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Dicaprio Intimidated By Boston Accent

LEONARDO DiCAPRIO was terrified he would fail to master the Boston, Massachusetts accent while making THE DEPARTED, and anger Bostonian castmates MATT DAMON and MARK WAHLBERG. The trio were filming with MARTIN SCORSESE and DiCaprio...

Scorsese Finally Scores Box-office Hit

Martin Scorsese, who has received plenty of critical praise and film awards in the past, but has never had a big box-office opening, finally has seen one of his films open big. His The Departed,...

Movie Reviews: The Departed

Critics are in general agreement that Martin Scorsese has returned to top form with the thriller The Departed. It's his "sharpest film in a decade -- and the most entertaining major studio release this year,"...

Producer Predicts Lively Opening For The Departed

The producer of Martin Scorsese's The Departed is predicting a huge box office take for the film when it opens next weekend. "I hope it's more than $30 [million], and anything above $40 [million] I'll...

Scorsese Scores His Best Opening Weekend With The Departed

MARTIN SCORSESE's star-studded THE DEPARTED is the number one movie at the US box office, giving the legendary director his highest opening weekend ever. The gangster film, which stars JACK NICHOLSON, LEONARDO DiCAPRIO, MATT DAMON,...

Damon Assists Police In Crack Raid

Hollywood actor MATT DAMON helped Boston, Massachusetts police carry out a raid on a crack den as part of research for his role in new MARTIN SCORSESE film, THE DEPARTED. In the new movie, Damon...

Jolie Lands Dream Role As Taggart

ANGELINA JOLIE has won her dream role - as author AYN RAND's iconic heroine DAGNEY TAGGART. Jolie, a longtime fan of Russian-born Rand, has been quietly campaigning to play Taggart in new film ATLAS SHRUGGED...

De Niro And Scorsese Reteam For Biopic

Longtime pals MARTIN SCORSESE and ROBERT DE NIRO will reteam for a movie about their lives. The director and Oscar-winning actor grew up in the same New York City neighbourhood and have worked on a...

Nicholson Dons Dildo For Sex Cinema Scene

Quirky movie great JACK NICHOLSON is set to shock fans in his new thriller THE DEPARTED by wearing a sex toy in a sleazy scene. The CHINATOWN star, who threatened to set fire to co-star...

Damon Thanks Boston Police With Film Roles

MATT DAMON honoured the real-life drug detectives who helped him research his new role in THE DEPARTED by insisting they all featured in the film. THE BOURNE IDENTITY star spent weeks with police in Boston,...

Federline Considers Hypnosis To Curb His Smoking Habit

Wannabe rapper KEVIN FEDERLINE is considering trying hypnosis to kick his smoking habit. BRITNEY SPEARS' husband is interested in attempting to give up his nicotine habit by using alternative means after hearing hypnosis worked for...

Soderbergh Puts End To Oceans Series

Director STEVEN SODERBERGH insists OCEAN'S THIRTEEN will be the last installment of the lucrative franchise led by an all-star cast including GEORGE CLOONEY, BRAD PITT and MATT DAMON. The director confirmed the news during a...

Tunney Terrified Of Affleck Audition

THE CRAFT star ROBIN TUNNEY was terrified of meeting BEN AFFLECK for the first time on the set of new movie HOLLYWOODLAND - because she felt sure he'd remember her worst audition ever. The actress,...

Childless Clooney Feels Left Out

GEORGE CLOONEY feels left out on the set of OCEAN'S THIRTEEN because castmates and pals BRAD PITT and MATT DAMON are bonding over their new babies. Damon's wife LUCIANA BARROSO gave birth to their first...

Federline Tries Hypnosis To Quit Smoking

KEVIN FEDERLINE is turning to hypnotherapy to help him quit smoking. BRITNEY SPEARS' rapper husband is desperate to kick the habit for the sake of their son SEAN PRESTON and their unborn second child -...

Affleck And Damon Babies Bond

Best buddies BEN AFFLECK and MATT DAMON have introduced their baby daughters in the hope that their friendship will be passed down to the next generation. The GOOD WILL HUNTING Oscar winners met up in...

Gyllenhaal To Play Armstrong?

JAKE GYLLENHAAL has taken over the role of cyclist LANCE ARMSTRONG in a new movie about the Tour de France champ's life, according to reports. MATT DAMON was thought to be first choice to play...

Affleck + Damon's Horror Pick Lands Late-night Release

The horror movie that BEN AFFLECK and MATT DAMON picked as the winner of their third PROJECT GREENLIGHT reality TV series winner is to be released as a late-night frightener. JOHN GULAGER's creepy FEAST won...

Weintraub: 'Clooney Has A Suite In My House'

OCEAN'S TWELVE producer JERRY WEINTRAUB is so determined to make his actors feel comfortable, he insists they treat his plush residence in Palm Desert, California, as their own home. The hospitable movie-maker claims BRAD PITT,...

Affleck And Garner Move To Boston

BEN AFFLECK and JENNIFER GARNER are relocating from Los Angeles to Boston, Massachusetts to raise their eight-month-old daughter VIOLET. The couple are returning to Affleck's home town in an attempt to remove themselves the entertainment...

Damon's Kirk Casting In Doubt

Film-maker KEVIN SMITH has cast doubt on speculation MATT DAMON is being lined up to fill WILLIAM SHATNER's shoes as the new CAPTAIN KIRK. MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE III director JJ ABRAMS reportedly wants Damon to play...

Carey, Combs And Foxx To Receive Hollywood Stars

MARIAH CAREY, SEAN COMBS and JAMIE FOXX are among the celebrities who will receive stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame next year (07). The Hollywood Walk of Fame committee recently finalised their selections for...

Damon The New Captain Kirk?

Hollywood actor MATT DAMON is being lined up to fill WILLIAM SHATNER's shoes as the new CAPTAIN KIRK in the next STAR TREK movie. MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE III director JJ ABRAMS wants Damon to play the...

Damon Welcomes Baby Isabella

MATT DAMON is a first time dad following the arrival of baby daughter ISABELLA yesterday (11JUN06). The actor's wife, LUCIANA BARROSO, gave birth to the little girl in Miami, Florida. Barroso has a daughter, ALEXA,...

Damon Urges Politicians To Keep Africa Promises

Movie star MATT DAMON is urging American politicians to live up to the promises they have made to Africa after returning from an awareness mission to find out just how aid is distributed. THE BOURNE...

Cher Sells Florida Home

Pop veteran CHER has sold her Miami, Florida, mansion for a staggering $8.8 million (GBP4.8 million). The IF I COULD TURN BACK TIME star has only just finished a two-year renovation job on the massive...

Damon Planning Playdates With Affleck

Hollywood hunk MATT DAMON's wife LUCIANA hasn't even given birth to their daughter yet, and he's already planning playdates with pal BEN AFFLECK's daughter VIOLET. The OCEAN'S TWELVE star is awaiting the birth of his...

Depp Is A Signing Star

Movie star JOHNNY DEPP has topped a poll of the most generous autograph signers in Hollywood, while CAMERON DIAZ languishes at the bottom as the worst. The survey, conducted by American magazine Autograph Collector, sees...

Damon Hails Bush's African Plan

MATT DAMON has praised US President GEORGE W BUSH's African relief initiative following a trip Zambia to help fight HIV and AIDS. The OCEAN'S TWELVE star, who spent six days in Africa, was amazed by...

Pacino Signs On For Ocean's Thirteen

Veteran actor AL PACINO has joined the star-studded cast of OCEAN'S THIRTEEN. The Oscar-winning actor will team up with GEORGE CLOONEY, BRAD PITT, MATT DAMON and ELLEN BARKIN. Pacino will play WILLIE BANKS, the owner...

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