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Taylor-wood To Direct Lennon Biopic

Sam Taylor-Wood is to direct a film about John Lennon's teenage years, reports claim.The artist will be joined by Control writer Matt Greenhalgh in making Nowhere Boy, a look at the former Beatle's first brushes...

By on 29 August 2008

Lennon's Killer Regrets Murder

JOHN LENNON's killer MARK CHAPMAN admits he is ashamed of murdering the former BEATLE. The confession came during his failed parole hearing last week (12Aug08), the transcripts of which were released on Tuesday (19Aug08). The...

Lennon's Killer Tried To Sell Signed Lp

JOHN LENNON's killer MARK CHAPMAN attempted to sell an album the former BEATLE signed for him hours before he shot the star dead. The 53-year-old asked Lennon to sign the Double Fantasy LP before fatally...

Chapman's Wife To Reporters: 'Stop Calling Me'

The wife of JOHN LENNON's killer MARK CHAPMAN has hit out at the media - begging reporters to stop contacting her. Gloria Hiroko Chapman married 53-year-old Mark just 18 months before he shot Lennon dead...

Lennon Piano On Show In New York

A piano played by JOHN LENNON just hours before he was murdered is to go on display in New York. The instrument, on which the former Beatle wrote and recorded songs for several years, will...

Lennon Drawings On Show

A collection of late BEATLE legend JOHN LENNON's original drawings are going on display at a U.S. museum. His widow, Yoko Ono, is protective of the sketches, which are worth a substantial sum, but is...

Lennon's Killer Denied Parole

JOHN LENNON's killer MARK CHAPMAN has been denied parole for the fifth time following a hearing on Tuesday (12Aug08). The 53 year old is expected to serve at least two more years at New York's...

Lennon's Killer Denied Parole

JOHN LENNON's killer MARK CHAPMAN has been denied parole for the fifth time following a hearing on Tuesday (12Aug08). The 53-year-old is expected to serve at least two more years at New York's Attica Correctional...

Fascinating Fact 5794

Iconic music magazine ROLLING STONE, which has featured controversial covers of JOHN LENNON, BRITNEY SPEARS and KANYE WEST, is set to change its signature magazine size. The publication will adopt industry standard measurements for its...

Ono: 'Keep Lennon's Killer Locked Up'

JOHN LENNON'S widow YOKO ONO has urged prison bosses not to free murderer MARK CHAPMAN - insisting he will be killed if he is released. Ono believes Chapman could be hunted down and killed by...

Lennon Killer's Sex In Jail

JOHN LENNON'S incarcerated murderer MARK CHAPMAN has been enjoying conjugal visits from his wife - for 16 years. Chapman is serving 20-years to life for shooting the ex-Beatle outside his New York home in December...

Fascinating Fact 5769

OASIS star LIAM GALLAGHER has written a tribute to JOHN LENNON for the band's new album. The singer is a lifelong fan of the late BEATLE - even naming his eight-year-old son after the music...

Lennon Fans Oppose Killer's Parole

A thousand fans of former BEATLE JOHN LENNON have signed a petition begging a parole board to keep his killer behind bars. Mark David Chapman is serving a 20 years to life sentence at New...

Lennon Fans Oppose Killer's Parole

A thousand fans of former BEATLE JOHN LENNON have signed a petition begging a parole board to keep his killer behind bars. Mark David Chapman is serving a 20 years to life sentence at New...

The Things They Say 9057

"It was an album of strings of songs seemingly strung in that order for almost no reason. It was hodge-podge in a grand way, showing the state of mind that they were in then. I...

Glen Campbell 'Goes Rock'

Glen Campbell has announced he is to release an album of cover versions, with some choices perhaps not readily associated with the country legend.Meet Glen Campbell is to hit stores in the US on August...

By on 31 July 2008

Seven New Film Projects Given Lottery Grants

Seven new British films are to be given lottery-funded development grants, the UK Film Council has announced.The films include a project about US photographer Lee Miller, directed by John Maybury, which is to receive £116,500.Nowhere...

By on 18 July 2008

Lennon's Childhood To Be A Movie

THE BEATLES legend JOHN LENNON's upbringing is to be the subject of a controversial new film. Lennon was raised by his Aunt Mimi in Liverpool, England after his parents split up. He later poured out...

Lennon: 'The Beatles Were A Christian Band'

An unheard interview with JOHN LENNON has revealed the late singer believed his group THE BEATLES were a Christian band. The star famously caused controversy after claiming in 1966 that the Fab Four were "bigger...

Lennon's Lyrics Sold At Auction

LATEST: Former BEATLE JOHN LENNON's lyrics for GIVE PEACE A CHANCE have sold at auction for $833,654 (GBP416,827). The valuable notes went under the hammer on Thursday (10Jul08) at London auction house Christie's, alongside a...

Lennon's Son Blasts Crazy Fans

JOHN LENNON's son JULIAN has launched a scathing attack on the crazy BEATLES fans who stalk him over he internet. Julian - the eldest son of the late legendary musician - is upset after his...

Lennon/ono Concert Reunion Landed Elton John Godfather Role

JOHN LENNON insisted SIR ELTON JOHN was named his son SEAN's godfather because he was responsible for reuniting the former BEATLE and YOKO ONO. Lennon had split from Ono while he was recording Whatever Gets...

Fascinating Fact 5420

A team of pensioners in Liverpool, England have volunteered to keep a 24 hour watch over a statue of JOHN LENNON after it was targeted by robbers stealing the wire-rimmed spectacles from the BEATLES star's...

Hawkes' Lennon Inspiration

CHESNEY HAWKES was inspired to write his new album after inheriting a piano once owned by late BEATLES legend JOHN LENNON. Hawkes' father was given the instrument by Beatles drummer Ringo Starr and he eventually...

Ono To Appeal Imagine Ruling

LATEST: YOKO ONO plans to fight her failed lawsuit against a filmmaker who used a clip from JOHN LENNON's song IMAGINE without her permission. Ono and Lennon's two sons Sean and Julian joined publisher EMI...

Ono Loses Imagine Case

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has lost her legal bid to sue a filmmaker for using the former BEATLE's hit track IMAGINE without permission. Ono and Lennon's two sons Sean and Julian joined publisher EMI...

Paul Mccartney Set To Perform At Anfield

Paul McCartney is to perform to 36,000 in Liverpool this evening as part of the city's European Capital of Culture celebrations.The concert at Anfield football stadium, home of Premier League club Liverpool, will receive support...

By on 01 June 2008

Ono Wins Fight To Keep Lennon Tapes Private

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has won a legal bid to stop a video company from airing footage of the late Beatle smoking marijuana. The nine-hour film - owned by Massachusetts-based World Wide Video -...

Lennon's Killer Obsessed With Lohan

The man who killed late BEATLE JOHN LENNON has reportedly become obsessed with actress LINDSAY LOHAN - turning his cell into a shrine to the star. Mark David Chapman, who has already served 27 years...

Nas Thanks Ono For 'Breaking Up The Beatles'

Outspoken rapper NAS has applauded YOKO ONO for reportedly splitting up THE BEATLES - because she helped JOHN LENNON develop his solo career. The I Can hitmaker is a big fan of Lennon's music and...

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