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Taylor Swift To Play Joni Mitchell In Biopic?

23rd April 2012

Taylor Swift is in talks to star as Joni Mitchell in a biopic. The 'Mean' hitmaker is reportedly on the shortlist of actresses considered to portray the singer-songwriter in a film adaptation of Sheila Weller's...

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Humble John Sayles Removes His Credit From Films

26th August 2011

Cult moviemaker/writer John Sayles has revealed he often asks for his credit to be removed from films when he doesn't feel he deserves recognition for the final script.The Eight Men Out writer/director admits he is...

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Filmmaker John Sayles Buys Up Island Rice Crop For Film

14th August 2011

Cult moviemaker John Sayles made sure the locals cashed in on his decision to film new movie Amigo on Philippines island Bohol - by buying up all their rice and giving them roles in the...

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Unknown Lands Role In Sayles Film After Festival Showcase

13th November 2007

The star of moviemaker JOHN SAYLES' new movie HONEYDRIPPER was discovered at Texas music festival South By Southwest. Gary Clark Jr. was just 21 and playing his first club dates without a chaperone when Sayles...

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Sayles Inspired By Bush

22nd July 2005

Screenwriter JOHN SAYLES has used US President GEORGE W BUSH as an unlikely muse for his latest movie SILVER CITY. The 54-year-old film-maker based the main character, bumbling politician DICKIE PILAGER, on the American...

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Hannah Gets The Adoption Bug

25th August 2003

Filming adoption drama CASA DE LOS BABYS (corr) in one of the poorest areas of Mexico has prompted actress DARYL HANNAH to get serious about motherhood. The 42-year-old SPLASH! star plays a wannabe...

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