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O. J. Simpson Was Wanted As The Terminator

James Cameron has revealed that O. J. Simpson was almost cast as the Terminator in his cult classic sci-fi film.The 63-year-old director launched the acclaimed franchise in 1984 with Arnold Schwarzenegger cast in the iconic...

Hollywood Heavyweight Defends Decision Not To Make Chilean Miners Film A Spanish Movie

His new film is based on the real-life struggles of 33 Chilean miners, who were trapped underground for 69 days following a tunnel collapse in 2009, and features Spaniard Antonio Banderas and Latino...

Kate Beckinsale To Star In Absolutely Anything

Kate Beckinsale has been cast in 'Absolutely Anything'.The 40-year-old actress - who will next hit the big screen in legal drama 'The Trials of Cate McCall' - will star alongside Simon Pegg in...

Jennifer Lopez To Star In Chilean Miner Drama

Jennifer Lopez will star in Chilean miner drama 'The 33'.The actress-and-singer has signed on for a role in a low-budget biographical film which will tell the story of the 33 miners who were trapped under...

Black Swan Boss Wins Rights To Chilean Miners Movie

Black Swan producer Mike Medavoy has acquired the rights to the story of the 33 Chilean miners who survived two months underground last October (10).The group of miners, whose dramatic 24-hour rescue was televised across...

Dennis Quaid Set For Expecting

Dennis Quaid has joined the cast of 'What to Expect When You're Expecting'. The 'Footloose' star will play Ramsey, a man who discovers his lover played by Brooklyn Decker is pregnant with twins at the...

Cameron Diaz Set For Expecting

Cameron Diaz is in talks to join the cast of 'What to Expect When You're Expecting'. The 'Bad Teacher' star has reportedly been lined up to take on a role of a weight-loss instructor who...

Medavoy Sick Of Brando 'Crazies'

Movie mogul MIKE MEDAVOY has finds managing late pal MARLON BRANDO's estate is as much a curse as an honour - because he spends so much time disputing outrageous claims for the acting legend's fortune. Since...

Brando Love Child Doubted

Moviemaker MIKE MEDAVOY has refuted allegations screen legend MARLON BRANDO fathered the daughter of a Polynesian woman. Singer Rachel Anjel Brando claims the A Streetcar Named Desire actor had a sexual affair with her mother....

Brando's Maid Settles Lawsuit

MARLON BRANDO's former maid has settled a lawsuit against the executors of the late screen legend's will, after claiming they had amended the will without his knowledge. ANGELA BORLAZA worked for Brando for nine years...

Ridley Scott's New Film Accused Of Plagiarism

GLADIATOR film-maker SIR RIDLEY SCOTT has been accused of plagiarising an historical author's research for his forthcoming epic KINGDOM OF HEAVEN. Author JAMES RESTON JR claims three-times OSCAR-nominated Scott ripped off his book WARRIORS...

Brando's Estate Fights For Trademark Protection

Dead movie legend MARLON BRANDO's estate has filed a trademark protection application to keep THE GODFATHER star's image intact. Producer MIKE MEDAVOY, who is the co-executor of Brando's will, insists too many people are...

Brando's Ashes Scattered

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...

Beatty Takes Over Brando's Honorary Chairman Post

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...

Brando's Will Changes Make Producer Pal Executer

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...

Sly's Wife Goes To Court For Pal

SYLVESTER STALLONE's wife JENNIFER FLAVIN has joined a court battle against MICHAEL JACKSON's dermatologist ARNE KLEIN. The model-turned-cosmetics queen will testify on her friend IRENA MEDAVOY's behalf as the actress takes Klein to court...

Madonna Desperately Seeks Film Role

Queen of pop MADONNA got her big Hollywood break in DESPERATELY SEEKING SUSAN by falling to her knees and begging for the role. According to ORION PICTURES producer MIKE MEDAVOY's new memoirs, the MATERIAL...

Movie Mogul's Wife Challenges Liz Taylor's Doctor

THE THIN RED LINE producer MIKE MEDAVOY's wife IRENA is taking on DAME ELIZABETH TAYLOR's doctor in court - after claiming he poisoned her with cosmetic surgery drug Botox. IRENA MEDAVOY was bed-ridden with...

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