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Williams And Cosby Blast Bush Over Katrina Response

A series of celebrities including ROBIN WILLIAMS and BILL COSBY have slammed US President GEORGE W BUSH for his response to last month's (AUG05) Hurricane Katrina. Speaking at New York's Higher Ground benefit on...

Andre 3000 Still Waiting For Hendrix Family's Go-ahead

OUTKAST star ANDRE '3000' BENJAMIN is still waiting for JIMI HENDRIX's family to give him permission to play the rock legend in a biopic. The HEY YA! hitmaker expressed his desire to play Hendrix...

Barkin's Husband Furious With Bad Company Love Scene

ELLEN BARKIN's husband RON PERELMAN was so furious when he saw her passionate love scene with LAURENCE FISHBURNE in the movie BAD COMPANY, he didn't talk to her for two weeks. Barkin and Fishburne...

Fishburne Gets School Honour After Brief Attendance

THE MATRIX star LAURENCE FISHBURNE's image has been painted onto the side of a Hollywood school - even though he only attended it for six weeks. The Georgia-born actor briefly attended Hollywood High...

Andre's Hendrix Movie Dreams Turn Sour

OUTKAST star ANDRE 3000's dreams of bringing JIMI HENDRIX's life story to the big screen have been dealt a bitter blow - the rock great's estate won't allow his music to be used in the...

Hollywood Hunks Sob For Artist

Hollywood hunks including JUDE LAW, ROBERT DOWNEY JR and LAURENCE FISHBURNE amazed artist SAM TAYLOR-WOOD with their heart-felt sobs for her bizarre new exhibition, CRYING MEN. The photographer asked the actors to produce real...

Master P Takes On The Matrix

Rapper MASTER P is planning to recreate THE MATRIX for kids - and he'll take on LAURENCE FISHBURNE's character MORPHEUS. The rapper, real name PERCY MILLER, is developing new movie THE FUSION, which he...

Ja Rule Returns To The Movies

Rapper JA RULE is to return to the big screen in the remake of cult 1976 movie ASSAULT ON PRECINCT 13. The gruff-voiced HALF PAST DEAD star has signed up to appear alongside ETHAN...

Hawke And Fishburne Assault Precinct

Hollywood actors ETHAN HAWKE and LAWRENCE FISHBURNE are poised to sign up for a remake of seventies cult classic ASSAULT ON PRECINCT 13. Hawke will play a policeman and Fishburne a gangster in the...

Fishburne And Freeman For Batman Movie?

MATRIX star LAURENCE FISHBURNE and Hollywood veteran MORGAN FREEMAN are battling head-to-head for the part of BATMAN's next bad-guy. Both actors are competing to play the character LUCIUS FOX - the main villain of...

Civil Rights Award For Bend It Like Beckham?

Hit movie BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM has been nominated for the Best Film of 2003, by an American black civil rights group. THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE (NAACP) has placed the...

Fishburne Refuses To Talk To Internet Hacks

Movie star LAWRENCE FISHBURNE has followed the example of RUSSELL CROWE by refusing to talk to Internet journalists. At a recent press day for forthcoming sequel THE MATRIX: REVOLUTIONS, the web journalists were told...

Binoche Tells Tales For Apted

ENIGMA filmmaker MICHAEL APTED is to direct French beauty JULIETTE BINOCHE, LAURENCE FISHBURNE and GARY SINISE in a new film. SCHEHERAZADE is a loose reworking of 1001 ARABIAN NIGHTS, in which Binoche plays a...

The Alchemist Author Eyes Cameo Role In Movie

Following reports that MADONNA is up for a role as a gipsy, THE ALCHEMIST author PAULO COELHO has indicated he'd like a cameo role in the big-screen adaptation of his novel. Originally, the Brazilian...

Bleeper Boob Bothers Laurence Fishburne

THE MATRIX RELOADED star LAURENCE FISHBURNE pulled an audience member up at a jazz concert when his bleeper went off. The WHAT'S LOVE GOT TO DO WITH IT? actor was speaking about the influence...

Laurence Fishburne's Fiery Escape

MATRIX RELOADED star LAURENCE FISHBURNE accidentally set himself alight at a cast party for the film in London on Monday night (18MAY03). The 41-year-old actor was dining at trendy London restaurant NOBU with other...

Keanu Reeves Braves Rain For Fans

KEANU REEVES didn't let the rain prevent him from spending half an hour chatting to fans at the London premiere of THE MATRIX RELOADED last night (21MAY03). Fans queued for hours just to get...

Matrix Producer Refutes Violent Links

The producer of THE MATRIX films has dismissed stories linking the movies with violent behaviour in America. There have been reports that fans are acting out real-life crimes inspired by the sci-fi...

Juliette Binoche Can't Get Enough Of Hollywood

French actress JULIETTE BINOCHE currently can't get enough of Hollywood - she will act in three American films before the end of 2003. The gorgeous ENGLISH PATIENT star is currently filming COUNTRY OF MY...

Clapton And King To Spearhead Blues Event

Music legends BB KING, ERIC CLAPTON, WYNTON MARSALIS, RAY CHARLES and WILLIE NELSON are among the artists who will play the BLOWIN' THE BLUES AWAY gig in New York. The event, to be held...

Fishburne, Hopper, Irons And Hutton Form Gang

Actor LAURENCE FISHBURNE has teamed up with DENNIS HOPPER, JEREMY IRONS and LAUREN HUTTON - to form a motorbike gang. The gathering of Hollywood stars dub themselves the GUGGENHEIM MOTORCYCLE CLUB - but their...

Designer Hopes For Bond To Return To His British Roots

Slick secret agent JAMES BOND has been deemed in need of a makeover - and British designer OZWALD BOATENG believes he's just the man to do it. Savile Row designer Boateng, who has dressed...

Carrie-anne Moss' Motorcycle Fear

Actress CARRIE-ANNE MOSS was struck with fear while filming a scene for her upcoming flick THE MATRIX RELOADED - because she had to ride a motorcycle. Luckily, the brunette beauty had bike enthusiasts KEANU...

Fishburne's 45-Day Car Chase Scene

Actor LAURENCE FISHBURNE hopes a huge chunk of THE MATRIX RELOADED will be taken up by his car chase - because it took 45 days to film. The anticipated MATRIX sequel culminates in a...

Fishburne: Matrix Makes History

LAURENCE FISHBURNE believes the new MATRIX sequels are so good they will change cinema forever. The enthusiastic star, who plays MORPHEUS in the trilogy, claims the movies are so well created people will...

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