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Jones Still Struggles With Speech Impediment

JAMES EARL JONES still struggles with the debilitating stutter which prompted him to give up speaking as a teen - 60 years after a dedicated teacher pushed him to overcome the impediment. Jones, 78, has...

Lenny Henry To Make Stage Debut In Othello Tour

Lenny Henry will take on one of Shakespeare's most demanding roles as he makes his stage debut, it has been announced.The comedian, 50, is to take the lead role in a touring production of Othello...

By on 02 October 2008

Earth Will Be First Film From Disney's New Nature Branch

Walt Disney Co has launched a new film label charged with producing environmental and wildlife features for the big screen.And the first Disneynature release, on April 22nd 2009, will be Earth, a movie adaptation of...

By on 22 April 2008

Jones Loves Swearing Broadway Role

Veteran actor JAMES EARL JONES loves his latest role in the new Broadway version of CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF - because he gets to say "f**k" onstage. The 77-year-old Dr Strangelove star appears...

Wga Aids Aids Performers

The Writers Guild of America agreed to withdraw its pickets from the Paramount studio lot on Saturday so that Elizabeth Taylor and James Earl Jones would not have to cross their lines to give an...

James Earl Jones Marks 4th July

JAMES EARL JONES marked the America's 4th of July celebrations with a reading from the Declaration of Independence in Pennsylvania. The Emmy-award winning actor was joined by local school children at the National Constitution Center...

Hanks Voted Most Trusted Star

Tom Hanks tops Forbesmagazine's list of 1,500 movie and TV stars as America's most trusted celebrity. More surprising perhaps is the choice of the second- and third-place finishers. Coming in behind Hanks is TV cook/talk-show...

Hanks Is America's Most Trusted Celebrity

Oscar-winning actor TOM HANKS has been named the most trusted celebrity in the US by business publication Forbes. The FORREST GUMP star topped a list of 1,500 celebrities ranked for supposed trustworthiness, beating TV star...

Broadway Star Jones Dies

Broadway veteran ROBERT EARL JONES has died at the age of 96. The actor, who's son JAMES EARL JONES found fame voicing DARTH VADER in the STAR WARS movies, passed away at the Lillian Booth...

Prowse Sceptical About Condensed Star Wars Show

STAR WARS actor DAVID PROWSE is unconvinced the Reduced Shakespeare Company's condensed show based on the sci-fi movies will do justice to GEORGE LUCAS' hit franchise. Prowse played DARTH VADER in the original trilogy of...

Jones Stars As Thurgood

Hollywood star JAMES EARL JONES is set to star as United States Supreme Court Justice THURGOOD MARSHALL in new play, THURGOOD. The STAR WARS actor will take on the role of the first black man...

Celebrity Agent Jailed For Defrauding Stars

Celebrity booking agent ALAN WALKER has been jailed for five years after defrauding his famous clients, including basketball ace EARVIN 'MAGIC' JOHNSON, actor JAMES EARL JONES and 60 MINUTES host ANDY ROONEY. Walker, president...

Golden Pond To Close After Jones' Slow Recuperation

LATEST: The New York production of ON GOLDEN POND will close indefinitely on Sunday (26JUN05) because its star, JAMES EARL JONES is unable to recover from pneumonia in time to save the show. Earlier...

On Golden Pond Revival Faces Closure

The Broadway revival of ON GOLDEN POND is set to close on Sunday (26JUN05) unless its ailing star, JAMES EARL JONES, can return to the production next week (ends01JUL05). Jones, 74, has been replaced...

Spamalot Lands 14 Tony Nominations

Hit musical MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT has wowed theatre's toughest critics to pick up a staggering 14 TONY nominations. The medieval musical, loosely based on wacky movie MONTY PYTHON AND THE HOLY GRAIL, led the...

Lucas Makes Star Wars Changes

Perfectionist film-maker GEORGE LUCAS has made a few major changes in the original STAR WARS trilogy as he releases the films on DVD today (21SEP04). The sci-fi mogul tampered with the original Star Wars...

Pitt's Fight Club Turn Triumphs In Cool List

Hollywood star BRAD PITT's anarchy-driven hunk TYLER DURDEN has been hailed the coolest character in movie history. Pitt's portrayal of the ultra-confident Durden in 1999's hit film FIGHT CLUB opposite EDWARD FURLONG has been...

Darth Vader Supports Fans Petition

DARTH VADER actor DAVID PROWSE is supporting fans who have started a petition to see him back on the big screen for the final installment of the STAR WARS film series. Prowse has watched...

To Be Vader Or Not To Be Vader

STAR WARS creator GEORGE LUCAS is leaving fans in the dark as to whether DARTH VADER will feature at the end of EPISODE THREE. The bearded filmmaker has refused to reveal how the third...

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