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Hoskins Admits To Being Bad With Accents

8th August 2007

Veteran English actor BOB HOSKINS insists he is terrible at accents, despite acting for over 40 years. The Mona Lisa star, 64, has had to frequently use American accents during his career and rather than...

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Hoskins + Zemeckis For Christmas Classic

6th July 2007

WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT duo BOB HOSKINS and ROBERT ZEMECKIS will reunite for a new version of A CHRISTMAS CAROL. The director has cast Jim Carrey as Ebenezer Scrooge and Hoskins will play Mr. Fezziwig,...

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Hoskins' Mistaken Identity

5th March 2007

Veteran British actor BOB HOSKINS is so frequently mistaken for Hollywood star DANNY DeVITO, he signs more autographs as DeVito than himself. The MONA LISA star, 64, is fascinated by the identity mix-up and enjoys...

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Hoskins' Mistaken Identity

5th March 2007

Veteran British actor BOB HOSKINS is so frequently mistaken for Hollywood star DANNY DeVITO, he signs more autographs as DeVito than himself. The MONA LISA star, 64, is fascinated by the identity mix-up and enjoys...

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Young Thanks Hoskins For Stage Career

20th January 2007

British pop singer WILL YOUNG has actor BOB HOSKINS to thank for his new stage career, because it was the portly UNLEASHED star who told him to try his hand at theatre. Young, 27, first...

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Hoskins To Hunt Help Children Hunt For Partners

15th January 2007

Veteran actor BOB HOSKINS is so desperate for grandchildren he is prepared to help his son and daughter find partners. The MONA LISA star, 64, plans to go out and search for an ideal match...

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Hoskins Suffered To Be Badger

21st December 2006

British actor BOB HOSKINS is still suffering from recurrent aches and pains after playing BADGER in an upcoming TV version of THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS. The LONG GOOD FRIDAY star, 64, began to feel...

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Love: 'I Want To Move To Britain'

2nd December 2006

Rocker COURTNEY LOVE wants to buy the London home of British actor BOB HOSKINS, in a bid to start a new life away from Los Angeles. The former HOLE star is desperate to move to...

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Hoskins Sick Of Typecasting

1st November 2006

English actor BOB HOSKINS is always cast in villainous roles because he's "short, fat and balding". The MRS HENDERSON PRESENTS star admits his figure and lack of hair result in film-makers offering him roles as...

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Hoskins: 'I'm No Gangster'

25th October 2006

British actor BOB HOSKINS is constantly mistaken for a real member of the criminal underworld because of the gangster roles he has played on screen The portly LONG GOOD FRIDAY star, who stands at...

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Brody Stunned By Inspiring Hoskins

4th September 2006

Oscar winner ADRIEN BRODY was left speechless by BOB HOSKINS on the set of new movie HOLLYWOODLAND by the Brit's ability to jump in and out of character. THE PIANO star has worked alongside many...

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Hoskins Struggled To Contain His Excitement

1st September 2006

English actor BOB HOSKINS struggled to contain his excitement when he appeared naked alongside sexy female extras in Oscar nominated comedy MRS HENDERSON PRESENTS. The HOOK star disrobed during one pivotal scene in the movie,...

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Hoskins Blasts Hollywood Executives

1st September 2006

Veteran actor BOB HOSKINS has slammed Hollywood for allowing too many creative decisions to be made by executives and marketing bosses who "have nothing to do with the film industry". The 63-year-old British star is...

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Hoskins' Script Toilet Test

28th August 2006

British actor BOB HOSKINS has devised a toilet test to decide which movie scripts interest him. The WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT? star has taken to reading scripts in the lavatory and gauges their quality by...

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Hoskins Fascinated By Affleck's Nose

19th August 2006

BOB HOSKINS couldn't take his eyes off BEN AFFLECK's nose when the actors reunited recently after filming new movie HOLLYWOODLAND together - because he was convinced his pal had gone under the cosmetic surgeon's knife....

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Hoskins Relieved By Brando's Death

17th August 2006

BOB HOSKINS was relieved when movie icon MARLON BRANDO died in 2004 because the tragedy scuppered a $5 million (GBP2.8 million) interview the Brit was supposed to conduct with his hero. The MONA LISA star...

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Hoskins 'Passed Out' After Hearing About Air Traffic Chaos

15th August 2006

British actor BOB HOSKINS was left terrified by last week's (ends11AUG06) airport alerts after flying into Los Angeles from London, oblivious of a thwarted terrorist attack. The MONA LISA star was on one of the...

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Jones Suffers Suspected Heart Attack

6th July 2006

British soap star BRUCE JONES was rushed to hospital yesterday (05JUL06) after suffering a suspected heart attack. The CORONATION STREET regular, who has also appeared on the big screen alongside BOB HOSKINS in 24/7 and...

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Cannes Film Suffers Directors Feud

18th May 2006

A film showing at the Cannes Film Festival and starring a host of A-list actors has been overshadowed by a legal battle among its producers. EMMANUEL BENBIHY furiously rejected the final cut of PARIS JE...

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Tunstall Hits The Big Screen

7th May 2006

Scottish star KT TUNSTALL is preparing to make her big screen debut in the first film effort by London's Old Vic Theatre Company. The SUDDENLY I SEE hitmaker will star in RUBY RED CHEQUER alongside...

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Love Banned From Filming In Church

1st May 2006

British director NICK LOVE has been banned from shooting his new movie in an English church, because a local priest objected to the violence in his previous films. Love wanted to shoot vigilante film OUTLAW...

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Hoskins Says No To Batman

15th February 2006

British actor BOB HOSKINS will not play THE PENGUIN in the next BATMAN movie. The 63-year-old, best known for his role as EDDIE VALIANT in WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT?, was leading front-runner among superhero...

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Hoskins Says No To Batman

15th February 2006

British actor BOB HOSKINS will not play THE PENGUIN in the next BATMAN movie. The 63-year-old, best known for his role as EDDIE VALIANT in WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT?, was leading front-runner among superhero...

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Affleck's Superman Film Renamed After Studio Clash

14th February 2006

BEN AFFLECK's forthcoming film on the death of TV SUPERMAN actor GEORGE REEVES has been renamed, following legal threats by the producer of the Superman movies. Affleck plays late actor Reeves in the TRUTH,...

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Freeman: 'I Love Being A Bad Guy'

11th February 2006

Veteran actor MORGAN FREEMAN loves being a villain on screen, as it's much more rewarding than playing a boring good guy. Freeman likes nothing better than to embrace his dark side while acting, leaving...

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Fairport Convention Stars Honoured At Folk Awards

7th February 2006

Veteran singer/songwriter RICHARD THOMPSON was honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards in London yesterday (06FEB06). The FAIRPORT CONVENTION star was presented with his award by DIRE STRAITS...

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Dench: 'I'm No Intellectual'

3rd January 2006

Veteran British actress DAME JUDI DENCH insists she never reads plays and only agrees to act in them "because someone asked" her to. Dench claims she is no intellectual, but should start looking at...

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Giamatti: 'I Won't Win Globe'

19th December 2005

Actor PAUL GIAMATTI remains pessimistic of his chances of picking up a Golden Globe next month (16JAN05), despite his Best Supporting Actor nomination for his performance in CINDERELLA MAN. The SIDEWAYS star, 38, is...

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Hoffman + Rockwell Join Batman Baddies List

14th December 2005

Actors PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN and SAM ROCKWELL have added their names to the growing list of BATMAN baddie wannabes after reportedly expressing interest in playing THE PENGUIN and THE JOKER respectively. CAPOTE star Hoffman...

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The Things They Say 781

6th December 2005

"I spend all my day making films. Why would I like to watch them? It's like inviting a plumber to your house and saying, 'We have a special treat for you. We will show you...

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