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Orlando Bloom's Depp Persuasion

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Orlando Bloom only agreed to appear in 'Pirates Of The Caribbean' because of Johnny Depp.

The actor - who portrayed Will Turner in the first three movies of the swashbuckling Disney franchise - originally planned to turn down the role, but changed his mind when he learned his idol was to play Captain Jack Sparrow in the pirate adventure.

Speaking at an open lecture at New York's Rockefeller University, he said: "I always had actors to look up to, like Johnny.

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Ned Kelly Star Lands Point Break Sequel Role

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Heath Ledger's Ned Kelly co-star DAMIAN WALSHE-HOWLING has landed a villainous role in the much-anticipated sequel to surf movie POINT BREAK.

The Aussie actor will play a pirate called Dali in director Jan de Bonts Point Break Indo.

According to movie news website, Dali and his associates wear masks of the Bush administration - George W. Bush, Colin Powell, DICk Cheney - as they strip boats of valuables.

The original Point Break featured Keanu Reeves and Patrick Swayze.

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Days After Heath Ledger's Death, Fans Continue To Leave Artwork And Letters In Honour Of His Life And Career In Film

Naomi Watts and Ned Kelly Saturday 26th January 2008 Days after Heath Ledger's death, fans continue to leave artwork and letters in honour of his life and career in film New York City, USA

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Naomi Watts and Ned Kelly
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Watts And Ledger Maintain Friendship

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Naomi Watts and former boyfriend Heath Ledger have managed to remain friends even after breaking up while in the public eye.
The couple dated for two years after meeting on the set of the film Ned Kelly and ended their relationship in May 2004.
Watts explains, "That was the first taste I had of interest in my romantic life, and it was certainly difficult.
"He had more experience at it than I did, and we would do our best just to hide away."
The Ring star insists the media wasn't interested in their break-up because they remained friends and Watts even has a relationship with Ledger's fiancee Michelle Williams, who is also the mother of the couple's one-year-old daughter MATILDA.
She adds, "There was no third party; there was no victim. We're on great terms - great friends, and I also have come to know Michelle a little bit."

Jagger Makes Us Sitcom Debut

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THE Rolling Stones star SIR Mick Jagger has kicked off his US sitcom career in style by showing off his soccer skill on KNIGHTS OF PROSPERITY.
The rocker's cameo on the show aired in America last night (04JAN07) and saw Jagger sporting an England soccer shirt and kicking a ball around as he boasted of his $52 million (GBP27 million) luxury New York pad on national TV.
He said, "Hi, I'm Mick. Welcome to my apartment - it's so nice, I never want to go out."
The flat is later broken into by bungling crooks.
Jagger has previously acted in movies including Performance, Ned Kelly and FREEJACK.

Jagger Appearing In Us Tv Show

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Veteran rocker SIR Mick Jagger will make a cameo appearance as himself in an episode of US TV show KNIGHTS OF PROSPERITY.
The Rolling Stones frontman's luxury New York City apartment is broken into after he shows it off on national television in an upcoming episode of the comedy series.
Jagger has previously acted in movies including Performance, Ned Kelly and FREEJACK.

Jagger To Make Screen Return

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SIR Mick Jagger is planning to make a return to film when he finishes his upcoming world tour with legendary rockers THE Rolling Stones.

The STREET FIGHTING MAN star has already begun work on a new screenplay - and he plans to direct and star in the untitled movie when his schedule becomes free.

He says, "It's about a guy who wants revenge. It's only a small movie and I've already written half of it."

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Watts And Schreiber Go Public

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New Hollywood couple Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber have publicly stepped out as a couple, after weeks of reports they're dating.

Schreiber is currently starring on New York's Broadway in GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS, while Watts has spent the majority of this year (05) in the Big Apple, where she has just finished filming STAY.

The Australian actress, 36 and the 37-year-old Californian have been spotted together around Manhattan in recent months, including a U2 concert at Madison Square Garden.

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Watts And Schreiber An Item?

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Australian actress Naomi Watts and American actor Liev Schreiber appear to be dating, after being spotted together several time in New York city.

Only days after it was reported Watts was dating a mystery film producer named GARY, the I Heart Huckabees beauty, 36, has been photographed in a Manhattan park with the 37-year-old SCREAM star.

American newspaper NEW YORK DAILY NEWS reports Schreiber, Watts and her best pal Nicole Kidman attended Saturday's (21MAY05) U2 concert at Madison Square Garden, where the blonde "spent much of the concert sitting on Liev Schreiber's lap".

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Watts In Love

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Australian actress Naomi Watts has reportedly found love with a mystery film producer.

The 21 GRAMS beauty, 36, has started dating a film-maker and art collector, known only as GARY, according to American newspaper THE NEW YORK DAILY NEWS.

When asked for comment, Watts' representative responds, "I don't comment on these types of questions."

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Ledger And Watts Confirm Split

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Australian supercouple Heath Ledger and Naomi Watts have officially ended their turbulent on/off romance - and close friends blame the 10-year age gap between them for the split.

The 21 GRAMS beauty's publicist EMMA COOPER confirmed the pair had gone their separate ways but refused to comment on the reasons behind their break-up.

However, sources close to the couple blame 25-year-old Ledger's wild lifestyle and wandering eye for cooling his 35-year-old belle's affections. And insiders say the OSCAR-nominated actress is keen to settle down and start a family, and believes Ledger is not yet ready for such responsibility.

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