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Kristen Stewart Heading On The Road

6th May 2010

Kristen Stewart is set to star in the film adaptation of 'On the Road'. The actress - who has been signed up to portray the character of Marylou, a disaffected drifter in the 1957 novel...

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Harvey Asked To Design Coppola's Arts Magazine

25th April 2010

Rocker P.J. HARVEY has signed on to design the summer 2010 issue of moviemaker FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA's Zoetrope: All Story magazine.In a post to fans online, the Brit reveals she has selected never-before-seen artwork, sculptures...

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Another Coppola Joins Family Business

9th April 2010

FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA's granddaughter GIA has become the latest member of the family to follow in the director's footsteps - she's shot her first short film.The 23 year old, whose father is Coppola's eldest son...

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Apocalypse Now Is Critics' Top Film

1st December 2009

Top critics have voted FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA's war movie APOCALYPSE NOW the best film of the last 30 years.The 1979 drama, starring Marlon Brando and Martin Sheen, is number one on a new poll celebrating...

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Jason Schwartzman Marries

20th August 2009

Jason Schwartzman has married his girlfriend Brady Cunningham.The 'Funny People' star exchanged vows with the eco-friendly fashion designer in a low-key ceremony at their San Fernando Valley home last month.The 29-year-old actor's representative said: "It...

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The Things They Say 12557

10th June 2009

"I don't think GODFATHER ever should have had more than one movie. It was not a serial. To make more than one was just greed. I mean, how would you spin off Hamlet?" Filmmaker FRANCIS...

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Coppola Was Warned Off Casting 'Fabulous' Gallo

9th June 2009

FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA defied the warnings of friends and Hollywood colleagues to cast eccentric VINCENT GALLO in his new film.Actor and filmmaker Gallo has been blacklisted by a number of filmmakers and actors after clashing...

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Coppola Blasts Brando's Bad Reputation

9th June 2009

Late acting legend MARLON BRANDO was a misunderstood eccentric, according to FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA, the director who knew him best.Coppola cast Brando in two of his most famous roles as mafia boss Don Vito Corleone...

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Coppola To Screen Latest Film At Cannes

24th April 2009

The Cannes Film Festival's "sidebar" known as the Directors Fortnight, which has often brought new directorial talent to the fore, will open this year with the latest work of an old hand -- Francis Ford...

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Coppola To Be Honoured In San Francisco

30th March 2009

THE GODFATHER filmmaker FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA will be honoured at the San Francisco Film Festival in April (09). Coppola, who owns a winery near the city, will be presented with the founder's directing award at a...

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The Things They Say 11296

18th February 2009

"I had been so conditioned to think the film was bad - too long, too dark, too boring - I didn't think it would have any success." Director FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA is baffled his 1972...

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Puzo Estate Accepts Offer Over Godfather Video Game

7th February 2009

The estate of author Mario Puzo has reached a settlement over a video game based on The Godfather, lawyers have confirmed.The author's representatives filed a suit against Paramount Pictures in June last year over The...

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Godfather Movies Restored

23rd September 2008

The Godfather The Coppola Restoration is being released today (Tuesday) as a five-disc collection of all three Godfather films , as well as two discs of bonus features, on DVD ($73.00) and Blu-ray disc ($120.00)....

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Coppolas Pose For Louis Vuitton

15th July 2008

Moviemaker FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA and his daughter SOFIA COPPOLA have posed for a family portrait to promote exclusive fashion company Louis Vuitton's latest luggage campaign. In the new campaign picture, Lost In Translation director Sofia...

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Coppola Slams Reports Of Tetro Production Problems

26th May 2008

Director FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA has blasted reports alleging production on his new movie TETRO has been shut down. Production on the film, which is set in Argentina, was rumoured to have been brought to a...

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Bardem Pulls Out Of Nine

1st May 2008

Oscar-winner JAVIER BARDEM will no longer be displaying his musical talents in the upcoming film NINE, according to reports.Empire magazine claims that Bardem - who won the best supporting actor accolade at this year's Academy...

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Coppola Launches New Wine Line With Online European Tour

22nd April 2008

Movie mogul and vintner FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA is launching a new travel blog to help him promote his new collection of European wines. Knowine.com will offer wine-drinking anecdotes and vineyard critiques from all over Europe....

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Bardem Pulls Out Of Coppola's Tetro, Replaced By Maura

3rd April 2008

Oscar-winning actor JAVIER BARDEM has pulled out of FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA's new movie TETRO - only to be replaced by Spanish actress CARMEN MAURA. The legendary director originally wrote the part for a male lead,...

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Nicolas Cage To Sue Kathleen Turner Over Book Allegations

12th February 2008

The actor Nicolas Cage is to sue actress Kathleen Turner over allegations made in her autobiography regarding his behaviour on a film set.London's high court has had a "defamation, libel and slander' case issued, a...

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Nicholas Cage Issues Libel Law Suit Against Kathleen Turner

12th February 2008

NICHOLAS CAGE is suing KATHLEEN TURNER over allegations made against him in the actress's autobiography.A spokesperson for the actor confirmed that libel proceedings have been issued against his former co-star at the High Court in...

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Coppola: 'I Was The Black Sheep'

17th December 2007

Director FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA's family was stunned he became a big star, because he grew up an ugly, untalented "black sheep". Coppola boasts a glittering back catalogue of movies, including the Godfather trilogy and Apocalypse...

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Coppola Almost Quit After 9/11

15th December 2007

Movie mogul FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA almost quit Hollywood after the 9/11 terrorist attacks wrecked his plans to make MEGALOPOLIS in New York City. The Godfather director had spent more than a year planning the ambitious...

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Roth Returns Thanks To Coppola And Winstone

11th December 2007

TIM ROTH credits FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA and fellow Brit RAY WINSTONE with dragging him out of acting retirement and back onto the big screen. The Pulp Fiction star walked away from his movie career after...

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Coppola Slams Safe Studios

11th December 2007

Filmmaker FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA has accused Hollywood studios of recycling movie ideas because they are only interested in making money. The Godfather director claims studios won't take risks on creative new ideas, because it's easier...

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Big Freeze For Roth In Bulgaria

3rd December 2007

TIM ROTH's dream of working with movie mogul FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA turned into a nightmare when the director made the Brit wade into the freezing waters of the Black Sea - in his pyjamas. The...

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The Things They Say 6309

28th November 2007

"It's like three kids with the enthusiasm of how wonderful and magical cinema is; how you can never learn enough and how every time you make a film you learn more. I am struck with...

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The Things They Say 6307

28th November 2007

"People think that if you're a well-known filmmaker you can make any film you want. But nobody can do that except maybe STEVEN SPIELBERG." THE GODFATHER director FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA still has difficulties getting his...

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Coppola: 'Directing Gives Me Panic Attacks'

26th November 2007

Oscar-winner FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA is so unsure of his talents as a filmmaker, the job gives him panic attacks. The Godfather and Apocalypse Now director - whose new film Youth Without Youth is the first...

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Coppola Denies Negative Pacino And De Niro Comments

21st November 2007

Filmmaker FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA has denied branding actors ROBERT DE NIRO and AL PACINO "lazy" and lacking ambition. The iconic director - who worked with both De Niro and Pacino on The Godfather - was...

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Coppola's Films Lack Nudity Because Of Director's Shyness

8th November 2007

Filmmaker FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA has been forced to ditch a series of sex scenes over the course of his career - because he's too shy to ask actresses to remove their clothing. Although the legendary...

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