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Michael Douglas Credits Young Son With Newfound Spirituality

The Wall Street actor reveals his 14-year-old boy with wife Catherine Zeta-Jones has completely embraced the religion, much to his grandfather Kirk Douglas' delight, and his enthusiasm has rubbed off on the movie...

Kirk Douglas And His Wife Gift Hospital $2.3 Million For New Robot

The funding will be used for the purchase of a da Vinci robot for the hospital's division of paediatric urology, while some of the cash will support the training of physicians using the...

The Hobbit Star To Play Kirk Douglas In Trumbo Biopic

The Hobbit star Dean O'gorman is to portray movie great Kirk Douglas in a new film.The actor, who played dwarf Fili in Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings prequels, joins the cast of Trumbo,...

Kirk Douglas Pays Heartfelt Tribute To Late Lauren Bacall

Actor Kirk Douglas has paid tribute to Lauren Bacall in an article published in the new issue of The Hollywood Reporter.The 89-year-old movie legend died after suffering a stroke at her home in Manhattan, New...

Michael Douglas Injured His Groin At Bar Mitzvah

Michael Douglas pulled his groin at his son's Bar Mitzvah.The 69-year-old actor suffered the injury when he was lifted up in a chair whilst partaking in the traditional Jewish coming of age ceremony with his...

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Movie veteran Kirk Douglas celebrated his 60th wedding anniversary with his wife Anne by hosting a party over the weekend (14-15Jun14), with guests including Steven Spielberg and the Hollywood legend's son Michael Douglas and his...

Steven Spielberg To Helm Montezuma?

Steven Spielberg is reportedly lining up historical tale 'Montezuma' as his next film.The filmmaker has joined forces with actor Javier Bardem and writer Steven Zaillian to bring Dalton Trumbo's 50-year-old screenplay to life on the...

Naomi Campbell Didn't Recognise Harry Styles

Naomi Campbell failed to recognise Harry Styles when they met.The supermodel stunned her friend Kate Moss when she mistook the One Direction heartthrob for the child of one of their other model friends backstage at...

Michael Douglas' Druggy University Days

Michael Douglas ''did a lot of drugs'' when he went to university. The 'Wall Street 2' actor became ''a hippy'' when he enrolled in the University of California, Santa Barbara, and spent his time taking...

Laurence Olivier Condemns Co-stars In Bitter Tapes

Sir Laurence Olivier's stinging criticism of co-stars including Marilyn Monroe, Joan Fontaine and Kirk Douglas has been revealed in tapes he made for the autobiography he never wrote.The acting legend's audio tapes have been uncovered...

Michael Douglas Inspired By Father

Michael Douglas' father Kirk Douglas is inspiring him in the ''third act'' of his life.The 68-year-old actor accepts he is nearer the end of his journey in the world than the beginning and his throat...

Prince Apologises For Damaging Borrowed The Roots Star's Guitar During Tv Set

Prince has apologised to The Roots' musician Kirk Douglas after trashing his guitar during a late-night Tv set in New York last week (01Mar13).The enigmatic Purple Rain hitmaker asked to borrow Douglas' 1961 Epiphone Crestwood...

Steven Spielberg Named President Of Cannes Film Festival Jury

Steven Spielberg will be president of the jury at this year's Cannes Film Festival.The notorious director - who won the festival's top Palme d'Or prize in 1974 for his film 'The Sugarland Express' - will...

Kirk Douglas To Receive Lifetime Achievement Prize From Hollywood Publicists

Acting legend Kirk Douglas will be honoured in recognition of his stellar career at the 50th annual ICG Publicists Guild Awards next month (Feb13).The Spartacus star will join the likes of Warren Beatty, Arnold Schwarzenegger,...

Robert De Niro Shares Spotlight With Kirk Douglas At Santa Barbara Film Festival

Robert De Niro made Kirk Douglas' 96th birthday extra memorable by handing him an original Raging Bull script at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival in California on Saturday (08Dec12).De Niro was the guest of...

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"Michael's family always thanks me for bringing in reality, some fresh air. The way he grew up, well, let's just say I didn't grow up like that. I wasn't raised by nannies. My parents, they're...

Pictures: Over 3,500 Meals Served Up At The 76th Thanksgiving La Mission

Veteran movie star Kirk Douglas chips in for the Thanksgiving LA MissionThis Thanksgiving marks the 76th anniversary that the Los Angeles Mission serves out a festive meal to the hundreds of unfortunate homeless people who...

Pink Panther Star Herbert Lom Dies, Aged 95

Herbert Lom, the actor best known for playing Charles Dreyfus in the Pink Panther movies, has died aged 95. He may have starred alongside Hollywood greats Kirk Douglas, Charlton Heston and Alec Guinness, he may...

Kirk Douglas Doubles Skid Row Pledge To $10 Million

Kirk Douglas has doubled his pledge for a Los Angeles charity, reports The Washington post.In an act of generosity, Kirk Douglas has doubled the previous pledge of $5m to the Anne Douglas Center for Women...

Kirk Douglas Donates $5 Million To Women's Shelter

Actor Kirk Douglas has donated another $5 million (£3.1 million) to a women's homeless shelter in Los Angeles.The Spartacus star and his wife Anne recently pledged a massive $50 million (£31 million) donation to five...

Kirk Douglas Honoured At Special Spartacus Screening

Veteran actor Kirk Douglas was overcome with emotion during a special screening of his movie Spartacus when members of the audience stood up and started shouting his most famous line in the film.The 1960 epic...

Kirk Douglas Donates $50 Million To Charity

Hollywood legend Kirk Douglas has pledged a massive $50 million (£31 million) donation to charity.The Spartacus star and his wife, Anne, will give the money to five non-profit organisations through their Douglas Foundation. A portion...

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"It was like being in a waxworks museum that had come to life. I sat with them having my picture taken thinking 'I'm from Gloucester! What the hell is this all about?'" British actor Simon...

Kirk Douglas Teams Up With Tv Spartacus To Launch New Memoir

Movie legend Kirk Douglas is teaming up with TV's new Spartacus to launch his new new memoir about the making of the 1960 film classic.The 95 year old is releasing I Am Spartacus! Making a...

Most-watched Show Sunday? 60 Minutes

With its hour-long tribute to Mike Wallace on Sunday, CBS's 60 Minutes easily became the most-watched show of the night, averaging 10.8 million viewers. The program featured Wallace interviewing such celebrities as Johnny Carson, Ronald...

James Farentino, Star Of 'The Final Countdown', Dies Aged 73

James Farentino, the American actor who graced TV, film and stage in almost 100 different roles, has passed away aged 73. Farentino had been ill for a long period before passing away yesterday, January 25th...

Er Star James Farentino Dies Aged 73

James Farentino, the veteran television actor best known for playing George Clooney's estranged on-screen father on ER, has died aged 73. A family spokesman told the Los Angeles that James passed away on Tuesday (24...

Gawker Runs Brian Williams Email; Nbc "Freaks Out"

It all began when Nick Denton, the founder of Gawker Media, a lively collection of gossipy blogs about the media, received a friendly email from Brian Williams, host of NBC Nightly News . Written on...

Meryl Streep Wins Lifetime Achievement To Strengthen Oscar Chances

Meryl Streep is set to receive a lifetime achievement award at the Berlinale Film Festival, according to a report from The Guardian. The festival organisers plan to present Streep with the Honorary Golden Bear award...

Meryl Streep To Receive Golden Bear

Meryl Streep is to receive the Honorary Golden Bear for lifetime achievement at the Berlin Film Festival. The actress is highly-tipped for Oscar-success following her role as British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in 'The Iron...

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Man Up - Review

Truly enjoyable British romantic-comedies come along so rarely (Four Weddings and a Funeral was more than 20 years ago) that there's cause to...

Mariachi El Bronx Lead Latest Additions To Reading & Leeds Festival 2015 Line-Up

They'll also be performing on the Lock Up stage as The Bronx.

Bradley Cooper And Emma Stone Take On 'Aloha' Critics

'Aloha', the new film from Cameron Crowe ('Almost Famous', 'Jerry Maguire'), opens this weekend in North America

Glastonbury's Emily Eavis Reveals She Received Death Threats Over Kanye Booking

With a little under a month to go before it kicks off, probably the most talked-about thing....

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Jason Schwartzman's Meanest Role To Date?

Ahead of the upcoming UK release of 'Listen Up Philip', the film's star, Jason Schwartzman...

'Spy' Is Melissa McCarthy's Big Break Out

Melissa McCarthy is now getting a chance to hold a movie up on her name alone.

'Danny Collins' Is a Risk that Paid Off for Al Pacino

Al Pacino shines in 'Danny Collins'

Trevor Noah To Replace Jon Stewart On 'The Daily Show' For The First Time On September 28th

Trevor Noah, the new host of Comedy Central’s ‘The Daily Show’ when Jon Stewart departs...

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