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Smith's Film Auction Was A Publicity Stunt

Moviemaker KEVIN SMITH bought his own film during a publicity stunt auction following the premiere of RED STATE at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah on Sunday (23Jan11)The director had announced he'd be selling the...

Kevin Smith Buys The Rights To Red State Movie

Kevin Smith has bought the rights to his own movie 'Red State'.The producer and director - who initially planned to auction the rights to the film after its premiere last night (23.01.11) - is going...

Kevin Smith Blasts Bruce Willis

Kevin Smith has slammed Bruce Willis for being "soul crushing" to work with. The Hollywood director - who worked with Bruce on 'Cop Out' revealed he hated working with the 55-year-old action star and claimed...

Smith Slams Willis Over Cop Out Role

Director KEVIN SMITH has launched a scathing attack on BRUCE WILLIS, branding the actor "soul crushing" to work with.The Die Hard star led the cast of Smith's 2010 comedy Cop Out, but the film was...

Protests Planned At Smith's Sundance Premiere

KEVIN SMITH's new horror comedy RED STATE is shaping up to be one of the most controversial films ever shown at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah - with major protests planned at the film's...

Director Kevin Smith Blasts Bruce Willis As 'Soul-destroying'

Kevin Smith says working with Bruce Willis on 'Cop Out' was "f*****g soul-destroying". The director - who created the 2010 police action movie with Bruce as lead character Jimmy Monroe - confesses the experience was...

Smith Financed Red State After Weinsteins Refused

Filmmaker KEVIN SMITH is so confident fans will enjoy his first foray into horror, he financed the movie independently after studio bosses passed on the project.The Clerks director searched for executives to back his horror...

Smith Raises $1,000 For Dushku's Charity Bid

Moviemaker KEVIN SMITH has boosted ELIZA DUSHKU's bid to raise $30,000 (£20,000) for charity by her 30th birthday on Thursday (30Dec10) by auctioning off a promotional poster for upcoming film RED STATE.The Bring it On...

Kevin Smith Refused Onto Flight After Late Arrival

KEVIN SMITH, the American writer and director of 'Clerks', 'Mallrats', and 'Jay and Silent Bob', was prevented from boarding a Virgin Airlines flight from JFK airport in New York, after he and Jay and Silent...

Director Smith Encounters New Airline Trouble

Filmmaker KEVIN SMITH has lashed out at Virgin America airline staff after he was banned from a flight because he arrived late at a boarding gate.The Clerks director checked in for his flight at New...

Seann William Scott To Become A Goon

Seann William Scott has signed up for hockey movie 'Goon'. The 'American Pie' actor will star alongside Canadian star Jay Baruchel in the hockey comedy, written by Baruchel and Evan Goldberg. The movie is based...

Affleck Built Panic Room In Former House

BEN AFFLECK is so paranoid about intruders he built a panic room in his former house, according to the property's new owner, director KEVIN SMITH.The filmmaker bought the Good Will Hunting actor's Hollywood home in...

Smith Lands Indie Filmmaker Honour

KEVIN SMITH is to follow in the footsteps of directors JOHN WATERS and GUY MADDIN - he will be handed the prestigious Filmmaker on the Edge Award at this year's (10) Provincetown Film Festival.Smith will...

Fox News Yanks Hannity From Tea Party Fundraiser

Days after News Corp Chairman Rupert Murdoch remarked that the Fox News Channel should not be supporting any political movement or party, the network canceled plans to broadcast Sean Hannity's show from a Tea Party...

Smith Slams Critics Over Cop Out Reviews

Director KEVIN SMITH has unleashed a furious rant at critics after his new film COP OUT received a flurry of negative reviews - insisting he'd rather see members of the public give their opinion instead...

Celebrity Tributes Pour In For Haim

Stars including ALYSSA MILANO and director KEVIN SMITH have paid tribute to late star COREY HAIM, who died suddenly on Wednesday (10Mar10) from an apparent drug overdose.The 38-year-old star collapsed at his home in Oakwood,...

Avatar #1 Worldwide For 11th Week

For the 11th consecutive weekend, James Cameron's Avatar ruled the world as it raked in an additional $36.1 million overseas and $13.7 million domestically. Its foreign total now stands a $1.84 billion, its domestic total...

Shutter Island #1; Avatar Passes $700 Million

On a weekend notable mostly for the fact that Avatar crossed the $700-million mark, Martin Scorsese's Shutter Island remained in first place for the second consecutive week despite falling 46 percent from last weekend. The...

Smith: 'Cop Out Is Tribute To Late Dad'

KEVIN SMITH signed on to direct new comedy COP OUT as a tribute to his late father.The filmmaker's latest release stars Bruce Willis and Tracy Morgan as a pair of detectives on the hunt for...

Tax Trouble Prompts Smith To Abandon Fan-funded Movie

Director KEVIN SMITH has been forced to abandon plans to accept fan donations to fund his movie RED STATE because tax issues have turned the innovative idea into a "nightmare".The filmmaker first detailed his hopes...

Movie Reviews Cop Out

Critics, who often seem to be on a best-friend basis with writer-director Kevin Smith, have turned on him. There's hardly a decent review of Cop Out among all of them appearing today. And some of...

Kevin Smith Berates Critics

Kevin Smith has blasted critics of his latest movie 'Cop Out'. The 39-year-old director took to his twitter page to berate those who failed to find the funny side of the comedy film, which stars...

Smith Slams 'Money-grabbing' Wife Speculation

Filmmaker KEVIN SMITH has laughed off speculation his wife only married him for his money, insisting she's "insanely frugal" with the couple's cash.The Clerks director wed Jennifer Schwalbach Smith in 1999 and they share a...

Smith Tv Killed A Couple Of Dicks Title

Writer-director Kevin Smith has disclosed that his upcoming movie Cop Out lost its original title, A Couple of Dicks , because the major TV networks threatened not to run ads for it before 9 00...

Smith Plans Hockey Movie Based On Zevon Song

Director KEVIN SMITH is planning to honour late rocker WARREN ZEVON by turning one of his songs into a new movie.Smith is working on a screenplay for Hit Somebody, which was penned by writer Mitch...

Smith: 'Fat People Are Hated'

Moviemaker KEVIN SMITH is convinced overweight people face discrimination in America - because there is a lot of "fat hate out there".The Clerks director was left fuming earlier this month (Feb10) when he was booted...

Smith: 'I'll Never Fly Southwest Again'

Moviemaker KEVIN SMITH has vowed never to fly the unfriendly skies with budget U.S. airline Southwest again after he was asked to leave a plane on Saturday (13Feb10) because he was too fat.The Clerks director...

Southwest Bosses Apologise To Smith

Bosses at U.S. airline Southwest have apologised to moviemaker and actor KEVIN SMITH for kicking him off a plane bound for Burbank, California on Saturday (13Feb10) - because of his size.The heavyweight director had boarded...

Smith Fights Airline Over 'Too Fat' Jibe

Heavyweight filmmaker KEVIN SMITH has challenged bosses of a top U.S. airline to prove he was "too fat" for a flight at the weekend (13Feb10) - and vowed to donate $10,000 (£6,250) to charity if...

Kevin Smith Too Fat To Fly

Kevin Smith has been kicked off a plane - for being too fat. The 39-year-old director-and-actor - who played Silent Bob in his 'Clerks' movies and who has battled his weight for years - usually...

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