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Depp Blames Fame For His Alcoholism

Movie hunk JOHNNY DEPP blames his speedy rise to fame for causing his debilitating alcohol addiction. The FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS star was so intimidated by his celebrity status during his early...

Depp Movies Boosted By Pirates Of The Caribbean

Hollywood hunk JOHNNY DEPP has hailed THE PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN success with boosting the popularity of his back catalogue, including his flops. Audiences worldwide were spellbound by Depp's character CAPTAIN JACK SPARROW in...

Wilder Retracts Depp Criticism

LATEST: Movie funnyman GENE WILDER has hailed JOHNNY DEPP as a "magical" choice to play WILLY WONKA in upcoming film CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY - weeks after attacking Depp's casting in the movie remake....

Depp Set For Hefner Role?

JOHNNY DEPP is leading the race to portray PLAYBOY boss HUGH HEFNER in a new biopic about the magazine publisher's extraordinary life. Top producer BRIAN GRAZER is working on a script for the project...

Knightley's Bennet Role Is A Dream Come True

KEIRA KNIGHTLEY was terrified about playing heroine ELIZABETH BENNET in the new film version of JANE AUSTEN'S classic novel PRIDE AND PREJUDICE - because it's such an important role for her. Despite starring alongside...

Depp Worried About Kids' Take On Wonka

JOHNNY DEPP is terrified about taking his kids JACK and ROSE to see his CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY remake because they're such huge fans of the original movie. The actor fears his children...

Lohan's Secret Crushes

Teen movie star LINDSAY LOHAN fantasises about older men, and is desperate to date ASTON KUTCHER and JOHNNY DEPP. The actress - who turns 19 next month - previously dated pop star AARON CARTER...

Oprah Tops The New Celebrity 100

Media mogul and TV talk show queen OPRAH WINFREY has topped the new 2005 FORBES magazine Celebrity 100 list. The annual Forbes list ranks celebrities according to their power, salaries and media presence....

Wilder: 'Wonka Remake Is All About Money'

Movie funnyman GENE WILDER has attacked TIM BURTON's choice of JOHNNY DEPP to play WILLY WONKA in upcoming film CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY as a money-making ploy. Wilder, who played Wonka in the...

Depp To Pay For Hunter S Thompson Memorial

JOHNNY DEPP is helping to grant the last wish of one of his literary heroes, HUNTER S THOMPSON, by paying for a memorial that will also blast the writer's ashes over his estate in Colorado....

Depp Lined-up For Down And Out Role.

Movie superstar JOHNNY DEPP is in negotiations to star in new film based on the autobiography of a homeless drug addict. THE LORD OF THE RINGS star ANDY SERKIS will direct the movie, which...

Depp To Reprise Role As Hunter S Thompson

JOHNNY DEPP is set to reprise his acclaimed role as journalist HUNTER S THOMPSON in the sequel to his 1998 hit FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS. The follow-up, called THE RUM DIARY, is...

Depp Buys Up Rights To Hornby's New Book

JOHNNY DEPP has snapped up the rights to acclaimed British author NICK HORNBY's new book A LONG WAY DOWN. The movie star plans to produce the film version of the book, which focuses on...

Depp Tops Signers List

JOHNNY DEPP is Hollywood's top signer and BRITNEY SPEARS the worst, according to a new annual list provided by America's AUTOGRAPH COLLECTOR magazine. Editor STEVE CYRKIN (corr) insists Depp is a top signer because...

Depp Movie Causes Upset On Caribbean Island

The makers of the PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN sequel have sparked outrage on the island of Bataka, Dominica - by roasting JOHNNY DEPP alive on a spit in a cannibal scene. Outraged residents of...

Robinson Takes Over Hunter's Rum Diary

BENICIO DEL TORO has passed on directing a movie adaptation of HUNTER S THOMPSON's THE RUM DIARY because it has taken 18 months to get cameras rolling. According to the film's star, JOSH HARTNETT,...

Real-life Chocolate Factory Contest To Be Launched

Bosses of JOHNNY DEPP's anticipated CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY are launching a real-life competition inspired by the movie - complete with golden tickets. Mirroring the film's storyline, a search for five golden tickets...

One Actor Plays 10 Parts In Wonka Film

Just one actor will play all ten OOMPA LOOMPAs in TIM BURTON's upcoming movie version of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY. Tiny thespian DEEP ROY has been cloned using digital technology after film-makers failed...

Moss' Staggering Water Demands

Supermodel KATE MOSS has shocked her neighbours - by having a staggering 40 litres (eight gallons) of expensive mineral water delivered to her north London home every day. The 31-year-old catwalk beauty's infamous Champagne-filled...

Burton Trains Up Squirrels For Wonka Film

Director TIM BURTON has spent six months training 200 squirrels for a scene in his latest movie CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY. The original 1971 movie didn't include any animals, but the eccentric film-maker...

Burton Unimpressed With Wonka Movie

Director TIM BURTON is adamant his CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY movie remains true to the original novel, after being unimpressed with the 1971 film adaptation. GENE WILDER played ROALD DAHL's literary creation in...

Depp, Knightley And Bloom Take To The Seas For Real

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN stars JOHNNY DEPP, KEIRA KNIGHTLEY and ORLANDO BLOOM are putting their sea-faring talents to the test - by helping out a yacht crew in a round-the-world race. The trio of...

Lee Slams Young Movie Stars

Veteran actor CHRISTOPHER LEE has slammed many of his younger contemporaries for being untalented and out of their depth on the movies they work on. The 82-year-old LORD OF THE RINGS star, who has...

Peter Pan Author Picked

A British author has been commissioned to write a sequel to JM BARRIE's classic novel PETER PAN. GERALDINE McCAUGHREAN was announced yesterday (13MAR05) as the chosen candidate after publishers invited writers to submit proposals...

Nicholson Pays Artistic Tribute To Thompson

Actor JACK NICHOLSON has paid a special tribute to his late pal HUNTER S THOMPSON with a hand-drawn portrait of the writer. In the sketches, photographs of which were obtained by PEOPLE magazine, Nicholson...

Paradis: 'I Already Feel Married To Depp'

JOHNNY DEPP and VANESSA PARADIS don't need a marriage certificate to prove their commitment to each other - because they feel like a married couple anyway. French screen siren Paradis, who has two children...

Depp And Cusack Attend Thompson Memorial

Hollywood stars JOHNNY DEPP and JOHN CUSACK joined friends and family of the late author HUNTER S THOMPSON at a private memorial party Saturday (05MAR05). The FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS scribe shot...

Depp Delays Filming Of New Movie

JOHNNY DEPP's hectic work schedule has forced producers of THE DIVING BELL AND THE BUTTERFLY to delay filming for 15-months until the FINDING NEVERLAND star is free to take up his starring role. The...

Depp To Play Hungarian Goalkeeper Ambrus?

JOHNNY DEPP is reportedly in talks to play Hungarian soccer goalkeeper ATTILA AMBRUS in a new film of the sporting antihero's life. According to American sports magazine SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, Depp is the favourite to...

Kennedy Challenges Depp's Osbourne Plans

Hollywood actor JOHNNY DEPP is facing a challenge over his plans to play rocker OZZY OSBOURNE - from comedian JAMIE KENNEDY. Depp is the former BLACK SABBATH frontman and wife SHARON's first choice to...

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