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Napoleon Dynamite Tv Series Bombs With The Critics

Napoleon Dynamite became a surprise cult classic upon its release in 2004, with Jon Heder's title character charming audiences with his goofy appearance and short persona; made from a modest budget of an estimated $400,000...

Napoleon Dynamite To Become Animated Series

The cult comedy film NAPOLEON DYNAMITE starring JON HEDER is set to become an animated series, reports MTV News. The 2004 indie favourite about a small-town kid became an instant hit when it was released,...

Heder Drops Out Of Ferrell Sitcom

JON HEDER has abruptly pulled out of starring in an upcoming sitcom produced by WILL FERRELL, citing "creative differences".The Napoleon Dynamite star was signed up to play a computer geek who moves back to his...

Heder's Twin Dilemma

NAPOLEON DYNAMITE star JON HEDER fears his identical twin brother is wrecking his image as a nice guy - because he refuses to pretend he's his famous sibling.Dan Heder is a spitting image of the...

Heder Loves Changing Diapers

NAPOLEON DYNAMITE star JON HEDER is loving every minute of his newfound fatherhood - and even reckons changing diapers is "fun". The 29-year-old actor and his wife Kirsten welcomed their first child, daughter Evan Jane,...

Us Box Office Horror For Grindhouse

Ambitious horror double bill Grindhouse from Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez has disappointed in US box office sales, distributor Dimension Films has said.The three-and-a-quarter hour film sold $11.6 million (£5.9 million) worth of tickets on...

By on 10 April 2007

Box Office Becomes Ice Castle

No doubt giving ice skating its biggest revival since Sonja Henie, Blades of Glory skated by its competition to earn an estimated $33 million at the box office over the weekend. The film, starring Will...

Blades Of Glory Tops Us Chart

Will Ferrell's latest film Blades of Glory has skated right to the top of the US box office chart after its first weekend of opening.Featuring Ferrell and Jon Heder as two rival ice-skaters who team...

By on 02 April 2007

Ferrell Skates To The Top

WILL FERRELL's new comedy BLADES OF GLORY has helped cement the funnyman's position as one of Hollywood's biggest draws after it skated to number one with a first-weekend take of $33 million (GBP17 million). The...

Movie Reviews: Blades Of Glory

So long as the shenanigans in Blades of Glory are taking place on the ice rink, the movie succeeds in evoking almost uninterrupted laughter, most critics agree. but, as Kevin Crust observes in his review...

Heder's Ankle Break Almost Ended Skating Movie

NAPOLEON DYNAMITE star JON HEDER almost wrecked filming on figure skating comedy BLADES OF GLORY after breaking his ankle on the ice. The actor had just started shooting when his skate got caught deep in...

Heder Rejected Chance To Become Hollywood Heartthrob

Actor JON HEDER gave up the chance to become a Hollywood playboy after the 2004 independent film NAPOLEON DYNAMITE turned him into an unlikely heart-throb - because he's a devout Mormon. The 29-year-old star was...

Schwartzman's Fischer Tops Movie Nerd List

JASON SCHWARTZMAN's portrayal of MAX FISCHER in cult movie RUSHMORE has topped a new poll to find the greatest film nerd. Fischer beat ANTHONY MICHAEL HALL's FARMER TED in 1984's SIXTEEN CANDLES and JERRY LEWIS'...

Kutcher Is No. 1 & 2; Jackass Is No. 3

It was a good weekend for Ashton Kutcher movies. Sony’s animatedOpen Season, in which he provides the voice of a smooth-talking deer,opened in first place with an estimated $23 million, while Disney’sCoast Guard drama The...

Barrett Impressed By Religious Heder

Actress JACINDA BARRETT was stunned to find decency still exists in Hollywood on the set of new comedy SCHOOL FOR SCOUNDRELS - co-star JON HEDER refuses to curse, swear or work on a Sunday. The...

Thornton Injured During Tennis Sessions

BILLY BOB THORNTON suffered for his art in new movie SCHOOL FOR SCOUNDRELS - by playing tennis with NAPOLEON DYNAMITE star JON HEDER. The movie star plays a self-help guru trying to steal the object...

Movie Reviews: School For Scoundrels

Bob and Harvey Weinstein, who appeared to lose their legendary golden touch after they left Miramax, the company they founded, in the hands of the Walt Disney Co., have apparently not regained it with their...

Duncan: 'Don't Call Heder, Header'

Actor MICHAEL CLARKE DUNCAN enjoyed poking fun at his co-star JON HEDER during the filming of new movie SCHOOL FOR SCOUNDRELS, because the comedian was so sensitive about how to pronounce his surname. Duncan made...

Thornton: 'Adoption Joke Is Not Aimed At Jolie'

Movie star BILLY BOB THORNTON has hit back at claims he's poking fun at his ex-wife ANGELINA JOLIE's love of adoption in new film SCHOOL FOR SCOUNDRELS. The MONSTER'S BALL star's character pokes fun at...

Jon Heder And Wife Expecting First Baby

NAPOLEON DYNAMITE star JON HEDER and his wife KIRSTEN are expecting their first child. The 28-year-old star first hinted at the good news during a Hollywood Foreign Press news conference in Beverly Hills yesterday...

Heder Blames Blair For Broken Ankle

LATEST: NAPOLEON DYNAMITE star JON HEDER is convinced actress SELMA BLAIR is responsible for his broken ankle, because five minutes before the accident she told him to "break a leg". The actor was training for...

Mormon Heder Avoids Hollywood Limelight

NAPOLEON DYNAMITE star JON HEDER is desperately trying to stay true to his strict Mormon upbringing, despite of his new found fame. The actor is currently starring in THE BENCHWARMERS with Hollywood party boys DAVID...

Heder Talks About Ankle Break

LATEST: NAPOLEON DYNAMITE star JON HEDER was devastated when he broke his ankle while filming ice-skating comedy BLADES OF GLORY, because he feared it would ruin the film. The actor, who stars alongside WILL FERRELL...

Depp Tops Imdb Star Search

Hollywood hunk JOHNNY DEPP was the most searched name in movies this year (05), by users of internet film bible IMDB.com. More film fans searched for the PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN hunk's biography and...

Hewitt's Embarrassing Meeting With Hero Heder

Actress JENNIFER LOVE HEWITT has started thinking twice about approaching her movie heroes on film sets after an embarrassing meeting with actor JON HEDER. The I KNOW WHAT YOU DID LAST SUMMER actress, a...

Simpson Gets Another Chance On Snl

ASHLEE SIMPSON will have the chance to redeem her vocal reputation with another performance on hit US comedy show SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE this weekend (08OCT05). The singer has faced almost a full year of...

Mtv Movie Awards Points Spotlight At High School Films

Last night's (4JUN05) MTV MOVIE AWARDS paid tribute to the year's best high school movies, handing out awards to film hits MEAN GIRLS, THE NOTEBOOK and NAPOLEON DYNAMITE. There was even an honour for...

Napoleon Dynamite Star In Embarrassing Brothel Bust

NAPOLEON DYNAMITE star JON HEDER had his clean-cut ways challenged recently, when prankster ASHTON KUTCHER had him set up to be busted in a Hollywood brothel. During the incident, which aired on hit TV...

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