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Depp's Influenced By Richards

5th December 2006

JOHNNY DEPP's new movie trailer has been transformed into a Moroccan harem - after the PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN star received interior advice from KEITH RICHARDS. The ROLLING STONE guitarist is famed for his...

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Pirates Loot British Video Shops

28th November 2006

In its first week on the shelves of British retailers, Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest has sold a record 1.5 million copies. The film beat the previous record of 1.4 million set...

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The Curse Of The Were-rabbit Scores Bafta Double

27th November 2006

British animated characters WALLACE + GROMIT have scored a British Academy Of Film And Television Arts (BAFTA) double, after their THE CURSE OF THE WERE-RABBIT won Best Film at the Children's BAFTAs last night (26NOV06)....

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Fascinating Fact 2514

27th November 2006

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MAN'S CHEST has become Disney's fastest selling DVD ever in the UK. Nearly 1.5 million copies were sold last week (ends24NOV06).

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Casino Royale Smashes Bond's UK Box Office Record

21st November 2006

CASINO ROYALE has enjoyed the best opening weekend ever by a JAMES BOND movie in the UK, taking GBP13.4 million ($24 million) between Friday (17NOV06) and Sunday (19NOV06). The DANIEL CRAIG-starring thriller smashed the previous...

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Target And Disney Call Truce

20th November 2006

Target and the Walt Disney Co. have apparently reached a cease-fire agreement in their battle over DVD pricing. Target had begun taking down some signs advertising Disney DVDs and moving others to unfavorable locations after...

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Knightley To Wed?

19th November 2006

British actress KEIRA KNIGHTLEY is reportedly set to marry her actor boyfriend RUPERT FRIEND. The PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN star, 21, is said to have made the revelation to friends at a party hosted by...

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Target Takes Aim At Disney

17th November 2006

Angered by Disney's decision to sell movies for downloading from Apple's iTunes Music Store for less than the retail price of the same movies on DVD, Target on Thursday pulled down signs promoting Disney DVDs...

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Nighy Loves New York In The Fall

17th November 2006

English actor BILL NIGHY has fallen in love with New York while appearing in a play on Broadway - because the Big Apple is just like a film set. The PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN star...

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Blessed Playing Depp Nemesis In Pirates 3

11th November 2006

Veteran British actor BRIAN BLESSED will star as a villain in the second PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN sequel. The AS YOU LIKE IT star, 69, has shot scenes playing an arch enemy of CAPTAIN JACK...

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Disney Rides Pirates' Wave

10th November 2006

That "dead man's chest" was packed with treasure for the Walt Disney Co., which said Thursday that its profit had more than doubled during the last quarter, mostly because of the success of its movie...

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Knightley Too Grown Up For Pirates

10th November 2006

KEIRA KNIGHTLEY is refusing to star in any more PIRATE OF THE CARIBBEAN sequels, insisting the third movie will be her last in the swashbuckling franchise. The 22-year-old beauty made the announcement after finishing filming...

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Disney Hunt For 'Spokesparrot'

10th November 2006

Disney have launched a global search for an unlikely new star - a publicist parrot. The film giant is desperate for a novel way to promote the DVD release of PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN sequel...

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Xbox 360 To Offer Movies -- For Rent

7th November 2006

Directly challenging Apple's iTunes Music Store and its iPod Video players, Microsoft announced today (Tuesday) that it will begin offering movies and TV shows for its Xbox 360 video game players beginning Nov. 22. While...

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Fascinating Fact 2340

30th October 2006

The famous portrait of KEITH RICHARDS dressed as a pirate, which inspired JOHNNY DEPP's character CAPTAIN JACK SPARROW in the PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN films, is now on display at central London's Artisan Gallery.

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Wallace And Gromit Up For Double Bafta

24th October 2006

British animated characters WALLACE and GROMIT could do the BAFTA double at the upcoming (26NOV06) Children's British Academy of Film and Television Arts awards (BAFTA) after their movie THE CURSE OF THE WERE-RABBIT earned a...

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World Trade Center Wins First Film Honour Of The Season

24th October 2006

OLIVER STONE's gripping 9/11 drama WORLD TRADE CENTER was named Best Film in the first major awards show of the 2006/2007 season, beating out PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MAN'S CHEST at the Hollywood Awards...

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Disney Denies Bloom Cull

12th October 2006

LATEST: Disney bosses have hit out at reports they're planning to kill off ORLANDO BLOOM in the fourth PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN installment, insisting the story is completely unfounded. According to British newspaper reports, Bloom's...

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Disneyland Island Safe For Tom Sawyer, Say Imagineers

11th October 2006

Disney Imagineers, who are responsible for designing the attractions at the company's theme parks, have downplayed reports by an unofficial Disneyland website that the company is planning to turn Tom Sawyer's Island, one of the...

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Tom Sawyer's Eye Is On The Sparrow

11th October 2006

The Walt Disney Co.'s Disneyland theme park, which already has altered its Pirates of the Caribbean ride to include Captain Jack Sparrow, modeled after Johnny Depp's character in the Pirates movies, may now do away...

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Depp To Finally Wed Paradis?

10th October 2006

JOHNNY DEPP is set to marry longterm partner VANESSA PARADIS at a low key ceremony in France next year (07), according to media reports. The PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN heart-throb has been with French singer/actress...

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'Pirates' Producers To Kill Off Bloom?

8th October 2006

ORLANDO BLOOM's much-loved character in PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN will reportedly be killed off in the fourth instalment of the Disney series, as producers struggle to "cut costs". According to British newspaper reports, Bloom's character...

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Depp Snubbed By 'Pirate' Town

28th September 2006

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN star JOHNNY DEPP has been refused freedom of a British coastal town, despite his fictional seafaring expertise playing CAPTAIN JACK SPARROW. The actor's PR company approached historic Falmouth - home of...

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Orlando Bloom's Maternal Woes

28th September 2006

Hollywood actor ORLANDO BLOOM has to continuously defend himself against his own mother - because she believes everything she reads about him in the press. The PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN star finds it frustrating his...

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Bloom Hopes To Rekindle Romance With Bosworth

27th September 2006

Hollywood heart-throb ORLANDO BLOOM is reportedly desperate to get back together with his ex-girlfriend KATE BOSWORTH. The PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN star, who started dating Bosworth in 2002, still has strong feelings for the actress,...

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Da Vinci Code Year's Most Profitable Movie

25th September 2006

Pirates of the Caribbean may have made more money at the box office this year, but the most profitable film was The Da Vinci Code, according to a study by Monterey, CA-based Kagan Research. The...

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Box Office Flunks Intelligence Test

25th September 2006

Giving further evidence -- if it were ever needed -- that teenage boys rule the box office, Paramount's gross-out stunts movie Jackass Number Two raked in an estimated $28.1 million at the box office over...

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Bosworth Blames 'Superman' Curse For Bloom Split

22nd September 2006

KATE BOSWORTH is reportedly convinced the notorious 'curse of Superman' is the reason she split up with ORLANDO BLOOM. The movie beauty, who starred as LOIS LANE in SUPERMAN RETURNS this year (06), was initially...

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Keith Richards 'Drunk' On Pirates Of Caribbean Set

22nd September 2006

KEITH RICHARDS appearance in the second PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN sequel descended into chaos after he reportedly got so drunk on the movie set, the film's director had to prop him up. The hellraising ROLLING...

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