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Washington To Receive Black Education Award

3rd March 2008

Hollywood actor DENZEL WASHINGTON is to be honoured for his work in helping black students complete their education. The actor recently directed and starred in The Great Debaters - a movie inspired by a black...

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Drug Agents Fail To Sue American Gangster Makers

18th February 2008

The studio behind RUSSELL CROWE and DENZEL WASHINGTON's hit movie AMERICAN GANGSTER is "gratified" after a judge threw out a $60 million (GBP30 million) lawsuit against it. U.S. District Judge Colleen MCMahon dismissed a case...

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Great Debaters Wins Top Image Award

15th February 2008

The Great Debaters, directed by and starring Denzel Washington, has received the NAACP's 2007 Image award as best film of 2007. Washington, along with costars Jurnee Smollett and Forest Whitaker, also received acting awards for...

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Washington's Movie Leads Image Awards

15th February 2008

DENZEL WASHINGTON's 2007 movie THE GREAT DEBATERS has taken the top prize at the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Image Awards in Los Angeles. The movie - which Washington both directed...

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Washington Teaches Kids To Ignore Hatred

21st January 2008

DENZEL WASHINGTON was inspired by late civil rights leader MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. to teach his kids to avoid becoming "a hater". The father-of-four revealed his parenting philosophy on Monday (21Jan08), as America celebrated Martin...

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Ganging Up On Gangster

18th January 2008

Revelations that most of the screenplay of American Gangster is based on rumors and speculation and contains untrue accounts of what actually occurred could crush the film's Oscar chances, the Associated Press observed Thursday in...

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Washington Named America's Favourite Movie Star

18th January 2008

DENZEL WASHINGTON has topped the list of America's favourite movie stars for the second consecutive year. The American Gangster star beat Tom Hanks to the number one spot in the annual Harris Poll, and Johnny...

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The Things They Say 6825

17th January 2008

"I used to think acting was my life. But when I caught that first child, I realised, 'This is the miracle of life. This is what it's all about." DENZEL WASHINGTON on the wonders of...

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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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Washington Terrorised Daughter's Boyfriend

17th January 2008

DENZEL WASHINGTON terrorised his 20-year-old daughter's boyfriend, so the suitor would be too afraid to mess her around. The dad of four is a proud and protective father and dreaded meeting Yale University student Katia's...

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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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