reviews of the director's career, but studio...

Charities Blast Gerard Depardieu's Lion Meat Story

French actor Gerard Depardieu's story that he shot and feasted on two lions has been blasted by animal welfare charities as "unlikely" and careless.The Cyrano de Bergerac star recently revealed he dined on a duo...

Gerard Depardieu Ate Lion During Recent Africa Trip

French actor Gerard Depardieu feasted on lion meat during a recent trip to Africa after shooting two of the animals in an act of self-defence.The Cyrano de Bergerac star previously revealed he had to shoot...

Gerard Depardieu Rants At War Memorial Service

French actor Gerard Depardieu shocked the audience at a First World War commemoration ceremony in Belgium on Sunday (30Nov14) by cursing and slurring while reading a tribute.The Green Card star was due to recite poetry...

Fifa Movie 'United Passions' Bombs At The Box-office

FIFA, world football's governing body is no stranger to controversy and ridicule, but even by Sepp Blatter's standards, this is ridiculous. You may not be familiar with United Passions, a vanity project by the organisation...

5 Shocking Revelations From Gerard Depardieu's Autobiography

We were shocked when Gerard Depardieu claimed he could drink more than 12 bottles of wine a day but nothing prepared us for what the 65-year-old French actor would reveal in his autobiography.Gerard Depardieu made...

Gerard Depardieu: 'I Was A Teenage Male Escort'

Actor Gerard Depardieu has stunned fans by revealing he used to work as a male escort in his youth.The Cyrano de Bergerac star has confessed he began roaming the streets of his native Chateauroux, France...

Gerard Depardieu's Troubled Teenage Years

Gerard Depardieu was a grave robber, ''thug'' and rent boy before finding fame.The 65-year-old French actor discussed his impoverished upbringing in his new autobiography, 'Sa S'est Fait Comme Ça' or 'That's the Way it...

Gerard Depardieu Was A Male Escort

Gerard Depardieu worked as a male escort before being spotted by a theatre scout.The French actor has revealed that he was a gigolo and petty thief before he found a career as an actor.In his...

Gerard Depardieu's Huge Wine Consumption

Gerard Depardieu claims he drinks up to 14 bottles of wine a day.The 65-year-old actor - who owns an award-winning vineyard - admits his alcohol intake is far from that of a ''normal person'' and...

Gerard Depardieu: 'I Can Drink 14 Bottles Of Wine A Day'

French actor Gerard Depardieu is convinced he can down 14 bottles of wine in a single day.The Green Card star has opened up about his boozing habits in a new interview, revealing he can consume...

Gerard Depardieu Wanted To Head Up New Wine Agency In Crimea

Russian politicians are lobbying officials in Crimea to establish a new body to oversee wine production in the region and name actor Gerard Depardieu head of the group.Members of Russia's parliament have called on Crimean...

Gerard Depardieu Ramps Up The Sleaze In 'Welcome To New York' Trailer

Enjoyed The Wolf of Wall Street but wished it caused more controversy? Try Welcome To New York, another movie inspired by Dominique Strauss-Kahn's real life downfall and revelling in the scandal, excess and debauchery of...

Gerard Depardieu To Sell Vodka In Russia

French actor Gerard Depardieu is embracing his new life as a Russian citizen by setting up a number of business ventures in the country.The Green Card star left his native France in 2012 amid a...

Gerard Depardieu Elects Drinking In Skye Over The Edinburgh Film Festival

Gerard Depardieu has managed to annoy the Edinburgh Fringe Festival organisers by his absence. The controversial French actor, who has form for this kind of thing, chose a night in a traditional pub on the...

Gerard Depardieu Skips Edinburgh Film Premiere

French actor Gerard Depardieu has come under fire from organisers at the Edinburgh Film Festival in Scotland after skipping the weekend (28-29Jun14) premiere of his new movie following a boozy night out.The Green Card star...

Cannes: Dominique Strauss-kahn "Disgusted" By Sex Addiction Film He Inspired

Dominique Strauss-Kahn has announced his intention to sue the makers of Welcome To New York, the recently-released French language movie inspired by the former IMF boss' epic downfall. The controversial drama has become the talk...

Gerard Depardieu: 'Strauss-kahn Story Is Like A Shakespearean Tragedy'

Actor Gerard Depardieu jumped at the chance to portray disgraced former International Monetary Fund boss Dominique Strauss-Kahn in new movie Welcome To New York, because the story featured "incredible elements" of classic Shakespearean tragedies.The French...

Catherine Deneuve Slams Gerard Depardieu For Leaving France

Hollywood veteran Catherine Deneuve has criticised fellow French star Gerard Depardieu for leaving their native country to avoid high tax rates.The Green Card actor moved away from his homeland in 2012 in a bid to...

Gerard Depardieu Is New Face Of Watch Firm - Report

French actor Gerard Depardieu has signed on as the new face of Swiss watch manufacturer Cvstos, according to new reports.The Green Card star, who became a Russian citizen last year (13), is featured in a...

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