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Broadway Adaptation Of Tim Burton's Big Fish To Close Early

11th November 2013

The Broadway adaptation of Tim Burton's fantasy film Big Fish is closing just three months after making its debut.The 2003 movie, which was based on Daniel Wallace's 1998 novel, was transformed for the stage earlier...

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Fascinating Fact: 3867959

16th September 2013

Actress Kathy Bates has her old friend Jessica Lange to thank for landing her a role on the third season of American Horror Story after asking the Big Fish star to lobby producer/creator Ryan Murphy...

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Broadway To Continue Grabbing Hits From Hollywood

16th April 2012

Although in the past a hit Broadway show almost inevitably led to a hit Hollywood movie, the reverse process is increasingly occurring these days, the New York Post observed on Sunday as it laid out...

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Shawn Levy To Direct Pinocchio Prequel

17th October 2011

Shawn Levy is set to direct a 'Pinocchio' prequel. The 'Real Steel' filmmaker has signed up to 'The Three Misfortunes of Geppetto', written by Michael Vukadinovich and housed at 20th Century Fox. The story tells...

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Hall To Replamichael Ce Jamichael Ckman In Big Fish Musimichael Cal

5th October 2011

Dexter star Michael C. Hall is to replace Hugh Jackman in the stage musical adaptation of Tim Burton movie Big Fish.Jackman was forced to pull out of the production due to scheduling issues and Variety...

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Big Fish Coming To Broadway

9th June 2011

Tim Burton's 2003 movie Big Fish is heading to the New York stage as a Broadway musical with Hugh Jackman tipped to take the leading role.Ewan MCGregor starred in the fantasy picture, based on Daniel...

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The Things They Say 11857

9th April 2009

"I know it's dumb, but it's my claim to fame. I love that role." Teen superstar MILEY CYRUS on her cameo, as an 11-year-old, in TIM BURTON movie BIG FISH....

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Fatboy Slim In Disney Deal

3rd January 2007

British DJ legend FATBOY SLIM has signed a lucrative deal with Disney to record the soundtrack for an upcoming animation film. The PRAISE YOU star - real name NORMAN COOK - is taking a break...

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Carter Reunites With Burton And Depp For Musical

18th October 2006

HELENA BONHAM CARTER will re-team TIM BURTON and JOHNNY DEPP in the big screen adaptation of SWEENEY TODD. Carter, Burton's longtime off-screen partner, has starring in Burton-directed films such as CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY,...

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Bonham Carter Auditions For All Roles

28th October 2005

Actress HELENA BONHAM CARTER has to audition for parts in TIM BURTON's movies, even though he is her longterm boyfriend. The British actress has been dating the BIG FISH film-maker since they met...

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Mcgrory Dies At 32

11th August 2005

Actor MATTHEW McGRORY died at home in Los Angeles on Tuesday (09AUG05). He was 32. Police say the huge star, who was over seven foot tall, passed away from natural causes. McGrory became...

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Burton Films Changed After Parents' Deaths

22nd July 2005

TIM BURTON is dumbstruck at how strongly the loss of his parents has affected his film-making - even though he never shared a close relationship with them. The maverick director's parents, JEAN and BILL,...

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Burton And Bonham Carter's Son's Walk-on Role

9th May 2005

Acclaimed film-maker TIM BURTON's upcoming CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY movie is a real family affair - with both his partner HELENA BONHAM CARTER and young son BILLY RAY starring. The pair, who began...

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Mcgregor Losing Track Of Himself

21st January 2005

Scottish star EWAN McGREGOR struggled with identity issues on the set of THE ISLAND - he had to play a clone as well as a clone of the clone. The BIG FISH actor, who...

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Did Tim Burton Trick Lisa Marie Out Of Cash?

4th August 2004

Hollywood director TIM BURTON has been accused of tricking ex-girlfriend LISA MARIE out of millions of dollars in potential earnings in a new lawsuit. The pair dated for almost 10 years and Marie starred...

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Mcgregor Ready For Round The World Trip

13th April 2004

Hollywood superstar EWAN McGREGOR has announced plans to travel around the world with his actor pal CHARLEY BOORMAN on a motorbike. The BIG FISH actor plans to cross harsh environments - including Siberia, Kazakhstan...

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Jackson Picks Up Bafta Memorabilia

20th February 2004

PETER JACKSON picked up more than just five gongs at Sunday's (15FEB04) star-studded BAFTA ceremony - he pocketed some valuable memorabilia as well. The LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RETURN OF THE KING film-maker...

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Rowling And Gervais Head Up British Culture List

11th February 2004

HARRY POTTER author JK ROWLING and THE OFFICE star RICKY GERVAIS are the two British celebrities will the most influence on popular culture - according to a new survey. The Top 50 Cultural Movers...

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Actor Sued Over Oscar Screeners Leak

29th January 2004

Veteran actor CARMINE CARIDI is being sued by film giants COLUMBIA and WARNER BROS. after admitting to lending his screener copies of this year's OSCAR contenders to a friend who put them online. The...

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Weinstein Disappointed By Cold Mountain Oscar Failure

28th January 2004

MIRAMAX movie mogul HARVEY WEINSTEIN is trying to be philosophical after his pet project COLD MOUNTAIN was largely snubbed by the OSCARS - even though he admits to being "disappointed". The hard-hitting film producer...

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Burton's Drawing Delights

26th January 2004

Wacky director TIM BURTON loves to draw - as he finds the pursuit a great creative outlet and a cathartic hobby. The BIG FISH film-maker - who is dating actress HELENA BONHAM CARTER -...

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Kutcher On Top In America

26th January 2004

ASHTON KUTCHER's thriller THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT has clinched the top spot at the American box office with $17.1 million (GBP10 million) - despite a harsh critical reception. Kutcher's film was followed closely by BEN...

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Burton Loved Bonham Carter Out Of Her Ape Outfit

23rd January 2004

Eccentric director TIM BURTON fell in love with girlfriend HELENA BONHAM CARTER on the set of PLANET OF THE APES - but only after she removed her simian make-up. The BIG FISH filmmaker -...

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Burton Shocked When Son Born

20th January 2004

Maverick director TIM BURTON was so shocked witnessing his girlfriend HELENA BONHAM CARTER give birth last October (03) he has likened it to a scene from horror classic ALIEN. The BIG FISH filmmaker -...

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Sad Bonham Carter Puts On Brave Face For Burton

20th January 2004

Actress HELENA BONHAM CARTER bravely attended the British premiere of her partner TIM BURTON's new movie BIG FISH last night (19JAN04) - despite the death of her father on Sunday (18JAN04). The kooky star,...

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Tim Burton's Preference For London Life

19th January 2004

Hollywood director TIM BURTON is enjoying his new life with British girlfriend HELENA BONHAM-CARTER in London, despite the local class system. The eccentric BIG FISH film-maker feels he's more accepted by the British public...

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Tim Burton: Father's Death Like Big Fish

19th January 2004

Hollywood director TIM BURTON found working on new movie BIG FISH cathartic, because his leading characters' behaviour mirrored his relationship with his late father. The 45-year-old - whose girlfriend HELENA BONHAM-CARTER recently gave birth...

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Cold Mountain And Rings Head To Head At Baftas

19th January 2004

Civil war romance COLD MOUNTAIN and THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RETURN OF THE KING have topped the nominations at this year's (04) BAFTA awards. ANTHONY MINGHELLA epic film and PETER JACKSON's last...

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Aniston Comedy Crashes In At The Top Of The Box Office

19th January 2004

JENNIFER ANISTON's new comedy movie ALONG CAME POLLY has taken the number one spot in America's box office charts. The movie, which also stars BEN STILLER, toppled TIM BURTON's BIG FISH yesterday (18JAN04) with...

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