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Napoleon Dynamite Stars Unveil Bronze Statue For 10th Anniversary

The stars of Napoleon Dynamite celebrated the 10th anniversary of the film's release by reuniting to unveil a bronze statue of the titular character in Los Angeles on Monday (09Jun14).Since its release in 2004, the...

Veronica Mars Film Is Close To Becoming A Cast Reunion

Director Rob Thomas is close to landing a dream Veronica Mars cast reunion for the film adaptation of the cult Tv series after signing up Napoleon Dynamite star Tina Majorino.The actress will reprise her role...

Efren Ramirez No Longer Speaking To Twin Brother

Napoleon Dynamite star Efren Ramirez fell out with his identical twin brother after he began impersonating the actor at promotional events.Efren landed his breakthrough role playing lovable sidekick Pedro Sanchez in Napoleon Dynamite, but his...

Jim Carrey To Play Real-life Bankrobber

Jim Carrey is set to team up with Napoleon Dynamite director Jared Hess to bring the real-life story of a banker-turned-bankrobber to the big screen.Reports suggest The Mask star has signed up to lead the...

Napoleon Dynamite Tv Series Bombs With The Critics

Napoleon Dynamite became a surprise cult classic upon its release in 2004, with Jon Heder's title character charming audiences with his goofy appearance and short persona; made from a modest budget of an estimated $400,000...

Napoleon Dynamite Producers Sue Over Royalties

The producers behind Napoleon Dynamite are suing Fox movie bosses over allegations they're owed millions in royalties.Bosses at Napoleon Pictures have filed suit against executives at Fox Searchlight Pictures, the independent division of 20th Century...

Napoleon Dynamite To Become Animated Series

The cult comedy film NAPOLEON DYNAMITE starring JON HEDER is set to become an animated series, reports MTV News. The 2004 indie favourite about a small-town kid became an instant hit when it was released,...

Heder's Twin Dilemma

NAPOLEON DYNAMITE star JON HEDER fears his identical twin brother is wrecking his image as a nice guy - because he refuses to pretend he's his famous sibling.Dan Heder is a spitting image of the...

Costello Adamant Napoleon Dynamite Was His Idea

ELVIS COSTELLO is still upset with moviemaker JARED HESS for using his mid-1980s alter-ego NAPOLEON DYNAMITE in his hit 2004 film - and refusing to credit the rocker. Hess maintains the name of his socially-challenged...

Dynamite Star Pens Self-help Book

NAPOLEON DYNAMITE star EFREN RAMIREZ has co-written a new self help book. The actor and DJ has teamed up with filmmaker Chris Barrett to write Direct Your Own Life: How To Be A Star In...

Heder Hopes For All Star Napoleon Dynamite Sequel

NAPOLEON DYNAMITE star JOHN HEDER wants make a big budget sequel of the successful low budget comedy - with an all-star cast. The 2004 film quickly became a cult hit and made a star of...

Heder Loves Changing Diapers

NAPOLEON DYNAMITE star JON HEDER is loving every minute of his newfound fatherhood - and even reckons changing diapers is "fun". The 29-year-old actor and his wife Kirsten welcomed their first child, daughter Evan Jane,...

Blades Of Glory Tops Us Chart

Will Ferrell's latest film Blades of Glory has skated right to the top of the US box office chart after its first weekend of opening.Featuring Ferrell and Jon Heder as two rival ice-skaters who team...

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Heder's Ankle Break Almost Ended Skating Movie

NAPOLEON DYNAMITE star JON HEDER almost wrecked filming on figure skating comedy BLADES OF GLORY after breaking his ankle on the ice. The actor had just started shooting when his skate got caught deep in...

Heder Rejected Chance To Become Hollywood Heartthrob

Actor JON HEDER gave up the chance to become a Hollywood playboy after the 2004 independent film NAPOLEON DYNAMITE turned him into an unlikely heart-throb - because he's a devout Mormon. The 29-year-old star was...

Voight, Cain + Stamp To Star In Mormon Massacre Movie

JON VOIGHT, DEAN CAIN and TERENCE STAMP are set to upset Mormons across America by revisiting the religion's darkest day in a controversial new film. SEPTEMBER DAWN recalls the Mountain Meadows Massacre in 1857, when...

Schwartzman's Fischer Tops Movie Nerd List

JASON SCHWARTZMAN's portrayal of MAX FISCHER in cult movie RUSHMORE has topped a new poll to find the greatest film nerd. Fischer beat ANTHONY MICHAEL HALL's FARMER TED in 1984's SIXTEEN CANDLES and JERRY LEWIS'...

Barrett Impressed By Religious Heder

Actress JACINDA BARRETT was stunned to find decency still exists in Hollywood on the set of new comedy SCHOOL FOR SCOUNDRELS - co-star JON HEDER refuses to curse, swear or work on a Sunday. The...

Thornton Injured During Tennis Sessions

BILLY BOB THORNTON suffered for his art in new movie SCHOOL FOR SCOUNDRELS - by playing tennis with NAPOLEON DYNAMITE star JON HEDER. The movie star plays a self-help guru trying to steal the object...

Jon Heder And Wife Expecting First Baby

NAPOLEON DYNAMITE star JON HEDER and his wife KIRSTEN are expecting their first child. The 28-year-old star first hinted at the good news during a Hollywood Foreign Press news conference in Beverly Hills yesterday...

Napoleon Dynamite Kills Pedro's Dj Ambitions

NAPOLEON DYNAMITE star EFREN RAMIREZ has been forced to cut back on his love of DJing because he always gets swarmed by fans of the cult film at nightclubs. The Latino actor, who played PEDRO...

Napoleon Dynamite Star Discovers Hopkins Is A Fan

NAPOLEON DYNAMITE star EFREN RAMIREZ was thrilled to learn one of his biggest fans is acting legend SIR ANTHONY HOPKINS. The actor, who played outcast PEDRO in the hit film, was attending the premiere of...

Uncle Rico Escapes Assault Charges

NAPOLEON DYNAMITE star JON GRIES has escaped an assault charge after allegedly getting fired up in a road rage incident in Los Angeles. The actor, who played UNCLE RICO in the cult film, was reportedly...

Nacho Libre Director Got Spanish Skills From Monks

Director JARED HESS gained the Spanish skills he needed to direct Mexican wrestling film NACHO LIBRE by spending two years in a Mormon missionary in Venezuela. The NAPOLEON DYNAMITE director shot his new film, which...

Duff's Bad Driving Start

NAPOLEON DYNAMITE beauty HAYLIE DUFF got off to a bad start on the road, when she was slapped with a ticket for reckless driving just a week after getting her licence. The actress, older...

Hewitt's Embarrassing Meeting With Hero Heder

Actress JENNIFER LOVE HEWITT has started thinking twice about approaching her movie heroes on film sets after an embarrassing meeting with actor JON HEDER. The I KNOW WHAT YOU DID LAST SUMMER actress, a...

Kutcher Cleans Up At Teen Awards

Actor ASHTON KUTCHER and new movie THE NOTEBOOK were the big winners at the 2005 Teen Choice Awards at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, Hollywood on Sunday (14AUG05). Kutcher, who is dating actress...

Mtv Movie Awards Points Spotlight At High School Films

Last night's (4JUN05) MTV MOVIE AWARDS paid tribute to the year's best high school movies, handing out awards to film hits MEAN GIRLS, THE NOTEBOOK and NAPOLEON DYNAMITE. There was even an honour for...

Carey Joins Mtv Awards Line Up

MARIAH CAREY has joined EMINEM and NINE INCH NAILS in the list of stars set to perform at the 2005 MTV MOVIE AWARDS. Hosted by JIMMY FALLON, the 14th annual awards show will take...

Slipknot Clean Up In Revolver Poll

Heavy rockers SLIPKNOT have slashed the competition for the 2005 annual readers' poll in rock magazine REVOLVER by claiming the major four prizes. The hardcore nine-piece claimed Best Band, Best Album (VOL 3: THE...

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