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The Graduate Director Mike Nichols Dies

Mike Nichols has died.The acclaimed filmmaker passed away due to a cardiac arrest on Wednesday (19.11.14) at the age of 83, an ABC spokesperson has announced.The Hollywood icon won the Academy Award for Best Director...

Jeffrey Wright Supports The Ebola Survival Fund

Jeffrey Wright is giving fans the chance to walk the red carpet with him at the premiere of the next Hunger Games movie if they donate to the Ebola Survival Fund.Wright, who plays Betee in...

Naomi Campbell Planning Charity Fashion Shows To Help Fight Ebola

Supermodel Naomi Campbell is working to launch a string of charity fashion shows in February to help raise funds to fight Ebola.Naomi Campbell is planning charity fashion shows to help fight EbolaSpeaking to New York’s...

Boardwalk Empire Calling It Quits After Five Seasons - Is That Enough?

While Boardwalk Empire has never hit the narrative heights of shows like The Sopranos, The Wire and most recently, Breaking Bad, it has always proved to be an aesthetic feast; chock-a-block with whip-smart dialogue and...

Jeffrey Wright Gifted Jennifer Lawrence With Box Of Crickets

Prankster Jeffrey Wright gave his The Hunger Games: Catching Fire co-star Jennifer Lawrence a Tiffany box full of live crickets when she returned to the set of the movie after winning an Oscar in March...

Jennifer Lawrence Got Crickets For Oscar

Jennifer Lawrence was surprised with 200 crickets as a joke following her Oscar win.The 23-year-old screen beauty was the target of the prank by her 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' co-star Jeffrey Wright who decided...

Jennifer Lawrence Stuns On 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Red Carpet [Pictures]

The Odeon Cinema in London's Leicester Square was host to the world premiere of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire on Monday night (Nov 11), and the stars and guests were on hand to make a...

The Cast Of 'Boardwalk Empire' Tell Us What's In Store For Season 4

This Sunday, 8 September, we'll be heading back to the 1920's when Boardwalk Empire returns for it's fourth season. The Golden Globe-winning crime drama will return to see crime lord Enoch 'Nucky' Thompson (Steve Buscemi)...

Jennifer Lawrence's Humour And 'Catching Fire' Trailer Impresses Fans At Comic-con

The Hunger Games Comic-Con 2013 panel was a huge success. Six of the upcoming sequel Catching Fire's actors sat on the panel. These included: Jennifer Lawrence (Katniss Everdeen); Josh Hutcherson (Peeta); Jeffrey Wright (Beetee); Lenny...

Jeffrey Wright Escapes Dwi Charges

Actor Jeffrey Wright has escaped driving while intoxicated charges after New York City prosecutors dropped the case against him.The 47-year-old character actor was arrested on 27 April (13) when officers stopped his car for a...

Jeffrey Wright Arrested In New York City

Actor Jeffrey Wright was arrested in New York City on Saturday (27Apr13) on suspicion of driving while intoxicated (Dwi).The 47-year-old character actor was behind the wheel when cops stopped his car in the early hours...

Jeffrey Wright To Play Beetee In ‘Hunger Games’ Sequel

Actor Jeffrey Wright has been cast as Beetee in the The Hunger Games sequel Catching Fire, Lionsgate announced on Friday (September 7, 2012).Former ‘Monk’ star Tony Shalhoub was reportedly in consideration for the role, though...

Jeffrey Wright Lands Hunger Games Sequel - Catching Fire - Role

Jeffrey Wright has been handed a role on the Hunger Games sequel, Catching Fire, it has been reported.Wright, perhaps best known for his role as a CIA operative Felix Leiter in the 007 films Casino...

George Clooney: 'Directing Is More Creative'

George Clooney finds directing "more creative" than acting.The 50-year-old star loved the experience of working behind the camera as well as in front for political drama 'The Ides of March' - about a young press...

Jake Gyllenhaal In Toilet Scuffle With Photographer

Jake Gyllenhaal was involved in a "scuffle" on Friday (11th March 2011) after a fan tried to photograph him in a toilet.Jake Gyllenhaal, the American actor and star of the forthcoming flick 'Source Code', confirmed...

Brolin Proud Of Bar Fight Which Landed Him In Jail

JOSH BROLIN wears his 2008 jail time as a badge of honour - because he's proud he stood up for W co-star JEFFREY WRIGHT in a Louisiana bar encounter.The actors were arrested and charged with...

Brolin And Wright Escape Bar Brawl Charges

Actor JOSH BROLIN and his W co-star JEFFREY WRIGHT will have charges relating to a Louisiana bar brawl last summer (08) dropped after striking a deal with prosecutors. The two stars joined director Oliver Stone,...

Cadillac Records Fires Up Wright's Car Craze

QUANTUM OF SOLACE star JEFFREY WRIGHT has developed an obsession for Cadillac cars after driving one throughout new movie CADILLAC RECORDS. The actor, who plays 007 informer Felix Leiter in the new Bond movie, admits...

Stars Play Karaoke Kings And Queens On New Soundtrack Album

BEYONCE, JEFFREY WRIGHT and MOS DEF are among the stars who have recorded classic Chess Records hits for a new soundtrack album. Beyonce's cover of Etta James' At Last is the highlight of the Cadillac...

Stone: 'Bar Brawl Was Racially Charged'

Moviemaker OLIVER STONE has hinted the summer (08) bar brawl that landed his W stars JOSH BROLIN and JEFFREY WRIGHT behind bars was racially charged. The director was with the two actors in Shreveport, Louisiana...

Police Urge Witness To Send Brolin Brawl Footage

LATEST: Police officers who arrested actors JOSH BROLIN and JEFFREY WRIGHT have called for a witness' cell phone video to be handed over. Cast and crew were celebrating the wrap of filmmaker Oliver Stone's forthcoming...

Police 'Professional' During Brolin Arrest

LATEST: Police officers who arrested actors JOSH BROLIN and JEFFREY WRIGHT were "professional" during the incident, a spokesman for the police department has confirmed. Cast and crew were celebrating the wrap of filmmaker Oliver Stone's...

Police Submit Tape Of 'Brolin Brawl'

LATEST: Police officers who arrested actors JOSH BROLIN and JEFFREY WRIGHT have submitted video footage of the alleged bar brawl in Louisiana to legal officials for review. Cast and crew of Oliver Stone's forthcoming George...

Police Used 'Aggressive' Force In Brolin Brawl

LATEST: Police who arrested JOSH BROLIN and JEFFREY WRIGHT in a recent bar brawl have been accused of "aggressive" behaviour, according to a new report. The cast and crew were celebrating the wrap of filmmaker...

Peet's Belching Problem

AMANDA PEET's intake of Coca-Cola has been limited before she performs in her show THIS IS HOW IT GOES each night - because the popular soft drink makes her belch when she's onstage. The...

This Is Not How It Goes For Tomei

MARISA TOMEI has been forced to pull out of director NEIL LaBUTE's new New York play THIS IS HOW IT GOES due to "personal family reasons". The OSCAR winner was due to team up...

Mos Def 'Tricked' By British Accents

Hip-hop star MOS DEF was in awe of Brits when he visited London last year (04) - because he deemed their accents proof of their superior intelligence over his fellow Americans. The rapper-turned-actor, real...

Spike Lee's Fury At Rosario's 'Alexander' Acting

Moviemaker SPIKE LEE ran into trouble when trying to cast ROSARIO DAWSON in his upcoming movie SHE HATE ME. According to gossip website PAGE SIX, Dawson dropped out to take a role in OLIVER...

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