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Hanks Intimidated By Guinness' Performance

18th June 2004

Hollywood star TOM HANKS refused to watch the original THE LADYKILLERS movie before filming the remake, because he didn't want to be intimated by SIR ALEC GUINNESS' performance. The 47-year-old actor deliberately avoided...

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Hanks Worries About Brit Reaction To Ladykillers

11th May 2004

OSCAR-winning actor TOM HANKS is worried British movie fans will "crucify" him for starring in a remake of beloved Ealing comedy THE LADYKILLERS. Hanks recreated ALEC GUINNESS' professor role from the 1955 film in...

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Kingsley To Play Fagin

9th May 2004

BEN KINGSLEY is the latest star to portray CHARLES DICKENS' infamous crook FAGIN in ROMAN POLANSKI's upcoming adaptation of OLIVER TWIST. RON MOODY, RICHARD DREYFUSS, GEORGE C SCOTT, ALEC GUINNESS and LON CHANEY are...

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Latifah Makes Holiday Plans

29th April 2004

Rapper-turned-actress QUEEN LATIFAH has signed up to star in a remake of ALEC GUINNESS' classic comedy LAST HOLIDAY - and she plans to take on his role. The OSCAR-nominated CHICAGO star will switch the...

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Hanks Proud To Be A Coen Ladykiller

16th March 2004

Movie great TOM HANKS only took on a role in new movie remake LADYKILLERS because he considers the COEN BROTHERS' involvement a guarantee of success. The OSCAR-winner admits if JOEL and ETHAN COEN hadn't...

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Latifah Flips Classic Guinness Character

3rd November 2003

Former rap star QUEEN LATIFAH has a bizarre new movie role - she's playing a female version of SIR ALEC GUINNESS' character in a remake of fifties film LAST HOLIDAY. Latifah, who won plaudits...

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Conti Blasts Pal's Gay Slurs

13th October 2003

OSCAR winner TOM CONTI has blasted claims late acting pal GORDON JACKSON was secretly gay. In a new biography of star SIR ALEC GUINNESS, playwright SIMON GRAY claims THE GREAT ESCAPE actor was picked...

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Guinness Was In Star Wars For The Money

22nd September 2003

SIR ALEC GUINNESS' well-known distaste for making the STAR WARS series has been revealed in the legendary actor's letters and diaries published in a new biography. The late British thespian played OBI-WAN KENOBI in...

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Sellers Stars On Parade In Cannes

19th May 2003

The cast of a new film about comic genius PETER SELLERS has been paraded at the CANNES FILM FESTIVAL - and actor GEOFFREY RUSH can't wait to portray the funnyman. THE LIFE AND DEATH...

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