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Matt Damon Chose Kids Over Directorial Debut

Matt Damon decided not to direct 'Promised Land' to spend more time with his kids. The father-of-four was due to make his directorial debut in the forthcoming drama movie - which he stars in alongside...

Matt Damon's 'Promised Land' Flops With Reviewers, But Why?

Matt Damon rarely makes a bad film, but with a 49% rotten rating on review aggregator, Rotten Tomatoes, something has clearly gone wrong for his latest movie Promised Land. Promised Land is about 'Fracking', which...

Matt Damon Praises Promised Land Co-writer

Matt Damon has compared his 'Promised Land' co-writer to Ben Affleck.The 42-year-old actor thinks John Krasinski - who also stars in the eco-warrior drama alongside Matt - is ''incredibly'' clever and reminded him of working...

George Clooney Wants Matt Damon For The Monuments Men Role

George Clooney wants Matt Damon to star in 'The Monuments Men'. The Hollywood actor is roping in his old friend and 'Oceans Eleven' co-star Matt for a role in his new World War II period...

Gus Van Sant Signs Up For The Canyons

Moviemaker Gus Van Sant has stepped in front of the camera to film a cameo in Lindsay Lohan's new movie The Canyons.The Oscar-nominated Milk director will appear alongside real-life X-rated actor James Deen in a...

Chad Everett, Medical Center Actor, Dies Aged 75

The actor Chad Everett has died, aged 75, Fox News reports today. He starred in the 1970s TV series 'Medical Centre' before going on to feature in 'Mulholland Drive' and 'Melrose Place.' His daughter confirmed...

Kiefer Sutherland Turned Down My Own Private Idaho To Go Skiing

Kiefer Sutherland turned down the chance to star in Gus Van Sant's 1991 movie My Own Private Idaho because he didn't want to cancel his skiing holiday.The 24 star has revealed movie bosses offered him...

Taylor Lautner Not Confirmed To Appear In Gus Van Sant Movie

Taylor Lautner is not planning to start filming a small-budget movie, directed by Gus Van Sant. After rumours that TAYLOR LAUNTER was going to star in a boxing movie this week, the Twilight star has...

Taylor Lautner And Gus Van Sant For Unlikely Indie Flick

Taylor Lautner, the American actor best known for playing Jacob Black in the blockbuster Twilight franchise, is turning his attention to the indie scene after joining Gus Van Sant's as-yet-untitled low budget movie.According to the...

Taylor Lautner Sings On For Van Sant Indie Flick

Taylor Lautner is set to join forces with helmer Gus Van Sant for an upcoming independent movie. The 'Twilight' star is reportedly close to tying up a deal to team up with the director -...

Taylor Lautner To Work With Gus Van Sant

Taylor Lautner is set to join up with director Gus Van Sant for a small-budget independent movie. The 'Abduction' actor is close to agreeing a deal to team up with the 'Milk' filmmaker on a...

Gq Bosses Apologise For Taylor Lautner Question

Editors at Australia's GQ magazine have come under fire for asking Taylor Lautner if gay movie bosses Gus Van Sant and Dustin Lance Black once made a pass at him.In a recent interview with the...

James Franco To Helm Child Of God

James Franco is to direct 'Child of God'.The '127' hours star is to start work on an adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's story after his original plans to helm a film version of the author's later...

Hopper Got To See Son In Acting Debut Before He Died

Dennis Hopper got the chance to watch his son Henry in his first acting role before he died last year (May10) after director Gus Van Sant rushed the movie veteran a rough cut.The Easy Rider...

Keanu Reeves To Make Directorial Debut

Keanu Reeves is one of Hollywood's most recognisable faces and has spent most of his life in front of a camera but the star of the Matrix is about to step behind the camera for...

Emile Hirsch Joins Motel Life

Emile Hirsch has signed up to appear in 'The Motel Life'. The 'Milk' actor will play a leading role in the Alan and Gabriel Polsky-produced project about two brothers who flee from a hotel room...

Grammer Heading Back To Tv

KELSEY GRAMMER is heading back to TV in a new show directed by MILK moviemaker GUS VAN SANT.The former Frasier star is swapping comedy for a tense political drama called Boss, which will mark Oscar-nominee...

Van Sant Lands Top Honour At Stockholm Film Festival

Director GUS VAN SANT will be presented with a high honour at the Stockholm International Film Festival in November (10), to mark his achievements in cinema.The Milk moviemaker is expected to accept the Visionary Award...

Sean Penn Celebrates 50th Birthday In Dublin

SEAN PENN celebrated his 50th birthday in Dublin this past weekend, with a little help from BONO. The two-time OSCAR winning actor is in Ireland filming his new movie This Must Be The Place (2011),...

Van Sant Exhibition Planned

Director GUS VAN SANT is set to open his private archives to the public - a new photographic exhibition will feature his personal snaps of stars from auditions.The Milk moviemaker always takes a picture of...

Van Sant To Receive Top Honour At Stockholm Film Festival

Oscar-nominated director GUS VAN SANT will be the toast of the Stockholm Film Festival in Sweden after he was named the recipient of this year's (10) prestigious visionary award.The star has been hailed as one...

Kristen Stewart Heading On The Road

Kristen Stewart is set to star in the film adaptation of 'On the Road'. The actress - who has been signed up to portray the character of Marylou, a disaffected drifter in the 1957 novel...

Twilight: Eclipse To Premiere In Los Angeles

'The Twilight Saga: Eclipse' will have its world premiere at the Los Angeles Film Festival. The event will be a "bonus by invitation screening", but no confirmation has been given on the official website as...

Bill Condon To Direct Final Twilight Movie

Bill Condon has been signed up to direct 'The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn.'The Oscar-winning filmmaker - who was among a number of names mooted to direct the movie, including Sofia Coppola and Gus Van Sant...

Bill Condon Sinks Teeth Into Twilight?

Bill Condon is favourite to direct 'The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn'. The Oscar-winning filmmaker was among a number of names mooted to direct the movie, including Sofia Coppola and Gus Van Sant, but positive meetings...

Gus Van Sant For Breaking Dawn?

'Milk' director Gus Van Sant is among a number of filmmakers lined up to helm the final 'Twilight' movie. The 57-year-old Oscar-nominee has been selected by studio Summit alongside 'Marie Antoinette' director Sofia Coppola and...

Stewart Confirms Top Directors Contending For Breaking Dawn

KRISTEN STEWART has confirmed top moviemakers GUS VAN SANT, SOFIA COPPOLA and BILL CONDON have all been approached to direct the fourth TWILIGHT installment.Speculation over who would helm the final movie in the hit franchise...

Pattinson Wants Van Sant To Direct Next Twilight Sequel

Actor ROBERT PATTINSON is campaigning for GUS VAN SANT to take charge of the fourth TWILIGHT movie after learning the film will be shot in the director's hometown.The first big screen installment of the vampire...

Slumdog's Danny Boyle Wins Best Director Oscar

Danny Boyle has won the best director Oscar for Slumdog Millionaire at the 81st Academy awards.The Trainspotting helmer followed his Bafta and Golden Globe awards with his first Oscar at the Kodak Theatre in Los...

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