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The Departed Stars Damon And Wahlberg Reunite For Fighter Film

Boston-born actors and THE DEPARTED co-stars MATT DAMON and MARK WAHLBERG are set to star in a new film about boxer 'IRISH' MICKY WARD. Paramount Pictures has fast-tracked THE FIGHTER, a drama about the Massachusetts-born...

Considine: 'I Haven't Sold Out'

Rising British actor PADDY CONSIDINE has hit back at suggestions he has sold out after starring in upcoming Hollywood sequel THE BOURNE ULTIMATUM. The DEAD MAN'S SHOES actor only worked alongside MATT DAMON on the...

Damon Happy Being Second Choice

Hollywood actor MATT DAMON has no problem with accepting roles other stars have turned down, because it's the only way to get ahead in Hollywood. The 36-year-old has learned to put a bruised ego...

Matt Damon Upstaged By Angelina

The Bourne Identity star Matt Damon is beginning to feel upstaged by his co-star Angelina Jolie. Matt, 36, stars alongside the stunning Angelina in The Good Shepard which tells the story of the early years...

By on 05 February 2007

Scorsese Wins Debut Dga Award

Martin Scorsese has won the Directors Guild of America (DGA) best director award for The Departed.Despite having directed cinema classics including Goodfellas, The Godfather and Taxi Driver, Scorsese had never previously won a DGA gong.He...

By on 04 February 2007

Damon's Smiley Alter Ego

Hollywood actor MATT DAMON turns up to interviews as his alter ego 'Mr Smiley', in order to give away as little information as possible and keep his private life private. The 36-year-old - now a...

Damon: 'Clooney's A Man's Man'

THE BOURNE IDENTITY star MATT DAMON has laughed off persistent rumours his close friend GEORGE CLOONEY is homosexual. Damon, who stars alongside Clooney in OCEAN'S ELEVEN and its sequels, finds the speculation over the hunk's...

The Departed To Spawn A Sequel?

A sequel to the violent crime thriller and Oscar contender THE DEPARTED is reportedly in the works, even though the film's main characters are all dead. The film's writer WILLIAM MONAHAN has already started work...

Ayckbourn: 'Hollywood Stars Stifling London Theatre'

Acclaimed British playwright SIR ALAN AYCKBOURN has launched a stinging attack on Hollywood stars including MADONNA, DAVID SCHWIMMER and MATT DAMON for damaging the reputation of UK theatre. The 67-year-old dramatist fears young homegrown talents...

Damon: 'Nude Mud Wrestling Was Demeaning'

THE BOURNE IDENTITY star MATT DAMON enjoyed working with ROBERT DE NIRO as director in new movie THE GOOD SHEPHERD, except when he was made to mud wrestle - naked. The drama tells the story...

The Departed Banned In China?

MARTIN SCORSESE's latest movie THE DEPARTED has reportedly been rejected by censors in China because one scene references a Chinese plot to purchase military equipment. Scorsese won the Best Director Golden Globe for the crime...

Scorsese Favourite For Top Director Award

Legendary Hollywood director Martin Scorsese is the favourite to win the Directors Guild of America's (DGA) most prestigious award of the year.The 64-year-old is among five nominees in the running for the outstanding directorial achievement...

By on 10 January 2007

Damon: 'De Niro Made Me A Much Better Actor'

MATT DAMON has praised ROBERT DE NIRO's directing abilities insisting he's a much better actor after working with his idol on new movie THE GOOD SHEPHERD. Damon admits the experience of taking guidance from De...

Damon Almost Missed Out On Saving Private Ryan Twice

MATT DAMON almost missed out on his leading role in SAVING PRIVATE RYAN twice - because director STEVEN SPIELBERG didn't get his audition tape and thought the actor was too thin. It was only when...

Damon Takes Care As He Swears In Front Of Stepdaughter

MATT DAMON had second thoughts about inviting his 10-year-old stepdaughter to a recent taping of in-depth TV chat show INSIDE THE ACTORS STUDIO when he was asked to recall seedy details of his film THE...

Night At The Museum Takes Top Spot At Us Holiday Box Office

BEN STILLER's new comedy NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM topped the crowded US Christmas box office in the US, earning $43.2 million (GBP22 million) during the four-day holiday beginning last Friday (22DEC06). Musical DREAMGIRLS was also...

Stiller Tops Movie Charts

Ben Stiller's new movie, Night at the Museum, has proved itself to be a festive family favourite at the box office.The film sees Stiller star alongside British comedian Ricky Gervais and Mrs Doubtfire actor Robin...

By on 26 December 2006

De Niro Wanted Dicaprio Over Damon

Director ROBERT DE NIRO originally selected LEONARDO DiCAPRIO to star in THE GOOD SHEPHERD, but had to recast after the TITANIC star dropped out because of scheduling conflicts. The TAXI DRIVER star had all the...

Damon Saved My Life, Says Ivanir

MATT DAMON has been credited with saving the life of his GOOD SHEPHERD co-star MARK IVANIR during the filming of a torture sequence. One scene in the new movie, directed by ROBERT DE NIRO, sees...

Cia Drama Was A Logistical Nightmare For De Niro

Shooting new CIA drama THE GOOD SHEPHERD was a logistical nightmare for ROBERT DE NIRO because he had to persuade director pals to alter their schedules so he could make his movie. De Niro spent...

Screenwriter Can Continue Bourne Identity Lawsuit

A screenwriter who claims he was "embezzled" out of his rights to the MATT DAMON movie THE BOURNE IDENTITY has been told he can resubmit his lawsuit for another review. Manhattan Supreme Court Justice BERNARD...

Damon: 'I Was Terrible In Bagger Vance'

MATT DAMON has come clean about his supporting role in flop golfing drama THE LEGEND OF BAGGER VANCE - he was terrible as RANNULPH JUNUH. Damon admits he only signed up for the 2000 film...

Matt Damon: Sex With Angelina Is "Weird"

Most men dream of being able to sleep with Angelina Jolie, but Matt Damon has admitted that it is "weird".Her good looks and undeniably hot body are apparently not enough for Matt to get over...

Damon's Problem With The Good Shepherd Script

Actor MATT DAMON had problems with the script on new movie THE GOOD SHEPHERD, because it called for him cheat on his on-screen wife - Hollywood bombshell ANGELINA JOLIE. In the film, which is directed...

Affleck And Damon To Team Up As Directors

Movie pals BEN AFFLECK and MATT DAMON are looking to team up professionally again - as co-directors. The Oscar-winning pals, who teamed up as writers and actors in GOOD WILL HUNTING, actors in DOGMA and...

Damon: 'Scorsese Must Get An Oscar'

MATT DAMON is urging Oscar voters to "get it right" and give director MARTIN SCORSESE his first Academy Award or risk turning the big show into a farce. Damon, who worked with the legendary movie...

Damon's Home Destroyed By Flood

MATT DAMON was too busy celebrating the birth of his daughter in Miami, Florida, to worry about the state of his flooded New York City home. The actor admits little ISABELLA, who was born in...

Babel Leads Way At Golden Globes

Babel, The Departed and The Queen look set to be the big winners at this year's Golden Globe awards.Helen Mirren has been nominated for three awards; one for her role as Britain's monarch in The...

By on 14 December 2006

Damon Keen To Play Kirk

MATT DAMON has secret dreams to go where WILLIAM SHATNER boldly went before him - and bring CAPTAIN JAMES KIRK back to the big screen in the next STAR TREK movie. The actor admits he...

Soderbergh Released Damon To Work With De Niro On Dream Film

MATT DAMON found it easy to persuade STEVEN SODERBERGH to release him from his THE INFORMANT contract to make THE GOOD SHEPHERD - he told him ROBERT DE NIRO was the director. The GOOD WILL...

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