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Pike & Wright Heal Friendship

British actress ROSAMUND PIKE has forgiven moviemaker JOE WRIGHT for calling off their wedding - they are now good friends.The couple, together for four years, became engaged in 2008 and planned to wed this summer...

Pike Still Baffled By Wright Split

British actress ROSAMUND PIKE is baffled by her split from JOE WRIGHT - insisting she still has no idea why the ATONEMENT director called off their wedding. The couple, together for four years, got engaged early...

Wright Calls Off Wedding To Pike

Former BOND girl ROSAMUND PIKE has been dumped by her director fiance JOE WRIGHT. The pair met on the set of period drama Pride and Prejudice in 2005 and Wright proposed to the actress at...

Wright Desperate To Cast Burke In Film

ATONEMENT director JOE WRIGHT is desperate to cast British actress KATHY BURKE in one of his films - because she is responsible for his success in the showbiz industry. The filmmaker was working as an...

Atonement Director Shocked By Big Hollywood Budget

ATONEMENT director JOE WRIGHT is stunned he has been given so much money to take charge of JAMIE FOXX's new film THE SOLOIST. The Brit reveals the budget on his first Hollywood studio film is...

Director Embarrassed By Knightley Masturbation Demands

Moviemaker JOE WRIGHT was left red-faced on the set of new period piece ATONEMENT when he was heard yelling masturbation instructions to actress KEIRA KNIGHTLEY. Wright pumped Brian Eno's tune This onto the set at...

Pike Set To Marry Wright

British actress ROSAMUND PIKE will marry film director JOE WRIGHT next May (08), according to reports. The pair - who met on the set of period drama Pride and Prejudice two years ago (05) -...

Wright And Pike Engaged

Film couple ROSAMUND PIKE and JOE WRIGHT are engaged to be married, after the director proposed during a romantic break in Italy. The pair stopped off at Lake Como, on their way to the Venice...

Director Wright Resented The End Of The Affair

Director JOE WRIGHT has slammed NEIL JORDAN for his adaptation of THE END OF THE AFFAIR. The 35-year-old director "resented" the filmmaker for his 1999 adaptation of Graham Greene's novel - as he believes Jordan...

Wright Battles For Right To Use 'C' Word

British director JOE WRIGHT waged a war of words with American studio executives over permission to use a strong expletive in his upcoming film. The moviemaker has adapted Ian MCEwan's novel Atonement for the big...

Knightley And Wright Clash Over Antonement Character

KEIRA KNIGHTLEY and director JOE WRIGHT almost came to blows before they began filming ATONEMENT, because they couldn't agree over which character the actress should play. Wright directs Knightley and James MCAvoy as star-crossed lovers...

Knightley Reunites With Wright For Chanel Ad

KEIRA KNIGHTLEY will reunite with her Pride + Prejudice director JOE WRIGHT to shoot the advertisement for her new Chanel contract. Knightley takes over from Kate Moss as the face of Coco Mademoiselle perfume this...

Knightley Banned From Pouting

British beauty KEIRA KNIGHTLEY was banned from using her trademark pout when she filmed 2005's PRIDE AND PREJUDICE - because it was too sexy. Director JOE WRIGHT was reluctant to cast the actress as ELIZABETH...

Wright Feels 'Physically Sick' For Girlfriend Pike

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE director JOE WRIGHT was so nervous watching his girlfriend ROSAMUND PIKE perform on London's West End stage last night (18OCT06) he almost vomitted. Pike, who fell in love with the movie-maker on...

Voting Opens For People's Choice

VOLVER, PRIDE AND PREJUDICE and OLIVER TWIST have all been nominated for the European Film Academy's People's Choice Award. The prestigious award allows film fans across Europe to select their favourite film by registering their...

Knightley Scared Of Playing A Bitch

KEIRA KNIGHTLEY was terrified when she was offered the bitchy role of CECILA in the big screen adaptation of IAN MCEWAN's bestseller ATONEMENT - because she thinks the character may turn the public against her....

Wright Surprised By Knightley Snub

PRIDE + PREJUDICE director JOE WRIGHT expressed his surprise at KEIRA KNIGHTLEY's snub at the BAFTAs tonight (19FEB06). Wright, who won the The Carl Foreman Award For Special Achievement, was adamant the 20-year-old should...

Wright Surprised By Knightley Snub

PRIDE + PREJUDICE director JOE WRIGHT expressed his surprise at KEIRA KNIGHTLEY's snub at the BAFTAs tonight (19FEB06). Wright, who won the The Carl Foreman Award For Special Achievement, was adamant the 20-year-old should...

Bergman's Gaslight To Be Updated

Classic INGRID BERGMAN thriller GASLIGHT is set to hit the big screen again, with British film-maker JOE WRIGHT at the helm. In the 1944 thriller CHARLES BOYER played a husband trying to drive his...

Prejudice And Gardener Lead London Critics' Nominations

Period drama PRIDE AND PREJUDICE and thriller THE CONSTANT GARDENER are leading the nominations at next year's (06) London Film Critics' Circle Awards. The adaptation of JANE AUSTEN's classic novel has received eight nods,...

Pike Finds Love On Prejudice Set

British actress ROSAMUND PIKE found love on the set of PRIDE AND PREJUDICE this year (05) - with the film's director JOE WRIGHT. The former BOND girl, 26, and Wright, 33, started dating on...

Austen Society Outraged By 'Sexy' Pride And Prejudice

JANE AUSTEN academics have slammed a sexed-up Hollywood adaptation of classic novel PRIDE AND PREJUDICE - insisting the movie is "totally inappropriate". The Jane Austen Society in North America, which also berates KEIRA KNIGHTLEY's...

Wright Only Read Pride + Prejudice In Script Form

British film-maker JOE WRIGHT admits he had never read JANE AUSTEN's classic novel PRIDE + PREJUDICE before agreeing to direct the movie adaptation starring KEIRA KNIGHTLEY. Wright took the film script to the pub...

Fresh Face For Pride + Prejudice

JANE AUSTEN's classic novel PRIDE + PREJUDICE has been given a fresh face in more ways than one - actors on the new film version were banned from wearing make-up. The movie, starring KEIRA...

Wright Has Knightley And Pike Fighting Through Mud

Director JOE WRIGHT was thrilled when screen beauties KEIRA KNIGHTLEY and ROSAMUND PIKE agreed to get covered in mud for PRIDE AND PREJUDICE - because he insists it makes the big screen adaptation of JANE...

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