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Britt Ekland Brands Wicker Man Co-stars Boring

24th September 2013

Actress Britt Ekland hated shooting cult horror movie The Wicker Man and has branded her co-stars Edward Woodward and Sir Christopher Lee "dour".The Swedish star played a sexy temptress in the creepy 1973 movie, which...

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Denzel Washington In Talks To Play The Equalizer

14th December 2011

Denzel Washington is in talks to revamp British actor Edward Woodward's cult TV crimefighting show The Equalizer on the big screen.The movie star is attached to Sony Pictures Entertainment's adaptation of the series, which ran...

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The Things They Say 18570

24th October 2010

"This is a big step for me. It's the first time I'm back at work since my boy went so it's quite momentous." EDWARD WOODWARD's widow, actress MICHELE DOTRICE, is taking up her first job...

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Crowe Is The Equalizer

16th June 2010

RUSSELL CROWE is preparing to step into the role made famous by the late EDWARD WOODWARD in a big screen remake of THE EQUALIZER.The Gladiator star has signed up to tackle a new film adaptation...

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Russell Crowe An Equalizer

16th June 2010

Russell Crowe is set to play Robert McCall in a movie adaptation of 'The Equalizer'. The Australian actor - who most recently starred in Ridley Scott's reimagining of classic tale 'Robin Hood' - would play...

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Stars Turn Out For Woodward Memorial

26th March 2010

Stars including SIMON PEGG and veteran British actress BARBARA WINDSOR turned out in force on Thursday (25Mar10) to celebrate the life of late actor EDWARD WOODWARD at a London memorial.The 79 year old, best known...

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Stars Pay Tribute To Woodward

17th November 2009

Stars including SIR CHRISTOPHER LEE and SIMON PEGG have paid tribute to late British actor EDWARD WOODWARD, who died on Monday (16Nov09).The 79 year old, best known for his role in cult horror film The...

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Woodward Dead At 79

16th November 2009

Veteran British actor EDWARD WOODWARD has died at the age of 79.Woodward, best known for his roles in cult horror film The Wicker Man and hit TV series Callan and The Equalizer, passed away in...

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Edward Woodward Dies

16th November 2009

Edward Woodward has died.The 79-year-old actor - best known for his roles in 'The Wicker Man' and 'The Equalizer' - passed away at the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro after suffering from various illnesses, including...

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Woodward Dead At 79

16th November 2009

Veteran British actor EDWARD WOODWARD has died at the age of 79.Woodward, best known for his roles in cult horror film The Wicker Man and hit TV series Callan and The Equalizer, passed away in...

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Woodward Snubs Cage's Wicker Man Remake

26th April 2008

Veteran actor EDWARD WOODWARD has vowed never to watch the 2006 remake of his thriller THE WICKER MAN - because it could never live up to the legacy of the original. The 77-year-old star was...

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Woodward Denies Wicker Man Musical

26th April 2008

Actor EDWARD WOODWARD has laughed off reports his 1970s cult movie THE WICKER MAN is set to be turned into a musical. The veteran star, who admits he has not watched the Nicolas Cage-starring 2006...

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Labute Defends Wicker Man Remake

24th August 2006

Director NEIL LaBUTE insists original THE WICKER MAN star CHRISTOPHER LEE will be happy with his remake of the cult horror classic, despite the veteran actor labelling the new movie "desperate". Lee, 84, played cult...

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Edward Woodward Turns Down Film Offer

4th June 2006

EDWARD WOODWARD has turned down the offer of a cameo in THE WICKER MAN remake, because he still wants to be the star. Woodward received critical acclaim for his lead role in the original 1973...

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Wicker Man Voted Best Cult Film

3rd January 2006

Horror film THE WICKER MAN has been voted the greatest cult movie of all time by British magazine Hotdog. The sinister 1973 film, which sees rookie policeman EDWARD WOODWARD drawn into investigating the disappearance...

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Christopher Lee Questions Wicker Man Remake

12th December 2005

British horror movie icon CHRISTOPHER LEE has poured scorn on a planned remake of cult film THE WICKER MAN because he thinks setting the film in America is a joke. THE LORD OF THE...

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Fascinating Fact 619

2nd December 2005

Movie moguls HARVEY and BOB WEINSTEIN have acquired the rights to EDWARD WOODWARD's TV drama hit THE EQUALIZER and plan to turn it into a new movie....

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Woodward Retrieves Stolen Goods

22nd April 2005

Veteran actor EDWARD WOODWARD has been reunited with $114,000 (GBP60,000) worth of his antiques - four months after they were stolen from his Surrey, England, home. THE EQUALIZER star, 74, was devastated to discover...

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The Equalizer Heading To Movie Theatres

20th April 2005

Classic 1980s TV series THE EQUALIZER is heading to the big screen as a new action movie. The series, which ran from 1985-89, starred British actor EDWARD WOODWARD as ROBERT McCALL, a well connected...

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Cage Signs On For Wicker Man Remake

4th March 2005

NICOLAS CAGE has signed on to star in a remake of cult 1973 thriller THE WICKER MAN. The new film, rewritten and directed by NEIL LaBUTE, will transfer the original story from the Scottish...

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Attenborough's Octogenarian Plans

13th August 2003

Screen legend SIR RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH begins shooting his new movie next month (SEP03) - just weeks after his 80th birthday. The energetic GANDHI director has raised the finance for romantic drama CLOSING THE RING...

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Nicolas Cage Set For Wicker Man Remake

26th May 2003

Hollywood star NICOLAS CAGE is gearing up to lead a remake of the classic British horror movie THE WICKER MAN. In the original 1973 film, EDWARD WOODWARD plays a Christian policeman sent to a...

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