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Brando Tops Gangster Poll

10th October 2004

Late actor MARLON BRANDO has been voted the best movie gangster of all time, for his role in 1972 classic THE GODFATHER. In a poll for British cinema chain UCI, Brando's portrayal of DON...

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Brando Was A Huge Jackie Brown Fan

8th October 2004

Late actor MARLON BRANDO was such a huge fan of QUENTIN TARANTINO's JACKIE BROWN, he could recite a large chunk of SAMUEL L JACKSON's lines from the 1997 movie. PULP FICTION star Jackson, 55,...

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Architect Stakes Claim On Brando Island

28th September 2004

LATEST: MARLON BRANDO's family's plans to turn his private Polynesian island into a luxury tourist attraction has hit a snag - an architect has declared rights to build a home there. Brando, who died...

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Fights Over Brando's Millions

24th September 2004

Lawyers handling MARLON BRANDO's will have warned those named as beneficiaries to keep a united front or risk losing money to others claiming some of the dead actor's $21.6 million (GBP12 million) estate. At...

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Brando's Private Island To Become Tourist Haven?

23rd September 2004

The relatives of MARLON BRANDO are considering developing the late actor's Polynesian island of Tetiaroa into a luxury tourist attraction. Brando, who died on 1 July (04), bought the Tahiti atoll after making MUTINY...

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Brando's Last Big Trip Was To See Jackson

23rd September 2004

Screen legend MARLON BRANDO's last significant trip from his Hollywood Hills home was to visit a close pal of his - pop superstar MICHAEL JACKSON. More than a year before his 1 July (04)...

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Brando's Ashes Scattered

22nd September 2004

Movie legend MARLON BRANDO's ashes have been scattered in Death Valley and his home in Tahiti, according to reports. According to newspaper the LOS ANGELES TIMES, a memorial service for the GODFATHER OSCAR...

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Beatty Takes Over Brando's Honorary Chairman Post

21st September 2004

WARREN BEATTY has taken over late actor MARLON BRANDO's long-held position as honorary chairman of the STELLA ADLER SCHOOL OF ACTING. Beatty's first job will be to oversee the 8 November (04) STELLA BY...

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Travolta To Write Autobiography

21st September 2004

Hollywood legend JOHN TRAVOLTA is to write an autobiography about his extraordinary life. The book will include stories about himself, his career and friendships with people ranging from British royal PRINCESS DIANA to MARLON...

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Blake Lawyer In Evidence Drive

21st September 2004

Troubled star ROBERT BLAKE's lawyer is hoping evidence linking an acquaintance of MARLON BRANDO's son to the murder of the actor's wife will be allowed into the courtroom. Defence attorney M GERALD SCHWARTZBACH has...

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Brando's Assistant Sues For Missing Ring

19th September 2004

MARLON BRANDO's former assistant, JOAN PETRONE, is suing the acting legend's estate for a $7,000 (GBP3,900) diamond ring she lost at his home. Petrone, who also appeared in Brando's directorial debut ONE-EYED JACKS, was...

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Depardieu Attacked By Brando Supporting Critics

14th September 2004

French actor GERARD DEPARDIEU became the victim of scathing critics when they wrongly deemed his new movie LAST TANGO IN MOSCOW a remake of late star MARLON BRANDO's similarly titled erotic classic....

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Broderick Fell Out With Brando Over Freshman Fracas

6th September 2004

MATTHEW BRODERICK regrets not keeping in touch with his hero MARLON BRANDO after they teamed up for comedy THE FRESHMAN, because the pair fell out when the heavyweight star slammed the film. Broderick was...

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Everett Slams Cruise's Films

23rd August 2004

RUPERT EVERETT has slammed today's A-list film stars such as TOM CRUISE for being unconvincing actors and leading dull lives, unlike their movie predecessors. The SHREK 2 hunk, 45, detests actors like Cruise, preferring...

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Motorcycle Writer Thought Bernal Was 'Too Young'

23rd August 2004

Screenwriter JOSE RIVERA thought GAEL GARCIA BERNAL was miscast as ERNESTO 'CHE' GUEVARA when he first heard the Mexican hunk was the leading man of THE MOTORCYCLE DIARIES film. The Puerto Rican writer converted...

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Ruffalo Plans To Direct Disabled Pal

9th August 2004

Movie star MARK RUFFALO is set to turn his back on leading roles, to direct a film starring a disabled pal. The 13 GOING ON 30 star, who is often compared to MARLON BRANDO...

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Voight Supported Brando's Work Until His Death

30th July 2004

Hollywood legend MARLON BRANDO acted upon his last wish through a series of acting classes which were supported by film buddy JON VOIGHT among many others. Voight, who already has 58 film titles under...

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Nicholson Floored By Brando's Brilliance

29th July 2004

JACK NICHOLSON almost quit acting after starring with friend and neighbour MARLON BRANDO in THE MISSOURI BREAKS - because the movie heavyweight was so good. Nicholson made a big mistake watching the dailies at...

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Brando Tricked Nicholson With April Fool's Day Pranks

29th July 2004

Late movie great MARLON BRANDO loved April Fool's Day (01APR), because it gave him the chance to pull elaborate pranks on his friends and neighbours. JACK NICHOLSON, who shared a Hollywood compound with his...

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Nicholson's Final Tribute To Dead Pal Brando

28th July 2004

Veteran actor JACK NICHOLSON has written an emotional obituary for his pal, mentor and neighbour MARLON BRANDO in the new ROLLING STONE magazine. The actor, who shared a Mulholland Drive compound with the late...

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Legendary Knight Rider Car For Sale

27th July 2004

KITT, the legendary talking car from 1980s TV series KNIGHT RIDER, will be up for sale in an internet auction on Friday (30JUL04). The 1983 black PONTIAC TRANS AM from the hit show -...

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Brando Refused Medical Help Before Death

25th July 2004

MARLON BRANDO requested doctors to allow him to die after his disease-ravaged body began to crumble. The GODFATHER actor, who died aged 80 on 1 July 2004, refused permission for tubes to be inserted...

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Brando Speech Tops Movie Lines Poll

23rd July 2004

MARLON BRANDO's "I could been a contender" speech in ON THE WATERFRONT has been voted the best movie line ever in a new poll. Editors at America's ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY put Brando's TERRY MALLOY monologue...

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Fleiss' Steamy All-night Sex Session With Heavyweight Brando

16th July 2004

Former Hollywood madam HEIDI FLEISS has revealed MARLON BRANDO was one of her favourite sex clients. The controversial ex-prostitute admits the late movie heavyweight was one of the best lovers she has ever had,...

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High Praise For Aiello From Brando

16th July 2004

DO THE RIGHT THING star DANNY AIELLO regrets not thanking MARLON BRANDO personally for a letter that made him feel like a king. Aiello was brought to tears upon hearing his idol had died...

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Nicholson Calls In To Mcenroe Show

12th July 2004

JACK NICHOLSON broke his chat show silence on Friday night (09JUL04) when he called in to pal JOHN McENROE's new programme on America's CNBC network. The reclusive movie legend, who rarely grants interviews to...

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Brando Leaves $21 Million

11th July 2004

Late Hollywood legend MARLON BRANDO left an estate valued at $21.6 million (GBP12 million) - according to court paper filed on Friday (09JUL04). The ON THE WATERFRONT actor died of lung failure on 1...

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Brando's Peaceful Death

9th July 2004

Movie legend MARLON BRANDO's death was swift and painless, according to his sister JOCELYN. The OSCAR-winning actor died from lung failure at the UCLA MEDICAL CENTER near his Los Angeles home last Thursday (01JUL04)...

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Brando's Will Changes Make Producer Pal Executer

7th July 2004

MARLON BRANDO's producer pal MIKE MEDAVOY has reportedly been named the executer of the late movie legend's will after the dying actor made last-minute changes. Sources close to Brando claim the actor removed two...

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Brando Cremated In Secret Ceremony

7th July 2004

LATEST: Late movie legend MARLON BRANDO was cremated in a private family ceremony in Los Angeles on Saturday (3JUL04), according to one of his closest friends. The STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE star, who died aged...

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