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The Things They Say 9338

2nd September 2008

"Dreadful, awful, depressing and disquieting to my integrity." ROBERT DOWNEY JR. reflects on his AMERICAN IDOL appearance as a back-up singer for GLADYS KNIGHT earlier this year (08)....

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Guy Ritchie Denies Russell Crowe To Play Dr Watson

2nd September 2008

Guy Ritchie has brushed off rumours that Russell Crowe has been lined up to play Dr Watson in his new Sherlock Holmes adaptation.One of two forthcoming films based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic creation,...

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Robert Downey Jr Promises "Bad-ass" Sherlock Holmes

1st September 2008

Robert Downey Jr will portray Sherlock Holmes as a "bad-ass" in a new Guy Ritchie drama about the detective, the actor has claimed.RocknRolla helmer Ritchie was contracted by Warner Bros Studios in June to helm...

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Tropic Thunder Storming To Us Box Office Success

1st September 2008

Action comedy Tropic Thunder has retained the number one spot at the US box office for the third week in a row.The Dreamworks/Paramount picture, featuring Ben Stiller, Robert Downey Jr and Jack Black among a...

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Stiller + Downey Jr. To Reteam For Animated Movie

28th August 2008

BEN STILLER and his TROPIC THUNDER co-star ROBERT DOWNEY JR. are to reteam for a new animated action movie called MASTER MIND. The project began life as a regular action film, but Stiller chose to...

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Stiller Continues Tropic Thunder Success

25th August 2008

Ben Stiller's latest film Tropic Thunder remained top of the North American box office this weekend.It saw off competition from The House Bunny and Death Race to gross $16.1 million for Dreamworks.Tropic Thunder, which also...

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18th August 2008

"A lot of my peer group think I'm an eccentric bisexual. That's OK. Being relaxed about sexuality is something you're born with." ROBERT DOWNEY JR....

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Iron Man Says He "Didn't Get" Batman Movie

18th August 2008

Robert Downey Jr. may only be spoofing, as he reportedly does to hilarious effect playing a white Australian actor playing an African-American soldier in Tropic Thunder , but he has boldly given The Dark Knight...

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Tropic Thunder Topples Dark Knight

18th August 2008

The new Ben Stiller comedy, Tropic Thunder, has replaced The Dark Knight at the top of the US box office. The comedy about a Vietnam film, starring Stiller, Jack Black, Robert Downey Jr and Steve...

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Tropic Thunder Set To End Batman's Reign

15th August 2008

The new Ben Stiller comedy, Tropic Thunder, is set to displace The Dark Knight at the top of the US box office this weekend.The new Batman film has topped the chart for the last four...

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The Things They Say 9198

15th August 2008

"(It was) dreadful, awful, depressing, and disquieting to my integrity." ROBERT DOWNEY JR. hated performing alongside BEN STILLER and JACK BLACK as one of GLADYS KNIGHT's PIPS on the AMERICAN IDOL charity special IDOL GIVES...

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Downey Jr. Addicted To Sherlock Holmes

13th August 2008

Hollywood actor ROBERT DOWNEY JR. has turned his back on wild partying - his ideal night of entertainment is in front of the TV watching old episodes of THE ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES. The Iron...

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The Things They Say 9164

12th August 2008

"I think it would be regrettable if I were to drink or smoke weed with either (TROPIC THUNDER co-stars) JACK BLACK or BEN STILLER because they would say, `Wow, I got stoned and I have...

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The Things They Say 9165

12th August 2008

"I started taking on all these big political ideas but I'm kind of retarded and I got my G.E.D. in prison, so I'm not qualified to discuss this stuff. But I was comfortable enough that...

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11th August 2008

"When he talks in his sleep, he's usually threatening someone." ROBERT DOWNEY JR's wife SUSAN reveals the former hellraiser's aggressive nocturnal mumblings....

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Matthew Mcconaughey Reveals Placenta Plans

11th August 2008

Matthew McConaughey has revealed that he plans to plant the placenta from his son's birth in an orchard to help fertilise the land.His girlfriend Camila Alves gave birth to Levi Alves McConaughey in July.The A...

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Downey Jr. Risks Reputation For Tropic Thunder Role

10th August 2008

ROBERT DOWNEY JR. was so desperate to work with his TROPIC THUNDER co-stars BEN STILLER and JACK BLACK he was willing to have his reputation "destroyed" by playing an African-American in the film. The Iron...

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Stiller: Downey Jr Is A Genius

9th August 2008

Ben Stiller has praised his Tropic Thunder co-star Robert Downey Jr, calling him a 'genius'.Speaking to Access Hollywood, Stiller said of the Iron Man star: "He's brilliant. I think he's probably one of the best...

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Downey Jr. Apologises To Crowe

6th August 2008

ROBERT DOWNEY JR. has denied he based his TROPIC THUNDER character on RUSSELL CROWE - offering the star an apology for the misunderstanding. The Iron Man actor plays a rugged Australian movie star in the...

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The Things They Say 9097

6th August 2008

"I said, 'Let me give you some tips - if you're nodding out on heroin on a (film) set, it looks something like this.'" ROBERT DOWNEY JR. used his own past drugged-up experience to help...

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Thunder Trio Stages Screening For Soldiers

5th August 2008

BEN STILLER, ROBERT DOWNEY JR. and JACK BLACK thrilled soldiers based at California's Camp Pendleton on Sunday (03Aug08) by flying in by helicopter to screen their new war comedy TROPIC THUNDER. The star trio greeted...

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Mamma Mia! Leading Field For National Movie Awards

1st August 2008

Musical adaptation Mamma Mia! is the frontrunner for the National Movie awards, having earned four nominations.Leading men Pierce Brosnan and Colin Firth are both nominated for best male - the latter also receiving a nod...

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Berry Tops Worst Performance Poll

31st July 2008

HALLE BERRY has topped a new list of shame thanks to her performance opposite ROBERT DOWNEY JR. in GOTHIKA. The Oscar-winner has 'beaten' Cameron Diaz and Garcelle Beauvais to land at number one on King...

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Jackson Praises Downey Jr.'S Tropic Thunder Portrayal

24th July 2008

African-American actor BRANDON T. JACKSON has hailed his TROPIC THUNDER co-star ROBERT DOWNEY JR. for his portrayal of a black man in the comedy. The Iron Man star plays a Caucasian actor who dyes his...

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Downey Jr. Returns Book Advance

22nd July 2008

ROBERT DOWNEY JR. has returned the advance on his memoirs after postponing plans for a tell-all. The actor had signed up to write about his life, his career and the drug problems that famously almost...

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Tropic Thunder Scribe Theroux To Write Iron Man Sequel

16th July 2008

The sequel to box office sensation Iron Man will be written by actor and screenwriter Justin Theroux, it has been reported.Theroux, a star of Mulholland Drive, Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle and television series Six Feet...

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Jack Black To Return To Class For School Of Rock Sequel

14th July 2008

Jack Black will return to the classroom for a sequel to School of Rock, it has been confirmed.Paramount Pictures is developing a sequel to its 2003 hit, with Black, director Richard Linklater and producer Scott...

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Downey Jr's 'Thankyou" Car

14th July 2008

ROBERT DOWNEY JR is cruising around Hollywood in a new $200,000 (GBP100,000) Bentley - a gift to him from movie bosses because of the success of IRON MAN. The movie, starring Downey Jr, as a...

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Downey Jr. To Play Holmes

10th July 2008

ROBERT DOWNEY JR. is reportedly close to signing a deal to play SHERLOCK HOLMES in GUY RITCHIE's forthcoming movie about the fictional detective. The Iron Man star was drawn to the iconic role after he...

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Robert Downey Jr Signs On For Sherlock Holmes Role

10th July 2008

Robert Downey Jr is to play the world's most famous detective in a new Sherlock Holmes drama.The Iron Man star has signed up to take the lead role in Guy Ritchie's upcoming film based on...

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