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Borat Stays At Top Of Us Box Office

12th November 2006

SACHA BARON COHEN's comedy BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNING OF AMERICA FOR MAKE BENEFIT GLORIOUS NATION OF KAZAKHSTAN took in $29 million (GBP16 million) at the US box office this weekend (ends12NOV06) to hold on to the...

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Emaciated Bale Impressed Harsh Times Writer/director

8th November 2006

TRAINING DAY screenwriter DAVID AYER cast CHRISTIAN BALE in his gritty new film about Iraqi war veterans struggling with civilian life after marvelling at the actor's "focus" as he starved himself for THE MACHINIST. Ayer...

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Bale Finally Impresses His Mum

6th November 2006

CHRISTIAN BALE has finally shown his mum he's made it in Hollywood by sharing the big screen with veteran rocker DAVID BOWIE. The BATMAN BEGINS actor's mum JENNY has always praised her son's career,...

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Bale Loved 'Chaotic' Filming With German Director

6th November 2006

CHRISTIAN BALE loved filming RESCUE DAWN with experimental director WERNER HERZOG, even though half the film's crew walked out because of the treacherous jungle location. The BATMAN actor insists he wasn't put off by the...

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Hall: 'I Prefer Caine To Jackman And Bale'

6th November 2006

British actress REBECCA HALL only had eyes for veteran star SIR MICHAEL CAINE during filming for new movie THE PRESTIGE, and felt no attraction to Hollywood heart-throbs CHRISTIAN BALE and HUGH JACKMAN. Hall, 24, insists...

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Money Rivalry For Jackman And Bale

31st October 2006

THE PRESTIGE co-stars HUGH JACKMAN and CHRISTIAN BALE told each other what they were being paid to star in the film, to check they weren't being ripped off. The pair play rival magicians who battle...

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The Things They Say 3174

26th October 2006

"I know the beginning and end of tricks but they would never teach me the entire trick " CHRISTIAN BALE never managed to get taught a complete magic trick during the shooting of THE PRESTIGE,...

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Magic For Bale And Jackman At Top Of Box Office

23rd October 2006

CHRISTIAN BALE and HUGH JACKMAN have conjured up a hit at the top of the US box office, scoring a number one with their new film THE PRESTIGE. The movie, about two competing illusionists, toppled...

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Magic Moments As Bale Recalls Illusionist Grandfather

23rd October 2006

CHRISTIAN BALE conjured up ghosts from the past to play a master illusionist in new film THE PRESTIGE - his grandfather was a member of the Magic Circle. The BATMAN BEGINS star jumped at the...

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Batman Bale Tentative About Cowboy Movie

18th October 2006

BATMAN BEGINS star CHRISTIAN BALE has mixed emotions about his upcoming cowboy role in 3:10 TO YUMA - because he hasn't had a lot of luck with horses. The British-born movie star is looking forward...

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Gyllenhaal Laughs Off Batman Ledger Reunion

10th October 2006

JAKE GYLLENHAAL has laughed off internet rumours claiming he will reunite with his BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN co-star HEATH LEDGER in the forthcoming BATMAN BEGINS sequel. Gyllenhaal was reportedly in talks to play HARVEY 'TWO-FACE' DENT -...

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Bale: 'I'm An Ideas Thief'

19th August 2006

Actor CHRISTIAN BALE is obsessed with researching his movie roles, but he insists he only does it to cut corners and "steal" ideas. The British BATMAN RETURNS star admits doing copious background work beats having...

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Bale: 'I Can Never Direct'

18th August 2006

CHRISTIAN BALE refuses to ditch acting for directing, because he fears he would lose his cool trying to look after everyone's needs. The British AMERICAN PSYCHO star admits he doesn't relish the idea of dealing...

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Bale Puts Batman Begins Star Power To Good Use

18th August 2006

British actor CHRISTIAN BALE is delighted with the star power BATMAN BEGINS has given him, because he can now attract financial backing for the smaller films he wants to star in. Bale, who first found...

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Phillippe Lands Two-face Role?

16th August 2006

RYAN PHILLIPPE is set to take over from TOMMY LEE JONES after reportedly landing the role of HARVEY DENT/TWO-FACE in the upcoming BATMAN BEGINS sequel. REESE WITHERSPOON's husband will join HEATH LEDGER, who has signed...

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Ledger Confirmed For Batman

1st August 2006

LATEST: Australian actor HEATH LEDGER has been confirmed as sardonic villain the JOKER in BATMAN sequel THE DARK KNIGHT. CHRISTIAN BALE will reprise his role as BRUCE WAYNE/Batman and director CHRISTOPHER NOLAN is returning to...

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Ledger To Join Batman Cast As Joker?

27th July 2006

BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN star HEATH LEDGER has scored the coveted role of THE JOKER in the BATMAN BEGINS sequel, according to press reports in Australia. The actor was reportedly offered the plum part last week (ends23JUL06)...

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Fantasy Fans Go Bats Over Batman At Inaugural Scream Awards

22nd July 2006

BATMAN has beaten SUPERMAN and the X-MEN by claiming 10 nominations for the inaugural Scream Awards. BATMAN BEGINS picked up nods for The Ultimate Scream, Best Fantasy Movie and Most Heroic Performance when the nominations...

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The Things They Say 2224

11th June 2006

"I want to thank him for getting rid of those bloody nipples." CHRISTIAN BALE is grateful to BATMAN BEGINS director CHRISTOPHER NOLAN for giving his batsuit a makeover.

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Wedding Crashers Storms Mtv Movie Awards

4th June 2006

Matrimony mayhem movie WEDDING CRASHERS was the big winner at last night's (03JUN06) MTV Movie Awards - picking up three prizes, including the coveted best film trophy. Funnymen VINCE VAUGHN and OWEN WILSON were lauded...

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Blanchett Among Six Dylan Stars

24th May 2006

CATE BLANCHETT, HEATH LEDGER, RICHARD GERE and CHRISTIAN BALE will all play BOB DYLAN in a new biopic of the rock legend. The foursome, plus two uncast actors will portraying Dylan throughout various stages of...

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Farrell Dropped From Dylan Movie

5th May 2006

Hollywood hunk COLIN FARRELL has been mysteriously dropped from the cast of a new film about legendary singer/songwriter BOB DYLAN. The PHONE BOOTH star has reportedly been replaced by HEATH LEDGER, who will be one...

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Herzog Hails Bale

23rd March 2006

German director WERNER HERZOG has hailed CHRISTIAN BALE one of the greatest actors of his time. The pair worked together on prisoner-of-war thriller RESCUE DAWN, but the 63-year-old film-maker insists he spotted Bale's prodigious talent...

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Kong Dominates Empire Awards

2nd March 2006

PETER JACKSON's Academy Award-shunned remake of KING KONG is leading the nominations for Empire Magazine's 2006 film awards. The New Zealand-shot epic has been named in five categories including Best Film. PRIDE + PREJUDICE, CRASH,...

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Gyllenhaal And Bettany To Join Batman?

6th February 2006

BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN star JAKE GYLLENHAAL is being touted as Gotham City district attorney HARVEY DENT in the next BATMAN sequel, along with PAUL BETTANY, who may play the JOKER. Gyllenhaal would play Gotham City's...

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Hollywood Heavyweights To Screen At Berlin

21st December 2005

THE NEW WORLD, the eagerly awaited fourth film from director TERRENCE MALICK, and GEORGE CLOONEY thriller SYRIANA will be screened out of competition at the 56th Berlin International Film Festival in February (06). Organisers...

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Bale Loved Working With Daredevil Herzog

21st December 2005

BATMAN BEGINS star CHRISTIAN BALE encourages all his peers' to work with director WERNER HERZOG because his stunt antics make the movie-making process really fun. The British actor worked with Herzog on new prisoner-of-war...

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The Things They Say 892

21st December 2005

"My life hasn't changed that much since BATMAN BEGINS, except when I'm at the supermarket the cashier goes, 'You're, you're... him,' while I'm buying Huggies (nappies)." CHRISTIAN BALE....

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Johansson Joins Prestige Cast

12th December 2005

SCARLETT JOHANSSON has joined the starry cast of CHRISTOPHER NOLAN's new period film THE PRESTIGE, in which she'll play a magician's assistant. The film will star CHRISTIAN BALE and HUGH JACKMAN as rival illusionists...

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