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Packed To The Rafters Stars Heading To The Stage

4th December 2013

Former Packed To The Rafters co-stars and real life couple Jessica Marais and James Stewart have signed up to work together again on a new stage show.The couple met while playing onscreen lovers in the...

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Paramount Aim To Prevent 'It's A Wonderful Life' Sequel From Happening

By Joe Wilde | 21st November 2013

It was announced this week that, after more than 60 years since its original release, a sequel to the beloved Christmas film It's A Wonderful Life was in the works. This looked to be the...

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'It's A Wonderful Life' Sequel In The Works: Big Mistake?

By Lauren James | 19th November 2013

Treasured 1940s Christmas movie It's A Wonderful Life apparently has a sequel in the works, set to be released nearly 60 years after the original 1946 film. Described as "one of the most beloved films...

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Orson Welles' Hollywood Rants Unveiled In Newly Released Tapes

1st July 2013

Orson Welles' true feelings about his fellow Hollywood stars and directors have been laid bare in newly released audiotapes, in which he brands Sir Laurence Olivier "stupid" and James Stewart a "bad actor".The Citizen Kane...

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Packed To The Rafters Stars Are Parents

10th May 2012

Packed To The Rafters stars Jessica Marais and James Stewart are the proud parents of a baby girl.The Australian actress gave birth to Scout Edie on Wednesday (09May12) and a spokesperson for the couple confirms...

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Kim Novak Accuses Oscar-contender 'The Artist' Of Rape

10th January 2012

Kim Novak has lashed out at the makers of the Oscar-tipped silent movie The Artist, Fox News has reported. The actress, 78, took out a full-page advert in Variety magazine, stating that Michael Hazanavicius had...

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Meryl Streep Wins Lifetime Achievement To Strengthen Oscar Chances

3rd January 2012

Meryl Streep is set to receive a lifetime achievement award at the Berlinale Film Festival, according to a report from The Guardian. The festival organisers plan to present Streep with the Honorary Golden Bear award...

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Madonna Loves It's A Wonderful Life

26th December 2011

Madonna grew up wishing beloved actor James Stewart was her real father because she adored him in festive film It's A Wonderful Life.The pop superstar admits she always makes time to watch the Christmas-themed classic...

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M*a*s*h Actor Harry Morgan Passed Away, Aged 96

7th December 2011

Harry Morgan, the American character actor best known for playing the stern but loveable Colonel Potter in the long running television series M*A*S*H has died, aged 96. Mr Morgan passed away at his home in...

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It's A Wonderful Life Tops Christmas Movie List

29th November 2011

'It's a Wonderful Life' has been voted the best Christmas film of all time.The 1946 classic - which starred James Stewart as a man contemplating suicide before a guardian angel intervenes - beat off competition...

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Gucci's Frida Giannini Believes Fashion Needs Elegance

5th April 2011

Frida Giannini believes fashion is all about "natural elegance". The Gucci creative director - who rose up through the ranks from design director at the Italian fashion house to her current role - thinks fashion...

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Farley Granger Dies In New York Aged 85

29th March 2011

Farley Granger has died at the age of 85.Farley Granger, the Hollywood actor and star of stage and screen, passed away in New York yesterday from natural causes (28th March 2011), reports E! Online.The actor...

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Seal Set For Movie Marathon

28th December 2010

Seal plans to make time to watch movies over the festive season.The 47-year-old singer - who raises daughters Leni, six, and 14-month-old Lou, and sons Henry, five, and Johan, four, with wife Heidi Klum -...

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Kim Novak Inspired Alexander Mcqueen Collection

21st October 2010

KIM NOVAK, the 77-year-old Hollywood actress who was recently diagnosed with breast cancer, was honoured by the late fashion designer ALEXANDER MCQUEEN after he named his first attempt at a 'classic hand bag' after her....

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Kim Novak Undergoing Treatment For Breast Cancer

20th October 2010

KIM NOVAK, the celebrated Hollywood actress, has been diagnosed with breast cancer and is currently undergoing treatment. The 77-year-old was diagnosed after a routine mammogram, reports the Hollywood Reporter.Novak's manager, Sue Cameron, said, "All her...

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Its A Wonderful Life Is Still Wonderful

28th December 2009

It seems counterintuitive but the 1946 Christmas classic It's a Wonderful Life, starring James Stewart, captured the majority of younger viewers on Christmas Eve while reruns of the CBS dramas CSI NY, CSI Crime Scene...

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Spielberg Dumps Harvey

4th December 2009

STEVEN SPIELBERG has walked away from his planned remake of classic JAMES STEWART movie HARVEY amid rumours he could not find a major star willing to take on the lead role.The legendary director has spent...

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Movie Reviews The Men Who Stare At Goats

6th November 2009

We get more paranormal activity this week in The Men Who Stare at Goats, starring George Clooney, Jeff Bridges and Stephen Lang about a reporter's efforts to reveal the story of an Army unit (supposedly...

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Fascinating Fact 5838

20th August 2008

Fashion designer KARL LAGERFELD has been given a hip-hop makeover to look like his favourite rapper LIL WAYNE for the September (08) issue of Harper's Bazaar magazine. GIORGIO ARMANI also took part in the fantasy...

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Costner: 'Stewart Inspired Me To Act'

24th October 2007

KEVIN COSTNER was inspired to become an actor by veteran star JAMES STEWART. The Dances With Wolves star was mesmerised after watching the Oscar-winning actor in classic western How the West Was Won as a...

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Stewart Honoured On Stamp

13th August 2007

Late Hollywood legend JAMES STEWART's career is to be feted on a new U.S. stamp. The country's Postal Service will unveil the image - based on a portrait of Stewart as he appeared in a...

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Stewart + Fitzgerald Get Stamped

27th October 2006

Beloved movie legend JAMES STEWART and jazz and blues great ELLA FITZGERALD are to join Marvel comic book characters like SUPERMAN and THE INCREDIBLE HULK on US stamps in 2007. IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE star...

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Stewart Was Forced To Prove Heterosexuality With Brothel Visits

13th October 2006

Late Hollywood star JAMES STEWART was forced to regularly visit a brothel by his Hollywood studio boss to prove he was not gay, according to a new biography. In his book JIMMY STEWART, author MARC...

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James Stewart 'Forced To Bed Hookers'

22nd June 2006

Movie great JAMES STEWART was forced to prove he wasn't gay by bedding two hookers, according to an explosive new biography. Movie mogul LOUIS B MAYER reportedly instructed the IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE star to...

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It's A Wonderful Life Tops Inspirational List

15th June 2006

JAMES STEWART's Christmas classic IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE has topped a new TV poll of inspiring US movies. The FRANK CAPRA movie, in which Stewart's despondent character, GEORGE BAILEY, discovers what his hometown would be...

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Biography Reveals Stewart 'Presumed Gay'

15th June 2006

One of Hollywood's most notorious womanisers, JAMES STEWART, was presumed gay by movie bosses because he was initially so shy with girls. A new biography of the IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE star reveals the young...

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Freeman Honoured By Us College

8th March 2006

Oscar-winner MORGAN FREEMAN urged wannabe actors to never give up their acting dreams as he accepted a university college honour yesterday (07MAR06). The UNFORGIVEN actor, 68, was honoured with the Spencer Tracy Award for lifetime...

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Freeman To Receive Tracy Honours

23rd February 2006

Veteran actor MORGAN FREEMAN is set to receive the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Spencer Tracy Award for Lifetime Achievement in Cinema. The SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION star - who received a Best Supporting Actor...

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Mcgregor To Star In New Hitchcock Film

31st January 2006

Scots heart-throb EWAN McGREGOR has signed up to appear in a new film based on the life of ALFRED HITCHCOCK. The film will focus on the director's early years growing up in London, and...

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