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Mad Max To Return -- Sans Gibson

George Miller, the Australian director behind the cult classic Mad Max and the man who won an Oscar las month for his animated Happy Feet, has disclosed plans to produced a Mad Max sequel. In...

Gibson Considers Costa Rica

MEL GIBSON is musing over the idea of turning his favourite holiday destination into a permanent home after confessing he could quit Hollywood for Costa Rica. The actor/director, who made APOCALYPTO in Latin America and...

Gibson Plans Back-to-back Panama Projects

MEL GIBSON is planning a lengthy trip to Panama for back to back movie projects. According to sources, the APOCALYPTO moviemaker is planning a remake of 1950s thriller PANIC IN THE STREETS and a new...

Star Wars Cloak Fetches £54,000

The cloak worn by Sir Alec Guinness in the original Star Wars films has been auctioned for 54,000.The otherwise modest brown hooded robe, the signature attire of Guinness' character Obi-Wan Kenobi in the iconic movies,...

By on 07 March 2007

Star Wars Cloak Fetches £54,000

The cloak worn by Sir Alec Guinness in the original Star Wars films has been auctioned for 54,000.The otherwise modest brown hooded robe, the signature attire of Guinness' character Obi-Wan Kenobi in the iconic movies,...

Obi-wan's Lost Cloak Stuns At Auction

STAR WARS sage OBI-WAN KENOBI's famous cloak has gone under the hammer for $104,000 (GBP53,300) at a movie memorabilia auction. An anonymous fan snapped up the famous hooded garment, which had been tossed into a...

Spears Met With Lawyer After Leaving Rehab

LATEST: Pop star BRITNEY SPEARS met with a lawyer in West Hollywood, California yesterday afternoon (21FEB07), after checking out of a Malibu rehab facility earlier in the day. This is the second time the troubled...

Movie Mogul Weinstein 'Forgives' Gibson

Jewish movie mogul HARVEY WEINSTEIN is willing to forgive MEL GIBSON - but only on the condition he no longer harbours any racist beliefs. Gibson insulted the Jewish community last year (06) after making a...

Downey Jr Lends Support To Gibson

ROBERT DOWNEY JR has defended disgraced actor MEL GIBSON following his anti-Semitic rant during an arrest for drink-driving last year (06), arguing nobody's perfect. Downey Jr, who co-starred with Gibson in 1990's AIR AMERICA, believes...

Hollywood's Finest Hungry For Oscars

Hollywood's finest have gathered at the Beverly Hilton in California to attend the Oscar nominees lunch.The glitterati descended to congratulate each other and enjoy the first stage in the build-up to the Academy Awards set...

By on 06 February 2007

Gervais Wants Mel Gibson In Extras Special

RICKY GERVAIS is considering bringing comedy show EXTRAS back for a special episode starring MEL GIBSON. The British comedian vowed the second series of the show - on which a number of A-list stars mock...

Apocalypto To Open In Mexico

Mexican exhibitors are waiting to see how moviegoers respond to Mel Gibson's Apocalypto which opens in that country today (Thursday). The film, which depicts ancient Mayan culture and customs and is spoken in the native...

Denzel Washington: America's Favorite Star

Denzel Washington has dethroned Tom Hanks as the nation's favorite movie star, according to results of a Harris poll. Hanks had held the top spot for two years in a row but fell to second...

Gibson Unleashed A Jaguar On Star

MEL GIBSON unleashed a real jaguar on APOCALYPTO star RUDY YOUNGBLOOD, to make sure a chase scene looked real. But he insists Youngblood - who played JAGUAR PAW - was never in real danger from...

Gibson Hits Back At Press Attacks In Mexico

MEL GIBSON fought to contain his anger when he faced a barrage of criticism over his movie APOCALYPTO at its Mexico City premiere on Monday (15JAN07). The movie star initially pulled out of plans to...

Tmz: From Website To Tv

TMZ, the lively gossip website that first reported on Mel Gibson's DUI arrest and subsequent anti-Semitic tirade and posted video of Michael Richards's racial blast at a comedy club, will soon become a syndicated daily...

Gibson Defends Mayan Epic

Mel Gibson has answered criticism of his latest film, the Mayan language epic Apocalypto.Although winning widespread appeal and shooting straight to the top of the US box office, the film has come in for criticism...

By on 16 January 2007

Caviezel To Reprise Role As Jesus

JIM CAVIEZEL, who starred in MEL GIBSON's PASSION OF THE CHRIST, will reprise the role of JESUS in a star-studded audio edition of THE BIBLE. The 25-hour edition of THE WORLD OF PROMISE: NEW TESTAMENT...

Gibson Reverses Decision To Miss Mexican Premiere

LATEST: MEL GIBSON has reversed his decision not to attend the Mexican premiere of his new movie APOCALYPTO this week (beg15JAN07) because he's determined to show the world ancient Mayans were "cool". Gibson's publicists revealed...

Gibson To Miss Mexican Apocalypto Premiere

MEL GIBSON will not be attending the Mexican premiere of his new film APOCALYPTO, because some Mayans are angered by his portrayal of their ancestors. The LETHAL WEAPON star, who employed Mayans to tell the...

Gibson In New Race Row

MEL GIBSON has been accused by a Guatemalan official of racially insulting the Mayan civilisation in his new movie APOCALYPTO. Guatemala's presidential commissioner on racism, RICARDO CAJAS, believes the Hollywood blockbuster has hindered understanding of...

Fire Ravages Celebrity Neighbourhood

The homes of Hollywood stars including MEL GIBSON, PIERCE BROSNAN, PAMELA ANDERSON, BARBRA STREISAND and COURTENEY COX-ARQUETTE were threatened by a fire which raced through their exclusive Californian neighbourhood last night (08JAN07). The blaze charred...

Gibson's Apocalypto Slapped With Age Ban In Italy

LATEST: An Italian court has banned children under 14 from seeing harrowing new MEL GIBSON movie APOCALYPTO, overthrowing a decision by the country's censors deeming the film fit for kids. The Italian censors had been...

Apocalypto Breaks Foreign Language Records

New MEL GIBSON movie APOCALYPTO has smashed British box office records by taking the highest ever opening weekend ticket sales for a foreign language film. The bloodthirsty feature, spoken in Mayan dialect, took GBP1,360,110 ($2,652,215)...

Deputy In Gibson Case Alleges Harassment

LATEST: The Los Angeles county sheriff who arrested MEL GIBSON for drink driving in July (06) insists he is being harassed by members of his own department because they believe he leaked the official police...

Gibson's Apocalypto Sparks Ratings Row In Italy

MEL GIBSON's bloody epic APOCALYPTO has become the subject of a film rating legal battle in Italy after the country's cinema review board ruled the movie could be seen by kids. The surprise decision comes...

Mr T Lands Skin Cancer Honour

THE A-TEAM star MR T has been honoured for battling skin cancer in San Francisco, California dermatologist DR VAIL REESE's quirky annual Skinnies Awards. Every January, Dr Reese hands out accolades to celebrities who look...

Mayans Air Grievances Over Apocalypto

First it was the Jews; now Mel Gibson appears to have alienated the Mayas. One week before his Apocalypto is scheduled to open in the U.K. Britain's Sunday Telegraph has shown it to a number...

Spears And Hilton Named Worst Role Models

BRITNEY SPEARS and PARIS HILTON have been voted the Worst Celebrity Role Models of 2006 in a joint poll between Associated Press and AOL. The pop star has come under fire this year (06) for...

Gibson: 'My Movies Aren't That Violent'

Filmmaker MEL GIBSON has dismissed claims his movies are excessively violent, insisting they only appear that way because of their detailed characterisation. Gibson, whose controversial projects include THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST and his new...

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