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New Scorsese/de Niro Collaboration Confirmed

14th December 2010

MARTIN SCORSESE has confirmed he is reuniting with ROBERT DE NIRO for the first time since 1995 crime classic CASINO.Rumours the pair was in talks to star in their ninth collaboration surfaced earlier this year...

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Matt Damon To Join Sci-fi Movie Elysium?

13th December 2010

Matt Damon is in talks to join the cast of 'Elysium'.The Oscar-winning actor and screenwriter is reportedly in early negotiations to appear in Neill Blomkamp's upcoming sci-fi drama alongside the star of 'District 9' -...

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Busy Walters Misses Out On Dream Role

14th November 2010

Actress JULIE WALTERS was forced to turn down a dream role in her favourite British TV show CORONATION STREET earlier this year (10) - because she was too busy making movies.The Harry Potter star was...

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Brit Tv Star Digby Died From Suffocation

9th November 2010

An inquest into the death of British TV presenter KRISTIAN DIGBY has concluded the star suffocated during a botched solo sex game.The 32 year old's body was found at his home in Stratford, east London...

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Charlize Theron For Princess Diana Role?

18th October 2010

Charlize Theron could be set to play Princess Diana in a Hollywood movie.The South African-born actress is being lined up for the role, which tells the tale of the princess' relationship with former bodyguard Ken...

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West Premieres New Film

7th October 2010

KANYE WEST has premiered his 35-minute film RUNAWAY during a whistle-stop promotional trip to Europe.The rapper presented the short film in Paris, France on Tuesday (05Oct10) and officially premiered the project at the British Academy...

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Richardson Puzzled By Acting's Prestige

28th September 2010

Oscar-nominee MIRANDA RICHARDSON can't understand the snobbery surrounding the acting profession, and was left astounded at the lengths stars go to for an Academy Award.The Brit is a stalwart of the U.K. theatre, TV and...

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Randy Quaid Arrested For Squatting

20th September 2010

Actor RANDY QUAID and his wife are facing burglary charges after being arrested for squatting in their former home. The new owners of the house reported to police that Quaid had been living there without...

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Nolan & Sheen To Be Honoured At Bafta/la Awards

5th August 2010

Director CHRISTOPHER NOLAN and actor MICHAEL SHEEN will be honoured with special British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles (BAFTA/LA) awards at an upcoming ceremony.British moviemaker Nolan, whose current hit Inception, starring Leonardo...

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Allison Janney Is Completely 'Shameless'

15th July 2010

Award winning actress ALLISON JANNEY has taken on the role of Sheila in a brand new adaptation of hit UK show 'Shameless' to be aired in January 2011 on Showtime. Shameless is a remake of...

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Glee Lands Nomination At Tv Choice Awards

30th June 2010

GLEE continues to take the world by storm - the hit TV musical has landed a nomination at the U.K.'s TV Choice Awards.The BAFTA-nominated small screen comedy, about a high school glee club, will go...

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Kendrick Praises Awards Rival Mo'nique

28th June 2010

ANNA KENDRICK refused to be disheartened after failing to win any major acting accolades at this year's (10) glitzy awards ceremonies - because she was delighted to see rival MO'NIQUE win a huge haul for...

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Kearns Disappointed Harrelson Is Not Shameless

27th June 2010

Former SHAMELESS star GERARD KEARNS has thrown his support behind an upcoming American adaptation of the hit British TV show - but he's disappointed WOODY HARRELSON won't be taking the lead role.The BAFTA award-winning drama...

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Screenwriter Plater Dies

25th June 2010

British screenwriter ALAN PLATER died on Friday (25Jun10) after a battle with cancer. He was 75.Plater's agent tells the BBC he had been "very robust" until he was checked into a London hospice for his...

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Oscar-winning Filmmaker Strick Dies

8th June 2010

Oscar-winning director, screenwriter and producer JOSEPH STRICK has died from congestive heart failure at the age of 86.Strick, who was born in Pennsylvania, died on 1 June (10) in Paris, France, where he had lived...

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Walters Calls For Drama Funding

7th June 2010

Veteran actress JULIE WALTERS has urged TV companies to invest more in drama productions, because the shows are "important" to viewers.The Harry Potter star is a popular small screen regular in her native U.K. and...

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Cowell Is Double Winner At Baftas

6th June 2010

SIMON COWELL was delighted after taking home two prizes at the British Academy (BAFTA) Television Awards in London on Sunday (06Jun10).The former American Idol judge received a standing ovation as he accepted the Special Award...

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Cowell To Be Honoured With Special Tv Bafta

28th May 2010

SIMON COWELL will be presented with a special honour at next month's (Jun10) British Academy (BAFTA) Television Awards.The music mogul has been chosen by the Bafta committee to receive a trophy for his "outstanding contribution...

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Fascinating Fact 9271

10th May 2010

British actress CAREY MULLIGAN has donated the designer dress she wore to collect her BAFTA award in February (10) to charity. The floral gown, made by French clothing label Vionnet, will be auctioned off to...

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Harry Potter Stars Lead Bafta Tv Awards

10th May 2010

HARRY POTTER stars HELENA BONHAM CARTER and JULIE WALTERS will battle it out at this year's (10) British Academy (BAFTA) Television Awards after they both received nominations in the Best Actress category.Bonham Carter's turn as...

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Bowie's Ex Regrets Giving Up Child Custody

21st March 2010

DAVID BOWIE's ex-wife regrets giving up custody of the former couple's son, moviemaker DUNCAN JONES - and wishes she could now be part of his life.Angie Bowie married the rocker in 1970 and they welcomed...

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British Director Digby Dead

2nd March 2010

British director and TV presenter KRISTIAN DIGBY has been found dead at his home in London. He was 32.Digby was discovered at his home in Stratford, London on Monday morning (01Mar10) and pronounced dead by...

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The Things They Say 15571

1st March 2010

"Last time I was here for Titanic, I was nominated for 12 awards and won zero. (This time) I was nominated for eight and came away with two. I call that progress." Director JAMES CAMERON...

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A Prophet Enchants Cesar Awards

28th February 2010

Gritty prison drama A PROPHET dominated France's Cesar Awards on Saturday night (27Feb10) scooping nine of the coveted trophies.The movie, which won the best foreign film prize at the recent British Academy of Film and...

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Avatar Leads Empire Awards Nominations

25th February 2010

JAMES CAMERON's AVATAR is tipped to continue its winning streak at the upcoming Empire magazine film awards, after landing five top nominations.The 3D blockbuster received nods in the Best Film and Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy categories, while...

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Hoffman's Bafta Stage Fright

23rd February 2010

Veteran actor DUSTIN HOFFMAN was crippled with fear when he presented a prize at the recent BAFTA Awards in London - because his stage fright kicked in just before the crucial moment.The Rain Man star...

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Firth Credits Repair Man With Bafta Win

23rd February 2010

COLIN FIRTH has credited a repair man with landing him his first BAFTA Award - because he was preparing to turn down his role in A SINGLE MAN until he was interrupted by a worker...

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Campbell In Tears At Elle Awards

23rd February 2010

NAOMI CAMPBELL fought back tears as she accepted a prize for her charity work at the Elle Style Awards, dedicating the honour to tragic designer ALEXANDER MCQUEEN.The supermodel was handed the outstanding contribution accolade by...

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Rourke To Perform With Rock Band

23rd February 2010

MICKEY ROURKE is preparing to swap acting for music - he's set to perform with rock band THE ROTTEN HILL GANG onstage at a London night club.The Wrestler star will play percussion with the group...

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Pattinson 'Confirms Stewart Romance'

23rd February 2010

TWILIGHT hunk ROBERT PATTINSON has reportedly confirmed he is dating co-star KRISTEN STEWART, ending months of speculation.The Brit has been romantically linked to Stewart ever since the pair starred in the first movie in the...

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