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Early Marilyn Monroe Photos Sell For $352,000

Rare photographs showing a teenage Marilyn Monroe posing for her first shoot have sold at auction for $352,000 (£220,000).The images, which were taken by Joseph Jasgur in 1946 when the screen icon was still known...

Previously Unseen Marilyn Monroe Images Up For Auction

Previously unseen photos of late screen icon Marilyn Monroe enjoying a celebrity party at the start of her career are to go under the hammer at auction.The 10 images depict the Some Like It Hot...

Wizard Of Oz Lion Costume To Fetch 3m

The Cowardly Lion costume from 'The Wizard of Oz' is set to fetch $3 million at auction next month.The outfit - made from real lion hide - has been carefully preserved at the Los Angeles...

Meryl Streep, Oscar Favorite, Says Awards Still Matter

Despite being nominated 16 times previously, Meryl Streep says the Oscars still matter and is clearly looking forward to the 2012 ceremony during which she'll almost certainly be nominated. The actress, 62, is gaining plaudits...

Silent Flick 'The Artist' Leads Spirit Award Nominations

The 2012 Sprit Award nominations have been announced, with apocalyptic drama 'Take Shelter' and black-and-white silent film 'The Artist' leading the way - the pair are up for five gongs each. The Independent film awards...

Movie Reviews My Week With Marilyn

As they were when reviewing movies that starred Marilyn Monroe, critics betray no consensus in appraising the performance of Michelle Williams, who portrays Monroe in My Week with Marilyn . The plot of the movie...

Michelle Williams Sets Hearts Racing As Marilyn Monroe

Michelle Williams is once again winning plaudits - this time for her turn as one of Hollywood's most iconic screen stars, Marilyn Monroe. Williams, 24, has already been nominated for two Academy Awards, but critics...

Weinstein Wants Katy Perry For Marilyn Monroe On Broadway

Katy Perry will make her Broadway debut as Marilyn Monroe in the theatrical adaptation of Michelle Williams' new film My Week With Marilyn, if movie mogul Harvey Weinstein gets his way.The producer has revealed that...

Critics Give Thanks For 3 New Movies

At no time in memory have three films opened on the same day with as many positive reviews as those that are opening today. Critics are virtually unanimous in their praise of The Muppets, Hugo,...

Michelle Williams' Movie Mystery

Michelle Williams views herself as "some other being" when she watches her movies.The 31-year-old actress is being tipped for an Oscar for her convincing portrayal of Marilyn Monroe in 'My Week with Marilyn' but she...

Michelle Williams Couldn't Identify With Marilyn Monroe's Tardiness

Michelle Williams was baffled to learn of Marilyn Monroe's notorious tardiness when filming My Week With Marilyn - until she realised how long it took the blonde bombshell to get ready.The actress insists on being...

Michelle Williams Helped Choose Marilyn Costumes

Michelle Williams was involved in choosing the look of her character Marilyn Monroe for new movie 'My Week With Marilyn'. The actress plays the troubled started in the new movie and costume designer Jill Taylor...

Emma Watson Relates To Marilyn

Emma Watson "relates" to Marilyn Monroe.The 21-year-old actress - who shot to fame when she was just 11 years old after being cast as Hermione Granger in the 'Harry Potter' movie series - understands how...

'Super Fragile' Michelle Williams

Michelle Williams was "super fragile" when filming new movie 'My Week With Marilyn'.The 31-year-old actress portrays screen icon Marilyn Monroe in the film and admits she put herself under a lot of pressure as she...

Miley Cyrus Defends Her Curves

Miley Cyrus has defended her figure after she was accused of being fat. The former 'Hannah Montana' star was criticised after sporting a new curvier shape but Miley - who is dating 'The Hunger Games'...

Michelle Williams: 'Monroe Role Was Inevitable'

Michelle Williams thinks it was "inevitable" she would play Marilyn Monroe in a movie.The actress admits she first "talked herself out of" playing the cinematic icon in 'My Week With Marilyn' because it was such...

Nude Kate Moss Portrait Set To Make 18k

One of Kate Moss' favourite photographs of herself is expected to sell for £18,000 at auction. The black and white nude portrait of the supermodel, taken by photographer Albert Watson at the end of a...

Rare Marilyn Monroe Photos And Pivotal Career Letter To Be Auctioned

Rare photographs of a teenage Marilyn Monroe when she was just plain old Norma Jean Dougherty are to be auctioned off during a memorabilia sale next month (Dec11).The model shots, taken by Joseph Jasgur, are...

Michelle Williams Became 'Needy' Playing Marilyn Monroe

Actress Michelle Williams struggled to switch off from playing Marilyn Monroe in a new movie and became "needier" as she portrayed the screen icon.The Brokeback Mountain star plays the blonde bombshell in upcoming biopic My...

Lindsay Lohan Channelled Marilyn Monroe For Playboy Shoot

Lindsay Lohan channelled her idol Marilyn Monroe for her "classy" nude Playboy shoot, according to magazine mogul Hugh Hefner.The actress has posed for Monroe-themed photoshoots in Spanish Vogue and New York magazine, and famously has...

Lindsay Lohan Posed As Monroe For Playboy

Lindsay Lohan's nude Playboy shoot was inspired by Marilyn Monroe.The troubled actress - who was released from jail yesterday (07.11.11) after serving just four-and-a half hours of a 30-day sentence - has posed naked for...

Michelle Williams Has Trouble At Work

Michelle Williams always finds a "degree of difficulty" on film sets.The Oscar-nominated actress has taken on her biggest role to date as Marilyn Monroe in 'My Week with Marilyn', and she admits although she is...

Needy Michelle Williams

Michelle Williams has become "needier" since portraying Marilyn Monroe.The 31-year-old actress - who portrays the legendary star in upcoming Simon Curtis-directed movie 'My Week with Marilyn' - admitted playing a character who was constantly being...

Michelle Williams Almost Moved Director To Tears

Director Simon Curtis almost cried when he saw Michelle Williams as Marilyn Monroe.The filmmaker was overwhelmed when he saw how well the actress could convincingly portray the late star in his new movie 'My Week...

Michelle Williams Demanded Audition After She Was Offered Marilyn Monroe Role

Michelle Williams refused to accept the role of Marilyn Monroe in a new movie without auditioning - because she was determined to prove she's capable of playing the blonde bombshell.Moviemaker Simon Curtis asked the Brokeback...

Michelle Williams Loves Marilyn's Simplicity

Michelle Williams likes running through fields with no shoes on.The 31-year-old actress - who has six-year-old daughter Matilda from her relationship with late actor Australian Heath Ledger - is now playing troubled star Marilyn Monroe...

Michelle Williams Alarmed By Daughter's Pet Name Choices

Michelle Williams' daughter wanted to call their new dog a "stripper name".The actress and six-year-old Matilda - her child with the late Heath Ledger - recently got a new puppy and Michelle was a little...

Michael Jackson Tops Highest-earning Dead Stars List

Michael Jackson has been named the highest-earning dead celebrity of the past year. The late 'Thriller' hitmaker - who died in June 2009 aged 50 - has topped Forbes' annual list of the Top Earning...

Lindsay Lohan To Pose For Playboy

Lindsay Lohan is to pose naked for Playboy magazine.The troubled actress - who was last week told she had to clean morgues for 16 hours a week as part of a court order until a...

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