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A Week In Movies: Gravity Bows In Venice, One Direction Takes To Cinemas, All-star Film Explores Jfk's Death

George Clooney and Sandra Bullock brought their star power to opening night at the 70th Venice Film Festival on Wednesday. The event launched with the world premiere of Alfonso Cuaron's Gravity, and the critical buzz...

By Rich Cline | 30th August 2013

Ashley Greene's Cbgb Nerves

Ashley Greene says starring in 'CBGB' is ''nerve-wracking''.The 25-year-old actress portrays Lisa Kristal - the daughter of Hilly Kristal, the owner of the influential New York nightspot - in the forthcoming movie and admits it...

22nd June 2012

Ashley Greene To Play Hilly Kristal's Daughter In Cbgb Film

Twilight star Ashley Greene has signed up to play late New York club boss Hilly Kristal's daughter Lisa in the star-studded Cbgb biopic.The actress joins Alan Rickman, who will play her father, Malin Akerman, Taylor...

8th June 2012

Alan Rickman Eyeing 'Second Youth' On Cbgb Set

Alan Rickman is excited about playing New York club boss Hilly Kristal in a new movie, because he missed out on visiting legendary venue Cbgb in his youth.The British actor takes the lead role in...

5th June 2012

Malin Akerman To Play Debbie Harry In Cbgb

Malin Akerman will play Blondie singer Debbie Harry in 'CBGB'.The actress joins a cast including Alan Rickman and Rupert Grint in the movie which tells the story of New York City nightspot CBGB - Country,...

28th May 2012

Malin Akerman Cast As Debbie Deborah Harry In Cbgb Film

Actress Malin Akerman is set to portray rock icon Deborah Harry in a new movie about legendary New York club boss Hilly Kristal.Alan Rickman was recently cast as Kristal, the founder of the fabled Cbgb...

25th May 2012

Rupert Grint Lands Two New Film Roles

Rupert Grint has landed two new film roles. The 'Harry Potter' star will take on small parts in both 'The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman' and 'CBGB'. 'Countryman' stars Shia LaBeouf as a normal guy...

24th May 2012

Alan Rickman To Play Cbgb Owner

Alan Rickman has signed up to play New York club owner Hilly Kristal in a forthcoming movie. The 'Harry Potter' actor will portray the CBGB proprietor in a film about the legendary punk rock club...

15th May 2012

Alan Rickman To Play Hilly Kristal In Cbgb Biopic

Alan Rickman is to play Hilly Kristal in a new movie about the legendary New York club boss.The British star will shoot Cbgb in Savannah, Georgia this summer (12) with an all-star cast portraying the...

14th May 2012

Harry + Smith Pay Tribute To Cbgb Boss

Punk queens DEBORAH HARRY and PATTI SMITH have led the tributes to CBGB club founder HILLY KRISTAL, who lost his battle with cancer on Wednesday (29Aug07). Harry's Blondie and Smith performed early shows at Kristal's...

30th August 2007

Punk Icon Kristal Dead At 75

HILLY KRISTAL, the founder of legendary New York punk club CBGB, has lost his battle with lung cancer at the age of 75. The beloved music fan opened the Bowery club in 1973 to showcase...

29th August 2007

Punk Icon Kristal Dead At 75

HILLY KRISTAL, the founder of legendary New York punk club CBGB, has lost his battle with lung cancer at the age of 75. The beloved music fan opened the Bowery club in 1973 to showcase...

29th August 2007

Smith Plays Farewell Cgbg Gig

LATEST: Veteran rocker PATTI SMITH played an emotional last gig at New York punk mecca CBGB last night (15OCT06), insisting the venue in which she was discovered will always be in her heart. The GLORIA...

16th October 2006

Patti Smith Performance To Close Cbgb

Veteran rocker PATTI SMITH will play the last gig at New York punk mecca CBGB next month (OCT06). The GLORIA star will perform alongside her longtime guitarist LENNY KAYE on 15 October (06). CBGB was...

22nd September 2006

Cbgb Heads West To Las Vegas

LATEST: New York punk mecca CBGB is moving to Las Vegas, Nevada. After months of speculation as to the future of the club, CBGB boss HILLY KRISTAL - who lost his lease last year (05)...

8th August 2006

Cbgb's Club To Close In September

New York's revered CBGB club will close its doors for the last time at the end of September (06). The venue, famous for nurturing the US punk scene in the mid-to-late 1970s by hosting early...

7th July 2006

Cbgb Gets A Stay Of Execution

The owner of landmark New York club CBGB has been given another year to operate business in the East Village, despite losing a battle to keep the venue open indefinitely. HILLY KRISTAL lost his...

8th December 2005

Harry Slams The Club She Has Been Trying To Save

Punk icon DEBORAH HARRY has been fighting to save New York City's CBGB club from closure even though she always hated the venue's dirty and grimy interior. The BLONDIE star confesses she has fond...

7th November 2005

Cbgb Fights On

LATEST: HILLY KRISTAL may have lost the lease for his beloved New York club CBGB, but he refuses to go down without a fight. The 72-year-old punk patriarch has continued to book acts...

2nd September 2005

Cbgb Club Loses Battle

Legendary punk club CBGB is no more - a last-ditch bid to save the New York City venue has failed. BLONDIE, PUBLIC ENEMY, BAD BRAINS and GAVIN ROSSDALE's new band INSTITUTE were among the...

1st September 2005

Rossdale Makes A Stand For Cbgb

British rocker GAVIN ROSSDALE was among the last big names making a stand for New York punk mecca CBGB yesterday (31AUG05) as the club fights closure. The former BUSH singer's new band INSTITUTE was...

1st September 2005

Punks Fight For Cbgb Club As Deadline Looms

Members of GOOD CHARLOTTE, AUDIOSLAVE and BLINK-182 are among the stars calling for politicians to help save famous New York punk venue CBGB from closure as the club's deadline looms. Punk acts have been...

31st August 2005

Judge Saves Cbgb Club From Eviction

New York City's legendary CBGB nightclub has been saved, after a judge ruled the punk Mecca cannot be evicted from its Bowery location just because its owner failed to notice he owed its landlords rent...

11th August 2005

Punks Fight To Save Cbgb Club

LATEST: Punk icons the MISFITS and the VANDALS are teaming up to help save struggling New York music mecca CBGB as part of a month-long bid to keep the venue from closing. Club owner...

28th July 2005

Cbgb Owner Launches Festival Idea To Save Club

The longtime owner of New York's historic CBGB nightclub is launching a last-ditch effort to save the punk mecca - and he's asking the acts who got their big breaks there to help him....

17th May 2005

Cbgb Faces Closure

New York's legendary punk rock club CBGB faces closure in an ongoing rent dispute. The rock 'n' roll landmark, where groups like BLONDIE and the RAMONES launched their careers, will be closed if club...

8th March 2005

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