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Scott's Abusive Streak Inspires Crowe

4th October 2006

RUSSELL CROWE decided how to portray an Englishman living in rural France in new movie A GOOD LIFE when he saw British director RIDLEY SCOTT's casually abusive manner towards the French. Crowe found Scott's unintentional...

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Scott's Abusive Streak Inspires Crowe

2nd October 2006

RUSSELL CROWE decided how to portray an Englishman living in rural France in new movie A GOOD LIFE when he saw British director RIDLEY SCOTT's casually abusive manner towards the French. Crowe found Scott's unintentional...

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Ridley Researching Another Black Hawk Down

30th September 2006

Movie-maker RIDLEY SCOTT is planning another BLACK HAWK DOWN-style war film and he's heading to the war-torn Middle East to research it. The British director received great acclaim for his 2001 movie, set in Somalia,...

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Crowe And Scott To Bring Gladiator Back From The Dead

25th September 2006

RUSSELL CROWE has confirmed he and director RIDLEY SCOTT are plotting to bring his GLADIATOR character back from the dead in a sequel to the hit 2000 epic. Crowe's character MAXIMUS was killed off at...

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Scott To Bring Crowe Back To Life For Gladiator Sequel

31st August 2006

Director RIDLEY SCOTT has confirmed he plans to make a GLADIATOR sequel with RUSSELL CROWE, despite Crowe's character having been killed off. Scott intends to write around the problem of Crowe dying at the finale...

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Rappers Sign On For Roles In America Gangster

22nd August 2006

Rappers COMMON, TI and RZA have joined the cast of director RIDLEY SCOTT's new film AMERICAN GANGSTER. Common, real name LONNIE RASHID LYNN JR, TI, real name CLIFFORD JOSEPH HARRIS JR, and RZA, real name...

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Douglas, Willis And Kidman Unite Against Terrorism

17th August 2006

Hollywood stars MICHAEL DOUGLAS, BRUCE WILLIS, SIR RIDLEY SCOTT and NICOLE KIDMAN have united in the fight against terrorism, after taking out a full-page advertisement in the Los Angeles Times condemning violent extremists. The foursome's...

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Scott's 'Tacky' House To Be Redecorated

4th August 2006

Hollywood director RIDLEY SCOTT has approved a massive makeover for his $13 million (GBP7 million) London home after an interior designer described is as a "tacky hairdressing salon". The 68-year-old has lived in the house...

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Grazer Calls Off Separation From Wife

3rd August 2006

Hollywood film-maker BRIAN GRAZER has reconciled with his novelist wife GIGI LEVANGIE-GRAZER after they split in April (06). The producer, 54, filed for legal separation from Levangie-Grazer in Los Angeles Superior Court on 17 April...

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Gucci Family Get Movie

23rd June 2006

GLADIATOR director RIDLEY SCOTT is set to bring the story of the turbulent GUCCI clan to the big screen. The story will span many years and several locations while tracking the lives of the famous...

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Schwarzenegger To Be Given Production Credit

23rd May 2006

California Governor ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER is refusing to turn his back on the movies as he serves office - he'll reportedly coproduce sci-fi film I AM LEGEND from his state office. The former action man was...

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Gladiator The Musical?

14th May 2006

RIDLEY SCOTT's epic blockbuster GLADIATOR is set to be made into musical staged in London's West End. The Oscar-winning film, which starred Hollywood hardman RUSSELL CROWE, will be adapted for the stage by WILLIAM NICHOLSON,...

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Fascinating Fact 1482

8th May 2006

Hollywood director SIR RIDLEY SCOTT's Hovis bread advert, featuring a little boy and a bike, has been voted the UK's all-time favourite commercial.

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Scott Joins The Company

12th April 2006

GLADIATOR director RIDLEY SCOTT will team-up with US cable network TNT to create a six-part mini-series based on ROBERT LITTELL's best-selling book THE COMPANY. The thriller will follow the lives of a group of CIA...

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Davis Failed To Liberate Women

5th April 2006

GEENA DAVIS is sad her efforts in road trip movie THELMA + LOUISE failed to encourage Hollywood studios to make films about strong, determined women. The 50-year-old is known for starring in empowering female roles,...

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Washington Drug Smuggling Film Back On

24th March 2006

DENZEL WASHINGTON's dream role as a drug kingpin is being realised, with RUSSELL CROWE joining him for AMERICAN GANGSTER. Washington has been behind the project for years but costs left the film languishing last year...

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Scott To Direct War On Terror Film

15th March 2006

Veteran film-maker SIR RIDLEY SCOTT will follow in the footsteps of OLIVER STONE and PAUL GREENGRASS and direct a new film inspired by the "war on terror". The 68-year-old will be in charge of an...

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Scott And Crowe Re-team For American Gangster

16th February 2006

Influential British film-maker SIR RIDLEY SCOTT is in talks to resurrect production of 1970s crime drama AMERICAN GANGSTER. The movie, starring DENZEL WASHINGTON and RUSSELL CROWE, focuses on a Harlem drugs baron who smuggles...

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Stallone To Helm Rambo 4

13th February 2006

SYLVESTER STALLONE has signed up to direct RAMBO 4 when he finishes work on ROCKY BALBOA - the sixth installment in the boxing movie series. The 59-year-old had reportedly been considering approaching RIDLEY SCOTT...

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Crowe's Baby Offered Honorary Citizenship In France

25th January 2006

Actor RUSSELL CROWE and his wife DANIELLE SPENCER's second child hasn't even been born yet, but a small French town is offering the baby honorary citizenship after hearing reports the baby was conceived there....

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Scott Opposed To Stately Home Opening Licence

13th October 2005

Acclaimed director SIR RIDLEY SCOTT is fighting plans to grant a stately home located near his London home a licence which will allow it to open all week for concerts and private functions. The...

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Scott Blasts Kingdom Of Heaven Marketing

12th October 2005

British director SIR RIDLEY SCOTT has blasted the marketers of his summer (05) blockbuster KINGDOM OF HEAVEN, for branding the film a romantic action movie. The GLADIATOR film-maker wanted the ORLANDO BLOOM-starring epic to...

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Ridley Scott Bemused By Critical Mauling

7th October 2005

Movie-maker RIDLEY SCOTT is baffled by critics' passionate hatred for his period epic THE KINGDOM OF HEAVEN, because he only intended it as light-entertainment. Scott was especially startled by critics who pointed out inaccuracies...

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Cave Script Makes Crowe Consider Gladiator 2

8th September 2005

RUSSELL CROWE is in negotiations to reprise his dead GLADIATOR character MAXIMUS in a sequel to the hit 2000 movie after reading a strange script penned by Aussie rocker NICK CAVE. The actor, who...

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Knightley: 'I Love It When Scott Insults Me'

15th August 2005

Hollywood actress KEIRA KNIGHTLEY simply laughs when British director TONY SCOTT calls her "f**king ugly", because she loves him so much. The eccentric TOP GUN film maker and brother of RIDLEY SCOTT has a...

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Crowe Blasts Scott For Killing Maximus

8th August 2005

Hollywood hardman RUSSELL CROWE has furiously attacked director RIDLEY SCOTT for killing off his GLADIATOR character MAXIMUS - because he's convinced they could have made a fortune from sequels to the epic movie. The...

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Oldman's Got Momentum Again

7th June 2005

GARY OLDMAN is grateful for his Hollywood renaissance - because five years ago he feared his movie career was over. The British actor's career hit a slump after his role in 1997 film THE...

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Spielberg Voted Best Director

2nd June 2005

Legendary film-maker STEVEN SPIELBERG has been voted the greatest director of all time. Spielberg - the talent behind huge blockbuster hits including SCHINDLER'S LIST, E.T., CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND and SAVING PRIVATE...

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Scott's Western Dream Is About To Come True

17th May 2005

Director SIR RIDLEY SCOTT is close to fulfilling his lifetime ambition - making a western. The GLADIATOR movie-maker admits his parents questioned his mental condition when he was a young adult after he announced...

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Bloom Mauled By Critics

16th May 2005

ORLANDO BLOOM has been mauled by American critics of his new movie KINGDOM OF HEAVEN, who have dubbed him a "surfer boy trying to be serious". Director RIDLEY SCOTT took a gamble handing the...

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