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Curtis Blasts Hollywood Over Early Roles

15th October 2008

Veteran actor TONY CURTIS has slammed film bosses for denying him challenging movie parts in favour of PAUL NEWMAN and MARLON BRANDO. The legendary lothario is adamant Hollywood chiefs hampered his career by always casting...

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Brando Architect Opens Up About Star's Odd Plans

15th October 2008

Eccentric movie legend MARLON BRANDO wanted an aquarium stocked with six-foot sharks and moray eels, according to the craftsman who helped the actor design the Polynesian retreat that was never realised. Maverick architect Harry Gesner...

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Dead Stars To Star Again In Movies?

13th August 2008

It is now possible to produce a new movie starring Marlon Brando -- a virtual Marlon Brando, according to Neil Dessau, chief marketing officer for Advanced Micro Devices. Unveiling the company's new ATI Radeon graphics...

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First Movie Reviews: The Dark Knight

17th July 2008

The London Daily Mirror claimed today (Tuesday) that it was publishing the first major newspaper review of the upcoming Batman movie, The Dark Night . It's a rave. Critic David Edwards remarks that Heath Ledger...

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Brando Love Child Doubted

14th May 2008

Moviemaker MIKE MEDAVOY has refuted allegations screen legend MARLON BRANDO fathered the daughter of a Polynesian woman. Singer Rachel Anjel Brando claims the A Streetcar Named Desire actor had a sexual affair with her mother....

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Brando Memorabilia Stolen At Auction Party

5th May 2008

A replica of MARLON BRANDO's leather jacket from 1953 movie THE WILD ONE has been stolen from a party in New York at the weekend (2-4Apr08). The $3,000 (GBP1,500) Schott design was on show at...

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Brando's Mother Lays Claim To His Estate

17th April 2008

The mother of MARLON BRANDO's late son CHRISTIAN has filed papers laying claim to her son's estate. Christian Brando - son of the late acting legend - died of pneumonia in January (08) but failed...

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Haden-church's Bizarre Brando Experience

15th April 2008

THOMAS HADEN-CHURCH found starring alongside his idol MARLON BRANDO in 1998 movie FREE MONEY a bizarre experience, because the ageing actor refused to learn his lines. Instead, Brando had his assistant read him his lines,...

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Coroner Rules Christian Brando Died Of Pneumonia

12th April 2008

MARLON BRANDO's son CHRISTIAN died of pneumonia, the Los Angeles County Coroner's office has concluded. Christian Brando, the eldest son of the late Godfather actor, passed away in January (08) at a Los Angeles hospital...

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Christian Brando Dies

27th January 2008

CHRISTIAN BRANDO, the eldest son of late actor MARLON BRANDO, has died. He was 49 years old. Brando died on Saturday (26Jan08) morning at a Los Angeles Hospital after suffering from pneumonia. Brando was born...

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Christian Brando Hospitalised For Pneumonia

22nd January 2008

LATEST: MARLON BRANDO's son CHRISTIAN has been struck down with pneumonia, his lawyer has revealed. The 49-year-old was admitted to the intensive care unit at the Hollywood Presbyterian Hospital in Los Angeles on 11 January...

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Brando's Son In Critical Condition In Hospital

18th January 2008

MARLON BRANDO's son CHRISTIAN has been admitted to the intensive care unit of a Los Angeles hospital for an unknown illness. The 49-year-old was taken to Hollywood Presbyterian Hospital on 11 January (08), but his...

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Depp Taught To Never Discuss Private Life By Brando

19th December 2007

JOHNNY DEPP refuses to discuss his personal life with reporters - ever since late movie icon MARLON BRANDO admonished him for talking about his daughters in a TV interview. Depp was surprised to receive an...

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Common Prepares For Acting Career

30th November 2007

Rapper COMMON has been studying the performances of film legends ROBERT DE NIRO and MARLON BRANDO in an attempt to boost his acting career. The star - real name Lonnie Lynn Jr. - has had...

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Cruise + Penn Stalked Stars In The Hollywood Hills

2nd November 2007

TOM CRUISE and SEAN PENN enjoyed a magical night in the Hollywood Hills at the beginning of their acting careers - cruising past legends DUSTIN HOFFMAN, JACK NICHOLSON and MARLON BRANDO's homes. Cruise recalls his...

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Brando's Grandson Models For Versace

20th August 2007

MARLON BRANDO's 17-year-old grandson TUKI BRANDO has been hired as the new face of Versace menswear this season. The handsome teen, who was spotted by Mario Testino last year (06), has vowed he will not...

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Ruffalo And Pearce Up For Iconic Brando Role

23rd July 2007

ZODIAC star MARK RUFFALO and Australian actor GUY PEARCE are battling it out for the lead role in a new stage version of ON THE WATERFRONT - in the part made famous by the late...

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Schneider Felt 'Raped' By Brando

20th July 2007

Screen icon MARLON BRANDO pressured French actress MARIA SCHNEIDER into an explicit sex scene in their movie LAST TANGO IN PARIS, according to the actress. Schneider says she was unaware she would be starring in...

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Fascinating Fact 3600

19th July 2007

MARLON BRANDO's teenage grandson, TUKI DROLLET, has been named the new face of fashion house Versace and recently appeared on the cover of Italian Men's Vogue....

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Brando's Tv Favourite Offers Advice To Jews

24th June 2007

MARLON BRANDO's favourite self-help guru is returning to TV and this time she's hoping to net a world audience. Hanala Stadner's weekly cable-access broadcasts in Los Angeles in the 1980s and 1990s became a must-see...

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Miller Recalls Bread-throwing Brando

1st May 2007

Fun-loving screen legend MARLON BRANDO left a lasting impression on actress PENELOPE ANN MILLER by throwing rolled up pieces of bread at her across a restaurant. Brando, who died in 2004, worked with Miller on...

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Brando's Acting Classes Too Bizarre For Nolte

26th March 2007

NICK NOLTE signed up for pal MARLON BRANDO's final acting classes but quit when he realised he was expected to share his knowledge with a roomful of peers and homeless people. The late movie icon...

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Brando's Estate Sues Furniture Maker

23rd March 2007

MARLON BRANDO's estate is suing a furniture maker after the iconic star's surname was used to sell a chair. Papers filed at Los Angeles Superior Court allege the retailers selling the home cinema chair did...

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The Godfather Named Best Reviewed Best Film

26th February 2007

THE GODFATHER has topped a new list of the best reviewed Best Film Oscar winners of all time. The revered movie and it's sequel both made the top 10 on the critics list, compiled by...

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Brando's Son Settles Domestic Violence Suit

6th February 2007

MARLON BRANDO's son CHRISTIAN and his ex-wife have settled duelling lawsuits alleging domestic violence, according to court papers filed yesterday (05FEB07). Christian's ex-wife DEBORAH filed a lawsuit in December 2005 alleging the 48-year-old repeatedly...

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Sgt Pepper Photographer: 'Hitler Is On Album Cover'

4th February 2007

SIR PETER BLAKE has revealed ADOLF HITLER is featured on his iconic cover shot for the BEATLES' SGT PEPPER album. JOHN LENNON's request to place Hitler on the cover alongside famous faces like BOB DYLAN...

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Stars Line Up To Take Part In Brando Documentary

1st February 2007

Late, great movie icon MARLON BRANDO is to be honoured by his friends and peers as part of a new two-part documentary to air on TV in America in May (07). JAMES CAAN, AL PACINO,...

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Bachchan Honoured In France

28th January 2007

Bollywood legend AMITABH BACHCHAN has been presented with France's highest civilian honour, the Legion d'Honneur. Bachchan was given the award at the French Embassy in the Indian capital of Delhi on Saturday (27JAN07). He said,...

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Officer In Blake Murder Case Investigated

22nd January 2007

The Los Angeles Police Department is investigating allegations its lead investigator in the ROBERT BLAKE murder case withheld evidence from the defence. The complaint was filed by M GERALD SCHWARTZBACH, who helped get Blake acquitted...

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Stars Who Invent Unveiled On New Search Facility

9th January 2007

MICHAEL JACKSON, EDDIE VAN HALEN and MARLON BRANDO were yesterday (08JAN07) revealed to have all patented inventions, after a new online search facility launched. Internet users can now look on website Google to see the...

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