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Good News For Gibson's Christ Film

MEL GIBSON's controversial new movie has been given an early boost - distributors NEWMARKET FILMS are expanding the movie's release in theatres next week (25FEB04) to meet rising ticket demand. Newmarket Films bosses are...

Gibson's Father Blast Jews

MEL GIBSON's father HUTTON has launched a blistering attack on the Jewish religion - just days before his son's controversial film THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST is released in America. Catholic extremist Hutton, 85,...

Former Evanescence Star Teams Up With Idol

Former EVANESCENCE star BEN MOODY has teamed up with AMERICAN IDOL winner KELLY CLARKSON to give her music a rocky edge. The guitarist, who quit the goth rockers late last year (03), has been...

Creed Star's Last Minute Passion Bid

CREED star SCOTT STAPP is so impressed with MEL GIBSON's new THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST epic, he has offered the movie maker new songs to use on the soundtrack. Stapp is keen to...

Tina Turner To Star As Indian Goddess

Veteran singer TINA TURNER is coming out of retirement to an play an Indian goddess in a new movie. The WHAT'S LOVE GOT TO DO WITH IT singer, who had a successful farewell tour...

Mel Gibson Brands Anti-semitism A Sin

Hollywood actor MEL GIBSON insists he holds a great respect for the Jewish community - because his devotion to Catholicism prevents him from being anti-Semitic. Gibson has faced an uproar from the Jewish community,...

Gibson: Walk Out If You Don't Like Passion's Violence

MEL GIBSON is encouraging people to walk out of his upcoming movie THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST if they find the violence too much to deal with. The actor insists the graphic depiction of...

Gibson's Passion Is 'Extreme'

MEL GIBSON has defended the violence in his controversial religious film THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST - explaining he wanted it to be as "extreme" and "shocking" as possible. The LETHAL WEAPON star -...

Gibson: New Film Healed Suicide Thoughts

MEL GIBSON used his controversial new film THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST to "heal" his suicidal tendencies following a severe bout of depression. The LETHAL WEAPON star claims he was on the brink of...

Gibson Is Seventh Toughest Guy In America

MAD MAX star MEL GIBSON has finished seventh in a new tough guys poll, to become the top celebrity on the list. Gibson was beaten on the list by sports stars, politician JOHN McCAIN...

Gibson Asks California Church Leaders For Film Support

MEL GIBSON took part in a satellite interview on Saturday (07FEB04) to answer worried Christians' questions about his new movie. The BRAVEHEART star beamed the live chat to 3,800 invited guests at AZUSA PACIFIC...

Gibson Unknown In Romania

Actor-turned-director MEL GIBSON may be an international star - but he's still a relative unknown in Romania. Gibson has cast Romanian actress MAIA MORGENSTERN as MARY in his controversial new film THE PASSION OF...

Religious Leaders Back Gibson Movie

Religious leaders are poised to make MEL GIBSON's controversial film THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST a hit when it opens in America later this month (FEB04) - by giving away free tickets. The movie,...

Mel Gibson Cuts Controversial Scene From Passion

Hollywood actor MEL GIBSON has decided to delete a controversial scene from his upcoming film THE PASSION OF CHRIST, following furious protests from Jewish groups. A scene in the film, in which the Jewish...

Gibson Slammed For Defending Dad's Holocaust Denial

Hollywood star MEL GIBSON has been slammed as "ignorant" and "insensitive" for defending his dad over his view that the Holocaust has been exaggerated. The LOADED WEAPON actor - whose new pet project THE...

Gibson's Passion Lauded By Member Of Jewish Community

The controversy surrounding MEL GIBSON's new movie THE PASSION OF CHRIST has been praised by a member of the Jewish community - because it's reignited discussion about JESUS. The upcoming film has been at...

Gibson's Passion Helps Release Of Judas Movie

The controversy surrounding MEL GIBSON's upcoming movie THE PASSION OF CHRIST has been credited getting a film about JUDAS ISCARIOT to American TV screens next month (MAR04). The makers of JUDAS, which features CHRISTINA...

Religious Groups Plan Lectures On Gibson Film

LATEST: MEL GIBSON's controversial movie THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST will be greeted by a campaign of sermons and lectures when it opens in America later this month (FEB04). The AMERICAN JEWISH COMMITTEE and...

Gibson Plans Comedy Next

Hollywood star MEL GIBSON wants his next film to be a comedy, because he's exhausted with the controversy surrounding his latest movie THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST. The OSCAR-winning BRAVEHEART filmmaker is looking for...

Caviezel's Glad That Painful Jesus Role Is Over

JIM CAVIEZEL had a real sense of the pain JESUS CHRIST went through in his final hours while he was filming crucifixion scenes in MEL GIBSON's controversial new film THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST....

Jewish Groups Condemn Gibson's Passion

MEL GIBSON's controversial movie THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST has come under attack once more - this time by representatives of two Jewish groups who viewed the film. The AMERICAN JEWISH COMMITTEE, which sent...

Gibson's Quiet Crusade

MEL GIBSON is quietly winning over American church leaders in his bid to prove his controversial new movie THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST isn't blasphemous - by inviting them to top secret screenings. The...

Pope Didn't Approve Gibson's Passion

Reports POPE JOHN PAUL II has praised MEL GIBSON's controversial movie THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST are "not true", says his secretary. ARCHBISHOP STANISLAW DZIWISZ has spoken out to deny recent press reports the...

The Passion Of Christ To Get Wide Release

MEL GIBSON's controversial movie THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST will get a big opening on 2,000 screens across America next month (FEB04), following an unexpected flood of ticket requests. Bosses at NEWMARKET FILMS, the...

Bourne Identity Tops 2003 Us Home Video Rentals

MATT DAMON's hit action thriller THE BOURNE IDENTITY was the top renting American home video of 2003, according to year-end figures issued yesterday (08JAN04). Combined revenues from DVD and VHS rentals of Bourne Identity,...

Chainsaw Trailer Is The Best

The TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE remake's film trailer has been judged the best of 2003 in a new Internet poll. Website TRAILER-NEWS.COM has picked the horror film's preview and that of MEL GIBSON's controversial movie...

Gibson's Bizarre Christ Cameo

Director MEL GIBSON makes a bizarre cameo in his forthcoming film THE PASSION OF CHRIST - his hand is reportedly seen putting a nail into the palm of Christ. The film, which has attracted...

Pope Approves Gibson's 'Passion'

POPE JOHN PAUL II has praised MEL GIBSON's controversial movie THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST - and believes it truly depicts events surrounding JESUS CHRIST's death. The Pontiff and a number of leading Catholic...

Idol Tops Polite List

AMERICAN IDOL runner-up CLAY AIKEN has been voted the Best-Mannered Person of 2003 by America's NATIONAL LEAGUE OF JUNIOR COTILLIONS. The singer beat OPRAH WINFREY and Iraqi war mastermind GEN TOMMY FRANKS...

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