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Drug Agents Sue Over American Gangster Depiction

17th January 2008

A group of retired federal drug enforcement agents are suing the studio behind RUSSELL CROWE and DENZEL WASHINGTON's hit new movie AMERICAN GANGSTER, claiming they're portrayed as bad guys in the film. The class action...

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Golden Globes Countdown Begins

13th January 2008

The final wait to find out which actors and actresses will fail to pick up their gongs for this year's Golden Globes awards is underway.Instead of the usual star-studded ceremony the Hollywood Foreign Press Association...

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Washington's Great Debaters Leads Image Awards Nominations

10th January 2008

DENZEL WASHINGTON's new movie THE GREAT DEBATERS is leading the nominations for the NAACP Image Awards after landing nods including Best Picture. The film, about a Texas professor who takes his African-American students to debate...

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Depp Top Draw In 2007

4th January 2008

Johnny Depp, who was once relegated to relatively low budget films because producers thought him too outré to attract sizable audiences, was named Top Money Making Star for the second year in a row in...

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Washington Movie Is 'Inaccurate'

4th January 2008

DENZEL WASHINGTON's new movie THE GREAT DEBATERS has been slammed for its historical inaccuracies - by the college students the film is based on. In the film, which Washington also directed, the Oscar winner plays...

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Berry Desperate To Work With Washington

4th January 2008

HALLE BERRY is desperate to work with fellow Oscar-winner DENZEL WASHINGTON - but is determined to wait until she's offered the perfect script. The star won an Academy Award for her role in 2001's Monster's...

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Fascinating Fact 4575

27th December 2007

DENZEL WHITAKER, the teenage screen son of FOREST WHITAKER's character in DENZEL WASHINGTON's new movie THE GREAT DEBATERS, played MACY GRAY's kid in TRAINING DAY. The 17-year-old is not related to either Washington or Whitaker,...

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Directing Debut Left Washington In Pain

27th December 2007

DENZEL WASHINGTON was left doubled up in pain on the set of his directorial debut in 2002 - because he couldn't cope with the stress. The Oscar winner realised he was in over his head...

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Washington Calls Mothers To The Phone Over Weinstein Dispute

27th December 2007

DENZEL WASHINGTON was so locked in financial negotiations with producer HARVEY WEINSTEIN over new film THE GREAT DEBATERS, he created a summit meeting for the moguls' mums. The actor initially refused to appear in the...

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Movie Reviews: The Great Debaters

26th December 2007

The Great Debaters, directed by Denzel Washington is receiving mostly respectful reviews. Stephen Holden in the New York Times observes that it "may not aspire to be more than inspirational pop entertainment in the Oprah...

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The Things They Say 6647

24th December 2007

"Opening the gifts Christmas morning, videotaping the kids, eating. Big meal. Just having everybody home. I'm looking forward to it." DENZEL WASHINGTON prepares for a traditional holiday.

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Christmas In The Caribbean For Denzel Washington

24th December 2007

Movie star DENZEL WASHINGTON risks the holiday travel rush every year so he and his family can spend Christmas night in the Caribbean. The American Gangster star reveals he and his family exchange gifts early...

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Washington Fears An End To Acting Career

22nd December 2007

DENZEL WASHINGTON decided to try his hand at directing, because he fears his career as an actor is coming to an end. The Oscar winner stars in and directs new movie The Great Debaters, his...

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Washington's Bible Breakfast

20th December 2007

DENZEL WASHINGTON reads the Bible every day, and draws on its teachings to give him strength and inspiration. The actor is a devout Christian, and insists on starting the day with a chapter from the...

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Washington Plans Broadway Return

20th December 2007

Oscar winner DENZEL WASHINGTON is desperate to return to the Broadway stage, three years after he stole the show as BRUTUS in JULIUS CAESAR. The New York native recently bought a new home in the...

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Washington's $1 Million Debate Donation

19th December 2007

DENZEL WASHINGTON has donated $1 million (GBP500,000) to a Marshall, Texas, college in a bid to help the school re-establish its debate team. The Oscar winner's new movie, The Great Debaters, is based on the...

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Denzel Wants Debating Back On School Curriculum

18th December 2007

DENZEL WASHINGTON hopes his new movie THE GREAT DEBATERS helps revive the art of heated discussion in schools - because television and computer games have largely killed the once revered competition. In the film, which...

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Washington Celebrates Town With Film Premiere

17th December 2007

DENZEL WASHINGTON has paid tribute to the home of the debate team portrayed in his new movie THE GREAT DEBATERS by screening the film at a local theatre. Washington directs and stars in the...

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Washington Tried Drugs As A Teen

14th December 2007

Oscar winner DENZEL WASHINGTON has sullied his good guy image by confessing he took drugs as a teenager. The actor, who can be seen as drug lord Frank Lucas in biopic American Gangster, admits he...

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The Things They Say 6526

14th December 2007

"Acting to me is making a living. It's not my life." Oscar winner DENZEL WASHINGTON refuses to take his job too seriously.

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Washington Starred In Film To Stop It Flopping

14th December 2007

DENZEL WASHINGTON was forced to star in new movie THE GREAT DEBATERS after he was told it would be a flop if he stayed behind the camera. Washington only signed to direct and produce the...

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The Things They Say 6515

13th December 2007

"I would vote for OPRAH. She's a very compassionate person. She loves to give back and is all about helping others, which are fine qualities in a president." DENZEL WASHINGTON would vote for OPRAH WINFREY...

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Atonement Takes The Lead

13th December 2007

Atonement, the British period romance which received strong reviews and has attracted solid box-office business in limited release, received seven Golden Globes nominations today -- more than any other film. Joining it among best drama...

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Winfrey To Receive Producers Award

13th December 2007

OPRAH WINFREY is to be honoured for her work as a producer on DENZEL WASHINGTON movie THE GREAT DEBATERS. The U.S. chat show host is among a group of four producers who will all receive...

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Washington's Helping Hand For Wannabe

13th December 2007

DENZEL WASHINGTON stunned one wannabe actor by helping him land a deal with a top agent during a shopping spree. The Training Day star was so impressed with the polite Los Angeles shop assistant that...

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Press Goes Wild For Penn

12th December 2007

Sean Penn's Into the Wild has headed the list of nominees for the Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA).The scenic drama - an adaptation of John Krakauer's book regarding the life of US vagabond Christopher McCandless...

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Fascinating Fact 4371

27th November 2007

Actress KIMBERLEY ELISE has officially become DENZEL WASHINGTON's big screen wife - the movie star picked her to play his spouse in new film THE GREAT DEBATERS after the couple played man and wife in...

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Fascinating Fact 4365

27th November 2007

One of the young stars of DENZEL WASHINGTON and FOREST WHITAKER's new movie THE GREAT DEBATERS is called DENZEL WHITAKER.

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Washington Recalls High School Sweetheart On Oprah

27th November 2007

DENZEL WASHINGTON outed his high school sweetheart live on U.S. TV on Monday (26Nov07) when he recalled how he was smitten with his unspoken first love. The movie star was promoting new film The Great...

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Drug Enforcement Agents Unhappy With American Gangster

27th November 2007

DENZEL WASHINGTON and RUSSELL CROWE's hit new movie AMERICAN GANGSTER is at the centre of a new legal row, after upsetting a retired Drug Enforcement agent in New York. The narcotics detectives are far from...

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