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James Gandolfini Comforted John Travolta After His Son's Death

20th June 2013

John Travolta has vowed to look after James Gandolfini's family following his sudden death on Wednesday (19Jun13) as a way of repaying his late Get Shorty co-star for helping him come to terms with the...

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The Things They Say 4389

3rd April 2007

"My father used to buy tyres from JOHN's father." THE SOPRANOS star JAMES GANDOLFINI on growing up just 10 minutes away from his GET SHORTY co-star JOHN TRAVOLTA in New Jersey....

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English Patient And Clockwork Orange Among Top Adaptations

19th April 2006

Desert romance THE ENGLISH PATIENT, A CLOCKWORK ORANGE and gay cowboy epic BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN have been included in a shortlist of the best 50 books to make it to the big screen. The list, compiled...

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Outkast Star Turned Down Be Cool At First

25th April 2005

OUTKAST singer ANDRE 3000 turned down the chance to star in BE COOL before he eventually accepted the role - because he feared playing a rapper would be too "obvious". The HEY YA! hitmaker...

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Andre 3000: 'Bring It On, I'm An Artist'

23rd March 2005

OUTKAST star ANDRE 3000 attributes his phenomenal success in music, acting and fashion to his prolific work ethic - and because he never gives anything less than his best shot. The HEY YA! singer...

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Travolta Gets Tips In Coolness From Connery

15th March 2005

JOHN TRAVOLTA based his super-suave performance of a gangster in BE COOL on screen legend SIR SEAN CONNERY. The handsome actor modelled his role of criminal-turned-hit movie producer CHILI PALMER, whom he first played...

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Travolta: 'Not A Sequel Person'

12th March 2005

Hollywood actor JOHN TRAVOLTA is less-than-enthusiastic about starring in sequels to his hit films, despite appearing in new GET SHORTY follow-up BE COOL. Travolta, who also appeared in the sequels LOOK WHO'S TALKING TOO...

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Travolta Leaves Sponsor Red-faced

11th March 2005

Hollywood icon JOHN TRAVOLTA has left his beer company sponsor fuming after letting slip he gave up alcohol after only trying it once. The 51-year-old recently launched an advertising campaign in which he promotes...

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Travolta Promotes Heineken

24th February 2005

PULP FICTION star JOHN TRAVOLTA has become the latest celebrity to take on promotional duties for Dutch brewer HEINEKEN. The commercial will play on Travolta's role as former gangster CHILI PALMER in BE COOL...

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Travolta And Gandolfini Set To Reteam

6th January 2005

JOHN TRAVOLTA and JAMES GANDOLFINI are set to team up again on the big screen as real-life homicide detectives. The two actors will play the cops who captured and convicted the 1940s Lonely Hearts...

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Gandolfini Inspired By Travolta

8th December 2004

JAMES GANDOLFINI fulfilled a life-long ambition working with JOHN TRAVOLTA on GET SHORTY, as the SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER star inspired him to be an actor. The pair grew up near neighbours in New Jersey,...

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Travolta Honoured In New York

7th December 2004

JOHN TRAVOLTA was honoured in New York last night (05DEC04) when pals OPRAH WINFREY and KIRSTIE ALLEY teamed up to toast the movie star for his huge heart. The PULP FICTION actor brought out...

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Travolta: I Always Get A Restaurant Seat

29th September 2004

GET SHORTY actor JOHN TRAVOLTA was amazed when he first became a TV star in the 1970s - because he had no idea famous people can eat in restaurants for free. Travolta, now 50,...

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The Rock Goes Gay

30th March 2004

Hulking SCORPION KING star DWAYNE 'THE ROCK' JOHNSON is preparing to play a gay villain in JOHN TRAVOLTA's new movie - as a tribute to his homosexual mentor. The former wrestler jumped at the...

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Andre 3000 To Play Hendrix?

29th February 2004

OUTKAST singer ANDRE 3000 is poised to bring late rock legend JIMI HENDRIX back to life on the big screen. The HEY YA! hitmaker is reportedly ready to ink the deal and plans to...

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Anna Nicole's Diet Leaves Her With Buzzing With Energy

11th February 2004

Busty ANNA NICOLE SMITH is literally growing tired of her new miracle diet pill, because it's costing her sleep. The model-turned-reality TV star has been on the TRIMSPA diet for the past year and...

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Andre 3000 And Keitel Join Get Shorty Sequel Cast

3rd February 2004

OUTKAST rapper ANDRE 3000 and veteran actor HARVEY KEITEL are the latest additions to the all-star cast of movie sequel BE COOL. The HEY YA! singer will play the frontman of a rap group...

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Christina Milian's Movie Break

28th January 2004

R+B singer CHRISTINA MILIAN is planning a move away from music - she has been cast alongside JOHN TRAVOLTA in movie sequel BE COOL. The AM TO PM star will play singer LINDA MOON...

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Travolta And Thurman Team Up For Get Shorty Sequel

9th December 2003

PULP FICTION co-stars JOHN TRAVOLTA and UMA THURMAN are reteaming for the sequel to GET SHORTY. The statuesque KILL BILL actress had a successful meeting with director F GARY GRAY on Friday (05DEC03) and...

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Travolta Signs For Get Shorty Ii

16th October 2003

JOHN TRAVOLTA has signed to star in a sequel to GET SHORTY, eight years after the original film. The actor, who played CHILI PALMER alongside DANNY DE VITO and GENE HACKMAN in the 1995...

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Danny Devito Takes To The Water

22nd July 2003

Miniature GET SHORTY actor DANNY DEVITO has taken up a surprising hobby - surfing. The small-statured star has been riding the waves in Hawaii with actress wife RHEA PERLMAN, and did not seem to...

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Rush Hour Director Set For Travolta Sequel

16th June 2003

RUSH HOUR director BRETT RATNER is near signing up to helm the new JOHN TRAVOLTA movie BE COOL. The flick is the sequel to the 1995 hit GET SHORTY, and John will again star...

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Travolta In Chili Talks

29th May 2003

JOHN TRAVOLTA is talks to reprise his CHILI PALMER character, eight years after originally playing him in hit film GET SHORTY. The PULP FICTION A-lister is in talks to star in BE COOL, cult...

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