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Freida Pinto Lived In Fear Of Failure

25th March 2011

Freida Pinto says she "lived in fear" of not landing another film role after starring in the Oscar winning 'Slumdog Millionaire'.Freida Pinto, the Indian actress who is gaining rave reviews for her performance in the...

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James Franco Apologises For Swipe At Oscars Writer

22nd March 2011

Actor James Franco has made peace with long-time Oscars writer Bruce Vilanch after taking offence to criticism over his stint as a co-host at the Academy Awards last month (Feb11).The Spider-Man star joined forces with...

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Oscar Comedy Writer Vilanch Faults Franco; Franco Faults Back

22nd March 2011

Bruce Vilanch, who has written jokes for the hosts of countless awards shows for 20 years, has criticized James Franco for not taking his role as host of this year's Oscars telecast seriously. In an...

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James Franco Ridicules Bruce Vilanch After Oscars Criticism

22nd March 2011

James Franco has hit back at Bruce Vilanch after the long-time Oscars writer criticised his Academy Awards hosting turn last month (Feb11).The Spider-Man actor teamed up with Anne Hathaway to present the Hollywood ceremony, but...

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Zooey Deschanel Dislikes Pretty Girl Characters

18th March 2011

Zooey Deschanel doesn't like playing "pretty girls". The 31-year-old actress-and-singer- decided she wanted to star in forthcoming picture 'Your Highness' with Natalie Portman and James Franco to get the chance to play someone unusual from...

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Special Effects Wiz Teams With Medical Instructor

15th March 2011

The realistic scene in Danny Boyle's 127 Hours in which James Franco appears to amputate his arm has led to special effects expert Tony Gardner, who created the artificial arm, teaming up with Jane Kleinman,...

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James Franco And Agyness Deyn Dating?

9th March 2011

James Franco has sparked speculation he's dating Agyness Deyn after sharing footage of himself enjoying a drive with the British supermodel.The 127 Hours star was rumoured to be romancing the leggy beauty last year (10)...

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James Franco Films Mum's Play For Documentary

8th March 2011

Movie star James Franco gave the stage adaptation of his mother's book The Metamorphosis: Junior Year a big boost on Monday night (07Mar11) when he showed up to shoot the production as part of his...

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James Franco Drops Out Of While We're Young

7th March 2011

James Franco has pulled out of upcoming drama While We'Re Young due to scheduling conflicts with OZ: The Great And Powerful.The 127 Hours star was due to star as a free-spirited young man who inspires...

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Fascinating Fact 11031

6th March 2011

An Oscars skit, in which co-hosts James Franco and Anne Hathaway revamped Grease as an arthouse movie, was cut from the Academy Awards telecast - because it didn't work amid their quirky show-opening tribute to...

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Academy Agrees Franco And Hathaway Were A Poor Choice

4th March 2011

The selection of James Franco and Anne Hathaway to host this year's Oscars telecast was a mistake, a high-ranking member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has acknowledged. In an interview with...

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James Franco In Spat With Critical Yale Student

3rd March 2011

James Franco has become embroiled in a public spat with a Yale student who criticised his style of 'tweeting'.James Franco, the American actor who garnered negative reviews for his hosting of the Academy Awards on...

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Yale Writer: 'No Feud With Franco'

3rd March 2011

A writer for Yale University's newspaper has shrugged off a perceived feud with James Franco after the actor appeared to lash out at her.The 127 Hours star took aim at the student publication by posting...

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James Franco And Taylor-wood Set For R.e.m. Project

3rd March 2011

Michael Stipe has recruited James Franco and Sam Taylor-wood to create short films to accompany the highly-anticipated new R.E.M. album, Collapse Into Now.Franco and Taylor-Wood have signed up to direct clips inspired by different songs...

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Cate Blanchett Turns Heads With Sci-fi Oscars Dress

2nd March 2011

Cate Blanchett turned heads on the red carpet at Sunday's Academy Awards with an interesting gown that the UK's Metro newspaper described as bordering on "sci-fi".Cate Blanchett, the Australian actress who won the Oscar for...

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Franco Blasts College Newspaper

2nd March 2011

Actor James Franco has posted his first thoughts following his Oscars co-hosting experience, and it's a defiant dig at his college newspaper.The 127 Hours star jetted home to New York immediately after Sunday's (27Feb11) ceremony,...

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James Franco's Rep Hits Back At Oscars Upset Reports

1st March 2011

James Franco's representative has shot down reports the actor fled the Oscars on Sunday night (27Feb11) after falling out with co-host Anne Hathaway and producers during the ceremony.Reports suggest the actors weren't exactly best friends...

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Cate Blanchett Oscars Dress Divides Opinion

1st March 2011

Cate Blanchett's choice of dress at this year's Oscars has divided opinion.Cate Blanchett's Givenchy Haute Couture gown that she wore to Sunday's Academy Awards has come in for both praise and severe criticism by journalists,...

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Anne Hathaway's Oscar Joy

1st March 2011

Anne Hathaway found hosting the Oscars "pure joy from beginning to end". Although her performance with co-host James Franco at last night's (27.02.11) Academy Awards was blasted, the 'Love & Other Drugs'actress revealed she loved...

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James Franco Skips Oscar Party After Poor Performance

1st March 2011

James Franco reportedly skipped his own Oscar bash after being slammed for his awards show hosting skills. The '127 Hours' star - who received a critical drubbing for his performance alongside Anne Hathaway at last...

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The Things They Say 20554

1st March 2011

"I don't know if you know but in addition to hosting the Oscars and being nominated himself, he's also, like, a student at two different universities... I think he's out (at class) now... As soon...

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James Franco's Charlie Sheen Joke Was Oscars Most Awkward Moment

1st March 2011

JAMES FRANCO's Oscar night dig at CHARLIE SHEEN was the 2011 Academy Awards' most awkward moment, according to an overnight online poll.Fandango.com ran the survey as soon as the Oscars wrapped and film fans inundated...

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Whoopi Goldberg Not Impressed With James Franco & Hathaway At The Oscars

28th February 2011

Four-time Oscars host WHOOPI GOLDBERG was not impressed with JAMES FRANCO and ANNE HATHAWAY's presentation of this year's (11) Academy Awards - because they seemed to be out of place.The movie stars became the first...

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Kirk Douglas Upstages James Franco At The Oscars

28th February 2011

Kirk Douglas upstaged ACADEMY AWARD hosts James Franco and Anne Hathaway during a surprise appearance at the Oscars last night (27th February 2011), according to the New York Daily News.Kirk Douglas, the veteran Hollywood actor,...

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Black Swan Dominates At Indie Awards

28th February 2011

Black Swan was the big winner at independent filmdom's annual Spirit Awards, winning for best picture, best actress (Natalie Portman) and best director (Darren Aronofsky). James Franco won the best actor award for his performance...

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Critics On 83rd Oscars Same Old, Same Old

28th February 2011

One would be hardpressed to assign blame to Deadline.com's Nikki Finke's early release of the full run-down of Sunday night's Oscar telecast for the fact that not a single surprise materialized during the entire show....

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Geoffrey Rush Glad At Oscar Loss As It 'Shares The Wealth'

28th February 2011

Geoffrey Rush was pleased he lost the Best Supporting Actor Oscar to Christian Bale.The Australian star - who was nominated in the category for the role of speech therapist Lionel Logue in 'The King's Speech'...

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Franco's Mum Trains To Be An Actress

28th February 2011

JAMES FRANCO finds it ironic his mother has followed him into performing - because she withdrew funding when he dropped out of college to take acting classes.The 127 Hours star, who was up for a...

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Billy Crystal Gets Standing Ovation At The Oscars

28th February 2011

BILLY CRYSTAL returned to the OSCARS last night and received a standing ovation as he took to the stage, reports USA Today.The American actor and star of 'When Harry Met Sally' and 'City Slickers' has...

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Kirk Douglas Steals The Show At The Oscars

28th February 2011

KIRK DOUGLAS made a surprise appearance at the OSCARS last night (27th February 2011).KIRK DOUGLAS, the veteran Hollywood actor, presented the 'Best Supporting Actress' prize at last night's ACADEMY AWARDS and the 94-year-old entertained the...

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