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Phoenix Would Play Almqvist In Hives Film

THE HIVES rocker 'HOWLIN' PELLE ALMQVIST wants JOAQUIN PHOENIX to play him on the big screen. Almqvist believes Phoenix would easily portray him, because he is so similar to the actor's GLADIATOR character....

Phoenix Hates Watching Himself

Hollywood heart-throb JOAQUIN PHOENIX refuses to watch his own movies, because he hates the way he looks on screen. The GLADIATOR actor, who found fame following his brother RIVER's death from a drugs overdose,...

Witherspoon's Cash Fears

REESE WITHERSPOON was terrified her first attempts to sing like JUNE CARTER CASH in the new JOHNNY CASH biopic would be leaked on the internet, because they were terrible. The LEGALLY BLONDE actress stars...

Phoenix Went To Extremes To Play Detoxing Cash

JOAQUIN PHOENIX was so determined to look like a detoxing drug addict in new JOHNNY CASH biopic WALK THE LINE he deprived himself of water and ran for miles. The intense movie star, who...

Cash's Facelift Gift

JOHNNY CASH once offered to fund his entire staff's facelifts, according to a revealing new look inside the country great's private world. PEGGY KNIGHT, who worked for Cash and his wife JUNE CARTER CASH...

Rubin Horrified To See Cash Play To Diners

Music mogul RICK RUBIN was shocked the first time he met JOHNNY CASH in 1993, because the late country legend was playing a gig in a dinner theatre. Producer Rubin ended up signing Cash...

Rubin Amazed By Cash's Work Ethic After His Wife Died

Music producer RICK RUBIN struggled to find the words to comfort his friend JOHNNY CASH the day his wife JUNE CARTER CASH died, and was taken aback when the late country star said he wanted...

Kristofferson Landed A Helicopter In Cash's Garden

Country legend-turned-movie star KRIS KRISTOFFERSON grew so tired of JOHNNY CASH failing to record songs he sent him, he personally delivered one to his Nashville, Tennessee home - by landing a helicopter on his lawn....

Stars Walk The Line For Tv Cash Tribute

U2, NORAH JONES, JERRY LEE LEWIS and FOO FIGHTERS are joining forces to pay tribute to late country legend JOHNNY CASH. The rock and pop stars will perform Cash's hits as part of TV...

Reese Poses At Cash Family Home

Famed photographer ANNIE LIEBOVITZ thrilled REESE WITHERSPOON during a recent VOGUE magazine photoshoot when she arranged for the actress to pose in the CASH family's former home. JOHNNY CASH fan Reese plays the country...

Price Tag On Cash Country Estate Reduced

The longtime home of JOHNNY CASH and JUNE CARTER CASH has been slashed by $400,000 (GBP220,000) to $2.5 million (GBP1.3 million) in a bid to secure a quicker sale for the Tennessee property. The...

Phoenix: 'I Didn't Think Highly Of Sober People'

JOAQUIN PHOENIX was forced to re-evaluate his opinion of non-drinkers after combatting an alcohol problem earlier this year (05). The GLADIATOR star checked himself into rehab in April (05) for alcohol addiction after filming...

Dramatic Twist In Hollywood Recreation Of Cash Gig

The filming of country singer JOHNNY CASH biopic WALK THE LINE narrowly escaped tragedy after a speaker caught fire in the warehouse where his legendary 1968 Folsom Prison gig was being recreated. The movie,...

Phoenix Takes Acting As Heavy Drinker Cash Too Far

JOAQUIN PHOENIX developed an alcohol dependency while filming his role as JOHNNY CASH in the new movie biopic WALK THE LINE. Country singer Cash, who was a renowned drinker, prompted actor Phoenix into increasing...

Phoenix: 'Cash Was A Better Actor Than Me'

Actor JOAQUIN PHOENIX was amazed when he met the late JOHNNY CASH, as the country rocker greeted him by reciting the movie hunk's lines from 2000 film GLADIATOR. Phoenix, who plays Cash in the...

Johnny Cash Musical To Hit Broadway

A musical based around the music of JOHNNY CASH will hit Broadway in New York City next year (06). RING OF FIRE - which has premiered to rapturous reviews in Buffalo, New York State...

Theron And Phoenix Up For Hollywood Honours

Movie stars CHARLIZE THERON and JOAQUIN PHOENIX will be honoured at the ninth Hollywood Awards ceremony on 24 October (05). Theron's performance as a sexually harassed miner in NORTH COUNTRY has earned her the...

Walk The Line Opens Los Angeles Film Festival

JOHNNY CASH biopic WALK THE LINE will open the upcoming AFI Los Angeles International Film Festival. The movie, starring JOAQUIN PHOENIX as Cash and REESE WITHERSPOON as his wife JUNE CARTER CASH, will premiere...

Phoenix And Witherspoon Terrified Of Singing

Actor JOAQUIN PHOENIX often telephoned his WALK THE LINE co-star REESE WITHERSPOON in a bid to persuade her to ditch their singing scenes in the movie. The pair star as JOHNNY CASH and...

Phoenix's Magical Evening With Cash

Actor JOAQUIN PHOENIX had a very special insight into the love affair between late country legends JOHNNY CASH and JUNE CARTER CASH during an evening he spent with them just before the couple died....

Phoenix Surprises Witherspoon

JOAQUIN PHOENIX gave actress REESE WITHERSPOON a pleasant surprise last night (07SEP05), when he showed up unannounced during her interview with comedian JAY LENO. The screen stars play late country legends JOHNNY CASH and...

Coldplay Pay Concert Tribute To Hurricane Victims

Rockers COLDPLAY paid a touching tribute to the victims of Hurricane Katrina during their show in New York last night (06SEP05) when they dedicated their hit THE SCIENTIST to the survivors. The British group...

Reese Left Reeling By Cash Shoot

Hollywood beauty REESE WITHERSPOON was left emotionally exhausted after filming her role as JUNE CARTER CASH in upcoming movie WALK THE LINE. The 29-year-old actress was in tears on a daily basis during the...

Daltrey Sings On

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY is determined to sing until he drops dead in the style of his hero JOHNNY CASH, as he insists the best of his career is yet to come. The...

Phoenix Slams Mourning Brother Tag

JOAQUIN PHOENIX has slammed reports he suffered a breakdown during the filming of JOHNNY CASH biopic WALK THE LINE when a scene triggered the painful memory of his brother's death 12 years ago....

Vassar Clements Dies

Veteran violinist VASSAR CLEMENTS has died of lung cancer at the age of 77. The American musician - who boasts performances on over 2,000 albums - passed away at his Tennessee home on Tuesday...

Witherspoon's Reprises Carter Schoodays

Hollywood star REESE WITHERSPOON didn't have to look far for inspiration for her next role as JUNE CARTER CASH, because she already played the country singer aged 10 in her school play. The SWEET...

Brown's Offer Of Jail Gig Turned Down

Former STONE ROSES frontman IAN BROWN has approached prison bosses at the British jail where he was once an inmate with the idea of playing a gig there - only for his offer to be...

Gill Plays Cash's Guitar At Fundraiser Launch

Country star VINCE GILL realised a life-long dream at the Country Music Hall Of Fame and Museum in Nashville, Tennessee on Tuesday night (12JUL05) when he got to play two JOHNNY CASH classics on his...

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