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Hurt's Eldest Brother Died At Birth

British actor JOHN HURT was born in a nursing home after his parents were left heartbroken when his eldest brother died during birth at the family house.The Lord Of The Rings veteran has an older...

Sam Riley: 'I Loved Being Horrible On Set'

Sam Riley loved tormenting his co-star in his new movie. The British actor plays gangster Pinkie in new movie 'Brighton Rock' and admitted playing a bad guy was surprisingly easy for him to be horrible...

Helen Mirren Tips Colin Firth For Oscar Win

Helen Mirren has tipped Colin Firth for Oscar success.The 65-year-old actress - who won the Best Actress Oscar for her role in 2006's 'The Queen' - explained while she is "100 per cent" confident the...

Prince Advises Justin Bieber

Prince has advised Justin Bieber to "get a good teacher". The 52-year-old star is one of the 16-year-old singer's biggest influences and now his idol has spoken out to give him tips on emulating his...

Freida Pinto Enjoyed 'Objectified' Men On Movie Set

Freida Pinto loved watching men wearing short skirts on the set of 'Immortals'. The Indian actress enjoyed seeing a gender reversal with all the "eye candy" on the set of the movie- where she got...

Mickey Rourke For Courier Role

Mickey Rourke has signed on to star in 'The Courier'. The 'Wrestler' actor will work alongside 'Inglourious Basterds' star Til Schweiger on the project which tells the tale of a delivery man who has to...

Ridley Scott Creates Nasty Alien

Ridley Scott's 'Alien' prequels will be "really nasty". The Oscar-nominated director - who was behind the first instalment of the 1979 sci-fi horror movie staring Sigourney Weaver - admits the two prequels he has planned...

Ridley Scott To Explore Space Jockey

Ridley Scott will explore the origins of the space jockey in his next 'Alien' movie.The filmmaker is currently working on two prequels to the hit sci-fi film franchise and has told fans he plans to...

Hurt & Lucas Join Movie Immortals

JOHN HURT and TRANSFORMERS: REVENGE OF THE FALLEN star ISABEL LUCAS have joined the hot cast of mythical movie epic WAR OF THE GODS as immortal father and daughter.British star Hurt will play god Zeus...

Hurt Calls For Independent Movie Support

Actor JOHN HURT is urging the public to support independent filmmakers amid fears the huge rise in blockbuster movies is pushing them out of the market.The veteran actor landed a lifetime achievement award for his...

Hurt To Be Honoured In London

Veteran actor JOHN HURT is to be honoured for his achievements in the movie industry with a prestigious award from the London Film Festival.The 69 year old is to be made a fellow of the...

Romanian Abortion Drama Wins Bbc World Cinema Prize

4 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days has been named as the winner of the BBC4 World Cinema award.Cristian Mungiu's film, which won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes film festival in 2007, collected another prize...

By on 28 January 2009

Mccartney Institute To Honour Hurt

British actor JOHN HURT is to receive an award from the performing arts institute founded by SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY. Hurt is to become a Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (Lipa) Companion along with songwriter Cathy...

Hurt Hints At Potter Comeback

JOHN HURT has hinted at a return to another blockbuster franchise - he is hoping to reprise his role in the next HARRY POTTER movie. The British star - who played Mr Ollivander in the...

Hurt Stunned By Spielberg Offer

Veteran British actor JOHN HURT was stunned to be offered a part in INDIANA JONES AND THE KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL - because he thought a call from STEVEN SPIELBERG was a hoax. The...

Hurt Blasts U.k. Government For British Film Industry Woes

Veteran British actor JOHN HURT fears the British film industry is doomed due to the current global economic crisis - and has slammed the U.K. government for not fully supporting British filmmakers. The Elephant Man...

Hurt Convinced Of Indiana Jones' Success

Actor JOHN HURT is confident INDIANA JONES fans will be satisfied with the forthcoming KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL movie - because it is "just like" the franchise's first three installments. The cast and crew...

George Lucas Expects New Indiana Jones To Disappoint

George Lucas has warned fans to lower their expectations of the upcoming fourth Indiana Jones film.Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull opens in the UK in May with Lucas providing the story...

By on 26 March 2008

George Lucas Expects New Indiana Jones Movie To Disappoint

George Lucas has warned fans to lower their expectations of the upcoming fourth Indiana Jones film.Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull opens in the UK in May with Lucas providing the story...

By on 26 March 2008

Hurt Reprises Crisp Role

British actor JOHN HURT is returning to one of his most famous roles, to play gay writer QUENTIN CRISP in a sequel to THE NAKED CIVIL SERVANT. Hurt, 67, became a star after winning critical...

Hurt: 'I've Never Been Pushy'

Veteran actor JOHN HURT is glad he has had a slow-burning Hollywood career - insisting he hates the idea of being over-ambitious. The ALIEN star has always preferred taking a quieter route to acting success....

Hurt: The Shy Artist

ALIEN actor JOHN HURT loves to paint when he's not making movies, but is too shy to display his creations to the public. The Oscar-nominated actor, 67, has sold some of his paintings, but doesn't...

Hurt + Hynde To Judge Best New British Film In Edinburgh

British actor JOHN HURT will join THE PRETENDERS rocker CHRISSIE HYNDE and director MICHAEL CATON-JONES to head up the Michael Powell Award jury at the Edinburgh Film Festival next week (beg14AUG06). The panel will judge...

Hurt Ditches Alcohol

Actor JOHN HURT has given up alcohol in a desperate bid to control his mood swings and improve his home life. The SHOOTING DOGS star admits he has a troubled relationship with drink - which...

Hurt: 'How Can Adults Enjoy Superman?'

Actor JOHN HURT has lashed out at the much-loved SUPERMAN saga, insisting superhero adventure movies are just for kids. The ALIEN star will not be rushing to see BRANDON ROUTH play the spandex-sporting legend in...

Turner Tells All In New Book

Actress/comedienne JOAN TURNER claims a string of her male co-stars, including JOHN HURT, TONY HANCOCK and TERRY THOMAS were too drunk to sleep with her, in a scandalous new autobiography. Turner's book I THOUGHT IT...

Love Signs Up For Amnesty Exhibition

Rocker COURTNEY LOVE has signed up to be part of a new human rights exhibition sponsored by Amnesty International. The exhibition features photos of 100 celebrities posing with placards touting human rights messages. The CELEBRITY...

Stars Defend Shooting Dogs

LATEST: Actors HUGH DANCY and JOHN HURT have leaped to the defence of Rwandan genocide movie SHOOTING DOGS, after it was attacked for taking a white perspective. The movie, which stars Dancy and Hurt, explores...

Bbc Producer Defends Rwandan Drama

The producer of BBC Rwandan genocide drama SHOOTING DOGS has responded to criticisms the film traumatised survivors. DAVID BELTON was accused of insensitivity after 15 students who were extras in the film were overcome with...

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