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Dustin Hoffman's Axed Show Luck Hit With New Animal Cruelty Complaints

4th May 2012

Producers behind Dustin Hoffman's axed horse-racing drama Luck have been hit with fresh animal cruelty complaints from activists at the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta).David Milch and Michael Mann ceased production on...

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Dustin Hoffman To Make Directorial Debut

4th May 2012

Dustin Hoffman has roped in veteran actors Michael Gambon and Dame Maggie Smith to star in his directorial debut.The Rain Man actor will step behind the camera to direct Quartet, a comedy set in a...

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Michael Douglas To Make Big Screen Return

18th April 2012

Michael Douglas is returning to the big screen after fighting off throat cancer. The 67-year-old actor - who is married to 42-year-old actress Catherine Zeta-Jones - is set to star in ensemble comedy 'Las Vegas',...

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Coming All The President's Men, The Documentary

3rd April 2012

Robert Redford, along with former Washington Post investigative reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, who broke the Watergate scandal, and Ben Bradlee, their editor at the time, are collaborating on a documentary for the Discovery...

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Hbo's Luck Runs Out Of It

15th March 2012

For a show titled Luck , the HBO drama has had little of it. Despite a cast that includes Dustin Hoffman and Nick Nolte and a clutch of executive producers that includes David Milch and...

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Hoffman Out Of Luck As Horse Racing Drama Ceases Production

15th March 2012

Dustin Hoffman 's new drama 'Luck,' based on the seedier side of horse racing, suffered a huge setback earlier this week with the news that a third thoroughbred horse had been put down on the...

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Peta Bosses Celebrate Luck Axe

15th March 2012

Animal rights bosses in the U.S. are celebrating after Dustin Hoffman's TV show Luck was axed following the death of three horses.The racing show's executive producers David Milch and Michael Mann announced on Wednesday (14Mar12)...

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Hoffman's Tv Drama Runs Out Of Luck

15th March 2012

The producers of Dustin Hoffman's hit TV series Luck have announced they will be ceasing production on the project following the death of a horse on Tuesday (13Mar12).The tragedy marked the third time in a...

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Hoffman's Tv Drama Runs Out Of Luck

14th March 2012

The producers of Dustin Hoffman's hit TV series Luck have announced they will be ceasing production on the project following the death of a horse on Tuesday (13Mar12).The tragedy marked the third time in a...

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Luck Horseracing Scenes Halted After Latest Tragedy

14th March 2012

TV bosses at Hbo have agreed to halt production on horse-related scenes in Dustin Hoffman's hit drama Luck to allow American Humane Association officials to conduct a thorough investigation into the death of a mare...

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Dustin Hoffman Drama 'Luck' Leaves Three Horses Dead

14th March 2012

The new Dustin Hoffman television drama 'Luck' has agreed to stop using horses in filming after a third thoroughbred was injured and put down during production of the drama, reports the Bbc. Following the event...

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Peta Bosses Demand Hoffman Stops Shooting Luck

14th March 2012

Animal rights campaigners have taken aim at the bosses of Dustin Hoffman's new TV drama Luck and demanded a halt in filming after three horses died on the set.The Hbo show has been hit with...

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Hoffman's Luck Hit By Another Horse Tragedy

14th March 2012

Dustin Hoffman's new TV drama Luck has been hit by more bad luck - a third horse used in the show has been euthanized after it fell backwards and broke its neck on Tuesday (13Mar12).A...

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Jonah Hill Red-faced After Hoffman Romance Questioning

6th March 2012

Actor Jonah Hill was left squirming on U.S. radio on Monday (05Mar12) when shock jock Howard Stern probed him about his rumoured romance with Dustin Hoffman's daughter.The Superbad star has known the family for many...

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Dustin Hoffman Was Warned: Television Causes Divorce

17th February 2012

Dustin Hoffman says he was as surprised as anyone to find himself back on television, and admits he was warned to stay on the big-screen. The Hollywood actor appears in the new Michael Mann horse-racing...

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Michael Mann To Direct Big Stone Grid

14th February 2012

Michael Mann is set to direct 'The Big Stone Grid'.The director is in talks to helm the police drama, which is about two decorated detectives who uncover a terrifying extortion ring that operates within the...

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Dustin Hoffman Planned Prank To Liven Up 'Boring' Oscars

10th February 2012

Veteran actor Dustin Hoffman became so bored of attending the annual Academy Awards, he once planned to liven up the event by writing a rude word on his chest and flashing it to the TV...

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Hoffman's Luck Under Fire From Animal Rights Activists

8th February 2012

TV bosses behind Dustin Hoffman's new thoroughbred racing drama Luck have come under fire from animal rights activists after two horses were put down due to injuries sustained on set.Luck production chiefs rescinded its American...

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Fascinating Fact 12785

3rd February 2012

Hbo network bosses have picked up Dustin Hoffman's new TV series Luck for a second season - less than a week after airing the very first episode of the horseracing drama last Sunday (29Jan12).

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Sir Anthony Hopkins Sneaks Out Of A Window To Escape Angry Directors

18th January 2012

Sir Anthony Hopkins coached fellow actor Dustin Hoffman on how to avoid upsetting movie directors - and advised him to jump out of a window to escape a huge bust-up onset.The Rain Man star was...

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Hill Linked To Hoffman's Daughter

4th January 2012

Actor Jonah Hill is dating the daughter of Hollywood legend Dustin Hoffman, according to a U.S. report.The Superbad star has reportedly known the family since high school and is now said to be dating the...

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Jonah Hill Dating Dustin Hoffman's Daughter

4th January 2012

Jonah Hill is dating Dustin Hoffman's daughter.The comic actor has reportedly embarked on a relationship with Ali Hoffman and has been pals with her since they were young when they were growing up in Los...

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Hoffman Cried During Filming Of Quartet

20th December 2011

Dustin Hoffman was reduced to tears on the set of his directorial debut Quartet when he heard his leading actors singing opera.The Rain Man star recruited Brits including Harry Potter actor Michael Gambon, Maggie Smith,...

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Legendary Casting Director Dougherty Dies

6th December 2011

The casting director who helped launch the careers of Warren Beatty, James Dean, Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman has passed away.Marion Dougherty died in New York from natural causes on Sunday (04Dec11). She was 88....

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Michelle Williams To Receive Palm Springs Acting Honour

23rd November 2011

Michelle Williams is to be honoured at the Palm Springs International Film Festival.The 'My Week with Marilyn' actress will pick up the Desert Palm Achievement Actress Award at a special gala on January 7 next...

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James Marsden And Lisa Linde To Divorce

1st October 2011

At the same time as enthusing about his role in the remake of Dustin Hoffman classic 'Straw Dogs,' James Marsden was also watching his private life get torn apart; it's come to light that his...

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Sheryl Crow Writing Music For 'Diner' Broadway Musical

21st September 2011

Sheryl Crow, the multi-award winning country artist, has signed on to pen the music and lyrics for an upcoming Broadway adaptation of the 1982 hit film 'Diner', reports the New York Times. Crow was persuaded...

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James Marsden "Not Competing" Against Dustin Hoffman In 'Straw Dogs' Remake

18th September 2011

The star of the 'Straw Dogs' remake, James Marsden, has insisted that he's not trying to compete with the original's legendary actor Dustin Hoffman, stating that he's merely trying to bring his own take on...

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Dustin Hoffman To Direct Quartet

12th September 2011

Dustin Hoffman is planning to make his directorial debut with a film adaptation of Ronald Harwood's acclaimed play Quartet.Great Brits Michael Gambon, Maggie Smith, Billy Connolly and Tom Courtenay will star in the production, according...

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Tom Hardy: 'Nick Nolte Is A Big Bear'

9th September 2011

Tom Hardy compares Nick Nolte to a "big bear".The British actor worked with the Hollywood veteran on his latest film 'Warrior', and feels his "old school" attitude place him in the same league as Marlon...

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