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Bill Murray Came Close To Landing Forrest Gump Lead

12th October 2014

Bill Murray missed out on the lead in beloved 1994 movie Forrest Gump.In an interview with satellite radio presenter Howard Stern, the Lost in Translation star opened up about some of the acclaimed roles he...

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6th June 2014

Restored and remastered versions of Ghostbusters and Forrest Gump are to be re-released in North American movie theatres later this year (14) to mark the 30th and 20th anniversaries of the films. Ghostbusters was released...

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13th February 2014

Forrest Gump star Gary Sinise has been appointed the honourary starter for the 2014 Daytona 500 race. The actor will wave the green flag to signal the start of the Nascar competition when it takes...

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Gary Sinise Has No Recollection Of March Car Crash

1st November 2012

Forrest Gump star Gary Sinise has opened up about his near-fatal car accident in March (12), revealing he was on his way to hospital to visit wounded soldiers when he was sideswiped by another vehicle.The...

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Stars Line Up For Memorial Day Eve Tv Special

25th May 2012

Forrest Gump star Gary Sinise, Trace Adkins, Natalie Cole and American Idol runner-up Jessica Sanchez will be among the celebrities paying tribute to U.S. troops at this weekend's (27May12) annual Memorial Day eve TV special...

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Tom Hanks To Play Walt Disney

11th April 2012

Tom Hanks is to play Walt Disney in a new movie.The 'Forrest Gump' actor has entered talks to appear in 'Saving Mr. Banks' - a film exploring the making of 'Mary Poppins' - as the...

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Gary Sinise Cancels Concerts After Car Crash

5th April 2012

Gary Sinise has cancelled concert appearances after being injured in a car crash. The 57-year-old performer has scrapped some forthcoming gigs with his Lt. Dan Band after being involved in an accident on Friday (30.03.12)...

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Jonah Hill Mocked By Hanks

12th March 2012

Jonah Hill was put in his place by Tom Hanks during 'Saturday Night Live' over the weekend.The 'Moneyball' actor hosted the NBC show on Saturday (10.03.12) and the opening sketch started with him talking about...

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Forrest Gump And Bambi Lead Film Registry List

28th December 2011

Forrest Gump, Bambi and The Silence Of The Lambs are among the latest movies picked to be preserved as American national treasures.Tom Hanks' Oscar-winning picture from 1994 will be added to the country's National Film...

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Robin Wright Thankful For Movie Return

5th December 2011

Robin Wright is "happy to be back" in mainstream films.The 45-year-old star - who has previously starred in 'Forrest Gump' and 'The Princess Bride' - has returned to her first big screen role in some...

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Christy Turlington To Run Ny Marathon

18th October 2011

Christy Turlington is thrilled she has to "carb load" for the New York City Marathon. The supermodel is currently training for the run on November 6 - in order to raise money for her maternal...

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Gary Sinise Teased By Troops Over Forrest Gump Role

25th May 2011

Gary Sinise enjoys visiting American soldiers as part of his charity work as they always tease him about his army veteran role in Forrest Gump.The Csi: NY star dedicates much of his time to helping...

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Agyness Deyn Takes Up Boxing For Marathon

12th April 2011

Agyness Deyn has taken up boxing during her training for the London Marathon.The British supermodel - who is taking part in the charity run with designer Henry Holland on Sunday (17.03.11) - says she has...

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Tom Hanks Joins Triple Frontier

1st December 2010

Tom Hanks has signed up to star in 'Triple Frontier'. The 'Forrest Gump' actor has been confirmed by producer Charles Roven to be appearing in the film, a follow-up to Kathryn Bigelow's Oscar winning movie...

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Sally Field Joins Spider-man Cast

5th November 2010

Sally Field is in talks to play Aunt May in the new 'Spider-Man' movie. The 'Brothers & Sisters' actress is in final negotiations to play Peter Parker's aunt in the re-boot of the franchise, while...

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Robin Wright's Charity Dream

7th October 2010

Robin Wright would love to give up Hollywood to work for a charity. The 'Forrest Gump' actress - who ended her marriage to Sean Penn last year - admitted she regrets not pursuing her dream...

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The Things They Tweet 1067

19th April 2010

"I just drove past Brad Paisley jogging down the side of the road. I rolled down the window and screamed RUN FORREST RUN. I live for little moments like that." TAYLOR SWIFT used a line...

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Sinise Struggling To Sell California Home - Report

30th March 2010

FORREST GUMP star GARY SINISE has become the latest victim of California's ongoing property slump - he is selling his Calabasas home for less than he paid for it six years ago.The actor and his...

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Forrest Gump Boat To Be Cut In Two For Planet Hollywood

7th December 2009

The man who owns the shrimping boat which featured in FORREST GUMP has turned the vessel into a big earner by cutting it in half for Planet Hollywood bosses.The anonymous fisherman has sold the boat,...

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27th August 2009

The child star who played a young FORREST GUMP in TOM HANKS' beloved 1994 movie is a war hero, who completed a tour of duty in Iraq last year (09). After serving in the U.S....

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Sinise Sparks Seabiscuit Translation For Iraqi Kids

21st March 2009

FORREST GUMP star GARY SINISE funded a reprint of beloved horse racing book SEABISCUIT in Arabic, so Iraqi schoolchildren can read it. The actor teamed up with the book's author, Laura Hillenbrand, after learning that kids...

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Roth Rules Out Forrest Gump Sequel

8th December 2008

Oscar-winning screenwriter ERIC ROTH is adamant he will never agree to a planned sequel to hit movie FORREST GUMP because the 9/11 terrorist attacks ended the dream of a second film. Roth won the Best...

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Fascinating Fact 3877

5th September 2007

The stars of new table tennis comedy BALLS OF FURY were trained by the same Olympians who helped TOM HANKS master the sport for FORREST GUMP....

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26th May 2007

FORREST GUMP star GARY SINISE will host the annual Memorial Day Concert from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. for a second successive year on Monday (28May07)....

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Forrest Gump Stars Reteam For Tv Show

26th April 2007

FORREST GUMP stars GARY SINISE and MYKELTI WILLIAMSON are set for a reunion on forensics drama CSI: NY. Williamson, who played Bubba in the hit 1994 film, will join series regular Sinise (Lieutenant Dan) for...

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Travolta Admits Hanks Envy

9th April 2007

Screen legend JOHN TRAVOLTA occasionally wrestles bouts of jealousy - over TOM HANKS' career. The SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER hunk confesses some of his biggest career mistakes were turning down roles Hanks subsequently made into hits....

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Gump Sequel Planned

7th March 2007

FORREST GUMP is set to return to the big screen, 13 years after TOM HANKS turned the unlikely hero into a movie sensation. Hanks, who won an Oscar for his portrayal of the slow-witted Gump,...

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Hanks To Buy La Galaxy Season Ticket

28th February 2007

VICTORIA BECKHAM was amazed when she met TOM HANKS recently, and the Oscar-winning actor promised to buy a season ticket to watch her husband DAVID play soccer with his new team LA Galaxy. Former SPICE...

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Make-up Artist D'amore And Husband Found Dead

20th December 2006

Emmy award winning make-up artist HALLIE D'AMORE and her photographer husband RICHARD were found dead on Friday (15DEC06) at their home in Venice, California. Hallie D'Amore, 64, who was nominated for an Academy Award in...

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Hanks Is America's Most Trusted Celebrity

27th September 2006

Oscar-winning actor TOM HANKS has been named the most trusted celebrity in the US by business publication Forbes. The FORREST GUMP star topped a list of 1,500 celebrities ranked for supposed trustworthiness, beating TV star...

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