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Sienna Miller To Play Tippi Hedren In New Movie

5th December 2011

Sienna Miller has reportedly signed up to bring movie legend Tippi Hedren back to the big screen in a new film about her relationship with Alfred Hitchcock.Hedren shot to fame as the star of the...

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Ricki Lake Struggling On Dwts

11th October 2011

Ricki Lake has threatened to quit 'Dancing with the Stars'. The talk show host - who is partnered with 26-year-old Derek Hough, a three-time champion - has topped the leader board in the previous two...

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Alfred Hitchcock Taught Child Star Veronica Cartwright All About Wine And Steak

8th August 2011

Actress Veronica Cartwright learned how to cook the perfect steak and pick fine wine from movie legend Alfred Hitchcock - when she was just 12 years old.The movie and TV veteran has exploded the Hollywood...

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Lost Alfred Hitchcock Movie Found In Vault

3rd August 2011

A 'lost' movie by legendary filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock has been found locked in a vault by researchers in New Zealand. The film, titled 'The White Shadow' was shot in 1923 and is thought to be...

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Earliest Hitchcock Film Found

3rd August 2011

In what one film historian called "the missing link" between Alfred Hitchcock's early days in the movie business and his career as a celebrated director has been discovered in New Zealand. The first 30 minutes...

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Fascinating Fact 11870

3rd August 2011

The first half of Alfred Hitchcock's earliest surviving film, 1924's The White Shadow, has been discovered in the vaults of the New Zealand Film Archive.

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Alfred Hitchcock's Silent Films Set For Musical Make-over

4th July 2011

A number of Alfred Hitchcock's early silent films are set for a musical make-over as part of London's 2012 Olympics celebrations.Some of the legendary director's rarely seen movies are being restored by experts at the...

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Arthur Laurents West Side Story Writer Dies Aged 93

6th May 2011

Arthur Laurents, the legendary American playwright best known for penning the classic musical 'West Side Story', has passed away at the aged of 93, reports the Associated Press. Arthur Laurents died at his home in...

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50'S Star Farley Granger Dead At 85

29th March 2011

Farley Granger, the handsome leading man who had a meteoric career in Hollywood in the late '40s and early '50s but became disillusioned with the studio system and ultimately found success performing in live television...

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Farley Granger Dies In New York Aged 85

29th March 2011

Farley Granger has died at the age of 85.Farley Granger, the Hollywood actor and star of stage and screen, passed away in New York yesterday from natural causes (28th March 2011), reports E! Online.The actor...

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Original Psycho Score Up For Sale

14th March 2011

The original score from Alfred Hitchcock classic Psycho has been put up for sale for $75,000 (£50,000).Norma Herrmann, widow of the film's composer Bernard Herrmann, is putting the 20-page manuscript on the market to raise...

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Saint's Mum Helped Her Win North By Northwest Part

23rd February 2011

EVA MARIE SAINT has her mother to thank for helping her land her femme fatale role in NORTH BY NORTHWEST - she told the actress what to wear to impress ALFRED HITCHCOCK.Saint was desperate to...

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Classic Films To Debut On Hulu Plus

16th February 2011

Some of the greatest films ever produced will now become available for streaming on Hulu Plus, the $7.99-per-month subscription service launched last year by Hulu, the company owned jointly by Disney/ABC, Comcast/NBC Universal, News Corp./Fox,...

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Christopher Lee Awarded Bafta Fellowship

8th February 2011

Sir Christopher Lee will receive an Academy Fellowship at this year's Orange BAFTA Awards.The 'Dracula' star joins Alfred Hitchcock, Steven Spielberg and Charlie Chaplin on the list of fellows – awarded for recognition of outstanding...

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Naomi Watts Joins J. Edgar

26th January 2011

Naomi Watts is to star in Clint Eastwood's biopic 'J. Edgar'.The Australian actress will star as the FBI director John Edgar Hoover's secretary of 54 years Helen Gandy, who after his death destroyed his personal...

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Hopkins In Talks To Play Hitchcock

24th January 2011

SIR ANTHONY HOPKINS is in talks to tackle the role of ALFRED HITCHCOCK in a new biopic about the legendary moviemaker, according to a U.S. report.The Oscar-winning actor is said to have been approached to...

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Baz Luhrmann To Shoot Great Gatsby In 3-D?

11th January 2011

Baz Luhrmann is thinking about shooting 'The Great Gatsby' in 3-D.The Australian director - who is known for theatrical films such as 'Moulin Rouge' - said he has "workshopped" the idea to bring F. Scott...

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Stuntman To Climb The 39 Steps

8th November 2010

Veteran stuntman VIC ARMSTRONG is to make his feature film directorial debut by remaking ALFRED HITCHCOCK classic THE 39 STEPS.The filmmaker, who is most famous for stunts in films like Raiders of the Lost Ark...

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Naomi Watts For The Birds Remake?

4th November 2010

Naomi Watts hopes she can star in a remake of Alfred Hitchcock's 'The Birds'. The Australian actress reveals plans are afoot for a remake of the project, but no script has currently been written for...

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Bfi Wants Film Fans To 'Adopt' A Hitchcock

6th July 2010

Officials at the British Film Institute (BFI) are urging fans to 'adopt' an ALFRED HITCHCOCK movie as part of a scheme to raise money for the restoration of the legendary director's early pictures.The campaign aims...

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Caine Reveals Hitchcock Feud

22nd March 2010

SIR MICHAEL CAINE has explained his long running feud with legendary director ALFRED HITCHCOCK - they fell out after the actor turned down a gory role in 1972 thriller FRENZY.The Alfie star admits he was...

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Fascinating Fact 7613

1st July 2009

ALFRED HITCHCOCK's new waxwork is to be unveiled by the director's THE BIRDS star TIPPI HEDREN as part of Hollywood's new Madame Tussauds museum pre-launch celebrations on Wednesday (01Jul09).

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Fascinating Fact 6950

4th March 2009

The original sheet music for composer BERNARD HERRMANN's score to ALFRED HITCHCOCK's PSYCHO, which carries the notes to the thriller's infamous shower scene, is going under the hammer later this month (24Mar09) at British auction...

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Hitchcock Returns To The Big Screen

10th February 2009

Legendary director ALFRED HITCHCOCK is to be brought back to life in a movie about his early years.Kung-Fu Panda and Good Luck Chuck star Dan Fogler has signed on to play the heavyweight auteur in...

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Movie Dress And No Bra Won Shepherd Moonlighting Role

9th September 2008

CYBILL SHEPHERD landed her lead role in TV hit MOONLIGHTING thanks to a sexy dress she wore in an ALFRED HITCHCOCK remake. The actress reveals her look in The Lady Vanishes inspired Moonlighting's sexy Maddie...

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Spielberg Accused Of Ripping Off Hitchcock

9th September 2008

Movie mogul STEVEN SPIELBERG has been charged with stealing his DISTURBIA plot from ALFRED HITCHCOCK's REAR WINDOW in a new Hollywood legal spat. The moviemaker's DreamWorks Studio and Universal Pictures have been accused of copyright...

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Fascinating Fact 5838

20th August 2008

Fashion designer KARL LAGERFELD has been given a hip-hop makeover to look like his favourite rapper LIL WAYNE for the September (08) issue of Harper's Bazaar magazine. GIORGIO ARMANI also took part in the fantasy...

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Fascinating Fact 4998

11th March 2008

CHRISTINA AGUILERA's new ads for jeweller STEPHEN WEBSTER were all inspired by ALFRED HITCHCOCK films.

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Stars Recreate Hitchcock Classics In New Photo Spread

6th February 2008

RENEE ZELLWEGER, GWYNETH PALTROW, ROBERT DOWNEY JR. and Oscar nominee JAVIER BARDEM are among the stars recreating classic scenes from ALFRED HITCHCOCK movies in a new Vanity Fair magazine spread. Zellweger imitates Kim Novak in...

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Hopkins To Play Hitchcock

7th November 2007

SIR ANTHONY HOPKINS is to play movie mogul ALFRED HITCHCOCK in a new biopic about the revered director. Hopkins insists he has been such a fan of the filmmaker's work over the years, he feels...

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