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Smith Credits Dawson As His Muse

Director KEVIN SMITH loved working with actress ROSARIO DAWSON so much, she became his muse for his latest movie. The cult filmmaker credits the star with inspiring him to write the leading role of Miri...

Smith Doesn't Mind Funny Insults

Director KEVIN SMITH doesn't mind if critics insult him when he appears in movies - just as long as they are funny. The Clerks director was slated by some critics for his small part in...

Kevin Smith: 'Willis Threatened To Quit Die Hard For Me'

Filmmaker KEVIN SMITH was amazed when BRUCE WILLIS threatened to quit the upcoming Die Hard sequel if a studio executive didn't allow him to use his own dialogue. Clerks director Smith has a small role...

O'halloran Praises Dawson's 'Regular Guy' Humour

Actor BRIAN O'HALLORAN has lavished praise on his CLERKS II co-star ROSARIO DAWSON, insisting other actresses muted for the part wouldn't have fitted in with the film's lewd humour. The 41-year-old grew nervous when executive...

Smith Plays Warlock In Die Hard 4

Cult movie-maker KEVIN SMITH has signed up to play a "master hacker" called THE WARLOCK in the new DIE HARD movie LIVE FREE OR DIE HARD. The CLERKS director joins BRUCE WILLIS, TIMOTHY OLYPHANT and...

Movie Massage Moans From Smith

Moviemaker KEVIN SMITH fought to keep his T-shirt on for a massage scene in new film CATCH + RELEASE - because he doesn't let anyone catch a glimpse of his man-boobs. The chubby director was...

New Mum Garner Cut Bikini Shots Out Of Film

Actress JENNIFER GARNER begged for bikini scenes in her new movie CATCH + RELEASE to be removed - because she was still losing her baby weight and didn't want to subject movie fans to her...

Superman Makes A Smashing Return On Dvd

Superman Returns produced super results as it debuted on DVD last week, finishing first on both the sales and rental charts, according to trade reports. The film made an especially strong showing at rental stores,...

The Preacher Set For Us Tv

Cult comic book character THE PREACHER is set for a rebirth on US TV after director KEVIN SMITH's plans to turn the project into a major movie fell flat. Smith, a comic book aficionado, planned...

Smith Takes Tv Comedy Role

Director KEVIN SMITH has signed up to star in the US remake of hit British TV show MANCHILD, because he wants to become a better actor. Smith has written, directed and starred in CLERKS, MALLRATS,...

Smith Fine With Wife Kissing Co-star

Director KEVIN SMITH had no issue with his wife JENNIFER SCHWALBACH kissing co-star BRIAN O'HALLORAN in CLERKS II, because he isn't a sex symbol. But he admits he would have had a problem if Jennifer...

Rock Mockumentary Wins At Edinburgh

Brothers of the Head, a mockumentary about conjoined twins who become rock stars in the 1970s, has won the top award at the Edinburgh Film Festival. The film was writing by science fiction writer Brian...

Smith Plans Horror Movie

Comedy director KEVIN SMITH is planning an abrupt change in direction with his next movie - he is making a horror film. The CLERKS film-maker has built his name with a series of funny movies,...

Leno Sits In For Ebert

TONIGHT SHOW host JAY LENO will be the first replacement co-host on the TV series EBERT + ROEPER as film critic ROGER EBERT recovers from cancer surgery. Leno's episode will air on 5 August...

Kevin Smith Takes On Another Writer

Kevin Smith has another film commentator in his sights. After taking aim at critic Joel Siegel, who walked out of a screening of his Clerks II, Smith has laid into L.A. Weekly columnist Nikki Finke,...

Kevin Smith Named Guest Critic On Ebert And Roeper

Writer-director-actor Kevin Smith, who famously tangled last week with ABC-TV critic Joel Siegel after Siegel showily walked out on a screening of Smith's Clerks II, is set to become a film critic himself next week....

Smith's 10,000 Credits Assailed

Kevin Smith's marketing gimmick to give an end-credit to the first 10,000 people on MySpace.com who linked their "friends list" to the Clerks II website, has been roundly criticized by award-winning L.A. Weekly columnist Nikki...

Scrubs Duo Take On Fletch

ZACH BRAFF is to step into comedy legend CHEVY CHASE's shoes and star in a new prequel of the 1980s movie franchise FLETCH. BILL LAWRENCE, the creator of TV comedy SCRUBS, has been signed up...

Dawson Left Red-faced At Comic-con

SIN CITY star ROSARIO DAWSON was left feeling like "a total dork" at Sunday's (23JUL06) Comic-Con comic book convention in California when she was called upon to fill-in for an absent KEVIN SMITH. The actress...

Smith Delighted By Clerks Sequel Response

Director KEVIN SMITH is delighted by the mediocre reviews for his new movie CLERKS II, because they remind him of the feedback he has received from lovers. The maverick film-maker is happily settled down with...

Pirates' Treasure Grows

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest outran every film in history to the $300-million mark over the weekend as it piled up an additional $35 million to bring its total to $321.7 million according...

Kevin Smith Says He Expected Nc-17 Rating For Clerks Ii

Director Kevin Smith said Saturday that he had been prepared to fight the MPAA's ratings board if Clerks II had received an NC-17 rating. "I was getting ready to have the jihad of all jihads...

Smith Slams Singer's Superman For Not Being Gay Enough

Comic book fan and movie-maker KEVIN SMITH has hit out at BRYAN SINGER's new SUPERMAN RETURNS blockbuster - because the Man of Steel isn't "gay enough." Smith wrote a script for an aborted Superman project...

Pirates Still Sailing The High Seas On Top Of The Us Box Office

JOHNNY DEPP's record-breaking PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN sequel is still afloat at the top of the US box office for a third week, plundering efforts from a string of new releases. DEAD MAN'S CHEST hauled...

Movie Reviews: Clerks Ii

Joel Siegel, the ABC critic who famously walked out of a screening of Kevin Smith's Clerks II, announcing aloud that it was the first time he had done so in 30 years of reviewing, will...

Kevin Smith Stings Back

Director Kevin Smith, who once said that being named by Bob and Harvey Weinstein to write and direct The Green Hornet was like a "dream come true," now says he wants no part of the...

Abc Critic Siegel And Director Kevin Smith Clash Over Clerks Ii

Today's (Wednesday) New York Post prints director Kevin Smith's online rant over ABC critic Joel Siegel's noisy departure from a press screening of Smith's Clerks II. According to the newspaper's "Page Six" column, Siegel rose...

Mewes Becomes Womaniser After Rehab

Recovering drug addict JASON MEWES has turned his penchant for scoring drugs into a penchant for scoring women. The CLERKS star has battled drug and alcohol addiction for years and finally became clean in 2003....

Smith Denies Affleck Feud

LATEST: Film-maker KEVIN SMITH has hit out at reports he is furious with good friend BEN AFFLECK for failing to cast him in his new film. The JERSEY GIRL director insists he was only kidding...

Affleck Refuses To Miss Out On Smith Film

BEN AFFLECK insisted on making an appearance in KEVIN SMITH's upcoming CLERK's sequel, after the cult director pointed out the movie would be the first he'd made in a decade that didn't feature the actor....

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