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Hotel Rwanda Director Criticises Hollywood's Lack Of Serious Movies

The Oscar-winning filmmaker and writer is back in the directing chair with The Promise. Starring Christian Bale and Oscar Isaac, the feature is set during the last days of the Ottoman Empire and shines an...

Don Cheadle To Bare All In New Tv Drama

Hotel Rwanda star Don Cheadle is set to bare all as a top business consultant in his new U.S. TV drama House Of Lies, but he's insisting all his castmates also strip for the cameras.Cheadle...

Don Cheadle Plays Spoof Genital Spa Boss In New Online Skit

Hotel Rwanda star Don Cheadle has filmed a spoof promo for an imaginary Hawaiian spa and resort which specialises in testicular therapy.The actor plays the Ceo of the Sacks West facility as part of a...

Don Cheadle Studied Waiting

Hotel Rwanda star Don Cheadle is one of the best acting waiters in Hollywood - he studied to serve diners.The Ocean's Eleven actor was so worried about not working when he left drama school he...

Okonedo Chose Family Over Hollywood

SOPHIE OKONEDO turned down a string of high-profile roles following her Oscar nominated turn in HOTEL RWANDA - because she refused to uproot her family from London to live in Hollywood.The Brit star was nominated...

Funnyman Meadows Is Cheadle's Doppelganger

Comedic actor TIM MEADOWS looks so much like DON CHEADLE he's constantly stopped and asked to sign autographs as the HOTEL RWANDA star.The Coneheads actor admits he often disappoints Cheadle fans who stop him in...

Cheadle Makes Surprise Lecture Appearance

HOTEL RWANDA star DON CHEADLE shocked a class of university students in Los Angeles on Monday (24Sep07), when he made an unannounced appearance on campus to discuss the genocide in Sudan's war-torn Darfur region. The...

Movie Reviews: Talk To Me

Don Cheadle's performance as real-life Washington D.C. disc jockey Petey Greene in Talk to Me, which is opening in limited release, is receiving the same wort of cheers from critics as his very different performance...

Beyonce And Hudson Top Bets

Dreamgirls stars Beyonce Knowles and Jennifer Hudson led the winners at the US BET awards in Los Angeles.Knowles and Hudson picked up two gongs each, including best video for the former Destiny's Child star.The solo...

By on 27 June 2007

Cheadle Slams Corporate Hollywood

Oscar nominee DON CHEADLE has attacked the movie industry, claiming money men are killing Hollywood creativity. The HOTEL RWANDA star insists there's currently a serious shortage of quality films and blames a "corporate mentality" of...

Cheadle's Saxophone Lessons Help Him Master Miles Davis

Movie star DON CHEADLE's saxophone-playing past is giving the actor an edge as he prepares to play jazz great MILES DAVIS on the big screen. The HOTEL RWANDA star is taking trumpet lessons in a...

Sick Cheadle Misses Bono Concert Tribute

A stomach complaint cost HOTEL RWANDA star DON CHEADLE one of his proudest moments - when he had to leave a U2 concert early. Rocker BONO invited the actor to a show in Los Angeles...

Cheadle To Make Miles Davis Biopic

HOTEL RWANDA star DON CHEADLE will make his feature film directing debut with a biopic of jazz great MILES DAVIS. The Oscar nominated star will also serve as a producer on the project. DARRYL PORTER...

Phoenix And Ruffalo Make Film Reservation

JOAQUIN PHOENIX and MARK RUFFALO are set to play fathers on opposite sides of a hit-and-run accident in the film adaptation of JOHN BURNHAM SCHWARTZ's novel RESERVATION ROAD. The movie will be directed by HOTEL...

Hotel Rwanda 'Inaccurate', Says President

Rwandan president PAUL KAGAME has criticised the Oscar-nominated movie HOTEL RWANDA for not portraying his country's 1994 genocide accurately. The controversial film was directed, written and produced by TERRY GEORGE, and stars DON CHEADLE as...

Noltes Face Legal Battle Over 'Assault' Claims

Movie star NICK NOLTE and his son face a legal battle after a California Superior Court judge refused to dismiss a case claiming they drugged and molested a teenager three years ago (03). The lawsuit,...

Cache Is The Big Winner At European Film Awards

French movie CACHE (HIDDEN) grabbed a trio of top gongs at the European Film Awards in Berlin, Germany, yesterday (03DEC05). Cache film-maker MICHAEL HANEKE was named Best Director, the thriller's male lead DANIEL AUTEUIL...

Cheadle Finally Visits Hotel Rwanda

DON CHEADLE has finally visited the hotel on which he based his critically-acclaimed movie HOTEL RWANDA. The 40-year-old actor toured the Hotel des Milles Collines in Rwanda's capital Kigali last month (JUL05), speaking with...

Oprah And Hotel Rwanda Boss Honoured With Freedom Awards

OPRAH WINFREY and the subject of hit movie HOTEL RWANDA have been named as the recipients of this year's (05) National Civil Rights Museum awards in America. Media mogul Winfrey will join former presidents...

Okonedo Stunned By Hotel Response

English actress SOPHIE OKONEDO was stunned by the acclaim and awards garnered by African drama HOTEL RWANDA, because she thought the movie would be a "small art-house film". The London-born star, 36, was nominated...

Okonedo Returns To Humble Roots

HOTEL RWANDA actress SOPHIE OKONEDO returned to her humble stage roots, just months after she was nominated for a Best Supporting Actress OSCAR for her role in the hit film. The rising star recently...

Hotel Rwanda Hero To Write Autobiography

The heroic hotel boss who inspired acclaimed movie HOTEL RWANDA is to write his account of the events portrayed in the DON CHEADLE film. PAUL RUSESABAGINA (corr), who was played by Cheadle in the...

Hotel Rwanda Director Revisits Genocide Setting

HOTEL RWANDA director TERRY GEORGE has pledged to use the OSCAR-nominated movie's popularity to help raise money for the survivors of the troubled African nation's 1994 genocide. George was present when thousands of survivors...

Davis Lover Accuses Estate Of Banning Biopic

MILES DAVIS' former love JO GELBARD has accused the Miles Davis Estate of refusing permission for a movie biopic about the jazz icon - because they own the rights to his music. Gelbard, who...

Hotel Rwanda Director Takes Over Cancelled Washington Film

HOTEL RWANDA writer and director TERRY GEORGE will resurrect cancelled film AMERICAN GANGSTER, only six months after the thriller was pulled by studio bosses. OSCAR-winners DENZEL WASHINGTON and BENICIO DEL TORO were set to...

Okonedo Staggered By Cruise Praise

British actress SOPHIE OKONEDO almost fainted when TOM CRUISE praised her performance in HOTEL RWANDA. The MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE hunk approached Okonedo - who lost out to CATE BLANCHETT in the Best Supporting Actress category...

Cheadle Blasts World's Disregard For Africa

OSCAR nominee DON CHEADLE has hit out at the "disgraceful" attitude of western governments in turning a blind eye to ongoing atrocities in Africa. Cheadle, who is up for the Best Actor trophy for...

Eternal Sunshine Picks Up Top Writing Award

Quirky JIM CARREY and KATE WINSLET drama ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND has beaten THE AVIATOR to win Best Original Screenplay at this year's (05) WRITER'S GUILD OF AMERICA AWARDS. The 2004 movie...

Cheadle Shock At Real-life Extras

HOTEL RWANDA star DON CHEADLE was shocked to find survivors of the original 1994 Rwandan exodus employed as extras for the movie adaptation. The 40-year-old stars as a Rwandan hotelier PAUL RUSESABAGINA in the...

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