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Richard Zanuck Dies Of Heart Attack Aged 77

13th July 2012

'Jaws' producer Richard Zanuck has died aged 77. The legendary Hollywood producer - who was behind movies such as 'Driving...

Richard Zanuck Dies Of Heart Attack Aged 77

13th July 2012

'Jaws' producer Richard Zanuck has died aged 77. The legendary Hollywood producer - who was behind movies such as 'Driving...

Spike Lee Cohort Slams White-dominated Studios

26th January 2012

Days after Spike Lee's obscenity-laced tirade against Hollywood studio executives at the Sundance Film Festival ("They know nothing about black...

Redgrave And Earl Jones Raise $22,000 For Theatre Charity

29th November 2011

Vanessa Redgrave and James Earl Jones have been applauded for helping to raise more than $22,000 (£13,750) for charity through...

James Earl Jones 'Gobsmacked' By Oscar Honour

14th November 2011

James Earl Jones was "gobsmacked" to receive an honorary Oscar on Saturday (12.11.11). The 80-year-old actor - who is best...

Morgan Freeman To Win Lifetime Achievement At Globes

10th November 2011

Morgan Freeman will receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award for contribution to entertainment at next year's Golden Globes.The 74-year-old actor...

Vanessa Redgrave To Receive Oscar Tribute

7th November 2011

Vanessa Redgrave is to receive an Oscar tribute in London on Sunday (13.11.11). The British actress - who is currently...

Website Offers Reviews "As A Contact Sport"

16th September 2011

Veteran writer/producer Bryce Zabel has launched a new movie review website, MovieSmackdown.com, in which newly released films are compared with...

Jones And Redgrave Take Daisy To London

27th June 2011

James Earl Jones and Vanessa Redgrave are steering their hit Broadway play Driving Miss Daisy towards London.The duo took to...

Book Of Mormon Leads Tony Award Nominations

3rd May 2011

'The Book of Mormon' is leading the 2011 Tony Award nominations.The musical comedy - devised by the creators of 'South...

Aretha Franklin Getting Ready For Birthday Bash

24th March 2011

Aretha Franklin is planning a huge star-studded bash to celebrate her 69th birthday tomorrow (25.03.11). The soul singer - who...

Jones Staying On Broadway After Driving Miss Daisy

25th February 2011

Veteran actor JAMES EARL JONES is doubling up on Broadway - he's already landed a new stage project before his...

Jones Turns 80 With Driving Miss Daisy Party

18th January 2011

Veteran actor JAMES EARL JONES celebrated his 80th birthday in style on Monday (17Jan11) - his DRIVING MISS DAISY co-stars...

James Earl Jones Got $7,000 To Become Darth Vader's Voice

24th December 2010

While according to Star Wars lore, James Earl Jones was paid only $9,000 in 1977 to provide the voice of...

Redgrave & Jones Continue Driving Miss Daisy Until April

16th December 2010

Veteran stars VANESSA REDGRAVE and JAMES EARL JONES have turned DRIVING MISS DAISY into such a big Broadway hit, they've...

Gaines Takes The Wheel From Aykroyd In Driving Miss Daisy

2nd August 2010

DRIVING MISS DAISY star DAN AYKROYD is steering clear of the film's Broadway debut - Tony-winning actor BOYD GAINES will...

Redgrave & Jones To Take Driving Miss Daisy To Broadway

30th June 2010

VANESSA REDGRAVE and JAMES EARL JONES are to team up onstage for the Broadway debut of DRIVING MISS DAISY.The Tony...

Beresford To Direct Archer's Jail Script

1st October 2006

Australian director BRUCE BERESFORD has teamed up with controversial British author JEFFREY ARCHER to make a biopic about legendary mountain...

Composer's Life Adapted To Film

14th March 2006

The life of celebrated Russian composer SERGEI RACHMANINOV is to inspire a Hollywood biopic, media reports suggest. The music mastermind,...

Fascinating Fact 1140

6th March 2006

At 71, DAME JUDI DENCH became the oldest Best Actress nominee since JESSICA TANDY won for DRIVING MISS DAISY in...

Fascinating Fact 1132

6th March 2006

At 71, DAME JUDI DENCH became the oldest Best Actress nominee since JESSICA TANDY won for DRIVING MISS DAISY in...

Freeman: 'I Didn't Deserve My Oscar'

28th February 2006

Veteran actor MORGAN FREEMAN insists he didn't deserve a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his role in MILLION DOLLAR BABY...

Freeman Throws Out 'Nomination' Excitement

28th February 2005

Hollywood star MORGAN FREEMAN remains unfazed about being nominated for an ACADEMY AWARD - until he wins. The 67-year-old...

Beresford Bashes Toni Collette

10th February 2004

Australian director BRUCE BERESFORD has attacked the acting abilities of fellow Aussie, actress TONI COLLETTE. Collette won critical acclaim...

Dan Aykroyd Returns To His Roots

15th May 2003

Hollywood actor DAN AYKROYD is set to return to his comedic roots as guest host for this weekend's (17MAY03) SATURDAY...

Morgan Freeman Helps Raise Funds For Historic Theatre

23rd April 2003

Actor MORGAN FREEMAN has taken part in a fundraiser to help save Mississippi, America's historic ELKIN THEATRE. The Saturday...

Morgan.s Noble Rot

17th April 2003

Veteran actor MORGAN FREEMAN's reputation as a dignified character actor annoys him - as it all stems from his role...