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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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New Hollywood 'Star' Names Unveiled

20th June 2008

CAMERON DIAZ, ROBERT DOWNEY JR., HUGH JACKMAN, SHAKIRA, SIR BEN KINGSLEY and husband-and-wife team WILLIAM H. MACY and FELICITY HUFFMAN are among a glittering list of names who will be awarded stars on the Hollywood...

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Downey Jr. In Talks To Play Cowboy In Quirky Sci-fi Western

17th June 2008

ROBERT DOWNEY JR. is set to bring a 10-year-old sci-fi movie idea to the big screen after negotiating to star in COWBOYS + ALIENS. The Iron Man star is in talks to sign on to...

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Robert Downey Jr To Swap Comics For Cowboys And Aliens

16th June 2008

Robert Downey Jr is reportedly in talks to star in Cowboys and Aliens, a self-explanatory popcorn movie planned for a 2010 release.According to Variety, the Iron Man actor is in negotiations with Dreamworks and Universal...

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Snapper Upset About Iron Man Film Shot

14th June 2008

A Los Angeles paparazzo is taking on IRON MAN after recognising a photo he took of ROBERT DOWNEY JR. on the set of the action blockbuster in the film. In a new lawsuit, obtained by...

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Irony Goes Viral

13th June 2008

A comedy sketch that aired during the MTV Movie Awards in which Ben Stiller, Jack Back and Robert Downey Jr. talk about making a viral video for their upcoming Tropic Thunder movie was pulled off...

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Downey Jr. Finds Salvation With Fast Food

9th June 2008

IRON MAN star ROBERT DOWNEY JR. has publicly thanked fast food chain Burger King for helping him overcome his personal problems and resurrect his film career. In 2003, the actor - who, at the time,...

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Stiller And Witherspoon Set For Cameron Crowe Comedy

9th June 2008

Ben Stiller and Reese Witherspoon are to star in a new comedy from Cameron Crowe, it has been confirmed.Though no plot details for the as-yet-untitled film have been released, Variety reports that Stiller and Witherspoon...

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Kung Fu Panda Smashes Way To Number One At Us Box Office

9th June 2008

New animated comedy Kung Fu Panda has topped the US box office charts with the third-highest opening ever for a digital animation.The Dreamworks film, featuring Jack Black and Angelina Jolie, pulled in $60 million (30.4...

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Downey Jr. To Star As Playboy Hefner?

26th May 2008

ROBERT DOWNEY JR. has been tipped to play legendary porn mogul HUGH HEFNER in a big-screen biopic - after reportedly impressing the Playboy entrepreneur with his lead role in IRON MAN. Veteran lothario Hefner was...

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Stars Come Out For Idol Finale

22nd May 2008

GEORGE MICHAEL, SEAL, DONNA SUMMER, ZZ TOP and BRYAN ADAMS provided the celebrity performances during Wednesday's (21May08) AMERICAN IDOL live finale, but it was JACK BLACK, BEN STILLER and ROBERT DOWNEY JR. who stole the...

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Iron Man Grips Onto Top Spot At UK Box Office

15th May 2008

Iron Man has held the number one spot at the UK box office for a second week, continuing its hold over moviegoers' hearts on both sides of the Atlantic.Starring Robert Downey Jr and Gwyneth Paltrow,...

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The Things They Say 8279

12th May 2008

"It's great sometimes to go to work and think, `Oh, we're just going to have fun.' I wouldn't even know my lines because I would get there and Robert (Downey Jr.) would change everything." GWYNETH...

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Iron Man Still Rules Us Box Office

12th May 2008

Iron Man has held on to the number one spot in the North American box office as the summer blockbuster season endures.The comic book adaptation added $50.5 million (25.8 million) to its opening week haul,...

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The Things They Say 8265

11th May 2008

"Someone told me when I was cast that I was the same age as when HARRISON FORD did the first INDIANA JONES." ROBERT DOWNEY JR. on playing IRON MAN at 43....

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Movie Boss Praises Iron Man Downey Jr.

9th May 2008

Paramount Pictures boss BRAD GREY has praised ROBERT DOWNEY JR. for overcoming his personal problems and resurrecting his film career - insisting he is a real life IRON MAN. The actor fought a well-publicised battle...

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Iron Man Batters Its Way To Top Of UK Box Office

7th May 2008

Iron Man has followed its huge US success by taking the number one spot in the UK and Ireland.The Marvel Studios movie opened to a massive $101 million (51 million) across the Atlantic, becoming one...

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Moviegoers Turn Iron Into Gold

5th May 2008

Box office analysts marveled at the weekend performance of Iron Man over the weekend as the superhero movie starring Robert Downey Jr. hauled in an estimated $100.7 million. The film earned nearly that amount --...

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Iron Man Conquers Box Office

5th May 2008

The summer blockbuster season is truly underway with the release of Iron Man, smashing box office expectations by taking an estimated $101 million (51 million) in the US and Canada in its opening weekend.Iron Man...

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Downey Jr. Is Star Struck By Spielberg

5th May 2008

Hollywood star ROBERT DOWNEY JR. was left speechless after meeting his idol, legendry director STEVEN SPIELBERG. The actor was in between takes for his forthcoming movie The Soloist, where he plays an inquisitive journalist, when...

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The Things They Say 8204

4th May 2008

"I remember seeing JOHNNY's face on the side of a soft drink cup after he did PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN and decided there and then that I too wanted to be on the side of...

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The Things They Say 8187

1st May 2008

"I feel as if, by some gift from a higher power, ROBERT DOWNEY JR. was sent down to earth to help us all realise that the human experience is a sad, funny, beautiful thing, full...

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Movie Reviews: Iron Man

1st May 2008

Robert Downey Jr., an unlikely choice to play a superhero, is receiving much praise for his performance in the title role of Iron Man, which is opening at 8:00 p.m. in many theaters throughout the...

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The Things They Say 8183

1st May 2008

"It's a tragedy." ROBERT DOWNEY JR. describes the difficulty he had getting out of his IRON MAN costume on bathroom breaks....

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