Latest Geoffrey Rush News - Page 4

Rush Reaps Critics' Praise For Broadway Debut

28th March 2009

GEOFFREY RUSH is the toast of the New York theatre world - his Broadway debut in EUGENE IONESCO's EXIT THE KING has been lauded by critics - with the Australian actor outshining his co-star SUSAN...

Tagged in this article - ,

Rush To Make Broadway Bow With Sarandon

14th January 2009

Aussie actor GEOFFREY RUSH is to make his Broadway bow opposite fellow Oscar winner SUSAN SARANDON in EUGENE IONESCO's EXIT THE KING. Rush will reprise his role as the king in the play, which was...

Tagged in this article - ,

Dame Helen Mirren And Russell Brand Take On The Tempest

8th October 2008

Dame Helen Mirren and Russell Brand are among the cast members of an experimental upcoming film of Shakespeare's The Tempest.According to the Hollywood Reporter, Julie Taymor's take on the Bard sees Mirren as Prospera, a...

Tagged in this article - , , , , , ,

Aussie Stars Pay Tribute To Ledger

23rd January 2008

Fellow Australians CATE BLANCHETT and GEOFFREY RUSH have paid tribute to HEATH LEDGER after learning of his death at the age of 28. Ledger was found dead in his New York apartment on Tuesday (22Jan08)...

Tagged in this article - , ,

Gibson Shuts Down Australian Production Company

30th August 2007

A movie production company launched by Mel Gibson and Australia's leading talent agency, Shanahan Management, to make movies in Australia featuring some of the country's top stars, including Nicole Kidman, Toni Collette and Geoffrey Rush,...

Tagged in this article - , , ,

The Things They Say 4985

24th June 2007

"I am lucky, in that I'm the guy who can masquerade behind a very hairy, spirit-gummed face, with rubber latex on to make me look much older than I am". PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN star...

Tagged in this article - ,

Pirate Plunder Falls On Last Film

28th May 2007

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End is top of the US box office, but its sales are still likely to disappoint its studio backers.The third film in the piratical franchise, which stars Johnny Depp...

Tagged in this article - , , , , , ,

Movie Reviews: Pirates ... At World's End (Pt. 2)

24th May 2007

A second wave of reviews for Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End came ashore today, and by and large they are much more propitious than the first. Washington Post critic Stephen Hunter, who was...

Tagged in this article - , , , , , ,

Rush Reveals All About Sex-change Pirates Monkey

21st May 2007

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN star GEOFFREY RUSH has revealed one of the film franchise's biggest secrets - his character's male monkey pal is a girl. The Aussie actor loved working with his simian companion in...

Tagged in this article - ,

Blanchett Used Humour To Land Husband

29th January 2007

CATE BLANCHETT instantly knew husband-to-be ANDREW UPTON was the man for her when he laughed at a dirty joke she told him. The humorous story thawed icy relations between the pair because they initially took...

Tagged in this article - ,

Jackman Pulls Hair To Spark Tears

22nd November 2006

Hollywood star HUGH JACKMAN has an odd way of preparing for teary film scenes - he tugs at his own pubic hair. The upbeat actor admits he struggles to conjure up tears on cue for...

Tagged in this article - , ,

Clooney Honoured By Hollywood Stars

15th October 2006

Hollywood heart-throb GEORGE CLOONEY was toasted by a host of fellow stars when he received the 2006 American Cinematheque Award in Beverly Hills on Friday (13OCT06). The lavish event, which was held to raise money...

Tagged in this article - , , , , , , ,

Rush Protests Eyesore Tower Block

30th May 2006

Australian Oscar-winner GEOFFREY RUSH is leading a campaign against plans to build a 15-storey towerblock near his home in Melbourne. The SHINE star is furious developers have ignored planning guidelines and is calling on his...

Tagged in this article -

Urban And Kidman Top Aussie Rich List

13th April 2006

Country star KEITH URBAN has made a surprise appearance at the top of Australia's rich list, beating off competition from fellow Antipodeans RUSSELL CROWE and ERIC BANA. The 38-year-old singer's recent success in America has...

Tagged in this article - , , , , , , , , , ,

Blanchett To Reprise Elizabeth I Role

13th March 2006

Hollywood actress CATE BLANCHETT is returning to her role as QUEEN ELIZABETH I in new film THE GOLDEN AGE - the sequel to 1998 movie ELIZABETH. The SHEKHAR KAPUR-directed biopic, which will begin filming next...

Tagged in this article - , , , ,

Rush's Daughter Dolls Up Oscar

6th March 2006

SHINE star GEOFFREY RUSH has revealed he gave his Best Actor Oscar to his 13-year-old daughter ANGELICA to use as a plaything. Angelica even dresses the nine-year-old gong in Barbie underwear. Rush reveals, "You know...

Tagged in this article -

Spielberg Asks Clinton For Help With Munich

27th November 2005

Hollywood director STEVEN SPIELBERG is so worried about the reception his new based-on-fact terrorist drama will receive, he has enlisted the assistance of former US President BILL CLINTON. MUNICH, about the hunting down of...

Tagged in this article - , , , , , , ,

Blanchett Suggests She's Snubbing Elizabeth Sequel

1st September 2005

CATE BLANCHETT is leaving fans guessing about her regal return as British queen ELIZABETH I after insisting industry reports about a sequel to the hit 1998 movie ELIZABETH are untrue. The actress has reportedly...

Tagged in this article - , , , ,

New Spielberg Movie Called Munich

26th July 2005

STEVEN SPIELBERG has confirmed his new movie dealing with the murder of 11 Israeli competitors at the 1972 Olympic Games will be named MUNICH. The hard-hitting movie, which is currently filming in the US,...

Tagged in this article - , , , , ,

Peter Sellers Biopic And Warm Springs Lead Emmy Race

14th July 2005

THE LIFE AND DEATH OF PETER SELLERS and WARM SPRINGS are the front-runners at the 57th annual Primetime Emmy Awards after receiving 16 nominations each. DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES and WILL + GRACE follow close behind...

Tagged in this article - , , , , , , , , , , ,

Bana To Star In Spielberg Movie

5th July 2005

STEVEN SPIELBERG has recruited Australian actor ERIC BANA to star in his new movie focusing on Israeli retribution following the terrorist attack on the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich. The TROY hunk will play...

Tagged in this article - , , , , , , , , ,

Williams Tipped To Play Sellers In London Play

8th April 2005

Funnyman ROBIN WILLIAMS is considering playing PETER SELLERS in a London play covering the final years of the comedy legend's life. The movie THE LIFE AND DEATH OF PETER SELLERS, starring GEOFFREY RUSH and...

Tagged in this article - , , , ,

Ledger And Williams In Pregnancy Riddle

1st April 2005

Hollywood couple HEATH LEDGER and MICHELLE WILLIAMS are at the centre of a pregnancy riddle after the former DAWSON'S CREEK beauty was spotted at a pre-natal yoga class. The Australian heart-throb, 25, and American...

Tagged in this article - , , , , , ,

Geoffrey Rush To Star In Fairytale Movie

9th March 2005

Australian actor GEOFFREY RUSH is set to star in a new Hollywood epic about the life of Danish fairytale writer HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN. The biopic of the author, best known for children's tale HANSEL...

Tagged in this article - , , ,

Sideways Shocks The Sags

6th February 2005

Wine-drinking comedy SIDEWAYS stunned Hollywood last night (05FEB05) when it claimed the big prize at the 11th annual SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS. The film's stars, VIRGINIA MADSEN, PAUL GIAMATTI and THOMAS HADEN CHURCH, were...

Tagged in this article - , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Rush's Domestic Abuse Memories

21st January 2005

Australian actor GEOFFREY RUSH used personal experience to play an abusive father in his movie SWIMMING UPSTREAM - he grew up in the midst of people suffering domestic abuse. The screen star plays the...

Tagged in this article - , ,

Loach Honoured By London Critics

30th December 2004

British film-maker KEN LOACH will be honoured for his outstanding contribution to cinema by the London Critics Circle. The director will receive a special award for a 40-year career, marked by movies including KES,...

Tagged in this article - , , , , , , , , ,

Rush Said No To Sellers Film Twice

1st December 2004

OSCAR winner GEOFFREY RUSH twice turned down the chance to play PETER SELLERS in new movie THE LIFE + DEATH OF PETER SELLERS before his role as a ghostly pirate gave him the edge he...

Tagged in this article - , , ,

Go to page: