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52nd London Film Festival Programme Confirmed

10th September 2008

The lineup for the Times BFI 52nd London Film Festival has been confirmed this morning.Speaking in the Odeon West End, BFI artistic director Sandra Hebron revealed that the festival will open with the world premiere...

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The Things They Say 9132

8th August 2008

"I always look like BENICIO DEL TORO! Actually, that's being kind to myself, as I think he's very sexy and I can't say that I feel the same way about myself. On bad days I...

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Del Toro And Keener Dating?

6th August 2008

Hollywood stars BENICIO DEL TORO and CATHERINE KEENER are secretly dating, according to reports. The pair was spotted enjoying a meal together at Los Angeles restaurant Green Door last week (29Jul08) - and onlookers claimed...

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Che Remains In Storage

1st August 2008

Two months after garnering a raft of enthusiastic notices and a best-actor award for its star, Benicio Del Toro, Steven Soderbergh's $65-million Che has still been unable to find a distributor, the Hollywood Reporter observed...

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Ebert "Depressed" By Loss Of Show

31st July 2008

Chicago Sun-Times film critic Roger Ebert says that having to announce his departure from the television show that he launched with the late Gene Siskel in 1975 left him feeling "depressed." Ebert notes on his...

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Rossdale Blames Del Toro For Lack Of Movie Roles

10th June 2008

British rocker-turned-actor GAVIN ROSSDALE blames BENICIO DEL TORO for his stalled Hollywood career - because the Latin star lands all the best movie roles. Rossdale, who is married to pop star Gwen Stefani, hit the...

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Surprise Winner At Cannes Film Festival

26th May 2008

Director Laurence Cantet's Entre les Murs (The Class), a film about a year in the life of suburban Parisian students, was the surprise winner of the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival Sunday. It...

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Will Soderbergh's Che Be Released?

22nd May 2008

Steven Soderbergh's four-and-a-half-hour film Che had its debut at the Cannes Film Festival Wednesday night. The film, which stars Benicio del Toro in the title role of Argentine-born Cuban revolutionary Che Guevara, received mixed reviews,...

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Johansson Denies Del Toro Lift Romp

15th May 2008

SCARLETT JOHANSSON has laughed off rumours she had a steamy encounter in a lift with actor BENICIO DEL TORO - insisting the raunchy tale was just a joke. The pair was the subject of scandal...

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Movie World Relocates As Cannes Begins

14th May 2008

The great and the good of the film industry are congregating on the French Riviera ahead of today's opening of the 61st Cannes film festival.Fifty-seven full-length features will be shown over the next 12 days...

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Weaving Joins The Wolfman

22nd February 2008

THE MATRIX villain HUGO WEAVING is to join BENICIO DEL TORO and SIR ANTHONY HOPKINS in the star-studded new remake of THE WOLFMAN. The Australian actor will play Detective Aberline in the movie, which will...

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Fascinating Fact 4768

5th February 2008

Director JOE JOHNSTON has signed up to direct the troubled new BENICIO DEL TORO movie THE WOLF MAN, less than a week after filmmaker MARK ROMANEK quit the project citing "creative differences".

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Del Toro Visits Bolivian Leader

5th December 2007

Movie star BENICIO DEL TORO met with Bolivian President EVO MORALES on Monday (03Dec07) to discuss upcoming films about revolutionary CHE GUEVARA. The Oscar winner paid a visit to the presidential palace, where the two...

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Del Toro Participates In Drug Counselling Session

6th November 2007

Oscar-winning actor BENICIO DEL TORO stunned visitors at a health centre in New York by attending a meeting for drug addicts on the premises. The Traffic star made an appearance at a methamphetamine addiction group...

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The Things They Say 5969

26th October 2007

"BENICIO DEL TORO sends his apologies. He'd like to be here but he's making two or three films about CHE GUEVARA in Cuba or Mexico or somewhere like that." Director SAM MENDES jokes about BENICIO...

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Motherly Film Part Encouraged Berry To Have Baby

25th October 2007

HALLE BERRY looked positively glowing as she attended the gala performance of her new movie in Leicester Square last night (October 24th).The mum-to-be showed off her new baby bump in a low-cut purple dress as...

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The Things They Say 5937

23rd October 2007

"We were doing a scene without a kiss and (director) SUSANNE (BIER) didn't think it was working. Finally, she came up and said, `I think maybe you should try a little smooch.' And I said,...

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Movie Reviews: Things We Lost In The Fire

19th October 2007

"Earnest" is an adjective that keeps cropping up in the generally polite reviews of Things We Lost in the Fire, starring Halle Berry and Benicio Del Toro and directed by Danish writer-director Susanne Bier. "This...

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Plethora Of New Releases Floods Theaters

19th October 2007

Eight new films -- count 'em, eight! -- enter the box-office competition this weekend, each on more than 500 screens, which is likely a record. Box-office forecasters are by no means united on which film...

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The Things They Say 5904

18th October 2007

"The joke is I go to people and say, 'Hey, I'm in a movie with HALLE BERRY,' and I go, 'Yeah, and I slept with her. You gotta go check it out. I sleep with...

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Del Toro To Swap Acting For Directing

17th October 2007

Oscar-winner BENICIO DEL TORO is to take a break from acting - because he is desperate to direct movies not star in them. The 40-year-old, who claimed the Best Supporting Actor award for his...

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Del Toro's Beard Helps Him Bond With The Homeless

1st October 2007

Oscar winner BENICIO DEL TORO has discovered he has an unspoken bond with homeless men after growing a long beard for his new film. The actor has grown his facial hair for his role as...

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London Film Festival Lineup Confirmed

13th September 2007

The Odeon West End played host to a veritable media scrum this morning, as the full lineup of the Times 51st BFI London Film Festival was confirmed.Long-awaited Closing Night Gala Screening of Wes Anderson's The...

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Berry Lands 'White' Roles

2nd April 2007

American film star HALLE BERRY has landed the star role in upcoming drama THINGS WE LOST IN THE FIRE, despite directors originally wanting a caucasian actress. The African-American beauty, who co-stars with BENICIO DEL TORO...

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Fascinating Fact 2823

12th February 2007

Oscar winner BENICIO DEL TORO is set to become the latest actor to turn into a werewolf. The TRAFFIC star is in negotiations to play the lead in a remake of classic monster movie THE...

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Soderbergh To Direct Back-to-back Che Biopics

31st October 2006

OCEAN'S ELEVEN director STEVEN SODERBERGH is set to shoot two back-to-back films about Latin American revolutionary CHE GUEVARA. Soderbergh and BENICIO DEL TORO, who will play Guevara, have been working on the movies since they...

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Johansson: 'I'm Not Promiscuous'

10th October 2006

SCARLETT JOHANSSON has slammed reports she is promiscuous, after being linked to various celebrity men before finding love with JOSH HARTNETT. The 21-year-old denies her alleged reputation as a wanton actress after tabloids linked her...

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Johansson's Stance On Sexy Rumours

13th September 2006

SCARLETT JOHANSSON has never been bothered by reports she had a fling with actor BENICIO DEL TORO - but she was less than thrilled over reports of her sharing a lesbian kiss with a friend....

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Fascinating Fact 1912

8th August 2006

Actors BENICIO DEL TORO and MARK RUFFALO honoured their late acting mentor STELLA ADLER by unveiling the legendary teacher's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Friday (04AUG06).

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The Things They Say 2432

12th July 2006

"Think about that. They both die in that movie ..." KEVIN SPACEY ridicules rumours that he will star alongside GABRIEL BYRNE and BENICIO DEL TORO in a sequel to THE USUAL SUSPECTS.

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